Claire Wilcox M.A.

Technical Writer/Report Editor
Direct: 647-738-5778

Our Support Team provides critical assistance in Operations, IT, Marketing, Communications, Technical Writing, Project Management, Client Support, Engineering Technology, Finance and Human Resources. They enable the company to meet client needs by maintaining the highest standards in business practices and company procedures.

 

SPECIALIZED PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES

  • Technical Communication
  • Copy Editing
  • Substantive and Stylistic Editing
  • Research and Development

Academic Background

Master’s Degree in English, McMaster University, 2018

Baccalaureate of Arts, Hons. in English (French Minor), University of Guelph, 2017

Employment Background

30 Forensic Engineering
Technical Writer
February 2019 – Present, Toronto, ON

  • Provide specialized, professional services to engineers and experts in the form of exceptional writing, editorial, analytical, and researching skills
  • Work as a highly effective collaborator alongside engineers and support staff to meet deadlines in an efficient manner
  • Demonstrate a style that favours clarity, concision, and an enabling attitude to facilitate the production of a comprehensive, well-crafted product

McMaster University
Teaching Assistant
2017 – 2018, Hamilton, ON

  • Prepare and develop learning materials to assist with the instruction of post-secondary literary courses
  • Provide thorough and encouraging writing feedback as students find their critical voices
  • Foster an accessible, inclusive learning environment

Frontier College
Literacy Camp Counsellor
2017 – 2017, Northern Ontario

  • Facilitate a generative learning environment for Indigenous children in two remote Northern Ontario communities to prevent summer learning loss and promote a love of reading
  • Work with children of all ages and with a spectrum of abilities in literacy, numeracy, and general communication skills
  • Plan and implement activities that respect identity, diversity, and priorities at the community level

The Ontarion
Associate Editor
2016 – 2017, Guelph, ON

  • Edit the feature section and cover story of each edition according to CP standards
  • Contribute story leads at the weekly editorial meetings and coordinate with volunteers to provide support and guidance
  • Responsible for meeting deadlines according to the publication schedule and the Editor-In-Chief

Awards and Achievements

  • Michael J.F. Tompkins Essay Prize (2017)
 

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