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Technical Editor-Writer ID 40167

Company name
WSP

Location
Las Vegas, NV, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Editing, Media, Writing, It

Posted on
Dec 29,2018

Valid Through
Apr 13,2019

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Job Description

Be involved in projects with our Advisory Services Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Technical Editor-Writer

for our Las Vegas, Nevada

office.

Introduction

WSP is currently seeking a Technical Editor/Writer

to be located in Las Vegas, NV

(or other major WSP office, i.e., Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, or Washington, DC) to support client deliverables, proposals, and other internal and external communication pieces for our Advisory group. Advisory combines the firm’s infrastructure expertise and management consulting leadership in order to serve as trusted advisors to owners, operators, developers, and builders of infrastructure across the globe. We help clients solve business and operational problems throughout the entire business cycle and set the foundation for program and project delivery so that our clients can better serve their customers.

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

Plan, develop, organize, write, and edit client deliverables, including reports, manuals, presentations, and proposals

Plan, develop, organize, write, and edit project profiles and resumes

Ensure WSP documents achieve the highest degree of writing quality by checking for readability, comprehension, consistency, clarity, conciseness, and logic

Check documents for correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, format, and writing style

Take the work of multiple authors to create documents with a unified voice

Help achieve corporate consistency in style, formatting, and presentation of WSP deliverables

Develop and manage technical report library

Provide internal training to improve the technical writing skills of other PB professionals, as well as how to prepare reader-friendly documents

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

We seek an energetic, motivated candidate with strong people, communication, and organizational skills. In addition, writing, editing, and computer skills are required. Other skills should include:

Five or more years of experience as a technical editor, preferably at a large multi-disciplinary firm (e.g., engineering, environmental, or other consulting company).

Bachelor’s degree in technical writing, journalism, communications, English, or comparable discipline is required

Equivalent education, training, and/or work experience in technical writing and editing acceptable

Key skills: grammar, creativity, communication, computer, publishing, and communication tools

Able to write in explanatory and procedural styles for multiple audiences

Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat Pro. Familiarity with Adobe InCopy (and preferably InDesign) desired

Good command of the English language, spelling, punctuation, and basic rules of composition; familiarity with the

AP

and/or

Chicago Manual of Style

Excellent organizational, communication (written and verbal), and problem-solving skills required Attention to detail, a professional demeanor, and a team player with the ability to self-direct. Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment with a commitment to superior client service required

Ability to work virtually with project teams across the U.S.

Ability to work in this country immediately is required

About WSP USA

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa

WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started?

WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Company info

WSP
Website : http://www.wsp.com/en-GL

Company Profile
Together WSP and GENIVAR are one of the world’s leading engineering and design consultancies. We provide services to transform the built environment and restore the natural environment. We have 14,500 employees, based in more than 300 offices, across 35 countries, on every continent.

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