Summary of Responsibilities: Verifies that all required reports forms/clearances/signatures are complete and author instructions are consistent on various forms and report package is complete when received by Tech Pubs; Provides authoritative guidance as it pertains to engineering, technical, or scientific publication standards; Enters reports into control log and assigns report numbers; Edits and does limited re-writing of a wide variety of technical, scientific, and management documents from data provided, assuring that the material is appropriate for its intended audience; Edits manuscripts for literacy, style, clarity, continuity of thought, consistency and conformance to publication policy and standards; Consults with the author concerning rewrites and reorganizes material as required to meet objectives. Resolves inconsistencies with author; Assures that editorial marks and instructions concerning the manuscript are clear to the data integrator and all actions requested by the author are taken concerning the processing, electronic printing, and distribution of documents; Ensures that all figures and tables are properly placed in the document and cited in the document text prior to placement.; Verifies that all bibliographic entries are cited in the correct order in manuscript texts and reviews all bibliographic entries to ensure authors have cited references in standard format; Coordinates edited/reformatted reports with authors for final clearance prior to publication and completes a final check of the report once computer operator has prepared the final document for publication.
Performs final review of all technical and special reports.
Edits and verifies all editing performed by Technical Writers.
Meets with government authors prior to final release of technical reports
Verifies that all necessary approvals have been obtained prior to releasing final report for distribution.
Serves as courier of classified technical reports to other government facilities.
Works directly with the Security and Intelligence office of AMRDEC to verify that all technical/special reports contain the proper marking and distribution codes.
Provides weekly reports directly to the Chief Information Officer (Dr. Nathan Buchheit)
Provides monthly reports directly to the Chief Information officer that are directed to the director of AMRDEC (Dr, James Lackey)
Serves as the POC for all Technical Publication questions from authors.
Edit classified and unclassified reports documenting scientific and technical research, development, and engineering efforts.
Oversee electronic desktop production and publishing of reports.
Quality control reports processed by contract support team to ensure conciseness, grammatical correctness, proper format, and clarity.
Ensure reports meet American National Standards for Technical Report Writing requirements.
Prepare statement of work and task list for Technical Publication support contract.
Provide writing and editorial guidance to authors.
Assess issues and/or problems and identify solutions for non-standard report requirements.
Monitor and enforce strict practices in handling classified and other limited release reports.
Maintain historical report publishing records for AMRDEC.
Supervising staff and serving as team lead.
Administers workflow, work assignments, and train all staff associated with desktop publishing to accomplish contract requirements and coordinate all requirements/issues with the Contracting Officer's Technical Representive.
Keep COTR apprised of daily work flow, issues, staff availability.
Edits and completes limited re-writing of a wide variety of technical, scientific, and management documents both classified and unclassified.
Assures that all editorial marks and instructions concerning the manuscript are clear to the computer operator and that all actions requested by the author are taken concerning the processing, electronic printing, and distribution of documents.
Prepare documents including security-classified materials for reproduction in hardcopy of electronic format and distribution.
Electronically uploads documents via SAFE to author-identified recipients.
Electronically document publication/distribution process in the report control logbook and maintain hardcopy files of each report publication forms/paperwork.
Provides bound hardcopy of final report to the author as the record copy.
Operates report binding/labeling machines.
Operates one or more photocopy office machines as well as electronic printers, scanners, and other electronic copying equipment.
Burns and labels all classified CDs for distribution of classified documents.
Performs clerical duties associated with copying, binding, and distribution of documents.
Records all records of work tasks completed.
Performs minor adjustments and preventive maintenance of office equipment.
Calls in work orders for equipment repairs.
Technical Writer/Editor/Analyst March 2009 to March 2010VT GroupSummary of Responsibilities: Served as a writer/editor and data integrator for the CH-47 Helicopter. Responsible for reviewing, editing, updating, and composing, Electronic Technical Manuals (ETMs) and Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETM's), using the Interactive Authoring and Display Systems (IADS), Arbortext, UltraEdit and other software automation programs and techniques for the new CH-47D, and CH-47F model Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETM's). Utilize working knowledge of the Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML), eXtensible Markup Language (XML), used for technical manual authoring, development and support. Apply Military specifications and Standards to CH-47 publications, including MIL-STD-40051, MIL-STD-38784, and related standards, practices, and handbooks. Review, edit, and process a variety of publications including Technical Manuals, Repair Parts and Special Tools Lists, Operator Manuals, Modification Work Orders, and Depot Maintenance Work Requirements (DMWR) for the CH-47/MH-47 Series Cargo Helicopters and related support equipment. Reviewed and verified with CH-47 Equipment Specialists, AMCOM Engineering Directives (AED) and Publication Change Requests (PCR) for changes and revisions to publications. Reviewed and coordinated with Publication Services, equipment specialists, and editors to verify accuracy of text and graphics within each CH-47 manual prior to release to the printing office.
On-Site Sales Associate October 2006 to June 2009Jeff Benton HomesSummary of Responsibilities: Promote sales of properties through marketing. Meet, qualify, and schedule with clients; contract preparation and closings with legal department.
Bachelors of Science : Business ManagementCurrently pursuing Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Management, Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training, Advanced Excel, Advanced Windows, Advanced PowerPoint, Advanced Word, Advanced IADS (Interactive Authoring and Display System), Advanced UltraEdit, Advanced Arbortext
Licensed Real Estate and Brokerage 2006 - Present
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