Company: NES Global Talent
Skills: Technical Writing
Experience: 7 + Years
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: CAD45 - CAD60 per hour
Location: Alberta, Canada

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

NES Global Talent is a leading global technical recruitment company providing professional contract and permanent staff to a diverse world-wide client base within the oil & gas Industry. Our client, a large Oil and Gas operator, is currently seeking a Senior Technical Writer for a contract role in North York, Ontario. The individual must be local or have their own accommodations, as no LOA is given. The shift is Monday-Friday.


Duties & Responsibilities:

• Work closely with engineers to create and publish technical standards, procedures, and other documentation to support the design, construction, and maintenance of natural gas distribution systems.

• Understand and translate complex technical concepts into clear, concise, and accurate technical documentation targeting a wide range of audiences.

• Ensure that engineering documentation and communications follow established writing rules, company standards, and legal requirements.

• Contribute to the maintenance and upkeep of the writing style guide, document templates, and other internal processes and standards.

• Perform copy/edit and provide suggestions for improving structure, presentation, and delivery of content to end-users to resolve information gaps and inconsistencies.

• Create and update technical illustrations, graphics, and job aids as needed.

• Provide guidance on technical writing principles to other members of the CM team and across Engineering as needed.

• Provide suggestions for continuous improvement of existing department standards and processes.

• Manage multiple streams of work and parallel deadlines

• Demonstrate strong work ethic in all areas


MUST HAVE qualifications:

• 7+ years of technical communications experience in an engineering, IT, or technical environment

• Solid understanding of single-sourcing principles and structured and topic-based authoring.

• Experience creating deliverables in PDF, HTML, and other output formats.

• DITA authoring experience and experience with oxygen XML Editor is strongly desired.

• Familiarity with version control systems or component content management systems (Ixiasoft DITA CMS preferred).

• Experience with Adobe Technical Communication Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.

• Familiarity with SharePoint, XML, HTML, CSS is strongly desired.

• Ability to work collaboratively in a sharing, supporting team environment.

• University degree in any area of study and Technical Communications certificate



NICE TO HAVE qualifications:

• Expert editorial, grammar, and structured authoring knowledge.

• Experience producing content across multiple channels.

Established in 1978, NES Global Talent provides a complete range of contract and permanent talent solutions to the Oil and Gas, Power, Construction and Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Manufacturing and IT sectors worldwide. With more than 40 offices in 28 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. Offering far more than a traditional recruitment service, we fully support our contractors while they are on assignment with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.