Mentoor - Boilermaker - Cape Town, WC, South Africa

Lizanne Mentoor

Cape Town, WC, South Africa




My name is Lizanne Mentoor, I'm a female boilermaker who qualified in Feb 2011 and do know I have to proof myself on the job.I do love what I do and excited to learn from my job everyday. I'm an eager learner and feed of information and learning new things.

I can read and write from drawings. I have knowledge in pipework and eager to learn more as I do not have much experience in it. I have Stainless steel (1mm-16mm) experience (including MIG and TIG) welding as well as Mild Steel (1.6mm-25mm) experience (including MIG and TIG). I have an extensive knowledge of various hand and power tools including machines and the strength to handle/work with them.

I enjoy technical activities and capable of working independently as well as in a team. I know my Health and Safety Rules and physically fit. I have good hand-eye co-ordination.

I am also willing to relocate anywhere required.

Work History

Shipyard Expert


From May 2014


Mostert Engineering

July 2013 - October 2013

construction and maintenance



October 2013 - January 2014

30 minute briefing; lay out
jobs for the day by date; fabrication of machine parts for conveyers and food processors; working with big press; drilling/milling machine; tig welding; stick welding (stainless steel works only)



July 2011 - December 2012

30 minute Briefing
Collect drawings for the job of the day
Take (recheck) sizes of tank to ensure it’s
correct as drawing indicates.
Check manhole, sumps, flanges and spillbox sizes to see if it’s correct
Marking off/placing manhole, sprayballs and sumps on tank
Cut holes for manholes, sprayballs and sumps with inverter plasma cutter
Fitting manholes, sprayballs and sumps to measurements on drawing
If necessary and tank might have dented due to heat of plasma cutter, dress tank where needed before fitting manholes, sprayballs, sumps or spillboxes with mallet.
Make sure of spillbox measurements before cutting notches, take size of tank, marking it of on the spillboxes.
Fitting spillboxes to measurements on drawing.
Fitting walkways
Teaching new trainees, showing them the basics of the job.
Cutting holes inside the bafffels
Doing the cut-outs in baffles
Check work, clean (grinding of any rough edges, or buff with polymop) before signing and sending it off to next station.


Goudini Agri

August 2010 - October 2010

(Part Time)

Duties: Constructing and repairing chicken cages for Rainbow Chickens. (mild steel)

Apprentice Boilermaker

A Division of Actom PTY LTD

April 2007 - February 2011

Duties: 15minute Briefing (meeting every morning)
Fabricating chutes, ductings.
Operating Guilotine, rollers, bending machines, drilling machine, abrasive cut-off machine, grinders (big and small, air and electrical)
Fitting End Plates (16mm Mild Steel)
Joining Shells (16mm mild steel)
Constructing jigs
Acy-Oxy Cutting, welding and Heating.
LH tack welding (arc welding)
Construction of combustion chambers
Joining Flue sections
Putting rings on Flue sections
Fitting Manholes and handholes
Operating small inverter plasma cutter

Reason for leaving; Contract Ended

Qualifications & Certifications


Esselen Park High School

Engineering N

Northlink College Bellville

Engineering N

Boland College Worcester

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