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CV, Mechanical Fitter, Technician Targeting Aviation Opportunities

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 36874
(02/26/1976, male)
List top 5 skills: aircraft fitter, aircraft mechanic, automotive technician, fitter, mechanic, mechanical technician
Short Bio:

I have recently finished my degree in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering with a 1st class degree classification. Concurrently, I was on a fast track B1 licence with British Airways, one of my career goals being to progress within aviation.
I have also worked in the automotive industry before and after my aviation qualification as a mechanical technician. I possess excellent hand skills including the use of precision instruments, machinery and power tools. I am a friendly and easy going individual.

Current location: 

CF37 3AA - View on map

Nationality: 

United Kingdom

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

, General Management, Manufacturing and Operations

Spoken languages: 

english, Shona

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere

List of countries I have a visa to work in:

Poland, portugal, Reunion (FR), Romania, United Kingdom, Virgin Islands, British, Zimbabwe



Profile

Makaza is a confident, resourceful, hardworking and conscientious British Airways Aircraft Maintenance trainee. Besides British Airways aircraft maintenance training, he also had several placements with General Electric Wales (Aircraft engine manufactures). During his training, placements and current work, Makaza has improved his modifying, maintenance, Installation, rectification, repairs and troubleshooting defects skills on aircraft most systems including; Jetstream 31, B777, B787, B747 and A380 airframes and engines. He also possess exceptional leadership, teamwork and business management skills gained through many work experiences. Makaza is a fast learner and can adapt to changing environments hence looking forward to embark on a challenging yet exciting career as an aircraft/mechanical maintenance mechanic, technician or engineer and contribute towards his new company endeavours.

 

Work Experience

Mechanical Fitter, Tewkesbury
Oct’ 15- Dec’ 15

My duties at Johnson Security included coach building by following engineering drawings instructions and maintaining healthy and safety for myself and others around me. I was responsible for taking part in mechanical and electrical parts assembly. It was also my duty to do the fabrication and installation of security systems in the vehicles. The experience gained while working at Johnson Security improved my technical skills as well as my teamwork, communication and time management skills.

BRITISH AIRWAYS TRAINING, Heathrow
Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Part 147 Training certification
Sep’ 12 – Sep’ 15

Also had other work aircraft work experience from a range of Part 145/147 organisations to broaden my hands-on practical experience. I currently hold 11/13 EASA Part 66 B1.1 Modules

EASA Part 145/147 Experience British Airways Jul’ 14 – Sep’ 15

Mechanic British Airways Maintenance Heathrow Airport

Mechanic British Airways Maintenance Cardiff (BAMC)

Trainee Mechanic General Electric Caerphilly (GE)

I worked within a team of engineers repairing aircraft airframe, landing gears, Inflight entertainment, cabin fitting, engine repairs, removal and installations and most aircraft systems. I was also responsible for reading electronic Aircraft Maintenance Manuals to locate parts and carryout repairs this task improved my ability to read, follow-up and understand technical documents, which are essential as a mechanic. While working at BA I complied with the Heath and Safety regulations to maintain a conducive and safe environment. My communication skills made it easy for me to integrate with different teams in the company. As a member of a team I contributed, encouraged and help other members to improve our work.

 

Mac Motors (Co-Owner),
Lead Mechanic, Leicester
Aug’ 05 – Date

I worked as a mechanic for Mac_Motors for more than 10 years. My duties included calculating the cost of repairs and communicating technical problems in a non-technical language to clients. My technical duties involved diagnosing, servicing and test-driving. The experience gained throughout my time with Mac_Motors contributed towards improving my communication, time management, and compliance with local and national regulations.

Air Zimbabwe (Pvt) Ltd: Airport Reservations Duty Officer
Oct’ 99 – Jul’ 05

My duties included the following:

• Aircraft dispatch, load control, ramp supervision and passenger check-in

• Interline Office coordination and Office supervision

• Ticket Refunds

• Preparation of daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly ticket sales reports

• Ticketing and reservations agent appraisals

Airport Reservations Coordinator, Air Zimbabwe Pvt (ltd)

My duties included but not limited to office supervision, management and accounting. This position improved my IT, communication, organisational and leadership skills. I was also involved in formulating new procedures to improve communication between member staff.

 

Education & Qualifications

BSc (Hons) Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (First Class) Sep’ 12 – Jul’ 15
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH WALES, Treforest Campus CF37 1DL

• Final Year Project: Improving Maintenance Repair and Overhaul organisation process efficiencies to reduce aircraft maintenance turnaround time by introducing digital information systems. This project was about introducing technology to aircraft traditional maintenance methods in order to reduce maintenance turnaround times. However Skills gained, software/hardware used

Fuel Tank Safety (level 2), Initial Human Factors and EWIS certificate Jun’ 15

Emergency Life Support Programme (First Aid) certificate Feb’ 11 Heartstart East Midlands Ambulance Services

Air Zimbabwe Training School (IATA) certificates 2000 to 2004
Fares and Ticketing Cargo handling Dangerous goods and regulations

London Chamber of Commerce Institute (LCCI) certificates Jan’96 -Dec’96
Life Long College
• Marketing & Selling • Sales Management

 

EXTRA CURRICULAR

Student Representative, University of South Wales Sep’ 12 − Jul’ 15

As a student rep I was responsible for consulting with numerous university staff members regarding issues new students faced and how best to overcome their problem and challenges. It was also my duty to interact with students from diverse backgrounds on a regular basis to understand their issues and help them integrate into university life easily.

 

Additional Information

Memberships: Royal Aeronautical Society,

Hobbies: Chess, football

 

References

Available on request