Top Technical Editor Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Technical Editor. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Technical Editor resumes they appeared on. For example, 9.3% of Technical Editor resumes contained Test Procedures as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Technical Editor actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Technical Editor resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Test Procedures

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Here's how Test Procedures is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Edited and proofread technical documentation including test procedures, test plans, project documentation, staff biographies, and marketing collateral.
  • Increased magazine's product coverage by 15% by developing test procedures for testing PCs and related computer products.
  • Assisted in writing test procedures for an Air Force software manual; ran the procedures in a computer-simulated environment.
  • Added staff and increased lab productivity with creation of new test procedures.
  • Developed and implemented standards for documenting program specifications, test procedures, software procedures, and other contract deliverable documents.
  • Conducted verification and acceptance test procedures for quality assurance on computer platforms to include troubleshooting and isolating system failures.

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2. Style Guides

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Here's how Style Guides is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Created product documentation and curriculum training style guides to establish consistent standards and guidelines across all company documentation and courses.
  • Developed and update/maintain multiple client-specific style guides and shared with other editors.
  • Maintained game-specific style guides and created term glossaries for localization.
  • Used both industry and organizational style guides to ensure the accuracy and clarity of agency documents of up to 1,000 pages.
  • Edited copy for grammatical and style inaccuracies, per the Chicago Manual of Style and internal style guides.
  • Use modified AP style and in-house style guides to promote a consistent MSI brand to our clients.
  • Developed style guides and templates for technical writer team training and to promote consistency in content.
  • Compiled an in-house style guide to standardize local conventions not covered by government style guides.
  • Developed style guides to document style changes in documentation for multiple, on-market product versions.
  • Used various style guides to edit written documents, papers, letters, and proposals.
  • Write and revise style guides to support quality standards for the data management department.
  • Updated style guides to keep them current with changing trends in documentation requirements.
  • Created e-learning tools tailored to clients' specifications and style guides.
  • Created style guides and implemented new editing processes for both magazines.
  • Ensured conformity to proper citation format and applicable style guides.
  • Created and implemented editorial style guides for 2 business units.
  • Developed style guides, and coached writers on their use.
  • Established style guides and production manual for procedures.
  • Format projects per style guides and military specifications.
  • Created and maintained style guides and general guidelines.

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3. Technical Documents

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Here's how Technical Documents is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Edited and desktop-published technical and non-technical documents for aerospace engineers and computer systems analysts, including 17 large acquisition documents.
  • Reviewed and edited Air Force-approved technical documents ranging from templates to Technical Orders to Technical Order amendments and supplements.
  • Edited and produced environmental reports, technical documents and responses to professional Requests for Proposals.
  • Edited technical documents of various sources and subject matter for technical accuracy and readability.
  • Edited technical documents created by engineers and other professionals within the nuclear power industry.
  • Edited rough translations of scientific reports and technical documents originally written in Japanese.
  • Edited technical documents including memos, letters and reports for environmental consulting firm.
  • Provided rapid editorial turnaround of technical documents to accommodate clients' demands.
  • Edit various academic and technical documents for grammatical and syntactical errors.
  • Reviewed technical documents for the International Space Station for errors and omissions
  • Edited and re-wrote technical documents submitted by engineers.
  • Edited technical documents for online publishing.
  • Calculated readability statistics of technical documents.
  • Reviewed, edited, and corrected Field Manuals and other technical documents for Doctrine Branch at the U.S. Army Signal Center.
  • Reviewed and critiqued security publications, proposal and marketing materials, technical documents, white papers, and similar items.
  • Reviewed highly technical documents prior to release, including white papers, presentations, project plans, and technical specifications.
  • Edited a variety of technical documents for the Naval Integrated Tactical Environmental System Next Generation (NITES-Next) program.
  • Applied knowledge of corporate guidelines and implemented changes to technical documents per FDA standards relating to worldwide regulatory change.
  • Edited technical documents and proposals for consistency, brevity, logical flow, grammar, and document organization.
  • Edit, proofread and format United States Postal Service technical documents for concision, clarity and accuracy.

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4. Web Content

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Here's how Web Content is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Designed marketing campaigns and related web content that increased new article submission and brought in updates that improved existing articles.
  • Juggled multiple projects within various business lines that included external communications, collateral, and Web content.
  • Compiled, generated, and published technical web content using popular authoring and publishing tools.
  • Edited and proofed Web content for organization, content, technical accuracy and style.
  • Use AP Style guide to ensure Web content complies with plain language guidelines.
  • Optimized web content for discoverability and usability by adding metadata and search terms.

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5. Technical Editing

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Here's how Technical Editing is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Provide part-time content/technical editing of international accreditation survey reports from rehabilitation organizations, mental health centers, and Veteran's Administration
  • Provided technical editing support for biweekly and monthly status reports; electronically deliver reports to internal and external personnel.
  • Performed technical editing for SAIC's Immigration and Naturalization Service's Systems Management and Integration contract.
  • Provided technical editing, organized literature review and bibliography for panel's final report.
  • Provided technical editing services during development and publishing of a software engineering book.
  • Provided technical editing and documentation services/support for a program and functional groups.
  • Provided technical editing support for knitting pattern designers of online community.
  • Conducted technical editing of ANA Credentialing Center board certification examinations.
  • Performed intensive chapter-by-chapter technical editing and validated sample code.
  • Provided developmental and technical editing of MSDN documentation.
  • Provide document and technical editing during SAP implementation.
  • Provided term paper technical editing to undergraduate and graduate students (University of La Verne, University of Phoenix, UCLA)
  • Provided technical editing during the development of the AP1000 and USAPWR new reactor safety evaluation reports for several nuclear power plants.
  • Managed and worked on technical editing and code testing assignments on a monthly basis and delivered them within stringent deadlines.
  • Provided technical editing and writing for many large, high risk proposals and project documents for key clients.
  • Completed all levels of editing, including technical editing, for training manuals for Windows and UNIX system administrators
  • Provided technical editing and ran quality assurance for a department of more than 20 writers and designers.
  • Designed and updated large databases in Excel * Provided Master Thesis technical editing to Masters student.
  • Perform production and technical editing of Contract Deliverable Requirement List (CDRL) and Non-CDRL documentation.
  • Provided technical editing and assisted the author in writing a guide to web design.!

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6. Subject Matter

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Here's how Subject Matter is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Gathered information from existing documentation and subject matter experts, rewrote for clarity where necessary and removed technical ambiguity from documents.
  • Adapted contents of subject matter experts' equipment demonstrations and subject discussions into succinct procedural manuals.
  • Conducted interviews with Subject Matter Experts to develop internal documentation of server installations and software applications.
  • Gathered and assembled information pertaining to the subject matter; organized and condensed materials.
  • Ensured document accuracy and completeness by coordinating with Subject Matter Experts and Program Managers.
  • Worked with subject matter experts and instructional designers to prepare interactive online curriculum.
  • Interviewed subject matter experts and translated their specifications and requirements into plain English.
  • Interviewed subject matter experts to obtain information for documentation.
  • Interfaced with writers, editors, analysts, subject matter experts, and management in coordinating/preparing the edited draft for publication.
  • Obtained essential information needed by corresponding with Subject Matter Experts, shipyard personnel, instructors, vendors, etc.
  • Collaborated with engineers, scientists, and subject matter experts on a daily basis during development of test documentation.
  • Provide feedback to subject matter experts regarding substantive edits and recommend new formats, edits or procedures as needed.
  • Collaborated with subject matter experts to review and publish technical journals and organize training workshops.
  • Utilized authoring tools to author and revise operating instructions, content, and subject matter.
  • Identify and resolve issues with subject matter, grammatical, procedural, and citation rules.
  • Task subject matter experts to fact-check tech info and meet content requirements on deadline.
  • Work with the subject matter experts when content or associated metadata needs clarification.
  • Condensed and simplified complex subject matter for audience of varied technical experience.
  • Worked closely with subject matter experts to ensure accuracy of submission content.
  • Assist course author in preparing subject matter experts to teach the course.

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7. Technical Manuals

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Here's how Technical Manuals is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Reviewed and edited American Eagle Airlines technical manuals formatting remotely in preparation for documents to be online publications.
  • Developed the technical manuals and training materials for a manufacturer of high-end security systems.
  • Developed and edited technical manuals as per government and military standards.
  • Evaluated technical manuals and engineering input for grammatical and technical accuracy.
  • Edited and proofread technical manuals for Intermediate and Organizational Maintenance levels.
  • Edited technical manuals for hospital inpatient medical information systems.
  • Edited complex technical manuals, procedures and specifications.
  • Edited interactive electronic technical manuals and bulletins.
  • Reviewed and edited airline technical manuals.
  • Created all requested technical manuals/proposals.
  • Edit multiple types of documents including technical analysis reports, test procedures, technical manuals, product specifications, etc.
  • Developed writing and editing guidelines in Technical Manuals for accuracy, completeness, grammar style, font and alignment/format.
  • Write, edit and produce technical manuals and instructional procedures for operation, maintenance and repair of helicopters.
  • Assist in the development, preparation, and review of technical proposals, user s and technical manuals.
  • Maintained quality assurance of U.S. Army technical manuals through editing and hypertext linking of scanned documents.
  • Assisted in the production of technical manuals for the U. S. Navy and Coast Guard Fleet.
  • Prepared and updated illustrations for Technical Manuals and Repair Parts and Special Tools Lists.
  • Typed, revised, and edit various documents for Military and Commercial technical manuals.
  • Edit, update, and format Navy technical manuals for a defense contractor.
  • Format technical manuals and reports and develop templates based on project assigned.

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8. Sharepoint

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Here's how Sharepoint is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Led terminology reviews and facilitated communication between author and product team for the Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Resource Kit.
  • Helped modify and maintain a SharePoint-based deliverable tracking system and writing standards.
  • Created a SharePoint website for distribution of documentation-related tools and news.
  • Assigned all proposal tasks -Maintained a SharePoint proposal document repository.
  • Posted editorial information to Intranet via SharePoint.
  • Uploaded and downloaded documents in SharePoint database.
  • Provided configuration manager services related to SharePoint.
  • Maintain Consular Affairs Service Desk (CASD) SharePoint documentation sites for Service Desk documentation and CASS ISO documentation.
  • Worked extensively with Microsoft Word, Excel, and SharePoint, handling spreadsheets and sensitive company and client information.
  • Acted as front-end SharePoint 2003 and 2007 Administrator to manage external reporting and document production process.
  • Input status and daily updates of all project changes into SharePoint system for all open projects.
  • Mentored new editors in style issues, the use of SharePoint, and advanced Word capabilities.
  • Create and maintain a style guide for ISO certification and manage the team's SharePoint sites.
  • Edited articles for SharePoint Server online and on-premises versions, SharePoint Designer, and SharePoint Duet.
  • Manage, upload, develop, and approve all documents through MCEITS SharePoint and VIPER.
  • Created and maintained the team's SharePoint site for the contractor and government team members.
  • Established editing processes for team of technical writers using SharePoint Server and Team Foundation Server.
  • Developed and maintain library web page on the company intranet site in Microsoft SharePoint.
  • Designed a SharePoint web page organizing the resources authors need to generate documentation.
  • Managed migration of 150 SharePoint Get the Point blog posts to OCMS environment.

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9. Powerpoint

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Here's how Powerpoint is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Developed Microsoft PowerPoint presentations for various applications as part of the Disaster Recovery Infrastructure solution.
  • Edited Technical Instructional manuals and PowerPoint presentations for clarity and conciseness.
  • Edited and provided input on executive-level proposals and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Used Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat on a routine basis.
  • Created and distributed scheduled reports and presentations using Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Created certificate training, tutorials, and computer based training using PowerPoint and Articulate.
  • Designed PowerPoint marketing presentations and peripheral websites, and wrote briefs and manuals.
  • Participated in development of help topics for Word 97 and PowerPoint 97.
  • Created, edited, and reviewed PowerPoint presentations for in-house corporate use.
  • Promoted Alfresco to individuals and through group meetings and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Authored the Answer Wizards for Word 97 and PowerPoint 97.
  • Prepare spreadsheets and graphic presentations using PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Attend symposium and coordinate the authors' PowerPoint presentations.
  • Converted graphics to PowerPoint slides for classroom presentation.
  • Used primarily Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Created MS PowerPoint presentations and two on-line seminars.
  • Edited and formatted PowerPoint presentations and courses.
  • Edited and designed Microsoft PowerPoint presentations for high-profile IT conferences.
  • Used Ventura Publisher, CorelDraw, Word Perfect, and Microsoft Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Generated tables, charts and scanned images for reports, proposals and PowerPoint presentations.

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10. Adobe Photoshop

high Demand
Here's how Adobe Photoshop is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Designed graphic banners and story templates in Adobe Photoshop.
  • Updated figures/graphics/flowcharts using Adobe Photoshop and Visio.
  • Experienced in using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to illustrated graphics for technicalorders as well.
  • Create graphics (screen captures) for the publication using Adobe PhotoShop.
  • Designed and edited graphics using Adobe PhotoShop and SnagIt for use in documentation.
  • Use Adobe Illustrator and Adobe PhotoShop to perform minor edits on engineering drawing/diagrams as needed.

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11. Training Programs

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Here's how Training Programs is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Supported technical training programs for Department of Energy Westinghouse Savannah River Site.
  • Planned and implemented newsroom smart phone and tablet deployment, including written documentation and training programs for social media initiatives.
  • Developed and coordinated successful training programs for junior editors, allowing junior editors to progress in their career fields.
  • Created and edited new materials for company operations, policies, procedures, and training programs.
  • Submitted training programs for State of Ohio Continuing Education Units certification and Environmental Protection Agency certification.
  • Researched requirements and developed system documentation and training programs to facilitate end user transition to new systems at USDA.

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12. Technical Reports

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Here's how Technical Reports is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Developed feasibility studies, environmental impact statements, new business development proposals, and company newsletter, and various technical reports.
  • Worked collaboratively with internal and external members to issue technical reports documenting project progress and specifications to ensure successful outcomes.
  • Edited and produced technical reports and corporate documentation for internal and external dissemination, and scientific papers for journal publication.
  • Collected and organize information required for preparation of software build manuals, installation guides and other various technical reports.
  • Edited technical reports, contract proposals and other documents for a broad range of major international/government technical programs.
  • Edited and revised technical reports, marketing materials and presentations for various environmental and engineering disciplines.
  • Ensured technical reports were correctly marked and distributed to appropriate receiving organizations.
  • Create technical reports and documentation to meet contract requirements.
  • Proofread time-sensitive technical reports prior to being sent to clients; made grammatical, punctuation, and spelling corrections where necessary.
  • Edited, proofread, and rewrote technical reports, ensuring readability, consistency, clarity, and proper grammar and spelling.
  • Worked with geologists to edit and prepare technical reports on site remediation plans to meet federal and state regulations.
  • Proofread, copy edited, and coordinated letters and technical reports under contract for government agency.
  • Edited technical reports related to environmental monitoring and remediation plans and activities for the U.S. Navy.
  • Edited technical reports, legal contracts, and proposals for a structural engineering firm.
  • Edited and formatted technical reports, Web-based documents, manuals, and presentations.
  • Edited technical reports for correct grammar, style, punctuation, and readability.
  • Edit and rewrite technical reports, permit applications, and client communications.
  • Edited numerous strategy briefs, technical reports, and feature stories.
  • Proofread and edited technical reports written by engineering staff.
  • Edited technical reports for clients.

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13. Technical Accuracy

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Here's how Technical Accuracy is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Reviewed manuscripts for technical accuracy and clarity, advised on appropriateness of subject material for reading audience, manuscript re-writes
  • Established close collaboration with engineers to ensure technical accuracy and readability and clarity of documents.
  • Verified technical accuracy and consistency of data in reports.
  • Reviewed complex document sets for technical accuracy and usability.
  • Validate on-site vehicles for technical accuracy.
  • Tested and edited technical accuracy of author's reviews of 200 apps for kids ages 3+ on tight publishing deadline.
  • Focused on clear, effective, end-user language, and technical accuracy, while upholding best practices and style guidelines.
  • Edited three magazines, Laptop, PC Upgrade, and Surge, for technical accuracy and style.
  • Edit technical reports and manuals in order to ensure technical accuracy and proper use of grammar.
  • Previewed web courses for technical accuracy and functionality before sending to client for final review.
  • Edit manuscripts according to Chicago manual of Style for grammar, content, technical accuracy
  • Verified the technical accuracy of the content provided by author and tested the codes
  • Research and proofread Cisco Press texts for technical accuracy.
  • Reviewed and researched manuscripts for technical accuracy Developed and maintained editorial and manufacturing schedules using SAP.
  • Reviewed incoming Specification Changes (SCs) for technical accuracy and incorporated edits into existing documentation.
  • Contract) Microsoft Press Interactive I reviewed all content for two CD-ROM based training products for technical accuracy and functionality.
  • Coordinated publications through each step of the production process, while assuring clarity and citeable technical accuracy of the content.
  • Edit multi-platform documentation (written and online) for content, style and technical accuracy

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14. Internet

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Here's how Internet is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Conceived and produced panel discussions for the Internet World Financial Services Summit; counseled executives and analysts on effective presentation.
  • Worked directly with production staff to deliver projects in the required publication formats (CD, Intranet, and Internet).
  • Edited print and online Help for Entourage (now Outlook), Outlook Express, and Internet Explorer 5.
  • Proofread and edit direct mail, internet & telephone scripts and related documents for accuracy, clarity and consistency.
  • Check accuracy of content by outside sources from published articles, other company researchers or web/internet sites.
  • Indexed vendor catalog and standards information for retrieval via microfilm, CD-ROM, and Internet.
  • Use internet research skills to verify metric conversions, trademarks, and terminology for accuracy.
  • Author press releases of company news to industry related data bases on the internet.
  • Edited online product that allowed customers to complete their returns via the Internet.
  • Maintained company internet and intranet using Adobe Flash.
  • Organized and added technical guidance to ConvergeNET at Internet Telephony Conference & Expos - interoperability demonstrations of VoIP equipment.
  • Authored: 1001 Internet Tips, Jamsa Press, 2000 Edited: 1001 Windows 2000 Tips, Jamsa Press, 2000
  • Design, produce and maintain my company Web site and streaming Internet radio station (www.mlcbooks.com).

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15. Html

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Here's how Html is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Modified enterprise-wide site templates to be more accessible, validated against HTML5 W3C standards, and to implement responsive web design.
  • Worked with C++, Visual Basic, HTML, and XML while editing programmer docs for Web Data.
  • Provide technical assistance and training to writers in areas such as FrameMaker, HTML, and MS Word
  • Assisted with editing the first Statute Law Database of UK legislation from SGML to HTML.
  • Updated and edited HTML files preparatory to web publication.
  • Work in InterPress, which required knowledge of HTML.
  • Tagged HTML for the Britannica Online.
  • Created online and embedded help modules for all manuals using Doc-2-Help 2000 compiling software, and edited HTML coding using Dreamweaver.
  • Edited quarterly journal articles, quarterly newsletters, books, and marketing material Made intranet changes (in HTML)
  • Designed the journal s digital and print layouts using Word, HTML, InDesign, and Photoshop.
  • Produced, edited and proofread Web new packages using HTML, CSS, Java and Dreamweaver.
  • Gained experience with XMetaL and HomeSite while editing documents in both XML and HTML.
  • Used InDesign, WORD, Sigil, and HTML to produce electronic publications.
  • Converted FrameMaker files to HTML, using WebWorks Publisher and Dreamweaver.
  • Prepared customer-ready material for Microsoft s Web site using HTML editing.
  • Key Responsibilities: Design and develop Web pages from conception to delivery in HTML/CSS, .NET and ColdFusion environments.
  • Styled documents from word format to rtf/html, ensuring consistency with the hardcopy original document on file.
  • savingsUsed Adobe FrameMaker, MSWord, Visio, HTML, and followed company style guides

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16. Framemaker

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Here's how Framemaker is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Transitioned department from editing on paper to editing online in FrameMaker.
  • Converted networking documentation from a proprietary source to FrameMaker files.
  • Trained course developers in advanced features of FrameMaker and PowerPoint.
  • Revised and updated Technical Publications Style Guide using FrameMaker.
  • Edited and generated NPI documentation for new device launches, and edited and generated revisions of existing IMTD documentation in FrameMaker.
  • Import data from scanned originals using Adobe FrameMaker and PhotoShop to edit, style and prepare legacy technical data for publication.
  • Helped design, monitor, maintain, and update departmental procedures for editing and laying out documents in Adobe FrameMaker.
  • Assigned to AT&T Wireless* Revised and edited FrameMaker templates for use by Instructional Designers.
  • Skilled in Adobe FrameMaker, MS Office, Rational ClearQuest, and Rational ClearCase software.
  • Create process flow documentation; edit, revise, and create new FrameMaker 11 templates.
  • Transferred the document from FrameMaker into Word, and made changes to format and content
  • Worked extensively with templates, Microsoft Word, Adobe and FrameMaker.
  • Created and maintained FrameMaker and Microsoft Word templates for multiple groups.
  • Updated and incorporated company style guide to new FrameMaker templates.
  • Created WinHelp and WebHelp using Word, RoboHelp and FrameMaker.
  • Created FrameMaker books and prepared files for production using Acrobat.
  • Created new style formats for FrameMaker.
  • Edited and generated revisions of existing IMTD documentation in Framemaker.
  • Rebranded / edited training material, converting it from PowerPoint to FrameMaker.
  • Developed text that included the use of Acrobat FrameMaker and Photoshop.

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17. XML

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Here's how XML is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Experience: Editing - 204-page Software User Guide manual; input into the Help Studio program (an XML application).
  • Trained writers and engineers on using desktop and electronic publishing tools, including XML-based content management system.
  • Pioneered, as a team, the migration of Windows-based documentation to XML- based, single-source documentation.
  • Performed post-conversion analysis of XML documents, resolving issues with XML tagging and manually completing the conversion
  • Prepared complex treatises for publication (print, CD & online formats) using XML Schema.
  • Edited and indexed developer documents (SDK) in XML for Windows server protocols.
  • Edited course content for proper XML structure, grammar, succinctness, friendliness.
  • Assisted and trained writers and editors in XML/Epic Editor use and best practices.
  • Suggested more real world programming examples to better explain adopted XML standards
  • Design training program to transition editors to XML-based tools.
  • Write XML code for software Engineers.
  • Edited medical articles using XML.
  • Work with Oxygen XML editor.
  • Edit and convert Frame Maker content into DITA, SIDSC, and SVG XML content for Freescale's Single-Source Documentation System.
  • Gained in-depth knowledge of legal contracts and insurance; created benefit booklets (XML) and maintained the eLibrary.
  • Edited (Adobe) documents converted from Interleaf to XML, and published in Adobe 8 Professional.
  • Make text and coding updates in XMLSpy and image updates in CorelDRAW.
  • Coded and edited converted text in xml and other markup languages.
  • Helped design the XML schemas for the course content.
  • Utilized XMetaL editor to manipulate and revise pre-existing xml code within engineer documentation.

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18. Technical Writers

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Here's how Technical Writers is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Edited technical publications which were developed from technical writers and Cisco Systems developers and engineers which were used world-wide.
  • Worked directly with Cisco technical writers and subject matter experts to ensure accuracy of online documentation.
  • Assisted technical writers with editing and reviewing specifications and specification change notices.
  • Offered writing/editing guidance and suggestions to technical writers and training developers.
  • Interfaced with technical writers to resolve editorial comments.
  • Strengthen writing of technical writers, proof all proposals for consistency, correct grammar and establish editorial standards.
  • Trained and mentored new technical writers to ensure conformance to departmental standards and processes.
  • Supported other technical writers and editors in the timely completion of their own projects.
  • Provided policy and advice to other technical writers to guide them through the process.
  • Tested documentation on line and trained technical writers on in-house software and hardware.
  • Helped launch and coach a team of technical writers in Bangalore, India.
  • Edit 15-plus technical writers at various locations in North America and India.
  • Revised and edited technical manuals submitted by team of technical writers.
  • Edited the work of five technical writers in concisely documenting.
  • Mentored technical writers in local and remote offices.
  • Oversee the work product of six technical writers.
  • Managed 6 technical writers and a graphic artist.
  • Managed a staff of three technical writers.
  • Conducted edit reviews with technical writers.
  • scanned and prepared documentation for publication on Honeywell websites, consulted with technical writers, vendors, and customers.

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19. RFP

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Here's how RFP is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Maintained and updated an extensive resume database, and completed resume matrices for submission in conjunction with TEP an RFP requirements.
  • Assisted Procurement Manager in developing marketing materials including Request for Qualifications (RFQ) and Request for Proposals (RFP).
  • Directed the RFP, requirements gathering, programming, QA, product-release processes for CD-based software, Skill Building Pro.
  • Edit technical resumes of key staff involved in project work for government client RFP's.
  • Edited RFP response to DOE for a bid to provide environmental remediation and project management
  • Implemented new software (the RFP Machine) to help automate the RFP process.
  • Reviewed, edited and rewrote technical sections of Proposal according to RFP guidelines.
  • Developed Request for Proposals (RFP) using Adobe PageMaker.
  • Analyzed RFP and maintained company-specific style guide and templates.
  • Analyzed and fully complied with RFP requirements.
  • Provided desktop publishing in accordance with the RFP requirements through final proposaldelivery for technical, management, and cost volumes.
  • Assisted authors in responding to multiple National Aeronautics and Space Administration(NASA) RFPs.
  • Format proposals according to GPO style or other guidelines as specified in particular RFPs.
  • Deconstruct RFP's for various key people people to ascertain data and contingency plans.
  • Assisted proposal manager in responding to multiple Department of State and IC RFPs.
  • Edited, formatted, and proofread reports, presentations, and RFPs.
  • Supported business development by creating brochures and RFPs.
  • Reviewed RFPs and global marketing materials.
  • Analyzed RFPs/RFTOPs for documentation requirements/compliance and prepared individualized templates for RFP responses.
  • Performed quality assurance processes to ensure that finished deliverables complied with RFPs, Military Spec, or internal requirements.

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20. Technical Publications

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Here's how Technical Publications is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Proofread, edited, reviewed, and rewrote technical publications in accordance with current applicable military specifications.
  • Guided timely production of reports, proposals, and other technical publications for government subcontractors.
  • Prepared written documents following standard guideline for Marine Corps technical publications.
  • Research and apply in-depth technical knowledge to edit Learjet technical publications.
  • Participated in the style committee for the initial versions of the Microsoft Manual of Style for Technical Publications (MSTP).
  • Ensured conformity to enterprise standards for both electronic and printed documents using the Microsoft Manual of Style for Technical Publications.
  • Maintained clarity, consistency, and format by using Microsoft Manual of Style for Technical Publications (MSTP).
  • Edited technical publications for accuracy and consistency in grammar, content flow and layout.
  • Authored 3 patents, 2 trade secrets, >35 technical publications.
  • Conducted reviews of the Microsoft Manual of Style for Technical Publications.
  • Apply Microsoft Style for Technical Publications (MSTP).
  • Researched, wrote and edited technical publications and newsletters.
  • Helped the TechPubs department publish many new technical publications.
  • Supervised summer interns hired to assist in the Technical Publications Department.
  • Responded to field inquiries and requests from other departments for technical publications assistance.

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21. User Manuals

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Here's how User Manuals is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Edited end-user manuals for manufacturing processes and procedures.
  • Created technical documentation/user manuals for Applications.
  • Edited large software user manuals for technical accuracy, grammatical errors, completeness of information, and clarity to the reader.
  • Edit and rewrite user manuals, data fact sheets, newsletters, audiovisual presentations, and video scripts.
  • Edited and proofread advertising literature, brochures, software user manuals, technical briefings.
  • Lead editor on documentation of the F-16 and B-1B user manuals and specifications.
  • Project work included editing user manuals, operations guides, and technical instructions.
  • Edited research papers, reports, and user manuals.
  • Read and proof user manuals prior to production.
  • Edited Rolm network-switching-system user manuals for CallStat and CallDisplay software.
  • Edited functional descriptions, system specifications, user manuals, special reports, and any other customer deliverables and documents.
  • Created Operation Guides and User Manuals Worked with Systems Management Server (SMS)/Microsoft Business Solutions team.
  • Updated user manuals for the company's Peterbilt and Kenworth truck parts coupon redemption software (Dealer level).

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22. Visio

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Here's how Visio is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Performed substantive editing and revision ensuring document organization and quality and that documentation was clear, concise and valid.
  • Prepared, coordinated approvals, and maintained Job Safety Analyses for division laboratories and prepared status reports accordingly.
  • Act as key facilitator in developing/implementing an Individual Development Plan process for a large Division within the Company.
  • Attend daily meetings with division analysts about potential written products; represent production department during meetings.
  • Negotiated customer expectations for documentation revisions and acceptance criteria based on feedback from validation events.
  • Ensured use of appropriate design and engineering data in revisions and modifications of documents.
  • Compiled, formatted, and edited new Division 27 Communication Systems Master Specifications.
  • Conducted telephonic consultations to outline client expectations and discuss proposed revisions.
  • Performed work independently with some supervision to meet required deadlines.
  • Provided electronic publishing support to other divisions in the company.
  • Proof read engineering documents for revisions to component specifications.
  • Maintained Web-based document system for two divisions.
  • Participated on Developer Division style guide committee.
  • Led a documentation branding initiative across divisions.
  • Manage revisions to existing metrics database.
  • Prepared formal proposal revision packages.
  • Coordinated semi-annual revision of the Continuity of Operations Plan, and the annual revision of Standard Operating Procedures documents.
  • Played a key role in the development, launch, and training program for the division quality management program.
  • Developed and maintained a system to track all SDLC Document, Drawing and Bill of Material revision status.
  • Performed a deep, technical edit on parts of the Department of Energy's Wind Vision Study Scenario.

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23. Configuration Management

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Here's how Configuration Management is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Provide technical reviews of program plans, configuration management and risk management plans, and other technical and programmatic documentation.
  • Worked with configuration management to create numbering system for tracking software versions, revisions and correspondence with customer.
  • Coordinated documentation production through engineering, illustration, word processing, configuration management, and quality assurance.
  • Used configuration management and document management tools to process released documents into the CIENA configuration control system.
  • Support administration for configuration management in StarTeam including backups, installation and software build generation.
  • Experience with documentation change control, configuration management, and content management systems.
  • Supported Configuration Management and Quality Assurance Process Improvement Working Groups for CMMI.
  • Verified and validated TAMMIS instructions/content for version/change control and configuration management.
  • Maintained configuration management archive in Navy documents.
  • Released documents into the Agile Configuration Management (CM) control system.
  • Assisted with configuration management (CM).

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24. User Guides

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Here's how User Guides is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Reviewed and revised user guides, instruction manuals and environmental reports for Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Edited and formatted user guides and other materials related to Electronic Fingerprint Transmission.
  • Developed internal documentation user guides and support materials for network security software engineers.
  • Edited software manuals and other user guides in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Edited the technical release notes and user guides written by the technical writers in Bangalore, India and Sunnyvale, CA.
  • Created new help manuals for existing and new applications including getting started guides, Administration guides and user guides.
  • Performed developmental editing for installation guides, internal work instructions, user guides, and departmental style guide.
  • Performed extensive edits of user guides and quick start guides for digital photo noise reduction software products.
  • Collaborated with writers to create accurate and accessible white papers and user guides for product configuration.
  • Edited user guides, installation guides, release notes, and reference guides.
  • Created and maintained editorial Style Guide and wrote in-house user guides for systems.
  • Updated laboratory information system guides, user guides, and customer bulletins.
  • Prepared user guides, in-house technicians' manuals and field report forms.
  • Collaborated to develop and edit Microsoft Project 2010 user guides.

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25. Suite

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Here's how Suite is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Performed developmental, technical, and copy edits on a suite of hardware and software documents for IBM network microprocessors.
  • Revised formatting and proofread/copy edited a suite of time-sensitive Human Resources documents for client's HR database and intranet.
  • Format documents using documents in Microsoft Office and Adobe Suite products.
  • Used Hoot suite interactive dashboard.
  • Operated interformat digital/analog post-production suite and was responsible for all technical and aesthetic decisions.
  • Associate Technology Editor Customized and tested the suite of Math software applications, including checking content and editing user manuals.
  • Create graphics using Microsoft Office Suite, and Visio.
  • Assist IT staff with Microsoft Office Suite, and Visio trouble tickets.

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26. PDF

average Demand
Here's how PDF is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Converted legacy product data sheets from Adobe Acrobat PDF to a Word 2003 template for the Communication Services department.
  • Converted single- and multiple-file documents into PDF format for delivery to the Government, using Adobe Acrobat 7.0 Standard.
  • Converted and reassembled several CG packages into PDF form for the West Coast using Adobe Acrobat 9.
  • Used FrameMaker and Acrobat to create reports consisting of PDF documents linked to Excel files.
  • Created Section 508-compliant Word templates and converted to final Section 508-compliantPDF format.
  • Translate scanned PDF format to Microsoft Word format for end user.
  • Created vendor-specific, compatible PostScript and PDF files for publication.
  • Update PDF variables for online help.
  • Used Arbor Text, SGML, and edited via PDF.
  • Identify errors found using track changes in Word, marking screen captures in Excel spreadsheet, or annotating PDFs.
  • Rasterize, crop, clean, stamp drawing ID numbers and create PDF output of Figures using AutoCAD.
  • Promoted to department lead for improving productivity and OEM support by multipurposing FrameMaker files for PDF/HTML.
  • Assessed incoming word, quark, and pdf textbook files for conversion process.
  • Convert pdf documents to word for the author's use.
  • Experienced in using Visio software for graphics and Adobe Arobat for creating PDF files.

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27. Adobe Acrobat

average Demand
Here's how Adobe Acrobat is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Edit documents of client agency Department of the Treasury utilizing MS Office 2003, Adobe Acrobat 7.0 and other software packages.
  • Provided detailed mark-ups and production proofs in Adobe Acrobat based on business intent and strategies.
  • Reviewed documents in Adobe Acrobat and added comments for the writers to complete edits.
  • Converted 17,000+ pages to text recognizable format using Adobe Acrobat Professional.
  • Designed, implemented, trained, and managed FrameMaker templates and Adobe Acrobat Collaboration review process for engineers
  • Managed & facilitated all collaborative document review cycles utilizing Adobe Acrobat Professional PDF document reviews.

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28. DOD

average Demand
Here's how DOD is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Submitted proposals through the Department of Defense (DoD) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.
  • Edited end-user and other technical deliverable documentation in support of the Department of Defense (DoD) U.S.
  • Adhered to strict standards dictated by the DoD, documentation templates, and LM s Style Guide.
  • Directed seven junior editors for Boeing with DoD the prime customer.
  • Researched science, military, and historical-related topics for DOD.
  • Tested satellite communications and IT systems for DoD.
  • Worked as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics at Meenakshi Ammal Dental College Chennai, India.

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29. QA

average Demand
Here's how QA is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Fulfilled multiple contracts for QA and/or Documentation roles in development and delivery of integrated software solutions.
  • Updated internal technical documentation when necessary and performed QA/QC of documentation.
  • Developed and implemented QA/QC review process for report writing, editorial and senior reviews, and final report production.
  • Trained external Quality testing vendors, Recommended Test Labs and Delmar QA, on testing K-12 keyboarding products.
  • Carried out Quality Assurance (QA) inspection assigned by senior coordinator to maintain quality of materials.
  • Peer reviewed documents and conducted quality assurance meetings with developers and SQA management, as needed.
  • Excelled in a fast-paced release cycle of online user-assistance content, including rigorous QA processes.
  • Followed project-specific guidelines and MSTP; submitted QA bugs using Microsoft Connect.
  • Managed editorial QA for 15 or more courses at a time.
  • Conducted QA on existing lab exercises and CWSP Study Guide.
  • Trained and mentored other internal editors on QA process.
  • Developed, documented, and refined QA process.
  • Edited QA bugs filed against the content.
  • Edited/updated Level III QA Procedures.
  • Served as documentation resource to Vacaville Operations Technology Group (also 1 year rotation in QA Docs).
  • Contract position) Edited and QA reviewed Maintenance Manuals and Time Compliant Technical Orders using SnagIt and Acrobat Professional.

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30. Data Sheets

low Demand
Here's how Data Sheets is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Redesigned evaluation board data sheets.
  • Distributed data sheets to various departments and posted all new information and manuals on a global SharePoint Intranet Website.
  • Edit, organize, and publish reference manuals, data sheets, errata, and application notes.
  • Translate sell sheets, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), ads and technical papers.
  • Edited semiconductor device data sheets and user manuals for NEC's microprocessor and I/O controller products.
  • Updated data sheets with new corporate layout, with new text, logo and fonts.
  • Edited product data sheets and evaluation kit data sheets as part of Marketing Communications department.
  • Edited data sheets to meet strict editorial, layout, and formatting standards.
  • Required to edit and manage the release of 80-100 page technical data sheets.
  • Edit and draft product application notes, user guides, and data sheets.
  • Reviewed and edited data sheets for engineering customers and field sales engineers.
  • Generated user manuals and data sheets for HVAC controls systems.
  • Proofread and edited data sheets.
  • Worked with various engineering groups, developed and copyedited technical data sheets for various semiconductor manufacturing product lines.

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31. Word Processing

low Demand
Here's how Word Processing is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Interfaced with word processing staff, reviewed completed documentation and followed documents through publication.
  • Assist procedure authors to understand document development requirements and word processing solutions.
  • Coordinated word processing, graphics integration, reproduction, delivery.
  • Worked with Word Processing Department to generate documents on IBM PCs with WordPerfect 5.1.
  • Managed the Editorial and Word Processing Sections of the Publications Branch.
  • Coordinated art/drafting, word processing, Quality Assurance and reproduction staff.
  • Interfaced with the word processing and graphics departments to incorporate changes.
  • General editing, cross-referencing, and word processing.
  • Provide backup support for Quality Assurance and Word Processing Depts during heavy workload periods.

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32. Training Manuals

low Demand
Here's how Training Manuals is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Assisted in developing engineering training manuals.
  • Edited and produced training manuals on water supply and irrigation systems and a newsletter for the Guinea worm eradication program.
  • Edit training manuals for Technician I and II certification (total of 12 manuals to date).
  • Write copy for self-study course catalogs, training manuals, firm newsletters, and modification documentation.
  • Edited training manuals for various government agencies in fulfillment of government contracts with my employer.
  • Edited system design specs, database manuals, medical provider bulletins and training manuals.
  • Worked with lead trainers to set the class curriculum and edited training manuals.
  • Developed and updated user and training manuals for company's business systems.
  • Edit training manuals for psychotherapists that give therapy to animal abusers.
  • Produced training manuals for internal clients and vendors.

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33. Document Production

low Demand
Here's how Document Production is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Edited and proofread technical reports for grammar, readability, and technical accuracy and managed document production and client delivery process.
  • Supervised and managed document production and delegated administrative and clerical tasks.
  • Coordinated document production schedule among unit teams to meet deliverable deadlines.
  • Reduced document production time by 10% by modifying departmental editing procedures
  • Created and implemented more efficient and streamlined document production system.
  • Team player in Document Production Department in formatting, editing documents for various projects, as needed by client.
  • Increased document production by 30% over six-month period while reducing cycle time.
  • Lead member of the Document Production Goals Initiative and Process Improvement teams.
  • Proofread documents, taught writing seminars, and coordinated document production.
  • Managed the document production team.
  • Coordinated document production between departments.Outdoor Life magazineTimes Mirror Magazines,New York, New York
  • Provided document production support by producing copies of client reports, CDs, DVDs, and other deliverables.

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34. SME

low Demand
Here's how SME is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Support documentation and reporting of field analysis and assessment efforts related to reducing our Nation's vulnerabilities to terrorist attack.
  • Participated in a Safety Assessment of the navigation equipment for upcoming and current configurations of the Strategic Navigation program.
  • Edited and rewrote comprehensive procedure manuals, reports and proposals for a firm that performed environmental assessment and remediation.
  • Performed substantive edits on intelligence assessments of complex scientific, technical, military, and engineering subjects.
  • Determine whether documents contain clearly identified key assessments; analyze documents to ensure evidence supports assessments.
  • Edited documents on environmental impact assessment and environmental permitting.
  • Provide independent assessments for operational Test and Evaluations.
  • Edited chemical hazard assessment documents under contract to U.S. government for strict adherence to agency-specific styles and formats.
  • Created needs assessment and course evaluations and input raw data in to excel spreadsheets to automate results.
  • Compiled failure data for diesel engines to assist in the development of risk assessment documents.
  • Maintained computer hardware for Risk Assessment team and managed logistic efforts required for continuous work.
  • Entrusted to safeguard all classified material within the United States and overseas for Risk Assessments.
  • Completed data entry for risk assessment software, graphics development, and document production.
  • Reviewed, edited and published 150+ Security Threat Assessments for USDA ARS and APHIS.
  • Provide field work support for environmental compliance and safety assessments, and wetland delineations.
  • Edited emerging technology assessments of lighting control systems for PG&E.
  • Edit course assessments (tests) for accuracy and user experience.
  • Communicated regularly with writers, engineers/SMES, and technicians.
  • Provide subscription renewal and assessment by tracking usage metrics.
  • Provided technical, analytical, research and communications support as part of Homeland Security Port Security Terrorist Operations Assessment.

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35. Press Releases

low Demand
Here's how Press Releases is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Edited company's website, knowledge base articles, white papers, press releases, product brochures, and other documents.
  • Managed the editing and layout of technical reports, fact sheets, Web copy, press releases, and other documents.
  • Reviewed over 120 domestic and international press releases of new industrial products and technology on a weekly basis.
  • Managed and updated company website, wrote and edited proposals and press releases
  • Write environmental related articles, newsletters, and press releases Scientific review environmental related articles to be permitted for publication.
  • Processed press releases flagged as high priorities in a timely manner to maintain positive relations with advertisers.

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36. Technical Content

low Demand
Here's how Technical Content is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Developed editorial technical content, edited wrote and coordinated two national monthly automotive magazines.
  • Coordinated technical content and established processes for publishing.
  • Created a logistics training course as it applies to writing, testing, and delivering technical content for the defense industry.
  • Reviewed and edited technical content in approximately ten titles, including several volumes in Microsoft Press' Readiness Review series.
  • Review feedback from regional customers for technical contents to continuously improve quality, and provide corrective action plan.
  • Edited technical content for a global audience of IT pros, developers, and consumers.
  • Edited technical content for IT Pro and developer audiences for Microsoft Exchange Server.

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37. User Interface

low Demand
Here's how User Interface is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Evaluated user interface and reviewed specs to identify areas to focus user experience attention for the next release and suggest solutions.
  • Edited user interface text, help topics, web articles, tutorials, and templates.
  • Edited all topics and user interface strings written for each cycle of product development.
  • Edited thousands of user interface strings to be included in Microsoft products.
  • Maintain LimeSurvey User Interface for multiple National Children's Study sites.
  • Edited user interface strings for Download Center releases in FY05.
  • Edited user interface language and contributed to visual design.
  • Tested user interface and site functionality for Test team.
  • Performed edits and content quality assurance on user interface and developer documentation for Windows CE .NET with Platform Builder.
  • Edited adCenter Help, user interface, and blogs for consistency and accuracy.

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38. Document Control

low Demand
Here's how Document Control is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Managed and supported Corporate Document Control processes and Global Documents.
  • Managed document control functions for Resolution Copper Company.
  • Maintained transparent document control including revision history.
  • Developed and implemented document controls processes.
  • Provided input for and maintained several complex databases for the FAA SEI Contract, including equipment tracking and document control.
  • Performed content management tasks such as document control, procedure writing and enforcement, and file organization.
  • Constructed 150+ IO&M s from compiled information and submitted document construction requests to Document Control.
  • Helped distribute paper and electronic copies of Document Control Office (DCO) documents.
  • Document control and records management to comply with company policies.
  • Led the implementation team for ProjectWise document control software.
  • Prepared all related documents, obtained signatures and submitted publications to document control for release in a timely manner.

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39. Information Technology

low Demand
Here's how Information Technology is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Formatted and edited all information technology documentation and provided support to establish, maintain, and verify contents of task folders.
  • Format Treasury Department documents for lay readers, as well as those staffers well versed in information technology.
  • Review and edit Information Technology (IT) security compliance documents.
  • Provide in-depth instructor-led education in information technology/information system and cybersecurity for undergraduate learners.
  • Worked with authors/subject matter experts to create educational products for information technology and engineering professionals, students, and consumers.
  • Provided technical writing, copy editing, documentation, and communication services to a variety of information technology clients.

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40. Nasa

low Demand
Here's how Nasa is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Provided technical writing/editing support to several NASA projects.
  • Edited NASA contract proposal and annual R&D technical plan.
  • Interfaced with NASA customers demonstrating a high degree of professionalism.
  • Researched over 10,000 pages of extensive NASA policies.
  • Proofread and edited technical content and graphics in support of NASA Space Mission proposals
  • Edited weekly NASA Tech Briefs e-newsletter on scientific and technology advances.

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41. Technical Data

low Demand
Here's how Technical Data is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Created and coordinated Data Tracking Numbers for qualified and unqualified data submitted to the Automated Technical Data Information System.
  • Researched technical data to develop maintenance and repair procedures for automotive manufacturer dealership manuals.
  • Research technical data to verify accuracy and validate technical publications on aircraft.
  • Developed, designed and edited management and technical data for proposals.
  • Compiled and incorporated technical data into approved format.
  • Ensured response compliance with RFT Conditions of Tender and Statement of Work Data Item Description and Technical Data Item Description requirements.
  • Assisted in research, review, and verification of project technical data using standardized procedures and governmental standards.
  • Proofread, edited and inputted technical data, interfaced with instructors for preparation of flight training manuals.
  • Provide synopses of complex technical data.
  • Edited automotive technical data in a timely manner.

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42. Technical Support

low Demand
Here's how Technical Support is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Resulted in significantly fewer technical support calls and reduced production and shipping costs.
  • Provided technical support and training for associates for usage of databases, MS Office applications, and other application.
  • Provide client technical support by writing and editing manuals, guides, and files.
  • Managed PIC tool tier 2 technical support and vendor editors.
  • Provide technical support for 30+ Web properties.
  • Lead Technician Duties including taking escalated customer service issues and answering 35-60 technical support phone calls per day.
  • Served as technical support for Gannett reporters and editors using the Dashboard.

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43. Ensure Accuracy

low Demand
Here's how Ensure Accuracy is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Interviewed and collaborated with instructional designers and subject experts to ensure accuracy of information.
  • Communicate with Equipment Specialists and Technical Order Managers to ensure accuracy of information.
  • Worked closely with Application Analysts to ensure accuracy of enhancement content.
  • Edited Help content to ensure accuracy, clarity, SEO, and consistency with style and legal guidelines and localization standards.
  • Edited API reference content, white papers, and various marketing materials to ensure accuracy and adherence to Microsoft guidelines.
  • Supervised word processors and graphics specialist to ensure accuracy, efficiency, quality, and adherence to deadlines.
  • Analyzed and managed input into the dockets to ensure accuracy of the information collected.
  • Worked with illustrators to ensure accuracy of graphics.
  • Proofread and edited technical proposals for manufacturing clientele Collaborated with management to ensure accuracy and customer satisfaction
  • Conduct quality control checks to ensure accuracy, consistency, and appropriateness of style, format, syntax, and spelling.

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44. CMS

low Demand
Here's how CMS is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Identified and initiated wholesale computer upgrade to accommodate new CMS while allocating and managing staff resources devoted to developing the software.
  • Support quality assurance initiatives to ensure compliance with company and industry standards for entities such as HIPPA, CMS, etc.
  • Use content management system to generate CMS Controls for official correspondence and assign to appropriate agency offices.
  • Work with CMS project task lead to establish quality standards for product development.
  • Authored in Office CMS and DxStudio environments.
  • Supported content migration to new CMS through manual content fixes in XMetaL Author.
  • Work with programs such as cms, sales support interface, icee, dynamics inquiry, adobe illustrator.

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45. SDK

low Demand
Here's how SDK is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Proposed, hired, and managed a professional indexer to develop the Software Development Kit (SDK) Index.
  • Guided the architecture, design, and development of SDK content for Windows Phone app developers.
  • Edited user help, SDK, and other materials for projects connected with Windows Media.
  • Edited conceptual and reference developer SDK content for core Windows server and Windows client technologies.
  • Assisted in the design and development of an SDK.
  • Edited Windows 7 OEM and SDK content in DocStudio.
  • Led the cross-group SDK PoliCheck Working Group.
  • Served as technical editor for Spec Explorer and Network Monitor SDKs.
  • Edited conceptual, procedural, and SDK documentation for Caradigm Intelligence Platform (CIP), a healthcare enterprise system.
  • Helped meet deliverables for first localization of WSS and MOSS SDKs into Japanese.

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46. Meeting Minutes

low Demand
Here's how Meeting Minutes is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Managed and recorded all meeting minutes for the QA/QC Component, Process Management component, and the Quality Council!
  • Provide support for the capturing of meeting minutes and action items in support of major program phases.
  • Serve as meeting minutes taker, editor, and distributor on large customer meetings (PDR, CDR, etc.
  • Prepare and edit meeting minutes and distribute amongst the team.
  • Provided administrative support during client and delivery team meetings, including meeting minutes, deliverable tracking and action item identification.
  • Formatted and edited meeting minutes for clarity and usability.

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47. Knowledge Base

low Demand
Here's how Knowledge Base is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Participated on project team to transition a myriad of individual organization and geography based information repositories to one global knowledge base.
  • Edit all support content for Microsoft Outlook Knowledge Base (some 5,000 articles) for style, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Created a Knowledge Base usability test plan which improved usability, navigation, and the consistency and accuracy of content.
  • Project manager for an interactive, online training course in writing for the Knowledge Base.
  • Implemented an innovative online technical knowledge base to improve user access to instructions.
  • Prepared useful tips and troubleshooting strategies for application within the knowledge base.
  • Located, tested and resolved knowledge base articles broken links.
  • Trained support personnel to use new global knowledge base.
  • Edit every article published to the Altiris knowledge base resulting in articles that are professional, clear, and concise.
  • Support Knowledge Base Lead Developed and maintained the Knowledge Base intranet home page by editing articles and Application Notes.
  • Edited interface text, Help, Knowledge Base articles, and whitepapers Managed one editor

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48. ISO

low Demand
Here's how ISO is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Perform coordination/liaison duties with other Department of Homeland Security organizations and U.S. government agencies on a wide variety of reporting topics.
  • Promoted to position of technical editor on proposals, and word processing supervisor for proposals section, program management department.
  • Served as the liaison between Horizontal Fusion Management Team and the Portfolio Information Assurance/Certification and Accreditation Team.
  • Maintained quality system requirements for document control to meet requirements in support of ISO registered organizations.
  • Provided comprehensive editing of assigned publications to the level specified by the supervisory editor.
  • Maintained continuous communication channels with supervisor and workers to sort/resolve work related issues.
  • Ensured adherence to internal corporate ISO procedure, process and certification requirements.
  • Received work orders from supervisors and delegated them accordingly.
  • Served as liaison between proposal/presentation teams; supervised production.
  • Increased quality and productivity as Supervisor of Technical Writers.
  • Perform administrative and office support activities for multiple supervisors.
  • Maintained collaboration among 2 supervisors and 11 federal scientists to promote effectiveness, efficiency, and ensure governmental deadlines were met.
  • Acted as a standards reference and fostered collaboration with authoring groups as the editing liaison for the Carrier VoIP team.
  • Prepared, coordinated approvals, and maintained Laboratory Test Methods and Operating Standards in accordance with ISO and ASTM standards.
  • Developed design layout for publications to conform to International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and other industry standards.
  • Edited XML procedures with Epic Editor 5.1b and drawings with IsoDraw 6.0 in accordance with strict editing standards.
  • Created test lab reports according to ISO 9001 standards using MS Office, maintaining security for all reports.
  • Co-developed and co-taught (along with a colleague) an eight-hour editing class for Intelligence Division supervisors.
  • Scheduled and coordinated meetings, interviews, appointments, events and other similar activities for multiple supervisors.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of the organization's goals as an Advisory Board member.

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49. Sgml

low Demand
Here's how Sgml is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Edited online, SGML-based, hardware and operating system documentation, including UNIX man pages, for fault-tolerant minicomputers.
  • Executed SGML tagging procedures, through the ATOS system and through Arbor Text Editor.
  • Correct mistakes that were previously completed to proper SGML structure.
  • Trained new employees on O/S2, SGML and Windows software.
  • Created and edited technical documentation on avionics equipment using both MSWord and SGML.
  • Compared online screen copy of SGML documents against the hardcopy for content Applied styling macros for formatting purposes

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50. Test Cases

low Demand
Here's how Test Cases is used in Technical Editor jobs:
  • Developed test cases and test scripts required to validate developed applications against software requirements and security and compliance specifications.
  • Prepared Test Cases based on User Requirement specifications, Design Specifications and Functional Requirement specifications.
  • Executed and documented MES test cases involving Medical Validation.
  • Participated in testing of processes using auditor-developed test cases.
  • Derived the system priorities and categorized the test cases according to their priorities and functionality.
  • Created test procedures in Mercury Quality Center which was the test repository used for creating, storing and maintaining test cases.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Technical Editor

Test Procedures13.2%
Style Guides12.5%
Technical Documents9.8%
Web Content9.1%
Technical Editing5.6%
Subject Matter5%
Technical Manuals5%
Sharepoint4.9%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Technical Editor

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Test Procedures
Test Procedures
9.3%
9.3%
2
2
Style Guides
Style Guides
8.8%
8.8%
3
3
Technical Documents
Technical Documents
6.8%
6.8%
4
4
Web Content
Web Content
6.4%
6.4%
5
5
Technical Editing
Technical Editing
3.9%
3.9%
6
6
Subject Matter
Subject Matter
3.5%
3.5%
7
7
Technical Manuals
Technical Manuals
3.5%
3.5%
8
8
Sharepoint
Sharepoint
3.4%
3.4%
9
9
Powerpoint
Powerpoint
3.1%
3.1%
10
10
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop
2.5%
2.5%
11
11
Training Programs
Training Programs
2.4%
2.4%
12
12
Technical Reports
Technical Reports
2.4%
2.4%
13
13
Technical Accuracy
Technical Accuracy
2%
2%
14
14
Internet
Internet
1.9%
1.9%
15
15
Html
Html
1.9%
1.9%
16
16
Framemaker
Framemaker
1.9%
1.9%
17
17
XML
XML
1.8%
1.8%
18
18
Technical Writers
Technical Writers
1.5%
1.5%
19
19
RFP
RFP
1.5%
1.5%
20
20
Technical Publications
Technical Publications
1.5%
1.5%
21
21
User Manuals
User Manuals
1.4%
1.4%
22
22
Visio
Visio
1.4%
1.4%
23
23
Configuration Management
Configuration Management
1.4%
1.4%
24
24
User Guides
User Guides
1.4%
1.4%
25
25
Suite
Suite
1.3%
1.3%
26
26
PDF
PDF
1.3%
1.3%
27
27
Adobe Acrobat
Adobe Acrobat
1.3%
1.3%
28
28
DOD
DOD
1.2%
1.2%
29
29
QA
QA
1.1%
1.1%
30
30
Data Sheets
Data Sheets
1.1%
1.1%
31
31
Word Processing
Word Processing
1.1%
1.1%
32
32
Training Manuals
Training Manuals
1%
1%
33
33
Document Production
Document Production
1%
1%
34
34
SME
SME
1%
1%
35
35
Press Releases
Press Releases
1%
1%
36
36
Technical Content
Technical Content
1%
1%
37
37
User Interface
User Interface
0.9%
0.9%
38
38
Document Control
Document Control
0.9%
0.9%
39
39
Information Technology
Information Technology
0.9%
0.9%
40
40
Nasa
Nasa
0.8%
0.8%
41
41
Technical Data
Technical Data
0.8%
0.8%
42
42
Technical Support
Technical Support
0.8%
0.8%
43
43
Ensure Accuracy
Ensure Accuracy
0.8%
0.8%
44
44
CMS
CMS
0.8%
0.8%
45
45
SDK
SDK
0.8%
0.8%
46
46
Meeting Minutes
Meeting Minutes
0.7%
0.7%
47
47
Knowledge Base
Knowledge Base
0.7%
0.7%
48
48
ISO
ISO
0.7%
0.7%
49
49
Sgml
Sgml
0.7%
0.7%
50
50
Test Cases
Test Cases
0.7%
0.7%

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