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writer, journalist

Mc Donough, GA
June 11, 2019

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Cliff H. Mason, B.A.

Cell: 714-***-**** Home: 678-***-****


Professional writer with proficiency in both Technical methods and News Reporting methods of communication. His defined strengths have placed him in the unique category of National Award-Winning Collegiate Journalists. He also joins the ranks of Collegiate Creative Writers, both fiction and non-fiction with stories on the cutting edge. Candidate is highly adept in stringent concepts that require superlative deliberation.

Writing Skills

Technical Writing: ISO Auditor Reports, Product Documentation, Quality/ Training Manuals, Work Instructions, Special Testing Procedures, Non-Conforming Material Reports, Data Revision / Editing

Journalism: News Writing and Reporting, News Features/ Personality Profiles, Creative Writing and Strategies, Analytical Writing, and News Editing


Bachelor of Arts: Writing and Communication (4.0 GPA in Major) 2018

Mercer University, Penfield College / Macon, GA

Dean’s List: Mercer University, Penfield College (Multiple Terms)

Writing Requirements:

Creative Writing: Fiction, and Nonfiction Strategies and Their Applications

Academic Writing 1and 2: Education and Experience, Vocation and Values

Topics in U.S. Literature

Textual Criticism: Common Sense and Critical Theory

Liberal Studies Capstone


Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA

Earned 43.5 Credits

Journalism Awards:

“Story of the Year” and “Reporter of the Year,” presented by the Associated Collegiate Press

“First Place, Magazine News Feature,” presented by California’s Collegiate Journalism Association

“First Place, Sports Personality Profile,” presented at the Orange County Fair Annual Reporter’s Contest

“First Amendment Award,” presented by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at SAC for National Recognition

Work Experience:

Quality Inspector / Calibration Technician:

Clyde Bergemann Power Group., Atlanta, GA 01-2015 to 03-2019

Designed a more efficient and effective calibration system, while cutting cost, by applying new standards

Wrote procedures regarding shelf life of elastomers and O-rings

Wrote Non-Conforming Material Reports

Visual Database

Cliff Mason 2.

CMM Operator / Quality Technician:

Dixien LLC., Lake City, GA 08-2013 to 05-2014

Brown and Sharp CMM technician (GD&T)

Gage tracking and calibration

Maintained floor inspections, and dock auditor

Lead Receiving and In-Process Inspector / Quality Assurance, Quality Control:

JWC Environmental Corp. Santa Ana, CA 07- 2006 to 08-2013

B240 Mitutoyo CMM technician (GD&T)

Demonstrated thorough expertise for Rockwell hardness testing/ metallurgical evaluations

Implemented and managed a second inspection station, and procedures, for oversized components

Wrote Non-Conforming material reports

Implemented a new “Vendor First Article Evaluation” check list.

Visual Database

Quality Assurance/ Quality Control Test Technician:

Headed Reinforcement Corp. Fountain Valley, CA 05-2002 to 04-2006

Baldwin Lima Hamilton, Universal Tensile Machine technician: 120,000 B.T.E. and 400,000 B.T.E.

Created a Data and Document Control Library

Wrote and demonstrated special testing procedures

Implemented quarterly audit provisions

Maintained the calibration system

Quality Control Technician: (ISO Representative):

Brevet Industries, Inc. Irvine, CA 01-2001 to 04-2002

350 Federal CMM Technician (GD&T)

Maintained vendor first article evaluations

Maintained ISO Audit Reports: Wrote corrective actions and special provisions

Conducted internal audits: Wrote Non-Conforming Reports

Quality Control Inspector/Technical Writer:

Fred R. Rippy, Inc. Whittier, CA 7/1999 to 12/2000.

Video Optek measuring system technician: V2400 and V1800

Implemented the AS-9100, and ISO-9002 Quality Systems

Wrote departmental procedures, revised the quality manual

Controlled the data and document control data base

Maintained the calibration system


United States Marine Corps, (10 years) Honorable Discharge

Rank: Sergeant, Specialty: Heavy Vehicle Operator / Dispatcher

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