Technical Author (Somerset)


Ford & Stanley Interim – The Rail Recruitment Experts are recruiting a Technical Author for a contract position working on documentation for a variety of Rail projects.

The Opportunity

Ford & Stanley are delighted to be working with a leading rail business who are looking for a Technical Author on a contract basis. The position requires an experienced technical author who has previously worked in an engineering capacity.

This position is to cover a period of long term sickness, this contract will be minimum 2months. 

Role and Responsibilities

  • Work through a backlog of documentation in a fast efficient manor
  • Produce technical documentation; Manuals etc.
  • Fault tree analysis
  • Work with other departments to ensure correct materials are called for on each maintenance task
  • Utilise proven experience of working with authoring software and system controls

The Candidate

The successful candidate will be an experienced technical author available immediately or no more than 1 weeks’ notice period required. Experience working in an engineering field is essential.


  • Fault tree analysis experience/knowledge
  • Must have advanced IT skills
  • Knowledge and compliance to rules and regulations
  • High standard of written and verbal communication skills
  • An ability to interface effectively with all levels of personnel in and outside the company
  • Be a good team worker

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