Mncwabe - Instrument Technician - Pretoria, GP, South Africa

Khulekani Mncwabe

Pretoria, GP, South Africa


Instrument Technician


I have gained extensive experience in the field of Instrumentation and Electronics while I was serving my apprenticeship and working with U.C. L such as fault finding on relays panels, pneumatic and electro-pneumatic panels. Calibration of Level, Flow, Temperature and Pressure transmitters. Stroking and overhauling of valves and actuators. Commissioning of stand-alone controllers (Honeywell, Eurotherm and ABB and Variable Speed Drives .Working and fault finding on PLC and DCS (Siemens S7 200 & 300) system and Allen Bradley SCADA system.

Work History

U.C.L Company Limited

From August 2010

Position: Instruments Mechanician
Responsible for maintenance, break-downs, stand-by and making sure that the plant runs smooth. Calibration of Level, Temperature, Pressure, and Flow transmitter. Installation and commissioning of variable speed drive and stand alone controllers. Fault finding on, P.L.C, DCS Siemens S7, Relays pneumatic and electro-pneumatic panels. Overhauling control valves and actuators.

Instrument Apprentice

U.C.L Company Limited

July 2007 - August 2010

Machine Operator and General Worker

P.I Shurlok

February 2006 - July 2007

Name of Employer: Capital Outsourcing Group
Duration: February 2006 to July 2007
Position: Machine Operator and General Worker
Reason for Leaving: Got an apprentice position
Responsible for setting up the machine and lauding electronic components on the machine. Doing first and final testing. Building checking solder bridges and packing on the components such as central locking and anti-hijack. Also responsible for running mini business meeting in the morning. I also trained as a repair technician and my duties were to repair damaged boards and fixing failed boards and reworks.

Qualifications & Certifications


Durban University of Technology

Siyahlomula High School

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