Randstad Technical Writer in Beaverton, Oregon

Technical Writer

job details:

  • location:Beaverton, OR

  • salary:$34.42 - $38.61 per hour

  • date posted:Friday, January 11, 2019

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:664684

job description

Technical Writer

job summary:

Randstad Technologies is currently seeking a talented Technical Writer to join a well-known client of ours within a location in the Hillsboro, OR area.

Under the guidance project team members, the Technical Writer duties include management and creation of required business and system documents in adherence to appropriate standards during business or technical writing processes and projects.

These documents could include procedures, user manuals, system operation, and recovery instructions, project proposals, newsletters, presentations, and system design documents.

Duties also include participation in system design sessions; proofreading and editing of prepared documents; research, assimilation, interpretation, formatting and publishing of information on new tools, systems and materials; the ability to use ingenuity and creative thinking during the preparation of needed documents in an organized, consistent, professional manner; while remaining current in system development methodologies and while remaining compliant with regulations concerning the development of systems and system documents.

location: Beaverton, Oregon

job type: Contract

salary: $34.42 - 38.61 per hour

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: High School


  • Determine the needs of end users of technical documentation

  • Study product samples and talk with product designers and developers

  • Work with technical staff to make products easier to use and thus need fewer instructions

  • Organize and write supporting documents for products

  • Use photographs, drawings, diagrams, animation, and charts that increase users' understanding

  • Gather usability feedback from customers, designers, and manufacturers

  • Revise documents as new issues arise


Experience Level: 6-10 Years.

  • Software experience

  • Technical writing experience in a software development environment.


  • Detailed design documentation, PSDD, LSDD, SAD, to user documentation

  • Technical writing and end-user documentation experience.

  • User Manuals and On-line help experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.