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Technical Writer - St. Louis, MO

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: Solon, Ohio, St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type: Not Specified

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Corporate Overview

Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.

Division Overview

Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HUS is also deeply engaged in product solutions for the Utility Communications and Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) space and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HUS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HUS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas, and water industries.

Position Overview

The Technical Writer develops and maintains user documentation (print and electronic) for the company. This position works closely with engineering, product managers and other subject matter experts to create, refine, and clarify documentation for all solutions, products and services.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain hardware, software, and firmware documentation
  • Manage the entire documentation suite and review process
  • Interview development teams and subject matter experts to gather relevant data
  • Develop in-depth understanding of complex subject matter
  • Standardize existing documentation to ensure consistency with branding and business guidelines
  • Manage multiple projects, monitor progress and quality, and ensure schedule requirements are met
  • Assist lead tech writer and manager of educational services with governing and maintaining customer-facing, online knowledge base
  • Identify and execute writing assignments according to business needs.

Education, Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering / technology related discipline.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a Technical Writer or in a related role.
  • High level of knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of products, including Visio.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple assignments and deadlines.
  • Ability to work in an independent manner utilizing sound judgment to make decisions.
  • Must have solid command of English language and its proper use in customer-oriented, technical documentation.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

Preferred:

  • Competence in Adobe FrameMaker, both structured and unstructured.
  • Familiarity with InDesign, RoboHelp, Photoshop, and other Adobe products.
  • Experience in the electrical, gas, and/or water utility industry.
  • Multi-language skills [Spanish/French preferred].

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Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.