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Graduate Technical Editor

RemoteJohannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaZAR 70 - ZAR 90 per hourTrustFlight Services

Job description

This is a contracting role with a minimum contracted hours of 30 per week. 70R/hr, upon completion of initial probation pay will be reviewed.

Role summary

We’re seeking a dynamic, trustworthy and motivated technical editor to join our team. As a technical editor, you will be responsible for formatting, structuring, editing, and preparing complex corporate and technical documents for our customers in the aviation industry. A successful candidate will work closely with subject matter experts to create and update technical content in accordance with project timelines.


You will:

  • Use MadCap software, including MadCap Flare and MadCap Central to format, structure, edit, and prepare complex corporate and technical documents.

  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to create and update technical content in accordance with project timelines.

  • Liaise with other functional areas of our global business to ensure technical content is accurate and up-to-date.

  • Support the development and implementation of new practices, processes, and techniques.

Job requirements


  • Comfortable driving your own learning, asking questions and working independently.

  • Confident working on large projects with documents between 200-800 pages in length. Able to multitask, assessing the value of tasks and prioritising on the spot.

  • A team player with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal English.

  • An eye for detail, precision, uniformity and layout are essential.

  • Experience of working to a specific timelines and allocated hours.


  • Analytical experience, either through a relevant university degree or prior work experience.

  • Degree educated.

  • Experience in creating and editing technical documentation to a high standard based on structured notes you’ve previously captured.

  • Experience with MadCap software applications (Flare and Central). Not required, this will be covered during training in the role.

  • Experience in programming or building websites.