Management System Technical Author

Posted 28 May 2024
Salary Neg
Job type Contract
DisciplineOil and Gas RecruitmentEnergy Recruitment
Contact NameAlan Patterson

Job description

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Management System Technical Author, based in Aberdeen.

* Produce controlled management system documents in line with company Management System format, specification and quality standards.
* Edit and update existing documents to ensure compliance with company Management System format, specification and quality standards.
* Carry out plain English / Human Factors editing on documents to ensure that they are clear, understandable and appropriate to the target audience.
* Carry out quality control editing on the content of all new and updated documents (including spelling, grammar, consistency, structure, sense and technical look-out) in accordance with company Management System processes.
* Prepare approved documents for publishing to company standards.
* Publish approved documents; both online (Bookshelf) and in hard copy (where appropriate).
* Communicate controlled document updates to registered Key Users.
* Incorporate and publish approved change requests in accordance with the company Management System document management procedure.
* Assist Document Owners and users throughout the business to ensure compliance with governance processes.
* Update/reproduce technical drawings as required.
* Facilitate controlled document periodic reviews.
* Maintain records and audit trail of all changes to controlled documentation in line with company Management System processes.

Experience & Qualifications:
* Experience or qualifications in proofreading and copyediting of technical documents. (Essential)
* Experience or qualifications in technical publishing and document management processes. (Essential)
* Experience working with Management System documentation for the oil and gas industry. (Preferred)
* Demonstrable proofreading and copy editing skills. (Essential)
* Advanced Microsoft Word skills (to desktop publishing standard). (Essential)
* Experience in the use of Microsoft Excel and Visio skills to a high standard. (Essential)
* Experience in the use of Adobe Acrobat Pro to a high standard. (Essential)
* Working knowledge of electronic document management systems and data retrieval systems. (Essential)
* Experience in the use of SharePoint. (Preferred)
* Experience in the use of Adobe Illustrator. (Preferred)
* Experience in the use of Adobe InDesign. (Preferred)
* Strong background and experience related to technical documentation for the oil and gas industry. (Preferred)

Contract position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference: TR/072075.

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.