Technical Author

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Technical writing & document control in Avonmoth Bristol with hybrid #WFH for prototype development engineering firm in small scale waste to energy with diverse projects that are environmentally sustainable, implementing a resilient infrastructure that is effective & positive.  They offer expertise, products and services in pyrolysis, gasification & oxidation. Due to sustainable business growth, this is a great opportunity to play a progressive role in mechanical/industrial product engineering for a fascinating company poised for exponential growth in UK & internationally. 

Crucially you will play a leadership role in a ZERO landfill future, dealing with waste at source and recovering economic and environmental value.

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The Technical Writer/Technical Author job itself where you will create & maintain technical documentation.  More specifically:

  • Create and maintain technical documents, including instruction manuals, user guides, and product specifications (commissioning documents, Instruction manual, SOP’s, Maintenance schedules, Spares list & Training package & ongoing requirements for planned upgrades).
  • Demonstrate proficiency in authoring tools, particularly FrameMaker, for formatting and templating documentation.
  • Utilize MS Office tools effectively, including Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.
  • Possess a strong understanding of mechanical and electrical systems, including controls, to accurately document product functionalities.
  • Produce illustrations using SolidWorks and other design software to enhance technical documentation.
  • Interpret P&ID style drawings and electrical schematics with precision.
  • Display excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail in documentation tasks.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills and collaborate closely with engineering teams.

You will have

To be successful as a Technical Writer/Technical Author, you will be a versatile individual with a blend of technical writing proficiency, engineering expertise, and a can-do attitude. Plus, a healthy mix of the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering &/or a minimum of 10 years’ experience in a related field
  • Proven experience in technical writing roles.
  • Proficiency in specialist authoring tools such as FrameMaker
  • Experience with SolidWorks or similar CAD software for illustrations.
  • Ability to work independently and manage workload effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing environments and priorities.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Commitment to upholding safety standards in all aspects of work.

You will get

As a Technical Author you will enjoy a salary of £35K-£40K + Package

  • 5 day week (37.5 hrs), flexible working           
  • Challenging & diverse projects
  • Career growth
  • 25 days of holiday per year
  • Great learning and development opportunities 
  • Bonus, Pension & Private Medical

You can apply

For the Technical Author by pushing the button on this job posting (recommended), or by sending CV in confidence to anthony@macstaff.co.uk 

UK_MS

Permanent
2 April 2024
Engineering/Consulting
Technical Author
England, Bristol
£35K-£40K + Package

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