Jr. Technical Editor


We are seeking a Jr. Technical Editor in Herndon, VA to support our Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) engineering customer.


  • Following a documented process to assist our Navy customers with developing and maintaining engineering documents.
  • Working with multiple engineering customers to manage their technical document projects from planning through publication.
  • Performing verbal and written communications with engineering customers and internal Team Members.
  • Formatting technical documents in MS Word templates and ensuring compliance with respective format and content requirements.
  • Proofreading and editing technical documents varying in size from 5 pages to 300 plus pages for grammar, consistency, and accuracy.
  • Looking up all internal document references in respective document repositories and validating document status.
  • Assisting engineers with incorporating technical changes into documents.
  • Coordinating document projects for various reviews with technical community.
  • Publishing technical documents in respective publication repositories.
  • Maintaining and updating documentation files with emails and deliverables for each phase of the document project process.
  • Participating in Weekly Meetings with customer to present status of work.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Liberal Arts area (English, Journalism, Technical Writing, Communications preferred), candidates with a STEM Degree will not be considered
  • 0 – 2 years’ experience required
  • Experience with proofreading and editing
  • Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance


  • Strong attention to detail and strong ability to proofread and edit accurately
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Experience in the following technologies: MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat

To apply for this job email your details to hello@cturtle.co

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