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Highway Structures Project Engineer or Civil Engineer

Location:
Lanham, MD
Salary:
Negotiable
Posted:
October 17, 2018

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DAVID KAMARA – CURRICULUM VITAE

STRUCTURES SCHEMES/PROJECTS ENGINEER (CIVIL/HIGHWAYS)

Graduate Member, ICE

Email:ac7evc@r.postjobfree.com

Tel: +44-750*-******/ Emergency: +1-240-***-****

D.O.B: 1982

SUMMARY:

I have over 10 years’ experience in the areas of works supervision and management for construction and maintenance activities related to highway structures schemes/projects (major and minor), from commencement to completion. I have an in depth knowledge of the Construction, Design and Management 2015 Regulations (CDM 2015) and other public realm works and standards. I have also delivered highway projects/schemes for both internal and external clients.

My experience covers implementation of Health and Safety on site, CDM 2015 and in the construction and maintenance of structures to both British and European Standards. I have extensive experience in the management of operational highway network issues, and in the inspection and maintenance of improvement works.

In addition, my experience involves planning, programming, general site management and supervision of various highway structures of different material types (steel, concrete and masonry) to ensure works are carried out in full compliance with the relevant CDM 2015 Regulations, British Highway Design Codes and standards, Railway and London Underground structural standards, as well as making sure the client responsibilities are met in all related matters.

PROJECT /WORK EXPERIENCE:

Period

Jan 2017 to current

Work Type:

Full-time

Client

Project

Cost

London Borough of Southwark Council (LBS)

Highways Division – Structures

Various schemes ranging from £100 - 500k)

Background

Highways Division is part of the LBS Council’s Environment Directorate and Environment & Leisure department and acts as both the Highway Authority(HA) and Technical Approval Authority (TAA).

Role(s)

Highway Structures Projects/Schemes Engineer

Responsibilities

■Ensuring that the Highways service provides an efficient and effective service, which meets service, legislative and council policy requirements, through inspection of infrastructure, supervision and management of highway structures according to Construction CDM 2015 Regulations and Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations (MHSWR) 1999 and other public realm works & standards, including delivery of highway projects/schemes.

■Design and implementation of structure related schemes/projects.

■Carry out inspections of sites and contractors or service providers for compliance with Health and Safety at Work and contract specification. Instigate remedial action and record outcomes in line with quality management systems.

■Review and comment on risk assessments and method statements (RAMS) for all site activities including those that require third party liaison with bodies such as contractors, Network Rail, London Underground services and members of the public.

■Investigate, monitor, record and report on the condition of Public Realm highway structures, and other highway infrastructure, in accordance with current LBS Council policies and procedures.

■Attend emergencies on behalf of the service, and coordinate any response by the division. Arrange for the issue of works orders to contractors in cases of emergency.

■Record and monitor illegal or unsafe work sites, structures, overhanging vegetation etc, and report to the appropriate manager, statutory authority, or enforcement group.

Period

July 2015 to Dec 2016

Work Type:

Part-time

Client

Project

Cost

NETWORK RAIL - London Underground Network

Balfour Beatty -Track Partnership (Civil Rail Solution)

Up to £170m

Background

Track Partnership is a strategic alliance between London Underground and Balfour Beatty Rail responsible for maintaining the London Underground network.

CRS are sub-contractors to supply labour to Balfour Beatty based at London Underground’s Ruislip depot, the Track Partnership delivers the works during engineering hours or longer pre-arranged weekend possessions.

Role(s)

Assistant Delivery Engineer

Responsibilities

■Assist the Lead Delivery Engineer on the planning and execution of the drainage pipe installation works and site delivery ensuring safe systems of work are in place.

■Preparation of risk assessments/method statements for all site activities including those that require third party liaison such as Network Rail and members of the public.

■Organise pre-site briefings to site teams on method statements, risks, and H&S arrangements and create a programme of works for the weekend possessions.

■Diligently undertaking client care responsibilities as the first point of contact regarding project management of the drainage pipes installation.

Period

April 2013 to June 2015

Work Type:

Full-time

Client

Project

Cost

Transport for London (TfL)-Central Area

London Highways Alliance Contract (LoHAC)-CVU

£100m

Background

It is a joint venture project between three companies (Colas, Volker Vessels and URS). These JV companies has been commissioned by TfL to carry out General and Principal Inspection of the highway structures including bridges, footbridges, subways, retaining walls and sign gantries.

Role(s)

Bridge/Highways Engineer and Team Coordinator

Responsibilities

■General site inspection management including planning, programming and resource allocation to undertake structures inspections.

■Prepared risk assessments/method statements for all site activities including those that require third party liaison such as Network Rail, London Underground and London Overground.

■Liaising with highway maintenance works contractors (HMWC) and third parties to facilitate access requirements and implementing safe systems of work for the inspections.

■Undertaking condition surveys of highway structures including bridges, footbridges, subways, retaining walls and sign gantries, in order to produce technical documents (i.e. General, Principal and Special Inspections Reports).

■Making recommendations and allocating costs for remedial works and carrying out site supervision of remedial works.

■Diligently undertaking client care responsibilities as the first point of contact regarding project management of the structures inspection. This intent is partly achieved via timely submittal of regular programmes, attendance of progress and coordination meetings.

Period

July 2008 to March 2013

Work Type:

Full-time

Client

Project

Cost

Transport for London (TfL) - Central London Area

London Highways Alliance Contract (LoHAC)-WSP

£100m

Background

WSP was commissioned by TfL to carry out General and Principal Inspection of the highway structures including bridges, footbridges, subways, retaining walls and sign gantries. Leads to secondment to TfL from (July 2012 Jan 2013).

Team Leader for the Structural condition assessment survey team on all the structures in the central area of London arch bridges underneath the station in order to assess their structural integrity (multimillion pounds project value)

Role(s)

Graduate Engineer to Engineer (Team Leader)

Responsibilities

■Planning and programming for undertaking the condition assessment survey on all the arch bridges in order to assess their structural integrity as to whether they have any structural distortion (cracks, displacement, movement, settlement etc), that would cause failure or hindering the arch bridges from carrying any loading.

■General site inspection management including planning, programming and resource allocation to undertake structures inspections and liaising with highway maintenance works contractors HMWC and third parties to facilitate access requirements and implementing safe systems of work for the inspections.

■Undertaking condition surveys of highway structures including bridges, footbridges, subways, retaining walls and sign gantries, in order to produce technical documents (i.e. General, Principal and Special Inspections Reports).

■Carrying out site supervision of remedial works recommended in the technical reports.

■Diligently undertaking client care responsibilities as the first point of contact regarding project management of the structures inspection. This intent is partly achieved via timely submittal of regular programmes, attendance of progress and coordination meetings.

EDUCATION:

MSc (Hons) - Civil Engineering with Merit – University of East London (February 2013)

BSc (Hons) - Civil Engineering (Second Class) – London Southbank University (July 2008)

KEY SKILLS:

Knowledge of the use of DMRB standards and EURO codes

Ability to work individually and as part of a team to meet deadlines, willingness to develop both professionally and personally, with the inclination to widen knowledge, skills and experience.

Extensive competence in the use of asset management database e.g. Bridgestation provided by Transport for London (TfL)

Ability to organise and conduct several activities simultaneously with knowledge of relevant occupational hazards and safety precautions.

TRAINING

NEBOSH National General /International Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety - (Awaiting Final Result – Nov 2018)

PERSONAL INTERESTS

I enjoyed playing football (soccer) and reading books. I am also an outgoing person.



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