Coenraad Willem Langeveld

Mechanical/Maintenance Fitter and/or Laser Alignment Technician
  • 1347 Bremer Street
  • coenraadlangeveld7@gmail.com
  • 0748295679 0748295*** show
  • 6 December 1972

About Me

My name is Coenraad Langeveld known as Willie and I have a trade qualification as a FITTER (INC. MACHINING) and have more than 10 years’ experience as a MAINTENANCE and/or MECHINAL FITTER and Laser Alignment Technician.

Areas of expertise.

Ability to analyse problems and implement effective solutions on a timely basis
·         Repair & Maintenance of different types of equipment and machines

Excellent general knowledge and experience in engineering repair and maintenance
Organised, with the ability to plan and prioritise workload in a challenging environment
Good understanding of workplace health & safety
Ability to evaluate and interpret Drawings and diagrams
Maintenance, Repairs, Service and Overhaul of.

·         Conveyors and Gearboxes – Installations & Repairs

·         Couplings (Rigid Couplings, Fener Flex couplings, Bibby couplings, Hardy Spicer couplings, Voight couplings, Falk couplings and Spider couplings)

·         Fluid Couplings (High Speed / Slow speed and fluid drive C)

·         Pumps (Gear Pumps, Vain Pumps, Piston Pumps, Centrifugal Pumps, Multistage Pumps and Diaphragm Pumps)

·         Pneumatic Cylinders

·         Gate Valves

·         Condensers and Evaporators

·         Work on different Plants – Mines, Quarrie’s, Power Stations, Water Treatment Plants, Sugar Plants and Food Factory

Plant Maintenance, Preventative & Fault-Finding abilities, Call outs & Breakdowns

·         Maintenance Planning (surveys and execution of planned & unplanned maintenance

Multi skilled, proficient in many tasks, problem solving skills and identifying the problem alongside the best and safest means of resolving the problem.

Experience in Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Conveyors, Motor/gearboxes and pump
·         In depth knowledge and understanding tools

·         Mechanical Installation – Conveyor Drives, Ball Mills, Screens and alignment

·         Install and Fitment of Bearings – White metal bearing and Brass Bearings.

·         Cutting and Welding

·         Basic Hydraulic Experience

·         Laser Alignments on – Gearboxes, Pumps, Fans, Mills and Girth Gear and Pinion Alignments etc.

·         General knowledge, mechanical knowledge and welding

Self-motivated and capable of working both independently and in a team environment
My long-term goal is to contribute to the company and to help them achieve their goals and to improve the reliability and designs of the equipment and to minimize breakdowns.

I plan to achieve this through persistence, hard work, and dedication and when given the opportunity I will prove that I have the skills and attitude to progress in my career.

I just sold my house in Pretoria, Gauteng so I am open to relocate anywhere.

Thanking you for your time.

Sincerely Yours,

Coenraad Willem Beyers Langeveld (Willie)+27 74 829 5679

Education

Fitter (Inc. Machining) Red Seal, Section 13

1994
Mining Industry Engineering Trades Board

Fitter (Inc. Machining) Red Seal, Section 13, Trade Qualification

Work & Experience

MAINTENANCE FITTER and LASER ALIGNMENT TECHNICIAN

07/01/2015 - 04/30/2021
DIRS Engineering (PTY) Ltd

Sub-Contractor to Different Mines, Quarries, Power Stations and Water Plants etc. Key Responsibilities • Manage artisans on a daily basis, ensuring 80 % utilization targets are being met • Ensure PMs are executed on schedule and to a high standard • Lead & supervise repair activities on plant shutdown/breakdowns • Implement measures to improve efficiency and availability of machinery • In charge of all: Turnkey projects, General Repairs, Overhauls, Maintenance and Laser Alignments Key Knowledge and skills required • Ability to carry out Plant Maintenance on machinery • Basic knowledge of arc welding, gas cutting and rigging • Knowledge of different Plant environment and safety regulations • In depth knowledge of mechanical equipment, with special attention being paid to rollers, Couplings, bearings, pumps, fans, valves and gearboxes • Ability to do fault finding • In depth knowledge of laser alignments – Precision approach for ensuring true alignment and position for industrial plant machinery & structures • In depth knowledge of laser alignment equipment (Fixture laser, Go Pro & Easy Laser E420 & Shaft 200 laser) – utilizing laser beam transmitters & receivers to measure alignment within extremely high tolerances on applications such as rotating shafts, pumps, gearboxes, fans, motors and other drives • Planning, coordination and decision making • Mechanical knowledge, welding knowledge and preventative maintenance • Areas of expertise – multi skilled, proficient in many tasks, problem solving skills and identifying the problem alongside the best and safest means of resolving the problem • In depth knowledge and understanding tools • Repair & Maintenance of different types of equipment and machines • Installation of couplings and repairs (High Speed / Slow Speed and fluid drive C) • Installation of Bearings • Service / Repairs holdbacks for Conveyors and Gearboxes • Plant Maintenance and Machining – Screens and Conveyors • Conveyor structure alignment and belt training • Gearbox repairs and installations • Mechanical Installation – Conveyor Drives, Conveyor Structures, Ball Mills, Screens, Conveyor Structure and alignment • Pump Repairs – Slurry Pumps, Vertical Pumps, Water Pumps all makes

MAINTENANCE FITTER, WORKSHOP and FIELD SERVICE MANAGER

09/01/2010 - 06/30/2015
BGF Engineering

Various Mines, Quarries, Power Stations and Water Plants etc. in South Africa & Botswana Key Responsibilities • Plant Maintenance (Planned & Unplanned) – Ensure PMs are executed on schedule and to high standard • Perform PM’s & attend to breakdowns and mechanical equipment • Daily inspections on machinery, report deficiencies to Foreman • Improve housekeeping standards and promote 6S principles • In charge and execution of all: Turnkey projects, General Repairs, Overhauls, Maintenance and Laser Alignments Key Knowledge and skills required • Strong leadership and communication skills • Fault Finding Abilities • In depth knowledge of mechanical equipment • Ability to carry out Plant maintenance on machinery • Gearbox and Screens – Repair & Installations • Fluid Couplings & Other couplings – Repair and installations • Installation of Conveyor Holdback • Installation of High and Low Speed Couplings • Mechanical knowledge, welding knowledge and preventative maintenance • In depth knowledge of laser alignments – Precision approach for ensuring true alignment and position for industrial plant machinery & structures • In depth knowledge of laser alignment equipment (Fixture laser, Go Pro & Easy Laser E420 & Shaft 200 laser) – utilizing laser beam transmitters & receivers to measure alignment within extremely high tolerances on applications such as rotating shafts, pumps, gearboxes, fans, motors and other drives • Mechanical Installation – Conveyor Drives, Ball Mills, Screens, Conveyor Structure and alignment • Pump Repairs – Slurry Pumps, Vertical Pumps, Water Pumps all makes