Austin Industries Technical Writer / Instructional Designer in Dallas, Texas

Do you want to make a difference when it comes to building iconic structures? Are you looking to put your strong technical writing skills to use for a company known for building hospitality, healthcare, aviation, high-rise, mixed-use and higher education structures? Austin Commercial is currently seeking a Technical Writer / Instructional Designer to be located at our corporate headquarters in Dallas, TX. We excel at what we do and are looking for talented professionals that want to excel with us.


This entry-level Technical Writer performs a variety of writing duties including technical manuals, instructional video development and compilation, video editing and training development.

  • Facilitating the development of instructional materials (tutorials, digital interactives, user guides, audio and video scripts, story boards, navigational text, etc.) that transform technical information into professionally written, engaging instruction.

  • Analyzing the requirements, preparing outlines and working directly with Subject Matter Experts to write and develop instructional curriculum.

  • Developing, writing and editing technical training materials, policy manuals and documents.

  • Writing scripts for voice narrations, scenarios and editing instructional videos.

  • Proofreading, reviewing and editing materials for accurate use of grammar and content and ensuring proper usage of brand identity/logos.

  • Leading the creation of new technical training content, both instructor-led and web-based.

  • Ability to author web-based micro-modules for just-in-time learning.

  • Handle multiple training development related projects, defining project scope and milestones, and tracking and reporting status.

  • Refreshing technical training course content.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, English, Journalism or a related field.

  • 0 – 2 years’ experience in technical writing and/or training development.

  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Proficiency in Adobe related software, Camtasia, Flash, Lectora or other recording and editing software.

We offer excellent benefits including medical insurance, dental insurance and a matching 401K plan and we are proud to be a 100% Employee Owned Company. To learn more about Austin’s Employee Ownership history, please go to

Austin Commercial is an Equal Opportunity Employer

About Austin Commercial

This is an opportunity to join one of North America's most respected and fastest growing commercial construction firms. With regional operations and iconic projects across the United States, Austin Commercial has clearly established itself as a builder and employer of choice. From complex airports, healthcare facilities, educational institutions, research labs and sports facilities, and other emerging markets, Austin Commercial brings ingenuity and a proven track record through construction manager at risk, bid-build, design-build, fast track, etc.

Requisition ID: 2018-2505

External Company Name: Austin Industrial, Inc.

Street: 3535 Travis St., Ste 300