Greg Hayter

Freelance Website Programmer & Database Designer

Location:South Africa
2 Skills
Curriculum vitae of
Gregory Brett Hayter

Address: 59 Serengeti Sands Telephone: 082 783 4296 (cell)
Eldoret Rd 011 807 3027 (home)

Age: 36
Citizenship: South African


Surname: Hayter
First Names: Gregory Brett (Greg preferred)
Nationality: South African
Identity Number: 7411285041085
Date of Birth: 28 November 1974
Marital Status: Married with 1 dependant
Mode of Transport: Own motor vehicle with valid code 08 license
Home Language: English
Other Language: Afrikaans
State of Health: Excellent - Non-Smoker

Hobbies and Cars and Motor Racing, Woodwork
Interests: Sports: Golf, Cycling, Gym


PDBA - Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (GIBS) (2006)
• All subjects passed with a B overall average (70-74%)

Bachelor of Science – Information Systems (UNISA) (2004)
• Majors were Information Systems and Operations Research

Bachelor of Technology - Mechanical Engineering (Wits Tech) (1998)
• Majors subjects included Mechanical Engineering Design, Strength of Materials, Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics

Certifications - Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP)

All results and certificates relating to the above available on request

I am fully computer literate and have a good understanding of:
• Microsoft Office Product Suite, especially Excel, Access, Outlook and Word.
• Prokon Structural Analysis package, AutoCAD, Strand 7 (an FEA modeling tool)
• Programming language such as Java, JavaScript, PHP, HTML, XML, XSL, SQL etc
• Setting up FTP and web servers, and the programming behind them

Personal Attributes
Passionate and enthusiastic, Perfectionist with an eye for detail, I enjoy working in a team environment but have the ability to work on my own, Lateral thinker with a passion for business strategy and entrepreneurial thinking


Engineering experience

Mechanical Engineer – RM Shedlock & Associates

August 2006 - present
• Structural design of a number diverse of structures including:
? Four storey food process plant – the design included Prokon 2nd order analysis, interfaces to accommodate mechanical equipment, frequent site inspections, foundation design (including piling, ground beams etc)
? Various warehouses with large span roofs, including design of lattice girders, cell beams, fixed or pinned columns etc
? Furnace buildings, furnace shells (designed using FEA methods), building modifications etc for large industrial clients in the steel producing industry – includes procedures for structural modifications and repairs with temporary support of equipment weighing over 200 tons and building upgrades with plant operational i.e. procedures to minimize impact on production
? Design and repair of pipe gantries including routing of piping, braced bays, pipe supports, allowance for thermal expansion of pipes
? Design of offshore gas off-take stacks for mobile oil rigs – stacks run at 450°C with high wind loads
? Connection design related to Medupi power station – design of connections with loads of over 12000kN – designs to include full sizing specification (bolts, plate sizes, welding etc), connection arrangement, welding and testing specification
• Development of internal applications supporting the engineering function in the company, in order to automate basic tasks and to make project delivery smoother and more effective.
• Maintenance of IT function in company especially relating to development of document control and issue functionality, email and web site facilitation, database set up and maintenance etc.
• Site management and co-ordination of various projects including site inspections, sign offs, client and contractor briefing and liaison

February 2001 - July 2006
• See IT related experience below

Process Development Technician – Copalcor Pty Ltd
Jun 1995 – Jan 2001
• Manufacturing process improvement and integration, including the design of in-house process equipment such as high speed strip cleaning lines, slitting equipment with edge dressing capability, casting furnace loading systems and re-design of casting moulds
• Detailed design and project management of a number of in-house equipment redesign projects – all projects included initial feasibility studies presented to the production management committee, estimated project duration, cost and resource requirements, design calculations and component/assembly/fabrication drawings, weekly project reviews based on project plans and liaison and management of on and off site contractors
• Design, documentation and project management of ?15 export busbar projects for the Taiwan and Japanese markets. This included technical design, project documentation and project management (project plans, quality plans, shipping documents and export documentation). Project values ranged from approximately R300 000 to over R50 million


IT experience

Java Developer – Discovery Health
April 2004 - July 2006
• Development relating to the Discovery website. Major projects included development of Bill Statement functionality (as team lead), systems analysis, design and development for data confidentiality (senior developer on a team of +- 25 people), development of Billing Administration functionality in a small team of 4 developers. These roles required an in-depth understanding of the financial aspects relating to employer billing within Discovery, as well as administrator functions and member interactions.
• Mentoring of Junior developers, including code reviews and mentoring/learning sessions

Java Developer – IQ Financial Services
October 2003 – 31 March 2004
• Development of a number of online modules for an international HR and employee benefits application, using leading edge Java technologies (at the time)
• Development of an event based Process Scheduling system for a major South African bank for their short term insurance division – the system fundamentally transformed their manual system and automated all processes relating to capturing and processing claims

SQL Developer – Afrox Healthcare (Contract)
May 2003 – September 2003
• Report writing and development of SQL queries to be used for statistical analysis purposes
• Design and documentation of reports and procedures for data extraction, with the focus being on concise and clear design as well as documentation of logic and method behind the reports

Application Developer – Rubico
February 2001 – April 2003
• Development of Web applications based on the J2EE architecture as well as a Rubico proprietary system to support Internationalization and multiple currency support and conversion
• Detail design of system modules using UML and Rational Rose
• Resource and task allocation within the development team (4-7 developers) as team leader


Available on request