Curriculum Vitae of
Diego Pedro Assuncao
* **** ***** ********* ********** Cape Town 7580
English, Afrikaans & Portuguese
Driver’s License Code 8 & Expiry Date: 16/05/2023
Forest Hill High
English, Afrikaans, Maths, Physical Science, Motor Mechanics & Technical Drawings
NEKSA College of Electronics N4
Analogue, Digital, Science, Maths, Technical Drawing, Afrikaans & English
Examination results: 70% for theory & 96% for Practical
1999 – 2000
Hertz S.A Training Department
Induction & Omnix Course
2-4 February 2005
Modena Design Centre
Autodesk Inventor 2008 Essentials and Auto Cad
8 November 2007
I have also completed a Design course at Auto Desk on Inventor and Revit Auto Cad and also Sketch Up Pro
The I.T manager has resigned from Petite Designs and I am currently
running the I.T Department, I do have an assistant
which is working with me, and I am training him as well.
Painting,Drawing,Graphics design, taking photos, videos and editing them and then burn it on a DVD or cd,Hiking, Camping, also enjoy travelling when I have the chance to do so with my wife and son.
Petite Designs (Pty) Ltd.
Specialising in Exclusive & Custom made Furniture, for Interior Decorators, such as Brian Leeb, Top Billing, Steven Falk, S.A & Andrew Martin, and London
Petite Designs has four other sister companies: our network is made up of about 200 to 300 users.
Concept Africa, This Company specialises in interior decorating.
Innovative Drapes, This Company specialises in curtaining.
Ethnix Designs, This Company specialises in interior decorating on a larger scale.
Nigeria-Quara Ethnix, a sister company to Ethnix Designs in South Africa.
Petite Designs is situated in Industria at N0: 26 Blumberg Street industria West.
Term: July 2006 to present
Contact Person: Roger Rens I.T-Manager
(W) 012-482- 2883
My Duties as Follows Are:
Designing of furniture according to spec, working with information from photographs and measurements given to me by the frame makers, also designing of various mechanical parts for their cutting machines, for eg: crankshafts, shafts, gears for,chaindriven drives,etc.
Networking: - Linking users to various folders on the network, eg: a networkfolder, or to a network drive on the server.
Access, limiting access to shared folders on the network. Monitoring access to shared folders, adding printers on the network, changing passwords on client computers, setting up computers on the network, identifying computers, and mapping drives and folders, sharing folders, mapping network drives, and configuring a network, removing mapped drives or disconnecting drives.
Host computers, Configurering Microsoft Networking for Windows 2000 server with a router, creating or setting up user accounts in the active directory, and adding a user to a work group or to the company domain.
E-mail, setting up of email accounts for new user on the network, either, using Microsoft outlook or outlook express.
Inventory of all I.T equipment:- Keeping account of all I.T equipment in stock,
And of all equipment issued to the users.
Help desk, do first-line support:- Help users to logon to the network, check that all cables are secure, keep printers up and running, restarting printers when required, restarting printing services on main server, when required.
Also assisting users how use Microsoft Office 2003 & Microsoft Office 2007, also how use excel, creating spread sheets, & how to use Microsoft office word & power point, and picture manager.
Ensure that switch boxes have UPS’s installed and are tested and working.
Re-patch floor points between telephone & network when required.
Monitor users machines for viruses.
Monitor users machines for illegal software.
Keep track of network usage, monitor for spyware on user machines and on servers.
Do monthly reviews of users permissions.
Ensure regular services of all printers; ensure wireless points are working at all times.
Make recommendations with respect to computer solutions in the company.
Up grading of all hardware and software:- On all laptops & desktops.
Repairs:- On all laptops & desktops, printers, monitors, keyboards, ect.
Ensuring that Server HDD always have space available.
Maintain server eg. Scanning disks for any errors ect.
Maintain IP addresses of all hardware connected to the network, including telephone.
Wiring, laying of network cabling:- Adding more cables and floor-points where it is required.
Trouble shooting:- laptops & desktops, by pining the domain, to see how many packets was sent and received, or whether the two computers has coms.
Remote Assistance: - logging onto the users computer, via remote desktop on the (Lan)-local area network, or logging onto a user via the (wan) wide area network, also by using programs like for eg: remote administrator or ultra vnc.
Liaise with service provider when A.D.S.L goes down. Quest Com.
Management of telephone systems. - Mitel, ensuring that the telephone management system is always running.
Installation of new hardware and software, on laptops and on computers.
Ensure that proper backups are done on a day today basis, on the server and offsite backups are being kept, tape drive or external hard drive.
Installation of Windows or Office onto machines.
Voice logger: ensuring that all voice recordings are properly recorded.
Mitel: ensuring that our telecoms system is all ways up, which is our op27 dect phones, handheld handsets & the rfp,s, which is satellite used for communication, on the network.
Reformat HDD if required.
Fibre Optic link: ensuring that the fiber optic link between the various switch boxes has coms.
Installation, Upgrading Extremely Good
Electronics Repair Extremely Good
Trouble Shooting Very Good
Fault Finding Very Good
Auto Cad Good
3D Home Design Very Good
Auto Desk. Inventor 11 Very Good
Auto Desk. Inventor 2008 Very Good
Photoshop CS3 Good
Corel Draw Good
Paint Shop Pro 7 Good
Animaition Shop 3 Good
Logo Design Very Good
Microsoft Word Good
Microsoft Excel Good
Microsoft Power point Very Good
Microsoft Access Good
Open Office.org Good
Windows XP Pro Very Good
Windows Vista Good
Windows 7 Good
Previous Employer: Siyaduma Auto Ferries.
Term: 20 April 2004 to 23/11/2004.
Position: Independent contractor. (Driver)
Duties: transporting of cars across the
Country for Hertz, Imperial and
Reason for leaving: No scope
Previous Employer: Technikon laboratories (PTY) LTD
Position: Maintenance Assistant/Setter and
Term: July 1998 to May 2002
Duties: Maintain the running of all packaging machinery and .
Equipment on plant basic millwright duties include
Fault finding designing electronics boards.
Previous Employer: Accord Car Sound Systems.
Term: November 1993 to November.1995
Duties: Installation of alarms, electric windows, Central- locking, gear locks
Reason for leaving: Relocated to Durban
Previous Employer: Car Sound Concepts- Durban.
Term: December 1995 to December 1996.
Reason for leaving: Career move to improve financially.
To tell you more about myself:
I am a very dedicated worker and I believe in providing a service of
Superior quality, I work extremely well under pressure and i believe
in team work within an organization.
I am driven by new challenges all the time, deadlines, accuracy,
Being punctual is what iam focused on. To me, personal pride in
One ’s self-ensures personal pride in one's work.
CURRENT STUDIES 2012: IT-ACADEMY
Currently iam, also studying, iam studying to obtain my certification as an,
MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer)
Previous Employer: African Rhino Shuttles and Tours cc Trading as Rhino Shuttles
Term: February 2012
Position: Tour Operator
Contact Person: Nick Nel
Previous Employer: Honda Auto Melrose
Dealer Principal: Vibes Naidoo (083-***-****)
Contact Person: Lance Nicolson (New Car Sales Manager)
Position: New car Sales Executive
Term: 04/02/2013 to 31/03/2015
Previous Employer: Honda Midrand
Contact Person: Yogi Naidoo (New Car Sales Manager)
Position: New Car Sales Executive
Term: 05/03/2015 to 29/05/2015
Previous Employer: VW McCarthy Constantia
Contact Person: Gareth McCarthy
Term: 29/07/2015 to 30/11/2016
Land: +27(0)11 471-1900
Previous Employer: VW Barons Cape Town
Contact Person: Mark Crocker (Master Cars Sales Manager)
Co. Address: Culemborg Motor City, Oswald Pirow Street Foreshore, Cape Town
Position: Master Cars Sales Executive
Date Engaged: 2017/08/14