Technical Communications Specialist

Trek Bicycle

About Us:

Trek Bicycle is a global leader in the design and manufacture of bicycles and related products. Trek believes the bicycle can be a simple solution to many of the world’s most complex problems and is committed to breaking down the barriers that prevent people from using bicycles more often for transportation, recreation, and inspiration.

Our mission is to create products we love and take care of our customers. We value our team, making sure the best is on the field. We value new ideas from anywhere, inspiring others with our positive energy, dealing with reality to make the tough calls, and getting things done fast-turning ideas into reality.

Come, join us, and help us transform the world, the bike and have a blast while doing it!

Position Details

Technical Communications Specialist
Southwest Wisconsin
Waterloo, WI

We are looking for an awesome Technical Communications Specialist to join our team at Trek. In addition to technical writing duties, this position will work closely with the Technical Communications Manager to develop the documents needed for various teams’ products. You will assist in the management of each document project, working with our Product Development (Road, MTB, City, Kids, etc.), Marketing, and Production Design teams to develop best-in-class documentation from concept to delivery.


We are seeking a talented Technical Communications Specialist to join our team. Communication and organization are the key elements to this role.

  • Work with our Product Development teams to design, create, and revise various types of engineering and technical documents (manuals, bulletins, instructions) 
  • Collaborate with the Production Design Team to create illustrations within documentation 
  • Assist in the management of the TechComm projects for each team from conception to delivery 
  • Be proactive in the editing and proofing of technical documents 
  • Speak up with new ideas or new methods for document creation/management 
  • Maintain Trek’s website library of documents 
  • Speak to our audience in an informed, knowledgeable, and conversational tone

You will also work with our Legal/Compliance Team on an on-going basis to ensure our documents cover Trek’s legal requirements.

Position Requirements:

  • Degree in Engineering or in English with Technical Communications emphasis 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite 
  • Early adopter of leading-edge communication and web technology 
  • Ability to work with others in a collaborative environment 
  • A working awareness of liability and copyright issues 
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality and standard Trek practices 
  • Bicycle knowledge and industry experience a plus – but not required

Trek Benefits:

  • Flexible and fun company culture 
  • Competitive health care 
  • Flexible holiday schedule – 10 company holidays 
  • Competitive vacation package 
  • 401k Match 
  • ESOP program 
  • Tuition Reimbursement up to $15,000! (Undergraduate & Masters programs) 
  • Employee discounts on all product 
  • Deep partner retail discounts

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