Technical Writer / Project Assistant

Posted 4 months ago
$48 500 - $67 000/yr
Full Time

Job Description

Your future role on our team

BBA is seeking a talented candidate to support our technical teams in Trail, BC in preparing technical documents, correspondence, and updating files. The ideal candidate will be local to Trail, BC or the surrounding region and will play a crucial role in ensuring the accuracy and clarity of technical documentation and reports related to our engineering projects. Working closely with our engineers and technicians in Trail, you will assist in writing, proofreading, correcting, and improving technical documents. The role of Technical Writer/Project Assistant in BBA’s Trail office consists mostly of preparing and editing technical documents, in addition to ensuring compliance to document format and control standards.

**This is not a fully remote position.  We have a hybrid work model that requires the right candidate to be present in the Trail, BC office**

With us, you will get the opportunity to…

  • Collaborate with engineering teams to understand complex technical concepts and translate them into clear and concise written content for various audiences
  • Work closely with subject matter experts to gather information and validate technical details in written materials
  • Review, proofread, correct, and revise documents, such as specifications, reports, and proposals, to ensure grammatical accuracy, clarity, and adherence to corporate quality standards
  • Ensure consistency in style, terminology, and formatting across all documentation
  • Electronically publish and compile documents and document packages
  • Assist in the final issuance of deliverables
  • Maintain document control standards using a digital document management system


Do your qualities and values match our corporate culture?

  • Highly organized
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Honest and trustworthy – adheres to BBA ethics and values
  • Client-focused
  • Ability to organize workload, prioritize incoming requests and follow schedules
  • Ability to maintain positive peer relationships
  • Ability to learn on the fly
  • Results-oriented
  • Aptitude for self-development

Overview of certifications and job requirements

  • Post secondary degree or diploma
  • 2+ years of technical writing training and/or experience in professional services 
  • Excellent written English skills
  • Experience writing technical reports, procedures, and/or specifications
  • Exceptional attention to detail and proficiency in grammar, punctuation, and style
  • High proficiency in Word, Excel, and other MS Office Suite software
  • Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment and meet tight deadlines
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in the field of consulting engineering or other professional service field is an asset

An overview of BBA’s Total Rewards

  • Annual base salary between $48 500 – $67 000
  • Annual bonus program for all regular employees
  • Access to a time bank
  • Onsite mobility premium
  • Cellphone Program 
  • Group insurance plan starting day one including short term and long-term disability insurance 
  • Pension Plan
  • Vacation and sick leave
  •  Premium offer through the Employee Referral Program

At BBA, you get many benefits

  • Vibrant social club with something for everyone
  • Collaborative team that shares its ideas and knowledge
  • Innovative work environment
  • Participation in achieving our firm’s major initiatives by 2030:

Additional Info

-Net zero carbon footprint
-30% women in our teams and leadership positions

Our goal is to ensure a diverse and inclusive work environment. We do everything we can to build a workplace where all of our employees want to excel and where they feel respected, heard and valued. Every day. 

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