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300-131 Water St

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compensation: negotiable
employment type: full-time

PBX Engineering is an electrical, systems, and software engineering firm, with offices in Victoria and Vancouver. We develop leading edge systems for transportation, security, buildings, and industrial applications across Canada.

We are seeking a motivated and talented Technical Writer for our Vancouver office.

Position Summary

Working closely with senior management:

 Work with project managers and senior staff to prepare and create technical documentation
 Research and analyze technical documents and user manuals for clarity and understanding of the topic/product
 Prepare in depth technical documentation including technical specifications, descriptions, and operational process
 Assist in the coordination and delivery of all technical documentation provide to clients, including print and electronic copies
 Schedule, manage, and prioritize deliverables for multiple projects
 Assist engineering staff with review and copy editing of technical documentation
 Deliver high quality, brand-appropriate, accurate, and timely work to meet business goals
 Additional responsibilities as assigned by senior staff


While relevant experience is certainly an asset, we are far more interested in finding the right person and are willing to train. In addition to experience with the above responsibilities, the qualifications for the position include:

 2-5 years' experience as a Technical Writer
 Fluent in English, with exceptional written and oral communication skills
 Strong ability to understand complex technical information and translate it into "plain language"
 Solid knowledge of technical writing and editing principles and process
 Strong organizational, planning, and analytical skills with exceptional attention to detail
 Bachelor's degree in English/Technical Writing/ Computer Science, or related field
 Proficient with the MS Office suite
 A reasonable working knowledge of graphics programs, such as MS Visio, Adobe suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Fireworks), and Bluebeam, and an eye for basic graphic layout
 Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, where demands and deadlines shift frequently
 Strong organizational and time management skills
 A professional demeanor
 A sense of humor

The PBX Environment
We are a different firm. We believe in supporting the long term career development of our staff through a diverse and challenging workload, industry engagement, and internal and external training. We apply the same effort in fostering a positive social environment as we do in developing innovative and successful projects. We continuously strive to make our firm the kind of place where people want to stay - and our benefits package and approach to compensation are structured to support that goal. We are looking for someone who shares our passion for high quality work and who is interested in contributing positively to our corporate culture.

Qualified applicants are encouraged to send their resumes, complete with references, via email, include "Technical Writer" in the subject line.
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post id: 6811677376



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