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WSP Canada

Coordinator, HSE Technical Writing

Posted 5 days ago

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Job Description

The Opportunity:

We are currently looking for a Coordinator to join our HSE systems team. as a technical writer.

Why choose WSP?
  • We value and are committed to upholding a culture of inclusion and belonging
  • Our Flexible Work Policy - we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
  • A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
  • Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
  • Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
  • A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.


What you can expect to do here:

Creating and communicating HSE technical information in a clear and understandable manner.
  • Research, analysis and collaboration
    • Gather information by collaborating with subject matter experts.
    • Analyze technical content to understand its purpose and audience.
    • Work closely with other technical experts to ensure accuracy and clarity.
    • Collaborate to create documentation that reflects the task, tool or system effectively.
  • Documentation Creation:
    • Critical risks and specific hazard program: Safe work practices and instructions for performing safely and activity.
    • Job Safety Analysis: Step-by-step instructions for specific tasks.
    • User Manuals: These guides help end-users understand how to use an HSE tool or software.
    • Other procedures, process map, guidelines, reference, forms, training material, etc.: As applicable, use to describe HSE expectations of various topics.
  • Content Editing, curation and visual communication:
    • Curate, edit, and write supporting documents.
    • Ensure that the content is accurate, concise, and relevant to the intended audience.
    • Use visual aids such as diagrams, drawings, and other media to enhance user understanding.
    • Translate documents as required (English and French)
  • Quality Documentation:
    • Produce high-quality documents that cater to their specific audience.
    • Ensure content is available and of equal quality in both English and French.
    • Proofread document content and verify formatting before publishing.
    • Follows and applies the good document control practices

  • What you'll bring to WSP:
    • Knowledge of technical communication techniques and lean writing principles
    • Writing Proficiency, clarity, editing, and design (visual aids - diagrams, drawing) skills
    • Technical Knowledge and understanding, and researching skills
    • Good communication abilities
    • Experience, in writing broad variety of technical content for varied audience, preferably in the field of HSE.
    • Bachelor of
      • Arts, Technical Communication, Scientific Writing or Journalism; Technical writing certification
      • Science, Engineering, OHS, or Environment; OHS Professional Designation (CRSP-CRBOH) is an asset, or
    • IT literate with highly competent use of:
    • Microsoft Office suite (SharePoint, Teams, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
    • Bilingualism is required.
    • Previous HSE experience an asset.

    Decisions/Influences (which decisions does the incumbent own and which does the incumbent influence?)
    • Makes decisions regarding own work methods, occasionally in ambiguous situations.
    • Decisions may be guided by precedent, previous experience, and known professional guidelines/compliance requirements.
    • Decisions have a modest impact on results, productivity, and/or expenditures.
    • Errors can typically be easily rectified by the next level management.

    Deliverables & Key Performance Indicators:
    • Quality documents proofread and formatted in both languages as per document update schedule.

    Interactions with
    • All members of the HSE Team
    • Subject matter experts on different HSE-related topics
    • Translation Team
    • Quality Team (Document control)
    • Internal clients - business sectors

    WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

    We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

    At WSP:

    • We value our people and our reputation
    • We are locally dedicated with international scale
    • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
    • We foster collaboration in everything we do
    • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

    Please Note:

    Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

    Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

    WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

    WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

    WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

    About WSP Canada

    WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.



    Company Size

    5001-10,000 employees

    Application closing date is 2024-09-11

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