Technical Writer, Alstom –Rochester NY

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Interact with the Engineering department to seek out and retrieve technical information required to develop detailed Operation & Maintenance (O&M) manuals and training material for transit equipment that are used to support Alstom’s project and products on an as-assigned basis.
  • Filter and translate the project equipment design from the engineering specifications to information useful for a maintainer or operator
  • Submit the developed manuals and traininfg material for Editorial and Peer review as described in Alstoms TP&T process.
  • Interaction with internal and external customers will be assigned as required

Required Education and Skills:

  • Ability to work with some supervision to meet customer/project specific requirements
  • Ability to perform and validate operational and/or maintenance procedures
  • Awareness of Transit safety regulations strongly desired
  • Proficiency using MS Word, Power Point and Visio required
  • Proficiency with FrameMaker strongly desired
  • Ability to produce technical illustrations strongly desired
  • Awareness of Transit safety regulations strongly desired
  • Degree in a STEM related field strongly desired

Required Experience

  • 1-5 years of related experience, or equivalent Certifications, developing technical documentation
  • Previous experience as a maintenance technician on electro-mechanical equipment strongly desired