Maintenance Superintendent

Last Updated: 23rd April 2018 (over 4 years ago)

South Africa


Phone Number


Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level
Other Post Graduate

Afrikaan, English


Accomplished Maintenance Superintendent with 32 years of experience. Able to form solid relationships with both clients and colleagues through strong communication and leadership skills. Demonstrated ability to improve workplace safety, increase productivity, and implement processes that facilitate growth. Knowledgeable about budgeting, inventory control, and contract fulfilment


Advance Diploma

   Jan 2012
— Oct 2013

Advance Diploma in Applied Electrical Engineering


   Dec 1984
— Feb 1988


High School
Matric/Grade 12

   Jan 1971
— Nov 1983

Grade 12/Matric Completion


Maintenance Superintendent

   Dec 2015
— Mar 2018

Developed and implemented continuous improvement strategies for maintenance processes and systems. Orchestrated compliance with legal requirements for the workplace. Updated job procedures for the maintenance of the process plant to promote compliance for safe work practices among the personnel. Serviced low and medium voltage variable-frequency drives (VFD). Attended breakdowns and resolved issues with equipment.
Key Contributions:
Achieved 98% plant availability for two years.
Improved the reliability of plant equipment and infrastructure through implementing a preventative maintenance plan.

Randgold Resources
Plant Maintenance Engineer

   Mar 2014
— Dec 2015

Provided high-level support to the Engineering Manager in maintaining Hydropower Stations.
Assisted on the construction of a 20mW hydropower station. Collaborated with the maintenance foremen to administer routine safety inspections. Calculated budgets for the maintenance teams. Developed the annual engineering plan and budget through the Life of Mine Plan with the Engineering Manager. Arranged training opportunities for junior employees, ensuring National and Local training was provided through the company’s Training and Localization Plan. Compiled employee performance reviews based on performance indicators, and compliance to company standards and schedules. Maintained PLC’s and VFD’s
Key Contributions:
Increased production from 68,000 tons a week to 28,000 tons a day.
Maximized profit through identifying specific areas for cost improvement and implemented action plans to achieve gains.
Achieved legal compliance of incident prevention and environmental sustainability regulations for workplace procedures, facilities, and the workforce.

EnI Construction
Construction Manager

   Aug 2013
— Mar 2014

Oversaw engineering processes in construction projects, from evaluating designs to ensuring compliance with regulations. Collaborated with the Project Manager to administer contracts, purchase orders, and work schedules to create an efficient construction process. Monitored the lifecycle of all projects, including the preparation and documentation of project controls. Maintained records of logs, estimates, and change orders for vendors. Inspected materials to ensure they met the required quality. Produced appraisal reports, progress reports, and finished project reports. Organized weekly staff meetings to evaluate projects for cost saving methods. Upheld contract terms and legal requirements on construction projects.
Key Contribution:
Recognized as a Subject Matter Expert through work in identifying and resolving technical issues in the construction process.
Designed construction technical catalogues to provide technical support

Design and Commissioning Engineer

   Oct 2006
— Aug 2013

Oversaw contractor management, quality control, and factory acceptance testing of motor control centres and distribution transformers. Detailed instrumentation design. Detail Electrical Design. Completed motor and load lists. Setup of electrical cable schedules, transformers sizing, and small power design. Design lightning protection and earthing. Ordered electrical equipment, including VSDs, motors, soft starters, thermal/electronic overload relays. Setting up of medium voltage protection relays
Key Contribution:
Generated the electrical design schematics of plant motor control
Voted as best commissioning engineer by Assmang
Single handedly responsible for completion of Perseus Gold Project on time

CHI Control
Installation Supervisor

   Mar 2004
— Oct 2006

Installed low voltage switchgear and tested panel operations. Inspected switchgear and identified any faults.