Job Details
  • Reference401878A_1669777985
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 2 months ago
  • ConsultantNeville Smith

As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage a Technical Writer on a contract for 12 months.

Position Overview

The Technical Writer is required to develop Defence technical documentation and training materials, including;

  • Defence user handbooks,
  • Operations and maintenance manuals,
  • Defence electrical and mechanical engineering instructions, and
  • Defence learning materials and learning packages


Delivery Report. At the completion of each month the Service Provider shall deliver a report containing:

  • A summary of achievements and outcomes delivered in the last month of effort.
  • A summary of the expected achievements and outcomes to be delivered in the next month of effort.
  • A statement justifying any delta between the previous expected achievements and the summary of achievements.
  • A timesheet, for signature by the Commonwealth Representative, detailing the hours worked over the period.

The Service Provider shall provide the deliverables in the following format:

  • Soft copy: Microsoft Office 2010 or as agreed with the Commonwealth Representative.
  • Delivered documents shall use formats agreed with the Commonwealth Representative
  • Specific tasking, timings, and outcomes will be detailed at the beginning of each month.

Evaluation Criteria:

Value for money.

The Technical Writer will have experience in Communications Systems, Electronics, and Testing; possibly with tertiary qualifications in Engineering, Electronics, Communications, or equivalent.

Experience with the following will be regarded as beneficial:

  • Working within a Technical Regulatory Framework.
  • FPECM, CIED systems, and other EW systems.
  • Analog and Digital electronics systems.
  • Laboratory and/or Field based testing of designs.
  • Production of technical documentation

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". One of our consultant will reach out. Alternatively, you can call Neville Smith on 02 6268 9916 or email for further discussion.