Lead Technical Author

Reference

HAL/AR/055232

Sector

Engineering

Salary

£38,000 Per Annum

Town/City

Stonehouse

Contract Type

Permanent

Closing Date

14/05/2021

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Lead Technical Author - Stonehouse

Remote Working

Salary –up to £38k (flexibility for the right candidate) + Pension + Flexible Working Hours + Family Events  Perkbox + Childcare Vouchers + cycle to work scheme + Career Progression

The Client

Our client is a leading supplier of Technical Authoring, Training, NATO Codification, Inventory Optimisation, Obsolescence Management and Integrated Logistic Support services to government, industry and commercial clients throughout UK and Europe. Their unrivalled track record spans over many years, providing a unique mix of capabilities which make them a provider of choice to many organisations.

They are looking to recruit an experienced Technical Author to join the growing Technical Publications Department which produces and updates technical documentation for a variety of military systems and equipment.

We are looking for a Lead Technical Author to work with the companys clients Maritime programmes, working with the client to support the MOD and the Royal Navy’s Queen Elizabeth Aircraft Carriers and Type 45 Destroyers. The role will predominately be remote working with occasional visits to the client’s site. 

The Role

The lead author will report to the Technical Publications Manager and be responsible for:

Interrogating project databases, registers and repositories for source data in order to assess the impact to technical publications

Manage workloads effectively and efficiently to meet the demands of the programme utilising available resource as necessary e.g. amendments and production of new technical publications including but not limited to Data Modules, OEM manuals, illustrations and schematics

Deliver draft technical publications for engineering governance, within agreed timescales and to agreed company and customer acceptable quality standards, to support the resolution of any tasking requirements

Provide helpdesk support for technical queries regarding technical publications

Provide regular updates on the progress of all technical publication tasks as required

Essential requirements:

At least 2 years as a technical author

S1000D technical authoring tools (XML and SGML)

Common Source Data Base (CSDB) knowledge

Logistic Support Analysis Record (LSAR) knowledge

Experience of Ships systems and technical publications, Excellent IT skills with expert knowledge of MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, Arobotext Editor and Outlook

This is an exciting opportunity to join the company with good career progression as they continue on an impressive growth path.  The role will predominately be remote working with occasional visits to the client’s site.

Our clients customers demand confidentiality and discretion. You will require the right to work in the UK.  The successful candidate will also need to hold SC level security clearance.

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