Technical Author

Job Title: Technical Author
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Plymouth, Devon
Salary: Competitive Rates
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: MP5253_1517323900
Contact Name: Robert Bush MIRP
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 30, 2018 14:51

Job Description

Sitec are currently recruiting for a prestigious Engineering company who specialise in the Naval / Marine Engineering and Support Services industry and are seeking a Technical Author to be based in their offices in Plymouth on a contract basis for an estimated 6 months initially.

The Technical Author will be required to:

Construct procedural documents for all class of UK submarines and surface ships, both in-service and future platforms.

Produce manuals for the operation of all systems and equipment, including services, weapons, and combat systems.

Interpret technical engineering information from engineering teams and key stakeholders.

Liaise with stakeholders to resolve all issues and risks associated with procedural documentation.

Interpret design definitions and taking associated knowledge through the production life cycle.

Present finished documentation to committees for approval.

Skills and qualifications required for the Technical Author:


Experience on submarines or surface ships, either from operator/ maintainer background or from a test & commissioning environment.

What we're looking for in a Technical Author:

You must be a good team player, who is also able to work unsupervised. You must be a confident communicator, with the ability to liaise with various stakeholders.

Successful applicants must meet eligibility requirements to obtain UK Security Clearance

This vacancy is being advertised by Sitec.