Delta Controls’ Technical Services is looking for a Technical Writer to join our team, based in our Surrey BC office. This is a full time, permanent position to start end of June 2018.

Summary

Delta Controls’ Technical Services is looking for a Technical Writer to join our team.

Technical Writer [TW] works with the product designers and developers to create and edit technical user documentation so that it can be easily understood by the reader of the document.

They will be responsible for creating, organizing, editing and maintaining technical documentation including catalog sheets, application and user guides, and technical manuals.

Duties and Responsibilities

Create clear, accurate and complete technical documentation for hardware and software products.
Maintain and improve existing documentation.
Communicate regularly with the product technical experts to collect relevant information for new and existing product features.
Write, format, copy edit, and proofread documents while adhering to company terminology, editorial and style standards.
Closely track document changes and regularly communicate status to the team.
Test procedures for the hardware or software product to ensure accurate content.
Drive documentation planning with development teams and manage documentation release schedules.
Main skills required:
Superior written and interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrated interest and ability to learn new technologies quickly.
Experience with an HTML-based help authoring tool like MadCap Flare with version control.
Strong organizational and time management skills, and the ability to perform with minimal supervision.
Highly committed to information accuracy, precision, and attention to detail.
Ability to work independently and collaborate effectively as part of a team.

Experience required:
3-5 years of technical writing experience.
Experience developing support documentation for hardware products.
Experience developing, maintaining, and managing help projects for desktop or web-based applications.
Years of relevant experience required:3 yearsEducation required (other): Diploma or degree in technical communication, or equivalent work and education

Compensation details:
In addition to the competitive compensation package, we also offer a unique work environment that is designed for people who like to work hard and play hard too! Here are just a few examples:

On-site gym and weight room with personal trainers
RRSP matching
Comprehensive extended group health and dental benefits
To apply, go to our careers site at https://careers.deltacontrols.com. Complete or update your profile and submit your application online. Next, go to the applied jobs list to ensure your application has been fully processed. You are also welcome to add or manage job alerts within your candidate account.

Local candidates are preferred. No relocation will be offered for this position. Must be legally entitled to work in the country where the job is offered, for any employer, without requiring sponsorship. While we will consider all applications, only those short-listed for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls, please. No outside agencies or recruiters, please.

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