Gerard Ratoka Lekhema


I am an enthusiastic, confident junior electrical engineer with 15 months experience in industrial control, instrumentation and power distribution systems. I am currently looking for challenging opportunities for further career growth and am also eager to explore emerging opportunities.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2008 - Apr 2009

Engineer in training

Columbus stainless
Section: HT and SYSTEMS DEPARTMENT (JAN 2009 – Mar 2009) CORE RESPONSIBILITIES: Projects and Commissioning at Power distribution • Static Reactive Power Compensator (SVC) Upgrade project; Protection coordination on 132KV/33 KV/6.6 KV/550V distribution network using PowerMaster; GIS Breakers & Protection Relays commissioning. Section: COLD ROLLING MILLS (JAN 2008 – DEC 2008) CORE RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintenance and projects at control, instrumentation and power distribution of Cold Rolling Mills section. • Installations, fault-finding, upgrades, design projects, systems optimization suggestions and Failure Root Cause Analysis on: transducers, measurement systems, hydraulics, pneumatics, MCC, PLCs, SCADA, UPS, Motors and Variable speed drives. • Compilation of standard work instructions and fault-finding procedures. • Courses attended: Safety, Quality management, Basic stainless steel, Generic PLC and Drives.


2003 - 2007

B.Sc in Engineering

University of the Witwatersrand
2001 - 2003

university of lesotho