Grobler - Site Supervisor - Germiston, GP, South Africa

Martin Grobler

Germiston, GP, South Africa


A highly proficient and multi-skilled Site Supervisor offers over 20 years of specialised experience in the Construction industry. Marthinus Jacobus Grobler is results-driven and self-motivated with a strong ability to deliver on all contractual requirements in relation to scope, cost, time-frame and fulfilment of services from project inception to completion. He retains a proven track record in providing expert Safety Management, Site Supervision, Project Management and Contract Management for a wide range of high-level construction projects, while adeptly managing operations and driving efficiency. Specific management experience and practical proficiency comprise the following: Project Management | Quality Control | Site Management | SHEQ & Risk Management and Assessment | Stakeholder & Contractor Negotiation and Motivation | Progress
Management | Materials Management | Quality Control & Assurance | Process Management | Change Management | Incident Investigation & Safety Auditing | Client Liaison | Procurement & Stock Control | Inventory Planning & Management | Finance & Administration | Team Management & Development. Marthinus Grobler’s capabilities strike a balance between practical experience and continuous professional development. He equally possesses the ability to build highly professional relationships within macro and micro management structures, while simultaneously focusing on achieving substantial targets in line with company's objectives. SACPCMP Affiliated.


Site Supervisor


Supervision of Foundations, Steel Assembly, Steel Tower Erecting and Conductor Stringing activities.
This includes but is not restricted to all the required Inspection and Test Program documentation with regards to the Quality on site. Daily reporting on safety issues on site related to the Principal contractor and all sub contractors appointed on the project.
Conduct periodical visits to the line and issue defect notifications should I find anything wrong.
Weekly checks are done as well as a monthly Safety Audit with the contractor and sub contractor on site. Whilst involved in the writing of Method statements and Risk assessments I also have to ensure that the Method
statements, Risk assessments, Safety check sheets and the OHS Act and Regulations are implemented and used at all times.

Work History

Site Manager

Consolidated Power Projects (Pty) Ltd (Conco)

From August 2014

Maintains responsibility for the management of on-site construction activities. Furthermore manages all
relevant project documentation and communication.
Supervises Foundations, Assembly, Erecting and Stringing activities, implementing and continually updating
the Conco Quality Plan.
Meets operational standards by contributing construction information to strategic plans and reviews;
implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; and identifying construction
management system improvements.
Ensures that all Safety, Quality and Environmental requirements are adhered to at all times.
Maintains responsibility for conducting supervision, especially during high risk on-site activities.
Furthermore ensures that monthly audits are adhered to.
Accomplishes project results by defining project purpose and scope, establishing standards and protocols,
coordinating staff and sub-contractors, evaluating milestone assumptions and evaluating and implementing
change orders.
Manages adherence to Method statements and Risk assessments, Safety Check sheets and the OHS Act and
Regulations. Maintains overall responsibility for ensuring implementation and adoption amongst all on-site
Ensures that project budget is met by monitoring expenditures, identifying variances and implementing
corrective actions.
Completes weekly progress updates. Furthermore performs regular material reconciliations to ensure that
material shortages are managed effectively.

Site Representative

Trans Africa Projects

April 2008 - July 2014

Site Management of Principal Contractors on behalf of the Client as the designated Agent on site. Currently I am a Site representative overseeing the construction phase from Civils to steelwork to stringing of electrical conductor. This includes but is not limited to Quality inspections, Quality Inspection and Test Programs, NCR's, Defect notifications and monitoring the overall performance of the contractor.

Safety Manager

Optic 1

November 2006 - March 2008

Safety, Environmental,Quality manager

Principal Construction Official

Eskom MEW

June 1993 - September 2005

Site supervisor for Low Voltage construction projects i.e. installation of 11kV and 22kV overhead lines in rural areas all over South Africa. I was also responsible for the day to day running of the site including but not limited to, Transport, Safety, procurement, Daily Progress reports etc.


Tombo - Mafini 132kV Mono pole Transmission line

A 132kV Mono pole transmission line feeding from Tombo Sub-station to Mafini Sub-station in the Eastern Cape.

Kusile 400kV Loop-in / Loop-out Transmission lines

Consisting of 2 (two) lines looping into and out of Kusile HV Yard from existing transmission lines in the area.

Kusile 400kV HV Yard

Construction of the Kusile Power station 400kV High Voltage yard in Mpumalanga.

Mercury - Perseus 765kV Transmission line

A 765kV Transmission line built from Mercury sub-station to Perseus sub-station in the Free State. Consisting of steel lattice towers.

Betha - Delphi 400kV transmission line

A 400kV transmission line in the Orange Free State. Steel lattice tower construction.

Duvha-Leseding 400kV Transmission line

An Eskom 400kV Transmission line of 205 km consisting of 487 steel lattice structures. Running from Duvha power ststion in Mpumalanga to Leseding sub-ststion situated on the border of Mpumalanga and Limpopo.

Qualifications & Certifications

Advanced Diploma in Project Management

Cranefield College


MicroMega NOSA

Supervisor Development Course

Wits Technicon


HTS Middelburg

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