Technical Writer - Reading, PA

Date: May 30, 2024

Location: Reading, PA, US, 19605

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Job Overview

The primary function of the Technical writer will be to generate new product literature for both standard and custom products; working in consultation with marketing product managers, design, application, and software engineers.  Update and revise existing product literature, ensuring technical accuracy, completeness of all information, and consistency in appearance.  

You can also expect to translate technical requirements into clear, concise instructions for use by customers and field personnel.  Edit various types of documents including, but not limited to, Engineering Specifications, IOM manuals, and company procedures.  Serve as a resource for others in the organization for expertise in desktop publishing and word processing computer applications.

Provide technical writing services for other Hubbell business units as needed.

A Day In The Life

Writer/Editor :

  • Develop, write, and revise all engineering standard product manuals and custom/special product technical documents, and software release notes in consultation with the engineering and product managers.
  • Develop and implement standard formats to ensure a consistent, professional appearance among GAI-Tronics’ technical documents.
  • As requested, proofread and edit documents written by others for appearance, organization, and grammatical accuracy.

Documentation Management:

  • Organize and maintain computerized filing systems of documentation to ensure the appropriate level of availability within the organization. This includes GAI-Tronics SharePoint web based repository, tracking systems and databases.
  • Assign manual, quick guide, addendum and bulletin part numbers using the GAI-Tronics business software (SAP).
  • Input released documents into Document Info Records within GAI-Tronics business software (SAP) and perform all document electronic notifications.
  • Coordinate and expedite the review and comment process among the author and the appropriate department representatives, and document the results.
  • Control relavency of documents.
  • Manage document translation process when required. 


  • Research and recommend appropriate software tools to increase efficiency, improve document appearance, and maintain state-of-the-art capabilities as they evolve.
  • Maintain CAD files of document figures.
  • Plan and prioritize assignments and projects to ensure timely availability
  • Contribute toward improvements of work processes
  • Practice professional and ethical conduct of the highest standard as required by GAI-Tronics policies

What will help you thrive in this role?

Education and Experience:

  • BA or BS in English or Technical Communications is preferred but also considered.
  • An Associate’s degree in engineering, preferably in electrical or electronics engineering.
  • 2 to 3 years experience in writing and editing of technical manuals is required.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer word processing and desktop publication applications is required.


Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms.

Hubbell Incorporated


Hubbell creates critical infrastructure solutions that power our customers, communities, people and the planet. Our company is strategically aligned around enabling grid modernization and electrification. As more products plug in to an aging grid, Hubbell solutions enable the transition to a more reliable, resilient and efficient energy infrastructure. Founded in 1888 our innovation has made us a leading global manufacturer of high quality electrical and utility solutions enabling customers to operate critical infrastructure reliably and efficiently.


The company operates in two segments. Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) enable the grid to conduct, communicate and control energy across utility applications and Hubbell Electrical Solutions (HES) are essential to managing power across a wide range of industries and applications. Our vertical market solutions can be applied to markets including Data Centers, Renewables, Commercial Buildings, Industrial, Telecom and Transportation. Supporting both of our business segments is our corporate and Hubbell Unified Business Solutions teams that provide consistent process, tools technologies across our businesses.


We are committed to operating sustainably and ethically while promoting an inclusive and supportive culture for our people to grow and develop in their careers. Our employees proudly work and serve our communities from our headquarters in Shelton, CT, across the United States and around the globe.


Hubbell Electrical Solutions


Hubbell Electrical Solutions (HES) are essential to managing power across a wide range of industries and applications. HES provides the critical components that allow operators of buildings, factories and other industrial infrastructure to connect, protect, wire and manage power.


Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Reading PA

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