Cummins Inc. Technical Writer - Project Documentation. 12 month contract - Scoresby. in Scoresby, Australia

Technical Writer - Project Documentation. 12 month contract - Scoresby.


Love technical writing and want to hone your skills on an EPCM project? Enjoy seeing the documents you create bought to life? Experienced technical document writer for our major power station green field project.

  • 12 month fixed term contract with a view to permanency

  • Technical documentation creation for complex power station project

  • Opportunity to develop your own templates and own the process

Sick of writing technical manuals and engineering maintenance procedures? If you are looking for an opportunity to work on a major EPCM project, this role is offering the contract for you! We are expanding our power generation team to deliver this exciting power generation project on our customers mine site. With plenty of project work ahead in this expanding area, you will join our group on a 12 month contract with a view to permanency.

About the role

Reporting to the Project Manager, this role will see you doing something different every day. Working with a range or stakeholders, you will be charged with producing project technical documentation for dissemination of information, planning and compliance for our power station project, delivering interpretation of information to our internal engineering and OH&S team, our external suppliers and consultants, relevant government departments and our customer.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work with various stakeholders to capture relevant technical and safety information

  • Develop your internal information pipelines, identifying where within the wider project team you need to source specific information.

  • Design your information templates to most efficiently and accurately capture and convey our project information

  • Integrate relevant information into well written text, with a focus on translating technical information into a format easily understood by a non-technical audience.

  • Maintain the library of information as the project evolves

About you

  • Technical background with an engineering diploma or trades qualification.

  • Previous experience working in a similar role as a designated technical writer

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders

  • Excellent attention to detail with a structured approach to your work

  • Be PC savvy with strong word and excel skills

What’s in it for you

Our employees develop their careers through proven development programs and challenges only a diverse, global innovator can promise. This role is offering you the opportunity to develop your breadth of technical knowledge into power generation, working with our highly knowledgeable and expanding Power Generation team. With an expanding book of projects on the horizon, we are likely to extend tenure past 12 months and are offering the opportunity for engineering degree qualified candidates to develop and progress into an engineering role should you continue with us past this project.

About us

Cummins is the world’s largest independent producer and distributor of diesel engines and related components. Cummins is a value based organisation and recognised industry employer of choice. We embrace diversity and seek to attract, develop and retain the highest calibre talent. We hire the best; it’s how we operate.

How to apply

Your opportunity to set yourself for success starts right here! Submit your application today! For more information about this role email Jane Gaylor on For all applications, please click on the link provided, applications cannot be accepted via email.


Primary Location Australia-Victoria-Melbourne-Australia, Scoresby, Distributor RO BR 900

Job Type Experienced - Professional / Office

Recruitment Job Type Professional - Experienced

Job Posting Jul 4, 2018, 5:08:40 AM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180003VE