Scharneck - Electrician - Cape Town, WC, South Africa

Jp Scharneck

Cape Town, WC, South Africa




Experienced in sensors, photo eyes, proxies and VSD's.
Commissioned finger joint plant and kept it maintained including PLC inputs and outputs.
D.O.L's, soft starters and star-delta's.
Can use all electrical equipment such as multi meter, megger (Insulation tester), polarity tester and tong tester.
Planned maintenance.

Work History


Normandien Farms Sawmills

January 2013 - March 2014

Duties: To maintain all plant equipment and adhere to all safety regulations. Attend to breakdowns quickly and complete repairs adequately. Maximize production and minimize downtime. Implement new ideas. Permanent standby. Main focus on Finger joint machine to ensure all proxies, sensors and reed switches are correctly secured and in working order. Repair inputs and outputs on PLC programming. Programming on PLC as well. Build new panels for new projects such as D.O.L and star-delta controls. Preventitive maintenance on machinery such as pulling in correct cabling to motors and controls. Build safety circuits for high pressure boilers. Ensure to use correct equipment for each application of the job.
Reason for leaving: Conflict between personal and work life.
Contact person: Rob hoatson (CEO) 034 351 1643
Glyn Birkholtz (Foreman)

Outbound sales consultant

Quest Recruitment

January 2012 - November 2012

Duties: Phone potential clients and pitch either Funeral or accident plans. Have marathon days, meet targets and have fun.
Reason for leaving: Serious illness - fell behind with target
Contact person: Tina (Account manager for Metropolitan life) 073 885 1763

Senior sales consultant

June 2010 - December 2011

Duties: Call centre arranges appointments for me. I ensure full pitch is done. Sell a JSE software program at a cost of R20 000 and debit credit card in front of client.
Reason for leaving: Unethical working strategies
Contact person: Corne du Plooy
No contact number available - company has closed

Pool technician and installer

January 2009 - May 2010

Duties: Do all electrical installations. Prepare floor for installation of pool. Supervise all labour on site to ensure we meet our deadline and end target within budget facility.
Reason for leaving: Better work opportunity
Contact person: Amanda Lombaard (CEO) 083 270 8950



January 2008 - August 2008

Duties: Maintain all machinery on site. Shift work. Minimize downtime and increase produtivity.
Reason for leaving: Motorbike accident (Hospitalized)
Contact person: Gil 021 797 7377

Apprentice electrician

Swartland Groep

February 2003 - December 2007

Duties: Attend classes on all modules to be covered such as safety etc. Learn all electrical aspects eg. Flourescent lights. Do services on all machines marked for preventative maintenance.
Reason for leaving: Empty promises made
Contact person: Wally Gloss (Maintenance manager) 021 573 7600
Paolo Concina (Team leader) 082 651 2331


37" vertical chipper

Built a panel from scratch.
Contains 3 phase breakers, control breakers, star-delta, VSD (Frequency drive) and D.O.L. starters.
Tested directions.
SWA Cabling and connections according to SABS standards.
Cable racking and trunking.

Qualifications & Certifications

English First Language

Kokstad College

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