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2D AND 3D CHECKING 2D Drafting AECOSIM Autodesk Inventor Bentley Microstation v8i Bill of Materials Bulk Material Handling CAD COORDINATOR CAD Design Conveyors Detailing Machine Design Material Handling Mechanical Design MECHANICAL DETAIL DESIGN MICROSTATION Plant Layout Prime MEDUSA Projectwise SolidWorks
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CAD
3D Modelling, drawing extraction and Checking: Aecosim Modeller/OpenBuildings Designer, ProjectWise, Prime Medusa. Knowledge of ACAD, Inventor and SolidWorks,
but did not work full time on the latter. Point Cloud and TrueView.

Microsoft Office
Excell, Word, PowerPoint and some MS Project experience. Teams, Outlook, Explorer.

Summary of Experience
Mechanical:
Design, Layout, 3D Modelling and Draughting, Detailing and Checking. Mechanical & Structural, Material Handling, with specific reference to belt conveyors, process plants, stockyards and stacking / reclaiming machines. Machine design to Geometrical and dimensional tolerances, Material selection.
Metallurgical: Rolling mills, Arc-, Blast- and Basic Oxygen Furnaces, Coke Ovens and Sinter Plant. Steel, Manganese and Silicone.
Mining:
Winders (Single & Double Drum), Mills (Trunnion & Slipper bearing). Crushing and Screening plants.
Material Handling:
Machines:
Stacking & Reclaiming, Circular Stockpile, Portal Stacker, Scraper Reclaimer, Tripper Car and Scraper Reclaimer. Moving Heads, Truck loaders, Galvanized Wire Line.
Conveyors:
Troughed belt conveyors for ore, coal, lime, etc. Main plant feed, high speed systems, Pockets belt systems, Sandwich conveyors, Belt feeders, picking conveyors and Mobile modular conveyors.
Plant Layout:
Heavy Metal Separation Plants, Coal Washing Plants, Screening and Crushing installations, Jigging Plants, Stockpiles, Test Gasifier Plant, Process Plant. Consideration to Steel properties, access and maintenance volumes.
Workshare:
Acted as Global 3D Design Coordinator on various projects in the mechanical department.
Managing Director and Drawing Office Manager:
Performed duties as MD and DO office manager on numerous occasions throughout my working career.

Experience

  • KUMBA IRON, SISHEN KOKETSO EXECUTION PROJECT, KATHU, NORTHERN CAPE, South Africa HATCH · Contact Aug 2019 – Jan 2024 4 yrs 5 mos Edenvale, GP, South Africa Work done on the Coarse Plant (C20500) and Jigging Plant (C70000). The existing plants are being modified substantially due to process changes. Most of the existing equipment are being demolished, with new equipment introduced and modified. "Point Cloud" scans and "True View" systems used extensively. 3D Modelling and drawing work included. All CAD files and filing structure as well as Vendor information for the above areas, was my responsibility
  • EXXARO, Grootegeluk Coal Rail LOS Project, Lepalale, South Africa, South Africa Hatch · Full-time Aug 2009 – Dec 2013 4 yrs 4 mos Edenvale, GP, South Africa Plant consisted of the interface between existing Stockpile Yard Conveyors, loading onto a matrix of new conveyors. The Flask Rapid Loadout Station is in turn loaded by these conveyors, with various grades of coal, ranging from thermal coal to nuts, peas and duff. The maximum ton per hour is 4750 ton per hour.

Education

  • Prime Medusa CAD course Cerficate, CAD, user 1983 – 1983
  • Vaal Triangle Technicon, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa National Diploma, Mechanical Engineering, T1, T2 and T3 1980 – 1983 Activities and Societies: Mathematics - Algebra, Calculus Strengths of Materials Metallurgy Hydraulics Mechanics of Machines Electrical Thermodynamics Engineering Studies. Practical:
    Fitting and Turning, Marking-off table, Welding, Platework, Machine shop management.

Other experience

  • Conveyor Design Bulk Material Handling Coarse

Licenses & Certifications

  • Drivers License RSA National Transport Nov 1975 – Present
Stats

Joined: July 6, 2024

Last seen: July 6, 2024

Languages

English Native or bilingual proficiency

Afrikaans Native or bilingual proficiency

Sesotho Limited working proficiency

Location

Pretoria, South Africa