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Technical Author – Portsmouth – 6 months – £26.05 LTD

We are currently recruiting for a Technical Author to work for a major Defence contractor based in Portsmouth on a 6 month contract. Candidates with experience of working with the defence sector or a keen interest/knowledge in naval ships are highly desirable for this role.


  • Will ensure that all safety issues, applicable to the task(s) under their control covered by Technical Publications MMS and Spares support deliverables and services, are properly evaluated and addressed in accordance with the business’ Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) policy
  • Will have a good overall knowledge in a defined engineering mechanical or electrical discipline to enable effective interpretation of Drawings, Original Manufacturers (OEM) handbooks or other technical source documentation to achieve extraction of information for assembly into written maintenance procedures.
  • Will be competent and confident in using software packages such as MS Office and comply with the requirements of ISO 9001.
  • Will be conversant with, or have the ability to use and populate a Logistics Support Analysis Record.
  • Will understand or have the ability to use and populate Computerised Maintenance Systems (CMMS) as required. Will assist in the compilation and review of user guides, procedures, policies and processes as detailed on the Business Management System (BMS) as directed.

Skills and experience:

  • Good Communication skills enabling technical discussions with customers, colleagues and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and suppliers.
  • Ability to drive and deliver results.
  • Strong commitment and self-motivation.
  • Display personal planning and organisational abilities.
  • Logical, analytical approach to pragmatic and effective problem resolution.
  • Ability to seek alternatives / innovative solutions to resolve issues.
  • Ensure the development of a design for support solution that meets platform requirement, can add value to the Engineering discipline and is endorsed by the design community.

Please apply without delay as there is a deadline with this role. Ref: 817107

To apply for this role please send through your CV for consideration and we will be in touch should your experience match our criteria. Unfortunately due to high volume we will only be able to contact those who have been shortlisted

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