jaco@woodinq.co.za
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About

I am passionately creative, find my profession fulfilling and strive to deliver top quality work on time. Assuring satisfied clients.

20+ Years experience in the field equipped me with the skills to assist my clients with the required knowledge.

Experience

  • Business Owner Woodinq (Pty) Ltd · Sep 2008 – Present 12 yrs Bela-Bela, South Africa I've been working as a full time freelance draftsman since 2008.
  • Senior draftsman / Managing director Twin Projects CC · Nov 1999 – May 2008 8 yrs 6 mos Middelburg, South Africa Twin Projects specialized in mechanical and architectural design & project management.

    The company was sold in 2008.
  • Senior Draftsman / Project Manager Mabalingwe Nature Reserve · Apr 2002 – Oct 2003 1 yrs 6 mos Bela-Bela, South Africa My duties included design, upgrade and management of all architectural projects on the reserve.
  • Design Draftsman Injati Minerals CC · Sep 1999 – Sep 1999 0 mos Middelburg, South Africa Duties included design and project management. (Coal and Diamond Mining)

    Reason for leaving: The company closed in October 1999.
  • Senior Draftsman Eskom (Arnot Power Station) · Oct 1990 – Aug 1999 8 yrs 10 mos Middelburg, South Africa I fulfilled a variety of roles during my time at Eskom.

    Artisan: (Maintenance Department) Maintenance of the power plant.
    Technician: (Planning Department) Planning and scheduling of maintenance work.
    Senior Draftsman: (Engineering Department) Management of all mechanical and civil projects.

    Reason for resigning: I resigned to pursue a career as a freelance draftsman.

Education

  • Pretoria Technical College South Africa National N diploma (N6), Mechanical Engineering, N6 1986 – 1990 I completed my N6 National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Atomic Energy Corporation, South Africa Apprentice (Fitter and turner) 1986 – 1990 I completed my apprenticeship and qualified as an Artisan. (Fitter & Turner)
  • High School Langenhoven, Pretoria High School Degree, Tecnical, 12 1980 – 1985 I graduated with my N3 Technical grade 12 Certificate.

Other experience

  • Mechanical drafting. Producing drawing for various companies ranging form:

    - New designs, as-build drawings, capturing of blueprints.
    - Drawings for new maintenance procedures.
    - Design and manufacturing drawings of mining plants, etc.
    - Design drawings for wooden furniture and toys.
  • Architectural and civil drafting projects: Working closely with engineers and architects been involved with various civil projects like:

    - Modifications and upgrades for power generation plants and mining industries.
    - Design and project management of private lodges / homes at Mabalingwe Nature Reserve
    and various other developments.
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Languages

Afrikaans Full professional proficiency

English Professional working proficiency

Location

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa