• Technical Writer / Instructional Designer

    Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
    Requisition ID
    2018-2576
    Category
    Office and Administrative Support
  • Overview

    Austin Industries has an outstanding opportunity for a Technical Writer / Instructional Designer to be located at our corporate headquarters in Dallas, TX.  We excel at what we do and are looking for talented professionals that want to excel with us. The Technical Writer performs a variety of writing duties including technical manuals, instructional video development and compilation, video editing and training development.


     

    Responsibilities


    • Facilitating the development of instructional materials (tutorials, digital interactives, user guides, audio and video scripts, story boards, navigational text, etc.) that transform technical information into professionally written, engaging instruction.

    • Analyzing the requirements, preparing outlines and working directly with Subject Matter Experts to write and develop instructional curriculum.

    • Developing, writing and editing technical training materials, policy manuals and documents.

    • Writing scripts for voice narrations, scenarios and editing instructional videos.

    • Proofreading, reviewing and editing materials for accurate use of grammar and content and ensuring proper usage of brand identity/logos.

    • Leading the creation of new technical training content, both instructor-led and web-based.

    • Ability to author web-based micro-modules for just-in-time learning.

    • Handle multiple training development related projects, defining project scope and milestones, and tracking and reporting status.

    • Refreshing technical training course content.

    Qualifications


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, English, Journalism or a related field.

    • 0 – 5 years’ experience in technical writing and/or training development.

    • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite.

    • Proficiency in Adobe related software, Camtasia, Flash, Lectora or other recording and editing software.


     


    We offer excellent benefits including medical insurance, dental insurance and a matching 401K plan and we are proud to be a 100% Employee Owned Company.  To learn more about Austin’s Employee Ownership history, please go to http://www.austin-ind.com/employee-ownership.html.


     


    Austin Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


     


    About Austin Industries


    Austin Industries and its operating companies engage in almost every type of civil, commercial and industrial construction.  Austin is owned entirely by its employees through its Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Austin Industries has a rich history. We are one of the largest and most diversified construction firms in the nation. Austin stands on the core values of Uncompromising Integrity, Employee-ownership, Exemplary Service and Excellence in Safety.  To learn more about our history, culture and operations, visit us at www.austin-ind.com.

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