• Technical Writer

    Location US-OR-Corvallis | US-OR-Portland
    Requisition ID
    Business Area
    Digital Solutions
    Technical Support
    Location Details
    Corvallis, OR
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    DNV GL - Digital Solutions' Electric Grid Ecosystem group is seeking a Technical Writer to develop, write, and update deliverables for online guides (PDF), HTML help systems, and Microsoft Windows help systems in a single-source environment. This position is based at our office in Corvallis, OR.


    Tasks May Include

    • Document software applications
    • Develop, write, and update deliverables for online guides (PDF), HTML help systems, and Microsoft Windows help systems in a single-source environment
    • Edit material such as knowledge-base articles written by other groups
    • Write material in adherence to established style guides
    • Understand principles of using source control in a Microsoft DevOps environment.
    • Gather information from disparate sources, including code and various teams
    • Create content quickly and accurately in a dynamic development environment
    • Communicate with developer and support teams, surfacing issues as needed

    Position Qualifications


    • High school diploma or equivalent required
    • At least 2 years of technical writing experience for software applications required
    • At least 2 years using MadCap Flare (preferred), Microsoft Word (with styles), and/or FrameMaker Author-it required
    • Experience with basic graphic editing tools such as MadCap Capture, PaintShopPro, and/or PhotoShop Essentials required
    • Experience developing interactive content with Captivate, Camtasia, and/or Microsoft Expressions (Flash or Silverlight deliverables) required
    • Familiarity with HTML and CSS required
    • Experience developing deliverables using Microsoft Visual Web Developer (.NET/C#) required
    • Knowledge of electric utilities or power generation/transmission/distribution systems preferred
    • Strong written and verbal English language communication skills
    • We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening

    Opportunities Beyond Business

    Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV GL offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.

    DNV GL is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/M/F/H/V


    Please visit our website at www.dnvgl.com

    Company & Business Area Description

    DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. 

    We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.

    Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight. 

    With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


    DNV GL is a world-leading provider of digital solutions for managing risk and improving safety and asset performance for ships, pipelines, processing plants, offshore structures, electric grids, smart cities and more.

    Our open industry platform Veracity, cyber security and software solutions support business-critical activities across many industries, including maritime, energy and healthcare. 


    Equal Opportunity Statement

    DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

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