Technical Author

Recruiter
Informatiq Consulting Limited
Location
Basildon, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Jun 2019
Closes
19 Jun 2019
Ref
1181077864
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Technical Author
Basildon

Technical Author: A major Defence company is looking to recruit a Technical Author at their Basildon site on an initial 6 Months contract.

Technical Author Responsibilities:
* Analyse, define and create technical publications to military specifications.
* Define the format and structure to be used in the generation of paper and electronic technical publications and provisioning documentation to meet customer needs.
* Producing data modules for an exacting client, converting from word to XML and amending the XML documents using XMLSPY. (or similar package)
* Highlight to the customer/user, the link between part numbers and parts within an illustration. (Adobe tools using layers maybe a suitable crossover)
* Collation of ILS elements to support the creation of technical writing.
* Assist in the analysis, preparation and delivery of Supportability Engineering activities with the main focus being in Technical Publications.
* Support a variety of projects within the company product portfolio across the Southampton and Basildon offices.

Technical Author Requirements:
* Advanced MS OFFICE skills essential, MS Word skills with advanced knowledge of styles and formatting, paragraph numbing, creation of linked pdfs. Good graphical skills using PowerPoint or Visio.
* Authoring to specifications, AESP, BR, DAP, S1000D
* An engineering or technical understanding is essential to enable analysis and interpretation of the IPT's requirements.
* Accurate recording of the customer requirements against their Statement of Work and the Requirement Specification is essential with referencing to all source documentation.
* Working knowledge of the content and format used in typical Technical Publications in S1000D format and provisioning documentation specifications.
* Extensive knowledge of the content and format used in most military, civil or commercial Technical Publications and Provisioning Documentation specifications.
* Evidence of Experience in identifying and structuring procedural tasks and descriptive tasks will be expected.
* Evidence of technical writing which supports clear simplified English will be expected.
* Working knowledge and experience of Adobe Illustrator
* Have a deep understanding of Integrated Logistics Support (ILS)

The successful candidate will be required to achieve full SC clearance for this role, but can start on a Basic Clearance!!!

Apply now to Steve!!!

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