Montréal, QC, CAN

Documentaliste technique | Technical Documentalist

Créations & productions | Creations & Productions

Temps plein | Full-Time

Permanent position
Are you ready for a big leap?
The last few months have been a real series of acrobatics and contortions for Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group. But we are ambitious and passionate about our work, and we always know how to get back on our feet, even after superhuman somersaults.
Our hearts are still pounding at the thought of rebuilding our company and dreaming of its wonderful future. Do you have the audacity we need to take up the challenge? By joining us, you'll be working in uncharted territory, but where you can make a real difference.
The Documentalist will be known to:
- Provide training to the project’s employees on technical documentation procedures and standards;
- Schedule the gathering of information necessary to draft technical documents, and follow up with the content specialists to ensure adherence to the schedule;
- Write and revise summaries on technical topics (element info sheets), procedures and other technical documentation, and ensure regular updates; 
- Identify, file and archive all technical documents and files generated by the project according to pre-established standards, and ensure adherence to these standards by the project team;
- Help team members with the validation and updating of all documentation pertaining to projects (text documents, charts, CAD and others);
- Provide quality control on all aspects of documents (content, quality of wording, precision, validity, concision, references/links);
- Perform technical information research on Cirque du Soleil documentation for production members;
- Take part in the implementation and operation of manual and/or computerized systems for data gathering and dissemination;
- Take part in the implementation and follow-up of procedures, as well as the updating of file sharing systems between Cirque’s server or any other external file sharing/storage site (FTP or other) required by the project;
- Supervise knowledge transfer between the show’s production and operations teams; 
- See to improving methods of gathering, validating and updating documentation with the project team;
- As requested, assist in the development and update of information tools necessary to the production 
- Manage access rights to documentation;
- Follow up with IT on specific computer needs about data sharing.
We want to meet you if you have:
- Professional training in document management or stage technologies;
- Three to five years’ experience in a technical field linked to show production or document management;
- Demonstrated abilities in technical writing;
- Strong ability to concentrate, meticulousness and attention to detail;
- Excellent written and oral communication skills;
- Self-reliance and flexibility;
- Solution-oriented;
- High adaptation capacity;
- Ability to influence team members not under your direct supervision; 
- Strong interest in learning new computer applications and working in a technical environment (such as SharePoint and ePDM vault;
- Knowledge of document management systems;
- Knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite, image processing (Photoshop, scanner, camera, etc.) and CAD knowledge (AutoCAD, SolidWorks) an asset; 
- Knowledge of Web applications (search engines and new collaborative information-sharing tools);
- Fluency in French and English, both spoken and written.

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