Many years of mechanical experience, problem solving and managerial experience, makes me the perfect candidate for this position. Although I do not have much experience with horticulture, my mechanical expertise in a vast spectrum of machinery, pumps and in the manufacturing environment, coupled with co-ordination, technical and managerial experience, will be beneficial to a position of this nature. During my tenure at Zululand Steam from 2011-2013 I was in control of a 5-hectare Green House project at Dube Trade Port with a Dutch supplier. We were responsible for the CO2, Hot water for space heating, and Irrigation installations in all the Green Houses.
Promoted from Regional Manager to National Manager.
Technical site analysis and solutions
Direct and manage all aspects of tenders, costing and new business nationally
Establish and grow a new branch for the KZN based Company in Gauteng.
Secure a market share for the Company in the mechanical engineering industry in Gauteng.
Manage day to day activities of the branch inclusive of costing, HR and all other business-related activities.
Grew the Branch from a 3-employee operation to 120 plus employee operation from a R20 million p/a turnover to a turnover in excess of R180 million per annum.
Carry out survey on mechanical installations at two hospitals, compile status quo report, compile service and maintenance schedules and combine information into a Tender Document.
Conducted Weekly Co-ordination meetings with the various Project managers.
Compile monthly reports and budgetary forecasts to assist the Operational Director.
Revitalise Customer Relationships and secure R 90 million in new contracts.
Retrenced, as the company went into liquidation.
Operated a small plumbing business, specializing in solar installations.
Zululand Steam consisted of 9 branches nationally as well as in Africa. We mainly specialized in mechanical maintenance projects.
Management of all the Closed Co-operations in the group as well as the duties whilst being an Estimator.
Project manager for various 3-year mechanical & electrical Repair and Maintenance contracts at prisons and hospitals for the Department of Public Works, South Africa.
Managed all aspects of Human Recourses as well as CCMA disputes.
November 2007 - Sold 50% shareholding in Zululand Steam Group due to personal reasons
Preparation of tenders and quotations for services and new installations.
Manage projects, from ordering material to site supervision, attending site meetings, liaising with consultants and invoicing.
Assist with all aspects of labour relations.
Act as assistant to the General Manager.
Carry out duties in the following disciplines:
Steam Boiler installations, pipework, electrical and rigging, Hot and Coldwater reticulations, Steam and Condensate reticulations, install kitchen, laundry, sterilizing and central heating and cooling equipment and Chilled water reticulations. Services and repairs on hospital equipment.
I could not complete my studies, due to other financial obligations.
Left university and started my first job.
Matriculated with Exemption.
Technical Drawings (HG),