Technical Author, Gloucester£30K - £35KBenefits: 25 days holiday, annual performance related bonus, childcare vouchers
This successful and well-established design
engineering company is currently seeking a Technical Author to provide
engineering and project support for all documentation functions within the
You will be responsible for the following duties:
- Preparing all technical
documentation to support products delivered to clients.
- Developing and maintaining
company styles and templates for consistent documentation and company image.
- Following and supporting the
company quality HSE procedures.
- Working with the Project
Managers and Engineering Manager to ensure that the documentation is delivered
to schedule, within budget and to the required standards.
- Liaising with subcontractors
and partners to ensure correct data and support information is provided to the
- Specifying formats and
providing data to outside subcontractors for printed documents and electronic
- Providing support to the
marketing and bid teams to win future business.
An individual with the following skills, knowledge and experience is sought:
- Excellent interpersonal skills
at all levels of the organisation.
- Good problem solver and
objective decision maker.
- Self-starter, able to work with
- Degree qualified (or equivalent
experience) in an engineering / scientific discipline or media / journalism.
- Good writing / editing skills
with a strong level of attention to detail.
- Strong MS Word and Adobe
Acrobat Pro knowledge.
- Some working knowledge of
Autocad / Photoshop / Illustrator or equivalent would be advantageous.
- Awareness of Health &
Safety, Quality and Environmental standards and processes.
- Knowledge or experience in the
offshore, oilfield, or marine industries.
- Experience of technical
documentation preparation and production.
- Graphics skills for generating
templates, document editing and advertising material.
- Solid engineering background
covering mechanical, hydraulic and electrical / electronic functions.
- Capable of working within a
This is an excellent opportunity to become an integral part of a successful company
within their field.