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Technical Writer

Advertiser: NAVANTIA AUSTRALIA PTY LTDMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
16 Mar 2020
Location
Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Government & Defence, Other

Technical Writer

The Role:

It's never been a more exciting time to be joining Navantia Australia, one of Australia's leading companies in the Maritime and Defence industry. 

In 2016, Navantia Australia was awarded the AOR sustainment contract to build HMAS Supply and HMAS Stalwart, which is due to commence service with the Royal Australian Navy from mid-2020 and will remain in service for a minimum of 25 years. Navantia Australia will be responsible for the sustainment of both ships for their first five years of operation along with the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG) and form the AOR System Program Office (AORSPO). 

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Technical Writer to join the AOR Program team out of its Garden Island, Sydney office. In the role, you will be responsible for updating existing and / or authoring new technical documentation (predominately operation and maintenance instructions) to support Ship Staff (SS) activities on-board the Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) vessels.

 

In this role, you will:

  • Modify existing and / or develop new technical documents (predominately operation and maintenance instructions)
  • Support the Engineering Team (platform, systems, configuration, data and logistics) in delivery of engineering changes
  • Develop and deliver Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) related engineering changes using a Systems Engineering approach (with review and approval by an Engineering Authority, as appropriate).

 

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Certificate IV or equivalent qualification and or on-the-job experience
  • Previous Defence experience is preferable
  • Proven skills and experience in technical document writing
  • Sound knowledge of Defence technical document writing standards (such as Defence Standard DEF(AUST) 5000 Volume 2, Part 18 and Australian Naval Publication (ANP)
  • Understanding of ILS processes / procedures
  • Working knowledge in the Naval Engineering Change Process
  • Working knowledge in Naval systems (such as Configuration Management Tool-Unified (CMT-U) and Asset Management and Planning System (AMPS)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to work collaboratively, but can also operate autonomously using initiative, sound reasoning, listening and decision making skills
  • Ability to convert engineering verbal direction to written output.
  • Australian Citizenship holding or eligible for an Australian Government Security Vetting Agency (AGSVA) Defence Security Clearance to a minimum of Baseline

 

 What it's like to work with Navantia Australia

At Navantia Australia, we recognise that it's our people who are our greatest asset. We are committed to giving all employees the opportunity to grow their skills, gain valuable experience, develop professionally, and work on exciting diverse projects.

We provide a range of benefits including, ongoing professional development, flexible working options and competitive remuneration packages. We pride ourselves on being an equal opportunity employer and embrace culture of corporate diversity and workplace innovation.

 

About Us:

Navantia Australia specialises in project management, engineering services and through life support in the naval shipbuilding domain. We provide the Royal Australian Navy (Navy) with cross platform solutions through our heritage and evolved capability as an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and our platform integration expertise.

As the designer and through participation in the Destroyer Guided Missile (DDG), Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR), Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) and LHD Landing Craft (LLC) programs, Navantia Australia has been a vital part of interesting, innovative and cutting-edge shipbuilding and sustainment activities. Navantia Australia also supports the Navy through provision of design compliant and product agnostic engineering upgrades to meet demands for capability advancements to accommodate for new and emerging threats.

 

To apply, click on 'Apply for this job'

The Role:

It's never been a more exciting time to be joining Navantia Australia, one of Australia's leading companies in the Maritime and Defence industry. 

In 2016, Navantia Australia was awarded the AOR sustainment contract to build HMAS Supply and HMAS Stalwart, which is due to commence service with the Royal Australian Navy from mid-2020 and will remain in service for a minimum of 25 years. Navantia Australia will be responsible for the sustainment of both ships for their first five years of operation along with the Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG) and form the AOR System Program Office (AORSPO). 

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Technical Writer to join the AOR Program team out of its Garden Island, Sydney office. In the role, you will be responsible for updating existing and / or authoring new technical documentation (predominately operation and maintenance instructions) to support Ship Staff (SS) activities on-board the Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) vessels.

 

In this role, you will:

  • Modify existing and / or develop new technical documents (predominately operation and maintenance instructions)
  • Support the Engineering Team (platform, systems, configuration, data and logistics) in delivery of engineering changes
  • Develop and deliver Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) related engineering changes using a Systems Engineering approach (with review and approval by an Engineering Authority, as appropriate).

 

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Certificate IV or equivalent qualification and or on-the-job experience
  • Previous Defence experience is preferable
  • Proven skills and experience in technical document writing
  • Sound knowledge of Defence technical document writing standards (such as Defence Standard DEF(AUST) 5000 Volume 2, Part 18 and Australian Naval Publication (ANP)
  • Understanding of ILS processes / procedures
  • Working knowledge in the Naval Engineering Change Process
  • Working knowledge in Naval systems (such as Configuration Management Tool-Unified (CMT-U) and Asset Management and Planning System (AMPS)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to work collaboratively, but can also operate autonomously using initiative, sound reasoning, listening and decision making skills
  • Ability to convert engineering verbal direction to written output.
  • Australian Citizenship holding or eligible for an Australian Government Security Vetting Agency (AGSVA) Defence Security Clearance to a minimum of Baseline

 

 What it's like to work with Navantia Australia

At Navantia Australia, we recognise that it's our people who are our greatest asset. We are committed to giving all employees the opportunity to grow their skills, gain valuable experience, develop professionally, and work on exciting diverse projects.

We provide a range of benefits including, ongoing professional development, flexible working options and competitive remuneration packages. We pride ourselves on being an equal opportunity employer and embrace culture of corporate diversity and workplace innovation.

 

About Us:

Navantia Australia specialises in project management, engineering services and through life support in the naval shipbuilding domain. We provide the Royal Australian Navy (Navy) with cross platform solutions through our heritage and evolved capability as an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and our platform integration expertise.

As the designer and through participation in the Destroyer Guided Missile (DDG), Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR), Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) and LHD Landing Craft (LLC) programs, Navantia Australia has been a vital part of interesting, innovative and cutting-edge shipbuilding and sustainment activities. Navantia Australia also supports the Navy through provision of design compliant and product agnostic engineering upgrades to meet demands for capability advancements to accommodate for new and emerging threats.

 

To apply, click on 'Apply for this job'

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?

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