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About the Company

WorkPac Professional and Executive is Australia's leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, oil and gas and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country's leading companies to deliver rewarding career opportunities. Register or apply with us for ongoing access to a wide range of temporary and permanent jobs for all skill levels.

About the Role

WorkPac Professional are currently seeking an Analyst Technical Content - Technical Writer. Based at our clients Operations Centre, Monday to Friday, working an on-going contract.

Sitting within the Rail Governance team, this individual will provide project support for the Rail Governance team and content management services to the Railways Division to achieve and maintain business and regulatory compliance for Rail documentation.

As an Analyst Technical Content, you will be writing and maintaining business content in the MS Word and HTML5 format, and undertaking tasks to deliver improvements to our governance processes and associated systems. The content is managed using single-sourcing principles and consumed by our customers across several systems and mediums.

This position would suit a Technical Writer with HTML code writing experience who is organised, methodical, able to troubleshoot, and accustomed with working to strict deadlines. Experience with project work and continuous improvement initiatives will be an advantage.

Duties and responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Create, maintain and retire controlled document content for Rail in consultation with the business, SMEs and authors and in-line with Rail Governance processes

  • Use and maintain the MadCap Flare content management software

  • Publish and maintain the Rail Docs library

  • Use and update the document management system

  • Participate in and contribute to Rail Governance meetings, discussions and workshops

  • Apply continuous improvement methods with respect to Rail controlled document content and processes

  • Undertake project support and continuous improvement initiatives for the Rail Governance team

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Minimum 3+ years experience in a similar or same role required, desirably within Mining & Resources industry

  • Advance training in content management or single-sourcing software tools

  • Office 365 and SharePoint

  • Undertake writing tasks for a geographically diverse audience

  • Engage with subject matter experts on written content

  • Ability to communicate with all levels of stakeholders

  • Full unrestricted right to work in Australia

How to Apply

Click on the apply button or for more information please contact:

Juanique Liebenberg - Recruitment Coordinator


At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

Job title: Technical Writer
Contract type: Contract
Location: Perth - CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs, Perth
Industry: Operations Mining, Oil & Gas
Job expiry: 01 Aug
Reference: TMPRIJ202055051