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Technical Writer
Rochester, Minnesota  |  Remote
Contract Position
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Applied on June 30, 2022
Job Id #53740 Posted June 22, 2022

*Must pass a drug test and background check once offered position*


Position Overview:

  • Writes, edits, and proofreads publications, brochures, articles, profiles, proposals, manuals, design documents, reports, event materials, announcements, web content and other documents and materials with attention to correcting errors in typing, spelling, grammar, writing style, and all aspects of technical writing.
  • English fluency and written communication skills are very important.
  • The technical writer contributes to the accuracy and credibility of documents written by Division of Engineering staff for both internal and external audiences.
  • Through interaction with technical staff, the technical writer acquires and applies knowledge to discover and correct errors and exercises judgment in questioning authors regarding content, clarity, word usage, style, etc.
  • Makes suggestions tactfully and constructively.
  • Consults with document stakeholders to discuss requirements and style for projects.
  • Works with Media Support services to obtain printed materials and posters.
  • Archives and preserves documents appropriately.
  • Works with staff to draft and format articles for publication.
  • Ensures compliance with Company publication and brand standards.


Additional Experience and/or Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Associated Press or American Medical Association style or similar style guide.
  • Exceptional word-processing skills and Web search skills required.
  • Familiarity with medical terminology, engineering, and general science are desirable.
  • Experience writing IT related documents or knowledge base articles is preferred

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.


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