Technical Author

Modis International
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
16 Jan 2019
14 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Technical Author/ Illustrator required, reporting directly to the Technical Publications Lead.

The successful candidate is expected to possess various Technical Publication Authoring and illustrating skill sets.

Typical responsibilities will include:

General conduct of the Technical Publications Program and provision of guidance and support to Industry.

Development of Technical Publications strategy and maintenance of associated Business Rules.

Development and delivery of the databases.

Provision of Supportability Data for development and production of deliverables for the Programme (e.g. Illustrations and Data Modules).

Liaison with Customer and Industry, and representation of the ILS community at relevant meetings.

Production of Progress Reports for ILS Manager.

Attendance and participation at the LSA and Technical Publication Working Group Meetings.

Analysis and QA of OEM ILS deliverables, including Data Modules, LSA data and LSAR exports.

Support the delivery of the Technical Publication Programme(s) to schedule and budget.

Responsibility for quality and general conduct of the Illustration effort.

Delivery of training and support to Junior Technical Illustrators.

Assumed functional line management responsibilities for Junior Technical Illustrator.

The sucesful candidate will have the below skills/experience:

A thorough knowledge of Def Stan 00-60.

A thorough knowledge of ASD S1000D.

A thorough working knowledge of the EAGLE and CSDB software package

A thorough working knowledge of PTC Arbortext IsoDraw CAD Process, Adobe Photoshop, plus overall familiarity with ISO, CGM, JPG, IGES and TIF formats within a S1000D environment.

An understanding of ASD S2000M (including the NATO Codification process).

A working knowledge of the Aspect.cs IP software package

Willing to travel within the UK and possibly overseas.

Must be computer literate with a working knowledge of MS Office

Must have good communication skills both verbal and written.

Candidates must be willing to undergo the security vetting procedure.

Modis International Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Modis International Ltd UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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