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Serial No: 26756
(08/15/1971, male)
List top 5 skills: formwork, heavy civils, high rise, housing, reinforced concrete, remote location, structural steel
Short Bio:

I am a Construction Professional with over 25 years experience in the industry, progressing from a trade background to Project manager. I come from a reinforced concrete background and am familiar with most formwork systems and ancillary trades. I have worked on many prestigious London high rise projects in both the city of London and Canary Wharf. I also have a strong general construction knowledge gained on housing schemes and mixed use developments. I also have extensive overseas experience.

Current location: 

Somalia - View on map

Nationality: 

Irish

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

, Manufacturing and Operations

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere

List of countries I have a visa to work in:

Ireland, Kenya, Somalia



Profile

I am construction management professional with over twenty years experience in the construction industry. My background is in reinforced concrete and structural steel works. I also have a good general building knowledge. My good communication skills and leadership abilities, together with my hands on approach, have seen me through the successful completion of many challenging projects.

Key Skills & Abilities

• Leadership of project teams

• Detailed understanding and experience of budgeting, procurement and financial control

• Knowledge of formwork and falsework systems

• Strong Site Management skills

• Communication

Career Summary

September 2013 – Present.
Samac Ltd, Somalia.

Consultant

Responsibilities:

Freelance Consultant contracted by various orginisations to oversee construction activities

Establishment and maintenance of an on-site Project Management Office (PMO)

On-site supervision of the contractor

Approval of materials to be used

Assurance of construction best practice

Assurance of Health and safety best practice

Quality Assurance

CAD design

Survey works

Production of as-built drawings

Chairing of progress review meetings

Submittal of progress reports to the client

Budget control and auditing

Issuance of Completion Certificates on measured works inspected

Construction Administration

Commissioning

Project close out

Final accounts

Post occupancy inspections

Claim Analysis

Orginisations included: EU. UNHCR. US State Department. British Embassy, UAE Embassy, Kenyan government, Federal Government of Somalia and various NGO, s

July 2011 – September 2013.
Alpha Logistics EPZ.

Projects Manager. Somalia

Responsibilities:

Construction of 2 No. 300 man camps in Mogadishu for Ugandan and Burundi Forces.

Construction of MOSS compliant hardened accommodation and offices for UNSOA Eng.

Installation of 12 Kilometers of Hesco bastion perimeter fencing.

Other force protection works. Bunkers, boom gates and watch towers.

Construction of an RC frame concrete safe house in central Mogadishu.

Construction of the British High commission in Somalia.

Construction of the Dutch Embassy in Somalia.

Construction of the UN Mine Action camp in Kismayo, Somalia.

Various concrete force protection works for the Government of Somalia.

October 2009 – June 2011.
GKL Ghana Ltd.

Construction Manager

Construction and rehabilitation of Feeder 77 km of roads in the Central region of Ghana.

Construction of a precast bridge over the river Ayensu.

Planning, programming and procurement for a 7 storey RC frame building in Central Accra.

August 2008 –September 2009
Zakhem International Construction

Kempinski 5* Hotel, Accra, Ghana.

Construction Manager

A Turnkey project consisting of two 7 story bedroom wings, with 3 and 5 storey public areas and a central courtyard.

Responsibilities:

• Estimation of the structural budget.

• Assisting the PM with the overall budget.

• Writing the structural programme.

• Assisting the PM with the preparation of method statements and site procedure.

• Selection and procurement of various formwork systems.

• Selection and inspection of large plant purchases, Tower cranes, batching plant.

• Assisting PM with fit out planning.

• Sourcing of local and overseas materials.

• Drawing review from co-ordination to construction issue.

• Recruitment of local labour.

• Assisting the PM with the establishment of site staff.

January 2008 – August 2008
Canary Wharf Construction

DS3 Docklands

Construction manager

Two 16 storey commercial use towers.

Concrete cores with structural steel frames and tin deck.

Glass curtain walling.

Responsibilities:

• Overseeing all nightshift activities

• QA / QC

• Inspection and sign off of concrete works

• Ensuring Health and Safety standards were maintained during night shifts

September 2007-December2007
ISG PLC

107 Cheapside (city)

Construction manager

A 7 storey office development of mixed old and new build.

The old element requiring reinforced concrete and structural strengthening.

The new element consisting of concrete cores, structural steel with tin deck and concrete slabs.

Responsibilities:

• Overall coordination of project activities (structural)

• Responsibility for health and safety issues on site

• Progress reporting

• Programme and sub-contract co-ordination

• Sub-contract start up

• Sub-contract progress

• Safety meetings

• Overall progress meetings

• Monitor labour and plant against original budget

• Quality assurance and quality control procedure overview

January 2007- August 2007
McDermott Bros (Kilnbridge Group)

Construction/ Project manager

A Canary Wharf docklands project

16 storey shell and core commercial building requiring repair to the newly constructed core.

Responsibilities:

• Overall coordination of project activities. Both repairs and ongoing slab pours.

• Responsibility for health and safety issues on site

• Minimising delays to following contractors

• Daily client meetings

• Subcontractor supervision

August 2006 – January 2007
Anderson Structures

Project Manager

Residential complex – Gants Hill, Essex

Two buildings compromising of a 3 storey traditional build and 7 storey concrete frame structure.

Responsibilities:

• Pre-start meetings with clients

• Writing method statements

• Planning the sequence of work

• Liaisons with various suppliers to secure best possible prices

• Purchase and hire of all materials

• Approval of formwork/falsework designs

• Programme writing

• Dealing with technical queries and maintaining the flow of information on site

• Budget control including regular meetings with the QS

• Keeping a detailed record of all variations/day work

• Organisation of labour, direct and subcontract

• Keeping comprehensive daily records

• Logistics – Traffic management and delivery sequence

• Health & Safety

December 2006 – August 2006
Toureen Contractors

Site Manager

A £27M leisure centre. RC frame construction, deep drainage, Piling and shoring. Swimming pool construction.

Responsibilities:

• Budget control

• Programme writing

• Sequence of works

• Liaising with main contractors and subcontractors

• Dealing with onsite technical queries

• Writing method statements/risk assessments

• Attending weekly meetings

• Reporting weekly to a Contracts Manager

• Keeping comprehensive daily records

• Material/plant hire and requisition

• Formwork design approval

• Drainage, reinforcement and concrete call offs

• Time sheets/wages

August 2005 – December 2005
Buildstone – Wembley Stadium

Site Manager

Buildstone package consisted of drainage, waterproofing and substructures

Responsibilities:

• Supervising drainage work

• Pile base construction

• Suspended RC slabs/pours of 300m3 +

• Plant hire and off hire

• Supervising the labour force of 100 +

• Materials requisition

• Working closely with Cost Managers and maintaining vigilant records of delays/variations

• Keeping comprehensive daily records. RFI’S & CVI’S

• Writing method statements and risk assessments

• Material call offs

March 2005 – August 2005
Ardmore Group – £27M complex in Docklands, London.

RC frame and car park construction

Site Manager

Responsibilities:

• Managing the labour force of 150 +

• Materials requisition and call off

• Health and safety checks including relevant paperwork

• Plant hire

• Wages

• Regular meetings with project/contract managers

• Quality control

• Crane co-ordination

• Liaising with sub-contractors

• On site logistics

• Material call offs

• Attendance of daily progress meetings

January 2004 – March 2005
Getjar Ltd

Medical research centre Kings College hospital London

RC frame residential complex, Old Street, London

2 x 9 storey blocks with basement car parks

General Foreman/ Site Manager

Responsibilities:

• Overseeing labour

• Site logistics

• Material requisition

• Plant hire

• On site formwork assembly

• Site quality control

• Labour returns/wages

• Overseeing concrete pours

• Crane co-ordination

• Organising work plans and materials for carpenters and steelfixers

• Supervising titan decking and tableform

March 2003 – December 2003
John Reddington Ltd – Residential Building project, Bethnal Green, London

Site Manager

17 storey RC frame project using Peri trio walling system and Peri table form systems on both superstructure building and basement parking.

April 2002 – March 2003
Faulthurst – Channel Tunnel Rail Link

Site manager

The “Stratford Box” 50m below g/l comprising of one sided RC walls, beams and slabs creating Stratford station CTRL

Two 8mdiameter “Tunnel eyes” were cast in the tunnel face which in conjunction with the correctly aligned concrete base set up the TBM to commence boring.

May 1999 – March 2002
Freelance Site Manager

Various high rise buildings in Canary wharf and central London.

RC Frames varying from 7 to 22 stories most incorporating 6 floors of underground car parks of piled and raft foundation construction, RC walls and slabs and Caltite waterproof concrete.

Construction of a 14 floor multi storey car park at Harrods of Knightsbridge. The 7 floor superstructure was constructed using traditional table form and strike and erect systems and the substructure floors were constructed using diaphragm walls and “top down” construction. The quality of concrete finish was to the highest possible standard.

1996 – 1999
P Dunne Construction – Pfizer’s, Smithkline Beecham, Haulbowline – Cork

General Foreman

Reinforced concrete works on various chemical plants in Cork Ireland

Harbour and bridge works

Construction of a naval jetty

1992 – 1996
B Walshe & R Gallagher

Carpenter to Foreman Carpenter

Various projects in the Channel Islands, including

Land reclaimation

Harbour works

Multi store car parks

Jersey Dam

Jersey power station

RC concrete works to water and sewage tanks and treatment plants

1988 – 1992
M & T Jersey

Carpenter (From Apprentice)

1st and 2nd fix, joinery, roofing and formwork on various sites across Jersey.

1987-1988
Murphy’s London