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24 Dec 2012

Full-Time Technical Writer (Houston, TX)

Aggreko – Posted by TechWhirl Houston, Texas, United States

Job Description

Aggreko is a global leader in providing temporary power generation, temperature control and oil-free compressed air systems. Founded in 1962, ( prides itself in inspiring confidence to its customers through equipment, services, relationships and the knowledge that always gets the job done.
We are seeking a highly motivated Technical Writer in Houston, TX to join our growing Learning Department. This person will:
  • Produce technical training for an industry leading temporary power and cooling company supporting a wide range of industries.
  • Be a mechanically minded writer who enjoys large power, heating and cooling equipment and thrives in a fast paced high energy environment.
  • Spend significant face time with engineers and technicians.
  • Bring Aggreko solutions to customers by balancing the technical training needs.


Key Responsibilities


  • Work as an integral part of the development team to research, plan, and produce content for enterprise classroom and online training and performance support
  • Interact with multiple departments to ensure that the information needs of customers, partners, and internal personnel are met
  • Produce useful, accurate, workbooks, class manuals and easy to understand work instructions in a work group environment that necessitates working closely with technical experts, technicians and instructional designers




  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Has a good understanding of portable power generation and air conditioning.
  • Ability to learn and absorb technical material quickly
  • Experience in producing content in the absence of specifications, using a combination of interviews and hands-on access to the product
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment in which priorities and deliverables change
  • Reliable to work independently, while maintaining consistency with the goals and direction of the organization
  • Excellent organizational skills and writing ability including the ability to track action items and work with and establish procedures
  • Experience with training, education or with developing online as well as classroom materials


Compensation and benefits


  • Competitive base salary, plus bonus, profit sharing
  • Company benefit plans (medical, dental, life, disability, vision)
  • Paid leave (vacation, personal)
  • 401K plan with company match
  • Company provided laptop, cell phone

Job Categories: Technical Editing and Technical Writer. Job Types: Full-Time.

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