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Heavy diesel mechanic.

January 25, 2018

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Surname : Zulu

Forename : Raphael

Date of Birth : 21th April,1980

Sex : Male

Nationality : Zambian

NRC NO : 216040/62/1

Marital Status : Married

Contact Mobile : +260*********

Contact Address : 747 MagoyeCourt,Riverside,Chingola

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I am professionally fully qualified and highly skilled heavy equipment repair with ten years working experience and extensive training in heavy equipment maintenance .I am anexcellent planner who pays attention to details. I am a person who works smart and hard,and able to meet targets and always ensuring that work is done to proper standards and within given time frame and budget, thereby reducing costs,re-work and machine down time.I am a team player very flexible quick to pick up new skills and eager to learn from others. I also have a lot ideas and enthusiasm and keen to work safely and follow all safety rules and procedures as well as making sure that my co-workers are working safely, capable of deploying full contamination control and carry out machine components failure analysis in order to determine failure and give recommendation for quality maintenance of machines. I am very competent with Microsoft and excel and also good in using DDR for Detroit Engines.


January 2005 – PRESENT

Working for Konkola copper mines as Heavy Diesel Technician at Konkola and Nchanga underground mines of Zambia on the following Machines:

MT 436b, MT 443,MT2000,MT444,MT 1030[ Atlas Copco dump tracks] and Sandvik Dump Trucks, EJC 533, 530 BELL tracks B40D, BTI mine carrier PC15 Wheel Loaders Atlas copco,ST1030,ST1020,ST1030,ST 1530,ST2G,Sandvik Wheel loaders Toro 400D,Toro 007,LH410M, LH410E,Drill rigs Sandvik, solo and Exera, Cat loaders R1600 and R1300.


Reviewing on and off board monitoring systems and equipment trend reports to look for

under performance in component or overall equipment performance

Building and assembling of all hydraulic hoses with permanent and reusable fittings

Carrying out component rebuilds on the following: Engines, final drives, transmissions,

torque converters, diffs, hoist cylinders and many other components

Carrying out planned preventive maintenance

Conducting daily running repairs and services

Carrying out Mid and Full Life component change outs

Troubleshooting hydraulic malfunctioning

Replacing components such as final drives, pumps and engines

Troubleshooting overheating of various machine systems

Troubleshooting and repairs rough engine running

Replacing electronic unit injectors and calibrate trim codes

Calibrating various machine systems such as transmission calibration.

Carrying out various pressure tests on hydraulic systems

Recovering of broken down machines from the field to workshop.

Performing daily inspection and document backlogs from inspections

Responding and attend to filed breakdowns

Dismantling, inspect and repair components such as suspension cylinders

Supervising and Coaching Trainees/Apprentices

Ordering parts

Writing service reports

Attending to field breakdowns


Heavy Diesel trainee [2002]

Mpongwe Development Company of Zambia [Agriculture company]


Carried out full service and repair on machines such Isuzu KB 250, KB 2000, Layland, TATA TRACTORS [Johndeera, case] motor cycles such as CT2000 and XL.

Carried out components rebuilds such as engines, final drives, transmissions, torque converters, Diffs, and other components

Carried out troubleshooting on hydraulic System

Carried out fluid monitoring systems to monitor wear and contamination

Carried out planned preventive maintenance

Conducted daily running repairs and services

Carried out Mid Life component change outs

Troubleshooting Hydraulic malfunctioning

Replaced components such as final Drives, pumps and engines

Troubleshooting overheating of various machine systems

Troubleshooting and repairs rough engine running

Replaced electronic unit injectors and calibrate trim code

Carried out various pressure tests on Hydraulic systems

Recovery of Broken down Machines from the maize fields.

Performed daily inspection and document backlogs from inspections.

Responded and attend to filed breakdowns

Dismantled, Inspected and Repaired components such as Suspension Cylinders


Improved confidence in machine reliability and availability ensured

Reduced machine down time

Successfully assembledMT 436B,MT 2000,ST1030,[ Atlas Copco] LH410,EJC533[,SANDVIK] andR1600, R1300[ CAT] Machines for Konkola Copper mines plc .


2002-2003 Graduated from Solwezi Training Institute with a full

(E.C.Z.) Craft Certificate in Automotive mechanics.

2007 Graduated from Northern technical college with certificate in hydraulics.

2012 certificate in first aid at konkola copper mines.

2012 certificate of attendance in LH410M and EJC 533 Maintenance.


1994 – 1998 Obtained a Grade Twelve (12) Certificate from Mpongwe secondary school in Luanshya.


Speak fluent English

Use and application of personal computer

Strong interpersonal skills

Able to operate a forklift

Able to operate a Pendant Crane

Basic Rigging


Athletics, football, playing chess and reading books


John muula

Section Engineer

Konkola copper mines

Mobile: +260*********,+260*******



Konkola copper mines

Mobiles: +260*********.

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