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Mechanical Plant

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
August 02, 2019

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Mbuso Thato Kubheka

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Date of Birth: 1994/07/05

Identity Number: 940**********

Gender: Male

Marital Status: Single

Phone: +968-********/ +27-064*******

Next of kin: Elizabeth Kubheka(Mother)- +27-082******


Current location: Sultanate of Oman

Home Language: IsiZulu

Other Languages: English, Afrikaans, Sesotho

License: Code 08


Experienced Mechanical Technician with a demonstrated history of working in the mining and metals and Power Generation industry. Skilled in SAP PM, Preventative Maintenance, Manlift Operation, Corrective Maintenance, Mechanical Fault Finding, Root Cause Analysis, Planning, Workforce Planning, Occupational Health and Safety, Mechanical Drives, Alignment, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Confined Spaces, Gas Hazardous Areas, Working at heights, First aid and exceptional leadership . Strong Mechanical engineering professional with a Section 26 (D)(4) Red Seal focused in mechanical fitting and N6 focused in Mechanical Engineering.

Education And Achievements

Section 26 (D)(4) Red Seal(2018/08/2017)(Certificate number:12/101051)

Mechanical Fitter

N6 Mechanical Engineering (2014/12/01)(Certificate number: H10762211)

Power Machines


Engineering Physics


Grade 12- National Senior Certificate (2012/12/01)(Certificate number: 3744324)

English Home Language

Afrikaans First Additional Language


Physical Science


Computer Application Technology

Life Orientation


Mechanical Fitter(Semi-Skilled/Apprentice) (2015/06/01 –2017/09/08)

Arcelor Mittal South Africa (1 Delfos Boulevard, Vanderbijlpark,1911)

Basic Welding, grinding, engineering drawings, measuring, marking off, Lockout isolation procedure, maintain high level of good housekeeping, plant inspection, fault finding and repair of all plant defects, Dial Test Indicator shaft alignment, Working at heights, Working in confined spaces installation and maintenance of motors, generators, gearboxes, clutches, mechanical Drives (V-belt, chain and coupling drives), bearings, furnaces, coil cars, roll change cars, sheet steel rolling rolls, clutches, morgoil systems, block bodies, pay off reels, belt wrappers, guillotines, brake systems, combustion fans, extraction fans, pipes, cylinders, pumps, roll balance hydraulic systems, auxiliary hydraulic systems, hydrostatic hydraulic systems, mechanical and electrical pneumatics systems, daily cold mill plant inspection, fire extinguisher and hydrant inspection, driving of pick-up to deliver and collect plant components, Crane hand signaling, assistant SHE Rep, report to supervisor.

Mechanical Fitter (2017/09/11 –2018/06/14)

Eskom Lethabo Power Station(Renaissance Holdings) (4 Demeter Ave,Bedworhpark,1930)

Basic Welding, grinding, engineering drawings, measuring, marking off, Isolation procedure, maintain high level of good housekeeping, plant inspection, fault finding and repair of all Ash plant defects, shaft alignment, installation and maintenance of motors, clutches, transfer conveyor chains, gearboxes, mechanical Drives (V-belt, chain and coupling drives), bearings, flap valves, Japanese belt conveyors, belt conveyors, chain scraper conveyors, bucket conveyors, Submerged Scraper conveyor and flights, idler shafts, valves, tensioner shafts, fluid drives, clutches, chains, pipes, cylinders, pumps, mechanical and electrical pneumatics systems, daily unit 1-6 plant inspection, tool inspection, driving of pick-up, Overhead Crane hand signaling, report to Responsible Person.

Mechanical Technician (2018/06/15 –2018/09/24)

Tsogo Sun(Gold Reef City Theme Park) (14 Northern Parkway, Ormonde, Johannesburg,2159)

Performing daily inspections and filling out inspection forms on related theme park rides, repairing of all mechanical(Motors, Mechanical drives, Hydraulic systems, Pneumatic systems, bearings, gears/gearboxes, bearings, belt conveyors, chain conveyors, valves) breakdowns and ensuring minimum downtime, perform weekly planned maintenance on machinery, ensuring assistants follow necessary safety precautions and follow Risk assessment, carrying out preventative maintenance checks and identifying faults on all related equipment and plant, Root Cause Analysis, installing and assembling new mechanical Related equipment, Ensuring that fellow colleagues follow health and safety rules and reporting any issues in contravention of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Self-Management and performance ownership, Follow any additional instructions from management and also report back to management.

Mechanical Technician (2018/10/01 –Present)

Oman Aluminium Rolling Company(Sultanate of Oman- Sohar Industrial Estate, Phase 6, Plot 603, Falaj, 322)

Referring to plant(Melting Furnaces, Molten launders, Hazellet Caster, Hot and Cold Rolling Mills) manual and overall drawings and ensuring plant equipment operate as designed, improve and modify plant equipment where necessary/possible, perform routine plant and preventative maintenance, Manlift Operation, Overhead Crane Operation, perform root cause analysis and keep record thereof, Hazard identification and Risk assessment, implement and improve safe working procedures and conditions where applicable, supervise and assign tasks to contractor fitters and ensuring work is carried out safely and orderly and equipment is functional thereafter, mechanical isolation on equipment, ensuring equipment sent out equipment returns to design specifications, plan and execute breakdown maintenance and immediate corrective maintenance(Create SAP PM notifications, Create Work orders- include operations to be done, modify work orders, Check Confirmations lists, Components needed/used, make material reservations, Find material codes), check notifications and initial work orders for maintenance to be carried out, breakdown prevention (Hydraulic and pneumatic systems, Motors, pumps, Coolant levels, furnaces, Plant pressures, Rolling mill), reporting to work in the case of an emergency, Staying on work when required, Planning, reporting to Maintenance Management.


SAP PM, Maintenance and Repair, Planned preventative maintenance, Manlift Operation, Overhead Crane Operation, Planning, Breakdown Maintenance, Corrective Maintenance, Workforce Planning, Occupational Health and Safety, DTI Shaft Alignment, Engineering Drawing, Marking off, Measuring, Fitting, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, Fault Finding, Engineering, Welding, First Aid, Plant Maintenance, Mechanical assembly, Couplings, Mechanical drives, Mechanical Systems.


Clerence Ndlovu (Supervisor at Arcelor Mittal South Africa)


Phillip Hlapane (Supervisor at Tsogo Sun-Gold Reef City)


Simbisai Mhonda (Senior Technician- Oman Aluminium Rolling Company)


Mbuso Thato Kubheka


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