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Technical Writer

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One of Aquent's valued energy clients is seeking a highly motivated Technical Writer who has significant experience in IT specification documentation and broad oil & gas industry knowledge. The Technical Writer will be responsible for producing cross-functional communication deliverables for clients, company-wide.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Work as a member of project teams under the guidance of a project manager, producing cross-functional communication deliverables for clients, Company-wide
• Display proficiency in grammar, punctuation, spelling, capitalization and syntax
• Develop time-critical documents in a fast-paced environment
• Perform organization layout, and production of technical manuals, procedural manuals, brochures, etc. (hard copy and electronic)
• Be able to perform extensive rewriting and create content from collaboration with subject matter experts
• Understand and comply with appropriate style guides, including those from Chevron and Society of Petroleum Engineers
• Understand scientific units of measure and use of conversion tools
• Be able to create elements of a large document, such as table of contents, index and glossary
• Display familiarity with British and Australian English, in addition to American usage
• Have a strong understanding of copyrights and trademarks and department’s role in protecting the company from misuse or infringement
• Assure the quality of each deliverable by following the appropriate quality control process
• Be able to translate a client’s message into a clear, well-designed, appropriate deliverable
• Understand how to communicate in a variety of methods and media

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Proficiency in MS Office 2010 software (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint)
• Significant experience in IT specification documentation
• Strong proficiency in formatting documents using such features as Word styles, templates, automated cross-referencing and layout control
• Ability to produce lengthy documents with minimal supervision
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• Basic understanding of MS Excel, MS Visio and Adobe Acrobat
• Ability to handle multiple assignments with competing priorities
• Time management skills
• Have a passion for client satisfaction and project success
• Strong proficiency in formatting documents using such features as Word styles, templates, automated cross-referencing and layout control
• Ability to produce lengthy documents with minimal supervision
• Basic understanding of MS Excel, MS Visio and Adobe Acrobat
• Ability to handle multiple assignments with competing priorities
• Time management skills
• Have a passion for client satisfaction and project success

Preferred qualifications:
• Knowledge of company business a plus

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