#115101

Technical Communications Specialist

Location:
Southwest Houston
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE
posted by:
Michelle Yelverton
Date:
03/08/2017

Job Description:

One of our valued clients is seeking a temporary Technical Communications Specialist for an onsite role in Southwest Houston.
Responsibilities:
Deliver high-quality information products that meet business needs
Skill Set:
• Proficient communication and presentation skills in English
• Information gathering (interviewing SMEs, software trials, specifications documents and drawings, demos, source content, research, extrapolating)
• Information usability and architecture (information architecture, needs analysis, audience characteristics)
• Writing and editing succinctly and clearly
• In-depth knowledge of technical communication development tools
• Project management and hardware development process orientation
• Graphics capture basic editing
• Industry standards and styles
• DITA/XML experience
• Business savvy a plus
Experience:
• Hardware documentation
• Upstream oil and gas a plus
Deliverables:
• Single-source authoring
• Equipment Installation and Maintenance Manuals
• Procedural documentation
• Equipment/Rig Operations Manuals
• Parts Catalogs
Methodology:
• Modular documentation and authoring
• Information architecture
• Minimalism
• Microsoft, Chicago Style Guides
• Developing Quality Technical Information (DQTI)
• DITA
Tools:
• Adobe Acrobat Professional
• Microsoft Office
• Arbortext Editor or other XML editor
• Content management system a plus
• Microsoft SharePoint

Behaviors :
• Go-getter with a “can-do” solutions attitude
• Collaborative team player that builds networks
• Works well under pressure and meets or exceeds deadlines
• Communicates in multiple modes continuously with managers, stakeholders, peers
• Continuous learner
Education
• Bachelors in Technical Communications, Computer Science, Engineering, English, Journalism, Education, or Training
• Graduate degree or certifications a plus