Concise Resume of Leslie Martin
I have a B-Tech. degree (electrical power engineering), an NHD (electrical heavy current) and 17 years of experience with increasing responsibilities in the electrical industry to offer
Electrical, mechanical, instrumentation and process control experience was gained, mainly in an electrical generation environment.
Protection schemes, automated control systems, network communication (substation automation).Low voltage motor control centers, protection and control circuits for MV switchgear. Electrical reticulation systems. Back-up power systems – control interface, change-over and interlocking circuits.
Design draughting, creating schematic drawings using CAD programs, editing, tracing, checking and marking-up of drawings. General draughting, panel layouts and mechanical cut-out designs.
Managed projects up to R1Mil. within budget and time constrains, co-ordinating, procurement, expediting, and quality control. Full technical and commercial responsibility for assigned projects.
Liaison with customers:
Attending meetings, establish and maintain communication channels with customers.
Electrical protection systems and primary equipment, electrical switchgear (MV & LV) as well as low voltage motor control centers. Various DCS and PLC systems, plant and process busses as well as SCADA interfaces and a variety of instrumentation devices and process loops. Optimization of process controllers.
General electrical equipment, electrical protection relays and related equipment, PLC’s and communication busses, battery chargers, UPS units, AC & DC drives.
Consulting, training and assessing maintenance procedures and activities.
Retrofitting of protection relays on MV switchgear, wiring modifications, fitting of truncking, conduit pipes, LV and control cabling etc.
Freelance Engineer - (January 2003 to Present)
[ ELR Electrical Engineering Support Service cc, Gauteng, South Africa
I have started a Closed Corporation in January 2003. This company provides a specialized engineering support service to the electrical engineering sector ranging from electrical protection and automated control system designs, consulting, project management and co-ordination, draughting services to installation, commissioning and testing.
Project & design engineer - (July 1999 to December 2002)
ABB (SA) Automation - Utilities, Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa
Awards: Excellence in project control 2000.
Commissioning Engineer - (May 1997 to June 1999)
ABB Power Generation, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Was assigned to refurbishment project at Arnot power station, South Africa (3 x 350MW coal-fired plant). Installation and commissioning of ABB's PROCONTROL system for boiler and turbine control and various control instruments. Duties, responsibilities:
Senior Technician - (July 1994 to April 1997)
Eskom PTM, Witbank, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Technician - (January 1993 to June 1994)
Eskom Kendal Power Station, Witbank, Mpumalanga, South Africa
Awards: Best pupil technician at Kendal power station for 1991 and 1992