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Maintenance Manager

Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa
August 15, 2018

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Curriculum Vitae of Engelbert Manuhwa

Surname: Manuhwa

Name: Engelbert

ID number: 640**********

Sex: Male

Driver’s licence: Code 08

Health: Excellent

Contact number: +27-61-192-****/ +27-767-***-***

E-Mail Address:

Address: House 1, Moregloed Street, Klopperpark, Germiston 1601, South Africa


Last school attended: Kutama College, Norton, Zimbabwe

Level passed: GCE Ordinary level

Subjects Passed:

Mathematics B, Geography B, General Science C, Accounts B, History C, English Language B, English Literature B, Shona D

Trade Qualification: Fitter/Turner, class 1 journeyman (including machining)

Level: NQF level 4 in Mechanical Engineering

Workshop Processes & Practice (City & Guilds of London)

Other Courses : Bearings and seals maintenance(SKF),Maintenance & repair of Pumps( Zimbabwe Institute of Engineers), Rolling bearings & Seals course(Zimbabwe institute of Engineers), Planned maintenance(Zimbabwe Institute of Engineers) Introduction to Samtrac(NOSA), Applying She Principles & procedures(NOSA), Plant Safety Regulations(Eskom), MS word and MS Excel(British Oxygen company),Permit to Work Acceptors course(British Oxygen Company), Learner ship support Systems(SAQA)


Current Employment:

Supervisor: Supervising artisans during maintenance and shut down projects at Power Stations

Company: Sizovuna Africa Pty Ltd

Duration: 01.11.2016- Current

Previous Company: Makgoge Group

Position: Site Supervisor (at Eskom, Kendal Power Station)

Position: Project Supervisor (at Eskom, Duvha Power Station)

Period: 15/10/2013 – 30/01/2016 Ref: Godfrey Gkantsi Phone: 076*******

Previous Company: Eskom, Kendal Power Station, Witbank, South Africa.

Period: 01.08.2008 - 31.08.2013

Position: Mechanical Fitter Ref: Eddie Maseli Phone: 083*******

Previous Company: Dulys (now Frigo Glass)

Period: 01.04.08 to 31.07.2008

Position: Production Fitter/Turner

Previous Company: Sckeem Gas

Period: 01.10.2003 to 30.10.2007

Position: Installations Supervisor

Previous Company: British Oxygen Company (now Linde Group, Zimbabwe)

Period: 01.01.90 - 31.08.2003

Position: Maintenance Fitter/Turner

Previous Company: Olivine Industries (Zimbabwe)

Period: 01.0189 to 30.12.1989

Position: Maintenance Fitter/Turner

Previous Company: Zimbabwe Electricity supply Authority

Period: 15.05.83 to 16.05.87

Position: Fitter/Turner Machinist Apprentice

Previous Company: Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority

Period: 16.05.87 to 30.11.88

Position: Apprenticeship training & then Fitter/Turner (Machinist)

Duties: As a maintenance Fitter/Turner, my duties are to do daily plant checks, identify hazards on the plant, report hazards to superiors, fix defects, do maintenance as per maintenance schedule, responsible for taking out work permits, maintain safe work procedures, train students & supervise assistants and meet daily production figures by minimising breakdowns.

Duties: As a Supervisor, my duties are to develop relations with Manager, operating, quality and maintenance department. Daily oversight of department`s operation, identify and solve production problems, ensure repairs are done timely, participate in preventive maintenance programs and ensure safe working procedures and legislation is followed to avoid accidents


Good knowledge of mechanical equipment, faults diagnosis and rectifying. Proficient with industrial quality and safety (NOSA and ISO), participating in safety, health and quality programmes. Good knowledge of planned maintenance and condition monitoring on rotating equipment. Supervising outage projects at Dust handling plant. I am good at fabrication, arc welding and gas welding of brass and copper. I have worked on the following equipment: air compressors, ash conditioners, water and gas pumps, reduction gearboxes, valves, chain drives, hydraulic drives, fluid couplings, conveyor belts and belt splicing, wrapping machines, polyurethane machines, oil separators, robot controlled riveting machines, pneumatic and hydro testing of steel vessels and hoses, servicing of road tankers, rolling mills, air blowers, turbines, boilers, gas and water installation at poultry farms. I am also able to operate lathe, miller, and borer, thread cutting machine and work with engineering drawings.


I feel that I am a hard worker. I love a challenge as I see challenges as opportunities, not only to solve the problems but also to enrich myself and learn new things each day. I am dedicated, a fast learner, and would always put my employer’s interests first. I also believe that one cannot expect your staffs to do anything that you are not prepared to do yourself which turns to be a great motivating factor. Thank you.

Kind Regards

Engelbert Manuhwa

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