• Technical Editor

    Job Locations US-WA-Richland
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/12/2019 8:42 PM)
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  • Overview

    NV5 (NASDAQ: NVEE) is a provider of professional and technical engineering and consulting solutions to public and private sector clients in the infrastructure, energy, construction, program management and environmental markets. NV5 is an ENR Top 500 firm; we offer a full range of professional services in offices throughout the U.S.


    NV5 has a need for a Technical Editor to join our Communications & Document Services (CDS) team in Richland, WA.


    • Organizes, formats, and edits required technical and business documents, per the established corporate or project standards.
    • Reviews and edits documents and recommends revisions or changes relevant to style, format, terminology, and sequencing.
    • Consults with authors to obtain clarity of content.
    • Remains current on new developments in technical writing and editing.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Ability to communicate effectively with document owners.
    • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.
    • Ability to prioritize and plan work activities, to use time efficiently, and to develop realistic action plans.
    • Ability to adapt to modifications in the work environment, to manage competing demands, and to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
    • Dependable and consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction, and solicits feedback to improve performance.
    • Demonstrates aptitude for learning new skills.
    • Works independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees.
    • Demonstrates exemplary grammar skills.
    • Has excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word.
    • Detail oriented.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Requires a bachelor’s degree in English (or comparable field).
    • Minimum of 2 years’ experience editing and formatting technical documents, proposals, and marketing material, including experience editing images and optimizing PDF files.


    • Working Conditions The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

    Physical Requirements Sedentary work:Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.


    Background Check / Drug Screening

    • Candidates who are proposed will be required to complete a background check and drug screen prior to being hired.
    • Verification of education will be required prior to employment.

    Medical Requirements

    • Candidates may be subject to baseline medical monitoring depending upon client requirements.

    NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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