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Installation Manager Commissioning Engineer CCTV Fire Access Vesda

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
USD 4000 neg
August 14, 2018

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John Christian Peter Dreyer

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Johannesburg, South Africa

Personal Summary

Experienced Installation Manager, Project Manager and Commissioning Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the Security industry. Skilled in Excel, Sales, CCTV, Fire Detection and Protection, VESDA, Access Control, Electric Fencing, and Fire systems Design.

With expansive knowledge on many products and facets of the security, telecommunications and related industries, analytical and problems solving abilities, A definite asset to any company looking for a hardworking unsupervised conscientious Team Member.

Professional Experience

Service Installations Manager / Commissioning Engineer - SFP Security & Fire (Pty) Ltd

Jan 2015 - Current

Managing the Small Works Installations for the Service department (ZAR 300K/mth),

Quoting clients for Maintenance, Budgets, Repairs and Upgrades.(ZAR 450K/mth)

Designing Security Solutions to suit client’s requirements,

Procurement of stock using Pastel Software from Stores and external suppliers within budget.

Planning of installations, ensuring materials and equipment is ready for the install.

Risk assessments for the sites, assigning resources to complete the work.

Managing installation deadlines and achieving branch targets

Final site inspections once works are completed, Commissioning of installed equipment.

Testing and handover to Client along with relevant manuals, drawings and documentation.

Implemented Site profiles (Asset Register), drawings, documentation for the various sites for Service teams to ensure services carried out as per the correct PPM for each Client.

Managing On-Site Maintenance team (CCTV, Fire, Access, EVAC for Large Blue Chip clients). Liaison with clients to ensure PPM and site compliance.

Achieved revenue stream YTD in excess of ZAR 2 million

Service Manager - SFP Security & Fire (Pty) Ltd

Jul 2012 - Jan 2015

Managed Service Department for Field Technicians and On-Site techs for multiple Blue Chip clients. Staff complement 35 +

Ensure calls logged by clients at Service desk are addressed and completed within required SLA times.

Meetings with Clients to discuss sites status, PPM schedules, Upgrades and Compliance for systems installed.

Planned schedules for PPM for the periods, allocate Techs and ensure techs use correct "Tick Sheets" (asset register) to confirm all services are carried out as per SLA

Managing department Budgets, Achieved annual target for Department ZAR 17 Million+

Site Manager / Control Room Manager - Chubb Integrated Security (Pty) Ltd

Jan 2009 – Jun 2012

Managing day to day running of 24hr Control Centre and technical Department on prestigious Golf Estate. Staff complement 16 +

Managing the maintenance of the Access controls, CCTV, Electric Fence, telephone and fibre communications networks by onsite technical department

Liaison with ZEMA Security Manager wrt day to day reports and occurrences

Monthly and weekly submission of reports and graphs detailing alarms, faults, transactions etc on estate.

Analytical investigation of Data i.e. telephone records, alarm and access data to pickup trends and target poor running areas and implement corrective action.

Maintaining of stock levels of critical repairs equipment within department budget.

Generating new leads and sales to Client by pinpointing areas and equipment that require upgrades and additional protection to ensure the Clients site is continually being improved

Installations and Service Manager - Chubb Integrated Security (Pty) Ltd

Jan 2007 – Jan 2009

Managing the Service Department, Small works and Project Management. Staff complement 16

Technical audits and training of staff at Office estate and Strategic oil storage facility. (Access controls, CCTV, Electric Fence and fibre network)

Costing and processing of service job cards and supplying quotes to clients for upgrades and additions.

Site surveys and technical assistance to Sales department and drawing up BOQ to be costed by sales.

Commissioning and Project Management of installations done by Installations departments

Project Manager - Chubb Integrated Security (Pty) Ltd

Oct 2004 – Jan 2007

Sub Contracts Project Manager for Chubb Integrated Systems for Zimbali Golf Estate Project

Project managing the Security Fencing, Cables and Trenching contractors. Liaison with the civil works contractors wrt. cadastral boundaries, under road sleeves and cable routes as per site documentation.

Project Manager of the Access controls, CCTV, Electric Fence, telephone and Fibre communications network contractors wrt. the installations of the fibre and copper infrastructures between the relevant buildings to ensure installations as per specification.

Relocation of the existing Security system and Control Room to new Building while maintaining site integrity

Sourcing and purchasing of equipment as per BOQ. Managing of claims and invoicing for project within constraints of Project budget.

Busiunes Owner – Cabling ETC (Electronics, Telecomms, Computers)

Jan 1998 – Oct 2004

Installing telephone cabling and equipment to MDF Krone blocks

Installation of PABX and Premicell equipment.

Installing Fibre cabling for end user,

Installed structured CAT5 cabling and IP networks

Access controls and CCTV systems, Air-conditioning controls and cabling.

Installing and configuring PA amplifier systems.

Installation of Fire Suppression and audio Evacuation systems.

Areas of Expertise


MAN3000 Call monitoring

VOIP installations

INTRUDER ALARMS Cardax Alarms DSC, FBI and various other alarm system

CCTV Cathexis Hikvision Tavcom,Video IQ Certified Professional,

NICE vision, Bosch

ACCESS CONTROL Lenel Gold certified Access control Engineer, Gallagher Advanced

Engineer, Saflec ImproCardax Access Centurion Gate Access Motors

and controls, Vehicle Access Booms and Spike barriers

FIRE SYSTEMS Fire Detection Designer, Aritech, Ziton,, Kentec Gas Control Panels

Sigma Gas control Panels, Aspirating Detection (VESDA)

Gas Protection – FM200, Novec, Inert Gasses

EVAC SYSTEMS Bosch Plena, TOA, Ateis Evacuation systems

NETWORKING IP Setting up Switches and Routers

Programming of IP devices Including CCTV cameras

Terminations of all types of cables incl. BNC, RJ45,RJ11

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