Technical Author


Babcock International Group has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services for over a century. With revenue of around $9 billion in 2016/17, we improve the capability, reliability and availability of our customers’ most critical assets across Marine, Land and Aviation sectors.

Nothing is more important to Babcock than the safety of its people, customers and the community in which we work. With the motto of ‘Home Safe Every Day’, we have an uncompromising commitment to health and safety.

Why the role?

Working as part of a Configuration Management team within the Centre of Engineering you will provide technical authoring services. You will be responsible for the creation, update, repair and maintenance of Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) Technical Publications and Babcock NZ business process documentation to defined international and RNZN standards to ensure timely delivery of engineering change projects and technical information to the RNZN vessels and commercial customers.

You will work closely with project managers, engineers and OEMs to obtain technical information and will ensure published technical documentation is maintained under strict configuration and version control.

Why you?

You will have previous technical writing experience, preferably within an engineering environment. You should be familiar with Adobe authoring suite of applications and STE-100 Simplified Technical English and be capable of compiling high quality technical documentation with strong attention to detail and an analytical approach to your work.

Why us?

We will be able to provide you with a great working environment and you will be able to grow your knowledge and gain experience in the Defence and commercial sector. Based in Devonport, arguably we boast the best view in the city! Add that to employee share schemes, a fascinating naval marine environment and you’ve got the recipe for a lot of fun.

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand and capable of obtaining a New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Security Clearance.

For a confidential chat, please contact Ankita Panda on 022 4064777, or hit the Apply Now button.

Location: Auckland - NZ

Closing Date: 20/09/2017

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Job no: HWAN70391