Production Technician / Technical Author



Production Technician / Technical Author




North Yorkshire 





Postal / Zip Code:

TS10 4RF

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Amec Foster Wheeler is currently recruiting for a Technical Author who has worked as a production technician or engineer previously. You will have experience in the offshore oil and gas industry and have written procedures and manuals. The work is based in either Willton,Teesside or Hull within Attric offices. Duration: Up until end of 2017 initially.

The scope of work is producing Operating Procedures and Operating Manuals for an Offshore Gas/Condensate platform and associated FSO vessel. Operations experience is essential along with previous experience of writing procedures and manuals. Marine/FSO experience is highly desirable when matched with experience of writing procedures and manuals.


Authorship of technical documentation, predominantly oil and gas up and midstream operations and maintenance manuals.


  • Authorship of technical documentation:
  • Predominantly oil and gas asset up and midstream operations and maintenance manuals and procedures
  • Training support and HSSE materials
  • Ad hoc brochures and marketing materials
  • Authorship and technical / editorial expertise to service the company's needs
  • Continuous update to controlled documents through the technical analysis of management of change and service work requests
  • Proof reading and marking up of materials produced by others
  • Sketch / draw draft schematics / illustrations
  • Maintain knowledge base
  • Interface with Publications Team, Document Control, Drawing Office and Maintenance Office in the delivery of the Technical Publications aspects of a quality integrated service provision to our clients
  • Use electronic document / information management systems
  • Use company and department time, work and management systems
  • Interface with department administrator and manager to provide data on workflow, status, progress and issues relating to assigned duties
  • Provide subject matter expertise on specialist areas
  • Technical and editorial quality assurance
  • Supervision of authoring team assigned to same projects
  • Competence and performance


  • Minimum Grade C GCSE English, Mathematics, and Science or Technology
  • Graduate, HND or equivalent vocational training.


  • English, mathematics, physics or engineering 'A' levels (or equivalent)
  • Engineering degree
  • Offshore (BOSIET & MIST)
  • UKOOA Medical

Amec Foster Wheeler ( designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.

Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry - from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products - and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.

Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.

Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

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