Technical Writer - Mining (Asset Maintenance)

  • Competitive Day Rate
  • Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea
  • Contract
  • Mining
Location: Papua New Guinea (FIFO)

About Us:
In close collaboration with a leading tier 1 mining operator dedicated to excellence and sustainability across all operations, we are in search of a skilled Technical Writer to join our team on a FIFO basis for a 12-month contract in Papua New Guinea.

Key Responsibilities:
- Develop detailed work method scopes to ensure safe and effective execution of mechanical maintenance activities in a large, fixed plant process mining environment.
- Conduct QA/QC and Safety reviews of technical documentation, ensuring compliance with HSE requirements and business policies.
- Scope, create, review, refine, and develop effective documents/PRTs for all existing and new tactics, improving safety and efficiency in executing planned maintenance activities.
- Develop detailed work instructions, ensuring accuracy in task details, resources, and process steps.
- Collaborate with Reliability Engineers, area maintenance, and ops personnel to ascertain requirements for all documentation developed.
- Utilize CDMS systems in developing new documents and provide technical input in maintenance activities.
- Continuously look for areas of improvement in document development, review, and tracking processes.

- Trades Certificate in Mechanical Engineering, Maintenance, or similar.
- Mining or similar heavy engineering/construction experience.
- Post-trade/tertiary qualifications in maintenance management.
- Proficiency in CDMS/SAP software and job scoping/shutdown maintenance execution.
- Demonstrated knowledge of safety and environmental standards, as well as business policies.
- Ability to grasp complex technical concepts and communicate them clearly.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word and Excel.
- Field scoping experience and broad knowledge of fixed plant assets in a gold mining environment.
- Significant experience in technical writing and document management for maintenance execution.

Why Join:
- Opportunity to work on challenging projects in a dynamic and supportive environment.
- Competitive Day Rate
- Chance to contribute to sustainable mining practices and community development.

How to Apply:
If you meet the above requirements and are ready to take on a rewarding role as a Technical Writer, please submit your resume and cover letter to . Please include "Technical Writer - Papua New Guinea" in the subject line.

We appreciate all applications received, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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