Experienced Vehicle technician Seeking Work

I've been a dependable mechanic/engineer for over 15 years in different settings and countries. In this profession, I have always had a record of exceeding customer expectations with quality repairs and attention to detail as well as offering outstanding customer service and problem-solving abilities. I believe all the skills I have acquired over the years through either paid work or lived experience are transferable to various trades. However, I feel I can confidently say working with vehicles has always been my passion.

I consider myself a caring and compassionate individual who is efficient in time management and interpersonal skills. I am very hard-working and I'm willing to learn and appreciate constructive criticism as it's essential for my personal and professional development.
Serial No: 147739
Skills keywords: vehicle engineer, vehicle mechanic, vehicle repairer, vehicle technician
List Of Qualifications & Related Skills:

IELTS -Band Score 6.0

National Certificate, Automobile Electrics and Motor Mechanics

• Servicing engines, suspension, brakes and fluid systems as well as replacing timing-belts etc.
• Vehicle repair and maintenance including machining and rebuilding engines and installing new components.
• Effective technical and problem-solving skills
• Vehicle inspections and diagnostics
• Brake systems understanding
• Vehicle alignment and tire balancing

• Safety awareness and First Aid training
• Effective written and verbal communication
• Lone Working Awareness
• Team player
• Flexible and adaptable
• Time-management
• Leadership
• Attentive and proactive

Interests & Hobbies:

Martial Arts
Listening to music
Nature walks
Watching movies

Previous Employment Details:

Autoelectrical Engineer, 05/2022 - Current
M.E Autoelectricals, South Africa
My current duties and responsibilities include:
• Reporting to the workshop manager on the condition and safety of vehicles, offering possible fixes for road-worthy results.
• Acquiring cost-effective, timely replacement parts and materials according to the company's processes.
• Maintaining excellent care and condition of tools for smooth-running repairs and procedures.
• Handling routine inspections and servicing of vehicles, ensuring I uphold quality standards.
• Ensuring secure storage of tools and equipment for optimum safety.
• Carrying out full technical and diagnostic tests to assess vehicle issues and providing best-possible resolutions.
• Managing accurate and effective mechanical and electrical repairs and adjustments.
• Carrying out scheduled and routine maintenance on small and large vehicles.
• Maintaining knowledge of updated changes in various equipment models.
• Attending regular safety training meetings, minimising garage risks for staff and customers.
• Carefully handling tools and chemicals.
• Performing targeted troubleshooting and diagnostics to ensure I quickly address mechanical issues.
• Preparing quotes and completing billing processes.
• Welding bodywork to create pristine finished products.
• Simplifying mechanical jargon to effectively communicate problems with vehicle owners/customers
• Handling heavy equipment and tools, from multi-purpose jacks to mobile column lifts.
• Applying knowledge of hydraulics, transmissions and electrical systems to efficiently repair vehicles.
Diesel and tractor mechanic, 01/2017 - 10/2021
Coronado Mining Services , South Africa
My duties and responsibilities:
• I was the project manager, therefore, I had to demonstrate leadership skills which included effective communication, active listening etc.
• Carried out mechanical repairs on equipment motor vehicles and machines.
• Disassembled and reassembled motor components to facilitate repair work.
• Completed computer-assigned vehicle alignments.
• Fit and replaced engines, understanding and following manufacturers instructions.
• Checked brake systems and determined need of pad replacement, disc turning or other maintenance requirements.
• Located and diagnosed engine faults.
• Assessed vehicle maintenance status and completed kilometre-based services, including changing out belts, filling fluids and replacing gaskets.
Site Engineer, 01/2010 - 01/2015
NASERADRILL AND BLAST Marekana Concor mIne , Rusternburg
My duties and responsibilities included:
• Fleet Maintenance
• Mechanical Repairs on Vehicles
• Servicing of all earth moving equipment and reporting to management as per schedule.
• Ensured continued adherence for all staff to the company's health and safety policies as a result minimising incidents and maximising team productivity.
• Performed accident investigations to identify root cause, developing and implementing countermeasures to reduce future occurrences.
• Supervised and controlled installation of outbye services and rock handling equipment to reduce onsite incidents.
• Coordinated and controlled underground and surface production activities to minimise potential disturbances to residents.
• Handled effective mine planning and scheduling activities.
• Made effective use of supervision and facilitated meetings.

Current location:  Northern Cape, South Africa - View on map
Nationality: Zimbabwean
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Engineering, Transport and Logistics
Spoken languages: english, Xhosa and Shona, Zulu
Location I am interested in working: Australia, United Kingdom