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Technical Editor, Proofreader

Location:
Orlando, Florida, United States
Posted:
November 03, 2018

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C. HUGHES

P.O. Box *** ● Goldenrod, Florida ***** ) ● ac7lct@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY

Seeking position (administrative, proposal, editing, security, documentation specialist) utilizing my skills and experience. Over twenty years experience includes documentation specialist, proposal development, contract deliverables, ILS support, office management, administrative support, marketing support, technical writing/editing, defense security, website design/development, training/curriculum development, and configuration management. Excellent communication, computer, math, multitasking, and organizational skills. Detail oriented. U.S. Citizen.

WORK EXPERIENCE

CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT ADMINISTRATOR, KPPI, 10/2009 to Present Major component of the Configuration Management and Document Control Department. Managed Electrical and Mechanical drawings, Software, and Manufacturing work instructions. Assisted in configuration on several programs at the same time including JASSM, FMU139 and JPF FMU-152 (a program with a value of over $100 million). Worked directly with internal departments including Quality, Engineering, Purchasing, Materials, Production, and Contracts to achieve satisfactory results for our internal and external customers. Responsible for the accurate and timely submission of required CM reports and data packages. Controls access to U.S. Air Force Portal FTA System and timely submission of System Program Office (SPO) required contract data requirements list (CDRL) items via the FTA system (ATIMS). Data Accession Lists (DAL) and submittals. Have established a solid relationship with Eglin AFB CM staff. Configuration control board (CCB) administration. Engineering change proposal (ECP) processing and controls, Engineering Change Notice (ECN) processing, and Requests for Waivers (RFW) and Requests for Deviations

(RFD). The Kaman Intranet and Citrix shared drives were used as the system of record for controlling document status, utilizing DocuShare, WDS programs. Approve CAPP reports and ADC cards. FSO from 2012 to 2013 when previous FSO terminated. Used JPAS for visit requests, processing clearances, reports for DSS and adding or terminating employees. WP/DM/CM MANAGER, TJ, Inc., 03/2008 – 07/2009

Duties included conferring with professionals and supervising word processor operation. Performed editing and assisted in coordinating the program documentation through production. Resolved problems concerned with developing and publishing subject material. Recommended and incorporated changes. Determined work procedures, work schedules, and expedited workflow. Assigned duties and examined work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures. Configuration management of program documentation, both hard- and softcopy.

PROPOSAL WRITER, Simigon, 10/2007 – 02/2008

Developed proposal material for boilerplate. Prepared, reviewed, and submitted sources sought documents. Reviewed INPUT and Fed Biz Ops for potential targets. Israeli-based and owned company. DATA MANAGER/TECHNICAL EDITING, Chenega Technologies, 10/2006 – 09/2007 Position responsible for OneTESS website content, including documentation and drawing repository, to be utilized by U.S. Army. Includes review/editing of materials as required. Utilized Alfresco software program. TECHNICAL WRITER-EDITOR / PROPOSAL / DATA MANAGER, L-3, GSI, 07/2002 – 10/2006 Responsibilities included proposal and Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) (including documenting maintenance and repair activities, developing spare parts lists, editing and validating engineering and other documentation), support of several DoD contract projects including MH-60S AFCC, AV-8B RADAR and OSCAR upgrades (11H93, 11H94, 11H95, 11H98, 11H99, 11H100) and E-6B WST documentation requirements; research via the Internet, file management of project files on network. Responsible for the updating of military technical manuals, including graphics. Made minor drawing changes using CADD. Responsible for tracking schedule and submission of CDRLs for all projects, as well as data management. Kept program websites updated for customers. Assisted others with troubleshooting and in other areas as needed. TECHNICAL WRITER / TECH SUPPORT / TECH LIBRARIAN/ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT / WEB DEVELOPER, Dynamics Research Corporation, 04/1998 – 07/2002 Responsibilities included proposal support, briefings, and other documentation requirements; web design development utilizing FrontPage; TSRA tool utilization; and research via the Internet. Responsible for the design, content, and review of technical papers and publications. Coordinated document production efforts. Designed, developed, and maintained various websites for the Orlando office and clients. Various office management and administrative responsibilities. Handled branch location security issues. Responsible for WARSIM Technical Library at Lockheed and drive access, responded to issues regarding WARSIM drive access permissions, as well as troubleshooting access problems encountered by WARSIM personnel (used MS Access and Exceed). Researched Internet for documents required by WARSIM personnel (such as Field Manuals, etc.)

PROPOSAL DEVELOPER / FACILITY SECURITY OFFICER, Future Technologies, Inc. (Enzian Technology, Inc.), 1994 - 1998

As member of the New Business Development Committee, attended weekly review meetings, identified potential new business targets by reviewing CBD announcements, identified newly released information on targets by reviewing the Internet daily, responded to CBD announcements, provided administrative support to the Contracts staff, assisted with marketing ventures such as trade shows and conferences, promoted company by authoring articles for advertising purposes in newspapers and magazines, maintained daily, informal communications with New Business Development staff. Supported the Marketing staff by designing, developing, and producing marketing tools such as company brochures, pamphlets, product line handouts, presentation materials, and promotional items.

Requested and/or downloaded Request for Proposals (RFPs). Reviewed RFPs for the purpose of assisting Contracts staff and New Business Development staff with bid/no-bid decisions. Provided information to prime contractors as required. Worked closely with technical staff during development of technical proposal. Completed documentation as required in accordance with RFP including management, personnel, and past experience volumes. Produced proposals including editing, formatting, transmittal letters, covers, copying, binding, delivery, and follow-up. Maintained proposal files. Also, familiar with ISO 9000. Maintained company resume database. Coordinated with Human Resources staff for new hires. Queried database to determine personnel qualified for various labor categories within an RFP and to identify uniquely qualified personnel for special technical requirements/projects. Maintained company project summaries database. Maintained proposal/reference library. Searched for and catalogued proposal reference materials. Served as Facility Security Officer. Managed security in accordance with the Department of Defense National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (DoD 5220.22-M) at Secret clearance level. PROPOSAL COORDINATOR, General Projection Systems, Inc., 1994 Solely responsible for responding to commercial and Government RFPs and RFQs ensuring that all criteria had been met. Developed technical, management, and cost proposals resulting in awards over $2M. Also, responsible for graphics for proposal and marketing purposes for company and parent company. DOCUMENTATION SPECIALIST, Mystech Associates, Inc., 1992 - 1993 Responsible for controlling training documentation production and quality assurance in compliance with FAA- STD-028. Reviewed, edited, and formatted technical and engineering documentation as part of the internal review process. Aided in development/revision of Course Design Guides, Training and Lesson Plans, Student Guides, audiovisuals, and Student Achievement Tests utilized in the presentation of courses to FAA personnel at the FAA Training Academy. Calculated the Reading Grade Level of each guide (writing to 10th grade level). Verified accuracy of references. Prepared all documentation for delivery. Active participant in implementation of documentation policies/procedures, and participated in curriculum development. Responsible for documentation configuration management. Supervised and coordinated the work effort of data entry operators. Worked closely with contractor and offsite personnel. Utilized multi-tasking and decision-making skills. OFFICE MANAGER / FACILITY SECURITY OFFICER, EER Systems Corporation, 1988 - 1992 Prepared and edited documentation, including proposals. Responsible for preparation of biweekly timecard and manhour/cost reports, monthly project cost/progress reports, and quarterly overhead reports. Served as Facility Security Officer (FSO). Obtained FSO certification by DIS, managed security in accordance with the Department of Defense Industrial Security Manual, conducted security briefings and education at Secret clearance level. Studied Federal security regulations and restrictions relative to company operations. Directed activities of personnel in developing company security measures to comply with federal regulations. Consulted with Federal representatives for interpretation and applications of regulations. Also was facility manager handling repair calls, building security, move to a new facility.

Managed all Human Resources functions including new employee orientation, exit interviews, filing insurance claims and follow-up, maintaining personnel files. Verified/input/submitted timecards, maintained and reported on public vouchers and delivery orders, inventoried and ordered supplies and equipment, set up and maintained the file system, administered and reported on petty cash funds, coordinated travel, completed expense reports, and arranged for building/equipment maintenance. Recommended/implemented changes to effect savings in time, labor, and other costs and to improve operating efficiency.

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT, United Systems and Software, Incorporated, 1986 - 1988 Executive Assistant to Senior Vice President and support to 34 technical personnel (insurance software). Duties included handling all travel, expense reports, interfacing with clients, client technical files, data processing, and word processing. Life Office Management Association (LOMA) insurance training. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, Scientific Systems Services, Incorporated, 1985 - 1986 Administrative Assistant to Director/Manager. Duties included implementing office procedures, maintaining public relations, proper telephone procedures, written-communication skills to produce business documents, managing office supplies, company records, reprographics, processing mail, coordinating business meeting and travel arrangements, data and word processing, and using research methods and sources. In charge of the technical library, scheduled use of Training and Conference Rooms, processed expense vouchers, and input weekly timecard charges. TECHNICAL EDITOR, Scientific Systems Services, Incorporated, 1981 - 1983 Duties included conferring with professionals, supervising word processor operation, and training new operators. Acting Supervisor as required. Performed editing and rewriting rough input data for grammatical accuracy, completeness, and adherence to journalism practices, utilizing standard proofreader marks; prepared line art, graphs and charts; and assisted in coordinating the program documentation through production. Resolved problems concerned with developing and publishing subject material. Recommended and incorporated changes. Determined work procedures, prepared work schedules, and expedited workflow. Assigned duties and examined work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures. Studied and standardized procedures to improve efficiency of subordinates.

PREVIOUS WORK

Previous work included four years with Brevard County Mental Health Center and two years with OSHA. EDUCATION

Chadwick University, B.S, Business Management; Degree in process. Estimated graduation 2015. (Self-paced, US/state accredited distance learning) (Note: School seems to be now non-existent. No response on calls or e-mails.) Valencia Community College, Orlando, Florida, Coursework; Business Management Brevard Community College, Melbourne, Florida; Coursework; Business Management Department of Defense Security Institute, Security Courses, 1989-1997, 2001, 2008 ISO 9000 Basic Orientation, 1997 COMPUTER SKILLS

Hardware: PCs, Macintosh/Apple, laptops, various scanners and printers, Unix AIX Software: Microsoft Windows, Word, Access, Excel, Exchange, FrontPage, Internet Explorer, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project; WordPerfect; Netscape; CorelDraw; MS-DOS; various spreadsheets/databases; Adobe Acrobat (Professional), DocuShare, WDS, EPDM

ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS/AWARDS/HONORS/CERTIFICATIONS Notary Public - State of Florida (renewing) USSI Employee of the Quarter twice; 1987 Certified (DIS) Facility Security Officer EER Employee Performance Award; 1990, 2003 Numerous Performance Bonuses Kaman Spotlight Awards 2012-2014 USSI Employee of the Quarter twice; 1987 Employee of the Month, 12/2013



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