Frank C. McLean III

4005 Baldwin Road
Chester, Va. 23831
(804) 748-9394

Objectives Summary of Qualifications
Skills Employment History
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To secure a position as a computer consultant/technician, with numerous responsibilities involving my areas of expertise, while earning my college degree.

Summary of Qualifications

b_styleb.gif (988 bytes) Installing and configuring software to be compatible with hardware and system, as well as configuring hardware to run with the                         software being used.

b_styleb.gif (988 bytes)  Performing computer maintenance tasks such as creating partitions for hard drives.

b_styleb.gif (988 bytes) Defragging and using other tools to keep PCs operating at peak performance.
b_styleb.gif (988 bytes) Building complete systems from bare bones including making hard drives ready for any operating system, installing any hardware and                      software required and making every component compatible.
b_styleb.gif (988 bytes) Troubleshooting PC problems and resolving them.
b_styleb.gif (988 bytes) Providing phone or on-site instruction regarding usage of any system or software installed on a system, as well as troubleshooting                      over the phone.
b_styleb.gif (988 bytes) Managing inventory and maintaining database of users and equipment.
b_styleb.gif (988 bytes) Installing and integrating networks over the Internet and intra-net. 
b_styleb.gif (988 bytes) Most experience in Windows 95, 98, NT and Novell.
b_styleb.gif (988 bytes) Most of the skills I have acquired have been self-taught because working with computers and software has been my hobby since I                      was very young. 


Repair/Upgrading Installing/Uninstalling hardware
Troubleshooting Making components work with each other (Hardware/software)
Building Building PCs from nothing but the motherboard and/or CPU
Consulting Leading people step by step by phone to solve PC problems
Teaching Instructing audiences with varied skills on many computer topics

Employment History


Systems Data Analyst (Volunteer) - Information Systems Technology Department

3 months

-Labeling computers, putting load-sets on computers, configuring load-set parameters, keeping inventory of computers.  


Systems Data Analyst - part-time - Mental Health Department

12 months

-Installing systems from box, installing software onto systems, troubleshooting hardware/software problems, configuring systems for network (Novell, IBM), Kermit troubleshooting, running network wire to systems, turning on network socket switches for different systems, assisting users with questions/training regarding hardware/software packages, transferring data from user’s old PC to new PC using LapLink software and cables, instructing users on new computer operation,  taking inventory of new/old computers as well as labeling them. 


Automation Technician - part-time - Fire Administration

3 months

-Installing systems from box, installing software, troubleshooting HW/SW problems, configuring systems for network (Novell, 95, NT, IBM), running wire to computers from network, performing upgrades on various systems (hardware/software), taking inventory of computers (fixed assets), creating schedules for users, assisting users with computer problems, instructing all Fire Departments across the county on (Windows 95, WinNT, Win 3.11, MS Office, WordPerfect applications, all hardware/software issues), inventory planning and updating, and many other computer-related tasks.


Automation Technician - part-time - The Computer Den

4 months ending December, 1998 (Business slow - part-time hours not needed)

-Hardware/Software installation, including configuring motherboards for various CPUs re-formatting hard drives for any operating system, fully configuring Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows 3.1 for any compatible hardware.  Taking inventory of

computer equipment; Performing diagnostics and providing a written report in layman’s terms for the customers; Providing guidance to customers who were not sure  of their equipment needs; Operating the cash register when needed.

Education and Training

Lloyd C. Bird High School



John Tyler 1998- Currently Attending


References, writing samples, and publications are available upon request

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For more information, please email me at, or telephone me at (804)-748-9394.