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11 Mar 2013

Contract \ Contract-to-Hire Technical Writer (Houston, TX)

Talascend – Posted by TechWhirl Houston, Texas, United States

Job Description

Onshore Division needs a Technical Writer with a solid background and experience in Technical Documents in the Oil and Gas Industry. Individual must know terminology, acronyms, etc.  We are looking for a mid to high level person for this position. This position develops, writes, and edits material for reports, manuals, briefs, proposals, instruction books, catalogs, and related technical and administrative publications in print or electronic media.  Job responsibilities and duties are as described but are not limited to the following:


        Works with high integrity and complies with corporate guidelines on business ethics
        Receives assignment from supervisor
        Observes production, developmental, and experimental activities to determine operating procedure and detail
        Interviews production and engineering personnel and reads journals, reports, and other material to become familiar with product technologies and production methods
        Reviews manufacturer’s and trade catalogs, drawings, and other data relative to operation, maintenance, and service of equipment
        Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, parts lists, specifications, mock-ups, and product samples to integrate and delineate technology, operating procedure, and production sequence and detail
        Organizes material and completes writing assignment according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology
        Reviews published materials and recommend revisions or changes in scope, format, and content.
        Maintains records, files and revisions
        Selects photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts to illustrate material.
        Prepares or arranges for preparation of index
        Assists in laying out material for publication
        Arranges for formatting, reproduction, and distribution of material
        Other duties may be assigned



We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those qualified individuals who closely meet the qualifications of the position will be contacted. The details of the position are only a summary, other duties may be assigned as necessary.

Talascend is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer E/O/E.

Job Categories: Technical Editing and Technical Writer. Job Types: Contract \ Contract-to-Hire.

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