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  • Job reference: RMS0205620

Technical Author Assistant

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 28/01/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (11/03/19)
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The Role:
This is a great opportunity for a motivated individual to join the QSSHE team based in our Norwich office.

This position is responsible for designing graphics and layouts, writing, editing and publishing safety documentation in support of the Southern North Sea operation. You will be tasked with ensuring compliance with the client Safety and Environmental Management System (SEMS) under the supervision of the Technical Author and Safety Engineers. This is a position that requires attention to detail and the ability to work closely with the Technical Author and part of the wider team whilst also having the ability to work independently.
This is a 12 month contract position; working hours are Monday to Friday.

Key responsibilities include:

 Work with the Technical Author and Safety Engineers in producing and updating safety documentation
 Producing and amending detailed graphics, layouts and drawings
 Following company document style guidelines and regulation
 Develop, review, edit and validate data sheets relating to technicalities of the requisite subject.
 Write and prepare safety documentation in an easy-to-understand language
 Check for style, structure, grammar, errors, syntax, punctuation and spellings in technical documentation
 Meet deadlines in preparing and editing documents
 Work closely with Safety Engineers to ensure accuracy of the documentation
 Liaise with Technical Author and Safety Engineers to identify potential improvements in safety documentation administration
 Communicating proactively with company personnel
 Work with Document Control Centre for publishing and archiving documentation
 Reacting to and delivering on operational requests for assistance

Experience/Qualifications
 Some knowledge of the Oil & Gas Industry would be an advantage
 Proven IT Literacy including proficiency with Word/Excel/Adobe Acrobat and skills with Microsoft Visio and Adobe Illustrator is essential.
 Working knowledge of CAD Software would be an advantage
 Have a good command of English grammar, spelling and punctuation
 Strong organisational skills
 Have a proven ability for teamwork
 Have the ability to learn new skills and drive for quality and excellence
 Strong interpersonal skills to be able to challenge others, communicate issues and manage change
 Be able to work unsupervised for periods of time

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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