- 184710 - Technical Writer
- CA-Southern California - San Diego
- Up to $33.76 DOE
- 9 MOS
- Chipton-Ross is seeking a Technical Writer for an opening in Carlsbad, CA.
The technical writer (Content writer) will work collaboratively in a team environment to create and revise departmental instructional procedures/SOPs/WINs to ensure daily change analyst tasks are performed correctly in a timely manner resulting in successful outcomes. To be successful in this role, you must be a strong self-starter, highly organized, detail-oriented, and have the ability to draw out critical information from subject matter experts. Develops procedural content for delivery in a variety of formats. Researches, drafts or revises content, routes content for input, and finalizes content for delivery. Simultaneously handles multiple deliverables. Works under minimal supervision with project teams or other internal stakeholders to complete work.
Develops and revises content that: Meets the needs of the target audience. Is accurate, clear, and concise. Reviews final proofs. Conducts usability testing of the deliverables. Proactively identifies and suggests improvements to deliverables. Applies best practices in procedural writing to suggest content, organize content, and plan page layouts. Identifies and communicates risks in advance. Maintains SME relationships, May perform other related duties as required and/or assigned skills
Generally requires two to three years related experience. Excellent written communications skills. Expresses ideas clearly and succinctly and uses appropriate style to the purpose. Exhibits excellent listening skills; seeks for information and input from peers, manager and SME. Develops content that is accurate, clear, concise, and meets the needs of the target audience. Ability to approach a complex task or problem by breaking it down into its component parts and considering each part in detail. Understands technical content and can effectively adapt structure, tone, and style to meet objectives. Capable of working on multiple deliverables simultaneously and meet timelines. Knowledge of relevant style guide(s) and best practices. Proficiency in authoring, workflow, and file management tools. Keen attention to detail and high regard for quality. Familiarity with Product lifecycle management (PLM) and Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems.
Accredited Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a related field such as English, journalism, marketing, or sciences.
Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293
Phone: (310) 414-7800 x307 or (800) 927-9318 x307
Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.
Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.
Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.