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Wes Van Tighem


RR7 Calgary, Alberta T2P-2G7 (403) 569-0955 wvt@wessweb.cjb.net



Objective


To broaden my experience working with various aspects of Personal Computers, Local Area Networks, and Software Development.

Experience


Self Employed

Computer Technician/Advisor, September 1996 - Current

Responsibilities include recovering valued data, resolving hardware/software issues and providing advice to first-time computer buyers.

- Building and upgrading PCs

- Replacing faulty components

- Troubleshooting hardware/software conflicts and finding appropriate solutions.



Chestermere High School

Computer Assistant, September 1998 - June 2001

Computer reference person.

- Successfully maintained 40+ networked PCs running Windows 95/98

- Installed/updated software/drivers and administrated shared network applications using Novell ZenWorks administration software.



Bob Edwards High School

Computer Technician, November 1998 - January 1999

Responsibilities included upgrading , repairing, and maintaining 20+ networked PCs.

- Successfully installed Windows 95 and all required drivers/updates/software.

- Troubleshot and successfully replaced malfunctioning hardware and LAN cabling.



Ernest Morrow School

Computer Technician, July 1997 - August 1998

Responsibilities included upgrading and configuring 10+ PCs.

- Successfully installed Windows 95 and all required drivers/updates/software.

- Troubleshot and successfully repaired computer systems for network/internet use.

Education


Chestermere High School (Graduated July 2001)

September 1997 - June 2001



English 30 Physics 30

Mathematics 30 Pure Chemistry 20

Social Studies 30 Financial Management 30



Information Processing 30

- Basic Operations - Corel Quattro Pro

- Basic Graphics Design - Corel Presentations

- Information Highway 1, 2, 3 - Corel Word Perfect

- Desktop Publishing - DOS, Windows 95/98

- Word Processing - Keyboarding

- QBASIC - QBX-PDS

- VisualBASIC - Novell ZenWorks



Chestermere Middle School

September 1994 - June 1997



Skills


- Extensive knowledge of Home Electronics and Personal Computer systems

- Extensive knowledge of Safety procedures for handling and installing hardware

- Efficient work method

- Excellent troubleshooting ability

- Good people skills

- Extensive knowledge of MS-DOS v5.00 - 7.10, Windows 3.1 - Windows 2000

- Experience with HTML publishing/development

- Extensive knowledge of internet related software and hardware

- Extensive knowledge of digital audio & video

- Fantastic mechanical skills