Experience

  • Industrial Electrician

    at Tolko Athabasca

    March 2014 - October 2015

    Alberta

    Conduct preventive maintenance programs and keep maintenance records. Shift cover as and when needed. Shift hand-over, shift inspections on electrical safety devices. Daily area inspections and observations. Directed Trades Assistants (Apprentices) to accomplish the safe and timely completion of projects and daily inspections/repairs. Respond to all “breakdown” on all electrical equipment both “hard-wired” and PLC’s. Isolate/de-isolate plant equipment for work to be carried out in safe manner. In times of need assist operations and mechanical staff with work that is needed for the smooth and safe operation of all production plant equipment.

  • Industrial/Maintenance Electrician

    at Norbord Ltd

    November 2012 - March 2013

    Highland

    Shift hand-over, shift inspections on electrical safety devices. Respond to all “breakdown” on all electrical equipment both “hard-wired” and PLC’s. Isolate/de-isolate plant equipment for work to be carried out in safe manner. In times of need assist operations and mechanical staff with work that is needed for the smooth and safe operation of all production plant equipment.

  • Self Employed Electrician

    at Frost Enterprises

    January 2010 - November 2012

    Kent

    Electrical Sub-contracting of Domestic and Industrial Installations and regular PPM contracts on various sites throughout the UK and Southern Ireland.

  • Underground Shift Electrician

    at Zululand Anthracite Colliery

    October 2008 - November 2009

    Province of KwaZulu-Natal

    Pre and Post Shift inspections Electrical/Mechanical breakdown repairs on all section equipment including Continuous Miner, Shuttle-cars, Feeder-breaker, Face Drills, Roof-bolter and Conveyor Belts. Also to carry out PPM on a weekly and monthly basis.

  • Production/Maintenance Electrician

    at SAPPI Tugela

    September 2007 - September 2008

    Province of KwaZulu-Natal

    Carry out Daily Electrical inspections on all designated machinery. Complete PPM as set out by the section engineer. Attend to any Electrical breakdown and assist where possible with Mechanical breakdowns to lower “Down Time”

  • Self Employed

    at Frost Enterprises

    February 2004 - October 2006

    Kent

    Varied Domestic Installations and repairs (New builds, Extensions etc.)

  • Nuclear Power Station Electrician

    at AMCO Engineering

    April 2002 - January 2004

    Anglesey

    All electrical repairs to reticulation, office block (Portable Electrical Appliances, Lighting etc.), Nuclear “Hot Zones”. All PPM carried out during “Outage” (Shutdown of part of the plant) as set out by the section Engineer. HT Switch-gear Maintenance (3.3 kV and 6.6kV OCB and ACB), Panel and Bus-Bar Maintenance.

  • Domestic Installation Electrician

    at JR Lund Ltd

    September 2000 - July 2002

    Somerset

    Installation of all electrical wiring for Lights, Sockets, Cookers, Immersion Heaters etc. in Domestic and commercial properties.

  • Underground Electrician

    at Douglas Colliery Ltd

    August 1993 - July 1998

    Mpumalanga

    Pre and Post Shift inspections Electrical/Mechanical breakdown repairs on all section equipment including Continuous Miner, Shuttle-cars, Feeder-breaker, Face Drills, Roof-bolter and Conveyor Belts Also to carry out PPM on a weekly and monthly basis. Rewire of Joy Shuttle-cars in the Central Workshops and overhaul AC and DC motors and drives to be stored and at the ready for exchange from production face.

  • Apprentice Electrician

    at Douglas Colliery Ltd

    January 1990 - July 1993

    Mpumalanga

    Working with Journeyman Electrician in various tasks learning a hands on in all aspects of industrial and domestic electrical trade.

Education

  • PLC 2 Technician

    at George Brown

    2015 - at Present (3 years)

  • RSLogix

    at Rockwell Automation

    2014 - at Present (4 years)

  • Inter-Provincial Red Seal

    at NAIT

    2014 - at Present (4 years)

  • Standard First Aid Level C CPR & AED

    at St Johns Canada

    2015 - 2015 (1 year) Alberta

  • Red Seal Certificate

    at M.I.E.T.T.B

    1993 - 1996 (3 years) Mpumalanga

  • M.I.E.T.T.B

    at RM Engineering Training Centre

    1990 - 1993 (3 years)

  • NTC 2

    at Witbank Technical College

    1990 - 1990 (1 year) Mpumalanga

  • Technical Grade 12

    at Witbank High School

    1986 - 1989 (3 years) Mpumalanga

Services offered

  • Counter-weight Forklift Operator

    Current and up-to-date operators permit

  • Skid-steer Operator

    Current and up-to-date operators permit

Languages

  • Spanish Elementary

  • English Native

  • Afrikaans Native

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