Technical Author

Location: Wimborne, Dorset Salary: £25 - £36 per hour + Contract rate
Sector: Engineering, Defence, Electronics Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Aaron Stone

Technical Author required for a globally established defence / nuclear company in the Dorset area that is a leader in the design, manufacture, supply, support, lifetime extension and decommissioning of I&C systems for the worldwide nuclear industry. Their site in Dorset is seen as their flagship site as it produces the greatest income and is vastly expanding.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Technical Author that is looking to develop their career and be a part of a company that values its employees by offering them a competitive hourly rate, fantastic working environment and an expanding project pipeline. (Hourly rate will be discussed over the phone). This position is available on an initial 6 month contract.

The Technical Author will need to have the following skills:

* The ability to research and analyse a range of complex technical information, absorb information quickly, and communicate it concisely and clearly in both written and illustrative forms.
* A strong eye for detail and the capacity to understand the needs of the end-user to ensure that content is designed and delivered accordingly.
* A sound understanding of Microsoft Word and proficiency in the use of other Microsoft Office software, including Excel, Visio and PowerPoint.
* Proficiency with graphics editing and/or illustration software.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to liaise effectively with sales, design teams, technical support staff, and project management.
* Must be organised, methodical, and able to manage own time and multiple workloads.
* Able to work alone and collaboratively; creating, proofreading and editing documentation.
* Forecast working timescales accurately and deliver to deadlines; provide documentation forecasts for project bidding activities.


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