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CV, Site And Equipment Manager Looking To Remain In Africa

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 32371
(02/20/1961, male)
List top 5 skills: building, civil engineering, earthworks, manager, plant manager, site manager
Short Bio:

Experienced civil, building and earthworks site manager

Current location: 

Koulikoro, Mali - View on map


South African

Spoken languages: 

Afrikaans, english, french

Locations I am interested in working:



Profession Civil Engineer Construction Manager/Supervisor

Highest Qualification Construction Site Practice 1&2 certificate (Technical College SAFCEC)

Concrete Technology 1&2 (Concrete Institute, South Africa)

T1&T2 – (Vaal University of Technology)

N3 Electrical (Glencoe Technical School)

Languages – English, Afrikaans – Read, Write and speak, French – Speak Basic

Experience Summary

I have extensive experience in all aspects of civil engineering, building work, road works and earthworks. I have been working since 1997 in the mining industry in West Africa, being involved in the construction and supervision of major mining developments. Setting up of plant maintenance work shops, installation commissioning and running of mobile/fixed crushers and concrete batching plants.


• Workshop Management.

• Planned maintenance.

• Trouble shooting, mechanical and electrical.

• Plant and Equipment management.

• Mobile Crusher supervision

• Batch plant supervision

• Experienced with Caterpillar, Komatsu, Metso, Ingersol Rand plant and heavy earthmoving equipment.


• MS Projects

• Contract negotiations

• Supply Chain Setup

• Setup remote Greenfield sites.

• Identifying local contractors and suppliers.

• Francophone Labor Law

• Logistics Remote Sites


• Sub Contractor management

Employment History

2015 – Present
Minor road repair and maintenance national route Mali.

Preparing tenders, and tender submission for local contractors for new mine development.

2014 – 2014 EGA Mali

2012 – 2014 ETEF Mali

2010 – 2011 EGTF Mali

2005 – 2009 CKLS Construction

2003 – 2005 Senet Projects

2002 – 2003 MDM Projects

1999 – 2002 Rand Gold Resources

1997 – 1998 MAED Projects

1996 – 1997. Grinaker Construction

1993 – 1995. Alarm Fencing.

1988 – 1992. Housing Construction Services.

1986 – 1987. V3 Consulting Engineers.

1985 – 1986. Civcon Civil Engineering.

1982 – 1985. Concor Construction.

Projects and work experience.

From 2009 to present
I managed various projects for local Malien companies on contract/freelance basis.

EGA Construction (Site and Construction Manager)
Managed Projects For EGA at Resolute Syama Mine Mali.

• Manage Equipment Rental Fleet.

• Manage workshop

• Construction of Settling Pond.

ETEF Construction and Plant Hire. (Site and Construction Manager)
Managed Projects For Local Malian Contractor at Resolute Syama Mine Mali.

• Manage Equipment Rental Fleet.

• Setting up and manage plant workshop.

• Expansion of TSF with all drainage and penstock decant.

• Earthwork Project for Gold Plant Expansion.

• Minor concrete works in Expat Camp.

• Setting up, commissioning and running of 120 tph mobile crusher.

• Load and haul of ore material from satellite pit to gold plant.

• Road maintenance in mine area.

• New 7km haul road construction.

EGTF Construction Mali. (Construction Manager)
Managed Projects For Local Malian Contractor at Rand Gold Loulo Mine Mali.

• Expansion of Expat Village.

• Construction of 100 Local Employee Housing.

• Construction of Underground Contractor Office and Change House.

• Construction of Mining Contractor Heavy Mining Equipment Work Shop.

CKLS Pty Ltd. (Managing Director and Shareholder)
CKLS was established in 2005 to undertake civil engineering construction in Guinea and Mali, West Africa.

Projects completed.

• New Gold Plant and Infrastructure construction SMD Lefa Corridor Project. Client SENET.

• New 3km Runway and airport waiting room at Beyla, Guinea. Client Rio Tinto

• 40km of Gravel Access Roads for Simandou Iron Ore Delopement. Client Rio Tinto

• Gold Plant Expansion Syama Mine Mali. Client Resolute Gold Australia.

Company was dissolved in 2009 due to political instability in Guinea and decline in mining work in Mali at the time.


SENET EPCM Contractor. (Civil Engineering Supervisor)

• Supervision of Civil Engineering contractor on the construction of new Siguiri Gold Plant for Ashanti Gold Guinea.

• Weekly and monthly reports to site and project manager.

• Measure and payment certificate of contractor work


MDM Projects, EPCM Contractor. (Civil Engineering Site Manager)

• Gold Plant expansion for Ashanti Gold, Tarkwa, Ghana.

Supervision of Civil contractor.

• Gold Plant Expansion, Afrikaander Leases, Klerksdorp South Africa.

Supervision of Civil Contractor.


Rand Gold Resources (Construction Manager and General Engineering Supervisor)
I was part of project team from start to finish of Rand Gold Morila Mine development West Africa.

Key Responsibilities.

• Ordering of pre construction equipment and material.

• Establishing of Construction Camp

• Construction of Access roads drifts and bridges to site.

• Bush clearing plant and airstrip for construction.

• Construction of expat and local mine village and housing.

• Construction of Tailings Facility.

• Construction of Raw Water Dam.

• Construction of 32km Raw Water Pipeline.

• Construction of 32km 22kv overhead power line.

• Management of local contractors.

• Procurement of local plant and materials.

• Overall supervision of civil and earthworks and EPCM contractors.

• Weekly and monthly site meeting with contractors.

• Weekly and monthly reporting to Project Manager.


MAED Projects. EPCM Contractor (Civil Engineering and Building Manager)

• Upgrade and Expansion of Syama Goldmine, Rand Gold Resources.

• 3 x Mill Foundations

• 2 x Concrete Stockpile Tunnels

• Primary and Secondary Crusher Foundations,

• New Leaching and Flotation Area.

• Internal Plant Roads.

• Warehouse.

• Mine Village.

• Power Station.


Grinaker Construction (Site Supervisor)

• Bevcan, Beverage Can Manufacturer, Warehouse Extension.

• West Wits Gold Plant extension.

• Greenfields maize oil extraction processing plant Mid Vaal.

• Letsibogo Dam Pump station, Botswana.


Alarm Fencing (Site Manager)

• Electrified Security Fencing Fuel Storage Depot.

• 8km Slurry Seal Roadway along fence line.

• Electrified Security Fencing at various Escom substations throughout South Africa.


Housing Construction Services (Construction Manager)

• Building Of Libraries, Schools in Townships throughout the Free State and Northern Cape.

• Fuel Stations For Caltex Free State and Northern Cape

• Vista University Welkom.

• Gold Fields Regional Hospital – 8 floors high


V3 Consulting Engineers (Site Supervisor)

• Township Development, Water Reticulation, Sewer Reticulation, Chip and Spray Road works.


Civcon Civil Engineering (Civil Engineering Supervisor)

• Clear Water Pump station.

• Water Purification Plant.

• Gold Plant Extension and Upgrade.


Concor Construction (Student)

• Concrete Thickeners – St Helena Gold Mine Welkom.

• Concrete Inlet Flumes and Sedimentation Tanks – Rand Water Vereeniging

• Primary Coal Crusher – Escom Matla Power Station

• Primary Crusher – Ulco Cement Factory Northern Cape.

• Internal Plant Blocked Pave Roads – Ulco Cement Factory Northern Cape.

• Assisted Site QS with final measure – Ulco Cement Factory Northern Cape.

During my time at Concor I was exposed to a variety of construction disciplines. Including but not limited to.

• Concrete Batch Plant Operation.

• Steel Fixing.

• Concrete Pouring.

• Form Erection.

• Formwork Design,

• Road layer work.

• Heavy Traffic Bearing, Block Paving.

• Piling.

• Soil Stabilization.

• Material and Quantity Takeoff.


IT Skills

I am computer literate in MS Project, Word, Excel.