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Technical Editor, Richland, WA 24-29-WA06

Is editing your passion? Are you highly organized and detail-oriented? Then INTERA has a great opportunity for you! We’re looking for an experienced, highly skilled, and self-motivated Technical Editor to support our talented team of scientific experts in Richland, Washington. In this position, you will be responsible for creating, editing, and polishing our technical documents to ensure that they represent INTERA’s high standards for quality, and our commitment to deliver exceptional products to our clients.

Our ideal candidate excels in providing constructive feedback, is undaunted by deadlines, and wants to be helpful to others.
If this sounds like you, apply today!



  • Edit documents to improve readability and ensure consistency
  • Coordinate the development of complex documents with multiple authors
  • Provide word processing and document formatting for technical reports, work plans, presentations, and other communications
  • Collaborate with technical personnel to ensure documents are accurate, visually engaging, and highly compelling
  • Coordinate production of documents and electronic deliverables and oversee electronic archiving of finished documents
  • Support electronic approval, client document clearance, and submission to government administrative records for finished documents
  • Provide QA/QC support
  • Assist with other projects as needed


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, technical writing, or a related field
  • 10-15 years of experience as a technical writer/editor
  • Superior communication and organizational skills
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, etc.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat
  • Ability to multitask and meet challenging deadlines
  • Self-directed and able to complete projects with limited supervision
  • Able to provide samples of prior work to demonstrate experience


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the technical editing and formatting of documents for Hanford prime contractors is highly preferred


Expected Salary Range: $85,000 - $120,000


About INTERA & Our Benefits

Founded in 1974, INTERA has grown into an international geoscience and engineering consulting firm that helps clients make informed business decisions, mitigate risk, and drive optimal outcomes in a multitude of industries. Building and sustaining a strong company culture is at the heart of INTERA’s practice of good stewardship. We strive to foster an environment where people love the work that they do and the place that they work because we believe that our employees are our most valuable asset. As an employee-owned company, we are committed to investing in our people’s needs for security, health, and well-being with:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance that includes a free health plan option for employee-only coverage
  • Paid parental leave – up to 12 weeks for birthing and non-birthing parents
  • Group term life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, short-term and long-term coverage – paid 100% by the company
  • Paid holiday, vacation, and sick time
  • Opportunities for stock ownership
  • Performance-based bonuses and award programs for technical paper publication and employee referrals
  • Career coaching instead of performance evaluations
  • Tuition reimbursement, financial assistance for professional licensure and registration, and one paid membership to a professional society
  • Pet insurance, and more

These are some of the reasons why many of our employees have spent 10 to 25 years at INTERA. We love what we do, and it shows.

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