To effectively maintain and repair the plant Control systems and Instrumentation to a level that will ensure an optimal management of energy and raw inputs in order to deliver a quality product that meets world standards.
[1979 - Present Date ]
Well balanced solid experience acquired over more than two decades in a broad and diversified spectrum of industrial sectors. The in depth knowledge is mainly focused on the following.
Sugar and ethanol processing and a 30 MW power station. Philips scientific, weighing, medical and measuring. Hewlett Packard medical, calculators and computers. Unilever food and detergent processing. Ammonium Nitrate and Air Sep and water treatment plants. Iron and Steel making. Platinum, Copper, Nickel mining and metallurgical recovery. Diamond mining, concentrating and recovery process.
Worked in different plants dependent on stand alone field mechanical and pneumatic instruments, others that were run from centralised control rooms with analogue and microprocessor based instruments and finally in places where controllers ,recorders, data loggers relay logic and digital systems were replaced by the PLCs , SCADA and their respective networks
[ 1979 – 1984 ] City & Guilds of London Harare Polytechnic
Full Technological Certificate in Industrial Measurement and Control
1979: Ethanol Plant commissioning. 1985: Automation of AD Paste and Vim plants. 1986: Coke Ovens Battery Reline. Rewired panel instruments. 1990: Promoted to Senior C. & I. Technician. 1991: Steel Plant LD Stack refurbishment. No external help. 1994: Promoted to C & I Technician Engineer Iron Making. 1995: Replacement of Relay Logic with PLC and SCADA at an LD. 1996: Commissioned the Hartley Platinum Instrumentation. 2002: Commissioned the Damtshaa diamond mine at Orapa.
Short Term Courses
Supervisory Management Parts, II & III. Siliconics AC Drives & Soft Starters. Mitsubishi A Series Level I, II & III. Simatic S7. Beginners’ course. Adroit Configuration. Handling of Radio Isotopes A+ Service Technician Networking + M S Project Management Profibus Installers Course
Hydraulic & Pneumatic Systems Modicon State Language (MSL) Intouch 7.0 H.M.I Azon Level I I.D.C. Networking TCP/IP & Fault Diagnosis NOSA (SAMTRAC) Auto poll Fuel Monitoring System Earthing, Grounding, Bonding And lightning protection