Technical Writer

at NES Fircroft
Location San Diego
Date Posted December 1, 2023
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Full Time


Technical Writer
We are seeking an experienced technical writer to join our team in the development of an LNG export terminal project. The ideal candidate should have excellent writing and communication skills, a keen attention to detail, and the ability to understand complex technical information.


  • Create and maintain project documentation, including but not limited to technical specifications, user manuals, design documents, operation and maintenance manuals, and safety plans.
  • Work closely with the project team, including engineers, designers, and other stakeholders, to ensure that all documentation accurately reflects project requirements and meets regulatory standards.
  • Review and edit documentation created by other project team members to ensure that it meets the required standards for technical writing.
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to ensure that technical content is accurate, clear, and concise.
  • Organize and maintain project documents, ensuring that all materials are properly versioned, indexed, and stored.
  • Stay up-to-date with project developments, regulatory requirements, and industry standards, and ensure that all project documentation reflects these changes.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in technical writing, engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a technical writer, ideally in the oil and gas or energy industry.
  • Experience working with complex technical information and translating it into clear and concise documentation.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and standards for technical writing in the energy industry.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a project team.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.