Technical Documentation Writer & Illustrator

Kansas City, MO
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Type: Direct-Hire

Category: Engineering

Job ID: 143115

Date Posted: 07/15/2019

Technical Documentation Writer & Illustrator


  • Reviews journals, reports, and similar material to become familiar with product or process terminology.
  • Reviews manufacturers' and trade catalogs, drawings, and other data relative to operation, maintenance, testing, and service of equipment.
  • Studies proposals, contracts, blueprints, sketches, drawings, parts lists, specifications, mockups and product samples to integrate and delineate technology, operating procedure, and production sequence and details.
  • Determines installation and operating procedures and details.
  • Observes material processing to determine material and material processing specifications or specifications for manufacturing and operation of equipment.
  • Organizes material and performs writing assignments according to specifications regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology.
  • Writes technical descriptions using knowledge of material standards, industrial processes and operating procedures.
  • Selects photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams or charts to illustrate materials or sequences.
  • Edits material for spelling, grammar, syntax, capitalization, consistency, format, and conformance to specifications.
  • Ensures document format, performance, physical characteristics, and testing requirements meet contract specifications.
  • Proofreads materials to ensure changes have been implemented and corrections made. Maintains records and files of work and revisions.
  • Arranges and coordinates duplication and distribution of prepared material.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Write detailed text demonstrated through hierarchical paragraph structure, descriptive word choice and proper grammar
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience working within Microsoft® Word and Excel
  • Working knowledge of Autocad, Solidworks, Inventor and Photoshop is an added advantage.
  • Read engineering area layout and assembly drawings
  • Use file management software

If interested please send resumes to Alicia Haselby, Senior Recruiter: for immediate consideration.

This position does not provide sponsorship.


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