Technical writer

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Date: 22-Sep-2022

Location: Vasteras

Company: Alstom

Req ID: 291783

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide


Purpose of the job

The purpose of the job is to gather technical information and deliver technical documentation for maintenance and operation manuals. Responsibilities are to collect information, review and ensure correct content prior to delivery, and drive progress forward within the assigned technical area.


You will be part of a diverse team with a variaty of competences and backgrounds. We value deep technical knowledge and broad overall understanding of systems alike. 


Stakeholder communication

  • Attend customer meetings to ensure that requirements are met.
  • Attend internal meetings for feedback and reporting.

Gather information

  • Contact system engineering for clarification or missing information and follow up the progress.
  • Participate in workshops.
  • Attend site visits to research the systems physically.


Process and update documents

  • Write technical text in XML for technical descriptions, maintenance instructions, fault finding instructions etc.
  • Review, update and translate technical documentation
  • Proof-read documents written.
  • Create and update illustrations.
  • Administrate and update revision.



  • Support the team in accordance to the tasks handed by the Documentation leader.
  • Proof read other writers documents.


Personal skills

  • General information design knowledge 
  • Knowledge of rail vehicles
  • Arbortext XML experience
  • Native Swedish speaker and proficient in English
  • Inquisitive, accurate and performance driven


Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 





Job Type:​Experienced​

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