Technical Writer



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North York

Job Type




Salary Range

Based on Experience

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Branch Information

Alberta Complex - Professional - (CAN) 10031 101 Street NW (Professional) AB Edmonton , AB T5J 0H9



Job Description

Manpower is currently seeking a Technical Writer for a contract with a major pipeline client in North York, ON. Don't wait... Apply today!

Location: Option of Chatham, ON or North York, ON

Length of Assignment: 12 months with possibility of extension

Schedule: Monday to Friday, 40 hours/week, Hybrid model (mandatory 3 days on site, 2 days remote)

What will you be doing?

* Work closely with engineers and other projects stakeholders including SMEs 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

* 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 short learning curve when exposed to new DITA XML concepts

What will you bring to the job?

* Sharepoint experience

* Adobe Experience Manager experience

* JIRA experience

* Demonstrated professional experience authoring technical documentation in DITA XML in a CCMS environment (Ixiasoft preferred) for a minimum of 2 years *madatory

If interested, please email your resume directly to [email protected] or call 587.437.1323

In addition to gaining valuable experience with industry leading companies, Manpower rewards associates with:

* Weekly pay via direct deposit

* Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance benefits

* Vacation and General Holiday Pay

* Complimentary access to Manpower's online university with over 5000 courses

* Referral bonus program

Manpower would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, due to the number of individuals applying to positions at Manpower, only successful applicants will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future opportunities.

Manpower is dedicated to building a diverse workforce that reflects the diversity of Canada. We are committed to creating a welcoming, fair and inclusive environment by offering equal opportunity access our services and programs. We encourage all to participate in our staffing and workforce development opportunities, including people of any ethnic or national background, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, Indigenous Peoples and persons with disabilities.

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