My company is looking at hiring a new Technical Writer and I thought
this would be a great place to start the search. If interested or for
more information please contact rberman at

Job description from Human Resources:


The technical writer is responsible for creating documentation
communicating safe operation of all machines in the Gleason product

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: 

1.  Organize and clearly state all details pertaining to machine
operation, including safety, installation, setup, controls, summary
management, part production, fault monitoring and maintenance. 

2.  Document all installation, setup and operation of machine
sub-systems, including hydraulics, pneumatics, cooling, filtration and

3.  Produce customer specific electronic and print repair parts catalogs
for all machine shipments using raw CAD files and SAP data.

4.  Gather information from Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), write
technical documentation and edit for accuracy and content.

5.  Digitally photograph machines and components for use in

6.  Print and assemble Operating Instructions, Repair Parts Catalogs,
and Engineering Files.

7.  Update legacy and existing product documentation as needed.  

8.  Maintain proficiency with software revisions and future trends used
to produce documentation.

Other duties may be assigned as required.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree (B. A. / B.S.) from four-year college or university;
or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent
combination of education and experience.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals,
professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental
regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and
procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and
respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and
the general public.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest,
commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw
valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of
technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with
several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have a working
knowledge of Adobe FrameMaker, Acrobat, Photoshop, and Illustrator. The
individual should also be familiar with Office applications including:
Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access. Knowledge of CAD software and the SAP
system is desirable.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Not applicable.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly
required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee
is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and
talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25
pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally
exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock. The
noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

ISO 14001 Training Required for this job  List any ISO Training
Requirements for this job:

ISO 14001 Awareness Training.

Thank you,

Robert L. Berman

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