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Technical Writer

PIC Group, Inc.

Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: February 12, 2023
Reference Code: 8269
At PIC Group, Inc., our emphasis is on excellence.We recruit the strongest candidates in the power generation industry. As a global service provider, we continually seek talented individuals.

Title: Technical Writer
Position Type: Contract / Direct Hire
Location: United States
Reports to: Project Manager
Status: Non-Exempt

Job Summary:
PIC Group has an excellent opportunity for a Technical Writer that will have responsibility to develop technical documentation for a diverse portfolio of power generation assets across the island of Puerto Rico. The Technical Writer reports to the Project Manager and will be stationed at their home office, have frequent visits to Puerto Rico, an potentially reside in Puerto Rico for the term of the project. The Technical Writer will research, organize, and produce technical documents that follows PIC Group's methodology, philosophy, and standards. The Technical Writer is an integral part of a team that will deliver operating procedures and technical documentation in support of plant operations. The Technical Writer is responsible for performing field validation and quality checks against as-built systems and equipment. The Technical Writer has a strong technical background and is proficient with the use of various software platforms that are leveraged when developing complex procedures, diagrams, and technical materials for use in the field to operate, maintain, troubleshoot, build, or repair equipment and systems. The Technical Writer will work independently and possess solid communication skills for coordination with clients, manage project document creation, and lead regular meetings with key stakeholders.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Write technical documents for power plants including installation, start-up, operating and maintenance procedures, and manuals.
  • Researches and collects data through engineering documentation, drawings, and other pertinent available source data.
  • Under supervision, helps maintain and adhere to procedure revision guidelines, procedure standards, and procedure writing guidelines.
  • Interviews engineering, marketing, manufacturing, customer services, and other project team members for information.
  • Select photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts to illustrate material.
  • Organize material and complete writing assignment according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology.
  • Draw in field sketches to illustrate specified system layout.
  • Maintain records and files of work and revisions.
  • Maintain Technical Library, including gathering and sorting source and background materials.
  • Review published materials and revisions for changes in scope, format, and content.
  • Analyze developments in specific field to determine need for revisions in previously published materials and development of new material.
  • Performs On-Site Plant Reviews and System Walkdowns.
Job Requirements:
  • Strong working knowledge and ability to read blueprints, schematics, and interpret Engineering documents: Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID's), Electrical One-Lines, Product Manuals, etc.
  • Proficient across various disciplines mechanical, electrical, and controls with a wide degree of project ownership and flexibility is required.
  • Skilled in technical writing and use of Microsoft Suites when developing technical materials.
  • Ability to work as a project team member , working with other technical writers, editors, and illustrators as required.
  • Attention to detail and strong written communications skills. Word processing skills are essential for the successful candidate.
  • Ability to independently research, develop, and review new procedures and changes to existing procedures.
  • Ability to simplify moderate to complex technical topics for lay audiences.

Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to work at Desk for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to perform system walkdowns at Client facility, including climbing stairs and wearing proper personal protective equipment.

Education / Experience:
  • High School Diploma or GED with 4 years military training, preferably navy nuclear.
  • 2+ years of operational experience in heavy industrial or power generation is required.
  • 2+ years of experience in technical writing and the use of Microsoft Suite for technical writing applications.
  • Degreed Engineer, PMP Certified, or a degree in business administration is a plus.
  • Experience in the use in technical writing software applications such as AutoCAD is a plus.
  • Fluent in reading and writing in Spanish and English.
PIC Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer competitive wages and benefits. We seek out and employ talented individuals who meet the qualifications for each position. Due to the large number of responses we receive to our postings, only those applicants with the required experience and qualifications will be contacted.
About this Employer

PIC Group, Inc., established in 1988 and headquartered in Atlanta, GA, is a global provider of service solutions to the power generation industry. PIC Group’s comprehensive portfolio of services supports all aspects of power project development including installation, outage, commissioning and start-up, operations and maintenance, documentation and training, and project support. As of March 2008, PIC Group, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marubeni Corporation, a publicly listed company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.