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Engineering Plant

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
December 30, 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 reading 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 cleaning, 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, semi automatic 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 bending machine, radial drilling machine, grinding machines, rolling machines, universal cutting machine.

● Usage of doggs, wedges, turning buckles and hummers

● Employment History

● Previous Employer: Meyerton Engineering

● Current position held: Boilermaker

● Duration: September 2017 to June 2019.

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 o Company: DC de SOUSA Fabricating Engineers in Zimbabwe o Institutions: Harare Registrar of Skilled Manpower Apprenticeship and Trade tests

o Period of March 1994- August 1996

● Certificate in Safety Health Environment Occupational & Management Training o College: Nirvana Business Solutions, in South Africa o Year: 2010

● Planned Maintenance Certificate of Training

o College: SIRDC (Scientific and Industrial Research Development Centre Year: 2012

● Certificate in Safe Uses of Gas Equipment & Gases Training o College: BOC GASES.

o Year: 2013

● Mining Basic First Aid Certificate

o College: Zimbabwe Red Cross Society

o Year: 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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