Technical Editor

About the Role

As a Technical Editor, you will proofread, revise, and edit technical information as well as go over writing pieces for clarity, punctuation, grammar, and content. You will also write your own materials, design graphics and layout, maintain websites, and develop web content.

Requirements

  • A Bachelor's Degree in journalism, English, applied science, mathematics, engineering, or another related field.

  • Proven experience as a technical writer and in working with a variety of style guides.

  • In-depth knowledge of technical concepts.

  • Experience with desktop publishing, multimedia production, and online documentation software.

  • Excellent computer and word processing skills.

  • Strong writing, editing, proofreading, and page composition skills

  • Experience with web coding and authoring systems, such as HTML or XML.

  • Ability to adhere to deadlines and handle pressure.

  • A strong attention to detail.

Responsibilities

Working with researchers and developers to ensure document accuracy.
Reviewing written technical documents for clarity, grammar, spelling, punctuation, content, and style.
Making any necessary corrections to technical documents.
Giving feedback to technical writers.
Ensuring that all written content meets the company's standards.
Developing, communicating, and adhering to goals for content, workflow, and aim of writing.
Creating templates for technical writers that are easy to apply and adapt.
Conducting quality assurance on all printed documents.
Maintaining the company website's technical content.
Adhering to strict editing guidelines and security clearance protocols.