• Clayton m
  • Electrician
  • 35 years old from Auckland, AKL


hi I'm an electrical fitter from south Africa, my qualifications were assessed by ewrb. I'm a hard working very dedicated person and I'm looking for any opportunity to help me obtain my working visa.

Employment History

    • Jan 2014 - Current
    I have completed my Electrical trade in South Africa and have working experience in both electrical high and low voltage as well as mechanical maintenance and installations. Work experience as a junior Electrical Fitter, master electrical fitter and as a quality assurer. I have 11 years experience in the electrical field and within these years I have managed to gain many different skills and expertise and have interacted with many different people. I believe I can offer many skills and would be a benefit to any company as I will fit into any team. My qualifications were assest by EWRB and I have been invited to apply for my limited licence. Company Position Dates Reason for leaving Transnet Rail Engineering Quality assurance Decided to move to New Zealand
  • Transnet Rail Engineering

    • Jan 2012 - Jan 2014
  • Transnet SOC Ltd

    • Apr 2005 - Feb 2016
    Transnet engineering, an operating division of Transnet SOC Ltd, is the backbone of South Africa's railway industry with eight product-focused businesses, 150 depots, seven factories and 15, 000 employees countrywide. The organization is dedicated to in-service maintenance, repair, upgrade, conversion and manufacture of freight wagons, mainline and suburban coaches, diesel and electric locomotives as well as wheels, rotating machines, rolling stock equipment, castings auxiliary equipment and services.
  • Transnet School

    • Apr 2005 - Aug 2008
    The institution primarily focuses on capabilities that are key to Transnet's rail freight reliability, transformation strategy, Transnet Operating Divisions' engineering needs, the country's growth strategy and the Engineering sector requirements, and also boasts an impressive external/private client base in South Africa and SADC countries, namely: Zambia, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Botswana and Mozambique. The institution is quality and safety compliant, has a long history in engineering-related training with full accreditation by the Transport Education and Training Authority (TETA), Manufacturing, Engineering and Related Services Sector Education and Training Authority and other sector training authorities. Transnet Rail Engineering has recently been recognised by various awards for excellent work in the Engineering training-related field. The School of Engineering has excellent relationships and partnerships with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) such as General Electric, Electric Motive, local Further Education and Training (FET) and Higher Education and Training (HET) institutions around the country and is registered as an assessment centre for Artisan Trade Testing in the various trades. Responsibilities: • Concepts and generation of electricity • Meters - volt,amp,megger and multimeters • Conductors and insulators • Basic circuits • Ac generators and single phase transformers • Dc generators • Dc motors • Contactors and relays • Single phase motors • Three phase induction motors • Reading of drawings • High voltage regulation • Traction concept • Wire and airways • Heater and lighting circuits • Shaft alignment • Lubrication and bearings • Basic slinging • Electronics and projects-(instrument and wave forms, resistors and resistor circuits, multipliers and shunts,capacitors,inductors,diodes,rectifiers,transistors,thyristors,soldering and layout of components) • Filters and quality of air • Compressors • Exhausters • Advance contactors and relays • Advance DC motors • Pantographs • Basic air valves • Vacuum valves • Earthing and earthing procedures • Advance schematics • Fault finding • Sequence and power testing • Electrical motive power vehicle maintenance PROJECTS I WORKED ON: • Mini overhauls and general overhaul projects September 2008 - March 2013 1. 7E1 project 2. 7E2 project 3. 7E3 project 4. 7E project 5. 8E upgrade project 6. 10E upgrade project 7. 10E2 general overhaul project 8. 10E1 Major overhaul project • 18E upgrade project March 2013 - May 2015 • China north rail project May 2015 - February 2016 • 1064 Bombardier new build project May 2015 - February 2016 (two projects ran in conjunction)
    • Jan 2005 - Jan 2008
    Past trade test


  • Maintenance
  • Electrician


  • Trade Ticket / Certificate

Education History


    PORT NATAL HIGH SCHOOL Matriculated with endorsement