Technical Author

ref: DJV201602


Educated to degree level with experience of working within the construction industry, you must be able to demonstrate a good understanding of the purpose and contents of building Operation & Maintenance manuals for both building structure, fabric and services disciplines.


Researching and procuring information

  • Understanding the business systems and applications for which documentation is to be prepared
  • Gathering and analyzing the information needs of the user
  • Procuring design and contract information to prepare the technical manuals and project hand‐over documentation

Communicating and collaborating

  • Attending team planning/briefing meetings
  • Questioning developers and managers to clarify technical issues and obtain information
  • Satisfying user requirements by liaising with subject matter experts including commissioning mangers, contractors, suppliers and project consultants
  • Working with IT applications such as collaboration tools, micro‐soft office and project, databases and Dome’s in-house documentation management solution, Dome Connect

Writing and editing content

  • Writing, editing and presenting information in clear and simple English and to fit with the agreed style, making sure the information is organised effectively
  • Commissioning, coordinating or preparing illustrations
  • Indexing and cataloging material
  • Copy‐editing the work of colleagues within the organisation

Managing projects

  • Planning and managing the authoring of the project
  • Creating work schedules and working on and managing multiple projects simultaneously

Continuing professional development

  • Keeping up to date with developments and trends in the industry and attending training courses as necessary
  • Keeping up to date with legislation and energy/environmental directives
  • Marketing and publicising services and skills to potential clients


To apply, please send us your resume, citing the job title and ref. no. at:

  • Location:
  • Central London
  • Salary:
  • Highly Competitive
  • Job Status:
  • Full Time


Dome Consulting is an engineering services consultancy and a provider of software to the construction industry. The company itself has been around for over 20 years offering commissioning management and technical authoring services, with the software development division being a little newer.

Our Dome Connect software is considered to be one of the best packages in the business, having been used on some of the highest profile jobs in the country and used across the world. Our iSnag software has made waves across the industry and is one of the most comprehensive solutions to workflow and defect management on the market.