SAMUEL CHINA CHE FONTEH
PROJECT / CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL
Proficient, goal-oriented “Employee OSHA” certified Civil, Construction and Project Management professional with 19 years of expertise; reputed for efficiency, and positively impacting to ensure growth and profitability. Realized over 40 projects on schedules under difficult conditions and with no recorded major incidents or accidents.
Budgeting & tracking
Engineering & Management Consultancy
Onshore Oil and Gas platforms
Management & Supervision
water/waste treatment plants
Health Safety & Environment
Monitoring and Evaluation
Building construction / Rehabilitation
Immediate career objective: work for a renowned firm / institution and contribute towards it’s expansion.
SKILLS AND CORE VALUES
Skills: Leadership, teamwork, mediating, adaptability, communication, work under pressure, computer & driving.
Core values: integrity, humility, detail oriented, resilience, resourcefulness, adaptability, team work, good communication skills, working in fast-paced multicultural settings and meeting up with tight schedule.
FELLGROUP Austin, TX: Quality Management Consultant (Q.C. Manager) (Mar 2018 – June 2018).
Managed contractor Quality Control Program according to the QA/QC plan on USACE school projects in West Africa; completed 6 schools in Benin on schedule and improved quality standards of sub-contractors in 3 schools in Togo.
Reduced construction costs by over 30% by reviewing design standards for the 3 New Togo Schools project..
ABAAPCAM Engineering, Co Ltd. Douala, Cameroon. (July 2012 – January 2017).
Projects Director (January 2013 – January 2017).
Bidding, planning and execution of civil enabling works for 3 Onshore Oil and Gas platforms ($6 million worth of sub-contract), with a profit margin of over 25%.; and 3.5miles security fence and patrol roads on GDZ gas process plant.
Executed a $35 million worth Electrical, Mechanical and Plumbing water treatment plant project financed by EXIM Bank USA for a 14.5million gallons/day capacity using 10 MPak filtration units supplied by General Electric USA.
Project Engineer (July 2012 – January 2013).
Development & reviewed project objectives, proposals, plans, engineering studies, mobilized & managed resources etc..
Engineer for 14km HDPE industrial gas pipeline, chambers & metering stations (GDZ Cameroon); Bidding & execution of Phase I, Civil Enabling works for onshore Oil & Gas projects in Bomono (access roads & water boreholes).
TANO CONSTRUCTION Yaounde Cameroon. (February 1999 – June 2012).
Technical Director (May 2006 – June 2012
Coordinated & prepared over 30 bids (over 50% successful rate), planning / construction supervision / rehabilitation of schools, hospitals, residences, offices, warehouses, factories, rail crossings, rural roads, hydraulic drainage structures etc..
Completed a $5 million worth Civil Enabling Works for an Effluent Treatment Plant and renovated a bottling line ($3 million) for Guinness Cameroon; and a $2 million worth Contaminated soil De-pollution plant for CAMRAIL etc..
Project / Site Engineer (February 1999 – May 2006)
Studies; design, technical write-ups & reports, supervision, procurement, management of stock, human and material resources etc.. in over 20 projects (rural roads, office buildings, factories, warehouses, hospitals, schools etc.)
Executed 2 years maintenance works of 510km ($13 million) on rural roads, in remote setting with poor accessibility.
Managed over 1.5million man hours in the construction of the US Embassy Compound in Yaounde – Cameroon
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
2016: Postgraduate (University of Roehampton London, United Kingdom).
Masters of Science (MSc.) in Project Management
1998: University Education (Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria).
Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.) Civil Engineering, Second Class (Hons.), Upper Division.
1991: High School Education (Cameroon College of Arts Science and Technology, Bambili, Mezam, Cameroon),
General Certificate of Education Advanced Level in Sciences.
1991 – Date: Over 15 training workshops, seminars and exhibitions on safety, site management, GIS, construction materials, etc..
ACTIVITIES AND HONORS
Member of the National Order of Civil Engineers (NOCE) of Cameroon.
May 2015: LIFE TIME Achievement Award as a Leading Civil Engineer in Cameroon for 2014.