Technical Author

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  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Rail Jobs and Transportation

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Rail Technical Team

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:


Morson International is recruiting for a Technical Author working on behalf of a Transportation client based in Manchester.


  • Support Maintenance Project, production and updates of the maintenance instructions, maintenance procedures and fault-finding guides.
  • Commission any photographs or illustrations were required.
  • Define the technical, material and tooling requirements for preventive maintenance.
  • Liaise with Reliability and RCM Engineer, Systems Engineers and Maintenance Staff to ensure the developed technical content of the maintenance manuals are correct.


  • Previous experience as a technical author in Traction and Rolling Stock.
  • Experience of rail vehicle or tram maintenance.
  • Fast learner, with excellent interpersonal communication skills with the ability to convey information clearly and concisely.
  • PC literate with good understanding of computers and proficiency in MS Office.
  • A clear and concise writing style.
  • A flair for turning technical subjects and jargon into easily understood text - simple language, accuracy and methodical approach to work.
  • Work is primarily office based, although you'll often visit the trams under maintenance to gather information for the development of maintenance manual.


  • HND or above in an Engineering related discipline.