Technical Writer II

Location: St Joseph, Missouri
Opening ID: 24639
Job Family: Drafter - Designer
Date Posted: Sep 2, 2021


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

This position is responsible for the research, development, layout, design, and editing of information for all manuals including but not limited to operating manuals, component maintenance manuals, instructions, product notifications and other related technical publications.

Advanced understanding of operational processes and services is required; utilize knowledge to effectively assist or lead in high level performance of people, processes and products, maintaining current efficiency while fostering continuous improvement.

Please send resume to [email protected]

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Education, Experience and Skills Required

Should the selected candidate meet the qualifications of a more experienced level in the career path, the job level may be adjusted.

  • Bachelor's degree required; degree in English, Communication, Writing, Design, or equivalent preferred
  • Minimum 4 years of applicable experience
  • Personal computer skills including Microsoft Office.
  • Strong communication skills; ability to write in a clear, concise format.
  • Good command of the English language.
  • InDesign experience preferred
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to deliver high quality documentation paying attention to detail.
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and drawings
  • Desktop publishing experience or equivalent preferred

Altec is a manufacturing company, Made in America. We are there from the engineered design, through manufacturing and final assembly, technical sales support and solution-driven direct sales, with forward-thinking marketing and R&D. Our dedicated customer service delivers on Altec’s commitment to be there for the life of the equipment with troubleshooting and repair, parts, and product support.

Altec works to add value to the electric utility, telecom, contractor, lights and signs, and tree care markets, providing products and services in more than 100 countries throughout the world. With 90+ years of knowledge, experience, and relationships to build on, associates are proud and empowered to build products that make a difference for our customers, communities, and industry.

U.S. Military Veterans and Spouses are Encouraged to Apply


Customer First - Enjoyment of Work - Family - Financial Stability - Integrity - People are our Greatest Strength - Quality - Spiritual Development – Teamwork

Competitive pay which rewards performance

Comprehensive benefits including Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program - Retirement 401(k) Program - Vacation and Holidays - Flexible Spending Accounts - Tuition Assistance Program - Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program - Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.


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