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Jacobs Technical Writer in Arlington, Virginia

Technical Writer


The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector. Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities. We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery. The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs.

We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.

Project Documentation and Presentations: Working as a part of the WMATA Bus Maintenance group, this position will coordinate with staff located in various locations to create and edit project documents and client submittals. Responsibilities will include the following.

  • Creates, edits and produces project reports and related deliverables

  • Enhances technical project/client documents

  • Develops and enhances project/client presentations

  • Coordinates the production of presentation materials and reports

  • Conducts project research

  • Performs QC/QA on reports to include technical, grammatical and formatting

Special Projects: Periodically supports special assignments related to the group’s procurement efforts. Responsibilities will include any or all of the following:

  • Develops quality materials to include presentations, and white papers with minimal supervision

  • Leads, drafts and coordinates proposals for RFI, RFQ, RFP, ICE, etc.

  • Documents pursuits and status, tasks staff for information, etc.

  • Supports, coordinates, writes, reviews, and edits text, graphics, and metrics for proposals, qualifications, and presentation slides

  • Develops, produces, and maintains project descriptions, memos, letters, etc.

  • Networks with Bus Maintenance and Procurement staff to validate RFP’s, RFQ’s and ICE meet Authority requirements

  • As appropriate, manages response efforts for vendor questionnaires, qualifications requests, (letter proposals), and volumes/sections on larger opportunities.



  • Minimum 3 years experience working on and developing SOW’s for long term (5 years) contracts

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Highly effective interpersonal skills

  • Proficiency in handling multiple priorities and/or projects simultaneously

  • Ability to work in a high demand environment

  • Demonstrated capability of working directly with senior leadership

  • Expertise in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

  • Base knowledge of the public transportation maintenance and engineering field a plus

Note to Virginia Job Seekers: Jacobs ensures nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. If you need more information or special assistance for persons with disabilities or limited English proficiency, contact the Human Resources Director at our Arlington, VA office at 571-218-1000. Persons with hearing-and speech-impairments can contact Jacobs by using the Virginia Relay Service, a toll-free telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD). Call 711 for TTY/TDD.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Virginia-Arlington

Req ID: BI 0005IZ