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Technical Editor

Company: HDR
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

In the role of Technical Editor, we'll count on you to:

  • Create project-specific style guides and templates, which involves advanced Microsoft Word formatting knowledge (styles, table of contents, captions, cross references, tables, etc.)
  • Proofread and edit documents for grammar, spelling, punctuation, and format
  • Determine consistency and clarity of style within technical reports
  • Interact with technical staff to clarify meaning, format, and style of their work
  • Produce documents for client submittal
  • Perform other support tasks as needed, such as scheduling conference calls and project meetings, assisting with agenda preparation, and preparation of minutes for project and staff meetings
  • Perform other duties as needed #LI-JF1
    Keywords: Technical Editor, 163892, technical editingRequired Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in Journalism, English or closely related field
    • 3 years technical editing experience
    • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel and Outlook Knowledge
    • Proficient with Adobe Acrobat and PDF editing
    • High-level of attention to detail
    • Flexibility and ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and various managers in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels
    • Commitment to excellence and high standards
    • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must
      Preferred Qualifications
      • Previous A/E industry experience preferred
      • Preference will be given to local candidates
        Why HDR

        At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

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