Meiring - Water/ Waste Treatment and Desalination Expert - Cape Town, WC, South Africa

Pierre Meiring

Cape Town, WC, South Africa


Water/ Waste Treatment and Desalination Expert


20 Years With Cape City Council Technical Foreman Water Treatment Plant
12 Years Own Businesses
3 Years Reverse Osmosis Desalination

Work History

Fitting & Turning, Blacksmith, Spray Painting, Boilermaker

Piet Retief Diesel Centre

fitting (Piet Retief Bearing Works)
Fitting & Turning, Blacksmith, Spray Painting, Boilermaker, Welding all Metals (SADF)
Preparation Mechanic & Pump design/Manufacture (Del-Monty)
1981 Started with Cape City Council (Cape Metropolitan Council) Voëlvlei Water Treatment Plant as Fitter & Turner and was
promoted to Technical Foreman (One of only two in the big CMC)Resigned after 20 years service to open my first business, after 12
years. I sold my 3 prosperous businesses and moved to the Garden Route. After a year I accepted a appointment as Senior
Operator at the newly build Desalination plant in Mossel Bay, to broaden my water treatment knowledge (currently still is the service with Veolia Water) Standing in for the Supervisor in his absents at Desalination and Re Use Plants I run a maintenance program and make sure the plant is at all stages in tip top condition. Just completed a Fall Protection Coarse From NOSA
Layout of previous and current position

At the CMC my daily tasks consist of ensuring Purified water to a SABS standard are pumped to Plattekloof reservoir to supply that
area with water. With the help of 54 trained staff, I had to ensure that staff relationships are kept to a professional level with the minimum of convict in the workplace. That the equipment and buildings are maintained and upkeep in a manner to ensure that no
breakdowns during peek supply periods that was up to 270mil/l per day. To ensure the safety records are maintained and a minimum of injuries uncured in the workplace through proper cleanliness and staff training up to a 5 star rating Plant.
To ensure that the expenditure are kept down to meet our yearly budget of 14Mil. To plan new expansion projects with the area
Manager and Filtration Engineer. To make sure that a fleet of trucks, bakkies, earthmovers and staff transport busses are serviced
regally and replaced if need be. To check that store material, chemicals and stationary are ordered by the store man and...

Qualifications & Certifications

Technical Collage

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