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Construction Self Employed

Cape Town, WC, South Africa
October 13, 2016

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}Chris Honey

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Cape Town

South Africa

Cell: 084-***-****


Personal Details

Nationality : South African citizen – ID number 640**********

Date of birth: 26 July 1964

Passport : Valid until 2020

Drivers License : Yes, Codes A, EB

Own Transport: Yes

Seeking Employment as a Civil Site Foreman (NEBOSH Health, Safety & Environment certified)

I have 8 years civil construction experience ranging from bridge building, earthworks and road works to shopping centres and multi-story buildings.

I have Technical National Certificates from N2, N3, N4, N5 and N6. I am proficient in the use of dumpy levels and compaction testing equipment.

I have NEBOSH IGC1, IGC2 and IGC3 Certificates in HSE. One of my duties was to be responsible for the health and safety of my workers on site.

I am also well trained in rigging as shown in my recent training history below.

I am a hardworking, focused individual who communicates well with people, my peers and superiors as well as the workforce. I feel I would be an asset to your organization.

All certificates and references are available on request.

Education & Training


NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety – IGC1, IGC2 and IGC3

M & M Training & Rigging


Rigging Banksman


Offshore Survival, H.U.E.T. Firefighting & First Aid

Computer Courses

Creative Minds Computer Training -: Introduction to Computers (2015) – MS Windows 8 / MS Word 2013 / MS Outlook 2013

A+ Computer Course (2003)

Warwicks Chefs School (Jan – June 2000)

Diploma – French Cuisine (Commis Chef)

Technical College, Johannesburg, South Africa (Each course 3 months full time)

National Certificate – Building Construction : N3 (1988)

National Certificate– Building Construction : N4 (1990)

National Certificate – Building Construction : N5 (1990)

National Certificate – Building Construction : N6 (1991)

Buffelsfontein Gold Mine, Stilfontein, South Africa (1985-1987)

Apprentice Fitter & Turner/ Millwright

Technical College, Johannesburg, South Africa (3 months -1985)

National Certificate – Building Construction : N2

Milner High School, Klerksdorp, South Africa (Matric 1982)

English, Afrikaans, Mathematics, Science, Biology, Metalwork


Self Employed (Jan 2003- Present)

Agency for Samson Hydraulic Jacks (Bottle-jacks, Trolley jacks, Hydraulic presses, Helicopter Jacks)

Home building renovations, Car port construction, bathroom make-overs etc

Importing and selling of Water Filtration systems

Buying, restoring and re-selling of motorcycles

During this time I have also completed the following:

Successfully completed NEBOSH (IGC Occupational Health & Safety)

Successfully completed Rigging & Banksman Training Courses

Chef (July 2000- September 2002)

Lisdon Varne Hotel – Lisdon Varne Republic of Ireland

Hotel Chef

Senior Foreman (July – Dec 1999)


Raising the building out of the ground, including subsoil drainage at Presano Park, Durbanville

General Foreman (Jan –May 1999)

ALRO Construction – Cape Town

Construction of the pedestrian bridge at the intersection of Baden Powell and Eisleiben Drives

Senior Site Foreman (1997-1998)

WBHO (OVCON) – Various sites

Spar Distribution Centre – Expansion to double capacity

New Shopping Centre in Plettenberg Bay

Newlands-on-Main (then Norwich-on-Main) – New multi-storey office block

General Foreman (Jan 1995 – June 1996)

Milkwood projects – Hermanus, Western Cape

Construction of the Gateway Shopping Centre

Estimator (March 1993 – December 1994)

Federated Timbers – Hermanus, Western Cape

Estimating construction costs for commercial buildings and private dwellings

Roof truss design

Foreman (January 1992 – February 1993)

Lesotho Highlands Water Project

Construction of settlement for labourers (Hochtief Marti Concor)

Construction of bypass for river at the Katse Dam ( Impregilo Dam builders)

Maintenance Fitter (July 1990 – December 1991)

Vulco Latex – Johannesburg

Mechanical maintenance on production line

Foreman (April 1988 – June 1990)

CONCOR HOLDINGS - Johannesburg

Construction Projects including

Drainage system for coal stockpile at Arnot Power Station

Rehabilitation of bridges, culverts, etc. on the concrete highway between Witbank and Middelburg

Apprentice Fitter and Turner ( January 1985 – December 1987)

Buffelsfontein Gold Mine – Stilfontein (North West)

3 years Apprenticeship (granted time served for 2 years compulsory military service.)

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