CV, Portugese Engineering Manager Looking Globally

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 17625

Skills keywords: structural engineering
Short Bio:

Structural Engineering.

Various projects in the United Arab Emirates including high-rise towers.

Botanical gardens project at Muscat, Oman.

Project Manager on hotel project at Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Current location: Mpumalanga, South Africa - View on map
Nationality: Portuguese
Preferred Sector of Employment:  , Oil, Gas and Energy
Spoken languages: english, portuguese
Location I am interested in working: Botswana, Dubai, Middle East, Mozambique, Oman, qatar, saudi arabia, South Africa, United Arab Emirates
List the countires you have a visa to work in: Mozambique, South Africa


Baccalaureus Technologiae: Structural Engineering – Tshwane University of Technology
National Diploma: Civil Engineering – Vaal University of Technology

Career Summary

Project value / Designation / Project name & location

Dhs 75 million / Project Manager / Premier Inn Hotel, Abu Dhabi International Airport, UAE.
OR 42 million / Technical Manager / Oman Botanic Garden in Muscat, Oman.
Dhs 150 million / Technical Manager / Welcome Pavilion, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Dhs 700 million / Structural Coordinator / Crowne Plaza and Staybridge Hotels, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Dhs 555 Million / Structural Coordinator / Dubai Marina Office Tower, Dubai, UAE.
Dhs 390 Million / Structural Coordinator / Media One Tower, Dubai, UAE.

2013 – present
Endecon Ubuntu, Nelspruit, [South Africa] Technical Manager

Provide technical direction on various projects from initiation through to completion for the development of drawings & structural designs.

Coordination the complete project team; clients, contractors, project management team, quantity surveyors & also local authorities.

Provide clients and contractors with technical solutions and assistance.

Review all documentation generated by draftsmen & technicians, i.e. engineering drawings, calculations, quantities, bar bending schedules.

Review the fabrication drawings generated by the steel contractor.

Review the geo-technical reports and prepare the foundations according to the recommendations.

Produce and execute engineering planning.

Quality control on the projects to ensure that the engineering drawings are strictly followed.

Coordination with MEP team, Architects and Contractor to ensure the project.

2008 – 2013
BAM International, Dubai, [United Arab Emirates] Technical Manager / Project Manager / Structural Coordinator

Coordination with the entire project team to ensure that the Architectural aspects, MEP services, Structural requirements & Construction team requirements are fully incorporated.

Manage complicated & mismatched Structural & Architectural drawings from the Engineer so that they coordinated for construction.

On projects of complex nature, intense coordination with MEP teams to make sure that services are all incorporated.

Manage the change control process with regards to engineering on projects to ensure claims on the projects are recorded.

Quality control on drawings by directly engaging with the engineering team/s.

Quality control on the construction site in close coordination with the Construction Manager.

Manage large engineering teams both based on site and based off-site.

Liaise the contractual matters with the commercial manager.

Involved with sub-contractor selection and appointment.

Produce construction method statements on various elements of the works on the project to ensure work progression and safety.

The review & approval of post-tensioning method statements, structural design calculations & the inspections of works.

Coordinate with the lifts manufacturer & supplier regarding their requirements. Review method statement.

The review & approval of structural steel installation method statements, lifting operation method statement, review of the structural design calculations & the inspections of works.

The review & approval of the MEP sub-contractors equipment lifting method statements where mobile or tower crane is required.

2005 – 2008
Al Jaber Engineering & Contracting, Dubai, [United Arab Emirates]
Structural Coordinator

Design, inspect & signing off on back-propping for slabs. Inspection & signing off on formwork for slabs.

Design minor structural steel & concrete elements.

Develop works method statements for structural works, i.e. coring of concrete elements, tower crane dismantling, repair works on concrete elements.

Offer technical support to the project team.

Coordinate with external formwork & scaffolding specialists for method statements, design calculations and drawings for their works.

Coordinate with the post-tensioning designer and installation contractor to ensure structural calculations are approved & correct, the installation method statement is applicable & correct. Inspection of materials & works.

Coordinate with the lifts installer to incorporate their requirements.

The review the structural steel sub-contractors design calculations, installation & lifting method statements. Inspection of the materials & works.