Technical Writer
GP Canada Co. - Calgary, AB

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GP Strategies Corporation Job Description


SUMMARY: Develops, writes and edits material for reports, manuals, briefs, proposals, instruction books, catalogs and related technical and administrative publications by performing the following duties:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Observes production, developmental and experimental activities to determine operating procedure and detail.
  • Interviews production, maintenance and engineering personnel and reads journals, reports and other material to become familiar with product technologies and production methods.
  • Reviews manufacturer's and trade catalogs, drawings and other data relative to operation, maintenance and service of equipment.
  • Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, parts lists, specifications, mock-ups and product samples to integrate and delineate technology, operating procedure and production sequence and detail.
  • Organizes material and completes writing assignment according to designated standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style and terminology.
  • Reviews published materials and recommends revisions or changes in scope, format, content and methods of reproduction and binding. Maintains records and files of work and revisions.
  • Selects photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams and charts to illustrate material and assists in laying out material for publication.
  • Creating and editing “SOPs” (Standard Operating Procedures).


  • Must be located in Calgary.
  • Experience working in Alberta, familiarity with Calgary and local issues.
  • Diploma in technical writing or equivalent with 2 years of experience.
  • Accomplishments in successful delivery of 2 projects similar in scope and size.

- Collaboration with diverse group of stakeholders.
- Client-focused, highly-collaborative engagements.

  • Proficiency with technical writing related software, including Adobe FrameMaker 9.0, Livelink, Adobe Acrobat Pro, MS Office.

About this company
GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE:GPX) is a global performance improvement company. GP Strategies helps improve client’s organizational...