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Aaron Webster

Aaron Webster

Portland, OR, US

 

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About 

I am currently in the first year of the MArch program at Portland State University. PSU has given me a wide range of experiences through the rich curriculum, as well as through my involvement with the AIAS. I am also acting student IDP Coordinator, which requires knowledge of IDP, NAAB, NCARB, Paths to Licensure, and the ARE exam process. My current goals include finding a summer internship with an architectural firm, and gaining as much experience as possible before continuing in the graduate program at Portland State University in the fall. My journey has driven me to become very interested in the areas of Adaptive Reuse, Socially Responsible Architecture, and the role of the Architect in the psychology and science of building communities, and city planning.

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Employment 

Portland State University, Portland, OR, US, Archive GA

Maintain, organize and track student work in archive for use in NAAB accreditation visits to university. Work closely with faculty and students to collect material, for binders showcasing curriculum and student work for NAAB evaluation. Photograph and videotape lectures and events at the school for archive and office PR use.

Oct 2013 - current
 

Randstad, Tualatin, OR, US, Solder Tech

Assembly of medical ultrasound equipment within a sterile work environment

Skills: small gauge soldering, manual dexterity, attention to quality and detail

Jul 2012 - Oct 2012
 

Target Corporation, Portland, OR, US, Logistics Associate

Received new product from delivery system, delivered new product to appropriate stocking locations. Used palletjack to move freight safely and quickly throughout the store. As part of the stocking team received inventory from stockroom and placed product on shelves in accordance to company established display standards. As part of Instock team, responsible for back stocking overstock and transition merchandise in back room into the electronic inventory control system using a PDA, also responsible for pulling merchandise to the sales floor using the same system. Work is set within strict productivity deadlines, and working rapidly is a requirement of the job

Jul 2010 - Mar 2012
 

Thales Avionics, Tukwila, WA, US, Technician

Test, troubleshoot, repair, and calibrate electronic equipment used in aircraft operation; such as gyroscopic horizon indicators, airspeed indicators, etc. Analyzing workorders and customer rejections of equipment to discern the probable cause of failure. Use of technical manuals for testing/repair/calibration adhering to company and FAA regulations. Keep track of manhours and replacement component price for customer use. Strict adherence to documentation policies to insure trackability of replacement parts and repair done on equipment. Adhere to company 6S organization standards. Work with other employees to continually refine and improve processes and practices to make the working environment as smooth running as possible, as well as improve quality of support to customers.

Jul 2007 - Jul 2009
 

US Army, Apache Attack Helicopter Systems Repairer

Diagnosed and repaired the electrical and optical systems for the Apache Attack Helicopter, as well as worked on electronic boxes from various other military vehicles. As well as electronics, received training in leadership, land navigation, weapons and soldier skills. Received electronics training, and certification as a multi-layer solderer from the ARMY Ordnance Munitions and Electronic Maintenance School located in Redstone Arsenal, near Huntsville Alabama.

Oct 2001 - Oct 2005
 

Education 

Portland State University, Portland, OR, US, MArch, Architecture

Oct 2013 - current
 

Portland State University, Portland, OR, US, Bachelors, Architecture

Bachelors of Science in Architecture

Oct 2009 - Jul 2013
 

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