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Technical Author & Trainer

Technical Author & Trainer

Job Title: Technical Author & Trainer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Fareham
Salary: £ Contact for salary details
Start Date: asap
Reference: GF4148
Contact Name: Gemma Feist
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 29, 2018 14:59

Job Description

Content Author
£ Contact for Salary info
Fareham, Hampshire

Our Engineering / Manufacturing client based in Fareham are looking to expand their Training and Publications department by recruiting a permanent Content Author / Technical Author whom has experience of writing technical publications / delivering technical training.

Job Purpose: 
To write technical publications in support of the Publications and Training Group

Key accountabilities and responsibilities:
? To have experience in web design and website maintenance including graphics and HTML5 mark-up language.
? Content management to support the collection, management and publication of information in any form or medium (online, pdf outputs).
? To create and write technical publications using a sound knowledge and understanding of electrical, electronic and mechanical systems
? To create and write technical publications using proprietary software e.g. MADPAK, Microsoft office and Adobe FRAMEMAKER and Photo shop
? Produce, maintain and ensure the timely delivery of technical operation and maintenance manuals
? To write, maintain and modify Engineering Advice Notes and Product improvements notices
? To update and assist with the control of documentation
? To create, modify and maintain training templates and style guides
? To undertake any other duties or tasks as and when required as requested by a member of the management team
Quality, health, safety and environment (QHSE)
? Cooperate with the company to achieve a healthy, safe and sustainable working environment
? Work in ways that ensure your own safety and that of others; “Do the right thing even when no one is looking.”
? Report any incidents, near misses or other health, safety and environmental concerns
? Deliver all products and services in line with the companies quality standards to ensure we meet our customer requirements and highlight any quality concerns or potential improvements.

Educational attainment 
Required - HNC electronic or electrical engineering. Desired - Degree

Knowledge required
Required: Electrical / Electronic systems. Desired: Mechanical systems / Hydraulics

Skills and aptitudes required 
Excellent attention to detail
Excellent communication 

Experience required
Web site content management
MadCap Flare
Microsoft Office
Technical writing
Document control
To create technical manuals on information given by engineering
Photo shop

Personal qualities required
Can do attitude
Results orientated
Capable to working to tight deadlines
Confident to work alone
Hard worker

Able to travel both national and internationally