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Job Ref:  116201MCR
Employer:  Morson International
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Portsmouth
Post Code:  PO2
06/10/2016 20:13
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Naval Technical Author for a leading marine defence client in Portsmouth. Morson is delighted to be recruiting for this opportunity. Ideally those with a background in the Navy would be suitable for the position
Purpose of role
To produce Maintenance documentation to the required specification and customer requirement within the agreed budget and timescale using the appropriate application specified for a particular contract.
key responsibilities and competencies required
  • Produce documentation in the form of Data Modules in accordance with S1000D or to the agreed customer requirements utilising source material made up of information from design drawings,
  • Ship visits to capture/validate data.
  • Provisioning, preparation, research, estimation, production and subsequent maintenance of technical support information which will be used to produce operational, instructional and maintenance documentation in support of MOD RN platforms.
  • Validate OEM manuals prior to customer delivery. Ensure that the Technical Data and Documentation requirements are complete, coherent and consistent.
  • Liaison with other engineering and support functions as required across the business. Support customer/supplier relationships in respect to Technical Data and Documentation Requirements.
  • Key Technical Skills Broad and good understanding of MS Word, Adobe FrameMaker, Adobe Acrobat, Quicksilver and SGML.
  • A mechanical/electrical/weapons engineering background preferably on Marine or RN projects. A good understanding and experience of naval systems and equipment.
  • Detailed understanding of Technical Data and Documentation requirements and processes.
  • Key Leadership/People Mgmt Skills Strong commitment and self motivation. Able to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to liaise and communicate with customers and stakeholders Qualifications:
  • Relevant job experience. HNC/HND (or equivalent) in an engineering discipline.
  • Produce new or update Submarine Damage Control Headquarters documentation.
  • Production of Marine Engineering Guides.
  • Review and update handbooks to establish technical/safety deficiencies in accordance with supplied source information.
  • Utilise databases to establish ship fit system and equipment configuration.
  • Ensure published data is configuration controlled and audit trail is recorded and documented. Documentation produced is 'fit for purpose' and complies with governed business quality and production processes.
  • Provide technical guidance to Illustrators regarding the creation of new or amended illustrations.

Background required:
  • A mechanical/electrical/weapons engineering background preferably on Marine or Royal Navy projects.
  • Ex-service technician/maintainer (desirable)

If this position is of interest, please apply or contact Matthew Crook on /NA.
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