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Senior Technical Writer

Job in Dubai - UAE/Dubai
Posted by Chase Resourcing
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-06-18
Job specializations:
  • Architecture
  • Engineering
    Electronics Engineer, Engineering Technology, Engineering Graduate
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Chase Resourcing are delighted to announce that we are recruiting a Senior Technical Writers for a client of ours in Dubai

Job Purpose for Senior Technical Writer

Responsible for the compilation and updating of Master Technical Documents including material selection, technical specifications and general requirements.

Job Responsibilities for Senior Technical Writer

Develop various master technical documents including specifications including compliance with the relevant local and international Standards along with sustainability requirements (Al-Saafat, Estidama, LEED, etc.).
Research, recommend and specify products based on a deep understanding of locally available equipment and material. Specified equipment and material shall be vendor neutral.
Maintain and regularly update office master specifications by conducting product research as to determine quality and availability of materials within the region.
Adapt specifications to suit the regional requirements and the Project nature.
Review and quality control of construction documents and other technical resources.
Support design and technical staff in the preparation of contract documents and stipulate, indicate and prescribe recommendations.
Review/study of equipment and materials to ensure suitability to projects with principal regard to function, environmental exposure, fire and life safety, and statutory/code requirements.
Work with project teams to develop documents and mentor staff on technical issues for both project and specification related issues.
Job Requirements for Senior Technical Writer

Must have Specification Writing
Degree from a well-recognised university or institute in Engineering.
15+ years of experience in specifications writing, with at least 5 of those spent in the UAE using NES, CSI or European equivalent formats.
Previous specification writing experience with a large Architectural/Engineering firm, preferably in the MENA region, is very desirable.
Experienced in the development of Outline Specifications and Construction Documents (specifications, method of measurement, etc.).
Strong design experience and knowledge of various systems including medium voltage, low voltage, standby power supply system, conveying systems, lighting, etc. along with excellent knowledge in relevant International Standards (IEC, EN, BS, NFPA, etc.)
Good working knowledge of current contract law as it applies to construction.
CSI Certified Construction Specifier (CCS) is preferred.
Proficiency in E-Specs and NES is preferred
Excellent research and communication skills.
Very good computer skills with MS Office software suite
Registered member of a relevant professional body (CSI, BSI, NES, IET, etc.).
If this position is of interest to you please send a copy of your CV to (Please contact us using the "Apply for this Job Posting" box below) or call +353 (0)66 976 2007
Position Requirements
Bachelor,   5 to 6 Years work experience
Required Language Skills:
  • English - Very good
Contact Information
Contact Name: Chase Resourcing
Contact Phone: 0669762007
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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