I have over 40 years construction experience, completed projects valued over $180m, all in time and budget, Have the ability to drive program and achieve results. My extensive earthworks and concrete knowledge coupled with in the field experience make me an asset. Read and interpret all related drawings, handle all site progress meetings and reporting.


Civil Supervisor, Construction Supervisor, Building Foreman, Concrete Foreman, General Foreman


Extensive earth works, concrete and building experience.
Completed contracts valued over $180m in Eritrea, Zambia, Kenya.
Control all on site batching, bar-bending.
Handle all soil and concrete testing.
Handle all site progress meetings and reporting,
Extensive Health and Safety knowledge.
Control large contractor work forces.
Get the job done in time and within budget

Work History

Civil supervisor

Ausenco -Australia

From November 2011

Industry: Construction.
Duration Nov 2011- Present
Position: Civil supervisor.
Job Desription: Supervision of all civil works, including all earth works,
Concrete works, from set out to handover in the construction of a new crusher plant, inclusive all plinths and culverts for entire conveyor line.

Building Supervisor

The Icon Group-Tenke Fungureme Mine-Congo

April 2011 - June 2011

Job Description: Setting out of buildings
Casting of Base and Foundations
Supervising of building erection
Controlling of Staff including shutterhands, mason and carpenters
Working out of all materials and ordering
Reason for leaving: Discontinued Contract as my youngest son passed away

Concrete/Civils Foreman

Bisha Mine

April 2009 - September 2010

Job Description: Supervising the Building of a Plant
Supervising of large concrete works
Quality Control
Settings out from Drawings and specs
Supervising and training a team for concrete and Shutterhand
Areas of Expertise: Supervising and the training of a team on the concrete and
Shutterhand carpententry. (Unskilled labourers)
Reason for leaving: contract completed


Civil Foreman

Mason Craft Construction

November 2008 - January 2009

Job Description: Supervising of the Building Plant
Supervising od large concrete works - 1 Concrete pour of 936m3 A
3-Day non-stop pour
Quallity control
Setting out from Drawings and Specs
Supervising a team of shutterhand carpenters
Areas of Expertise: Supervising and leading of concrete works
Reason for leaving: Was forced to look for alternative employment due to the problems
With the company experiencing on the mines. Company liquidated.

Civil Supervisor

E.C.M.P De Beers Mines

May 2007 - March 2008

Job Description: Setting out excavations of pump houses, culverts and plinths on
Slime dam and return water pipe lines
Controlling all staff including shutterhands and labour workers(30)
Working out volumes of concrete pouring
Installing and controlling all steel fixings
Attending all site meetings
Liaising with Engineers and Mine Management
Areas of Expertise: Staff Supervision
Reason for leaving: Contract position

Company: H C Projects
Industry: Construction

Genral senior foreman

Occupational Health Safety Act of South Africa

From May 2006

2. Successfully completed and served the period of learnership prescribed by the Council for trainees in the trade of Carpentry, and qualified as an artisan on the 26th November 1976.

Senior Foreman


October 2005 - April 2007

Duration: October 2005 to April 2007
Job Description: Demolishing entire internal office structure and ceilings
Responsible for the complete refurbishment of new offices for Pfizer
South Africa building in Sandton (R95 million)
Supervising and controlling of all sub-contractors
Liaising with Engineers, Architects and clients regardings building
Adhering to strict program and timetable
In charge of all health and safety aspects on site
Areas of Expertise: Sub-contract Management
Reason for leaving: Accepted a position at E.C.M.P


Dream Pergolas

Job Description: Timber constructions on domestic properties
Pergolas, carports and thatching
Areas of Expertise: Management of business and staff
Reason for leaving: Seeking more stability



L & H Construction

Job Description: Construction and Finishing
Erecting houses (from setting out to handover)
Controlling of all sub-contractors
Areas of Expertise: Site Supervision
Reason for leaving: Started own company

Foreman contracted to Mines

H Weisse and Company

Job Description: Constructing workshops, offices and warehouses
o Project:
President Steyn Mines (erection of Hostels)
Areas of Expertise: Surface work
Reason for leaving: Contract completed


H Green & Williams

Job Description: Setting out excavation
Establishing all ground levels
All foundation concrete work including setting out
Holding down bolts for steel fabrication
Setting out all brick-work (internal and external)
In charge of all sub-contractors
Areas of Expertise: Concrete work
Reason for leaving: Better career prospects offered


Fred Saber

Job Description: Construction and Finishing work
Areas of Expertise: Carpentry
Reason for leaving: Better career prospects



Lumwana Mine Zambia

Construction of new Crusher plant, overland conveyor system, all culverts and overpasses, all mine related buildings and return water pipe lines, managed all earth work and construction contractors, managed all site progress meetings

Base Titanium

Completed project in Kenya, oil-sands Titanium Plant. Managed all civil and construction contractors in all completed earthworks and construction to handover to client. Project completed in time and budget.

Bisha Mine, Eritrea

Construction of Gold Plant,
From bush clearing, importing of all soils for final platform establishment.
Excavation for all concrete works, inclusive- 2x mills, crusher plant, stock pile tunnel, culverts overpasses, Bases for C.I.L tanks, water and sewer treatment plants, all plinths for conveyors, foundations for all mine related drawings , fuel facility.
All concrete works, +900cm pours..
Pre and post pour inspections.
Issue of all N.C.R's etc
All snagging and handover to client.
Read and interpret all relative drawings.
Handle all site progress meetings.

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