Instrument Commissioning Specialist

Last Updated: 15th February 2018 (over 4 years ago)

South Africa


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Afrikaan, English


Profile Summary:
I have extensive Instrumentation experience in Construction, Commissioning and Start Up, Preventative Maintenance and Skills Transfer in Mining, Oil & Gas, Petro-Chem., Solar CSP and Offshore. I have an excellent command of all sectors of the Instrument Trade Discipline. I am a Specialist in Calibrations (ISO 17025), Valve refurbishment, TDC 2000/3000, Hartman & Braun, Siemens PCS7, Allen Bradley, Strutters Dunn, PLC’s, Logic Controllers, Modicon, Profibus PA, Fieldbus, Hart, Bentley Nevada Vibration Monitoring Systems and Analysers.
I hold the Certificate of Fiber Optic Technicians (FOA) and I am currently enrolled for the Facilitator, Assessor, Moderator for EDTP.
I am committed, Passionate and enjoy working in a team environment. I have excellent people management skills. My expertise and accumulated knowledge will be a tremendous asset to any project.


Durban University of Technology-ML Sultan Campus
Mechanical Engineering

   May 1979
— Dec 1981

N1 to N5 in Mechanical Engineering.
SANAS ISO /IEC17025 Laboratory Systems Course
Zambia Weights & Measures Agency - Assizer Weighbridges
Certified Fiber Optic Technician (CFOT/FOA)


First Quantum Minerals-Kansanshi Copper Smelter
Automation Support Specialist

   Mar 2015
— Current

Commissioning & Start Up, Preventative Maintenance, Optimisation, Implementation of Design Queries, Calibration of Weighbridges, Weight Scales, Instrumentation, Skills Transfer.

Process E&I
Instrument Commissioning Technician

   Dec 2014
— Mar 2015

Loop Checks and Commissioning of new Copper Smelter. Troubleshooting, faultfinding. Implement design changes; prepare red line and As-Built drawings. Rectifying Profibus and network problems. Setting up and commission conveyor systems and Weight Scales. Prepare feedback reports and progress updates. Provide Instrument support to commissioning Engineers and assist with sequential start up checks.

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