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Power Plant Electrical

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
March 20, 2020

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Mahlaha David Molefe

S/200 Machobane Street

Vuka section



073-***-**** / 065-***-****


Identity Number : 731***-****-***

Nationality : South African

Gender : Male

Driving License : Code C1 (10)

Home Language : South Sotho

Other Language : English & Afrikaans


Name of institution : Lekoa Shandu secondary school

Highest grade passed : grade 12

Year : 1995

Subjects passed : English, S. Sesotho, Afrikaans, Mathematics, Biology

& Physical Science

Name of institution : Vereeniging Technical College

Trade : Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current)

Year : 1995

Subjects passed : Engineering Science (N3 to N4),

Mathematics (N3 to N6), Electrotechnics (N4 to N6), Power Machines (N5)

Name of Institution : MCD Training Centre

Qualification (Trade) : Electrician Section 26D (Red seal)

Year : 2015

Name of institution : Milnex Training Centre

Qualification : Wireman’s Licence Single & Three Phase (COC)

Year : 2016


Name of company : Eskom Holding (Lethabo power station)

Position held : Leaner Power Plant Operator NQF 3

Duration : 01 March 2017 – 31 July 2019

Reason for leaving : Contract expired

LPO certificates

Occupational health and safety acts

Firefighting and first aid level 2

Duties LPO

Monitoring coal plant, ash plant and outside plant (CW plant, fuel oil plant, sulphur plant, hydrogen plant, Propane plant, air compressors and fire reticulation plant).

Inspect indicators and equipment for evidence of defects or malfunctions.

Inspections on conveyor belts, chain conveyor and buckets conveyors and devices around them (misalignment switches, torque probe, sensors and limit switches, underspeed sensors, level sensors and tension switches) and oil leaks on the drives.

Inspections on the cooling towers and demineralised water pumps, diesel and electrical air compressors.

Check safety devices and perform environmental checks routinely.

Putting these plants out of service and back to stand-by.

Name of Company : Xstrata Coal Mine

Position : Electrician Surface & Underground & Standbys

Duration : 13 Dec 2007 to 31 March 2010

Name of Company : Sasol Chemical Industry (Skilltech Training Centre)

Qualifications : NQF Level 2, 3 & 4 Electrical certificates

Duration : Feb 2002 to March 2004 (Apprenticeship)

Reason for Leaving : Contract Expired


Maintenance on electrical equipment, general maintenance/slip &pull switches, 525v & 380v motor starter & single phases motor testing & connections, DOL, star/Delta transformer/liquid and auto resistance starters, cyclones, pumps, crushers, vibrator motors, conveyors & there protections

Labelling of medium voltage equipment starters

Ratio of a transformer, tap changer, 11kv/ 22kv fuse links & circuit breakers (air & oil)

Correct ranges of medium & high volt, two speed motors

Electronics thyrestor, capacitor, LED’s, current ratings & conductors sizes,transistor, resistors, inductors, integrated circuits,

Safety (OHS) and ISO 9001

Earth path, Zener, reading of electronics board and building circuits & quarterly tagging, soldering & earthing capacitors and resistors colour codes, resistance measurement, inverters & rectifiers circuits, centre tap transformer, low voltage distribution, O/L relay, contactors, CBs, CTs & PTs, measuring instruments, soft start variable speed drives (VSD) & PLC, geysers, plugs & isolators, panel wiring & sabs standards, single & 3 phase meter

Isolation procedures & basic electronics, fault finding & hazardous locations

Domestic, Commercial & industrial wiring, wireman’s licence (COC) and installations, maintenance on DB, lights & wiring

Transformer maintenance & connections, 11, 22, 33kv inspections, auto recloser & detectors, flameproof transformer, pilot wire system, earth path resistance monitoring, pumps, cyclones, conveyors & earth mud, spikes & earth continuity conductors

Cable termination and glanding, importance of reticulation drawing, pendent & overhead grain maintenance, level & limits switches installation, factor influence substation, ies /sans standard,

Wet & dry transformer, mini sub & sub maintenance, Ring feeders

Switch gears, Battery tripping units system, Substation layout, Earth fault monitoring systems, Clean transformer yard and report any oil leaks or malfunctioning to your supervisor

Name of Company : Prasa (Metrorail)

Position : Electrical Fitter

Duration : 02 Aug 2004 to 30 Nov 2006

Name of Company : Bakara Engineering

Position : Electrical Fitter

Duration : 07 Aug 2012 to 26 Apr 2013

Name of Company : Bhayi Khetya Trading (BKT)

Position : Electrical Fitter Supervisor (Night Shifts)

Duration : 02 May 2013 to 18 Aug 2015


Breaking systems, power circuit diagram microprocessor, traction control, 3000v dc high port testing, 110v dc auxiliary circuit & equipment testing, pantograph,

Assembling of grids (resistors), traction blower motors,Traction motors, Motor generators, motor alternators,ventilation fan, remove and replace bearing on all motor coach motors

Motor coach door circuits HV & cab heaters, sequencing motor coach, motor coach wiring MA/MG & traction motor

Assembling compressor/exhaustors & there circuits, auxiliary HT links, voltage regulator (VR), governor & slave relay/master control, ten & two core cables

Motor coach installation and maintenance, master control maintenance, Testing all motor coach traction motor using high voltage DC insulation resistance tester, train line & lighting arrestors

Monitoring oil leaks & oil level on all exhaustors and compressors, check for air leaks on motor coach and HT line switches


1. Mr Michael Prinsloo (BKT) 2. Mrs. Rozelda Swanepoel (ESKOM)

Technical Foreman Human Resource Manager

Tel: (011-***-**** Tel: (016-***-****

Cell: 072-***-**** Cell: 083-***-****

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