Technical Writer

Morris County NJ Marotta Controls, Inc.

Come grow with Marotta, named one of New Jersey's Top Workplaces for the third year running and a Top Workplace USA for 2024.You will have room to grow and be a part of an exciting team, all within a warm and welcoming environment.

This is an exciting opportunity to join Marotta in the support of our US Navy product lines as part of our Marine Engineering Group. We provide products and technology critical to all aspects of the US Navy Fleet. You will become part of a talented team, work on rewarding projects, and grow in a dynamic environment. This is a unique opportunity for an exceptional Technical Writer to join the Marotta Controls team!

Technical Writer


Marotta Controls, Inc. is looking for a Technical Writer to assist our world-class team of engineers. The team is responsible for designing and developing high-end Marotta products for marine applications and supporting over 60 years of heritage Marotta products. The Technical Writer will be responsible for creating technical documents to support new programs, training initiatives, and legacy projects.

Essential or Primary / Key Responsibilities :

  • Develop and edit specifications, test plans, test procedures, and test reports.
  • Assist, author, and independently re-draft and modify documents to improve the consistency, clarity, grammar, punctuation, and succinctness.
  • Facilitate training documentation and structure to support operational goals and objectives.
  • Bill of Material review and drawing support
  • Coordinate and support responses for large/complex technical documents to support program activity.
  • Work with project management tools such as SharePoint used for records organization and data sharing.
  • Maintain, update and revise technical literature and respond to feedback from users
  • Work with internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the product and the documentation requirements
  • Ensure consistency, clarity, and quality in and across all types of documentation

Minimum Required Qualifications :

  • Bachelor's degree in STEM, or related field. Candidates with a bachelor's degree in English or communicates who have experience in a technical field will also be considered.
  • 1-3 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Understanding of technical information and ability to simplify and communicate with nontechnical people.
  • Ability to establish procedures that don't already exist
  • Experience in the aerospace/military industry preferred.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, plan, organize work in one or more projects concurrently.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.). Advanced formatting skills in MS Office a plus (Tracked changes, styles creation, captions, list of images/tables, custom section layouts, etc).
  • Strong documentation and writing skills.
  • Ability to understand and apply government and customer technical documents and information
  • Ability to work closely with a team of engineers and technicians.
  • Experience with CREO, Windchill, or Epicor is preferred.
  • Must be a US Citizen.

Work Environment :

  • This job interacts both in a professional office environment and a manufacturing/machine shop environment.
  • This role uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines, as well as environments inclusive of the appropriate eye, hearing and foot protection (as required).
  • Some travel between our Montville and Parsippany locations will be required.
  • Minimal travel expected for this position (<5%).

This position is at our Parsippany, NJ office location.

Many of our contracts require proof that you are a U.S. citizen and/or that an export license has been obtained for employees who are citizens of certain countries. Your employment, both initially and continually thereafter, is conditioned on production of such proof of citizenship and/or any export license that may be required to comply with any and all applicable laws, regulations, or executive orders, or required by Federal, State, or local government contracts.

We offer a highly competitive compensation package for this outstanding position plus a quarterly bonus along with a full range of top quality benefits and employee services including: medical, prescription, dental, vision, life and disability income insurance programs, 401k retirement plans with company match, generous tuition aid program, paid vacation, sick and personal days, paid holidays and flexible work hours with compressed work week options. We recognize and reward our employee's accomplishments and host several employee engagement events per quarter.

If you are looking to grow or accelerate your career and be part of a best in class organization while enjoying a work-life balance, please visit our website at to learn more about us and to apply. Check out all our openings at

We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer M/F/IWD/Veterans


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