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Job title : Principal Technical Writer

Job Location : Rivers

Deadline : June 14, 2023

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Job Code: IESL23004
Location: Bonny Island, Rivers

Job Purpose / Objective

  • To coordinate the development of operating procedures, work instructions, manuals and method statements with the main goal to communicate complex, technical information more easily in a user-friendly manner, in order to achieve safe and faultless completion, commissioning and startup of the LNG Train 7 Project scope.

Main Accountabilities

  • Plan, develop, organize, write and edit high-quality operational procedures and manuals using the design data and Vendor information in a clear and concise manner to ensure safe and efficient activities execution.
  • Oversee peer editing and production review work. Coordinate team’s effort in the development and review of Commissioning and Start up Procedure by the Operations team.
  • Research, develop and document technical design specifications and test scripts. Produce electronic documentation in addition to hard copy manuals and maintain a comprehensive library of technical terminology and documentation.
  • Manage updates and revisions to technical literature. Produce how-tos, tutorials, user guides, and knowledge base content, to help end-users use a variety of applications.
  • Gather and analyze technical and product information from various sources to update existing documents to reflect new or changing equipment functionality.
  • Write, format, edit, review, and proof procedural and technical information for technical and nontechnical users
  • Assist in planning, scheduling, and tracking documentation work to meet product release dates and Contractual deliverables. Maintain an up to date and accessible data base of approved/relevant manuals, procedures, work instructions etc. for the completion, commissioning and start up of Train 7 project scope.
  • Work with internal project teams and EPC CONTRACTOR to ensure an in-depth understanding of the documentation requirements and produce high-quality documentation that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended users
  • Oversee team collaboration with Engineering, Quality Assurance, HSSE, Project Management, and other groups to plan, research, write, and revise printed and online documentation, including general overviews, tutorials, installation/configuration instructions, training class materials, and documentation
  • Prepare, review, revise, and maintain technical documents, including software and systems engineering, system operations, testing, and user documentation
  • Play an active role in maintaining a safety culture in the performance of Technical Writing duties and adhere to all applicable site / project safety procedures.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Developing and field verifying all commissioning procedures and checklists
  • Supporting regulatory compliance standards ensuring required documentation is completed
  • Participating in Pre-Start-up Safety Review (PSSR) process supporting execution of leak testing, line cleaning and N2 purging as per the Commissioning and Start-up execution plan.

Job Requirements
Educational Qualification

  • Candidates should possess an HND or Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering or other Engineering / Science discipline.


  • Minimum of 20 years oil & gas plant operations experience preferably in the LNG industry with at least 10 years at supervisory level as a Technical Writer or similar role in a complex LNG Plant Project
  • Experience working with P&IDs, Isometrics, and Control Drawings for LNG Plant design, construction, commissioning and start up
  • Proven working experience in technical writing of software documentation
  • Strong experience owning an end-to-end documentation creation process Experience in providing CSU related design input and working in an EPC or a plant environment considered an advantage
  • Working experience on part of, or the entire, ORP Project life cycle (from conceptual design through to final commissioning and handover) and/or in the front-line Oil and Gas production operations is desirable
  • Experience with Management of Change process, Operations Integrity / Process Safety Management processes
  • Experience with MS Office and SAP would be an asset Skills and Knowledge.

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