Kunal Maharaj

Kunal Maharaj

Technical Teacher

Education

Education
Feb 2007 - Nov 2010

BSc

University of the South Pacific

BSc, Computing Science

School of Computer, Information Technology and Mathematical Science

Related Coursework:

Programming – Data Structures and Algorithms, Operating Systems

Administration – Computer Organization, Database Management Systems

Project Management - Systems Analysis and Design

Networking – Data Communications, Computer Networks, Computer and

Network Security

BSc, Engineering Technology

School of Engineering and Physics

Related Coursework:

Design and Manufacturing – Engineering Design and Graphics, Eng. Mat. & Mech

Electronics – Analogue Electronics, Digital Electronics, Power Electronics and

Drives, Microprocessor Applications, Engineering Project

Electrical – Classical Physics, Quantum and Electrical Physics

Renewable Energy

Minor: Calculus and Complex Numbers, Algebra and Calculus II

Work History

Work History
Jul 2013 - Present

Technical Teacher

Ministry of Education

Having completed my studies, I was fortunate to be considered again for a posting as a technical teacher. Currently based at Xavier College.

Jul 2012 - Dec 2012

IT Administrator/ Systems Analyst

Fiji Teachers Registration Board

Currently tasked to implement the transitioning phase of the respective organization from its current parent body, Ministry of Education, to being independent organisaion, which involves systems analysis, design and implementation of new IT infrastructure and web development. 

Jan 2012 - Dec 2012

Act Head of Department

Ministry Of Education

Recruited by the Ministry of Education to serve as a Technical Teacher and was posted to Adi Maopa Secondary School as Head of Department (TVET) comprising of six departments with seven teachers. Having taken upon the role, I was highly successful meeting the challenge of adopting to the teaching environment and managing highly qualified teachers and team work is one of the many aspects of work environment that i realized and gained dexterity in. I also managed to produce excellent results producing hundred per cent pass rate in my discipline.  

Nov 2009 - Dec 2010

Electrical and Electronics Engineer

4R Electrical & General Contractors Ltd

An equal opportunity employer, I was honored to be employed by the company

and considered the three months that I spent there as an opportunity to enhance

my classroom learning and practical work to test. During these time I explored the

work related ethics and the environment well suited to work environment

Mar 2010 - May 2010

Jnr. Architect

VEL Engineering (Fiji) Ltd

Worked as a junior architect and was involved in drafting building plans as well as

designing building plans for canadian company, Cobalt Engineering. The designing

and drafting required AutoCad 2011,  thus my expertise in drafting henceforth.

Aug 2009 - Nov 2009

Student Engineer

University of the South Pacific

Engineering Project, comprising of thesis, presentation and hardware realization

of actual product design with fully functional features for the requirement of the

faculty for an under-graduate course work. My work regarding the content

involved the development of a wireless remote mini weather station, to transmit

weather data from its remote location to a centralized office. A thesis regarding the

project could be obtained subject to request.

Nov 2008 - Feb 2009

Electrical and Electronics Engineer

4R Electrical & General Contractors Ltd

I attained my industrial work experience at the above named firm as a requirement for the successful degree programme, the course of which, I was given the position of trainee Electrical and Electronics Engineer, for a period of ten weeks.

Skills

Skills

Web Applications Development

As the Systems Analyst and IT Administrator, I am extensively involved in maintaining and developing, when needed, new applications for the Fiji Teachers Registration Board and the Ministry of Education, whereby I constantly use various programming, networking and systems analysis tools to achieve the desired output.

Homer Configuration System

HOMER is a software used in designing of hybrid systems in renewable energy scheme. Extensively using this software as it is ideally for calculating, hence, designing and choosing an optimised result for the system.

Dreamweaver CS5

The Adobe package for static web page designs has been mostly employed as an interest. Extensive use of the particular software for web page designs, however would minimally rate myself with web designing.

Photoshop CS5

The Adobe package for photo editing and graphic design. Currently using the vast capability of the respective software for various purposes ranging from photo editing for web development to graphic designs.

AutoCad 2013

Extensively used  the designing software whilst at work at VEL as junior Architect for various purposes ranging mostly in designing of building plans.