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Technical Publications Supervisor

Houston, TX

Posted: 09/06/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Function: Management Job Number: 16829 Pay Rate: $75,000 - $90,000 (Depending on Experience)

Technical Publications Supervisor

Position Type: Direct Hire

Position Location: Houston, TX

Position Salary: $75,000 - $90,000 (Depending on Experience)


  • 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 technical publication 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


  • Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year accredited university
  • At least 5 years of experience in project management roles, preferably in Oil & Gas
  • 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


  • Full Benefits

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within 3 weeks of submitting your application.

Daniel Heidrick
Recruiter - Murray Technical

Specializing in placing talent in Engineering, Manufacturing, and Operations roles.

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