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Kazakhstan
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October 19, 2019

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CURRICULUM VITAE

ALEXANDER AMANKRAH

C/o Mr. Seth Amankrah, P. O Box 625, Tema – VALCO, Ghana

+233-*********, +233-*********, +966*********

adaml9@r.postjobfree.com, adaml9@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE

I am currently working with Alcoa/Maaden Aluminum Company under the Carbon Maintenance Department, as Acting Shift Maintenance supervisor. My long term career goal is to find a challenging job that puts my analytical skills to maximum use. My key strengths are my ability to learn on the job quickly and to communicate effectively.A self-motivated and dynamic individual, who enjoys taking challenges especially in the field of engineering, an excellent team player seeking to join a team of innovative engineers in working to achieve the goals of your prospective institution or company.

EDUCATION:

Year

Institution

Qualification

2012

Ghana Telecom University College

BSc. Information Technology

2004

City & Guilds of London

Advanced Technician Diploma in Telecommunication and Electronics Engineering (Part 5)

2003

City & Guilds of London

Advanced Technician Diploma in Telecommunication and Electronics Engineering (Part 4)

2001

City & Guilds of London

Technician Diploma in Telecommunication and Electronics Engineering (Part 3)

2000

City & Guilds of London

Technician Diploma in Telecommunication and Electronics Engineering (Part 2)

1999

City of Ghana Academy

Telecommunications Technician (Part 1)

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

Alcoa/Maaden Aluminum Company Saudi Arabia

Acting Shift Maintenance supervisor June 2018 - To Date

Supervising both Electrical and Mechanical Maintenance activities during equipment breakdown

Preparing preventive, predictive and breakdown maintenance schedules

Planning and management of spare handling

Handling routine operations, prevention maintenance and troubleshooting activities to achieve high productivity by reducing breakdown time

Identifying areas and opportunities of improvement recommending process modification

Alcoa/Maaden Aluminum Company Saudi Arabia

Lead Electrical & Instrumentation Technician December 2012 – June 2018

Maintenance of all control circuit of M.C.C and P.C.C Installation, testing & commissioning of the Electrical equipment.

Installation, operation, maintenance and application of VFD’s, PLC’s soft starters etc. in various systems to ensure system reliability

Maintenance of the overhead cranes, motors, sensors, field devices, Instruments etc. Job planning for routine and non-routine activities

Handling the routine operations, preventive maintenance and troubleshooting activities to achieve high productivity by reducing breakdown time

Conducting enquiries and investigations of failures, monitoring all the processes involved to take corrective action

Identifying areas and opportunities of improvement, recommending process modifications.

Handling all the safety and security aspects of the plant equipment and machinery.

Hydraulics and Pneumatics for casting Pit and Power & Free Conveyor

programming, tuning of controllers, monitors and recorders

Nestle Ghana Limited Tema – Ghana

Instrumentation & Automation Technician 2005-2012

Responsible for efficient maintenance and repairs of all automation and instrumentation equipment and appliances in the factory.

Supports the instrumentation team to implement the Calibration program.

Troubleshooting and installation of field instruments. Such as Pressure Transmitter, Temperature Transmitter, Level Sensors, flow meters, Weighing Systems, Measuring Devices such as Ph Meters, Oxygen meters, Biochemical Oxygen Demand Meters, Calorimeters, RH meters, Conductivity meters, etc.

Managing of the Automation network infrastructure such as the Ethernet, Control Net, Device Net

Boiler Operation, Controls and Maintenance (Shell boilers and High Pressure Boilers i.e. Water tube boilers).

Supports implementation of NQMS and NCE

Assisting co-workers and trainee (engineers and technicians) in diagnosing malfunctions in machinery and equipment based on observation and application of knowledge from both experience and professional education. Proactive in promoting Safety

Cocoa Processing Company Tema – Ghana

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician 2004 – 2005

Carried out preventive, breakdown and shutdown maintenance activities in all the plants (Motors controlling the Stirrers and pumps, High Pressure Pumps, Air Compressors .etc.)

Boiler operation and maintenance; Maintained all speed drives, soft starters, PLC’s, electrical motors controlling the rotary equipment

Supported production planning and controls on the line during production activities. Started-up activities and processes on the line.

Responsible for driving the improvement of instrument and electrical plant reliability

Operation and maintenance of Power generating sets

VALCO (Babeaks Engineering) Tema – Ghana

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician 2000 – 2004

Repairs & Calibration of Weighing Scales

Repairs & Calibration of Batching And Travelling Scale For Anode Production

Repairs And Maintenance Of Thermocouples And Rtd For Bake And Mixers Operations

Electrical Troubleshooting and Preventive maintenance work On Multi-Purpose Crane, Jib Crane, HI- Bay Lights and others.

In charge Of Carbon Lab Instrument and Electrical System

Calibration of Pressure, Level, Flow and Temperature Controllers and Their Transmitters.

Hydraulics and Pneumatics for Casting Pit.

Programming, Tuning Of Controllers, Monitors And Recorders

Reading and Troubleshooting of electrical prints

Plc. Troubleshooting

TRAINING AND PROJECTS:

Kempe Engineering (AUSTRALIA) - Maintenance Training Program for Aluminum Smelter Anode Rod Shop (2013).

Process And Plant Automation Ltd Troubleshooting and installation of Allan Bradley PLC: RS Logix 5000 (2011) Ghana.

Valco Industrial Training Boiler Instrumentation (2003).

Valco Industrial Training - Modicon Quantum and Allen Bradley Plc. (2002).

Valco Industrial Training – Furnace Instrumentation Programme. (2001).

Part of the team that installed and commissioned the automation system for Nestle Ghana, Infant Cereals Milling Plant. (Using Allen Bradley Logix 5000 PLC and Wonder ware In-Touch).

Installation and setting up of a fully Automated Vacuum Band Dryer for Nestle Beverage Department.

Part of the team that Installed and Commissioned the automation system for Automatic Thimble Stripping Presses (ATSP or TSP) for Rodding Shop - Maaden/Alcoa Aluminum Company

Part of the engineering team assigned to installed and commissioned the New Pressing Machines - Cocoa Processing Company Ghana

Part of the team that upgraded carbon operation systems from relay control to Modicon quantum plc. - Babeaks Engineering Company Ghana

Part of the engineering team assigned to Install and commission automatic gas filling system for Ghana Cylinder Manufacturing Co. Ltd - Babeaks Engineering

Part of the team that Installed and Commissioned the automatic fuel control system for generator sets tanks for Barry Callebaut Ghana Limited - Babeaks Engineering

KEY SKILLS

Experience in Industrial Automation and Instrumentation.

Control System, SCADA, PLC (Siemens S7 300/400, Allen Bradley) etc.

Maintenance of High Voltage and Low Voltage Substations.

Refrigeration and Air-condition system etc.

An unabated working experience in the manufacturing industry for the past twelve years

Operation and maintenance of Power generating Sets

Automation and modification of Control Panels

Maintenance, Calibration of boiler instrumentation

Unabated knowledge in Level Measurement, Flow Measurement, Control Valve and Positioner.

REFEREES:

Nivasan Moodley

Operations superintendent Anode Bake furnace

Alcoa/Maaden Integrated Aluminum Company

Saudi Arabia

Contact: +509499012

Fernando Miguel Fortes

Maintenance Supervisor

Alcoa/Maaden Integrated Aluminum Company

Saudi Arabia

Contact: +966*********, +966*********

Joshua Adu Bediako

Project (Electrical and Automation) Engineer

Nestle Ghana Limited

Contact: +233*********



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