Mkrola - Electrician - East London, South Africa

Kanya Mkrola

East London, South Africa



Work History


• Impact Of Recession: The global financial crisis had a negative impact on my income. I had to remain un employed for 3 years looked at other options one of them being Network Marketing.

• Job Search: I had difficulty securing a job in the construction industry and its ramifications

Professional Experience (Continued)

Cambridge Ext

Dept Of Housing EC

• JBCC & NEC Contract Conditions
• Management of multiple projects
• Management of people, 7 Building Inspectors
• Negotiations (problem projects)
• Use of multiple templates for reporting instead of software

Reasons for leaving: Expiry of Contract

Professional Experience (Continued)

Quantity Surveyor/Project Manager

Moore Street Clinic

East London Construction Mentorship of Lwazkon Earthworks & Plant Hire (Clinic) Eastern Cape Development Agency (ECDC) 525,000.00 08

Professional Experience (Continued)
June 2005 - 2007

Magula Erasmus Consulting continued
East London
Quantity Surveyor/Project Manager

• JBCC & NEC Contract Conditions
• MS Projects
• Introduction to Project Management
• Project Team (PSC): Representatives from; Eskom, Lukanji Municipality and 3 Community Members

Reasons for leaving: Expiry of Contract

Professional Experience (Continued)
Year 2007 - 2010

Quantity Surveyor

East London Sakhiwo Quantity Surveyors

From June 2008

RDP Housing Units

Client Contract Value Year
6 Contd.. East London Airport RDP 614 Dept Of Housing EC 22,642,952 08-09
7 Amalinda Simanyene - East London 93 Dept Of Housing EC 3,397,104 09

Potsdam Unit P



Tyutyu Phase

Potsdam Kayelitsha

Project Management of RDP Housing Projects

Dimbaza Wooden Houses - King Williams Town

Professional Experience (Continued)

Sakhiwo Quantity Surveyors June 2008 - 2010
East London
Job Title Project Manager - Quantity Surveyor

Nature Of Projects:
Project Management of RDP Housing Projects

Project List
Ref Project Name No Of Units Client Contract Value Year

Ilitha South

Tshabo Berlin

17 Dimbaza Disabled 11 Dept Of Housing EC 439,219 09

Project Management of Electrification Project

Ekuphumleni - Queens Town Queenstown

Lukanji Municipality 2,524,213 07

Jinqi Clinic

Dept Of Public Works 1,600,000 07

Dept Of Housing EC

Project Management

Eastern Cape Development Agency East London

From January 2005

Emerging Contractors
b) Project Management of 2 Electrification Projects
Key Experience
a) Mentorship of Emerging Contractors (ECDC)
Contract Management and Quantity Surveying and Project Management Aspects. Construction Mentor Accreditation by University of Free State.

Professional Experience (Continued)

Quantity Surveyor/Project Manager

Magula Erasmus Consulting

From June 2005

Nature Of Projects:
Project Management of RDP Houses - Electrification and Mentorship of Contractors.
Ref Project Name Service Client Contract Value Year

DPW - Contractor

Lingelihle School

could not finish. Due to garnishee order.Was replaced but didn't make it financially 4,200,000 05 -07

Project Management of Electrification Project

Machibini Queens Town

Lukanji Municipality 2,018,000 05 -07


May 1998 - December 2004

East London
Summary Of Key Experience (Eskom - Eastern Cape)

Job Title: Quantity Surveyor (Contracts Management Dept.) 80% Office

Cost Advice & Planning:
• Preparation Of Cost Estimates
• Development and maintenance of Cost Data base
• Cost Comparison For Tender Evaluations
• Consultants Fee Administration

Contractual Documentation:
• Preparation Of Bills of Quantities & Database maintenance on Bills
• Preparation Of Bills of Quantities for final accounts re-measurements
• Preparing specifications
• Internal Contracts Compilations
• Modification Of Contracts NEC
• Organise monthly Consultants and Contractors' Forums

Professional Experience (Continued)
• Compilation Of Tender Enquiry Documents
• Squad Check (Contract Document Check) on Final Tender Documents
• Evaluation Of Tenders & Advice On Selection
• Selected Negotiations with tenderers within mandate

Contract Services:
• Retention release
• Payment Certificates
• Analysis of Compensation event claims/VOs (NEC)
• Site Meetings attendance
• Final Accounts Measurements

Nature Of Projects: Contracts Department Services
Electrification - Distribution Major Lines, Electrification Projects, Refurbishment Of Distribution Lines, Radio Towers, Substations, Buildings & Properties & Asset Management Projects, Protection & Telecoms, Survey & Design.
• NEC Contract Conditions
• SAP system (the last time on SAP)
• MS Projects
• Role player in setting up and introduction of Quantity Surveying Dept

Reasons for leaving: Career Advancement

Building Construction Quantity Surveyor


January 1995 - April 1998

Summary Of Key Experience

Job Title: Building Construction Quantity Surveyor
Performance Areas:
Cost Advice:
• Pricing of Tender Documents
• Cost Analysis
• Negotiations with subcontractors and subcontractor appointments
• Database maintenance

Contract Services:
• Purchasing Of Construction Material
• Valuations For Interim Payment Certificates
• Subcontract Payments
• Contract Management
• Final Accounts
• Site Meeting Attendance

Professional Experience (Continued)

Contract Documentation:
• Preparation of Bills of Quantities
• Final Accounts

Nature Of Projects (Heaton): Building Construction & Renovations

Renovations(Albany Bakery R2mil, Portnet R1.4mil, Adelaide Magistrate Court R1mil, Duncan Village Hostel R3mil), Police Stations R3mil (Peddie, Ndevana, Chalumna), Factory (Westbank Textile Factory) R2.5mil

• JBCC Contract Conditions
• CCS (1995-1998 the last time on CCS)
• Project Team: Architect, PQS, Subcontractors Civil and Electrical, Contractor Manager and Contractor Quantity Surveyor
• Pricing of Tenders

Reasons for leaving: Career Advancement

Project Management of RDP Housing Projects

Department Of Human Settlements East London

(3 Years Contract)
Project List

Qualifications & Certifications

Project Management

St Patricks High School


Eastern Cape Technikon East London

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