Innovative Leader in Draughting/Estimations/Quality/Projects

Last Updated: 12th March 2019 (over 3 years ago)

South Africa


Phone Number


Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level

Afrikaan, English


Naturally curios and creative senior manager, I present a portfolio of successfully developing,, executing and redefining business and strategic sales, estimating and draughting/design processes to the attainment of overall organisational efficiency. Offering an innovative approach to problem solving and a flair for managing complex projects, being challenged, effective system/process development and directing multi-cultural team to exceed expectations,


Applied Aluminium
Director: Sales, Estimating and Draughting

   May 2006
— Mar 2008

Overall responsibility for effective running of departments including strategic objectives planing, workforce management and establishing and implementing policies and procedures.
Staff management included performance, training, disciplining, motivating and setting of targets.
Implementing and ensuring compliance to departmental policies and business objectives.
Liaison with customers, manufacturers and installation team to compliance to schedule and customer stays informed of progress.
Ensuring productivity of staff members, coordinating training, drafting training manuals, overseeing estimating and drafting of projects.
Ensuring that all designs and products are within AAAMSA specifications


Industrial Poles & Masts
Project Manager

   Apr 2008
— Current

Overall responsibility for evaluating, analysing and effective design, draughting and compiling of all municipal and institution tenders/quotes, costings of projects and client liaison and quality control.
Street light poles, masts, special projects and steel structures on client request. Design, costing and project management of projects and structures such as Post Top Poles, Mid Hinged Masts, Solar Systems, Transmission Poles, Decorative Poles, Steel Structures and Lattice Towers.
Development of custom costing spreadsheet to ensure uniform and accurate costing throughout the estimating department.
Linking of spread sheet to Inventor drawings to ensure faster, and uniform drawings of "standard" type poles.
Layout and format of all documents used by estimating department ensuring all ISO requirements are met and adhere to.Development of database and systems that allow estimators and management to track all old costings and prices ensuring back checking of previous quotes and standardising of projects and pricing.
Training of new staff members regarding the principals of pole and structural design, and the use of the above mentioned systems and processes.