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Technical Publications Specialist (SG 24/25) Job

Date: Feb 12, 2021

Location: Denton, TX, US

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.
Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Peterbilt Motors Company

On highways, construction sites, city streets, logging roads - everywhere our customers earn their living - Peterbilt's red oval is a familiar symbol of performance, reliability and pride.  Peterbilt has reigned as America's premium quality truck manufacturer since the company's founding in 1939. Our dedication to deliver products and services focused on improving customers' performance, image, profitability and peace of mind truly makes Peterbilt the Class of the Industry.

Requisition Summary

Develop, author, and publish field repair documents, Federal Safety and Emissions Recalls, and other information intended for Peterbilt dealer service technicians and customers. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Write, edit and coordinate the production of written and visual service information.
  • Author and publish documents utilizing applications similar to ePortal (DealerNet), DITA XML, Photoshop, and Pro-E.
  • Research product information based on input from subject matter experts (SME), engineering design, and production.
  • Serve as liaison between multiple internal and external groups.
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines.
  • Provide technical and administrative support for dealers and customers.
  • Define vehicle populations and mailing list for field actions utilizing tools such as Tableau, Microsoft Excel and/or Access.
  • Collect and prepare campaign cost estimate information.

Required Qualifications / Skills

  • BA/BS or equivalent required.
  • Strong computer skills with MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, SharePoint.
  • Good organizational, schedule management and reporting skills.
  • Ability to work on diverse tasks and projects with minimal guidance.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a team player.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in verbal and written format.
  • Attention to details.

Preferred Qualifications / Skills

  • General knowledge of truck systems and components
  • Engineering, manufacturing, or dealer experience.
  • Working knowledge of publishing via multiple structured topic based tools such as DITA XML
  • Experience reading engineering specifications, schematics and drawings.
  • Standard PACCAR travel requirements, as needed, up to 25%.


A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent is required.

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability. Peterbilt promotes Diversity and Inclusion through mentorship, events, and affinity support groups such as The Diversity Council, Peterbilt Women’s Initiative (PBWin), Veterans Group, and ADVOCATE (An LGBTQ+ support group).

Why work for Peterbilt/PACCAR?

  • Competitive salary, 401k with a 5% match, AND a company paid Pension Plan after 5 years of service.
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans for you and your family.
  • Comprehensive Paid Time Off – Vacation, Paid Holidays, and Sick Leave.
  • Tuition Reimbursement for continued education – eligible after 1 year of service.
  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities.
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their fields.

Nearest Major Market: Denton
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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