I am a skilled, qualified and field-experienced Electrical, Control & Instrumentation Technician with 17 years industry experience. I am meticulous, my problem solving skills and project work is accurate and of a high quality, while ensuring compliance to quality, environmental, health and safety requirements which is of the utmost importance to me.
I come from a plant maintenance environment and have hands on experience in maintaining process automation systems, working in harsh operating conditions, under time-pressure to keep their availability high and unplanned downtime low.
I have substantial experience in integrating electrical systems and automating industrial processes in a variety of Industrial Plants to bring these two domains together on common SCADA platforms for Industrial Operations using Siemens PLC's S5 and S7 with Step 5, Step 7 and TIA Portal with Ladder Logic, Statement List and Function Block Diagram programming languages as well as Wonderware InTouch SCADA software.
I have been involved in various smaller upgrade and new projects, which entailed planning, system layout and designing, panel building and wiring, installation and programming of PLC and SCADA software. I was recently involved in a new Ladle Furnace project, which was commissioned in November 2019. My role in this project involved setting certain design specifications, site meetings, factory and site acceptance testing, designing of certain parts of the MCC and control system that fell outside the main contractor’s scope of supply, overseeing contractor work and working closely with the project engineer.
I resigned from my previous employer end of February 2020 to pursue opportunities overseas, but had to cancel everything due to the international border closures and travel bans as a result of the current Coronavirus epidemy. Due to the nature of the current crisis and the global economic impact, I am forced to search for medium to longer term employment within South Africa.
|Last Resume Update||Jul 19, 2020|
|Address||Middelburg, South Africa|