Technical Author

Salary: £30,000

Allan Webb Ltd is a leading provider of Supportability Services to UK MoD and Industry; deliveringengineering and training services.


-Full time employment

-Agile working

-33 days holiday (inc bank holidays)

-Immediate start


-Cycle to work scheme


1.Interrogating project databases, registers and repositories for source data in order to produce or assess the impact to technical publications

2.Producing technical documentation in accordance with customer specifications including amendments and production of new technical publications including but not limited to Data Modules, OEM manuals, illustrations and schematics and Vessel Operating Manuals

3.Delivering draft technical publications for engineering governance, within agreed timescales and to agreed company and customer acceptable quality standard

4.Provide regular updates on the progress of all technical publication tasks as required

5.Performing allied duties as required by the Technical Publications Manager.

Skills/Experience required:

-At least 2 years as a Technical Author

-Authoring of descriptive and procedural data modules in S1000D standard

-Authoring of illustrated parts catalogue (Desirable)

-Creation and updating DMRL (Desirable)

-Knowledge on XML/SGML authoring tool

-Knowledge on use and build of IETP using Trilogi build (Desirable)

-Experience of using a Common Source Data Base (CSDB)

-Logistic Support Analysis Record (LSAR) knowledge

-Experience of Ships systems and technical publications (desirable)

-Excellent IT skills with expert knowledge of MS Office, Adobe Acrobat and Outlook

We are a secure location and it is vital that confidentiality and discretion are key. You will be required to undergo security clearance for this role.

Stonehouse, England, UK