Technical Writer

Job Title: Technical Writer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Muscat
Salary: Market related
Start Date: 2017-09-28 00:00:00
Reference: JN -022019-45683
Contact Name: Andrew Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 21, 2019 12:56

Job Description

Technical Writer required for a 12 month extendable contract based in Muscat, Oman.

The position is looking to start immediately.


Candidates with experience working in the telecommunications markets will be preferred


Experience: 4 - 7 years. Write technical materials, such as equipment manuals, appendices, or operating and maintenance instructions. May assist in layout work. 


Scope of Responsibilities/Expectations: 

1. Produce and maintain System Manuals and associated documents in accordance with department / Customer specifications and standards. 

2. Manage the project documentation ensure that documents are correctly and safely stored. 

3. Monitor and report project progress and problems to Project Management and where appropriate, take actions to ensure project completion. 

4. Liaise with System Engineers and Project Managers as and when required to ensure that timescales are met. 

5. To attend project meetings and produce reports as required. 

6. Work with the Project Management to continually assess/evolve/improve working practices in line with new technology and business requirements. 

7. To interpret the requirements of customers and convert their specifications into maintenance documentation. 


Specific Knowledge/Skills:


- Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc), Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Outlook, Adobe Acrobat Professional, Adobe Frame Maker, 

Theory and operation of complex electronic systems, understanding of the reliability and maintenance of fielded systems, Knowledge of publication standards and production techniques, Understanding of project and systems processes and proposals, Proven performance as a technical author. 




- The position requires an ability to work on multiple, concurrent, projects within the department and to be able to work in a flexible manner to meet critical project milestones. 


- An ability to identify process weaknesses within the role and apply practices to innovative solutions outputs are enhanced in a cost-effective way in line with the project's goals. 


- Excellent communication skills - Fluency in English is a must.



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