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Technical Author

Technical Author

Job TypePermanent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions https://www.rtrs.co.uk

We have an exciting opportunity for a Technical Author to work in a close-knit team, the candidate will produce high quality technical publications for a wide variety of equipment to a varied customer base within the Defence sector.

If you have a background in ILS, Safety or Technical Publications, this could be the next role for you.


Specifically, you will:

  • Responsible for the production of Technical Documentation, both military and commercial.
  • Provide accurate and concise progress reports on request.
  • Work within budget and to a pre-defined delivery schedule.
  • Communicating with engineers and SME’s, developing knowledge to create technical documentation.
  • Collect, analyse and organise project source information.
  • Engage with Customers to ensure expectation are met.
  • Keep up to date with prevailing documentation standards and practices.
  • Adhere to internal processes and procedures.
  • May be expected to work on Customer premises, if required.


  • Recognised technical qualification, preferably in Engineering.
  • Proficient at using MS Office, including Project and Visio.
  • Experience and knowledge using MS Word Templates and formatting of MS Word documents.
  • Experience of CAD manipulation for the development of technical illustrations and knowledge transfer.
  • Knowledge of Army Equipment Support Publications (AESPs), Air Publications (APs), S1000D, S2000M.
  • Engineering / Military background or understanding is preferable.
  • Knowledge of illustration software and techniques.
  • Must obtain and hold a Security Clearance (SC) and be willing to hold (Developed Vetting) DV.
If this looks like the role for you, send over your CV!