Work experience

Work experience
Jul 2009 - Dec 2009

Construction Superintendent

Managing and overseeing the construction projects of  28 accommodation units (prefabricated)  Office buildings, Guard towers ( Reinforced concrete structures cement and brick) and armory facilities on various locations and construction sites for DynCorp in Afghanistan in support of their operational requirements.

Methodology: Concrete and steel structure.

Feb 2008 - Dec 2008

Project manager

Supreme site services

Responsible for the entire project construction of major cold storage facilities and accommodation units in Afghanistan. Project details: Design and construction of major cold storage facilities measuring 480 square meters in total each. Overseeing sub contractor on site, ensuring all safety and environmental design standards are met. Facilities are complete according to design drawings, safety standards. Manufacturing and all project requirements are met. Methodology: Reinforced concrete and steel structures , Project value: USD2 million 

Jul 2007 - Jan 2008

Construction Sup/manager -Iraq

ECC International

Project: Construction and refurbishment project in Iraq,

Project details: contruction of 3 x 250  accommodation units, medical health care facility, hospital  warehouses and conference centre for the Iraqi air force regiments.17 Buildings and facilities completed in Iraq.  Responsibilities: Construction and refurbishment of accommodation and multi level office buildings from start to finish. Provide construction support expertise in the following areas: (U.S. military) housing, training and operations facilities, administration buildings, headquarters facilities, dining/cafeteria areas, grocery stores, hospitals complete with X-ray facilities, reception and medical offices, ablution and bathrooms incl facilities for disabled.Installed central and inter cooling HVAC systems with extractions facilities. Responsible for coordinating local sub contractors and work force. Provide overall supervision of all construction and field operations. Compile and keep build schedules and coordinate between contractors, military personnel, and government agencies Build, construct and supervise new and refurbishment. Installation of all new electrical lines, sewerage and water lines, plumbing works and design and installing of 500 HVAC units required for accommodation unit facilities mentioned above. Management of all day to day operations and supervision. All works performed according to OSHA , FIDIC and in compliance with the USA Dept of Health Design build requirements. 

Methodology:Reinforced multi level concrete and steel structures.

Jan 2007 - Jul 2007

Project manager -Afghanistan

Esko International

Lead, direct the entire project and construction of a Joint venture project to construct bulk Fuels installation plant for the Kandahar airfield base in Afghanistan.

Duties: Responsible for entire commissioning of the bulk fuel installation project from commissioning to completion. Overseeing project, ensuring construction and earthworks activities are carried out in accordance with the design, drawings and quality plan for the project, and that the completed project meets the requirements of the client, the design, statutory authorities and project specifications.

Reporting to the Project Director and head Office in Monaco. Managing the day to day operations of site personnel and contractors. Responsible for the construction of project, maintenance, site operations and activities, Reports writing and attending performance meetings with NAMSA and NATO representatives.  Project value: 6 million USD , Methodology: Major earthworks and excavation, accommodation and office units concrete, steel, 16 km fuel piping and pipe lines, storage facility and fuel cells.

Feb 2006 - Dec 2006

Construction manager- Sudan

PAE Consulting Engineers

Overseeing construction of concrete and steel multi level accommodation and office facilities in Darfur and Sudan- Africa. Overseeing asphalt road construction, drainage systems, water works and other civil engineering projects as required by the UNHCR in Sudan.

Methodology:Reinforced concrete, steel and asphalt structures

Project       :   USAID projects

Jan 2005 - Dec 2006

Construction engineer -Iraq

KBR -Kellog, Brown and Root

Overseeing and managing on site construction projects on various locations in Iraq

Overseeing the construction of a 10 new office buildings, reinforced concrete bunkers, warehouse, Renovation of jails and other holding facilities in Iraq.

Construction of medical 4 x medical facilities, 144 m2 each complete with plumbing and HVAC and all electric and fixtures and fittings.

Supervision of up to 500 Iraqi nationals. Site management. Installation of all electrical and civil construction works. Interpreting technical drawings and information, including general Bill of quantities and specifications.

Selecting, leading and directing suitably skilled contracting personnel and staff. Carrying out detailed job and activity planning Ensuring construction schedule is adhered to and delays mitigated.Methodology:Reinforced concrete and steel and prefab materials

Porject Value: LOGCAP project- open ended value

Jan 2004 - Dec 2004

Construction manager

Eurest design and build

Responsible for all construction projects on various site locations in Iraq. Overseeing site construction projects, Management and supervision of projects and design build reconstruction and refurbishment activities.Scheduling of new facilities and buildings including refurbishment projects. Jailhouse, forts, Accommodation units and road works, Methods:Reinforced concrete, steel, prefabicated materials and asphalt works , Project Value: open ended USA DOD , Logcap project

Jan 1990 - Dec 2003

Construction manager

ADP and other employment projects in Africa

Responsible for all civil mining construction, and engineering projects. On site client

operations  and sub Contractors. Daily site and quality Inspections. Ensuring planned

project deadlines and targets are met. Authorizing procurement for materials, and on

site inspections. Management of budgets and project requirements. Maintenance.

Site meetings with, Client, contractors and suppliers. Managemenent Of site, pumps

stations, Regulating tanks, concrete, dredging and steel pipelines. Management of

both contractors and suppliers on site. Project Management and new business

development Methodology:Steel and concrete , Project value: 16 million ZAR EPC



Jan 1976 - Jan 2006

Certficates and training completed

Highschool and In house training and certifications

976 - 1976

Completed high school - West view High School, Port Elizabeth, South Africa


3 years Masters engineering diploma at the RSA Training Institute of South Africa.

2005 -2005

  • NOSA- ISSO and OCHSA Occupational Health, Safety and environmental training received in Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • Auditing practice and quality inspection within the workplace.
  • KBC Consulting Occupational health and Safety Induction Training 
  • Chorda front line management training -KBR IRAQ


MBP –  Mobile concrete batch plant systems with MEK TEK-  in the UK

Jan 2000 - Aug 2003

B (Tech)

University of South Africa/Universiteit van Suid-Afrika


Jan 1998 - Jun 2000


Univeristy of South Africa

Commence and enrolled for BSC Degree and completed 2 years of study. Third year could not complete due to work commitments and time restraints.

Jan 1989 - Jul 1992

Masters Engineering Diploma (HNDP)

RSA Training Insititute of South Africa


Completed 3 year Higher national diploma equivalent ( Masters certificate in Civil construction and Engineering )




Just basics and  conversational only


Fully conversant in reading, speaking and understanding


Fully conversant in writing, reading and speaking   Other: Speak Dutch, read Dutch