Posted November 18, 2021

Technical Editor – WSP


Morristown, NJ


WSP is currently initiating a search for a Technical Editor for our Morristown, NJ, office. The following locations will also be considered: Lawrenceville, NJ and Newark, NJ. Be involved in projects with our Heritage Resources national practice and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• In-depth substantive editing of a wide range of cultural resource documents: archaeological and architectural surveys, historic contexts, HABS/HAER documentation, and more
• Formatting and coordinating the production of technical reports
• Working with archaeologists, architectural historians, other editors, and graphic artists to produce polished, high-quality documents and meet client schedules
• Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
• Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Required Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, Communications or related discipline
• 1-3 years of experience in substantive editing
• Advanced Microsoft Word 2016 (Windows 10) skills
• Adobe skills
• Experience working with style guides
• Detail-oriented and well-organized
• Excellent spelling, grammar, and proofreading skills and a good ear for language
• Ability to work with authors and graphics staff under tight deadlines
• Must be able to work as part of a team as well as independently
• Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making and adhere to WSP's Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures
• Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP's health, safety, and drug/alcohol and harassment policies

Preferred Qualifications
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Some background in history, anthropology helpful but not required

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