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Date: Nov 5, 2017

Location: Milano, Italy

Company: Salini Impregilo Spa

Salini Impregilo is an industrial group specializing in the construction of major, complex projects, a dynamic Italian company capable of competing with leading global players. Operating in over 50 countries with 35,000 employees, a turnover of around € 6.1 billion and a backlog of  € 37 billion*, Salini Impregilo is a global player in the construction sector  and the leading global infrastructure company in the water segment. The Group bases its activities on a strong passion for construction which is reflected in its wealth of international projects. Dams and hydroelectric plants, hydraulic works, railways and metro systems, airports and motorways, civil and industrial buildings are the sectors in which the Group has been operating in for over 100 years.


*Consolidated Financial Results 2016


Salini Impregilo is hiring for Technical Writers, joining the Bidding Department.

This is a challenging opportunity for professionals who want to participate to the preparation of complex infrastructural and building project tenders.


Job description

The Technical Writers are responsible for elaborating and proofing the written material for the Bid Submission with the aim of producing a respondent and compliant Proposal.


Main Responsibilities

  • Creating high-quality documentation that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for the Client and for its team of Technical Reviewers and Evaluators
  • Proactively supporting the development and articulation of the Bid’s “story”
  • Writing clear, easy-to-understand explanatory texts with the aim of simplifying complexity
  • Suggesting illustrations, graphs, charts, photographs, and workflow process diagrams to help Technical Reviewers and Evaluators immediately understand the contents
  • Reading content and correcting spelling, punctuation, and grammar errors
  • Rewriting a copy with the aim of making it more understandable for the Client and for its Reviewers
  • Verifying technical facts, using standard reference sources
  • Collaborating to create and maintain the information architecture
  • Supporting other Bidding staff in all activities leading to the successful and timely publication of the Bid
  • Organising the written contents of the Bid Response in accordance with the structure of the Table of Contents, ensuring full compliance with the Client’s Requirements
  • Organising and researching Bidding topics to tight deadlines
  • Dealing with phone and email queries from the Editor and other Technical Writers/Proof Readers
  • Conducting research on technical topics through personal observation, library and Internet research, and discussions with the Technical Engineering Service specialists.


Job requirements


  • 3 years of related experience as a Technical Writer
  • Excellent knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite (especially of MS Word) and of Adobe Acrobat
  • Excellent English spoken and written -editing - skills (spelling, punctuation, grammar)
  • Ability to review Bidding documents completed by others and of editing their contents
  • Strong creative skills
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Basic Project Management skills
  • Research and integration of business and technical information
  • Knowledge of a second European language (Spanish, French or German)






Salini Impregilo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applications for vacant positions will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, age, disability or beliefs.

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