Contract Technical Writer Resume Samples

A Contract Technical Writer will prepare instructional manuals, journal articles or write specifically about the technicalities of the subject on a contract basis. They are not full-time writers but are hired only on a contractual basis. Job duties mentioned on the Contract Technical Writer Resume include – developing, gathering and disseminating technical information among designers, manufacturers, and customers, determining the needs of the ultimate reader of technical documentation, studying product samples and writing technical stuff, organizing and writing supporting documents, and revising documents if needed.

A professional profile for this post should not fall short of any of these qualities and competencies – a very good understanding of technical writing, editing and proofreading skills, talent in showing ideas graphically, the ability to interact with SME’s; the ability to work on various platforms, excellent writing skills, technical knowledge and the ability to meet deadlines. To work as a technical writer, it is a must to have at least a Master’s degree in the relevant area of work. Additional qualification will be an added merit.

Contract Technical Writer Resume example

Contract Technical Writer Resume

Headline : Highly energetic, enthusiastic, multi-talented, hard working, flexible and confident and experienced individual with strong background in education and administration, curriculum development.

Skills : Technical Writing, Business Analysis.

Description :

    1. Analyzed, created, revised, converted and redesigned document architecture and content that meet TL requirements for accuracy.
    2. Organized material and completed writing assignments on-time, following set standards in regards to formatting, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology.
    3. Converted and edited documents for the new document management system.
    4. Designed graphic elements, interactive PDFs, InfoPath forms, checklists, and attachments to support the documents.
    5. Developed new and verified existing hyperlinks to other documents.
    6. Provided technical writing and editing expertise for T&L organizations Knowledgeable in using technical tools, such as IMI, Visio, FS Pro.
    7. Understands and applies industry terminology to ensure the application of appropriate terms in technical documents and a skilled editor and writer.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Contract Technical Writer III Resume

Summary : Proven writing, organizing and planning and human interaction skills. Demonstrated ability in photography, photo composition, printing and publishing techniques.

Skills : Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe In Design.

Description :

    1. Wrote and edited a portfolio of product documentation, ensuring quality, usability, completeness, and timeliness.
    2. Learned about the products by using them and by interacting with developers, product managers, and support specialists to document new features.
    3. Identified areas for improvement and edited content. Writing and updating site content for the company's support portal.
    4. Gathering and understanding the documentation requirements, deliverables and timelines Drafting and writing new and revising old content.
    5. Generating conceptual and procedural information from working in the applications, engineering specifications, and product release documents.
    6. Writing and editing structured SGML and XML documents and managing revision history repository.
    7. Providing assistance for group documentation including training and providing peer support on documentation related issues.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Technical Writing


Contract Technical Writer Resume

Headline : A goal oriented knowledge engineer, knowledge manager, trainer and instructional designer experienced in contract and proposal writing. A project manager experienced in meeting deadlines.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, MS-Excel.

Description :

    1. Built custom sales presentations promoting the GPON proposal to ATT.
    2. Setup and tested Tellabs Standalone FTTC ONU with CAD16 sales demonstration procedures.
    3. Wrote requirement specifications, installation guides, and Method of Procedures (MOPs) for the ATT GPON T550G Fiber to the Curb (FTTC) for U-Verse.
    4. Wrote Site Survey Task Order Proposal, Method of Procedure, and built custom forms. Managed SiteHandler Database Management System for Site Surveys.
    5. Supported custom sales presentations promoting the Long Term Evolution (LTE) proposal to ATT.
    6. Developed use cases and process documentation for a Business Process as a Service (BPaaS) design platform that provides a rapid development.
    7. Provided online help and printed documentation (using MS Word, RoboHelp 10 and VISIO), client support as the NOC knowledge article administrator, and training materials 
    8.  Developing and delivering both instructor-led and self-paced training courses.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Contract Technical Writer II Resume

Headline : Documenting software applications; possess strong writing, editing, and analysis skills. Skilled in developing readable documentation for end users, IT Pros, and other discourse communities.

Skills : Technical Writing, Manufacturing, Editing, Publishing.

Description :

    1. Led a team of three analysts to plan and develop a SharePoint wiki library to publish the procedures, which are used by team members.
    2. Redesigned navigation and pages for better usability. SharePoint site administrator helped to redesign the team SharePoint site.
    3. Cataloged sites, subsites, libraries, and lists for consolidation, repurposing, or removal.
    4. Developed a team writing guide and instructed analysts on grammar and writing skills.
    5. Creating a software user manual for a highly customized SCADA device controller, for the British Army, using MS Word and Adobe Acrobat.
    6. Developing DITA single-source documentation for a telecommunications client, as a source for online help, user guides, administrator guides.
    7. Developed call center technical documentation using FrameMaker 9, VISIO and Acrobat, including data model guides and installation, integration.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Technical Writing

Contract Technical Writer I Resume

Objective : Quality Systems Professional with specific experience in the areas of change control, document/records management, technical writing, mentoring and coaching, problem resolution, FDA/EU regulations.

Skills : Oxygen XML editor, Markdown writing language, HTML.

Description :

    1. Developed document templates and updated existing documentation for newly designed MRI systems.
    2. Created document templates to ensure consistency in document creation.
    3. Created Site Planning Guide and System Installation Manual for the newly designed MRI system.
    4. Developed and implemented a document management system for the Service Group.
    5. Evaluated Service Group complaints about completion.
    6. Created and maintained a document management system, which included over-controlled documents.
    7. Developed records management program which ensured proper archival and access to completed records.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
B.A

Contract Technical Writer/Executive Resume

Headline : To work with a collaborative team of software developers/programmers to produce high-quality, usable user guides and other technical documentation, and where possible, to train end users on the application.

Skills : Technical Skills, Hard Working.

Description :

    1. Contributed base-level subject matter expertise and worked with subject matter experts for deeper expertise.
    2. Develop and maintain processes and procedures to client specifications.
    3. Composed or co-authored procedure manuals, user guides, and job aids on changes to processes and procedures for existing clients.
    4. Gathered and analyzed data generated by various groups to assist in the production of manuals.
    5. Edited the technical writing of co-workers, managers, or other associates. Consulted with other areas on documentation needs, problems, and formats.
    6. Reviewed and evaluated documentation on processes/procedures and templates according to agreed-upon standards.
    7. Managed assigned tasks within the project to ensure deliverables were completed accurately on the deadline.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Arts

Contract Technical Writer/Analyst Resume

Summary : Customer service professional with a Professional Procedure Association (PPA) certification in technical writing and experience in the nuclear power and traffic signal industries.

Skills : Frame maker, Photoshop, Photography.

Description :

    1. Owner of an electronic publishing/technical documentation service specializing in technical documentation services for small and midsize companies.
    2. Created efficient in-house procedures for the workflow of projects.
    3. Engineering Services Manager Rockwell International Switching Systems Division Hired.
    4. A technical writer and advanced through several management positions to Engineering Services Manager.
    5. Researched, initiated purchase, and implemented new systems for document control, electronic publishing, and on-demand printing.
    6. Reduced department costs by streamlining of publications procedures in the recommendation of new equipment.
    7. Created user, administrator and installation guides from development and testing notes, and developed self- paced.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Electronics

Lead Contract Technical Writer Resume

Summary : Seasoned professional with 15+ years of experience. Work well with all levels of Management and field service personnel. Highly organized and detail conscience. Manage a diversity of high priority projects in a fast-paced environment.

Skills : Frame Maker, Arbor text, XML, Photo Shop, Illustrator.

Description :

    1. Responsible for overseeing all customer-oriented literature related to patient monitoring equipment and anesthesia agent. 
    2. Monitors, including user and service manuals, sell sheets, product labels, and proof-reading the web site and corporate communications.
    3. Responsible for the coordination of translations. Assisted in the development of new sell sheets.
    4. Assisted in developing and maintaining glossaries and in-country review contacts for European languages.
    5. Manage, organize translations of user documentation.
    6. Developed a tracking system to track the development of over labels for use with OEM client products.
    7. Developed template for the creation of user and service manuals that cut development time by one-third.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Associate Contract Technical Writer Resume

Headline : Experienced technical writer in statistics, quantitative analysis, engineering, and information technology. Extensive experience with Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel.

Skills : Training Delivery, Solid Works Composer, Animation.

Description :

    1. Update and maintain regulatory labelings such as packaging labels and IFUs using Microsoft Word, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Illustrator.
    2. Research regulatory requirements to ensure documentation compliance with domestic and international regulatory bodies.
    3. Create and process change orders using Agile document management.
    4. Coordinate review meetings with subject matter experts from departments impacted by changes.
    5. Write software requirements, procedures, and work instructions.
    6. Perform software verification and validation. Request, receive and review translations.
    7. Lead a team of offshore contractors on a large-scale project.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Technical Communication

Asst. Contract Technical Writer Resume

Objective : An expert technical writer and editor, with nearly 20 years of experience creating a wide variety of content for engineering-intensive manufacturing operations, where controlled documentation systems.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Content Management Systems, Web CEO.

Description :

    1. Create and update procedural documents for the Anthem health benefits Learning and Development team.
    2. Organize, update, and create training material, end-user documentation, operations manuals, and technical user guides.
    3. Ensure that all business technical information adheres to Federal guidelines and standard company practices and procedures.
    4. Peer-to-peer communication to gather information to be documented.
    5. Collaborate with the Development team in the evaluation of documentation needs.
    6. Facilitating approvals from Subject Matter Experts (SME's).
    7. Utilizing Infomat templates and image capture software to draft documents.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Contract Technical Writer Resume

Headline : Possess strong writing, editing, and analysis skills. Skilled in developing readable documentation for end users, IT Pros, and other discourse communities.

Skills : Technical Writing, Documentation.

Description :

    1. Performed at URS Corporation, Kennedy Space Center Edited and proofread electrical equipment job plans.
    2. Created and modified operational flowcharts. Used Maximo to acquire preventive maintenance and asset information.
    3. Created a procedure from an operational flowchart.
    4. Interacted with electrical engineers to update job plans.
    5. Recreated floor plan layouts to identify emergency and exit light locations from PDF, using Maximo, Word, and Visio.
    6. Originated and updated emergency and exit light inventory; arrange for publication.
    7. Originated and completed documents in SharePoint for the approval process.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Public Management