Technical Author / Technical Documentation Writer

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Technical Author / Technical Documentation Writer

Salary:£45000 per annum
Location: Greater Manchester, North West, England
Consultant:Kat Gorman
Technical Author / Technical Documentation Writer
Job Description

A number of opportunities have arisen in the transforming Technical Publications department. The purpose of these roles are to analyse, develop and deliver the Technical Publications for a complex portfolio of products across the Air, Land and Sea domains.

You will be placed at the forefront of engineering documentation where they will work closely with a number of enthusiastic and multi-disciplined internal and international teams across industry and government groups.

What we're looking for from you:
  • Authoring specialists to support and develop complex engineering descriptive and procedural documentation.
  • Experience in technical authoring is essential. Use in particular of SGML is required but also the ability to adapt to other formats of authorship is desirable.
  • You will need to be familiar in the use of S1000D based authoring tools, be aware of BREX (Business Rules Exchange) use and Guidance Documents, a CSDB (Common Source Data Base) environment and the associated reports.
  • You need to be able to work with a variety of different types of people and will maintain a willing, helpful attitude and a calm professional manner.
  • Provide technical expertise in ensuring design teams have a clear understanding of the publication development, production and upkeep process.
  • You may be required to be involved in demonstration or process proving activities at an alternative office site or the Customer’s location, in the UK or overseas.
  • Experience and a working knowledge of the military environment for operation and maintenance technical publications is preferable but not essential.
  • Liaise with product suppliers in support of technical publication technologies whilst maintaining personal and technical reports, records etc. of all technical publication activities to a high standard.
  • Willingness to travel within the UK and overseas.
Position - Technical Author / Technical Documentation Writer – Permanent
Locations – Stevenage / Bristol / Bolton
Salary - up to £45,000 DOE + company bonus.

Keywords: Technical Author, Technical Documentation Writer, S1000D, SGML, BREX, Business Rules Exchange, CSDB, Common Source Data Base.

Only apply for this role if you currently hold the specific Government Security Clearance or are eligible for Government BPSS Security Clearance.

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 British Citizens, can accept dual nationals with British Citizenship. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum BPSS 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.

This is a Permanent Role
Kat Gorman