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Sr. Technical Writer

Company: WSP USA
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

**Sr. Technical Writer**Req ID **7222****Sr. Technical Writer****Who We Are**At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We're looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!**This Opportunity**WSP is currently initiating a search for a **Senior Technical Writer** for our **Washington, DC** office to coordinate the development of quality documents for our transportation agency client. This position could also work remotely from Colorado Springs, CO or other WSP office locations. Be involved in projects with our **Transportation Team** and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client's objectives and solves their challenges.**Your Impact**+ Technical writing for documentation and presentation materials for infrastructure and engineering projects ensuring that narrative is clear, understandable, cohesive, concise, and accessible to the intended audience.+ Ensuring accuracy and consistency in use of technical terms throughout a document or series of related documents and presenting technical jargon in a manner that is understood by the intended audience.+ QA/QC for clarity and consistency in grammar and style and final proof/copyediting/QC review prior to publication.+ Interact with client in a confident and professional manner.+ Remain current in latest technical writing techniques and practices.+ Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP's Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.+ Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.**Who You Are****Required Qualifications**+ Bachelor's Degree in English, Communications, Marketing, or closely related discipline.+ 7+ years of related experience in technical writing, quality management and quality documentation preferably for infrastructure planning and/or engineering projects.+ Experience organizing technical information to document standards, rules, SOPs, and handbooks.+ Experience working with controlled documentation with the ability to extract information from key stakeholders and communicate the information in written form.+ Highly proficient with technical writing and office automation including experience with SharePoint Library Management.+ Proficient use of Word, including use of Styles and Templates, and proficient use of Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat Professional.+ The ability to adhere to aggressive deadlines.+ The ability to work with client to ensure that content is captured accurately, thoroughly, concisely and consistently, throughout a document or series of documents.+ Highly effective interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to express ideas effectively.+ Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated high-level of self-leadership with attention to detail, multi-tasking, and prioritization of responsibilities.+ Works independently with minimal oversight with strict adherence to QA/QC.+ Well-developed critical thinking and problem-solving skills.+ Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP's health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.**Preferred Qualifications**+ Master's DegreeCompensation and Benefits:WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee's career.Expected Salary: $76,400 - $155,900This position is subject to and contingent upon client approval of candidates put forth for consideration by WSP.Relocation assistance is not available for this position.\#LI-DNI**Additional Requirements**+ To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.**Additional Details**+ **Travel Required:** N/A - No travel required+ **Job Status:** Regular+ **Employee Type:** Full+ **Primary Location:** WASHINGTON - 23RD STREET NW+ **All locations:** US-CO-Colorado Springs, US-DC-Washington**About WSP**WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.comWSP provides a flexible, agile and hybrid workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on providing health and financial stability throughout the employee's career.At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

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