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In this posting, look for the following ...

* JOBS: Various locations, USA (NEW)
* JOB: Senior Technical Writer for Independent Thinker
* INFO AVAILABLE: TECHWR-L Site Articles & Recent List Discussions
* SEMINAR: The Technical Communication Revolution
* SEMINAR: JoAnn Hackos' Developing Standards for E-Communication
* JOB: CBT Developer in QUEST - Chicago
* ANNOUNCE: SnagIt & Camtasia to capture, edit, present

and at the end you'll find the concluding administrivia with
information about these ads and how to place your own.

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JOBS: Various locations, USA

Here are the latest openings. To apply, do so online via the Clarity
career
page at www.claritytechnical.com and attach a Word resume.



Number TW-411
Title: Senior Technical Writer(Full time On site Staff, or Temp-to-Perm)
Telecommute 20%
Location: Milpitas, CA


Number TW-410
Title: Technical Writer/Documentation Engineer(contract)
Location: San Jose, CA
Length: 3 to 6 Month contract(on-site)


Number TW-409
Title: Technical Writer(contract need immediately)
Location: San Jose, CA
Length: 2 to3 Month contract(on-site)


Number TW-408
Title: Senior Technical Writer
Location: Irvine, CA
Length: Temp to Perm, 3 mos.


Number TW-407
Title: Contract Production Clerk
Length: 6 months
Location: Burbank, CA


Number TW-406
Title: Contract Technical Writer (long term, length TBD)
Location: Burbank, CA


Number TW-405
Title: Technical Writer (3 month On- site Contract)
Location: Raleigh, NC


Number TW-404
Title: Contract Technical Writer (4 week, on-site)
Location: Santa Ana, CA


Number TW-403
Title: API Technical Writer (Staff)(Intermediate or Sr.)
Location: Santa Ana, CA


Number: TW-402
Title: API Technical Writer (Staff)(Intermediate or Sr.)
Location: Santa Ana, CA


Number:TW-401
Location: Santa Clara, CA
Title: Technical Writer(Staff)


Number:TW-400
Location: Kansas City, MO
Title: Sr.Technical Writer(Staff)

1/31/01-2/7/01
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JOB: Senior Technical Writer for Independent Thinker

FEI COMPANY, www.feicompany.com

Contact: Carol Walnum cwalnum -at- feico -dot- com, Technical Recruiter for this
position.

Summary: Electron and transmission scanning microscope company with a
small technical publications group in our headquarters in Hillsboro,
Oregon. The specific position focuses on our internal customers in field
services, requires a very self sufficient individual and some travel to
The
Netherlands annually to coordinate electronic and print publications with
our counterparts in Philips. Strong compensation, benefits and ability to
grow one's experiences.
Technical Writer Job Description
Position: Senior Technical Writer-
Reports to: Technical Publications Supervisor
Position: Work autonomously with FEI product engineers, Philips
publications center and U.S. documentation publications to produce
scientific/technical documentation for the worldwide team of
FEI field service engineers to use. Autonomous work style prevails in
this job; teamwork is needed but fills less of the time.

Essential Responsibilities:
* Work in partnership with FEI subject matter experts in the U.S. and The
Netherlands to obtain information, interviewing engineers and technicians.
May participate in peer editing process.
* Drive the process to research, write, edit, format, proofread and index
a variety of materials for publication.
* Meet twice yearly deadlines for print and electronic publications.
* Create graphics and flowcharts as necessary in a variety of drawing
programs.
* Coordinate documentation review process. Understand internal service
requirements, company products and basic information architecture
principles.

Minimum Qualifications:
* B.A. or B.S. in Technical Writing, English, Engineering, or Scientific
fields
* 6+ years experience in technical or scientific writing/editing for end
users
* Fluent English with strong writing and editing skills
* Proficiency with FrameMaker and MS Word.
* Proven ability to manage own projects for on time and on quality
delivery. Track record of effective verbal communication skills; ability
to work effectively in team and matrixed environment.
* Able and willing to travel domestically and internationally (estimated
5%)
Desired Additional Qualifications:
* Science/technical, engineering, service or field serve ability or
background in related
industries; background in writing software and/or hardware manuals.
* Familiarity with FIBs or SEMs or other complex hardware/software
instrumentation in
semiconductor, medical research, materials management or data storage
industries
* Graphic design and illustration skills
* Advanced use of FrameMaker conditional text conditions
* Familiarity with Windows NT, as well as a variety of database,
spreadsheet, and drawing
programs
* Project management skills

1/29/01-2/5/01
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AVAILABLE: TECHWR-L Site Articles & Recent List Discussions

If you've been following recent TECHWR-L list discussions, you
might be interested in these articles available on the TECHWR-L
site:

Tech Writing from Afar: Freelancing for Long-Distance Clients
http://www.raycomm.com/techwhirl/techwritingfromafar.html

Tips for Working from Home
http://www.raycomm.com/techwhirl/tipsforworkingathome.html

Bridging the Gap Between SGML and HTML: The Potential
of XML for Technical Communicators
http://www.raycomm.com/techwhirl/xmlandtechwriters.html

Good, Fast, Cheap: Translation Memory Systems Offer the
Potential for All Three
http://www.raycomm.com/techwhirl/translationmemory.html

Technical Communication Skills
http://www.raycomm.com/techwhirl/skills.html

1/29/01-2/5/01
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SEMINAR: The Technical Communication Revolution

ARE YOU READY TO TACKLE THE HARD QUESTIONS?

The Technical Communication Revolution is an
intensive one-day seminar for people who are
passionate about their profession but dissatisfied
with their jobs. You will leave with a fresh set
of ideas, tools, and strategies for re-energizing
your career and maximizing your value.

The next seminar will be offered in Santa Clara,
California on March 9, 2001. For additional dates,
locations, and details:

Visit: www.tcelabs.com
Call: 970-282-1868 for a brochure

1/28/01-2/4/01
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SEMINAR: JoAnn Hackos' Developing Standards for E-Communication

Do the electronic information systems you?ve created
look like they?ve been done by different people in
different organizations? Is there a consistent look and
feel to the information you are creating? Can users
predict where and how they are going to find information?
Does the information tell them how to do their work and
achieve their goals?

Plan to attend ?Developing Standards for E-Communication,?
an exceptional two-day workshop conducted by Dr. JoAnn
Hackos.

This seminar introduces you to a process for designing effective
electronic information standards. You'll learn how to identify user needs,
understand user goals, analyze user tasks, and put it all together in
coherent online standards. You'll learn how to develop a set of standards
for your organization and look at the results gained by organizations that
have done it right.

Details:

Workshop Title: Developing Standards for E-Communication
Dates: March 8-9, 2001
Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Host Company: STC, Phoenix Chapter
Fee: $725.00
Registration: Register online at http://www.usabledesign.com/ or call in
your registration to Molly Sausaman at 303-234-0123.

1/27/01-2/3/01
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JOB: CBT Developer in QUEST - Chicago

AdText:
Need CBT developer with experience developing in
QUEST software. Chicago-based, on-site project.
ASAP through April 2001. Hourly rate negotiable.
Contact:

David Orr
Orr & Associates Corporation
mailto:dorr -at- orrnet -dot- com

1/25/01-2/1/01
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ANNOUNCE: SnagIt & Camtasia to capture, edit, present

TechSmith's SnagIt and Camtasia software give you the power to
capture and edit anything you see on your PC screen, plus your
narration, and present it to anyone, anywhere! You won't find better
tools for creating effective training, tutorials, demos and more in
industry standard AVI and streaming media formats.

Visit our web site to learn more and download FREE trial versions
of SnagIt and Camtasia. http://www.techsmith.com/twr

1/1/01-3/31/01
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