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					                                                                    116 Luzerne Ave.          Phone: 570.885.1182
                                                                    West Pittston, PA 18643   Email:

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 (
                   Created user manuals and service manuals for Freedom Sciences (
                   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
                  Technical Writer
                   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
                    development. (

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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
               Technical Writer
                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
                 software. (

               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
               Technical Writer
                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
                 processing equipment.
                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
                 service manual.
                Interpreted electrical schematics and plumbing diagrams for placement in the manual and for
                 troubleshooting procedures.
                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. (

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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
               Technical Writer
                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
                 care services.
                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)

References:    David Sobeski – Program Manager, Microsoft 425-882-8080
               John Goryl – Partner B&G Design Studios 610-896-2762
               James Deangelo – Program Manager, SAIC 985-781-1786

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