Said Tunda Chikophe

Manitou Operator

With five years of hands-on experience in the mining industry, I’ve honed my skills as a heavy equipment machine operator. Proficient in operating a wide range of machinery, including Manitou and forklifts, I’ve consistently demonstrated precision, efficiency, and safety in my work. From maneuvering through challenging terrain to ensuring optimal productivity on the site, I’ve proven myself adept at handling various tasks with proficiency and professionalism. My commitment to safety protocols, coupled with my ability to adapt to evolving job demands, has contributed to successful operations and projects throughout my career.

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Most Recent Job

Manitou Operator

Base Titanium Ltd


Job Description/Purpose

Unloading materials and merchandise from incoming vehicles and stacking them to assigned places.

Job Responsibilities

  • Operating Manitou machines safely and efficiently according to manufacturer guidelines and site requirements.
  • Performing routine maintenance checks on the Manitou machine to ensure it is in good working condition.
  • Using the Manitou machine to lift, move, and place heavy materials and equipment. This may involve loading and unloading trucks, stacking materials, or positioning equipment at sites.
  • Adhering to all safety protocols and regulations while operating the Manitou machine. This includes wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), following proper lifting and loading procedures, and securing loads for transport.
  • Effectively communicating with team members and supervisors to coordinate work activities and ensure the safe and efficient operation of the Manitou machine.
  • Troubleshooting any issues that arise with the Manitou machine and taking appropriate action to resolve them. This may involve basic mechanical repairs or notifying maintenance personnel for more complex issues.
  • Maintaining accurate records of machine usage, maintenance activities, and any incidents or accidents that occur during operation.
  • Obtaining and maintaining necessary certifications and training for operating Manitou machines, including any specific requirements for the particular type of machine being operated.
  • Operating the Manitou machine in a manner that minimizes environmental impact, such as avoiding spills or leaks of fluids and reducing emissions where possible.

Key Achievement

Consistently ensuring the safe loading of containers and stacking of bags while performing various duties. Through meticulous attention to detail and adherence to safety protocols, I’ve maintained an impeccable safety record, mitigating risks and preventing accidents in the workplace.

Additional Job Experience

PCP general worker

Base Titanium Ltd


Job Description/Purpose

To assist and undertake various assigned tasks in an effective and efficient manner.

Job Responsibilities

  • Housekeeping: Maintain cleanliness in the PCP plant area, including sweeping, mopping, and disposing of waste materials by safety and environmental guidelines.
  • Assisting Operator: Support the plant operator in monitoring equipment.
  • Safety Compliance: Adhere to all safety protocols and procedures while working in the PCP plant, including wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), following lockout/tag-out procedures, and participating in safety training programs

Key Achievement


Highest Level

Machine safety ,machine maintenance ,loading and off-loading and arial handling.

Kensafe Training and Driving School

Activities and Societies

Additional Education

Kenya Certificate of Primary Education

Duncan Ndegwa Primary School

Activities and Societies


Professional Qualification Training One

Telehandler Operator

Internal (Obtained at Base Titanium)

Professional Qualification Training Two


  • Farming
  • Reading for the purpose of knowledge
  • Watching football


  • Swahili
  • English

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