Reliability improvements, precisión fitting of bearings, alignments, gearbox rebuilds
From May 2012
working in the cotton industry, the food industry, the mining industry, timber industry, Power stations and other smaller industries doing service work on their fans, gearboxes large and small, rebuilding electrical motors up to 250kw, large and small bearings, large coupling replacement and designing modifications to improve plant performance. All aspects of precision fitting and aligning.
Training of their maintenance staff
Colombia South America
April 2011 - May 2012
looking after a Metso Refining area, Stiennamann sanding line, Keystone outfeed and a S&P sifter installation. Commission line to first board. Write 5 year maintenance program for the company, including preventative and predictive maintenance schedule. Training of their maintenance staff.
February 2010 - March 2011
Feb 2010- March 2011 Working at Greenply MDF India, working as the Mecanical Supervior, finishing the installation of a Diffenbacher forming, prepress, press, outfeed, Lukki board storage system, Satos Stienmann sanders, Metso EVO 56 refiner, 500 ADI, Bruks drum chipper, Trasmec tube conveyors, SMT 2 stage drier, Thermax energy system. Commission this plant. Initiate a plant numbering system, lubrication schedule, train the mechanics on base Engineering practices. Spare parts advise for entire plant, store arranging. Write a 5 year maintenance program for the company.
June-July, 2010 Install a 1500kg coffee roasting plant in Sydney, for Probat Germany, fans, sifters, coffee roaster, bucket elevators, afterburner, ducts, commission plant.
Mars / Masterfoods
Working at Mars / Masterfoods, to improve reliability in critical downtime areas.
Prework before a $15mil expansion.
2009-2010 Working South Korea commissioning a MDF plant, train mechanics in base engineering practices. Install a PM program, a oil sampling program, ,
Commissioning a Paint
line for CHH MDF, Writing PM's, reliability programs.
Duties, Maintenance Supervisor of the high speed packaging machinery
Mars / Masterfoods
March 2006 - August 2006
bucket elevators, extruders and pneumatic transport systems, for a dry pet food company.
Organizing shutdowns, improving the PM system, starting a oil sampling and ultra sonic program.
Duties, Mechanical Coordinator
CHH Oberon NSW
August 2006 - November 2008
Organizing the annual shutdowns and press rebuilds on 2 MDF lines. Controlling labor for monthly shutdowns. Organising day to day PM systems controlling dayshift mechanical team.
Duties, Contracted to CHH as a Supervisor, organizing contractor labour
February 2005 - March 2006
long term maintenance
programs for their MDF plant. Improving the proactive and predictive side of the maintenance with thermograph, VA and oil sampling programs.
During this time I also worked in Malaysia, South Korea and other MDF plants in Australia. Working as a Rebuild Supervisor.
CSR/CHH Oberon NSW MDF plant
January 1990 - February 2005
Duties, shift fitter working a 12 rotating shift. During this time I was used as a commissioning fitter on the new line that was installed.
I also spent 5 years as Mechanical Coordinator looking after 2 MDF contiroll
presses, refiners, L44 and M60 and associated plant. This also included, supervision of tradesmen and contractors, starting a preventative maintenance programs.
Duties, Contract fitter, rebuilding small turbines, coal handling plant, large fans
ICAL Lithgow NSW
November 1986 - February 1987
general power station work.
Employment Dates, Aug 1987- Nov 1987
Employer, Simon and Carves, Oberon NSW.
Duties, Contract fitter installing a ContiRoll press and Sunds Refiner.
Installing fans, pumps and conveyor belts.
Employment Dates, Nov 1987-Mar 1989
Employer, Dominion Mining, Meekatharra WA
Duties, commissioning of new gold processing plant, working on pumps
conveyors and ball mills. Implementing maintenance program.
Duties, Fitter and Machinist
January 1981 - May 1981
in the toolroom, General machining.
Power station fitter
June 1981 - February 1984
working on coal handling plant, large pumps,
turbine rebuilds, valve reconditioning, and fans.
Employment Dates, Feb 1986-Nov 1986
Employer, Small arms factory, Lithgow NSW
Duties, Setting up new CNC machinery for a new project, and commissioning line.
Duties, Apprentice and first year tradesman, working in a toolroom
January 1976 - January 1981
Maintenance workshop and the production engineering dept. Working on high speed production machinery.
Qualifications & Certifications
east hills boys high
fitter and turner