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Design Engineer Construction Manager

Location:
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Salary:
7500USD per month
Posted:
February 27, 2022

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CURRICULUM VITAE – SHELLS SAMLALL

FIRST NAME : SHAILENDRAKUMAR (SHELLS)

SURNAME : SAMLALL

IDENTITY NUMBER : 640**********

DATE OF BIRTH : 08/07/64

SEX : MALE

MARITAL STATUS : MARRIED (THREE CHILDREN)

LANGUAGES : ENGLISH, AFRIKAANS

NATIONALITY : SOUTH AFRICAN

HEALTH : EXCELLENT

CONTACT DETAILS : 082******* / 031-***-**** (Home)

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

1986 : NATIONAL DIPLOMA CIVIL ENG

1989 : NATIONAL HIGHER DIPLOMA CIVIL ENG.

1996 : B.TECH. DEGREE

1997 : Pr. TECH. CIVIL ENG

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

PROFESSIONAL TECHNOLOGIST : ECSA Reg No 9770109

KEY AREA OF EXPERTISE

Rural Roads : Geometric Design / Pavement Design /

Stormwater Design / Hydraulics

Township Services Designer : Infrastructure Services / Roads / Stormwater/

Sewer / Water

Project management : Financial, Co-ordination functions and

Programming

Contract Administration : Engineer’s Duties in terms of GCC

Office Management : Office Manager / Oversee day to day running

of office. Liason with Clients and other

Stakeholders

Tender Documentation / SCM : CIBD Gradings / Project Specifications / Bill of

Quantities / COLTO / SANS 1200Roads /

SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE

April 2016 to Date: SEMI RETIRED

Activities: PART TIME MENTORING AND SUPPORT SERVICES AT

SAMANI CONSULTING

Duties: Peer review of Road Designs

Support Services to Geometric Designs

Support Services to Pavement Designs

Support Services to Hydrology, Hydraulics and Stormwater Calculations

Mentoring of Technologists and Engineers on Geometric Design

Mentoring of Technologists and Engineers on Stormwater Designs

Mentoring of Junior Site Engineers

1998 to April 2016

SAMANI CONSULTING c/c

Position: DIRECTOR / PRINCIPAL AGENT

Duties: Day-to-Day Management of Samani Consulting

Negotiate Contracts with Clients

Liaise with Clients in terms of engineering design standards and approvals

Compile Design Reports

Oversee and Check Designs produced by Samani Consulting

Compile monthly progress reports

Compile Tender Documentation

Tender Adjudication

Contract Administration

Compile Payment Certificates

General management duties

1996 to 1998

MORELAND DEVELOPMENTS

Position: PROJECTS MANAGER- INDUSTRIAL & COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENTS

Duties: Feasibility Studies

Project Management Function

Liaison & Communication Function

Site Maintenance Function.

My duties can be summarized as management of infrastructure services and construction aspects of property development projects within the Industrial department including subsequent site maintenance. Projects include Briardene Industrial Park Phase 2, Empangeni Old Mill Industrial Estate and site maintenance at Redhill Industrial Park.

1991 to 1996

AFRICON WESTVILLE

Position: SENIOR DESIGNER- TOWNSHIP SERVICES (URBAN ENGINEERING)

My designation as a township services designer with Africon Westville spans over a period of 40 months whereby I have been involved in 15 projects ranging from bulk earthworks for sportfields to township infrastructure services. The main focus of my experience has been in township infrastructure services that included

Conceptual design, Preliminary design, Cost estimation, Detail design and Site

Supervision.

The scope of my experience on concept design covered aspects like formulating schematic layouts for the engineering services, which formed the basis of the town-planning layout. This included identifying suitable road layouts, identifying catchment areas for sewage and stormwater, feasibility studies and estimating construction costs.

My experience on preliminary design included determining design parameters, determining road reserve widths, typical road cross sections showing position of servitude’s, calculating run off for stormwater and sewage and preliminary sizing of pipes and culverts. My duty also extended to producing preliminary layout plans for the services namely roads, stormwater sewer and water reticulation.

The scope of my detail design experience included route location, geometric and pavement design of the roads, stormwater analysis and the detail design for the pipe reticulation, calculating flood lines, detail design for the sewer and water reticulation and producing construction drawings on CAD including typical details. Other duties included measurement, preparation of the schedule of quantities and estimation of construction costs.

My site supervision covered daily supervision to ensure compliance with the project specifications, quality control like testing of pipes, checking compaction on layerworks, pipe bedding and backfill, issuing of site instructions, drawing up of payment certificates and correspondence with various local authorities.

1986 to 1991

AFRICON P.M.BURG

Position: CIVIL ENGINEERING SERVICES DESIGNER – INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES

My employment with Aricon P.M.Burg extends over a period of 78 months whereby I have worked as a designer for 48 months and as an assistant resident engineer for 30 months. As a design technician, I have been involved in 13 projects ranging from the design of a minor landfill site to township infrastructure services.

As an assistant resident engineer, I have been involved in 3 contracts ranging from the construction of bulk services to plumbing.

The scope of my experience as a design technician covered the geometric design of the roads, detailed stormwater analysis, detailed design of sewer and water reticulation,

plumbing and producing construction drawings on CAD including typical details. Other duties included measurement, and estimation of construction costs.

My geometric design experience covered horizontal and vertical alignments that included details like pi coordinates, setting out details, calculating grades, k values and finished road levels.

My experience as an assistant resident engineer covered daily supervision to ensure compliance with the project specifications, quality control like testing of pipes, checking compaction on layerworks, pipe bedding, backfill, on site survey and design, measurement and assisting the resident engineer in drawing up of payment certificates. Survey & update record drawings with “As Built Information”.

LIST OF PROJECTS MANAGED AND ADMINISTERED BY S. SAMLALL

PROJECT: BEUFORT WEST – N1-7(27KM)

Geometric Design of 27 KM of existing vertical alignment for rehabilitation purposes and produced the associated working drawings

PROJECT: PROJECT MANAGER FOR

iNDLOVU REGIONAL COUNCIL (1999)

Worked as a project manager for 6 months to oversee consultants, contractors, inspect and monitor progress on site and certify payments.

PROJECT: CONSTRUCTION MANAGER FOR SUB REGION 2

(Year 2000) iNDLOVU REGIONAL COUNCIL

Acted as Design Engineer and construction manager for the following projects. Duties included design, tender documentation, and community based implementation & supervision. These projects were successfully completed in February 2001.

Taylors Community Hall – R 300 000-00

Ekuthuleni Community Hall- R 300 000-0

Musa hall - R 473 000-00

PROJECT: UPGRADING OF COMMUNITY ACCESS ROADS

( R2,2M)

KWA ZULU – NATAL : DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

April 2000 to March 2001

Worked as Principal Consultant for the Underberg / Hlanganani region. The appointment involved the construction of 17,7km of gravel roads collectively and 4 causeways. These projects were successfully implemented within the specified time frame and budget.

PROJECT: PROJECT CO-ORDINATORS FOR SUB REGION 2

(Year 2000/2001)

Worked as project co-ordinator / construction manager for the following projects.

Duties included co-ordination, design, tender documentation, and implementation-using labour based construction.

Ngubeni Community Hall R 375 000-00

Etafuleni Recreational Facilities R 280 000-00

Machobeni Road R 250 000-00

Shaya Moya Access Road R 250 000-00

Ntembeni Access Road R 250 000-00

Mpumuza Creche R 110 000-00

Khobindlela Crèche – R 110 000-00

Bhova / Dhini Creche – R 115 000-00

PROJECT: UPGRADING OF COMMUNITY ACCESS ROADS (R4, 6M)

KZN - DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

April 2001 to April 2002

Worked as principal Consultant for the Underberg / Hlanganani region. The scope of the appointment involved the construction of approximately 15,0km of gravel roads collectively and 5 causeways.

PROJECT: UPGRADING OF COMMUNITY ACCESS ROADS (R5, 8M)

KZN - DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

April 2002 to April 2003

Worked as principal Consultant s District Consultant for the Underberg / Hlanganani region. The scope of the appointment involved the construction of approximately 20,0km of community access roads collectively and 3 causeways.

PROJECT: CBPWP – CLUSTER MANAGER FOR ENKHAMBATHINI

uMGUNGUNDLOVU DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

Worked as cluster manger for the following projects. Duties included co-ordination, design, tender documentation, and implementation-using labour based construction.

Ogagwini Multi-purpose Hall – R 1 100 000-0

Ludiya Access Road - R 380 000-00

Bhoyiza Access Road - R 280 000-00

Bhukuda Access Road - R180 000-00

PROJECT: BUS LAY BYS AND SIDEWALKS IN CHESTERVILLE (R0, 35M)

DURBAN METRO ROADS DEPT.

Design Engineer, tender documentation and contract administration for 4 bus lay bys and 500mm of sidewalks in Chesterville.

PROJECT: THE UPGRADING OF MBOZAMA ACCESS ROADS (R10, 5M)

ETHEKWENI MUNICIPALITY

Design Engineer for the upgrading of gravel roads to black top standards.

PROJECT: REHABILIATATION OF MARGARET STREET IXOPO (R0, 75M)

uBUHLEBEZWE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY - IXOPO

Design Engineer and tender documentation and contract administration for the rehabilitation of 1,5km of existing road.

Construction completed in December 2003.

PROJECT: DISTRICT CONSULTANT - COST CENTER DC 43 (R8, 6M)

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

April 2003 to April 2004

Principal Consultant for the Underberg / Hlanganani District and the Ixopo District. The scope of the appointment involved the construction of approximately 30,0km of community access roads collectively and 4 causeways.

PROJECT: REPAIRS, OVERLAY AND RESEAL OF THE N2

FROM EB CLOETE INTERCHANGE TO UMDLOTI RIVER (27KM) (R64M)

SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL ROADS AGENCY

Condition Survey and inputs for the rehabilitation of the N2

PROJECT: UPGRADING OF P50-2 – NKANDLA (R105, 0M)

KZN-DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

Design Engineer and Contract Administrator for the upgrading of 23km of gravel road to black top standards.

PROJECT: UPGRADING OF COMMUNITY ACCESS ROADS(R1, 2M)

SISONKE DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY - IXOPO

Design Engineer for the ugrading of approximately 6km of gravel roads to black top standards.

PROJECT: CBPWP – CLUSTER MANAGER FOR ENKHAMBATHINI

uMGUNGUNDLOVU DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

Worked as cluster manger for the following projects. Duties included co-ordination, design, tender documentation, and implementation-using labour based construction.

Esigodeni Multi-purpose Hall– R 1 100 000-00

Esigodeni Access Road - R 1 100 000-00

Projects completed in March 2004

PROJECT: UPGRADING OF INTERNAL ROADS – IXOPO (R1, 25M)

uBUHLEBEZWE LOCAL MUNICIPALITY - IXOPO

Worked as Design Engineer, tender documentation and contract administration for the upgrading of 4 urban roads.

Construction completed in October 2004.

PROJECT: UPGRADING OF COMMUNITY ACCESS ROADS (R1, 4M)

SISONKE DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY - IXOPO

Worked as Design Engineer for the construction of 2 community access roads. Construction completed in June 2004.

PROJECT: DISTRICT CONSULTANT’S APPOINTMENT:

COST CENTRE 43 (R10,4M)

KZN : DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

April 2004 to April 2005

Worked as Principal Engineer for the Underberg / Hlanganani district and Ixopo District. The scope of the appointment involved the construction of approximately 35,0km of community access roads collectively and 5 causeways.

PROJECT: THE UPGRADING OF KWA NGCOLOZI ACCESS ROADS

(R12, 5M)

ETHEKWENI MUNICIPALITY

Worked as Design Engineer and contract administrator.

PROJECT: THE CONSTRUCTION OF CIVIL WORKS IN WARD 1 –

DURBAN METRO (R1, 75M)

ETHEKWENI MUNICIPALITY

Detail design, pavement design, tender documentation and working drawings for 2 community access roads, 2 bus lay byes and 1,5kms of sidewalks in Ward 1.

The project has been successfully completed.

PROJECT: CONSTRUCTION OF SOMELULWAZI & THONSINI

ROADS (MIG PROJECTS - R3, 0M)

SISONKE DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY

Worked as Design Engineer on above project.

PROJECT: DISTRICT CONSULTANT’S APPOINTMENT FOR COST

CENTER DC43 (R11,4M)

KZN: DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

April 2005 to March 2006

Worked as Principal Consultant for the Underberg / Hlanganani region. The scope of the appointment involved the construction of 3 causeways, 18,8 kms of new community access roads and 48kms of betterment and regravelling to existing roads.

PROJECT: DISTRICT CONSULTANT’S APPOINTMENT FOR

DC43(R12,6M)

KZN : DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

April 2006 to March 2007

Worked as Principal Consultant for the Underberg / Hlanganani region. The scope of the appointment involved the construction of 3 causeways, 22kms of new community access roads and 52kms of betterment and regravelling to existing roads.

PROJECT: DISTRICT CONSULTANT’S APPOINTMENT FOR COST

CENTER DC21(R12,6M)

KZN : DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

April 2007 to March 2011

Worked as Principal Consultant for the Port Shepstone Cost center. The scope of the appointment involved proving support staff, mentoring Departmental staff and the construction of 3 causeways, 18,8 kms of new community access roads and 48kms of betterment and regravelling to existing roads over this 4 year period.

PROJECT: ROUTINE MAINTENANCE USING EPWP PROGRAMME

KZN : DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

April 2008 to March 2009

Overall contract administration for Routine Maintenance on the M13, M19, P398 and other main roads in the Durban Region using the EPWP programme. A total of 60 Grade 1 contracts were let, supervised and successfully completed.

PROJECT: REHABILITATION OF P395, P398 and P20-1

KZN : DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

April 2008 to March 2009

Engineer for the Rehabilitation Design and Supervision for P20-1, P398 and P395. A total of 30 kms of heavy rehabilitation was undertaken. The project was successfully completed with minor challenges due to the varying nature of the underlying layers. .

PROJECT: UPGRADING OF P73, P728, P732 and P58

KZN : DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

April 2007 to March 2011

Engineer for the Detail design, drawings and pavement design for Phase 1 and 2 of P73 comprising of 20kms, Detail design and Drawings of Phase 2 and 3 of P732 comprising of 12kms, Detail Design of Phase 2 of P728 comprising of 10kms and Detail design of Phase 5 and 6 of P58 comprising of 10,2kms.

Construction of P73, phase 1 comprising of 10kms was successfully completed. Phase 2 is currently under construction.

Construction of P732, Phase 1 comprising of 5kms was successfully completed. Phase 2 is currently under construction.

Completion of Phase 1 of P728 comprising of 5kms was completed in 2009.

Completion of Phase 4 of P58 comprising of 4,2kms was completed in 2009. Phase 5 is currently under construction.

PROJECT: CONSTRUCTION OF PEDESTRAIN BRIDGES

KZN : DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

April 2007 to March 2011

Project manager for the following pedestrian Bridges:

Mbanbanyoni Pedestrian Bridge:

Successfully completed in 2008

Umzimkhulu Pedestrian Bridge:

Successfully Completed in 2009

Mtwalume (qolo Qolo) Pedestrian Bridge:

Umkomzi Pedestrian Bridge:

Umzimkhulwana Vehicular Bridge:

LIST OF CONTACTABLE CLIENT REFERENCES

Below is a list of the client references for Shells Samlall:

Ex Regional Director: Pietermaritzburg Region – KZN Department of Transport:

Contact Mr. Chris Hlabisa 033 – 3558600 ( 083*******)

Deputy Manager Operations – KZN Department of Transport

Contact Mr. Wally Bennett 033 – 3558600 ( 083*******)

Regional Engineer: Durban Region – KZN Department of Transport

Contact Mr. Siboniso Mbhele 031 – 845 5800 ( 082*******)

Regional Engineer: Pietermaritzburg Region – KZN Department of Transport

Contact Mrs. Adrianna Lazarova 033 – 845 5800 ( 082*******)

Ixopo Cost Center Manager – KZN Department of Transport

Contact Mr. Craig Dewaar 039 – 834 0500 ( 082*******)

Port Shepstone Cost Center Manager – KZN Department of Transport

Contact Mrs. S. Msomi 039 – 682 0124 ( 083*******)

Durban Metro Cost Center Manager– KZN Department of Transport

Contact Mrs. K. Sibaya 031 – 469 8900 ( 082*******)

Eshowe Cost center Manager– KZN Department of Transport

Contact Mrs. J. Mbanjwa 035 – 4742031 ( 082*******)

Underberg Area Manager – KZN Department of Transport

Contact Mr. Vic Kimmince 033 – 7011400

Ixopo Cost center Control Technician– KZN Department of Transport

Contact Mr. T. Zondi ( Control Tech- Ixopo) 039-***-****

eThekwini Municipality : Roads Department

Contact Mr A Gokal 031-******* ( 072*******)

eThekwini Municipality : Roads Department

Contact Mr. L. Govender 031-******* ( 082*******)

eThekwini : Outer West Entity

Contact Mr. S Chetty 031-******* (083*******)

Samani Consulting c/c

Contact Miss M. Van Niekerk: 031-******* (083-***-****)

Samani Consulting c/c

Contact Dr M. Kanny: 031-******* (083-***-****)



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