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Technical Communications Team Lead - Brisbane

Communications Operators
Permanent Full Time
601 days ago

Closing Date:


Job Type:

Permanent - Full Time



Job Category:

Manufacturing & Industrial

About Us

Electro Optic Systems (EOS) is an ASX listed Australian technology company operating in the defence and aerospace markets. Our products incorporate advanced electro-optic applications based on EOS core technologies in software, laser, electronics, optronics, gimbals, telescopes and beam directors, and precision mechanisms.

The defence business develops and produces remotely controlled weapon systems and ancillary products. These systems are adaptable to suit potential customer weapon inventories and comprise state-of-the-art gimbal mounts, fire control systems and world-class sensor units. We continually strive to help our people achieve personal goals, engaging them in challenging and inspiring projects that shape our future.

EOS offers a family of fully stabilised remotely operated weapon stations that can be integrated on various vehicle platforms and used for different mission profiles. Our Remote Weapon Systems ensure full weapon readiness while the crew operate the system protected within the vehicle. All are designed with a high level of commonality and modularity to offer clients a flexible firepower solution.

To apply for this position, you must be an Australian Citizen and may require attaining an Australian Government Security clearance.

Job Description

Position Overview:

The Technical Communications Team Lead (TCTL) will report to the Integrated Product Support Manager and lead the Technical Communications team. Comprising of technical writers and Illustrators. The TCTL will oversee the development of EOS Technical Communications products and related data. Applicants in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane are encouraged to apply.

The TCTL is expected to be an active member of the Technical Communications team and contribute to the authoring of documentation.

Primary Duties:

  • Ensure EOS Technical Communications meet the required need. The suite of technical communications products will include (but are not limited to):

    a) Interactive Electronic Technical Publications (IETPs)

b) Operator & Maintenance Manuals

c) Illustrated Parts Catalogues, and

d) Manufacturing Process Instructions

  • Provide publications to ASD S1000D standards and format using the R4i Suite of software and publishing packages.

  • Drive continuous improvement in systems, methods and processes to ensure the Technical Communications functions and processes are operating efficiently.

  • Provide oversight for the development and delivery of technical communication.

  • Lead the Technical Communications team consistent with the goals and objectives of the company.

  • Assign activities based on workload and expertise within the team.

  • Maintain Technical data records, files and archives.

  • Develop and implement strategies that demonstrate forward thinking and innovation for how publications are authored and distributed.

  • Engage with EOS engineering groups both locally and internationally to ensure requirements are identified and met.

  • Engage the Project and ILS Managers regarding their specific Technical Communication requirements.

  • Other duties as required.

Key Attributes

  • Works Cooperatively with teams and individuals.

  • Communicates well.

  • Strong Interpersonal skills.

  • Organised.

  • Details oriented.

  • Solution orientated.

  • System thinker.

  • Process disciplined.


  • Degree qualification in an applicable field of study.


  • Minimum 10 years in similar role.

  • Experience/Knowledge of defence Industry Technical Publication Standards

Desired Skills and Experience

How to Apply

If you are willing to take on a challenge and want to make a contribution to a proud Australian company that is growing rapidly then we would like to hear from you. Please apply now with your resume and a covering letter outlining your experience and why you believe you are the right fit for our organisation.

We may review, short-list and/or conduct interviews for this role prior to the closing date. We encourage the submission of early applications.

To learn more about EOS and what employment opportunities we provide, please visit:

Salary Details*
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $0
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $0
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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