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  • Job reference: RMS0202556

Technical Author

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 16/11/2018
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (28/12/18)
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The Role:
To carry out technical authoring activities on the Client's management system documentation (standards, processes, procedures etc).
Responsibilities
* Work with subject matter experts to produce new management system documents in accordance with quality standards and specifications
* Edit, update and rewrite existing management system documents in accordance with quality standards and specifications
* Apply Plain English and Human Factors standards to new and updated documents to ensure that they are clear, understandable and appropriate to the target audience
* Carry out quality control checks on the content of new and updated documents (including structure, format, style, spelling, grammar and consistency)
* Update / reproduce technical drawings as required
* Publish approved documents online and in hard copy (where appropriate) and communicate to relevant stakeholders within the business
* Work with Document Owners and others in the business to explain and guide them through the various document management processes
* Maintain records and audit trail in accordance with in-house processes
Required Skills/Experience
* Experience in authoring of documentation for the oil and gas industry
* Experience in proofreading, copyediting and the application of Plain English
* High level of accuracy and attention to detail
* Excellent communication, organisational and administration skills
* Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
* Advanced Microsoft Word and Excel skills
* Proficient in Adobe Acrobat and SharePoint (or similar electronic document management system)

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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