Technical Author

Technical Author, Technical Writing
Aberdeen
Posted 2 weeks ago

About Sword…

Sword IT Solutions are a trusted partner to a significant number of Oil & Gas sector clients in Aberdeen and employ teams of talented individuals who deliver a wide range of IT & IM Solutions within this sector.

We are currently recruiting for experienced Technical Authors who will augment our existing team on either a contract or staff basis.

This post will be based on-site with our Oil & Gas Operator client and will therefore also benefit from a great working environment and the opportunity to work alongside an experienced, motivated and talented team.

Here's what the role will look like…

Reporting in to the Project Lead, the primary focus of this position is to provide Technical Author support in accordance with Company requirements/governance to simplify and/or amalgamate existing Business Operating Procedures including:

  • Formatting against templates
  • Technical Content simplification in conjunction with the document Owner Assisting Owners in preparation of operating procedure roll-out material which may include but not limited to:
  • E-mails
  • PowerPoint presentations
  • SMART media

May be required to develop new operating procedures, primarily in text format, taking account of:

  • Governance Standards
  • Document templates
  • Job Aids
  • Check Lists
  • Definitions / Abbreviations

To be considered for this opportunity you should be able to demonstrate…

  • Sound knowledge of the following software packages as a minimum: Word / Excel / Visio / PowerPoint
  • Ability to work across multi-disciplines and interact with procedure users.
  • Ability to work proactively with procedure owners to produce simplified document content is essential.
  • Previous experience of producing operating procedures for a major Oil & Gas Operator would be advantageous.
  • Previous experience producing pragmatic operating procedures is essential.
  • Application of HSE Revitalising Procedures would be advantageous.
  • Application of Plain English.
  • Experience in the application of Human Factors would be advantageous

For a confidential discussion regards this opportunity please apply on-line in the first instance.

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