Steve Burdine

swburdine AT fastmail DOT fm


Logistics Technician looking to transition into Information Technology, bringing industry credentials and strengths such as: Mechanical Skills, Ability to Trouble Shoot and Repair Mechanical Systems. Proficient experience with UNIX/Linux, Windows, Macintosh, and Small Office Home Office networks. Proven success as a team leader combining expertise in strategic planning, compliance control, and team leadership with solid qualifications for an entry level IT position. Interpersonal and Technical Skills:

    • Translate technical concepts
    • Communicate to a non-technical audience
    • Team Leader and Trainer
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Linux distributions
    • SSH

    • rsync
    • General Linux/UNIX tool sets
    • Windows workstation operating systems (Windows XP/Vista/7) utilities
    • Microsoft Office and other tool sets
          • Trouble shooting


Innovative Scientific Solution Inc.
Logistics Technician
11/2012- Present
  • Meet compliance with Air Force regulations on tool control
  • Keep and maintain databases of relevant excel and word documents pertaining to tool control
  • Maintain and update IP camera system for data acquisition
  • Troubleshoot and update software and hardware on lab computers

Five Rivers Metro Parks
5/2011- 10/2012
Maintenance Technician
  • Prepare for reservations and events
  • Communicate information about park facilities and the organization's overall mission, as needed, to park visitors and help coordinate volunteers
  • Perform necessary duties to keep park areas clean and safe
  • Assist other MetroParks staff with assigned duties.
  • Operates the following types of equipment and vehicles: push and riding mowers, tractors, and power tools such as chainsaws.

Weavers Lawn and Landscape
5/2003 to Present (Seasonal)
Team Lead
  • Maintain and repair the company computers and network
  • Equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Yard maintenance: weekly mowing, aeration, power ranking, cleanup, trimming and pruning, leaf removal, and fertilization.

10/2005 - 5/2007
Meter Reader
  • Read consumption meters for the purpose of billing
  • Inspect meters and utility boxes to confirm that they are in good condition, checking for signs of tampering or fraud
  • Indicates irregularities on forms for necessary action by servicing department
  • Verifies readings to locate abnormal consumption and records reasons for fluctuations

Naphcare (Montgomery County Jail)
10/2003 - 1/2005
  • Conduct medical assessments on inmates entering jail
  • Emergency care and basic first aid
  • Communication, leadership, deadlines/signoff, security clearance, trust

Emery World Wide
5/1994 - 5/2003
Lead Cargo
  • Team leader responsible for organizing the crew for the unloading and loading of cargo aircraft freight, in order to meet deadlines.
  • Use of forklifts, and K-loaders for loading of freight
  • Security clearance


Sinclair Community College Dayton, Ohio
  • Associates Degree

Comptia Certifications
  • A+ Certification

In Progress:
  • Associate of Applied Science - Computer Information Systems/Microsoft Security Specialist
  • LPIC-1