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Senior Construction Manager

Cushendall, United Kingdom

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4 years ago


Employment History

2015 - Present

12 month break from mainstream employment for personal reasons

Senior Construction Manager 2013 - 2013

Deux Project Ltd.

(~GBP 80,000+ package inc. 3 Rtn flights, transport, accommodation) Construction of 8KM's of dual carriageway `intersection' for Greater Port Harcourt City Development Authority. Client/ Consultant/ Contractor relationship's inclusive were intriguing, though good old fashioned `hard work', due diligence & getting daily/ weekly/ monthly results would always prove to be the best approach.

Senior Project Manager, Gulf Construction 2012 - 2012

Jagal Group

Started as PM and soon after moved to SPM role on Snake Island/ Lagos/ Nigeria. GULF exclusively carried out all new construction/ renovation and facilities maintenance work for NIGERDOCK, including, though not limited to, infrastructural development; accommodation; welfare & office space.

Project Manager 2009 - 2009

Package Inc.

(~GBP 75,000+. Package inc. Uplifts, 4 Rtn. Flights etc.) CPHCON & C.A.D.G. PM on KAF (flight-line) Thales project. As sub-contractors, our remit consisted of executing all civil construction/enabling works and assisted with the logistics for other `non-resident' contractors. Technically, a reasonably straight forward job, practically (day to day), quite the opposite. KAF is currently the `busiest single' runway in the world. (Reference attached). April '10, moved to Camp Bastion/ Helmand with Central Asia Development Group employed as engineering co-ordinator and assisted on a number of contracts within Bastion & Leatherneck.

Senior Engineer 2008 - 2008

Nato (Isaf)

Providing technical support to the Base Engineer on KAF (Kandahar Air Field) Afghanistan for a variety of tasks/ contracts. Responsible for managing a design/ project management office overseeing all NATO facilities/ assets within a challenging environment.

Construction Manager 2007 - 2007

Kbr (Uk) Ltd

Client: Coalition Armed Forces GBP 100m military contract in Basra, Iraq. The construction of 8×'blast proof' D-FAC's (large reinforced concrete structures). Operating within military protocol, and under stressful conditions, ones intuitive ability to get constructive results was regularly hindered.

Contracts / General Manager 2002 - 2002

Inscape (Ni) Ltd

(acquired by Practical Property Solutions) Client/s: Maxol, National University of Ireland, + private customers. Company involved in property developing (up to GBP 500k), sub-contract work to main contractors and the distribution and installation of products through out Ireland, such as `stretch ceilings'. Gained business skills and considerable experience in marketing and sales, as well as company administration procedures including cash flow forecasts, setting & monitoring targets.

Site Manager 1998 - 1998

Charles Brand Ltd

Client: Isle of Man Government, Dept. of Transport & Irish Rail. GBP 5.5m extension to Ronaldsway Airport, Isle of Man. A challenging two-storey extension, with considerable political interest and a very good Brands/Design team. Administering, Programming, Co-ordinating & delivering the contract to completion. GBP 2.4m new-build DART station in Dublin on existing rail tracks included excessive working hours, specialist plant & equipment, stringent H&S issues, bureaucratic design team & of course trade unions.

Formwork Systems Supervisor 1998 - 1998

Mivan International Ltd

my role was to co-ordinate a large labour force working with a specialist formwork system on a large high-rise apartment development. (Mivan forced to pull out due to down turn in Far East economy.)

Site Engineer 1994 - 1994

Gilbert Ash (Ni) Ltd

Client: `various commercial clients' First supervisory role: overseeing trades, ordering materials/ programming/ setting out/ record keeping etc. Sites included a new structural steel & pre-cast concrete football stadium/ GBP 11 extension to a Pharmaceutical's plant with specialist services/ 6-storey office development. Emphasis was on fast track construction approach.

Joiner / Carpenter 1987 - 1987

On the TOOLS! Mostly working to sub-contractors on a diverse range of contracts covering every aspect of the trade from 1st/2nd fix; roofing; shuttering; workshop etc. Working mostly in Northern Ireland, but also Isle Of Man, Berlin and Brussels.

Education History

Hnc 1992

Belfast Institute For Further & Higher Education

Building Studies

City & Guilds 1990

Belfast Institute For Further & Higher Education

Bachelor Of Science 1994

University Of Ulster

Building Engineering and Management

Master Of Science

University Of Ulster

Construction Project Management

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