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Technical Editor II

Sterling Heights, Michigan Temp-to-hire Job ID: 1910108794


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Technical Writer Senior in Sterling Heights , MI.
  • Edits and proofreads moderately complex technical documents, including paper base technical manuals, Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs), Electronic Technical Manuals (ETMs).
  • Edits for grammar, spelling, clarity of expression, organization, conformance to company and government standards and specifications, and consistency of technical information (i.e., correct nomenclature, correct logic circuits, verify that text and art agree, etc.).
  • Edits technical documents using state-of-the-art publications software/technology. 
Skills/Experience/Education Required : 
  • High level of general educational development and/or a professional level of knowledge in a specialized field normally acquired by completing a Bachelor's degree in technical communications, english, linguistics, or related field.
  • Two years of editing experience to obtain a working knowledge of technical editing and publication production processes, have the technical breadth to understand equipment and systems, and a comprehensive understanding of company and government standards and specifications for editing and formatting complex technical documents.
  • A working knowledge of publication/page production software.
  • Knowledge of markup languages and defense-related editing experience is preferred.High level of analytical ability to understand complex technical documents for the purpose of editing and rewording documents while still maintaining the desired meaning. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant technical discipline; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, plus 2 additional years of relevant experience.  
Skills Preferred :
  • MS Office Tools/Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint required; Access a plus).
  • XML Authoring Tool Experience (e.g. Arbortext Epic Editor and Oxygen Software) Adobe Acrobat Professional PDF Software – proficient for use of illustration markups; or use of a similar PDF (electronic) markup tool. Content Management System (CMS) experience a plus.
  • Ability to work with a diverse team in several physical locations via communicate tools (e.g. web-ex, skype, email, phone).
  • Basic understanding of Interactive Electronic Technical Manual (IETM) functionality, development processes, and markup languages is preferred. Familiarity with relevant military standards. 
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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