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Gregory Swart is currently living in Kwazulu/natal , South Africa, working as a Site Manager in "Mr. Air - Congo, Africa".
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RE: Mechanical, Engineering or Maintenance Manager, Superintendant or Supervisor. Dear Sir/Madam, I, Gregory Swart hereby apply for the position as Mechanical, Engineering or Maintenance Manager, Superintendant or Supervisor within or when such a position came available in your company. I can assure you that I am the right person for the job and would relish the opportunity to join your team and assist your company in achieving optimal and cost effective targets. I thank you in advance for your consideration and attention with this application.

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135Marine,
Uvongo,
KwaZulu/Natal,
South Africa.
4270.
10th June 2009


RE: Mechanical, Engineering or Maintenance Manager, Superintendant or Supervisor.

Dear Sir/Madam,
I, Gregory Swart hereby apply for the position as Mechanical, Engineering or Maintenance Manager, Superintendant or Supervisor within or when such a position came available in your company.
I can assure you that I am the right person for the job and would relish the opportunity to join your team and assist your company in achieving optimal and cost effective targets.
I thank you in advance for your consideration and attention with this application.
Sincerely,
Gregory Swart


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Gregory Swart
Uvongo, South Africa, 2280

Phone: +27393157165
Cell: +2427893005 or +2782410764
E-mail:greg2654@gmail.com


Career Goal:

Actively seeking a position as a Mechanical / Maintenance Manager / Supervisor where future opportunity is available on the basis of my performance, ability and contribution.

Skills:

Qualified fitter machinist with management / supervisor experience
33 years experience in the engineering and maintenance field
19 years experience in management / supervisory positions
Ability to direct and supervise staff
Supervision and inspection of maintenance work
Experienced in maintenance of a wide variety of equipment
Experienced in planning, scheduling, budgeting
Ability to perform under pressure and meet deadlines
Computer literate in Microsoft word and excel












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Work Experience:


Current: Namakwa Diamonds (28/11/2008 to Present).
Type of operation: Mining - Exploration.

Position Held: Site Manager Drill Rigs

Responsibilities:
Drilling Equipment:
Management and control of the Drilling Operations and Drilling Crews consisting of 3 x Senior Drillers, 3 x Drillers, 3 x Supervisors and 12 x Drilling Assistants.
Carry out all the daily repairs, maintenance and services as per planned schedule.
Monthly inspections of all Drilling Rigs and their general framework
All steel structural repairs or fabrication work
General Standards and Housekeeping.
Accurate record keeping of all major work/repairs carried out
Accurate record keeping of all daily time and attendance.
Accurate record keeping of the holes drilled, their sites and daily Management Reports.

Workshop:
Standards and Housekeeping.
Management and control of all sub-ordinates

Stores:
Management and control of the ordering of the critical spares and forward planning for scheduled outages.

Manpower:
On job training and coaching.
Effective and efficient manpower utilization.
Personal Safety Programs.






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Current: Namakwa Diamonds (17/04/2008 to 25/11/2008).
Type of operation: Diamond Mining.

Position Held: Maintenance Manager reporting directly to the Node Manager.

Responsibilities:
Plant Maintenance:
Safe operation and maintenance of all the Plant Equipment.
On job coaching and training of Supervisors/Artisans consisting of 1 x Maintenance Planner, 2 x Supervisors, 4 x Boilermakers, 4 x Mechanics, 2 x Auto electricians, 3 x Electricians, 4 x Fitters, 8 x S/S Artisans and 30 x Workshop Assistants.
Pre and Post service inspections on all Plants/Equipment.
General Standards and Housekeeping.
Accurate planning of all scheduled outages so as to maximise the downtime window.
Accurate record keeping of all major work/repairs carried out

Earthmoving Equipment:
All steel structural repairs or fabrication work
Carry out all the daily repairs, maintenance and services as per planned schedule.
Monthly inspections of all Booms, Sticks, Buckets, Push Blades and general framework.
Management and control of bucket overhauls.

Workshop:
Standards and Housekeeping.
Management and control of all sub-ordinates

Stores:
Management and control of all the Store Personal, consisting of 1 x Senior Store man, 2 x Junior Store man, 1 x Data Capture and 5 x Drivers.
Management and control of the ordering of the critical spares in terms of min/max levels and forward planning for scheduled outages.

Manpower:
On job training and coaching.
Effective and efficient manpower utilization.

Budget:
Assist Node Manager with budget control and management.



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Previous: Engineers & Planners, Accra, Ghana - (04/12/2006 to 16/12/07).
Type of operation: Sub contract work for Goldfields Mining Company Limited - Tarkwa, Ghana.

Position Held: Maintenance Specialist reporting directly to the Group Maintenance Manager.

Responsibilities:
Plant Maintenance:
Safe operation and maintenance of all equipment at North Heap Leach Pad phase 5 extension project and mining opening up operations.
On job coaching and training of Supervisors/Artisans consisting of 7 Supervisors, 8 Boilermakers, 16 Mechanics and 8 Auto - electricians.
Pre and Post service inspections on all Plants/Equipment.
General Standards and Housekeeping.
Accurate planning of all scheduled outages so as to maximise the downtime window.
Accurate record keeping of all major work/repairs carried out

Earthmoving Equipment:
All steel structural repairs or fabrication work
Carry out all the daily repairs, maintenance and services as per planned schedule.
Monthly inspections of all Booms, Sticks, Buckets, Push Blades and general framework.
Management and control of bucket overhauls.

Workshop:
Standards and Housekeeping.
Management and control of all sub-ordinates

Stores:
Management and control of all critical spares in terms of min/max levels and forward planning for scheduled outages.

Manpower:
On job training and coaching.
Effective and efficient manpower utilization.


Budget:
Assist Group Maintenance Manager with budget control and management.



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ITM Mining, Angola (from 14/01/2005 30/11/2006)

Type of operation: Diamond Mine

Position Held: Mechanical Engineering Supervisor Reporting directly to the Chief Engineer.

Responsibilities:
Plant Maintenance:
Safe operation and maintenance of all Pre-wash and DMS plants.
On job coaching and training of mechanics/artisans consisting of 5xBoilermakers, 5x Mechanics and10x Angolan assistants.
Pre and Post service inspections on all Plants/Equipment.
General Standards and Housekeeping.
Accurate planning of all scheduled outages so as to maximise the downtime window.
Accurate record keeping of all major work/repairs carried out

Earthmoving Equipment:
All steel structural repairs or fabrication work.
Monthly inspections of all Booms, Sticks, Buckets, Push Blades and general framework.
Management and control of bucket overhauls.

Workshop:
Standards and Housekeeping.
Management and control of all sub-ordinates

Stores:
Management and control of all critical spares in terms of min/max levels and forward planning for scheduled outages.

Manpower:
On job training and coaching.
Effective and efficient manpower utilization.


Budget:
Assist Chief Engineer with budget control and management






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Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited, South Africa (from1997 2005)
Type of Operation: Gold

Foreman Technical Professional 3 Shafts and Metallurgical plant
Responsibilities: Shafts Harmony Brand No: 2, Harmony Evander No: 2 and No: 7 Shafts
Planned the daily, weekly, monthly, 3 monthly, 6 monthly and yearly planned maintenance schedules according to the mines requirements and standards.
Supervised and trained the maintenance team of artisans and semi-skilled employees consisting of 12 artisans and 57 semi-skilled employees.
Ensured that the required spares to complete all planned maintenance were ready and available at all times.
Ensured planned maintenance schedules were in place, adhered to and work was completed on time.
Responsible for strategic equipment spares being available at all times.
Controlled various budgets allocated for different equipment under my area of responsibility
Ensured all mining equipment was examined according to federal regulation standards
Ensured risk management systems were in place and documented

Responsibilities: Metallurgical Plant - Harmony Evander No: 7 Metallurgical Plant
Ensured that all the maintenance and repairs were done safely on the plant equipment, mainly the Ball Mills, conveyor belts, thickners, CIP mixing tanks, cyclones, belt filters, gland service pumps, underflow pumps ball mills/thickners, residue pumps, sump pumps, electro-winning, cyanide, elution and smelt-house.

Ensured that the plants daily, weekly, monthly and yearly planned schedules were preformed according to the plant procedures and standards.
Supervised and trained the maintenance team of artisans and semi-skilled employees consisting of 12 artisans and 57 semi-skilled employees.
Ensured that the required spares to complete all planned maintenance were ready and available at all times.
Ensured planned maintenance schedules were in place, adhered to and work was completed on time.
Responsible for strategic equipment spares being available at all times.
Controlled various budgets allocated for different equipment under my area of responsibility.
Ensured all mining equipment was examined according to federal regulation standards
Ensured risk management systems were in place and documented.






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Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited, South Africa (from 1990 1997)

Foreman Main Workshops
Responsibilities:
Responsible for fitting and machine shop, outside section, winch repair shop, rail transport maintenance
Responsible for ensuring that all the workshops under my control achieved their monthly targets and completed all required workshop orders on time.
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Supervised and trained the different workshops under my control as mentioned above consisting of 28 artisans and 63 semi-skilled employees.
Ensured all monthly spares and tools were available to complete the works orders on time.
Controlled the different budgets allocated to me for the workshops under my control.
Ensured all mining equipment was examined according to federal regulation standards
Ensured risk management systems were in place and documented

Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited, South Africa ( from 1990 1997 ).

Maintenance Fitter (Metallurgical Plant and Main Workshops)
Responsibilities:
Maintained and repaired plant equipment including rotary filters, conveyor belts, slurry pumps, valves (all types), David Brown gear boxes, reciprocating compressors, vacuum pumps, CO2 blowers, heat exchanges, flotation cells, CIP mixing tanks and ball-mills
Maintained and repaired rotary compressors (30 000cfm), main ventilation fans, effluent plant, boreholes and pumps, swimming pool and water treatment
Responsible for Mine Hospital daily maintenance and repairs
Relieved Maintenance Foreman when on leave

Hullets Paper Mill, South Africa (from 1979 1981)
Type of Operation: Paper

Maintenance Fitter
Responsibilities:
Responsible for maintenance and repair all waste paper plant equipment such as conveyor belts, mixers, pressers, disc crushers, slurry & clean water pumps and gearboxes.

Eskom Congella Power Station, South Africa - (1976 1979)
Type of operation: Electrical Power

Maintenance Fitter
Responsibilities:
Maintained and repaired all turbines, cooling plants and washing plant equipment
Overhauled spare pumps for all sections of the power station




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Coro brick, South Africa (from 1971 1976)
Type of Operation: Building

Apprentice Fitter Machinist & Maintenance Fitter
Responsibilities:
Maintained and repaired tile press machines, crusher pans and main crusher plant

Education:

Post Secondary: 1976, Congella Technical College, Durban, South Africa
National Technical Certificate (Part 3) - Subjects: Fitting & turning theory, Technical Drawings, Applied Science, Mathematics

Additional Training Courses:
Functions of Supervision, 1990, Rand Mines Training Centre
Supervisory Behaviour Skills,1990, Rand Mines Training Centre
I.R. for Supervisors course, 1987, Rand Mines Training Centre
Labour Management Development Programme (Eng), 1988, Rand Mines Training Centre
Basic Hydraulics, 1980, Garnett Cross Fluid Power Training Centre


References:
A list of references is available on request.

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Location: Kwazulu/natal,South Africa
Job Title: Site Manager
Company: Mr. Air - Congo, Africa

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