Top Technical Writer And Editor Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Technical Writer And Editor. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Technical Writer And Editor resumes they appeared on. For example, 11.6% of Technical Writer And Editor resumes contained Maintenance Procedures as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Technical Writer And Editor actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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

1. Maintenance Procedures

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Here's how Maintenance Procedures is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Validated over 250 commercial vessel repair specifications against current maintenance procedures.
  • Incorporated vendor maintenance procedures into the aircraft Maintenance Manual.
  • Develop maintenance procedures for new and existing equipment.
  • Prepared descriptive text, diagrams, and maintenance procedures for use in Motorola instruction manuals.
  • Edited and reformatted Fire Service Testing and Maintenance procedures.
  • Collaborated with engineering, provided customer support, and interacted with vendors in order to ensure accurate technical and maintenance procedures.

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2. Web Content

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Here's how Web Content is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Provided expertise in producing a wide range of informational and instructional material including web content.
  • Edited education-related reports, web content, and marketing collateral targeting Texas educators.
  • Interviewed subject matter experts and users to gain information needed for software, documentation, and web content.
  • Create, edit and maintain web content, ensure continuity and coordinate activity with project manager.
  • Perform comprehensive text editing on dissertations, proposals, publications, web content, etc.
  • Provided an outline of the site architecture and all web content to the design firm.
  • Created original web content, forms, procedures, presentations, and institutional agreements.
  • Drafted and edited web content for external graphic design clients' websites and brochures.
  • Write, edit, publish documentation, including customer-facing material and web content.
  • Write and edit content for dental and medical web content, blogs and newsletters
  • Developed, wrote, and managed web content on Center policies and procedures.
  • Manage company newsletter, web content, and press releases.
  • Maintained web content, including press releases via BusinessWire.
  • Proofread web content and monitored SEO.
  • Consulted on social media/web content.
  • Created and proofread web content.
  • Used Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint) to create documents and web content.
  • Updated government regulations books, CD-ROMs, web content, and eBooks.

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3. Technical Documentation

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Here's how Technical Documentation is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Contracted to enhance customer understanding of end-user and technical documentation; developing, enhancing, and maintaining internal documentation and templates.
  • Review training material for program to ensure accuracy of material and concurrence with operation and maintenance instruction provided in technical documentation.
  • Provided technical and administrative support by editing/writing newsletters, application and operating system technical documentation, end-user training and reference guides.
  • Provide editing and writing assistance for technical documentation regarding airport safety systems, sensor systems, and security equipment.
  • Collaborated with product development team to develop user-friendly technical documentation; performed functional usability testing of all materials.
  • Advanced the accuracy, consistency, and effectiveness of technical documentation to both internal staff and external customers.
  • Developed technical documentation to support life cycle phases in accordance with System Development Life Cycle requirements.
  • Maintain technical documentation delivery schedule for ILS and engineering, participated in engineering and ILS meetings.
  • Edited, packaged and delivered technical documentation to federal customer to meet contractual obligations.
  • Transformed existing technical documentation into clear, organized and effective communications pieces.
  • Gathered and researched data to prepare technical documentation from source materials.
  • Developed technical documentation to explain Intel's hardware products to customers.
  • Interpreted and administered technical documentation, communication policies, and procedures.
  • Created and wrote user technical documentation for customers and internal users.
  • Maintained online content by evaluating and editing existing technical documentation.
  • Interpreted technical documentation standards and prepared documentation according to standards.
  • Researched and developed technical documentation for engines and inboard drives.
  • Supervised and coordinated with less-experienced technical documentation staff members.
  • Prepare and facilitate peer reviews for technical documentation.
  • Coordinate logistic support for technical documentation reviews.

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4. Subject Matter

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Here's how Subject Matter is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Accomplished at coordinating with subject matter experts and editing their documents to help communicate complex ideas clearly and concisely.
  • Collaborated with Subject Matter Experts to create data management procedures that complied with regulatory requirements and company policies.
  • Translated complex technical information from subject matter experts into clear, comprehensible, and usable documentation.
  • Teamed with subject matter experts to create machine operator process documentation and training materials.
  • Collaborate with editors and subject matter experts to ensure correctness and consistent messaging.
  • Gathered requirements and interviewed subject matter experts to document existing processes and procedures.
  • Researched technical issues and extracted technical information from subject matter experts.
  • Initiated and coordinated technical review of documentation with subject matter experts.
  • Interviewed subject matter experts to document processes to meet business requirements
  • Interview subject matter experts for magazine articles and documentation projects.
  • Collaborated intensively with subject matter experts and vendor representatives.
  • Manage editorial review among several subject matter experts.
  • Gathered business requirements from subject matter experts.
  • Represented the organization effectively with a diverse range of clients, stakeholders, subject matter experts, and government agency officials.
  • Worked with subject matter experts to ensure that online courses were ready for consumption by beta customers or end user students.
  • Facilitated and conducted meetings with Subject Matter Experts to gather information as necessary to document policies, processes, and procedures.
  • Worked with subject matter experts, content developers, and other instructional designers to create classroom-based, instructor-led training materials.
  • Drafted briefings from project meetings with subject matter experts, project counsels, economists, environmentalists, and project managers.
  • Trained four technical writers in proper techniques and methodology of gathering data while interacting with engineers and subject matter experts.
  • Worked closely with subject matter experts to revise the Standard Army Supply System-1 (SARRS-1) End User's Manual.

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5. Technical Manuals

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Here's how Technical Manuals is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Monitored the analyses of images and definition of characters to produce editable text of military technical manuals.
  • Conducted database information research to develop and write content for technical manuals supporting electric hardware/technical procedures.
  • Experience in preparation aircraft/commodity technical manuals and a thorough working knowledge of TO Military specifications.
  • Research engineering and logistic data to accurately edit technical manuals for Government issued vehicles.
  • Edited technical manuals and other technical subject matter documents used widely at the Laboratory.
  • Experienced working knowledge of writing aircraft/commodity technical manuals in compliance with TMCR and mil-specifications.
  • Identify errors within technical manuals and engineering drawings and recommend solutions for correction.
  • Created detailed technical manuals for aircraft software systems and edited existing manuals.
  • Updated existing Peacekeeper Technical Manuals.
  • Composed, edited, and quality assured Technical Manuals, Military Specifications, Illustrated Parts List, and Wiring Diagrams.
  • Consulted and coordinated with various engineers and project managers to obtain the most up-to-date information and procedures for technical manuals.
  • Employed by Boeing working in the logistics area in the production of aircraft technical manuals (technical writer/editor/quality assurance).
  • Support the Generator Branch in editing and updating Equipment Technical Manuals, Operator, Maintenance, and Technical Bulletins.
  • Created a full line of component and system Technical manuals in active voice for the M88A2 Hercules program.
  • Created technical work instructions, user manuals, and technical publications including Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals using SGML.
  • Assigned as the Backup Technical Librarian, responsible for updating and cataloging Technical Orders and Technical Manuals.
  • Edited and proofread technical manuals; collaborated with team members to incorporate new content and graphics.
  • Updated and developed maintenance technical manuals, supporting Infantry Weapons Systems for Marine Corps System Command.
  • Authored and edited IETM s (Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals) for U.S. Military Equipment.
  • Developed and produced Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals for use by the United States armed forces.

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6. Powerpoint

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Here's how Powerpoint is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Modified graphics and text with documentation development tools to create PowerPoint presentations for the training of installation engineers.
  • Created PowerPoint presentation of Information Systems material for quarterly meeting of responsible managers and project program sponsors.
  • Assist upper-level management with drafting internal communications, including emails, proprietary documentation, and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Developed graphic PowerPoint presentations for public meetings regarding the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners.
  • Generated documentation and created PowerPoint presentations used by Field Service Personnel and edited existing documentation
  • Interviewed subject matter expert and wrote detailed migration plan and accompanying PowerPoint presentation.
  • Maintained PowerPoint library for online training of custom software and database administration.
  • Worked closely with graphic designers to produce PowerPoint presentations.
  • Developed marketing and training presentations using MS PowerPoint.
  • Consult on PowerPoint presentations and marketing strategies.
  • Created PowerPoint presentations to assist marketing functions.
  • Produce illustrations and Microsoft PowerPoint lesson plans.
  • Authored and presented SLAC-wide PowerPoint seminars.
  • Created detailed product-specific PowerPoint slide presentations.
  • Created PowerPoint representations of documentation designs.
  • Create project announcements and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Provide data entry services, documentation generation, archiving and retrieval services utilizing Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel applications.
  • Compose documentation (patents, manuals, PowerPoint presentations, project proposals, brochures, promotion materials, etc.)
  • Negotiated with CFPB subject matter experts various levels of interactive slide decks in PowerPoint presentations that featured graphics and narration.
  • Designed new Microsoft PowerPoint template used by all sales and marketing staff in company presentations to potential clients.

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7. SME

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Here's how SME is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Developed customer document specifications for wireless network equipment from engineer and SME input.
  • Improved learning by providing post-assessment, response-specific learner feedback in Level 2 evaluations.
  • Authored ongoing Monthly Status Report, including performance metrics assessment and data gathering.
  • Worked with technical intelligence writers to organize and refine assessments.
  • Prepare reports and updates for assessments and recommendations to executive-level leadership
  • Conducted risk assessments and mitigation for proposal implementation.
  • Facilitated and conducted assessments with attendees.
  • Create instructional documentation for psychological assessment.
  • Collaborated across the agency using customer service skills to help content experts to communicate their ideas clearly and without embarrassment.
  • Edited scientific and technical intelligence assessments for the United States Army Ground Intelligence Center targeting policy and decision makers.
  • Worked as Management Assessment Analyst to align FNP Quality Manuals with the Control of FNP Terms and Definitions procedure.
  • Provided consultations as project management subject matter expert (SME) to different projects to support IIS strategic plan.
  • Interviewed SME (vocational counselor) and benefits applicants, and occasionally provided advice and counseling to applicants.
  • Interviewed SME's, PM's and technical staff to collect required technical information needed for proposal.
  • Functioned as established SME on all PC-Class ships including upcoming alterations, scheduling, and related equipment.
  • Provided usability assessment to webmaster, software programmers, and to online help engineers.
  • Developed Battlefield Damage Assessment and Repair (BDAR) procedures for Joint STARS programs.
  • Collaborated with executive leaders, functional experts and SME for U.S. Federal Agencies.
  • Perform initial client assessment and analysis to begin the TTP publication process.
  • Documented and generated reports from field analyses and threat assessments for DHS.

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8. Sharepoint

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Here's how Sharepoint is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Enhanced document archive usability and organization by providing MS SharePoint site management, design, and implementation.
  • Drafted and archived high profile Network Accreditation documents and maintained project SharePoint files.
  • Promoted content accessibility by maintaining effective metadata structure in SharePoint knowledge management library.
  • Maintained and organized updated documentation on SharePoint site by programming areas and teams.
  • Maintain all documentation, including drawings, in a dedicated SharePoint repository.
  • Train staff on SharePoint and incoming Technical Writer/Editors on job responsibilities.
  • Managed SharePoint web portal for documentation management and user access.
  • Reviewed and revise SharePoint sites for conveyance of technical documentation.
  • Maintained and created SharePoint database records for approved software.
  • Developed and maintained IT Department SharePoint Portal.
  • Performed as SharePoint administrator, briefly.
  • Maintain program documentation in SharePoint site.
  • Provided quality control for SharePoint environments.
  • Maintained SharePoint documentation/version control sites.
  • Maintain on-line SDT SharePoint site and liaised with Systems Management and Operations Document Management to maintain the Document Management Portal.
  • Provided technical editing and writing for the Federal Railroad Administration using Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.
  • Provided TPN31A SharePoint administration support by granting site access, permissions for documentation, and SharePoint site archive data.
  • Update and help maintain Excel spreadsheets, download material from SharePoint portals, and track all relevant information.
  • Utilized various SharePoint sites for the purpose of research, posted documentation, and maintained version control.
  • Manage the project document review system in SharePoint and edit and update SharePoint on a mega project.

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9. User Manuals

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Here's how User Manuals is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Edited/redesigned user manuals for hand held gas detection devices produced in a manufacturing environment.
  • Developed user manuals for legacy software including Teller and System Administrator Manuals.
  • Developed user manuals by editing and translating business documents.
  • Work has included writing web marketing copy for an online product marketing site and writing user manuals for molecular biology products.
  • Worked closely with IT developers, product management and sales departments to deliver high quality user manuals and sales support materials.
  • Edited monthly reports, wrote, and reformatted user manuals and white papers for style and language to improve clarity.
  • Collected and organized information required for preparation of user manuals, training materials, web sites, and reports.
  • Developed new, and edited existing drafts, of internal software user manuals and policy and procedure guidelines.
  • Used knowledge of graphic editing to create artwork in to be used in The Data Conversions User Manuals.
  • Drafted, edited, and proofread software user manuals, custom software proposals, and other technical documentation.
  • Update Legacy documents (e.g., user manuals, technical and installation guides, and reference documents).
  • Prepared and maintained software user manuals and other related technical documents for Department of Defense client.
  • Write and maintain indexed user manuals, technical and installation guides, and reference documents.
  • Design and create user manuals for children's cell phone product with web configuration interface.
  • Provided software and system documentation, user manuals, and content management.
  • Prepared contract User Manuals, and software releases for Program Management.
  • Translated point of sale user manuals from English into French.
  • Create and maintain customer user manuals for mobile devices.
  • Drafted user manuals for training software.
  • Created user manuals and technical illustrations to support various classified and unclassified satellite communication products, including hardware and software.

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10. Training Programs

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Here's how Training Programs is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Can present, communicate, and evaluate effectiveness of training programs.
  • Researched requirements and developed system documentation and training programs to facilitate end user transition to new systems at USDA.
  • Initiated appropriate training programs, established disposal dates and procedures and installed satellite stations for temporary storage of hazardous materials.
  • Evaluate instructor performance and the effectiveness of training programs, providing recommendations for improvement.
  • Developed high performance solutions for national and international customer training programs.
  • Oversee corporate procedures, including engineering manuals and corporate training programs.

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11. Framemaker

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Here's how Framemaker is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Self-trained on FrameMaker, then spearheaded implementation of FrameMaker as new company standard, eliminating six-month backlog of documentation updates.
  • Designed master templates, trained other technical writers on FrameMaker, and coordinated conversion of existing documentation set.
  • Trained new writers in using FrameMaker and understanding departmental procedures.
  • Traveled to California for advanced FrameMaker training at their headquarters.
  • Trained other writers on documentation tools, including FrameMaker.
  • Streamlined existing documentation by creating corporate FrameMaker templates.
  • Designed FrameMaker Information Mapping templates for documentation.
  • Created documentation uses Adobe FrameMaker software.
  • Incorporated author input into FrameMaker.
  • Led team using ArborText Epic Editor as a single-sourcing solution in project to convert extensive Adobe FrameMaker documentation set to XML.
  • Edited developer documentation of Trilogy Software, Inc. Connector/S software, using FrameMaker, to reflect Trilogy style guide and template.
  • Developed, wrote, edited, and maintained procedural documentation for various releases of transaction hardware and software using FrameMaker 7.0.
  • Team member for task to develop template series in Structured FrameMaker that would move department materials to XML-based document management.
  • Used FrameMaker to write database reference manuals and user's reference guides that describe database files and application maintenance.
  • Worked with a second team on an MRAP Buffalo Vehicle Maintenance Manual written with Structured FrameMaker + SGML.
  • Train coworkers, new hires, and customers in Adobe FrameMaker and documentation procedures.
  • Transferred customer documentation for the company's ChartMaxx product from FrameMaker to MadCap Flare.
  • Created new FrameMaker templates to be used for the new documentation set.
  • Trained technical writing staff to use FrameMaker Desktop publishing software.
  • Designed and maintained document templates in both FrameMaker and Word.

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12. Adobe Photoshop

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Here's how Adobe Photoshop is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Experience with: Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop software, Microsoft Office software, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word.
  • Educated co-workers in the advanced use of Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop.
  • Modified logos and other graphics using Adobe Photoshop.
  • Designed and edited graphics using Adobe PhotoShop and SnagIt for use in documentation.
  • Create graphics (screen captures) for the publication using Adobe PhotoShop.
  • Use Adobe Illustrator and Adobe PhotoShop to perform minor edits on engineering drawing/diagrams as needed.

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13. Visio

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Here's how Visio is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Maintained a high level of quality and consistency, adhering to existing quality control measures such as revision tracking and accountability.
  • Worked closely with division-level managers, engineers and technicians to ensure the accuracy and completeness of all documentation.
  • Provide recommendations based on evaluation data to make informed decisions related to course revisions and areas requiring improvement.
  • Participated in the Terminology Rationalization Panel, which established common terminology usage across the division's product lines.
  • Provided approval process, incorporated and coordinated revisions for aircraft maintenance, company manuals and Airline Forms.
  • Authored and edited maintenance manuals, wiring diagram manuals, illustrated parts catalogs and published quarterly revisions.
  • Ensured documents and materials adhered to established standards and guidelines; recommended revisions to standards and guidelines.
  • Analyzed purposed revisions to ensure standardizing and quality of procedures for all manuals per company requirements.
  • Determined data collection methods, analyzed the data, and prepared results for documentation revision.
  • Analyze feedback from reviewers and quality assurance testers; document and confirm necessary revisions.
  • Coordinated and completed assigned editing tasks with guidance/supervision for Flight Design and Dynamics.
  • Coordinate document revision activities with the nuclear training organization to determine training impacts.
  • Coordinated approved IT changes and releases with configuration database, and documentation revisions.
  • Specialized experience as an Instructor and Training Developer with Technical Escort Division.
  • Work under general supervision of team lead to provide completed accurate publications.
  • Experience writing aircraft/commodity Technical Order changes/revisions in compliance with military specifications.
  • Designed and facilitated division- and company-wide implementation of templates for consistency.
  • Provided expertise in provision of QM procedures to proposal management.
  • Patent specifications for a new interactive television service were created.
  • Managed multiple assignments simultaneously on tight deadlines with minimal supervision.

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14. User Guides

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Here's how User Guides is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Updated existing training presentations and developed user guides for training and internal distribution.
  • Developed user guides for interactive map application.
  • Developed user guides and maintenance manuals based on design blueprints including manuals for the generator component of the Patriot missile system.
  • Work extensively with technical experts to extract and adapt technical content for user guides, installation guides, and specifications.
  • Created and edited internal and external documentation installation and user guides, development specs, and sales and marketing materials.
  • Produced online and printed proprietary user guides from design stage to distribution for non- technical audiences in 100+ agencies.
  • Designed and created three new user guides for the life-science industry including guides covering Medicaid and government pricing.
  • Designed and wrote end user guides, system guides, online help, and classroom materials for various clients
  • Design and write advertising, blog sites, user guides, brochures, technical illustrations, books.
  • Edited company documentation including, technical specifications, user guides, newsletters, product brochures, proposals.
  • Managed several versions of the documents using conditional text and compiled the user guides for final production.
  • Published monthly newsletters, created end user guides, operations manuals, brochures and reference material.
  • Authored user guides, reference manuals, and help systems for database-mailing software products.
  • Developed user guides, wrote and edited web content, and contributed to proposals.
  • Create documentation for share site user guides for IT Support in LAN/WAN infrastructure environment.
  • Provided software training and created user guides in electronic and print copy.
  • Authored and published client user guides for in-house developed software products.
  • Edited User Guides and Manuals for Chinese to English conversion documents.
  • Draft and edit automotive technical articles, user guides and schematics.
  • Created on-line help with WebWorks Publisher for all user guides.

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15. Html

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Here's how Html is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Produced HTML documents, including internal billing procedures for a sophisticated proprietary billing system, program specifications and internal company communications.
  • Created and edited manuals and created diagrams and HTML online help for administrators and end-users of electronic security software systems
  • Edited all HTML, and DHTML documents within the Microsoft Windows Hardware Quality Labs document set, including test kits.
  • Documented all client features for the Microsoft Network (MSN) Internet service as HTML, and XML files.
  • Created documentation by using HTML, DITA, SGML, and so on, to deliver various projects.
  • Worked with Marketing and Branding to monitor communication, HTML maintenance, and media relations.
  • Prepared assigned documents in HTML for availability on the company server for project use.
  • Edited mainframe articles and marketing collateral; wrote bulletins for Web and updated HTML.
  • Used HTML and image editing software to create over 300 knowledge articles.
  • Edited for consistency, attention to SEO, used HTML coding.
  • Created and maintained team Wikis online using HTML and Wiki editor.
  • Develop knowledge of HTML and JavaScript languages and web-based tools.
  • Work in HTML to create DVD's for contract solicitations.
  • Performed HTML coding and uploaded updated files to secure sites.
  • Prepare HTML files for publication using Microsoft Expression Web.
  • Created part of team Knowledge Base using HTML.
  • Prepped documents for online publication using HTML.
  • Transcribed Word and PDF documents into HTML.
  • Converted WinHelp to HTML Help.
  • Updated and cleaned up HTML and CSS.

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16. Style Guides

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Here's how Style Guides is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Ensured technical accuracy of manual content per engineering data and editorial correctness according to program style guides.
  • Developed style guides & templates for corporate-wide editorial policies.
  • Expected to know and apply numerous editorial style guides in different situations, both in-house and those required by outside sources.
  • Produced/updated training materials, government proposals and other documents for US Army government contractor using AP and in-house style guides.
  • Assessed grammatical and technical accuracy, style, and conformance to legal requirements, IBM Style Guides and AP Style.
  • Contributed proactively in improving group style guides for common procedures, knowledge base, known issues, and start guides.
  • Developed strong knowledge of MSTP, DevDiv, Windows, Chicago, Wired, and Associated Press style guides.
  • Write project- and program-specific style guides or work with already-created style guides, including Government Printing Office.
  • Updated organizational charts, style guides, documentation templates and verified documentation complied with CMMI process.
  • Helped develop style guides and templates based on company guidelines and SPE Style Guide.
  • Developed templates and edited documents maintaining compliance with companies' brand and style guides.
  • Maintained style guides and consistency lists to enhance the quality of the documentation.
  • Write project- and program-specific style guides or work with already existing style guides.
  • Prepared corporate style guides and developed document formats for projects.
  • Adhered to military standards and style guides for quality assurance.
  • Updated document templates to keep them current to style guides.
  • Developed editorial standards, templates, and style guides.
  • Ensured adherence to appropriate mil specs and style guides.
  • Designed publishing and web layouts, and style guides.
  • Revise style guides and provide training to authors.

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17. Technical Publications

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Here's how Technical Publications is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Reviewed shipbuilder/contractor prepared LCAC deliverable data including: project plans, technical publications, and other product related tasks.
  • Established standards and guidelines for technical publications, documentation development and user-interface design for both print and electronic processing.
  • Received numerous awards for writing and editing from the Society for Technical Communication in International Technical Publications competitions.
  • Edited and maintained all development materials for Technical Publications and Training documents.
  • Developed documentation standards manual for technical publications group.
  • Constructed Access database for Technical Publications Group documents.
  • Edited reports, proposals, and other technical publications in the area of energy and environmental research and development.
  • Assured quality and time compliance for technical publications for the U. S. Air Force on a contractual basis.
  • Assist in proofing and editing technical publications for conformance to style and format.
  • Tested translation text, helped rewrite technical publications and updates to end-users.
  • Take photos and implement artwork and graphics into technical publications.
  • Created the training manual for the Technical Publications Department.
  • Plan, coordinate, and prepare technical publications, supporting documentation, and doctrinalliterature products for assigned project area.
  • Reviewed and provided comments on all technical publications contractual deliverables, including monthly status reports.
  • Edited presentations and documents within corporate technical publications department.
  • Edit and publish assigned Nuclear Weapons Technical Publications (TPs) and Special Reports.
  • Design PUBS LIVE, the online technical publications subscription website for customers.
  • Write grant proposals, technical publications, and edit documents as a "telecommuter" for a wide variety of clients.
  • Formatted, copyedited, and proofread Department of Energy compliance SLAC Technical Publications documents.

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18. Project Management

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Here's how Project Management is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Supported Program Manager with weekly/monthly status reports, technical and business requirements and facilitating day-to-day project management coordination activities.
  • Experience includes document and project management, quality control, and policy/procedure development to streamline operations.
  • Worked directly with IT Project Management to ensure that documents created are communicated effectively.
  • Trained in project management in order to streamline database migration and documentation projects.
  • Provided input, refined, and updated the company's Project Management Plan; assisted with a competitive corporate contract proposal.
  • Continue to develop knowledge and skills in the field of technical writing and project management including Agile Certification Practitioner Boot Camp.
  • Offered project management advice during the first and second week of the project to ensure the initial deadline was achieved.
  • Coordinated with colleagues and team leads for project management review of all documents prior to submission to the client.
  • Developed scripts for synchronous and asynchronous training for an oil and gas company's proprietary project management process.
  • Create and update projects with new information in Enterprise Project Management (EPM) system.
  • Created report that tracked progress of help topics to keep project management updated.
  • Project management, from conception to completion (multiple projects simultaneously).
  • Receive two Commitment to Customer Satisfaction Awards for HP Project Management.
  • Started project management: Identified and Tracked issues to completion.
  • Introduced Project Management concepts to the editorial staff.
  • Worked in CMMI process improvement and project management.
  • Performed project management of various documentation deliverables.
  • Created online help files and performed various project management duties Edited reports and wrote proposals in support of the Department of Defense
  • Employed a solid understanding of project management, especially as it applies courseware development and production.

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19. XML

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Here's how XML is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Conducted content analyses, developmental edits, and code reviews for migrating existing XML-based contents to content-management system.
  • Use an XML-based publishing technology to write and edit materials, prepare layouts, and print and disseminate final products.
  • Designed equipment troubleshooting Android mobile application (app) using existing XML Technical Manual data and interactive graphics.
  • Designed and implemented a DITA / XML based technical documentation website (Haas Service Guide).
  • Lead small team of writers documenting an open, extensible, C++/XML travel-booking engine.
  • Utilized XML to encode the documents and Adobe's Epic Editor for desktop publishing.
  • Authored books in XML and stored in content management system (CMS).
  • Developed one source of service maintenance data by conversion to XML format.
  • Used DxStudio as publishing tool and applied XML markup tagging.
  • Modified XML text and images to conform to government standards.
  • Used S1000D, ASD-STE100, W3C as guidance, and XML structured technologies.
  • Mentored new interns from various directorate and fellow co-workers on a one-on-one basis in the editing of Tech Manuals in xml.
  • Tagged XML data modules for Navy CANES contract per S1000D standard using Arbortext and UltraEdit software.
  • Created and edited DITA topics using XML tool Arbortext Editor and Windchill Content Management System.
  • Participate in the beta of DXStudio, an XML content groupware tool.
  • Updated the existing SOPs to the new format that included XML data.
  • Used Acrobat, Power Point and Contenta - ArborText- XML.
  • Review XML code in IETMs for accuracy.
  • Utilized Arbortext Editor, XML, EMS NG, and Paintshop Pro to create technical content.

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20. DOD

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Here's how DOD is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Ensured all documentation met contractual obligations, DoD documentation requirements, US Navy documentation requirements, and followed ISO:9001 requirements.
  • Provided document development cost estimates for additional task requirements for SAIC management to provide DoD customer.
  • Worked to ensure system compliance with Risk Management Framework DoD security accreditation.
  • Experience with DoD software requirements documentation.
  • Program analyst for insider threat, continuous evaluation, and DoD security policy development, assessment, and senior leader coordination.
  • Apply consistent formatting and style throughout reports utilizing the requirement of the Air Force and DoD standardized guidance and regulations.
  • Experienced working under the strict guidelines associated with Department of Defense (DoD) agencies' requirements for financial reports.
  • Provided assistance in various Department of Defense (DOD), unclassified and classified, projects with time sensitive deadlines.
  • Author of the DoD Insider Threat Management and Analysis Center Operations Manual (USD(I) policy).
  • Supported Capture Managers, Proposal Managers, and Department Heads in technical proposal development for Navy and DOD customers.
  • Created documentation that is consistent in style and content with documentation used for similar purposes, following DOD guidelines.
  • Edited IC and DoD proposals including executive summary, technical, management, past performance, and resume sections.
  • Established in-processing matrix to track the logistical needs of over 125 new political appointees to the DoD.
  • Contributed to successful publication of various documents for program supporting DOD MHS, TRICARE Management Activity.
  • Linked DoD data, reduced Medical Health Records, reducing transcription errors by 46%.
  • Assisted in quality assurance reviews of annual DOD Health Care Quality Report to Congress.
  • Developed and wrote templates for government DOD proposals, transmittal letters, and reports.
  • Acquired knowledge of the DoD acquisition process as well as Federal Acquisition Regulations.
  • Participate in DOD stakeholder meetings, CCB and BCCB meetings and development activities.
  • Drafted user case scenarios and testing documentation for a DoD wide used application.

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21. RFP

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Here's how RFP is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Participated in the development of Request For Proposal (RFP) materials using organizational guidelines (the CPP Project).
  • Developed proposal's compliance matrix using section C, L, and M of a given TOR and RFP.
  • Contracted to provide on-call writing and editing support, primarily on RFP responses and other projects for HHS.
  • Researched information to support development of proposals based on review of the Request for Proposal (RFP).
  • Assisted with developing technical responses to Requests for Proposal (RFP) efforts for many government market clients.
  • Assisted with proposal creation and review, including RFP analysis, response writing, and editorial reviews.
  • Participated in the RFP / proposal process to ensure submissions were logical, consistent and comprehensive.
  • Prepared key word list and use with Visible Thread to ensure compliance to RFP.
  • Developed a boilerplate proposal template to make responses to RFP questions more efficient.
  • Gained expertise in RFP analysis, and generation of fully compliant proposal input.
  • Produced technical and business strategy documentation, including RFP and RFI templates.
  • Gained expertise on Government processes to generate business solicitations (RFP/RFI).
  • Evaluated, documented, and enforced Government RFP production and editorial guidelines.
  • Analyze and evaluate Request for Proposal (RFP) for response.
  • Edited technical audit reports, RFP responses, and business plans.
  • Leveraged evolving proposal data to reflect the RFP requirements.
  • Followed RFP specifications while meeting deadlines.
  • Reviewed and analyzed RFP/SOW documents.
  • Compile and edit RFP submissions.
  • Configured and wrote concepts and proposals in response to RFPs for the creation of new programs and projects at the CDP.

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22. QA

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Here's how QA is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Maintained confidential documents, processed employee security clearances, conducted facility security inspections, and attended QAISC meetings.
  • Reviewed/edited software requirements for the HQAES/EPAS software development project for consistency of thought development and organization.
  • Served as auxiliary Quality Assurance (QA) editor during up-tempo production requirements
  • Led QA teams for feature requirement specifications and user documentation.
  • QA-tested custom software applications in order to create technical documentation.
  • Collaborated with programmers to develop documentation and conduct QA tests.
  • Submitted to the customer documents that had passed through internal technical review and QA processes for review.
  • Perform Quality Assurance Review (QA) of documentation and data for National Priorities List contaminated sites.
  • Created training material for the HQAES/EPAS project software to facilitate computer based learning and instructor-led training sessions.
  • Collaborated with development teams; engineers, QA, subject matter experts, product and project managers.
  • Write test plans, test cases, use cases and execute various types of QA testing.
  • Participate in QA testing of new software builds, providing feedback on functionality and UI experience.
  • Edited environmental, computer, QA, security system, chemistry and other scientific documents.
  • Used Quality Assurance (QA) checklists to provide configuration management throughout entire review process.
  • Enhanced and streamlined customer guides using QA experience, programmed templates and testing results.
  • Tested and documented the application through regression for QA Manager while performing translations.
  • Ensured user interface and documentation needs were addressed by QA and programming teams.
  • Performed QA reviews of final CD-ROMS and document hard copies prior to delivery.
  • Perform QA work for all documents associated with the NAVAIR 4.1.4 contract.
  • Provided Quality Assurance (QA) reviews on technical engineering documents.

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23. Suite

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Here's how Suite is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Documented fixes and enhancements to an integrated electronic medical record software suite.
  • Developed and wrote test cases for TrackWise suite and protocols to test TrackWise suite.
  • Authored, edited and published the Hawker 200 maintenance manual suite.
  • Furthered my knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Document suites were usually 2000+ pages.
  • Experienced with Web CT, Adobe CS4 Suite, Microsoft Office, and AutoCAD.
  • Design, write, and edit training curricula, programs, and technical manuals using AIM/LO Module, and Microsoft Suite.
  • RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC I was the lead writer for developing information for a suite of computer switches.

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24. Information Technology

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Here's how Information Technology is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Provided technical writing, copy editing, documentation, and communication services to a variety of information technology clients.
  • Conduct research and write blog articles for information technology and agricultural companies.
  • Experienced Technical Writer with a demonstrated history of working in information technology.
  • Researched and wrote reports, marketing materials, and presentations for the Vice President for Information Technology office.
  • Created brochures for the Information Technology Security Program Plan based on NIST guidelines.
  • Created brochures for the Information Technology Security Program Plan.
  • Developed process and procedure documentation and contract deliverables in coordination with SAIC Oak Ridge, TN Information Technology Service Management Group.
  • Assisted the Information Technology team of a regional energy exploration company with: On-schedule completion of a software migration.
  • Created and edited extensive documentation of Information Technology Department policies, processes, and procedures for Sarbanes Oxley compliance.

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25. Technical Reports

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Here's how Technical Reports is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Edited and formatted scientific and technical reports for the engineering department at BerrieHill Research Corporation.
  • Prepare technical reports or other related documentation for qualification testing of aerospace products.
  • Provide editing and writing/organizational assistance for numerous scientific and technical reports.
  • Performed technical editing and writing on safety and technical reports.
  • Edited technical reports for civil engineering companies.
  • Write, edit, and prepare proposals, requests for information, briefings, technical reports, and white papers.
  • Edited U.S. Navy technical reports and 1992 and 1993 Command Histories for San Diego's Naval research and development center
  • Edited and formatted Army Aviation technical reports, EXPRESS proposals, monthly status reports, and other documents.
  • Used Microsoft Office applications to create software user's manuals, product descriptions, and technical reports.
  • Prepare final technical reports, summary reports, and success stories upload all the government sites.
  • Received, reviewed, and edited documents for discrepancies on all technical reports submitted for publication.
  • Provided writing, editing, and design for proposals, marketing copy, and technical reports.
  • Edited technical reports, research proposals, and trade journal articles about environmental impacts to wetlands.
  • Edited technical reports for clients such as the Navy and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
  • Assisted Engineering and Program Management staff with the preparation of technical reports and briefings.
  • Edit technical reports and other documents; suggest layout options for content.
  • Ensured the technical reports followed guidelines and were ready for publication.
  • Generated technical reports, marketing and sales brochures.
  • Compile meeting packages and edit technical reports.
  • Participated in all committee meetings; developed draft documents; maintained comprehensive project documentation; prepared technical reports.

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26. Configuration Management

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Here's how Configuration Management is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Performed system analysis/design and configuration management for developing requirements documents.
  • Developed database and corresponding configuration management library.
  • Managed office files and documentation configuration management/coordination.
  • Sustained tracking database and configuration management database, prepared reports and briefings used by program manager.
  • Maintained masters under configuration control until such time as approved and placed under formal Configuration Management.
  • Advised military and civilian Air Force personnel on issues concerning configuration management and documentation.
  • Developed document file naming and numbering convention and a Configuration Management Documentation Library.
  • Analyzed and provided inputs to the configuration management and discrepancy review boards.
  • Implemented procedural requirements for satisfying the areas of documentation and configuration management.
  • Verified and validated instructions and content for version/change control and configuration management.
  • Provided input regarding the development of a Configuration Management team structure.
  • Performed Configuration Management as System Administrator for office network server.
  • Record and maintain meeting notes for configuration management purposes.
  • Maintain tracking databases and configuration management databases.
  • Worked on Configuration Management process plan.
  • Assist with configuration management efforts.
  • Served as the EPG Technology Support Group Point of Contact and as a member of the Configuration Management Process Action Team.
  • Evaluated issues identified within the RMS Program such as developing Configuration Management and Change Control Processes.
  • Ensured documents met Section 508 standards and were approved by Configuration Management (CM).
  • Ensured configuration management (CfM) control over the server farm documentation.

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27. ISO

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Here's how ISO is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Played pivotal role as liaison between internal and Government engineering technical authorities and assisted with developing and maintaining technical standards.
  • Work included writing mechanical and electrical isolation, and removal and installation guides for cabin interior furniture and monuments.
  • Acted as a liaison between Publications Department and Product Development Engineering to eliminate breakdowns in communication on both sides.
  • Contributed superior skills in diplomacy and communication as negotiator and liaison to stakeholders throughout the federal rule-making process.
  • Acted as communication liaison between agents, supervisors and other management personnel to improve and maintain article reliability.
  • Performed document analysis to verify correct content, grammar, format, comparison validation and cohesive clarity.
  • Edited incomplete documents geared towards FDA Raw Material Pharmaceutical Standards in compliance with ISO 9001 certification requirements.
  • Meet with Technical Publications Supervisor and other writers to determine project assignments and report project status.
  • Worked closely with Quality Assurance department generating documents and procedures during ISO 9000 certification.
  • Abstracted information and wrote and edited FAA advisory circulars and marketing material.
  • Document production involved conducting interviews with supervisors, technicians and engineers.
  • Analyzed and updated technical development processes for ISO 9001 Certification.
  • Acted as liaison between engineering and publication departments.
  • Assist the supervisor to evaluate reports by analyzing facts and performing appropriate research and many times prepare a response for supervisor.
  • Incorporate changes to installation and service manuals supporting robotic micro lithography processing tools in compliance with ISO 9002 and safety audit.
  • Act as the liaison between engineers, technicians, and Quality Assurance personnel during various levels of the procedure development process.
  • Post ISO9000 registration, performed monthly internal audits to keep the XARC in compliance with ISO regulations for registration maintenance.
  • Worked as the primary liaison between authors and book reviewers, created ad copy, handled all social media accounts.
  • Conducted a comparison study on similar key software packages that was used to make purchasing decisions for the documentation group.
  • Supported training and LSA personnel in developing theory and fault isolation procedures for Block I unit and DS/GS level manuals.

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28. PDF

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Here's how PDF is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Converted documentation to PDF for online distribution.
  • Transformed paper-based manuals into fully interactive, online videos and PDF documents for client use.
  • Prepare Customer output for PDF Publishing, Vendor Translation, and FDA Content Review.
  • Provide documents in press-ready format (Word, PDF and CD-ROM delivery).
  • Converted legacy documents to the new Word templates and to PDF files.
  • Converted all documentation to bookmarked, indexed PDF format.
  • Placed and maintain manuals in PDF format.
  • Converted Word documents into PDF files.
  • Used PPT, PDF, WORD, EXCEL, and Outlook to complete tasks.
  • Educated Center staff about, and enforced accessibility compliance for, online PDFs and web pages.
  • Produce digital (ePub) and print (from PDF) editions of technical documents.
  • Created online documentation such as PDFs, wizards, technical notes, and so on.
  • Posted pdf files on company portal.

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29. Training Manuals

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Here's how Training Manuals is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Documented online systems, technical training manuals and developed education videos to successfully expand sales successes and customer adoption.
  • Write, edit, proof, and format end-user training manuals, quick reference materials, and online help files.
  • Design Word templates, write, edit and format dog training manuals and marketing materials.
  • Write and maintain online help, training manuals, some marketing materials.
  • Worked with senior engineers to prepare training manuals for other engineers.
  • Trained colleagues, including writing presentations, procedures and training manuals.
  • Developed introductory and detailed training manuals for new Boeing employees.
  • Created reference and training manuals for various software programs.
  • Lead in creating a series of eight training manuals.
  • Document editorial processes for creation of training manuals.
  • Designed and delivered training manuals for new hires.
  • Provided training manuals for all Oracle Financials Applications, Customer Support Applications, and Sales Compensation Applications.
  • Developed instructor courseware, training manuals, operator guides, PowerPoint slides, and training support materials.
  • Used EPSS to generate Texas Workforce Commission's (TWC's) hardcopy and online training manuals.
  • Job Duties: Created and maintained training manuals and procedural instructions for proprietary software.
  • Write and edit all Symantec training manuals.

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30. Intranet

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Here's how Intranet is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Defined and implemented Intranet for transportation industry information systems company, for a target audience of Engineering and Operations staff.
  • Instituted Intranet newsletter, which resulted in a more cohesive corporate environment by eliminating excessive telephone and email queries.
  • Authored Intranet budget and implementation schedule proposals; produced documentation maintenance procedures.
  • Assist web team with writing and editing for the BIA s Division of Water and Power (DWP) intranet website.
  • Created documentation on a Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) contract for internal EDS document owners and NMCI clients.
  • Develop and manage content on the Agency's web-based products (digital platforms, intranet, etc.).
  • Developed concept, coordinated, recommended, and implemented search engine software to improve The Guide on the Intranet.
  • Assisted in the development of the international IT intranet site and the creation of an FTP capable document library.
  • Develop and manage content and design on PC Refresh Main Page and related web pages for intranet.
  • Updated and maintained suite of more than 2,000 performance documents and forms provided on the BJC intranet.
  • Updated department intranet site, created and maintained style guides, and developed Adobe FrameMaker templates.
  • Update websites that support DHAP programs on the Internet and Intranet and are within 508 Compliance.
  • Improved help desk response time by implementing and maintaining a PDF intranet technical reference library.
  • Review existing content on intranet sites, update with new information as required.
  • Maintain HRL Intranet pages for travel, newsletter, and information resource protection.
  • Develop and publish intranet site content for Information Security group and Research Zone.
  • Served as the Web Developer for the department s Intranet Web pages.
  • Developed intranet site content for IT department for a medical school.
  • Designed team logo, and maintained SCOUT intranet site.
  • Updated the intranet website for Nike Global Footwear Testing.

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31. Internet

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Here's how Internet is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Conducted literature and Internet searches to verify accuracy of content and references.
  • Performed internet data searches to obtain university administrator contact information.
  • Developed removal/replacement procedures for components of internet communications system.
  • Supervised, coordinated, edited, and wrote material for new internet site highlighting research-based positive outcomes for children.
  • Trained and supervised Junior Editors for Indexing, Internet Updates, Web Page administration and customer service.
  • Created all web-based content for one of the top-ten start-up Internet companies of the Silicon Valley.
  • Write and edit content for Johns Hopkins Internet programs (memos, announcements, etc.)
  • Utilized Paint Shop Pro to create and modify static and animated graphics for the Internet.
  • Approved, issued, and posted subcontractor performance documents to the internet.
  • Created pages for the Internet for a variety of browsers.
  • Provided Internet research and writing services for journal publication.
  • Edit Microsoft Press Step-by-Step book, Internet Explorer 4.0.
  • Lead Technical Editor, Internet Services Business Unit.
  • Worked closely with personal investment financial consultant to develop Internet marketing plan and 75-page web site for online trading education program.
  • Led the IT beat for this daily business newspaper during the Internet boom.
  • Ensured photographs had accurate dimensions and were Internet / web--ready

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32. Adobe Acrobat

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Here's how Adobe Acrobat is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Worked with engineers to generate ALMA documents and manuals compliant with all project standards in Microsoft Word and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Performed gap analysis, and converted end user documentation to indexed PDF's using Adobe Acrobat Professional.
  • Edited digital video into chapters and used Adobe Acrobat to link video segments to online training documentation.
  • Performed online review of PDF files using Adobe Acrobat.
  • Content editing in Adobe Acrobat.
  • Created printed and online documentation with Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat and ForeHelp for a systems integrator/software company.
  • Created 508-compliant PDFs of end-user documentation using Adobe Acrobat X.

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33. Robohelp

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Here's how Robohelp is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Developed novel solutions that persuaded management to market our RoboHelp skills more vigorously to clients resulting in four methodology projects.
  • Created online documentation using RoboHelp for content management system for an educational publisher.
  • Use RoboHelp to update context-sensitive software application online help.
  • Designed FrameMaker and RoboHelp templates.
  • Created online documentation using RoboHELP 5.0 and Microsoft Word 7.0 for a customized version of PeopleSoft financial management software.
  • Use RoboHelp to create and maintain context-sensitive software application online help in a Virtual Source Safe environment.
  • Served as a RoboHelp consultant for the project team and successfully resolved many technical issues.
  • Played a trailblazing role in this project by developing WebHelp for administrators using RoboHelp.
  • Created scope of work documents and training documentation for clients using RoboHelp 9.
  • Updated online help in RoboHelp, including the embedded JAVA functions of RoboHelp.
  • Used RoboHelp to develop on-line help systems for web based software application.
  • Produced release version Software Reference Manual in Adobe RoboHelp.
  • Enter content into RoboHelp program for public delivery.
  • Major tools were FrameMaker and RoboHelp.
  • Updated online help systems using RoboHelp.
  • Transferred existing Deloitte methodologies to RoboHelp Enterprise X3 and developed, edited, and tested new methodologies.
  • Used features available in RoboHelp in a novel way, thereby enhancing the navigational and display features.
  • Converted Microsoft Word and RoboHelp files to FrameMaker to create printed material and pdf files.
  • Updated HTML templates for EIDM customer messages Created web-based help with RoboHelp.
  • Interfaced extensively with Framemaker and Robohelp software.

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34. User Documentation

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Here's how User Documentation is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Collaborated with client subject matter experts and participated in usability evaluations to improve user documentation and training materials.
  • Communicated regularly with development teams for release notes updates to keep user documentation current.
  • Fashion and review varied end-user documentation, define and document policies and procedures
  • Developed, wrote, and conducted usability testing for user documentation.
  • Designed and implemented templates for process and end user documentation.
  • Created user documentation for commercial and military aviation electronics equipment.
  • Researched and developed user documentation for telecommunications software systems.
  • Produced quality end-user documentation for internal and external customers.
  • Coordinated user documentation translation process with outside services.
  • Produced OEM personal computer user's guides and other end-user documentation for hardware and software for four Dell and NEC products.
  • Researched, wrote, edited and published user documentation for BCBSM s Long Range Systems Planning (LRSP) system.
  • Created and conducted training course with technical writing team to help improve the quality of user documentation.
  • Created user documentation for storage and networking devices conforming to IBM's standards and templates.
  • Created user documentation for a variety of material, including how-to guides and instruction manuals.
  • Edited user documentation, FAQs, and online Help produced by the writing team.
  • Edited newsletters, product catalogs, and user documentation using UNIX-based publishing systems.
  • Formatted and edited training manuals, user documentation, and test plans.
  • Developed user documentation from scratch for unique, in-house software.
  • Worked with numerous project teams to update end-user documentation based upon software enhancements or workflow changes.
  • Interviewed developers and other subject matter experts to developfoundational materials for online end-user documentation.

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35. Technical Data

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Here's how Technical Data is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Analyzed and interpreted engineering drawings and other technical data to translate information into technical documentation.
  • Work required research, compilation and organization of technical data.
  • Participated in procedural and functional validation of developed technical data.
  • Edited Total Combat System Information Newsletter, a quarterly newsletter providing technical data support to the Navy submarine fleet.
  • Ensured applicable engineering and technical data derived from AFTO 22, to develop AFTO 252's into TCTO's.
  • Research vendor and/or customer provided source data for specific systems or equipment to extract and develop technical data.
  • Completed all tasks within the prescribed time with 100% accuracy on technical data.
  • Complete all tasks within the prescribed time at a100%accuracy on technical data.
  • Researched source documents to prepare changes or corrections to technical data.
  • Transformed Technical Data into Clear Prose.
  • Provided Technical Data Package (TDP) maintenance and producibility support to core equipment teams in the Engineering Directorate arena.

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36. Test Cases

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Here's how Test Cases is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Supported integration and test-case analysis by validating and redlining test cases, and writing new test cases.
  • Lead/coordinated testing, wrote test cases, and conducted system tests on RMS project.
  • Develop standards for Business Requirement Documents, Use Cases and Test Cases.
  • Created functional test cases for AAAP/AAIRS v2.0 and v2.1 and completed testing.
  • Create and update test cases against approved Change Items and documented requirements.
  • Developed and wrote test cases and protocols for testing engineering process.
  • Performed functional tests of system using business requirements and test cases.
  • Transferred and rewrote over 200 software test cases into a new requirements management system within three months.

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37. Press Releases

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Here's how Press Releases is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Drafted press releases and talking points for the Commandant of the Coast Guard in support of Congressional hearings and information requests.
  • Produced newsletters, proposals, product descriptions, press releases, software documentation, and educational pamphlets.
  • Prepared information for press releases and other communications (brochures, briefings, etc.).
  • Worked company press releases through PR conduits at Intel, AMD and Google.
  • Web development, press releases, all online marketing and advertising.
  • Submitted Press Releases on behalf of all clients.
  • Edited all marketing collateral and press releases.
  • Compose company press releases and newsletters.
  • Researched, developed, and critiqued press releases for public benefits corporation on a variety of highly technical energy related initiatives.
  • Generated text for articles in trade magazines Wrote and released press releases
  • edited entire 500-page reference manual explaining multiple-language translation software wrote online tutorials, newsletter articles, press releases

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38. Software Applications

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Here's how Software Applications is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Developed templates & style guides for reference materials to accompany customized military software applications.
  • Author, proofread, and maintained Army Combat training software user manual consisting of 7 subsystems and over 40 software applications.
  • Headed a documentation team that planned, developed, wrote, and published for large-scale software applications
  • Facilitated face-to-face and online workshops to train customers to use LISTSERV software applications.
  • Designed and developed training for employees in using software applications on the job.
  • Test new software applications and develop scripts, & use cases.
  • Developed online help systems for the DSL NMS software applications.
  • Trained team members in the use of various software applications.
  • Gained invaluable knowledge in the use of computer-based software applications.
  • Designed and developed online help for new software applications.
  • Trained staff in computer functions and software applications.
  • Prepared manuals for CAD/CAM/CAE software applications.
  • Analyzed and documented current workflow for requesting and processing access to approximately 8000 internal and external software applications.

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39. Software Documentation

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Here's how Software Documentation is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Strengthened and converted existing legacy software documentation by reformatting the text using the new Word template and making publications more user-friendly.
  • Prepared software documentation for multiple projects that comprised the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service contract.
  • Prepared software documentation in support of criminal justice programs for various state police departments.
  • Maintained master copies of all controlled software documentation for organization.
  • Authored and edited software documentation for Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), San Diego, California.
  • Edited and revised software documentation for National Computer Standards Committee - a branch of U.S. Department of Defense.
  • Created and updated internal and external software documentation (manuals and online help) for mortgage-lending products.
  • Advanced from intern technical writer to managing the software documentation production and creation.
  • Led the writers in the design, and development of software documentation.
  • Serve as Technical Editor for software documentation used by the Army.
  • Developed, wrote, and edited hardware and software documentation.
  • Developed, wrote and edited software documentation and training manuals.
  • Authored, edited, and maintained various software documentation projects.
  • Developed, edited, and compiled software documentation for the Tivoli Software Group using IDWB (Information Developer's WorkBench).
  • Develop and write software documentation, education, and training materials designed for physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals.
  • Produced and edited software documentation for American, Canadian, and Korean software products.

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40. Assembly Drawings

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Here's how Assembly Drawings is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Reviewed schematics, assembly drawings, and other engineering documentation to develop data.
  • Interpret manufacturing/assembly drawings and process documents to create accurate technician-level work instructions that fully conform to design specifications.
  • Customized manuals include job-specific parts lists and assembly drawings, as well as any unique operational information.
  • Render photos from SolidWorks assembly drawings for document illustration.
  • Interpret manufacturing/assembly drawings and process documents to create accurate technician-level work instructions that fully conform to design specifications.
  • Studied assembly drawings to help develop technical documents.

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41. Ietms

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Here's how Ietms is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Worked with IETMs, MIL-STD 40051-2.
  • Managed and delivered 3 Class 5 IETMs supporting the MH60S Helicopter AMCM program.
  • Developed and wrote IETMs for CALSET 2000 AN/GSM vehicle.

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42. Technical Support

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Here's how Technical Support is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Worked with Technical Support and developed a process for issuing technical bulletins quickly and efficiently.
  • Developed and produced technical support requirement documents, briefings, and publications.
  • Developed and maintained process documentation for the technical support knowledge database.
  • Developed UNIX technical support documents including Knowledge Base documentation.
  • Provided technical support to software users and magazine subscribers.
  • Provided technical support on document formatting issues.
  • Trained oncoming Technical Support Engineers.
  • Provided project level oversight and direction for multiple teams tasked with providing technical support to U.S. Navy's readiness improvement program.
  • Direct the administration, production, and publication of all technical support-related material to the Knowledge Base for BusinessObjects software.
  • Interviewed doctors, clinicians, regulatory, and technical support staff to obtain information about the devices.
  • Provide on-site technical support for Ford Motor Corporation employees after a week of on-site training.
  • Provide Operations Technical Support for document control and records management per DOE standards and requirements.
  • Inspired re-design of technical support drawings and a spare parts product line numbering system.
  • Functioned as the main recipient of all technical support requests.
  • Provide technical support for Windows, Mac and Linux, Skype, Linked In, Wordpress.
  • Provided computer technical support for 600 instructional and administrative users on a windows 2000 domain.

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43. Technical Specifications

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Here's how Technical Specifications is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Planned, organized, analyzed, and interpreted technical specifications prepared by engineers to determine appropriate content for documentation.
  • Acquired subject knowledge by interviewing product developers, referring to technical specifications, engineering illustrations, and existing documentation.
  • Drafted and updated administrator-facing documentation including setup and support guides, interface reference guides, and technical specifications.
  • Meet with representatives from other departments to determine technical specifications for the documentation.
  • Developed technical specifications and documents for US Navy technology programs.
  • Target data includes text, technical specifications, photographs, and even videos that chronicle subject's claims.

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44. Installation Guides

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Here's how Installation Guides is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Produced software administrator and installation guides, internal documentation, and release notes.
  • Redesigned installation guides in a multilingual format, taking into consideration controlled English.
  • Prepared release notes and bulletins; process, procedure, and installation guides; and training materials and PowerPoint slide presentations.
  • Worked with product prototypes during development process to document Indoor and Outdoor Hardware Installation Guides and Quick Start Guides.
  • Composed and edited user's manuals, training materials, installation guides, proposals, and reports.
  • Edited motherboard installation guides and rewrote a BIOS manual.Suggested, planned and coordinated future technical support and marketing web pages.

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45. Sgml

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Here's how Sgml is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Edited hardware, software, and service withdrawal announcements for North America under strict deadlines using an SGML-based platform.
  • Supervised and supported JCALS program in converting military documentation into government required format (SGML).
  • Prepared technical publications to the ATA specifications following the SGML (standard) guidelines.
  • SGML-based online documentation for a new digital color press was created.
  • Prepare or update SGML source files using Arbortext Epic software.
  • Developed manuals per ATA 100 and ISpec/2200 in Frame Maker 7+SGML, Arbor text, S1000D.
  • Make corrections on Technical Orders as per the Equipment Specialist requirements.Great attention to detail.Learned GML and SGML.

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46. Meeting Minutes

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Here's how Meeting Minutes is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • 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.
  • Developed, edited, and formatted meeting minutes, weekly, monthly and quarterly status reports, and point papers.
  • Conducted scribe duties for engineering meetings by writing meeting minutes and reviewing subject matter with NCI chief engineer.
  • Edited a variety of SDLC documents for an HHS database-development program * Wrote and edited meeting minutes
  • Assisted in maintaining the department wiki page by posting schedules and project team meeting minutes.
  • Attended all center/department meetings and responsible for taking minutes and preparation of meeting minutes.
  • Updated classified reports/documents, taking meeting minutes, managing records, and documents.
  • Captured, revised, and distributed meeting minutes.
  • Edited Proposals, SOPs, meeting minutes and boilerplate.
  • Assisted with meeting minutes and training via Net Meeting with offsite team members in Rockwall, TX.

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47. Business Development

low Demand
Here's how Business Development is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Collaborate and work closely with the Senior Proposal Manager and Proposal team to facilitate proposal development efforts for Business Development group.
  • Perform Business Development and Business Analysis both internally and for external clients.
  • Developed, updated, and maintained business development pipeline status charts.
  • Created and maintain Business Development internal website and Document Database.
  • Manage and coordinate all business development and proposal development activities.
  • Lead Proposal developer for New Business and Business Development.
  • Coordinated monthly business development reporting and staff communication.
  • Revamped international firm's U.S. business development process.
  • Developed content for proposals and business development initiatives.
  • Conduct research and analysis for business development opportunities.
  • Assisted in business development/planning and proposal writing/ research.
  • Collaborated with business development and multiple technical departments to develop proposals for projects in excess of $3M.
  • Edited First and Third editions of The Proposal Guide for Business Development and Sales Professionals.
  • Supported Line Management, Business Development and Proposal Management for contracts worth $10B.
  • Developed and assisted task leads and PM with statistics and business development.
  • Oversee new business development, business intelligence, and resource management.
  • Supported business development activities by web research, networking and writing.
  • Created critical slides for Presidential briefs and Business Development Off-Sites.
  • Collaborate, cultivate and influence business development relationships with internal and externalcorporate customers, consultants, and leadership.
  • Edited and rewrote multi-million dollar business and technical proposals for Lockheed Martin business development.

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48. Web Application

low Demand
Here's how Web Application is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Tested Web application and resolved errors in rapid application development environment.
  • Authored user guide and admin guide for a web application to manage loan-in-process trust accounting.
  • Created user manual and browser-based help for a mortgage web application.
  • Evaluated several internal web applications using contextual inquiry and structured interviews.

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49. FAA

low Demand
Here's how FAA is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Monitor and administrate formal coordination process for FAA documents.
  • Received a Public Trust Clearance as a contractor to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aviation Safety (AVS).
  • Ensured adherence to corporate and FAA standards by editing Personnel, Marketing, Sales, Flight, and Finance manuals.
  • Provided expertise in data entry, document generation, and document storage and maintenance in FAA standardized word processing applications.
  • Helped write parts of a proposal for a successful bid on a major contract with the FAA.
  • Assisted in development of training program for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Training Academy.
  • Drafted new content as needed, proofread chapters, and verified text compliance with FAA regulations.
  • Edited and proofread documents for the FAA's Office of Security Program Support (AIN).
  • Attended engineering reviews with NDBC and FAA personnel before project halted by FAA and NOAA.
  • Worked with FAA on maintenance documentation approval, EA-500 FAA Type Certification awarded 2006.
  • Coordinated with team members and FAA counterparts to prepare and track documents.
  • Developed the FAA approved EA500 Airplane Flight Manual (AFM).
  • Created FAA technical publication templates in accordance with FAA guidelines.
  • Provide information security support for 30 FAA information systems.
  • Format and edit technical documents for the FAA.

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50. Version Control

low Demand
Here's how Version Control is used in Technical Writer And Editor jobs:
  • Edited/formatted user manuals for Joy Mining Company within style guide and version control guidelines as per established organizational procedure.
  • Maintained document version control using Rational ClearCase.
  • Maintained version control of documentation.
  • Manage publications and content using version control software research and recommend content management software that meets the requirements of JNWPS.
  • Guaranteed version control and that documents read clearly, logically, were audience appropriate, and error free.
  • Document maintenance, including tracking, version control, formatting, standardization, editing, and template development.
  • Constructed a version control system for all public folder documentation and was responsible for any updates therein.
  • Managed document version control through the shared Information Technology Document Library (ITDL).
  • Advised data analyst to ensure that proper version control and publishing requirements were met.
  • Establish internal and external document tracking, management, and version control.
  • Sustain master files, graphics, and template libraries plus version control.
  • Mentored other staff members in version control and best practices.
  • Led technical writer expertise to include document version control.
  • Maintained document and version control.
  • Maintained an audit trail and version control for all documentation Edited technical documentation authored by others.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Technical Writer And Editor

Maintenance Procedures16.6%
Web Content10.6%
Technical Documentation9.3%
Subject Matter7.3%
Technical Manuals6.7%
Powerpoint4.8%
SME4.6%
Sharepoint4.5%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Technical Writer And Editor

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Maintenance Procedures
Maintenance Procedures
11.6%
11.6%
2
2
Web Content
Web Content
7.4%
7.4%
3
3
Technical Documentation
Technical Documentation
6.5%
6.5%
4
4
Subject Matter
Subject Matter
5.1%
5.1%
5
5
Technical Manuals
Technical Manuals
4.6%
4.6%
6
6
Powerpoint
Powerpoint
3.3%
3.3%
7
7
SME
SME
3.2%
3.2%
8
8
Sharepoint
Sharepoint
3.2%
3.2%
9
9
User Manuals
User Manuals
2.5%
2.5%
10
10
Training Programs
Training Programs
2.5%
2.5%
11
11
Framemaker
Framemaker
2.4%
2.4%
12
12
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop
2.4%
2.4%
13
13
Visio
Visio
2.3%
2.3%
14
14
User Guides
User Guides
2.3%
2.3%
15
15
Html
Html
2.1%
2.1%
16
16
Style Guides
Style Guides
1.8%
1.8%
17
17
Technical Publications
Technical Publications
1.8%
1.8%
18
18
Project Management
Project Management
1.8%
1.8%
19
19
XML
XML
1.6%
1.6%
20
20
DOD
DOD
1.6%
1.6%
21
21
RFP
RFP
1.5%
1.5%
22
22
QA
QA
1.4%
1.4%
23
23
Suite
Suite
1.4%
1.4%
24
24
Information Technology
Information Technology
1.3%
1.3%
25
25
Technical Reports
Technical Reports
1.3%
1.3%
26
26
Configuration Management
Configuration Management
1.2%
1.2%
27
27
ISO
ISO
1.2%
1.2%
28
28
PDF
PDF
1.2%
1.2%
29
29
Training Manuals
Training Manuals
1.2%
1.2%
30
30
Intranet
Intranet
1.2%
1.2%
31
31
Internet
Internet
1.1%
1.1%
32
32
Adobe Acrobat
Adobe Acrobat
1.1%
1.1%
33
33
Robohelp
Robohelp
1.1%
1.1%
34
34
User Documentation
User Documentation
1%
1%
35
35
Technical Data
Technical Data
1%
1%
36
36
Test Cases
Test Cases
1%
1%
37
37
Press Releases
Press Releases
0.9%
0.9%
38
38
Software Applications
Software Applications
0.9%
0.9%
39
39
Software Documentation
Software Documentation
0.9%
0.9%
40
40
Assembly Drawings
Assembly Drawings
0.8%
0.8%
41
41
Ietms
Ietms
0.8%
0.8%
42
42
Technical Support
Technical Support
0.8%
0.8%
43
43
Technical Specifications
Technical Specifications
0.8%
0.8%
44
44
Installation Guides
Installation Guides
0.8%
0.8%
45
45
Sgml
Sgml
0.8%
0.8%
46
46
Meeting Minutes
Meeting Minutes
0.8%
0.8%
47
47
Business Development
Business Development
0.8%
0.8%
48
48
Web Application
Web Application
0.7%
0.7%
49
49
FAA
FAA
0.7%
0.7%
50
50
Version Control
Version Control
0.7%
0.7%

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