Technical Writer - Clean Energy
Waukesha, WI 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

Company Generac Power Systems

Name Technical Writer - Clean Energy

Req # 64129

Employment Type Full Time

Shift 1st

It's a challenge and an invitation. Most importantly, it's an opportunity to join an innovative industry leader as part of our Clean Energy Team. As we invest in new companies and technologies, we're shaping the market and becoming a global powerhouse in the Energy Storage System Market, leading to steady, unprecedented growth. This rapid growth equals rapid career advancement opportunities for those who want to be challenged and enjoy a fast-paced, high-performance culture.

The Technical Writer for Generac Clean Energy will draft and edit technical documentation for Generac's residential solar + storage power electronics. Documentation will include but will not be limited to: product manuals, technical specification sheets, applications notes, white papers, service manuals, product bulletins, and user guides. Candidates must have experience drafting and editing documentation for technical applications. Candidates must possess excellent computer skills, communication skills, and work well both independently and collaboratively. Candidates must be experts in the rules of writing and grammar. Candidates should have an eye for page layout and formatting. Candidates should be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe software.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create, edit, and publish technical documentation for internal and external audiences. Documentation may be packaged with Clean Energy products, hosted on Generac's dealer portal, and/or made accessible on Generac's public website.
  • Attend meetings, gather specifications, and ask questions to deliver technical documentation that meets the requirements for key published content
  • Work with subject matter experts at various levels of the organization to obtain content objectives, and agreement on edits with maximum efficiency and professionalism
  • Develop tables, diagrams, and supplemental images to aid in understanding product documentation.
  • Manage documentation edits with close attention to detail to maintain version control
  • Follow along with the nuances of the technical application for the various Clean Energy products to aid in maintaining consistency and technical accuracy of the supporting documentation
  • Collaborate cross-functionally within the organization as-needed to complete projects and meet deadlines

Minimal Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Excellent writing skills with an eye for detail
  • 3-5 years' experience drafting and editing technical documentation
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Software
  • Experience managing and maintaining document version control

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 2-3 years' experience in residential solar or similar industry
  • Experience creating and developing technical documentation for new products
  • Ability to be self-directed and work remotely

Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job include are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasional travel.

Generac is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. The salary range for this remote role is $53,000-$79,000 . This compensation will ultimately be in line with the location in which the position is filled. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate's relevant work experience, skills, certifications and geographic location. This role is eligible for variable compensation including short term and long-term incentives. This position includes a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision plans; life, long-term disability, flexible spending and health savings accounts, accrued paid time off, paid Holidays and 401(k) retirement benefits.

"We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."

Generac Power Systems Inc. is an equal opportunity employer/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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