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Graeme D. | Elance
 
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Graeme D.

Technical Author, Bid Writer and ILS Manager
   United Kingdom
  |   Spennymoor, County Durham

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $36

I am an engineering professional with 27 years experience in Technical Publications, Bid Writing, Integrated Logistic Support and System Safety. Highly experienced in the requirements of the UK, North American and European defence and government markets.

I am well practised in producing tender and bid responses, the tailoring of Integrated Logistic Support to meet customer requirements, and the project management of equipment support functions, coupled with a very broad range of Technical Publications experience. I am a versatile...

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Mar 24, 2011|Other - Engineering & Manufacturing|$330|Completed
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Mar 14, 2010|Other - Engineering & Manufacturing|$396|Working
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Skills (5)

Tested
Technical Writing
Microsoft Word
Adobe FrameMaker
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft PowerPoint

Service Description

Technology areas with which I am familiar include mechanics, hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical, electronics, EW, and software.

I have written many sets of technical manuals, including:

- Operating instructions,
- Detailed technical descriptions,
- Fitting and installation instructions,
- Failure diagnosis procedures,
- Repair instructions,
- Inspection procedures,
- Planned and Scheduled maintenance schedules,
- Parts Catalogues.

I have considerable and wide ranging expertise in Bid Management and writing of detailed responses to "Invitations To Tender" and "Requests For Quotation" from Government departments and large corporations.

My proven skills also include:

1) Estimating the cost and timescale of technical publication and logistic support activities.

2) The production of Safety and Environmental Management Plans.

3) The management, writing, technical checking and editing of Safety Case Reports and Safety Assessment Reports.

4) Placing sub-contracts and managing suppliers of specialist capabilities.

5) Undertaking spares provisioning activities, including assigning Source, Maintenance and Repair (SMR) codes for equipment for the United States market.

6) Training needs analysis.

7) Writing Training Plans and Training Manuals.

8) The management, writing, technical checking and editing of Environmental Impact Management Plans and Environmental Impact Statements.

9) Documenting work procedures.

10) Writing Equipment...

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Employment

Pearson Engineering Ltd
Publications and ILS Manager
1999 - 2008
Joyce-Loebl Ltd
Project Manager (Publications)
1997 - 1999
Joyce-Loebl Ltd
Senior Technical Author
1992 - 1997
Joyce-Loebl Ltd
Technical Author
1984 - 1991

Education

University of Northumbria
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
1976 - 1979

Keywords

Technical Author
Bid Writer
ILS Manager
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