Service Technician


Last Updated: 10th November 2017 (over 5 years ago)

Address
South Africa

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
25 to 34

Qualification Level
Trade Qualification

Languages
Afrikaan, English

Summary

 Manage client staff and other site staff in their execution of work tasks (advanced drawings) related to erection, commissioning and inspection of equipment.
 Awareness of financial implications through ensuring site and commissioning costs are within the estimated value by the control of sub supplier’s site costs, managing site instructions and extra claims and controlling actual service hours within the estimated hours (budgets).
 Effective leadership through ensuring that site activities are carried out according to the required specifications and standards, and within the allowed time frame, maintaining high erection standards.
 Provide adequate supervision and attend site meetings and provide feedback to management on problems and progress.
 Management of installations, breakdown and commissioning services of company and aftermarket products on site. Projects like mill pinion and girth gear removal and installations, drive train alignments, NDT services, gearbox and motor replacements, soleplate repairs and civil constructions

Education

CNC Master
Basic CNC Programming

   Jul 2015
— Aug 2015

Basic CNC Programming course

Intec College
Production Management

   Feb 2004
— Mar 2005

Certification in Production Management

Intec College
Introduction to Supply Chain Management

   Feb 2004
— Mar 2005

Certification in Intro to Supply Chain Management

Experience

FLSmidth
Service Technician

   Jun 2014
— Current

 Manage client staff and other site staff in their execution of work tasks (advanced drawings) related to erection, commissioning and inspection of equipment.
 Awareness of financial implications through ensuring site and commissioning costs are within the estimated value by the control of sub supplier’s site costs, managing site instructions and extra claims and controlling actual service hours within the estimated hours (budgets).
 Effective leadership through ensuring that site activities are carried out according to the required specifications and standards, and within the allowed time frame, maintaining high erection standards.
 Provide adequate supervision and attend site meetings and provide feedback to management on problems and progress.
 Management of installations, breakdown and commissioning services of company and aftermarket products on site. Projects like mill pinion and girth gear removal and installations, drive train alignments, NDT services, gearbox and motor replacements, soleplate repairs and civil constructions
 Liaise with customers with regards to their requirements.
 Manage subcontractors.
 Manage equipment service hours within estimated time.
 Ensure parts availability.
 Ensure staff availability.
 Attend site meetings and feedback to management.
 Manage commissioning, client handover and documentary closeout of installations.
 Marketing and sales of company services and products.

Voith Turbo PTY South Africa
Service Technician

   Apr 2013
— May 2014

 Obtain outstanding orders and liaise with buyers and planners to ensure the change of orders is done correctly.
 Ensure sales and service growth within the area.
 Take responsibility of sub-ordinate manager position as site supervisor.
 Perform all alignment and installation requirements for clients on their conveyor drives and rotary breakers using Fixtur and Pruftecknik laser equipment.
 Do customer visits with sales representatives to ensure all services are satisfactory.
 Arrange meetings with engineers and section foremen’s to discuss possible service proposals and agreements.
 Give on-site training to artisans and apprentices on Voith fluid couplings.
 Collection of machine/drive information to compile an accurate client install base to supply timely quotations and parts lists.

SKF South Africa
Mechanical Field Maintenance Technician

   Jun 2008
— Mar 2013

 Bearing installations on mill pinions and mill ends sheave wheel spindles, crushers and various rotating machinery.
 Working with the sales team to develop both new and existing markets.
 Collecting information required to create an estimate.
 Identifying customer needs.
 Alignment on variable machinery with Fixtur Series (Full train alignment ranging from pinion to gearbox, gearbox to motor.)
 Bearing inspections and reporting.
 Vibration collection on all types of machinery.
 Report to managers and sub-ordinate managers after installations and inspections at various mines and plantations. (Anglo American, Lonmin, Xstrata (GLENCORE), PPC, Sappi, Mondi, ECT.)
 Ensure all safety requirements and protocols are adhered to in accordance to the Mine Health and Safety Act as well as the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
 Conduct customer visits with or without distributors for service enquiries and recommendations.
 Attend safety meetings with clients.
 Provide basic on-site training to customers.
 Assist with project proposals.

G.P Stoltz Engineering
Fitter and Turner

   Feb 2004
— May 2008

 Repair and recondition of hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders.
 Repair and assembly of gearboxes.
 General engineering.
 Manufacture of new parts for different industries.
 Operation of lathe and milling machines.
 Manufacturing of hydraulic presses.
 Occasional Site Work.

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