Instrumentation Supervisor


Last Updated: 6th August 2017 (over 5 years ago)

Address
South Africa

E-mail
Locked

Phone Number
Locked

Gender
Male

Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level
Trade Qualification

Languages
Afrikaan, English

Summary

¬ Supervisor duties, which includes the following:
* Leading Instrumentation Department in the gold plant    in all aspects of Instrumentation maintenance and    process control.
* Deal with all safety-related issues, including meetings,    risk assessments and planned inspections.
* Oversee all time and attendance.
* Plan, organise and oversee all maintenance-related    jobs according to a Planned Maintenance system.
* Plan and procure labour and spares for small in-house    projects with regards to improvements and new    installations.
* Budget control with committed vs actual figures.
* Attend all meetings including Engineering -,    Instrumentation -, Management -, Mine Safety and    Production -, Cost -, Planned Maintenance -, Safety    Rep -, Security meetings, etc.
* Feedback (plant reports) to Management.
¬ Calibration of Densitometers, pH Transmitters, Belt Scales, Temperature Transmitters, Pressure Transmitters
¬ Installation, Maintenance and Fault Finding on Pressure Transmitters, Temperature Transmitters, Belt Scales, pH Transmitters, Inline Magflows, Gear Type Oil Flow Meter, Limit Switches, Nuclear Density Meters, Flow Switches, Pressure Switches, Level Switches, Proximity Switches, Ultra Sonic Level Transmitters, Radar Level Transmitters, Mass Measurement Using Load Cells, Indicators, PID Controllers, Gas Sensors, Alarms and Strobe Lights, Dissolved Oxygen Sensors
¬ Experience of different types of valves :
• Butterfly valves
• Extreme Slurry Butterfly Valves
• Gate valves
• Ported Knife Gate Valves
• Globe Valves
• Pinch Valves
• Saunders Valves
• Ball Valves
• Plug Valves using Power Cylinders
• Control Valves using Positioners
• Solenoid Valves
• Limit Switches on Valves
• Pneumatic Actuators
¬ Vibration and Pump Control using Danfoss and Saftronic Speed Drives; 5MW SAG Mill Speed Control using a ser Drive
¬ Building, installation and commissioning of electrical panels
¬ Installation, commissioning and fault finding of telemetry systems and Wi Fi Systems
¬ Designing and maintenance of RS View SCADA systems
¬ Maintenance and repair of computer hardware and software
¬ Maintenance of Siemens S7 and Allen Bradley RS Logix, 5000 Series PLC’s
¬ Single PID control loop and cascade PID Control loops
¬ Panel views and HMI’s
Important safety circuits using interlocks

Education

Newcastle Technical College
N3 – National Certificate

   Oct 1991
— Dec 1991

¬ Instrument Trade Theory
¬ Mathematics
¬ Engineering Science
¬ Industrial Electronics

MEIETB (Metal and Engineering Industries Education and Training Board)
Industrial Instrumentation and Control Trade Certificate

   Jan 1990
— Jun 1994

¬ Basic Electronics 1 & 2
¬ Electric Motors 1 & 2
¬ Instrumentation 1 – 5
¬ Electronics 1 – 5
¬ Welding 1
¬ Fitting 1

Experience

South Deep Gold Mine
Instrument Mechanician

   Jun 2017
— Current

¬ Calibration of Densitometers, pH Transmitters, Belt Scales, Temperature Transmitters, Pressure Transmitters
¬ Installation, Maintenance and Fault Finding on Pressure Transmitters, Temperature Transmitters, Belt Scales, pH Transmitters, Inline Magflows, Gear Type Oil Flow Meter, Limit Switches, Nuclear Density Meters, Flow Switches, Pressure Switches, Level Switches, Proximity Switches, Ultra Sonic Level Transmitters, Radar Level Transmitters, Mass Measurement Using Load Cells, Indicators, PID Controllers, Gas Sensors, Alarms and Strobe Lights, Dissolved Oxygen Sensors
¬ Experience of different types of valves :
• Butterfly valves
• Extreme Slurry Butterfly Valves
• Gate valves
• Ported Knife Gate Valves
• Globe Valves
• Pinch Valves
• Saunders Valves
• Ball Valves
• Plug Valves using Power Cylinders
• Control Valves using Positioners
• Solenoid Valves
• Limit Switches on Valves
• Pneumatic Actuators
¬ Vibration and Pump Control using Danfoss and Saftronic Speed Drives; 5MW SAG Mill Speed Control using a ser Drive
¬ Building, installation and commissioning of electrical panels
¬ Installation, commissioning and fault finding of telemetry systems and Wi Fi Systems
¬ Designing and maintenance of RS View SCADA systems
¬ Maintenance and repair of computer hardware and software
¬ Maintenance of Siemens S7 and Allen Bradley RS Logix, 5000 Series PLC’s
¬ Single PID control loop and cascade PID Control loops
¬ Panel views and HMI’s
Important safety circuits using interlocks

SADARA Project through SEPAM Al Jubail - Saudi Arabia
Instrumentation Field Foreman (Technical Support)

   Jun 2015
— Mar 2017

¬ Assist C&SU Field Technicians with pre-loop activities including loop pack document verification ; location of instruments according to location drawings ; walkdown and inspection of instrument installation according to installation drawings and P&ID drawings ; verification of instrument parameters and DCS information in accordance to data sheets and calibration certificates.
¬ Assisting with punch items and closure of punches.
¬ Inspecting all wiring and labeling of cables and wires according to loop drawings.
¬ Assisting and oversee final loop test done by C&SU Field Technicians and Contractors.
¬ Verify all loop test results according to loop pack documentation.
¬ Update loop tracking system.
¬ Close and sign off loop packs and hand back to contractor as completed.
¬ Generate daily feedback report for management.
¬ SIS and E-BPCS Validation activities.
Providing technical assistance and support to C&SU Field Technicians during commissioning and start-up.

South Deep Gold Mine (Gold Fields) Westonaria
Instrumentation Supervisor

   Mar 2010
— May 2015

¬ Supervisor duties, which includes the following:
* Leading Instrumentation Department in the gold plant    in all aspects of Instrumentation maintenance and    process control.
* Deal with all safety-related issues, including meetings,    risk assessments and planned inspections.
* Oversee all time and attendance.
* Plan, organise and oversee all maintenance-related    jobs according to a Planned Maintenance system.
* Plan and procure labour and spares for small in-house    projects with regards to improvements and new    installations.
* Budget control with committed vs actual figures.
* Attend all meetings including Engineering -,    Instrumentation -, Management -, Mine Safety and    Production -, Cost -, Planned Maintenance -, Safety    Rep -, Security meetings, etc.
* Feedback (plant reports) to Management.

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