|Desired Industry: Engineering
|Desired Job Location: Dallas, Texas
||Date Posted: 5/15/2012
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: 5/15/2012
|Desired Wage: 60k
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Experienced with over 2 years experience
||Willing to Travel: No
|Highest Degree Attained: Bachelors
||Willing to Relocate: Yes
Seeking solid technical writing position where I can apply my many years of technical experience and be a real contributor.
QinetiQ-North America, Sept. 2008 to Nov 2011: (Corporate Office)
7918 Jones Branch Drive, suite 350, McLean, VA 22102, (703) 752-9595.
Technical Writer/Researcher / Material Specialist Associate:
Research, review, edit, and write technical specifications for Department of Defense client, Defense Logistics Agency - Aviation, Richmond, Virginia, duties also included vendor site audits, peer reviews, and mentoring other members of the task team.
(Current Security Clearance: Secret)
Video Hawks & Technoprops, Oct. 2002 to May 2008: Ave. Crocker, Valencia, CA
Electronics Technician / VTR (Video “Assist”) / Facial Capture Technician
Design (R&D), document, layout, fabricate and operate electronic/electrical control panels, and other electronic devices necessary for a cutting edge video-assist company, providing service to movies, commercials, and videos, including virtual productions.
Stan Winston Studio, April 1996 to Aug. 1998, March 2001 to Aug. 2002, May 2004 to April 2005, and Dec. 2006: 7032 Valjean, Van Nuys, CA
Design, document, layout, wire and operate electronic/electrical control panels, control systems and printed circuits for special-effects/robotics used in movies and commercials
Attraction Services, Sept. 1998 to March 2001: 28145 Ave. Crocker, Valencia, CA
(Similar technical tasks as described below under WET and AVG)
WET Design, April 1995 to April 1996: Lankershim, Universal City, CA
Electronics Shop-Foreman (WET Labs division):
Organizing, planning, documentation, wiring, layout, programming and supervising construction of electrical control panels used in major international water features
AVG, Inc., April 1989 to April 1995: 25571 Rye Canyon Rd., Valencia, CA
Manager of Electronics & Customer Service Manager:
Organize, supervise, and write/edit tech manuals for international themed attractions. Customer support, technical assistance, and acquisition of replacement equipment, project management
Senior Electronics Technician:
Circuit design, layout, and programming for animation, special effects, and electrical and mechanical control, testing and troubleshooting, R&D, specifying/ordering equipment, foreign/domestic installations and field service calls, repair and maintenance training, supervising shop technicians and installation crews, performing and recording voice-overs for animated shows
New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, with the following degrees:
Associate of Science in Engineering Technology (Computers) 1985
Bachelor of Individualized Studies (Theatrical Engineering) 1987
Screen Actors Guild (SAG, Hollywood Division)
IATSE (Sound and Video Union, Hollywood Local 695)
Technical writing: operational and instructional manuals, technical specifications, research and documentation, familiar with federal/military standardization formats
Electronic and electrical: development, integration, construction, maintenance, operation and repair, including design and layout of circuit boards, sound, video and lighting systems, robotic/animatronic/mechanical systems (electric/pneumatic/hydraulic control systems), industrial instrumentation and control, and computer skills, including AutoCAD, Vellum, various word processing programs and Microchip programming
Miscellaneous: Set lighting, sound design and construction, carpentry, plumbing, pneumatic tubing, some wood and machine shop experience, a working knowledge of many electric, pneumatic, and hand tools
Puppeteer: (animatronic characters) for movies and commercials, Voice-overs
Writing, Movies, Theatre, Reading, Music, Art, Learning, Games, Pets
Available upon request.
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