Tim Befus



I am seeking a position within the GIS Technology field, where I can contribute to the success of the company as well as expand my knowledge in an ever changing field.

Key Skills

Proficient or familiar with a vast array of concepts and technologies, including:

  • ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Catalog and ArcGIS Server.
  • Web page coding using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • .Net Programming VB and ASPX.
  • SQL and Access Database Development.
  • Linking VB and Web Apps to ArcGIS and Databases.
  • Geoprocessing, Map plots and Model Builder.
  • Working with various types of Windows OS and programs.
  • Creating and maintaining documentation.


  • Aug. 2012 to Dec. 2012 GIS Certificate (in progress) Okanagan College, Vernon, B.C..
  • March 2012 Introduction to ArcGis                    Okanagan College Online Studies, Salmon Arm, B.C.
  • 2005 to 2007 Web Designer Associate Certificate        BCIT Online Studies, Burnaby, B.C.
  • 1997 to 1999 Computer Automation Service Technician  University College of the Cariboo, Kamloops, B.C.
  • 1992 to 1993 First Year CGA Accounting Courses Correspondence
  • 1989 to 1991 Grade 12 Diploma                               North Peace Senior Secondary, Fort St. John, B.C


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Work Experience

USNR – Salmon Arm, B.C. Technician III
Sawmill Equipment Manufacturer
September 1999 to Present

  • Building and repairing products for the sawmill industry
  • Building and repairing computers for sawmill systems
  • Installing and configuring software
  • Troubleshooting and repairing various computer systems and components
  • Writing and maintaining documentation for product and repair procedures

ISE Group of Companies - Port Coquitlam, B.C Electronics Technician (Co-op)
Remotely Operated Submersibles
January 1999 to April 1999

  • Sourcing parts for sub-assemblies
  • Creating drawings for cables and circuits
  • Building and testing components

OK Prewire – Vernon, B.C. Wiring Technician (Co-op)

June 1998 to August 1998

  • Running cable for telephone and network systems

Iain M. Still, CA – Fort St. John, B.C. Accounting Technician
November 1994 to September 1996

Updated November 2012