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Will Carpenter | Elance
 
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Will Carpenter

Subsea Robotics Systems Designer
   United States
  |   Cookeville, TN

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $16

Will Carpenter is a retired U.S. merchant ship captain and hydrographer. Carpenter holds a doctorate in applied ocean science and engineering. He is also a certified marine technician and the author of a popular text on writing local history.

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Portfolio

Boat owners often remove the power steering from a Mercruiser 3.0L engine. If you are a...

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Academic Writing
U.S. Academic Writing Test
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Content Writing
Organizational Behavior
Mechanical Engineering
Technical Writing

Service Description

Carpenter's work covers a broad spectrum, from technical manuals for remotely operated undersea robotics and programmable logic systems, to simple instructions on how to unlock a lock. His articles have appeared in a variety of venues, from technical writing courses to an interior designer's website.

He has blogged on subjects ranging from researching and writing local history, to recreational boat maintenance and provided internet content for a number of content sources. Several of his articles have appeared in USA Today , on subjects as wide-ranging as environmental appraisals of the condition of the coral reefs of the world and how to sail the around the world, a journey he has completed six times.

Carpenter has also written extensively on the technical side of the environment, and is currently a registered consultant for the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory.


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Employment

Demand Media
Freelance Writer
2009 - 2012
Turning the technical and mechanical into understandable explanations and instructions on eHow.com; travel articles for USA Today Travel Tips, and boating and boat engine repair for Demand Media's...
American Divers
President/Chief Operating Officer
2001 - 2012
American Divers provides tethered and autonomous robotic systems for data-acquisition, comprehensive telepresence and remote object-manipulation. While primarily a design firm, American Divers...
U.S. Merchant Marine
Ship's Officer, Including Master
1976 - 2001
My seagoing career continued, from Third Mate, Second Mate and Chief Mate -- the first officer. Third Mate is an underway watch officer; the second mate is the navigation officer, as well as an...
U.S. Merchant Marine
Able Seaman/Boatswain
1972 - 1976
I continued sailing during college, gaining the required sea time to sit the examination for Able Seaman in 1972. I accepted short assignments throughout my undergraduate years. In 1976, I...
U.S. Merchant Marine
Ordinary Seaman
1968 - 1969
The basic deckhand, a "makee-learnee" position in the deck, engineering and stewards department aboard ship. The first step on the career path that leads to the wheelhouse and the title "Captain."

Education

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
PhD, - Applied Ocean Science & Engineering
1992 - 1996
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Scientae Magister, Oceanographic Engineering
1990 - 1992
University of South Carolina
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.
1971 - 1977
St. Andrews Parish HS
High School Diploma -- College Preparatory curricu
1966 - 1971

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environment
blogging
technical writing
web content
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