Technical Author & Administrator

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Date: Jan 19, 2022

Location: Aberdeen, Aberdeen, GB

Company: Bureau Veritas

BVS UK DP Mission Critical Dept. - Technical Author-Administrator

Role: BVS UK DP  Mission Critical Dept. - Technical Author-Administrator


Location: Aberdeen



Role Purpose


The main purpose of the Technical Author's role is to review technical reports and ensure the highest standards of deliverables in terms of contents, format, and syntaxis/grammar are maintained. Additional duties include general department support and administrative tasks.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Format, proofread and process technical reports in accordance with company standards, ensuring consistency in quality and format.
  • Assisting with the necessary documentation required for staff and subcontractors attending vessels worldwide (e.g. assisting with travel and documentation/certificates).
  • Assist with raising POs, expenses and invoices for subcontractors.
  • Accepting POs from clients.
  • Ensure the whereabouts spreadsheet is kept updated with all staff movements.
  • Assist staff with any expenses/TOIL/annual leave queries.
  • Keep timesheet system updated with new clients, projects, tasks, employees, etc.
  • Ensure all timesheets are submitted by staff and associate consultants by the Monday deadline and are approved by COB.
  • Assist with completion of supplier questionnaires for new clients.
  • Answer phones if reception is not manned.

Experience & Skills required

  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office packages
  • Outstanding organisation skills and eye for detail & accuracy
  • Excellent communication skills/collaboration skills
  • Excellent in multi-tasking & prioritising
  • Able to work under tight deadlines and focused on exceptional Customer service
  • Previous experience in a Dynamic Positioning department and familiarity with FMEA and DP trials document is a major advantage

Qualifications Required

  • Degree or 5 Highers (or equivalent) – Including Maths and English as a minimum.
  • Recognised Technical Author qualifications preferred