Museum of Missouri Military History - Volunteer Historian Resume Example

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Levi Perez
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Professional Summary
 Lifelong military history enthusiast  whose interests have only gotten more diverse, moving from a World War II focus to encompass all eras of U.S. history. I have discovered a true passion for military research and identification of artifacts and photographic images. I have found my calling being in the museum and preserving, displaying, educating and learning the history of the Great State of Missouri and its proud military history.
Skills
  • Computers and Electronics
  • History and Archeology
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Active Learning
  • Mechanical
  • Design
  • Troubleshooting
  • Equipment Maintenance
Experience
Volunteer Historian, Archivist, Researcher and Tour Guide 07/2012 - Present
Museum of Missouri Military History - Jefferson City, MO
  • Photograph objects for documentation.
  • Classify and assign registration numbers to artifacts, and supervise inventory control.
  • Coordinate exhibit installations, assisting with design, constructing displays, dioramas, display cases, and models, and ensuring the availability of necessary materials.
  • Perform on-site field work which may involve interviewing people, inspecting and identifying artifacts, note-taking, viewing sites and collections, and repainting exhibition spaces.
  • Supervise and work with volunteers.
  • Lead tours and teach educational courses to students and the general public.
  • Prepare artifacts for storage and shipping.
  • Install, arrange, assemble, and prepare artifacts for exhibition, ensuring the artifacts' safety, reporting their status and condition, and identifying and correcting any problems with the set-up.
  • Specialize in particular materials or types of object, such as documents and books, paintings, decorative arts, textiles, metals, or architectural materials.
HVAC Service Technician and Installer 12/2001 - 05/2012
W.W. Hawkins Plumbing and Heating - Fulton, MO
  • Test electrical circuits or components for continuity, using electrical test equipment.
  • Test pipe or tubing joints or connections for leaks, using pressure gauge or soap-and-water solution.
  • Join pipes or tubing to equipment and to fuel, water, or refrigerant source, to form complete circuit.
  • Reassemble and test equipment following repairs.
  • Repair or replace defective equipment, components, or wiring.
  • Lay out and connect electrical wiring between controls and equipment, according to wiring diagrams, using electrician's hand tools.
  • Install, connect, and adjust thermostats, humidistats and timers, using hand tools.
  • Comply with all applicable standards, policies, and procedures, including safety procedures and the maintenance of a clean work area.
  • Install auxiliary components to heating-cooling equipment, such as expansion and discharge valves, air ducts, pipes, blowers, dampers, flues and stokers, following blueprints.
  • Recommend, develop, or perform preventive or general maintenance procedures, such as cleaning, power-washing, or vacuuming equipment, oiling parts, or changing filters.
  • Cut or drill holes in floors, walls, or roof to install equipment, using power saws or drills.
  • Assemble, position and mount heating or cooling equipment, following blueprints.
  • Record and report all faults, deficiencies, and other unusual occurrences, as well as the time and materials expended on work orders.
  • Discuss heating-cooling system malfunctions with users to isolate problems or to verify that malfunctions have been corrected.
  • Study blueprints, design specifications, and manufacturers' recommendations to ascertain the configuration of heating or cooling equipment components and to ensure the proper installation of components.
  • Measure, cut, thread, or bend pipe or tubing, using pipe fitter's tools.
  • Fabricate, assemble, or install duct work or chassis parts, using portable metal-working tools or welding equipment.
  • Assist with other work in coordination with repair and maintenance teams.
Sales and Inventory Control 06/1987 - 01/2004
Zim's Clothing - Fulton, MO
  • Greet customers and ascertain what each customer wants or needs.
  • Describe merchandise and explain use, operation, and care of merchandise to customers.
  • Recommend, select, and help locate or obtain merchandise based on customer needs and desires.
  • Answer questions regarding the store and its merchandise.
  • Compute sales prices, total purchases and receive and process cash or credit payment.
  • Prepare sales slips or sales contracts.
  • Help customers try on or fit merchandise.
  • Maintain knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices.
  • Open and close cash registers, performing tasks such as counting money, separating charge slips, coupons, and vouchers, balancing cash drawers, and making deposits.
  • Prepare merchandise for purchase or rental.
  • Watch for and recognize security risks and thefts, and know how to prevent or handle these situations.
  • Inventory stock and requisition new stock.
  • Ticket, arrange and display merchandise to promote sales.
  • Exchange merchandise for customers and accept returns.
  • Bag or package purchases, and wrap gifts.
  • Clean shelves, counters, and tables.
Pre-press and Bindery Technician 09/1998 - 02/2000
Fulton Graphics - Fulton, MO
  • Examine photographic images for obvious imperfections prior to plate making.
  • Operate presses to print proofs of plates, monitoring printing quality to ensure that it is adequate.
  • Examine unexposed photographic plates to detect flaws or foreign particles prior to printing.
  • Lower vacuum frames onto plate-film assemblies, activate vacuums to establish contact between film and plates, and set timers to activate ultraviolet lights that expose plates.
  • Perform close alignment or registration of double and single flats to sensitized plates prior to exposure, in order to produce composite images.
  • Position and angle screens for proper exposure.
  • Punch holes in light-sensitive plates and insert pins in holes to prepare plates for contact with positive or negative film.
  • Inspect developed film for specified results and quality, using magnifying glasses and scopes; forward acceptable negatives or positives to other workers or to customers.
  • Unload exposed film from scanners, and place film in automatic processors to develop images.
  • Place masking paper on areas of plates not covered by positives or negatives, in order to prevent exposure.
  • Maintain, adjust, and clean equipment, and perform minor repairs.
  • Perform tests to determine lengths of exposures, by exposing plates, scanning line copy, and comparing exposures to tone range scales.
  • Mix solutions such as developing solutions and colored coating solutions.
  • Activate scanners to produce positive or negative films for the black-and-white, cyan, yellow, and magenta separations from each original copy.
  • Analyze originals to evaluate color density, gradation highlights, middle tones, and shadows, using densitometers and knowledge of light and color.
  • Perform minor deletions, additions, or corrections to completed plates, on or off printing presses, using tusche, printing ink, erasers, and needles.
  • Correct minor film mask defects with litho tape or opaquing fluid.
  • Arrange and mount typeset material and illustrations into paste-ups for printing reproduction, based on artists' or editors' layouts.
Pre-press Film Stripper 10/1994 - 09/1998
Ovid Bell Press - Fulton, MO
  • Examine photographic images for obvious imperfections prior to plate making.
  • Operate presses to print proofs of plates, monitoring printing quality to ensure that it is adequate.
  • Monitor contact between cover glass and masks inside vacuum frames, in order to prevent flaws resulting from overexposure or light reflection.
  • Lower vacuum frames onto plate-film assemblies, activate vacuums to establish contact between film and plates, and set timers to activate ultraviolet lights that expose plates.
  • Examine finished plates to detect flaws, verify conformity with master plates, and measure dot sizes and centers, using light-boxes and microscopes.
  • Perform close alignment or registration of double and single flats to sensitized plates prior to exposure, in order to produce composite images.
  • Position and angle screens for proper exposure.
  • Punch holes in light-sensitive plates and insert pins in holes to prepare plates for contact with positive or negative film.
  • Inspect developed film for specified results and quality, using magnifying glasses and scopes; forward acceptable negatives or positives to other workers or to customers.
  • Place masking paper on areas of plates not covered by positives or negatives, in order to prevent exposure.
  • Mount negatives and plates in cameras, set exposure controls, and expose plates to light through negatives in order to transfer images onto plates.
  • Maintain, adjust, and clean equipment, and perform minor repairs.
  • Mix solutions such as developing solutions and colored coating solutions.
  • Activate scanners to produce positive or negative films for the black-and-white, cyan, yellow, and magenta separations from each original copy.
  • Analyze originals to evaluate color density, gradation highlights, middle tones, and shadows, using densitometers and knowledge of light and color.
  • Perform minor deletions, additions, or corrections to completed plates, on or off printing presses, using tusche, printing ink, erasers, and needles.
  • Correct minor film mask defects with litho tape or opaquing fluid.
  • Arrange and mount typeset material and illustrations into paste-ups for printing reproduction, based on artists' or editors' layouts.
Welder and Fabricator 05/1989 - 06/1991
Hunters Worldwide Systems - Columbia, MO
  • Weld components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.
  • Operate safety equipment and use safe work habits.
  • Lay out, position, align, and secure parts and assemblies prior to assembly, using straightedges, combination squares, calipers, and rulers.
  • Examine workpieces for defects and measure workpieces with straightedges or templates to ensure conformance with specifications.
  • Recognize, set up, and operate hand and power tools common to the welding trade, such as shielded metal arc and gas metal arc welding equipment.
  • Clamp, hold, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind or bolt component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding.
  • Select and install torches, torch tips, filler rods, and flux, according to welding chart specifications or types and thicknesses of metals.
  • Ignite torches or start power supplies and strike arcs by touching electrodes to metals being welded, completing electrical circuits.
  • Connect and turn regulator valves to activate and adjust gas flow and pressure so that desired flames are obtained.
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments, using processes such as gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc, flux-cored arc, plasma arc, shielded metal arc, resistance welding, and submerged arc welding.
  • Monitor the fitting, burning, and welding processes to avoid overheating of parts or warping, shrinking, distortion, or expansion of material.
  • Mark or tag material with proper job number, piece marks, and other identifying marks as required.
  • Analyze engineering drawings, blueprints, specifications, sketches, work orders, and material safety data sheets to plan layout, assembly, and welding operations.
  • Chip or grind off excess weld, slag, or spatter, using hand scrapers or power chippers, portable grinders, or arc-cutting equipment.
  • Remove rough spots from workpieces, using portable grinders, hand files, or scrapers.
  • Prepare all material surfaces to be welded, ensuring that there is no loose or thick scale, slag, rust, moisture, grease, or other foreign matter.
  • Clean or degrease parts, using wire brushes, portable grinders, or chemical baths.
  • Cut, contour, and bevel metal plates and structural shapes to dimensions as specified by blueprints, layouts, work orders, and templates, using powered saws, hand shears, or chipping knives.
  • Operate metal shaping, straightening, and bending machines, such as brakes and shears.
  • Mix and apply protective coatings to products.
Education
Associate of Applied Science: Design Drafting 1994 State Technical College of Missouri - Linn, MO
General North Callaway School District - Kingdom City, MO
General Fulton High School - Fulton, MO
Community Service
  • Volunteer at the New Bloomfield Historical Society.
  • Contributor and member of Callaway County Historical Society.
Affiliations
  • Member, Missouri Military History Society
Publications
  • Contributed cover photos for L. Douglas Keeney's book The Pointblank Directive.
  • Contributed photo to the March 2015 issue of the Smithsonian's Air & Space Magazine article about the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom.

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