Technical Writer - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

San Antonio
United States

United States of America - Texas, San Antonio

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a

Technical Writer to join our team in

San Antonio, TX.

This is a contingent position.

The Technical Writer will plan, design, write, edit, proofread and finalize documents, technical manuals, orders, specifications, modification work orders, and test plans, procedures and results.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Interface with technical professionals in the writing, editing, and publication of various types of documents such as specifications, manuals, reports, proposals, plans, training material and presentations.

  2. Research a variety of assigned topics and develop writing plans and outlines.

  3. Assist in the development of supporting materials (illustrations, tables, etc.).

  4. Track and monitors flow of all documents from inception to distribution of final copies. Identifies and correct problem areas as they arise.

  5. Provide quality assurance check for all document deliverables.

  6. Participate regularly in department and company-wide proposal writing projects. May serve as proposal coordinator for large production efforts.

  7. Utilize appropriate computer software for document test production. Investigates and implement best ways to product documentation electronically.

  8. Provide technical writing/editing support to other Company contracts when workloads permit.

  9. Establish and maintain electronic and/or hardcopy data library of documents and work order files for documents received for processing.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, in Communications, Journalism, English or a related field.

  • At least 7 years of experience in writing, editing and managing technical documentation and operator/maintenance manuals for military systems and equipment.

  • Knowledge of applicable military standards, specifications and test practices.

  • Ability to conceptualize, format, structure, write, edit and finalize technical manuals, orders, specifications, modification work orders, and test plans, procedures and results.

  • Excellent written communication skills; working knowledge of word-processing and integrated software applications; organization skills and ability to perform detail-oriented work.

  • Position may require travel.

  • Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance and obtain a Common Access Card (CAC).

  • Due to the nature of the work, must be a U.S. citizen.

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Communications

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 224871BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.