Summary

I am an electronics engineer with training in software development having over 40 years experience of working with a large number of companies and sectors in various parts of the country. This has allowed me to develop a high level of organisational, project management, team working and communication skills in addition to my core electronic and computing skills.

My first experience in computing came at university where I completed a project to interface a piece of astronomical equipment to to a very early PC involving both hardware and software.

Following that I gained experience as a senior test engineer helping to develop test strategies and leading a team of engineers investigating production problems, after which I worked debugging and testing Sum Micro systems equipment. After training in software development I spent time developing Windows and website software.

I am currently the owner of BH Computing which provides a quality and individual computer repair, maintenance and support service in Lancashire to both domestic and small business customers. This allows me to bring together all my previous knowledge and skills and making these available to its customers.

If you are currently experiencing a computer problem or would like to discuss how we may help you in the future contact us on 01772 330994 or email bernard@bhcomputing.co.uk

Expertise


Electronic Engineering,
Laptop Desktop Diagnosis and Repair
Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, 7
Laptop Motherboard Repair
Hardware and Software Upgrades
LCD Screen Replacement
Virus , Spyware and Malware Removal
Slow Computer Problem Resolution
PC Health Check and Performance Tune Up
System Clean-ups
Disaster, Data Recovery and Transfer Service
Data Backup
Home/office network Installation and Maintenance
Broadband Router Installation and Maintenance
Internet Connection Troubleshooting
New Computer Set Up
Connectivity Problems
Personal PC and Internet Tuition.

Experience

  • BH Computing

    Owner
    - Current
  • Secret Volcano Lair

    Software Developer
    2008 - 2008
    Re-developed a community web site with additional functionality enabling event speakers to self update their personal profiles, passwords, event descriptions and view event feedback.
  • Salvation Army

    Software Developer
    2007 - 2008
    Developed an integrated database to manage volunteer and user details using an Oracle 10G database over a 12 month period in conjunction with the Senior Community Officer, creating the online forms and the ability for volunteers and users to self update their details. Wrote various scripts to enable web forms to open automatically on the local intranet. Provided full technical help and support to ensure system resources were used effectively and end users are more able to use their software. Offered formal and informal training courses for staff, volunteers and the local community.
  • Celestica

    Diagnostic Engineer
    2002 - 2003
    Responsible for a range of actions which included planning, establishing standards and resolving problems. Accountable for the analysis and diagnosis of problems with Sun computer equipment to component level, and the testing and validation of equipment.
  • Panasonic

    Senior Test Engineer
    1996 - 2001
    Set up and lead a team of 8 engineers to work specifically with the surface mount lines to monitor build quality and correct problems during production process. Trained new recruits and other engineers which included the writing of an engineering training manual. Investigated new and recurring problems during the production process working with other departments to rectify problems so enabling the smooth running of the production lines. Implemented factory trials of new procedures to monitor problems occurring during the production process, and monitor build quality.
  • Neil Howard Ltd

    Bench Engineer
    1995 - 1996
    Responsible for repair and maintenance of cellular communications equipment to component level.
  • Lancashire Business School

    Audio/Visual Technician
    1994 - 1995
    Responsible for the repair, maintenance and installation of studio audio and video broadcast equipment to component level.
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    Earlier Career
    1970 - 1991
    Worked for number of companies involved in maintenance of televisions, video recorders and audio systems, to component level.

Education History

  • Physics and Astronomy

    University of Central Lancashire
    1990 - 1993

Qualifications

BSC, MInstP, MCP

Clubs and Associations

The Institute of Physics

Interests and Hobbies

Cycling, Walking, Music, Formula 1

Email Bernard

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