Ndlovu - Artisan Fitter & Turner Including Hydraulics - Springs New, Springs 1559, South Africa

Nkululeko Ndlovu

Springs New, Springs 1559, South Africa


Artisan Fitter & Turner Including Hydraulics


mobile and plant hydraulic systems and pneumatics, experience on boilers, pumps, gearboxes and drive systems knowledge on machining work with the use of the lathe, milling and boring machines basic welding knowledge

Work History

Hydraulics Technician

P G Bison-Boksburg

From November 2009

-Dieffenbacher pre-press hydraulics
-Dieffenbacher four-day light water hydraulic press
-Babcock coal boiler & John Tompson dust /gas boiler
-Pinnoni paper laminating press
-Wehnomer top platen hydraulic press
- Steinmann Board sanding machine
-Multistage centrifugal pumps
-High pressure radial piston pump
-Hydraulic power packs
-KSB centrifugal pumps
-MDF Board manufacturing production line

Scope of work

-Overhauling of high pressure piston pumps
-Maintenance & faulty finding of all plant hydraulic power packs
-Lapping of cone & cage valve seats
-Maintenance & repair of all plant mechanical equipment
-Pressure testing of control valve
-Faulty finding on plant pneumatic systems
-Reconditioning of hydraulic directional control valves
-Perform 24 hour mechanical standby duties

Underground Section Fitter

Delmas Colliery Mine

March 2009 - October 2009

- Buffalo feeder breaker
-Mine belt head & tail end drives
-Sandvik roof bolter mine ABM 370
-Voest mobile roof bolter
-Sandvik Roof bolter miner ABM 10
-Fletcher Roof Bolter and Scrubber Fan
-Bucyrus Erry Battery Scoop,
-Conveyor Belts,
-Stamler battery haulers
-Joy Shuttle Cars 10SC32

Scope of work

-changing cutter gearbox on the Voest machine.
-replacing worn out cat tracks on Voest & scrubber fan.
-attending to oil leaks on the machines.
-putting pulleys & gearboxes on belts drive systems.
-attending to breakdowns and maintenance of all underground machines.


FL Smidth, Buffalo S.A

January 2008 - February 2009

including Machining

-Feeder Breakers B520, B700, B5039 (low seam)
-Plant Feeders B513, B530 (butterfly) B513 (long neck), B550 (low seam)
-Mineral sizers B514(tertiary crusher) B800(primary crusher)
-Gearboxes Cone drives, Hansen and Planetary
-Vertical Bore & Lathe Gear Boxes
-Feeder breakers sub assemblies, head-shaft, breaker-drums, tail-shafts

Scope Of Work
-assembling and dismantling Feeder breakers
-assembling and dismantling mineral-sizers
-assembling and dismantling primary and secondary crushers
-repairing tertiary (ABON) crusher gearboxes
-maintenance of jaw crushers
-repairing and assembling new cone drive and Hansen gearboxes.
-repairing planetary gearboxes.
-repairing and maintenance of head-shafts, Breaker-drums and tail-shafts.

Maintenance Fitter& Turner

Hwange Colliery Company Limited

January 2003 - December 2007

- Dragline 1570W
-Coal Shovels 195-B.
-Blast Hole Drill 60R and 61R
-Coal preparation plant equipment.
-Steam boilers
-Secondary crushers with shredder rings
-Hambolts coal sizing screens
-Double deck IFE screens
-KSB, Sulzer centrifugal pumps
-Air pumps and compressors

Scope Of Work
-changing of Continuous Miner breaker drums, torque shafts, drive motors.
-repairing and changing of cat tracks.
-replacing shuttle cars steering cylinders.
-replacing equalizer pins.
-repairing planetary gearboxes for Shuttle cars.
-maintenance & attending to breakdowns of Underground & Opencast machines
-maintenance and attending to breakdowns of screens
-replacing and repairing screens v-belts, pulleys and gearboxes
-maintenance and repair of the water reticulation system

-Able to carry out shift work and standby duties,
- work overtime/irregular hours, work under pressure,
-excellent interpersonal and communication skills at all levels,
-adopt to new systems
- carry out FCR (Fault, Cause, Remedy) on breakdown
- ensuring 100% compliance to safety regulations.


plant installation

installation of all mechanical and hydraulic equipment on a new MDF contiroll board manufacturing line

Qualifications & Certifications

Mechanical N4-N6

Ekurhuleni East Colege FET

Fatima High School

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