Technical Writer

On behalf of our client, we are looking for a technical writer to join their team.  Working onsite, as part of a team, the candidate will develop, innovate, streamline and improve in-house procedures and the format of technical documentation. The primary intended audience will use documents with regards to maintenance on highly specialized automated nuclear equipment

Duties Include:

  • Read schematics, flow sheets, drawings, bills of materials, and technical specifications of complex equipment and write clear, concise, and accurate step-by-step maintenance instructions.
  • Interface and communicate directly with engineering and technical staff and external customers to obtain an in-depth understanding of the product and the maintenance requirements. 
  • Communicate and interface directly with Technical Illustrators to ensure the maintenance instructions are illustrated in a clear and concise manner.
  • Manage the progress of each assigned project to ensure cost and schedule targets are met.
  • Formulate and suggest to the Team Leader an action plan to address issues of changing cost or schedule on assigned projects.

Skills Required:

  • 5+ years’ technical writing experience.
  • Experience documenting complex mechanical equipment.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Framemaker.
  • Excellent Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat skills.
  • Strong English language skills (written & verbal).
  • Two years experience in the Nuclear Industry will be considered an asset.

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