116 Luzerne Ave. Phone: 570.885.1182
West Pittston, PA 18643 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ralph B. Rozelle, Jr (Buck)
Objective: To find a position that will enable me to use my skills and abilities to solve problems and
experience positive results.
Summary of Twenty (20) years of writing/editing experience
qualifications: Sixteen (16) years of photographic experience, including analog/digital video
Ten (10) years of publication/project management experience
Certified Lead Auditor/Lead Assessor (Quality Management International)
Developed training materials for clinical management software, robotic silicon wafer processing
equipment, automotive service, and medical devices
Proficient in Adobe Premiere Pro, Steinberg Cubase LE, Adobe Pagemaker, Adobe
Framemaker, Adobe Acrobat Pro, AllClear, Visio, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe InDesign,
RoboHelp, Macromedia Dreamweaver, and Adobe Photoshop
Professional 1985 – Present
experience: Freelance Writer/Editor
Created service manuals and service videos for Golden Technologies (www.goldentech.com).
Created user manuals and service manuals for Freedom Sciences (www.freedomsciences.com).
Created, wrote, and provided photographs for articles published in various publications, including,
BodyShop Business, Citizens’ Voice, Sunday Independent, Northeast PA Business Journal,
Underwater USA, I-CAR Advantage, Pocono International Raceway Race Program, and Tempo
Created Operator Manuals for KRB Machinery Co. (Rebar Bending Equipment)
Created a User Guide for the Backsafer recumbent bicycle.
Published Northeast PA Motor News magazine.
Edited manuscripts for publication by ICS Learning Systems.
Wrote ad copy for Mojave Creative advertising agency.
Wrote and edited software user and training manuals for hospital clinical management software.
11/2000 – 5/2006 Pride Mobility Products Corp. Exeter, PA
Created and maintained owner and service manuals for electric and manual wheelchairs.
Coordinated development of product information bulletins and service information.
Worked with product safety group and graphics designers to create product safety labels to meet
ISO and ANSI standards.
Served on Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA) and Design Review teams as part of product
Professional 1/2000 – 11/2000 PRC (Now Northrup/Grumman) Reston, VA
experience: Business Systems Analyst
Developed, wrote, and tracked standard operating procedures for the Wilkes-Barre Integrated
Business Systems Solutions Center (WBIBSSC.)
Worked with a cross-functional team to develop and manage software requirements.
Provided analytical support to help implement the software quality system according to the
Software Process Standards and Procedures.
Performed internal audits.
2/1999 – 12/1999 Science Applications International Corp. San Diego, CA
Wrote test scripts, test plans, test reports, and test scenario descriptions for software testing.
Developed testing procedures for software test facility.
Developed project plan for document control system implementation. Created software
requirements and procedures for software testing.
Wrote installation instructions for a Productivity Information Management System (PIMS) network
that consisted of an ORACLE Database Server, two NT Servers (for data collection), and custom
11/1997 – 2/1999 Pride Mobility Products Corp. Exeter, PA
Technical Writer – Department Manager
Managed staff of three technical writers and one graphic artist.
Created technical service manuals and owner’s guides for electric scooters, electric wheelchairs,
lift chairs, golf cars, and personal mobility vehicles.
Coordinated translation of text into Dutch, German, Spanish, French (France), and French
Created and maintained product information and standard operating procedures.
Developed style sheets and documentation specifications.
9/1992 – 7/1996 SubMicron Systems Corp. (Akrion) Allentown, PA
Wrote and tested an on-line help system for Windows™ based robotics control software.
Supervised the development of a multimedia CD-ROM service manual for robotics semiconductor
Developed advanced maintenance and troubleshooting sections of the operations manual for
computer-controlled robotics semiconductor processing equipment.
Worked with system engineers to translate complex digital and analog I/O technologies into a field
Interpreted electrical schematics and plumbing diagrams for placement in the manual and for
Developed ISO-9001 documentation control system for ISO-9001 registration as specified in
sections 4.2 and 4.5 of the ISO-9001 standard.
Wrote the Quality Policy manual, the company Operating Procedure Manual, and individual work
instructions for each department.
Served on Internal Auditing Team.
Designed, wrote, and edited company newsletter. (www.akrion.com)
Professional 10/1989 – 9/1991 Chilton Company Radnor, PA
experience: Technical Writer – Managing Editor
Managed staff of eight writers in the development of Automotive Body Repair News, a trade
magazine that serves the automotive body repair industry with a circulation of 60,000+.
Developed editorial calendar and new ideas for monthly columns.
Interviewed automotive design engineers for information on repair of new materials and
application of new coatings technology.
Represented the magazine at various trade shows and press conferences.
10/1988 – 10/1989 Chilton Company Radnor, PA
Researched, wrote, and provided photography for articles used in Motor/Age. Motor/Age is a
monthly trade publication that serves the automotive mechanical repair industry.
Contributed ideas for articles, columns, promotional materials, and trade show displays.
1985 – 1986 Nesbitt Memorial Hospital Kingston, PA
Public Relations Assistant
Developed promotional activities to highlight hospital’s image as a key provider of specific health
Wrote press releases.
Coordinated photography sessions.
Education: 1988 – 1994 Drexel University Philadelphia, PA
MS - Technical and Science Communications
12 credits toward Masters Degree
1979 – 1984 Wilkes University Wilkes-Barre, PA
BA - English
Secondary Education Certification in PA (1988)
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