Senior Civil Supervisor

Last Updated: 2nd January 2020 (over 2 years ago)



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Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level
HNC/HND/City & Guilds

English, French


Extensive National + International Experience. Frontline Supervision Construction Stage. Large Scale Civil Projects: Heavy Lifting, Bridges, Road, Airport, Water, LNG, Mines Infrastructure + recently Renewables - Wind. Decision making in difficult high paced environments. Sound engineering knowledge with broad ranging technical skills. Risk and financially aware. Outcome driven. Organised, ‘hands on’, accountable self-starter. Procurement, planning, programming. Identify problems and solve. Achieve deadlines without compromise quality and safety. Non-confrontational. Respond positively to change and inspire high performance environment.


M+G Group
Construction Manager

   Jan 2019
— Current

Construction Manager (Section) TWC + AP. Ireland. Exyte Northern Europe (Former M+W Group) (Jan 19 - Current, Freelance) Main Contractor + EPCM for Client, Intel Corporation. £7bn.New Fabrication Facticity (600m x 120m x 8 Levels) Project Blue-Jay. Management of Heavy Civil Works. Subcontractors Interfaces. BAM, PJ Hegarty + John Paul Undertaking Main Civil Works - Earthworks + Rock Crushing, 1.5m km3 off site. RC Bases, Tanks, Chambers, Pads + Walls. 3km3 largest pour, placing 4000m3 per week, also six level Multi Storey Carpark (Precast) Wills Bro’s the Entrance Roadworks from Motorway. Murphy International - Piling, 3km Contiguous 1.2m x 30m deep + RC Bases Also Piled. Banagher Concrete, Precast Supply + Install - Columns, Walls, Lift Shafts, Culverts, Decking Units + Stairs. 10-60t pieces. Severfield, Structural Steel Fabrication, Supply + Erection, Install Seismic Plates and 100t main Roof Truss Sections. Mercury - fabricate + Install Steel Tanks, Industrial Plant, Services, Electrical, Pipe Trains, Frame Supports, Generators, Sub-Stations + Transformers to 200t. Guide, Supervise + Monitor, Ensure Quality. Track Programme. Report to Senior Management. Check + Authorize Contractors Lift Plans, RAMS + Temporary Works Proposals - TWC for, Piling / Cranes, Rigging + Scaffolds. AP Lifting Operations, 30 to 40 cranes, Luffing Towers x 12, ‘Luffed Out’ Crawlers 130 to 600t, Mobiles, Tele-Crawler’s + Track Cranes 25 to 750t. Simple + Complex Lifts, Tandem Lifting. Procure Client Side Cranes, Initiate LP’s. 3D Crane Modelling, BIM, AutoCAD Layouts. Work closely with Safety Dep’t (Member EMR Team) Client Personnel, Commercial, Design (Jacobs + Third Party Engineers) Environmental (Arup) + Logistics Dept.’s.

Civil Works Manager

   Jan 2018
— Jan 2019

Civil Works Manager. Rampion Offshore Wind Farm. EON - UK (Onshore Civil Works) Jan 18 - Jan 19 Freelance)
400MW Wind Farm: (£2bn) 116 x 3.45MW turbines. 20km off Sussex Coast. 27km Buried Cable Route. EON (Client) also became main contractor with the demise of Carillion. Supervision of Subcontractors, Site Supervisor’s, Surveyor’s, Earthworks + Drainage Contractors, Junction Box Works. Road + River Crossings, Haul Roads and Temporary Bridges + Topsoil Reinstatement to final fields returned. Working through Beach, Golf Courses, Parkland + South Downs National Park with long sections passing through rich farmland under heavy clay. Representing client interest - Working closely with Landowners, Land Agents, Design Engineers, Environmental and Safety Departments. Temporary Works Coordinator and Appointed Person.

Site Agent

   Jan 2015
— Dec 2017

Site Agent Structures. Balfour Beatty Major Projects. Scotland. £1.2bn. Aberdeen Western Bypass (Jan 15 - Dec 17 Freelance) North Section. Responsible to Section PM. All aspects of Motorway Bridges construction, green field to completion. Section AP +TWC. Draft and approve RAMS, communicate to workgroups, update, + review. Formwork and Falseworks design coordination and approvals, procurement and returns of same. Orders placed, requisitions raised for components, materials and equipment, timely off hire. Permit Load + Unload. Procurement of concrete, programme location to supply, placement time and method. Procure concrete pumps and cranes. Produce Lift Plans. Coordinate the timely manufacture and delivery of Precast Concrete Bridge Beams from S. Ireland. Procure timber, scaffolds, components, tools and equipment. Coordinate scaffolding requirement with subcontractors and design office. Produce concrete, steel fixing + formwork programme with subcontractors. Attend to subcontractor ‘attendances’, re-measures, payment valuations + extras. Programme works for section. Highlight and record progress, achievement and failures. Supervise Section Foremen, and Section Engineers. Act upon safety reports, announcements + briefings, make improvement. Carry out Audits and Inspections, Toolbox Talks, Inductions + Pre-Start Briefings. Laisse with Earthworks, Drainage, Roadworks Dept.’s - Sections Managers, Foreman, Client Engineer, Safety + Enviro’ peoples. Inspections, Material Approvals ‘Closing out of Remedial + Non Conformances. Sheet Piling, River Cofferdams, Mechanical and Elastomeric Bearings Installation. Steel + Conc’ Bridge Beams, Air Entrained + Fibre Concrete, Waterproofing, Shot Blasting + Movement Joints. Grouting, Hydro-Jetting, Parapet Barriers, Silane, Services Crossings, Deck Drainage, Sand Asphalt, Surfacing, Finishing’s.

Civil Superintendant

   Aug 2012
— Dec 2014

Civil Superintendent. Waste Water Treatment Plants, Karrath and South Hedland. WA (Aug’ 12 - Christmas 14) Pilbara Waste Water Alliance (Tenix, KBR, Water Corporation WA) JV. $200m. Management of onsite construction activities for the JV. Control of Programme + Supply Chain - Meet Deadline. Monitor and Report - Contractors Quality, Safety and Overall Performance against Baseline. Supervise the KPI, TQ, RFI, SI, ITP, RAMS and Permit Systems. Report to Project Manager. FIFO Perth 15/7 roster. Coordinate and Liaise Interfaces of Subcontract Packages, also Possessions, Accesses, Client-Supplied Materials and Components. Approval of Contractor Valuations, Representing Client / Main Contractor interest - Earthworks, Structural Steel, Building Works, Mechanical + Concrete Works Packages. Client-side Procurement Function, Obtain Quotations + Raise PO’s. Track Deliveries. Manage Lifting Operations, Movement, Handling and Storage of Materials. Develop, Coordinate + Communicate TMP’s. Conduct Field Safety Inspections, deal with Non Conformance. Anaerobic Settlement Ponds, Waterproof Linings Systems, Spillways. RC Drying Beds. Inlet Screening. Pumping Stations. Treatment Buildings. Fuel Storage. Potable Water. HDPE, PVC + Stainless Rising + Gravity Mains. High + Low Voltage installations. Earthing + Communications. Instrumentation + Metering. Ducting. Chambers + Manholes. Cabling. Storm + Foul Drainage. Ten Million Litre ‘Perma-Store’ Pure Water Storage Tank. Rock Stabilization, Vegetation Regeneration. Fencing, Landscape, Finishes. Admin’ Building. Odour Control System. Procure + have Installed Feed, Effluent + Algae Pumps with Backup Generators.

Ertech WA
Section Manager

   Jun 2010
— Jul 2012

Site Section Manager. LNG Process Facility. Gorgon Project. Barrow Island. WA. $43bn. Client - Chevron, Exon, Mobil, Shell. EPCM ‘Kellogg JV ‘(June 2010 - Jul 2012)
Reporting to Project Manager. Working with a team of Engineers, Supervisors + Trades. Driving Safety, Quality + Production in the field. Delivering to time + budget, mainly Reinforced Concrete Packages to main owners + other contractors around the Island.Prepare Works Package Documentation, set targets, produce Activities Plans. Prepare SS of Wk.’s + RAMS. Operate under client Permit System. Induct trades, staff and sub-contractors to the project. Procure and Manage Materials, Plant, Tools + Equipment via road, sea + air. Pricing and Re-Measurement of works. Working with safety + enviro’ teams on an A class nature reserve. FIFO Perth 15/7. Build - Groyne Barge Berth (Marine drive-on - drive-off facility) Land Backed Wharf (Lift-on / Lift-off Facility) Barrow Island’s first Desalination Plant, a one million litre Diesel Storage + Dispensing Facility. Runway Extension + Upgrades. Install 2000t Tower Crane. Grey Water Disposal Injection Plant (Pump waste water into empty underground voids having previously been depleted of oil) Many other smaller packages successfully handed over. Tidal + Night Working to Sea + Dock Walls, Slipways and Jetties. Install Telecommunications Bases + Towers. Install Offices, Accommodation Units + Kitchens. Islands Road Upgrades, Surfacing, Culverts Bridgeworks. Take ownership of issues and influence decisions. Tool Box Talks, Pre-Start Briefings. Foster strong safety culture. Manage staff and trades times, flights, hours, holidays, rosters, unions + and terminations. Adhere Best Working Practice / Statutory Requirements. Produce EMR plans in consult with emergency services.

BGC Contracting
Senior Civil Supervisor

   Sep 2008
— Jun 2010

Senior Civil Supervisor. Pluto LNG Project. Karratha, WA. $16bn. Client Woodside Energy. EPCM Foster Wheeler Worley Worley Parsons (Sept 2008 - June 2010) Reporting to Superintendent, $500m Section of Heavy Civil Works.
Supervision of Trades Gangs.Steel Fixers, Riggers, Concreters Plant Operators + Carpenters. Maintenance of work front documentations, JHA, RA+ permits. Undertake Pre-Start Briefings. Communicate and act upon Safety and Environmental issues. Manage Works Fronts Safety + Production. Toolbox presentations. Timesheets, Rosters, Shifts, Holidays, Flights. Organise Plant, Materials, Tools and Equipment. Planned and Sourced Lifting Resource and Concrete Placement. Worked with Engineering Team, Obtained Pouring Approvals and organised Concrete Deliveries. 24h working, Fast Track + Congested Works Face. FIFO Perth 15/6. Liaised Mechanical + Electrical Packages Owners. Dealt with Access issues + Exclusion Zoning. kept safe ‘Site Front’ Interfaces between contractors + other work groups. Works - Trunk and Pipe ‘Train’ Supports. Refrigerant and De-Mineralised Water Areas: Acid Gas Removal + Thermal Oxidiser Units. Pressure Relief and Liquid Removal Facility. Flare Stacks and Liquefaction Unit. Nitrogen Removal and Effluent Treatment Constructions: Pedestals + Ramps. Completions to Final ‘Plate Level’ Slab.

Site Agent

   Jan 2004
— Aug 2008

Site Agent. Priority Construction Ltd. Ireland - Management of Civil Projects (Jan 04 - Aug 08)
Control of projects £4m to £30. Responsible to the Managing Director. Pre-tender stage to Final Account and Maintenance. Establish Scope Work. Estimating, Pricing, Pre-Qualification Submittals, Tender Submissions. Procure and Allocate Plant, Equipment + Materials, Staff and Sub-Contractors to sites. Monitor + Control Cost against Budget, working closely with head office commercial team. Supervise, Direct and Manage Activities across multiple sites ensuring Compliance with Safety, Risk and Quality Policies. Resolve complex technical and operational issues to ensure projects delivered on time and - Within Budget. Meet project KPIs through careful Planning, Experienced Decision Making + Leadership. Phoenix Park Racecourse Re-Development £35m, Dublin. Flood Alleviation Scheme, Kildare £4m. Exploratory Directional Drilling Contracts in South Wales and Scottish Highlands (Methane / Gold) Eight km New Road Build through the Bog of Allen, Kildare. Purpose of the road being to access the new Landfill Site - part same contract. Construction Landfill Encapsulation Cells with Geotextiles, Clay + Bentonite. Other Smaller Works.

Contracts Manager

   Jan 2001
— Jun 2004

Contracts Manager + Partner. Bilcon Construction Ltd. IRL (2001 - 2004) Civil Projects around Ireland £0.5m - £6m. Co-Founded the company, Sub-Contracting to Large Civil Engineering Contractors operating around the country. Operating as Main Contractor on smaller Council and Private Contracts. Securing business based on Reputation and Results. Turnover £500k year one, up to £15m, year four. Day-to-day running of the company. Preparing Tenders, Valuations, Coordinating Sites Activities. Delegating Duties + Promoting Strong Channels of Communication from Sites to our Head Office in Galway. Employed 5 - 10 people year 1, to 200 in year 4. Purchased and Utilized Cranes, Rollers, Excavators, Tippers, Dumpers + Small Plant. Projects included 8 x Bridges on Dublin’s ‘Luas’ Line for MVBM, Twin Lane Over Bridge N8, Cork for Bowen. 3 x Over Bridges + 4 x Pre-Cast Culvert Underpasses N4, Maynooth, Kinegad Toll Road - Ferrovial. Reinforced Earth Structures N8 Watergrass Hill for Bowen / Mowlem JV. Structures Works M50 Siac - O’Rourke JV. Bridges M50 Ascon / BAM: Clean Water Improvement Schemes - Various County Councils. River Shannon Marina Works + some Private House Building. Labour Supply, Fixed Price, Lump Sum, Schedule Rates, Re-Measure, Plant Hire + Day Works type Contracts.


   Feb 1991
— Feb 2004

Earlier Career. Progressive roles with industry leaders. UK. Ireland and Hong Kong.

Site Agent Structures. Priority Construction. Ireland. £27m D+B for National Roads Authority. Priority - Scetauroute - BEC. JV. N27 Realignment (Kilmachthomas Bypass) Co’ Waterford. River Mahon Viaduct + 6 x Smaller Bridges.
Section Engineer. Mowlem Civil Engineering. Holland Haven Sewage Treatment Works. Essex.UK. £26M D+B. Biwater - Purac - Mowlem JV. RC Works. Flow Channels, Tanks, Chambers, Tidal Outfall, Sheet Piling. Inlet Works, Grease Chambers, Vibro Piling.
Section Engineer. Mitsui - Nishimatsu - Mowlem JV. London.UK. £170m Docklands Light Railway Extension, Greenwich to Lewisham. Including Deptford Viaduct an Eight-Hundred-Meter Post Tensioned, Twin Trapezoidal Section, Balanced Cantilever.
Section Engineer, Balfour Beatty International. Hong Kong. New Airport. Check - Lap- Kock. Civil Package, BCJ (Britain China Japan) a Balfour - Amec - China State - Kumagia Gumi JV. £1bn 3years. RC Voided Decks + Columns over 300 x 90m area, throughout 8 levels. Main Structure Integrated with Post-Tensioned Elevated Walkways, Stair Wells, Lift Shafts, Movement Joints, Roof Drainage, Services Installations and Anti-Earthquake Ties.
Site Engineer. Earthworks, Roads + Bridges.UK. Alfred Mc’ Alpine.Shrewsbury Bypass £50m, then Tamworth Bypass, £27m Leicestershire.
Setting Out Engineer. Earthworks, Roads + Bridges. UK. A. Monk + Co, Mowlem, Tarmac. Setting Out + Survey Works. Oswestry Bypass in Shropshire + North Devon Link Road Stages 2A + 2B respectively.

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