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 I’am a young professional Energy Engineer with a documented passion for youth engagement and community engagement. A 2016 Mandela Washington Fellow I have worked on both co-operate and civic society fronts. Having started a Waste Management company in 2013 I learnt and observed the impact entrepreneurship has in changing the face of Africa I love exploring innovative ideas because getting new insights gets new ideas. I have good critical analysis skills, a good observer and also an excellent communicator at any social and economic level. I have a desire to harness and utilize the experience and depth that comes with team work and also contribute my own experience in it to the best of my ability. 

Career Objectives

  • To be involved in work where I can utilize my skill and creatively involved in a system that effectively contributes to the growth of any organization and the continent at large
  • To work in a challenging environment that provides generous opportunities for learning in the field of youth development and small business development;
  • To work hard with full determination and dedication to achieve organizational as well as personal goals.
  • To seek challenging assignment and responsibility with an opportunity for growth and career advancement as a successfully achievement

Skills

Management

I have had experience as a team member and a team leader and also thrive well in team efforts.

Energy Management System Design

I have experience in energy auditing and designing energy management  for organizations to save on energy and money.

Environmental Impact Assessment

I have assisted in various environmental impact assessments in Zimbabwe for various large scale projects

Project Management

I value the art of planning, organizing resources and anticipating events.

Programming

I have installed and programmed smart meters for OK Zimbabwe.

Work History

20162017

Club President

Rotaract Club of Avondale
  1. To chair and preside at all regular and special meetings of the club, the officer corps, and the Board of Directors.
  2. To serve as the primary representative of the club to external organizations, Rotary clubs, Rotary Districts, Rotary International, and the local community.
  3. To direct and oversee all club operations.
Aug 2013Present

Junior Energy Consultant

Energy and Information Logistics

I work directly with the Managing Director as the company consults on various Energy Related projects. for example i have experience in;

  • Determining Energy Efficiency and In-efficiencies in Organizations;
  • Conducting Energy Audits and Data Analysis;
  • Energy reports analysis and compilation
  • Installation and Programming of EDMI Smart Meters;
  • Conducting Power Quality Analysis with the EDMI Elspec Black Box;
  • Drafting reports and applications for renewable energy projects funding
Jul 2015Sep 2015

Data Collector

World Bank
  • Collected information on a World Bank Survey for the Readiness for Investment in Sustainable Energy for Zimbabwe.
Dec 2014Apr 2015

Fixed Asset Register Revaluation officer

GMP Real Estate

As an officer i was working with a team in the revaluation of all Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority Fixed Assets mainly dealing with Workshop and Equipment and Plant and Machinery categories in that period.

20142015

Climate Change Virtual School Tutor

Development Reality Institute
  • Developing Course Content;
  • Lecturing and Tutoring;
  • Providing 24hr technical support service;
  • Providing and marking assignments;
Sep 2014Nov 2014

Energy Auditor

Energy Solutions

I was part of a team doing an audit of the electricity consumption of Econet Wireless Zimbabwe's 6 Harare Branches. I led a team that was responsible for coordinating all site visits, data collection and monitoring of Data loggers.

Responsibilities:

  • designing and distributing questionnaires;
  • conducting site visits and walk-through audits:
  • team leader of all equipment inventory analysis checks;
  • identification of areas of saving and the costing of initiatives;
  • contributed to the report production and presentation;
Jul 2013Jan 2014

Volunteer Energy Consultant(July 2013-January 2014)

GENERATION SOCIAL

I worked as a volunteer just after college specializing  in Social Entrepreneurship in West Africa and The Middle East

  • Designing and Modeling of Energy Systems for Developing Countries especially in West-Africa;
  • Conducting energy impact analysis of desired developmental projects;
  • Designing The Establishment of an Alternative Energy Research Centre at UCAS in Gaza, Palestine.
Oct 2012Oct 2012

Assessment of Mini and Micro Hydro Potential in Manicaland

Practical Action
  • On-site calculations of potential power generation from running water;
  • assessment of productivity of already existing mini and micro hydro power plants
Jun 2012Aug 2012

Quality Assurance Analyst

National Oil Infrastructure Company

As an intern i had the following responsibilities on an educational basis:

  • Conducting Quality Assurance Tests for all fuel samples arriving at the depot;
  • Determination of Density, Flash Point, Gum, Sulphur Content of fuel samples;
  • Receiving Fuel from the pipeline;
  • Clearing of Ethanol Trucks for off-loading;
  • Ensuring the observance of SHEQ standards in waste oil disposal and safe, healthy working environment;
  • Ensuring the observance of Sustainable waste management on site by providing education on waste management and providing color coded bins for waste separation at source;

Education

June 2016Aug 2016

Mandela Washington Fellowship

Purdue University

The program that empowers young people through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking. The Fellows, who are between the ages of 25 and 35, have established records of accomplishment in promoting innovation and positive change in their organizations, institutions, communities, and countries

April 2016May 2016

Certificate in Business Leadership and Business Management

UNISA School of Business Leadership

Attended a USADF funded course on Business Leadership at the School of Business Leadership and Innovation Hub

February 2015August 2015

Certificate in Project Management

University of Zimbabwe

The hands-on 6 months course had a lot of content on:

1) Designing and applying appropriate project management standards

2) Managing the production of the required deliverable

3) Planning and monitoring a project

4) Adopting any delegation and use of project assurance roles within agreed reporting structures

20092013

B (Eng.) Hons Degree in Fuels and Energy Engineering

ChinhoyiUniversity of Technology
20052006

Advanced Level

Attained 3 “A” level passes in Maths, Physics and Chemistry

Jan 2001Dec 2004

GCSE 

Attained 9 “O” level subjects including Maths, English and Science

Certifications

March 2015Aug 2015

Certificate in Social Entrepreneurship 

Young African Leaders Initiative
Jun 2014Jun 2014

Thermal Use Of Solar Energy 

Zimbabwe Institute Of Engineers
May 2010Jun 2013

Certificate of Service

Chinhoyi University Life Skills Department 
Feb 2013Feb 2013

Diploma of Attendance in “Global Trade” 

International Students Festival in Trondheim
Jul 2012Jul 2012

Certificate in Condition Based Maintenance

SKF, REVCO

Portfolio

Projects Accomplished

  • 2014 ZESA Holdings Fixed Asset Register Revaluation December 2014-March 2015
  • Energy Audit and design of an Energy Management System for 5 Econet Wireless Sites: at Energy Solutions, www.energysol.co September-November 2014
  • Sustainable energy and greening the retail sector: Case Study of 3 OK Zimbabwe branches: www.energyandinformation.org August 2013-Sept 2014
  • Sustainable Energy Development in the Hospitality Industry; A Case Study of Cresta Jameson Hotel; January-July 2014
  • Design and Make of a Compact Household Biogas Digester; January-July 2014
  • Environmental Impact Assessment for the construction of Lei Mall in Harare (2013);
  • Feasibility study of Mini and Micro Hydro power plants in Manicaland: www.practicalaction.org (October 2012).
  • Effects of Ethanol (E100) on Carbon Steel Tanks (2012).
  • Cathode Protection System for Gasoline and Ethanol Tanks (2012).
  • A study in the effects of mixing different firefighting foams viz Angus FP70 and ChemGuard 3%-6% (AR-AFFF) (2012). www.petrozim.co.zw

References



Eng. F Masawi

Energy and Information Logistics

Director 

+263 776 404 818, +263 739 001 461, francismasawi@hotmail.com

 Marina S Kusumawardhani
Generation Social in California, US
CEO.
+4 369914054066,  marinasilviak@gmail.com 

Mr.S Million

Managing Director at Energy Solutions

+263 772127273, shaibhi@gmail.com