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Technical Author/Publications

Ref no. BHN551199
Location Dorset, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 6 months
Job status Closed

Job summary

6 month contract based in Dorset, hybrid working - XML Data Module technical authoring, SNS, DMRL, tech publications processes

Key skills required for this role

XML Data Module technical authoring, SNS, DMRL, tech publications processes


XML Data Module technical authoring, SNS, DMRL, tech publications processes

Job description

Technical Author
6m Contract | Dorset - Hybrid

Our Client is looking for a Technical Author to create and manage all information artefacts that are required to support the development, operation and maintenance of the System.

  • This includes all information assets that will need to be provided to/ received from the organisations that provide support in the development, operation and maintenance of the System, and therefore interfaces with the Enterprise Systems.
  • Includes a series of repositories, that are accessible, to provide information artefacts for the current baseline(s) including, but not limited to; technical publications; equipment schedules; platform installation designs; knowledge articles and safety notices to support the development, maintenance and operation of the system.

Skills & Requirements

  • Extensive experience in the areas listed above under key activities
  • A good understanding of technical source data for systems, sub-systems and Line Replaceable Items/Units (LRU/Is) for generation of technical descriptions for inclusion into relevant technical publications Data Modules (DMs)
  • Knowledge and experience of:
  • Technical Publications specifications e.g. S1000D, Def Stan 00-601
  • S1000D Standard Numbering Systems SNS
  • Generation and maintenance of a Data Module Requirements List (DMRL)
  • Technical authoring processes and techniques using industry proprietary software tools e.g. WebX UltraAuthor CSDB
  • Knowledge and experience of XML Data Module technical authoring
  • Technical Publications/IETP/CSDB Configuration Management processes

Key Activities:

  • Request, gather and assess the required source info from equipment suppliers
  • Develop and implement the delivered publications database
  • Create and maintain the Technical Data Management Plan
  • Create and maintain the Data Modules Requirements List
  • Provide data modules consistent with the publications database
  • Update all publications (including technical drawings) as required
  • Produce new IETPs and/or AESPs as necessary

If you meet the minimum requirements, please get in touch so that I can send through the full spec and have a discussion with you.


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