Job ID: R0011004
Date Posted: Aug 3, 2022
Business Unit: Hitachi Rail
Company Name: Hitachi Rail STS USA, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Other
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Hitachi Rail is looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated Technical Writer/Trainer who thrives in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate is comfortable performing a wide range of tasks from administrative to strategic. The position will be located in Pittsburgh, PA.
Who We Are
Hitachi Rail is a fully integrated, global provider of rail solutions across rolling stock, signaling, service & maintenance, digital technology and turnkey. With a presence in 38 countries across three continents and over 13,000 employees, our mission is to contribute to society through the continuous development of superior rail transport solutions.
Technical writer responsibilities
Plan, develop, and submit technical documentation that describe company products and/or system configurations that meet customer and/or contract requirements while adhering to company standards.
Revise technical documentation as a result of formal technical reviews (FTRs) and customer reviews and resubmit it in a timely manner.
Prepare written technical information suitable for its intended audience and completed within the assigned budget.
Provide necessary input to proposals and cost estimates for operation and maintenance documentation associated with sales and marketing efforts in collaboration with the Americas Shared Services Manager.
Prepare periodic reports on technical documentation progress as requested by the Americas Shared Services Manager.
Adhere to documentation development schedules and budgets for both internal and external customers with on-time delivery.
Demonstrated training skills, including “stand up” training at a customer’s site.
Proven ability to write operation and maintenance manuals, and corresponding training materials that are clear, concise, correct, and consistent.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office or other desktop publishing tools.
Able to understand and organize large amounts of information that is technically complex and originates from a variety of sources.
Able to use existing engineering documentation, such as the Software Requirements Specification, Book of Plans, etc., to glean the necessary information required in technical documents.
Must be able to interview hardware/software subject matter experts and understand engineering-related information and terminology.
• Bachelor’s Degree
• English Proficiency
Hitachi Rail employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, a Retirement Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of Work/Life Programs such as Flextime and a variety of Training and Development opportunities.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Join us at www.Hitachi Rail-sts.com/en/careers.
It is our commitment at Hitachi Rail to create a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
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