Erasmus - Town Planner - Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Louis Erasmus

Johannesburg, GP, South Africa


Town Planner


Degreen in B.Art et Scientiae (Planning), NWU
3 years experience as Town Planner from 2010-2013

Work History

Office Template

development Vukani IPS

Project Manager & Town Planner for Telecommunication

Vukani Infrastructure Planning Services Inc & Torbiouse Solutions CC

March 2011 - March 2013

projects - Tshwane, Limpopo, Northern- and Eastern Cape as well as areas in Mpumalanga and Kwazulu Natal regions.
- Duties include: Project management, assessment of each project's legal implications, ascertainment of the permits required and initiation of the required processes that include: consent use, rezoning,
subdivision, removal of restriction and building line relaxation applications. Other duties included
daily problem solving, scheduling, progress tracking, cost management and development & upgrading of various 'in-house' operating procedures and templates. Infrequent duties included initial- and technical site surveying and lease negotiation for telecommunication projects.
- Louis also managed a project for the site acquisitioning of a series of telecommunication base stations for fibre optic cabling, improving the internet capacity in South Africa from East London to Gauteng.
- Louis is involved mainly in the field of telecommunication site acquisitioning and managed projects from Cell-C, Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN), ZTE, Vodacom, Mobile Telephone Networks (MTN) and
Eaton Towers (Pty) Ltd. Each project value was Circa R45k - R65k. He had 4-7 direct report and worked in a team of 9 people

Junior Project Manager and Town Planner for Telecommunication

DLC Telecom (Pty) Ltd

July 2010 - March 2011

projects - All Cell C and NSN
projects - Gauteng, Limpopo, North West provinces.
- Duties included: Junior project management, compilation of building plan-, consent use and building
line relaxation applications, gathering of project specific technical data, scheduling, progress tracking,
cost management, daily problem solving and infrequent initial- and technical site surveying, public
participation processing and drafting of advertisements for telecommunication projects.
- Louis is involved mainly in the field of telecommunications and specifically managed Cell-C based
projects. Each project value was Circa R45k. He had 3 direct report and worked in a team of 7 people

Environmental consultant & ECO

Lokisa Environmental Consulting CC

January 2010 - July 2010

Louis completed a solo investigative project on 82 Borrow pits within the Dr. J.S Moroka Local
Municipal area in Mpumalanga. He statistically analysed all available desktop and site information and compiled a Risk Assessment report for each Borrow pit
- Louis also compiled background information reports, basic assessment reports and was active in public participation processes for environmental and telecommunication projects
- Louis was also responsible for environmental assessments for development projects in various areas throughout Gauteng and also acted as Environmental Control Officer (ECO) enforcing lawful,
environmentally friendly and safe construction practices on 2 sites in Soshanguve, Gauteng

Africa Land

-Use Training - Introduction to tree Lokisa Environmental Consulting
identification: Walter Sisulu Botanical Garden

Language Proficiency
Speak Read Write
Afrikaans Excellent Excellent Excellent
English Excellent Excellent Excellent

Computer Literacy
- Microsoft Windows, Internet browsers and Google Earth
- Microsoft Office - Intermediate (template development, developer tab, excel formulas)
- Microsoft Outlook, Gmail
- Basics of AutoCAD 2007 and 2008
- Operation and understanding of SQL (Vukani IPS & Torbiouse Solutions)
- Intermediate networking functions and IP configuration
- Knowledge and operation of most web based sites for/of value in the development industry such as:
Windeed, Searchworks, Limestone valuations, Surveyor General website, municipal e-service and mapping, green gazette and co-ordinate converters

Engineering Geologist, Mr. Johan Erasmus (Private Consultant)


December 2008 - February 2009

Duties included: sampling, marking and save storage of drilling dust for more than 300 percussion
boreholes. The investigation was carried out for a Dolomitic Stability Investigation for the golf course
development project "Maletse" near Rooiberg in the Limpopo province. Unfortunately the project
failed & was never completed.

AutoCAD Draftsman

Arcus Gibb Consulting Engineers (Pty) Ltd

December 2007 - January 2008

(Part Time)
- He enrolled for part timework with the Geometrics department of Consulting Engineers Arcus Gibb
(Pty) Ltd. during the December holidays of 2007 as an AutoCAD Draftsman. His role included drafting and amending highway infrastructure geometric designs, with specific reference to the N3 highway

Site management

ECHO Construction

and installation of built-in and kitchen cupboards for 40 units in the Khasane
residential development, Centurion
- Construction supervision of water reticulation installation, foundation excavation and compaction up to specifications as well as concrete mixing for foundations
- Part time work was done as a Heavy Construction Operator that included experience with a TLB CAT
428, Bulldozer D6H and 10 ton vibration compactor

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Qualifications & Certifications

Real Estate

University of Pretoria

Menlopark Highschool, Pretoria

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