Steve Hericks, an MIT-educated mechanical engineer, former US Army combat engineer officer, and former plant engineer at Safari Motor Coaches, among other accolades, combines his high-tech manufacturing expertise with a passion for DIY and travel. His career, highlighted by a focus on 'mass customization' in manufacturing, equips him with unique insights into product design and system integration. Along with his wife Cheryl, Steve explores the world in 'Maximus,' their self-built DIY off-road truck camper. Their adventures and projects are detailed on their blog and YouTube channel, Working on Exploring. A seasoned contributor, Steve has authored articles for publications like Truck Camper Adventure and Truck Camper Magazine. His writing on RV LIFE will delve into the technical intricacies of RV operations, from electrical and structural design to heating and water systems. Steve's articles aim to empower readers with a deep understanding of the processes involved, blending his technical acumen with a spirit of adventure and resourcefulness.

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