Chingovo - QA Engineer - Morehill, Benoni, South Africa

Kenias Chingovo

Morehill, Benoni, South Africa

Services

QA Engineer

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp

Summary:

• Ensuring quality execution of tasks with regards to Eskom and statutory requirements
• Product, designs and job verification and certification during and after execution of the task
• Compiling QCPs (ITPs)where required
• Verifying effectiveness and acceptability of QCPs in the work environment
• Inspecting all Intervention Points (e.g Hold or Witness) indicated on QCPs
• Surveillance checks to ensure adherence to quality standards and approved scopes of work
• Issuing Non Conformance Reports(NCRs) and ensuring their close up and filing
• Advising on all aspects relating to Eskom and statutory inspections and requirements
• Reviewing all quality related documents from Contractors in the given timeframe.
• Reviewing Electrical Contractor's Manufacturing PQP
• Reviewing Electrical Contractor's QCP(I&T Plans)
• Reviewing all manufacturing Electrical Quality records
• Review and commenting all Electrical Contractors Quality System Procedures as required by Quality Manager.
• Audit Sub-contractors QMS as required by Quality Manager
• Audit the Electrical Contractors, Subcontractors as required by the Quality Manager
• Reviewing Quality Documentation System & Record Keeping.
• Reviewing Quality Notifications (NCR) raised by the Electrical Contractors t
• Surveillance of all manufacturing work.
• Working with Engineering to pre-identify problem areas.

Work History

Quality Control Inspector-Electrical

Eskom

December 2012 - November 2013

Business: Electricity Generation, Transmission and Distribution

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Ensuring quality execution of tasks with regards to Eskom and statutory requirements
• Product, designs and job verification and certification during and after execution of tasks
• Formulating and compiling QCPs (ITPs)for electrical activities
• Verifying effectiveness and acceptability of QCPs before work starts
• Inspecting all Intervention Points (e.g Hold or Witness) indicated on QCPs
• Coordinating the quality surveillance activities and monitor the performance of contractors and sub-suppliers of electrical Plant & Materials being manufactured and/ or installed for Eskom's facilities projects
• Ensuring that Plant & Materials are manufactured, delivered and installed in accordance with the relevant specifications.
• Issuing Non Conformance Reports(NCRs) and ensuring their close up and filing
• Advising on all aspects relating to Eskom and statutory inspections and requirements
• Reviewing all quality related documents from Contractors in the given timeframe.
• Reviewing Electrical Contractor's Manufacturing PQP
• Reviewing Electrical Contractor's QCP(I&T Plans)
• Reviewing all manufacturing Electrical Quality records
• Reviewing all Electrical Contractors Quality System Procedures as required by Project Quality Manager.
• Audit Sub-contractors QMS as required by Quality Manager
• Audit the Electrical Contractors, Subcontractors as required by the Quality Manager
• Reviewing Qu

Shift Electrical Technician

Kimberly Clark- South Africa

May 2007 - December 2012

Business: Wet lap, Pulp and paper making (i.e. tissue, huggies, kotex, pumpers, towels etc)

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Attending to all electrical breakdowns during my shift and light fixing
• Fault finding on all electrical machines and equipment including Plc and Drives
• Modification of electrical circuits for optimisation of the plant and equipment
• Training of apprentices and trainee technicians and engineers
• Installations of new panels and drives
• Advising operations on how to optimise plant operations with regards to electrical machines
• Risk assessments, Isolations and De-isolations and issuing work permits up to 6,6Kv
• Plant equipment inspections, testing and commissioning

Crane Technician

Dynalift-South Africa

March 2007 - May 2007

Business: Crane maintenance and repairs

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Crane circuit designing, panel wiring and installation of remote control systems.
• Fault finding, maintenance and repair
• Inspection, testing and load testing of cranes(de-mug cranes)
• Attending to breakdowns of cranes at various sites like mines and steel handling plants.

Live Line Foreman

Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority

March 2000 - March 2007

(Eskom Equivalent)
Business: Electricity generation, transmission and distribution

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Staff selection, conflict management and disciplining of team members
• Leading, organising and controlling a team of Linesmen
• Training live line linesmen and developing team members skills
• Risk, health and safety management
• Resources management and disaster management
• Quality and cost control management.
• Compiling and submitting yearly budgetary inputs
• Annual maintenance inputs and writing monthly reports
• Preparing bill of quantities for new projects
• Tool selection, inspection, testing and maintenance and job planning and job assignment
• Insulator changing under live conditions on line voltages from 88kv-420kv employing both suspension and bare hand methods
• Insulator repositioning under live conditions on line voltages from 88kv-420kv
• Vibration damper repositioning under live conditions on line voltages from 88kv-420kv
• Replacing corroded and vandalised tower ground and aerial earth conductors and stay wires
• Stringing fibre optic cables onto transmission towers
• Insulator and contact cleaning under live conditions on line voltages from 88kv-420kv
• Tower and substation structure rehabilitation under live conditions -88kv-420kv
• Climbing inspections on structures of voltages -88kv-420kv
• Line and tower maintenance, inspection, repair and constructions using schematic diagrams
• Earth resistance testing, inspections and commissioning of new line constructions
• Thermal uprating of power lines
• Issuing contracts, inspecting work, commissioning, certifying and paying out contractors
• Preparing bill of quantities for projects

Maintenance Electrician

Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority

January 1998 - February 2000

(Eskom Equivalent)
Business: Electricity generation, transmission and distribution

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Circuit designing, panel wiring and installations of new plants and equipment
• Fault finding, maintenance and repair of electrical plant and equipment
• Attending to plant breakdown call outs
• Training apprentices and trainee engineers
• Plant modifications and helping production personnel to optimise plant availability
• Overhauling, maintenance, repair, testing and commissioning of new & old equipment
• Drawings updating and filing
• Filling in job cards and maintenance schedules
• Risk assessment, health and safety management and housekeeping

Electrical Technician

Zimbabwe Iron & Steel Making Company

February 1997 - December 1997

Business: Open cast mining, iron and steel making and coke production

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Circuit designing, panel wiring and installations of new plants and equipment
• Fault finding, maintenance and repair of electrical plant and equipment
• Attending to plant breakdown call outs
• Training apprentices and trainee engineers
• Plant modifications and helping production personnel to optimise plant availability
• Overhauling, maintenance, repair, testing and commissioning of new & old equipment
• Drawings updating and filing
• Filling in job cards and maintenance schedules
• Risk assessment, health and safety management and housekeeping

Electrical Workshop Foreman

Zimbabwe Iron & Steel Making Company

June 1996 - February 1997

Business: Open cast mining, iron and steel making and coke production

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Organising, controlling and leading maintenance team and contractors doing
projects.
• Report writing
• Risk assessment and disaster management
• Cost control and submitting budget inputs to management
• Quality control and maintaining 99.9% non-returns or reworks on repaired
equipment
• Health and safety management
• Training and staff development
• Preparation of bill of quantities for project work
• Resources management

Maintenance Electrician

Zimbabwe Iron & Steel Making Company

January 1994 - May 1996

Business: Open cast mining, iron and steel making and coke production

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Circuit designing, panel wiring and installations of new plants and equipment
• Fault finding, maintenance and repair of electrical plant and equipment
• Attending to plant breakdown call outs
• Training apprentices and trainee engineers
• Plant modifications and helping production personnel to optimise plant availability
• Overhauling, maintenance, repair, testing and commissioning of new & old equipment
• Drawings updating and filing
• Filling in job cards and maintenance schedules
• Risk assessment, health and safety management and housekeeping

Electrical apprentice

Zimbabwe Iron & Steel Making Company

January 1990 - January 1994

Business: Open cast mining, iron and steel making and coke production

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Training on all duties of an electrical artisan
• Practising electrical artisan jobs like circuit designing, wiring and installations
• Repairing training centre machinery
• Attending college and submitting projects

OUT OF CONTRACT (Unemployed)

Unemployed

Qualifications & Certifications

Supervision and Management

Zimbabwe Institute of Management

Electrical Technology

City & Guilds

Electrical

City & Guilds

KweKwe Technical College & Institute of London

Mathematics, English and Science

University of Cambridge

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