TechWhirl (TECHWR-L) is a resource for technical writing and technical communications professionals of all experience levels and in all industries to share their experiences and acquire information.
For two decades, technical communicators have turned to TechWhirl to ask and answer questions about the always-changing world of technical communications, such as tools, skills, career paths, methodologies, and emerging industries. The TechWhirl Archives and magazine, created for, by and about technical writers, offer a wealth of knowledge to everyone with an interest in any aspect of technical communications.
The Technical Writer creates technical product publications which
provide written communication between development and all other users
of Norand products.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Determine publication requirements of new products or upgrades to
existing pruducts. Establish schedules to meet the publications
requirements of projects or teams. Create publications to meet project
and team requirements. Participate in development teams for new
products. Direct illustration development with Technical Illustrator
and others. Ensure all product publications are completed to support
product development and manufacturing schedules. Supervise contractors
if project requires those resources. Propose new publication concepts.
Review and recommend new tools.
BA in Technical Communication or related field plus two years work
experience in technical writing or a two year degree in electonics,
programming, or computer science and five years work experience in
technical writing. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Knowledge of electronic publishing and work processing skills.
Tecnical background in one or more applicable areas such as
electronics, microprocessors, programming or radio communications.
Project management and training skills are helpful.
Norand is a leading manufacturer and marketer of mobile computing
systems and in-premise wireless data communication networks used by
corporations worldwide to apply information technology in real world
distribution and industrial settings. The most typical applications
include route accounting, field sales automation, inventory managment
and warehouse data management. These systems improve accountability,
productivity and management control.
Sheila Balas, Publications Manager
550 Second St. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401