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Durban, KZN, South Africa
January 17, 2018

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Professional Resume

Street Address: ** **** **** **** *****


Richards Bay


Postal Address: PO Box 7539



Email Address:

Contact Numbers: (+27)083******* [Cell]

(+27)071******* [Cell]

Next of Kin: Mrs Elizabeth Mdletshe

Relationship: Wife

Contact Number: (+27)071******* [Cell]

Mdletshe T.Z [Themba Zuluthini]


Surname : Mdletshe Names : Themba Zuluthini

Date of birth : 1963 October 10 Age : 53 yrs.

Gender : Male Marital Status : Married

Nationality : South African Identity No : 6310105307083 Religion : Christian Drivers Lic no: Code 14 (EC)

: O/H Pendant Crane 26 Tons

: Mobil Cherry-Picker

: Forklift Truck 16 Tons


















Quick Learner Pro Active

Ability to Work under Pressure Problem Solving Abilities

Dedication to Task Enthusiastic

Use Own Judgment Very Helpful

Good Team Spirit Supportive


COMPANY: Hillside Aluminium Smelter -BHP Billiton SA (South32)

EMPLOYMENT PERIOD: 01 August 1995 -30 June 2014

POSITION: Maintenance Artisan/Millwright

RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintaining large equipment scale that consists of: Laboratory, 5 Conveyor Belts, 5 GTC (Gas Treatment Centers), 2 FTC (Fume Treatment Centers), Pitch Plant, Mini Sub-Stations and an Impoundment Dam.

Revising plant isolation procedures.

Verification of critical sectional spare in warehouse and on SAP System.

Revising plant specific Safety and SOP Procedures.

Compiling monthly Performance, Cost and Safety Audits Reports.

Electrical wiring, servicing and Mechanical assembling of new SMS 200 Robots.

Assembling and serving Eriez Magnetic Separators.

Material movement for old SAP system to New SAP system.

Issuing of work permits to contractors.

Attending to breakdowns and standbys.

Performing electrical switching on (400-3,3kV) equipment.

Assembling and commissioning of new equipments/ machinery.

Installing and commissioning of Soft Manufacture Starters.

Servicing and coding ABB 150CC Spam Relays.

Installing and servicing Combustion & Fuel Handling Systems.

Performing switching operation (LV-MV).

Fault finding and repairing electrical ancillary equipments.

Working on live equipment up to 400V.

Capturing and recording motor vibration analysis on design PC System.

Servicing Lab’s Milling, XRF and XRD machines.

Conveyor belt tracking.

Performing service on hydraulics equipments.

Performing conveyor belt motor isolation and services.

Motor and laser alignments.

Installing and service submersible water pumps.

Servicing screens and rotex gearboxes.

Servicing DCVs and Poppets.

Working on different Manufacture Starters (Siemens; Telemechaniques; Electro Mechanical; Klockner Moeller; Brown Boveri and Sprecher Schuh).

Repairing of Single Phase and Three Phase Motors.

Racking-out, servicing contactors and breaker buckets at Substations.

Servicing all FTC, GTC motors and electrical monitoring devices.

Performing electrical isolation and de- isolation (400V-3,3kV) on equipment.

Sign off work permits from Artisan/ contractors, handover plant to production.

Reason for Leaving: Retrenched

COMPANY: Richards Bay Minerals – Rio Tinto

EMPLOYMENT PERIOD: May1990 - July 1995

POSITION: Plant Operator

RESPONSIBILITIES: Start and run the plant according to SOP.

Do inspections in the plant and report faults to artisan on shift.

Adhere to SHE regulations on the plant and maintain high

level of housekeeping in the workplace.

Reason for leaving: Better opportunities

COMPANY: Mondi Forest- Richards Bay KZN

EMPLOYMENT PERIOD: July 1987 – April 1990

POSITION: Supervisor

RESPONSIBILITIES: Planning & organizing work for workers each day.

Controlling attendance register for employees.

Making sure that the production is done safely and target is met as required.

Adhere to SHE regulations on workplace.

Maintain high level of housekeeping in the workplace.

Reason for leaving: Better opportunities

COMPANY: Portnet- Richards Bay KZN

EMPLOYMENT PERIOD: April 1981 – December 1984

POSITION: General Attendant

RESPONSIBILITIES: Cleaning yard and workshops, assisting carpenter in the workshop and assisting plumbers in pipe blockages.

Reason for leaving: Retrenched


Qualifications: National Engineering Certificate (N3)

Institution: Tisand Technical College

Year: 1994

Subjects: Mathematics N3

Engineering Science N3

Electrical Trade Theory N3

Industrial Electronics N3

Highlights and Achievements

I am in possession of code 14 drivers licence.

Computer literate on the following programs: [Windows 7, Windows XP, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Level II - Monitoring Systems & SAP Systems]

Clear understanding of Reading, Connecting and working on Pneumatics and Hydraulics’ Systems


Sports : Soccer

Hobbies : Social gatherings, Reading, Gospel Music and family braais.

General : Church Activities.


1. Mr Dumi Nxumalo - Maintenance Manager - South32 (BHP) Smelter

[035- *** **** And 083 *** ****]

2. Mr Nhlakanipho Hlophe - Maintenance Supervisor - South32 (BHP) Smelter

[035- *** **** And 082 *** ****]

3. Mr Riaz Goga -HOD Maintenance Coordinator - South32 (BHP) Smelter

[035- *** **** And 084 8700 109]

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