Technical Author - Aerospace

  • Newmarket Rd, Cambridge, UK
  • Contract

Company Description

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is one of the largest independent aerospace and defence companies in the world delivering innovation and excellence in engineering, support solutions and services in the air, on land and at sea.

Since 1909, we have been valued for our integrity, performance and customer focus which we have demonstrated through our innovative solutions and ability to deliver on time and to cost. 

We specialise in the conversion and modification of military, civil and business aircraft, alongside defence vehicle engineering and shelter manufacture.  Our capabilities include engineering design, manufacture, test and the provision of personnel, training and advice, whilst providing maintenance, integration and product support.   

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is part of the Marshall Group of Companies that employs over 6,000 people with a turnover in excess of £2.7bn.

We are a respected total solutions provider for the military and commercial sectors.

Job Description

Marshall ADG have a heritage of delivering training for over 90 years and are an approved EASA Part 147, City and Guilds, IOSH, CMI and CITB training organisation.

We have a portfolio of accredited, tailored theory and practical programs including up skilling and hand skills development.

Due to a new business opportunity, we are seeking to appoint a technical author with experience of producing training material to support our EASA part 66 licence training programmes.  This material will be published as Word and/or PowerPoint documents which will also be used to populate our online virtual learning environment platform.

Responsibilities

  • To commission, edit, produce technical publications, from draft to final document in multiple digital and print formats
  • To maintain high quality standards of technical information
  • To work closely with team members and technical staff to deliver projects on schedule and within budget

Qualifications

Essential

  • A strong academic background ideally in science or engineering
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience in a technical editorial environment
  • Copyediting, writing and proofreading skills
  • Excellent English language skills and attention to detail
  • Good IT skills and understanding of electronic publishing processes

Desirable

  • Experience of EASA part 66 training material development
  • Technical knowledge of aircraft and their systems
  • Experience of working with Virtual Learning Environments
  • Experience of on line training development software such as Adobe Captivate

Additional Information

Due to the nature of our business, all employment is subject to satisfactory references being obtained, attainment of either an MoD SC (Security Check), appropriate UK Criminal Record Check or Foreign Police Check (whichever is applicable depending on duration of UK residency) and, as applicable, a medical assessment. Access to US technical data by employees requires prior Trade Control function approval. Clearance must be carried out against all applicable US export control authorisations.

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