PCSI Texas LLC is looking for a detail-oriented Proposal Technical Writer for our Facilities Operations and Logistics Services response requirements. In this role you will collect and organize information required for preparation of deliverables, communication materials, reports, and other required documents. Job includes both writing and content generation, as well as editing documents. This position will be based out of the PCSI Corporate office in Austin, TX. However, working remotely with occasional or as needed trips into Austin is an option.
Organizes and writes required technical and business material using word processing software per established corporate standards with respect to order, style, terminology, and sequencing.
Review publications and recommends revisions or changes in approaches, scope, format, test, methods of production and dissemination. Maintains corporate standards for publications.
Consults with technical team leads and subject matter experts to ensure common understanding of publications and related materials to be produced.
Develops cataloging systems, and maintains records, files, electronic media and archiving of information for publications in a business unit for corporate references.
Periodically audits and reviews publications to determine whether format or content changes/updates are required. Meets with subject matter experts for concurrence as to content changes.
Remains current on new developments in technical writing, editing, and publishing included technological enhancements which may affect the corporation.
Assists in preparing material for technical seminars and business forums. May be called upon to assist in technical or business presentations in such meetings as business or customer needs require.
Determines proposal concept by identifying and clarifying opportunities and needs; studying requests for proposal (RFPs); attending strategy meetings
Meets proposal deadline by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, and approval; entering and monitoring tracking data; coordinating requirements with contributors; contributing proposal status information to review meetings; transmitting proposals.
Gathers proposal information by identifying sources of information; coordinating submissions and collections; identifying and communicating risks associated with proposals.
Develops proposal by assembling information including project nature, objectives/outcomes/deliverables, implementation, methods, timetable, staffing, budget, standards of performance, and evaluation; writing, revising, and editing drafts including executive summaries, conclusions, and organization credentials.
Prepares presentation by evaluating text, graphics, and binding; coordinating printing.
Maintains quality results by using templates; following proposal-writing standards including readability, consistency, and tone; maintaining proposal support databases.
Obtains approvals by reviewing proposal with key providers and project managers.
Improves proposal-writing results by evaluating and re-designing processes, approach, coordination, and boilerplate; implementing changes.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; maintaining personal networks.
Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
PCSI is an equal opportunity employer – persons with disabilities and veterans strongly encouraged to apply. EOE/AA/W/M/V
A Bachelor’s degree in Management, English, Communications, Publications or related technical field; or combination of education and experience.
Five (5) years writing U.S Government and/or commercial technical proposals required. Preferably in logistics support services and facilities management.
High attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines. Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle competing tasks and demands.
Knowledge of the AbilityOne Program and SourceAmerica, NIB and TIBH organizations a plus.
This is primarily a sedentary position which requires the ability to occasionally bend, stoop, reach, lift, move and carry office materials and supplies weighing 20 pounds or less.
Finger dexterity is required to operate a computer keyboard.
Must have the hand/eye coordination necessary to operate office business machines (calculator, phone, fax, copier, etc.) and a personal computer.
Hearing and speech sufficient to verbally communicate in person and on the telephone.
Mobility to frequently alternate between sitting, standing, and moving about the facilities.
Expert communication skills with the ability to clearly articulate ideas in verbal and written form.
Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy.
Must be able to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization Ability to work as a team member.
Work requires continual attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands.
Possess excellent presentation development skills.
Confident attitude with minor graphic design skills
Ability to dissect technical documentation, conduct problem solving, be deadline-oriented.
Mid-career knowledge of process improvement, coordination, strategic planning.
Aptitude to assist in expanding market knowledge with the business development team
Minimal travel required.
Possess a valid driver’s license in good standing and maintain a good driving record.
Ability to pass criminal and motor vehicle background checks and employment drug screening.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Professional Contract Services, Inc.
PCSI is a nonprofit that employs over 1,400 people—a majority of whom have disabilities—to fulfill support service contracts valued at over $120 million annually.
PCSI integrates veterans and other people with disabilities into meaningful, customer-facing jobs with competitive wages and benefits.
Every day we:
•Manage 19 million sq ft of facilities
•Clean and sanitize 6.2 million sq ft in hospitals
•Groom and garden 100,000 acres
•Sweep, mop, and scrub 2.3 million sq ft
•Manage 1.5 million sq ft of dormitories
Every year we:
•Prepare and serve 2.6 million meals
•Service, repair, and dispatch 1,000 vehicles
•Transport 6 million pounds of cargo
•Transport 97,000 passengers