Part Time Senior Technical Editor

ProSidian Consulting, LLC
 Richland, WA

Company Description

ProSidian is a Management and Operations Consulting Firm focusing on providing value to clients through tailored solutions based on industry-leading practices. We help forward-thinking clients solve problems and improve operations. With a reputation for its strong CONUS/OCONUS practice spanning six solution areas, ProSidian services focus on the broad spectrum of Risk Management, Compliance, Business Process, IT Effectiveness, Energy & Sustainability, and Human Capital.

Launched by former Big 4 Management Consultants; our multidisciplinary teams bring together the talents of nearly 190 professionals globally to complete a wide variety of engagements for Private Companies, Fortune 1,000 Enterprises, and Government Agencies of all sizes. Our Services are deployed across the enterprise, target drivers of economic profit (growth, margin, and efficiency), and are aligned at the intersections of assets, processes, policies, and people delivering value.

ProSidian clients represent a broad spectrum of industries to include but are not limited to Energy, Manufacturing, Chemical, Retail, Healthcare, Telecommunications, Hospitality, Pharmaceuticals, Banking & Financial Services, Transportation, Federal and State Government Agencies. Learn More About ProSidian Consulting at www.ProSidian.com.

Job Description

ProSidian Seeks a Part Time Senior Technical Editor located in located in The Hanford Tri-Cities Area (Kennewick | Pasco | Richland) to support an engagement for the US Dept. of Energy (DOE) Hanford in Eastern Washington (Tri-Cities - Kennewick | Pasco | Richland) Area.

Candidates shall work to support requirements as a Part Time Senior Technical Editor and develop, write, and edit material for reports, manuals, briefs, proposals, instruction books, catalogs, and related technical and administrative publications concerned with work methods and procedures. This Staff Augmentation position supports the client’s engineering organization. This position provides support and coordination in the preparation, development and writing of new or revised technical procedures or procedures for technical systems within the framework of the functional areas or division assigned.

This Staff Augmentation position supports the Nuclear Safety organization by editing and maintaining the electronic files for key Nuclear Safety documents. These key documents include the Documented Safety Analysis (DSA) and Technical Safety Requirements (TSR) for Hanford, the hazard evaluation database reports for Hanford, and HNF-IP-1266 for Hanford. The review and approval of these documents will be managed through Smart Plant Foundation. Other technical documents (from Nuclear Safety and other Engineering organizations) may also be edited. The Senior Technical Editor will work with multiple Nuclear Safety Engineers and on occasion, engineers from other organizations. The Senior Technical Editor will also serve as a backup for the USQ Coordinator. Processing USQs through the database and ensuring USQs are appropriately assigned and completed in a timely manner.

  • Assemble procedure developmental information for each new procedure into the electronic workflow including checklists, review comments, approvals, associated vendor manuals and other materials as required.
  • Comply with wrps policies and procedures and ensure isms principles are incorporated into organization's activities
  • Conduct regular and periodic reviews of existing procedures according to established site guidelines, in response to organizational, technical or administrative changes, or at management direction.
  • Conducts physical walk-down of the system or facility location when appropriate.
  • Develop, write, and edit material for reports, manuals, briefs, proposals, instruction books, catalogs, and related technical and administrative publications concerned with work methods and procedures. This staff augmentation position supports the client’s engineering organization.
  • Develops source material, consults engineering, operations, maintenance, and technical staff and coordinates the preparation of required materials.
  • Draft/revise administrative, operating, laboratory and maintenance procedures, descriptive manuals, data sheets, sketches and other documents to enable engineers, operators, technicians and other personnel to safely and correctly manage, operate and repair process systems and equipment.
  • Ensures procedures are developed, reviewed, approved and distributed to appropriate personnel in accordance with the established approval process cycle. Ensures that technical and engineering documents such as vendor manuals, diagrams, charts, blueprints and standards are reviewed and accurately integrated into procedures.
  • Maintain procedure change information in the electronic workflow including a change summary, review comments, approvals, checklists, and other materials as required.
  • May participate in the establishment of procedure style guidelines and standards.
  • May provide work leadership for lower level employees
  • May represent the organization to internal groups and provide development-specific information to requesters.
  • Obtain data from review of documentation, drawings, schematics and reports, consultation with technical staff members and by hands-on experience.
  • Perform reviews of other peer or subordinate procedure writer's output, prior to formal review process, to ensure that procedures are accurate, reflect all necessary comments and complies with the generally accepted site procedure development practices, conventions and formats.
  • Position supports the nuclear safety organization by editing and maintaining the electronic files for key nuclear safety documents.
  • Provide support and coordination in the preparation, development and writing of new or revised technical procedures or procedures for technical systems within the framework of the functional areas or division assigned.
  • Route and track procedures through all stages of the process cycle utilizing automated database and document tracking and retrieval systems. Expedites critical path procedures
  • The senior technical editor may supervise and mentor less experienced writers, create style guides and manage documentation projects.
  • Under general supervision researches, organizes, writes, edits, indexes, revises and produces technical data for documentation of greater scope and advanced technical complexity.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

The Senior Technical Editor shall have Minimum of Ten (10) years of consecutive employment in a position with comparable responsibilities within the past five (5) years, Must be able to use a computer to communicate via email; and Proficient in Microsoft Office Products (Word/Excel/Power point) and related tools and technology required for the position.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to provide superior writing, editing and formatting services.
  • Accomplished in working with complex equations, styles and macros in Word along with experience in manipulating Adobe files.
  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in related field and 5-10 years of related technical writing experience including proofing and editing (e.g. technical/procedure writing, Work Planning, Operations, Engineering, Field Work Supervisor, or Maintenance)
  • Bachelors or Associates degree in English or equivalent field experience
  • Experience working in a government environment using government procedures and documents.
  • Impeccable writing, spelling, and grammar skills, and Technical Communications, or related field.
  • Knowledgeable of Microsoft products (e.g., Word, Visio, Excel and Outlook) and proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, & Adobe.
  • Working knowledge of Smart Plant Foundation (SPF), SharePoint, the Hanford Integrated Database Management System (IDMS), and web page experience is desired.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience manipulating the Hanford Intranet is desired.
  • Experience with USQ Coordinator duties is desired.
  • Experience working with tank farms Nuclear Safety documents (DSAs, TSRs, hazard evaluation database reports) is desired.
  • Experience working with the Nuclear Safety conventions for documents being transmitted to ORP for review is desired.
  • Knowledge of Conduct of Operations and Human Performance Improvement
  • Knowledge of database entry/analyses and record management, VISIO, and electronic workflows
  • Previous Hanford experience is preferred.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Outlook Access)
  • Smart Plant Foundation experience is desired.
  • U.S. Citizenship Required

Additional Information

As a condition of employment, all employees are required to fulfill all requirements of the roles for which they are employed; establish, manage, pursue, and fulfill annual goals and objectives with at least three (3) Goals for each of the firms Eight Prosidian Global Competencies [1 - Personal Effectiveness | 2 - Continuous Learning | 3 - Leadership | 4 - Client Service | 5 - Business Management | 6 - Business Development | 7 - Technical Expertise | 8 - Innovation & Knowledge Sharing (Thought Leadership)]; and to support all business development and other efforts on behalf of ProSidian Consulting.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Teamwork – ability to foster teamwork collaboratively as a participant, and effectively as a team leader
  • Leadership – ability to guide and lead colleagues on projects and initiatives
  • Business Acumen – understanding and insight into how organizations perform, including business processes, data, systems, and people
  • Communication – ability to effectively communicate to stakeholders of all levels orally and in writing
  • Motivation – persistent in pursuit of quality and optimal client and company solutions
  • Agility – ability to quickly understand and transition between different projects, concepts, initiatives, or work streams
  • Judgment – exercises prudence and insight in decision-making process while mindful of other stakeholders and long-term ramifications
  • Organization – ability to manage projects and activity, and prioritize tasks

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Business Tools – understanding and proficiency with business tools and technology, including Microsoft Office. The ideal candidate is advanced with Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word, and proficient with Adobe Acrobat, data analytic tools, and Visio with the ability to quickly learn other tools as necessary.
  • Business Tools – understanding and proficiency with business tools and technology, including Microsoft Office. The ideal candidate is advanced with Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word, and proficient with Adobe Acrobat, data analytic tools, and Visio with the ability to quickly learn other tools as necessary.
  • Commitment - to work with smart, interesting people with diverse backgrounds to solve the biggest challenges across private, public and social sectors
  • Curiosity – the ideal candidate exhibits an inquisitive nature and the ability to question the status quo among a community of people they enjoy and teams that work well together
  • Humility – exhibits grace in success and failure while doing meaningful work where skills have impact and make a difference
  • Willingness - to constantly learn, share, and grow and to view the world as their classroom

BENEFITS AND HIGHLIGHTS

ProSidian Employee Benefits and Highlights: Your good health and well-being are important to ProSidian Consulting. At ProSidian, we invest in our employees to help them stay healthy and achieve work-life balance. That’s why we are also pleased to offer the Employee Benefits Program, designed to promote your health and personal welfare. Our growing list of benefits currently include the following for Full Time Employees:

  • Competitive Compensation: Pay range begins in the competitive ranges with Group Health Benefits, Pre-tax Employee Benefits, and Performance Incentives. For medical and dental benefits, the Company contributes a fixed dollar amount each month towards the plan you elect. Contributions are deducted on a Pre-tax basis.
  • Group Medical Health Insurance Benefits: ProSidian partners with BC/BS, to offer a range of medical plans, including high-deductible health plans or PPOs. ||| Group Dental Health Insurance Benefits: ProSidian dental carriers - Delta, Aetna, Guardian, and MetLife.
  • Group Vision Health Insurance Benefits:ProSidian offers high/low vision plans through 2 carriers: Aetna and VSP.
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan: 401(k) Retirement Savings Plans help you save for your retirement for eligible employees. A range of investment options are available with a personal financial planner to assist you. The Plan is a pre-tax Safe Harbor 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a company match.
  • Vacation and Paid Time-Off (PTO) Benefits: Eligible employees use PTO for vacation, a doctor’s appointment, or any number of events in your life. Currently these benefits include Vacation/Sick days – 2 weeks/3 days | Holidays - 10 ProSidian and Government Days are given.
  • Pre-Tax Payment Programs: Pre-Tax Payment Programs currently exist in the form of a Premium Only Plan (POP). These Plans offer a full Flexible Spending Account (FSA) Plan and a tax benefit for eligible employees.
  • Purchasing Discounts & Savings Plans: We want you to achieve financial success. We offer a Purchasing Discounts & Savings Plan through The Corporate Perks Benefit Program. This provides special discounts for eligible employees on products and services you buy on a daily basis.
  • Security Clearance: Due to the nature of our consulting engagements there are Security Clearance requirements for Engagement Teams handling sensitive Engagements in the Federal Marketplace. A Security Clearance is a valued asset in your professional portfolio and adds to your credentials.
  • ProSidian Employee & Contractor Referral Bonus Program: ProSidian Consulting will pay up to 5k for all referrals employed for 90 days for candidates submitted through our Referral Program.
  • Performance Incentives: Due to the nature of our consulting engagements there are performance incentives associated with each new client that each employee works to pursue and support.
  • Flexible Spending Account: FSAs help you pay for eligible out-of-pocket health care and dependent day care expenses on a pre-tax basis. You determine your projected expenses for the Plan Year and then elect to set aside a portion of each paycheck into your FSA.
  • Supplemental Life/Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance: If you want extra protection for yourself and your eligible dependents, you have the option to elect supplemental life insurance. D&D covers death or dismemberment from an accident only.
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance: Disability insurance plans are designed to provide income protection while you recover from a disability.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - See Below Instructions On The Best Way To Apply

ProSidian Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ProSidian Consulting has made a pledge to the Hiring Our Heroes Program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the “I Hire Military” Initiative of The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) for the State of North Carolina. All applicants are encouraged to apply regardless of Veteran Status.

Furthermore, we believe in “HONOR ABOVE ALL“ - be successful while doing things the right way. The pride comes out of the challenge; the reward is excellence in the work.

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