Technical Author - Mechanical

  • Location

    Seascale, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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  • Salary:

    Up to £31.06 per hour

  • Contact:

    Rachel Troughton

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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We have an opportunity for a Mechanical Technical Author based in the (Security & Resilience Department) at Sellafield, Cumbria the contract is until March 2019 with a view of being extended

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.

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

Desirable Requirements
Able to meet SL requirements for access to controlled areas
Good communication skills
Understand the barriers to producing a fit for purpose document and strategies to overcome these barriers
Security Check (SC) level
Knowledge of CIMAGE, DAISY and other client applications
Ability to work independently or as part of a team.