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Medical Device Maintenance

Location:
Campbell, California, 95008, United States
Posted:
March 13, 2011

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G. JAMES DOUGHERTY

Cell: 415-***-**** csj84t@r.postjobfree.com

linkedin.com/in/gjdougherty

QUALIFICATIONS

Dedicated, results-oriented Technical Writer with a B.A. in Liberal Studies and experience developing online, hardware and software documentation, as well as non-technical materials. Adept at multi-tasking in fast-paced environments, and completing writing projects within time and budget constraints. Ability to work cross-functionally at all organizational levels, independently and collaboratively, and adapt to diverse and changing business needs.

SKILLS

Laser FrameMaker Illustrator Web page editing

Paint Shop Pro Dreamweaver Visio Snag It

Lotus Notes Adobe Acrobat SYSPRO Agile

pdf Microsoft Office Oracle Database HTML

CSS User Interface (UI) DCO ECR

Graphic Illustrations FDA Man. Req. Cleanroom exp. Photo Enhancement

cGMP C UNIX/LINUX Solar

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

San Jose, California 2006 – Present

Technical Writer- Contractor

• Developed assorted software and hardware documentation including; template building, lengthy manuals, maintenance and production procedures and new product procedural documents and datasheets, in nanotechnology, chromatography, laser, medical device and scatterometry fields.

• Manipulated and enhanced graphics, tables, and photos; also performed photography and audiovisual recording.

• Created and maintained web content and graphics, and produced and maintained CD materials.

Oxford and Associates

• Xyratex

Creating data storage, networking and robotics technology documentation with the use of BOM, electrical and hardware drawings, and SME.

Lintelle Engineering

Created Power Point procedures and drawings with the use of still images and Visio to record the manufacturing of cutting edge solar technology at Solyndra company.

Drove document project from design to finish. Coached partner writers in document design, research and implementation.

Kelly Resources

• Timbre Technology:

Developed template for production procedures. Updated production and field maintenance procedures. Developed software maintenance and product manufacturing User Interface procedures. Use of Agile, FrameMaker, Word, and Photoshop. Class 100 cleanroom experience.

Contracted as solo technical writer for manufacturing group. Passed 25 full length procedures through ECO process in 7 months under rigorous deadline.

Manpower:

• Abbott Vascular:

Procedures writing, picture taking and photo enhancement. Use of FrameMaker, Word, Photoshop, Illustrator, Snag It, Vegas Editor (motion recording), and pdf. Experience working under FDA regulated guidelines in cleanroom environment.

ATR International:

• Dionex, New Wave Research

Develop documentation into marketing and online material. Includes chemical research and lab documentation. Developed assorted software and hardware documentation including; template building, lengthy manuals, maintenance and production procedures and new product procedural documents and datasheets, in nanotechnology, chromatography, laser, medical device and scatterometry fields.

Richmar Associates:

• Nanometrics

Writing production procedures. Use of FrameMaker, Word, Photoshop, and Illustrator.

ARIEAS SYSTEMS, San Jose, California 2005 – 2006

Technical Writer / Assembly

• Provided editing and proofreading for maintenance and end-user procedural materials.

• Assembled semiconductor equipment cables and power distribution equipment on manufacturing assembly floor and prototype hardware production.

LIGOURI AND ASSOCIATES, San Francisco, California 2002¬ – 2004

AWARDS OF THE AMERICAS, San Francisco, California 2001 – 2002

Media Coordinator

LARA NETWORKS, San Jose, California 2000 – 2001

Marketing Assistant

UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS, Camp Pendleton, California 09/1989 –02/ 1995

Non-Commissioned Officer

Logistics manager with combat environment(s) familiarity. My experience includes working with heavy lift transport helicopters, C130 and C141 transport aircraft, amphibious and Maritime Prepositioned Shipping and railways.

EDUCATION & TRAINING

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, EAST BAY, Hayward, California

Master of Arts, History, In Progress

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, FRESNO, Fresno, California

Bachelor of Arts, Liberal Studies, 1995 - 1999

~ Certificate, Adobe FrameMaker

~ Certificate, Advanced Technical Writing

~ Classes: UNIX/LINUX, C, Visio, HTML, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and Software Programming Fundamentals



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