Technical Writer

Alameda, CA, United States
about 2 months ago
Full time role


Rondo Energy's mission is to eliminate 15% of global CO2 emissions in 15 years. To accomplish this mission, Rondo is deploying ...

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Job Description

About Rondo Energy 

Rondo Energy's mission is to eliminate 15% of global CO2 emissions in 15 years. 

To accomplish this mission, Rondo is deploying low-cost, zero-carbon Rondo Heat Batteries to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy and to significantly decarbonize industrial processes that are commonly thought of as "difficult-to-decarbonize". Our Heat Batteries charge from intermittent renewables to provide high temperature, continuous heat for customers safely, reliably, at an unprecedented 98% efficiency - and at a cost point that is lower than any other method. 

We are looking for an experienced Technical Writer to join our team and repower industrial heat at scale. This is an integral role to Rondo’s success in which you will lead the documentation of systems, components, and tooling to support large scale deployment of the Rondo Heat Battery for industrial processes. Additionally, you will work closely with the Engineering teams to be responsible for the timely, accurate, and efficient preparation & management of technical documents.  

Join our team and together we can reduce world CO₂ emissions by 1% in 10 years, and by 15% in 15 years! 

What You Will Do (key responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to): 

  • Create, maintain, and manage internal and external documentation for processes, hardware, product, construction, and various projects 
  • Do hands-on research to obtain necessary technical content to translate into clear, concise, structured documentation 
  • Design, document, edit, and fix or reorganize existing technical and process documentation 
  • Shadow technicians and engineers performing their tasks in order to create clear SOPs 
  • Standardize and update templates across the company  
  • Organize, document, and train staff on updates and changes to the manufacturing line 
  • Document specifications, working drawings, instructions and other related documents supplied by engineering 
  • Create content for current and potential customers 
  • Work closely with other functional teams to keep track of process and hardware improvements 

What You Will Bring: 

  • +3 years engineering documentation experience from multiple industries and technologies; construction documentation experience is a plus 
  • Strong writing, proofreading, and editing skills as well as the ability to manage complex documents and processes 
  • Proven track record of independently defining and driving technical documentation projects 
  • Highly skilled at data extraction and asking the right questions 
  • Proficiency with Solidworks 
  • BA/BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or Technical Writing, or equivalent work experience 
  • A bias for collaboration - highly skilled at working cross-functionally  

Bonus Points: 

  • Enthusiasm for supplying clean energy to Industry 
  • Experience with construction sequencing, assembly, and industrial/energy industries 

What We Offer: 

  • Comprehensive Medical Benefits: options for 100% of premiums covered for employee and immediate family 
  • Dental Benefits with options for 75% of premiums covered 
  • Vision Benefits with options for 75% of premiums covered 
  • Life Insurance and ADD with options for 100% of premiums covered 
  • 13 paid holidays per year, in addition to a company week-long holiday in December
  • Flexible time off policy 
  • 401(k) plan with company match 
  • Rondo HQ is close to Oakland airport - one block from the Bay - and has stunning views!

This position will be based in Alameda, CA with the potential for partial remote work. 

Rondo Energy is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a supportive and inclusive workplace where contributions are valued and celebrated, and our employees thrive by being themselves and are inspired to do their best work. We seek applicants of all backgrounds and identities, across race, color, ethnicity, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or parental status, or disability. Applicants will not be discriminated against based on these or other protected categories or social identities.  

Rondo is committed to the full inclusion of all applicants. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please let our recruiting team know

We proactively work to design hiring processes that promote equity and inclusion while mitigating bias.  

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Rondo does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Furthermore, Rondo Energy does not pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency other than its approved partners. 

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