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CV,International Technical Works Supervisor Seeking Work in Africa

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 7005
(31/10/1972, male)
List top 5 skills: facility management, health and safety, helpdesk management, project management
Short Bio:

For the last 7 years I have been contracting as Head of Maintenance for British Embassy Havana, Cuba. British Deputy High Commission Lagos Nigeria and at present British Embassy Cairo Egypt. The work has involved running an office helpdesk and a team of local tradesmen in the reactive and pre-planned maintenance of office and domestic properties. My role has been to design a maintenance program and to ensure that the work has been carried out to a suitable standard. I've also been involved in training local electricians to carryout rewires in properties to a UK standard. I've also been involved in Improving health and safety in the properties i look after

Current location: 

Egypt - View on map

Spoken languages: 

english (fluent)

Locations I am interested in working:

africa, Mauritania, nigeria, South Africa



QUALIFICATIONS

City &Guilds Part 1&2 Electrical Installation

City &Guilds 17th Edition Wiring Regulations

City &Guilds Part 1 & 2 Handling Refrigerants

City &Guilds Part 1 Security and Emergency Alarm Systems

City &Guilds Public Services (Armed Forces)

Logic Solar Heating

COURSES

IOSH Managing Safety

IOSH Fire Safety Management

IOSH Fire Risk Assessment

BS7671 17th Edition Inspection, Testing and Certification

Electrical Safe Isolation

International Security Management

Risk Assessment

Asbestos Awareness

COSHH

Health and Safety skills course

Safe Manual Handling

Domestic Drainage

Legionellosis Appreciation

Discipline and Grievance Procedures

Working at Heights

DATES PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

Morson International

July 12 – Present British Embassy Cairo Egypt

July 10 – July 12 British Deputy High Commission Lagos Nigeria

Jan 07 – July 10 British Embassy Havana Cuba

Technical Works Supervisor

• The care and maintenance of all British Embassy/ Deputy High Commission properties, which consist of Residence – DHM Residence – The Main Office – Amenity Building –Swimming Pools and units of residential accommodation

• The line management of artisans of different disciplines.

• Obtain estimates and supervision of contractors on large and small projects within the Embassy/ Deputy High Commission estate.

• Security administration and supervision of work carried out by locally engaged maintenance staff and local contractors.

• Work with Security Manager on security matters and carry out security works per Security report

• Assist Security Manager with duties as and when needed

• Liaison on all these matters with the British Embassy/Deputy High Commission Corporate Services Section.

• Responding appropriately to Staff emergencies or urgent issues as they arise.

• Coordinating and leading a team or teams of staff to cover various areas.

• Responsible for the management of services and processes.

• Responsible for building maintenance repairs and services.

• Managing, scheduling and coordinating assigned real estate services.

• Comparing costs for required goods / services to achieve maximum value.

• Planning best allocation and utilization of space & resources for new buildings.

• Checking that agreed work by staff or contractors has been completed satisfactorily.

• Carry out Fire risk assessment of properties and put together speciation of what is required for the properties. Carry out tender process. Project management of fire alarm system installation. Plan and develop appropriate policy, systems & actions of Fire safety management and provide technical advice. Monitor and review incidents, develop reports and reporting measures Monitor the implementation of recommendations and follow up as appropriate.

• Carry out regular site inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented. Carry out risk assessments and make changes to working practices as and when needed. Ensure safe installation of equipment and manage and organize the safe disposal of hazardous substances Carry out staff and contractor Health and Safety training. Keep up to date records of training, inspections and accidents

Key Skills and Competencies

• Able to liaise with Occupants

• Preparing documents to put out tenders for contractors.

• Keeping senior management informed.

• Able to liaise with Staff, Security, Occupants and Sub-Contractors.

• Experience of induction and training of a Maintenance team.

• Responsibility for managing budgets and costs.

• Liaise with and source suppliers for maintenance services.

• Responsible for site maintenance like: HVAC, Electrical, Fire Alarms, Building Works

Mar 06 – Dec 06

While waiting for security clearance for the British Embassy contract I worked on short term contracts.

Oct 06 – Dec 06 Carillion Managed Services

• Mobile Engineer on schools in Leeds.

• Carrying out Pre-planned maintenance and reactive works

Jun 06 – Sep 06 Jackson Rich

• Project Manager for electrical installation testing of accommodation for Manchester University

Mar 06 – Jun 06 Dalkia

• Regional Supervisor for a number of retail properties across the north of England

• Set up a Pre-Planned Maintenance program for these retail properties.

• Set up a team of Engineers to carry out PPM and reactive works.

• Carry out Health and Safety Inspections.

Mowlem Technical Services Sep 03 – Mar 06

Aug 05 – Mar 06 Site Manager looking after MOD Domestic Property’s

• The care and maintenance of MOD domestic properties.

• The line management of artisans of different disciplines.

• Obtain estimates and supervision of contractors on large and small projects within the estate.

• Security administration and supervision of work carried out by contractors.

• Liaison on all these matters with management section.

• Responding appropriately to occupant’s emergencies or urgent issues as they arise.

• Coordinating and leading a team or teams of staff to cover various areas.

• Responsible for the management of services and processes.

• Responsible for building maintenance repairs and services.

• Managing, scheduling and coordinating assigned real estate services.

• Comparing costs for required goods / services to achieve maximum value.

• Planning best allocation and utilization of space & resources for new buildings.

• Checking that agreed work by staff or contractors has been completed satisfactorily.

Sep 03 – Aug 05 Maintenance Supervisor based at Manchester Airport

• The Care and maintenance of office blocks, bus terminal and interchange.

• The line manager of a maintenance team carrying out PPM and reactive works.

• Carrying out small project works

Apr 01 – Aug 03 Rosser & Russell

Site Engineer contracted to United Utilities

• Carrying out PPM and reactive works in an office block

• Keeping records up to date which included Emergency light, fire alarms, water testing.

Jan 00 – Apr 01 GS Hall

Mobile Engineer for Royal bank of Scotland and WH Smith contract

 Carrying out PPM and reactive works

 Keeping records up to date which included Emergency light, fire alarms, water testing.

Jun 98 – Jan 00 A Butterworth & Partners

Installation Electrician for new build properties

Jan 98 – Jun 98 Ellesmere Engineering

Installation Electrician for mainly boiler house installation projects

Oct 94 – Jan 98 HM Army

Royal Engineers, (COMBAT ENGINEER)

Served in UK, Germany and 2 Operational tours in Bosnia

•Basic Field Engineering – Knots & lashings, field machines, basic structures, hand & power tools, construction techniques.

•Water Supply – The production and distribution of drinkable water.

•Demolitions – The use of explosives.

•Force Protection – The construction of protective structures and defensive obstacles.

•Watermanship – The safe operation of military assault craft and outboard motors.

•Mine Warfare – The location and clearance of explosive devices.

•Bridging – The construction of purpose-made and improvised bridges to overcome wet and dry gap obstacles)

May 89 – Oct 94 Ellesmere Engineering

Apprentice Electrician