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Control & Instrumentation

Location:
Rustenburg, NW, South Africa
Posted:
January 25, 2017

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Professional Curriculum Vitae: Theunis Venter

Dear Sir / Madam,

VACANCY: Process Control Systems & Instrument Supervisor / Superintendent / Trainer

Please find attached my Professional Curriculum Vitae in response to the above-mentioned position. Written references and qualifications claimed will be available on request. I offer relevant qualifications as a Control & Instrument Specialist with electrical, mechanical maintenance experience and own a Simatic Field PG M3. I am adaptable to any organization that requires my expertise, and I believe that my experience, in addition to my personal characteristics of dedication and perseverance present me with a well-rounded and competitive edge. My experience lies within offshore, industrial and mining environments. I believe that my technical knowledge and working experience present me with a well-rounded and competitive edge. I am a trustworthy and reliable individual driven by systems and controls. I am a conscientious, enthusiastic and motivated person who is responsible and hard working. With good communication and interpersonal skills, and the proven ability to achieve results, I am flexible within the working environment. I am able to adapt quickly and positively to challenging situations whilst remaining calm, focused and positive. I am highly capable of completing my responsibilities through confidence in myself, my team and the organisation I represent. As a detailed thinker, I am capable of working with deadlines and I am quick in grasping new ideas. I present the ability to think strategically and I am an exceptional problem solver. I exercise good judgment in making decisions, and I believe that a challenging job not only benefits the organization, but that it also leads to job satisfaction. I offer the confidence to excel in completing my responsibilities, regardless of the obstacles or time involved. My approach is logical, I am efficient and I always ensure that results are delivered. I would like to utilize my experience and knowledge to the benefit of your organisation. I trust that you will give my application due consideration, and I look forward to hearing from you in the near future.

Yours faithfully

Mr. Theunis Venter

Skype ID: theunis.venter25

LinkedIn: https://qa.linkedin.com/in/theunisventer Postnet Suite 242

Private Bag x82329

Rustenburg

0299

South Africa

South Africa :+27 825699487

South Africa :+27 145334935

acygvq@r.postjobfree.com

South African

Code EB Driver’s licence

South Africa ID:6701255135086

South Africa Passport:M00006170

Areas of Expertise

Electronic Specialist

Instrumentation

Project Planning

Technical Knowledge

Training E&I personal

Offshore / Onshore Environment

Documentation Skills

Process Improvement

Team Leadership

Simatic Field PG M3

Professional Work Experience

Avocet Gold Mining Company, Inata, Burkina Faso August 2016 – December 2016 Designation: Process Control & Instrumentation Trainer - Contract base Company Profile: Avocet is an international Gold company with operated production produced 118,000 ounces of gold in 2013 and 86,000 ounces of gold in 2014.

Responsibilities:

I worked on a Gold mine site, where I worked on a 9 weeks on / 4 weeks off rotation as a Process Control

& Instrumentation Trainer with, Control & Instrumentation Engineer, 11 Electrical / Instrument Mechanical.

I was responsible for planning training on instrumentation and electrical.

Assist with basic understanding principals of electrical and instrumentation.

I communicated the daily job plan with the other employees.

I was tasked with reading blueprints, wiring diagrams, schematic drawings, or engineering instructions for assembling electronics units, applying knowledge of electronic theory and components.

I procured parts and maintained inventory and related documentation.

I compiled reports on testing techniques and specifications to assist engineers.

Stand in for Control & Instrumentation Engineer when on off time.

I was required to update all pass and identification documents as needed.

I provided technicians with job information and assisted them with any problems.

I supervised the assembly, testing and maintenance of circuitry or electronic components.

I maintained working knowledge of state-of-the-art tools and software by reading and attending training.

Maersk Oil, Qatar, Qatar March 2009 – February 2016 Designation: Electronic Offshore Specialist (E&I Supervisor) Company Profile: Maersk Oil is an international oil and gas company with operated production of about 550,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day from assets in Denmark, the UK, and Qatar. Responsibilities:

I worked on an offshore oil and gas platform, where I worked on a 28/28 rotation as an Electronic Specialist Offshore (E&I Supervisor) along with two instrument technicians, two electrical technicians and a HVAC technician.

I was responsible for planning the day to day job and providing permits for the day’s work.

I was required to check planning and performance management.

I communicated the daily job plan with the other employees.

I was tasked with reading blueprints, wiring diagrams, schematic drawings, or engineering instructions for assembling electronics units, applying knowledge of electronic theory and components.

I performed platform inspection for faults on ESD, the fire and gas system and any problems on control system.

I was required to capture work completed, write reports and order spares for the following day.

I procured parts and maintained inventory and related documentation.

I compiled reports on testing techniques and specifications to assist engineers.

I maintained system logs and manuals to document testing and operation of equipment.

Our team maintained Siemens PCS 7 system and all other telecom systems on the platform.

I was required to update all pass and identification documents as needed.

I was required to manage all the safety change forms on the Siemens system, update drawings and insert them into the change lock file, as well as keep it updated.

I provided technicians with job information and assisted them with any problems.

I performed electrical maintenance, fault finding and preventive maintenance on 3kV MCC, 400Vac MCC and 400Vac Dual GUTOR UPS systems.

I supervised the assembly, testing and maintenance of circuitry or electronic components.

I maintained working knowledge of state-of-the-art tools and software by reading and attending training.

Anglo Platinum, Rustenburg, South Africa July 2004 – February 2009 Designation: Senior Instrument Technician

Company Profile: Anglo American Platinum Limited is the world's largest primary producer of platinum. Responsibilities:

My main function was to plan the instrument technicians’, mechanicians and general foreman’s day to day work on instrumentation.

I provided technical expertise in the instrumentation field.

I provided plant changes on control system Siemens PCS7.

I was required to repair electronic drives and circuit boards, as well as maintain process networks, such as industrial Ethernet and LAN.

I was responsible for all projects planning within the instrumentation, electrical and mechanical fields.

I was tasked with ordering of spares on SAP.

Standby supervisor for Electrical and Mechanical.

Program and fault finding on electrical AC drives and AC VSD drives. Palabora Mining Company, Phalaborwa, South Africa

Designation: Software Technician

March 1995 – June 2004

Previous Designation: Instrument Technician

Company Profile: Palabora Mining Company Ltd is a copper mine that also operates a smelter and refinery complex based in the town of Phalaborwa.

Responsibilities:

Software Technician, April 1999

My main function was to maintain all the Siemens S7 PLC’s hardware and software.

I was required to provide technical and software expertise in the instrumentation field.

I provided a service to the production personnel in the daily maintenance and expansion of the control systems.

I assisted the instrumentation technician or mechanicians on fault finding of control systems and instrumentation.

I was involved in the planning, design and execution of any software or functional design specification (FDS) changes.

I managed the upgrade of projects Moore DCS to Siemens PCS 7, updated loop diagrams, design PLC network layout and installation PLC system.

I was required to build, troubleshoot and test prototype assemblies and document suitably.

I supported engineers by testing prototype systems and pre-released software.

I established configured and tested hardware and software products.

I supported technicians, schedulers and engineers to complete assigned tasks.

I was required to assemble and disassemble test configurations.

I delegated tasks to lower level technicians.

I was required to audit and test software and device products as per test plans and procedures. Instrument Technician, March 1995

As senior of the plant I was responsible for projects and maintenance on instrumentation.

My role included installing, adjusting, repairing or replacing electrical and electronic components using hand tools, power tools, or soldering irons. Foskor, Phalaborwa, South Africa July 1987 – February 1995 Designation: Instrument Mechanician

Previous Designation: Instrumentation Apprentice

Company Profile: Foskor’s Mining Division in Phalaborwa extracts phosphate rock, namely foskorite and pyroxenite.

Responsibilities:

Instrument Mechanician, January 1990

I was responsible for maintenance and new installations, which included examining and testing machines, instruments, components, other equipment, instruments and control systems to identify faults.

I was tasked with adjusting, repairing, and replacing worn and defective parts and wiring, and maintaining machines, equipment and instruments.

I was responsible for reassembling, test operating and adjusting equipment.

I installed electronic instruments and control systems.

I coordinated work with that of engineers, technicians, and other maintenance personnel.

I was required to interpret test data to diagnose malfunctions and systemic performance problems. Education

National N Diploma - Engineering, Pretoria West Technical College, 2001 Subjects: Industrial Electronics, Industrial Instruments, Digital Electronics, Mathematics and Supervisory Management

Trade Test - Industrial Instrument Mechanical, Mining Industry Engineering Trades Training Board (MIETTB), 1989

Senior Certificate, Kuschke High School, 1984

Career Development

Resilience Course, Maersk Oil, 2015

Offshore Emergency Response Team Member, OPTIO, 2015 Advanced Medical First Aid & Oxygen Therapy, QISC 2014 Leading Others, Maersk Oil, 2014

Carrier 30GX / 30HXC Chiller, Carrier, 2013

High Level Criticality Competency Assessments in Maersk Oil Qatar, 2013 Task Risk Assessment Course, 2013

Petro Skills – Introduction to Production Facility Operations, 2013 Solar Turbine Maintenance Course, 2012

Micro Motion Coriolis Mass Flow Meter, RFD Vortex and Magnetic Flow meter operation –Maintenance and Trouble Shooting Training, Emerson, 2011

Safe use of Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Area in Accordance with IEC-60079, 2011 GUTOR Uninterruptible Power Supply System (UPS) PDW Level 1&2, 2010 Motor Manager III, CMACVI, Engineering Workstation (EWS), Multilin SR Relays & Enervista Software, Power Quality Meters (PQM), MV & LV Operation & Maintenance, Powell, 2009 Design Process Safety Course, Ramboll, 2009

Process Safety 201, Prime Health Group, 2009

MDM Catalogue and Code find, 2008

Siemens AC10 Introduction to AC & DC Drives, 2006

Siemens SD-D93/94 Simocode-DP, 2006

Siemens SDMD-VC Master Drive CUVC, 2006

Mr. Herman Erasmus, MGH, Chief Electronic Technician (MG Hulme Jr), +27(0) 82 490 7197, acygvq@r.postjobfree.com or acygvq@r.postjobfree.com SAP ERP PM Maintenance Order Process/MOP, 2006

Managing Conflict, 2006

SAP PM Maintenance Order Processing, 2005

PROFIBUS Installer’s Course, 2004

SAP R/3 Overview & Logistics, 2004

Siemens ST-7PRO1, 2002

Siemens ST-7PRO2, 2002

Siemens WinCC SCADA for PCS7, 1999

Siemens Simatic S7 Programmable Controllers (Bridging), 1999 Siemens Engineering Tools for PCS7 (CFC), 1999

Industrial SQL Server Training Course, Wonderware, 1998 Siemens Simatic Programmable Controllers (S20), 1998 Siemens Simatic Programmable Controllers (S5S22), 1998 Siemens Simatic Programmable Controllers (L2 Coms), 1998 Multi Loop Controller Configuration & Operation Course, Moore, 1998 Area CRT Station Configuration & Operation Course, Moore, 1998 Modular Batch Controller Configuration & Operation Course, Moore, 1998 MYCRO 353 Single-Loop Digital Controller Configuration & Operation Course, Moore, 1998 Comprehensive InTouch Training Course, Wonderware, 1997 FIX MMI Setup & Configuration, 1997

MYCROADVANTAGE Configuration & Operation Course, Moore, 1996 APACS Configuration & Operation Course, Moore, 1996 APACS Installation & Maintenance Course, Moore, 1996 Milltronics Ultrasonic Course, BATEMAN Instrumentation, 1992 Process Automation – Nuclear Density Gauge and Electromechanical Belt Scales, 1992 Introduction to Pneumatics, Festo Didactic, 1990

Professional Memberships

T-FOET Card No: 74065614080113107183, OPTIO, 2013

H2S/BA Card No: 107208, OPTIO, 2013

Computer Literacy

Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project; SAP R/3 Overview and Logistics; PM Maintenance Order Processing (MOP); SAP ERP CO and PS Reporting; SAP ERP PM Maintenance Order and MDM Catalogue and Code Find Languages

English, Afrikaans and Dutch

References

Mr. Martin Nel, Instrument Technician, Anglo Platinum Rustenburg, +27 (0) 73 613 1326, acygvq@r.postjobfree.com

Mr. Joakim Akerstrom, Mechanical Supervisor, Maersk Oil Qatar, +974 4401 2528, acygvq@r.postjobfree.com



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