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    OBJECTIVE

     

    I want to use my technical writing and instructional skills to maximize the communication between your customers and your technical staff to where the tasks are completed on-time and under budget.

     

    WORK EXPERIENCE

     

    August 2008 - ?: Senior Technical Writer/Editor/Abilities Engineering Manager, General Atomics – Aeronautical Systems Group/Reconnaissance Surveillance Group (now called “Mission Systems”).  Presently working with Flight Operations group on MQ-1 and MQ-9.  Assisted in the development of Operator and Maintenance manuals for the Air Bridge Denial Program (ADBP) Tracker Aircraft, Persistent Threat Detection System (PTDS), and Integrated Situational Awareness Display System (ISADS).  Developed manuals for Operation and Maintenance Organization Level for Integrated Mission Sensor Payloads for ISR programs and the relationship with ISR Fixed Ground Stations and Spider-Man Transportable Ground Stations.  Assisted in the development of CLAW (Control of Lynx and Analysis Workstation)Book Plan and Software User Manuals (SUMs) for all variants of the Lynx radar system while working with Training group.  Developed Operator and Maintenance manuals for the MQ-1B and RQ-1B Systems (USAF/ItAF) and MQ-1C Unmanned Aircraft Systems.  Presently attached to Flight Operations developing flight manuals for the MQ-9 Reaper and MQ-1 Predator.

     

    June 2007 – August 2008: Senior Technical Writer/Editor, Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090.  Developed various data modules for the Data Requirements Maintenance List (DRML) using the following applications: S100D/S2000M/ASD-STE-100, InMedius, ArborText, AuthorPro, AutoCad, and IsoView for use in the USMC TEG (Tactical Exploitation Group) System and USA Distributed Common Ground System – Army Combat Brigade Team (DCGS-ABCT).  Lead writer for the Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) for the USMC.

     

    February 2006 – May 2007: Senior Writer/Editor/Systems Engineer, Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems, Navigation and Space Sensors Division, Woodland Hills, CA  91367-6675.  Developed technical documentation/art (integrated electronic technical manuals (IETM’s)) for the CITR (Commercial Item Technology Refresh) Pre-Production Validation Phase for the AN/TYQ-23V(4) Tactical Air Operations Module (TAOM) used by the USAF/USMC including technical procedure write-ups, wire lists, inputted data for master parts breakdown list, and development of Illustrated Parts Breakdown (IPB).

    Developed technical documentation for the Arab Republic of Egypt Combined Operations Center (ARE COC) – Northern Sector, a C4ISR system, including Operator Positional Handbooks (OPHs), Site Manuals, Training and Instruction Manuals (also PowerPoint presentations for class instruction), Screen Inventories (COC and MIED (Manual Input Entry Device)), and other pertinent documentation such as HMI (Human-Machine Interface) manuals.

    Developed technical documentation/art (Integrated Electronic Technical Manuals (IETM’s)) for the USAF AN/TYQ-23V(5) Tactical Air Operations Module (TAOM) including technical procedure write-ups, wire lists, inputted data for master parts breakdown list, development of Illustrated Parts Breakdown (IPB), as well as supplying illustrations/art (isometric parts drawings, wiring diagrams, interconnection diagrams, and functional block diagrams).


    September 2005 – January 2006: Senior Writer/Editor/Systems Engineer, Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems, Integrated Systems Division, Rancho Bernardo, CA.  Developed technical documentation (Operational and Intermediate) for the AN/BQM-74E and -74F Flight Development Program in the Targets Division. 

     

    January 2005 – August 2005: Senior Writer/Editor/Systems Engineer, Smiths Aerospace LLC, Corona, CA.  Developed documentation for the Global Air Tanker Transport (GATT, Boeing 767 conversion) concerning aerial refueling (AR) technology.  Used ATA-100 specifications to develop maintenance and operator manuals, as well as supplying logistical and source data to Boeing such as installation control drawings (ICDs in JPEG, GIF, TIF, Raster, CATIA, etc.), APLs (Allowance Parts List using Top Down Breakdown), modification changes (incorporating engineering changes, maintenance requirement procedures, etc), troubleshooting procedures, maintenance procedures, theory of operation, and providing applicable art as needed.  Developed logistical support analysis report (LSAR-019 Maintenance Summary) for Boeing.  Also Point of Contact (POC) with Boeing (Wichita and St. Louis) in regards to maintenance procedures for the WARP (Wing Aerial Refueling Pod) and Hose Drum Unit (HDU).

     

    February 2003 – December 2004: Senior Writer/Editor/Systems Engineer, Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems, Navigation and Space Sensors Division, Woodland Hills, CA  91367-6675.  Developed technical documentation for the Arab Republic of Egypt Combined Operations Center (ARE COC), a C4ISR system, including Positional Handbooks, Site Manuals, Training and Instruction Manuals (also PowerPoint presentations for class instruction), Screen Inventories (COC and MIED (Manual Input Entry Device)), and other pertinent documentation such as HMI (Human-Machine Interface). 

     

    September 2002 – February 2003: Systems Engineer/Technical Writer-Editor, Titan Corporation, Aeronautical Engineering Group, Naval Air Warfare Center – Weapons Division, Naval Station Ventura County (Point Mugu), CA - Electronic Warfare Database System Lab.  Developed software documentation and specifications, as well as use cases, for information reporting management systems for electronic warfare use on E-2C/D and RF-18A.

     

    September 2000 – September 2002: Senior Technical Support Engineer, Raytheon Systems Company, San Diego– Naval and Maritime Integrated Systems (LPD-17 Program).  Produced IETM’s using Raytheon's Advanced Integrated Maintenance Support System (AIMSS). Point of contact for commercially furnished equipment specializing in coordination of copyright releases for use in technical manuals.  Additional experience as Senior Technical Writer/Editor developing integrated electronic technical manuals using RoboHelp system for the USMC ACDS (Air Combat Defense System) MK 1.

     

    May 1993 – September 2000: Senior Technical Writer/Editor, Raytheon Systems Company, Sensors and Electronics Division, Goleta CA.  Produced technical manuals, training manuals, operation/maintenance manuals, depot manuals, software design documents, and software configuration documentation.  Used a variety of computer applications to update and revise any and all changes needed to reflect engineering change designs. Additional experience as Instructor for a 12-week course given to the Hellenic Air Force, and a six-week course for Navy and Marine Corps personnel.

     

    April 1991 – May 1993: Senior Technical Writer, Hercules Incorporated, Phillips Laboratory (Rocket Site), Edwards Air Force Base, CA.  Updated and revised procedural changes, interfacing with staff engineers and customer representatives from Lockheed Martin and the Air Force.  Used American Propulsion Standard (APS-8), MIL-STD-12D, and Government Printing Office (GPO) Style Guide.

     

    May 1987 – April 1991: Senior Technical Writer, AIL Systems Inc., TPS B1-B Program, Westlake Village, CA.  Obtained source drawings and verified that a current MDI was on file and determined artwork to be used.  Checked and verified same part data and added/deleted data using LSARs and APLs to update MPL.  Provided editorial support, as well as compilation of all material for finalization of technical manuals as directed by the USAF during an In-Process Review (IPR).

     

    April 1980 – May 1987:Technical Writer, Vitro Labs, Electronics Technical Manuals Division, Oxnard, CA.  Provided extensive engineering and technical writing support in the preparation and finalization of revisions, updates, and change to NAVSEA sponsored electronic system and equipment level technical manuals.

     

    Maintained Technical Manual Change Requirements (TMCRs) for Naval Surface Warfare Systems Engineering Station customers.  Ordered parts for various ships and maintained daily records for purpose of new construction and other ships under the Service Life Extension Program.  Used various computer applications for researching which enabled me to identify applicability of data to equipment, and determine the primary source of electronic equipment to manufacturer/corporation.

     

    MILITARY EXPERIENCE

     

    United StatesNavy - Served as an electronics warfare specialist aboard the U.S.S. Downes (FF 1070).  Maintained and operated various shipboard ECM and ECCM gear (AN/WLR-1C, AN/SLQ-17A, etc.) for the use of electronics gathering and intelligence.  Attended EW “A” School at Pensacola, Florida.

     

    United States Air Force- Served as jet engine mechanic in maintenance squadron on various types of military aircraft including B-52D, E, and G models; F-4E through J models; RF-4F, FB-111A/RF-111A, F-101, F-105, F-106, and A-7D/E.  Attended Jet Engine Mechanics School at Chanute AFB, Rantouille, Illinois.

     

    EDUCATION

     

    OxnardCollege, Oxnard, CA

    Ventura College, Ventura, CA

     

    ACCOMPLISHMENTS

     

    Computer Skills– ArborText Cobra, DevTrak, IsoDraw, Microsoft Office (XP, NT and 2000), Word, Project, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, CorelDraw, FrameMaker, PageMaker, Photoshop, Illustrator, RoboHelp, Visio, Canvas, Adobe Acrobat, SolidWorks, DOORS, Enhanced Automated Graphical Logistics Environment(EAGLE), Advanced Integrated Maintenance Support System (AIMSS), Broadvision Quicksilver, ArborText Editor, Author Pro, MediaLink, and InMedius.

     

    January 2005 – August 2005: Senior Writer/Editor/Systems Engineer, Smiths Aerospace LLC, Corona, CA.  Developed documentation for the Global Air Tanker Transport (GATT, Boeing 767 conversion) concerning aerial refueling (AR) technology.  Produced documentation for WARP and HDU for KC-767A GATT.  Acted as liaison between Boeing and Smiths LLC concerning maintenance procedures, equipment and spares, and developed LSAR-19 as per direction from Boeing.

     

    2003 - 2005: Senior Writer/Editor/Systems Engineer, Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems, Navigation and Space Sensors Division, Woodland Hills, CA  91367-6675.  Working as part of the ARE-COC team, produced various documents for use in classroom/field and assisted in producing of training material for students.

     

    2000 - 2002: Raytheon Systems Company, Naval and Maritime Integrated Systems, 8680 Balboa Avenue, San Diego, CA - Senior Technical Support Engineer.  Working as part of LPD 17 Ownership Team producing the following Integrated Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs) using Raytheon’s AIMSS and RoboHelp:

     

    • Interior Communications Ship’s Information Book (SIB Volume 5)
    • Weapons Control System Ship’s Information Book (SIB Volume 6)
    • Magnetic Signature Control System (MSCS), part of the Advanced Degaussing System (ADGS)
    • Point of Contact for CFE (Commercially Furnished Equipment) in the LPD 17 Program by providing document/part numbers for securing copyright releases of COTS (Commercial Off-the-Shelf Equipment) technical manuals. 
    • SSDS MK 2 MOD 1/2 (Ship Self-Defense System) Program working on ACDS (Air Combat Defense System) MK 1.

     

    1993 - 2000:  Raytheon Systems Company, Sensors and Electronics Division (Raytheon Training and Services) 6380 Hollister Avenue, Goleta CA - Senior Technical Writer/Editor.  Working in Engineering Services producing various technical manuals including the following:

     

    • Electronic Countermeasures Set, AN/SLQ-32(V)5 (Operation/Intermediate Level); Testing – Fault Audit
    • High Voltage Power Supply (HVPS) Operation/Maintenance (Intermediate Level) with Illustrated Parts Breakdown (IPB)
    • Global Hawk UAV (Unmanned Airborne Vehicle) Operation/Maintenance (Intermediate Level) and Operational Flight Program Software Design Document
    • FIST (Fault Isolation System Tester) Operation/Maintenance with Illustrated Parts Breakdown (IPB) for the AN/ALE-50A
    • F/A-18 CMDDS (Countermeasures Decoy Dispensing Set) Training Manual (Preliminary)
    • MPLC (Multi-platform Launch Controller)/IMPLC (Integrated Multi-platform Launch Controller) for the AN/ALE-50, -50A (Preliminary Manual, PowerPoint Display)
    • I-DIAS (Improved Defensive Internal Avionics System (part of the Airborne Self-Protection Integrated System (ASPIS)) Training, Operator/Maintenance, and Depot Manuals with IPB for the Hellenic Air Force
    • CDTS(Central Depot Test Set) Operator/Maintenance Manual with IPB for the Hellenic Air Force
    • AN/ALQ-184 (Taiwan and US versions), Depot Level with IPB
    • Software Design Documents for the MPLC Operational Flight Program (OFP)
    • IMPLC OFP and Loader Test Descriptions
    • Defensive Aids Sub-System (DASS) Multi-platform Launch Controller (DMPLC) Computer Software Configuration Items (CSCIs) for the Towed Radar Decoy (TRD)
    • Depot, Intermediate, and Operator Manuals with IPB for the Integrated Multi-Platform Launch Controller (IMPLC) for the following versions: AN/ALE-50A(V)1 for the B-1B, AN/ALE-50A(V)2 for the F-16C, D, and E
    • AN/ALE-50(V)9 (Operation and Maintenance Manual, Intermediate Level)
    • Avionics Maintenance Test Set (AMTS) AN/ALM-25
    • Avionics Maintenance Test Set (AMTS) AN/ALM-233C
    • DASS Operational Flight Program Software Design Document
    • 1X4 DCAL ECAC MOD (TCTO)
    • CASS(IPB)
    • Radar Set AN/ALR-67(V)3 (Operation and Maintenance, Intermediate Level with IPB) for F/A-18E/F
    • B1-B Source Data (Operation and Maintenance Manual) for the Operational Flight Program Test
    • Instructor for a twelve week course on I-DIAS (Integrated Defensive Internal Avionics System) to members of the Hellenic Air Force (August, 1998)
    • Instructor for a six-week course F/A-18 CMDDS Training Manual for the AN/ALE-50, -50A to members of the United States Navy and Marine Corps (March, 1998)
    • ASTOR (UK)

     

    1991 - 1993:Hercules Incorporated, Edwards Air Force Base Astronautics Laboratory (Phillips Laboratory), Edwards Air Force Base, CA.  Senior Technical Writer in Test Operations Division for Titan IV SRMU (Solid Rocket Motor Upgrade) Program. 

     

    • All procedures (IPBs, Operational, Maintenance, etc.) on the AL Titan IV Solid Rocket Motor Upgrade (SRMU) Program.
    • Attended OPCB (Operation and Control Board) meetings in which I interfaced with engineers, as well as representatives of Lockheed Martin and USAF to ensure implementation of any corrections to text or art.

     

    1987 - 1991:AIL System Inc., 11717 La Tienda Blvd.  Westlake Village, CA. Senior Technical Writer in Technical Manuals Division of the TPS B1-B Program (AN/SLQ-161). 

     

    • Developed manuals to be used for the Defensive Electronics Countermeasures Set, AN/SLQ-161B
    • Provided editorial support, as well as compilation of all material for finalization of technical manuals as directed by the USAF during an In-Process Review (IPR).

     

     

    1980 - 1987:Vitro Labs, 2345 Statham Blvd. Oxnard, CA  93030.  Technical Writer in Electronics Technical Manuals Division.  Produced various technical manuals, as well as providing extensive engineering and technical  writing support such as Illustrated Parts Breakdown (IPBs), Signal Flow Diagrams (SFDs), relay trees, Installation Control Drawings (ICDs), schematic/cabling/ wiring diagrams in the preparation and finalization of revisions,  updates, and change to NAVSEA sponsored electronic system and equipment level technical manuals that include the following: 

     

    • Input/Output Console OA-7984(V)UYK
    • Computer Set AN/UYK-7(V)
    • Bathythermograph Set AN/SSQ-61
    • Radar Set AN/SPS-55
    • Intercommunication Set AN/WIC-2(V) for SSBN 616, 627, and 640 Class
    • Intercommunication Set AN/WIC-2B(V) for SSN 688 and 700 VLS (Vertical Launch System) Class
    • Torpedo Security Alarm System FZ/4FZ

     

    Prepared, reviewed, and revised the following manuals:

     

    • Countermeasures Set AN/SLQ-17A
    • Countermeasures Set AN/ALQ-25
    • Landing System Radar AN/SPS-42A
    • Radar Set AN/SPS-48
    • Radar Set AN/SPS-49

     

    Other duties included the following:

     

    • Technical Manual Change Requirements (TMCRs) for NSWSES (Naval Surface Warfare Systems Engineering Station) customers.
    • Ordered parts for various ships and maintained daily records for purpose of new construction and other ships under the Service Life Extension Program (SLEP).
    • Member of the Technical Manual Identification Numbering System (TMINS) working in conjunction with NSWSES, Naval Base Port Hueneme, CA.

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