Daniel B.


My sincere appreciation for the opportunity to offer your Company my skills and attributes as a:
 Senior Vulcanizing Supervisor with 9 years experience; and a
 Section 13 Boilermaker with 22 years experience since obtaining the Metal and Engineering Industry Red Seal qualification at Olifantsfontein.

I also obtained the following qualifications to further my general knowledge and skills in the engineering field:

a. Diploma Mechanical Draughting with AutoCAD2007
b. Advanced Welding certificates
c. Conveyor Belt Temporary and Permanent Repairs certificate
d. Cold Splicing Techniques on Multiply Conveyor Belts certificate
e. Hot Splicing Techniques on Multiply Conveyor Belts certificate
f. Pulley Lagging certificate

My experience:

1. Vulcanizing Supervisor Conveyor Belts – Foreign Language crew
2. Trackless fleet fabrication, repair and maintenance in the Mining Industry.
3. Heavy machinery and equipment maintenance in the Mining Industry.
4. Metalwork and welding in a Manufacturing Plant.
5. Surface and underground pipelines in the Mining Industry.
6. Conveyor belt maintenance in the Mining Industry.
7. Part time mechanical draughting.

My most recent Expat contract in Siguiri, Guinea, West Africa serves as testimony to my capabilities with regards to performing under harsh site conditions and extreme pressure.

I can avail myself for in person interviews or skype / zoom interviews.

Best Regards Daniël Barnard


Senior Supervisor Vulcanizing & Rubber Lining
AngloGold Ashanti Siguiri Guinea
July-2012 - Present

Senior Supervisor Vulcanizing, Rubber Lining Conveyor Belts
Boilermaker Plant and Equipment
Hot Splicing, Mechanical Joints
Drum Pulley Re-Lagging
Pipe Installation Steel, HDPE, Fibre Glass
Exposure to Belt Scrapers, Belt cleaning equipment maintenance done by Fitters
Manage design, installation, operation, maintenance of belt drives, conveyor systems
Manage all employees responsible for above
Monitor performance objectives for all belt crews
Plan belt installations and moves as per short term and long term mine plans
Breakdown Call-outs
Plan and Coordinate maintenance and breakdowns
Conduct Safety Inspections
Ensure equipment is used safely and responsibly
Conduct on the job training and coaching
Issue work orders, attend meetings
Manage cost for own department
Stock Control for own department
Create and follow up own department requisitions
New Projects assistance as required
Meet/Liaise with Suppliers and External Sub-contractors
Work overtime, shifts, standby, call-outs

Boilermaker Underground and Surface
Goldfields Mine
South Africa
March-2003 - June-2012

Boilermaker Underground and Surface
Diagnose, Service and Maintenance on Trackless machinery/equipment: scoop buckets, drill rigs, 30 - 50 ton dump trucks/chutes, scissor lifts, maintenance vehicles, jeeps and graders
Develop, Modify, Construct engineering equipment for safe engineering practice
Identify spares required and order as per dept procedure/company policy standards
Perform inspections in accordance with Mine Health Safety Act regulations, manufacturing and Company standards
Ensure personal and co-employees adherence/compliance to Security and Company SHE objectives
Grinding, Torch cutting, Arc and CO2 welding, Brazing, Silver solvent and soldering of mild steel and hardened steel
Work overtime, shifts, standby, call-outs

Boilermaker Underground and Surface
West 3 Goldplant
South Africa
August-2000 - June-2001

Boilermaker Underground and Surface
Grinding, Torch cutting, Arc and Flex core welding
Drilling and Installation of 3CR12 cable trays and rubber lined mild steel pipe lines

Boilermaker Underground
Pacific Contractors
South Africa
July-1999 - April-2000

Boilermaker Underground
Service and breakdown repairs on Mine hopper cars and hopper rails
Arc welding, Torch cutting and Grinding of mild steel and hardened steel

Boilermaker Apprentice
L & C Steinmuller
South Africa
August-1997 - June-1999

Boilermaker Apprentice and Training
Grinding, Assembling and Tag-welding of Amajuba Power Station Boilers and Super Heaters (Mild Steel and Stainless Steel) to drawing specifications


Splicing, Pulley Lagging, Conveyor Belt Repairs
Rema Tip Top
South Africa
October-2013 - November-2013

Hot Splicing Techniques Conveyor Belts
Cold Splicing Techniques Conveyor Belts
Pulley Lagging & Conveyor Belt Repairs

Diploma Mechanical Draughting AutoCad 2007
Intec College
South Africa
January-2008 - December-2009

Mechanical Draughting
SABS Code of Prac-Eng Drawing
Strength of Materials
Technical Drawing

Supervisor Course
South Africa
August-2005 - August-2005

Supervisor Course
Apply Positive Recognition Skills
Corrective Coaching Skills
PlacerSMART Behavioural Tools

Boilermaker Section 13 Red Seal Olifantsfontein
South Africa
August-1997 - June-1999

Boilermaker Red Seal Olifantsfontein
Section 13 NQF Level 4

Nic Diedericks Technical High School
South Africa
January-1993 - December-1996

Functional Physical Science
Technical Drawing
Welding and Metalworking