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I’am a young professional Energy Engineer with a documented passion Energy Efficiency and Project Development. A 2016 Mandela Washington Fellow from Purdue University in the field of Business and Entrepreneurship . 

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. I have good 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.

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 experience

Jan 2016Present

Energy Projects Developer

Green Power Energy (http://green-power.co.za/)

1) Assume project development responsibilities, including identifying installed legacy lighting technologies and appropriate energy efficient replacement technologies;

2) Metering and Monitoring of clients power supply and usage using Eniscope Energy Management System

3) Conduct accurate, reliable light counts;

4) Complete the Deal Summary spreadsheet;

5) Develop proposals that provide client-appropriate energy-efficient solutions;

6) Work with the Green Power Project Office and manage installers to ensure that the lighting upgrade project is delivered on time and within budget;

7) Manage the client relationship during the project delivery process;

8) Identify lighting upgrade project opportunities for the company.

Nov 2016Jan 2017

Energy Engineer

Cambridge Energy (http://cambridge-energy.co.za)

I assumed the role of Energy Engineer for the development of energy efficiency projects that include Energy Audits, Energy Management and Project Development.

Aug 2013Nov 2016

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.
  • Revaluation of all Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority Fixed Assets mainly dealing with Workshop and Equipment and Plant and Machinery categories in that period.
Jul 2015Sep 2015

Data Collector

World Bank
  • Collected information on a World Bank Survey for the Readiness for Investment in Sustainable Energy for Zimbabwe.
20142015

Climate Change Virtual School Tutor (2014-15 Semester)

Development Reality Institute (http://driafrica.org/)
  • Developing Course Content;
  • Lecturing and Tutoring;
  • Providing 24hr technical support service;
  • Providing and marking assignments;
Sep 2014Nov 2014

Energy Auditor

Energy Solutions (http://www.energysol.co/)

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.
Aug 2011Aug 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

JanMarch 2017

Certificate: Politics and Economics of International Energy 

Paris Institute of Political Studies

The course discusses global trends in energy consumption and production, various available scenarios for potential developments in the coming decades, the availability of oil reserves and the evolution of the oil industry. It then discusses natural gas and highlights the differences between oil and gas. It will also discuss renewable energy sources, nuclear energy and EU energy policy.

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
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

Projects 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


Mr. Richard Connear ( Green Power)

Director and Projects Designer +27 82 744 0440; [email protected]

Mr. Seboka Maphiri ( Cambridge Energy Solutions) 

Managing Director: [email protected]

Eng. F Masawi ( Energy and Information Logistics)

Director : +263 776 404 818, [email protected]

 Marina S Kusumawardhani ( Generation Social in California, US)
CEO.: +4 369914054066,  [email protected] 

Mr.S Million ( Energy Solutions)

Managing Director: +263 772127273, [email protected]