CV, Construction Buyer or Quantity Surveyor looking for work in Canada

I am currently unavailable for work
Serial No: 10192

Skills keywords: material take-offs, procurement, project cost projection, project valuations, surveying
Short Bio:

I am currently working as Proposals Engineer for an international supplier of process equipment in the Oil & Gas sector and I also have over ten years knowledge working in a variety of roles within the construction industry. I have experience as a Buyer, Estimator and Quantity Surveyor (project valuations, procurement, drawing take-offs, cost projections)

Current location: Scotland, United Kingdom - View on map
Nationality: British
Preferred Sector of Employment:  , Oil, Gas and Energy
Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: canada, United States

Current Role

Proposals Engineer at National Oilwell Varco

Merpro Process Systems

Montrose, Angus (Jan 2013 – Present)

National Oilwell Varco (NOV) is a worldwide provider of equipment and components used in the oil and gas industry. I work for a division of NOV called Merpro Process Systems who specialise in the design, manufacture and supply of topside production packages in the same industry. Within NOV my main roles are:

• Develop proposal submissions in relation to the client’s requirements.

• Develop pricing model in accordance with Company and Client requirements

• Negotiations in regards to rates, terms and conditions with clients, subcontractors and vendors.

• Developing effective working relationships with both internal and external clients

• Preparation and submission of accurate tenders to the company’s high standards

• Updating tender and contract information on internal database.

Career History

Internal Sales at Encon Insulation Ltd

Dundee (Feb 2010 – Jan 2013)

Encon Insulation is a nationwide distributor of building materials to the construction and offshore industry. I was responsible for looking after a number of high profile accounts, some of which were prestigious national building contractors. My main roles included:

• Looking after customer accounts by providing technical and commercial assistance to Buyers, Architects, and Estimators etc.

• Helping branch and regional directors with annual budget information.

• Liaising with material suppliers to achieve best possible discounts.

• Setting up annual pricing schedules on individual customer accounts based on yearly forecast information.

Quantity Surveyor at Torith Ltd

Dundee (July 2007 – Aug 2009)

Torith Ltd was a large regional contractor that operated throughout Tayside, Fife and Perthshire. At Torith I worked on a variety of different projects from University refurbishments to Community Centres to small works with project values ranging from £5,000 up to £1.5 million. Within my role there I was responsible for:

• The financial monitoring of construction projects through monthly valuation reports.

• Sub-contract procurement & payments.

• Material take offs from Architects’ drawings.

• Attending Client meeting and providing progress reports for Commercial Manager.

Assistant Quantity Surveyor at KLM Partnership

Dundee (Aug 2006 – July 2007)

KLM Partnership is a nationwide Chartered Surveyors practice that provides quantity surveying and project management services to a wide number of contracting disciplines. My roles were solely in the Social Housing sector which included:

• Creating Bills of Quantities

• Take offs from Architectural drawings

• Assisting senior surveyors with general surveying duties.

Buyer at Guild Homes (Tayside) Ltd

Forfar, Angus (Sep 2001 – Aug 2006)

Guild Homes are a successful local house builder who specialise in prestigious housing developments. My main responsibilities were:

• Procuring all construction and civils materials and ensuring delivery to site as and when required.

• Liaising with suppliers to ensure that material costs were kept as low as possible.

• Providing material take offs from Architectural drawings.

• Sub-contractor payments.

Further Education

HNC in Construction Studies

Dundee College (Kingsway Campus)

Sept 2003 – June 2005

NC in Construction Studies

Dundee College (Kingsway Campus)

Sept 2001 – June 2003