Technical Writer – Can-Am Consultants, Inc. – Rochester, NY

Major utility company seeks Technical Writer to work with the group that is building an ISO 9001 (Quality Management) system and an ISO 14001 (Environmental Management) system.

This requires a lot of technical writing, ability to facilitate discussions, and work independently.


  • Technical writing (this is the most important and will be a large portion of the work)
  • Proficient basic office skills (scanning, filing)
  • Ability to think critically and work independently
  • Microsoft Excel and Word (advanced abilities preferred; intermediate abilities required)
  • Word skills include the ability to use automatic table of contents feature, formatting header styles, and formatting capabilities
  • Excel skills include the ability to use formulas, drop down lists, filters, and conditional formatting
  • Document management and data validation abilities
  • Ability to make day trips to locations to validate information / gather data / interact with personnel from other departments
  • Other tasks assigned upon request

Preferred Skills or Knowledge:

  • ISO 9001 knowledge
  • ISO 14001 knowledge
  • SharePoint
  • Environmental Compliance / Environmental Management / Biology knowledge
  • Ability to read regulations or standards
  • Archibus system knowledge
  • Bilingual (Spanish)