Rigger/Supervisor/Crane Operator


Last Updated: 11th January 2019 (over 3 years ago)

Address
South Africa

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level
Trade Qualification

Languages
Afrikaan, English

Summary

Dear Reader
I am a fully competent Rigger/ Ropesman by trade, with a Crane Operator Certificate. I have been doing safe lifting and Rigging Practices for 22 Years and can assure my employers that they will find me a competent, capable person. I have extensive knowledge in my field of work in various different areas – From plant and factories, underground to offshore work. I can adapt very well to my environment and conditions and get along very good with other people. I have good supervisory skills, know how to motivate and communicate to my people. And I know how to get the job done. I will be asset to my employers and pride myself in my work and performance.
Sincerely,
Schalk van der Merwe

Education

Technical College, Potchefstroom, South Africa
NTC2 Rigging

   Jan 1994
— Dec 1994

Trade Certificate

Anglo Gold – Vaal Reefs
Trade Certificate (Red Seal) Rigger/Ropesman

   Jan 1994
— Dec 1996

Trade Certificate Red Seal

Experience

PTS Material Handlin – Booysensdal Project South Africa
Supervisor

   May 2018
— Dec 2018

Assembly and installing/erecting of silo access stairways, chutes,
Crawl beam structure, platform etc.
Overseeing of al complicated and heavy lifts and rigging on
PTS construction site – Booysendal – Northam Platinum

Tonkolili Iron Ore, African Minerals/ Shansteel, Sierra Leone, West Africa
Cranes/Rigging Supervisor

   Nov 2011
— Jan 2018

Coordinating all cranes and lifting activities.
Submit proper lift plans/ rigging studies.
Responsible for all Lifting/ Rigging activities.
Inspection/ Maintenance of Rigging equipment
Approving/ Assessing Crane Operators and Riggers from contract companies coming on site.
Training of National Riggers and Crane Operators.
Complicated and heavy lifts.
Supervising and Supplying all heavy transport and other equipment
Safe movement of loads across the mines area (Low Bed, Telehandlers etc.)

LAFARGE WAPCO NIGERIA, LAKATABU PROJECT Nigeria – West Africa
Heavy Lift Supervisor / Consultant

   May 2010
— Jul 2011

Approving of all submitted lift plans. Inspection of all rigging
Equipment, Cranes etc. on site. Training of Nationals. Supervising
All Lifting activities on the construction site.

ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI-GEITA GOLD MINE TANZANIA.
Rigger Supervisor & Crane Operator

   Jul 2009
— May 2010

Removing, installing, and transport of heavy machinery and equipment.
Allocation of all lifting machines-cranes, Forklifts etc.
Inspection of all lifting equipment, cranes, ropes and attachments.

Various off-and other construction companies
Deck Rigger, Underground Rigger, Rigger Foreman/ Supervisor, Plant rigger etc

   Jan 2004
— Jun 2009

Hook up of FPSO’s (Angola, Thailand, Philippines etc.)
Underground Rigger
Gautrain rail construction (Viaducts)
Gold Plant etc.

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