Professional Architecural Draughtsman


Last Updated: 8th January 2019 (over 3 years ago)

Address
South Africa

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level
Trade Qualification

Languages
Afrikaan, English

Summary

I have over fifteen (15) years working experience in the Building and Construction Industries especially in the Residential and Telecommunications/Telecoms also have over 10 years’ experience in Civil/Mechanical/Structural Engineering (multidisciplinary) as a Professional Architectural Draughtsman (Pr. Arch. Draught). Registered with South African Council of the Architectural Profession. Extensive knowledge of the South African National Building Regulations 1977, SANS 10400 2010, Municipal Planning By-laws 2015, Land Use Management Act 2014, Zoning Scheme Regulations 2012 and XA Energy Efficiency in Buildings.

Experience

Technoline Projects (PTY) LTD
Chief Draughtsman (Pr. Arch. Draught.)

   Jun 2005
— Current

Chief Draughtsman (Pr. Arch. Draught.)
Managing of Drawing Office.
Supervise 4 Junior Draughtsmen and 1 Senior Draughtsman.
Highly experienced in Structural & Civil detailed draughting.
Responsible for promoting uniformity in the Drawing Office.
Develop, implement and enforce internal department procedures and standards.
Responsible to consult with Engineers on new or changed designs before processing as jobs.
Responsible to maintain an accurate electronic drawing office file structure for jobs to assist in as-built management.
Mentor, encourage the designers and measure their efficiency.
Assist other departments when needed.
Responsible to facilitate training.
Induction to new employees in other departments as well as new designers.
Manage all disciplinary and grievance issues (complaints) in line with HR policy.

GSM Technical Detailer.
Designs on cellular networks for Vodacom, Cell-C, MTN, Atlas Towers & ATC (American Tower Company).
Designs included Lattice Mast & Monopole base stations; Rooftop and Microcell base stations as well as Base Station Control installations.
Designs and workshop drawings of 15m to 3m pole brackets/masts freestanding or on buildings in conjunction with Engineer/s.
Designs and workshop drawings of steel platforms, cantilevered and non-cantilevered as per Engineers requirements.

Fibre Optic Planner
Survey and plan Fibre Optic routes for Vodacom, DFA (Dark Fibre Africa), Cell-C, ATC (American Tower Company) & Atlas Towers.
Survey and plan Fibre Optic Node Rooms, Pre-aggregation sites and High sites.
Technical proficiency in the supervision and inspection of fibre network infrastructure installations.
Network Design and Planning (ISP & OSP).
Optical planner.
Project Costing.
BoM (Bill of Materials) / BoQ (Bill of Quantities).
In depth knowledge of civil, floating and splicing.
Assist project leaders with any scope changes and variations during the project implantation phases.
Arrange appointments with property owners to conduct surveys.
Get ISP plan approved by property owners.
Manage ISP records: Planned and As-Build site plans.
Oversee and provide guidance on contractor delivery process from start to finish.
Monitor overall performance of services and timelines to deliver.
Building, maintaining and analysing service reports to address any possible delays before it occurs.
Communicating across organisational boundaries –from project managers through to executives.
Following up, escalating and taking action if service delivery is not meeting expectations.
Working with the client and operations teams to identify and manage service improvement.
Develop and implement processes with ISP’ to ensure effective information flow to speed up delivery timelines.
Interpret legal descriptions, construction and / or right of way drawings, assessor maps and survey drawings.
Obtaining municipal working permits.
Assisting in site acquisition locations.
Assisting in obtaining wayleaves from municipalities and other third party entities.
Understand Work Orders.
Follow up with various suppliers and contractors to ensure deadlines are met and client’s expectations are managed.
Track completion against the set delivery date.
Procurement of all stock/material.
Stock Control.
Build technical relationship with prospects or existing customers.
Provide any technical input needed for proposals.
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) processes.

Site Supervisor
Site Supervision, which include site visits to various projects.
Monitor various projects.
Liaising with Engineers on different projects.
Maintain Clients specifications and building standards on sites.

Health & Safety Rep
All Health & Safety issues in a building environment.
Help setting up a Document Manage System.
Attending quarterly Vodacom Safety Forums.
Ensure legal compliance and fulfil technical requirements of the Client.

I.T. Department
Highly experience in computers, MS DOS, Windows, LAN and Networks.
Setup all our LAN Network at our offices. (17 computers & server)
Setting up email accounts on Server and Hertzner (KonsolH) accounts.
Looking after the Server and computers maintenance.
Ordering of new computer equipment, printers and cartridges.

Other Profiles
Ordering of stationary.
Raising purchase orders.
Compiling As-build documentation / Archive documentation.
Quoting to Clients.

R.Schieman CAD Design & Draughting Services (Privately owned)
Professional Architectural Draughtsman (Pr. Arch. Draught.)

   Jan 2003
— Current

Designs of new residential dwellings. (Building plans)
Additions to existing dwellings.
Fenestration calculations on Green Building.
Submissions of building plans.
Liaising with municipalities in the greater Cape Town area as well as the Overberg, Witzenberg, Hessequa, Cederberg and Drakenstein municipalities.
Liaising with Client and Contractor.
Local government experience.
Interpret legal descriptions, construction and / or right of way drawings, assessor maps and survey drawings.
Obtaining municipal working permits.
Assisting in site acquisition locations.
Assisting in obtaining wayleaves from municipalities and other third party entities.
Extensive knowledge of the National Building Regulations 1977.
SANS 10400 2010.
Municipal Planning By-laws 2015.
Land Use Management Act 2014.
Zoning Scheme Regulations 2012.
XA Energy Efficiency in Buildings.

Merlin Project Services (PTY) LTD
Junior Draughtsman

   Apr 2002
— May 2005

Designs on cellular networks for Vodacom, Cell-C and MTN.
Designs included Lattice Mast & Monopole base stations; Rooftop and Microcell base stations as well as Base Station Control installations.
Highly experienced in Structural & Civil detailed draughting.
Projects include Jindal-India, Saldahna Steel, SA-5 and Atlantis Foundries.
Obtaining municipal working permits.
Assisting in site acquisition locations.
Assisting in obtaining wayleaves from municipalities and other third party entities.
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) processes.

BellCad Training & Design Services
Trainee Lecturer

   Feb 2000
— Mar 2002

Trained drafter on AUTOCAD.
Assisted company in transition to computer aided design and drafting.
Trained drafters, engineers and mappers to use AUTOCAD as an effective production tool.
Assisted other operators in resolving AUTOCAD problems.
Proficient on AUTOCAD 14, AUTOCAD 2000 and AUTOCAD LT.

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