construction/maintenance manager and supervisor, Operational manager, Facilities chief, Electrician, HVAC aircon


Last Updated: 22nd August 2019 (over 3 years ago)

Address
Richardsbay, South Africa

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Gender
Male

Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level
Trade Qualification

Languages
Afrikaan, English

Summary

Experience in working as an Expat since 2006 in various countries. Red Seal qualified Trade Test Electrician and Air condition / HAVC technician and Diploma in Workplace safety and Health, with 30+ years experience and 37 achievement certificates in supervision and management including computer skills. Able to work without supervision with the ability to work well under pressure. Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Education

Alison
Diploma

   May 2016
— Dec 2018

WORKPLACE SAFETY AND HEALTH

Department of Labour
Electrician (Red Seal Trade Test), Refrigeration Mechanic / HVAC (Red Seal Trade Test)

   Jan 1995
— Jun 1996

QUALIFICATIONS / EDUCATION

1996 - Department of Labour - Electrician (Red Seal Trade Test) Ref no. S96/226
1995 - Department of Labour - Refrigeration Mechanic / HVAC (Red Seal Trade Test) Ref no. S95/408

1985 - Rustenburg Technical College N2 Electrical
Electrical Trade Theory, Mathematics, Engineering Science

MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS & CERTIFICATION

Recognize with a Gold Medal of be part of the winning team in Darfur for HSP Project – PAE Group
Achieve the following formal certificates with recognition - Proof available
Rated 2nd best student in the world with in Supreme for 2010

CERTIFICATION

COMPUTER LITERACY

MS Office Suite 2010 Year
oExcel 2007 - Formulas and Functions 2010
oMS word – Advanced Document features Word 2007 2010

MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP

Managing Conflict – Cert. no. 0017677 2003
Managing Discipline – Cert. no. 0017694 2003
Persuasiveness, Assertiveness & Sensitivity – Cert. no. 0020910 2003
Business Report Writing Skills – Cert. no. 0019785 - 2003
Basic Management Principals – Cert. no. F0097156 1995
Group problem solving and decision making 2010
Time Management – Planning and Prioritizing Time 2010
Effective Team Member 2010
Thinking Strategically 2010
Mastering Negotiation 2010
Presenting Successfully 2010
Interpersonal Communication: Being Approachable 2010
Leadership Essentials: Leading charge 2010
Performance Reviews 2010
Writing a Business Case 2010
Administrative Professionals 2010
Interpersonal Communication: Communicating Assertively 2010
Workplace Ethics 2010
Workplace Conflict - Strategies & Conflict Resolutions 2010
Fundamentals of Exceptional Customer Service 2010
Principals of Financial management 2010
Principles of Accounting and Finance for Non-financial Profession 2010
Financial Management for Non Financial Managers – Cert. no. 0018956 2003

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Initiating and planning a Project 2010

SUPERVISORY

Engineering Supervisors Certification Scheme - Legal Knowledge / Standards
and Codes of Practice – Cert. no. 048 - 2004
Practical Supervision – Cert. no. 3200 2003

HRD (Human Resources Development)

Train the Trainer– Cert. no. 0016746 2002

SAFETY

First Aid-Basic Level one 2010
Workplace Security Awareness 2010
Workplace Safety Orientation 2010

ELECTRICAL

Switchgear Maintenance and Operation, Practical Training on TMR, LMS & ABB Safe Plus - 2003

Experience

Mutanda mine
Facilities Maintenance Public Health Supervisor

   Oct 2016
— Feb 2019

Oversee all facilities maintenance in the camp department including Electrical and HVAC
HSE of all buildings and facilities, including inspections
Monthly schedules.
Fumigation
Running of all RO water plants including adding off chemicals
Stock control
Job card issue and control

Reason for leaving: Retrenched / Contract ended - Reference available

Bush camp number one
construction/maintenance manager

   Apr 2012
— Oct 2015

Project Manager
Consider deadlines, budget, personnel and their requirements
Ensure that a project is completed on time, within budget, and according to the requirements.
Setting up meetings; running meetings; writing and distributing meeting minutes.
Determining resources required, interviewing candidates, vetting vendors, and assigning tasks,
Creating a plan, executing a plan, and adjusting the plan as necessary
Preparing status reports and presenting to upper management.
Communicating all the time and in many forms. This includes becoming familiar with new technology from internal or external resources.
Understanding the weaknesses and motivations of a team member; and identifying more efficient ways to perform an existing process.
Planning all aspects of the project and delegate tasks to members.
Developing the project and being creative.
Hiring a team to work on project.
Reviewing the project and correcting all errors if any,
Check the status of each task on a regular basis, site visiting
Supervise and coordinate all the activities,
See that the task is performed to the fullest of the efficiency
Responsible for good team building, which is defined by success.

Building maintenance and construction work
Operating of Dozer and Tractors as well as training people to operate the machinery
Machinery /macanical installation,operating and training of overhead cranes
Health and Safety
Abattoir maintenance
Project planning and development and lay out of gardens
Cattle farming breeding and feeding for slaughtering
Maize farming (preparation of land fertilizing and planting)
Vegetable farming (preparation of land fertilization of the ground and planting)also do all the irrigation (watering systems for all vegetables)
Motor vehicle maintenance and reparations

PDL TOLL – Ethiopia
Electrician & Warehouse receive and dispatch Manager

   Oct 2011
— Dec 2011

- Company’s Contract ends

Key Functions:

Oversee safe receipt, storage, retrieval and timely dispatch of goods
Administer stock control
Ensure the timely delivery of stock from suppliers
Control of receiving and delivery of stock to the installation teams
Manage warehouse staff
Oversee scanning of stock in and out 
Planning of picking, packing and distribution activities
Ensure optimal stock level
Ensure project targets are met
Monthly report on stock,
Stock takes
Monitor suppliers performance
Report on discrepancies on stock
Monitor staff performance

Supreme Global Service Solutions
Project Manager

   Jun 2009
— Oct 2011

2009/06 – 2011/10
Station in Chad Africa, Afghanistan - Contract
Key Functions:

Consider deadlines, budget, personnel and their requirements
Ensure that a project is completed on time, within budget, and according to the requirements.
Setting up meetings; running meetings; writing and distributing meeting minutes.
Determining resources required, interviewing candidates, vetting vendors, and assigning tasks,
Creating a plan, executing a plan, and adjusting the plan as necessary
Preparing status reports and presenting to upper management.
Communicating all the time and in many forms. This includes becoming familiar with new technology from internal or external resources.
Understanding the weaknesses and motivations of a team member; and identifying more efficient ways to perform an existing process.
Planning all aspects of the project and delegate tasks to members.
Developing the project and being creative.
Hiring a team to work on project.
Reviewing the project and correcting all errors if any,
Check the status of each task on a regular basis, site visiting
Supervise and coordinate all the activities,
See that the task is performed to the fullest of the efficiency
Responsible for good team building, which is defined by success.

PAE Group Washington DC
Electrician & Air condition HAVC Technician, Facility Chief O&M Manager, Construction Supervisor

   Dec 2006
— Current

2006-2008- Station in Sudan - Africa - Contract
Camps - El Fasher, Tine, Nyala, Mukjar, Foraburia, Labado, Marla, El Genaina, Askanita
2008- 2009/05 Station in Chad, Abeche - Africa - Contract
Abeche Chad
Electrician & Air condition HAVC Technician
Key Functions:

Responsible for electrical and air conditioning problems in head office and camps in Darfur
Performs a wide variety of skilled tasks involved in the maintenance and repair of ventilation, heating and cooling air conditioning units relate to the care and maintenance of Camp facilities
Inspect and service refrigeration equipment including refrigerators, ice machines and refrigerated containers.
Inspect and maintain air-conditioning units to ensure efficient operation
Support all aspects of the interior infrastructure in the facility and the maintenance of the exterior of the building maintenance systems, emergency repairs, equipment enhancements and new equipment installations
Work independently and perform other duties as assigned
Perform all tasks related to HVAC and refrigeration work in the mission
Install new systems and Maintain existing systems
Work meet the safety and environmental standard in accordance with international codes and regulations
Install maintain service and repair HVAC refrigeration including freezers, industrial kitchen equipment and kitchen appliances
Carry out schedule periodic and emergency maintenance services on all the installations and equipment
Design simple installations
Provide list of items/spares required as well as tools and equipment in advance
Monitor the tools/equipment and spare parts inventory
Ensure the use of the items/spare parts in most productive manner
Maintains repairs and replace a broad rage of electrical equipment and support systems

Facility Chief O&M Manager –

Key Functions:

Responsible for operational and maintenance of seventeen camps.
Directing and leading a team of personnel for the maintenance, repair, record keeping and service scheduling of all aspects on site,
Monitoring the water purification equipment and power generation systems,
Moves materials and equipment to work locations and set up work site.
Technical and administrative work in the overseeing of technical and general maintenance activities in the United Nations facilities
Operations and functions comprised of Ground Maintenance, Accommodation, Sanitation, Cleaning and Garbage collect ext.
Involving planning directing and coordinating activities for local staff
Provides scheduling and supervision for construction repair, maintenance and installation on conventional buildings, temporary buildings, infrastructure and sites and premises including grounds in the mission area
Supervise tradesmen assigned to the team and local staff assign
Review work orders, Maintenance projects, equipment, spare-parts, material and building supplies
Record variances, supervise and record measurements of work taken with respect to work progress

Construction Supervisor

Key Functions:

Construction of RED Seal units, revamp, construction and building of premises & living quarters of United Nation (UN) camps in Darfur.
Maintenance and repair of structures, utilities, plants , systems, and grounds
Participate in team base activities and Meet tight deadlines
Maintenance of all water distribution, storm sewer systems, waste water, electrical distributions and power generators
Carry out scheduled periodic and emergency maintenance services on all the installation and the equipment 24/7
Operate, repairs and maintenance of existing generators, repair and balance of electrical cables at generator
Diagnose problems and provide solutions when generators and power supply system show signs of defaults or malfunctions
Check correct requirement of electrical loads for proper sizing of generators and Electric matters of generator work
Move materials and equipment to work locations and sets up work site
Ensure continuous and uninterrupted power to camps and other mission premises on a 24/7 basis
Planning and organizing
Responsible for all electrical maintenance, new installation and corrective repairs, All electrical wiring of buildings
Curry out technical assessment of existing buildings and infrastructure
Operate, maintenance and repair overall of electrical power production equipment and associate switch gear, exterior and interior eclectic distribution system
Oversees repairs structure and utility infrastructure including HAVC, electrical, water sewage as well as maintenance of roads and grounds, clean up and level of camp grounds, put-up new fencing around camp with bonex and razor wire, parameter fencing
Sort out electrical appliance in kitchen and reconnect/wire electrical wires, install and connect of new appliances in kitchen, install geysers
New plumbing of ablution blocks, install and connect new water pumps in ablution blocks, install and connect new bore-hole pumps, rebuild of ablution blocks and water system, Building of storm water trench
Performs all tasks related to water supply and sewerage works installations in the mission, maintenance of RO plant (water sewage system), extend of sewage system, build new sewage tank
Ensure that the water supply and sewerage works installations meet the safety standards in accordance with international codes and regulations
Install, maintain, service and repair water supply systems, water treatment plants, water storage facilities, sewerage network, sewage treatment plant, Pumps control panels of all plants/pumps and other equipment
Work along with Military units
Electrician on electrical matters and other engineering sub units
Cast of foundations for new tents and buildings generator rooms and tents
Building of new roads and roadwork construction of roads at Super camp’s, operate Bobcat, CAT 966, Tipper, Water tanks, JCB Roller, JCB excavator, JCB Back actor, basic erect of new camp

Ramsgate Butchery
Owner/Manager

   Dec 2004
— Jul 2006

Key Functions:

Overall supervision and management
Prepare cost estimation
Control work in progress by checking compliance with plans , specifications, policies and regulations
Managing budget, monitoring consumption of maintenance supplies
Security and safety Environmental health and safety
Review work orders and assign day-to-day tasks
Prepare bills of quantities and costing
Resolve problems, inspect quality of work and work performance
Periodically provide inputs for assessment of performance of staff members
Suppliers, Orders, Debtors, Creditors, Wages, Personnel duties Sales, Stock Control, Counter sales

Anglo Platinum Mine
Electrician, Second in Charge and Relief Foreman

   Dec 1998
— Oct 2004

Key Functions:

Under ground Electrician, Voltage 220 V – 6 600 V,
Installation of Substations, Distribution of electricity in underground sections.
Applies knowledge, skills and abilities to install, maintain, and repair high voltage electrical distribution systems, transformers, generators, switch gear, and metering control systems.
Conveyer Belts – Service & Maintenance of motors and Panels, all safety switches, problem analysis, problem solving and fault diagnosis
Winder Electrician - Maintenance and service on winders (PLU)
High and low voltage circuits, circuit breakers switches fuses regulations relays instruments and meters associate with electric generation and distribution
Interpreting instrument and meter readings wiring diagrams schematics drawings and technical publications
Performs work required for the repair, maintenance, installation, and modernization of electrical systems.
Performs work of a skilled variety demanding a high degree of manual and technical competency.
Locate and determines electrical malfunctions using test equipment.
Repair malfunctions by such methods as replacing burned out elements, fuses, and replacing defective wiring, cleaning and repairing motors.
Test electrical equipment, such as, motors, heaters, and controls for safety and efficiency, using standard test equipment.
Install fixtures, wiring conduits, motors, and other electrical equipment.
Inspect circuits for specified shielding and grounding
Expose to dust noise fumes high voltage, Heavy lifting bending stoping kneeling crawling walking standing for prolonged periods of time
Respond to emergency calls, call outs & breakdowns

Second in Charge and Relief Foreman

Key Functions:

Charge hand, Order of spares, Supervision of Workers, Problem solving workers and work place, Job orders and cards, Control of work sheets.
Assist the general fore man, use independent judgment and supervise and direct a group of workers engaged in general maintenance activities
Assigns duties and evaluates Electrical executions, schedule, cost budget

All duties of above, Meetings, Job planning, Budget planning, Safety equipment and Safety of workers, Inspection in sections, Personnel admin of section – leave, time sheets

SA Telkom
Air con Technician / Mechanic – HVAC & Electrician

   Jun 1988
— Nov 1998

Key Functions:

Maintains repairs, install or replaces Air-conditioners - Wall units, Split Units. All BTU sizes. Install, Install new heating ventilation and air-conditions systems
Inspect air conditioning units to ensure efficient operation
Performs regularly scheduled maintenance on heating and cooling units
Diagnose mechanical and electrical malfunction
Installs replaces or repairs damaged equipment and parts, Calibrates thermostatic controls
Repairs and replaces damaged or worn heating ventilation and Air-conditioning parts and equipment
Repairs and replaces low and high pressure liquid lines
Inspect and observes pressure of liquids and vapor with instrumentation to ensure efficient operation of units and make necessary adjustments
Adjust and maintains internal electrical and electronic systems
Clean coils an blowers and check motors and belt tension
Assembles and installs metal ductwork using portable metal working tools and welding equipment
Assists in planning and designing of new installation of heating and cooling air conditioning systems
Principals and practice of HAVC maintenance and repair hazard and safety practice common to the trade
Appropriate work sheets, tools of the trade, electric circuits and systems as they related to air-conditioning, heating ventilation and refrigerated cooling, sheet metal , electrical and plumbing
Properly install refrigerant compressors, Mounts compressors and condenser units on platform or floor, Using hand tools
Diagnose problems and make recommendations, Make estimates of materials require
Read blueprints, floor plans and wiring diagrams and Follow blue print or engineering specifications
Read and interpret DOD, OEBGD and EPA regulations
Utilizing knowledge of refrigeration theory, pipefitting and structural layout
Connect motors, compressors, temperature controls, humidity controls and circulating ventilation fans to control panels and connects control panels to power source
Adjust and maintain internal electrical control systems
Maintains and repair compressors, condensers and capacitors fans
Respond to emergency calls, call outs & breakdowns
Commission, repair and service of Chiller plants, Fridge plants and Venture systems electrical and mechanical.
Building, maintain and operate cold rooms including electrical panels and wiring.
Cut and thread pipe using machine- threading or hand-threading equipment
Replace defective breaker controls, thermostats, switches, fuses and electrical wiring.
Controls and safety devices; tools of the trade; materials and refrigerant recovery equipment and procedures used in installing, repairing and maintaining systems.
Electrical circuits and systems as they relate to air-conditioning, heating, ventilation and refrigerated cooling.
All Electrical and mechanical duties on air conditioners

South African Defense Force
SA Armey

   Jan 1986
— Jan 1988

Serving my country in the Military

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