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We Light the Way

Who are we?

Distech Controls, an innovation leader in energy management solutions, provides unique building management technologies and services that optimize energy efficiency and comfort in buildings, while reducing operating costs.  We Connect people with intelligent building solutions through our passion for innovation, quality, customer satisfaction, and sustainability. The company serves multiple market segments through its worldwide business divisions, service offices and a superior network of Authorized Integrators. Distech Controls, Inc. is a subsidiary of Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. For more information visit www.distech-controls.com

What will be your role?

We are presently recruiting for a Technical Writer who will be responsible for writing, in English, a clear operational, concise and accurate documentation for users, according to the standards and guidelines established in the team. In addition, the technical writer is responsible for updating global product catalogues

This person is proactive, independent, resourceful and has, in the past, demonstrated team spirit. His/Her professionalism and dedication contribute to the success of projects and the quality of relationships with all. The technical writer is actively involved in technical writing while respecting the assigned deadlines and overall quality of the documents.

What will you do?

Documentation

  • Write new material as well as update and maintain existing material such as datasheets, user guides, installation guides, technical guides, product catalogues, and online help
  • Gather information concerning the features and functions provided by the development and product management team
  • Submit documents for review by product managers and engineering personnel. Work to resolve questions and differences that arise during the review process
  • Create or coordinate getting the necessary illustrations for technical documents using various types of graphic software
  • Manage documentation localization and translation for the different market
  • Ensure product documentation complies with established formats and writing standards
  • Participate in engineering project team meetings
  • Perform other related tasks as required

 

Team

  • Collaborate closely with different teams during the respective phases of development and pre-releases
  • Assist in the analysis and improvement of methods, tools, processes and technical writing standards in the team
  • Take a proactive role in improving the available tools and internal processes
Which candidate profile are we looking for?

Essential

  • University degree and 2 to 3 years of proven working experience in a technical writing position
  • Excellent English and French, writing and speaking
  • Strong working knowledge of Adobe InDesign, FrameMaker, and Illustrator, as well as Microsoft Word and Visio
  • Experience with a content management systems (CMS) such ST4 as or other systems (such as Madcap Flare, RoboHelp, XML, DITA, etc.) 
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable

 

Important

  • Experience in document translation coordination in various languages
  • Engineering background (mechanical, electrical etc.) and/or hands-on experience in the HVAC industry
  • Working Experience in an Agile development framework
  • Ability to establish and monitor project documentation

 

Assets

  • Knowledge of HVAC and Building Controls
  • Knowledge of LonWorks Protocols and / or BACnet and / or Modbus
Why work for Distech Controls?
  • Dynamic workplace and fast growing international company
  • Modern work environment designed for our employees
  • Indoor and outdoor bistro areas, lounges, coffee stations and gym
  • Playground including foosball and ping-pong tables
  • Situated near Quartier Dix 30
  • Accessible transit service
  • Continuous professional development program
  • Competitive salary and extensive benefits, including annual performance bonus, group insurances and retirement program
  • 5 floating days and 3 weeks of vacation from year one
  • Reward programs

We light the way!

Who are we?

Distech Controls, an innovation leader in energy management solutions, provides unique building management technologies and services that optimize energy efficiency and comfort in buildings, while reducing operating costs.  We Connect people with intelligent building solutions through our passion for innovation, quality, customer satisfaction, and sustainability. The company serves multiple market segments through its worldwide business divisions, service offices and a superior network of Authorized Integrators. Distech Controls, Inc. is a subsidiary of Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. For more information visit www.distech-controls.com

Req ID:  1071


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