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Summary

I am a result driven, self-motivated and resourceful quantity surveyor working as part of a busy team, effectively managing all the cost relating to building, civil, engineering and mining projects.  I have a total of 8 year quantity surveying experience with 3.5 years working for main contractors and 4.5 years working as a PQS.  I possess excellent foresight and the ability to plan ahead and assess and identify problems and find innovative solutions.  Can communicate effectively and impart knowledge, ideas and concepts with clients/contractors/developers and would be an asset to any employer who respects loyalty and responsibility.

Skills

Software

Software (MS Office, WinQS, DimX)

Standard of Measuring

Standard of Measuring (SANS1200, Standard System, COLTO)

Contracts

Contracts (JBCC, FIDIC, NEC, GCC)

Work History

Consultant Quantity Surveyor (Mining and Engineering)

2011Present

BASSON AND CLOSE QUANTITY SURVEYORS

Role:

Site Based Consultant Quantity Surveyor (Mining and Engineering)

Projects:

  • Lonmin Minor Capital Projects (Buildings, Earthworks, Civils, SMPP) ( Dozens of projects ranging from R 0.00 to R 20,000,000.00) with a total package value of R125,000,000
  • Lonmin Infill Apartment Blocks (Building) – R85,000,000.00
  • Khumani Health Projects (Earthworks, Civils, SMPP) – R50,000.000.00
  • Khumani Optimisation Project (Earthworks, Civils, Building Works, SMPP, E&I)- R250,000.000.00

Duties:

Pre-contract

  • Participate in the pre-qualification and survey of companies wishing to tender.
  • Review contract requisitions and scope of work definition with engineering disciplines ensuring that technical specifications and workscope definitions are satisfactory in the content and format for tender purposes.
  • Prepare tender documents and co-ordinate planning for tender issue.
  • Preparing Bills of Quantities and other pricing schedules using available drawings and other data available in conjunction with the appropriate engineering disciplines.
  • Make recommendations for inclusion of provisional sums and contingency allowances based on the likely scope of work to be constructed.
  • Reconciliation of tenders received against original estimate.
  • Prepare and participate in tender evaluation by analyzing tender rates and prices including sensitivity/risk analysis. Provide comprehensive commercial evaluation of tenders reviewed for inclusion in the tender report. Co-ordinate the commercial and technical evaluation of tenders and prepare tender report and bid summary form for management approval.
  • Prepare official contract documents and arrange execution.
  • Advising on order award value and of any changes affecting construction contract manhours requirements.

Post-Contract

  • Monitor any changes to the value of the work arising from drawings issued, revisions, site instructions etc.
  • Prepare estimates for site instructions/variation orders and ensure that they are properly categorized.
  • Use all recourses and remedies available under the contract in order to ensure that the contractor meet his contractual obligations.
  • Prepare and process monthly interim progress certificates in accordance with the contract requirements.
  • Attend all regular site meetings and prepare and distribute minutes of meeting when required.
  • Review, adjudicate and analyze claims and expedite settlements when required.
  • Prepare and execute amendments to contracts as necessary.
  • Ensure that contractors bonds and insurances are in force and registered.
  • Prepare and agree final accounts of contractors.
  • Prepare monthly commercial reports when so required.
  • Ensure that proper documentation is kept to facilitate technical or financial audit and the safe return of records to archives following job completion.

Contracts Quantity Surveyor

20092010

GOTHIC CONSTRUCTION

Role:

Contracts Quantity Surveyor(Commercial)

Projects:

  • MultiChoice Customer Care Centre(Building)-R45, 000, 000. 00
  • Pick‘ n Pay Distribution Centre(Buildings)-R35, 000, 000. 00
  • Alterations to Benmore Shopping Centre(Buildings)-R20, 000, 000. 00

Duties:

  • Negotiate and draw up bids for tenders and contracts. Monitor each stage of the construction to make sure costs are in line with forecasts.
  • Provide financial Progress report to clients.
  • To advise from time to time on cost management, or value management.
  • Sourcing subcontractor quotes
  • Measurement and payment of labour-only and month end subcontractors.
  • Evaluating and pricing of variations and site instructions for contracts.
  • The preparation and valuation of progress and final payments in connection with any contract or sub-contract.



Quantity Surveyor

20082009

CONCOR HOLDINGS

Role:

Graduate Quantity Surveyor

Projects:

  • Department of Foreign Affairs – R1.4 billion

Duties:

  • Sourcing subcontractor quotes
  • Prepare contract documentation for sub-contractors
  • Prepare monthly cost reports comparing actual cost to budget
  • Measurement and payment of labour-only and month end subcontractors.
  • Evaluating and pricing of variations and site instructions for contracts.
  • The preparation and valuation of progress and final payments in connection with any contract or sub-contract.
  • Prepare monthly claims for submission to the client
  • Conducting measurement checks and re-measuring on site & controlling quantity surveyor aspects of the project



Education

Pietersburg High School (South Africa)

20002004

Matric

English (HG), Afrikaans (HG), Mathematics (HG), Science (HG), Accounting (HG),  Computer science (SG)

University of Pretoria (South-Africa)

20052008

BSc Quantity Surveying

University of the Free State

20122014

BSc Quantity Surveying (Honours)



Certifications

MRICS

In process

Expected registration - October 2016

SACQSP (South African Council of Quantity Surveying Profession)

Candidate Quantity Surveyor 

Expected registration as PrQS (APC Interview) - September 2016

Project Samples

References

D. Zeelie: +27(0)82 903 6817

Construction Manager - Gothic

R. Joubert: +27(0)82 555 2310

Client: Lonmin Platinum

H.Strydom: +27(0)71 362 2472

Associate at BCQS