Bergh - Civil Engineer - Pretoria, GP, South Africa

Oloff Bergh

Pretoria, GP, South Africa

Services

Civil Engineer

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp

Summary:

Has in the excess of 20 years experience in the Civil Engineering Design and Construction Environment.
Education: B Eng (Civil) degree
B Com degree
Professional Status: Pr Eng
Pr Construction Manager

Work History

Nukote Holdings

Director Projects and Business Development

Establishment of Custom Linings (Pty) Ltd

From November 2010

Personal Position Director Projects and Business Development
Employing Firm Custom Linings (Pty)Ltd
Client Various- Mines, Property Owners,
Personal Responsibilities As Project Manager - all facets of project from inception to close out on the construction side.
Development of Business-Directors position
Project Values R 18 Million
Reason for Leaving In process of selling shares

Civil Consulting Engineer

Afrisam and Hernic Mines

May 2010 - October 2010

Period 2: May 2010 to October 2010
Project Description Civil Engineering Designs- Overland Conveyors
Personal Position Civil Consulting Engineer
Employing Firm Clifford and Bergh Consulting Engineers and Project Managers
Client Afrisam and Hernic Mines
Personal Responsibilities As Civil Consultant - Concrete structural and geotechnical
designs.
Project Value R 16 million

Custom Linings Inc

USA

Senior Project Manager

Employing Firm

August 2004 - May 2010

Period 3: August 2004 to May 2010
Project Description Various Coal Haul Roads Reconstruction and Repair Projects
Personal Position Senior Project Manager appointed as per NEC PSC
Employing Firm ACBO Services CC (also Executive Member in CC)
Client Eskom

Personal Responsibilities -All Project Management functions, executed as per knowledge
areas of PMBoK and as per appointment per NEC PSC.,
including Design reviews of Consultants.
-Management of Project Team including Consultants, Quantity
Surveyors, Safety Officers, Quality Control Officers, Site
Supervising Staff.
-Contract compilation, Contract Negotiation, Responsible for managing all Projects facets on behalf of Client as per NEC

Project Value Road Repairs and Maintenance Contract - R50 million
Pot hole Repair Contract - R100 million
General Road Maintenance and Upgrading - R62 million
Roads Reconstruction Contract - R680 million
Reason for leaving Sold shares in business

Project Manager appointed as per NEC PSC

Komati Security Water Scheme Project

August 2004 - June 2006

Personal Position Project Manager appointed as per NEC PSC
Employing Firm ACBO Services CC (also Executive Member in CC)
Client Eskom

Personal Responsibilities -All Project Management functions, executed as per knowledge
areas of PMBoK and as per appointment per NEC PSC. Including
design reviews of Consultants.
-Interfacing of Multi-Disciplinary Engineering inputs on project.
-Contract compilation, Contract Negotiation, Responsible for managing all Projects facets on behalf of Client.

Project Value R7 million

Surtreat Holdings Inc

Negotiations and closing of Business Agreements and Licences with Surtreat Holdings Inc. Pittsburg PA, USA

Project Manager, Projects Office and Financial Manager

Capital and Maintenance

September 1994 - August 2004

Projects
Personal Position Project Manager, Projects Office and Financial Manager
Employing Firm ACBO Services CC (also Executive Member of CC)
Client Eskom

Personal Responsibilities -Management of Projects Office and Civil Design Dept
Financial, Project Sourcing and Project Logistical Management.
-Management of Project Teams on various Power Stations
including logistical, sourcing, client liaison and marketing.
-Budget and financial management of ACBO Services CC.
-Compilation and maintenance of project procedures and processes.
-Various Civil Engineering designs - responsibility as Pr Eng
Including services, steel and concrete structural.
-Management of concrete rehabilitation construction team and construction projects.
-Business Development and International Partnerships.
Average annual value of projects managed by project teams
Project Value R600million

Head of Department, Construction and Project Management

Power Stations

January 1991 - September 1994

Personal Position Head of Department, Construction and Project Management
Employing Firm Eskom
Client Various Eskom Power Stations

Personal Responsibilities -Management of Projects Office and Project and Construction Site
Teams as Head of Department
Project Sourcing and Project Logistical Management.
-Budget and financial management of Department.
-Compilation and maintenance of project procedures and processes.

Project Value Average annual value of projects managed by projects team
R80million
Reason for leaving Resigned and started own consulting firm

Construction Manager

Employing Firm

July 1987 - January 1991

Period 7: July 1987 to January 1991
Project Description Construction of Matimba Power Station
Personal Position Construction Manager
Employing Firm Eskom
Client Eskom Generation Department

Personal Responsibilities -Management of Construction Site Supervision Staff
-Ensuring that all construction activities are executed on site within the parameters of cost, time, quality and safety, within the various
contracts frame works.
-Managing of multi disciplinary engineering interfaces and construction programming.
-Liaison between client, contractors and other stakeholders.
-Ensure that all construction activities are completed and plant
ready for commissioning and hand over to the client.
Project Value R15 billion
Reason for leaving Construction of Power Station completed and transferred within
Eskom

Owner of Consulting Engineering firm

July 1987 - January 1991

Period 8: July 1987 to January 1991
Project Description Various Civil Engineering designs
Personal Position Owner of Consulting Engineering firm
Employing Firm Nieuwoudt and Bergh Consultants (whilst employed by Eskom)
Client Various Private Clients
Personal Responsibilities Civil Engineering designs- Ellisras
-Services: Water, and sewage reticulation
-Structural and services designs of shopping centre.
-Structural design of 2 churches.
Project Value Total value of projects R 8.5 million
Reason for leaving On completion of Power Station construction I also had to resign from the firm

Assistant Construction Manager

Employing Firm

January 1985 - June 1987

Period 9: January 1985 to June 1987
Project Description Construction of Matimba Power Station
Personal Position Assistant Construction Manager
Employing Firm Eskom
Client Eskom Generation Department

Personal Responsibilities Reporting to the Construction Manager with same responsibilities as for period 7
Project Value R15 billion
Reason for leaving Promoted within Eskom to Construction Manager

Engineer in Training

Employing Firm

July 1984 - December 1984

Period 10: July 1984 to December 1984
Project Description Construction of Lethabo Power Station
Personal Position Engineer in Training
Employing Firm Eskom
Client Eskom Generation Department

Personal Responsibilities Contracts management and supervision of construction activities.
Project Value R 8 million
Reason for leaving Promoted within Eskom to Assistant Construction Manager

Technical Officer (Sub Lieutenant)

Saldanha Military Base and Harbor

July 1982 - June 1984

Personal Position Technical Officer (Sub Lieutenant)
Employing Firm SA Navy
Personal Responsibilities Lead team of Architects, Quantity Surveyors and Engineers in the development project of a new Military Base and Harbor.
Project Value R5 million
Reason for leaving Completion of National Service
International Business Exposure

Qualifications & Certifications

Engineering Council of South Africa

The South African Institute of Civil Engineers

Economics and Quantitative Management

UNISA

MDP School of Business Leadership UNISA

University of Stellenbosch

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