ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER & ARCHITECTS ASSISTANT                    JUNE 2015 – PRESENT

ARCHINET ARCHITECTS (GORDONS BAY)

  •   Managing of the Architects Office and liaise with Clients on all levels   
  •   Architectural Designing, Technical Drafting including Specialised Construction Drawings 
  •   Technical Assistance and Advise as well as Analysing and Problem Solving on Site 
  • Quality Control of Construction and Building Activities on Site including Final Finishes
  • Site Inspections to ensure that the Main Contractor and Sub-Contractor’s work are

done according the specifications of the SA National Building Regulations Act.              

  • Submission of the Architect’s Works Drawings and Approval by the Local Authorities    
  • Liaison with Building Inspectors, Civil Engineers, Quantity Surveyors, Contractors,

     Product and Service Suppliers as well as Property Developers and Home Owners

  • Site Surveying to determine Natural Ground Levels and Maximum Permissible Heights
  • Land Use Management Applications regarding Permanent Departure Approval
  • SANS 10400 Part XA Energy Efficiency (Fenestration) Specified Calculation Reports  
  • Interior Designing and Technical Building Advisory Service of designated Projects

ENGINEERS DRAUGHTSMEN & PROJECT MANAGER                        JULY 2012 – JUNE 2015

CAPE CONCRETE – PRECAST CONCRETE PRODUCT MANUFACTURERS (BLACKHEATH)

  •   Technical Strutural Drafting to generate Engineers Drawings for Municipal Submission
  •   Bending Scheduled Drawings for manufacturing (Precast Concrete Beams and Staircases)
  •   Detailed Engineers Drawings and Construction Specifications to issue for Construction
  •   Liaison with Architects, Structural Engineers, Building Contractors and Developers
  •   Designing of Precast Concrete Staircases and Detailed Drawings for Manufacturing
  •   Generating of Detailed Engineers Drawings issued for Product Installation on Site

 Reason for Leaving: Position offered by ArchiNet Architects  

ENGINEERS DRAUGHTSMEN & PROJECT MANAGER              SEPTEMBER 2010 – JUNE 2012

PORTLAND HOLDINGS – PRECAST CONCRETE PRODUCT MANUFACTURERS (DURBANVILLE)

  •   Technical Structural Drafting to generate Engineers Drawings for Municipal Submission
  •   Bending Scheduled Drawings for manufacturing (Precast Concrete Beams and Staircases)
  •   Detailed Engineers Drawings and Construction Specifications to issue for Construction
  •   Liaison with Architects, Structural Engineers, Building Contractors and Developers
  •   Designing of Precast Concrete Staircases and Detailed Drawings for Manufacturing
  •   Generating of Detailed Engineers Drawings issued for Product Installation on Site

Reason for Leaving: Position offered by Cape Concrete    

RETRENCED (PORTLAND HOLDINGS) – JULY 2010 – SEPTEMBER 2010

TECHNICAL DRAFTSMAN & PROJECT MANAGER                   NOVEMBER 2009 – JULY 2010

PORTLAND HOLLOWCORE FLOORING AND ROOFING (DURBANVILLE)

  •   Technical Structural Drafting to generate Engineers Drawings for Municipal Submission
  •   Bending Scheduled Drawings for manufacturing (Precast Concrete Beams and Staircases)
  •   Detailed Engineers Drawings and Construction Specifications to issue for Construction
  •   Liaison with Architects, Structural Engineers, Building Contractors and Developers
  •   Designing of Precast Concrete Staircases and Detailed Drawings for Manufacturing
  •   Generating of Detailed Engineers Drawings issued for Product Installation on Site

Reason for Leaving: Retrenched due to economic reasons   

STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING DRAUGHTSMEN                NOVEMBER 2008 – NOVEMBER 2009

BART SENEKAL STRUCTURAL & CIVIL ENGINEERS (STELLENBOSCH)

  •   Technical Structural Drafting to generate Engineers Drawings for Construction
  •   Detailed Sectional Drawings and Construction Specifications
  •   Liaison with the Architects, Principal Structural Engineer and the Project Managers
  •   Generating of Tender Drawings from the Architect’s Drawings issued to Sub-Contractors 
  •   Generating of the Final Engineers Drawings issued for Construction
  •   Drawings includes: Foundation Concrete, Steel Reinforcement, Surface Beds including

     Floor Reinforcement (Floor Mesh), Concrete Floorslabs and Ringbeams, Retaining Walls                                                                            

     and Concrete Reinforced Stairs, Swimming Pools - Suction and Drainage Pipework,

     Sewer Drainage and Storm Water Pipework including all Accessory components.   

Reason for Leaving: Contract Position for One Year only    

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER & ARCHITECTS ASSISTANT  JANUARY 2000 – NOVEMBER 2008

ARCHINET ARCHITECTS (SOMERSET WEST AND ABUJA,NIGERIA)

  •   Managing of the Architects Office and liaise with Clients on all levels   
  •   Architectural Designing, Technical Drafting including Specialised Construction Drawings 
  •   Technical Assistance and Advise as well as Analysing and Problem Solving on Site 
  • Quality Control of Construction and Building Activities on Site including Final Finishes
  • Site Inspections to ensure that the Main Contractor and Sub-Contractor’s work are

done according the specifications of the SA National Building Regulations Act.             

  • Submission of the Architect’s Works Drawings and Approval by the Local Authorities    
  • Liaison with Building Inspectors, Civil Engineers, Quantity Surveyors, Contractors,

     Product and Service Suppliers as well as Property Developers and Home Owners

  • Site Surveying to determine Natural Ground Levels and Maximum Permissible Heights
  • Interior Designing and Technical Building Advisory Service of designated Projects

Reason for Leaving : Contracted Projects Completed and Company’s Structure Changed

PROJECT MANAGER AND PARTNER                               JANUARY 1995 – DECEMBER 1999

PRETORIUS AND EHLERS PROPERTIES (DURBANVILLE)

  • Project Management of Domestic and Industrial Building Projects
  • Marketing Development and Management of the Company’s own Housing Projects
  • Measuring of Building and Labour Activities on Site for Progress and Costing Reports 
  • Management of the Project’s Cashflow and Progress Reports regarding Activities on Site
  • Preparation and Costing of Quotations in Order to Generate New Business
  • Site Inspections to ensure that the Sub-Contractor’s work is done according the

     Specifications of the Architect’s Drawings and the National Building Regulations Act

  • Technical Assistance and Advise as well as Analysing and Problem Solving on Site 
  • Quality Control of Construction and Building Activities on Site including Final Finishes
  •   Management of the Building Activities on Site to ensure the Highest Standard of Quality   

Reason for Leaving: Resigned as Partner due to financial reasons 

ROOFTRUSS DESIGNER AND BUILDING ESTIMATOR         JANUARY 1991 – DECEMBER 1994                

FEDERATED TIMBERS (SOMERSET WEST)

  • Quantity Estimating and Costing of Building Materials from Architect’s Drawings    
  • Detailed Building Material Quantity Lists and Costings for Contractors and Owners
  • Designing, Estimating and Costing of Timber Roof Trusses, Coverings and Accessories
  •   Measuring on Site to Manufacture the Purpose-Made Roof Trusses for each Project 
  • Specifications of the National Building Regulations regarding Erection and Bracing
  • Preparation of Computerised Cutting Bills for the Manufacturing of RoofTrusses
  • Designing of Timber Rafters to determine required Sizes and maximum Spacings
  • Liaison with Architects, Building Contractors, Civil Engineers and Home Owners
  • Technical Advice as well as Analysing and Solving of Problems on Site                             

Reason for Leaving: Own Company Started

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