CV, Australia Based, Experienced Construction Manager

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 18921

Skills keywords: construction management, cost management, health and saftey, project controls, project management
Short Bio:

An accomplished Construction Manager with 20 years’ success managing multi billion dollar construction projects in the oil and gas, construction, pharmaceutical and infrastructure industries on a global stage. Leverages innovative thinking in the implementation of project strategies and adopts a commercial approach in solving complex problems. Combines excellent technical and organisational site experience with sound knowledge of Health and Safety and Environmental Protection regulations. IT pro

Current location: Australia - View on map
Nationality: Irish
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Oil, Gas and Energy
Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: Anywhere
List the countires you have a visa to work in: Australia, Belarus, Belgium, cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, portugal, Romania, United Kingdom


BSc Construction Management, Institute of Technology, Sligo, County Sligo, Ireland

Key Skills

Project Management Construction Management Contract Management

Delivery of Large Scale Projects Contract Negotiations Operational Management

Planning & Project Control Health & Safety Regulations Budgets, Cost Control & Financial Management

Construction Staff Recruitment Innovation & Transformation Six Sigma (Green Belt)

Political & Commercial Acumen Change Management Professional Reputation

Career Summary

2012 – Present LEIGHTON CONTRACTORS, Zone Superintendent
Project: Barrow Island, West Australia, Client: Chevron Australia, Project Value; $68 billion, Contract Value $2.3 billion

• Responsible for an area representing a third of the contract value and size covering all civils, structural, mechanical, electrical, completions, and marine packages and overseeing up to 600 staff, direct employees and sub-contractors

• Planning resource utilization and developing efficient schedules for effective control of project costs and budget

• Managing expectations and developing productive relationships with the client and other contractors

• Mentoring subordinates in pursuing career and development initiatives

• Developing and improving existing procedures for commissioning and partially live stages of construction

Key Achievements

• Coordinated and streamlined multi-disciplinary teams to increase project productivity, resulting in a 10% productivity improvement

• Implemented improved health and safety procedures and promoted an incident injury free culture, resulting in the collective achievement of 11 million man-hours worked without a LTI

2010 – 2012 MACE INTERNATIONAL, Construction Manager

PBR/PBT Project, Baku, Azerbaijan, Client; Pasha, Project Value $500 million, Contract Value $68 million

• Responsible for the project budget for materials and manpower, to maintain accurate billing records and to obtain all the necessary permits and licenses

• Managing up to 10 project staff, multiple contractors and consultants daily, coordinating with architects and engineers and directing and supervising workers

• Ensuring that quality control, environmental, and health and safety requirements are met

• Formulating policies, managing daily operations and planning resource utilisation

• Analyzing project profitability, revenue, margins, bill rates and utilization

• Providing independent professional advice and guidance to senior management and client during design, pre-tendering and packaging of work stages

• Planning site activities in detail, setting targets and accurately forecasting completion dates

• Accurately estimating materials, construction and labor costs as well as project timescales

Key Achievements

• Achieved 5 million man-hours without LTI

• Successfully controlled spend resulting in a 3% reduction in expenditure


2008 – 2010 Construction Project Manager

Project: Douglas Village, Multiuse Development, Cork, Client; The Shipton Group, Value €110 million

• Reporting to the Project Director and responsible for 50% the contract value of works and the procurement of contractors and materials

• Responsible for the piling, structural steel and RC, river diversion, rock anchors, MEP and fit-out packages

• Working in a live environment, in a shopping center that remains open to the public during construction

• Acquiring the necessary permits and licenses and negotiating with tenants to ensure that the client maintains optimal rents and occupancy during construction

• Conducting public relations exercises with Tenants, local residents, and government departments

• Directing the construction management team and 200 construction workers, direct employees, and sub-contractors

Key Achievement

• Reinforced health, safety and environmental procedures and achieved zero loss time injuries during construction

2007 – 2008 Construction Manager

Project: Ennis water treatment plant, Ennis, Co Clare, Client; Clare Co Council, Value; €26 million Euro

• Serving as the Onsite representative for Bowen construction in a joint venture with EPS

• Managing the overall project budget and providing onsite supervision of various civils, structural and MEP packages including the construction of a new reservoir, pumping and filtration plant and pipeline to the surrounding area

• Compiling and reviewing CWMS and ensuring adherence to HSE policies and procedures

2005 – 2007 Site Manager

• Delivering civil and structural packages and managing site instructions and variations in an operating pharmaceutical plant

• Planning site activities, setting targets, forecasting completion dates, estimating materials, costs and project timelines, compiling and reviewing CWMS and ensuring adherence to HSE policies and procedures

Earlier Positions

2001 – 2005
Site Manager, Foreman, Leading Hand

1995 – 2001
Leading Hand, Carpenter