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CV, Construction Estimator Targeting Any Location Outside Of S Africa

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 23468

List top 5 skills: estimating, finanance, management, office management, project management
Short Bio:

I am a strong, dedicated, loyal, hard-worker, I excel in my job (s), excellent time management skills, Project Manager, Promoted to Construction Estimator for Transmission & Distribution lines, promoted to Financial Analyst of Projects. Impeccable Management and organizational skills, work well with others or alone, self driven, very good at motivation for employees, COMPANY IS ONLY AS STRONG AS IIT'S WEAKEST LINK

Current location: 

0182, Pretoria North, Gauteng - View on map

Nationality: 

South African

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

, accounting and finance, General Management

Spoken languages: 

Afrikaans, english

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere



Qualifications & Training

Highest Qualification:
Matric (2000)/ NQF Level 4 – English, Afrikaans, Maths, Science, Biology, Typing

Courses: Personal Persuasion course Successfully Completed

CCS – Programming and Planning Successfully Completed

CCS – Estimating Successfully Completed

COID ACT Successfully Completed

Contractors Management Successfully Completed

First Aid (Level 2) Successfully Completed

Career Summary

Stuttafords van Lines (Furniture Removals)
Duration of employment: 3 years (begin Nov-2000 to end Des 2003)

Position: Agent

Duties:

* External Sales & Telesales

* Surveys

* Office Management

Reason for leafing: Husband got transferred from Ltt to PTA.

NB. I did SWU on a half day basis and Stuttafords I did afternoons, evenings and weekends.

SWU Investment (Loan Company)
Duration of employment: 1 year (Begin Jan 2001 to end Des 2001)

Position: Area Manager

Duties:
* Area Manager

* Sales & Marketing

* Admin

* Cashbook, receipts

Reason for leafing: Company went bankrupt due to alliance with Unibank.

Job & Junk Mail Publishing (Publication)
Duration of employment: 1 year (June 15th -2004 27 June 2005)

Position: Sales Consultant

Duties:

* Telesales (40 calls a day)

* Extensive admin (Drawing up adverts, getting them approved

Signing up contracts, booking adverts, filing, etc)

* Working according to deadlines.

* Solution Solver

* Handled – Cashbook, Cheques, EFT, Direct Deposits.

* Bookings – Clients, adverts, accounts

* PA work to Manager – Stats, presentations, organizing

* Diarizing

* Helping with staff training.

* Computer help to staff.

* Time Management, and stress management.

Reason for leafing: Moved to Johannesburg from Pretoria, wanted something closer to home.

Crown Relocations (Furniture Removals)
Duration of employment: 1 year and 6 months (1 July 2005, 24 November 2006)

Position: Internal Consultant

Duties:

* Assisting all external agents as well as one in Jhb as well as internal agents and.

* Sales Manager

* Quotes, queries, bookings, Credit Notes, Admin, Costings.

* With Shipping liners and Airfreight Companies, doing  International quotations. Diarizing, travel arrangements

Reason for leaving: Looking for a better salary in a stable company

Edison Jehamo Power (Electrical Contractors to Construction Industry)
5 July 2007 – 15 October 2007

Debtors/Creditors Clerk

Leaving: Promoted to Contract Assistant to a Project Engineer (within same company)

Duties:
Debtors: Phoning to collect money (R38 Mil), doing invoices for Project Engineers and Directors, Capturing of information of Syspro.

Creditors: Receiving calls for money, capturing of Invoices on Syspro, doing Recons, getting all invoices approved and signed, and allocate them to The correct job. Heavy filling, sending of proof of payment to all clients, dealing with various types of people (Irate, angry, calm, etc)

16 October 2007 – 15 February 2009
Edison Jehamo Power

Contract & QS Assistant

Duties:
Started as Contract Assistant, promoted to QS Assistant, but still do both.

Assist Project Engineer with:

* Accommodation & Messing (For Project Managers, Conferences, Site Staff – and once had to arrange accommodation in Middelburg for 200 coming from Durban)

* Site travel expenses

* Buying and ordering of (Equipment, Materials – Conductors, structures, electrical equipment, civil works, and general items)

* Control and ordering of PPE issues (Personal Protective Equipment)

* In charge of all Plant & Yard for this project (renting trucks, Compressors, Excavators, Merlo’s, Bombardiers, Vehicles, Drill Rigs, Tractors, etc,
checking cost report against site reports getting quotations, doing orders – 58 vehicles on site)

* Solely responsible for the Crane rentals and contracts – I was also assigned the task  to sort out a huge query that was on the border of being a lawsuit I had to work out the financial status, hours worked, equipment used, etc, and then sat in the meeting with the Financial Manger, MD and the Representing MD of the company involved. It was based on my work that the resolution was found and the lawsuit prevented.

* Reports (Such as working out volumes of concrete that was ordered and what is suppose to have been used according to the foundation drawings

* Doing various types of recons (Sub Contractors Recon, Rebar Recons)

* Keeping the progress chart up to date (daily reports and monthly reports)

* Doing templating of Attachment heights for towers.

* Monitoring and tracking drawings that has been received, and issuing official drawing numbers – Full Document Control (which has to correspond with Eskom at all times)

* This Document Control is also used for all documentation relevant to the Project, such as Health and Safety, Method Statements, Tower Drawings, Foundation Drawings, Etc

I also had to create a new document control for the new R450 Mil project.

* Leasing with Eskom, Site supervisors, etc.

* Sorting out of queries such as accounts, orders, Incorrect billing,

* Checking and approving invoices before payment

* Creating programs scatter grams, graphs, etc for project.

* Tendering (with Local and International companies) in this I had to use Eskom’s list of desired steel weights and obtain n quotation not only from KEC (Int.) but from African Cellular Towers (Local) for comparison reasons. Therefore I needed to get a quotation for Marine transport as well as Transport from POE (Port of Entry) to Middelburg. After that I had to make a presentable Bill of Quantities for the Project Manager to present to Eskom.

* Assisting with Claims (Obtaining information on Man-hours worked, equipment used, accessibility, Weather, ect, doing the calculations on a Excel form that I created andt hen making it presentable for Eskom.

* I work on 2 projects (1 in Vryheid worth R450 Mil, 1 in Middelburg worth R250

Mil and 2 smaller once in Etwatwa – R10 Mil)

* Programs I have created include (Document Control, Quality Document Control, PPE Control Document, Plant and Yard Cost Comparison and control, Compensation Event Schedule, Property Rental Control, Internal Incident Report, Drawing Register, Line Profile, Lots of Query Documents and Recons, Templates (Materials List,

Requisition forms, SHE report, etc), Daily/Weekly/Monthly wall chart, Matrix for Health and Safety, etc)

* Went to site to Supervise and re-instate a system not maintained.

* Mandatory documents for suppliers/subcontractors (send, receive, issue)

* All Admin for myself and 2 other project managers.

* Assisting Commercial Director as is requested by him, this will involve: putting together tenders, assisting with data capturing of various projects as well as input from and to CCS.

* Property Rentals, renewals, queries, claims, etc.

* Projects (Majuba-Umfolozi 765kV Line & Duvha-Leseding 400kV Line)

Reason for leaving: Better prospects (Still within same company)

16 February 2009 – 16 February 2011 –
Edison Jehamo Power – Promoted to Estimator

* Tender Enquiries, Deposit Payments, Collections & Delivery of Tenders

* Analyzing of Tenders, building BOQ where needed, compilation of tender documents, Compiling and send RFQ’s, Working to strict deadlines, Supplier Adjudication.

* Pricing of tenders in CCS (using trade mark-ups, resource mark-ups, building of simple worksheets, complex worksheets, macro’s. using indirect bills to bill P&G’s, Building Resource Schedules and Price Code Listings, Global Resources, Planning for the program and productivity that will be submitted with tenders, which will indicate start date, key dates, construction activities, etc.

* Upon Award, Evaluation – you will lock down the selling rates and continue to run actual costs versus selling to see your projected costs.

* Assisting Commercial Director with Claims, Programs, Progress on Projects, Assisting Project Managers with various tasks such as Rainfall claims, Invoicing, Leg extension calculation, line schedules, etc.

* Involved in various departments, SHEQ, Plant, Accounts, Buying.

* Safety representative, First Aid Level 2

* Tend to tender Clarifications, Attend Site meetings, Project Handover from Tender department to Project Team.

* Running and maintaining Actual versus Estimated cost on CCS.

17 February 2011 – 2 February 2012
Edison Jehamo Power – Promoted to Cost Controller

Duties:

* Running and maintaining Actual versus Estimated cost on CCS.

* Budged Forecasts

* Contract Reviews

* Cost Reviews – Selling – Cost – Final versus Selling.

* Subcontractor adjudication, Subcontractor cost controls.

* Resource and labor cost controls, etc.

Reason for leaving: EDISON JEHAMO POWER – LIQUIDATED

2 February 2012 – 28 August 2012
Stefanutti Stocks Power

Estimator

Duties:

* Tender Enquiries, Deposit Payments, Collections & Delivery of Tenders

* Analyzing of Tenders, building BOQ where needed, compilation of tender Documents, Compiling and send RFQ’s, Working to strict deadlines, Supplier Adjudication.

* Pricing of tenders in CCS (using trade mark-ups, resource mark-ups, building of simple worksheets, complex worksheets, macro’s. using indirect bills to bill P&G’s, Building Resource Schedules and Price Code Listings, Global Resources, Planning for the program and productivity that will be submitted with tenders, which will indicate start date, key dates, construction activities, etc.

* Upon Award, Evaluation – you will lock down the selling rates and continue to run actual costs versus selling to see your projected costs.

* Involved in various departments, SHEQ, Plant, Accounts, Buying.

* Tend to tender Clarifications, Attend Site meetings, Project Handover from Tender department to Project Team.

* Running and maintaining Actual versus Estimated cost on CCS.

Reason for wanting to leave: Which to work in a different industry

28 August 2012 – Current
Ike and Lena Properties (Real Estate/Property Development)

Office Manager

Duties:

* Office Management (General office Admin, filing, emailing, faxing, etc)

* Bookkeeping, Accounting, Debtors, Creditors, Tax, Auditors, Payment’s

* Managing agent’s, Attorney’s, Bond Originators

* Wages, payment of Salaries, paysheets, PAYE

* Stationary ordering, etc

Reason for wanting to leave: Wish  to move out of South Africa

Awards

1. Most over target

2. Moved to Bronze status

3. Moved to Silver status

4. Achieved best new sales rep of the month, 6 months in a row.

5. Awarded Sales rep of the year, on May 6th, 2005.

6. Elected Fire Marshall and Evacuator Officer

7. Elected Safety Representative

8. Elected Entertainment Community member

Other Skills

Computer literate: Windows 7 Professional

• Microsoft explorer (internet)

• Extensive Excel Knowledge

• Basics of (Corel draw 9, Photo Shop)

• Typing 59 (tested 19/05/2007) words per minute

• Power point presentations

• I need to be very accurate because a typo can be the difference between

R10 K and R100 K, so I know what it means to be diligent but still deadline driven as that too can make a great cost impact due to price  increases.

Administration: Almost everything there is to do I have done and can do.