Company: Wood
Skills: Technical Writing
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Looking to join a team that really appreciates you? Then we may be that team!

Wood is looking to recruit passionate individuals who want to share their awesomeness with the rest of our Operations Technical Authoring team. With fantastic career prospects, excellent benefits and genuine caring attitudes, the Wood Operations Technical Authoring team might just be the team you've been looking to join.

We currently have positions available in our Houston, Texas office, including offering a hybrid working model.

Join a culture of innovation , pushing the boundaries of what is possible to seek the best solutions for our clients.

We are looking for digitally capable individuals who can stand-out in the technical authoring community, helping the Wood Operations Authoring teams move to the next level in digital, interactive and automated delivery. Our Operations Authoring teams produce documentation for a wide range of clients across many industries including chemical, pharmaceutical, energy, renewables, oil & gas, utilities and petrochemical.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Develop a range of technical operations documentation, including Operating Procedures, Operating Manuals, Operations Training materials, in line with project specific requirements.
  • Liaise with clients on technical clarifications in relation to operations projects work scopes
  • Under the guidance of the Lead Operations Technical Specialist, support the required technical review of deliverables to ensure compliance with project requirements
  • Provide guidance and advice to peers and direct reports on Production and Technical issues
  • Ensure all deliverables are met within the project allocated timeline and development targets
  • Use electronic document / information management systems
  • Support the Lead Operations Technical Specialists in the provision of data for project progress reports
  • Work alongside other internal teams and departments to ensure project delivery

Skills / Qualifications

  • A technical engineering qualification, or equivalent is desired. This can be in Operations or other engineering discipline.

Skills & Competences:
  • Understanding of engineering and technical source documentation (P&IDs, Data Sheets, Cause & Effects etc.)
  • Ability to communicate with subject matter experts, derive essentials and compile narrative and procedures
  • Skilled user of MS Office applications, especially Word
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Highly numerate
  • Logical and critical thinker
  • Engineering science / wide range of engineering knowledge
  • Excellent standard of English, particularly spelling and grammar
  • Understands and can use 'Technical English'
  • Ability to communicate effectively with direct reports; assess situations and resolve potential problem areas. Good communications skills including client focused
  • Experience of previous technical authoring activities is advantageous although not essential
  • Experience of interactive digitalisation of documentation and associated requirements is an advantage
  • Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required

Don't have all the skills identified above? That's OK, we will train the right individuals to develop into excellent Technical Authors.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.