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CV, Experienced South Africa Based Site Foreman Targets Middle East

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 32327
(04/08/1985, male)
List top 5 skills: construction lead, cost control, planning and progress, quality assurer, superstructure specialist
Short Bio:

See cv below.

Current location: 

Western Cape, South Africa - View on map


South Africa

Spoken languages: 


Locations I am interested in working:



I’ve been 11 years in the construction industry, during my time at Aveng Grinaker-LTA Building and Civil Engineering; I gained considerable experience where I was exposed to super structure projects that had various disciplines and situations. My experience working as a team leader within Construction Industry has made me a very meticulous and motivated about any job role that I peruse. I am a multi skilled person who bring qualities plus a solutions-orientated approach, efficient time management, organisational skills, strong work ethic and a hands on approach.

I prioritise, control a section or a certain area of a large building project from the commencement to the completion and handover to the client in consultation with site management. I manage, develop and support the construction process for the project in a safe, structured, cost effective and timely manner. Forecast labour, equipment, and material needs in accordance with site/job program. I am accountable for the delivery of constructions services, personnel for the project ensuring that high standards are maintained and continuously improved. I promote health and safety distribute environment awareness and hazard’s control principles.

I ensure that all the companies HSE rules are adhered too and upheld by all parties involved. I oversee that all site personnel work safe and implement safe working practices and that they are working in a safe working environment. I always deliver a high standard of workmanship to produce an excellent and quality finish product so that the client is satisfied. I exercise a continuous improvement philosophy across the construction team to motivate and encourage the team to exceed current milestones by delivery best practises at all times. Maintain current production rate with minimal waste where applicable and implement cost saving initiatives. I am proactive, an analytical thinker, target and goal driven

I am seeking a challenging job to commensurate my qualification and experience in order to utilize my skills, effectively in a reputed organisation. With a healthy working environment and be part of a positive team which enables a clear objective and development. I am looking for a place where I can commit long term and grow with and within the organisation. I am convinced that with my skills and experience I could help advance your company’s success. I am looking forward to new challenges and I am always willing to go that extra mile.

I believe my building skills and experience makes me of them key personnel, I will provide a degree of certainty that is required to ensure that my employer is satisfied with my performance on any contract. Should my application meet your pleasure, I would appreciate the opportunity for an interview.

Personal Details

Surname: Fife

First Name: Nizaam

Date of Birth: 8 April 1985

Age: 29

Nationality: South African

Marital Status: Married

Sex: Male

Dependants: One

Home Language: English

Other Languages: Afrikaans (speak, read and write)

Drivers licence: Yes

Health: Excellent

Passport Yes

Yellow Fever Vaccine Yes

Offshore Medical Yes

Availability Immediate



Last school attended: Beacon Hill High School
Highest standard passed: Grade 12
Subjects English, Afrikaans, Mathematics, Physics. Biology, Geography
Year 2003


1.)Institution: Northlink College
Course: Construction/Carpentry
(Cert. No.1K1574)

2.)Institution: Peri Wiehan
Course: Scaffolding and Formwork
(Cert. No.1985)

3.)Institution: Master Builders Association
Course:Generic Management Course (Construction Management)
(Cert. No.NF201125)

4.)Institution: Cape Peninsula University of Technology
Course:Offshore Survival, Fire Fighting, First Aid and H.U.E.T
(Cert. No.SC/SAA100PT/3240)

5.)Institution:Anchor Rigging
Course:Basic Rigging Level 2
(Cert. No.ATRSO/195)

6.)Institution: Non Destructive Academy of South Africa
Course: Magnetic Particle Testing Level 2
(Cert. No MT14/029/SNT)

7.)Institution:Non Destructive Academy of South Africa
Course:Eddy Current Level 1

8.)Institution: IRCA Global
Course:Occupational Health and Safety


1.) Emergency Evacuation and Crowd Control

2.) Responsibilities of a Fire Marshall

3.) Working at Heights

4.) Fall Protection and Fall Prevention

5.) Confined space Awareness

6.) Environmental Awareness

7.) Hazardous Awareness

8.) Fire Team Member

9.) Daily Safe Task Instruction

10.) Occupational Health and Safety

11.) Permit Inspector/ Permit To Work

Employment History

1.)Company L.E.C Electrical, Cape Town
Position Electrician Assistant
Duration 2004-2006

Job description • Interpreting of electrical drawings

• Setting out of light boxes in concrete slab

• Installation conduit in walls and slabs

• Preparation and installation cable trays

• Installed electrical fittings and components

• Performed routine maintenance and repairs

• Assisted in flaw detection and preventative measures

2.)Company Aveng Grinaker-LTA
Position Training Tradesman,
Parklane Office Block (50- 80 Million Rand),Pinelands, Cape Town

• Risk assessment and toolbox talks

• Assisted Deck Foreman with his duties

• Reported to Deck foreman

• Was part of the Structure team

• Setting out of work areas from Surveyors grid lines

• Outlaying of foundation bases and levels

• Removing of bulk earthworks

• Used dumpy level and theodolite

• Preparation and painting of support beams and structures

• Erecting of formwork for concrete slab and support beams

• Inspection of reinforcing steel pre and concrete slabs post

Training Tradesman
Pepper Club Hotel (380- 450 Million Rand), Cape Town

• Risk assessment and toolbox talks

• Planning and process

• Removing of bulk earthworks

• Setting out bases and columns

• Liaise with steel fixer to assemble steel accordingly

• Outlaying of foundations and levels

• Setting out of underground services and sleeves.

• Preparation of surface beds

• Manage the finishing quality of the surface bed power float

• Preparation and erecting of formwork decking for slabs

• Pre and post inspection of reinforce steel prior to casting

• Measuring up of concrete volumes

• Refurbing of old existing structure into new structure

• Installation of finishing equipment

• Check daily production and quality of finishing

• Snag finishing items in conjunction with architects snag list

• Recorded production outputs of labour and sub contractors

• Signing off of ISO forms with relevant sub contractors

• Conveyed daily progress to site manager

Leading Hand
Vodacom Data Centre (420- 450 Million Rand), Foreshore, Cape Town

• Risk assessment and toolbox talks

• Planning and sequence of work

• Outlaying of underground services and storm water pipes

• Setting out of services and waste man holes

• Preparation of surface beds, checked civil works

• Monitor the mixture of stabilise fill and earth compaction

• Checked engineers strength specifications for concrete

• Ordered concrete for surface beds and structural beams

• Mixing of specialised concrete products, Sika and Chryso

• Discuss work with labour and all relevant sub contractors

• Manage the assembling of the heavy steel structure

• Coordinated lifting and placing of pre-cast slabs

• Loading and placing of HVAC Chillers

• Orientated the sequence of the finishes fit out

• Manage the Installation of the high tech equipment

• Work hand in hand with specialised subcontractors

Leading Hand
Blue Route Mall (650- 720 Million Rand),Tokai, Cape Town

• Risk assessment and toolbox talks

• Oversee all tasks and personnel in area of responsibility

• Completing permits, safety and lifting plan documentation

• Inspect decking structures pre and post prior to casting

• Set out work areas such as foundations footings and bases

• Oversee Structural and 1st fix elements

• Calculate volume of concrete

• Manage and oversee concrete team

• Discuss program with labour and sub contractors

• Conducted time studies on different casting methods

• General rigging and slinging of material and equipment

• Manage structural and wet trade activities simultaneously

• Procure equipment and material insync with site program

• Monitored, controlled labour and material cost

• Coordinated the Installation of finishing components

• Oversee safety aspects and makes sure level is upheld

Mitchells Plain Hospital (620- 650 Million Rand), Mitchells Plain, Cape Town

• Risk assessments and toolbox talks

• Oversee all tasks and personnel in area of responsibility

• Completing permits, safety and lifting plan documentation

• Preparation of wet trades and finishing components

• Discuss sequence of work with sub contractors

• Work according to site program and latest drawings

• Manage labour and sub contractors effectively

• Procure all the necessary labour, equipment and material

• Work out mixing strength ratio’s for structural creeds

• Preparing and laying of epoxy floors

• Liaise with sub contractors when and where to work

• Oversee all finishing activities in area responsibility

• Coordinated the Installation of all finishing components

• Inspects the quality of work and if according to spec

• Inspects scaffolding and sign them off in daily register

• Commissioning and signing off of equipment and areas

• Liaise with client for handover inspections

Business Centre Office Block (140- 180 Million Rand).Century City, Cape Town

• Risk assessment and toolbox talks

• Discussed day to day planning and performance issues

• Manage the process of off shutter walls, beams and slabs

• Preparation, setting out of work areas

• Inspect and sign off scaffolding

• Inspect reinforcing steel of concrete and slabs

• Gang up shutters and align them to fit as per spec

• Liaise with Clerk of Works to inspect prior to casting

• Check condition of specialised formwork after every cast

• Inspect the finishing quality of all concrete works

• Inspect off shutter Super Class A concrete walls, beams

• Attended safety meetings and site meetings

• Oversee all activities and services that coincides with spec

• Maintained continuity of work by managing sub contractors

• Assisted with problem or where services clashes may incur

• Oversee safety aspects and makes sure level is upheld

• Monitored labour and cost

• Liaise with Architect to inspect and sign off finished items

EPC Strand Private Hospital (360- 400 Million Rand), Strand, Cape Town
(January 2014-2015)

• Risk assessment and tool box talks

• Completing permits and works cards DSTI

• Oversee safety aspects and makes sure level is upheld

• Managers labour and cost

• Forecast resource required (labour, plant and material)

• Plan and discussed program with labour and subcontractor

• Preparation, setting out of work areas

• Outlaying of foundations and levels

• Removing of bulk earthworks

• Preparation of surface beds and sub layer works

• Calculate and order concrete volumes required

• Supervise the placing of concrete

• Oversee all decking activities related subcontractors

• Inspect decking formwork and reinforce steel

• Inspect scaffolding

• Inspect deck pre and post after casting

• Checks latest drawings and if work is completed on time

• Updates site program with all relevant parties

• Removing excess earth and levelling of sub base

• Completing sub surface civils work

• Prep area for paving and landscaping works

• Manage paving of parking area and new roads

CTICC East Extension (650- 700Million Rand), Cape Town
(March 2015- current)

• Risk assessment and tool box talks

• Completing permits and works cards DSTI

• Site establishment and dewatering systems

• Piling and lateral support

• Jet grouting for boundary shearing

• Laying out and fixing of reinforce steel

• Supervise the placing of concrete