LESTON EDWARD THERON
ID. NUMBER 811**********
I am qualified Trade Electrical Artisan, worked for the Anglo Platinum Mine Amandelbult, as well as PMR mine, Samancor Chrome mine, Sibanye Platinum Waterval concentrator and Sibanye Platinum mine Siphumelele No1 shaft. I was responsible for electrical maintenance on breakdown conveyor belts, mills and flotation cells and all other electrical apparatus. I have over 16 years’ experience in the mining sector and 10 years as an electrician. I am meticulous, excellent at juggling multiple tasks and working under extreme pressure and also a team player, supervised my own team on projects that arise occasionally. Skilled on HT cable jointing, terminating
and testing course
Applying and understanding safety
standards and procedures
Completed the maintenance management
Using medium voltage testing
Completed the electrical protection course Understanding voltage reticulation Meduim voltage course 1 – 33KV Preparing a XLPE cable for indoor and outdoor terminations
Joining a XLPE 6600-1100 volt cable as
well as PILC volt cable
Setting and injection testing high
Racking in and out of VCB
(switching)and maintained switchgears
1. PMR Mine – Rustenburg Section – August 2002 to February 2003 Position Held
Labourer on contract
I worked as an assistant to a fitters, electricians and a boilermakers.
Complete general tasks, positioned anchors blocks and cables drums or moved material as instructed.
2. Anglo Platinum Mine – Amandelbult Section, Limpopo – Jan 2004 to March 2013 Position Held
Qualified Trade Electrical Artisan (Permanent position) Duties
Done all electrical maintenance and breakdowns on conveyor belts, mills and flotation cells.
Serviced equipment and repaired and replaced parts as necessary.
Monitored loading processes in order to ensure that materials are loaded according to specifications.
Calibrated equipment and set accordingly e.g. vibrator motors 3. Samancor Western Chrome Mine -Mooinooi- 18 AUGUST 2015 to 01 March 2016 Position Held
Maintenance Electrician (Fix Term Contract)
Attended to breakdowns and perform trade related maintenance and repair of equipment
Provide relevant feedback to the foreman and co-workers regarding equipment performance and conditions.
Carried out scheduled electrical repairs and installation work as required.
Adhere to policies and procedures.
Perform all duties and responsibilities with due regard to health, safety and the environment acts. 4. Sibanya Platinum Waterval Concentrator Retrofit August 2016 – October 2016 Position Held
Done all electrical maintenance and breakdowns on conveyor belts, mills and flotation cells and other electrical equipment in the plant.
Maintained equipment and repaired and replaced parts as necessary. 5. Sibanya Platinum Mine Siphumelele No 1 Shaft November 2016 – January 2017 Position Held
Underground fix term contract Electrician.
Maintenance on loco’s.
Forward movement of fans and blasting boxes.
All general electrical breakdowns.
Technical High School Rustenburg 2000 – Matriculated.
Lephalale FET college 2006 – N3 certificate.
Anglo American Engineering Skills and Training Centre 2008 – MQA electrical trade certificate