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Technical Publications Specialist - 1 Year Term Position (#32)

Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba · Posted on September 25, 2017

Qualifications

Formal education as a technical writer and/or illustrator (e.g., graduate of Technical Communications program at Red River College)
Strong technical writing and/or illustration skills
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Ability to work well within a team environment
Ability to meet deadlines
Excellent computer skills and experience using:

MS Office products
A raster bitmap software program such as Photoshop or Photo Paint
A computer-aided design program (Solid Edge preferred)
An XML- or DITA-based authoring tool (Arbortext Editor preferred)
IsoDraw illustration software program

Experience creating and publishing technical documents for print or online
A farm background and mechanical, hydraulic, or electrical experience would be an asset

Responsibilities

Create, maintain, and publish Kit Instructions, Operator’s Manuals, Parts Catalogs, Technical Manuals, and Unloading and Assembly Instructions.
Research and write clear and detailed contextual information, reference information, and procedures for inclusion in the above documents using reference materials provided by product designers and support staff.
Take and edit digital photographs in support of the above documents.
Manipulate existing 3D model files (Solid Edge) and photographs to create illustrations for the above documents.