Technical Communications Specialist in Baraga, MI at Pettibone Heavy Equipment Group

Date Posted: 6/8/2018

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    Baraga, MI
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Job Description

Position Description:

We are seeking a professional Technical Communications Specialist to jointhe PettiboneTeam. The successful applicant will be responsible for creating technical documents, including Operation, Parts and Service Manuals, and Training Presentations. In addition, the candidate should have the ability to explain complex information in a clear and concise manner and working with a variety of departments to ensure accuracy of product descriptions.


Plan, develop, organize, write and edit operational procedures and manuals

Research, develop and document technical design specifications and test scripts

Produce electronic documentation in addition to hard copy manuals

Maintain a comprehensive library of technical terminology and documentation

Analyze documents to maintain continuity of style of content

Work with outside vendors/suppliers on translations and quotations

Manage updates and revisions to technical literature

Collaborate on the development of and manage administration of:

  • Content for company website, and social media presence

  • Dealer communications, bulletins or mailers

  • Product training and presentations to include online training modules, skills testing, seminars and hands-on training

Collaborate with Product Management Teams, Engineering, Product Support and other departments to capture updates to manuals or training

Job Requirements


  • Project management and prioritization

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Highly organized

  • Comfortable working autonomously and within cross functional teams

  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures

  • Exceptional command of the English language including rules and usage

  • High level of computer literacy including: Microsoft Office; Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point, PageMaker, Systems Online, SolidWorks, or other dynamic application experience beneficial.

  • Minimum 2-year degree in Business or Engineering Technology or equivalent experience Preferred.



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