Technical Writer - Tenders Global

Technical Writer


Company Description

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Job Description

AECOM’s West Region Strategic Communications Group is looking for a Technical Writer to assist in the creation of public reports for major transportation studies and projects in the planning, design and construction phases.

The responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborate with Project Managers on projects requiring technical reports, white papers, internet communications materials, strategic initiatives, etc.

  • Help strategize on best practices for communicating technical information.

  • Guide and prepare documents and materials for use in communications.

  • Gather, analyze, and compose complex technical information.

  • Conduct research and ensure the use of proper technical terminology.

  • Translate technical information into clear, readable documents to be used by technical and non-technical personnel.

  • Draft content for newsletters, fact sheets, exhibit content, and other materials as needed.

  • Prepare summary documentation of stakeholder meetings and public events.

  • Organize material and write descriptive copy according to established standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology.

  • Select photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts to illustrate material.

  • Coordinate with other AECOM staff to prepare graphic displays and layouts for reports.

  • Provide technical writing support and decipher directions provided on scripted storyboards, specifications, etc.

  • Review documents for technical accuracy in accordance with applicable regulations.

  • Exercise sound judgment when communicating with internal and/or external clients or customers.

  • Provide acute attention to detail in the development and tracking of project team communications.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or a related field + 2 years of Technical Writing experience or a demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Four (4) years or more of technical writing experience.

  • Experience working in or supporting the transportation engineering industry on communications for large infrastructure projects.

  • Ability to understand technical project information, develop a technical report writing strategy related to that information, and oversee the technical report writing tasks within that strategy to execution.

  • Familiarity with the Adobe suite of tools and ability to assist in the preparation of graphics and layouts when needed.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively work with various departments and levels within company.

  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Additional Information

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • Relocation and/or per diem benefits are not offered.

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

  • Offered rate of compensation (Texas locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $56,000 – $96,000.

  • AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10097526

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Marketing & Communications

Work Location Model: Hybrid

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