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I am a:

  • professional Coating Supervisor,
  • Project Management,
  • Electrical Crane Operator, 
  • Forklift Driver and
  • Professional Painter.

with qualifications in:

  • Coating Inspection,
  • Project management,
  • Painting,
  • Electrical Crane and
  • Forklift operation.    

Please find my Online Curriculum Vitae in the following formats:

1. The Visual version -  https://www.visualcv.com/andrewbekker?access=22Bnp3302Rr

2. The Graphic Portfolio -  http://vizualize.me/AndrewBekker?r=AndrewBekker

3. The LinkedIn Profile -  www.linkedin.com/pub/andrew-bekker/41/157/31a

4. The Pdf (Acrobat) version. 

Key Projects handle across Career span:

  • Successfully handle refurbishment assignments for Transocean -Sednath 701.
  • Handle projects related to floating docks and Synchrolift for Tidewater, Bourbon, SeaCor and Namdock 1 @ 2, Namibian and Nigeria local vessels.

I have gained much of my experience at the following Companies:

  • Elgin Brown and Hamer Namibia
  • West Atlantic shipyard (Nigeria)
  • Namibia Engineering Corporation (NEC Namibia)

I am available for Interviews any place in Namibia or via Skype for International purposes.  

Your time and consideration will be much appreciated!

Regards,

ANDREW BEKKER

Email: andrewbekker123@gmail.com
Contact Number(s): +264 (0)81 4636195 or +264 (0)811 426 722

Personal Information

  • Date of birth: 19 April 1976
  • Nationality :  Namibian
  • Gender  : Male
  • Family Life : Married with two dependent
  • Driving License : Namibian driver's license
  • Language Proficiency : English and Afrikaans
  • Email: andrewbekker123@gmail.com
  • Contact Number(s): +264 (0)81 820 1088 or +264 (0)811 426 722 

Work History

Jan 2013Present

Coatings Foreman

Elgin Brown and Hamer Namibia

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and develop work schedules, equipment usage schedules,
  • Plan and develop priority of painting expenditure and procedures for equipment maintenance.
  • Estimate martial and labor.
  • Monitor the acquisition and use of material.
  • Schedules and plan the work of paint shop personnel performing a variety of painting projects.
  • Assign duties and supervise the work.
  • Maintain time and material records.
  • Submit timely reports to the repairs or Production Manager.
  • Train or inform paint shop personnel of new work methods or procedures, changes in safety regulations and work policies.
  • Ensure budgeting guidelines are met.
  • Prioritize shop expenditures to stay within budget.
  • Assist in preparation of capital and operation budgets.
  • Interpret department policies to assigned staff and enforce safety regulation.
  • Adherence to proper codes and standards.
Jan 2012Jan 2013

Coating Supervisor

West Atlantic shipyard (Nigeria)

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and develop work schedules, equipment usage schedules, priority of painting expenditure and procedures for equipment maintenance.
  • Estimate martial and labor.
  • Monitor the acquisition and use of material.
  • Schedules and plan the work of paint shop personnel performing a variety of painting projects.
  • Assign duties and supervise the work and Maintain time and material records.
  • Submit timely reports to the repairs or Production Manager.
  • Train or inform paint shop personnel of new work methods or procedures, changes in safety regulations and work policies.
  • Ensure budgeting guidelines are met.
  • Prioritize shop expenditures to stay within budget
  • Assist in preparation of capital and operation budgets.
  • Interpret department policies to assigned staff and enforce safety regulation and adherence to proper codes and standards.
Jan 2008Jan 2012

Coating Supervisor

Elgin Brown and Hamer Namibia

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Grit blasting on Marine vessels in Shipyard and floating dock 1 @ 2.
  • Responsible for painting on Marine vessels in Shipyard and floating dock 1 @ 2.
  • Refurbishment of:
    • all dock tanks,
    • work ways,
    • cranes and
    • vertical walls.
  • Compliance / adherence to codes and standards as required in accordance with specifications.
  • Timely completion of painting projects.
  • Timely reporting.
  • Circumspect 100% observation of all safety regulations.
Jan 2001Jan 2004

Spray Painter

Uri Witvlei

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all spray painting.
  • Monitor the acquisition and use of material.
  • General Spray Painter duties.
Jan 1995Jan 2001

Apprentice

Willy's Workshop

Key Responsibilities:

  • Apprenticeship at company in panel beating.  
  • Apprenticeship at company in spray painting.

Portfolio of Employment

Education

Jan 2014

Project Management Fundamentals

Effective Human Intervention (EHI)

In-House Training by Elgin Brown and Hamer.

Click here to view Certificate online.

Course Overview:

  • Introduction to Product Management.
  • Purpose of a Project.
  • Stakeholders in Project Management.
  • Categories.
  • The application of organization Structures.
  • Functional and Matrix Organization.
  • Initiation Phase.
  • Conceiving and defining the Project.
  • Planning Phase.
  • Time Management.
  • Project Execution.
  • Controlling and Monitoring and project Closure.
  • Tasks to Perform.

Portfolio of Education

Reference Letters