Cardno Sr. Technical Editor in Honolulu, Hawaii
Description Cardno is a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world.
Cardno is seeking a Sr. Technical Editor in our Honolulu, HI office.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
The Senior Technical Editor will be expected to collaborate with Cardno-GS staff, SMEs, and other editors with the preparation of professional deliverables of the highest quality. This will often involve the distillation of important scientific writing into prose that can be easily understood by both senior client leadership, regulatory agencies, and the general public.
Lengthy, complex documents will need to be checked for consistency, format, grammar, and spelling; as well as double checked to insure that they meet the requirements of relevant scopes of work.
The senior technical editor will also prepare, edit, and update regional marketing materials, client presentations, and articles for publication in trade journals and newspapers.
The successful applicant will mentor and cross-train junior staff, and provide opportunities for them to assist with editing, as appropriate.
Requirements Basic qualifications:
M.A or M.S. physical, biological, or other science discipline with at least 10 years of professional post-education experience with technical editing and/or writing.
Knowledge of and experience with Hawaii/Pacific natural and cultural resources, environmental literature, and relevant topics including sustainability, climate change, invasive species management and control, and endangered species, environmental justice, and cultural resource sensitivities.
Experience with scientific writing in prose that allows lay readers to develop a better understanding of general environmental principals involved in planning, impact assessment, and mitigation.
Ability to work well within a team
Please Note that selected candidates will be required to pass a drug, background and reference screening.
Cardno is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer
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Requisition Number: 16-0432
Title: Sr. Technical Editor