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

Requisition/Vacancy No. 151274BR

Position Title Start Up Engineering Technical Writer - Trainer

Job Category Engineering - Power

Business Line Construction Services

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - New Jersey

City Princeton

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

About the Business Line

Construction Services

Our talented experts are dedicated to managing the complexity inherent in construction projects, catering to each client’s unique needs. We provide services such as program management, construction management and owner’s representation to our clients around the globe.

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.


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