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Golder Associates Technical Writer II in Milton, Australia

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture.

Golder has a new full-time opportunity within our Global Mining team for a Technical Writer, based in Brisbane . Due to recently securing several key projects, we are looking for an experienced Technical Writer to perform and edit work across operating regions. This will include the potential of more complex writing/editing tasks that will involve the use of independent judgement and sound decision making to ensure success.

Key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Editing documents prepared by subject matter experts across Business Units to the agreed upon level (i.e., copy edit, stylistic edit) to improve readability, promote consistency, and manage risk;

  • Preparing and maintaining project-specific style sheets for use by authors, reviewers, editors, and administrative support staff;

  • Assisting technical consults in project delivery documentation where English is a second language;

  • Preparing and maintaining editing checklists for large, multi-discipline projects;

  • Drafting non-technical sections of documents prepared by subject matter experts;

  • Supporting development and maintenance of internal writing style guides for use as GAIMS guidelines in various Business Units;

  • Assisting with the development of technical writing training across operating regions;

  • Assisting in the preparation of new technical procedures and revisions to existing technical procedures; and

  • Supervising junior technical writing/editing staff with respect to their technical development.

Skills and Qualifications

  • You will have your tertiary qualifications in Bachelor of Arts or equivalent from an accredited University with five years of technical writing and/or editing experience;

  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office products;

  • Formal training in technical writing or editing and editing certification;

  • Ability to work independently and within multi-disciplinary project teams; and

  • Excellent interpersonal and time management skills.

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder, a member of WSP, is a leading global specialised engineering and consulting organisation with over 60 years of successful service to its clients. By joining forces with WSP in 2021, Golder is now part of a 14,000-person strong earth and environment practice, providing engineering, remediation, regulatory & compliance, design and environmental services on projects that span all seven continents. Our professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialised skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment, and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil & gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

All qualified applicants who meet the specific criteria outlined above including the special opportunity criteria are encouraged to apply for this role.

Please note: Golder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.


Title: Technical Writer II

Location: AUS-Milton

Requisition ID: 21001892