AECOM Start Up Engineering Technical Writer - Trainer in Princeton, New Jersey

Business Line Construction Services

Position Title Start Up Engineering Technical Writer - Trainer

United States of America - New Jersey


Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Start Up Engineering Technical Writer - Trainer to be based in Princeton, NJ.

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Performs duties under general supervision requiring some independent judgment and ingenuity.

  • Displays knowledge and abilities to evaluate, select and apply standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria in making minor modifications and adaptations.

  • Translate complex engineering documentation into operator- oriented language. The engineering documents include; Piping and Instrument Diagrams (P&ID's), Electrical Single Lines, Control Wiring Diagrams (CWD's) Schematics, Logics, Control System Descriptions (CSD's), technical Specifications and Vendor supplied Operating and Maintenance Instructions.

  • The job entails working as part of a project team using cutting edge technology

  • All documents are developed electronically and require working knowledge of personal computers.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in engineering or demonstrated equivalent.

  • This is an intermediate level position with 2 years of related experience.

  • Due to the nature of the work, candidate must be a US Citizen

  • All documents are developed electronically and require working knowledge of personal computers.

  • Experience with applications contained in Microsoft Office professional Suite (Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point)

  • Power plant experience with an understanding of the basic systems used to generate electricity using fossil fuels or renewable resources.

  • Experience with System Description and Operating Instructions (SDOI's), Maintenance Instructions, Lesson Plans and Training Presentations.

  • Some travel to project training sites.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 years experience developing technical documents

  • Bachelors degree in mechanical or Electrical Engineering / Technology preferred

  • Required instructor skills include ability to clearly articulate the training course material using vocabulary commensurate to that of the audience.

  • Spoken English fluency is required, while fluency or proficiency in other spoken languages is desirable.

  • Sufficient mechanical and electrical fundamentals knowledge to elaborate on course material and respond to classroom questions and discussion

  • Experience developing documents for various power projects under strict budget constraints

  • Experience with a background in plant operation or operations training, particularly Electrical Distribution Systems, with good organizational and instructor skills to conduct training.

  • Combined Cycle Power projects and Scrubber / SCR / Air Quality Control retrofits experience a plus

Additional Information:

  • Relocation benefits are not available for this position.

  • Per diem support is not available for this position.

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

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 to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Power

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 151274BR