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Technical Publications Officer

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A leading global security company, Northrop Grumman provides innovative products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber security, and complex logistics to government and commercial clients.

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation’s history – from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work – and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.

It’s only impossible – until you do it at Northrop Grumman
Wherever the boundaries of possible are being pushed, Northrop Grumman is there. We solve the toughest problems in space, aeronautics, defence and cyberspace and have supported critical defence and civil programs in Australia for over 20 years.

Backed by a global team of 90,000, our 800+ Australian employees design, develop, build and support some of the world’s most advanced products, from cutting-edge aircraft and next-generation spacecraft to unrivalled cyber security systems and all-seeing radars.

Northrop Grumman Australia partners the Royal Australian Air Force to provide through-life support for its fleet of KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) aircraft located at RAAF Base Amberley. The KC-30A tanker is used to deliver the air-to-air refuelling capability for both the RAAF and coalition assets as a trusted and proven force multiplier.

Due to internal movement, we are now recruiting for a Technical Publications Officer to join our KC-30A program. The Technical Publications Officer will assist the Publications Lead with the management of the Maintenance and Operational Publication suites, supporting Military Type Certificate Holder (MTCH) and Military Air Operator (MAO).

In executing this role, you will be responsible for the development, maintenance and amendment of Technical Publications and Technical Publications Management Systems.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide solutions to Defence ‘Orders, Instructions, and Publications’, updates to support Engineering Operations and the KC-30A Enterprise
  • Maintain and amend the KC-30A Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals, Enhanced Operational OIP Suite and Aircraft Flight Manual, and other Publications within the Technical Library.
  • Process review of changes and affected Local Amendments / Supplements (e.g. EOs, IMIs and OIP TRs) during Quarterly Planned Revisions and Unplanned Revisions of the Maintenance and Operational Publications suites.
  • Process incorporation of new and updated Local Amendments / Supplements into the IETM Airline Comments and other Manuals, and assist with distribution in alignment within prescribed timeframes.
  • Process insertion of KC-30A Part 145 Maintenance Organisation requested data
  • Monitor, and maintain records of all Supplemental Operational Information and Instructions.
  • Furnish Quick Reference Handbooks to the Operators
  • Process updates in accordance with Defence and Enterprise processes.
  • Engage with other areas across the KC-30A program to identify improvement opportunities
  • Provide regular communication and engagement with internal and external stakeholders.

Essential Requirements:

  • Relevant industry experience in Technical Publications.
  • Knowledge of all types of aviation Technical Publications, all facets of Operational and Maintenance publications suites.
  • Highly developed communication skills at all levels of the company.

Desired:

  • Technical Background (Avionics, Electrical, Structural or Mechanical Systems)
  • Experience in Configuration Management processes.
  • Knowledge of relevant DASA regulations and the importance of maintaining compliance.

Why Northrop Grumman?
Our Values represent what is important to us at Northrop Grumman:

  • We do the right thing
  • We do what we promise
  • We commit to shared success
  • We pioneer

We’ll also offer…

  • Professional Development Support – further education, professional industry memberships and unlimited access to a range of online training including LinkedIn Learning and SkillSoft
  • Up to 2 weeks additional purchased annual leave
  • Salary packaging including novated car leases
  • Generous parental leave entitlements
  • Free parking
  • WellbeiNG Program
  • Employee Incentive Program
  • Employee Discount Program

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.

Note: As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian Citizens. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable, as such 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.

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Northrop Grumman

A leading global security company, Northrop Grumman provides innovative products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber security, and complex logistics to government and commercial clients.

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