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Sandra Urias | Elance
 
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Sandra Urias

professional technical and business writer
   United States
  |   San Diego, CA
  |  9:04 pm Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $55

Your job is my priority. Detailed and creative technical and business writer with 15 years of experience. I can craft engaging copy for your Websites, case studies, information sheets, and marketing collateral or highly complex, detailed, technical manuals, operation manuals, checklists, and guides for your start-up, engineering or aerospace company.

My B.S. Information Systems, A.A.S. Aviation Electronics Systems Technology, and six years as a flightline mechanic in the US Air Force provides me with the technical background to grasp and...

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Portfolio

A company was considering changing its logo. This assessment showed the pros and cons...
Updated, reworded, refreshed, and reformatted the company's information sheet. *Used...
Created marketing collateral for this application service provider. Formatted and...

Skills (7)

Tested
Technical Writing
Technical Writing Skills Certification
My Score
avg
Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Certification
My Score
avg
S1000D
Proposal Writing
SGML
Earned Value Management
HTML5

Service Description

Professional technical editing and writing service. Electronic and print formatting.

Created technical documentation for:
- Aerospace Industry: mechanical systems procedures
- Aerospace Industry: electronic systems procedures
- Software Industry: Help systems, online user guides, training guides
- Software Industry: Printed user manuals and user guides
- Software Industry: client/server administrator documentation
- Utilities Industry: Online Help systems

Professional Business Writing
- Aerospace Industry: brochure copy, marketing copy, case studies, sales sheets
- Engineering: marketing copy, case studies, white papers
- IT Industry: marketing collateral, marketing copy, sales sheets
- Entertainment Industry: Functional flow diagrams, white papers, eBooks, scripts

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Employment

Base2 Solutions
Contract Technical Writer
2013 - 2013
Create excellent, engaging copy from a technical perspective for a vibrant aerospace and engineering company.
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems
Technical Publications Lead
2011 - 2012
Manage the technical publications development effort for a new, optionally-piloted air vehicle platform and supporting systems.
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems
IETM Product Coordinator
2009 - 2011
Compile ASD S1000D Interactive, Electronic, Technical Manuals for several unmanned systems programs. Deliver product to DoD customers. Maintain and update the build and authoring environments....
Northrop Grumman Integrated Systems
Technical Documentation Lead
2006 - 2009
Planned, managed, and executed a technical publications program for a U.S. Navy UAV. Built a technical publications team and worked with other programs to share in resources only needed part time....
Raytheon
Senior Technical Support Engineer
2004 - 2005
- Create object-oriented, interactive, electronic, technical manuals (IETMs) for military ship systems - Interface with and interview engineers and subject matter experts to ensure technical...
National Technologies Associates
Program Manager
2002 - 2005
Managed all technical communications projects for the San Diego branch. Performed the duties of a sales engineer to bring in additional projects and business. Worked on proposal teams. Planned,...
U. S. Air Force
Aviation Electronics Journeyman
1990 - 1997
Troubleshot and repaired aviation electronic systems and components on military cargo aircraft. Performed general aircraft maintenance. Performed a variety of maintenance activities while stationed...

Education

National University
B.S. Information Systems
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Community College of the Air Force
A.A.S. Avionics Systems Technology
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