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Manager Electrical

Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
October 28, 2019

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Date: ** February ****

Dear Sir/ Madam

Re: Application for employment

This letter is to introduce myself and let you know of my interest in becoming part of your company. The encIosed CV will furnish you with information concerning my overall employment background, training, education and skills. My work abilities are backed up with experiences and knowledge. I assure you that I can successfully fulfil any obligations requiring of any responsibilities upon your company. I am currently working as the Maintenance Officer at Life Mount Edgecombe Hospital. I’ve been in this position since 2015 to 2017 and then as the Acting Engineering Manager for a year. I’m now ready to take on a more challenging role. My current position has provided me with the skills and knowledge in various aspects of management. By being part of the Project Management and Maintenance Team, I’ve come to understand, planning, executing, controlling, team work, budgets and its constraints thereof. The knowledge and insight I’ve gained thus far in my current role has given me the ability to lead a team of 5 members, oversee and take charge of the Engineering and Procurement Department in the absence of a line manager. Thus far I was in the position of the Acting Engineering Manager for twelve months. The position further afforded me the opportunity to attend numerous Management related workshops and seminars as well as training courses. I have also had the opportunity to interact with, as well as manage and build relations with contractors and colleagues.

I previously worked as a Maintenance Electrician at Palm, Stationery Manufacturers, and gaining vast knowledge in electrical, mechanical, pneumatics, basic hydraulics and basic electronics. Installation of plant and machinery, ac/dc drives, and motors.

I matriculated in the year 2000 with a matric Exemption. I studied and obtained my N4 and N5 certificates in electrical engineering. I am a qualified Electrician with a valid Wireman’s License and have been consistently studying towards my Diploma in Electrical Engineering and thereafter further my studies to a GCC Electrical Engineering qualification.

I bring fairness, dedication, honesty and loyalty to your organization. I am a team player with strong leadership skills. I consider myself to be an analytical thinker with efficient problem solving abilities. I also pay attention to detail, have efficient time management skills and have a vast knowledge of safety standards. I greatly appreciate you taking the time to review my credentials and experience. I hope that you'll find my experience, interests, and character intriguing enough to warrant a face-to-face meeting, as I am confident that I could provide value to you and your organization as a member of your team. Yours sincerely,

Demesh Mohan Behari

Curriculum Vitae of

Demesh Mohan Behari

Personal Information

• Date of Birth: 07 March 1983

• Identity Number: 830-***-**** 080

• Nationality: South African

• Home Language: English

• Health: Excellent

• Gender: Male

• Criminal Offences: None

• Driver’s Licence: Code 10

Contact Details

Tel: 032-***-****

Cell: 072-***-****


Postal address: P.O.Box 63320, Verulam, 4339

Physical address: 5 Robin Street, Dawncrest, Verulam Tertiary Education

Qualification: National Diploma: Electrical Engineering N Duration: 2001 – 2003

Institute: Berea Technical College

Qualification: Chemical Electrical Learner ship (SASOL) Duration: 2008 – 2010

Training office: Simtech Training & Development

Credits obtained: NQF Level 4, Section 28 Trade Test (09-06-2012) Currently studying:

Qualification: Electrical Engineering N6

Duration: 2008 to current

Credits obtained: Credits Obtained: Installations Rules 1 & 2 School Education:

Highest Standard passed: Matric with exemption

Year: 2000

Subjects passed, all on Higher Grade:




Physical Science



Professional Experience

Organisation: Life Mount Edgecombe Hospital

Position: Maintenance Officer: Engineering Department – Acting Maintenance Manager since 01 September 2017 to 30 September 2018

Job description: Project Management, Stock and Inventory control. Preparation of the monthly management reports for the Engineering department. Planning and allocation of daily tasks to the Engineering team. Quality control Audits as per Life Healthcare’s standards. Decision making and budget control for the Engineering department. Responsible for the restoration/repairs of buildings and equipment, risk management and daily check lists. Completion of daily job cards as well as feedback thereof is a high priority. Fault finding and report to higher management Electrical repairs, welding, carpentry and painting as necessary. Supervise daily inspection of medical gas alarm systems. Maintaining schedules for air conditioning and filters. Duration: February 2015 to Current

Reference: Bhaviksha Maharaj

Contact: 031-***-****

Organisation: Palm Stationery Manufacturers

Position: Electrician

Job description: Electrical fault finding, reading electrical diagrams and tracing faults on production machinery, designing and wiring of electrical panels, testing & repairing of electronic pc boards, electrical installations, testing of AC & DC motors, electrical & mechanical maintenance of machinery, basic pneumatics. Duration: September 2010 – January 2015

Reference: Ralco Mathura (Maintenance Manager)

Contact: 083-****-***

Organisation: Sasol Learnership Via Simtech

Position: Chemical Electrician Trainee

Job description: engaged with various companies in order to gain work experience and to follow SANS Code of Practice.

Duration: May 2008 – July 2010

Reference: Carmen Crerar (Marketing Manager)

Contact: 031 – 708 5685

Organisation: Electrotech Electrical CC

Position: Electrician

Job description: Supervised a small team regarding electrical installations, electrical repairs, panel building, fault finding and repair.

Duration: February 2006 – August 2006

Reference: Shaun Kesoparsad (Director)

Contact: 073-****-***

Organisation: Traffic Signals & Accessories

Position: Technical Supervisor

Job description: Fault finding on traffic signals and repair, installations of new traffic intersections, maintenance of traffic signals, installations of traffic controllers. Installations of traffics signals for Durban A1 2006

Duration: February 2006 – August 2006

Reference: Deon Chetty (Manager))

Contact: 031-***-****

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