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Technical Writer
Alpha Technologies Inc. Bellingham, Washington, United States 91 Days Ago
Overview
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Category: Marketing / Communications
Sub Category:
Job Shift: Day
Posted: 2018-05-16
Zipcode: 98226
Requirements
Minimum Education: 2 Year Degree
Degree Title:
Minimum Experience: 2-4 years
Job Status
Start Publishing: 2018-05-14
Stop Publishing: 2018-06-14
Alpha Technologies Inc. http://www.alpha.com Bellingham, Washington, United States
Description

We are seeking a Technical Writer  for our team in Bellingham, WA. This position will gather technical information from engineers, program managers, technicians and marketing personnel. Compiles the information into technical documentation in support of Alpha’s product lines. Performs a variety of tasks related to document creation.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Research and develop print documentation projects in accordance with product release schedule and the technical publications styles
  • Write installation manuals, operator manuals, applications notes, and technical bulletins
  • Update existing technical documentation per engineering action requests (EAR) and engineering change orders (ECO)
  • Maintain source files (text/graphics) and PDFs in online revision control software
  • Guide documentation projects through preliminary and final review cycles
  • Provide periodic reports to management

 

 

Requirements and Skills:

 

Education: 2 Year Degree or equivalent military training in field of: communications or technical writing

Experience2 - 4 years in field of: technical writing

Supervisory Experience: N/A

 

  • Excellent record of attendence
  • Will work on-site (no tele-commuting)
  • Ability to speak/read/write English
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Work well under pressure
  • Ability to simultaneously work on several documentation projects
  • Excellent technical writing and editing skills
  • Adobe Creative suite experience (InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat, Photoshop, etc.)

 

PC Application Skills:

Basic level: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe          

Intermediate level:

Advanced level:

Other: Adobe Creative suite experience (InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat, Photoshop, etc.)

 

Travel Requirements: N/A

 

Desirable:.

  • BA in communications, technical writing, or equivalent experience
  • Fluency in a foreign language with an understanding of localization issues
  • Video editing experience
  • Familiarity with XML, HTML, or Java based scripting

 

No phone calls please.  Equal Opportunity Employer

 

To Apply:

 

E-mail resume to: opportunities@alpha.com or fax resume to: 360-392-2148. For more info on The Alpha Group, visit www.alpha.com

 

The Alpha Group offers a competitive package of employee benefits, including:

  • A comprehensive healthcare plan with dental, prescription and vision coverage
  • Company paid group life/AD&D insurance, an Employee Assistance Program and a voluntary life insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability program
  • Flexible spending plans for Healthcare and Dependent Care, including a substantial company contribution available toward annual licensed childcare costs
  • A robust 401(k) plan with varied investment options. Alpha contributes matching dollars annually at the discretion of its trustees
  • An annual tuition reimbursement program to encourage learning and growth
  • Eight paid holidays each year
  • Up to two weeks of vacation time accrued annually at the start of employment and sick time

 

 


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