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Translator Revisor (Evening Shift) - 27384

Location: DORVAL, QC, Canada
Posting Start Date: Nov 18, 2021
Posting End Date: Nov 28, 2021


Job Description


Being part of Air Canada is to become part of an iconic Canadian symbol, recently ranked the best Airline in North America. Let your career take flight by joining our diverse and vibrant team at the leading edge of passenger aviation.
Reporting to the Manager, Linguistic Solutions, the Translator Reviser has 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 incumbent has the sign-off authority on French business sensitive documents and communications and has to deliver high-quality translation. 
Key Functions and Responsibilities: 
  • Revise translated documents before publication, dealing with subjects of an exceptionally sensitive, complex or technical nature.
  • Provide translation service for short and last-minute texts. 
  • Provide project management outside business hours.
  • 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 Linguistic Solutions’ operational requirements.  


  • Undergraduate or graduate university degree in translation
  • 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
  • Great capacity to work alone
  • 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 knowledge, 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
  • Accreditation with a professional translation association, an asset
  • Experience in the aviation industry would be an asset
Conditions of Employment:
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the country of interest, at the time any offer of employment is made and seeking any required work permits/visas or other authorizations which may be required is the sole responsibility of the candidates applying for this position.
  • Mandatory Covid-19 Vaccination Required
Linguistic Requirements

Based on equal qualifications, preference will be given to bilingual candidates. 

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.