Technical Author - Engineering

Technical Author - Engineering

Job Title: Technical Author - Engineering
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Industry: Engineering
Reference: HQ00008914_1656481896
Contact Name: Jerry Hayman
Contact Email:
Job Published: 29 June 2022
Job Description

Technical Author - £275 - £340 Per Day - Outside IR35 - Oxfordshire/Hybrid Working

Role: Technical Author - Engineering

Field: Mechanical Engineering/Electrical Engineering/NPI/NPD Engineering Writing/ Technical Writer/Technical Author/ Engineering Documentation

Salary: £275 - £340 Per Day - Outside IR35!

Contract length: 6-9 Months

Place of Work: Up to 3 days working from home, 2 days office based

Established over 30 years ago by some of the most talented inventors of the time, this impressive manufacturer of state-of-the-art equipment continues to revolutionise its products and remain ahead of its time.

This fantastic and unique opportunity brings the opportunity to work alongside leading Engineers, Physicists, Scientists, Researchers, and other pioneers within the Engineering sector.

The Role:

The Technical Author will focus on supporting the completion and deployment of a new state of the art scientific system on a 6-9-month basis.

You will be involved in documenting technical requirements and processes required by the in-house team and customers through collaboration with internal engineering and development teams and also with the customers own engineering and technical teams.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Gather detail requirements from both internal and external engineering teams to understand the technology and requirements fully
  • Create user documentation and in-house manufacturing and test documentation which includes; manuals, schematics, layouts, diagrams, training materials, presentations, manufacturing and test instructions
  • Manage workload effect and efficiently to meet key project objectives and milestones
  • Engage with various engineering department departments both internally and externally and feedback on project status


  • A Scientific/Engineering Degree or equivalent, preferably Electronic Engineering
  • Experience of working with complex hardware systems or scientific instrumentation
  • Excellent technical documentation writing skills with exceptional attention to detail is required
  • Previous experience of the creation of schematics, diagrams and circuit diagrams for documentation
  • CAD and electronic schematics software experience advantageous
  • Must be detailed and systematic as well as a natural problem solver
  • Excellent project management skills

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an industry leading engineering establishment and the opportunity to work alongside leading experts. To apply please send across your updated CV or call Jerry Hayman.

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