Technical Writer --- Vehicle Systems

Racine, WI

Posted: 12/09/2019 Employment Type: Direct Placement Job Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 19-02202

Job Description

Client designs and creates integrated and interactive technical documentation for the web, diagnostic tools, smartphones and tablets with customised user experiences for end customer and dealer networks. These technologies and the authoring processes, togeher with the ability to develop software, ensure that Clients technical documents are  ready for the Internet of things and industry 4.0.


We are looking for a talented technical writer to join our team to create technical publications for agricultural and construction vehicles.
The position supports the definition and creation of diagnostic procedures to support the service network in the identification and resolution of fault codes and troubleshooting.
The role requires the ability to fully understand complex electronics, schematics and know how about failures and symptoms, and diagnostic tools.
Construction or agricultural machinery, or automotive world experience is required.
The products and documentation involve a wide range of technologies, including a variety of electrical controls and sensors, large mechanical/automotive powertrain assemblies, touchscreen interfaces, automation and computer controls, and hydraulic systems.
Two or more years of technical writing experience in electrical/electronic vehicle systems to draw up parts related to troubleshooting and testing of components troubleshooting.
Construction or agricultural machinery, or automotive world experience is required.Research experience with engineering source materials, BOMs, drawings, and CAD models
Experience authoring in a markup language, such as XMLExperience with Adobe illustration tools
Basic mechanical ability to disassemble and reassemble components. Understanding of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic concepts.
Strong experience in electrical/electronic vehicle systems to draw up parts related to troubleshooting and testing of components
Ability to communicate the safe use of tools and equipment for operators and technicians
Experience with construction, automotive, mining, heavy equipment, or other mechanical products or technologies is highly desire


401K Contribution
Paid Sick Leave
Payed Vacation


Meet Your Recruiter

Carl Blahnik
Technical Recruiter

Carl joined CPI in 2019. He currently works with defense and aerospace candidates, with a focus on military tactical vehicles. He also assists in placing engineers and information technology professionals nationwide.

From his time in the the military and the (commercial) civilian workforce, Carl has a wide range of work experience, including expertise in the diesel and shipbuilding industries. In particular, Carl's shipbuilding experience led to his work as a Test and Trials Area Manager for the Littoral Combat Ship.

His personal understanding of military education, as well as his firsthand knowledge of MOS and NEC designations, enables him to understand a candidate’s military experience and how that can translate to a civilian opportunity.

Carl retired after serving nearly 22 years in the United States Navy, both as enlisted and as a commissioned Naval Officer.

Carl was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Marquette University. He was also conferred a Master of Arts degree in Business Administration from the University of Rhode Island.

Carl has served on one of the smallest ships in the Navy, a Mine Sweeper, built out of wood in Wisconsin; to the largest ship in the Navy, a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. During his career he circled the globe 3.5 times.

Outside of the office Carl enjoys fishing, hunting and camping. He admits that pulling a camper can be stressful, but the silence of the woods and lakes makes the trip well worth the drive.

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