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  1. 1. CURRICULUM VITAE Name: Willington Charangwa ARAeS. EngTech (ECUK) Address 3 Gisborne close, Mickleover, Derby, DE3 9LU DOB: 7th September 1966 Telephone: 07860254207 Email: Computer Skills: Framemaker 8.0, 11, BDAS,TPDC, Teamcenter, TechPub Studio, MS Office 2013, XP & Works Suite2002, Coral Draw, Adobe CS suite, OXygen PERSONAL PROFILE/OBJECTIVES A hardworking and flexible team player with excellent interpersonal and communications skills. I enjoy working as part of a team and independently when the need arises. I am a quick learner and adaptable. I am looking for a career that will utilise my acquired skills. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY Jan 07 – Date Bombardier Transportation Ltd Technical Author / Technical Administrator / Service Technician • Writing and editing of Vehicle Maintenance Instruction and Components Overhaul instruction in approved company standards. Producing document in time and liaising with customers to resolve outstanding issues to ensure validation of documents. Research of technical issues that needs clarification. • Technical Administrative duties included preparation of technical bulletins to reflect changes to technical instruction and procedures, Review of Non Conformance Issues. Update Performance and Project KPI’s and introduction of Safety initiatives. • Responsible for maintenance of EMU’s including all mechanical, Electrical, HVAC systems and the download and upload of operational data onto trains Mitrac System. Jan 05 – Dec 06 Luftansa Technik (Heathrow, U.K) Hydraulics Technician • Responsible for Overhauling, Servicing and Testing Hydraulic components and landing gears, from variety of commercial aircraft including Airbus and Boeing. Sep 98 - Jul 02 Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (Harare, Zimbabwe)
  2. 2. Ramp Safety Officer • Responsible for Operating and maintenance of Airside services equipment, this included hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical and mechanical systems. • Training of ramp operations staff (Marshallers - Airbridge Operators and Airfield Bus Drivers), on Operations and Safety. Jan 86 - Jan 92 Air Zimbabwe Corporation (Harare, Zimbabwe) Apprentice/ Aircraft Fitter • Worked within the components overhaul section, responsible for servicing, repairing and overhauling aircraft components. • Systems inspected included; hydraulics, pneumatics, mechanical and air conditioning. (Actuators, brakes, thrust reversers, wheels, pumps, safety equipment, landing gears, etc). • Testing and inspection methods used; Hydrostatic, NDT, Dye penetrate, Boroscope, and various metrology techniques. • Types of Aircraft – BAE 146, B707, B737, B757, B767 EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS Apr 16 Specification ASD-STE100, Derby (Simplified Technical English Course) Sep 15 KGU TechPub Studio, Derby (Teamcenter Technical Publication Software) Sep 15 Teamcenter 10.1, KGU TechPub Studio, Derby (Product life Cycle Management Software) Jun 15 Bombardier Integrated Planning, Derby (Virtual Module) Jun 12 CAPM, London (Online Project Management Course) Apr 12 IMECH, London (Traction & Rolling Stock, Fleet Maintenance Workshop) Jul 11 Engineering Council, UK (Registered EngTech, ARAeS)
  3. 3. Sep 03 City University, London Meng (Aeronautical Engineering) Undergraduate (Part 1) Jun 01 Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe Det Norske Veritas (Quality System Development Certificate) Dec 00 Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (Advanced Course - Mechanical, Hydraulic, Electrical Maintenance and Bridge Docking Instructor of Aviobridges) Dec 95 London College of Further Education (UK) Post Graduate Diploma - Computing and Information Systems Sep 92 Riverside School of Aeronautics (New York) Aircraft Mechanic License (Federal Aviation Authority) Jan 91 Air Zimbabwe Technical College, (Harare, Zimbabwe) Apprenticeship Certificate - Aircraft Fitter (Airframes and Engines) Dec 87 National Diploma - Aircraft fitter (Airframes and Engines) Jan 87 National Certificate - Aircraft fitter (Airframes and Engines) Nov 84 Danhiko Secondary School, (Harare, Zimbabwe) 7 GCE `O` Level subjects passes Interests: Meeting People, Traveling and Volunteering References: Available on request