NOTE: The following description is a GENERAL Overview of this career and not a description of a particular job posting.
The primary role of the Technical Writer is to produce quality project reports through writing, editing, composition, and format preparation of large amounts of complex data to achieve clear and readable technical reports. These reports are typically generated during field operations or in support of engineering tasks. The writing of operational reports shall be proactive as the operation is performed. The technical writer will create drawings, capture and arrange photographs, generate QA forms, and perform numerous other duties.
• An Associate degree in a discipline associated with technical report generation from an accredited college or university.
• Minimum of five years of experience in technical report preparation. Three years of this experience shall be with salvage, diving, ocean engineering, or related matters. Two additional years of experience may be substituted for the educational requirement.
• Excellent communications skills.
• Skilled in the use of computers and Microsoft Office Suite.
• Must be able to obtain authorization to operate company vehicles.
• Must be able to obtain a U.S. Government clearance.
• Work is normally performed in a typical office/warehouse work environment but may be performed in an off shore environment.
• Limited to moderate physical effort required.
• Limited to moderate exposure to physical risk.
• Must be able and willing, to travel worldwide, on short notice for indefinite periods of time.