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Electrical Engineer

Candidate: 138455
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Location: Tshwane (Pretoria)
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Electrical Engineer
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Bachelors
Engineering: Electrical

National Diploma Engineering: Electrical:Electrical Engineering
B-Tech Engineering: Electrical :Electrical Engineering
Advanced Management Program:Business Analysis
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A major player in the South African toilet/ Jumbo paper manufacturing industry:Electrical Engineer From 2018-05 To Current
Duties

 

  • Support manufacturing department with product development and testing.
  • Maintains product and company reputation by complying with Occupational Health and Safety Act. 1993, and the regulations promulgated thereunder.
  • Evaluates electrical/mechanical systems, products, components and applications by designing and conducting research programs.
  • Proactively identify problem areas for breakdowns and take steps to rectify the equipment’s through application of trouble shooting tools.
  • Using Root Cause Analysis (RCA) to set the vision, identified the problem and collected data needed to better understand the current situation/problem. (Fishbone, 5Why, G8D, etc.)
  • Conduct Root Cause Analysis investigations of plant equipment failures to reduce breakdown hours on plant equipment.
  • Investigate possibilities of improving plant equipment availability and the implementation of condition bases monitoring systems (oil -kidney recycling filtration, infra-red scanning HT/LT electrical systems, vibration monitoring systems, etc.)
  • Executing cost saving and energy saving techniques/ measures and modifications to achieve substantial reduction in Operations & Engineering Maintenance expenditures.
  • Provide quality assurance for new and ongoing projects and compiling the CAPEX for specific project.
  • Planned, drafted, executed, maintained and improved electrical instruments, equipment, facilities, components and systems; controlled computer-aided engineering and designed equipment to perform engineering tasks.
  • Examined installations and observed operations to ensure conformance to design and equipment specifications and provided technical assistance to personnel in the areas of high/medium voltage distribution equipment installed.
  • Review tasks to be completed for achievement of next deliverables and milestones with pre-selected contractors for doing the work and agree actual/likely completion dates. Identify appropriate remedial actions and discuss and agree their feasibility and effectiveness.
  • Planning and scheduling SOP’s, SWP’s to achieve pre-set goals within time parameters. Formulating long term/short term strategic plans for the maintenance department to enhance operations utilization from 86% upwards and reduced maintenance cost.
  • Initiate Reliability-centred maintenance (RCM) process to optimize the maintenance program of the company or facility to ensure that systems continue to do what their user require.
  • Approve Engineering designs handed in by 3rd party contractors.
  • Approve Equipment specifications and recommend changes to all Engineering standards and ensure all relevant documentation is updated accordingly into CMMS database.
  • Ensure all Management of Change (MOC) procedures comply with HSE standards, correctly updated and approved by all relevant stake holders on the Docunet system.
  • Perform internal audits on company systems and procedures to ensure compliance thereof.
  • Review records of external Audits being done.
  • Adept in handling quality related activities involving resource planning, in - process inspection and 
    coordination with internal departments.
  • Train and manage the training matrix for the maintenance department, ensuring adherence to safety procedures and maintenance of high-quality service standards to be provided by maintenance personnel.
  • Managing the organisation's infrastructure and assets to up life expectancy of the equipment used and the remedial replacement/repairs thereof.

Panel Wood manufacturing industry:Electrical Supervisor From 2017-05 To 2018-04
Duties
  • Supervised a team consisting of electricians, electrical/instrumentation technicians and millwrights responsible for the planned maintenance of the plant equipment and provided technical assistance to electrical equipment problems within the company-owned facilities to ensure 93% plant utilization target per month.
  • Planning and implementing preventive maintenance schedules of various machineries and instruments to increase machine up time and equipment reliability and reduce breakdown time on equipment to be less than one hour per breakdown event.
  • Proactively identify areas of obstruction/breakdowns and take steps to rectify the equipment’s through application of trouble shooting tools (RCA, G8D)
  • Mange the training matrix for the department ensuring that team members are competent in their respective roles.
  • Planned, drafted, executed, maintained and improved electrical instruments, equipment, facilities, components and systems; controlled computer-aided engineering and designed equipment to perform engineering tasks.
  • Examined installations and maintenance activities to ensure conformance to design and equipment specifications.
  • Provided technical assistance to personnel in the areas of high/medium voltage distribution equipment and medium voltage motors/generators, etc.
  • Managing the organisation's infrastructure and other assets to deliver an agreed standard of service.
  • Assess likely impact of any variances upon current and future tasks and milestones including estimates effort, electrical department costs and resource requirements
  • Formulating long term/short term strategic plans to enhance Electrical engineering department operations and compiling the budget needed for the department.

Largest manufacturer of atomised and milled ferrosilicon:Electrical Project Engineer From 2000-8 To 2017-01
Duties
  • Planning and scheduling assignments to achieve pre-set goals within time parameters for the project department.
  • Formulating long term/short term strategic plans for the project department FY budgets.
  • Design of inhouse electrical installation, motor pump sets, distribution equipment, etc.
  • Approve Engineering designs handed in by 3rd party contractors.
  • Approve equipment specifications and recommend changes to all Engineering standards and ensure all relevant documentation is updated via the project drawing office.
  • Discuss and approve all equipment specifications with SME’s and contractors.
  • Proactively identify areas of obstruction through the plant area and take steps to rectify/redesign the plant equipment’s through computer aided application tools and external resources.
  • Draft plans and compile proposal documents for the areas of obstructions identified and present to management and board members of the company.
  • Compile tender documentation, bill of quantity’s, resources required, etc.  for approved projects by management.
  • Executing cost saving and energy saving techniques/ measures and modifications to achieve substantial reduction in operations and maintenance expenditures with internal resources.
  • Review, allocated projects, tasks for completeness, achievement of next deliverables and milestones with those responsible, internal and external, for doing the work and agree actual/likely completion dates.
  • Assess likely impact of any variances upon current and future project tasks and milestones including estimates effort, costs, completion dates and resource requirements.
  • Produce and present project progress reports to departmental managers/project owner.
  • Guide and direct site contractors, technicians and supervisors, as applicable, to ensure that deliverables fully reflect QA/QC requirements and other specific guidelines set by the company procedures.
  • Study the contract documents and applicable standards or specifications prior to allocation of a project execution of any task.
  • Review inspection reports and records of quality control carried out on completed and running project activities.

 

Maintenance Practises implemented

  • Implementation of vibration monitoring system on Ball Mill Mechanical rotating equipment and reducing maintenance cost with 20% annually. (Drive end & non-drive end bearings; gear units).
  • Implement infrared scanning done by 3rd party company on motor control centres switching gear, buss-bar sections, auxiliary transformers, furnace transformers primary and secondary connection sections, just to name a view, to identify hotspot area’s which could result in unnecessary breakdowns and high cost repairs.
  • Replacement of thermal overload relays with electronic overload relays which connect to the PLC for monitoring equipment conditions and building a data base of crucial equipment across the plant areas.
  • Introduce variable speed drives and reduce the electrical cost by 30% annually, which also increase the life expectancy on mechanical equipment and the repair cost there off.
  • Also install variable speed drives for close monitoring on equipment conditions to identify problems beforehand.

Special Projects and Accomplishments

  • Building a new motor control centre and upgrading old electrical cubicles to new cubicles including the switchgear there off.
  • The fabrication, inspection and the installation of new High-tension cable racks and cables, high tension switchgear and high-tension distribution transformers to increase the electrical capacity system for existing and future projects across the plant area.
  • Upgrade 185 kW high pressure pumps from electrical direct-on-line to variable speed drives controlled via the programmable logic control centre.
  • Upgrade induction furnaces control equipment as well as the high-tension switch gear and high-tension transformer, 11/6.6 kV.
  • Rebuild and refurbishment of the overhead 12-ton Morris crane electrical control panel and all caballing thereof.
  • Responsible for the planning, controlling and monitoring of the responsibilities dedicated to subject matter experts for the major shutdown held during 2010 on the open arc furnace.
  • Purchase and installation of the Dockleveller air lifts at the final product dispatch area to ensure the safe off loading and loading of abnormal shipping containers.
  • Upgrade and standardize, according to OHSACT and SANS 10142 all small power, (distribution boards, emergency distribution boards, un-interrupted power supply units, generating sets) being used at various plant areas

Chemical:Maintenance Electrician From 1997-06 To 2000-07
Duties
  • General maintenance of High pressure pumps, boilers, gas turbines, screw conveyors, motors and substations
  • Performed routine inspections on Demag hoists, roller conveyors and packaging scales
  • Calibration of scales
  • Service of auxiliary transformers on a 6 monthly basis
  • Compiling month-end reports and provides feedback to Maintenance Engineer
Tshwane (Pretoria)
Pretoria East
Afrikaans
Afrikaans,English
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Ekurhuleni (East Rand),Johannesburg (Incl. Northern Suburbs),Tshwane (Pretoria),Johannesburg South,Johannesburg (West Rand),Johannesburg (East)
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