Last Updated: 6th October 2019 (over 2 years ago)
I am a highly experienced Senior Engineer / Construction Site Manager with extensive experience in civil engineering projects in both site-based and design team roles.
I am a dedicated, proactive, technical minded, professional with over 28 years in the civil engineering, construction/site management, E&I, T&D, Renewables, onshore/offshore oil & gas, health & safety sectors.
Emergency First Aid
— Aug 2019
— Jun 2015
BOSIET with HUET & EBS / MIST Training
— Jan 2014
— Jun 2013
Construction Health & Safety Certificate
— Aug 2013
IEng - Fellow
— Jan 2001
HNC Civil Engineering
— Jun 1992
On a personal level, during his career I have gained a strong base of technical skills coupled with excellent organisational and communication skills from experience working on multi-disciplinary infrastructure projects, where I have undertaken a range of roles and demonstrated a high-level of professionalism, good technical and communication skills, building and maintaining
productive relationships with clients, peers and 3rd parties (including the general public), helping projects to be delivered safely, efficiently, timeously and on budget.
Key Responsibilities of my role at Wood
• Compliance with Wood's HS&E, quality, financial, risk management, business and policy requirements;
• Adhere to quality and technical assurance procedures for all deliverables produced by the team;
• Fulfil the role of Supervisor in accordance with the NEC Engineering and Construction Contract (NEC ECC);
• Attend regular internal and external meetings with Project Manager, Client and Contractors;
• Monitoring the compliance of the works against the Works Information, contract and any relevant permissions, consents or licences;
• Monitoring the compliance of the works in relation to health, safety and environmental legislation and requirements;
• Assure the works are being carried out in a safe manner adhering to site specific risk assessments and method statements;
• Prepare weekly reports to and assisting the NEC Project Manager with assessments of progress/programme review, risk reduction, early warnings, compensation events, and any other aspect, as required;
• Ensuring that the works by the contractors are as expected and as specified in the Works Information and is delivered in line with procedures and processes and to the highest safety, health and environmental standards;
• Identifying technical related problems on site;
• Pass any technical questions from site onto the design team;
• Maintaining contemporary site records;
• Witnessing on-site measures and tests and keeping appropriate records;
• Managing defects identification and supporting the rectification process;
• Support the NEC Project Manager in the delivery of technical elements of projects and proposals within agreed budgets in relation to time, cost and quality.
East Laydown Area, North London Waste Project
The East Laydown Area contract is part of the overall scheme which is expected to take 11 years and includes a robust contractor’s compound and storage area (package termed the ‘laydown area’) for the duration of the works. The laydown area facility is purpose built to provide site storage, fabrication, parking, welfare and office space for up to 500 construction staff during the project’s construction peak. The main storage yard of the facility is comprised of 0.6Ha of concrete hardstanding (over 1,300m3).
David played a supporting & advisory part within the multi-disciplined site team involved in the construction phase of the East Laydown Contract, an NEC Contract valued at 5m, the East Laydown Area contract is due for completion Q3 2019.
MBT Modifications, Greater Manchester Combined Authority
I played a supporting part within the multi-disciplined site team involved in the construction phase of the modification of 3 MBT waste plants in Greater Manchester. Value of the works is around @£5m, with the works procured under FIDIC Green Book and NEC (ECC) Short Contract forms. The project is due for completion Q3 2019.
Varyll Begg, Pumping Station, Government of Gibraltar
I played a part within the multi-disciplined site team involved in the construction phase of a new pumping station facility with a new School development at Varyll Begg, Gibraltar. Main responsibility regular site visits ensuring that works are constructed to the required quality and conforming to the contract specification (and executed in line with agreed H&S and environmental standards), while also monitoring progress against the agreed programme.
Auchadaduie Windfarm at Glennbarr, Argyll & Bute, Scotland for Fynne Energy Ltd
As Site Supervisor (as defined by the NEC and other contract forms), was responsible for ensuring that works are constructed to the required quality and conforming to the contract specification (and executed in line with agreed H&S and environmental standards), while also monitoring progress against the agreed programme played a vital part within the multi-disciplined Site Supervision of the Construction phase of 3 No. Wind Turbines, of which includes local road improvements, new culvert, temporary bridge, temporary access road, crane pads, substation, ducting etc. Health and Safety matters of staff and sub-contractors working under your control. The project was NEC 3 contract valued overall @12m.
Waste Transfer Station, States of Guernsey
I played a part within the multi-disciplined site team involved in the construction phase of the construction of Waste transfer Station at Longue Hougue, St Peter Port, Guernsey. Responsibility for the Site Supervision of the Construction phase of the project including ground beams, reinforced concrete, piling, ducting, water mains, fire mains, road infrastructure, drainage etc. Health and Safety matters of staff and sub-contractors working under your control. EPC contract valued at £25m to deliver & works were completed November 2018.