AECOM Documentation Specialist / Editor in Glen Burnie, Maryland
Requisition/Vacancy No. 145780BR
Position Title Documentation Specialist / Editor
Job Category Communications
Business Line Government
Country United States of America
State/Province/Region USA - Maryland
City Glen Burnie
Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
About the Business Line
AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.
AECOM is actively seeking a Documentation Specialist/ Technical Editor to support our team in Glen Burnie, MD. The successful candidate will plan, design, edit, and proofread documents such as technical publications, reports, proposals, and correspondence for internal distribution, customer reference, or publication.
Edit reports, publications, proposals and correspondence to ensure clarity of content, consistency of format and accuracy of grammar.
Responsible for quality control, production and distribution of documents in accordance with schedules.
Apply working knowledge of technical literature and various style guides including in-depth knowledge of customer specifications and instructions regarding documentation and publication standards.
Participate in the development and maintenance of technical manuals, assist with validation, verification, resolve discrepancies and deficiencies, and assess the accuracy and adequacy of technical manual requirements for printing.
Utilize personal computers with integrated software packages.
Assist in the production and distribution of documents.
Maintain a filing system of documents and work order files for documents received for processing.
Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.
Bachelors degree in English or Journalism and at least 5 years of job-related experience.
Good written communication skills; working knowledge of word-processing and integrated software applications; organizational skills and ability to perform detail-oriented work are required.
Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance which require United States citizenship.
Preferred Qualifications .
What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.
AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.