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Company: ENSCO
Location: Pueblo, CO
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: IT Services


ENSCO is seeking a Proposal Writer to compose informative documents and proposals to secure commercial and government contracts relevant to surface transportation research, training, and testing.  The Sr. Proposal Writer will consult with engineering and technical staff to write original content, edit documents and work with graphic artists to prepare proposals for submission.  The Proposal Writer may be tasked with conducting staff interviews regarding specified opportunities, attend meetings, gather relevant information, and analyze Requests for Proposals (RFPs) to determine the information needed for particular proposals.  The Proposal Writer will also support the creation of proposal preparation schedules and coordination of proposal responsibilities. 

Job responsibilities will include:
• Work with technical, business development and contract administration personnel to gather technical, financial, and contractual information.
• Prepare, review, revise and maintain proposal documents for a wide range of commercial and government proposals.  
• Coordinate, schedule and manage proposal development activities to meet proposal submission deadlines.
• Participate in peer editing and production review work.
• Other job-related duties as assigned.


•    Master's degree in English, Communications, or equivalent experience 
•    Experience in coordination of proposal writing activities.
•    Experience with railroad related subject matter.
•    Experience with graphic art software.



•    Bachelor's degree in English, Communications, or equivalent experience 
•    Minimum 3 years' experience developing proposals
•    Excellent writing, editing and verbal communication skills.
•    Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat.
•    Strong organizational, follow through and time management skills.
•    Attention to detail and ability to prioritize effectively.
•    Ability to meet deadlines and multi-task.
•    Ability to react well under pressure in high-stressed situations, and accept responsibility for own actions.
•    Ability to build professional and courteous relationships with your colleagues and supervisors. 
•    Ability to work independently and as part of a diverse interdisciplinary team.

Benefit Highlights

• Annual education tuition reimbursement
• 401(k) Plan with up to 6% dollar-for-dollar company match
• Medical, dental and vision insurance
• Spending Accounts – FSA, Dependent Care FSA, and HSA
• Leave available for holidays, bereavement, jury duty, military service, family medical leave, and as required by State law
• Paid Time Off
• 100% Company paid Employee Assistance Program and life, disability, accidental death and dismemberment, business travel accident, and professional liability insurance (employee only)
• Other voluntary programs, including supplemental life, auto and home insurance, and legal program
• Computer purchase discount
• Recognition and reward programs
• Patent awards
• Technical paper awards for presentations and publications
• Recruitment awards
• Length of service awards
• Community service recognition

Division Description

ENSCO's Applied Technology and Engineering (ATE) Division is a leading provider of surface transportation research and technology development services with a long history of supporting railway, transit, and highway safety initiatives. Our products and services are provided to government agencies focused on transportation safety and security. ENSCO work protects our surface transportation network and has a significant impact on the protection of human life, the environment, and the economy. ENSCO's ATE Division is part of the greater Surface Transportation Group (STG) within ENSCO, Inc.

Our staff conducts impactful research and advances technology in many exciting areas including:

  • The behavior of railroad and transit track, rolling stock, vehicle components as well as control systems under a wide range of operating conditions.
  • Advancement of leading-edge technologies including autonomous, non-contact and machine vision-based approaches for asset condition assessment.
  • The application of artificial intelligence and predictive analytics to today's most challenging asset maintenance issues.
ENSCO's ATE Division is an exciting place to work and grow with many key benefits for technical staff, including:
  • The opportunity to work with talented engineers, programmers, and scientists at all levels of the design and development process to solve challenging transportation issues.
  • The chance to participate in testing and research initiatives utilizing unique test facilities and technologies.
  • Bonuses for conference presentations and publications
  • Direct exposure to customer personnel, financial management and business development.
Working in ENSCO's ATE Division provides a means to acquire a wide range of practical skills and experience in a short period of time, work on exciting, ground-breaking projects that impact transportation safety and offers domestic travel opportunities if desired.

ENSCO provides a stimulating, collaborative, multi-discipline environment with coworkers from diverse technical and cultural backgrounds working together to make the world a safer place. Come join a stable and growing company and experience the reward of seeing the results of your work make an impact on some of the world's most challenging transportation problems.

Strength in Diversity

ENSCO, Inc. and its wholly owned U.S. subsidiaries are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers, committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under state or local law.

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