Technical Author - Bristol

up to £45,000 + Benefits - Waste to Energy - Engineering
Ref: 430 Date Posted: Monday 15 Jul 2024

NSB Recruitment currently have an exciting opportunity for a Technical Author to work for a prototype development company in waste to energy solutions.

Our client is seeking a versatile and skilled individual who possesses a unique blend of technical writing proficiency, engineering expertise, and a can-do attitude.

Your role will include the following;

  • Create and maintain technical documentation, including instruction manuals, user guides, and product specifications (commissioning documents, Instruction manual, SOP’s, Maintenance schedules, Spares list & Training package & ongoing requirements for planned upgrades).
  • Demonstrate proficiency in authoring tools, particularly FrameMaker, for formatting and templating documentation.
  • Utilize MS Office tools effectively, including Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.
  • Possess a strong understanding of mechanical and electrical systems, including controls, to accurately document product functionalities.
  • Produce illustrations using SolidWorks and other design software to enhance technical documentation.
  • Interpret P&ID style drawings and electrical schematics with precision.
  • Display excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail in documentation tasks.
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills and collaborate closely with engineering teams.

To be considered for this Technical Author role, you will need the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering &/or a minimum of 10 years’ experience in a related field
  • Proven experience in technical writing roles.
  • Proficiency in authoring tools such as FrameMaker or MS Word.
  • Experience with SolidWorks or similar CAD software for illustrations.
  • Ability to work independently and manage workload effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing environments and priorities.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Commitment to upholding safety standards in all aspects of work.

Why apply for this Technical Author role:

You will be part of a team that wants to make a difference! Our client has a fast-growing presence in small scale waste to energy with diverse projects that are environmentally sustainable, implementing resilient infrastructure that is effective & positive.

They are working towards zero landfill, dealing with waste at source and recovering economic and environmental value.  Based in the UK but will ultimately have an international presence, with links to industry, academia and beyond. Giving you the opportunity to develop the role within an entrepreneurial & innovative team.

In return the client can offer a salary up to £45,000 + Benefits, along with challenging & diverse projects, career growth and international mobility, 25 days of holiday per year, learning and development opportunities, Bonus, Pension & Private Medical.

If this Technical Author role is of interest, click apply below.