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Manager Maintenance

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
March 04, 2019

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Personal Information

Full name:

Bruce Swart

Identity no.:


Date of birth:

** *** ****


South African

Marital status:



Two (Son - 9yrs, Son – 7yrs)


English (good), Afrikaans (home)


38 Rydal road Westwood; Boksburg


+27-071-******* (home)

+27-061-******* (cell)

Driver’s license:

Code 10


Employment History

Fitter & Turner

Consol glass (Pty) Ltd (Germiston, wadeville, South Africa)

Industry: Manufacturing – glass

Maintenance of machinery including :, Compressors, conveyor belts and Hydraulic cylinders and power packs and pneumatics, gearboxes

Measure dimensions of tools using instruments like,vernier,calipers and micrometer screw gauge

Align cutting tools and accessories on to machines.

Produce machine tools using lathes and grinders as per specifications.

Examine machines for defective parts and dismantle machines.

Responsible for assembling parts and fitting them.

Check completed work pieces for quality and ensure their lubrication.

Check operation of conveyor controls, drives, belting, idlers, return idlers and tail section.

Belt conveyor alignment and clearance and condition of belts.

Replacing of bearings and bushings.

Fabricating parts using conventional lathe and milling machine.

Replacing of sensors and other electrical components.

Weld components in flat,vertical,or overhead positions

Modify, clean, and maintain pipe systems, units, fittings, and related machines and equipment following specification and using hand and power tools.

Ensure health and safety policies are complied with and housekeeping

Rebuilding of palletizers and de-palletizers

Maintenance on wrapping machines and shrinking tunnels

Installations on all new conveyer lines and machinery

Keep maintenance log and report daily activities

Reason for leaving


Reference: Manager

Period (2000 to 2005)

George Anderson - 083-***-****

Employment History

Fitter & Turner

Caterpillar SA (Pty) Ltd (Boksburg east rand) South Africa

Assembling of equipment such as loaders,center dump haul units and shuttle car

Line boring on buckets and turning and mulling of parts

Rebuilding of equipment and hydraulic cylinders

Manufacturing of brass bearings and brass slides

Basic turning and milling including shafts,pins,bushes and thread cutting

Materials used brass, mild steal, stainless steal, en19 and en36 etc.

Stripping and assembling of hydraulic cylinders(replacing of piston seals and wiper seals)

Clamp,hold,tack-weld,heat-bend,grind or bold component parts to obtain required configuration and position for welding

Cary out duties as detailed in the maintenance schedule and as per maintenance manual

Installing of hydraulic valves,power packs hydraulic gear pumps and hydraulic pipes and fittings

Trouble shooting and fault finding on all equipment

Operating of overhead crane and rigging(rope slings and chain slings)

Installing of motors and gearboxes and replacing bearings and seals

Reason for leaving

Company closed down

Reference: Manager

Period (2006 to 2008)

Johan nel

Employment History

Fitter & Turner

JS Engineering (Boksburg east rand) South Africa

Production turning and milling of all components to precision tolerances

Milling of brass, copper, aluminum, hard ox, mild steel and stainless steel

Maintenance on all equipment and breakdowns as per schedule

Stripping of coal feeders replacing parts and bearing and assembling of new coal feeders

Turning of new hydraulic cylinder pistons and repairing and replacing seal on cylinders

All maintenance and repairing on c frame tilt able punch presses

Monitor equipment, inventory and place orders when necessary

Milling of key ways and slotting of key ways on slotting machine and milling machine

All maintenance on conveyor belts and rapping machines

Do preventative maintenance daily as per schedules

Welding and making of safety guards on all machines

Reason for leaving

Better position

Reference: Manager

Period (2009 to 2013)

Kalie boshof - 011-***-****

Employment History

Fitter & Turner

SAB Malting (PTY) LTD (Boksburg east rand) South Africa

Maintenance on heavy duty belt and chain conveyors doing daily maintenance prevention checks and job cards

Maintenance on all screw conveyers and replacing of bearings

All maintenance on roasting machines for roasting barley replacing of parts bearings and preventative maintenance

Maintenance on centrifugal pumps replacing seals, oil rings and bearings

Certification on laser alignment for centrifugal pumps (coupling alignment)

Commissioning, and testing of all new equipment

Ensure compliance with safety standards and guidelines and drive a safety culture to safety in the work environment

Manage engineering stores inventory to optimize working capital

Manage engineering stores, site maintenance, conditions monitoring, control and automation infrastructure

Ensure continuous improvement in engagement of people in the plant

Co-ordinate and assure tracking and monitoring maintenance information to the zone is correct and timeously submitted

Ensure replacement of plant equipment across site

Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment

Train workers in proper operational and function and company policies

Fabricating parts using conventional lathe and milling machine.

Make sure plant runs at 95% efficiency day to day

Do preventative maintenance daily as per schedules

Reason for leaving

Contract ended end of September

Reference: Manager

Period (2013 to 2017)

Grant Thomas 071-***-****


Basic Education:


Highest Grade Passed:

Metric N3

Year completed:






Technical Drawing

Engineering Science

Mechanical Engineering




Status & Dates


Trade Test – Fitter & Turner

2009 (Completed)

Computer Literacy:

MS Office, Sap maintenance system

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