I am an exceptionally driven and enthusiastic BSc (Honours) Quantity Surveying graduate with a passion for large-scale construction project works which provide substantial exposure to the construction fraternity; project management; project design and property development. Being a goal-oriented individual and an extrovert with an appreciation for detail, innovation and critical thinking; I am well equipped for both office and site based responsibilities – attributes which are enabling in multi-discipline teams. I am motivated daily by my strive to be empowered, mentally stimulated and challenged, as well as by efforts injected towards achieving objectives to the best of my ability. I am ignited with vibrancy, passion, authenticity, confidence, motivation, optimism and a progressive flair.
Given that my studies have prepared me for this position, that I possess the attributes succeeding in this CV, and hold ethics, integrity as well as character highly; I am confident that my appointment will undoubtedly prove to be a fruitful investment for the company in gaining a valuable asset. In my aspirations of becoming a credible Professional Quantity Surveyor, Construction Project Manager, a registered member of several construction bodies, an acclaimed leader and in accelerating my career to great success; a motto by which my work ethic and strive are governed, and from which I draw inspiration, is a quote delivered by an extraordinary individual who has proven pre-eminent in his profession – “The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.” – Steve Jobs. I look forward to learning, growing and forming part of the exceptional contribution that the company is making to the construction industry.
|Preferred Job Location:||International||Desired Salary||20,000 - 25,000|
|Preferred Contract Type||Permanent||Preferred Contract Period||Full-time|
|Preferred Business / Industry||Architecture - Building - Construction||Highest Education Level||Bachelor|
|Total Working Experience||1 Year||Availability to work after||Immediately Available|
|Willing to Relocate||Yes||Spoken Languages||English, Setswana, Sesotho, Isizulu, isixhosa, Afrikaans.|
University: University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
Date attended: February 2015 to November 2015
Qualification: BSc with Honours in Quantity Surveying
University: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth
Date attended: February 2011 to November 2014
Qualification: BSc Construction Economics: Quantity Surveying with Financial
Management and Business Management
School: Dominican Convent School, Johannesburg
Date attended: January 2006 to December 2010
Junior Quantity Surveyor
Employers name: Moago Construction
Employment dates: February 2016 to Present
Responsibilities: Client and investor relations.
Compiling construction programs and ensuring that they are adhered to.
Purchasing of construction material.
Completing and reviewing Bills of Quantities.
Attending tender briefings and completing tender documents.
Drawing up payment certificates and invoices.
Site visitations and measurements of works.
Compiling weekly progress reports.
Senior Professional Quantity Surveyor Mentee.
Learner Quantity Surveyor
Employers name: Pusha Business Solutions
Employment dates: November 2014 to December 2014
Responsibilities: Compiling Bills of Quantities, Elemental Estimates and Final Accounts.
Completing Tender Documents.
Purchasing of construction materials.
Site viewing and valuations.
Weekly progress reports.
Arranging meetings, reporting to clients and subcontractor management.
Community Service Work
Name: Charles Duna Primary School with NMMU Quantity Surveying
Date: February 2013 to October 2014
Responsibilities: Community service and outreach
Construction of restroom facility
Painting of walls
Organisation of educational excursions and fun days
Name: Sparrow Rainbow Village HIV/AIDS Centre, Florida, Johannesburg
Date: May 2010 to October 2010
Responsibilities: Community outreach
Candy Construction Computer Software.
Computer Applications Technology training.
Proficient verbal and written communication skills.
Microsoft Word; Microsoft Excel; Microsoft Project; Microsoft PowerPoint; Microsoft Outlook.
Interpretation and measurement of construction drawings.
Bill of Quantities.
Variation orders, progress reports and financial reports.
Site measurements and valuations of the works.
Basic accounting, mathematics for accounting, statistics and value engineering.
Property development feasibility studies and cost analyses.
Standard Form Construction Contracts FIDIC; GCC; JBCC; NEC3.
Junior First Aid Counselling.
Work efficiently in multi-disciplined teams.
Work well under pressure to meet deadlines.
Understanding of Construction Law and dispute resolution.
Understanding of Occupational Health and Safety
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
2013 – 2014 Community service, volunteer work, community empowerment work with
NMMU Quantity Surveying Society
NMMU Student Representative Council Ambassador
2011 – 2014 Member of The NMMU Quantity Surveying Society
Dominican Convent School
Academic Achievement awards
Junior First Aid Counsellor
Hospitality Committee training and achievement award
2006 – 2009 Academic Achievement awards
Interact achievement award
JSE Investment Challenge
Matric Dance Committee achievement award
BSc with Honours in Quantity Surveying
BSc Construction Economics: Quantity Surveying with Fiancial Management and Business Management
Computer Applications Technology training
Construction Computer Software training
Candy Construction Computer Software course
First Aid counseling training