Technical Author

Job Detail

  • Job ID 370779

Job Description

Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • Writing of technical documentations; typically, Technical Procedures, Maintenance procedures, and Work Instructions
  • Production of Work Instructions and documentation for facility operations and upgrades/improvements
  • Understanding of technical operations and processes, and producing Work Instructions for these activities
  • Attending a range of project, planning and briefing meetings
  • Convert information from meetings into User Guides for applications, reference and instruction manuals, training guides.
  • Preferable to have an appreciation of facility/process plant Construction and Commissioning.
  • Preferable to have experience of working within a Nuclear Licensed Site, and ideally knowledge of licence conditions LC19 (Construction) and LC21 (Commissioning).

Key Attributes:

  • Team player ability: taking the lead on assigned project tasks and allowing others to lead as appropriate
  • Good communicator; providing feedback of technical development and project delivery to the Lead Engineer and the Project Manager
  • Working on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent Written skills
  • Ability to manage own time and to deliver within agreed timescales, target cost and quality standards, requiring minimum supervision
  • Actively seeks guidance and knowledge where required to augment personal and project goals
  • Desirable to have 2:1 BEng qualification in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent)
  • Previous Technical Author experience highly desirable
  • Mechanical Handling experience advantageous
  • Design engineering experience in a highly regulated area
  • Working level experience of the European standards is desirable, for example Eurocode 3.
  • Familiar with Autodesk Inventor, AutoCAD software.
  • An appreciation for mechanical and structural engineering.
  • An appreciation for the engineering design cycle of mechanical designs from Concept through to Manufacture.


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