About Siphosethu Buthelezi

  • Academic Level Diploma
  • Age 33 - 37 Years
  • Gender Male
  • Industry Energy, Utilities and Resources
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About me

I’m a candidate with a very strong  electrical background on maintenance from different companies .I worked for Eskom as an electrician (11kv up to 132kV) maintenance ,I worked for EThekwini municipality strictly on HV (132kv up to 275),I then join mining sector as an electrical foreman ,responsible for compliance ,health and safety of employees ,condition monitoring, root cause failer analysis, preventative maintenance ,pro-active maintenance .etc  


  • 2018 - 2022
    Skills FET College

    Mechanical subjects

    Strength of materials N4-N5 Supervisory management N4-N6 Controls systems N6 Mechanotechnics N5-N6 Engineering drawing N3

  • 2015 - 2016
    Shukela training Center

    Wireman’s licence 3 phase

    Installation rules p1& p2

  • 2013 - 2015
    Umgungundlovu FET College

    National N diploma

    Engineering Science N4 Mathematics N4-N6 Industrial electronics N4-N6 Electrotechnics N4-N6 Power Machines N4- N6


  • 2019 - Present
    Exxaro Belfast coal (Digital and connected )mine

    Electrical Foreman

    Responsible for compliance Health and safety of person and equipment Budget Root cause failure analysis Preventive maintenance Analysing equipment performance Switching up to 22kv Condition monitoring of the equipments(motors ,transformers,VSD’s ) Legal liability Managing staff and enforce compliance Hazard identification and risk assessment

  • 2017 - 2019
    EThekwini municipality

    HV electrician

    Responsible for maintenance on transmission power lines.(132kv -275kv) Switching on HV breaker for line isolation and fault finding ,repair . Be on standby and attend to call outs. Couching and mentoring junior staff .

  • 2015 - 2017


    Responsible for maintenance on electrical networks(11kv up to 22kv) Switching /isolating network and section breakers (breakdown ,maintenance etc) Attend to breakdowns Root cause failure analysis Condition monitoring Recommendations on maintenance strategies House keeping Supervise contractors when constructing networks


Fault finding
Maintenance strategise



Honors & awards

  • 2016


    Most improve electrician with restoration time .

  • 2016


    Meeting targets with compliance .