Job Details
  • Reference359187A_1592367378
  • LocationEast Pilbara
  • SalaryNegotiable
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted21 days ago
  • ConsultantNaomi Byrne

As one of Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our client, one of Australia's leading resources companies, is seeking to engage a trade qualified Technical Writer on a FIFO roster, based out of their mine site located in WA's Pilbara region on an 5/2/4/3 swing.


The role of Technical Writer is to provide clear and concise technical documentation to support safe and efficient maintenance with an understanding and compliance with all company policies & procedures. As an ideal candidate, you have proven experience in a highly technical field, such as or engineering or mining, particularly with Mobile Maintenance Work Instruction Creation. Your ability to evaluate and analyse complex information is second to none, and you have a natural desire to help people understand things that are hard to understand. There is an expectation of being out in the field or trenches, not simply a desk bound job!

Responsibilities of this role?

  • Research, outline, write, and edit new and existing content, working closely with various departments to understand project requirements
  • Independently gather information from subject matter experts to develop, organize, and write procedure manuals, technical specifications, and process documentation
  • Work with development and support leads to identify all documentation repositories, revise and edit, and determine the best solution for data compilation and centralized storage
  • Research, create, and maintain information templates that uphold organizational and legal standards, and allow for easy data migration
  • Develop content in alternative media forms for maximum usability, with a consistent and cohesive voice across all documentation

Skills & Qualifications?

  • Trade background preferred- maintenance background an advantage
  • Significant experience in a mining environment, preferably (mobile) maintenance qualification (trade desirable)
  • Extensive working knowledge of Mobile Equipment including: Liebherr R996B & R9400, Komatsu 930E Haul Trucks and CAT ancillary equipment
  • Well-developed verbal and written skills
  • Ability to write in explanatory text which can be clearly understood by various levels of experience.
  • Computer literacy with previous experience in Maintenance Systems (SAP preferred)
  • Demonstrated ability in the MS Office suite of programs

All candidates must be registered through Chandler Macleod, undertake a pre-employment medical and drug & alcohol test and provide a National Police Clearance and references. If the above sounds like you, please use the 'apply now' button to send through your most up to date CV, with a covering letter outlining your reasons for applying, and we shall be in touch soon.