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Technical Author

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  • Location

    Wolverhampton, West Midlands

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  • Salary:

    £20.00 - £25.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Rail Technical Team

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Recruiting for a Technical Author to work on a contract basis for a minimum of 6 months, working for a leading client in the Rail Industry based at their depot in Oxley, Wolverhampton.

Hours per week are 39 ½ (37 paid plus ½ hour unpaid daily lunch break), starting ASAP, paying up tot £25.00 per hour.

Purpose of the Job

To produce and control technical documentation


Liaising with relevant train operating company's and vehicle owners, engineers, maintenance development engineers, train care staff and parts department to gather information/data required for technical documents.

Authoring technical documents.

Editing technical documents.

Maintaining relevant IT systems

Issuing technical documents.

Covering for colleagues during sickness and holidays

Educational Requirements

HNC or above or relevant experience.

Desired Knowledge and Experience

Good communication skills, general technical knowledge, good IT skills.

Experience of train maintenance or build desirable.

Experience of using Ms Word and Excel essential.

Experience of using Photoshop or similar graphics program essential.

Ability to write VBA code desirable