Leo - Freelance Software Developer - Melkbosstrand, Cape Town, South Africa

Kevan Leo

Melkbosstrand, Cape Town, South Africa

Summary

Vast employment/experience in the energy, software development and somewhat experience in the construction/building maintenance industries.
• Development and maintenance of RCM, Task compiler and component/asset health software for energy industry.
• Development and maintenance of asset management/tracking software for an independent client.
• Development and maintenance of HSE / HAZREP software.
• Development and maintenance of claims (COID) administration software.
• Software development experience is based on Visual Basic 6 development, VBA coding in Microsoft Access and SQL Server database back-end.
• Fair knowledge of Microsoft products, i.e. Microsoft Office, Visio.
• Fair knowledge of desktop hardware installations, configurations and networking principles.
• Plant equipment/asset maintenance configuration, optimisation and re-classification.
• Reliability analysis (RCM), including plant walk downs with P &ID mark ups.
• Involved in operational optimisation and management on turbine auxiliary equipment.
• Implementing modifications to minimise deficient processes and increase operational efficiencies on Turbine auxiliary equipment.
• Operational Supervisory role on outside and coal stockyard plant systems.
• Involved in commissioning of new installed plant systems on the operational side.
• Initiated and developed initial plant operational procedures on new installed plant systems.
• Hands on fitting and turning (first year) training and pre diploma fitting/maint

Services

Freelance Software Developer

Summary:

Microsoft Access, VBA, VB6 and SQL Server backend database

Work History

Mechanical Technician / Freelance VB6 VBA developer

Currently Unemployed

From April 2014

I am currently unemployed from March 2014, due to termination of a fixed contract.

Senior Mechanical Technican

Eskom - Koeberg Nuclear Power Station

From January 2009

- Identify plant asset criticalities and classifications based on the AP913 french alignment from EDF.
- Identify and group functional equipment.
- Develop RCM software.
- Development of Task / Service Note software for AMOP (Accelerated Maintenance Optimistation Programme).
- Develop component health tracking software.
- Software developed in Microsoft VBA and SQL Server 2005 backend.
- Compilation of software user guides.
- Provide safety representative function to the section.

References: H. Carstens (021 522 2023), E. Viljoen 021 522 2186, 082 789 3011 (a/h)

Team Supervisor

Yebo Vuka Construction

- Assist team with waterproofing fault finding and repairs.
- Assist other teams with office installations and refurbishments.
- Provide general construction maintenance repairs to various customers.

Freelance Programmer

Self Employed

3478 / 3878
2000 - mid 2007 Self Employed Sasolburg
- Developed and supported asset maintenance / tracking software in VBA / VB6 and SQL server database backend.
- Maintained and added alterations to existing service/efficiency history tracking software for a client who serviced the coal mining industry.
- Developed and supported Hazard / Risk / Claims software for a client who serviced Joburg Metropol.
- Maintained / applied alterations to township / facilities software for a client.
- Developed debt collection software.

References: E. Viljoen 082 789 3011. [eon.viljoen@gmail.com]
Aidan Mcnamara :- aidan.macnamara@live.co.uk

VB6 Programmer

WorCs (Fraser/Alexander) Pretoria

- Development and enhancement of Claims Administration Software.
- Programming tools Visual Basic 6, Microsoft Access 2000, SQL 2000

Mechanical Technician-Plant Engineering

Lethabo Power Station

- Involved in Optimisation and management on turbine auxiliary equipment within the Engineering discipline.
- Applied required modifications in collaboration with the contractors on strategic plant improvements.
- Self taught VB and VBA programming in the Engineering Systems department.
- Developed incident recording software.
- Involved in applying RCM strategies, including plant walkdowns, documentation updates.

Assistant Shift Supervisor / Shift Supervisor

Kendal Power Station

- Performed assistant shift supervisory operation functions on the coal stockyard.
- Responsible for initial bedding and foundation of coal stock in the stockyard with the stacker reclaimers..
- Assisted and liased with commissioning staff on new installations.
- Assisted and liased with maintenance/engineering staff with fault finding and operations on new installations.
- Performed shift supervisory functions on the outside plant.
- Developed initial plant checklists on all outside plant sections and coal stockyard.

Mechanical Technician Learnership / Assistant Shift Supervisor

Highveld Power Station - Kragbron

- Obtained mechanical technician NDP.
- Practiced workshop machinery duties on lathes, shapers, milling machines.
- Assisted with fitting repair duties where required.
- Gained experience in all disciplines.
- Worked as assistant shift supervisor (operations) on outside plant for one year.

Mechanical Technician Learnership / Assistant Shift Supervisor

Highveld Power Station - Kragbron

- Did first year fitter and turner apprenticeship.
- Obtained mechanical technician NDP.
- Practiced workshop machinery duties on lathes, shapers, milling machines.
- Assisted with fitting repair duties where required.
- Gained experience in all disciplines.
- Worked as assistant shift supervisor (operations) on outside plant for one year.

Qualifications & Certifications

National Diploma-Mechanical Engineering

Vaal Triangle Technikon

Microsoft Workgoup Institute Johannesburg

Mechanical Engineering

Vaal Traingle Technikon

education

Carleton Jones High School Carletonville

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