The service I received from my editor, Iaan, on the above project was excellent. I
will be using this service and the same editor in the future for other
Project 4845: The work done for me was very good and I am very pleased with my editor . Many of my reports are complicated technical reports and Iaan did a great job.
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NOTE: these rates are not set in stone and are only an average for this editor. The actual rate applicable to your document will depend on the depth of the edit, the quality of the writing, the topic matter, the proximity of the deadline, the length of the document and several other factors.
Previous Occupation (in Australia): Technical Editor, Department of Defence, Australian Army
Editing Experience in Years: 3
General description of duties:
Management of the editorial process and review cycle, working as a second-in-charge to the chief editor.
Managed a small team of editors, overseeing workflow, product throughput, training, task allocation and dispute resolution.
With an average output of 1 publication every 2 weeks, time-management and tight organisation was an absolute must.
Excellent knowledge of editorial conventions, markings and processes, both online with content management systems and on paper with traditional editing markup.
Specific skills, accountabilities and duties:
Ensured consistent application of styles for the following:
engineering equations (simple, algebraic and extremely complex non-linear physics-related equations),
step-by-step procedures and manuals,
computer software manuals and guides,
maintenance manuals and guides,
error and damage reports,
equipment condition reports,
scientific reports, manuals and guides (physics and chemistry),
equipment graphics (including complex keyed graphics detailing components of equipment),
bibliographies and references lists,
equipment allocation tables,
personnel allocation tables,
mathematical work-out tables,
headings, styles and paragraph formatting,
text size and font choice,
character and line spacing and kerning,
hyphenation, breaking and non-breaking spaces,
Undertook duties such as the following:
ensuring appropriate word choice for the meaning intended, audience and context of the publication,
organising meetings between the content writers and the editors and desktop publishers,
creating and maintaining MS Excel databases and spreadsheets,
advanced use of MS Word: track-changes, templates, style templates, PDF export and import, tables and forms,
conducting and organising research for best-practices documentation,
creating and editing PDF documents.
Adobe InDesign, Adobe Acrobat, MS Office 2007 & 2003 (full suite: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Visio, Access, Groove, InfoPath, Outlook, Publisher), Windows Vista, Quark Express.