Location Potts Point
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Specialisation Technical
Contact person Nicholas Keltchine
Reference BBBH47645
Call Email Nicholas

Technical Writer
Kinexus is seeking junior and senior Technical Writers for Defence projects in Sydney with an exceptional maritime organisation. This is a permanent opportunity to develop your skills for engineering capability and platform enhancements in the Defence maritime environment. The technical writer will review/update ships documentation to enable quoting and execution of maintenance activities as well as liaising with shipboard staff and maintenance planners. Naval personnel with a technical background highly encouraged to apply.


  • Liaising with key internal stakeholders to identify and analyse documentation needs.
  • Identifying, writing and editing technical and non-technical content for customer-friendly product documentation in a timely manner.
  • Testing/review & evaluation of documents to ensure fit for purpose.
  • Working within the program management team, you will collaborate closely with engineers, to ensure documentation is comprehensive and accurate to meet clients' needs.
  • Author new technical documents (predominantly maintenance work instructions) to enable quoting and execution of maintenance tasks.


  • Ability to translate complex and technical information into clear, concise and everyday language that customers can understand.
  • Ability to speak, present and write in English fluently.
  • Understanding of trade safety concepts such as RADHAZ, Working at Heights, Confined Spaces, High Voltage work etc.
  • Have demonstrated high attention to detail including spelling and grammar.
  • Competent in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher).
  • Background in trade or technical discipline in the Naval/Defence environment.
  • Must be an Australian citizen eligible for Defence Security Clearance.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below and attach your resume as a word document. Alternatively, please contact Nicholas Keltchine on 02 9492 7526 quoting the Job Title for this position. #LI-NK
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