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Diesel Technician Management

Cape Town, WC, South Africa
February 19, 2016

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Ashley Ronald


Certified diesel technician




To obtain a senior Technician or Management position with the potential of upward mobility that will enable the utilization of my Technical skills.


Chief Technician and Operating Officer

YZ Trucking: Cape Town South Africa

May 2003 – current

Repair, refurbish and overhaul of commercial trucks, trailers and buses

Reconditioning of heavy commercial engines, transmission systems and rear axles

Assessment,repair and replacement of Electrical components

Assessment,repair and replacement of Pneumatic components

Mentoring, coaching and development of apprentice technicians

Condition report and consequent costing of work to be carried out

Management of workmanship to manufacturers standards

Inventory procurement and management within budgetary constraints

Final inspections and Customer vehicle handover

Accountable for Profit and Loss within the business

Management of total staff compliment of 8 consisting of 1 supervisor, 2 technicians, 2 apprentices and 3 general assistants

Foreman, Chief Technician and Supervisor Scania: Cape Town (1996–2003)

Planning, assigning and delegating of workload to 9 workshop technicians

Overall management of work load execution

Mentoring, coaching and development of apprentice technicians

Compliance to ISO 9000 accredited standards

Implementation of Scania approved programs and processes

Workshop diagnostics using the Scania Original Manufacturers Operating Systems Inspect, diagnose and repair heavy commercial vehicles

Diagnosis and repair of industrial and marine generators

Provided standby, breakdown and road-side assistance

Scheduled service and maintenance of commercial fleets

24 hour technical assistance to Scania contract workshops in the Western Cape Region



2015 - 310T Canadian Interprovincial Red Seal Endorsement

2002- Scania-Bus Unique

Marco Polo- Maintenance & Electrical

2001-Scania-EDC S6 ( Fuel Systems)

D16 Engines

2000-Scania- Engines

Basic Brakes

1999-Scania Master Technician Certified

1998-Scania- Axle Gears

1997-Scania- Basic Maintenance

Gearbox Retarder

Bus and Coach

Opti-Cruise and Comfort Shift

ABS Traction Control

1996- Scania- Diploma in Electrical Systems

1994-1996- Certified Diesel Mechanic –Bellville Technical College

MS Office (Word, Excel, Power point, Outlook)

Scania Diagnostic 2

Scania Diagnostic Program 3

Scania Industrial Marine Operating System 2


English – fluent


Certified Foreman in Scania Dealer Operating System

Achieved Dealer Compliance status for the Scania Cape Town Workshop 4 years running

Received the runner up position for The Scania Top Team award of 1998

Received the Master Technician Award for 1999

Driving Licence : Code 14EC (Equipped to operate Heavy Commercial Vehicles)

Location Sought: Canada

Travel: Yes

Languages: English, Afrikaans

References: Yes

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