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Technical Author

Location: Rochester Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Sector: Client Delivery, Defence, Engineering Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Nick Taylor

Technical Author

Rochester - 2 days minimum onsite

£45,000 - £50,000 + additional benefits incl. 25 days holiday, share options, up to 14% pension and more!


Technical Author needed to join a leading engineering firm based in the Rochester area.

What the role of the Technical Author entails:

Some of the main duties of the Technical Author will include:

  • Preparation and amendment of technical manuals/handbooks including the generation of original text, functional block diagrams, circuit diagrams and technical illustrations
  • Authoring of Interactive Electronic Technical Publications (IETPs)
  • Producing data that is compliant with Civil, MoD and Company standards, procedures/specifications and contractual requirements
  • Understanding product structures and Technical Data Packs, enabling gathering of information from various sources to create your publications
  • Managing all aspects of Change Control, internal/supplier/customer
  • Query data content with project Engineers to ensure accurate representation/interpretation within your publications

What experience you need to be the successful Technical Author:

  • A background in Engineering demonstrated through Military/ aerospace
  • Experience or exposure to Data Modules (DMs) Component Maintenance Manuals (CMMs) Initial Provisioning Lists (IPLs), and Interactive Electronic Technical Publications (IETPs)
  • Competent in the creation and editing of drawings, layout of documents and the creation of text to a professional standard
  • Proficient in the creation of clear complex documentation to support an engineering readership
  • HND equivalent or above in Electronic Engineering or an associated subject
  • Experience of Adobe FrameMaker (Structured & Unstructured), S1000D editor or Eagle EPS, Initial Provisioning to S2000M
  • Experience in compiling LSAR using Eagle LPD Software

To be eligible for this role you will need to undergo Security Clearance Background Checks that require you to be a UK resident and UK passport holder.

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Technical Author to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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