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Technical Author - Safety Case Support

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  • Location

    Cumbria, England

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £34.40 per hour

  • Contact:

    Rachel Troughton

  • Contact email:

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months +

  • Expiry date:


We have an opportunity for a Technical Author - Safety Case Support based at Sellafield site or Kelton House, Cumbria or a mixture of both and with potentially Working From Home for part of the week for the foreseeable future.

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 and Excel as a minimum.

Security Check (SC) level required
Basic knowledge of nuclear safety/active plant operations an advantage - but not essential
Ability to review/cross reference/update technical documentation, such as Clearance Certificates and Operator Instructions
Able to interpret minutes from technical committees (i.e. MSC/PMP) and translate into plant level documentation
Basic understanding of nuclear safety case an advantage - but not essential
Ability to deputise for Safety Case Manager at stakeholder meetings (requires good written/verbal communication skills)
Multi-disciplined preferred
Ability to work independently or as part of a team.

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