Tech Writer

San Diego, California | Freelance | Job ID #48543 |
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Onward Search's bio/pharma San Diego client is seeking a Technical Writer short-term need, about 3 months. This role will be to come in and revise existing technical documents and help set up guidelines for future laboratory technical documents. Documents include policies, SOPs, user training guides and more.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Create, edit and maintain procedural documentation.
  • Write, edit, produce & maintain online documentation.
  • Research and translate technical information into manuals and/or web-based documents for nontechnical and technical users.
  • May document is engineering processes and specifications.
  • Collect data by interviewing specialists, researching written material, attending training and demonstrations, using software, and observing users
  • Recommends formats responsive to technical and customer requirements.
  • Update documents and help develop a standardized method for cataloging, versioning and retiring documents.
  • Support quality assurance efforts, assemble documentation for audits and ensure that documentation is compliant with federal regulations.
  • Successfully manage multiple projects from concept to publication under tight deadlines.
  • Collaborate with departmental staff to collect and interpret input from IT or other departmental personnel.
  • Practical lab experience preferred, multiple disciplines e.g., QA, Engineering; Research a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of the Internet and the associated technology and architecture.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Strong proficiency with PC applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Windows.
  • BA required (or equivalent).

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Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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