Technical Author

Technical Author

Job Title: Technical Author
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 897228_1614253856
Contact Name: James Beswarick
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 25, 2021 11:50

Job Description

Your background working as a Technical Author within the defence or aerospace industry could make a real impact for my client. They are a leading provider of technical and documentation services to blue chip clients throughout the UK and Europe.

They have a strong track record in producing technical documentation for the MOD and currently have several major projects on the go. They are currently looking to recruit a Technical Author to join their growing Documentation department.

This position would suit an ambitious and experienced Technical Author who wants to take the next step in their career.

Responsibilities include:
*Technical Authoring, Assisting in the compilation of quotations
*You will author paper based and digital documentation
*You will produce concise and accurate operating and maintenance manuals from a wide variety of source information

To be suitable for this position you will:
*Proven experience as a Technical Author within the Defence or Aerospace sectors
*The ability to produce concise and accurate manuals from a variety of source information, predominantly engineering drawings, CAD data and system specifications
*Ideally you will have experience of producing publications to JSP (D) 543, AESP 0100 or ASD S1000D
This is a permanent role the client have offices in Bristol and Cheltenham but the role can be based from home with occasional visits to the office. Travel to customer premises throughout the UK will be required to support meeting, collect data and witness demonstrations. Extended periods of offsite work may be required from time-to-time.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Location: Bristol or Gloucester
Salary: £30-£40K plus bens

This role is a permanent position

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.