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Technical Editor

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Parsippany, NJ, United States

Employment Type

Editing, Media, Writing, Customer Service

Posted on
Feb 28, 2023

Valid Through
Jun 13, 2023

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Job Description
Dewberry is seeking a full-time Technical Editor to join our Parsippany, NJ office. This role involves editing and reviewing environmental technical reports and related documents for clarity, formatting, and occasionally content; preparing documents for final production (electronic or hard copy); overseeing production schedules; coordinating with professional staff to clarify meaning, format, and style of documents in a manner that meets our corporate standards and those of the clients we support. Additionally, this role will support coordination, preparation, and production of proposals and qualifications packages.  Assist in the drafting, editing and proofing of written content for project descriptions, resumes and project award submittals in a manner that meets our corporate standards.  The successful candidate will be organized, collaborative and have a passion for quality.
Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you\u2019re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you\u2019ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call \u201cDewberry at Work,\u201d that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.

Edit report text and citations to the highest standards of accuracy and consistency, and in accordance with Dewberry\u2019s style guide
Adopt and implement custom, project-specific style requirements
Summarize technical and scientific documents in plain language, collaborating with authors to resolve content problems.
Compile and maintain accurate acronyms and abbreviations
Format and publish documents from Word and InDesign, and in accordance with Dewberry\u2019s style guide
Interface with project teams to determine report and proposal requirements, review drafts, and provide technical support.
Assist in the development of clear, concise, and well-organized proposals in a timely manner, meeting internal and external deadlines
Manage competing demands from multiple deadlines.  Applicants must exhibit excellent written and oral communication as well as demonstrate good customer service skills.
Adopt and implement custom, project-specific style requirements

Required Skills & Required Experience

BS or BA in applicable field with a minimum of 6 years\u2019 experience
Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word (expert), Microsoft Excel, Adobe Acrobat
Previous experience working in a professional services or consulting firm, or in the environmental or engineering industry, preferred
Applicants must exhibit excellent written and oral communication as well as demonstrate good customer service skills.
Applicants must have outstanding organizational and multitasking skills to ensure compliance with strict deadlines.
Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) strongly preferred
Ability to work overtime when needed
Professionalism when dealing with executives, clients, and project teams including the ability to work on deadline

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.
*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry\u2019s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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