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Tech Writer (Komatsu Construction, Mining, Forestry and Forklift products)

Date:  May 28, 2022

Cartersville, GA, US, 30121

Req ID:  21767
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview

Komatsu is currently recruiting for an experienced technical writer to develop technical content for our forestry and construction products in Cartersville, Ga. Komatsu offers an excellent benefit package, competitive salary, annual bonus and yearly merit increase review.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Technical publication development for Service manuals, Operation and Maintenance manuals, and technical bulletins
  • Project Management of new products and product enhancements
  • System and workflow improvements using technology and project planning
  • Lead projects for improving internal and external systems to enhance the customer experience through content development and digital delivery


  • BA/BS in engineering, technical communication, or related field, or 5-10 years equivalent work experience.
  • Understanding of bills of materials, engineering change releases, and engineering drawings required.
  • Experience working with XML writing systems, DITA preferred
  • Experience managing projects on time.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize projects.
  • Strong oral, written, and presentation skills
  • Microsoft Office/365 and current applications proficiency.
  • Previous experience with Adobe products : Acrobat, Framemaker, Illustrator, Photoshop
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with multiple teams 
  • Strong technical background hydraulic/electrical/mechanical systems
  • Aptitude to research and quickly understand new machine technologies

Additional Information

Candidate can work onsite at Cartersville, GA OR Chattanooga, TN work locations.

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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