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Technical Writer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/05/2019
  • Duration: 6 months
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The Role:
Our client is looking for a Technical Writer to be based in their London office to assist with the writing of a Field Development Plan.

Main Duties;
 Reviewing reports, documents, drawings, maps and other forms of information.
 Proof reading, editing and re-writing contributed content to ensure an appropriate, succinct, uniformly written and formatted document.
 Compiling and combining multiple contributor's documents into one document.
 Tracking and considering multiple, parallel, review streams.
 Assisting and coaching contributors on technical writing style.
 Effective liaison and communication with a multi-disciplinary team spread across multiple locations.



Essential Skills / Qualifications:
 Minimum 3 years' experience of technical writing, preferably in the Energy (oil & gas) sector.
 Strong IT skills, a power user of Microsoft Word. Experience of online document collaboration systems (e.g. XaitPorter) would be advantageous.
 Excellent attention to detail, mastery at English writing.
 Ability to understand complex technical topics and translate into an accessible written piece.
 Experience of writing documents for submission to government.
 Educated to Bachelor's Degree level or higher. A degree in Geology, Petroleum Engineering or a similar mixed literate/numerate degree subject would be beneficial.
 A working knowledge of Portuguese is not essential, but would make a candidate stand out.

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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