Technical Author

Job Title: Technical Author
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Clevedon
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: 2022-04-21
Reference: BH-569
Contact Name: Aaron Halls
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 22, 2022 15:56

Job Description

Technical Author
£45,000 - £50,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
We are currently recruiting for a Technical Author/Technical Publications Specialist based in Clevedon.
This is going to be a permanent position and the salary will range from £45,000 - £50,000 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience.

Key responsibilites:
To understand all aspects of the documentation lifecycle, working closely with team members and project subject matter experts, producing the highest quality documentation to ensure that up-to-date instruction manuals and other documentation is available to customers, Company service personnel and staff world-wide in printed and electronic formats.
Support all phases of the core documentation process
Content specification and structure
Content development and implementation
Convey technical ideas, concepts, and procedures in clear, concise, and accurate English.
Manipulate text and images to create well-structured documentation that is easily absorbed by the target user.
Plan, research, write, and edit documents from conception to delivery.
Create or commission illustrations.
With the product Technical Authority, proof read and edit as necessary all documentation produced, to ensure complete accuracy of content and presentation prior to distribution.
Key skills required:
A good working knowledge and recent use of Adobe FrameMaker (V9 onwards) and Microsoft Office (2010 onwards) is ideal, along with experience in writing in DITA XML.
Must be able to accurately interpret mechanical drawings and electrical diagrams, and also data and instructions given by project engineers and technologists.
Must be able to carry out editorial reviewing of work produced by peers
Illustration/graphic design/digital photography and photo editing, and the use of software such as Corel Draw and PhotoPaint would be advantageous but not essential
Strong technical writing experience in an engineering/manufacturing environment
Production of instruction manuals in a engineering/manufacturing field.

If you are an experienced Technical Author/Technical Publications Specialist with experience working in the engineering/manufacturing industry, please apply below by sending your CV in word format.

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