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Senior Technical Writer

Job in Dubai - UAE/Dubai
Posted by Chase Resourcing
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-07-30
Job specializations:
  • Engineering
    Civil Engineering, Quality Engineering, Engineering Technology, Engineering Graduate
  • Design/Multimedia
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Chase Resourcing are delighted to announce that we are recruiting a Senior Technical Writer for a client of ours in Dubai

Job Purpose for Senior Technical Writer

Responsible for master specifications review and update, creation of master technical specifications, equipment & systems components’ material selection, preparation of general requirements.

Job Responsibilities for Senior Technical Writer

Develop different levels’ and phases’ project specifications from outline specification to construction issue including compliance with green building standards including but not limited to LEED’s administrative and sustainable product requirements, GSAS, ESTIDAMA, ALSAFAT, BREEAM, etc…
To research, recommend, and specify products based on a deep understanding of local construction materials and technology.
Collect feedback and lessons learnt from all Projects’ Sites to check & validate with Head Office and incorporate in the master specifications as applicable.
Update specifications based on update requests received from Head Office.
Request of amendments or updates received from other offices shall be shared with Head Office along with a summary of these updates and the request source for validation.
Assist design teams in product and material selection, based on regional availability, to ensure specified building systems are appropriate including equivalent products and manufacturers.
Maintain and regularly update building product database by conducting product research as to determine quality and availability of materials within the region.
Review and quality control of construction documents, drawings and other technical resources.
Supervise and support design and technical staff in the preparation of contract documents and stipulate, indicate and prescribe recommendations.
Review/study of Mechanical systems components materials for determining 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 Mechanical Engineering.
15+ years specification writing experience in US and European standards, with at least 5 of those spent in the UAE using NBS or European equivalent formats.
Previous specification writing experience with a large Architectural/Engineering firm, preferably in the MENA region, is very desirable.
Excellent working knowledge of building mechanical systems and equipment, system components materials, and construction technology.
Good working knowledge of current contract law as it applies to construction.
Good computer skills with MS Office software suite
Registered member of a relevant professional body (CSI, BSI, CIPS etc.).
High proficiency in English language.

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: 066 9762007
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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