Senior Technical Writer, FinancialPeople, Ithaca NY

Senior Technical Writer 

FinancialPeople – Ithaca, NY 

$65,000 a year

Senior Technical Writer Job Overview

Global manufacturing company in Ithaca, NY is seeking a Senior Technical Writer. Ithaca location will relocate to Odessa, FL in roughly 2-3 years. Company will offer employees the ability to relocate at that time.


  • Direct the Content Management System, in alignment with Product Inspection established practices, to share content among the PI partners, and establish consistency in product support literature.
  • Overall maintenance of the document organizational structure.
  • Authoring and develop paper and electronic technical manuals for standard products and custom orders for mechanical, electrical, and software control systems working with those who are the subject matter experts (Engineers, Service Technicians, Operations Personnel) to create publications and on-line service documentation which is appropriate to the targeted audience.
  • Produce Risk Assessment (RA) modules, based on input from Designers and Product Managers, for all products.
  • Produce FDS, FAT, and IFT protocols with the assistance of subject matter experts.
  • Create and maintain tools for RA compilation for orders
  • Create and maintain tools for compilation of order-based documentation
  • Create and maintain files of machine images and videos
  • Create customer-training documents for repair / replacement tasks, based on input from subject matter experts.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technical Communication preferred; Marketing Communications or English with 3 to 5 years of practical, appropriate experience.
  • Previous experience in commercial or technical writing, training, or new media development in a Business environment
  • Ability to use publishing tools such as InDesign, and Acrobat.
  • Ability to use Windows-based tools.
  • Graphic Creation and Layout.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Internet understanding to effectively interface with company personnel.
  • Create exploded view images from Engineering CAD files

Salary range: $55-65K

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $65,000.00 /year

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