EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

EDUCATION:

  • Master of Arts (Swinburne) in Writing
  • Diploma Occupational Health and Safety
  • Diploma Journalism
  • Diploma Electronics
  • Diploma Computing
  • Cert IV Training & Assessment
  • Cert. Risk Management
  • Restricted Electrical Workers Licence (to 440VAC)

TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE:

  • IPF (Tasmania) – Work Instructions / Safety
  • RFT (Tasmania) – HR/Financial/Mental Health Services Software Feasibility and Tender Report – for new and upgraded software
  • BHP-BILLITON (HBI-DRI Port Hedland) (Worsley Alumina Refinery) (Ravensthorpe Nickel) – Technical Writing
  • RIO TINTO (Dampier Port) (Brockman IV) (Hope Downs) (Pilbara Iron Locomotive Project) – Technical Writing/Feasibility Report
  • JOHN HOLLAND Safety Advisor (Worsley Alumina Refinery Expansion Project)
  • FREMANTLE PORTS – Inner and Outer Harbour electrical isolation systems manuals
  • STIRLING CITY COUNCIL – ITIL documentation of business processes for IT Department
  • ALCAN (Nhulunbuy Alumina Refinery Expansion Project) Technical Writing
  • MACMAHON (Newman/Ore body 18 Critical Task Analysis and Technical Writing)
  • KBR / LYCOPODIUM (Hope Downs Project) – Technical Writing
  • MA’ADEN (Saudi Alumina Refinery) – Technical Writing
  • UNIVERSITY of WESTERN AUSTRALIA – Manual on Water Research Instrumentation and Software (Global Package)
  • WESTERN POWER (Business Continuity Manual/Emergency Manuals)
  • HERITAGE FM RADIO – research, produce, present own programs  – 2 hour Magazine Style program and 1 hour Business program plus Current Affairs and NEWS
  • PREMIUM PERSONNEL (Senior Technical Recruiter/EOH&S Manager/Database Designer)
  • ERG (International Transport Systems and Smart Card Projects) – Technical Writing and Software/Electromechanical Product Testing
  • ALCOA (Electronic Engineering Services via Honeywell Australia)
  • BRADKEN FOUNDRIES (Foundry Laboratory, Computing and Melting) – electronic servicing to OE Spectrometer
  • LECO – WA State Manager for Laboratory Equipment sales and service
  • HONEYWELL (Process, Chemistry, Laboratory, Electronics Senior Service Engineer) at ALCOA Refineries, Worsley Alumina, Hospitals and Major WA companies
  • ARL (Applied Research Laboratories) – Service Engineer for Spectroscopic Laboratory Equipment – WA/Asia
  • DATACRAFT – Data-Communications Service Engineer (Perth)
  • PHILIPS (Data Systems Service Manager, Laboratory/Medical Electronics)
  • DOBBIE DICO (QA and EOH&S Manager)
  • ENVIRORENT and ENVIROEQUIP (Sales, Rental, Servicing and State Manager)
  • MONCRIEFF – Computer Service Engineer (Perth)
  • WA FOUNDRIES – technical manager -complete turnkey database systems for technical and administration
  • MARATHON TYRES- Database System for sales administration and marketing for Western Australia
  • ASSET SERVICES- Database System for administration of stock, inventory, services
  • ERG (Electronic Systems , Smart Card and Transport Fare Automation Systems – International Technical Writing)
  • THE WEST AUSTRALIAN (Technical Feature Articles)
  • WESTERN MINING (Metallurgy Research Technician – Uranium/Copper/Gold on Roxby Downs/Yeelirrie projects)
  • SWAN BREWERY (Chemical/Microbiology Analyst/Process Technician/ QA)
  • HYDRO ELECTRIC COMMISSION (Field and Research Hydrology-Tasmania)
  • ANM NEWSPRINT MILLS (Technical Control – Tasmania)
  • COMMONWEALTH CARBIDE (Relief Industrial Chemist-Tasmania)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Fellow Institute of Scientific & Technical Communicators (UK)
  • Member Australian Journalists Association (Media Alliance)
  • Golden Key International Society (Swinburne University Chapter)
  • Australian Society Technical Communicators
  • Australian Society of Authors
  • Member Technical Writer Institute Australia

Print

PUBLISHED WORKS:

  • “JEMMA – Short Stories”
  • “Blind Familiarity”
  • “Business Analysis Package”
  • “SAN (Symbolic Art Notation)  Language” – own invention
  • “Peripheral Lives”
  • “Short Stories to Pass Time”
  • “Pictures of Life” original Music CD
  • “Rise Swiftly Up” – 2nd prize Adam Lindsay Gordon Poetry Competition 2008 – Melbourne

Phone:   0417181077   Email:   stefannicholson@bigpond.com

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