Manufacturing / Mechanical / Wisconsin

Technical Writer Full Time

Direct hire or contract-to-direct opening for a Tech Writer knowledgeable in heavy machinery, not afraid to get your hands dirty! The Tech Writer collaborates with engineers to produce technical service manuals, primarily for farm machinery, tractors, etc. This requires the curious mind and mechanical aptitude to be able to read shop documents, climb onto the equipment, tinker with hand tools, and then be able to communicate effectively into writing.

Based in Waukesha, WI, join a team of industry-experienced content specialists. Use the latest technology and proven methods to communicate complex technical information to a variety of audiences in multiple industries, including automotive, agricultural, and heavy equipment.

This company has received a Partner Rating (the highest rating attainable) in John Deere and Company’s “Achieving Excellence Supplier” Rating Program. They are looking to add a bright team-player with experience assembling and troubleshooting large machines.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required. Associate Degree preferred
  • 1-2 years’ manufacturing or field experience with heavy machinery maintenance
  • 1+ year of experience assisting in the creation of technical manuals
  • Adobe software familiarity (Framemaker, Interleaf and/or InDesign)
  • XML experience (ideally Arbortext) highly desired

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Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 1 month ago
  • Expiration date: September 30, 2017
  • Location: Waukesha, WI
  • Job Title: Technical Writer
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