Technical Publications Officer TritonEdinburgh, AUS

Requisition ID: R10153836

  • Category: Technical Support

  • Location: Edinburgh, South Australia, Australia

  • Clearance Type: Protected (Baseline)

  • Telecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 2

We’re building a reputation as the place to be in Defence. With strong local management, sound investment and a fresh approach, we’re on an exciting trajectory and building unique capability. Leveraging the kind of leading-edge US capabilities and technology most can only imagine our close-knit 800-strong team is busy delivering World-leading innovative and sustainable solutions to safeguard Australia’s future. Together we’re growing a business where everyone contributes and everyone matters.

Northrop Grumman's MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) provides real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) over vast ocean and coastal regions. The aircraft can fly for more than 24 hours at a time, at an altitude above 55,000 feet and an operational range of 8,200 nautical miles. Australia is a cooperative program partner in the Triton program which consists of the US Navy, Royal Australian Air Force and Northrop Grumman.

Your role

As the Technical Publications Officer for the Triton weapon system, you’ll oversee the technical publications for ground and air vehicle systems. Key responsibilities include managing the Triton Technical Publications Management System and ensuring the delivery of these services across the program. You’ll handle the alignment of US Navy materials with Australian standards, maintain compliance with safety and regulatory standards, and manage system maintenance publications.

You’ll also be responsible for registering and validating technical publications, coordinating with the US Navy and stakeholders for quality control, managing updates and revisions, and overseeing the distribution of resources within the Triton program. Additionally, you will manage the program’s technical library and conduct audits and updates of technical publication work instructions.

About You

In this role, your proactive nature, keen attention to detail, and enthusiasm for merging aircraft maintenance with technical publications are crucial. You'll bring a deep understanding of aircraft maintenance from a user's perspective, skilfully working with maintenance manuals, enhancing processes, and crafting documentation for U.S. approval. Your expertise in Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETM) and S1000D will be essential.

Collaborating with the Engineering and Technical Services Manager and Senior Maintenance Manager, you will be instrumental in driving change and innovation. This position is more than just a job; it’s a commitment to upholding and advancing technical excellence. Your comprehensive knowledge in technical publications and aircraft maintenance will play a vital role in maintaining compliance with high industry standards and contributing to the ongoing success and innovation of our program.

What’s in it for you

Whatever your role, life stage, or background, you can shape your career here in your way with highly challenging work, great colleagues, and career development, plus a range of flexible benefits and working patterns.

  • Commitment to your Professional Development – further education, leadership development, professional industry memberships, and unlimited access to a range of online training

  • Options for flexible & hybrid work including 9-day fortnight

  • Purchased annual leave

  • Salary packaging including novated car leases

  • Generous paid parental leave

  • Volunteer Leave

  • Health & Wellbeing program

  • Employee Assistance Program

Defining Possible means something different to each one of us. What’s Your Possible?

Doing the Right Thing and Sharing Success are two values underpinning how we behave at Northrop Grumman. Here, everyone matters and we proudly encourage individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply to join our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Note: As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, you will need to be an Australian Citizen. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable, so your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and encourages individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply and consider becoming a part of our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.