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Electrical Technician Maintenance Manager

Location:
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Posted:
June 06, 2022

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Curriculum Vitae

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Nevendran

Naidoo

Name Nevendran

Surname Naidoo

Date of Birth 1986/12/29

ID Number 861**********

Gender Male

Marital Status Married

Dependents Two

Postal Address: 163 Wood Hurst Drive

Wood Hurst

Chatsworth, Durban, 4092

Contact details Cell: (073-***-****

Home: (031-*******

Drivers Code 08

Email: adra3a@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION

School : Meadowlands Secondary School (DURBAN) - Matriculated 2004 Subjects : English; Afrikaans; Mathematics; Electronics; Technical Drawing; Physical science

Tertiary Education

KZN Coastal College (UMALUSI)

N1, N2, N3, N4 (Heavy Current)

Institutions : Shukela Training Centre (SASA Mt Edgecombe) Electrical Trade Test (Red Seal)

Instrument Trade Test (Red Seal)

Durban University of Technology

National Diploma in Electronic Engineering.

Btech: Electronic Engineering (Light Current)

Subjects completed:

S1:

Electrical Engineering

Mathematics

Electronics

Communications Skills

Computer Skills

Digital Systems

S2:

Electrical Engineering 2

Mathematics 2

Electronics 2

Projects

Digital Systems 2

S3:

Control Systems 2

Mathematics 3 3

Process Instruments 1

Process Instruments 2

Digital systems 3

S4:

Process Instruments 3

Design project 3

Control systems 3

Network systems 2

Software Design 2

Btech (Electronic Engineering: Light Current)

Mathematics 4

Engineering Management 4

Digital Signal Processing 4

Microcontrollers 4

Process Instrumentation 4

Process Control 4

Circuit Analysis 4

Design Project 4

N3 Industrial Electronics N4: Industrial Electronics Electro - Technology Electro - Technology

Engineering Science

Mathematics

Engineering Science

Mathematics

Courses Completed

2011 Certificate: Articulated Boom Lift (Cherry picker) Institute: Africa Training Centre

2011 Mondi Academy:

Certificate: Permit Receivers Course

One Day – full time course

2011 Mondi Academy:

: Safety Rep

One Day

2013 Certificate: First Aid (Level one)

Institute: Africa Training Centre -

2019 Certificate: Step 7 Siemens programming 1

Institute: Siemens

2019 Certificate: Step 7 Siemens programming 2

Institute: Siemens

2019 Certificate: Variable speed drives (Sinamics / Micromaster) Institute: Sietech

Employment History

April 2006 – Dec 2009: Power and Voltage Services

Position: Training Electronic Engineer (Apprentice on Mondi site) Duties: Installation of Actuators, new installations, QC of Electrical and instrumentation in the plant, cabling, glanding & termination of cables. Installation of industrial process instruments, assisting in calibration & Testing. Assisting in electrical work, Instrumentation and electrical projects at Mondi. Liaising with foremen and project engineers. Maintenance during shutdowns. Worked on various network and bus topologies. Installation and maintenance of devices such as metering and recording. Instrument, controlling devices, display equipment, telemetry system and communication. SCADA and PLC wiring from the field instrumentation to the marshalling cabinet. Calculation of required I/O needed for the plant for existing and new projects. Testing of equipment in order to see whether there is need for repair or not. These testing procedures were done by the means of equipment such as pressure gauges, ammeters, wattmeter, etc. Working closely to coal, gas and electric fired boilers which enable me to withstand very high operating temperatures. Stack emissions sensors and controls implemented to minimize unwanted pollution to the environment and people.

Preventative maintenance of instruments and electrical components in the plant. Sampling of chemical, product and analyzing of viscosities. Ensuring that all the instruments are in good working condition. Replace those instruments which require to be improved by the means of hand tools. Monitoring of the instrument recordings to ensure that the readings are accurate and apply corrective action to find the cause of the incorrect recordings. Competent to make sketches and schematic drawings in order to prove if any alteration in the instrument is required or not. All the wiring and tubing that were done according to a standard to make sure that there are no downfalls in the functionality of the machines. Performed substation safety with electricians of the plant ensuring that all procedures are followed and are in place. Removal of redundant buckets, transformers and electrical apparatus, wiring of VSD’S and transformers that were required to be changed. Performed lock out procedures on shutdowns to isolate certain parts of the plant for work to be conducted. Routines were conducted every morning to monitor various levels, electronic performances of substation equipment. Application and implementation of various network topologies to implement profibus and Modbus controlled devices. Reference: Pavs Moodley (083-***-****

Jan 2010 – 27 May 2014: Mondi Merebank

Position: Instruments and Electrical Artisan

Plant maintenance and breakdown repairs to plant and equipment. Fault finding. Removal, installation, Calibration of transmitters, control valves and other control equipment. Preventative maintenance on AUMA, Rotork, and many pneumatic single and double acting control actuators. Overhauling and refurbishing of existing equipment. Decommissioning and designing of new MCC buckets, re-installation and rewiring. Installation of new cabling, glanding, testing, terminating and commissioning of panels. Installation of various starter buckets and direct online starter panels including their relative control circuitry. Wiring of various industrial three phase and single-phase motors coupled to agitators and pumps. Installation of smart relays to protect transformers and MCC loads. Continuous routine checks on substation operation and functionality. Design and installation of plant junction boxes, solenoid boxes panels which drive and receive analog and digital signals from the plant equipment. Electrical installation and repairs. Wiring of various distribution boards in the plant (3 phases and 1 phase). Plugs changing and tracing cabling.

IT Packages work with Microsoft outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Sap drawings. Maintenance and repairs during shutdowns. Worked closely with project engineers on Transformers, Compressors, Heat Exchangers and many other Electrical and Instrumentation projects. Commissioning of projects. Liaising with clients, suppliers, contractors and relevant authorities. Project management with cost and time constrained environments. Troubleshooting and problem solving. Understanding and ensuring Compliance with health and safety. Regulations and quality standards of the country in which work is undertaken. Providing advice and Consultancy support. Purchasing equipment. Developing new business Proposals. Working collaboratively with design engineers, operation Engineers, purchasers and other internal staff.

Reference: Pavs Moodley Contact: (083-****-***

May 2014 –Jan 2018 AUMANAT

Position: Instruments and Electrical Technician

Duties: Overhauling and refurbishing of existing equipment. Acquiring new business, weekly reports, ensure the satisfaction of existing clients, receiving incoming goods, ordering spares, completing quality checks on all equipment that leaves workshop. Responsible of running of all the current projects at the company, quote on all breakdowns that require repairs, completion of quotations, carryout all repairs that need to be done on actuators, responsible to complete breakdowns, open up job files for newly acquired work, assist with the practical training involved in equipping clients with the required knowledge and skills associated with actuators.

Fault finding on actuators on site and at the workshop. Responsible for on- site meetings at various sites. Understanding and ensuring compliance with health and safety. I’m capable of working with QuickBooks, Microsoft outlook, excel, word, PowerPoint and Cad. Project leader at Engen Island view and Refinery. Planned, installed, commissioned and fault found on all Actuators and existing Electrical and instrumentation control philosophy / topologies.

E.g.) Designed Control panels of which acts as a Master station in the control of all electric actuators in the plant of which is controlled by various Modbus Networks. I have 4 years exposure at Engen Island view and the refinery, thus Understand all requirements with regards to safety and conformances.

Reference: Rasigan Naidu Contact: 079-***-****

Jan 2018 – October 2018: Pioneer Foods (Durban Mill) Position: Instruments and Electrical Technician.

Plant maintenance and breakdown repairs to plant and equipment. Fault finding. Removal, Installation, calibration of transmitters, control valves and other control equipment. Preventative maintenance on the milling machinery and related equipment. Overhauling and refurbishing of existing equipment. Decommissioning and designing of new MCC buckets, re-installation and rewiring of them. Installation of new cabling, glanding, testing, terminating and commissioning of panels. Installation of various starter buckets and direct online starter panels including their relative control circuitry. Wiring of various industrial three phase and single-phase motors coupled to agitators and pumps. Installation of smart relays to protect transformers and MCC loads. Continuous routine checks on substation operation and functionality. Design and installation of plant junction boxes, solenoid boxes, relay panels which drive and receive analog and digital signals from the plant equipment.

Electrical installation and repairs. Wiring of various distribution boards in the plant (3 phases and 1 phase). Underwent a new project of installing a new milling plant to meet the demand requirements from the shakaskraal bakery. New PLC AND SCADA implementation with the project managers and PLC integrators. Calibration of wheat and flour scales before plant start-up. Design and implementation of new and existing control networks to efficiently improve plant performance and optimization. Instrumentation calibration, installation and monitoring to ensure maximum and most accurate measurements. Marshalling cabinet maintenance which includes replacing of faulty I/O cards, power supplies, controllers for field instrumentation functionality. Pneumatic, electronic control of actuators maintenance. Installation and drainage of moisture content in air supply filters to enable clean moisture free air to prevent damage to pneumatic control actuators and instruments.

Software package used: SAP, Microsoft packages, Schneider Electric (Unity Pro) Standalone PLC Systems.

Reference: Mahesh Parshotam ( Maintenance Manager) Contact: 060-***-****

October 2018 – Current: LANXESS (Durban Plant)

Position: Instruments and Electrical Technician.

Plant maintenance and breakdown repairs to plant and equipment. Fault finding. Removal, Installation, calibration of transmitters, control valves, actuators, High speed packaging machinery

(Bagging, conveyor systems, palletizers). Preventative maintenance on all machinery and related equipment. Overhauling and refurbishing of existing equipment. Installation of new cabling, glanding, testing, terminating and commissioning of panels. Installation of various starter buckets and direct online starter panels including their relative control circuitry. Wiring of various industrial three phase and single-phase motors coupled to agitators and pumps. Installation of smart relays to protect transformers and MCC loads. Continuous routine checks on substation operation and functionality. Design and installation of plant junction boxes, solenoid boxes, relay panels which drive and receive analog and digital signals from the plant equipment. Electrical installation and repairs. Wiring of various distribution boards in the plant (3 phases and 1 phase). Design and implementation of new and existing control networks to efficiently improve plant performance and optimization. Instrumentation calibration, installation and monitoring to ensure maximum and most accurate measurements. Marshalling cabinet maintenance which includes replacing of faulty I/O cards, power supplies, controllers for field instrumentation functionality. Pneumatic, electronic control of actuators. Installation and drainage of moisture content in air supply filters to enable clean moisture free air to prevent damage to pneumatic control actuators and instruments. Compressor servicing. Undergoing HAZOP studies with plant engineers and production to ensure a high standard of safety for plant, people and environment. Siemens S7 DCS software package maintenance. Protective loop monitoring, SO2 analyzers calibration every day, boiler control implementation, pumps, motor control, LOTO isolation procedures, tank gauging systems, instrument calibration, reports on defective equipment. Profibus PA and DP network interfacing.

Software package used: SAP, Microsoft packages, Siemens S7 DCS Systems. Reference: Sudarshan Moodley (Plant Engineer)

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

Personal Traits and Qualitative Attributes

I am a dynamic motivator, extracting the best from my team members while allowing them to develop and grow. I am an enthusiastic and energetic team player who through initiative, creativity and vision has often achieved the, (Thought – to –be?), Impossible. I am empathetic and focused, highly ethical and believe in doing things right the first time.

My spiritual philosophy is geared around “Unfolding human values”, which have stood stead in the past? I also believe that my loyalty to my personal values, is my strength. I have leadership skills gained through working my way up the proverbial ladder in our spiritual organization and through experience, success and sheer hard work and maintain it, within any Industry. I also have a fantastic sense of humor and blend in and indeed can communicate with anyone from any background or social level. Therefore, I am self- motivated, equipped with a high work ethic, high attention to detail, able to work under pressure, good communication skills, interpersonal skills and a good understanding of integrated systems.

I will create a positive effect in your company if given a chance to prove myself since I possess the skills and determination to succeed.



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