Senior translator

Permanent, Temps partiel
Ottawa
Posted 4 semaines ago

Founded in 1956, BPA is a consulting engineering firm that specializes in buildings for institutional, commercial, multi-unit residential, and industrial markets. With a Canada-wide presence, we offer our clients expertise in mechanical and structural engineering, electricity and power, sustainable development and energy efficiency, telecommunications, security, building automation, acoustics, food service, and commissioning.

Motivated by our values of integrity, excellence, accomplishment, and passion, we will fully accomplish our mission: To build a sustainable future.

Together, we can make a greater positive impact on the world through engineering, that has the power to make a difference!

Your main responsabilities 

  • Translate, from French to English, various documents such as communications, internal presentations, technical reports, quotations, service offers, job aids for our engineering professionals, policies, etc.
  • Support and advise internal departments on their translation needs.
  • Perform final proofreading of translated texts for accuracy and consistency in culture-specific context.
  • Manage diverse responsibilities and priorities; optimize work organization to enhance efficiency and ensure timely completion of assigned assignments. This includes prioritizing
  • writing, editing and approval.
  • Build and maintain a word bank of English and French translations.
  • Collaborate with external translation providers when required.
  • Translate content from English to French as required.
  • Perform other related tasks including administrative

Your profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in French to English translation or equivalent knowledge and skills acquired through related professional experience
  • 10+ years of professional experience in French-to-English translation
  • Membership in an accredited professional translation organization (in Ontario: ATIO; in Quebec: OTTIAQ) will be considered an asset.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and French
  • Strong computer skills; proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Organizational and priority management skills, with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and with multiple internal partners.
  • Detail-oriented. Ensures consistently high quality translations and revisions, adapted to the Canadian-English market.
  • Ease in building relationships with people at all levels of the organization; seek to establish trust through a professional attitude and strong work ethic.
  • Asset if you have engineering experience

A career at BPA means:

  • A dynamic environment that promotes teamwork, knowledge sharing, and technological innovation
  • A 37.5-hour work week, with flexible hours and the possibility of finishing at noon on Fridays
  • Recognized overtime (banked or paid hours)
  • A complete and competitive total compensation package
  • Social activities and employee discounts

We adhere to the principles of employment equity and uphold the AODA. We encourage women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, and persons with disabilities to apply. Accommodations can be made upon request for individuals involved in the selection process.

Thank you for your interest. Only selected candidates will be contacted by the Talent team.

For the purposes of inclusivity and simplicity, the third-person pronoun “they” may be used to refer to an individual person. If there is any specific mention of gender in a general context, it should be construed to include any gender.

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