Fly Dubai job vacancy – Technical Author

Technical Author

Title: Technical Author
Reports to: Flight Operations Support Manager / Chief Pilot
Department: flydubai – Flight Operations

Job purpose

To act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) on specialized platforms such as Electronic Flight Bag (EFB), using technical writer skills and flight operations expertise, to manage all Operational documentation and related processes.

To support the company in the following activities:

  • Customization of the FCOM, in digital format, targeting enhanced HMI, using latest industry standard technology, framemaker and/or SGML and/or XML, in coordination with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM); Boeing.
  • Preparation and validation of the Flight Crew Operating Manual (FCOM) content.
  • Preparation and management of the editing and regulatory revision process for all controlled Operations manuals
  • Liaison with the EFB administrator and EDL administrator to ensure compliance with published procedures
  • Management of Service Bulletins (SB), Operational Engineering Bulletin (OEB) if required
  • Compliance with processes detailed in the relevant Procedures Manual

Job outline

  • Coordinate and consult with relevant internal departments and external vendors to ensure accuracy and consistency of the product.
  • Maintain a high level of content accuracy in operational documentation, using guidance from Flight and Ground Operations. Ongoing review of all company documents is crucial, which requires some working knowledge of specific aircraft systems.
  • Support Flight Operations to track and action SB, TR, OEB and FCOM revisions including SOPs, so that they are prepared and released in a timely manner if and when required
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the following:
    • Document management and control
    • Authoring in accordance with latest standards and data formats such as SGML / XML and with the use of such tools as framemaker
    • EFB Class 1, 2 and 3 e-docs applications, including CAT/DDM, as constrained by international (ARINC 665) compliance standards
  • Prepare final work packages for implementation of FCOM revisions, in the following formats:
    • Class 1 or Class 3 FCOM applications for Electronic Flight Bag (EFB),
    • Digital/Electronic for flight crew remote reference (Crew CD / EDL system),
    • Hard copy, where required by the GCAA.
  • Assist Flight Operations Support Manager in definition and co-ordination of digital media distribution throughout Flydubai Flight Operations, including documentation for pilots, management and training. This includes the provision of electronic interface enhancements, constantly improving search functionality, cross referencing and updated hyperlinks between various references, researching available IT tools to facilitate end users, create and preserve personal notes on digital documents, and generally improve the user friendliness of the system.
  • Act as a focal / Repository Manager for the Documentation Management System (DMS), and initially source such a system if not already available. This entails managing the production of Company documentation, providing technical assistance to the Ops Engineers and Technical Pilots to refine their inputs, so as to generate error free media builds (digital documentation) at the end of the process. This requires close coordination external software vendors (Boeing, EVOKE etc), where constrained by software technical issues.


Degree or A-level equivalent with requisite IT skills


  • 1-3 years experience preferably in the airline industry

Critical Competencies

  • Attention to detail and quality
  • Technical understanding
  • Team work
  • High level organisation and time management
  • Effective Communication
Closing date of this vacancy is on12 Jun 2009…

20 Responses

  1. Hi sir please I WANT TO DRIBER JOB

  2. dear sir/madam on nov 18-11 said

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  4. Dear Sir/Madam,

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  5. To whom may it concern

    I am Mohammad Marouf Bahader from Afghanistan but now living in Doha, Qatar. I have been studying in Qatar Aeronautical College since september 2007 in field of Aircarft Maintenance Engineering Avionics. And I am going to graduate on Jun 2011.I did all my practical and theoretical tasks and exams. I have no outstanding exams and my all exams are approved by EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency).I would like to recommend myself, as a candidate for a position with your organization. In my position as Aircraft engineering technician assistant and i did an excellent OJT in this position during my training with Qatar Airways for three months (350hrs) as required by EASA.I have excellent written and verbal communication skills(Aviation Terminology) and familiar with all precaution and safety procedures in work area iam extremely organized, can work independently and is able to follow through to ensure that the job gets done.
    During my training with Qatar Airways, I was responsible for learn highly proficient in aircraft maintenance. Ensuring that aircraft are safe and fully operational. Immense ability to direct development programs to achieve technical, cost and schedule targets. Remarkable ability to work well with people and build strong teams. And iam completely familiar how retrieve AMM for any maintenance task for the aircraft. Good at solving complex engineering problem caused by weight, altitude, temperature and engine performance.
    I would like to be an asset to any employer and I recommend myself for being part of Technical Engineering staff.
    Thanks once again
    Mohamma Mrouf Bahader
    +974 66578510 (

    Module 1 {Mathematics}
    Module 2 {Physics}
    Module 3 {Electrical fundamental}
    Modules 4 {Electronics fundamental}
    Module 4 B2 {Further electronics}
    Module 5 {Digital techniques and electronic instrument system }
    Module 5 B2 {Further digital and electronic instrument system }
    Module 6 {Material and Hardware }
    Module 7 {Maintenance practices including assays }
    Module 8 {Basic Aerodynamic }
    Module 9 {Human factor . including assays }
    Module 10 {Aviations legislation .. including assay.}
    Module 13 B2 {Aero plane Aerodynamics Structure and System … including Communication..Navigation… etc .. Theory and practical..
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  6. Rabbab Hashim
    Tel: 050 -7452117

    Sir / Madam

    I have been working as an Administrative cum Counselor in Al Yousuf Electronics LLC., (LG Electronics) Customer Service for three years. And have been handled accounts as like petty cash on monthly basis, sale invoices on daily basis. I am currently on the look out of a more rewarding career which is reciprocally beneficial to the employer and myself. I hold a valid UAE Driving License and I am hardworking as well as result oriented person who constantly strives to keep myself posted in the industry.

    I seek an opportunity to work in your esteemed organization in a post, which can utilize my skills and knowledge. If you could consider my application positively, I assure my complete dedication to the organization.

    Yours Sincerely
    Rabbab Hashim

  7. First of all i would like to thank you for the opportunity, it’s a great honour for anyone to be part of your company. offers an international lifestyle, career advantcement, interesting benefits and handsome salaries.

    I work for Tunisair for a period of 5 years and as personal growth is very important to me, i would like to join your company in order to diversify my experience and to go futher up in the career ladder.
    I think that It is always possible to grow, there is definetly no dead end job and that’s what really impresses me. one can start as a Licenced Aircraft Engineer member and work his way to the top, besides Fly Dubaioffers the chance to alleviate one’s performance.
    i’m ready to join the jet set from day one, i’m experienced, i love what i do, it’s not only a paycheck for me but also a passion and a joy.
    there’s nothing in the world that i really like than to link my name to your honourable company.
    I want to work for you because you’re genuinely committed to exceed both your customers and your staff expectations.

    Thank you again for the opportunity and i look forward to hearing from you.
    charfi anis

  8. sir,
    iam,aircraft maintanence mechanic,having icao typeII licence,having 3 years of woring exp on Boieng 747,737.on airfrme &engine .like 2 work in your, please inform me if you have any vacance in maintanence contact +919985848824.

    with regards,
    gangi shetty.

  9. Hi,
    Is the job still available?


  10. Dere Sir/Madam
    I am Naresh Paliwal self here. Office work , cooking .
    plesae inform me if you have any job
    Contact number 0553498769

    Youres faithfully
    Naresh Paliwal

  11. Dere Sir/Madam
    I am Naresh Paliwal self here. Office work , cooking .
    plesae inform me if you have any job
    Contact number 0553498769

  12. Could not get the system to allow an upload for some positions, but I would be interested in knowing about any B-737-800 simulator and/or systems instructor positions or anything closely related that might be available. I now work with the UN for the Ministry of Transport Civil Aviation as an Aviation Safety Inspector for both Flight Operations and Airworthiness in Kabul, Afghanistan and hold a US and Afghan B-737 type rating (800 Model). Previous experience includes 25 years training and line pilot experience as Director of Training, Chief of Flight Standards, etc. and 5 years at the FAA Academy in Oklahoma City.

  13. Dear Sir/Madam,
    I am completed aircraft maintenance engg(AME) and now working as IT SUPPORT in UAE.I am very much interested to work as technical author job.since i meet required qualifications kindly please inform me.

  14. are you looking for an air attendant? am ready to go !!!!!!!!!!!! hard working & sussy individual who is ready to face any pressure.


    Cell: +971 50 4752062
    +971 55 3570448



    Highly Organized & dedicated Computer Engineer & Sales Representative, looking for a challenging job in the field of Sales & I.T systems implementation & administration in a dynamic & reputable organization that provides the opportunity for career growth.


    Gulf & Modern Ice & Cold Storage (Sharjah, UAE) Feb 2007 to Mar 2010
    The Largest Ice Manufacturers in U.A.E

    Latest Projects

     Dubai Investment Park.(Data cabling, PABX, Office Automation,CCTV) Status…Done
     Industrial area 10, Sharjah (Data Infrastructure n cabling, PABX, Office Automation). Status – Done
     Al Quoz III, Dubai – In progress
     Industrial Area XI. Sharjah – in progress

    As an I.T Administrator & Purchaser.

     Responsible for all aspects of support for Desktop/Laptop environment including diagnosis, hardware repair & Replacement and operating system troubleshooting.
     Install, troubleshoot, support and maintain desktops/laptops, Remote & Wireless Access, printers/copiers, telephone systems, emails and other IT infrastructure related equipment/services.

    Main Accountabilities

     Purchasing of all Office Automation & I.T related.
     Performing Network cabling and installation including CAT5/CAT6 /CAT7 cabling and telephone connections.
     New PC/Laptop set up for new units.
     Perform upgrades/ replacements of PC hardware on supported User Workstations, laptops & wireless Networking.
     Installs/upgrades software and controls software version on User Workstations, laptops & wireless.
     Diagnose/resolve hardware and software problems on User Workstations/ laptops.
     Follow-up escalations till problems are solved, and Help Desk Ticket/s are resolved/closed.
     Provides on-site, telephone or email user support.
     Backup & Recovery of system files, email folders and data Files.
     Updating with the latest patches to the Operating Systems, tools and anti viruses software.
     Trouble shoot Printers / Fax / e-Fax / Scanners / Copiers problems
     Maintain various images for different hardware sets and document Windows System configurations.
     Maintain and track IT inventory.
     Available to be on-call, and able to work outside of normal business hours under certain circumstances.
     Any other duties as given by Line Management

    People Accountabilities

     Good interpersonal and communications skills (oral & written).
     Customer Service approach.

    Additional Works.
    Accounts, Bank, P.R.O, DEWA, SEWA, Immigration, Cheque Collections, Messenger…..Etc

    Computer Zone (Karachi, Pakistan) Feb 2002 to Dec 2006
    (Part of Zone Group of Companies)

    Job responsibilities include

    Sales/ Purchase

     Making of Invoices
     Making of Quotations
     Inventory checking.
     Purchasing Order etc.


     PC Complete Assembling.
     Installation of Operating Systems i.e. windows 98, windows 2000 & 2000 server.
     Windows XP all Editions with windows 2003 Server.


     Specialized in Computer Hardware Drivers & Other Computer related items.
     Data Recovery by using of Various Software’s.
     Outlook Express,
     Configuring of FTP & SMTP
     Saving of Outlook Data.
     Recovery of Outlook Data


     Making of Server Machines By using ISA Server 2000 & 2003
     Making of Café Internet setups by Using ISA server.
     Making of Gaming Zones by Various Software’s.

    Hunza Computers & Multi Traders (Pakistan) Jan 1997 to Dec 2001

    Job responsibilities include

    Sales/ Purchase

     Making of Invoices
     Making of Quotations
     Inventory checking.
     Purchasing Order etc


     Hardware Engineer as PC Assembling & O/s Installations
     Troubleshooting all kinds of Computer related)
     Sales Marketing (in computers)


     Worked as Network Assistant.


    2006 Masters of Arts (Economics) part I. Private. (Continued)
    Karachi University, Karachi, Pakistan

    2004 Bachelors of Arts (Economics) in 2nd Division (Attested from UAE Consulate)
    Karachi University, Karachi, Pakistan

    June 2000 Higher Secondary Education – Science
    Government Jinnah College, Karachi, Pakistan

    June 1998 Secondary Education – Science (Attested from UAE Consulate)
    S.M.S Grammar School, Karachi, Pakistan


     Networking
     MCSE (6 months short course)
     Computer Networking
     Manage Active Directory
     Making of ISA servers in Windows 2000 server 6 Months.
     English Language.Anglophile.6 Months


     Interest in Seminars Attending.(Specially I.T) Last attended “Mind Pleasure” in DUBAI.
     Reading books, Cricket, Badminton, Checkers, Swimming & Gym
     Interested in seeking knowledge for latest soft wares and programs from Internet.
     Reading newspaper on daily basis to get updated with Share market info and current affairs.
     Specially Foreign Exchange & Local Exchange.


    Date Of Birth : 16th – May – 1980
    Nationality : Pakistani
    Languages : English and Urdu & can speak Broken Arabic.
    Visa Status : Visit Visa
    Passport No. : AY9152731
    Diving License : U.A.E Automatic.


    Will be provided upon request

  16. My friend told me there is a new version out now – any chance of doing an updated review? I’m not sure how different it is, but might be good to compare it with the original..Thanks

  17. sir,
    Am electronics and communication engineer, ccna , and 2 year experianced… like 2 work in ur company. please inform me if you have any job
    contact number 056 1597822
    email –

  18. Dear Sir/Madam,

    I am extremely interested in applying for the Technical Author position at FlyDubai. However can you please inform me of the expected salary range for the position.

    best regads
    kashif munir butt

  19. Hellao Sir.

    Since I meet the required qualifications and experience, I wish to offer my candidature for the above post.

    If given this opportunity, I am sure I will prove to be an asset to your organization. Kindly find attached my resume for your favourable reference and consideration.

    Thanking you and awaiting your response.

    Sincerely yours,


  20. Dear Sir/Madam,

    I am extremely interested in applying for the Technical Author position at FlyDubai. However can you please inform me of the expected salary range for the position.

    Look forward to hearing from you.


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