Technical Author

Ref: TBR-829

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

Type of Role
Contractor only
Job Function
Administrative & Business Support
Aberdeen, UK
Job Description

We are currently looking for a Technical Author to join our management system team on a contract basis for a period of 12 months.


To carry out technical authoring activities on TAQA’s management system documentation (standards, processes, procedures etc).


  • Work with subject matter experts to produce new management system documents in accordance with TAQA’s quality standards and specifications
  • Edit, update and rewrite existing management system documents in accordance with TAQA’s quality standards and specifications
  • Apply Plain English and Human Factors standards to new and updated documents to ensure that they are clear, understandable and appropriate to the target audience
  • Carry out quality control checks on the content of new and updated documents (including structure, format, style, spelling, grammar and consistency)
  • Update / reproduce technical drawings as required
  • Publish approved documents online and in hard copy (where appropriate) and communicate to relevant stakeholders within the business
  • Work with Document Owners and others in the business to explain and guide them through the various document management processes
  • Maintain records and audit trail in accordance with in-house processes

Required Skills/Experience

  • Experience in authoring of documentation for the oil and gas industry
  • Experience in proofreading, copyediting and the application of Plain English
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication, organisational and administration skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Advanced Microsoft Word and Excel skills
  • Proficient in Adobe Acrobat and SharePoint (or similar electronic document management system)


Closing Date

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

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