Construction / facilities / property / Supervisor. General Builder. construction tutor / assessor
Last Updated: 5th April 2018 (over 4 years ago)
Jan 2018 – Present
• Assessing a large caseload of Construction Learners of all ages and abilities for variety of qualifications at various levels including NVQ and BTEC
• Work with learners and construction companies by using different teaching and assessing techniques to ensure the learner can achieve the qualification within the timescale.
• Preparing courses and training plans for learners in various Construction and Civil engineering qualifications.
• Meeting new clients and utilising old contacts to bring in new business and learners across the company.
Builder / Property Developer
Jan 2017 – Jan 2018 Self Employed
Surveying and estimating project costs on properties to buy.
Negotiating price and purchasing properties for renovation and ensuring there is a profit at the end.
Working myself and managing a team of trades and labourers to complete the property renovations on time and within budget.
Negotiating with builders merchant and suppliers to ensure we are getting the best price for materials and equipment to maximise profit.
Ensure the properties are completed to a high standard and meet all the regulations to become rental properties.
Organise tenants for the completed properties and ensure all contracts and deposits etc are all in place.
Complete other construction projects for customers alongside renovating our properties.
Wales Project Coordinator
Nov 2013 – Jan2017 - Construction Youth Trust
Delivery of construction and health and safety training to disengaged members of all communities across Wales.
Coordination and management of various community construction projects across Wales ensuring all KPI’s, and Budget targets are met.
Ensuring all projects meet current planning, building control, risk assessment and health and safety regulations.
Liaising with industry leading construction companies to arrange paid work placements for some of the most vulnerable and hard to reach young people for the Big Lottery funded ‘Moving Forward’ project.
Working with the regional manager to raise funding, book venues and recruit learners to ensure continuous work for our 2 full time construction instructors.
Working with young people directly and via other agencies to mentor and increase their confidence in achieving their potential.
Collating and processing data via various forms of monitoring and evaluation.
Continually searching for new opportunities and leads to promote the charity and meet our targets.
Prepare and deliver presentations to clients and various organisations in many different settings.
Schools Construction Project Coordinator
Nov 2010 – Nov 2014 Blaenau Gwent Training Centre
Planning and Delivering construction training and qualifications to disengaged young people from local comprehensive schools.
Liaising with the community and local businesses to create community projects to engage the young people.
Managing construction and environmental projects with young people and volunteers from the local community.
Writing and preparing project bids and raising funding via Government, European and Lottery grant schemes.
Utilising the media and national competitions to promote the young people’s hard work and raise awareness for funding purposes.
Ensuring that all projects completed are to the highest standard and meet all briefs.
Construction Company Owner
May 2006 – Nov 2010. Homeworks, South Wales
Planning and project management of all Types of construction and maintenance projects in private and commercial properties.
Part and full property renovations and preparing for sale or rental purposes.
Property maintenance and management for property developers, customers and my own properties.
Sales and business promotion, customer care, quotations, plans and invoicing.
Conversions of large houses into flats including all acoustic planning and works.
Sourcing materials and labour within a budget to maximise profit
Managing employees and sub contractors to meet project deadlines
Teaching and assessing employees to achieve NVQ qualifications in construction trades.
Ensuring all projects were completed to the highest standard and exceeded expectation
Achieving Federation of master builders status
Bricklayer / General builder
June 2004 – May 2006. P S Carter construction, , South Wales
Training to achieve City and Guilds in trowel occupations with distinction
Working as a general builder under supervision and moving on to work on projects alone.
Learning to estimate project costs and manage projects