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Summary

Self-driven, self motivated and resourceful Quantity Surveyor and/or Estimator subscribing in team work, effectively leading all the Estimation, Cost and Contractual claims relating to building and civil engineering projects for a Construction firm. Possessing excellent foresight and the ability to plan ahead, assess and identify problems and find innovative solutions. Can communicate effectively and impart knowledge, ideas to management for their strategic decision making and would be an asset to any employer who respects loyalty and responsibility. I am a quick learner and open to new ideas and methods which align to both the business objectives and remain ethical and professional as an individual.

I have 11 Years experience in Quantity Surveying duties in Building Construction & Civil Engineering and 7 years in Contracts Management related duties with about 3 years general exposure in Electrical & Mechanical works through subcontractors liaison. I also have concern and understanding on the importance and implications of the Health & Safety Environment compliance at workplace and/or on sites.

I am currently undergoing an Assessment for Professional Competence (APC) with Royal Institute for Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in Quantity Surveying & Construction - Membership number 6657130.

 

Professional Experience

2016Present

Senior Quantity Surveyor / Estimator

Nyoni Projects (Pty) Ltd, Johannesburg, R.S.A.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supervision of Tendering & Estimating, and Quantity Surveying Department
  • Ensure the correct Analysis of drawings and technical specifications
  • Ensure that the departmental team understands varied contractual terms & conditions
  • Ensure that the department upholds good relationships with local sub-trades
  • Building of positive internal and external client relations
  • Ensure that there is always complete budgeting/scheduling
  • Ensures that the department obtains and formulates unit pricing for estimation and tendering as well as for Valuing Variation orders.
  • Ensures the completion of labour costing & productivities breakdown
  • Ensures that the department performs pre-construction services and estimating
  • Checking and verifying quantity take-offs
  • Drafting and sending contractual correspondences
  • Formulating contractual claims in accordance with contracts provisions.
  • Ensuring that departmental players adhere to timelines of submitting Interim Payment Applications
  • Checking and finalising Final Accounts with departmental players before they send out to Client Quantity Surveyor.
20122016

Senior Quantity Surveyor / Estimator

JST Construction cc, Rustenburg, R.S.A

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supervision of Tendering & Estimating, and Quantity Surveying Department
  • Ensure the correct Analysis of drawings and technical specifications
  • Ensure that the departmental team understands varied contractual terms & conditions
  • Ensure that the department upholds good relationships with local sub-trades
  • Building of positive internal and external client relations
  • Ensure that there is always complete budgeting/scheduling
  • Ensures that the department obtains and formulates unit pricing for estimation and tendering as well as for Valuing Variation orders.
  • Ensures the completion of labour costing & productivities breakdown
  • Ensures that the department performs pre-construction services and estimating
  • Checking and verifying quantity take-offs
  • Drafting and sending contractual correspondences
  • Formulating contractual claims in accordance with contracts provisions.
  • Ensuring that departmental players adhere to timelines of submitting Interim Payment Applications
  • Checking and finalising Final Accounts with departmental players before they send out to Client Quantity Surveyor.

 

20082012

Quantity Surveyor / Estimator

Luvuno Projects (Pty) Ltd, Johannesburg, R.S.A.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Tendering & Estimating
  • Analyzes drawings and technical specifications
  • Understands varied contractual terms & conditions
  • Upholds good relationships with local sub-trades
  • Builds positive internal and external client relations
  • Completes budgeting/scheduling
  • Obtains and formulates unit pricing
  • Completes labour costing & productivities breakdown
  • Performs pre-construction services and estimating
  • Conducts quantity take-offs
  • Drafting and sending contractual correspondences
  • Formulating contractual claims in accordance with contracts provisions.
  • Ensuring that departmental players adhere to timelines of submitting Interim Payment Applications
  • Checking and finalising Final Accounts with departmental players
20052008

Quantity Surveyor / Estimator

NEMAKS Construction (Pty) Ltd, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Tendering & Estimating
  • Analyses drawings and technical specifications
  • Understands varied contractual terms & conditions
  • Upholds good relationships with local sub-trades
  • Builds positive internal and external client relations
  • Completes budgeting/scheduling
  • Obtains and formulates unit pricing
  • Completes labour costing & productivities breakdown
  • Performs pre-construction services and estimating
  • Conducts quantity take-offs
  • Drafting and sending contractual correspondences to Senior Quantity Surveyor for approval.
  • Formulating contractual claims in accordance with contracts provisions.
  • Ensuring that departmental players adhere to timelines of submitting Interim Payment Applications
  • Final Accounts preparation and agreement with Client Quantity Surveyor.
20032004

Junior Quantity Surveyor

Murray and Roberts Construction, Harare, Zimbabwe

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assisting in Estimating Department
  • Assisting in ensuring that proper filling is adhered to and also assisting in document control for records keeping.
  • Assisting the Senior Quantity Surveyors with take off of quantities and onsite measurements.
  • Inventory control for Interim Payment Applications.
  • Monitoring and capturing productivity on behalf of the Senior Quantity Surveyor.
  • Measuring of minor works and reporting to the Senior Quantity Surveyor for verification.
  • Pricing of minor works and seek verification from the Senior Quantity Surveyor.
19992000

Production Clerk

Monarch Steel Pty Ltd

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Keeping of Employees Records & calculation of time sheets.
  • Procurement and ordering of direct and indirect materials.
  • Monitoring of inventory movement and advising the Departmental Foreman on the requirements.
  • Conducting periodicals inventory checks for accounting purposes.

Education

Jan 2015May 2017

M.B.A

Regent Business School, Johannesburg, R.S.A

Master of Business Administration Degree

2014

Post/Graduate

Management College of Sourthen Africa, Johannesburg, R.S.A

Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management

2005

BACHELORS

National University of Science and Technology, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe 

BSc Quantity Surveying (Honours)

1998

Certificate

Mpopoma High School, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Advanced Level Certificate

Portfolio of Current Projects 

  • SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL ROADS AGENCY SOC LTD - Widening of Roscherville Road and the extension of Bonsmara Road to Heidilberg Road for the City Deep Kazerne Freight Hub Roads Upgrade programme - Contract Value R55 Million.

  • JOHANNESBURG ROADS AGENCY - Panel of Contractors for Roads Infrastructure - Contract Value R37 Million.

  • AIRPORT COMPANY OF SOUTH AFRICA - Pavement rehabilitation of Runways and Taxiways at Upington International Airport - Contract Value R104 Million.

  • JOHANNESBURG DEVELOPMENT AGENCY - REA VAYA BUS RAPID SYSTEM LOUIS ROAD & LEES STREET - Contract Value R126.8 Million.

  • BUFFALO CITY METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITY - Eastern Beach Sewers Upgrade : Blind River to City Pump Station - Contract Value R105 Million.

  • SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL ROADS AGENCY SOC LTD - The realignment of National Route 2,Section 27 at Umhlali River Bridge (KM 15.370 TO KM 15.980) and at Umvoti River Bridge (KM 26.400 TO KM 27.140) - Contract Value R57 Million.

  • BUFFALO CITY METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITY - The upgrading of Mdantsane roads to surfaced standards Phase 3 – Cluster 3 - Contract Value R127 Million.

  • EKURHULENI METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITY - The appointment of service providers for the maintenance and rehabilitation of roads of the EMM on an as and when required basis, for the period with effect from July 2016 to June 2019. - Contract Value R47.9 Million.

Portfolio- Projects Completed

  • Remaining Works at Tlhabane Community Health Centre, Rustenburg - Contract Value R16.5 Million.
  • Dwaarsberg Police Station for SAPS, in Dwaarsberg North West - Contract Value R41 Million.
  • Construction of Toevlug Primary School for DBSA, in Ventersdorp - Contract Value R39 Million.
  • Rustenburg Communication Centre, Rustenburg Fire Station. - Contract Value R6 Million.
  • Construction of Bophelong Psychiatric Hospital Phase 1, Mafikeng - Contract Value R100.5 Million.
  • Voortrekker Hospital, Mokopane, Limpopo - Contract Value R26 Million.
  • Matlala Hospital: Sakhiwo Project Managers, Limpopo - Contract Value R15 Million.
  • Jane Furse Hospital, Sakhiwo Project Managers, Limpopo - Contract Value R26 Million.
  • Design & Build of Neotel Operation Centre, Midrand - Contract Value R38 Million.
  • Johannesburg Development Agency: Upgrade of the Yeoville Recreation Centre, Johannesburg. - Contract Value R8.5 Million.
  • Johannesburg Development Agency: Upgrade of Kippies Jazz - Contract Value R3.5 Million.
  • Moepathuse Orphanage, Hammaskraal, South Africa; - Contract Value R5.8 Million.
  • Royal Bafokeng Administration - Construction of Lebone College, Rusternburg, South Africa ( J.V. with Stefanuti & Stocks) - Contract Value R485 Million.
  • Construction of Harvest House International Conference Centre ( Building & Civil Works) - Contract Value USD 1.2 Million.
  • Construction of Residential Houses (200 units) for Shabanie Mine, Zimbabwe
  • Hwange Power Station upgrades in Zimbabwe - Contract Value USD 8.5 Million.
  • Net One Communications Public Limited - GMS Stations around Zimbabwe - Contract Value USD 12.5 Million.

Portfolio - Projects Tendered On

  • BUFFALO CITY METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITY - The upgrading of Mdantsane roads to surfaced standards Phase 3 – Cluster 3
  • EKURHULENI METROPOLITAN MUNICIPALITY - The appointment of service providers for the maintenance and rehabilitation of roads of the EMM on an as and when required basis, for the period with effect from July 2016 to June 2019.
  •   Additions and Alterations to Existing Excelsius Nurses College at Klerksdorp in North West Province Price R270 million…….Client Department Of Health
  •  RDP Development in Palm Ridge Price R 82 million……Client DBSA
  • Construction of New Community Health Centre with Accommodations, Including All Related Site Works At Maquassi Hills In The Maquassi Hills Municipality, Volmaransstad- Bid price R157 million……Client Department Of Health
  • Construction of The New Walmansthal Shooting Range-Bid price R166 million….Client Department of Public Works
  • Refurbishment and Upgrade Of The Pretoria Luxury Terminus-Bid Price R 84 million…..Client PRASA
  • Construction of Lichtenburg Weighbridge- Bid Price R43 million…..Client Department of Public Works
  • Proposed renovations of Kenya Embassy building, existing staff houses and construction of ambassador’s residence at Waterkloof , Pretoria-Bid Price R45 million……Client Kenya High Commission
  • Bryntirion: Construction of Accommodation, Infrastructure Services and Security- Bid Price      R65 million……Client Department of Public Works
  • Pilanesburg Airport: Rehabilitation of Runway, Apron & Storm water-Bid Price R33 million…..Client Department of Public Works
  • Upgrading of Mafikeng International Airport Runway Safety Area (RESA) & Turning Roads- Bid Price R62 million……..Client Department Of Public Works
  • Upgrading from Gravel to Surface Standard of Road D520 From Makolokwe to Bethane –Bid Price R58 million……….Client Department of Public Roads & Transport
  • Construction of The New Boitekong Secondary School- Bid Price R 47million……….Client Department of Education
  • Construction of New Mabeskraal Primary School- Bid Price R44 million……….Client Independent Development Trust
  • Construction of New Reagile Primary School In Koster- Bid Price R41 million…….Client Orbit College
  • Construction of Northwest Provincial Disaster Management Centre Bid Price-R 36 million…...Client Client Independent Development Trust
  • Upgrading of Roads & Stormwater Drainage For Boiitekong Ward 18,19,21,22-Bid Price R31 million……..Client Rustenburg Local Municipality
  • Additional Upgrading of Hostels to Moedwil Combine School-Bid Price R25 million……..Client Independent Development Trust
  • Klipgat Water Reticulation Phase 1- Bid Price R27 million……….Client Madibeng Local Municipality
  • Tsitsing Roads & Stormwater Drainage: Phase 2- Bid price R23 million……..Client Rustenburg Local Municipality
  • Construction of Wellness Centre: Phase 2- Bid Price R20 million….. Client Department of Public Roads & Transport
  • Construction of Tweelgate Water Supply- Bid price R8 million….. Client Rustenburg Local Municipality
  • Construction of New Madikwe Sub-District Offices- Bid Price R16 milliion……… Client Department of Public Roads & Transport
  • Construction and Upgrading of Internal Roads Serutube- Bid Price R12 million……. Client Rustenburg Local Municipality
  • Freeedom Park Road & Stormwater : Phase 2- Bid Price R10 million………….Client Rustenburg Local Municipality
  • Construction of Roads & Stormwater In Marikana: Phase 2- Bid Price R8 million………Client Rustenburg Local Municipality

 

Reasons for Leaving Current Employer

After re-evaluating my career goals I made a decision to seek for a position within a company where I can contribute and grow professionally and also a company that will allow me to use my professional experience and skill sets in a mutually beneficial professional growth relationship.

 

Availability

2 Weeks from the date of offer of Employment Contract, preferably the 1st of the Month. This is open to negotiation depending on the urgency and the amount of work load at a particular time.