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Technical Writer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/01/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (15/02/19)
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The Role:
POSITION SUMMARY:
This position requires a self-starter who is able to work independently with good decision-making skills while gathering and analyzing complex data from a wide range of sources and their associated systems. Individual who can easily and professionally interact with the upstream organization using good interpersonal skills, while being aligned to company goals and objectives, and embracing Hess Values.

Primary areas of focus for this role:
* Technical writing, Process and Procedure
* Basic Project Management/Organization

ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE AND ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

Technical Writing
* This role is expected to work directly with the Land workforce to author various standards and procedures (work instructions, reference guides, quality specifications)
o While they will not be an expert on the standards they are documenting, they will need to be able to work with the people who are in order to logically document for publication and use
* Can facilitate small team current state process mapping sessions
* Can assist with the development of metrics and dashboards
* Work within, and provide guidance on, using Management of Change process for all Land standards

Project Management
* This role is expected to manage basic project plans to ensure follow-up of project tasks by the project leaders.
o While they will not be an expert on the project subject matter, they will need to be able to logically understand the work activities to help facilitate project update meetings
* Assist the project leaders in coordinating process changes
* Monitor and track project progress and performance

FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES:
* Strong interpersonal skills
* Strong organizational skills including attention to detail
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Excellent computer and application skills

BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES:

Performs in alignment with the Hess Way of Working

EXPERIENCE:
* 5+ years of experience authoring training materials (workflows, standard work instructions, quick reference guides, etc.)
* 5+ years of experience in basic project management/organization
* Ability to interview subject matter experts efficiently and accurately
* Strong MS Visio & Excel skills required
* Ancile uPerform or similar software experience preferred but not required
* SharePoint experience preferred

EDUCATION/TRAINING:
* Bachelor's Degree preferable or commensurate experience

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.

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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