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Date: Jun 2, 2022

Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Company: Trans Mountain

Trans Mountain operates Canada's only pipeline system transporting oil products to the West Coast. We deliver approximately 300,000 barrels of petroleum products each day through 1,150 kilometres of pipeline in Alberta and British Columbia, and 111 kilometres of pipeline in Washington state.

As a Technical Writer in the Human Resource Compensation team, you will have the opportunity to work with a progressive and fast-paced group of professionals and interact with many leaders. This contract position is based in our Calgary office, initially on a part-time contract with the potential for full-time hours.

This position offers predominantly a remote/work from home opportunity with the flexibility for some office work. This role will appeal to individuals who are interested in understanding various organizational requirements and documenting the content methodically to enable fair evaluation of roles, contribute to an accurate organizational structure and drive appropriate compensation and hiring decisions. Reporting to the Lead, Compensation, this position will provide important foundational support to our growth plans and the incumbent will have the opportunity to meet with leaders across the organization gaining an understanding of the business and associated job requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates meetings with internal stakeholders to develop an in-depth understanding of job responsibilities, knowledge, effort and working conditions.
  • Drawing on an understanding of compensation structure and job factors disseminates information into accurate and concise job descriptions.
  • Develops accurate and comprehensive job descriptions and populates job description templates.
  • Through interviews with leaders and in consultation with HR practitioners, ensures job responsibilities are documented appropriately to support decision making.
  • Conducts research into job titles and external job documentation.
  • Supports the annual employee job review process, responding to requests and inquiries of leaders and employees.
  • Develops processes and documentation for creating and maintaining job descriptions.
  • Maintains job description data in an internal database.

Requirements and Experience:

  • Post-secondary education in a relevant field.
  • Minimum 5 years experience with writing documents.
  • Human resources experience/exposure is an asset, however technical writing experience combined with the ability to research and organize information is directly transferable to this role.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate well with others, through discussion and interviews; comfortable asking for clarification and examples.
  • Supportive and collaborative of the through research, discussion and experience, understand the job requirements, including operational or technical elements of jobs and is able to distil information clearly and simply in the job documentation.
  • Proven document development, formatting, and editing skills.
  • Expert knowledge of grammar, spelling, punctuation, and the English language.
  • A strong understanding of standard applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate with colleagues and clients.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work on multiple, concurrent projects.

In the Fall of 2021, the Government of Canada expressed its expectation that all federally owned or regulated companies (including Trans Mountain) implement policies to ensure that all employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

In order to be considered as a candidate for a position with Trans Mountain, you must be fully vaccinated or eligible for accommodation based on a certified medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground for discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act or applicable human rights legislation.

We Build Careers and Pipelines That Last

Our story is about determination, resourcefulness and resilience. It's about charting our own course, finding innovative solutions to challenging problems and doing the right thing. It was true when Trans Mountain became a company in 1951 and it's just as true today. We welcome new members to our team that embrace the qualities in our story, that thrive on the new path and directions we take. Our culture is one of care and taking our responsibilities seriously. If you would like to contribute to our culture, then join our journey.

A Rewarding Opportunity. We offer:

  • A place to share a sense of purpose and build relationships.
  • Meaningful work that makes a difference.
  • An opportunity within the Canadian energy industry.

In keeping with Trans Mountain's commitment to maximize benefits for communities, priority will be given to qualified candidates from Indigenous, local and regional communities along the Trans Mountain existing, and expansion, pipeline corridor.

In Alberta, the existing pipeline system spans the traditional territories of Treaty 6, 7 and 8, and the Métis Nation of Alberta (Zone 4).

In British Columbia, the system crosses the traditional territories of numerous First Nations that are affiliated with the Secwepemc, Dakelh (Carrier), Nlaka'pamux, Syilx/Okanagan, Interior and Coast Salish, Stó:lo, as well as the Métis.

Trans Mountain also operates through 15 First Nation Reserves located within the region spanning the BC interior through Fraser Valley.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trans Mountain is committed to supporting diversity and individual differences. The diverse viewpoints and cultural knowledge that our employees bring to work enrich our organization's collective cultural understanding, which is reflected in the work we do every day. Trans Mountain welcomes new team members from traditionally underrepresented groups, including women, Indigenous Peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

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