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Mr. Peter Meyer

Department Staff - Support Staff

Technical Officer

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Education – Secondary Schooling

Year Matriculated

1992

Last School Attended

Intech

Work experience

Period

February 2004 – present

Position

Technical Officer

Institution

Earth Science Department, University of the Western Cape

Responsibilities

Inventory control, procurement of laboratory equipment, maintenance and management of Laboratory L9 (2004), Assisting in student laboratory and field practicals, Procurement of vehicles for field excursions as well as driving, Participation in University open days representing the Earth Sciences Department, Maintenance and management of thin-section laboratory as well as procurement of materials required for thin-section production.

Period

September 1973- December 2003

Position

Technical Assistant

Institution

Earth Science Department, University of Cape Town

Responsibilities

Map coordinating and Map colouring, Rock crushing, XRF sample preparation, operation of XRF machine, Preparation of thin-sections, sedimentology sampling, operation of settling column and sedigraph, assisting in field excursions, inventory control, procurement of field equipment and driving. Maintenance and management of Rock store.

Other Responsibilities

Period

February 2004-2007

Current Position

Health and Safety Representative of Earth Science Department

Present Company

University of the Western Cape, Earth Science Department

Responsibilities

Reporting health and safety risks of the Earth Science department to the Science Health and Safety committee and implementing measures to reduce these risks

Period

February 2004-2007

Current Position

First Aider of Earth Science Department

Present Company

University of the Western Cape, Earth Science Department

Period

2006-2007

Current Position

Member of team doing a comprehensive investigation of the Kuils/Eerste River Catchments (WRC project)

Responsibilities

Fieldwork, collecting data

Additional Information

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office 2003

Short Courses

Certificates on chemical Safety and Laboratory Safety Training, issued by SafeNet (AFRICA)

Logitech Process Training Course (2009)

 

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