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Technical Writer III

Waltonen is actively seeking a Technical Writer to join our team.

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Your Mission and Responsibilities:

The Technical Writer conducts analysis of designs and maintenance related data necessary to author and coordinate illustrations and parts data for technical manuals, briefings, proposals, instruction books, catalogs, and related technical and administrative publications concerned with work methods and procedures, and installation, operation, and maintenance of equipment and systems. 

  • Studies engineering sketches, drawings, parts list, specifications, mockups, and product samples
  • Work with maintainers to conduct hands-on assembly and disassembly
  • Consult with subject matter experts to gather necessary information to generate Operator Manuals, Operation and maintenance Manuals, and Repair Parts and Special Tool Lists (RPSTLs) for ground vehicles, systems, and equipment
  • Responsible for technical accuracy and conduct internal validation
  • Writers often support logistics demonstrations and customer verification activities

In Order to Qualify You Must Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year college or university
  • 9-12 years or more experience as a technical writer
  • *Candidates must specifically meet the Minimum Requirements but can substitute equivalent experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience to be considered for this position.

Additional requirements:

  • Familiarization with military ground vehicles: STRYKER, MRAP, MATV, LT-ATV, or similar platforms, their systems and equipment
  • Experience authoring in XML using MIL-STD-2361 Document Type Definitions (DTDs), and with MIL-STD-40051-1B/C, MIL-STD- 40051-2B/C, or MIL-STD-38784.
  • Experience with one or more of the following Authoring platforms: Arbortext or oXygen.
  • Proven ability to work with limited supervisory oversight while maintaining quality and schedule.
  • Proven results oriented performance with excellent problem solving abilities, decision-making and organizational skills, as well as the capability to adapt to change and handle conflict situations calmly and dependably.

Our Commitment to You:

  • Competitive pay
  • Health Insurance Suite
  • Employer matching 401k
  • Vacation and holiday pay
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Who we are:

Waltonen Engineering is a full-service design and engineering company located in Warren, Michigan, established in 1957. The cornerstone of our success consists of long-standing relationships with both our clients and our employees, complete product development lifecycle support, and a variety of innovative custom services. Waltonen has established a work environment that relies on communication, collaboration and inputs from members of our team for successful project completion. Waltonen has earned a reputation as an ethical company. We make our decisions with fairness, honesty and integrity, holding ourselves and our colleagues accountable at every level. Waltonen Engineering is an equal opportunity employer with an excellent work environment and team oriented atmosphere. Our employees are proud of their contributions and support of the local communities. We offer competitive benefits to attract and maintain the highest caliber employees. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with a person who is energetic, brilliant, and talented.

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