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Technical Writer - Light Armoured Vehicles

Employer:
NZ Defence Force
Job Category:
Transport & Logistics
City/Town:
Wellington - Upper Hutt
Region:
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
Posted Date:
14-Jul-2017
Closing Date:
28-Jul-2017
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Job Description

Combine your passion for vehicles, military and appreciation of quality documentation into one – we are looking for a Technical Writer Light Armoured Vehicle (LAV) to join the team within Defence Logistics Command. 

 
The Technical Writer Light Armoured Vehicle is responsible for creating and maintaining NZ Repair Parts Schedule (NZRPS) and associated documentation for operational equipment.  They are responsible for the whole of life management of repair parts spares data. This includes the research, codification, creation and deletion of master data in SAP. 
 
If you have the ability to conduct technical/product research to a high standard, can interpret technical drawing and diagrams (including electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic diagrams) and have strong attention to detail, this could be the role for you.
 
You'll be a team player who gets on well with a wide range of others and has strong skills in the Microsoft Office suite. 

Your understanding of risk management will be essential to your success in this role, as will your willingness to learn, strong skills in SAP, along with well developed written and verbal communication skills. 
 
Our ideal candidate has strong technical or trade experience and understanding of supply chain management and directory structures.  Your experience in the use of database management the creation of graphic illustrations using graphic software such as Corel Draw will be an asset in this position.
 
The remuneration band for this position is $51,994 to $64,166, inclusive of a 4% employer superannuation contribution.

Please quote NZDF-1707021 in all correspondence.
To view the Position Description and to Apply Online please use the links on this page. For further information, contact Andy Pringle on (04) 560 6961, quoting NZDF-1707021.

Time to make your next move? Apply today!  Applications close at 4:30pm on Friday 28 July 2017.

Please note: Applicants must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand (NZ) and be able to obtain and maintain the required level of NZ Government security clearance for the position applied for. The minimum citizenship and residency criteria for security clearances to be granted by the NZ Defence Force are as follows:

Low level Security Clearance
  • most preferably a NZ citizen, who has resided in this country continuously for at least the last five years, OR
  • is a citizen of, and/or has resided continuously in one or more of the following countries for the last five years: either Australia, Canada, NZ, the United Kingdom (UK) or the United States of America (USA); and has a background history that is verifiable and can be assessed as appropriate by the NZ Security Intelligence Service (NZSIS) towards a recommendation of suitability for a security clearance at this level.
If you do not meet these minimum criteria, we will not be able to accept your application.

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