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Quality Assurance Administrator

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  1. Security, aerospace & defence

Quality Assurance Administrator

Why Join Us?

Quality Assurance Administrator

SNC- Lavalin Operations and Maintenance is recognized as one of Canada's leading outsourced operations and maintenance solutions experts, a division of SNC Lavalin Group Inc., the largest engineering and construction firm in Canada, and one of the five largest in the world. We continue to grow our business globally.

Our team members across the country and the globe deliver superior service to every one of our clients. Our people are vital to our success, and we build teams that are second to none. Our team embraces challenges and is engaged in working together to contribute to our business objectives.

SNC-Lavalin and our “Minor Warships & Auxiliary Vessels” (MWAV) team is currently looking for a QA Administrator. Reporting to the Quality Assurance Manager (QAM), the Quality Assurance Administrator will assist in ensuring that current project quality documentation meets applicable ISO requirements, as well as aligns with this Business Unit’s worksite activities. This will be completed through intensive review, editing, and cataloguing of all documents.  

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Monitor the Contract Master Schedule under direction of the Quality Assurance Manager;
  • Oversee the Contract Deliverable Requirements (CDR) process, including:
    • Monitor the CDR schedule;
    • Prepare deliverable templates for group updates;
    • Issue notices of upcoming CDRs and due dates to authors;
    • Follow up with document originator to correct documents;
    • Review document of accuracy, spelling, grammar, punctuation, paragraph numbering, format and adherence to template;
    • Editing and formatting documents;
    • Send documentation to SNC Lavalin staff for review;
    • Trending and reporting on the timeliness of submissions;
    • Uploading files to SharePoint;
    • Notifying client of CDR submissions by email; and
    • Tracking receipt of CDR submissions to client;
  • Maintain a document control register for CDR submissions;
  • Other tasks as directed by the Quality Assurance Manager or senior management.

What you will contribute?

  • University degree in Science, English, or Communications, or a related technical field, and/or a College Diploma / Certificate in Technical Writing, or demonstrable equivalent training, knowledge, and experience may be considered; 
  • Minimum of three years' experience reviewing, editing, and writing technical documentation; 
  • Fluent in English with excellent written and verbal communication skills; 
  • Competent in MS Office 2013 (or higher), including Visio and MS Project; 
  • Experience working with and cataloguing files through SharePoint 2013 (or higher)
  • Must be able to secure Canadian Reliability Security Clearance

Local candidates preferred. Chosen candidate must be able to pass Reliability Clearance with the Department of National Defense.

What we offer at SNC-Lavalin:

At SNC-Lavalin, you will enjoy competitive compensation, a safe and healthy work environment, and a full range of benefits (ie.: group insurance, retirement savings plan, share purchase plan, continuing education program, etc.).

  • Opportunity to work on various projects of various sizes
  • Competitive salary
  • Motivational financial package & flexible benefits
  • Defined contribution pension plan in which SNC-Lavalin contributes
  • Work equipment provided according to the season (boot, bib, helmet, gloves, etc.);
  • Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 3 weeks of vacation time
  • Learning and Development programs, training, career opportunities


The masculine gender is used only to simplify the wording.

At SNC-Lavalin, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.  

SNC-Lavalin cares about your privacy. SNC-Lavalin and other subsidiary or affiliated companies of SNC-Lavalin (referred to throughout as “SNC-Lavalin”) are committed to protecting your privacy. Please consult our Privacy Notice  on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

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Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients in oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.


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