Technical Author

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Who are we?

BMT Defence Services is the leading independent centre of engineering design, design support and technical services for defence customers. 

As a company we value high commitment to service for our internal and external customers, enjoy a good professional challenge and, most importantly, we believe that it is important to enjoy our work! We’re also an Employee Benefit Trust which means that our profits go back to our people through continued development and bonuses.

We offer our people an outstanding benefits package which includes a competitive salary, generous pension scheme, company profit sharing scheme, opportunity for continual training and development, subsidised gym/sports membership, 25 days holiday with the option to buy and sell days and retail discounts.

What’s the role?

This role will be based in Barrow out of our Craven House Office.

As an integral member of the Technical Services team you will be required to:

  • Undertake technical document update, revalidation, and format to specific assigned documentation

  • Generate a comprehensive and cohesive set of update requirements for sponsor approval

  • Attend meetings as necessary to facilitate update of assigned documentation

  • Adhere to and apply relevant policy, procedural and quality requirements

  • Identify where processes and update strategy may be improved

  • Provide timely notification to the Project Manager of any potential problems, and proposed solutions

  • Support other Technical Documentation update activities

What are we looking for?

  • Knowledge of Naval Engineering ship and submarine systems

  • Knowledge and experience of UK MoD Defence Documentation such as Book of Reference andIllustrated Parts Catalogues

  • Knowledge and experience of UK MoD Defence Documentation Standards

  • The ability to review Defence Documentation for technical and other discrepancies

  • Familiarity with applications such as MS Word and Excel

  • Ability to relate to others and work as part of a team

  • Ability to work with the minimum of supervision and on own initiative where necessary

How to apply…

Does this sound like you? If so, please visit to submit an online application.

For an informal discussion prior to applying please contact Natalie Montague on +44(0) 1225 473 616.

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Who to contact / How to apply:

To apply, please use our online application form.

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