Joubert - Fitter And Turner - Boksburg South, Boksburg, South Africa

Jurrie Joubert

Boksburg South, Boksburg, South Africa


Fitter And Turner


Qualified Fitter and Turner with 4 years technical sales and 10 years mechanical engineering, including supervisory and management experience. I am a presentable, healthy and extremely energetic individual who is able to excel in most disciplines ranging from technical sales through hands on supervising to maintenance planning including managing.

Work History

Workshop Manager

F&B Services

January 2010 - August 2013

Industry: Agriculture and Automotive

• General administration and day-to-day running of workshop including delegating and hands on supervising of fitters and mechanics in the servicing and reconditioning of light and commercial vehicles including tractors and agricultural equipment

Workshop Manager

Deja Blue Marine

January 2001 - December 2009

Industry: Manufacturing Boats and Fibre Glass Products

• General administration and day-to-day running of boat shop including delegating and hands on supervising of laminators, finishers and fabricators in the production of boats and trailers

Maintenance Foreman

Roger Whittal Safaris

January 1999 - October 2000

Industry: Agriculture and Saw Milling

• General administration including the sourcing and procuring of components and equipment
• Responsible for rebuilding sawmill and reconditioning of carpentry shop machinery
• Overseeing the repairing of pumps, ranch equipment and operating of sawmill

Technical Sales Consultant

Bearings and Equipment

February 1998 - October 1998

Industry: Engineering Sales

• Responsible for sales and technical advice on bearings and seals and mechanical components
• Maintaining customer relationships by monitoring usages and requirements and offering technical advice and solutions

Senior Mechanical Foreman

Mobile Electrical Engineers

January 1997 - December 1997

Industry: Engineering

• Processing of time sheets and job cards including the day-to-day running and general administration for the fabrication and machine shops
• Delegating and hands on supervising of fabrication and general engineering with 6 boilermakers and 4 machinists
• Responsible for quoting and invoicing of jobs and the procuring of materials and consumables

Machine Shop Owner / Operator

August 1995 - December 1996

Industry: Engineering

• Repairing and reconditioning of agricultural, engineering, woodworking and factory equipment and machinery
• Maintenance and manufacturing of agricultural and sawmilling equipment and machinery

Technical Sales Consultant

SKF Manicaland

September 1994 - July 1995

Industry: Engineering Sales

• Responsible for sales, stock control and technical advice in Eastern Highlands to engineering, manufacturing and sawmilling industries
• Managing supplier and customer relationships, including stock usages and requirements for Anglo and Lonro timber processing companies

Contract Maintenance Supervisor

PG Board & Timbers

August 1993 - August 1994

Industry: Sawmilling and Manufacturing - Hard Board

• Servicing, repairing and preventative maintenance on conveyors, compressors, sawmills and factory machinery.
• Installing of new equipment and new hard-board production line during the 12 month refurbishment contract

Maintenance Manager

Art Flooring and Company

February 1992 - July 1993

Pvt. Ltd
Industry: Sawmilling and Manufacturing - Parquet and Hardwood Flooring

• Delegating and hands on supervising of fitters in the servicing and preventative maintenance of compressors, conveyors, sawmills, woodworking machinery, dust extraction systems and including kilns and steam raising equipment for the curing of timber
• Repairing, reconditioning and relocating of Parquet and Strip Flooring Production Machinery implementing the KPS System, as well as reconditioning and modifying the dust extraction system to suit the relocated production lines

Workshop Sales and Supervisor

G. North & Son (Pvt) Ltd

June 1989 - September 1991

Industry: Agricultural and Irrigation Engineering and Sales

• Costing, quoting and invoicing of all workshop services and repairs including sales of new equipment (engines, electric motors, pumps, generators, agricultural and sawmilling)
• Delegating and hands on supervising of fitters in the maintenance and reconditioning of petrol and diesel engines, grinding and sawmills including borehole and irrigation pumps
• Attending a Briggs & Stratton International Sales and Service Seminar in August 1990 held in Milwaukee U.S.A covering sales, warranty claims, after sales service

Employment History Continued..

Apprentice Fitter & Turner

Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority

January 1985 - May 1989

Industry: National Power Generating Parastatal

• General machining, milling and shaping of internal and external keyways and gear cutting including the manufacturing of automotive, electrical and associated components in a production machining environment
• Manufacturing and repairing tools and dyes for hydraulic production pressing and high speed equipment used in the steam turbine power stations
• Repairing and reconditioning of compressors, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment for the Central Workshops and Transport Division
• Qualifying in June 1987 as an Artisan Fitter and Turner Class 1 after a successful N.I.C registered trade test

Apprentice Fitter & Turner

Mutare Board and Paper Mills

April 1982 - December 1984

Industry: Sawmilling and Manufacturing - Board and Paper

• Basic turning, milling and shaping of sprockets, shafts, bushes, pulleys, keyways, bronze and white-metal bearings including thread and gear cutting
• Maintenance and preventative maintenance including the reconditioning of Agitators, Compressors, Conveyors, Dust Extraction Systems, Gearboxes, Line Shafts, Pumps, Sawmills, Hydraulic, Pneumatic and Steam Raising Equipment
• Manufacturing of components for the listed equipment above in a Sawmilling and heavy industrial environment

Qualifications & Certifications

Theory and Practical Sylibos for Fitter and Turner


Sales and Service


Kwe Technical College

English Higher

Umtali Boys High School

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