Evan S.
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Professional researcher and writer

Overview My 20+ years of technical consulting and managerial roles coupled with an extensive educational background will provide you with well researched, proofread, edited, and written content based on a unique experience and perspective. You will receive high-quality and reliable information for your articles, presentations, reports, and other written materials as a result of fine-tuned research and writing skills developed and honed through a professional technical career working for Anadarko Petroleum and URS Consultants. These skills supporting your assignments were further enhanced through the process of earning a BS/MS in Engineering, an MBA in Global Management, geohydrology graduate certificate, and Professional Engineer and Certified Safety Professional licenses. An eye for detail assures your documents will be thoroughly edited and proofread for both structural errors and content accuracy. This attention to detail and accuracy is a result of my technical background as health, safety, security and environmental director for a major energy company, and environmental consultant, hydrogeologist, and office general manager for both RMT and PSI. Web Research Effective presentations, articles, or reports are built upon a platform of sound research. Research skills honed during a 20+ year professional technical career and through earning a BS/MS in Engineering and an MBA in Global Management assure you will receive with essential information in an immediately usable format. You benefit from thoroughly researched and readable, actionable summaries borne from my experience in researching and summarizing a broad range of technical topics regularly for internal customers ranging from field technical personnel to company executives. A preliminary search outline developed with your input will be provided prior to beginning the research to assure you are receiving the information you require. You will be provided with a concise summary of the requested information. Credible sources will be used and citations provided. Links will be provided so you can refer to the original sources, as necessary. Continue reading for other services provided and also take a look at the examples in my portfolio. Editing and Proofreading My technical background as an environmental consultant, office general manager for two consulting companies, and health, safety, security and environmental manager has honed an eye for detail that will assure your documents will be thoroughly edited and proofread for both structural errors and content accuracy. Your documents and reports benefit from my experience editing, proofreading, or writing many types of documents for submittal to government agencies and trade organizations such as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and American Petroleum Institute (API). An eye for technical detail coupled with extensive subject matter knowledge in other areas such as travel, working and living abroad, financial and retirement planning, and current events will assure your documents will be thoroughly edited and proofread for both structural errors and content accuracy. Suggested changes will be highlighted in Microsoft Word using the “Track Changes” feature. (Other options are available if you prefer). Other ways you may benefit from my experience are provided below. Writing Working on projects in several countries in North, Central and South America, North Africa and the Middle East has permitted extensive travel in these areas. These experiences traveling, working, and living internationally provides real-world experiences that will translate into authentic and interesting articles for your readers. A love of learning and a variety of job experiences working for small- to medium-sized companies has given me a breadth and scope of experience from which to draw. These experiences and interests assure that you will be provided with well-written articles and blog posts that will both intrigue and inform your audience. A continuing interest in retirement and personal financial planning combined with an ability to communicate in a clear, concise manner means your readers will receive information they can understand and put to immediate use. At your request, your materials can be written in ‘your’ voice (e.g., business, informative, informal, or conversational) and reflect your unique point of view while gaining from my personal real-world experiences. To ensure these work products reflect your unique perspective, your input and changes are welcome as we work collaboratively. Your satisfaction is important to me. Commitment As a professional, my commitment to you is to consistently meet or exceed your expectations for quality and timely delivery. During your assignment, I will provide you with an intermediate draft to make sure you are getting exactly the results you want. See examples of my work in my portfolio, and check out my feedback from other satisfied clients!
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  • Technical Writing
  • Engineering Management
  • Workplace Safety & Health
  • Construction
  • Physical Science
  • Engineering Geology