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Piping/Mechanical Power Plant/Mining/PetroChemical

Location:
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Posted:
December 18, 2018

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PETER JOHN REUBIN DAMONS

**a Protea Street E-mail: ac7z7y@r.postjobfree.com Tel. +27-11-025-****

Kensington, Johannesburg ID No: 600********** Mobile: +27-74-387-****

**** *** ******: +27-79-441-****

POSITION

Piping & Mechanical Designer

EDUCATION

2017: SmartPlant 3D 2016 -Common

-Equipment Modeling

-Structural

-Materials Handling I & II

2014: Aveva PDMS 12.1.

2010/2011: AutoCAD Plant 3D

2008: Inventor 2009 Mechanical

2007: CadWorx 2007, AutoCAD 3D, AutoPlant

2000: Plant-4D Training

Bibb and Associates-(Kansas City, Kansas)

2000: Microstation J Training

Bibb and Associates-(Kansas City, Kansas)

1999: PDMS Training

CAD Center-(Houston, Texas)

1998: Microstation SE Training

Fluor Daniel-(Houston, Texas)

1995: AutoCAD Training

E.L. Bateman-(South Africa)

1994: Microstation Training

Anglo American Corporation-(South Africa)

1983-1985: National Technical Certificate Parts 3-6 (incl.) (South Africa)

Academic Matric (Grade 12) (South Africa)

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY

More than thirty years of experience (Design and Construction) in South Africa, Zimbabwe, the USA and Namibia. Experience in Mechanical and Piping Design, Layout, Detailing and Construction in the Power, Mining, Chemical, Refining and Petrochemical Refining Industries, as well as site supervision (construction) on both greenfields and brownfields project facilities.

WORKING EXPERIENCE

September 2017- Present: Inisys, Edenvale, SOUTH AFRICA

Position- Mechanical and Piping Designer- Mining Plant

Software Used: AutoCAD Plant 3D

Duties: Modeling Mechanical Equipment and Piping Routes For the Omnia Project in Sasolburg, Free State, South Africa

February 2017- June2017: AnG Africa, Kempton Park, SOUTH AFRICA

End of Project Position- Mechanical and Piping Designer- Mining Plant

Software Used: AutoCAD Plant 3D

Duties: Designing and modifying piping and pipe supports for the St Lawrence

FluorSpar Project in Canada.

March 2014- May 2015: AMEC, Bryanston, Sandton, SOUTH AFRICA

End of Project Position- Senior Mechanical and Piping Designer- Mining Plant

Software Used: PDMS 12.1

Duties: Designing Mechanical equipment Pipe Supports and Piping for the Husab Joint Venture between AMEC and Bateman for Swakop Uranium in Namibia

September 2012- August 2013: SNC Lavalin, Morningside, Sandton, SOUTH AFRICA

End of Contract Position- Senior Mechanical and Piping Designer- Mining Plant

Software Used: AutoCAD

Duties: Designing Tanks and Piping for the Solvent Extraction Plant on the Kamoto Phase 4 Copper Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo

October 2011- August 2012: MDM Engineering, Craighall, Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

End of Contract Position- Senior Mechanical and Piping Designer- Mining Plant

Software Used: AutoCAD Plant 3D; AutoCAD

Duties: Responsible for designing mechanical equipment and pipe routing for the Flotation Plant for the Tharisa Minerals expansion Project in Rustenburg, Northwest Province

June 2010 – September 2011: E+PC, Woodmead, Sandton; Centurion, Pretoria, SOUTH AFRICA

End of Project Position- Senior Structural and Piping Designer- Mining Plant

Software Used: AutoCAD; AutoCAD Plant 3D

Duties: Responsible for locating Pipe Supports on General Arrangements and

Completing Data Sheets. Redesigning piping due to P&ID changes.

Doing tie-in sketches on site in Namibia on the Langer Heinrich Project.

Working on the Moma Sands Project, using AutoCAD Plant 3D

October 2009- May 2010: SENET PROJECTS, Modderfontein, Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

End of Project Position- Mechanical and Piping Designer- Mining Plant

Software Used: AutoCAD

Duties: Drawing Mechanical and Piping Arrangements for the Tongon Gold Project

April 2009- August 2009: HOWDEN ENGINEERING, Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

End of Contract Position- Mechanical and Piping Designer- Incinerator Plant/Petro-Chemical

Software Used: AutoCAD 2009

Duties: Drawing Mechanical equipment and Isometrics and updating General Arrangements for a Sasol CPF Expansion Project.

January 2009- March 2009: METIX CONSULTING ENGINEERS, Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

End of Contract Position- Piping Designer- Mining Plant

Software Used: AutoCAD 2008, CadWorx 2008

Duties: Extracting and updating Isometrics on the MFC and ASA Projects

September 2008- January 2009: K'ENYUKA CONSULTING ENGINEERS, Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

End of Project Position- Mechanical and Piping Designer- Mining Plant

Software Used: AutoCAD 2008, Trained on Inventor 2009

Duties: Drawing Mechanical and Piping Arrangements for the Samancor Lwala Project

March 2007- September 2008: RSV CONSULTING ENGINEERS, Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

End of Contract Position- Mechanical and Piping Designer-Mining Plant

Software Used: AutoCAD 2006/2008, AutoPlant, AutoCAD 3D

Duties: Designing Mechanical and Piping G.A.s and Isometrics for the Impala 16 Shaft Project. Drawing Piping G.A.s for the Resolution Copper Project in the U.S.A.

Checking Drawings for the Impala Project

July 2006- February 2007: E+PC, Sunninghill, Sandton, SOUTH AFRICA

End of Project Position- Mechanical and Piping Designer-Mining Plant

Software Used: CadWorx 2007, both 2D and 3D

Duties: Designing Preliminary Mechanical and Piping G.A.s and Isometrics for the Tarkwa Expansion Project and the Namakwa Sands’ PCP West Project

September2005- June 2006: SENET PROJECTS, Edenvale, Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

End of Contract Position- Mechanical and Piping Designer- Mining Plant

Software Used: AutoCAD 2004/2006 LT

Duties: Designing Mechanical and Piping G.A.s and doing material take-offs and checking for the Lefa and Tasiast Gold Mining Projects in Central and Northern Africa.

January 2005- August 2005: B.E.MORGAN ASSOCIATES, Randburg, Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

Better Offer Position- Mechanical and Piping Designer- Mining Plant

Software Used: AutoCAD 2006, MicroStation V8

Duties: Designing Mechanical layouts and Piping for Diamond Sampling Plant for De Beers Cons. Mines

May 2004- November 2004: JIM HARRISON & ASSOCIATES, Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

End of Contract Position- Mechanical & Piping Designer- Mining Plant

Software Used: AutoCAD 2002LT

Duties: Doing a lot of site measurement for upgrading of a coal plant in the Middelburg area, and transferring Mechanical & Piping info to new drawings at the office. Assisting with Conveyor and Mechanical detailing and material take-offs.

March 2004- May 2004: SENET PROJECTS, Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

End of Contract Position- Piping Designer- Mining Plant

Software Used: AutoCAD 2000LT

Duties: Routing pipes on G.A.s and drawing isometrics for a gold mine in Equatorial Guinea.

November 2003- December 2003: BATEMAN METALS, Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

End of contract Position- Piping and Mechanical Checker/Designer- Mining Plant

Software Used: Solid Edge and AutoCAD 2000

Duties: Checking piping and mechanicals using Solid Edge to view details, and visiting the Platinum mining site to verify layout and details. Using AutoCAD 2000 to do mechanical detailing of sample boxes and tanks on a different project.

February 2003- November 2003: FLUOR DANIEL, Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

End of Contract Position- Piping Checker- Petrochemical Piping

Duties: Manually checking piping on a Sasol project, with certain restrictions to the checking process.

April 2001- November 2002: BIBB AND ASSOCIATES, Kansas City, Kansas, U.S.A.

End of Project Position- Piping Designer- Power Plant Piping

Software Used: Plant-4D, Microstation J, AutoCAD 2000, PDMS

Duties: Designing mechanicals and piping for the new High Desert Power Station in California, working from the Kansas City office, but liaising with the California office. Also working on the Carville Energy Center in Louisiana, doing piping and pipe supports

June 2000- April 2001: BABCOCK AND WILCOX, Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.A.

End of Project Position- Piping Designer- Power Plant Piping

Duties: Designing small bore and advising on large bore line routes on site at the Hawthorne Power Station for the Unit #5 rebuilding project, in Kansas City.

January 2000- June 2000: BIBB AND ASSOCIATES, Kansas City, Kansas, U.S.A.

Better Offer Position- Senior Designer- Power Plant Piping

Software Used: Plant-4D, Microstation J, AutoCAD 14, PDMS

Duties: Designing piping for a new Power Station in Mobile, Alabama from the Kansas City office, and designing small bore lines on site on KCP&L’s Hawthorne Power Station project.

April 1998- December 1999: FLUOR DANIEL INC, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.

End of Contract Position- Designer- Petrochemical Piping

Software Used: Microstation SE, AutoCAD 12 & 14

Duties: Designing piping on site at the BP-Toledo petrochemical plant in Toledo, Ohio, using AutoCAD 12. Back in Houston we used AutoCAD 14 and Microstation SE to design mechanicals and piping for Witco Alliance’s expansion project and the Marathon Ashland Project in both Canton, Ohio and in St Paul, Minnesota.

March 1997- April 1998: LTA PROCESS ENGINEERING, Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

End of Project/Left for USA Position- Designer-Mining Piping

Software Used: AutoCAD 13 and Microstation 5

Duties: Designing piping for the Tarkwa gold mine in Ghana and the Segala Project in Swaziland. Also designing isometrics and updating general arrangements on the Phlogopite project in Phalaborwa.

March 1996- March 1997: E.L.BATEMAN, Hartley Platinum Mine, Selous, ZIMBABWE

End of Project Position- Piping Field Engineer-Mining Plant

Duties: Advising on piping routes, identifying lines for correct source and destinations, solving problems along with piping contractors under difficult circumstances.

September 1995- March 1996: E.L.BATEMAN, Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

Transfer to Site Position-Senior Mechanical and Piping Designer-Mining Plant

Software Used: AutoCAD 12

Duties: Drawing mechanical and piping arrangements and isometrics for the Hartley Platinum Mine in Zimbabwe, using the board and AutoCAD 12

July 1995- September 1995: ND ENGINEERING, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, SOUTH AFRICA

Better Offer Position-Senior Mechanical and Piping Designer-Sugar Refinery

Software Used: AutoCAD 12

Duties: Manually drawing piping general arrangements for the Simunye Sugar Refinery in Swaziland

February 1995- July 1995: SASTECH- NATREF, Sasolburg, Free State, SOUTH AFRICA

End of Project Position- Mechanical & Piping Designer-Petrochemical Plant

Software Used: Microstation 5

Duties: Doing piping and mechanical drawings for maintenance purposes on site at a petrochemical refinery in Sasolburg.

October 1994- February 1995: ANGLO AMERICAN CORP., Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

End of Contract Position-Designer-Mining Plant

Software Used Microstation 5

Duties: Drawing isometrics for a study for the replacement of stainless steel piping with HDPE piping at the Venetia Diamond Mine

May 1994- October 1994: ANGLO AMERICAN E.P.C.M., Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

End of Project Position- Designer- Mining Plant

Software Used: AutoCAD 12 and Microstation 5

Duties: Drawing isometrics and arrangements for the Columbus Stainless Steel project.

May 1993- May 1994: BABCOCK ENGINEERING, Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

End of Project Position- Mechanical and Piping Designer- Power Plant Piping

Duties: Drawing maintenance piping for a variety of Power Stations, including visiting them to do site measurements.

September1992- May 1993: E.M.S./BADGER, Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

End of Project Position- Designer- Petrochemical Plant

Duties: Drawing isometrics on site in Sasolburg for a major revamp of the petrochemical refinery, along with an international crew.

December 1991- September 1992: L.T.A. PROCESS ENGINEERING, Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

End of Contract Position- Designer- Petrochemical Plant

Duties: Drawing isometrics for the Engen Petrochemical Refinery in Durban.

January 1991- December 1991: L.T.A. PROCESS ENGINEERING, Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

End of Project Position- Designer- Mining Plant

Duties: Doing piping drawings for the R B M’s MSP uprate project.

June 1989- January 1991: GROUP FIVE PROJECTS (M.E.T.S.), Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

End of Project Position- Senior Piping Designer- Mining Plant

Duties: Drawing piping layouts, isometrics and mechanical layouts for, among others, the Rhombus Vanadium Mine.

January 1987- June 1989: VENN & MILFORD (QUANTITY SURVEYORS), Johannesburg,

SOUTH AFRICA

Returned to Design Office Position- Quantity Surveying Technician (Steelwork and Piping)

Duties: Calculating steelwork masses and piping lengths, counting instruments, etc. Visiting sites to follow erection progress, and negotiating final accounts with contractors.

December 1985- December 1986: ANGLO AMERICAN CORPORATION, Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

End of Training Position- Designer- Mining Plant

December 1982- December 1985: DE BEERS CONSOLIDATED MINES, Kimberley, SOUTH AFRICA

Transfer to AAC Position- Designer- Mining Plant

January 1981- December 1982: DEPARTMENT OF HOME AFFAIRS, Port Elizabeth, SOUTH AFRICA

Left to train as Designer Position- Administrative Clerk



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