Technical Author

  • Location

    Seascale, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £31.68 per hour

  • Contact:

    Rachel Troughton

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    2 Years

  • Expiry date:


We have an opportunity for 2 Technical Authors one EC&I and one Mechanical based at Sellafield, Cumbria

Job Role
Maintain a safe working environment for all personnel and visitors
Promote a positive, professional view of the company
Adhere to the companys standards and expectations
Communicate effectively with clients and all levels of personnel
Follow safe working practices for on plant visits
Gather information from technical drawings, client documentation and site visits to enable technical documentation production
Produce technical documentation to programme and cost to the current defined process (MP-3-3-006 Technical Documentation Production)
Mentor Technical Author 2 and Junior Technical Authors within a small team.
Qualifications and experience:
ONC or above in an engineering subject and/or in excess of five years experience in an engineering and/or plant operations discipline
IOSH Working Safely
Demonstrate experience in engineering principles, practices, theories and technologies related to mechanical, electrical or instrumentation disciplines
Demonstrate experience in technical documentation production
IT skills Microsoft Word as a minimum.

Desirable Experience
Security Check (SC) level
Experience of operations and maintenance activities in Analytical Services
Good communication skills
Understand the barriers to producing a fit for purpose document and strategies to overcome these barriers
Ability to work independently or as part of a team.