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Technical Writer - Salt Lake City, UT

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Company Name:Nelson Labs
Location:Salt Lake City, UT
Employment Type:Full Time
Pay:DOE - Salary
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At Nelson Laboratories, a Sotera Health Company, our employees are part of an industry-leading, global provider of laboratory testing and consulting services; dedicated to the mission of helping the best companies in the world improve the quality of life by providing the highest standard in laboratory testing. Our employees receive competitive pay, growth and learning opportunities, insurance benefits, tuition reimbursement, paid holidays and PTO, and the opportunity to attend many company-sponsored employee and family events.

Because Every Employee Matters, we offer comprehensive training programs, mentorship, innovative lab practices, and a culture of employee collaboration.

Job Summary:

A Technical writer will need to translate complex data into text, charts, graphs, and/or tables to be included in scientific assessments. The writer will gather information through online research, statistical reports and discussions with technical staff (including study directors and analysts) and customers. A Technical writer must be able to distill complex information into clear, concise text to outline the use and history of a device and then apply the available data. A writer will have excellent technical writing and grammar skills and be able to work independently, delivering accurate documentation under deadline pressure. A Technical writer will know a variety of software programs in order to create charts, and graphs and incorporate diagrams and photos into documents.

Education and experience requirements:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree, with 3-5 years' relevant technical writer experience. Associate degree with 7 years' experience.
  • Technical writing experience in a scientific business a plus

Essential Duties:


  • Using a variety templates, combine data and sponsor information from multiple sources to prepare final reports and documents templates assessments in collaboration with Study Directors and Technical Consultants.
  • Write in a concise clear technical language formatting to polish the final report, assessment, or justification for clients
  • Submit a draft for final review...SDs and Technical Consultants
  • Communicate barriers, issues, status progress, etc regarding delays specific to project deadlines

Regulatory Compliance

  • Know and follow applicable regulatory requirements (GMP, GLP, ISO, etc.).
  • Know and follow company policies and procedures.
  • Complete required training on time.


  • Attend work regularly and reliably.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Competencies of this position

  • Excellent technical writing skills and expertise
    • Ability to write in explanatory/procedural style for multiple audiences
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Time management
  • Good project management
  • Excellent communication
  • Able to multi-task and be self-motivated
  • Knowledge Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office and laboratory environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, keyboards, computer mouse, telephones, photocopiers, projectors and file cabinets. Typically works in an office environment but may occasionally be required to perform job duties outside of the typical office setting. Occasional travel during the business day.

Physical requirements:

Must be able to stand/walk for 10% of the day and 90% of the day sitting at a desk or on the computer. Must be able to occasionally lift a maximum of 45lbs.

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