Student, Editor (Bilingual)

by General Dynamics Land Systems

Position Type: Internship
Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Jul 27, 2022
General Dynamics Land Systems

Job Description

Student, Editor (Bilingual)

Who We Are


General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada is a world-class defense company located in London, Ontario.


GDLS-C is looking for a bilingual editor to join their Publication Services team.


Position Summary

The bilingual editor position involves editing and French translation of technical documentation for a prescribed style and format on a daily basis. The position also includes formatting and layout reviews of technical manuals prior to delivery. Language reviews are performed on a variety of outputs, including Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETM) and other electronic mediums, such as PDF. The bilingual editor is required to provide accurate style and language markups within a budget and deadline and author these changes in XML-formatted technical manuals.


The successful candidate will be provided one-on-one editor training. This training includes, not only style guides and style/language-specific guidance, but also content management system user training and authoring software training (XML). While prior experience in these systems is an asset, GDLS-C Publication Services team includes this overview as part of base training.


NOTE: Remote working is available for this position at this time.


Position Requirements:

Personality Characteristics


GDLS-C is looking for candidates who:

-       Are in pursuit of a University degree, honours or higher, in English and/or French language, or in a related field

-       Are bilingual (English/French)

-       Possess editing, translating, copy editing, proofreading, and/or related skills

-       Want to learn something new every day

-       Have excellent organization and prioritization skills

-       Flourish when working independently in a fast-paced environment


GDLS-C prefers candidates who also possess:

-       Working knowledge of an additional language, with preference given to Spanish and/or Arabic

-       Experience in a technical field, such as engineering or automotive industry

-       Working knowledge of XML or other markup languages

-       Experience working within a content management system


We look forward to hearing from you!


Physical Conditions and Hazards:

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1)    Physical Environment: Office, Remote

2)    Hazards: NA


Physical Demands Description:

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Usual mobility demands required are standing, walking, sitting, and stair climbing to access upper offices.


Equipment Utilized:

This section describes the type of equipment an employee is required to use:



Mobile device


Medical Surveillance

May include: Anthropometrical Size Restrictions depending on task


Personal Protective Equipment:

Applicable when interacting with shop floor (safety shoes, safety glasses, hearing protection. extraction coveralls)


General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada is an employment equity employer who values diversity and inclusion.  We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

It is a requirement that General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada be registered with the Canadian Controlled Goods Program and that all of its workforce be security assessed.  As such, successful applicants must meet all applicable security requirements, including, but not limited to, the ability to obtain and maintain a Canadian government security clearance to secret level.

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