SNC-Lavalin (Engineering and construction services)

Company Summary
Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the world and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From its offices in over 40 countries, SNC-Lavalin provides EPC and EPCM services to clients in a variety of industry sectors, including, environment & water, infrastructure and clean power. In many cases, SNC-Lavalin combines these services with its financing and operations & maintenance capability to provide a complete end-to-end project approach.

SNC-Lavalin maintains exceptionally high standards for health and safety, ethics and compliance and environmental protection, and is committed to delivering quality projects on budget and on schedule to the complete satisfaction of its clients.

Job Description
Environment and Geoscience is seeking a Contract Word Process to join our offices in Burnaby. Reporting to the Office Manager, the Word Processor will join a successful, collaborative, and creative team that writes, edits, illustrates, and produces complex, multi-volume technical proposals to win new business. Using your superior writing skills, you will translate technical information, resumes, and the company’s project experience into readable, concise, and professionally-formatted documents.

To perform this role successfully, the Word Processor will be responsible for the following:


  • The successful candidate will provide word processing assistance to the professionals of various client groups.
  • Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 
  • Preparation, input, formatting and proofreading of letters, reports, proposals, figures, flowcharts ad PowerPoint presentations. 
  • Ensuring that project and proposal documentation conform to company standards.
  • Creation and compilation of PDF documents
  • Other administrative tasks as determined from time to time

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat.   Knowledge of Visio and Coreldraw would be an asset.
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in a professional environment, ideally in consulting engineering. 
  • English/literacy skills as it applies to reviewing documents for requisite grammar and punctuation
  • Proven organizational and time management skills, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task in a fast paced consulting environment encompassing frequent interruptions and deadlines.
  • Ability and willingness to work some overtime as and when required
  •  Collaborative team player with strong communication skills

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