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Technician Power Plant

Location:
Johannesburg, GP, South Africa
Posted:
May 21, 2018

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CURRICULUM VITAE

ERIC CARLSON

ERIC CARLSON

PERSONAL DETAILS

Name: Eric James Carlson

Home Address: ** ***** ****,

Stokkiesdraai,

Van der Bijl Park, Gauteng

Republic of South Africa

Tel: ++27-712****** RSA Cell

+267-******** Botswana Cell e-mail: ac5jhs@r.postjobfree.com

Postal Address: Same as Home Address

Date of Birth: 2 August 1966

Place of Birth: Gladstone, Australia

Nationality: USA Citizen, Passport No. 488925276

Residency Status: South African Permanent Resident Marital Status: Married

Languages: English, Afrikaans

EDUCATION

Lowveld High School, Nelspruit RSA – Matric 1983

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

Vaal Triangle Technikon: Jan. 1987 – Nov. 1987

Jan. 1989 – Jun. 1989

Degree Obtained: None, lack one T3 subject for Natl. Diploma

Major Subjects: Instrumentation, Electronics, Electrical Engineering (LC),

Mathematics

Distinctions Obtained: T1– Instrumentation, Mathematics, Engineering Science

T2 – Mathematics

REFERENCES

On Request

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

PRESENT POSITION

Letlhakane Mine Tailings Treatment Project – Grinaker LTA

July 2016 – April 2018

Instrumentation Quality Controller responsible for compiling QC Packs, liaising with client, submitting technical queries, and assuring adherence to quality and safety standards. Handover of equipment and all required documentation.

PREVIOUS POSITION

SASOL 1 Wax Plant – Stefinutti Stocks

September 2015 – June 2016

Electrical & Instrumentation Quality Controller responsible for compiling QC Packs, liaising with client, submitting technical queries, and assuring adherence to quality and safety standards.

PREVIOUS POSITION

Dedisa Peaking Power Plant – Group 5 E&I

Feb. 2015 – September 2015

Electrical & Instrumentation Quality Control Coordinator responsible for compiling QC Packs, planning and assigning inspections and test work to subordinates, and presenting and handing over systems to client.

PREVIOUS POSITION

Waterval Smelter Slag Furnace No.2 Expansion Project - Angloplatinium

July 2013-March 2014

Instrument Supervisor responsible for installation, loop checking, and eventual handover to client of two thickeners, furnace water coolers, and their associated equipment. Duties involved planning of work, delegating to foremen, and adherence to strict quality and safety standards.

PREVIOUS POSITION

SASOL Alrode Tank Farm Expansion Project -- B&W Electrical and Instr.

June 2011 – May 2013

Instrumentation Supervisor responsible for procurement, installation, loop testing, and eventual handover to client of all instrumentation at SASOL Alrode

Tank Farm Project. Duties involve liaising with designers, submitting technical queries, planning of work, delegating to foremen, and ensuring construction and safety standards are adhered to.

PREVIOUS POSITION

SASOL Petroleum International – B&W Electrical and Instrumentation

February 2010 – May 2011

Instrumentation construction supervisor responsible for the installation, loop checking, and eventual handover to client, of SASOL Petroleum’s Temane Mozambique Natural Gas Central Processing Facility Expansion Project. Duties involved planning of work, delegating to foremen, and adherence to strict quality standards. This was in conjunction with conducting safety toolbox talks, risk assessments, and “permit to work” conditions.

PREVIOUS POSITION

PetroSA Mossel Bay Refinery – Grinaker LTA

September 2009 – November 2009

Instrument Technician responsible for the overhauling of all types of instrumentation during the three yearly shutdown of the Gas to Liquid Refinery. Duties involved the stripping, overhauling, calibration, installing and commissioning of various temperature, level and flow meters and switches. Also took part in the pre-start trip testing of the Synthol and alcohol recovery units.

PREVIOUS POSITION

Potgietersrus Platinum Ltd. – Wade Walker

April 2009 – September 2009

Instrument Technician responsible for the installation of Profibus Networks

on expansion project for platinum concentrator. Duties also involved the

supervision of fitting and terminating of instrumentation, and adherence

to quality standards.

PREVIOUS POSITION

Lerala Mine – DiamonEx Botswana

August 2008 – January 2009

Snr. Instrument Technician responsible for the maintanence, ordering of

spares, fault finding, calibration, and repair of instrumentation on all

sections of a 200ton/hr diamond plant. Duties also involved making

regular back-ups of control system software, implementing software changes, and maintaining x-ray diamond recovery machines.(Debex and Flowsort types)

PREVIOUS POSITION

Orapa Mine – Debswana Diamond Co. Botswana

August 2004 – August 2008

Snr. Instrument Technician responsible for Ore Delivery section.

Duties involve budgeting for, ordering, maintaining, and fault finding of relevant instruments on two large Kawasaki Gyratory Crushers and their auxiliary equipment. ie. Conveyors, Rockbreakers, Apron Feeders, HPP’s

PREVIOUS POSITION

Letlhakane Mine – Grunwald’s Construction Botswana

September 1998 – August 2004

Contractor Technician responsible for the supervision of instrumentation

mechanics on headfeed and tailings sections. This involved ordering of

spares, overseeing maintenance and fault finding on relevant instruments,

as well as ensuring compliance to safety and industrial standards.

PREVIOUS POSITION

Zambian Consolidated Copper Mines – Nchanga Division

November 1997 – May 1998

Instrumentation Foreman responsible for 8 instrument mechanics in

installation, maintenance, and repair of all instruments in the crushing and grinding sections of this copper mine

PREVIOUS POSITION

Sasol II Rectosol Plant – Secunda RSA

June 1997 – November 1997

Instrumentation Mechanic responsible for installation, maintenance, and

repair of instruments in this section of this petro-chemical plant.

PREVIOUS POSITION

OK Refinery - Gothenberg, Sweden (P&J Hughes Electrical)

July 1996 – November 1996

Instrumentation Technician responsible for supervising the installation,

loop checking, and commissioning of instruments on Gas/Oil expansion

project.

PREVIOUS POSITION

Orapa Mine – Nomatex Botswana

January 1996 – July 1996

Instrumentation Technician performing the loop checking and commissioning

of instrumentation on the Orapa Process Control Upgrade Project. This involved

adding new instruments, as well as changing over existing instruments to an

Allen Bradley PLC and Azon SCADA system. Duties also included checking

and updating relevant documentation and drawings.

PREVIOUS POSITION

De Beers Consolidated Mines – Venetia Mine (PESSA) RSA

January 1995 – December 1995

Instrumentation Technician responsible for general repair and maintenance of

instrumentation on Crushing, Screening, and Scrubbing sections of this diamond

mine. Responsibilities also included the design and implementation of modifications to existing equipment, and the updating of relevant drawings.

PREVIOUS POSITION

Columbus Stainless Steel Middleburg RSA (B&W Elect.)

November 1994 – January 1995

Quality Controller for instrumentation and electrical installations on the slab

Reheat furnace. Ensured installations were built to specification and handed

over to managing contractor.

PREVIOUS POSITION

Mossgas Gas To Liquid Refinery – NOAN Enterprises

June 1993 – November 1993

Instrument Supervisor during the loop, function, and trip testing of all

instruments on the new No.3 boiler.

Shutdown work, trip testing, and modifications to heat control loops on

waste heat boilers and methane reforming units.

PREVIOUS POSITION

Sasol III Secunda RSA (ISM Labor Contractors)

March 1993 – May 1993

Removal, repair, calibration, and installation of IRD instruments on CO2

compressors and vacuum blowers in the rectosol unit. Loop checking of

overhauled instruments and control valves.

PREVIOUS POSITION

Mossgas Mossel Bay (NOAN Enterprises)

April 1992 – January 1993

Instrumentation quality controller responsible for new installations

conforming to specification on methane reforming, and air separation

units. Also involved in commissioning of plants once they were handed

over.

PREVIOUS POSITION

Sasol Fertilizers Secunda RSA

April 1991 – January 1992

Maintenance, repair, calibration, and installation of level, pressure,

temperature, flow, weighing and analytical instruments on all units of

fertilizer plant. Duties involved training apprentices, fault finding, and

commissioning new equipment. I obtained experience and knowledge

of Intrinsic Safety, and safety requirements of hazardous materials.

PREVIOUS POSITION

Kinross Mines Evander RSA

November 1990 – April 1991

Maintenance, repair, calibration, and installation of level, pressure,

temperature, flow, weighing and analytical instruments on all units

of a gold mine.

PREVIOUS POSITION

Kinross Mines Evander RSA

February 1988 – October 1990

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