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Subject:Re: More Low Paying Jobs From:Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com> To:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Fri, 9 Mar 2012 10:57:04 -0800
Who are they trying to kid? > Chris
On Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 10:55 AM, Stephen Arrants <steve -at- mbfbioscience -dot- com>wrote:
> This was just listed today in Vermont. It doesn't look entry level to me.
> The rate is $13 an hour.
> Technical Documentation Editor: Full-time, long-term temporary position in
> Williston for an experienced Technical Documentation Editor. In summary,
> the employee will author operations and maintenance publications for
> complex digital avionic products. Will work closely with engineering to
> acquire accurate data and then present it in the correct style and format
> for publication using standardized templates.
> Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to:
> - Developing technical publications and revisions for new and
> existing products;
> - Authoring publications using MS Word;
> - Modifying/developing document style and format in compliance
> with customer and industry specifications;
> - Making sure that projects are completed on time and within
> - Creating/editing illustrations to support procedures and
> - Coordinating all aspects of publication development across all
> functional disciplines.
> This position requires a mandatory proficiency test. Applicants who
> perform this test successfully and meet the minimum requirements for this
> position may be granted an interview.
> IMPORTANT: This is a full time (40 hr. week) position that will most
> likely last 6-9 months. April - December should be used for planning
> purposes, as our client requires a full commitment to this assignment.
> Immediate availability is preferred so training period can commence.
> Applicants who are unavailable for the complete assignment period will not
> be considered. This position is listed at $13/hr.
> Must have Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism or related field, or
> high school diploma/GED with at least four years of experience in technical
> authoring of digital avionic products.
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