Cory Balanecki

Cory Balanecki

Edmonton, Alberta

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About me:

Worked in a technical support position since 1997.  I have a wide range of training and skills in the computer field.  These include extensive practical experience with Microsoft Windows; Setting up and maintaining users, groups and computers in Microsoft Server Active Directory, Microsoft Azure and Office 365; Managing printers in an Azure and Server environment; Setting up and maintaining desktop computers, smart phones, printers and setup of VPN routers; Troubleshooting and repairing hardware problems. I am proficient with Microsoft Office, working with Outlook, Excel and Word and supporting the use of the applications; Support, documentation, and troubleshooting experience.  I have worked with cabling, including putting RJ11 ends on cables, running cables, configuring wall ports and managing the cables on patch panels and switches.  I have very good verbal and written communications skills. 


Grant MacEwan Community College
Microcomputer Specialist Program
1996 - 1998


Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Biological Sciences Technology
1990 - 1992


Help Desk Coordinator

YMCA of Northern Alberta
10315 - 109 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 1N3

Oct 01, 2007
May 03, 2021

Manage Help Desk and replied to support requests. Manage Active Directory, Azure and Office 365 users, groups and computers. Set up and maintained computers, printers, phones and troubleshot all needs.


Field Technician

CompuVision Systems Incorporated
12320 - 149 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5V 1G9

Nov 01, 2004
Aug 09, 2007

Worked at client sites, troubleshot and repaired network, desktop and printers.  Set up and maintained computers, printers and troubleshot all needs for 180 national stores at one client.


Help Desk

IBM Canada Limited
Suite 400, 10044 - 108 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3S7

Jul 05, 2004
Oct 29, 2004

Processed service order requests through IBM for contracted company.  Opened initial email and created tickets, sent daily update reminders, closed tickets, and sent closed notices.


Systems Analyst

Biochemistry Department, University of Alberta
425G Medical Sciences Building
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2H7

Apr 21, 2003
Apr 30, 2004

Provided support for all users in the department. Troubleshot problems, installed and configured software and hardware, ran daily backups, ordered parts and software, trained users.


Technical Support Analyst

Shana Corporation
9744 - 45 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T6E 5C5

Jul 19, 1999
Dec 05, 2002

Technical support for customers of a Forms software company. Troubleshot, installed and configured software, database entry, and worked directly with customers.


Software Technician

Black Gold Regional Schools
201, 1101 - 5 Street
Nisku, Alberta T9E 7N3

Ju1 06, 1998
Dec 03, 1998

Technical support for nine schools. Included troubleshooting, installing and configuring software and hardware, database entry, hardware inventory, fixing any hardware and software problems.


Technical Support

Pre Print Incorporated
200, 12420 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta T5N 3Z9

May 04, 1998
Jul 03, 1998

Installed and configured software, set up workstations, did hardware inventory, inventory database, fixed hardware problems.


Help Desk Operator

Super i-Way Internet Services
100, 10620 - 178 Street 
Edmonton, Alberta T5S 2E3

May 12, 1997
Oct 18, 1997

Helped solve Internet customer’s problems on phone, entered information in database, edited newsletter, fixed hardware problems, opened and closed office.

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