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Technical Author (Mechanical)

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Technical Author (Mechanical) - £26 ph Ltd – Brough – 12 Months contract

Advantage Resourcing are currently recruiting for a Technical Author to work with our prestigious Defence client at their site in Brough.

The successful candidate will be joining a leading global defence organisation, initially for 12 months, and will be there to produce Maintenance documentation to the required specification and customer requirement, within the agreed budget and timescale, using the appropriate application specified for a particular contract.

Main Duties:

  • The Mechanical Author is responsible to the Section Leader for delivery of all Technical Information Services Mechanical Technical Data in accordance with their specific production and upgrade programmes.
  • The research, preparation, production, provisioning and subsequent maintenance of technical documentation for in-service operation and maintenance activities (data is produced in XML/SGM and GML to a variety of international specifications and/or national MoD/DoD specifications).
  • Close liaison with all aspects of engineering through the interaction engineering and design authority personnel and/or the interrogation of contributory engineering databases.
  • To work within a team of authors on aircraft Mechanical systems, commonly used specifications and desktop publishing systems to aid the preparation, production and provisioning of technical documentation.

Successful Candidate:

  • Will have a good overall knowledge in a defined engineering mechanical 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.
  • Have the ability to liaise and communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Good Communication skills enabling technical discussions with customers, colleagues and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and suppliers.
  • Display personal planning and organisational abilities.

Familiarity with the design and development of aviation would also be advantageous.

Please apply with your up to date CV. Ref 821951

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