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Loughborough, Leicestershire Weatherford

Weatherford is a leading global energy services company. Our world-class experts partner with customers to optimize their resources and realize the full potential of their assets. Across our operating locations, including manufacturing, research and development, service, and training facilities, operators choose us for strategic solutions that add efficiency, flexibility, and responsibility to any energy operation.

We are focused on technology development, digital solutions, and defining our footprint in the new energy space. Our ability to provide integrated solutions across our segments will be critical to growth in our core operations and the energy transition.

Energy producers face unique challenges every day, so it is our job to create solutions that enhance safety, streamline operations, and sustain uptime to meet or exceed their targets. We operate across the global energy landscape employing some of the best diverse talent in the industry. At Weatherford, we understand the value each individual brings to the table. We celebrate diversity in all its forms and are immensely proud of our workforce. We invite you to join our passionate, talented, word-class team.

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Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and provides you a challenging and enriching career path, with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course.

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You will be responsible for creating and updating technical documentation related to a suite of software applications used in the interpretation and analysis of geophysical data within the oil and gas exploration industry. The content you produce will range from procedure manuals, technical specifications, to process documentation.

You will be working closely with a team of software engineers, product managers and subject matter experts who play a key role within our global business, developing state of the art software that deals with the full geophysical data lifecycle from acquisition via hardware, processing, interpretation, and client delivery.

This is an exciting opportunity to establish a set of best practices and standards for creating procedures, processes, and templates for use within the business as well as writing the technical documentation itself.

Key Responsibilities
  • Gather, organise, write, and edit content to produce procedure manuals, technical specifications, and process documentation.
  • Work closely with various job functions (both local and remote) including subject matter experts, project managers, and developers to understand documentation requirements.
  • Gain a deep understanding of our products and services, and translate complex information into simple, polished, engaging content.
  • Develop high-quality comprehensive documentation that is appropriate for its intended audience.
  • Evaluate current content and develop innovative methods for improvement.

Our generous benefits include:
  • Private Health Care
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • 29 Days Annual Leave (+ 4 fixed bank holidays)
  • Additional Leave Purchase Scheme
  • Weatherford has a professional development structure to promote career growth.
  • Membership fees reimbursement

East Leake, Loughborough

Monday-Friday; 36.25 hours per week .

About Us

The team at East Leake is a diverse and inclusive group of technically minded individuals developing state of the art software that deals with the full geophysical data lifecycle, from acquisition via hardware, processing, interpretation, and client delivery. We constantly encourage personal development, learning and innovation in all aspects of the work we undertake advocating exploring and leveraging new technologies for the benefit of the products being developed.


  • Bachelors/Masters with a focus on Technical Communications, English, Training, or a related field.
  • 2+ years of experience as a technical writer.
  • Superb written communication skills in English.
  • Ability to plan, structure and write content with minimal guidance.
  • Experience in writing documentation for various audiences.
  • Experience working with engineers to improve user experience, refine content, and create visuals and diagrams for technical support content.
  • Previous experience writing documentation for software related to an engineering discipline is preferred.