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Technical Editor - Environmental Engineering/Geosciences

Equipoise Corporation
2888 Loker Ave E, Carlsbad, CA, Carlsbad, CA 92010


2888 Loker Ave E, Carlsbad, CA, Carlsbad, CA 92010

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TECHNICAL EDITOR (5+ years experience) – Carlsbad / San Clemente, CA


Are you a motivated professional interested in working with a diverse team of engineers and geoscientists dedicated to solving their Clients’ most challenging environmental problems? If so, Equipoise Corporation is the place for you to learn, grow, show your talents, and develop your career.

Equipoise Corporation (Equipoise) is comprised of industry leading environmental consultants that conduct scientific investigations and remediation engineering activities at contaminated sites world-wide. Equipoise’s staff are experts in geosciences, hydrogeology, and environmental remediation engineering. At Equipoise, you will actively participate in the preparation and fine-tuning of environmental investigation, risk assessment, and engineering reports and proposals, while working closely with experienced professionals in the environmental consulting field.

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Position objective: A Technical Editor applies expert knowledge of editorial and quality control practices to maintain consistency and continuity of the technical reports and proposals. The individual in this position implements current trends and practices in editing and quality control relative to the field of engineering and geosciences. The Technical Editor, working with Engineers and GeoScientists, provides editorial support for the production and technical quality of designated high-priority reports and other written materials. Dependent on skill-set, this is a part- to full-time position.

Typical work-related activities include:

  • Provide expert editorial support of highly technical reports and proposals
  • Assist in the management of text, graphics, and data table production for submittal to Clients
  • Edit, proofread, and maintain quality control of project report deliverables
  • Manage priorities and maintain schedules under tight deadlines
  • Maintain project workflow
  • Examine final products for accuracy, consistency, and quality
  • Assist in developing and maintaining consistent editorial standards of style and format
  • Execute special projects as assigned
  • Maintain production logs independently
  • Apply style guidelines
  • Recognize and edit technical terms and jargon for various audiences
  • Maintain knowledge of current trends and practices in editing and quality control
  • Use item authoring systems to complete editorial review and quality control work
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently with Equipoise staff and partners



  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in English
  • Or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired


  • A minimum of 5 years of professional editing experience required
  • Knowledge and experience with all Microsoft Office programs, Adobe Pro; AutoCAD is a plus
  • Previous work experience in Engineering Consulting is a plus

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong ability to work with Engineers, Geologists, and GeoScientists
  • Excellent collaborator
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality regarding corporate and Client information

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time


  • quality control: 5 years (Required)
  • technical editing: 5 years (Required)
  • editing: 5 years (Required)