Senior Engineer - Support Engineering (Technical Pu

Job Title: Senior Engineer - Technical Publications

Location: Filton, Frimley, Plymouth, Barrow-In-Furness, Brough or Glasgow

We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Competitive

What you'll be doing:

  • Providing input/support to the Project Leader to aid in the production and management of Damage Control Headquarters (DCHQ) Documentation
  • Constructing procedural documents for all classes of UK submarines, both in-service and future platforms
  • Producing manuals for the operation of all systems and equipment, including hotel services, weapons, combat systems and propulsion systems
  • Being responsible for Verification and Validation of Damage Control Headquarters (DCHQ) Documentation
  • Working alongside other ILS teams to provide support and interpretation of Technical Information from external suppliers and the Interactive Electronic Technical Publication (IETP)
  • Interpreting technical data including (but not limited to) drawings, manufacturers handbooks and design safety justifications to produce Training Aid Books and Composite Diagrams

Your skills and experiences:

Essential skills:

  • Fully experienced in all aspects of the creation, upkeep, management and delivery of Technical Publications
  • Ability to work with multiple and varied sources of information to create Damage Control Headquarters (DCHQ) Documentation to a common specification
  • NC/HC Certificate in Engineering or equivalent level of qualification or experience
  • Experience in a Technical Authoring Role

Desirable skills:

  • Previous experience of working in a Technical Publications/ILS team or similar environment
  • Experience of working within an engineering environment
  • Competent with Microsoft products to a level applicable to the role, especially Word, Access and Excel
  • Full understanding of the use of user guides and standards relating to illustration production
  • Working knowledge of Broadvision Quicksilver software package
  • Understanding of ILS (Integrated Logistic Support) processes


You'll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You'll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual incentive

The Integrated Combat Systems team:

As a Senior Engineer - Technical Publications, you will be working for a team responsible for creation of Technical Publications within the larger Integrated Logistic Support (ILS) department utilising and improving the existing Technical Documentation production processes. This enables the end user to support, maintain and operate the submarine. You will also play a pivotal role in the transition from hard copy to computerised documentation.

This role will provide you with on-the-job training and a development plan, offering a great opportunity to be part of the succession plan in an ever-growing ILS department, working on multiple long-term projects on the next generation submarines.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation

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