Engineer, Project manager


Last Updated: 2nd October 2019 (over 2 years ago)

Address
South Africa

E-mail
Locked

Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level
Degree

Languages
Afrikaan, English

Summary

Dear company representative,

I would like to apply for a position. I have 14 years of international (Expat) managing coordinating experience working with top projects for major corporations in the mining, Commercial, Civil, Mechanical and Industrial developments, working on multi-million dollar projects, and completing them successfully.
I am a top performing professional with strong proficiency in planning and executing, maintaining a proven track record of continued success as well as realizing concurrent professional growth Self-motivation, education, diverse experience and loyal dedication have helped create a power house of problem-solving skills and result focus teams. I manage both the operations process, embracing design, planning, control, performance improvement, and operations strategy.
Ensuring that operations comply with health and safety requirements. Making sure that the equipment used is safe. Create, improve and protect the environment in which we live. Plan, design and oversee construction, such as roads, railways, bridges, dams, irrigation projects, power plants, mining and metals.
Produce specifications for, design, develop, manufacture and install new or modified components or sys-tems. technically minded, able to demonstrate numerical and scientific ability and have problem-solving skills.
As part of my extensive experience in design, plan direct and coordinate the complete project, reading blueprints and giving direction to employees and subcontractors, collaborate with the project owner, gen-eral employees, subcontractors and suppliers, ensuring the safety of workers, managing the project budget, trouble-shooting unexpected problems and delivering a final product that matches blueprints and architec-tural specifications. Working for you will be a great honour to gain more experience and be the best.
Please feel free to contact me anytime.
Thank you for your time and consideration.

Sincerely,
Francois Bernardus Burger.

Education

INTERNATIONAL SCRUM INSTITUTE
Scrum master

   Feb 2017
— Aug 2017

charter university
BSC TECH ENGINEERING

   May 2013
— Oct 2015

charter university
BSC PROJECT MANAGEMENT

   Mar 2008
— Sep 2010

charter university
BSC ENGINEERING

   Apr 2005
— Sep 2011

Experience

KCS
Project manager

   Sep 2017
— Jul 2018

• Adept at having technical discussions with clients and all levels of company management, recommending effective project changes, and working closely with project managers to get projects to finish on schedule and under budget,
• Negotiating sub-contract orders and monitoring sub-contractors, planning critical dates, and organising labour,
• Engineering and plan, design and implement various items like machine parts, Buckets, vessels, piping, Tailing dams, bins, hoppers, roads, conveyors etc.,
• Responsible for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of all projects, including defects period,
• Acting as the first point of contact for the client, design team, site managers, subcontractors, suppliers and the general public,
• Controlling risk and minimise uncertainty by adhering to a policy of open communication, and implementing effective process management systems,
• Production and presenting of progress reports to the design team and client at monthly progress meetings,
• Health & Safety is one of my top priorities; I make sure all work is completed in line with the company’s ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System,
• Reviewing RAMS submitted by contractors, and ensuring they comply with the site Construction Phase Health & Safety Plan,
• Issuing project related information to the design team, subcontractors, site manager, quantity surveyor, etc. and obtaining appropriate comments/approval as required,
• Coordinating the activities of our team of professionals and technicians for the purpose of achieving the goal of the project; highlighting any potential problems, and proposing solutions to the construction team as well as the design team if required,
• Creating Clear Deliverables - Understand exactly what our client wants and what our team is capable of delivering, this acts as a roadmap to project completion as well as guidelines for effective communication,
• Ensure that the procedure, rules, regulations, and promulgated laws governing project management are well adhered to,
• Checking and signing-off weekly paper work returned from site,
• Master plan - managing, coordinating and organizing project team, procurement methods, technologies and resources, monitoring construction plan and identification and analysis of risks (PEST),
• Opencast mining and hauling of sulphides and bulk earth works.
• Responsible for all business management activities to operate the day to day running of accounts, financial reports, cash flow management, etc.

CHIBECON
Project manager

   Jun 2014
— Jun 2017

• Responsible for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of all projects,
• Controlling risk and minimise uncertainty by adhering to a policy of open communication, and implementing effective process management systems,
• Identify labour, material, and time requirements by studying proposals, blueprints, specifications, and related documents,
• Creating Clear Deliverables - Understand exactly what our client wants and what our team is capable of delivering, this acts as a roadmap to project completion as well as guidelines for effective communication,
• Compiling enquiry documentation, pricing bill of quantities, and preliminaries,
• Reading and interpreting architectural plans to develop cost estimates,
• Managing monthly certificate claims,
• Managing and reporting on the project program, budgets, and quality,
• Providing administrative guidance on project execution,
• Understanding what the project requirements are, and then planning accordingly,
• Ensuring that the goal of the project is not defeated, that the project is carried out in accordance with the specifications,
• Managing funds, time, and resources, acting within limitations to ensure the objective of deliverables are achieved, within strict deadlines received,
• Ensure everyone on the worksite is always working in a safe and secure manner,
• Manages the administration relating to plant control,
• Ensures that the client requirements are carried out,
• Manage day works, site instructions and variation orders,
• Weekly cost and allowable forecasting,
• All manufacturing and construction,
• Accurate progress reporting daily,
• Oversee all civils work operations from inception to completion,

KANIVEST
Project manager

   Jan 2010
— Dec 2013

• Adheres to the sequence of operation,
• All manufacturing and construction that’s assigned to the company,
• Determines effective mining, civils, engineering and construction activity, based on knowledge of the interaction between staff, materials, machines and budget,
• Liaises, negotiates and consults with consulting team and client regarding details, time frames, resources and budget, ensuring that deadlines are met,
• Liaise with foreman and team in order to meet deadlines,
• Measures sub-contractor requirements against scope,
• Opencast mining and hauling of bulk earthworks to production plant,
• Ensure that timeframes and timelines of work are adhered to,
• Chairing management meeting and sub-contractors meeting,
• Ensure all engineering design and implementation of various vessels, steel structures, mechanical parts, roads, tailing dams, buildings and bridges,
• Ensure tasks are carried out correctly and according to specification

CHIBECON
Project manager

   Feb 2005
— Jan 2010

• Determine whether a discovered area for oil and petroleum can be reached.
• Ensuring that the client requirement are carried out,
• Manage day works, site instructions and variation orders,
• Monitors costs versus allowable, and implementing corrective actions if needed,
• All engineering fixed floating offshore activities.
• Analytical thinking and problem solving.
• Drilling platforms and in oil fields accurate progress reporting daily,
• Oversee mining, civils, and construction daily operations.

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