Technical Author

Stevenage, Hertfordshire

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On behalf of our client, we are seeking to recruit a Technical Author on an initial 12 – month contract. As the Technical Author they are looking for someone with end to end amendment/production of Technical Documentation to Operate and Maintain equipment.

Role: Technical Author
Pay: Up to £43 per hour Via Umbrella
Location: Stevenage
Contract: Monday- Friday, 37 Hours per week, 12 Months Contract
IR35 Status: Inside
Security Clearance: Security Clearance required to start

Essential Responsibilities

  • To write technical documentation in Standard Generalised Mark-up Language (SGML), Extensible Mark-up Language (XML) and traditional formats for the Company’s products in accordance with individual contractual requirements
  • To enable safe and effective operation and repair of the equipment.
  • The role covers the whole product lifecycle through design, development and in-service support.

Essential Experience

  • Experienced in the production of technical documentation with a detailed knowledge of MoD publication standards ASD S1000D and AESP.
  • Ideally qualified to HND/HNC or equivalent level in an engineering related subject or ex forces senior technician.
  • Knowledge of SGML editing software (Arbortext Epic), Common Source Data Bases (CSDB for S1000D) and Desktop Publishing systems.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with ILS Managers and Design Engineers.
  • Ability to work independently, taking ownership for packages of work in terms of scheduling and status reporting in order to meet Company and Customer expectations.
  • Demonstrate a writing ability for new, complex and original work.
  • Able to support more than one project at a time.

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Natalie Dalkin at Line Up Aviation

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