Jacobs Technical Editor/Client Deliverables in Tampa, Florida
At Jacobs, we solve the most important problems. We create solutions for the real world – making life simpler and more seamless along the way. We’re united by the drive to dream big while keeping our feet firmly planted on the ground.
Our Client Deliverables Solutions (CDS) is a team of storytellers, helping our project teams convey the message of the work we do at Jacobs. CDS provides professional editing, writing, graphic design, and document publishing services to enhance our contracted client-facing documents. As a part of our CDS team, you’ll influence materials ranging from project communications for a highly technical audience to public-facing documents that present technical information in an approachable, understandable way. From multivolume regulatory submittals to straightforward memos and project reports, you’ll partner with project teams to develop and deliver quality, consistent, and cost-effective work products, demonstrating how Jacobs is challenging today and reinventing tomorrow.
As a Technical Editor, you’ll provide professional-level editorial support for the development and delivery of short-term local projects to long-term, complex programs that encompass work around the globe. You’re a self-starter, eager to demonstrate your creative communication solutions, tackling challenges, crushing deadlines, and far exceeding client expectations along the way. Your collaboration with graphic design, document publishing and production staff will contribute to the success of your team and polish the brand of #OurJacobs.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or related discipline
Experience editing technical or industry-based documents in a professional environment
Expertise in Microsoft Office applications (including but not limited to Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
Competency in Adobe publishing programs (specifically Acrobat; knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop is a plus)
Experience working with teams of subject matter experts/technical staff to develop documentation with a unified “voice”
Experience managing all aspects of a deliverable program (template development, file management, program standards and styles, budget and schedule, resource management, team communication, and change management)
Understanding of a wide variety of shared workspace platforms (SharePoint, ProjectWise, etc.), document-related software techniques, visual mediums, and delivery options
Firm grasp of grammatical rules, clear and concise writing, and references and citations
Experience delivering on deadlines
Demonstrated time management skills
Familiarity with standard editing conventions, such as those in the current edition of The Chicago Manual of Style or the Associated Press Stylebook
Flexibility to work occasional evenings and weekends when our success depends on you
Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language. (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf)
At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.