Talent Orchard | A Leading Provider of Technical Workforce Solutions

Tech Writer/Editor II

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Tech Writer/Editor II
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Sterling Heights,  MI
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Tech Writer/Editor II - Sterling Heights, MI

Position Description    

Creates and revises complex technical documentation to support the marketing, operation, repair, and maintenance of company products. Ensures documents conform to company and government standards and specifications and language usage principles. Creates and revises technical documentation using state-of-the-art publishing software technology including product descriptions, detailed functional descriptions, operating procedures, fault isolation, maintenance and repair procedures, and illustrated parts breakdown. Ensures compliance with customer requirements, government specifications, engineering standards, and language usage principles.    

Skills Required    XML Authoring Tool Experience (e.g. Arbortext Epic Editor and Oxygen software), · MS Office Tools/Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint required; Access a plus) · Adobe Acrobat Professional PDF Software – proficient for use of illustration markups; or use of a similar PDF (electronic) markup tool · Mechanical/Electrical/Operator Tech Writer Experience/Knowledge Required, preferred in the defense industry, · Validation/Verification, on-vehicle experience a plus, · Content Management System (CMS) experience a plus, · Customer Interaction/Customer Service skills required (some positions involve direct customer interface representing BAE)    

Skills Preferred    XML Authoring Tool Experience (e.g. Arbortext Epic Editor and Oxygen software). Candidate should have working knowledge of a Structured XML editing tool as most of our content (90%) is authored in XML.    

Experience Required    Bachelor’s degree in a relevant technical discipline; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, plus 2 additional year’s relevant experience.    
Education Required    Bachelor's Degree and 2 years work experience or equivalent experience.    

Talent Orchard LLC is an SBA (8A), Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business, and Woman Business Enterprise Certified firm that provides the following services to clients in the commercial and public service sectors:

  • Human Capital
  • Professional Services
  • Accounting/Audit Readiness
  • Network/Cyber Security & IT Infrastructure
  • Software Development/Engineering


Established in 2010, Talent Orchard has an exceptional reputation, providing staffing solutions to time-sensitive, talent scarcity issues to deliver better talent management ROI.  Our specialty lies in the critical area of program talent acquisition and resource management, not in one narrow skillset, but across many areas of technical and functional delivery.



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