van der Mescht - Artisan,Boilermaker/Coded Welder,Project Leader - Kempton Park, GP, South Africa

Kevin van der Mescht

Kempton Park, GP, South Africa


Artisan,Boilermaker/Coded Welder,Project Leader


Recon of pumps,Re-tube of Boilers,Recon of valves,Pipe fitting,Fitting of bearings on fans and electrical motors,X-ray welding,Electrical connections to an extend,Problem solving,Work well under pressure and complete projects in time frame,Safety orientated,Very loyal to a company.

Work History

Boilermaker/ Coded Welder


June 2011 - March 2014

Duties Retube of boilers, heat exchanges, calorifiers installation, reconditioning of valves and pumps, installations of hot water and steam pipelines. Servicing of stockers and boilers. Installation and repairs of conveyer belts.

Reason for Leaving Company Liquidated.
Company Cyclotherm SA

Dates 24 March 2014-
Position Project Leader
Duties Seeking new projects, quotations, supervising, Started new branch for company.

Contactable References:
Richard Kent Cell: 082 432 2540
Micheal Norman Cell: 082 464 0614

Duties Performed in African Countries:

Agram Burundi - Buimbura - Ngozi
Egypt - Giza
Congo - Kingshasa
Botswana - Gaberone
Namibia - Walvis Bay - Katima Malilo
Swaziland - Big Bend
Zambia - Lusaka
Mozambique - Maputo

Instalation of brick machines, housekeeping, plant safety, customer liaison, training of operators, plant mix ratio, electrical connections, commissioning of plant. Handover of plant.

Free Sate Steam & Electrical (Ai-tec group)
Zambia - Ndola

Retube of Heat Exchanger (1276 Tubes)

Personal Development
I am an organised, reliable, hardworking, pro-active individual and I believe that I would be an asset to any organisation. My pleasant nature allows me to work well with both my supervisors and peers. Any further programs, computer related I am prepared to do in my own time and at my own cost.

Site Foreman

June 2010 - October 2010

Duties Oversee site work of civil & plumbers, pipe laying & repairs of storm water & sewerage lines, erection of manholes, French drains and trenches pipe lying. Daily activities on Excel and e-mails to potential customers. Safety checks on sites and housekeeping. Quality of workmanship. Handover of sites.

Reason for Leaving Contract completed.

Boilermaker/ Welder


October 2010 - April 2011

Duties Develop first in Africa, chemically enhanced base and boom welding machine of 25 tons. Developing of ducting, conveyor system, stainless steel trusses.

Reason for Leaving Company Liquidated.



November 2009 - May 2010



Boilermaker/Site Installation


October 2005 - October 2009

Duties Installation, repairs & fault finding on brick machines, repairs to soot blowers & stockers, assist with the assembly & drawing machines, sales, fault finding on Hydraulic packs, manufacturing of hydraulic packs and Hydraulic cylinders. Installation of gearboxes, electrical Motors & Cooling fans. Alignment of pulleys & sprockets. Commissioning and hand over of plant.
Plant Ratio lay out.

Reason for Leaving Company ceased trading.


Boiler Maintenance & Construction services

August 2003 - September 2005

Duties Pipe Developing, Installation & maintenance of boilers, re tubing of Boilers & general developing.

Reason for Leaving Better Employment prospects.



March 2002 - July 2003

Duties Stage work-shaft stripping, hopper repairs, building of Tips, installation of tips & ramps, high pressure water columns, installation & repairs of shat cages, general maintenance of mine surface & underground, general training in cutting torches, developing of jumper sets, shaft examination & lowering of station level.

Reason for Leaving Contract Expired


Tri Bar Engineering

August 1996 - March 2002

Duets Pipe work, Sheet Metal Developing, Building of Pressure Vessels, Feed Water tanks, Installations, services & maintenance of boilers, servicing of values, retubing & Repairs to boilers & repairing of Boiler stokers.

Reason for Leaving Company went insolvent

Project Leader


December 1986 - July 1996

Riot unit - Port Elizabeth
CR Swart Square - Durban
Tourist Support Unit - Durban
Drakensburg Satellite Station - Natal Midlands
31 December 1986 - 23 July 1996

Reason for Leaving Bought Discharge

Qualifications & Certifications

Project Management

Oxbridge College

Daniel Pienaar Technical High School

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