Rudolph Britz
Global rank:
6,498 / 39,432
Skill pts: 5


1. Mechanical Machine Design and detailing
2. Material Selection and Heat Treatment
3. Bulk Material Handeling system design


  • Profesional Mechanical Technologist MF Desing · Freelance May 2007 – Present 14 yrs 1 mos Cape Town, WC, South Africa Mechanical Engineering design of linear and rotating equipment. The design includes full machanical calculations and basic FEA Analyses.


  • UNISA BTECH DEGREE, Mechanical Engineering 2005 – 2008 Activities and Societies: Target Shooting and Cycling on Recreational Level
  • Cape Pinunsula Universaty of Technology BTECH , Mechaical Engineering 1997 – 2008 Activities and Societies: Cycling Cycling as a recreational event

Other experience

  • Service Centre Manager ­Technical service in three phase power systems, single phase systems and borehole pumps.
    ­Oversaw all mechanical work, improvements on the design, as well as the overall performance of pumps and motors.
    ­Tested pump and motor system, drawing of the performance curve and analysis of the results.
    ­Detailed mechanical and electrical inspection on pumps and motors after failure.
    ­Created technical reports and provided recommendations to the manufacturer.
  • Project Engineer Core Overview:
    ­Mechanical Design of diving equipment; 300m: Unique conceptualisation and design of products / Calculations and Finite Element Analyses / Finalisation and submission of drawings inclusive of a design report.
    ­Directed and exercised functional authority for planning, organisation, control, integration, and completion of engineering project within area of assigned responsibility.
    Project Management:
    ­Worked as project manager to ensure the successful completion of projects.
    ­Developed maintenance processes
    ­Procured contractors, materials, and services to meet project requirements.
    ­Prepared and maintained project schedule.
    ­Prepared required project submittals and maintained submittal log.
    ­Prepared and tracked productivity, budget and cost control on various project activities. Reported to management weekly.
    ­Ensured projects completion in compliance with DNV regulations.
  • Research and Development Engineer Core Overview:
    ­Conducted research and development activities world's largest combined chain, auger and corner unit manufacturer - minimising cost on freight, shipping and delivery charges.
    ­Oversaw the entire production process and completed all QC’s.
    Key Roles & Accountabilities:
    ­Applied research theories, principles, and models when conducting experiments and research activities.
    ­Summarised research results and communicated findings to internal and external bodies.
    ­Assessed the scope of research projects and ensured projects were on time and within budget.
    ­Developed technical documentation for all projects.
    ­Contributed to moderately complex aspects of a project.
    ­Created product designs on CAD as per the client’s requirements, adhering to absolute customer satisfaction.
    ­Manufactured and tested prototype units.
    ­Planned and designed mass production facility operations.
  • Professional Mechanical Technologist ­Designs wet services including fire water reticulation I hot/cold water plant sizing I Pump selections and sizing I Rain water system sizing I Tender documentation preparation (drawings, specifications, BOQ's) I Site inspections I Cost control I Works closely with clients, architects and other disciplines I Project management on rational fire design, wet services and HVAC systems, commissioning and sign off. Marketing and marketing research.

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