Louis Jacobs
Louis Jacobs (EngTech)


An experienced, qualified and ambitious Engineering Technician and Department Head with over 9 years of experience within the Armed Forces as part of the Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers (REME). Coordinated the management of a workshop plus the inspection, maintenance and repair tasks of a large fleet of multi disciplined mechanical equipment. A well disciplined, punctual, consistently proactive and professional individual who is currently looking for a suitable position with a new employer.

Preferred Job Location:South AfricaDesired Salary
Preferred Contract TypePreferred Contract Period
Preferred Business / IndustryHighest Education Level
Total Working ExperienceAvailability to work after
Willing to RelocateSpoken LanguagesEnglish, Afrikaans

Education Details

Junior Command Leadership and Management Part 1 (2014)
Institution of Occupational Safety and Health - Managing Safely (2014)
BCS – European Computer Driving Licence (2015)
City & Guilds Level 3 – Award in Basic Mobile Air Conditioning (2012)
N1, N2, N3 – South Africa National Certificates Engineering Studies (2004)
EAL Level 2 NVQ - Performing Engineering Operations (2008)
City & Guilds Level 2 – Literacy and Numeracy Key Skills (2007)
6 GCSE’s including English, Afrikaans and Business Economics (2002)
Full UK driving license- categories B1, B, C, BE, C1E, C+E and H

Working Experience Details

HM British Armed Forces, Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers 2006 - Present

Skills / Specialties

Strong decision making skills and the ability to prioritize and plan effectively.
Ability to multi-task in a demanding engineering environment.
Disciplined in working to the correct procedures and policies at all times.
Managed and mentored in the development of junior tradesmen.
Demonstrate clear communication skills by dealing with external agencies.
Methodical approach to all tasks but remaining flexible to changing priorities.

Awards / Key Achievements

Member Chartered Management Institute (2015)
Member Institution of Mechanical Engineers (Engineering Technician) (2016)

Professional Qualifications and Training

SEMTA - Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Engineering Manufacture (Engineering Maintenance) (2014)
EAL Level 3 NVQ - Extended Diploma in Engineering Maintenance and Equipment (Mechanical) (2014)
EAL Level 3 NQF – Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technology (2016)
CMI Level 3 – Diploma in First Line Management (2015)
City & Guilds Level 3 – Diploma in Engineering (2014)
Prince 2 – Project Management Foundation (2016)

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