Technical Editor

Posting Date: 22 February 2021

Location: Ottawa, CA, K1P5E7

Company: Babcock

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Technical Editor – 6 Month Term Position

 Ottawa, Ontario


Underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, asset management, and specialist training, Babcock International works with customers around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the key market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear.


In Canada, Babcock is best known for our work in the Marine sector; providing critical and complex support to Canada’s submarine fleet. We are now expanding our Canadian business into the Aviation sector by providing Aerial Emergency Services to the Province of Manitoba.


Our business relies on our people delivering their best day in and day out. As individuals, we all make a difference to our colleagues, our customers and others who we interact with on a daily basis.  Collectively at Babcock, our employees exude the ‘Being Babcock’ principles that help make us great at what we do:


  • Always strive to deliver
  • Build great relationships based on trust
  • Safeguard customers’ reputations
  • Never compromise on health and safety
  • Challenge ourselves and each other
  • Respect people and value their diversity
  • Thrive on complexity
  • Trust our people to deliver



In this role, you will:


  • Provide Technical Editing support to the project team including:
    • Coordinating the production of project documents
    • Copy, editing and proofreading
    • Creating, improving, and populating standardized templates and structured documents
    • Assist with the roll out of new documents and templates to staff as required
  • Provide Document Management support to the project team including:
    • Registering and capturing of documents in the document management systems, and issuing of controlled documents as required
    • Circulating documents for review, information and acceptance
    • Support project team to help ensure compliance with approved process for document management
  • Provide assistance with regular status reporting as required
  • Complete other duties as necessary.


As our ideal candidate, you


  • Have 1-2 years’ experience in a similar type role
  • Possess advanced oral and written communication skills
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work a part of a team or independently
  • Are detail oriented and possess excellent time management skills with a focus on meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Have intermediate to advanced experience with Adobe Acrobat Pro, MS Word, MS Outlook, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and Sharepoint or other document management systems
  • Hold a Reliability Security Clearance (Secret Security Clearance would be a definite asset)
  • Previous experience with technical/naval terminology is considered an asset


Applicants, please apply online through our website at:


Babcock is committed to promoting a workforce without boundaries. One that welcomes everyone to contribute to our success regardless of race, nationality, colour, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability or age. If you require accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please let us know how we can assist you.


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