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Present Occupation: Free-lance resume writer
Editing Experience in Years: 30
Free-lance resume writer for online service with international clients. Write and edit resumes for all areas except IT. Expert at identifying accomplishments and tailoring information to particular occupations, from applications to law and business school to entry-level employment to C-level and VPs seeking new positions.
Public Outreach Specialist, DMJM Harris, Inc., Trenton, NJ; Howard/Stein-Hudson Associates, New York, NY
Promoted transportation projects to government officials and general public via newsletters, brochures, Web sites, videos, presentation materials, and "technical" reports meant to educate and inform, written in non-technical language.
Drafted New Jersey’s latest Statewide Long-Range Transportation Plan. This plan will be shorter and less technical than previous plans, with supporting technical material available on the Department’s Web site.
Assisted in developing Design Engineer Permit Packages (DEPPs) for widening 35 miles of NJ Turnpike. Each DEPP describes all permits required from NJ Department of Environmental Protection and other regulatory agencies, including specific requirements and respective roles of the Design Engineer and Environmental Consultant.
Edited Route US 1/Penns Neck Area Environmental Impact Statement for the New Jersey Department of Transportation and the New York State Department of Transportation’s Long Island Expressway Capacity Improvement Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement.
Wrote and produced brochures and newsletters as part of public outreach for the Schuylkill Valley Metro Major Investment Study/Draft Environmental Impact Statement.
Edited and oversaw the production New Jersey’s Statewide Long-Range Transportation Plan (1995).
Wrote the Delaware Department of Transportation's Statewide Long-Range Transportation Plan (1995) based on technical reports produced by DelDOT staff.
Writer/Editor, LS Transit Systems (now Systra Consulting), Little Falls, NJ
Managed and edited proposals, wrote newsletters.
Writer/Editor, PB Americas, New York, NY
Managed and edited proposals, coached technical presentations, traveled to troubleshoot proposals in other parts of country.
Writer/Editor, Transportation and Distribution Associates, Philadelphia, PA
Edited all proposals and major technical reports. Wrote news releases for trade journals.
Writer/Editor, Dalton Dalton Newport (now URS Corporation), Cleveland, OH
Manager, Publications Department – Coordinated editing, word processing, and printing for the 350-member firm. Supervised four editors.
Developed procedural guidance related to environmental impact statements. Contributed to the first comprehensive guide to federal and state environmental, safety, and health laws and regulations.