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Technical Editor

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Ideal Candidate has more focus on policy related materials - someone who edits more technical type of materials and perhaps has worked in a government environment. 


-Explain the publishing process to customers.

-Estimate the time it will take to complete tasks and schedule projects to meet customer requirements.

-Contribute as an effective team member.

-Handle changing priorities and diplomatically react to advice and criticism.

-Consult with production staff and customers to improve information design, structure, and organization.

-Help customers to analyze and design information for specific purposes or audiences.

-Explain to customers, the processes for funding, distributing, and storing files for publishing projects.

-Research, fact check, write, edit, and help customers clear technical materials.

-Edit manuals, handbooks, management instructions, notices, publications, signs, tags, and other documents for organization, comprehension, accuracy, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and style.

-Reword information for clarity, conciseness, and (if necessary) specific tasks.

-Monitor the clearance and approval process.

-Monitor production stages.

-Notify customers about the status of the project via email notifications throughout the stages of the publishing process.

-Perform document management and tracking tasks for each document.

-Guide customers on the requirements of Section 508 of the Workforce Investment Act.

-Edit documents to be consistent with concepts and use of “Plain Writing.”

-Find process solutions to problematic projects by gathering data and interviewing customers.

-Meet with customers and team leader to identify issues with particular projects.

-Manage multiple, complex document projects simultaneously.

-Understand the capabilities of publishing software and content management repository.

-Prepare documents for composition using the high-end book publishing and track changes features of Microsoft Word.

-Use knowledge of Microsoft track changes to help customer submit documents.

-Respond to requests from the Material Distribution Center to upload artwork to BlueShare to reprint documents or coordinate revisions if necessary.

-Help customers develop usability surveys to ensure the information being presented is clearly understood by the intended audience and know how to test and analyze functionality and usability.

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