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Technical Writer – Environmental Compliance

Navarro Research and Engineering

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  • Date posted
    March 10, 2024
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  • Apply before
    May 9, 2024
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Job Description


Navarro Research and Engineering is recruiting a Technical Writer – Environmental Compliance Focus in Oak Ridge, TN.

Navarro Research & Engineering is an award-winning federal contractor dedicated to partnering with clients to advance clean energy and deliver effective solutions for complex challenges in the nuclear and environmental fields. Joining Navarro means being a part of an exceptional team committed to quality and safety while also looking for innovative strategies to create value for the client’s success. Headquartered in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, Navarro has active programs in place across the nation for DOE/NNSA, NASA, and the Department of Defense.

The Technical Writer will be a key asset in our mission to secure and execute projects with our federal clients. This role demands a unique blend of technical writing prowess and a solid understanding of environmental compliance principles. You will be responsible for crafting detailed, compelling proposals, reports, and technical documents that highlight our strengths and commitment to environmental stewardship. If you are a skilled communicator with expertise in environmental regulations and a passion for making a difference, this is the ideal position for you.

  • Write, edit, and refine technical proposals, reports, and documentation related to environmental projects and compliance initiatives for the Department of Energy, NASA, and the Department of Defense.
  • Collaborate with environmental scientists, project managers, and compliance specialists to ensure accurate representation of our capabilities and adherence to regulatory standards.
  • Analyze and interpret federal solicitations and environmental regulations to guide the development of compliant and persuasive proposal content.
  • Manage documentation projects from inception to completion, ensuring alignment with client requirements and internal quality standards.
  • Maintain and update a library of technical documentation, including standard templates, project summaries, and compliance guidelines.
  • Engage in continuous learning to stay abreast of industry trends, regulatory changes, and best practices in environmental compliance and technical writing.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, Technical Writing, Communications, or a related field. A Master’s degree is an advantage.
  • At least 5 years of technical writing experience, preferably with exposure to environmental compliance and federal contracting.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce high-quality technical documents, proposals, and reports.
  • Deep understanding of environmental regulations, compliance requirements, and sustainability practices.
  • Exceptional writing, editing, and research skills, with the ability to convey complex information clearly and persuasively.
  • Strong project management skills, with a track record of successfully managing deadlines and coordinating with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and familiarity with documentation software.

Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearances requirements, US citizenship is required.

Navarro is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled


  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation & Public Holidays)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)