Posted February 8, 2024

Technical Editor (Environmental/Engineering) – Harris & Associates


California, Nevada, Washington


Harris & Associates is seeking a Technical Editor to play an integral part in the development of technical documents for various projects. Our ideal candidate is a curious, detail-oriented, resourceful, and flexible editor with experience in the environmental planning and compliance and/or engineering industry who can demonstrate excellent editorial skills and sound decision-making to manage various elements of complex technical document production under tight deadlines.

This full-time position may be based in one of the following offices and may have hybrid or remote options available:
-California: Concord, Irvine, Los Angeles, Ontario, Sacramento, Salinas, San Diego, Temecula
-Nevada: Las Vegas
-Washington: Seattle

Responsibilities and Duties
-Provides technical editing and document management/organization assistance.
-Ensures conformance with project- and client-specific style guidelines and creates project- and client-specific style sheets as necessary.
-Provides editorial guidance and recommendations to authors as needed.
-Formats documents using Microsoft Word font styles and templates.
-Coordinates with writing teams to manage editorial workflow, including editing, formatting, PDFing, and project manager and client review rounds.
-Efficiently manages time to meet deadlines and adheres to budgets.
-Researches and provides solutions for document content and management/organization issues.
-Learns department processes and procedures to ensure that technical documents follow Harris & Associates quality standards and schedules.
-Contributes to editorial guidelines and resources updates.
-Learns from and applies feedback from editorial peer and writing team quality checks.

Required Qualifications and Skills
-BA in English or other writing-intensive field and/or equivalent 5+ years’ experience editing technical documents in the environmental planning and compliance and/or engineering industry.
-Experience with California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)/National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation, other environmental analyses and environmental documents, and supporting materials (figures, tables, appendices).

A more detailed list of responsibilities and duties, required qualifications and skills, and preferred qualifications and skills can be viewed at the link to apply.

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