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Power Plant Electrician

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
R12000 per month
August 15, 2019

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Mahlaha David Molefe

S/200 Machobane Street vuka section



073-***-**** / 065-***-****


Identity Number : 731***-****-***

Nationality : South African

Gender : Male

Driving License : Code C1 (10)

Home Language : South Sotho

Other Language : English & Afrikaans


Name of institution : Lekoa Shandu secondary school

Highest grade passed : grade 12

Year : 1995

Subjects passed : English, S. Sesotho, Afrikaans, Mathematics, Biology

And Physical Science

Name of institution : Vereeniging Technical College

Trade : Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current)

Year : 1999

Subjects passed : Engineering Science (N3 to N4),

Mathematics (N3 to N6), Electrotechnics (N4 to N6), Power Machines (N5)

Name of Institution : MCD Training Centre

Qualification (Trade) : Red seal section 26D

Year : 2015

Name of Institution : milnex Training centre

Qualification : wireman’s License (single & three phases)


Name of company : Eskom Holding (Lethabo power station)

Position held : Leaner Power Plant Operator NQF 3

Duration : 01 March 2017 – 31 July 2019

LPO certificates

Occupational health and safety acts

Firefighting and first aid level 2

Duties LPO

Monitoring coal plant, ash plant and outside plant (CW plant, fuel oil plant, sulphur plant, hydrogen plant, air compressors and fire reticulation plant).

Inspect indicators and equipment for evidence of defects or malfunctions.

Inspections on conveyor belts, chain conveyor and buckets conveyors and devices around them (misalignment switches, torque probe, sensors and limit switches, underspeed sensors and tension switches) and oil leaks on the drives.

Inspections on the cooling and demineralised water pumps, diesel and electrical air compressors.

Check safety devices and perform environmental checks routinely.

Putting these plants out of service and back to stand-by.

Name of Company : Xstrata Coal Mine

Position : Electrician Surface & Underground & Standbys

Duration : 13 Dec 2007 to 31 March 2010

Name of Company : Sasol Chemical Industry (Skilltech Training Centre)

Qualifications : NQF Level 4 (Electrician certificate) Apprenticeship

Duration : Feb 2002 to March 2004

Reason for Leaving : Contract Expired


Maintenance on electrical equipment, general maintenance/slip &pull switches,525 volts & 380 volts motor starter & single phases, transformer/liquid & resistance starters, cyclones, pumps, crushers, vibrator motors & conveyers

Labelling of medium voltage equipment starters,MCC,Capacitor Banks

Ratio of a transformer, tap changer, 11kv motors & circuit breakers (air & oil)

Correct ranges of medium & high volt, two speed motors, substation layout

Electronics thyrestor, capacitor, LED’s, current ratings & conductors sizes transistor, resistors, inductors, integrated circuits,

Safety (OHS) and ISO 9001

Earth path, Zener, reading of electronics board and building circuits & quarterly tagging, soldering & earthling capacitors and resistors colour codes, resistance measurement, inverters & rectifiers circuits, centre tap transformer, low voltage distribution, o/l relay, contactors, CBs, CTs & PTs, measuring instruments, soft start & variable speed drives, geysers, plugs & isolators, panel wiring & sabs standards, single & 3 phase meter, Battery tripping units, mini sub & sub maintenance

Isolation procedures & basic electronics, fault finding & hazardous locations

Domestic & industrial installations,Wet & dry transformer

Transformer maintenance & connections, 11kv & 22kv fuse links & auto recloser & detectors, battery tripping unit systems, flameproof transformer, pilot wire system, earth path resistance monitoring, pumps, cyclones, conveyors & lights maintenance earth mud, spikes & earth continuity conductors and basic PLC

Cable termination and glanding, importance of reticulation drawing, soft start & PLC, pendent & overhead grain maintenance, level & limits switches installation, factor influence substation, ies /sans standard, variable speed drive

Name of Company : Metrorail

Position : Electrical Fitter

Duration : 02 Aug 2004 to 30 Nov 2006

Name of Company : Bakara Engineering

Position : Electrical Fitter

Duration : 07 Aug 2012 to 26 Apr 2013

Name of Company : Bhayi Khetya Trading (BKT)

Position : Electrical Fitter Supervisor (Night Shifts)

Duration : 02 May 2013 to 18 Aug 2015


Breaking systems, power circuit diagram microprocessor, traction control, 3000v dc high port testing, auxiliary circuit & equipment, Testing motor coach with 110v dc

Assembling of grids (resistors), traction blower motors & ventilation fan

Replacing bearings, motor coach door circuits HV & cab heaters, sequence motor coach, motor coach wiring MA/MG & traction motor, Pantograph maintenance

Assembling compressor/exhaustor circuits, auxiliary HT links, voltage regulator (VR), governor & slave relay/master control, ten & two core cables, Testing Traction motor using High voltage dc insulation tester, testing cooling fan, safety and Isolations

Assembling & testing of all train motors, Traction control, Motor coach wiring


1. Mr Michael Prinsloo (BKT) 2. Mrs. Rozelda Swanepoel (ESKOM)

Technical Foreman Human Resource Manager

Tel: (011-***-**** Tel: (016-***-****

Cell: 072-***-**** Cell: 083-***-****

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