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Technical Author

Salary: £0

Location: Uxbridge

Job type: Permanent

Category: Uxbridge

JC100 - Technical Author Location – Denham Salary – £Competitive Overview: First Military Recruitment is working in partnership with our reputable client who is seeking a Technical Author to join their team in Denham, Middlesex. My client is seeking a qualified candidate with a minimum of five years of prior experience in technical writing within the engineering field, preferably in Aerospace. The ideal candidate will demonstrate practical engineering expertise. Proficiency in various Aerospace Industry writing specifications, including Simplified English, is essential to ensure clear understanding, compliance, and implementation. Additionally, familiarity with IETM development and deployment, as well as comprehension of data management techniques and complementary quality processes, is required. Duties and Responsibilities: Research the technical requirement for Publications by reference to: engineering drawings, CAD models, production standards, processes, industry Specifications, Logistic Support Analysis records and related component hardware proving using appropriate tooling. Identify and liaise with relevant departments in order to resolve technical issues and requirements. Compile new and standard technical publications, and amendments using Aerospace recognised techniques including; application of appropriate data structures, formatting, style and detail. Identify, define and specify illustration requirements and usage to meet industry standards. Undertake hands-on facilitation, demonstration and validation using appropriate equipment, tooling and engineering techniques. Proof read documents prior to passing data into quality systems. Compile Illustrated Parts Catalogue in accordance with Aerospace industry specifications, equipment maintenance policy and standard production techniques. Understand and apply data configuration control and archiving techniques, and data management processes. Manage allocated workload within task deadlines, maintaining accurate man hour control, generating progress records for scrutiny by senior staff. Understand and apply Common Source Database and Content Management methodologies related to technical publications’ production, storage and delivery. Skills, Experience and Qualifications: City & Guilds 5360 Part 1 & 2 (Engineering, Technical Communication and Authoring) or equivalent. Experience of desktop publishing software e.g. FrameMaker. Ability to work with new Publishing production tools and processes including SGML, XML and DITA. Proven aerospace engineering experience, preferably in a Military context. Knowledge and application of Aerospace/Defence or similar publication standards. Practical experience of mechanical engineering and technical authorship. Technical/professional expertise. Attention to detail. Planning and organising. In return our client offers: £Competitive salary. Company Pension. 25 days holiday + bank holidays. Half day Friday. Life Assurance. Health Cash Plan - discounts on gym memberships and restaurants etc. Cycle to work scheme. After probation, the chance to buy up 7 extra annual leave days. + more


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