Technical Writer, Engineering

Date: Mar 14, 2019

Location: Austin, TX, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Job Requisition ID: 27588 

Department: Engineering (DEPT_ENG) 


Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS), comprised of the most trusted names in the fuel industry, are global leaders in driving innovation for over 100 years. DFS, the industry's 1st end-to-end fueling solution, provides advanced fuel-dispensing equipment, including systems and payment, automatic tank gauging and wet stock-management solutions. The DFS business is comprised of industry leading brands including Tokheim, Wayne Fueling Systems, Fairbanks, ProGauge, ClearView and OPW Fuel Management Systems. We lead every market we serve with focused expertise, progressive thinking and customer-inspired innovation in order to push the boundaries of performance for our customers and shareholders. To learn more about DFS, visit DFS is part of the Fluids segment of Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV).



This position involves development of user manuals, installation manuals, quick guides, and online help for the System solutions of DFS. The successful Technical Writer must be able to work independently or as part of a team and have the ability to work on multiple projects in a fast paced environment.




  • Writing and editing user manuals, installation instructions, and quick help guides;
  • Writing and editing HTML help files;
  • Creating and editing photos and line drawings for user documentation;
  • Interviewing engineers and technicians;
  • Interfacing and supporting Product/Marketing efforts;
  • Providing support for generation of design and functional specifications;
  • Support DFS training department;
  • Work with Training in the development of training materials;
  • Responsible for technical accuracy and completeness of all Installation and User manuals;




B.S./B.A Degree


2-5 years of experience in technical writing (interviewing, writing, editing)




  • Advanced/fluent English;
  • Technical illustration, photo and digital image manipulation;
  • Adobe Framemaker, Photoshop, Illustrator, MS-Word, MS-PowerPoint and MS-Visio;
  • Write documentation that describes operation, programming, and installation of system utilizing proprietary hardware and software
  • HTML programming;
  • Strong problem solving skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to operate at all levels comfortably: interfacing with Management, Customers and Engineers alike;


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Texas : Austin


Nearest Major Market: Austin

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