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Technical Writer
Medina, Minnesota  |  Hybrid
Contract Position
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Applied on August 2, 2021
Job Id #48987 Posted July 21, 2021

Top 3 Requirements:
Technical background with mechanical assembly
Writing experience
Coordinating tasks with internal and external people
Attention to detail

Industry/Educational Background Preferred:
3D model or CAD experience

JOB SUMMARY:
Write and edit dealer facing documentation for vehicle final assembly. Will also develop diagnostics content for Service Manuals. Will assist with video work and coordination of video shoots.  
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Gather material for writing assignments from Engineering, Service, and other sources as applicable.
Enter technical content into documents and manuals. Format the layout for print and web reading.
Assist with coordination of video shoots including scheduling of video team, talent, script development and preparing vehicles.
   
SKILLS,  KNOWLEDGE & EDUCATION:
Detail-oriented with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
Sincere desire to meet customer expectations.
Product knowledge required, hands-on mechanical experience preferred, thorough understanding of basic mechanical concepts required.
Basic software skills required: Adobe products (Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat Professional), Microsoft Word, Excel.
Ability to comprehend technical and non-technical information and ideas presented verbally and in writing; ability to communicate the information and ideas in writing so others (the users) will understand.
Ability to collaborate with other writers to meet publication deadlines.
An understanding of the powersports industry is preferred.
Bachelor's degree in Technical Writing is desired; comparable or equivalent work experience considered.
 

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