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Technical Illustrator

  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: Up to £40 per hour + Negotiable, Inside IR35 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 17 days ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Emily Stapley
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 13 June 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH82413_1714640766

Would you like to join an international defence company to support a challenging programme, with a requirement for delivering technical publications for Electronic Warfare (EW) equipment, used by the Royal Navy that will ultimately shape the future of sea warfare? Due to continued investment, this global business is currently looking for a Technical Illustrator to join their existing team on an inside IR35 contact (occasional travel to Bristol and Plymouth will be required).

The Role

As a Technical Illustrator, your responsibilities will include the following but not limited to:

  • originating graphics in compliance with the international specification for Technical Publications, ASD-S1000D Issue 4.1
  • support the Technical Author research and analyse complex technical information to produce high quality technical documentation which will enable an end-user to operate and maintain the equipment correctly and safely
  • attend customer facing meetings


To succeed within the role of a Technical Illustrator, you'll have experience in a similar position and have the following skills:

  • Minimum of an accredited technical graphics qualification with previous experience with Computer Aided Design (CAD).
  • Isometric / 2D Illustrations
  • 3D CAD
  • S1000D Issue 4.1 and S2000M
  • Desktop publishing including Adobe Acrobat and MS Office
  • CSDB / IETP Management using EAGLE Toolset

Please note that due to security nature of this role, offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining security clearance. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and will require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer.


This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global business that has developed a strategy of working closely with its contingent workforce. Within the role, you can expect to:

  • Improve work-life balance
  • Be appreciated and valued
  • Increase earning potential


If this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you!

PLEASE NOTE: A start date is fast approaching so apply as soon as possible!