MSc in Civil Engineering seeking work in the UK


I have over seven years of experience as a civil engineer for the Lagos State Government, where I led and contributed to multiple building quality control projects across the state. I hold a master’s degree in civil and environmental engineering with a focus on structures, and I have developed expertise in building construction and quality control, drainage design, and stormwater management.

Possessing an extensive knowledge base, I am well-versed in industry-standard guidelines and codes crucial to civil and structural engineering. My expertise encompasses a profound understanding of the Urban Drainage Group (UDG) Code of Practice, The Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB), as well as the CIRIA Code of Practice. Additionally, I am proficient in adhering to British Standard codes relevant to civil and structural engineering. This comprehensive knowledge ensures that my work aligns with established industry standards, facilitating the development of robust and compliant engineering solutions. My familiarity with these codes underscores my commitment to delivering projects that meet and exceed regulatory requirements, contributing to the overall success and quality of engineering endeavors.

Some of my notable achievements include participating in the construction quality control of the Lekki-Epe Expressway Project, constructing and implementing drainage solutions along the Lekki-Epe Expressway Project, and conducting quality audits and inspections for various public and stakeholders’ buildings across Lagos State, ensuring compliance with safety and environmental standards. I am passionate about improving the safety, sustainability, and functionality of the built environment, and I have a strong commitment to excellence, innovation, and collaboration. I am seeking new opportunities to apply my skills and experience to challenging and impactful projects in the civil engineering field.

Serial No: 187304
Skills keywords: civil engineering, construction, quality control, structural engineering

List Of Qualifications & Related Skills:

·        Extensive experience in Civil Engineering, Drainage design, Storm water and wastewater management and Quality Control.

·        Proficient in working with diverse stakeholders and managing varying priorities in engineering projects.

·        Strong team player with excellent decision-making and conflict resolution skills.

·        Highly analytical and self-motivated, with a keen eye for detail.

·        Excellent communication, organization, facilitation, and relationship-building skills.

·        Flexible, adaptable, and thrives in fast-paced environments.

·        Driven by performance goals and has a track record of success.
·        Proficiency in utilizing cutting-edge engineering software, notably AutoCAD, InfoDrainage (MicroDrainage), and Autodesk Civil 3D.

·        Also proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Project), Orion and SAP.

·        Basic understanding of BIM.

Interests & Hobbies:

I enjoy listening to music regardless of the genre, watching football, basketball. I do abit of outdoor walking, Gym and Fitness, Jogging, Gaming, and watching movies

Previous Employment Details:

Amazon Sortation Centre (MAN8)

Haydock, St Helens.  UK

                                                                                                                                 Sept 2023 till date

Position: Warehouse Associate




·        Sorting packages according to their destination.

·        Scanning packages and loading them onto delivery trucks.

·        Building pallets, wrapping pallets, and transporting pallets with a pallet jack.

·        Operating carts, pump trucks, dollies, and other moving equipment to move large quantities of merchandise.

·        Moving packages from pallets to assigned scan location, inspecting packaging for defects and damages, and following company safety guidelines.

·        Keeping the warehouse clean and organized.


Lagos State Building Control Agency

Lagos State Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development, NG

                                                                                                                                 Dec 2016 to Aug 2023  

Position: Senior Engineer (Civil) (Alimosho LGA)




·        Monitoring building constructions, renovations, and remodeling being executed by property owners / stakeholders to maintain standardized execution on sites within Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State.

·        Quality Control and Quality Assurance checks and inspection of building constructions, renovations, and removal, adhering to regulatory standards and safe execution methods within the same jurisdiction mentioned above.

·        Supervised and executed removal of distressed and dilapidated building structure within Alimosho LGA of Lagos State.

·        Requesting and conducting structural tests (cube tests, non-destructive tests, and substructure probes) when required within the district.

·        Ensuring constructions within the district (Alimosho LGA) adhere with Lagos State's approved building plans standards

·        Compelling structures without the State’s approved building plans to apply for one.


Lafarge Readymix Nigeria. Ikoyi, Lagos State, NG                                        Feb. 2014 – Nov. 2016 

Position: Quality Control Technician (Civil)




·        Analysed and designed of concrete mix for construction of building, bridges and other structures for various customers / clients.

·        Conferred with clients and other members of the engineering team and conduct research to determine project requirements for concrete design

·        Evaluated material properties for use in concrete production for construction of building, bridges and other structures

·        Carried out fresh and hardened concrete tests and reporting as specified by international standards

·        Carried out research and development of new concrete mix designs, material (recycled and substitutes), additives and admixtures

·        Followed established quality control procedures to ensure concrete produced meets the customer’s requirement

·        Monitored quality of concrete produced to minimize or eliminate the chance of delivering concrete that does not meet the specified standard

·        Followed standard procedure to troubleshoot concrete problems encountered on site to help identify possible cause of such problem

·        Initiated corrective actions and procedures to have concrete produced meet standardised specification when required

·        Made daily, weekly and monthly concrete and material test reports, highlighting the standard deviations observed

·        Updated and maintained all plant quality control documentation for reference purposes and collect material samples for central laboratory analysis

·        Conducted quality calibrations and verifications on readymix plant

·        Monitored and ensured concrete usage / pour procedure on client site meets engineering standard guidelines and specifications

Drainage Maintenance and Operations / Emergency Flood Abatement Department,

Office of Drainage Service. Lagos State Ministry of the Environment, NG

                                                                                                                                  May 2011 - Jan. 2014  

Position: Executive Engineer (Civil)




·        Planned and designed of the department’s drainage maintenance, reconstruction and rehabilitation projects across Lagos State.

·        Conducted feasibility studies, environmental impact studies, reconnaissance survey and topographical investigations concerning drainage construction in various locations across the state.

·        Served as site supervisor for drainage maintenance and rehabilitation works

·        Supervised technicians, technologists and artisans during drainage maintenance and reconstruction projects.

·        Inspected drainage project sites to monitor progress and ensure conformance with design specifications and environmental sanitation standards of the State.

·        Estimated quantities and cost of materials, equipment or labor to determine drainage infrastructure feasibility.



Periscope Engineering Limited, Ikeja. Lagos, NG                                         Dec. 2009 - Apr. 2011             

Position: Site Engineer




·        Planned construction methodologies of civil projects such as building, roads, waste management systems and structural steel fabrications for various clients / customers.

·        Interpret review and approve survey and civil design work as required by various clients.

·        Ensured construction plans meet guidelines and specifications of building codes and other regulations.

·        Served as a site supervisor for construction work on clients’ sites.

·        Conferred with clients and other members of the engineering team to determine project scope and requirements.

·        Established and monitored construction work schedules.

·        Evaluated and recommended appropriate building and construction materials.

·        Prepared contract documents and review for construction projects.

·        Inspected project sites to monitor progress and ensure conformance to design specifications and safety standards.

·        Supervised soil tests to determine the adequacy, strength and type of foundations required for a project.

·        Provided technical advice regarding construction, design or modification and structural repairs on civil engineering works.


Hitech Construction Company, Victoria Island,

Lagos State, Nigeria (Lekki-Epe Expressway Project)                                             Feb. 2009 - Nov. 2009

Position: Site Engineer (Assistant)




·        Developed construction specifications and procedures for culverts along the project alignment.

·        Oversaw the selection and requisition of materials required for construction of the boundary wall along the expressway alignment.

·        Preparation of periodical reports on the progress of work on the culverts and boundary wall construction.

·        Oversaw soil stabilisation process, subgrade construction, sub base preparation, should construction and road surface finishing in road construction between KM 015 to KM 040 of the expressway.

·        Ensured health and safety procedures are adhered to, notice and correct any form of safety breaches noticed on site.

·        Undertook construction quality control interaction and reporting with sub-contractors to ensure standardised civil engineering procedure on site.

·        Ensured quality assurance and quality control check at every building and structural construction stage and before concrete pour.

·        Coordinated other technical staffs and artisans on site.


Akade Consult, Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria                                                         Apr. 2008 - Jan. 2009

Position: Assistant Site Engineer (Civil)




•                  Directed construction, operation and maintenance activities at assigned project sites.

•                  Directed and participated in survey to lay out installations and establish reference points, grades and elevations to guide construction.

•                  Estimated quantities and cost of materials, equipment or labour to determine project viability

•                  Prepared and presented public reports such as bid proposals, deeds, property and right-of-way descriptions.

•                  Investigated sites to determine the most suitable foundation for a proposed construction.

•                  Researched and advised on the best engineering solution to meet a client’s need and budget.

Current location:  United Kingdom - View on map
Nationality: Nigerian
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Engineering, Construction, Oil, Gas and Energy
Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: United Kingdom