Tech Writer/Editor II, York, PA 17408

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Tech Writer/Editor II, York, PA 17408

York, Pennsylvania Contract Job ID: 1910097902
Estimated Duration: 4 months


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Technical Writer II/ combat vehicle, in York, PA 17408.  Contact Elisabeth Laspe for details. 314-669-8020 
6 month contract with possible extensions. Must be a US Citizen to qualify. 
9/80 work week
  • Creates and revises complex technical documentation to support the marketing, operation, repair, and maintenance of company products.
  • Ensures documents conform to company and government standards and specifications and language usage principles.
  • Creates and revises technical documentation using state-of-the-art publishing software technology including product descriptions, detailed functional descriptions, operating procedures, fault isolation, maintenance and repair procedures, and illustrated parts breakdown.
  • Ensures compliance with customer requirements, government specifications, engineering standards, and language usage principles.
Skills/Experience Required :
  • XML Authoring Tool Experience (e.g. Arbortext Epic Editor and Oxygen software)
  • MS Office Tools/Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint required; Access a plus) 
  • Adobe Acrobat Professional PDF Software – proficient for use of illustration markups; or use ofa similar PDF (electronic) markup tool 
  • Mechanical/Electrical/Operator
  • Tech Writer Experience/Knowledge Required, preferred in the defense industry
  • Validation/Verification, on-vehicle experience a plus
  • Content Management System (CMS) experience a plus
  • Customer Interaction/Customer Service skills required (some positions involve direct customer interface representing client) 
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant technical discipline; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, plus 2 additional year’s relevant experience.  
Skills Preferred  
  • XML Authoring Tool Experience (e.g. Arbortext Epic Editor and Oxygen software). Candidate should have working knowledge of a Structured XML editing tool as most of our content (90%) is authored in XML 
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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PDS Tech, Inc. will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay. Please see the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision for more information.

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