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Electrical Mechanical

Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
January 14, 2020

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Curriculum Vitae

Brenton Botha

Occupation: Millwright

Address: * ****** ***** ******* ******** Claremont 2092 ID No.: 880-***-**** 089

Race: Coloured Male

Cell No.: 071-***-**** / 067-***-****



● Excellent communication skills.

● Computer literate.

● Hard-working, honest and reliable individual.

● Able to work in a team environment or alone.

● Enjoy challenges and copes well under pressure.

● Problem solver


SNC Lavalin

Mechanical fitter @ Engen Refinery Durban

15 February - 30 March 2018

● Pump and gearbox repairs.

● Replacing metal gaskets on flanges.

● Alignment of pumps.

● Pressure testing of heat exchangers

031-***-**** Durban

Reason for leaving – Contract complete

Microfinish Valve Guide and Valve Seat Manufacturers Millwright apprentice

Maintenance/Millwright Technician

May 2014 – January 2018

● Daily, weekly and monthly preventative maintenance to CNC lathes, grinders and furnaces.

● Fault finding and repairs to both electrical and mechanical machinery.

● Fault finding and repairs to hydraulic and pneumatic valve sequencing systems.

● Electronic installations and repairs to various drives and CPUs on CNC lathes.

● Milling and turning of various machine parts.

● Ensuring all machinery is operating correctly and that all safety requirements are adhered to.

● Repair motors and guide grinding machines

● Check tolerance and finishing of brass valve guides and cast iron valve guides and correct machinery accordingly

● Check tolerances and finishing of chrome valve seats and correct machinery accordingly

● Machine moving, electrical and mechanical installations.

● Completion of all paperwork to keep machine history records updated.

● General boilermaking and welding.

● General building maintenance.

● Plc programming

● Electrical installations

● Pneumatic installations

● Hydraulic system installations and servicing

Attended Millwright training phases 1-4.

031-***-**** Durban

Reason for leaving – Apprenticeship complete.


Elevator Technician

July 2009 – December 2012

● Installation of elevators, escalators and travelators.

● Alignment of guide rails

● Concrete drilling and cutting

● Reading of technical drawings to spec

● Welding of framework

● Load testing of elevator cars

● Wiring of shaft lights and floor landing controllers

● Electrical/electronic installations of all equipment.

● Modifications, boilermaking and welding of various parts.

● Commissioning of equipment, ensuring correct operation and that all safety requirements are adhered to.


● Reason for leaving – Contract complete

LVS Switchboards

Semi-skilled Electrical fitter

March 2008 – February 2009

● Design and building of distribution boards.

● Installation and wiring of all electrical and electronic components of the MCC’s to customer specifications, ensuring correct operation and that all safety requirements are adhered to.

Wiring of contactors, relays, circuit breakers,overload protection relays and busbar installation


● Reason for leaving – Contract complete


Senior certificate on NQF level #4 (Grade 12)

Fairvale Secondary School – Technical Matric (N3)

Trade tested Millwright – 2017

Advanced electronics computer programming

Introduction to MS Dos and personal computing institution INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES

I enjoy electrical and electronic fault finding on various equipment, computer programming and mechanical problem solving and repair.

Moreover, I have a passion and interest in electronic machines, stripping, building, software mapping, reassembling and fault finding.


I Brenton Botha believe I have the necessary skills and knowledge to adapt to the profile of the position that I am applying for.

I have a hands on reproach when it comes to been a Millwright Technician and maintenance. I am able to communicate effectively at all levels both verbally and written, clearly and accurately in English. I have the ability to train, mentor, coach and assess staff. The types of work I have also done, a lot of Machine Installation, Db Installation, Machine repair. I have worked with lots of Mechanical Componence and Electrical Components as well as Rigging Components. I do appreciate the given chance to apply for this position and ensure that I would work to the best of my ability.

Thank you

Yours truly

Brenton Botha

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