Careers

Working at T-Base

If you would like to join a growing team in a customer-focused, innovative, challenging and fun learning environment, one in which you can hone valuable skills, learn more about rewarding careers at T-Base.

T-Base currently has the following positions available. We invite candidates to apply by sending a resume and cover letter to careers@tbase.com. Please add the name of the position you’re applying for in the email subject line.

Available positions

We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:

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Guided Transcription Operator

Position: Guided Transcription Operator
Status: Full Time
Location: Ottawa, ON.

T-Base Communications is the North American leader in design, production and delivery of accessible statements, documents and online services for our customers in the financial, telecom, healthcare government and education markets. T-Base transforms customer communication materials into braille, large print, e-text, audio as well as formats for online delivery such as accessible PDF for web accessibility. Join our growing team in our Ottawa, ON, office.

Guided Transcription Operator

Reporting to the Manager of Guided Transcription and working closely with a team of Transcription Specialists and the Quality Assurance team, this position is responsible for using and testing proprietary software to create documents that are usable by the blind and low vision consumer in the production of educational materials such as text books and testing materials with a large emphasis on Science Technology Engineering Math (STEM) subject matter.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Learning a T-Base custom-built software which is used to create accessible documents for the blind and low vision consumer in the educational marketplace.
  2. Working within MS Word to format and proofread documents that have been initially processed and transcribed using the custom built software. This includes: receiving documents in a PDF format, running documents through the proprietary software, following the rules, guidelines and prompts to make decisions regarding the formatting of the documents.
  3. Providing feedback, both verbal and written to the software development team and subject matter experts on the effectiveness of the platform.
  4. Producing tactile graphics using graphic software to transform print illustrations, maps, images, diagrams, etc. into readable tactual format for the blind.
  5. Initially, working with the team to test the software and provide feedback on its accuracy and ease of use. Ultimately will move to become the first generation of user to apply and transcribe documents using the software application.

Qualifications:

Education & Requirements:

  • A minimum of a 2 year college diploma, or equivalent, is required
  • This is an entry level role; some previous experience working in an office or production setting would be an asset
  • Must successfully pass criminal background check, credit check
  • Experience in writing reports and document structuring is an asset
  • Ability to travel across North America is an asset

Knowledge:

  • Proficient in using Microsoft office tools (Microsoft Word, Excel) and Adobe Acrobat, PDF
  • Experience working with graphic software, such as InDesign or Corel Draw
  • Knowledge of braille and/or accessible formats would be considered an asset

Skills

  • Strong proof reading skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong ability to prioritize tasks and troubleshoot problems and issues.
  • Well organized and have logical problem solving skills
  • Good relationship and team building skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Desktop publishing skills would be considered an asset

 Abilities

  • Ability to manipulate word, learn a user interface to create tactile graphics or document layout formatting
  • Ability to learn technical details and provide feedback on user experience for the tools used
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team environment
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy and ability to learn things quickly
  • Ability to remain calm under the pressure of tight deadlines

Language

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Fluency in French and/or Spanish would be an asset

To Apply:

If you are looking to join a growing team where you can work in a customer focused, innovative, challenging, and fun learning environment where you can hone valuable skills, we invite you to apply by sending your resume and cover letter to careers@tbase.com.  We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

T-Base is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people.  All employment decisions are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration.  T-Base values a diverse workforce and will provide equal opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment for meeting bona fide occupational qualifications, regardless of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law.

T-Base welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Appropriate accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require any unique accommodation, please let us know in advance and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Production Specialist (Ogdensburg Office)

Position: Production Specialist
Status: Full Time
Location: Ogdensburg, NY

T-Base Communications is the North American leader in design, production and delivery of accessible statements, documents and online services for our customers in the financial, telecom, healthcare government and education markets. T-Base transforms customer communication materials into braille, large print, e-text, audio as well as formats for online delivery such as accessible PDF for web accessibility.  Join our growing team in our office in Ogdensburg, New York.

Production Specialist (Ogdensburg Office)

The Production Specialist is a member of the Production Department and is responsible for the daily print production, document reproduction, packaging and shipment of alternate format documents and statements for the blind and partially sighted community.  The Production Specialist reports directly to the US Production Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Understanding Service Level Agreements (SLA) requirements for all customers, including required turnaround times and applicable document production standards.
  2. Ensuring that documents and statements sent to Production are reproduced in the appropriate format, reviewed for compliance with applicable Quality Standards, packaged and shipped in a timely manner, within customer SLA requirements.
  3. Operating binding and printing equipment.
  4. Operating manual and automated embossing equipment.
  5. Stuffing and packaging parcels.
  6. Receiving and shipping parcels.
  7. Reporting quality problems to the appropriate personnel for timely correction.
  8. Tracking time spent on specific transcription tasks in support of invoicing and human resources processes and through appropriate T-Base utilities, such as Big Time and JIRA.
  9. Communicating on a regular basis with members of other departments on the progress and status of specific jobs and assignments.
  10. Assisting in other areas of the US Operations to ensure the timely completion and distribution of customer statements, as directed by the US Production Manager, Senior US Operations Manager, or Senior Employees under the direction of the US Senior Operations Manager.
  11. Keeping current, with, and, diligently applying, applicable best practices for the production of documents and statements in alternative formats.
  12. As time permits, completing the Braille Certification Training and any other training as deemed appropriate to the effective performance of the job.
  13. Maintaining work area in a safe and clean fashion and following all health and safety policies and standards.

Qualifications:

Education & Security:

  • A minimum completion of high school diploma or equivalent
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working in an office or production setting
  • Must pass screening results for general and criminal background checks, drug testing and credit history on an ongoing basis
  • Knowledge of Braille would be an asset

Skills and Abilities:

  • Comfortable with the use of computers
  • Strong ability to prioritize tasks of self and others and troubleshoot problems and issues
  • Excellent organizing skills.
  • Strong relationship and team building skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a small team environment
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to remain calm under the pressure of tight deadlines

Language

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Fluency in Spanish or French would be an asset

To Apply:

If you are looking to join a growing team where you can work in a customer focused, innovative, challenging, and fun learning environment where you can hone valuable skills, we invite you to apply by sending your resume and cover letter to careers@tbase.com.  We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

T-Base is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people.  All employment decisions are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration.  T-Base values a diverse workforce and will provide equal opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment for meeting bona fide occupational qualifications, regardless of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law.

T-Base welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Appropriate accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require any unique accommodation, please let us know in advance and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Production Specialist (Ottawa Office)

Position: Production Specialist
Status: Full Time
Location: Ottawa, ON.

T-Base Communications is the North American leader in design, production and delivery of accessible statements, documents and online services for our customers in the financial, telecom, healthcare government and education markets. T-Base transforms customer communication materials into braille, large print, e-text, audio as well as formats for online delivery such as accessible PDF for web accessibility.  Join our growing team in our Ottawa, ON office.

Production Specialist (Ottawa Office)

The Production Specialist is a member of the Production Department and is responsible for the daily print production, document reproduction, packaging and shipment of alternate format documents and statements for the blind and partially sighted community.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Understanding Service Level Agreements (SLA) requirements for all customers, including required turnaround times and applicable document production standards.
  2. Ensuring that documents and statements sent to Production are reproduced in the appropriate format, reviewed for compliance with applicable Quality Standards, packaged and shipped in a timely manner, within customer SLA requirements.
  3. Operating binding and printing equipment.
  4. Operating manual and automated embossing equipment.
  5. Stuffing and packaging parcels.
  6. Receiving and shipping parcels.
  7. Reporting quality problems to the appropriate personnel for timely correction.
  8. Tracking time spent on specific transcription tasks in support of invoicing and human resources processes and through appropriate T-Base utilities, such as Big Time and JIRA.
  9. Communicating on a regular basis with members of other departments on the progress and status of specific jobs and assignments.
  10. Keeping current, with, and, diligently applying, applicable best practices for the production of documents and statements in alternative formats.
  11. As time permits, completing the Braille Certification Training and any other training as deemed appropriate to the effective performance of the job.
  12. Maintaining work area in a safe and clean fashion and following all health and safety policies and standards.

Qualifications:

Education & Security:

  • A minimum completion of high school diploma or equivalent
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working in an office or production setting
  • Must pass screening results for general and criminal background checks and credit   history on an ongoing basis
  • Knowledge of Braille would be an asset

Skills and Abilities:

  • Comfortable with the use of computers
  • Strong ability to prioritize tasks of self and others and troubleshoot problems and issues
  • Excellent organizing skills
  • Strong relationship and team building skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a small team environment
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to remain calm under the pressure of tight deadlines

Language

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Fluency in Spanish or French would be an asset

To Apply:

If you are looking to join a growing team where you can work in a customer focused, innovative, challenging, and fun learning environment where you can acquire and hone valuable skills, we invite you to apply by sending your resume and cover letter to careers@tbase.com.

T-Base is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people.  All employment decisions are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration.  T-Base values a diverse workforce and will provide equal opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment for meeting bona fide occupational qualifications, regardless of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law.

T-Base welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Appropriate accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require any unique accommodation, please let us know in advance and we will work with you to meet your needs.

Intermediate Software Developer

Position: Intermediate Software Developer
Status: Full Time
Location: Ottawa, ON.

T-Base Communications is the North American leader in design, production and delivery of accessible statements, documents and online services for our customers in the financial, telecom, healthcare government and education markets. T-Base transforms customer communication materials into braille, large print, e-text, audio as well as formats for online delivery such as accessible PDF for web accessibility.  Join our growing team in our Ottawa, ON office.

Intermediate Software Developer

Join the growing Software Development Team at T-Base Communications.  Reporting to the Software Development Manager, you will be working in a customer-focused, innovative, challenging and fun learning environment. You will be responsible for maintenance of software tools producing various output formats optimized for accessibility, utilized by our customers’ blind and partially sighted end-users.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support documents transcription automation
  • Design and implement improvements and new features
  • Ensure high quality and security of applications
  • Apply new technologies and innovation to improve platform functionality
  • Contribute to the team’s best practices and development standards

Qualifications:

Education & Security:

  • A minimum completion of high school diploma or equivalent
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working in an office or production setting
  • Must pass screening results for general and criminal background checks and credit   history on an ongoing basis
  • Knowledge of Braille would be an asset

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Knowledge of Perl, XML, C/C++/C#
  • Exceptional debugging, testing and troubleshooting skills
  • Understanding of software security and privacy regulations
  • Experience with processing various document formats is an asset
  • Experience with Windows environment, .net framework is an asset
  • Interpersonal qualities:
    • Strong communication skills
    • Strong sense of teamwork and collaboration skills
    • Excellent time management skills to meet tight deadlines
    • Hands-on attitude and willingness to get things done
    • Flexible, organized and good humored
  • Post-secondary degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Must successfully pass criminal background check and credit check

Language

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English

To Apply:

If you are looking to join a growing team where you can work in a customer focused, innovative, challenging, and fun learning environment where you can acquire and hone valuable skills, we invite you to apply by sending your resume and cover letter to careers@tbase.com.

T-Base is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people.  All employment decisions are based are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration.  T-Base values a diverse workforce and will provide equal opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment for meeting bona fide occupational qualifications, regardless of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law.

T-Base welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Appropriate accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require any unique accommodation, please let us know in advance and we will work with you to meet your needs.