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Technical Author

  • Location:

    Prestwick, South Ayrshire

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

  • Salary:

    Up to £26.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Shannon Allister

  • Contact email:

    Shannon.Allister@morson.com

  • Job ref:

    164954SA2_1563362038

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    4 months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-11

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Technical author required to work within the Technical Publications Department, responsible for the preparation of technical publications on Military Aircraft projects.

Responsibilities

As a Technical Author your responsibilities will include;

  • The production of descriptive and procedural Data Modules.
  • Migration of Data Modules from S1000D Version 1.8 to Version 4.1.
  • Integration of applicability identifiers for modification status.
  • Apply editorial changes to style and layout.
  • Error reporting.

Skills and Experience

  • Educated to HNC/HND level within an Engineering or Aeronautical background or equivalent working experience.
  • Aeronautical electrical/avionic apprenticeship/formal training would be an advantage.
  • Experienced in the field of aviation through practical hands on would also be considered.
  • Familiarity with the use of the following; ASD Simplified Technical English, SGML/XML based Editing Software, Common Source Data Base (CSDB).
  • Good sound knowledge of engineering systems and general aircraft related documentation would be advantageous.
  • You will have strong communication skills, good attention to detail and be keen to develop your skills with a willingness to learn. You will be comfortable working with others within a team, in a fast paced environment, to achieve results whilst adhering to deadlines.

Due to the restricted nature of this role, successful candidates will be eligible to attain SC clearance.