When you join AECOM’s Roanoke, VA office, you become part of a global company that is pioneering the future. We are working on some of the world’s most significant, cutting-edge projects and programs. We’re collaborating across disciplines. Learning from leaders in our field. Making a difference from the ground up. Addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. And we’re doing it all from the convenience of one of America’s most livable cities. Our workplace encourages growth, flexibility, quality and innovation, and our company culture champions inclusion, diversity and employee well-being. Our core values define our character, actions and aspirations, motivating us to not only deliver a better world but strive to make an impact in each community we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world. We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.Would you describe yourself as a detail-oriented, multi-tasking, tenacious grammar nerd? Do you see things others miss? Do you stay calm in the eye of the storm? Are you never satisfied until the last “I” is dotted, and “T” is crossed? Are you a stickler for correct spelling, punctuation, and sentence structure? If this sounds like you, ask yourself one more question: can you imagine your future starting here at AECOM?AECOM is seeking an experienced Project Information Specialist to join our Roanoke, VA office. This person will primarily work with our Buildings & Places team, supporting our architecture, interiors and building engineering design practices, and may also work with our transportation engineers and water/civil engineers. This position is for you if you are an expert level Microsoft Office user, have a strong grasp of English grammar, and appreciate the importance of following our company’s brand identity guidelines.The successful candidate will be the primary coordinator for report style document delivery to our clients in conjunction with the team’s Project ManagerIf you’re ready to be a key member of a team dedicated to design excellence, we’re ready for you!The document specialist is expected to:· Be proficient with MS Word, with a demonstrated ability to apply the application of styles (e.g., creating new styles, modifying and applying styles to existing documents, etc.).· Review, format, edit, update and manage documents (design charrettes, analyses, studies and other reports) to ensure their accuracy, integrity and quality.· Apply layout and formatting skills to insert figures, tables, charts and similar graphics and images into Word documents.· Collaborate with manager and internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of documentation requirements, including deadlines and deliverables.· Interpret directives regarding revisions and formatting of documents and make intricate additions and corrections to existing documents.· Create and adapt document templates and ensure that formatting guidelines are consistently followed within each document.· Provide technical writing/editing support or be able to grow into the role of proofreading and editing documents for correct grammar, structure, clarity and consistency.· Conduct final quality assurance checks for all document deliverables.· Convert documents to PDFs with bookmarks and package documents for printing.· Interface with print vendor and monitor the timely production of documents, to include the delivery of final copies.· Offer technical and training support to staff regarding the use of MS Office in general and Word styles specifically.· Support office staff with developing other types of materials including proposals, letters and presentations
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:BA/BS in English, communications or journalism, or a related course of study with 4 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:· Previous experience with document formatting and technical editing related to the A/E profession· Previous experience proofreading documents to ensure they are free from any types of error (formatting, clarity, consistency, grammar, and verifying the accuracy of information, facts and statistics)· Proficiency or familiarity using graphics software such as Adobe Creative Cloud (especially InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator)· Able to perform well with oversight ranging from direct to moderate or even minimal· An interest in AECOM’s primary businesses: architecture, interiors, engineering (building, transportation, water/civil)
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
**Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.**
We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. 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.
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.
We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.
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.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Join us and let’s get started.
**Business Line:** B&P - Buildings & Places
**Business Group:** DCS
**Strategic Business Unit:** East
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