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Engineer Quality Assurance

United States
August 19, 2012

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Linda L. Leete

**** **** ****** ** # ***, Winter Park, Florida 32792 • C 407-***-**** •

Senior Technical Writer and Program Manager

I am a proactive, results-oriented, self-starter, management professional with over 20 years of experience seeking a consulting opportunity.

Proficient in writing heavy equipment manuals, hydraulic and fluid systems, scientific documentation, software documentation, test procedures, and effective government proposals. Extensive background in life cycle of technical documentation – development process including information gathering, format of writing approach and layout, implementation, debugging, and final production. Innovative thinker with broad experience in strategic planning.


• Mil Standards

MIL- STD- 40051- 2

MIL- STD- 1553A/B

MIL- STD- 1760

MIL- HDBK- 1222C


• Software

Electronic Manual Next Generation

FrameMaker (Structured & Unstructured)



Adobe Acrobat

Arbortext Editor

Microsoft Word 03/10

Excel 03/10

Power Point



Product View

Pro Engineer

Iso Draw


• DIDs

DI-TMSS-80527 and DI-ADMN-80529

• Army/Navy/aerospace/commercial manuals

• Write test procedures for CASS OPTS equipment

• Maintenance IETM (many levels)

• Software training manuals

• RPSTL and IPB/ Provisioning/parts lists development

• Repair IETM

• Create manual in various formats from scratch

• Write COTS manuals

• Write various Oil and Generators type manuals

• Read various drawings

• Past holder of Secret Clearance

• Proven leadership abilities

• Developing new manuals

• Company/government liaison

• Detail directed

• Implementing Mil Specs

• From raw information to completed documentation

• Deadline oriented

Professional Experience

Butler America May 2012 to Present

Client: Sikorsky Helicopters

Manufacturer Helicopters Position: Technical Writer


• Investigate drawings for correctness, make changes to drawings and parts lists

• Submit ECO and ECN

Advantage Technical Resourcing August 2011 to April 2012

Client: BAE, Corp.

Manufacturer Armored Vehicles Position: Logistics Analyst Sr


• Develop IETMs for Government interactive manual.

• Consult with engineers in MN to develop documentation while product is being engineered

AssistU, LLC February 2009 to August 2011

Professional Services

Responsibilities: Position: Senior Technical Writer

• Develop proposals for Government bids.

• Create and write various types of technical documents.

• Design and develop business plans and office procedures.

• Design and write software manual.

• Create advertising mediem.

Forum Oilfield Technologies July 2008 to February 2009

Manufacturer Oil Drilling Equipment

Responsibilities: Position: Senior Technical Writer

• Part of a core group of employees with the task of developing a PDM database for the engineering department.

• Design and develop Manuals based on existing documentation from eleven companies acquired by Forum Technologies

• Research and construct operation and maintenance manuals for all new products

• Compose a cover page, header, footer, and create templates as a standard for use by all departments

• Provided a professional operation/maintenance manual, up dated existing manuals to the new “look and feel”

• Authored service bulletins, spec sheets, and outlines for new product literature.

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John Galt Staffing, Inc, January 2008 to July 2008

Client: Stewart & Stevenson

Manufacturer Oil Drilling Equipment Position: Technical Writer/Engineer


• Build an extensive product line for a company whose principal merchandise has always been custom equipment

• Develop specification sheets for each product complete with pictures and dimensional drawings

• Interface with team of engineers and subject matter experts in developing documentation

• Create papers for multi uses in various departments within the company

• Ensure documentation includes an identifying part number

• Specification sheets are in MS Word format with Inventor and Paint as the drawing medium

Elite Technical May 2007 to January 2008

Client: BAE Systems, Inc.

Manufacturer Mortar Fire Control Systems Position: Lead Technical Writer


• Create outline and build two level field and sustainment manual from MIL-STD-40051-2B in MS Word format

• Write/edit/format maintenance/field documentation for dismounted mortar fire control system

• Interface with team of illustrators and subject matter experts in developing maintenance procedures per military specifications

• Ensure documentation effort is in compliance with off-site equipment

• Conduct and attend on and off site meetings with government personnel (IPR and LOG DEMO)

Additional Technical Support, Inc. August 2006 to May 2007

Client: Force Protection, Inc.

Manufacturer Armored Vehicles Position: Project Lead/Senior Technical Writer


• Supervise team of 15 technical writers (create style guide)

• Write/edit maintenance to depot level documentation for MRAP armored military vehicles

• Interface with team of illustrators and subject matter experts in developing procedures in unstructured FrameMaker IETM per MIL-STD-40051and MIL- HDBK- 1222C

• Coordinate documentation effort with off-site project partners

• Conduct in process and final reviews with government liaisons (IPR, verification, and validation)

• Ensure continuum of communication between all groups

• Assist with development of Demming document quality assurance program

Lockheed Martin (Subcontract) July 2005 to August 2006

Client: TAD PGS

Documentation Specialist Position: Senior Technical Writer Consultant


• Wrote/edited Operator and Maintenance Manuals in structured FrameMaker for military and defense application (AEGIS) per Military Standards

• Edited maintenance manual for FMC (DI-ADMIN-80925)

• Wrote and developed CASS OPTS Parts Manual per Military Standards.

• Wrote COTS manuals (DI-TMSS-80527) for various test profiles.

• Updated software manuals

• Updated CROs for AEGIS project

Additional Free-Lance and Contract Work

Client: Friends Connection

• Wrote ad copy and brochures for small business

Results: Business improved 200%.

CDS, Client: Siemens/Westinghouse

• Part of a group of writers testing a new process of monitoring and expediting field repair orders

Results: Project was successful and is currently used in the field.

Robert Half Agency, Client: University of Central Florida

• Edited and rewrote training manuals

Results: Completed job in half the time expected

Obee’s Soup, Salad, and Subs

• Business owner

Results: Built, marketed, and developed a successful business with 22 employees

EDD Agency, Client: FMC, Inc.

• Edit and rewrote Deicer and Loader Manuals

Results: Manuals were rewritten in seven languages

Spherion Agency, Client: Theseus Logic

• Wrote user manuals, company charts, and in-house manuals

Snelling Agency, Client: XEROX, Inc.

• Wrote web based library, produced sales presentation

• Wrote software information pull sheets

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TADS Agency, Client: Metters Corp.

• Wrote proposal for government bid

Results: Bid was awarded to Metters Corp.

Client: Service 911.Com

• Wrote teaching manuals for LINEX Word Perfect using UNIX software

Snelling Agency, Client: E-xpedient

• Wrote operation manuals, company charts, and in-house manuals

Client: Specnatique.Com

• Wrote assembly instructions

TADS Agency, Client: Siemens/Westinghouse

• Organize work load of four senior managers

TADS Agency, Client: Mitre Corp.

• Part of a team of 25 professionals tasked to study bids for government contract and make recommendation to government on best candidate

Client: Profold Inc.

• Company officer; wrote COTS Manuals and Employee Manuals

Client: Martin Marietta, Corp.

• Wrote technical manuals from drawings and blue prints, Logistics, fabricated tools, and assigned MIL Spec numbers.

Client: International Laser Corp.

• Wrote YAG Laser Technical Manuals for Martin Marietta

Client: Linear Instruments Corp.

• Marketing Manager for international client-based scientific equipment manufacturer. An annual budget for 800K and a staff of 17 plus four representatives in the USA and eight in Europe and the Middle East.


BA - Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA (Liberal Arts)

AA - Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL (General Education)

Course Study - Indian River Community College, Ft. Pierce, FL (Management)

Course Study - Laser School, Orlando, FL (Lasers)

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