Posted on: January 27, 2023
Bowhead seeks a Technical Editor to support the Engineering
Research Development Center (ERDC) in Champaign, IL. The Technical
Editor will be responsible for the technical editing of a wide
variety of scientific and engineering materials related to basic
and applied research investigation in variety of technical fields
including, climatology, applied mechanics, construction, hydrology,
hydraulics, and additional physical science and related engineering
--- Editing technical publications such as scientific and
engineering research reports, author manuscripts for which
technical reviews have been completed.
--- Apply basic understanding of subject matter and nature of
investigations to analyze manuscripts to determine what action to
improve the basic text must be taken.
--- Identify problems such as insufficient documentation has been
furnished to support statements, and where more general terminology
--- Correct errors of grammar, spelling, and ERDC format.
--- Prepare corrections ranging from substitutions in terminology
to complete rewrite of passages in text.
--- Meet with authors to explain needs for improvement and to
obtain concurrence with recommended changes.
In accordance with Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID
Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be
aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to
receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire.
--- BA/BS in English or relevant field plus five to eight (5-8)
years of technical writing experience is highly preferred.
--- Experience editing technical paper and publications in a
government environment plus knowledge of working with scientific
and technical subject matter is preferred.
--- Must have experience working as an editor.
--- Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office
software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
--- Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees
and outside contacts.
- Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds
- Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of
- Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically
SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must be able to obtain a security
clearance at the Secret level, candidates with an active Secret are
highly encouraged to apply. US Citizenship is a requirement for
admission to this location.
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