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Technical Publication Supervisor in Houston, TX at Search Services

Date Posted: 12/14/2018

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    Houston, TX
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Job Description


A global oil company is seeking a Technical Publication Supervisor with previous supervisory experience for a direct hire role. 


The resume must show leading a group of individuals. Individuals who have hands on experience with documentation standards.


Oversees the development of equipment service manuals from initiation through completion

Assigns, prioritizes and manages all Technical Publications Department (TPD) activities

Effectively communicates relevant project information to Engineering, Technical Publications? project team and management

Reviews project plans to ensure service manuals quality and timeliness

Effectively applies project management methodology

Assists project team in strategic meetings

Meets frequently with team members to discuss projects development and resolve any issues

Minimizes possible project risks

Prepares status reports on a weekly basis

Works closely with Technical Writers, Technical Illustrators and Editor to develop and enforce TPD standards

Encourages continuous improvements through new or improved processes and tools - Interviews and hires staff, when needed

Conducts performance reviews for all team members semi-annually, as a minimum

Escalates issues to management, when necessary

Delivers engaging, informative and well-organized presentations


At least 5 years of experience in project management roles, preferably in Oil & Gas, and at least 2 years of experience managing, coaching and mentoring staff

Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills

Commitment to delivering quality support to project teams

Critical thinking and multi-tasking abilities

Self-directed and motivated employee

Ability to effectively prioritize, execute and delegate tasks in a high-pressure environment

Ability to defuse tension among project team, should it arise

Ability to shift priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities

Ability to read communication styles from a broad spectrum of disciplines - Experience creating documentation and training materials

Experience preparing and delivering oral and written presentation

Diplomatic, assertive, encouraging, and motivating