• Title
    Technical Author
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Electrical
    Position Type
    Agency / Contract
  • Overview / Responsibilities

     Wood is currently recruiting for a Technical Author with extensive experience in the Sellafield and Nuclear industry.



    • To be part of the team to support the PES / ICT teams in producing O&M documentation for projects on the Sellafield site
    • This person must be capable of working without direct supervision and have the ability to translate a client requirement into a meaningful engineering solution. Good communication skills are essential.


    Responsibilities will include:

    • Ideally the candidate will have experience with Technical Reports used to substantiate Nuclear Facilities
    • Proven Technical Author experience
    • Experience of working to support clients in highly regulated industries
    • Have proficient language skills to permit editing of technical documents, although particular emphasis will be placed on eliminating grammatical and spelling errors
    • Provision of specified services to internal/external customers to agreed standards
    • To carry out designated work packages within defined projects to standards of safety, cost, quality and time
    • Use of MS Word and associated MS Office packages
    • Strong awareness of client personnel, requirements, standards, procedures and expectations within field of expertise
    • Where appropriate, contribute to the development of budgetary procedures, specifications and safety documentation
    • Compliance with all legislative, regulatory and company policy, standards and procedures e.g. safety, quality, risk, security etc. applicable to the role
    • Experience and a high standard of application of engineering to provide solutions to unique challenges in the engineering fields associated with nuclear and related systems
    • Appreciation of engineering standards, materials and equipment, and engineering developments, including manufacturing and construction issues, within areas of expertise
    • Proven track record, demonstrating the ability to produce, check and deliver engineering requirements
    • Familiar with DM Desktop and Cimage, Registration of Drawings/Documents and Sellafield procedures
    • Experience in the nuclear industry would be preferred and to work on client premises as required

    Skills / Qualifications

    Preferential Experience:

    • Experience working in a Technical Author type of role.
    • Familiar with Sellafield project delivery procedures.
    • Currently BS or SC security cleared.

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  


    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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