Product Integrity Technical Writer

Customer Service Birmingham, Alabama Hagerstown, Indiana


Position at Autocar, LLC

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Your Mission:                  

You will be responsible for supporting the business by providing technical documentation and preparing drawings from blueprints, designs, mockups, and photo-prints using methods and techniques suited to specified reproduction process or final use such as blueprint or photo offset.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Prepardocumentation by converting CAD renderings into        exploded line drawings, and adding appropriate views
NX or other illustrating systems.

  • Prepare step by step instructions to show an inspection, disassembly and assembly process

Maintain stylistic standards and processes for the creation of illustrations in technical documentation. 

Assist in developing documentation in support of new product releases, including product bulletins and updated recommendations

Observe production, developmental, and experimental activities to determine operating procedure and detail.

  • Draw sketches to illustrate specified materials or assembly sequence.


  • Study drawings, specifications, mockups, and product samples to integrate and delineate technology, operating procedure, and production sequence and detail.


  • Maintain records and files of work and revisions.

Other duties as assigned



Competencies - To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Design - Generates creative solutions; Translates concepts and information into images; Uses feedback to modify designs; Applies design principles; Demonstrates attention to detail.


Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.


Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.


Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.


Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience                  

One year certificate from college or technical school and minimum one year related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Language Skills                  


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


Mathematical Skills                  


Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.






Reasoning Ability                  


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Computer Skills                  


A thorough working knowledge of the following:


  • MS Office
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Team Center Engineering Database
  • CAD such as NX or SolidWorks



Other Qualifications                  


Must be able to work overtime when required.


Physical Demands


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.