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We will post here any vacancies we have internally, but also projects we are looking for assistance with.

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You should also submit your details for inclusion into our supplier database for first consideration on future projects.

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Technical Author

Reference: TA05

Technical Author to join our team

Pay Amount: 20,000 - 25,000GBP

Location: UK

Contract / Permanent: Permanent / Temporary

AST are recruiting a Technical Author for our in-house team.
The ideal person will:

This is a remote working role.
Initially this will be a temporary role but may evolve into a permanent position.
For further details or to submit your interest and CV, please email


Technical Authors required for one-off projects

Reference: TA04

Technical Authors required for one-off projects

Pay Amount: Negotiable

Location: Remote / localised

Contract / Permanent: Temporary assignments

AST are seeking Technical Authors of all disciplines to work on one-off projects. If you like working with minimal supervision and prefer short-term projects over the long grind, then please get in touch. Must be a self-starter who is comfortable managing own workload. We can accommodate both PAYE and Ltd company working arrangements. Even if you are not immediately available we would still like to hear from you. Please email with your details / skillset / experience / preferred area of authoring.


CLOSED - Quality Assurance / Document Controller

Reference: C12011B

Quality Assurance Engineers required for London-based contract

Pay Amount: tba

Location: London

Contract / Permanent: Contract

We are looking to recruit experienced quality assurance engineers to manage commissioning information on Crossrail project, to help manage workloads.

• Immediate start
• Good Excel and Word skills paramount
• Comfortable with organising and managing files and documents on a server
• Adobe Acrobat Tools knowledge useful for file editing but not essential
• Ability to learn / use online databases for documentation distribution (Crossrail eB)
• Basic paper organising and filing skills
• Organised
• Good attention to detail
• Engineering background essential
• Naturally questioning mentality, wanting to understand how components join up and form a system.


CLOSED - Junior Software Technical Author

Reference: JTA03

CLOSED - Junior Software Technical Author

Pay Amount: Negotiable

Location: Letchworth Garden City

Contract / Permanent: Permanent

Junior Technical Author required for our Letchworth Garden City office to author predominantly Software manuals, but will be a varied role where your intermediate / advanced computing skills can be utilised to increase productivity. Must have a strong interest in this area with a skill set to match; be comfortable using Excel spreadsheets, VBA and writing macros. Skills learnt through self-teaching or formally-gained equally desirable.

Relaxed working environment, ideal for an individual looking to develop skills in this area and gain experience at own pace.

We are patiently looking for the right person to fill this role and believe this a great opportunity for that person to develop their skills to the benefit of their future career.

So if you believe you would suit this position please initiate contact by sending a covering letter to Brian Gillett at, with details of your skills and interests, work experience, what you hope to achieve while working for us and why you think you would be suitable for this role.

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