Are you passionate about reaching new heights, teamwork and making a meaningful contribution? Do you picture yourself as a valued member of an industry-leading organization? If you answered yes to these questions, Air Canada is seeking enthusiastic individuals to join the diverse and vibrant team working together to lead the growth and expansion of Canada’s flag carrier.
Reporting to the Manager, Official Languages and Translation Services, the selected candidate in this position will have the main responsibility to ensure that French publications, documents and related information are presented in a clear, logical fashion with a very high degree of accuracy, and in accordance with accepted Air Canada standards of style and grammar. The selected candidate will have the sign-off authority on French business sensitive documents and communications and to deliver high-quality translation.
Revise translated documents before publication, dealing with subjects of an exceptionally sensitive, complex or technical nature.z
Conduct quality control revision of translated documents.
Provide translation service for short and last-minute texts.
Work closely with our external linguists and internal clients to ensure consistency and high-quality translation.
Contribute to the development and revision of linguistic tools such as linguistic capsules, style guides and other terminology tools.
Work closely with project managers and internal clients to ensure the corporation’s style and values are reflected through professional translation services from the translation service provider, and that translation is accurate, of high quality and respects project deadline.
Work closely with the terminologist and perform terminological research as required to ensure cultural equivalence between the source and target texts and adapt texts to target audiences. Record the results to facilitate later work and expand terminology databases.
Advise internal clients and external translators on language usage for consistency, accuracy and respect of the Air Canada style.
Maintain business relations with internal clients.
Perform all other duties that may be required to meet the needs of the clientele and the Translation Services’ operational requirements.
Undergraduate or graduate university degree in translation
Accreditation with a professional translation association
At least five years of experience in revision of translation and translation of a wide variety of texts at a translation company, in the public sector, or in a corporate setting
Experience in the aviation industry would be an asset
Mastery of French spelling, style and grammar conventions, and a rich and varied vocabulary
Exceptional written and oral communication skills and a smooth, concise style
Extensive knowledge of terminological and documentary search methods and tools
Extensive general culture , intellectual curiosity, analytical skills, critical thinking skills, and knowledge of the business world
Keen interest in improving and updating the terminology database and in optimizing processes
Strong customer service skills, team player and ability to work with employees at all levels of the company, as well as with external linguists
Absolute discretion, judgment, tact, rigour, attention to detail, autonomy, ability to adapt in a dynamic environment
Excellent management of priorities, ability to work under stress and meet tight deadlines
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint); knowledge of Web communications an asset
Occasionally, may be asked to work outside normal working hours, at the office or remotely, to revise or update urgent documents.
Bilingual (English and French)
Diversity and Inclusion
Air Canada is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible and rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.
As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse workforce which reflects the diversity of our customers, and communities, in which we live and serve.
Air Canada thanks all candidates for their interest; however only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.