Our Vacancy

Technical Author

  • Defence
  • Contracting /
  • Plymouth
  • 24/07/23
  • Hybrid work

Assystem is an international company with one mission: accelerate the energy transition around the world.

Every day, our 6,500 switchers located in 12 countries (Europe, Middle East, Pacific Asia & Africa) connect their six thousand billion neurons to tackle the task of the century: switching to low-carbon energy.

We are a collective committed to the actors who are making the energy switch. Sharing our knowledge, expertise and values allows us to innovate and think differently about the energy transition.

Drawing on more than 55 years’ experience in highly regulated sectors subject to strict security and safety requirements, we provide our customers with engineering and project management services, as well as digital services and solutions to optimize the performance of complex infrastructure projects throughout their life cycle. The Group is currently ranked second in the world for nuclear engineering.

To ensure a viable, efficient, and reliable energy future for all.

Job Description

Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):  

  • Production of Work Instructions and documentation for facility Commissioning and Construction nuclear site licence conditions improvements.
  • Able to take descriptions of processes and turn into Work Instructions.
  • Writing technical procedures to commissioning plans
  • Attend a range of project, planning and briefing meetings
  • Convert information from meetings into user guides for software applications, reference and instruction manuals, training guides, possible instructional videos
  • Preferable to have an appreciation of facility/process plant Construction and Commissioning.
  • Preferable to have experience of working with nuclear licence conditions LC19 (Construction) and LC21 (Commissioning).

Key Attributes:

  • Team player ability: taking the lead on assigned project tasks and allowing others to lead as appropriate
  • Good communicator; providing feedback of technical development and project delivery to the Lead Engineer and the Project Manager
  • Working on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent Written skills
  • Ability to manage own time and to deliver within agreed timescales, target cost and quality standards, requiring minimum supervision
  • Actively seeks guidance and knowledge where required to augment personal and project goals

My profile

Skills, Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum 2:1 BEng qualification in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent).
  • Previous Technical Author experience highly desirable
  • Mechanical Handling experience highly desirable
  • Design engineering experience in a highly regulated area
  • Working level experience of the European standards is desirable, for example Eurocode 3.
  • Familiar with Autodesk Inventor, AutoCAD software.
  • An appreciation for mechanical and structural engineering.
  • An appreciation for the engineering design cycle of mechanical designs from Concept through to Manufacture.

Security Clearance

Due to the nature of this role we will require the successful candidate to be a sole British passport holder and to be able to acquire Security Clearance.

We are committed to equal treatment of candidates and promote, as well as foster all forms of diversity within our company. We believe that bringing together people with different backgrounds and perspectives is essential for creating innovative and impactful solutions. Skills, talent, and our people’s ability to dare are the only things that matter !. Bring your unique contributions and help us shape the future.

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