Senior Technical Writer

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 04-11-2018
CareNational
Senior Technical Writer
Washington, DC


Senior Technical Writer Job Summary:
  • Researches, writes, edits, and proofreads technical data for use in documents or sections of documents such as manuals, procedures, specifications, special reports, and any other customer deliverables and documents.
  • Ensures technical documentation is accurate, complete, meets editorial and USPS specifications and adheres to standards for quality, graphics, coverage, format, and style.
  • Assists in establishing style guidelines and standards for texts and illustrations.
  • Performs graphics design; plans, lays out and illustrates technical or scientific materials in black and white or color.
  • Interfaces with users to determine scope of project and best graphic medium.
  • Executes graphic projects and coordinates and schedules production.
  • Performs production or coordinates production with outside vendors as needed.
  • Operates and sets up computer graphic systems.
  • Familiar with commonly-used art media and commercially available graphics packages.
  • Performs all functional duties independently.
  • Works on high-visibility programs, or mission critical aspects of assigned program(s).
  • Oversees the efforts of direct reporting resources and/or is responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job.

Senior Technical Writer Background:
  • A minimum of ten (10) years experience in technical writing, preferably in a software-related field\
  • A degree from an accredited College/University in English, Technical Writing or related discipline is preferred
  • Able to perform all functional duties independently on high-visibility programs, or mission critical aspects of a given program
  • Able to oversee the efforts of direct reporting resources and/or be responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job
  • Experience training/mentoring less experienced personnel
  • Extensive experience researching, writing, editing and proofreading technical data for use in technical documentation such as manuals, procedures, specifications, design documentation, and special reports.
  • Extensive experience with enterprise-level standards for documentation quality, graphics, coverage, format and style and ensuring deliverables comply with such standards
  • Able to provide valuable assistance in establishing style guidelines and standards for texts and illustrations
  • Extensive experience with graphics design, including layout and illustrations in black and white and color
  • Extensive knowledge of commonly-used art media and commercially available graphics packages, and capable of operating and setting up more than one computer graphics systems
  • Extensive experience collaborating with users to complete documentation and/or graphics projects, including coordination of production internally or externally
  • Able to obtain Postal clearance
  • Must be able to obtain Public Trust Clearance.

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KARI HANNA
Division Vice President - I.T.
CareNational Healthcare Services
Kari@CareNational.com
480.681.0168 (CALL – TEXT – FAX)
CareNational.com
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