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Boilermaker plater welder

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
May 16, 2019

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Professional/Trade Experience

Most of my experience was gained on Gold Mines, Nickel mines, Sugar Refineries Plants and Iron & steel Construction Industries.

Extensive sound knowledge and experience in read and interpretation of engineering drawings, pattern and plate development, pipe work, structural work and welding. Possess knowledge and experience on pumps, high pressure pipes and vessel of stainless and mild steel.

Career Objectives

To obtain a Boilermaker position and to contribute to the success of the company.


Working Experience

Over 20 years of working experience post Apprenticeship

Pipe work, ducts & developments

Bends, cones, transformers, offsets, y-pieces, T-pieces and many more

High density poly plastic pipes (HDPE )

High & Low Pressure vessels

Fabrications, welding, repairing and clean, grinding and pressure testing of equipments below:

Acid tanks, boilers, compressed air vessels, fuel tanks, barometric condensers, clarifiers, pan-boilers, heat exchangers, entrainment separators, Leach tanks and many more.

Mining Equipment Experience

Fabrications, repairing, maintenance and installations of:

LHDs, Rigs, Earthmoving Equipments Shunting Locomotives, Arc furnaces, convectors, driers, bag house, conveyors, ball & sag mills, pumps, gearboxes, jaw & cone crushers, chutes & hoppers, hoists & skips, vibrators, screens, tower cranes, overhead cranes, thickener rakes, ore cars, screw conveyor, maintaining crushing, concentrator, Smelting plants & refinery plants and many more.

Plant Boiler Workshop Experience

Duties : Plate pattern development, fabrication using working drawings, sketches, semiautomatic and manual arc welding, welding of cast iron components & samples, repairs worn out equipment, carrying out standby duties, carrying out risk assessment & hazard identification, carrying out standard task procedures on repairing equipment .

Usage of cutting torch, plasma cutter, profile cutter, straight line cutter, guillotine machine, press bend machine, radial drilling machine, grinding machines, rolling machines, universal cutting machine.

Usage of doggs, wedges, turning buckles and hummers

Employment History

Current Employer: Meyerton Engineering

Current position held: Boilermaker

Duration: September 2017 to date.

Duties: read and interpretation of engineering drawings, plate marking, plate pattern development, assembling from working drawings, welding, and reporting to workshop foreman.

Previous Employer: Groburn Engineering

Position: Boilermaker (Night shift).

Duration: April 2017 to August 2017

Duties: Read and interpretation of engineering drawings steel fabrication, assembling and welding.

Previous Employer: GHH Mine Machines

Position: Boilermaker

Duration: October 2013 to April 2017

Duties: Read and interpretation of engineering drawings, fabrication of underground mining equipment frames and repairs.

Previous Employer : Freda Rebecca Gold Mine

Position : Senior Artisan Boilermaker

Section : Crushing, Milling & Concentrator Plant

Duration : October 2009 to September 2013

Duties: Plant checks & maintenance, risk assessments and hazard identification.

Employer : Bindura Nickel Corporation

Position : Senior Artisan Boilermaker

Section : Concentrator Plant

Duration : March 2008 to September 2009

Duties: Plant maintenance and checks, risk assessments and hazard identification.

Employer : Gold Star Sugars Zimbabwe

Position : Charge hand Artisan Boilermaker

Section : Plant maintenance & boilermakers' workshop

Duration : May 2006 to February 2008

Duties: Plant maintenance and checks, risk assessments and hazard identification.

Employer : Professional Engineering Zimbabwe

Position : Foreman Artisan Boilermaker

Duration : 2001 June to April 2006

Duties : Workshop supervision, steel fabrication, assembling, welding and quality inspections


Position : Artisan Boilermaker

Duration : March 1994 to May 2001

Duties: Reading engineering drawings, Steel fabrication, assembling and welding.

Professional Qualifications

Boilermaker/plater-welder Class One (1) JOURNEYMAN CERTIFICATE

oCompany: DC de SOUSA Fabricating Engineers in Zimbabwe

oInstitutions: Harare Registrar of Skilled Manpower Apprenticeship and Trade tests

oPeriod of March 1994- August 1996

Certificate in Safety Health Environment Occupational & Management Training

oCollege: Nirvana Business Solutions, in South Africa

oYear: 2010

Planned Maintenance Certificate of Training

oCollege: SIRDC (Scientific and Industrial Research Development Centre

Year: 2012

Certificate in Safe Uses of Gas Equipment & Gases Training

oCollege: BOC GASES.

oYear: 2013

Mining Basic First Aid Certificate

oCollege: Zimbabwe Red Cross Society

oYear: 2013

Computer Literacy

Microsoft Office word, Excel & Internet search.

Academic Qualifications.

School Attended: Highfield Mhurimwe College

GCE Ordinary level 1993 Cambridge Exams

Attained Seven Ordinary levels passed including English Language B; Science B; Mathematics C.

Languages: English, Shona and Zulu.

Personal Details:

DATE OF BIRTH: 01/02/1975

SEX: male

NATIONALITY: Zimbabwean with valid SA Work Permit

ID NUMBER: 38-057027H 38


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