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Technical Author - Defence / Submarines - SC Cleared

Technical Author - Defence / Submarines - SC Cleared


An opportunity has arisen for A Technical Author to join our Global Defence Client on a contract basis in Barrow in Furness.


This is a technical author's role to support the current project and build readiness activity as the design is translated to production.

This role will work with Subject Matter Experts to produce technical documentation and processes, enabling the Operations (Production) teams to manufacture and construct against engineering design.

This will include reviewing and refreshing technical documentation associated with the previous programme and its transference to the latest, as well as the creation of new documentation and processes discrete to the project design and build.


Technical authoring activity will be conducted across all trade areas including steelwork, electrical, pipe, outfit, mechanical, welding.

Extensive liaison across key stakeholders in Operations, Engineering, Quality, Safety.




  • Demonstration of technical writing skills.

  • Ability to extract technical information from design based data to write detailed standards and manufacturing instructions.

  • Ability to effectively communicate across stakeholder groups.


  • Ability to problem solve and interpret complex information.

  • Must have technical author experience.


  • Ideally worked within a complex manufacturing / construction environment.

  • Electrical/Mechanical/Steelwork or Outfit background.



Candidates must be Eligible for MOD sponsored SC Security Clearance.

So must hold British passport and ideally hold a current SC.





AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.




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