Company: Raeburn Recruitment
Skills: Document Control, Technical Writing
Education: Some College
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Only those with the Right to Work in the UK should apply. Raeburn do not have the ability to provide visa sponsorship, therefore current valid ability to work in the UK is required.

The Floating Production division will pro-actively collaborate and contribute to the realization and enhancement of company strategic goals. Provide competent management to realize FPSO Contracts, and for the Operations Delivery Management, Operations Technical Management, Marine & Subsea support services to the Floating Production and other divisions if and when required.


As the Technical Author: Operating Manuals you will be based in the Aberdeen office and be responsible for implementing improvements to the technical content, structure and format of Operating Manuals of Floating Production Assets.

Key aspects to include will be the development of standardised layout/format/style of the operating procedures, and updating the necessary documents to incorporate such improvements. Also required will be the implementation of output of safety critical task analysis into Operating Manuals. Necessary will be plain English and ensuring readability into technical documentation as well as reducing word count to ensure documents are clear and concise.

Result areas for this position will include updating Procedures and standards as per mark ups and user comments. Creating new documents or re-formatting existing documents in accordance with Company specifications. Using electronic document / information management systems and writing and preparing documentation in an easy-to-understand language. Checking for style, structure, grammar, errors, syntax, punctuation and spellings in Technical Documentation. Working closely with Discipline Engineers to ensure accuracy of the documentation and developing audit protocols.

You will report directly to the Operations Superintendent.

A Technical Author with experience in the UK Sector. Furthermore, you will have -
§Bachelors degree in engineering or related discipline OR equivalent experience in North Sea Offshore Operations
§Of benefit would be offshore certification

Established in 1981, Raeburn has more than 34 years’ experience supporting our clients in the UK and international Oil & Gas and Petro-Chemical Industries.




Raeburn is built upon a solid foundation of experience and genuine hands on appreciation of our client’s project and operational developments - from the very first generation of UKCS offshore platforms to onshore refineries, tension leg platforms, pipeline and subsea completions, deep water projects, FPSO developments and de-commissioning projects, Raeburn have effectively supported our clients at all stages of their UKCS and international upstream and downstream projects and operational requirements with qualified and experienced multi-disciplined personnel.




Our combined knowledge of worldwide Oil & Gas & Petro-Chemical projects both onshore and offshore, operations and standards, our unmatched professional technical and commercial recruitment experience, pay-rolling services, access to one of the world’s largest Oil & Gas & Petro-Chemical specific databases, and our proven experience in the fields of international Visa, Work Permits, Payroll and Taxation management, ensures that Raeburn are best placed to support our clients with their recruitment needs, and provide support and advice on industry related matters.




Raeburn are fully committed to supporting our clients with all their recruitment and on-boarding requirements, and have the scalable structure, experience and dedication to provide a high quality, unrivalled and professional services enhancing efficiency and adding value to our clients’ businesses.




Raeburn have an outstanding track record of delivery for the Oil & Gas & Petro-Chemical industry’s major operators, service companies and contractors at all stages of their developments both in the UK and internationally. We are aware of the ever changing recruitment market and the need to ensure we are pro-active in the delivery of recruitment services provided to our clients, specifically in terms of legislation, technology and contractual demands.




Raeburn’s growing success is built upon our knowledge and expertise within the Oil & Gas and Petro-Chemical industries delivering the very highest of standards and reliability in sourcing the very best talent available in the market. Raeburn’s management and our teams of dedicated recruitment professionals are committed entirely to delivery and support for our clients now and in the future.