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Diesel Mechanic Manager

Georgetown, Gauteng, 1401, South Africa
August 19, 2018

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Contact Details:** Ostend road dellvile Germiston

Cell 078*******,Email Address:


Career history

1.Employer: National Railways of Zimbabwe, Position:Heavy duty diesel mechanic trainee,

2. Employer:Colbro international service center(isc),class one heavy duty diesel me

3. Royal group boksburg gauteng :Position heavy duty diesel mechanic.

NRZ(2009_2012),ISC(2013_2018),ROYAL GROUP (JAN 2018 TO PRESENT DATE)

A versatile and innovative Diesel Plant Fitter, a fast leaner and always willing to learn new things. I am also a confident Professional with excellent communication and research skills. I am able to work with people from all different backgrounds. My career goal is to be associated with a progressive dynamic organization which can fully utilize my skills and potential.

Professional Qualifications

National Certificate in Diesel Plant fitting/heavy duty diesel mechanic

Class 1 Diesel Plant Fitter /heavy duty diesel mechanic

Code 10 driver’s License

Academic Qualifications

Passed 8 subjects at ordinary level including Mathematics, Science and English

6 points at Advanced level (MOB, Accounts and Mathematics)

Short Training Courses- First Aid : NRZ (Dabuka), Hydraulic and Pneumatics : NRZ (Dabuka), Health and Safety : Mota Engil (Hwange)

Computers: Gweru Polytechnic College

Personal details

Nationality: Zimbabwean with a valid work permit

Sex: Male

Marital Status: married

I.D No: 47-156729 N 47

Date of Birth: 03/03/1987

Religion: Christianity

Health: Good

Passport No: CN054687

Languages: English, Shona & Ndebele

Race: African

Criminal Record: None

Employer: Cobro International Service Centre (ISC)

Position: Class 1 Artisan (Period: 2013 to 2018)

Machines Worked On.


international 9700,m11,n12 and isx,daf cf and xf,renault dxi,freight liner Argos,Chinese howo and shuckman,Volvo,Mercedes Benz actros,hino, and ud from 40 to 600


FRONT END LOADERS_ Komatsu WA470, Komatsu WA380, Volvo L220 E, Komatsu WA900,Cat 988F,VolvoL220F,Cat966H

GRADERS- Cat 140G, Cat 140H & Volvo G940,Bell 870,Cat 16G

EXCAVATORS_ Cat 345, Volvo EC 460, Volvo EC 700, Komatsu PC350,VolvoEC470,VolvoEc700,Hitachi870,Cat320D,andCat340D

. DUMP TRUCKS_Cat 740,Komatsu HM400,Bell B35D,VolvoDD40

Duties and Responsibilities

Determining vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests; identifying worn and damaged parts.

Keeping equipment available for use by completing preventive maintenance schedules; installing component and part upgrades; controlling corrosion; completing winterization procedures.

Correcting vehicle deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling, and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts, or systems, such as, power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, emission, brake, steering, hydraulics; completes machine shop operations; making adjustments and alignments including bearing loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms, governors, oil systems, control linkages, clutches, and traction units.

Verifies vehicle performance by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems.

Complies with federal and state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards.

Managing a safe working Environment, Adhering to high health and safety standards

Contacting Pre start checks on machines, monitoring, greasing and oil top-ups

Inspecting Equipment, analyzing trouble or investigating complaints and equipment malfunctions and repairing showing high mechanical aptitude.

Understanding hydraulic and mechanical principals, reading and interpreting manuals and schematics.

Component Rebuilt, dismantling and reassembling of brakes, Cooling Systems and drives

Providing feedback on inspections, fault finding and repairs

Ability to engage in heavy manual labour for extended periods in all types of whether and under various working conditions.

Conducting complex repairs on both light and heavy equipment as trucks, front end loaders, graders, excavators, dozers, locomotives etc.

Able to use measuring tools

Employer: National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ)

Position: (heavy duty diesel mechanic 2009_2012)

Machines Worked on

Locomotives- General Motors (GM 16 Cylinder V. Engines 645 E3B Series), General Motors (GM 12 Cylinder V. Engines 645 E3B Series), Caterpillar (Cat 3512 & 3500)

working on the repair of maintenance of locomotives and plant equipment

assisting in manpower planning and recruitment

application of strict maintenance schedules and plant shutdowns

assisting in the operation of 24 hour breakdown rota, acquisition and control of spares

availing plant equipment for production daily

Carrying out planned preventative maintenance to reduce down times and maintenance costs thereby improving plant efficiency.

Assisting in prepare budgets and control expenditure on projects

Assisting in training apprentices and semi-skilled personnel

Assisting the Workshop Manager in running the garage responsible for the mobile cranes, forklifts, light vehicles, buses,locomotives, high pressure guns and all mobile equipment

ensuring compliance with health and safety at work regulations

liaison with all relevant professions

workshop management and monitoring good standards of workmanship

Key strengths

Focused and I have the ability to work under pressure, cope with tight deadlines and work with minimum supervision

Have strong interpersonal and work planning skills with all levels of management and able to work with people of different nationalities and culture o Strong team player, fast learner and a problem solver

Ability to collect data, analyze and make informed decisions on the way forward of programs.

Ability to train different groups of individuals at different levels

Good communication skills in oral and written, with good interpersonal communication skills as well as listening skills.

High levels of personal integrity, accountability, excellence and confidentiality with minimal supervision.

Ability to motivate and encourage team work amongst other staff members and work as part of a team and communicate effectively with a culturally diverse group of people.

Ability to take initiative work independently and judge multiple priorities without compromising high standards of performance and integrity.

Hobbies- Watching Soccer, Playing Chess and Reading


1.The Progress Foreman, M Mpofu, National Railways of Zimbabwe, Tel: +263-***-******

2.Cobro International Service Centre, S. Muranda, Operations Manager, +263-***-***-***

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