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Technical Author

Technical Author

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  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

  • Salary:

    Up to £32.25 per hour

  • Contact:

    Rachel Troughton

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  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:


We have an opportunity for a Technical Author based at either Westlakes or Sellafield, Cumbria

This role is inside IR35

Role Description:
Maintain a safe working environment for all personnel and visitors
Promote a positive, professional view of the company
Adhere to the company's 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 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.
Baseline Personal Security Standard (BPSS) as a minimum, Security Check (SC) level preferred
Multi-disciplined preferred
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.

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