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Engineering Manager

Durban, KZN, South Africa
January 17, 2018

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CV – Carl Persent

Name: Carl Norman Persent

Address: ** ********** ******* *** ******

Witbank, 1034

Race: Coloured (South African)

ID Number: 730-***-**** 084

Cell: 061-***-****/ 084-***-**** /

Email: or

Areas of work: Pretoria/Witbank

Availability: Immediately


I have more than 20 years' experience as a Boilermaker Tradesman, being proficient in a wide variety of knowledge and skills including, fabricating, structural steel, maintenance, construction projects. I also take safety on the job seriously for my work colleagues and myself. I have also gained valuable experience in, and am capable of:

- Safe usage of Swing Stage Scaffolds

- Working at various heights

- Working within confined spaces

I am highly meticulous, reliable Boilermaker with exceptional attention to detail and a superior work ethic. I adapt easily and am able to multi-task to address a number of simultaneous boilermaker maintenance and repair issues with accuracy and efficiency. Especially knowledgeable in safe and effective handling and repair for an array of potentially hazardous welding equipment

Highlights :

•Extensive boilermaker construction welding background

•Excellent proficiency with all power and hand tool operation

•Outstanding skills in schematic and blueprint interpretation

•Exceptional maintenance work team management skills

•Superior technical problem-solving ability

•High skills in troubleshooting and performing routine maintenance tasks

•Experience in shift work and working under extreme pressure and tight deadlines

Work Experience:

Period: July 2010 to March 2016

Organisation: Kusile Fabrication, Witbank, Gauteng

Position: Boilermaker Welder


•Ducting and panels for boilers.

•Removed rough welding surfaces with portable grinder.

•Assembling of panels for bunkers.

•Used precision equipment to measure metal gaps, grooves and angles.

•Conducted dimension tolerance.

•QC off completed jobs.

•Fabricating & onsite installation structural steel.

•Reading drawings to work out job specifications.

Period: June 2006 to June 2010

Organisation: Persent Engineering, Stanger, KwaZulu Natal

Position: Boilermaker I Workshop Foreman


•Conducted welding operations in flat and vertical stances.

•Used callipers and straightedges to align metal welding components.

•Operated gas and shielded arc welding machines safely and efficiently.

•Inspected equipment for problems and flaws and notified supervisors accordingly.

•Corrected any expansion, shrinking or warping of materials

Jan 2006 - June 2006: Boilermaker (Shutdown)


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Name: Eric Persent

Title: Director

Organisation: Persent Engineering

Location: Stanger, KwaZulu Natal

Contact Number: +27-84-503-****

Name: Lionel Lippert

Title: Production Manager

Organisation: Kusile Fabrication

Location: Witbank, Gauteng

Contact Number: +27-83-443-****

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