Technical Writer

Full-Time

Fountain Valley, CA

Competitive Salary

Apply to hr@pacewater.com

Description

PACE is seeking an experienced Technical Writer who will be responsible for writing new documents, as well as providing necessary editing and formatting to existing documents.  Supports engineering and marketing groups with editing and writing technical memorandums, reports, proposal materials, project descriptions, marketing copy, internal communication material, and presentations.

      1. Implement company structure, clarity, consistency, style, and terminology standards on all written documentation. Organize and complete all materials according to those standards.
      2. Interface with all departments, review submitted materials, revise formatting, and edit accordingly to ensure the document maintains professional quality and company standards.
      3. Perform technical writing as needed and provide advanced technical editing and formatting.
      4. Interpret scientific documentation so the average reader can understand the content.
      5. Write business letters, and copy for reports and marketing materials such as brochures, articles, social media, and proposals, as directed.
      6. Serve as a general resource for the company’s communication needs, offering writing assistance.
      7. Edit and prepare presentations.
      8. Create and incorporate graphics into documents using Excel and other programs.

Requirements

      1. Bachelor’s degree, preferably in English, Communications, Engineering, or a related field.
      2. 5+ years of experience in technical / proposal writing for an engineering organization.
      3. Strong technical knowledge in the given field with a good grasp of technical engineering terminology.
      4. Ability to write in a simple, concise, and accurate manner.
      5. Good research and documentation skills.
      6. Excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written.
      7. Ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
      8. Exceptional attention to detail.
      9. Ability to work efficiently both as a member of a team and independently.
      10. Must be able to explain scientific and technical ideas in simple language that are difficult for the average reader to understand.
      11. Must have excellent technical and business writing skills.
      12. Must possess meticulous attention to grammar, syntax, spelling, and punctuation.
      13. Exceptional computer skills and knowledge of various Windows-based programs, which at a minimum include MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Publisher.

Physical Demand

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands, handle or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; color vision is very helpful. Occasional field work may be required and includes walking through uneven, rugged terrain, requiring good balance, ability to walk moderate to long distances, and good general vision and depth of field vision.

Work Environment

The noise level in the office work environment is moderate. May be required to work in external environment in all weather conditions. Driving to offsite locations for project meetings, job site visits, etc. may be required. Therefore, candidate must maintain reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license and auto insurance while employed with PACE.

Salary

Competitive Salary commensurate with experience and capabilities. Salary range presented based on average needs and capabilities and competitive salaries at the time of posting. Salary offers may be higher or lower than posted based on position offered and associated responsibilities.

PACE is an equal opportunity employer.
At this time, PACE will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.
Local candidates are preferred. No relocation package is offered.

If interested, please respond to this posting by submitting your resume with salary requirement to: hr@pacewater.com.

CANDIDATES PRESENTED BY RECRUITERS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.