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  • Job reference: RMS0225731

Technical Author

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 29/06/2020
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
Job description
This is a great opportunity to join our clients team based in Norwich where you will have ownership to work independently.
This position is responsible for designing graphics and layouts, writing, editing and publishing of safety & associated documentation in support of the Southern North Sea operations. You will have responsibility to ensure compliance with our clients Safety and Environmental Management System (SEMS) under the supervision of the Lead Safety Engineer. This is a position that requires an enquiring mind with accuracy and a methodical attention to detail. The successful candidate will work closely within the Technical Safety Team and be an integral member of the larger QSSHE Team.
Key responsibilities include
 Working within the Technical Safety Team, assisting the Safety Engineers in the production and updating of safety documentation
 Commissioning, coordinating and amending detailed graphics, layouts and drawings
 Following company document style guidelines and regulations
 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
 Meeting deadlines in the preparation and editing of documents
 Work closely with Safety Engineers to ensure accuracy of the documentation
 Liaising with Safety Engineers to identify potential improvements in safety documentation administration
 Communicating both proactively and reactively with company personnel
 Working with the Document Control team for the publishing and archiving of documentation
 Reacting to and delivering on operational requests for assistance
 Keeping up to date with developments and projects
 Working on and managing multiple projects simultaneously
 Controlling Safety Cases, Emergency Response Plans, Platform Datacards, Walk to Work Datacards, Platform Station Bills, Lifesaving Appliance Layouts and ensuring the correct archiving of these documents
 Adopting a flexible working pattern to complete projects both on time and to budget
 Basic 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 an excellent 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 over 50 years, 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.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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