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Engineer Civil Engineering

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Johannesburg, GP, South Africa
Posted:
April 23, 2018

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CURRICULUM VITAE

ANDRé SCHUTTE

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PERSONAL DATA 1

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS 2

LAST - EMPLOYMENT 3-4

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY 4-9

QUALIFICATIONS on request

*** ******* ******

Wierda Park

PRETORIA

0149

Cell: 082-***-****

e-mail : ac475a@r.postjobfree.com

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PERSONAL DATA

SURNAME : SCHUTTE

FIRST NAME : ANDRé

IDENTITY NUMBER : 510-***-**** 083

DATE OF BIRTH : 02 March 1951 (67)

HOME ADDRESS : 209 Gemsbok St

Wierda Park PRETORIA

(Temporary residence with family)

TELEPHONE NUMBER : CELL: 082-***-****

MARITAL STATUS : Married, with two sons

(45 & 42)

DRIVERS LICENCE : Yes, Code A & EB (Code 8)

NATIONALITY : South African

CRIMINAL OFFENCES : None

HEALTH & FITNESS: : I’m currently still an active SURFSKI and

river KAYAK paddler.

: Still do MOUNTAIN BIKE races, WALKING & GYM

REFERENCES:

Mr Jogie Naidoo Head of Section :

uMhlathuze Municipality Transport/Roads & Stormwater

083-***-****

Mr Frik Bosman Previous City Engineer

uMhlathuze Municipality 082-***-****

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EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

SCHOOL ATTENDED: VOORTREKKER HIGH SCHOOL

1968 PIETERMARITZBURG, KZN

HIGHEST STANDARD Matriculated with a first class University

PASSED entrance pass

PRIZES & AWARDS Merits for swimming cricket and debating.

Roundtable sponsorship to attend VELD &

VLEI Leadership School camp.

LEADERSHIP ROLES Deputy Head Boy, Debating Society Chairman, Swimming Captain, 1st Platoon Cadet Officer

Patrol Leader – Veld & Vlei Leadership School.

EXTRAMURAL ACTIVITIES Swimming, Cricket, Rugby, Cross-Country &

Long Distance Running

UNIVERSITY ATTENDED: NATAL UNIVERSITY (PMB Campus)

SUBJECTS PASSED: Mathematics 1, Physics 1,

(BSc) Applied Mathematics 1, Chemistry 1

TECHNIKON ATTENDED: TECHNIKON PRETORIA

DIPLOMA OBTAINED: NATIONAL HIGHER DIPLOMA FOR

TECHNICIANS (CIVIL) T4

SUBJECTS PASSED Structural Design

Hydraulics

Surveying

Quantity Surveying

Mathematics * Distinction

General Studies

Soil Mechanics

Theory of Structures

Road Construction & Design

OTHER COURSES Public Relations Diploma (Damelin College)

Computer Science Certificate

NOSA – National Safety Association

Several Management Courses

Road Maintenance Certificate

Traffic Safety Audit

Visual Assessment of Paved & Unpaved Roads

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LAST EMPLOYMENT

uMHLATHUZE MUNICIPALITY (Richards Bay Area)

Feb 2008 - Retired on 31 December 2016

LAST POSITION: MANAGER: URBAN ROAD &

RAIL SIDINGS

Nov 2010 – Retired Dec 2016 (retired)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Forward Planning;

Productivity / Performance and Personnel Management;

Financial / Budget Control;

Contract Management;

Fleet Management;

Operational Management;

Programme development & Implementation;

Infrastructure Asset Management;

Reporting and Record Keeping;

OSH act compliance.

Previous POSITIONS: DEPUTY MANAGER: (Roads & Stormwater) 1Jan 2009 - Oct 2010

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Monitoring and control of Municipal Railway Siding maintenance;

Monitoring and control of Municipal Railway Siding operational safety;

Responsible for Rural Roads: Building of new gravel roads and bridges as well as

maintenance of existing roads;

Monitoring and control of Urban Road maintenance including the implementation of

the Pavement Management System (PMS);

Monitoring and control of Urban Stormwater network maintenance;

Monitoring and control pedestrian Walkways & Bridges;

ACTING POSITION: ACTING : DEPUTY CITY ENG

(Roads & Stormwater)

1 Aug 2008 – 31 Dec 2008

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Operation and maintenance of roads;

Operation and maintenance of building & structures;

Budget compilation and control;

Grass cutting program of sidewalks;

Operation and maintenance of stormwater networks, including open drains and

canals.

Implementation of PMS.

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Continue : uMHLATHUZE MUNICIPALITY

Previous POSITION: SENIOR ENGINEER (WSP)

Feb 2008 – 31 July 2008

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Water Services Development Planning;

Water Quality Control;

Facilitation of the comprehensive Infrastructure plan for water & sanitation.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

NAME OF ORGANISATION: WITZENBERG MUNICIPALITY - CERES

(Towns of; Ceres, Prince Alfred’s Hamlet,

Tulbagh, Wolseley and Op-die-Berg)

POSITION: HEAD - CIVIL ENG. SERVICES

Nov 1998 - Jan 2008

RESPONSIBILITIES:

I was employed as Head – Civil Eng. Services, previously called Town

Engineer – Civil Eng. Services.

I was responsible for the effective and efficient management of the Civil Engineers

Department consisting of the following disciplines in 5 towns viz: Ceres, Wolseley,

Tulbagh, Prince Alfred’s Hamlet and Op-die-Berg

Bulk water supply and distribution,

Roads and Storm water,

Sanitation including sewage purification (Industrial & Domestic)

Building Control

Solid waste collection and landfill sites,

Capital Projects

Duties include:

Budget compilation and control;

Prepare Agenda items for Council Meetings;

Project Management : Manage applications for District Municipality and

provincial grants, as well as the planning, implementing and

co-ordination of projects funded through these grants;

Liase with District and Provincial Government institutions;

Liase with Consultants and Contractors i.r.o. various civil engineering

projects.

Personnel under my Supervision - 260.

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NAME OF ORGANISATION: LERATHONG TOWN COUNCIL

(previously Fochville Town Council)

POSITION: TOWN ENGINEER - CIVIL ENG.

Nov 1996 - Oct 1998

RESPONSIBILITIES:

I was responsible for the management of the Civil Engineer’s Department,

consisting of the following sections :

SECTIONS :

WATER & SEWEGAE NETWORKS;

SEWAGE PURIFICATION;

PARKS & RECREATION;

PUBLIC WORKS : ROADS & STORMWATER;

BUILDING CONTROL.

I was also responsible for the complication and financial management of the

departments Budget. My duties included the management and control of the above

sections, the evaluation of tender and contract supervision and the motivation of

staff.

Being part of the Management Team I did report writing with recommendations to

the Council regarding short and long term planning. I attended Council Meetings.

Further duties included liaison with Provincial Departments and District Councils.

Reason for leaving : Securing a better income.

NAME OF ORGANISATION: PHUTHADITJHABA TOWN COUNCIL

Qwa-Qwa

POSITION: MANAGER: CIVIL SERVICES

July 1993 - Oct 1996

RESPONSIBILITIES:

I was responsible for the Management of Civil Services rendered in the jurisdiction

of Town Council. The following Sections resorted under me:

WATER & SANITATION (Networks & Purification);

ROAD & STORMWATER;

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REFUSE REMOVAL, CLEANING & PARKS;

BUILDING CONTROL;

MAINTENANCE OF MUNICIPAL BUILDINGS.

Duties included the following:

Budgeting : Drafting and Control,

Management of the four sections,

Project evaluation,

Viability studies relating to RDP projects,

Infrastructure surveys.

INVOLVEMENT IN POLICY MAKING COMMITTEES & RDP

Since this was a “new” Local Authority, various policies and administrative

procedures have had to be implemented and my involvement was as follows:

Chairman of the Technical Committee: deciding on all technical related matters eg.

Town Planning : Development, Commercial Projects, Infrastructure Evaluation

and Planning.

Chairman - Advertising Signboard Erection Committee: involved in approval of

application and overall strategic planning relating to advertising matters.

Member of Transfer of Services Negotiating Team: involved in top negotiations with

the ex-QwaQwa Government and Unions on taking over functions and personnel

from Government for the areas within the boundaries of the Council (section 78

studies).

Reason for leaving : Council was facing bankruptcy and were about to be put

under administration.

NAME OF ORGANISATION: NIKON PROJECTS - ERMELO

Civil Engineering Construction Co.

POSITION: CONTRACTS MANAGER

Jun 1990 - June 1993

MAIN FUNCTIONS:

Various Civil Engineering contracts varying from R1m to R8m in value were

executed under my supervision. Several Municipal Infrastructure contracts were

undertaken by me. My responsibilities ranged from material ordering and cost

control to Client and Consulting Engineer and Architect liaison.

On some of the larger contracts, I had been on site and more directly involved in the

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execution of the contracts. (2 Concrete Reservoirs – Delmas sewer treatment plant

– rehabilitation of a coal mine.

In between contracts my duties included tendering for, and securing new contracts,

as well as Project Management System Development.

Reason for leaving: Secure contracts were difficult during 1993 and I had 2 sons

to support at School and University. Moving back to a stable income was

necessary.

NAME OF ORGANISATION: WESSELTON TOWN COUNCIL – ERMELO

POSITION: TOWN ENGINEER : CIVIL & ELECTRICAL

Dec 1987 - Nov 1989

MAIN FUNCTIONS:

I was responsible for the management of the Town Engineers Department

consisting of the following :

WATER & SEWAGE services,

Maintain ROADS& STORMWATER services,

Provide and maintain PARKS, RECREATION FACILITIES, CEMETERY’S and

Rendering CLEANING services,

Render BUILDING and BUILDING INSPECTION services,

Render ELECTROTECHNICAL services,

Render MECHANICAL services,

Liaison up to Ministerial Level. Budgeting : Drafting and Control.

Reason for leaving: Ventured into a partnership in a private Construction Company.

NAME OF ORGANISATION: MANGOSUTHU TECHNIKON

UMLAZI, KZN

POSITION: LECTURER in CIVIL ENGINEERING

Jan 1983 - Nov 1987

MAIN FUNCTIONS:

Major subjects lectured in :

Survey Administration, Organisation & Legislation,

Computer Science,

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Hydraulics,

Civil Engineering Drawing,

Civil Engineering Construction,

Mathematics,

Applied Science

Setting and marking of exam papers.

Communication at all levels with private and Government concerns in connection with current development and arranging of site visits for students to various contratcs.

NAME OF ORGANISATION: ROODEPOORT CITY COUNCIL

POSITION: SNR ENGINEERS ASSISTANT

1979 - Dec 1982

MAIN FUNCTIONS:

Department of Public Works

Design and supervision of Engineering Structures.

Resident Engineer during the construction of the R7,5m new Roodepoort Fire

Station. This included :

Liaison with : the clients own Architects and Designers, as well as the Consultants

and Architects of two private concerns. Also with the Site-foreman and Resident

Engineer of the contract;

Liaison with the Quantity Surveyors and doing “spot checks” on measurements

For the purpose of payment certificates;

Updating of working drawings held for record purposes by my organisation.

Department of Sewerage & Water

Design of new Townships / Suburbs reticulation services,

Conducting survey work for the purpose of locating existing services,

Supervision of related contracts,

Involved in the extension of the City Councils Sewerage Treatment Works (Contract

value R3,4m)

Represented the City Engineers Department in SYSTEMS ANALYSIS with the aim

of purchasing a larger mainframe computer to serve the City’s rapidly expanding

needs.

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NAME OF ORGANISATION: S & R VALENTE

POSITION: CONTRACTS MANAGER

MAIN FUNCTIONS:

Sewer network and suburb roads in Heidelberg and Rooihuiskraal. These contracts

required rock blasting.

NAME OF ORGANISATION: KEMPTON PARK MUNICIPALITY

POSITION: SNR ENGINEERS ASSISTANT

MAIN FUNCTIONS

The planning and design of new Township Services which included the following :

Field / Site investigations,

Tachometric survey of area,

Drawing of contour plans,

Design of roads-, stormwater-, water & sewerage networks,

Drawing up standard details for tender document purposes,

Preparing bills of quantity for contract value estimation,

The opening and checking of tenders received and awarded of contracts to chosen

firms.

Contract supervision,

Controlling & supervision in-house contracts.

OTHER PREVIOUS EMPLOYERS

DEPARTMENT OF WATER AFFAIRS : PUPILSHIP

Mainly studying, but I was also involved in investigating of pump stations and

sprinkler irrigation system, installed by farmers who obtained Landbank loans for

this purpose.

TRUST BANK OF AFRICA LTD. CASHIER

After University I thought of Bank Management as a career, but being an outdoor

type person and not having any dependants at the stage, I decided to go into Civil

Engineering.



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