Technical Author

Baxter Hall Recruitment Limited
Uxbridge, UK
19 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking to recruit a Technical Author to join our Aerospace customer in Middlesex. The successful candidate will produce and update technical publications, acceptance test procedures, build plans and equipment-related documents in accordance with specification requirements and quality standards.


·Research the technical requirement for Publications by reference to: engineering drawings, production standards, processes, industry specifications, Logistic Support Analysis records and related component hardware proving using appropriate tooling.

·Identify and liaise with relevant departments in order to resolve technical issues and requirements.

·Compile new and standard technical publications, and amendments using Aerospace recognised techniques including; application of appropriate data structures, formatting, style and detail.

·Identify, define and specify illustration requirements and usage to meet industry standards.

·Undertake hands-on facilitation, demonstration and validation using appropriate equipment,

tooling and engineering techniques. Proof read documents prior to passing data into quality systems.

·Compile Illustrated Parts Catalogue in accordance with Aerospace industry specifications,

equipment maintenance policy and standard production techniques.

·Understand and apply data configuration control and archiving techniques, and data management processes.

·Manage allocated workload within task deadlines, maintaining accurate man hour control,

generating progress records for scrutiny by senior staff.

Experience Preferred:

·Highly developed skill in the application of English in terms of both grammar and vocabulary.

·Experience of desktop publishing software e.g. FrameMaker.

·Ability to work with new Publishing production tools and processes including SGML and XML.

·Proven aerospace engineering experience, preferably in a Military context.

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