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6 May 2013

Full-Time Technical Writer (Houston, TX)

WorleyParsons Group – Posted by TechWhirl Houston, Texas, United States

Job Description

Job Title Operations Readiness, Technical Writer Training (1)
Job Type Full-time
Advertising Category Construction/Completions
Location of Job Houston, TX 77084 US (Primary)
Job Description
JOB TITLE: Technical Writer Training

Training Lead/O&M Lead

Operations and Maintenance Engineers and Technicians (SMEs)

Training Coordinator

Instructor / Assessor

Technical Writer

Technical Illustrator

Technical Editor

Technical Translator

Operations Development Engineers

Vendor SMEs

Responsible to the training lead for completing all work related to the technical writing requirements for the project, including all the subprojects

Write training manuals that meet the training and work requirements for the plant operators and maintenance personnel.
Coordinate work objectives, assignments, and scheduling with the training lead.
Maintain primary responsibility for developing and writing material for manuals, instructional guides.
Work methods and procedures, the installation, operation and maintenance of machinery and other equipment and training.
Observe operational and maintenance activities to determine best practices as content for operational and maintenance procedures.
Interview operations and maintenance personnel and read technical manuals and other materials to become familiar with the technologies and production methods.
Review manufacturers’ specifications, drawings, and other data relative to the operation, maintenance, and servicing of equipment.
Assemble and organize materials then complete writing assignments according to established standards of order, clarity, conciseness, style / format, and terminology.
Job Requirements
Preferably a degree in an engineering discipline with 8-10 experience in the maintenance and operations departments of oil and gas companies, primarily in the area of technical writing / authoring of operations and maintenance training manuals. Knowledge of offshore operations and production systems is an advantage. Must also possess an ability to work in harsh and inclement conditions.

Experience in writing Training manuals, O&M manuals and developing operating and maintenance procedures would be advantageous. Experience in Oil/Gas facilities, onshore/offshore is desirable.

General attributes required of all WorleyParsons employees include:

Zero Harm, Action Orientation, Building Effective Business Relationships, Commitment, Customer Focus, Dealing with Change, Drive for Results, Integrity and Trust, and Basic Leadership Skills.

About WorleyParsons

WorleyParsons is a leading global provider of technical, project and operational support services to our customers. Our comprehensive network enables us to provide local support to our customers backed by global expertise across the Oil & Gas, Power, Mining, and Infrastructure & Environment industries. WorleyParsons’ global footprint continues to expand with a total workforce of approximately 37,800 people operating from more than 148 offices in 48 countries. We were ranked #1 International Design firm by Engineering News-Record (ENR) in 2011!

WorleyParsons US Operations provide Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management services across our 24 US offices with outstanding health, safety and environmental performance. To deliver these services, WorleyParsons functions as the sole supplier, member of a joint venture, a subcontractor, or a local contractor. We also operate within formalized alliances, partnerships, and consortiums. Our US Operations include global centers of engineering expertise in refining, sulphur technology, arctic developments, topsides, subsea systems, deepwater facilities, nuclear power, and renewable energy. These hubs support domestic customers as well as the execution of mega-projects for international customers in Brazil, China, Russia, West Africa and Saudi Arabia, among others.

OneWay™ is WorleyParsons global initiative to incorporate health, safety and environment in all aspects of our business. We have a vision of zero harm to people, the environment and assets. OneWay™ is our means of achieving this. Apply today to be a part of the WorleyParsons team of unique and impressive professionals!

WorleyParsons Group is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Categories: Technical Editing and Technical Writer. Job Types: Full-Time.

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