Documentation Specialist/Copy Editor in Mason, OH at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/9/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Mason, OH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/9/2020
  • Job ID:
    DOCUM43453

Job Description

Our client is seeking a Documentation Specialist/Copy Editor to copy edit and perform quality control of technical documentation. The position would support our client in completing proposal work.

  • A minimum of 2 years' experience as a copy editor, technical editor, or performing quality control of technical documentation.
  • Past experience in the manufacturing or automotive industry
  • Understanding of professional styles and formatting requirements
  • Excellent written English, including good spelling and grammar
  • A meticulous approach to your work, and an eye for detail
  • A methodical and systematic working style
  • Proficiency in using Word (in-depth experience with Desk Top Publisher. tables, headers/footers/formatting)
  • The ability to maintain high-quality work while meeting tight deadlines
  • Ability to effectively support multiple, concurrent projects and adapt to changing client priorities and timelines
  • A positive attitude

Responsibilities for this position will include:

  • Check and correct grammar and spelling
  • Check that all numbers used in text and tables are correct using the source tables, figures, or listings
  • Ensure the text is in line with the required style guide to ensure consistency in hyphenation, capitalization, formatting of references, Word styles, etc
  • Check text to ensure it is well written, logically structured, and consistent with the supporting data
  • Check facts and raise queries with the author
  • Check tables/figures and captions are correct.