Technical Translation Specialist


TECHNICAL TRANSLATION SPECIALIST - Any Fleetway Location!
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About Us

With a strong foundation established over 30 years, Fleetway offers a comprehensive capability of engineering, technical, logistics, and management services. We have built an outstanding team of people and partners, invested in the tools, and earned an exemplary track record servicing our customers.
Fleetway's experience includes project design and development, project implementation, in-service support, and disposal services. Serving commercial and government clients in the marine, naval, oil & gas, and other industrial sectors, we have the people, the credentials, the infrastructure, and the proven track record to provide our customers with the service excellence and value that they are looking for.
We uphold the highest standards of quality, safety and security, and are registered to the ISO 9001:2015 designation.
We are looking for a qualified Technical Translation Specialist for our Dartmouth, NS office.
The Technical Translation Specialist will be responsible for translation and for certifying the accuracy and adequacy of technical translations to ensure the translation is correct and can be used without error to perform the functions intended. They are familiar with engineering technical documentation and the Canadian Department of National Defence, including their terminology and phraseology. They will provide the company with professional advice on all issues related to the technical accuracy check (TACT) of the documents by conducting expert appraisals. They are familiar with the S1000D suite of standards.
Qualifications & Skills:
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree with focus in Translation and/or Certificate in translation from a recognized post-secondary institution
    • Note: Acceptable combinations of education/work experience will also be considered.
  • Translation Certification registered with CTTIC in home province
  • 2-5 years of experience in technical translation
  • Experienced with S1000D suite of standards
  • Experience in 3 or more of the following areas:
    • Translating government publications
    • Revising administrative and specialized texts translated from English into French
    • Proofreading and editing in English and French
    • Standardizing content, terminology, and graphic presentation
    • Using reference works and electronic tools for the purposes of editing and translating
    • Must be eligible to meet requirements for Canadian government security clearances

Key Responsibilities & Outcomes:
  • Performing translation of technical documentation from English to French.
  • Partnering with Fleetway's Senior Management Team to develop a profitable translation capability centered around S1000D compliant computer enabled translation in an Integrated Data Environment.
  • Acting as a liaison with the customer to ensure all translation work meets customer requirements. This can include performing the translation, subcontracting for the translation, and working to develop the required translation team and tools.


What we Offer:

The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary commensurate with skill, ability and experience, along with a comprehensive package including:
  • Health and wellness benefits (including Fitness Reimbursement)
  • Flexible work hours with core office hours
  • Enrollment in company RRSP matching program
  • Company jacket, casual Friday's
  • Access to on-site state of the art gym Work in a new, purpose-built shipbuilding facility


What We Offer:

Additionally, in your covering letter, we ask if you could identify how your work background and experience aligns with the job profile and requirements.
We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
NOTE: The recruiter is reviewing and interviewing eligible applicants for this position as they are received. If you are interested in this posting, you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.
To Apply for this Career Opportunity:
Please apply online.
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Fleetway Inc. is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees. Fleetway Inc. is committed to providing an accessible organization by removing barriers for people with disabilitie s.
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