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Stantec Document Production Specialist/Technical Editor in Honolulu, Hawaii

Document Production Specialist/Technical Editor - ( 23000518 )


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Your Opportunity

Stantec Government Services (GS) seeks a Document Production Specialist/Technical Editor to play an integral part in the development of technical documents for various environmental projects executed by Stantec GS in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The ideal candidate is detail- oriented, a strong written and oral communicator, and has excellent word processing skills.

The responsibilities of the Document Production Specialist/Technical Editor include compiling the work of multiple technical authors into single technical documents. The Document Production Specialist/Technical Editor will proofread, revise, edit, and format technical information with a focus on clarity, punctuation, and grammar. The Document Production Specialist/Technical Editor will identify awkward phrasing and inconsistent language and provide minor rephrasing or light rewriting. The Document Production Specialist/Technical Editor may also write their own materials, design graphics and layout, maintain websites, make documents 508-compliant, and develop web content.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Word processing of detailed technical documents including formatting, creating Tables of Contents, figure insertion, pagination, formatting of bibliographies, conducting reference and acronym checks, preparing photologs, formatting tables and appendices, etc.

  • Reviewing written technical documents for clarity, grammar, spelling, punctuation, content, and style and making any necessary corrections to technical documents.

  • Giving feedback and advice to technical writers on text formatting, organization, and flow.

  • Ensuring that content is formatted to Stantec quality standards and standards required by Stantec’s customers (particularly those of the Department of Defense).

  • Participating on teams to develop processes and timelines to obtain and process technical content in adherence to project goals.

  • Creating templates for technical authors which are easy to utilize and adapt.

  • Conducting quality assurance on printed documents, including brochures, advertisements, marketing proposals, etc.

  • Adherence to Stantec branding requirements.

  • Conforming to Stantec security protocols as required by the Department of Defense.

  • Creating Administrative Records for projects.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Excellent skills and knowledge in the following computer programs: MS Word, Adobe Acrobat, PowerPoint, and Excel. Familiarity with working in a SharePoint or web-based word processing environment.

  • Excellent communication skills in English.

  • Strong editing, proofreading, and page composition skills.

  • Ability to adhere to deadlines, multi-task, and handle pressure.

  • Soft skills are additional vital requirements for the technical editor. The critical soft skills required are a detail-oriented mindset, critical thinking, communication skills, teamwork, and proactivity.

  • Valid driver's license with good driving record

  • Position requires a pre-employment Drug screen

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

  • Experience as a Document Production Specialist/Technical Editor working with style guides (Chicago Manual of Style, Associated Press, etc.).

  • Ability to obtain IAW NISPOM security clearance

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

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Salary Range(s):

  • $30.19 Per Hour - $43.80 Per Hour Min/Max Pay Range for postings located in CO and HI

  • CA Other Areas $30.19 Per Hour - CA Other Areas $46.97 Per Hour Min/Max Pay Range for postings located in CA (SF Area includes SF, SJS & WLC)

The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. At Stantec certain roles are bonus eligible.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-California-Solana Beach

Other Locations : United States-Hawaii-Honolulu, United States-California-Santa Barbara, United States-Idaho-Boise

Organization : BC-2374 EnvSvcs-US Government Services

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Dec 15, 2023, 10:35:22 AM

Req ID: 23000518


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