[Vacancy]: Senior Technical Writer Needed at Amaiden Energy Nigeria

March 11, 2024
Application deadline closed.

Job Description


  • 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 activity execution.
  • Coordinate the team’s efforts in the development and review of the commissioning and start-up procedures by the operations team.
  • 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.
  • 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 non-technical users
  • Assist in planning, scheduling, and tracking documentation work to meet product release dates and contractual deliverables. Maintain an up-to-date and accessible database of approved/relevant manuals, procedures, work instructions, etc. for the completion, commissioning, and start-up of Client 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
  • Collaborate with Engineering, Quality Assurance, HSSE, Project Management, and other groups to plan, 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



  • HND or Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering or other engineering/science discipline.


  • Minimum of 20 years of oil & gas plant operations experience preferably in the LNG industry with at least 7 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
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and experience working with content in multiple mediums.
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • A positive attitude, willing to jump in and tackle new challenges.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Developing and field-verifying all commissioning procedures and checklists
    Supporting regulatory compliance standards and ensuring required documentation is completed
  • Participating in the 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
  • Ability to translate highly technical information into easily understandable information for users
  • Creative skills and usage of photographs, drawings, diagrams, animation, and charts that increase users’ understanding
  • Ability to deliver high-quality documentation, paying attention to detail
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures
  • Able to write in explanatory and procedural styles for multiple audiences
  • Skilled at prioritization and multi-tasking
  • Team player
  • Good time-management skills
  • Strong team lead, willing to overcome differences and collaborate with multiple disciplines
  • Ability to work effectively in a multidiscipline, multi-national, multi-cultural, multi-work center team environment where the overall success of the project is paramount.
  • Ability to understand complex processes and strive to develop and implement continuous improvement and creative process enhancements
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