Technical Author

Recruiter
Stream
Location
Weymouth
Posted
09 Apr 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Technical Author, Dorset, £28,000 - £32,000

A global organisation is seeking a Technical Author to join their team on a permanent basis to work at their site in Dorset.

Working within a high technology engineering environment the Technical Author will be responsible for producing technical information and illustrations in support of users and maintainers of the product port-folio.

Other responsibilities include: Researching and generating technical information in various mediums and formats; Producing technical information in a timely manner to planned target dates; Preparing hard copy manuals in electronic formats for hard and soft copy production; Working closely with a variety of internal functions such as Mechanical Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Software Engineers, Field Engineers, Product Specialists and Product Managers in research and verification of technical documentation; Producing technically detailed graphics.

In order to be considered for this position candidates need to have proven experience as a Technical Author or Technical Illustrator within and engineering / manufacturing environment. In addition to this candidates must have the ability to read and interpret mechanical and electrical engineering drawings, along with experience using a desk top publishing system such as Framemaker. It would be advantageous to have illustration experience using graphics packages such as CorelDraw or IsoDraw etc.

This position is commutable from Bournemouth, Poole, Dorchester, Yeovil, Wimborne, Weymouth and other locations within Dorset / Somerset / Devon and the South West.

For more information or to apply for this position please contact Ian Worsfold at Stream on (Apply online only) or email (url removed)

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

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