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senior Instrument Technician

Location:
Lusaka, Zambia
Salary:
$ 2000
Posted:
November 03, 2021

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CURRICULUM VITAE

PERSONAL DETAILS

NAME: SOKO ISAAC

DATE OF BIRTH: 24-03-1975

SEX: MALE

MARITAL STATUS: MARRIED

NATIONALITY: ZAMBIAN

MOBILE No: +260********* / +260*********

DRIVER’S LICENCE No: 301471/1/2/1

E-MAIL: ado8p6@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION/ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

SCHOOL QUALIFICATION YEAR

NDEKE SECONDARY SCHOOL GRADE TWELVE CERTIFICATE 1993

KITWE TRADES SCHOOL PROCESS AND CONTROL INSTRUMENTATION 2000

WORKRITE TRAINIG CENTRE COMPUTER FOUNDATION 2003

SIEMENS TRAINING CENTRE (SA) PROGRAMMEBLE LOGIC CONTROLLERS SHORT COURSE 2005

COLLIERIES TRAINING COLLEGE (SA) FLAME PROOF AND PROTECTION 2010

ZCCM TECHNICAL CENTRE MINING FIRST AID- GOLD MEDAL 2003

KANSANSHI TRAINING CENTRE SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT COURSE 2012

SIEMENS TRAINING CENTRE (SA) SIEMENS HARDWARE CONFIGURATION COURSE. 2018

CURRENTLY STUDYING (EIT) ADV DIPLOMA OF INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION

WORK EXPERIENCE

Kansanshi mining PIc

March 2010 To 2020.

Employed as an instrumentation/ Maintenance supervisor at Kansanshi mine in the Engineering Department.

Responsibilities

●Accomplishes maintenance human resource objectives by selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising job contributions; recommending compensation actions; adhering to policies and procedures.

●Meets maintenance operational standards by contributing maintenance information to strategic plans and reviews; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolving problems.

●Meets maintenance financial standards by providing annual budget information; monitoring expenditures; identifying variances; implementing corrective actions.

●Evaluates functionality and reliability of facility systems and associated equipment by conferring with operating departments; identifying problems and requirements.

●Maintains function and reliability of facility systems and associated equipment by implementing a preventive maintenance program; operating and testing systems and equipment; restoring, repairing, rebuilding, or replacing faulty or inoperative components and parts.

●Improves function and reliability of facility systems and associated equipment by studying performance results; identifying, recommending, and implementing changes, expansions, and additions.

●Maintains safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with legal codes and regulations.

●Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.

●Accomplishes maintenance and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

●Calibration and installation of all field instruments to process and parameter expectation.

●Installation of new and working on defective instruments with minimal plant disruption.

●Interprets and understands all plant control philosophies with regards to instruments operation.

●Ensuring correct installations so as instruments to be able to communicate with programmable logic controllers and supervisory and data acquisition monitors’.

●Ensure correct record updates and reports to superiors which include overtime, training, leave management and safety of everybody.

●Maintain availability of spares and workshop equipment’s to acceptable levels.

●Work hand in hand with any supervisor to provide a common goal which is to produce and manage all teams around.

●Worked on compressors and driers for effective air supply to instruments.

Zambia Sugar PIc

April 2009 to March 2010

Responsibilities

Worked as supervisor.

Supervisor:

●Provide technical assistance and resolution when electrical or engineering problems are encountered.

●Assist senior supervisor in preparing project cost and time estimates, plan, schedules and monitor work support personnel.

●Positively impact and contribute to the performance of the company through leadership and individual activity.

●Maintain professional work ethics through effective, honest communication with supervisors, peers and operations personnel. Modify and upgrading existing plant and equipment through cooperation with electrical engineers assist with instrumentation design and maintenance.

●Review of maintenance tasks and procedures like job safety analysis, and safe operation procedures.

●Supervised instrumentation maintenance and facilitated the availability of spares with the aid

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●Commissioned all instruments from crushing, conveying, milling, flotation, leaching, filtration and tails after calibrating them.

●Simulate signals from field instruments to PLC, reflected on the scada.

●Worked with PLC software programmer to configure the instruments.

●Cooperated with the senior instrumentation and control supervisor (the PLC software specialist) responsible for the day to day electrical instrumentation maintenance of the processing plant and surrounding areas.

PROCESS PLANT (CRUSHING, CONVEYING, MILLING, FLOTATION, FILTRATION AND TAILS)

●Vegason 61,62,63,67 and 68 ultrasonic level sensors with vegadis transmitters.

●Unipro 4 process automation conveyor scales; Process automation nucleonic point level sensors.

●Crusher and conveyor under-speed sensors; conveyor belt-rip and drift sensors; blocked chute sensors.

●Siemens step 7 PLC with PCS scada and fiber optic open transport network communication.

●Sag mill, Ball mill, Regrind mill and crusher grease, and lube oil and hydraulic oil temperature; flow and pressure sensors.

●Endress and hausser(E&H) different type of instruments.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Managed to help company reduce costs on necessary breakdown of machinery by conducting quality maintenance and quick repair work on machinery as an instrument technician ad acting supervisor.

Reduce cost on human injury and damage to property, thus helping meet production targets.

Wired most instrumentation panels during Zambia sugar company merger expansion reducing company costs of contracting external workmanship. Commissioned the biggest boiler and turbines at Zambia Sugar Company which produces about 33kilowatts of power.

Albidon nickel Zambia mine

April 2008 to March 2009

Responsibilities

Employed as a technician and later foreman (supervisor).

-Commissioned all instruments at albidon mine during mine start up.

-Calibrated all instruments for the crushers, milling, floatation and thickener’s.

-Wired most of PLC panels in most substations.

-Programmed danfoss variable speed drives with electricians.

-Fault finding instrumentation problems with help of systems supervisor.

-Managed to oversee all instrumentation planning, overtime and resourses.

Kansanshi Mining Plc.

March 2007 to April 2008

Responsibilities

Employed as a technician in maintaining plant equipment/instruments to acceptable standard.

●Installation of electrical and instrumentation equipment.

●Worked with field bus system; Profibus and Modbus.

●Participated in faulty finding, trouble shooting and maintenance of instruments.

●Ability to work with Ethernet and fiber optic networks.

●Able to calibrate, setup and maintain variety of modern field instruments for the plants.

●Worked on mills, crushing, floatation and filtration plants effectively.

●Vast knowledge on PLCs and profibus (loops) instruments.

●Worked shifts in process plants.

●Able to write detailed reports to supervisors.

Konkola copper mines plc.

October 1995 to March 2007

Responsibilities

●Worked as a shift controller in the process department before being seconded to do a course in process instrumentation.

●Calibrated different instruments including level, flow, temperature, pressure and control valves.

●Installed, maintained instruments to plant expectations.

●Installed DCS and PLCs (scada) systems modules in panels.

●Modified and upgraded existing plants equipment’s with the help of supervisors.

●Exposed to different crushing, milling, floatation and filtration instruments.

Interests

●Listening to music and reading educational materials.

●Discovering new things and eager to learn.

References available on request



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