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Technical Writer - St. Louis, MO

Date: Jan 13, 2022

Location: St. Louis, MO, US, 61346

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Brand Overview

Posting Address

77 Westport Plaza, Suite 500, St. Louis, MO 63146

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Position Overview

The Technical Writer develops and maintains user documentation (print and electronic) for the company. This position works closely with engineering, product managers and other subject matter authorities to build, refine, and clarify documentation for all solutions, products and services.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain hardware, software, and firmware documentation
  • Lead the entire documentation suite and review process
  • Interview development teams and subject matter authorities to gather relevant data
  • Develop in-depth understanding of sophisticated subject matter
  • Standardize existing documentation to ensure consistency with branding and business guidelines
  • Lead multiple projects, supervise progress and quality, and ensure schedule requirements are met
  • Assist lead tech writer and manager of educational services with governing and maintaining customer-facing, online knowledge base
  • Identify and complete writing assignments according to business needs.

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 3 years of proven experience as a Technical Writer or in a related role.
  • High level of knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of products, including Visio.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple assignments.
  • Ability to work in an independent manner using good judgment to make decisions.
  • Solid command of English language and its accurate use in customer technical documentation.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Preferred:

  • Competence in Adobe FrameMaker, both structured and unstructured.
  • Familiarity with InDesign, RoboHelp, Photoshop, and other Adobe products.
  • Experience in the electrical, gas, and/or water utility industry.
  • Multi-language skills [Spanish/French preferred].

Education

Bachelors Degree in Engineering General or Electrical Engineering

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