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Work experience

20132016

Commercialisation Partner

TUT-Impact Biofuels-TIA Partnership

I have served as a Commercialisation Partner within the Technology Development Partnership that was involved in the Research & Development of a Second-Generation Biodiesel Manufacturing Technology Package based in TUT, Pretoria until the technology package was fully developed.

Nov 2014Nov 2015

Process Operator In Training-Production

BHP Billiton (Samancor Manganese  Metalloys Smelter)

I have undergone training on Process Operation within the Metalloys Metallurgical Complex involving Process Operation of the Metalloys Effluent Plant Operation, Troubleshooting, Environmental Compliance Projects, Permit Issuing, and others

May 2014September 2014

Plant Technician

Talbot & Talbot (SAB Miller Rosslyn Brewery)

I worked for Talbot & Talbot, within the Talbot Operations division which operates Industrial Water & Wastewater Treatment Plants in South Africa and other African countries. My duties and responsibilities included operation of the water and wastewater treatment plants for the SAM Miller Roslyn Brewery. Operations included operating units on SCADA such as Biogas Plant (Up-flow Anaerobic Sludge Blanket Reactor), Cation Exchangers, Lime Saturaters, Screens, Pumps, Valves, and all laboratory testing equipment. Duties also included sampling, testing and analysis for both plants including testing for COD, BOD, Phosphates, Nitrates, Chlorine, Phosphorus, Volatile Fatty Acids, Alkalinity, Settleable Volume, Total Suspended Solids and others. I have acquired advanced Process & Quality Control skills in addition to Plant Operation using SCADA and manually.

Feb 2012Jun 2013

Process Controller

SEKHUKHUNE DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

Under this tenure I have worked as a Water & Wastewater Treatment Process Control in both portable and wastewater. My roles and duties included Process Control, Unit Control, Quality Control, Record Keeping, Management, Housekeeping and many others. This gave me an edge in increasing my potential as a Process Controller.

Feb 2012Feb 2013

Process Control Intern

Lepelle Northern Water

I have worked as a Process Control Intern at Lepelle Northern Water responsible for operation of Wastewater Treatment Plant units including Activated Sludge Process, Thickeners, Sedimentation Tanks, Grit Channel, Chlorinators and Quality Control including sampling, testing and analysis of Total Dissloved Solids, Chlorine, COD, Settleable Volume, and etc.

Education

20152016

BTech Chemical Engineering

Tshwane University of Technology

I have done a BTech in Chemical Engineering with the following subjects passed: Reactor Technology, Unit Operations, Heat & Mass Transfer, Plant Design, Equipment Design, Project-Chemical Engineering, Production Engineering, Process Control,

Mar 2013December 2015

Leadership & Public Innovation

Activate Leadership & Public Innovation

Activate Leadership & Public Innovation is a youth scholarship based on equipping young South Africans with skills that are of great importance to personal development. Under this, to date I have acquired skills such as Project Management, Public Innovation, Communication Skills, Management Skills, Interpersonal Skills, Leadership and many others.

Jan 2009Dec 2012

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING-NATIONAL DIPLOMA

TSHWANE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

Tshwane University of Technology is a multidisciplinary institution of technology based in Pretoria and having campuses across three provinces of South Africa. I have studied a Diploma in Chemical Engineering wherein I have acquired both theoretical and practical knowledge through practicals and theory.

May 2012Jun 2013

CERTIFICATES

LULU GWAGWA DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANTS

Lulu Gwagwa is a development consultancy company based in Polokwane dealing with diverse development projects such as personnel training. They have participated in NSF Lepelle Northern Water programme under Sekhukhune District where they trained interns in Water and Waste-water Treatment in diverse skills such as managerial, communication, leadership, etiquette, and others. I have been under their tutelage in learning these skills throughout the training.

Skills

Communication
Communication skill including communicating with different personel at different levels and situations
Analytical
Analytical skills including reading and analysis of data and situations in problem solving
Computer
Computers Skills including Microsoft Office Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Project, Publisher and etc