Staff - Technical Editor

US-NJ-Parsippany
3 weeks ago(11/28/2017 3:43 PM)
Job ID
5529
# of Openings
1
Category
Environmental
Relocation Assistance
No

Job Description

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’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll 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 “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.

 

 

Dewberry seek a full-time Entry Level Technical Editor to join our Parsippany, NJ office. This role involves editing and reviewing environmental technical reports and documents in a manner that meets our corporate standards, and those of the agencies that we support. The successful candidate will be organized and have a passion for quality.

Responsibilities

  • Edit report text and citations to the highest standards of accuracy and consistency, and in accordance with Dewberry’s 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’s style guide
  • Manage competing demands from multiple deadlines

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • BS or BA in applicable field with a minimum of 0-3 years 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
  • 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, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate 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’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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