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About L3Harris Micreo

Micreo is a Brisbane-based subsidiary of L3Harris Technologies, providing design, manufacture, integration and sustainment of high-reliability Electronic Warfare components and subsystems using wideband Radio Frequency and photonic technology to detect, guide and protect in extreme operating environments. We are a trusted, sovereign design and production partner to the Australian Department of Defence and an established exporter to global defence primes.

We are conveniently located in Eight Mile Plains, Brisbane, where we have modern offices/manufacturing facilities, a friendly and dynamic team environment, adequate on-site parking and close proximity to cycle paths and public transport.

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity is now available for experienced Technical Writers to provide vital services to our Engineering team. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Generate the necessary document templates to ensure a consistent document standard is established and maintained across platforms and media
  • Create and/or perform editorial reviews of processes, policies, procedures, business and product documentation as required
  • Collaborate with SMEs to understand, discuss and gather technically complex product information and ensure that documentation follows the correct process for review and sign-off
  • Determine the needs of users of technical documentation and generate assembly and test work instructions using language and words that are easy to understand
  • Incorporate animation, graphs, illustrations, or photographs to increase users’ understanding of the material
  • Edit material prepared by other writers or staff to ensure that documentation adheres to the styles, fonts, colours and format define by the L3Harris Corporation
  • Analyse existing and potential content, focusing on reuse and single-sourcing opportunities
  • Assist in improvements of development and deployment of a Document Management System (DMS)
  • Create and maintain documents following Micreo procedures to ensure compliance with AS9100
  • Write technically accurate and grammatically correct documentation that meets standards and are easy to use
  • Work with moderate to minimal oversight from senior technical personnel and identify documentation issues and bring these to their attention
  • Research and collect usability feedback from customers, designers, and manufacturers
  • Other ad hoc duties as required​​​​​​​
  • Selection Criteria

  • Very strong attention to detail skills.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ demonstrated experience in a Technical Writing role (within the defence industry will be highly desirable)
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office products, specifically Word
  • Experience working within an Engineering/Production environment
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated record of success with generating/maintaining high-quality technical documents
  • Well-developed writing skills with demonstrated ability to write in a clear and concise manner and tailor style and language to the audience
  • Ability to translate highly technical information into easily understandable information for internal and external customers
  • Creative skills and usage of photographs, drawings, diagrams, animation, and charts that increase users’ understanding
  • Excellent written skills in English, particularly grammar and spelling
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to take written or verbal information and format it according to established company standards and templates
  • Experience creating a variety of documentation types including processes flows, procedures, manuals
  • A proven ability to quickly establish productive working relationships with stakeholders and be a team player
  • University degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent will be advantageous
  • Security

    Candidates will be required to obtain and maintain an Australian Government security clearance as a condition of their employment.

    Candidates will only be considered for a position at L3 Harris Technologies if they are eligible to hold a security clearance.

    A NEGATIVE VETTING LEVEL ONE (NV1) s ecurity clearance is required for this position. Candidates must be an Australian citizen and have a checkable background of at least 10 years. A current NV1 security clearance is highly desirable.

    Further information on security clearance eligibility requirements can be found on the AGSVA website

    Applications including a covering letter and resume should be sent by applying below.

    W e thank all applications in advance as only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.