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CV, South Africa based QA Construction Manager seeks worldwide

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Serial No: 14233

List top 5 skills: health and safety, project management, quality control
Short Bio:

Over 20 years experience in the construction Industry. Currently overseeing coordination between client and vendor including chairing initial meeting with vendors, and drawing up QCP’s in accordance with client requirements.

Current location: 

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - View on map

Nationality: 

South African

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere



Education And Qualifications
Hot Dip Galvanizing and Inspection, Hot Dip Galvanizers Association (2012)

Integrated Management System Internal Lead Auditors ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO 19011 (2012)

Internal Lead Auditor, ISOQAR (2012)

M&H Associates SA, TS16949, ISO 9001, ISO1800 (2010)

Internal Quality Auditors ISO 9001 (2008)

Boilermaking and Plating Trade Diploma, Olifantsfontein Trade Test Centre (2005)

Magnetic Particle Inspection And Liquid Penetrant Inspection, PJ Garland & Associates (2003)

Fabrication and Welding – Inspector’s Certificate Level 1 & 2, South African Institute of Welding (2002-2003)

Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment, National Occupational Safety Association (2001)

Gas and Fire Training, SSF Fire and Training Centre (2000)

Experience
QA / QC MANAGER (Sep 2013 –  Present)
Murray & Roberts, Bedford View, South Africa

QUALITY ASSURANCE / CONTROLLER SITE COORDINATOR (Aug 2011 – Sept 2013)
Cosira Group International, Kusile Power Station, South Africa
• Overseeing coordination between client and vendor including chairing initial meeting with vendors, and drawing up QCP’s in accordance with client requirements and fabrication specifications

• Coordinating vendor and client inspection through inspection requests, providing weekly inspection reports to management and client, and producing monthly reports on vendor quality issues

• Compiling and reviewing data books for work completed on site and at vendors, and handing over to clients via handover certificates, transmittals and client mailing system

• Ensuring all data accurately recorded on data book register with current status and signed off by client third party inspector as well as other relevant parties

• Updating drawings by redlining and as-built if any deviation to dimensional or fabrication, and verifying material used to draw bill of material traced to a mill certificate

• Reviewing PQR’s, WPS’s and WQR to process materials to be welded and approved to continue working, and implementing site systems and training

• Drawing up all inspection documents and compiling working data book, and performing a desk top review on all vendors and working documents, procedures and welding documentation prior to client approval

• Visiting vendor workshops to carry out inspections of the first buy off fabricated items with client third party inspectors as per drawing and client requirements

• Meeting weekly with QC inspectors and writing up monthly reports for submission to senior management, and attending client and management meetings

• Carrying out departmental Internal Quality Audits on site and with potential vendors, ensuring internal department heads and potential vendors comply with ISO 9001 – 2008

GROUP QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER (Feb 2006 – July 2011)
Duys Engineering Group, Richard’s Bay, South Africa
• Responsible for Internal Quality Audits and SABS Audits within the group, ensuring full compliance with ISO 9001 – 2008, including all QA documents for contracts, QCP’s and inspection documents

• Coordinating SABS Audit between SABS Auditors and DUYS, attending contract project meetings relating to QZ/QC documents, and delivering training to inspectors on client requirements in job specifics

• Reporting directly to, and attending management meetings with, the MD, overseeing client and third party leasing, and signing off and handing over all QA/QC data packs to client on job completion

QUALITY CONTROL SUPERVISOR (Feb 2006 – July 2011)
Duys Engineering Group, Richard’s Bay, South Africa
• Managing all QC documents and fabrication in the workshop, compiling data packs for each pot shell to be repaired for Hillside Smelters, and performing final inspections with client’s third party inspectors

• Testing the welder to D1.1 and ASME codes, and carrying out audits with SABS to ensure Duys compliance with ISO 9001 – 2000

• Gained promotion to QC Manager; drafting company procedures and safety procedures, attending weekly meetings, taking minutes and performing follow-ups on meeting progress

• Carrying out internal audits, drawing up progress reports for the director, attending Smelter Safety meeting and liaising with Smelter engineers on changes to shell repairs to be subsequently implemented

• Gained promotion to QA Manager; producing documents for project department and performing internal audits every three months ensure compliance with company Quality Procedure Manual

• Reviewing the QMS, assisting to resolve group problems and write up procedures as necessary, investigating accidents and risk assessment, providing support to fabrication workshops, and attending all project meetings

QUALITY ASSURANCE & CONTROL MANAGER (Mar 2005 – Nov 2005)
Duys Engineering Group, Durban, South Africa
• Drafting QC documents and working procedures, managing seven inspectors, and following up work and signing off all final release items

• Collaborating closely with Client Inspector for Mozal, Hillside and Bayside Smelter Services and on projects in progress, and collating final data packages and final release by client

• Writing up working procedure, equipment and material handling, conducting quarterly internal audit and annual SABS Audit to ISO 9001 – 2008 throughout the group with full report to MD

• Reviewing meetings and changes to the QMS with the General Manager and MD authorization, attending client training and closing out all NCR’s. and attending all client project meetings relating to quality

QUALITY CONTROL & SUPERVISOR (Dec 2003 – Oct 2004)
Genrec Engineering Special Projects, Doha, Qatar
• Supervising several foremen in fabrication shop, controlling quality records and compiling procedures for item fabrication, and compiling data books and signing off items

• Responsible for project planning and maintaining project records, the qualification and updating of welders, and requesting all non-destructive testing

QUALITY CONTROL INSPECTOR (Aug 2003 – Nov 2003)
Mozal II Smelter, Mozambique

QUALITY CONTROL INSPECTOR (2002 – 2003)
Hydra Arc, Secunda, South Africa

FABRICATION & WELDING INSPECTOR (2000 – 2002)
Unit Inspectors, Secunda, South Africa

MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR (Nov 2000 – 2001)
W.M.M.S, Secunda, South Africa

FOREMAN (May 2000 – Nov 2000)
LTA Autecon (PTY) Ltd., Secunda, South Africa

PROJECT MANAGER (Jan 1995 – May 2000)
Menzi Projects, Secunda, South Africa

BOILERMAKER / SUPERVISOR / FOREMAN (Sep 1994 – April 1998)
Hydra Arc, Secunda, South Africa