Technical Writers


Write technical materials, such as equipment manuals, appendices, or operating and maintenance instructions. May assist in layout work.
Also called: Information Developer, Senior Technical Writer, Technical Communicator, Technical Writer

Knowledge:

    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics
    Business
  • administrative services
  • management
    Communications
  • multimedia

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • writing things for co-workers or customers
  • reading work related information
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by writing
  • read and understand what is written
    Ideas and Logic
  • use rules to solve problems
  • order or arrange things

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include creating, designing, and making your own rules.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Cooperation
  • Independence
  • Initiative

Technology:

    Web platform development software
  • Cascading Style Sheets CSS
  • Microsoft ASP.NET
    Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop
  • Microsoft Visio
    Desktop publishing software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe InDesign
  • PTC Arbortext

Education:

    associate's degree
    bachelor's degree
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