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CV, Artisan Structural Platter And Other With 18 Years Exp

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 34524
(02/16/1973, male)
List top 5 skills: cutter, fabricator, labour relations expertise, planning, platter, semi skilled rigger, supervison, weldr
Short Bio:

Started trade as artisan boilermaker/ structural platter/ welder fabricator. Gas cutting, plasma cutting, arc, gmaw and Co2 welding since 1993, rigging experience, fork lift driving, 75 ton mobile crane operating but licence expired. Work experience includes manufacturing and contract, mostly steel companies and surface/opencast mining. Plant maintenance of equipment and ensuring equipment availability, root cause analysis, planning and training of subordinates.

Current location: 

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South African

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Oil, Gas and Energy, Manufacturing and Operations

Spoken languages: 


Locations I am interested in working:



Name of school: Bonginsimbi Comprehensive School

Highest standard passed: STD 10


o Zulu

o English

o Afrikaans

o Biology

o History & Geography


Name of institutions: Mpondozankomo & Witbank Tech Col.

Certificates Obtained: N1, N2, N3, N4 & N5


o Mechano Techniques N5

o Supervisory Management N5

o Power Machines N5

o Mathematics & Engineering Science N4


Skills Certification

o Oliphant’s fontein Qualified Structural Platter /Boiler maker Artisan (As of 1995)

o Advance Arc and Mig (CO2) Welding certificate 2004 ESTC

o Advance contour Marking certification 2004 ESTC

o SAP PM/R3 end user certificated

o SAP MOP 2004/5

o Microsoft word, PowerPoint and excel

o Basic Advance rigging

o Fork lift driving

o Operating a High-up


Employment History

Period: 13 January1993 to 30 August 1998
Company: Highveld Steel & vanadium Co-operation (Section: Steel Plant)

Title: Machanician (Boilermaker)


o Plant Maintenance

o Crane Maintenance

o Repair Ladles

o Repair moulds

o Repair Tandishes

o Gouging of killins Structure

o Job card and inspections

o Health and Safety Rep

o Quality assurance

Reason for leaving company: Resigned (Telkom offer)


Period: 29 September 1998 to 15 May 2000
Company: Telkom SA (Iuvatek) (Section: Engineering workshop)

Title: Technical officer (Boiler making)


o Manufacturing parts for canopy’s

o Manufacturing masts & di-pen testing on fabricated structures

o Manufacturing steel pallet

o Creating works orders (Job Cards)

o 5 s officer

o Health and Safety Rep

Reasons for leaving company: Retrenched (CO Closed down)


Period: 18 November 2002 to 18 November 2007
Company: Anglo platinum group (Polokwane smelter)

Occupation: Artisan Boilermaker


o Fitting & welding of casings (1200mm Diameter X 1800 mm Height)

o Di pen testing of welding on casings

o Overall plant maintenance (Screw feeders, launders, molds, bag plant, cyclones. Material handling plant, feed bins, conveyors etc)

o Involved on the initial commissioning phase of the plant up till optimization phase.

o Work with SAP System, PMO1 and PMO 2’s, tagging etc

o Working on furnace launders

o Dampers repairs

o Ducting’s

o Rigging

o Compensators @ Bag plants

o Raw material Conveyors

o Matte crushers

o Larox filter @ filtration plant

o Rake classifiers

o Thickeners

o Arguer sampler repairs

o Reasons for living: Resigned.


Company: Ferro Metal Samancor
Period: 01st December 2007 to 14 October 2008

Occupation: Boilermaker

Duties: Plant inspections, SAP, Chute Boxing and installation of Liners inside Chutes, Crane rails and maintenance, Fabrication and Installations

Reasons: resigned

Period January 2009 to 2010 October

Owned a bakery for 8 months recession took place and move to work for Engineering construction companies i.e. BGG Projects CC engineering, Alstom SA, Coalition engineering and KES khanya engineering, Exxaro Zincor Base metals (Springs) short term contractor and Belton engineering services in Witbank, duties involve Conveyor belts 4 Km alignment and positioning, stainless steel and mild steel pipes, plates fabrication work, plant maintenance, walk ways and stairs repairs, cooling towers, assist fitters on pumps 14”, Team leads,, underflow pumps frames, valves etc also working as a freelance Artisan on smme’s engineering company’s (Independent Contractor).


Period 2010 October 11th to 2012 August 18th
Vanchem Vanadium products

Artisan boilermaker


1. Plant inspections, drawing of spares from stores,

2. Stainless steel ducting’s repairs, Stainless steel pipe works,

3. Centrifuges. Main circulation pumps, Jack shaft alignments and v belts installation, rotary valves, boiler plant works on arches and pipes,

3. Barren treatment plant works on pumps and pipes as well as structures.

4. PM Scheduling.

Reasons: resigned


Employer: Samrec Rhino minerals (Open Cast Mine) Annesley Andullusite Mine
Period: 2012 September 03rd to 22 February 2013

Title: Boilermaker


o Screens maintenance, design modification and constructing

o Conveyor belts motor and gearbox bases and alignments

o Pipe repairs and fabrication from 1” to 14”

o Structural fabrication/safety boards etc.

o Chutes

o Stairs

o Liners

o Walk ways/hand railings

o Rigging

o Crusher liners (Jaw Crusher)

o Pumps (distance peaces fabrication)

o Screens Under pans repair

o Fabricate pulleys for conveyor belts

o Guards fabrication


Current Employer :Assmang Iron Ore Beeshoek Northern Cape Open Cast Mine
17 March 2013 to Date

Title Boilermaker

o Crushers Metso and Kawasaki liners and chutes repair

o Pumps, cyclones, reducers, pipes etc

o Conveyors, skirting’s, idlers, drip trays, shuttle cars, tension pulleys, take ups, guards, drives etc

o Screens, exciters , motor change, gear boxes pulleys and v belts change, guards, runners, liners, chutes, hoppers and feeders repairs

o Strctural repairs, walk ways, stairs, columns, beams, welding and gas cutting, CO 2, dissimilar steal, gouging etc.

o Webber liners



Available on request