Technical Writer



Marketing & Communications, IT
Burnaby, BC, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Location: The location is flexible – the role can work out of the Burnaby (8800 Glenlyon Pkwy Burnaby, British Columbia) or remotely. The position is open to short-term flexible arrangements.

Career Level: Corporate Level 3

Who are we?

Svante is a rapidly growing clean energy technology company making commercial-scale carbon capture and removal a reality and enabling global industries to play offense in the fight against climate change that will accelerate the global transition to a lower-carbon economy.

The growing success of our company is owed to our commitment to our people, our emphasis on our values, and our innovative technology. Passion is put into what we do every day.

Purpose of the Role:

As the HSEC & Sustainability Technical Writer, you will support documentation development related to the HSEC & Sustainability team. You'll be responsible for generating standard and specific content and conducting research CSA / ANSI standards, best practices and legislative regulations concepts to be documented and easily understood by a broad audience.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • You have 6 + years of experience in technical procedural and management system documentation writing.
  • You have strong abilities with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • You are able to understand the technical specifications of products and write in a concise manner.
  • You have excellent communication skills and hold yourself to the highest professional standard.
  • You are a team player and commit yourself to continuous improvement and zero harm in the workplace.

Bonus Skills and Qualifications:

  • You have post-secondary education.
  • You have experience in Occupational Health and Safety.

What Success looks like in this role:

  • You'll create product manuals for the HSEC&S Department, and edit existing content for internal and external stakeholders.
  • You'll generate innovative ideas for content and workflow solutions, and determine the clearest and most logical way to present information for greatest reader and user comprehension.
  • You will standardize, update and improve content across platforms and media, for example the company internal enterprise quality management system.
  • You will update on-going programs to ensure the facility and its processes follow local regulations and best practices.
  • You will support all environmental compliance programs related to ESG and help develop our zero harm safety culture.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Svante is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This Equal Employment Opportunity policy applies to all practices relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, discipline, transfer, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. All Svante employees share in the responsibility for assuring that, by our personal actions, the policies are effective. Accommodations will be provided as requested by candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Pay Equity Statement

Svante believes in pay equity, fairness and transparency, and so we include a salary range within the job posting. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location.

The actual salary offered to the final candidate is based on the salary range shown, and will vary depending on the candidate's relative experience, qualifications, and anticipated level of performance. We assess all candidates individually and strive to offer competitive and equitable compensation packages.

Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that recognize employees for their performance and contributions. In addition to Base Pay, Svante provides comprehensive benefits to employees such as Restricted Share Units, Extended Health and Dental Plan, Retirement Saving Plan, free access to a Fitness Centre and more!