Kappa Search | Technical Writer Job | Technical Support Recruiters

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago recruiting firm that specializes in engineering, manufacturing and technical support recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for a Technical Writer as outlined below:
  • Ability to create and edit Component Maintainence Manuals CMMs
  • Assist engineers in creating formal test reports
  • Organize material and complete writing assignment according to set Engineering standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology.
  • Maintain records and files of work and revisions.
  • Edit, standardize, or make changes to material prepared by other establishment personnel.
  • Confer with management, customers , vendors, or publisher to establish technical specifications and to determine subject material to be developed for publication.
  • Review published materials and recommend revisions or changes in scope, format, content, and methods of reproduction.
  • Select engineering photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts to illustrate material
  • Study drawings, specifications, mockups, and product samples to integrate and delineate technology, operating procedure, and production sequence and detail.
  • Interview production and engineering personnel and read journals and other material to become familiar with product technologies and production methods.
  • Observe production, developmental, and experimental activities to determine


  • Excellent technical writing skills and ability to peer review technical documents for grammar, content and style of writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to document business processes and write detailed functional requirements.
  • Ability to work under tight timeframes.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Capability to handle sensitive and complex issues with discretion and good judgment.
  • Familiarity with writing Qualification Test Plans or QTPs to various technical test standards such as DO-160F, FCC, UL for a variety of products including consumer electronics, aerospace and telecom
  • Familiarity with writing Acceptance Test Procedures or ATPs for a variety of electromechanical products
  • Familiarity with aviation industry highly desirable