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      • Victoria, British Columbia
      • Contract
      Are you an experienced Technical Writer with a strong background creating material for Software Applications? Are you currently based in British Columbia and looking for a contract that will allow you to work remotely from home?We are looking for a Technical Writer for an initial 2 month contract in British Columbia with the potential to extend an additional 12 months!ADVANTAGES- Based in British Columbia, available to work from home- Opportunity for long-term extension- Work with a talented team- Competitive market ratesRESPONSIBILITIES- Develop documentation of technical and user guides in support of application management and use;- Identify audiences for document and structure the document appropriately;- Interview developers, business analysts, project managers and other project resources for input to document scope and organization;- Review project deliverables (documents) for:- organization of document is appropriate to subject matter (or complies with standards),- tone and level of complexity are suitable for audience, and- grammar and punctuation enhance readability and comprehension; and- Perform copy edit on project and development documentation, e.g. specifications, reports, plans, briefing notes, and position papers.QUALIFICATIONS- 5 + years' Technical Writing- Software Applications- Any previous public sector experience (nice to have)SUMMARYIf you are an experienced Technical Writer looking for your next project, apply online or reach out to jillian.horn@randstad.ca
      Are you an experienced Technical Writer with a strong background creating material for Software Applications? Are you currently based in British Columbia and looking for a contract that will allow you to work remotely from home?We are looking for a Technical Writer for an initial 2 month contract in British Columbia with the potential to extend an additional 12 months!ADVANTAGES- Based in British Columbia, available to work from home- Opportunity for long-term extension- Work with a talented team- Competitive market ratesRESPONSIBILITIES- Develop documentation of technical and user guides in support of application management and use;- Identify audiences for document and structure the document appropriately;- Interview developers, business analysts, project managers and other project resources for input to document scope and organization;- Review project deliverables (documents) for:- organization of document is appropriate to subject matter (or complies with standards),- tone and level of complexity are suitable for audience, and- grammar and punctuation enhance readability and comprehension; and- Perform copy edit on project and development documentation, e.g. specifications, reports, plans, briefing notes, and position papers.QUALIFICATIONS- 5 + years' Technical Writing- Software Applications- Any previous public sector experience (nice to have)SUMMARYIf you are an experienced Technical Writer looking for your next project, apply online or reach out to jillian.horn@randstad.ca
      • Cambridge, Ontario
      • Permanent
      Our client in the K-W area is looking for a Technical Writer for a three month contract to join their growing team! Do you have a custom automation background? If so, this role is for you!As a Technical Writer of custom automation, you will be responsible for:• Create new technical documents based on the specifications from clients.• Provide administrative, clerical and technical support for technical publications for automation products.• Using graphic design and photography to create images to support written material.• Edit existing documentation to incorporate product updates and product enhancements.• Take complex technical information and translate to a non-technical language for end-users.As a qualified Technical Writer, you meet the following requirements:• Bachelor’s degree in any related discipline or equivalent work experience• Technical Writing Certificate or equivalentExperience• 5+ years of experience as a Technical Writer.• Knowledge of technical communication techniques and standards• Experience with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, or equivalent graphic design software• Advanced knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Suite, primarily Word• Experience with AutoCAD, SolidWorks, and the ability to read electrical and mechanical engineering drawings is preferredApply ONLINE today! Or send your resume to Lisa Medeiros at Lisa.Medeiros@randstad.caADVANTAGESThis is a contract position, starting on our clients payroll. Excellent opportunity tp gain experience in the industryRESPONSIBILITIES• Create new technical documents based on the specifications from clients.• Provide administrative, clerical and technical support for technical publications for automation products.• Using graphic design and photography to create images to support written material.• Edit existing documentation to incorporate product updates and product enhancements.• Take complex technical information and translate to a non-technical language for end-users.QUALIFICATIONSTECHNICAL WRITING 2-3 yearsTechnical communication techniques 2-3 yearsAdobe Photoshop 2-3 yearsProficient in Word 2-3 yearsAutoCad 6 months to 12 monthsSolid Works 6 months to 12 monthsread technical drawings 6 months to 12 monthsSUMMARYApply online today! Or send your resume directly to Lisa.Medeiros@randstad.ca
      Our client in the K-W area is looking for a Technical Writer for a three month contract to join their growing team! Do you have a custom automation background? If so, this role is for you!As a Technical Writer of custom automation, you will be responsible for:• Create new technical documents based on the specifications from clients.• Provide administrative, clerical and technical support for technical publications for automation products.• Using graphic design and photography to create images to support written material.• Edit existing documentation to incorporate product updates and product enhancements.• Take complex technical information and translate to a non-technical language for end-users.As a qualified Technical Writer, you meet the following requirements:• Bachelor’s degree in any related discipline or equivalent work experience• Technical Writing Certificate or equivalentExperience• 5+ years of experience as a Technical Writer.• Knowledge of technical communication techniques and standards• Experience with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, or equivalent graphic design software• Advanced knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Suite, primarily Word• Experience with AutoCAD, SolidWorks, and the ability to read electrical and mechanical engineering drawings is preferredApply ONLINE today! Or send your resume to Lisa Medeiros at Lisa.Medeiros@randstad.caADVANTAGESThis is a contract position, starting on our clients payroll. Excellent opportunity tp gain experience in the industryRESPONSIBILITIES• Create new technical documents based on the specifications from clients.• Provide administrative, clerical and technical support for technical publications for automation products.• Using graphic design and photography to create images to support written material.• Edit existing documentation to incorporate product updates and product enhancements.• Take complex technical information and translate to a non-technical language for end-users.QUALIFICATIONSTECHNICAL WRITING 2-3 yearsTechnical communication techniques 2-3 yearsAdobe Photoshop 2-3 yearsProficient in Word 2-3 yearsAutoCad 6 months to 12 monthsSolid Works 6 months to 12 monthsread technical drawings 6 months to 12 monthsSUMMARYApply online today! Or send your resume directly to Lisa.Medeiros@randstad.ca
      • Montreal, Québec
      • Contract
      TECHNICAL WRITER CONTRACTSenior Technical Writer (Platform)About the roleWe are looking for a Senior Technical Writer to produce high-quality documentation that contributes to the overall success of our self-serve platform.You will be working closely with our Learning & Development Lead and internal teams to deliver timely documentation to our external clients.Why You’ll Be Motivated To Apply…● You will be working with experienced and passionate internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the product and the documentation requirements● You enjoy discovering, organizing, clarifying information and have a keen eye on how to present documentation.● You love writing easy-to-understand user interface text, online help and guides● You enjoy explaining complex concepts to others● You are self-motivated, detail-oriented, and able to meet deadlinesThings that are extra cool:● Basic knowledge of ad● Basic knowledge of networking● Able to work effectively in a team environment as well as individually● Maintain a comprehensive library of technical terminology and documentation● Analyze documents to maintain continuity of style of content● Manage updates and revisions to technical literatureRequirementsYou Will Be Well Set To CRUSH This Role If…● You have deep knowledge and hands on experience with writing user guides for various audiences preferably in ad tech with proven work experience in technical writing of software documentation● You have worked with instructional designers, SMEs, copy-editors.● You have the ability to deliver high quality documentation paying attention to detail● You are able to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures● You have excellent written skills in English● You have strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office● You have strong working knowledge of Confluence● You have experience working within a developing information architecture● You have 5+ years of experience writing software of some kind● 8+ years of experience writing professionallyBilingual a mustResume and infos: phil.ross@randstad.caRESPONSIBILITIESQUALIFICATIONS
      TECHNICAL WRITER CONTRACTSenior Technical Writer (Platform)About the roleWe are looking for a Senior Technical Writer to produce high-quality documentation that contributes to the overall success of our self-serve platform.You will be working closely with our Learning & Development Lead and internal teams to deliver timely documentation to our external clients.Why You’ll Be Motivated To Apply…● You will be working with experienced and passionate internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the product and the documentation requirements● You enjoy discovering, organizing, clarifying information and have a keen eye on how to present documentation.● You love writing easy-to-understand user interface text, online help and guides● You enjoy explaining complex concepts to others● You are self-motivated, detail-oriented, and able to meet deadlinesThings that are extra cool:● Basic knowledge of ad● Basic knowledge of networking● Able to work effectively in a team environment as well as individually● Maintain a comprehensive library of technical terminology and documentation● Analyze documents to maintain continuity of style of content● Manage updates and revisions to technical literatureRequirementsYou Will Be Well Set To CRUSH This Role If…● You have deep knowledge and hands on experience with writing user guides for various audiences preferably in ad tech with proven work experience in technical writing of software documentation● You have worked with instructional designers, SMEs, copy-editors.● You have the ability to deliver high quality documentation paying attention to detail● You are able to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures● You have excellent written skills in English● You have strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office● You have strong working knowledge of Confluence● You have experience working within a developing information architecture● You have 5+ years of experience writing software of some kind● 8+ years of experience writing professionallyBilingual a mustResume and infos: phil.ross@randstad.caRESPONSIBILITIESQUALIFICATIONS
      • Mirabel, Québec
      • Contract
      Description: ENGLISH speaking and writing candidates!Work from home for the moment but the candidate would need to be able to travel to Mirabel in due time. Reporting to the Electronic Publications Supervisor, the Technical Writer is responsible to research, write, revise or update technical publications Your Responsibilities: •Conduct research necessary to produce comprehensive technical publications; •Apply expertise to interview Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and define requirements; •Derive new procedures to incorporate aircraft modifications, as well as define appropriate supporting illustrations;•Coordinate the preparation and the validation of texts, as well as other technical information documents related to customer requirements; •Perform validation/verification (val/ver) on aircraft if required; •Provide support to Customer in effectively using the Integrated Electronic Technical Publication (IETP) if required; •Raise technical problems; •Collaborate with the technical publications team, Tech Pubs System Developer, Illustrator, Multimedia Designer, Editor and Translators to enable the completeness of the work task and the necessary update to the Technical Publication(s); •Verify and check the preparation of illustrations, photographs, diagrams, as necessary; •Support the Electronic Publications Supervisor by providing writing effort estimates for customer approval; •Provide inputs for continuous improvement; •Provide status reports to the Electronic Publications Supervisor on assigned tasks. •Possess a diploma or certificate in an aerospace related field or relevant experience in the armed forces; •Experience in aeronautics (avionics, mechanical or engines); •Must be master of the English language and be able to produce high quality reports and documentation in English; •Must be able to read and understand engineering drawings and documents; •Must have a in-depth knowledge of ATA-2200 & S1000D International Specification for technical publications;•Must have in-depth knowledge of SGML, XML and Simplified English;•Must have in-depth knowledge of Arbortext Epic Editor for creation of documents in SGML or XML; •Knowledge of Office applications: Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Visio • Medical requirement: Normal colour vision. Operational requirements :Must be eligible for registration to the Controlled Goods Program;Must be eligible to obtaining and maintaining the government of Canada’s “Reliability” status and Level 2 (Secret) security clearance; Info and Resume: phil.ross@randstad.caRESPONSIBILITIESQUALIFICATIONS
      Description: ENGLISH speaking and writing candidates!Work from home for the moment but the candidate would need to be able to travel to Mirabel in due time. Reporting to the Electronic Publications Supervisor, the Technical Writer is responsible to research, write, revise or update technical publications Your Responsibilities: •Conduct research necessary to produce comprehensive technical publications; •Apply expertise to interview Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and define requirements; •Derive new procedures to incorporate aircraft modifications, as well as define appropriate supporting illustrations;•Coordinate the preparation and the validation of texts, as well as other technical information documents related to customer requirements; •Perform validation/verification (val/ver) on aircraft if required; •Provide support to Customer in effectively using the Integrated Electronic Technical Publication (IETP) if required; •Raise technical problems; •Collaborate with the technical publications team, Tech Pubs System Developer, Illustrator, Multimedia Designer, Editor and Translators to enable the completeness of the work task and the necessary update to the Technical Publication(s); •Verify and check the preparation of illustrations, photographs, diagrams, as necessary; •Support the Electronic Publications Supervisor by providing writing effort estimates for customer approval; •Provide inputs for continuous improvement; •Provide status reports to the Electronic Publications Supervisor on assigned tasks. •Possess a diploma or certificate in an aerospace related field or relevant experience in the armed forces; •Experience in aeronautics (avionics, mechanical or engines); •Must be master of the English language and be able to produce high quality reports and documentation in English; •Must be able to read and understand engineering drawings and documents; •Must have a in-depth knowledge of ATA-2200 & S1000D International Specification for technical publications;•Must have in-depth knowledge of SGML, XML and Simplified English;•Must have in-depth knowledge of Arbortext Epic Editor for creation of documents in SGML or XML; •Knowledge of Office applications: Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Visio • Medical requirement: Normal colour vision. Operational requirements :Must be eligible for registration to the Controlled Goods Program;Must be eligible to obtaining and maintaining the government of Canada’s “Reliability” status and Level 2 (Secret) security clearance; Info and Resume: phil.ross@randstad.caRESPONSIBILITIESQUALIFICATIONS
      • North York, Ontario
      • Contract
      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 areasMUST 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 certificateNICE TO HAVE qualifications:• Expert editorial, grammar, and structured authoring knowledge.• Experience producing content across multiple channels.Please send your resume in confidence to paul.dusome@randstad.ca ADVANTAGESNICE TO HAVE qualifications:• Expert editorial, grammar, and structured authoring knowledge.• Experience producing content across multiple channels.RESPONSIBILITIESDuties & 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 areasMUST 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 certificateNICE TO HAVE qualifications:• Expert editorial, grammar, and structured authoring knowledge.• Experience producing content across multiple channels.QUALIFICATIONSA Communications or Technical Writing background is required• Expert editorial, grammar, and structured authoring knowledge.• Experience producing content across multiple channels.SUMMARYDuties & 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 areasMUST 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 certificateNICE TO HAVE qualifications:• Expert editorial, grammar, and structured authoring knowledge.• Experience producing content across multiple channels.
      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 areasMUST 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 certificateNICE TO HAVE qualifications:• Expert editorial, grammar, and structured authoring knowledge.• Experience producing content across multiple channels.Please send your resume in confidence to paul.dusome@randstad.ca ADVANTAGESNICE TO HAVE qualifications:• Expert editorial, grammar, and structured authoring knowledge.• Experience producing content across multiple channels.RESPONSIBILITIESDuties & 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 areasMUST 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 certificateNICE TO HAVE qualifications:• Expert editorial, grammar, and structured authoring knowledge.• Experience producing content across multiple channels.QUALIFICATIONSA Communications or Technical Writing background is required• Expert editorial, grammar, and structured authoring knowledge.• Experience producing content across multiple channels.SUMMARYDuties & 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 areasMUST 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 certificateNICE TO HAVE qualifications:• Expert editorial, grammar, and structured authoring knowledge.• Experience producing content across multiple channels.

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