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Lead Technical Editor

Delve Underground

$58,342 - $87,654 / year
Apply before: August 31, 2024
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  • Date posted
    May 2, 2024
  • Location
  • Salary
    $58,342 - $87,654 / year
  • Apply before
    August 31, 2024
  • Career Level

Job Description

Delve Underground is a leader in underground and heavy civil engineering serving the transportation, water, wastewater, and energy industries. Specializing in tunnel design, we provide practical solutions to the most challenging underground problems. We offer comprehensive design, construction management, and construction claims services, with expertise extending across a wide range of engineering disciplines, including civil, structural, and geotechnical engineering. Our primary focus is to make a significant impact on the advancement of infrastructure projects, which in turn shape and enhance the communities we serve. Founded in 1954, as Jacobs Associates, Delve Underground is an employee-owned firm with 25 offices and 350 team members throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. We want our employees to make a career doing what they love to do. We encourage an entrepreneurial spirit and help our team members forge their own path within the company. We support their efforts to stay on the cutting edge of technology while fostering a great work-life balance. In addition to working hard, we also have fun. We socialize and celebrate achievements at summer picnics, holiday parties, and company outings. Benefits: Full Benefits Program consisting of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, FSA or HSA, EAP, 401(k), ESOP, and company stock ownership program, 9 Paid Holidays, generous paid-time-off program, Work from home flexibility, and Health & Wellness Reimbursement. Pay Rate: $58,342 – $87,654. Delve Underground is looking for a Lead Technical Editor to join our team. A successful candidate will be an experienced, fully trained editing professional with demonstrated technical editing management skills. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic team experiencing rapid growth in a healthy market focused on infrastructure development, specifically in the underground sector for the foreseeable future. Responsibilities: – Edits technical reports, conference papers, administrative documents, and specifications with minimal or no supervision. – Edits marketing materials with minimal or no supervision in concert with Marketing Director/Managers and Communication Director. – Reviews document deliverables for conformity and quality assurance. – Under supervisor’s direction, coordinates editing tasks such as research, writing, data entry, administration, communications support, and other duties as necessary. – Creates company templates. – Coordinates with project manager on the development of design deliverables. – Assists in providing coaching and training to technical authors (engineers mostly) to be better technical writers. – Provides estimates for time on technical papers and reports. – Provides input for estimates for time required to complete small to medium projects. Qualifications: – 3–5 years editing experience, preferably in the A&E industry – Bachelor’s degree – Member of professional organization (e.g., STC) preferred – Excellent editing, writing, and communication skills – Expert in Microsoft Word; good knowledge of Microsoft 365, Adobe Acrobat, and other relevant software – Strong presentation and teamwork skills – Robust project management skills for small to medium editing projects – Familiarity with Chicago Manual of Style. ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM? If you feel that you would be right for this position, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application so that we can review your information. We look forward to meeting you! Delve Underground is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and will make all employment related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Compensation reflects the cost of labor across our US geographic markets. Pay is based on several factors including market location, experience, knowledge, and skills. No Recruiters, Please.