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Ron Arendas | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Oct 10, 2014

Ron Arendas

   United States
  |   Long Beach, CA

Overview

I am the founder, owner, and head instructor at Water Safety Guy, a Health & Safety Training and Education Service Organization and an American Red Cross Licensed Training Provider (LTP). I have over 40 years of experience as a Water Safety Instructor, a Lifeguarding Instructor, a First Aid and CPR Instructor, an Aquatics Coordinator, Head Lifeguard, competitive swimmer/water polo player/coach, and Lifeguard and Aquatics Professional.

Additionally, I am attempting to build an organization and infrastructure that will champion swimming...

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Skills (10)

Tested
FrameMaker
Manuals
RoboHelp
Online Help
Technical Writing
Technical Documentation
Technical Communication
Adobe Acrobat
Software Documentation
Visio

Employment

International Composites Technologies, Inc.
Senior Quality Writer/Analysis
2013 - 2014
Prepared the company for AS9100C quality audits by developing a complete set of Tier 1 and Tier 2 Quality policies, procedures, and manuals.
Bank of America
Procedure Developer
2012 - 2013
Wrote procedures and work instructions for Loan Servicing. Worked remotely for home for this position.
Southern California Edison
Senior Technical Writer
2009 - 2010
Researched and wrote internal policies, procedures, and work instructions for various departments.
Broadcom
Sr. Technical Writer (and Knight Errant)
2009 - 2009
Wrote technical bulletins, general descriptions, data sheets, and application notes for electronic and telecommunication components.
Wave Entertainment Network
Senior Technical Writer
2008 - 2008
Develop installation guides, administration/maintenance guides, process flows, instruction sheets, collateral pieces, use cases, and online help related to the acquisition, processing, and...
El Pollo Loco, Inc
Sr. Technical Writer
2008 - 2008
Created programmer, system administrator, and end-user documentation describing the installation, configuration, and operation of a IT system portal that enabled communications and reporting...
Gaian Consulting Services
Sr. Technical Writer
2008 - 2008
Developed documentation sets (installation guides, user manuals, troubleshooting/service manuals, etc.) to describe high-end, high-definition TV hardware and software systems.
Ameriquest
Senior Information Designer
2005 - 2007
Documented policies and procedures related to loan origination and operations using RoboHelp, MS Office, Visio, VSS, PaintShop Pro, and Acrobat.
DHL
Senior Technical Writer
2005 - 2005
Corrected, revised, and wrote sections of the 300-page DHL Shipping System Specification for third-parties developers who wish to create DHL-compliant shipping systems. In addition, trained staff...
New Century Mortgage
Senior Technical Writer
2004 - 2005
In support of the company’s Change Management Department, wrote policies, procedures, and directives designed to manage change within the organization using RoboHelp, MS Word and Office, Visio,...
PanAmSat
Senior Technical Writer
1999 - 2003
Wrote documentation describing satellite technology, operation, and communication systems and procedures for the Network Operations Department. Work Products: job descriptions, meeting minutes,...
Quantum
Senior Technical Writer
1996 - 2003
Wrote end-user and technician targeted manuals, sheets, and addenda in support of the company’s family of tape library subsystems and router products. Work Products: user guides, installation...
Hughes Aircraft Company
Senior Technical Writer
1996 - 1996
Wrote white papers and technical manuals for a complex Internet security program.
Dainippon Screen
Senior Technical Writer
1992 - 1996
Developed all Technical and corporate documentation (including the company's first Website) for DSEA, Inc., a subsidiary of Dainippon Screen.

Education

Downey High School
Diploma
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California State University-Long Beach
Bachelor's Degree
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