Curriculum Vitae - C. Delport
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DELPORT DU PREEZ AND ASSOCIATES

CONSULTING ENGINEERS AND PROJECT MANAGERS

CURRICULUM VITAE : C DELPORT

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General, Key Qualifications, Education and training, Professional membership, Service record, Experience, Projects, Languages

GENERAL

Name : Clement Delport

Date of birth : 14 April 1945

Marital status : Married

Discipline : Electrical Engineer

Years with firm : Since 1983 (founding partner)

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KEY QUALIFICATIONS

Clem Delport is a partner of Delport du Preez and Associates and is responsible for the design and supervision of various electrical and electronic systems engineering projects, specializing in power supply, automation and supervisory control associated with large pump stations.

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EDUCATION AND TRAINING

School : Matriculated at Grey College, Bloemfontein

Military training : SA Navy, Naval Gymnasium, SAS Saldanha

University education :

B.Sc (Eng)(Elec) 1969 : University of Pretoria

Diploma in Datametrics 1980 : University of Pretoria

Governmental Certificate of Competency (factories) 1975 : Department of Manpower

Registration as Professional Engineer 1974. Registration no 740061.

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PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

Senior member, SA Institute of Electrical Engineers

Affiliated member, Institute of Lightning Engineers of SA

Member, SA Society for Professional Engineers

Registered as a Professional Engineer with the Engineering Council of South-Africa

 Member, South-Africa Associated of Consulting Engineers

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SERVICE RECORD

July 1983 to date : Partner, Delport du Preez and Associates, Pretoria

April 1981 to June 1983 : Senior Engineer, GH Marais and Partners, Pretoria

August 1979 to March 1981 : Engineer and Commercial Manager, Grinaker Electronic Systems, Pretoria

September 1971 to July 1979 : Engineer and Assistant Chief Distribution Engineer, City Council of Pretoria

January 1969 to August 1971 : Assistant Engineer , SA Railways and Harbours, Johannesburg and Pretoria

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EXPERIENCE RECORD

MAJOR PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN AS PARTNER IN DELPORT DU PREEZ AND ASSOCIATES FROM 1983 TO THE PRESENT

1996 to 1997 : Design Engineer for electrical systems associated with Phase 2 of the Olifants-Sand Water Transfer Scheme. This included two 33kV/6,6kV substations and two pump stations each with two pumpsets of 1MW each.

 1995 to 1996 : Design Engineer for electrical systems associated with Phase 1 of the Olifants-Sand Water Transfer Scheme, including contract administration. This included two temporary pump stations as well as the upgrading of the Olifantspoort Water Treatment Works pump station (1 200kW pumpset).

1995 to 1997: Design and supervision of various projects at Warmbaths Hospital and Matlala Hospital, Northern Province.

1992 to 1994 : Electrical design and supervision for the new Museum of Culture, Pretoria. This included the 11kV substation stand-by generator and Uninteruptible Power Supply System as well as the PABX system.

1990 to 1994 : Electrical design and supervision for the upgrading of the pump station at Ebenezer Dam. This included upgrading of the 33kV/6,6kV substation, provision of two pumpsets each having two pumps in tandem. Special capacitor banks were installed for starting of pumpsets due to a weak supply line.

1988-1990: Electrical design and supervision for the extension of the Phalaborwa Water Board pump station for Foskor. This included upgrading of the 11kV/6,6kV substation and the installation of a pumpset of 1 750kW.

1983 to 1989 : Design engineer for electronic systems for large bank complexes, including automation of large vault doors and grille gates.

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BRIEF SCHEDULE OF OTHER PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN DURING CAREER

Electrical Distribution in Townships

Various townships in Pretoria, including 11kV cabling, minisubstations and low voltage reticulation (overhead and cabling). Townships include Hatfield, La Montagne, Lynnwood Park, Pretorius Park and Phillip Nel Park.

Street lighting, sports lighting, parks and gardens.

Various street-lighting schemes in Pretoria, including Lynnwood Road, Kilnerton Road, Transoranje Road (Western By-pass)

Sports field at Hoërskool Die Wilgers (club level).

Park/garden lighting at Pretoria City Hall, the Museum of Culture, Pretoria and Nurses Hostels, Warmbaths Hospital.

High voltage switchgear

Upgrading of motor control panels and 6,6kV switchgear, Vaal-Gamagara RWSS.

Upgrading of 6,6kV switchgear at Phalaborwa Pump Station (Foskor section) and at Ebenezer Dam.

Extension to 6,6kV switchgear, Olifantspoort Water Treatment Works.

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VHF/UHF radio communication systems :

City Council of Pretoria

Central Highveld GWS

Transvaal Provincial Administration

Various propagation and coverage studies

Telemetry and Telecontrol System:

Operation, maintenance and extensions of the Supervisory System on the electricity network, City Council of Pretoria

Central Highveld GWS

Usutu River GWS

Various telemetry system studies, Grinaker Electronics

Study on the integration of various water telemetry systems, Greater Pretoria Metropolitan Council.

Vaal Gamagara RWSS

Specialised communications

Various PABX and underground telephone networks

Through-rock communication systems at various mines.

Pilot projects utilizing meteor-scatter techniques.

Security systems

Closed-circuit television, access control, fire detection, intercoms, alarms and associated systems at various public and privately-owned buildings in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Maseru.

Automation and installation of vault and other security doors at banking institutions.

Electrical systems in building

Pharmaceutical factory, Noristan Ltd

Shoprite, Brits

 Morula Shopping Centre, Mabopane

Créches and Old Age Home, Lethlabile

Paardekraal School, Rustenburg

Boiler House, Andrew McColm Hospital, Pretoria

Power Station Administration Block, Senegal

Clinic, Danville, Pretoria

Radio Pulpit Office Upgrading

Pavillion and staff facilities, Hoërskool Die Wilgers

 LANGUAGES

LANGUAGE

English

Afrikaans

French (technical)

Dutch

READING

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WRITING

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SPEAKING

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Last modified: 21 June 1999

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Web page prepared by: C. Delport.

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