Senior Site Structural Engineer


Last Updated: 27th September 2017 (over 5 years ago)

Address
United Kingdom

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
25 to 34

Qualification Level
Masters

Languages
Arabic, English, Greek, Italian

Summary

Dynamic, highly skilled and enthusiastic Chartered Civil Engineer with a unique blend of construction, design and management experience in a variety of market sectors. Having an ability to think laterally combined with strong leadership qualities delivers optimal productivity, with efficient and value-adding solutions and turns challenges into opportunities. Always dedicated to excellence and client satisfaction, now seeking to apply this experience to a more challenging work environment by relocating to the UAE.

Education

University of Salford
MSc Structural Engineering

   Sep 2010
— Sep 2011

Dissertation: Carbon fibre reinforcement for concrete beams

University of Bradford
BEng(Hons) Civil & Structural Engineering

   Sep 2007
— Jun 2010

Dissertation: Shear behaviour of non-metallic fibre-reinforced polymer concrete beams.

Experience

RoC Consulting
Senior Structural Engineer (Site Representative)

   Oct 2016
— Current

Disciplines: Design & Construction
Specialisations: High-Rise; Residential; Commercial

Working on Princess Street project [£80m] | Ranked 8th highest value project in UK | Source:Barbour ABI

Responsibilities:
- Managing projects from inception to completion, agreeing the programme of works and meeting the deadlines set for the delivery of the production information
- Evaluating projects’ commercial context/ scope of work - highlighting variations/ additional works
- Co-operating with and supervising the work of other team members to meet project objectives
- Preparing the scope and specification for any further surveys needed to inform the design
- Agreeing the programme of work with the client/contractor/design team
- Producing design calculations for new and existing buildings and checking design work undertaken by junior engineers and technicians
- Reviewing and checking drawings to ensure that the design information is correct prior to issue
- Undertaking site surveys to accurately assess and appraise as built details of existing structures
- Participating in regular site meetings; liaising with architects, contractors and other professionals
- Considering H&S in the office and on site and undertaking risk assessment in line with the requirements of the Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations
- Carrying out site inspections to ensure work is in compliance with drawings and specifications
- Monitoring site activities to ensure quality / progress of works complies with contract requirements
- Reviewing and commenting on contractor proposals, methods of working and payment certificates
- Acting as a communication link between site and the design office
- Communicating with the design office on the implementation of any contractor preferences
- Monitoring site requests, including RFI’s and TQ’s, and assisting in their efficient resolution
- Monitoring the site diary and ensuring that the site records are properly kept by the works contractor
- Monitoring construction progress and report weekly on progress and quality to the client
- Reviewing reinforcement installation and concrete mix design against contract documents
- Monitoring the sampling of concrete; reviewing and commenting on concrete cube test results
- Coordinating with clients, contractors, sub-contractors and external consultants

WSP (Mouchel)
Structural Project Engineer

   Jan 2015
— Oct 2016

Discipline: Design
Specialisations: Bridges; Roads and Highways

Worked on various small and large scale bridge and highway structure projects

Responsibilities:
- Managing the design of small projects and assisting in the management of large scale projects
- Pricing, discounting and negotiating, meeting customer needs around fees
- Providing project related administrative and financial data support across a range of projects
- Using computer simulation softwares to design or assess new and existing structures
- Preparing preliminary and detailed design calculations using British Standards and Eurocodes for the assessment or design of bridges and Highway Structures across the UK network
- Preparing specification documents, administering contracts and detailed design drawings
- Preparing Risk Assessments and Method Statements prior to site visits
- Leading day and night bridge inspections and supervising highway and bridge maintenance works
- Contributing to the preparation of briefing documents, feasibility studies and options appraisals
Monitoring and inspecting works undertaken by contractors; Preparing works progress reports

Zantis Group
Construction Manager

   Sep 2011
— Jan 2015

Discipline: Construction
Specialisations: Residential; Commercial; Maritime

Worked at Limassol Marina project [ €350m ] & at Olympic Residences project [ €34m ]

Responsibilities:
- Developing and managing project budgets; managing expenses within approved budget guidelines
- Reviewing financial reports to determine how the project is performing against budget
- Identifying potential technical problems and suggesting cost effective solutions
- Responding to client requests in a timely, professional and friendly manner
- Managing personnel, coordinating and supervising all activities of sub-contractors
- Implementing and managing procedures and practices to ensure quality assurance for work performed by the construction and maintenance teams
- Acting as the site safety coordinator ; ensuring that all systems are inspected, tested and certified
- Training staff and sub-contractors on the safe and efficient use of equipment on site
- Obtaining required licenses to ensure full compliance with codes, regulations and safety standards
- Ensuring that there is an adequate inventory on site of parts, supplies, tools and materials
- Preparing weekly work schedules in accordance with staffing guidelines
- Authorizing requests for staff holidays, overtime, and expenditures; managing the payroll
- Monitoring and developing team member performance; providing supervision and professional development, conducting counseling and evaluations and delivering recognition and reward

University of Bradford
Assistant Lecturer

   Sep 2009
— Jan 2010

Course Title: Visualisation (AutoCAD)
Department: School of Engineering, Design & Technology

Responsibilities:
- Encouraging personal development
- Contact and teaching time with students
- Lecture planning and preparation
- Invigilating examination

Atlas Pantou Co Ltd
Intern Civil Engineer

   Jun 2008
— Aug 2010

Description: Summer Placement during university studies
Period: Jun – Aug (2008/2009/2010)

Responsibilities:
- Assisting design team with problem resolution ideas
- Managing time and labour on site; Involved in schedule of works
- Attending numerous site inspections and participating in discussions during site meetings

National Guard of Cyprus
Second Lieutenant

   Jul 2005
— Aug 2007

Mandatory Military Service

Responsibilities:
- Distributing equipment, resources and manpower
- Commanding, training and leading subordinate personnel
- Monitoring the welfare and the training progress of new recruits
- Operating and maintaining warfare systems, equipment and vehicles

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