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Engineer Civil Engineering

Location:
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Salary:
R20 000
Posted:
June 25, 2019

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THEMBISILE MARTHA JELLE

Occupation

Foreman

Gender

Female

Nationality

South African

Ethnic Group

Black

Language

English, Zulu, Ndebele, Sotho, Pedi, Tswana, Tsonga, Xhosa

Drivers Licence

Code 10

Desired job location

Willing to re-locate

Availability

Immediate

Contact Details

Cell phone

+27-65-822-****

Email

ac9os3@r.postjobfree.com

Residential Location

Erf 1864 Ramsgate ext 3, Port Shepstone, South Africa

Professional Profile

Experienced Foreman with 9 years’ experience in the building and civil engineering field. Proven working experience in earthworks, footings, building, civil, reticulation, wet trades and finishing. Strong managerial skills, program writing and ability to meet deadlines. Strong eye for detail especially on finishing trade, reading plans and following Engineer specifications. Enthusiastic to commerce a career as Site Agent or Project Manager.

Education

2007

Central Johannesburg Colleges

Building and Civil Engineering (N1-N6)

2004

Itirele - Zenzele Comprehensive High School

Grade 9

2016

College SA

Project Management

Professional Courses / Training

HASLAC 1 Day SHE Representative Training

Computer Skills

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Areas of Expertise

Working with dumpy level / theodelite and transferring levels.

Reading drawings, working off drawings and ensuring compliance to specification.

Sub-contractor and staff management: Supervising all sub-contractors and labourers from setting out, brickwork, plastering, tiling, electrical and plumbing contractors, partitioning, painting, door frames and all other finishing to handover stage.

Quality controlling all phases of the project.

Attending site meetings and safety meetings and supervising health and safety.

Liaising with clients regarding changes and problems on site and setting and maintaining production targets.

Planning and scheduling work as per individual trades, able to teach semi-skilled labour.

Extensive snagging and de-snagging and compiling snag lists.

Career History

1.

2007 – 2014

Balwin Properties (Pty) Ltd

FOREMAN (2007 – 2014)

SITE TRAINEE VOLUNTEER (2007)

Responsibilities

Residential Projects: The Kanyin, Richmond Park, The William:

Site Establishment: Conducting site clearance, removing trees and rocks, compaction and boundary marker storm water trenches.

Service Reticulation: Levelling routing sewer water, electrical and storm water, setting out and digging 2 Attenuation Tanks and linking services to municipal services.

Setting Out: Liaising with Land Surveyor to position block of apartments, checking blocks size and place, setting out and checking foundations, garden walls and roads.

Building: Digging foundations, implementing Engineers’ requirements in steel drains and casting footings, re-setting out walls on footing, building plinths, backfill, compaction, 1st fix reticulation, casting floor slab, building walls, squares, diagonals, levels, heights, DPC, brick force, positioning doors and windows, checking height of slabs, Slip DPC, ordering slabs and grouting and jointing slabs.

Wet Trades: Plastering and Screeding.

Waterproofing: Waterproofing showers, balconies, flat roofs, stairs and landings.

Roofing: Wall plates, trusses, tiles and guttering.

Road Works / Civil: Levels, fall, Storm water, grading, compaction, kerbs, paving, carports and road marking.

Finishing: Handling final fix plumbing and electrical, preparing walls, painting, tiling, carpentry setting, doors, windows, skirtings, ceilings and cornices, built in cupboards, dry walling and wooden floors.

Handover: Snagging, pre-cleaning, final clean, checklist and handing over to client.

General: Health and Safety, meetings, files for blocks and safety files, first aid and site cleaning.

Commercial Projects: The Nicol Hotel, Townsend Office Blocks:

Wet Trades: Setting out points for plastering on walls and setting out points for screeding.

Waterproofing: Waterproofing shower bases, walls and flat roofs.

Building: Demolishing walls, setting out for floor tracks and struts, installing switch points and plug points as on plan, installing drywall or partition walls, applying rhino glide on dry walling joints, skimming on partition walls, ceilings and installing lights and air conditioners.

Aluminium: Installing aluminium windows and doors after plastering, frameless balustrades, showers and show front glazing.

Carpentry: Setting doors, skirting, built in cupboards, vanities and mirrors.

Finishing: Tiling, painting, final fix plumbing, final fix electrical, liaising with interior designer regarding furniture points and wall paper designs, liaising with clients regarding changes and snagging / de-snagging up to final product.

Achievements

Trained a staff of above 300 semi-skilled labourers from plastering, painting, carpentry and earthworks to meeting high quality finishing for company standards.

Arranged and set in place strong teams to work in high pressure working environment and to meet tight target dates.

Made suppliers’ deliveries easy and achievable by setting a program that ran in accordance with site supervision.

2.

2015

LBC Lenco Construction (PTY) LTD

General Foreman

Responsibilities

Project: The Capital on Bath

To remain in complete control of all drawings, details and specifications for the project received from all the consultants namely architect, civil engineer, structural engineer, electrical engineer, wet services engineer, other drawings included in this are the raft foundation drawings and the rib and block slab drawings

All drawings details and specifications are required to be neatly hung on the drawing rack in orderly fashion that is easy for all management to use and understand

All very latest drawing register must be neatly displayed on a notice board close to the drawing rack

Ensure that only the latest drawing are kept on site

Receive latest drawing registers on a weekly basis

All drawings issued to sub contractor must be written in a transmittal book and a copy filed on site

Familiarise all the drawings, details and specifications

To think ahead of the building process and to create lists on an ongoing basis of information that is required for inclusion in the RFI schedule submitted to the professionals

Overall quality control for all trades and for all work carried out on site. To ensure that the required level of quality is achieved on site, refer to quality assurance documentation for guidelines on expectations

Specifically in terms of the quality of brickwork, ensure all brickwork is properly set out walls are plumb, level, square and that their in the right position, correct height and step in soffits into consideration, ensure correct installation of brick force, lintels, rebar, dpc as per engineer's latest details, door frames must be square, level, plumb. Door frames and window openings must be correctly positioned as per latest drawings

Specifically in terms of the quality of slabs, packing of slab is done in accordance with the very latest drawings from super slab, ensure that slab is level prior to casting and that all flying shutters and other shutters are in the correct place

Ensure that all light boxes and plumbing pipes are in the correct position.

Push all trades on site and to ensure that we remain on programme should we fall behind programme to ensure necessary efforts are put in order to catch up the programme

Get familiarised with all terms and conditions of each sub contractor appointment and understand what the sub contractor's obligations are

Manage team of junior foreman and finishing foreman

3.

2016

Cross Border development consultants

FOREMAN (Mar 2016 – Sep 2016)

Responsibilities

Lykso Hostels:

Supervising construction site activities

Measuring of required material and equipment for contractors

Service Reticulation: Levelling routing sewer water, electrical and storm water, setting out and digging 2 Attenuation Tanks and linking services to municipal services.

Communicating project progress with site manager

Setting Out: Liaising with Land Surveyor to position block of apartments, checking blocks size and place, setting out and checking foundations, garden walls and roads.

Ensuring construction is carried out accurately following plans & specifications

Building: Digging foundations, implementing Engineers’ requirements in steel drains and casting footings, re-setting out walls on footing, building plinths, backfill, compaction, 1st fix reticulation, casting floor slab, building walls, squares, diagonals, levels, heights, DPC, brick force, positioning doors and windows, checking height of slabs, Slip DPC, ordering slabs and grouting and jointing slabs.

Wet Trades: Plastering and Screeding.

Waterproofing: Waterproofing showers, balconies, flat roofs, stairs and landings.

Roofing: Wall plates, trusses, tiles and guttering.

Road Works / Civil: Levels, fall, Storm water, grading, compaction, kerbs, paving, carports and road marking.

Finishing: Handling final fix plumbing and electrical, preparing walls, painting, tiling, carpentry setting, doors, windows, skirtings, ceilings and cornices, built in cupboards, dry walling and wooden floors.

Site Establishment: Conducting site clearance, removing trees and rocks, compaction and boundary marker storm water trenches.

Handover: Snagging, pre-cleaning, final clean, checklist and handing over to client.

General: Health and Safety, meetings, files for blocks and safety files, first aid and site cleaning.

Co-ordinate onsite employee activities

Wet Trades: Setting out points for plastering on walls and setting out points for screeding.

Waterproofing: Waterproofing shower bases, walls and flat roofs.

Building: Demolishing walls, setting out for floor tracks and struts, installing switch points and plug points as on plan, installing drywall or partition walls, applying rhino glide on dry walling joints, skimming on partition walls, ceilings and installing lights and air conditioners.

Aluminium: Installing aluminium windows and doors after plastering, frameless balustrades, showers and show front glazing.

Carpentry: Setting doors, skirting, built in cupboards, vanities and mirrors.

Finishing: Tiling, painting, final fix plumbing, final fix electrical, liaising with interior designer regarding furniture points and wall paper designs, liaising with clients regarding changes and snagging / de-snagging up to final product.

4.

2017

Stefanutti Stocks

FINISHING FOREMAN (Oct 2016 – Current)

Responsibilities

Kusile power station:

Supervising construction site activities

Measuring of required material and equipment for contractors

Service Reticulation: Levelling routing sewer water, electrical and storm water, setting out and digging 2 Attenuation Tanks and linking services to municipal services.

Communicating project progress with site manager

Setting Out: Liaising with Land Surveyor to position block of apartments, checking blocks size and place, setting out and checking foundations, garden walls and roads.

Ensuring construction is carried out accurately following plans & specifications

Building: Digging foundations, implementing Engineers’ requirements in steel drains and casting footings, re-setting out walls on footing, building plinths, backfill, compaction, 1st fix reticulation, casting floor slab, building walls, squares, diagonals, levels, heights, DPC, brick force, positioning doors and windows, checking height of slabs, Slip DPC, ordering slabs and grouting and jointing slabs.

Wet Trades: Plastering and Screeding.

Waterproofing: Waterproofing showers, balconies, flat roofs, stairs and landings.

Roofing: Wall plates, trusses, tiles and guttering.

Road Works / Civil: Levels, fall, Storm water, grading, compaction, kerbs, paving, carports and road marking.

Finishing: Handling final fix plumbing and electrical, preparing walls, painting, tiling, carpentry setting, doors, windows, skirtings, ceilings and cornices, built in cupboards, dry walling and wooden floors.

Site Establishment: Conducting site clearance, removing trees and rocks, compaction and boundary marker storm water trenches.

Handover: Snagging, pre-cleaning, final clean, checklist and handing over to client.

General: Health and Safety, meetings, files for blocks and safety files, first aid and site cleaning.

Co-ordinate onsite employee activities

Wet Trades: Setting out points for plastering on walls and setting out points for screeding.

Waterproofing: Waterproofing shower bases, walls and flat roofs.

Building: Demolishing walls, setting out for floor tracks and struts, installing switch points and plug points as on plan, installing drywall or partition walls, applying rhino glide on dry walling joints, skimming on partition walls, ceilings and installing lights and air conditioners.

Aluminium: Installing aluminium windows and doors after plastering, frameless balustrades, showers and show front glazing.

Carpentry: Setting doors, skirting, built in cupboards, vanities and mirrors.

Finishing: Tiling, painting, final fix plumbing, final fix electrical, liaising with interior designer regarding furniture points and wall paper designs, liaising with clients regarding changes and snagging / de-snagging up to final product.

Booking of inspection: Pre inspection and post inspection for brickwork, plaster, painting, concrete

Roofing

Plumbing

Hvoc

Workshop and stores brickwork Substation building Fuel gas disparalisation building Limestone control building Weighbridge building

Brickwork Concrete aprons Earthing installation Hvac piping and plant installation Fire and sprinkler systems

Demarcation

Key Strengths

Ability to communicate with staff and customers at all levels and remain confident and professional at all times.

Responds quickly to changing situations and works well under pressure while maintaining individual team effectiveness.

Willing to learn and adapt to changing environments.

A critical thinker with strong analytic skills - accurate and probing.

Attention to detail, planning, organisation and daily requirements.

Ability to relate well to others and establish good working relationships.

Able to manage, develop and motivate people: a good teacher / mentor.

Proven track record of meeting and exceeding targets.

Ability to build trust and credibility with managers and employees.

Solid understanding of business needs and importance of customers focus.

Energetic performer with an upbeat, positive attitude.

Endorsements

“She is a very intelligent young woman. She is a quick learner and always willing to experiment new methods of construction, building and other components involved…She showed her passion for the construction industry and her managerial skill just proved that she is capable of anything… Strong eye for detail and understanding of what the client wants and how the company wants their product to look like when finished. She is a hard worker, competitive, willing to go the extra mile, enjoys new challenges, able to work under pressure and train teams of labourers.” George Snoek, Building & Earthworks Foreman, Balwin Properties (Pty) Ltd

“Thembi is well known for her energetic vibrant personality. She has a great managerial skill, ability to teach, multitask, loves learning new methods, she enjoys a challenge and the incredible attention to detail she has that makes her achieve and bring forward a wonderful product…She has a passion for the construction industry…” Andreas Lemachger, Regional Contracts Manager, Balwin Properties (Pty) Ltd

“…is well known for her helpful and welcoming personality… and I was astonished by the way she is able to work independently with a large number of males and able to achieve strict and tight deadlines…she made it easy for me to run the project without worrying about the production and quality on the projects because she has a passion for the construction industry and it constantly drives her to achieve the best results on any trade she is working on.” Amil de Santos, Contracts Manager, Balwin Properties (Pty) Ltd

References

Available on request.



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