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CV, Mechanical Engineer Seeks Work In Africa and Europe

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 40671
(08/16/1959, male)
List top 5 skills: 
Short Bio:

Work in maintenance of heavy equipment in Africa as workshop manager.
Maintenance of Caterpillar, Volvo,Mercedes equipment.
Management of large workshop teams in Africa and Europe.
Preparation of work schedules.
Repair of engines and transmissions.
Good international experience.

Current location: 

Lisboa, Portugal - View on map



Preferred Sector of Employment: 

, Manufacturing and Operations

Spoken languages: 

english, french, portuguese

Locations I am interested in working:

africa, Asia, Europe

Professional Background

September 2015 to present
Workshop manager
MOTIVO S.A., Lisbon, Portugal

Management of the workshop of Portuguese dealer of JCB construction equipment

Management of a team of 6 mechanics

Preparation of the work schedule

Supply of technical support to the technicians


January 2015 to July 2015
Regional equipment manager
ASPERBRAS Congo Construction

Manager of the regional department of maintenance

Preparation of maintenance procedures

Control of costs

Work with Caterpillar, Toyota, VW Worke


May 2013 to October 2014
Mechanical Supervisor
Berger Nigeria

Lead a team of mechanical technicians in the area of heavy construction equipment


April 2012 to April 2013
Workshop Manager in the area of Caterpillar Equipment (generators and earthmoving equipment)
Liberia Equipment Ltd, Monrovia, Liberia

Coordination of the workshop team: training, evaluation, definition of schedule

Controle of maintenance contracts of Caterpillar machines

Administration of workshop budget

Preparation of quotations to repair Caterpillar and Perkins machines


October 2010 to May 2011
Manager of the civil construction equipment Maintenance team
ACOR, Angola

Main Activities and Responsibilities:

Recruitment of the team (mechanics and iron workers) in a total team of 30 technicians

Coordination of the technician team at the repair shop and in the working location

Preparation of preventive maintenance calendar

Administration of spare parts house (definition of what to buy and quantities and where to buy)

Preparation of the first budget of the department


February 2009 to August 2010
Manager of the Maintenance Team
HERSAL, Albufeira, Portugal

Main Activities and Responsibilities:

Coordination of the maintenance programs of civil construction equipment (mainly JCB and MAN machines) with a reduction of the period of breakdown and maintenance in 4%

Control of reparations at outside companies

Installation of SAP software in the maintenance area


March 2008 to December 2008
Manager of the Equipment Area
Mauricio LTO, Portugal

Main Activities and Responsibilities:

Coordination maintenance team

Preparation and control of the maintenance plan of all the equipment: trucks, civil construction equipment (Volvo and Mercedes trucks, Komatsu, JCB, Caterpillar)

Evaluation of the performance of the equipment

Management of the central building yard

Preparation of the investment plan


March 2006 to March 2008
Manager of the Maintenance and Equipment Team
SOPROCIL, Tavira, Portugal

Main Activities and Responsibilities:
Coordination of the maintenance team (working with Caterpillar, Komatsu, Volvo, Mercedes)

Recruitment of the technicians

Preparation of the maintenance plans

Management of the equipment according the needs of the construction work

Management of the central building yard

Control of spares in stock (for equipment and production) with a decrease of 4% in the value of the stock

Control of the cost-effectiveness of the equipment with an increase of 2%


October 2002 to January 2006
Manager of the Maintenance and Equipment Team
Tomás de Oliveira, Empreiteiros , Lisboa

Main Activities and Responsibilities:

Coordination of the repair area

Administration of the Repair area storehouse with a reduction of the spare parts value in 6% (redefinition of the stocks)

Evaluation of the work done by the team

Preparation of the maintenance plans

Control of the repairs done outside the company

Preparation of new investments in equipment( proposals,caracteristics)

Calculation of the costs of the usage of the equipment (preparation of machine salary)


June 1994 to September 2002
Civibral, Porto

Departments of:
Maintenance, Equipments and iron worker’s workshop

Main Activities and Responsibilities:
Management of all the maintenance area – vehicles, equipment for production, production plant

Coordination of the maintenance team

Administration of all the equipment (distribution according the needs of the projects and maintenance)

Preparation of the values for the administration control of the work of maintenance

Preparation for the first time of the hourly salary of the equipment

Definition of the characteristics of the equipment necessary to buy

Participation in the project that increased the capacity of the plant


January 1988 to May 1994
Process Engineer
Indelma, Lisboa

Main Activities and Responsibilities:

Preparation of the production process for new products

Optimization of the production

Support of the maintenance department


Education and Training

Date From 1978 to 1984
Mechanical Engineer
Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisboa (Portugal)

Final classification 12 points


Technical qualifications

Course about the study of time and working methods, cost calculation, teached by REFA

Course about Communication and preparation of teams


Informatics qualifications

Good experience with Microsoft software (office, Winproject), AutoCAD