Andrew Bley

Work History

Work History
Jan 2009 - Present

Computer Repair Technician

Andrew Bley Computer Repair

I currently work as a professional computer repair technician. I work with both Macs and PC's, and specialize in a number of areas including hardware diagnosis and repair, software installation and troubleshooting, virus prevention and removal, networking creation and maintenance, and a variety of other areas as well.

Aug 2010 - Present

Self-Employed Graphic / Web Designer

Andrew Bley Design

I have worked as a part-time self-employed graphic and web designer. I design and customize graphics and web pages for a variety of people, as well as maintain and update their websites. I am proficient in both the Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Professional Suite. To view my work, please visit

Jun 2011 - Jul 2011

Temporary Database Technician / Data Entry Supervisor

United States Forest Service
In this position I was hired as a temporary full-time contractor to oversee the scanning of US Forest Service documents into digital format by student personnel. I was responsible for supervising the quality of work, troubleshooting technical problems, and updating the database with new entries. The programs I used primarily were Microsoft Access 2007 and Adobe Acrobat 9 Professional. Supervisor Contact Information: Erin D. Rentz, Botanist, Happy Camp Ranger District: (530) 493-1728.
Jun 2007 - Aug 2010

Volunteer Computer Technician / Trainer

Happy Camp Community Computer Center
My responsibilities in this position were to assist the general public with computer technology, perform basic computer repairs, act as assistant instructor during classes and trainings (mostly Adobe programs), help file, organize and input paperwork data to the database, create basic posters and pamphlets, and keep the organization clean and orderly. This position required the ability to serve and work with people of varying age groups and skill levels and deal with stressful situations. Supervisor Contact Information: Emma Lee Johnson, Computer Center Director: (530) 493-5213.


Sep 2011 - May 2013

Christian Ministry

LIFE Equipping Center

LIFE Equipping Center is a full-time two-year ministry school run by Risen King Community Church and accredited by the Christian and Missionary Alliance. I graduated in May 2013 at the top of my class with highest academic distinction. Certification available upon request.

Feb 2008 - Jan 2010

Leadership Development Class

Ford Family Foundation Leadership Institute

This series of seminars taught me how to collaborate well with leaders and organize a community around a common goal. I attended quarterly day-long seminars and helped host collaborative multi-city projects that benefitted the communities in which we all lived. Class certification available upon request.

Mar 2005 - Apr 2005

Adobe Acrobat CS Certification; Pagemaker to InDesign CS Certification

Evolve Computer Graphics Training Inc.

Please note: the institution at which I received this certification is now no longer in business. The facilitator has since created his own consulting and training firm, Brian Wood Training ( Class certification available upon request.