Jacobs Document Publisher - REMOTE US in Washington, District Of Columbia
At Jacobs, we don’t settle – we’re always looking beyond to raise the bar and deliver with excellence. We apply our expertise and knowledge as we look to the future with great optimism and focus. As the Client Deliverables Solutions (CDS) team, we help our project teams tell the story of the work we do at Jacobs. Our professional editing and publishing services bring life to project communications and present technical information in an approachable, understandable way. From multi-volume regulatory submittals to simple memos and project reports, CDS partners with project teams to develop and deliver quality, consistent, and cost-effective publications that demonstrate how Jacobs is challenging today and reinventing tomorrow. Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.
We’re looking for a talented, highly motivated, and energetic Document Publisher to join our team of creatives in North America (currently in a remote capacity). You’ll be part of a thriving, collaborative, inclusive team, delivering professional documents to our internal and external clients. You’ll engage with publishing colleagues to create and refine project documentation into clean, clear, attractive publications, following company standards and client requirements. A Document Publisher’s diverse range of skills includes creating and using custom templates, applying Jacobs branded styles as appropriate, document formatting, proofreading text for spelling or grammatical errors, and simple graphic development and page layout. A Document Publisher often will work on a document from conception to production and delivery.
Bring your curiosity, talent for multi-tasking and collaboration, and extreme organizational skills and we’ll help you grow, pursue and fulfill what drives you – so we can make big impacts on the world, together.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Expertise formatting in Microsoft Word (MS), Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio according to established company brand or project-specific styles and template requirements
MS Word: Expert knowledge creating and applying Word templates, manipulating styles, using mail merge, creating and using macros, section breaks, page layout, cross-references, tracked changes, and troubleshooting document formatting issues
MS Excel: Basic knowledge of formatting a spreadsheet, formulas, and manipulating graphs and charts
MS PowerPoint: Basic knowledge of how to apply formatting to an established template
MS Visio: Intermediate knowledge of how to create templates and format flow charts, process maps, etc.
Expertise in Adobe publishing programs
Acrobat: Expert knowledge of creating complex PDFs of reports that include multiple figures, tables, and appendixes for client review
InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop: Basic knowledge is a plus but not required
Understanding of a wide variety of shared workspace platforms (SharePoint, ProjectWise, etc.), document-related software techniques, visual mediums, and delivery options
Experience working as part of a team and collaborating with editorial, graphic design, document publishing, production, and technical staff
Demonstrated time management skills, to include completing work on time, communicating your current workload and upcoming availability, scheduling your participation on long-term projects, and efficiently offloading work to your colleagues if you’re overbooked
A commitment to providing the best quality work you can in the time provided for the work, to include engaging in quality reviews and implementing feedback
Flexibility to work occasional evenings and weekends when our success depends on you
Ideally, you’ll also have:
Bachelor's degree; relevant job experience may be accepted in lieu of degree
Understanding of grammatical rules, punctuation, and references and citations.
Experience with best practices for document accessibility (Section 508, AODA, WCAG, PDF/UA)
Experience in an engineering consulting environment
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.