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Project Manager Engineer

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
March 22, 2019

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Nkosana Lawrence Matukane


Instrument and Control Technician.

Ethnic Group




Next Career Move

Project Manager in an environment that allows me to use my skill set

Desired Job Location

Flexible to relocate

Current Employer

Siemens at Medupi Power Station

Current Position

Commissioning Technician.

ID Number


Salary Expected




Contact Detail

Residential Location

84 Waterberg Estate 1 Onverwatch Lephalale

Cell phone Numbers

081******* / 079*******

Email or matukanen03@gmail .com

Telephone (Office)



I have over 20 year experience in different sector like in Mining, Power Stations, Oil and Gas Chemical and Industries. I also possess vast experience in repair, Maintenance and calibration of Control valve, Pressure Level, Flow and Temperature in the flied of Instrumentation. Troubleshooting, Commission and setting address and diagnose Profibus devices of Profibus network. Configuration and software change, upgrade for new and old installation require for Simatic S7 PLc and T3000 DCS for Siemens. I am also good in panel wiring, electronic and electrical circuit designing, cable termination, installation testing and commissioning. I’m a reliable, target driven person who able to work under pressure without supervision as part of a team. My current working for Siemens as Senior commissioning Technician at Medupi Power Station.


1987 completed my Grade 12

Sabela High

1989 completed my N3

Isidingo Technical College

1997 Qualified Instrument Mechanician and Process Control ( Red Seal Section 13)

Olifantfontien Trade Test Centre

2010 completed N4

Majuba College

Professional Courses/ Training

. Supervisor Programmer Course

.Allen Bradley, Logics 5000 Systems

. Siemens S7 Workshop Course and Business SAP Solution

. Factory link 7v1 Scada Course

Computer Skills

. Ms - office, Word, Excel PowerPoint

.Internet and Email

Career History


2017-08-15- Present

Position: Senior Commissioning Technician

Employer: Siemens( Medupi Power Station)


2016- 09-01- 2017-08-04

Position: Commissioning Specialist

Employer: Proconics ( Medupi Power Station)


2014-10-04 to 2015-02-28

Position: Installation Supervisor

Employer: Stefanutti Stock for First Quantum in Zambia( Kansanshi Copper Mine)


2014-08-15 to 2014-10-15

Position: QC at Valve Shop

Employer: Petro SA and Sasol Secunda for M&S Projects at Valve Shop


2010-10-02 to 2013-05-28

Position: Senior Instrument Mechanician

Employer: LTA Construction for Scorpion Zinc Mine Namibia


2010-10-02 to 2013-05-28

Position: Instrument Tech

Employer: AB Labour for Anglo Platinum Mine


2007-04-03 to 2009-12 26

Position: Instrument Mechanician

Employ: Impala Platinum Mines


2004 to 2006

Position: Instrument Mechanician

Employer: Mechanician Lonmin Western Platinum Mine


2002 to 2004

Position: Instrument Mechanician

Employer: Arcelor Mittal



Position: Instrument Mechanician

Employer: Instrument Mechanician and Instrument Supervisor Rand Water Zuikerboch and Panfontien



Position: Apprentice :( Instrumentation & Process Control)

Employer: Steel Manufacturing Company (Arcelor Mittal SA, Newcastle)


1990 to1994

Position: Technician Assistance

Employer: MTB Instruments

History of job performed

In charge of a team of Boilermakers and Electricians, and responsible for leading the development and Implementation of all Instrumentation Projects and strategic Stores activities. Also in command of ensuring that the companies and its customer goals are aligned and met. Installation supervision of various Structural, Mechanical, Electrical and Instrument calibrate items as well as specialized Processing Equipment

Pressure/Temperature/flow /Level Transmitter (DP type) Calibration of various Smart and non-smart Transmitters like Make-Foxboro, Rosemount, Siemens, Endress Hauser Khrone and Level Measurement Displacer types. Troubleshooting, commission and Setting address and diagnose PROFIBUS devices of PROFIBUS networks on DP and PA,ASI systems IFM ASI wiring of slaves. Software changes, upgrade for new installation and software requires for S5 or S7 Siemens PLC and WinCC, Factory Link Scada.

Inspect valve body, seat, cage, plug, stem and diaphragm for damage

Witness bench setting, stroking of valves and leak tests

Calibrate pneumatic and electrical petitioners, Fisher 3582,3582i, 5821

Signing off QA/QC documentation and Final Acceptance for Client.

Equipment Handled During Calibration Activity

Smart Field Communicators, Hart Communicator, Druck Calibrator for pressure and vacuum creation, Device Care, Dead Weight tester, Temperature Bath, Frequency Generator etc..

I have valuable experience in communication methodologies such as RS-232, RS-485, ASI,

DP and PA Profibus, Ethernet, fiber optic, Hart protocol, Profit race, Flied care and PDM

Commissioning Activities

Commissioning start-up commissioning activities, furnace and Acid plant, PLCs simulations & monitoring

For loop checks, field instruments commissioning. Loop checks & its calibration. Trouble shooting during commissioning test runs and start-up co-ordination.

Maintaining strong and cordial relationships with corporate level s and managers.

Identifying and monitoring the performance of Staff

Reading, calculating and working on technical, PID and Schematic drawings.

Respect for technical, safety and quality standards. Strict adherence to operating procedure.

Management of curative and preventive maintenance, troubleshooting,

Installation and repair operation Smelter furnaces, Mills, Coke ovens and as well as water treatment plant.

Strong analytical problem- solving, and logic-based skills. Tuning, calibration, and PID setting adjustments.

Ability to work well autonomously and as part of a team. Communicative team player

Organizational skills and decision- making, Plant start ups and planned and unplanned shutdowns

Electrical and Mechanical Skills and Production and Technical reports. Good Knowledge most PLC’s,

Profibus Network DP and PA and Scada.

Make sure the plant is available at all time and backups


Name Vishal Singh

Company Proconics

Contact 083-***-****

Position Engineer

Name Thomas Seidener

Company Siemens

Contact 071*******

Position Project Manager

Name Andrei Pond

Company First Quantum

Contact +260*********

Position Engineer

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