Location: Remote (with regular travel to head office in West Cumbria) Job type: Staff Position, Full Time, Permanent Benefits: Flexible Working
Delkia is an expanding SME based in West Cumbria. We arecurrently seeking an experienced Technical Author to join our team.
We’re proud of our reputation for delivering safe, high quality projects, on time and on budget, across the Nuclear and Defence Sector, we serve as an intelligent multi-disciplinary Systems Integration (SI) Engineering and Technology organisation.
Expertise We are seeking a self-organised and collaborative Technical Author / Writer with a broad range of coordination and technical writing skills to author, and edit, a range of technical documentation in collaboration with our discipline experts. You will ensure that documents are of sufficient standards in line with quality assurance, in the correct format and with the right information to enable those operating within the company to successfully follow the procedures and to demonstrate capability and processes/procedure maturity to clients. You will join a dynamic team at Delkia reporting directly to the System Integration Manager. The role will be remote, with regular travel to our head office in Egremont, West Cumbria.
Successful candidate will be meticulous, methodical and analytical. The Technical Author will understand the importance of confidentiality ensuring company and client information security is upheld. The Technical Author will be technically competent in delivering the role.
The Technical Author role will include:
Acquiring and using technical insight into current document set to add value to documentation
Managing and improving the document review and approval processes.
Striving for continual improvement to documentation process by suggesting and implementing improvements to the existing system
Developing, administering and implementing processes for more efficient task management within the section
Providing support and expertise to the development of documents in support of tendering documentation, technical manuals, and internal standards/policies.
Manipulating technical data using Microsoft Excel
Writing promotional documentation, brochures, technical material to promote the business
Meticulous attention to detail is critical to the successful delivery of this role, other attributes the of the ideal candidate are:
An understanding of systems integration and/or systems engineering would be advantageous
Confidence in their areas of expertise
The ability to be dynamic and be part of small but rapidly growing business
Self-starting and proactive to contribute to a highly effective team
Be able to think holistically and support others within the business
Skills and Qualifications
Previous demonstrable experience in a technical author / writer role
Worked in a quality driven environment utilising a technical control system, for example a regulated industry
Ability to work in a team
HNC/HND, City and Guilds, or equivalent, in an IT or business discipline.
MS Excel, Word & Adobe PDF– intermediate to advanced user (Styles, Cross reference, Caption)
Excellent written and verbal skills and strong interpersonal skills
Knowledge of structured writing practices
Ability to prioritise work and work under pressure.
Experience in the nuclear / defence sector would be advantageous
Delkia is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
Rate £40 - £45k per annum dependent upon experience (staff role)
Benefits: On-site parking Flexible working hours Bonus scheme Company events & social hours
Contact Please send your CV / interest to email@example.com All applications will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.
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Delkia Limited Unit 2G Bridge End Ind. Estate Egremont Cumbria CA22 2RD
Tel: +44 (0) 1946 812288
Registered in England and Wales: 07339803
Delkia is a specialist Systems Integrator (SI) operating throughout the UK for highly regulated sectors including nuclear, defence, petrochemical, oil and gas.
Our approach is to build long-lasting and trusting partnerships with our clients. This enables us to know their exact needs, add value and innovation, as well as provide the right services, at the right time.
Delkia was formed in 2013 through supporting the nuclear decommissioning sector in West Cumbria. Since this time Delkia had provided engineering services to blue-chip organisations, including local and national nuclear and defence companies as well as offshore organisations through its Digital Engineering, Specialist Systems Consultancy, Systems Integration, Control Panel Manufacturing and Software Development.
Using expert control systems engineers we have been able to support, both tactically and strategically, to our nuclear, defence, petrochemical, oil and gas clients. Leading to an award-winning innovative engineering automation and technology company.