Lawrence Gorejena

Earthmoving Diesel Mechanic

Sector: Mining & Metals

Member Since, July 14, 2023

Open To Work

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  • I am open to working remotely Yes
  • I am open to being contacted by employers and recruiters Yes

About Me

To be part of a team of Dedicated Service Providers and be able to offer and make the most of the opportunities in this world through acquiring experience and enhancing skills in a setting that offers constructive career development, in any suitable capacity by using gained skills in providing quality services to both internal and external clients.


  • National Certificate, Diesel Plant Fitting (2009 - 2009) Harare Polytechnic College

    Grade: Tertiary Education Apprenticeship programme which involves 3 years practicals on the job training and one year of college theory

Work & Experience

  • Somiluana - Sociedade Mineira, SA Angola Mining & Metals (2015 - Present ) Senior Earthmoving Diesel Mechanic

  • Sandvik Mining and Construction (2013 - 2015 ) Diesel Fitter/Drill Rig Fitter

    I was responsible for: Carrying out Maintenance, Service and Repair work on underground trackless mobile machinery (TMM) Carrying out repairs and periodical maintenance of the following mining machines Sandvik DD210L Drill Rigs Sandvik DS311 Roof Bolters Sandvik DD321 Drill Rigs (Jumbo) TH430 Dump Trucks Toro 50 Dump Trucks LH410 LHD LH514 LHD Attending to machine breakdowns. On the job training for apprentices and assistants. Carrying out machine services and planned preventative maintenance Carrying out minor and major machine repairs Troubleshooting machine faults Removing, installation, assembling and disassembling machine components e.g. engine, axle, transmission. Ensuring that standards are always followed in the provision of maintenance service.

  • Eqstra Mining Equipment (2011 - 2013 ) Heavy Diesel Mechanic

    Carrying out Maintenance, Service and Repair works on all Dump Trucks,Grader, Dozers, Wheel loaders and Backhoes, ADTs, Excavators(shovels), Drill rigs. Diagnosis, overhaul and repairing of Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems. Planning and co-ordination of machine Service, Parts and Component change outs. Train and supervise the local mechanics on safe and proper methods of repairs, fault diagnosis and how to perform preventive maintenance on machines. Carrying out all component Repairs on all pumps, valves, cylinders and motors. Reporting day to day activities of workshop and status of machines to the Site Foreman.

  • National Railways of Zimbabwe (2007 - 2011 ) Apprentice Diesel Plant Fitter

    I was doing apprenticeship training as a Diesel Plant Fitter. The Equipment worked on during Apprenticeship: GM 645 E 3B Locomotive Engines CAT 3512 Engines CAT 3508 Engines Locomotive Westinghouse Components (Single & Double Stage Compressors and Exhausters, valves and piping.