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Technical Author

  • Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Holiday +Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Uxbridge, Middlesex
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 22/09/2016
  • Job reference: J354176A
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Technical Author

Uxbridge

Up to £40k + Holiday + Pension + Benefits

Technical Author required for market leading global manufacturing organisation offering interesting and varied work and a great starting salary!

As technical author you will be responsible for researching the technical requirement for publications, referencing production standards, processes, engineering drawings, logistic support analysis records and component hardware. You will liaise with relevant departments to resolve technical issues and compile technical publications and amendments using industry recognised techniques. You will also specify illustrations and proof read documentation

The ideal technical author candidate will have a good background within technical authoring and ideally experienced in aerospace, defence or similar. You should be qualified within a relevant engineering/technical communication/authoring field or equivalent. You should have strong grammar and vocabulary and experience of desktop publishing software. Ideally you will be conversant with structured authoring in XML/SGML/equivalent.

The role:

* Technical Author

* Research technical requirement for publications, referencing production standards, processes, engineering drawings, logistic support analysis records and component hardware

* Liaise with relevant departments to resolve technical issues

* Compile technical publications and amendments using industry recognised techniques

* Specify illustrations and proof read documentation

The person:

* Good background within technical authoring

* Experienced in aerospace, defence or similar ideally

* Qualified within a relevant engineering/technical communication/authoring field or equivalent ideally

* Strong grammar and vocabulary

* Experience of desktop publishing software

* Ideally conversant with structured authoring in XML/SGML/equivalent