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  • Date posted
    May 2, 2024
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    August 31, 2024
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Job Description


Woolpert, Inc. is a cutting-edge national architecture, engineering and geospatial (AEG) firm that delivers value to clients by blending site and architectural design excellence with innovative technology and geospatial applications. Woolpert is certified as an Employer of Choice by Great Place To Work®. We believe great companies are built from exceptional people and amazing clients. Because of our growth, we are seeking an experienced Technical Writer in the Vicksburg, MS area.

We are looking for a meticulous Technical Writer to produce high-quality documentation that contributes to the overall success of USACE ERDC’s research and development activities. The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for detail, excellent written communication skills, and the ability to translate complex technical information into clear, concise, and user-friendly documentation.


  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (e.g., senior scientists and engineers, scientists and engineers, and research assistants) to develop reports and documentation for all phases of a project.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation for internal and external audiences, including user guides, documentation, technical specifications, and knowledge base articles.
  • Research, organize, and synthesize technical information from various sources to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Work closely with subject matter experts to gather necessary information and validate technical content.
  • Translate technical concepts into clear, easy-to-understand instructions and tutorials.
  • Review and edit documentation for clarity, consistency, and adherence to company standards.
  • Manage documentation updates and revisions in a timely manner to reflect product changes and improvements.
  • Continuously improve documentation processes and tools to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies related to technical writing and documentation.


  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Technical Writing, or a related field.
  • Must be able to complete all security requirements; training and registrations required by the federal government.
  • Proven experience as a Technical Writer or similar role, preferably in scientific research.
  • Proficiency in authoring tools such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Familiarity with documentation platforms (e.g., SharePoint).
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to understand complex technical concepts and explain them clearly and concisely.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.
  • Portfolio of previous writing samples or documentation projects is preferred.

Presenting Opportunities and Challenges at Every Turn…

As a firm that recognizes the importance of developing top talent from within, our employees have access to a wide range of training and coaching programs and are rewarded for their achievements through our excellent benefits package and competitive salaries.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Woolpert or any of our subsidiaries about this requisition. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Woolpert via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Woolpert, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Woolpert’s Talent Acquisition Team for this requisition and a valid agreement is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of Woolpert’s applicant process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.