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Technical Editor (Water Resources)

McMillen Jacobs Associates

This is a Full-time position in Boise, ID posted November 29, 2021.

As a Technical Editor at McMillen Jacobs Associates, you will proofread, revise, and edit technical information.

This position assists with all aspects of technical writing, including, creating and maintaining documents, procedures, and processes for technical-writing activities.

This position will also prepare a variety of technical, non-technical, and other types of documents in accordance with documented standards.

Technical Editors are responsible for providing tactful assistance to authors with little or no experience in the technical writing/editing process.

This position must demonstrate the ability to recognize problem areas within a document and assist writer in solving them.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Prepare for and support regulatory audits/inspections.

Offer assistance on interactive reviews with employees and outside professionals
Evaluate documents prepared by others for clarity, consistency, completeness, style, syntax, and usage
Assist engineers, project managers, and other authors with document modifications to ensure accurate, precise description of activities or policies
Coordinate multiple publication projects simultaneously
Establish priorities and schedules as required
Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

Associates Degree is preferred; however, a combination of education and/or relevant experience wherein the skills and abilities to perform the position’s duties and accountabilities have been adequately demonstrated is acceptable.

Furthering education and refresher training will be required for this position on an as needed basis.

4 + years of technical editor experience preferred.

Knowledge of grammar, technical formats, general business writing, and technical writing/editing techniques, levels, and processes.

Proficient in Microsoft Word and possess the ability to develop and revise a wide range of document types.

Ability to edit, write, and/or rewrite procedures, and other materials to communicate clearly and effectively.

Ability/train on the job to exercise quality control over documentation intended for internal and external distribution.

Ability to write in an effective manner appropriate for various document assignments.

An example of writing skills may be required.

Company Bio:
McMillen Jacobs Associates is a full-service engineering, environmental, and construction firm in the transportation, heavy civil underground, water resources, hydropower, and fisheries, markets.

We are able to contribute to a project at the planning stage, navigate the regulatory requirements, develop a design, manage and self-perform construction, start-up, and commissioning.

Currently serving clients with over 500 staff members from 21 offices located in four countries, our superior technical skills include: geotechnical, civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical engineering; tunnel and underground project engineering; hydraulics and hydrology.

We also have leading professionals in design and construction-related services for underground tunnels and stations, large-diameter wastewater and water tunnels and pipelines, heavy rail, light rail; fisheries; hydropower; Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) licensing and regulatory assistance; dam safety; spillway, intake, and water conveyance design and rehabilitation; as well as claims and dispute resolution.

McMillen Jacobs Associates is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and will make all employment related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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