Technical Writer & Trainer

Location: Ft Lauderdale, FL
Title: Technical Writer & Trainer.  
Reports To: Director of Engineering
FLSA Status: Exempt, Salary
Work Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Supervise others: No

PLEASE NOTE: NO Relocation Costs paid.

Sunair Electronics is seeking an experienced Technical Write/Trainer. This individual will be responsible for development of technical manuals, training documentation and conducting training sessions in the use and maintenance of Sunair HF communications equipment. ‚Äč He/she will support company operations in development of user manuals and training materials and development of training programs.
What we do:
Sunair Electronics has been quietly serving the world of wireless communications since 1956. Sunair designs, manufactures and sells state of the art High Frequency (HF) communications systems and peripherals utilized for long range voice and data communications. Every hour of every day Sunair products proudly serve those around the world who protect us on the sea, under the sea, in the air and on the land. Sunair has provided strategic communications solutions in over a 100 countries around the world, including those of the NATO community. Cost-conscious and quality-conscious, Sunair remains dedicated to the development, design and production of equipment that is as advanced as it is reliable. Sunair Electronics is a place where your passion, ideas and efforts can have an immediate and lasting impact. Sounds like a place for you?

As a Technical Write & Trainer you can expect to:
  • Work with engineering and production personnel to assist in creating Operator and Maintenance manuals.
  • Provide input to Director of Engineering and/or product manager to assist with overall customer goals, requirements and ad-hoc technical needs.
  • Assist in system operations for the development of end-user materials and system training materials
  • Coordinate with management to assess technical challenges and provide action items.
  • Recommend new methods and strategies to ensure timely delivery of technical material.
  • Develop training programs for new and existing equipment.
  • Review and recommend improvements to existing documentation and training strategies.
  • Work with printed, electronic and video formats.
  • Assist in translation of technical material from English to other languages.
  • Work in compliance with company policies and guidelines.
Required Experience:
  • 10+ years in development of technical manuals and technical training.
  • Proficient in document development tools, MS-WORD, Visio, etc.
  • Experience writing technical documentation.
  • Experience with common electronics test equipment.
  • Must have experience with communications equipment. (Required)
 Miscellaneous Requirements:
  • Proficiency with MS-Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Access).
  • Very strong technical background.
  • Ability to prioritize and work well under pressure.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in a team environment.
  • GROL (FCC General Radio Operator License) and/or amateur radio license. (Desirable)  
  • Must have or be able to obtain and keep a passport for travel internationally.
 Educational Requirements:
  • High School graduate or equivalent (required).
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical related field.
What Sunair will provide you?
  • Free Breakfast Fridays
  • Company paid on-site fitness center
  • Company paid on-site fitness classes
  • Access to Medical benefits
  • Short-term disability
  • Life Insurance for Individual, Spouse and Dependents
  • Employee Assistance program   
 Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Sunair (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).
Sunair is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Sunair is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and woman.
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