RESUME /CV ROBERT W KAPP
Po Box 8715, Richards Bay, South Africa, Contact: +27(35) 789 5261
Or Mobile: +27 83 4178885
OBJECTIVE: Seeking employment construction manager/ Site manager / Project manager
utilizing my experience and skills in a well established company.
PLEASE REFER TO BELOW EXPERIENCE: ALL CONTRACTS PERFORMED WERE ON
PROJECT DURATION BASIS ONLY. REASON FOR TERMINATION OF SERVICE IS DUE
TO COMPLETION OF PROJECT.
PROJECT AND EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
Feb 2008-Dec 2008
Company: SUPREME SITE SERVICES INT.
Position: PROJECT MANAGER - Mazar el Sherriff - Afghanistan
Duties: Responsible for the entire construction of major cold storage
Facilities and accommodation units in Mazar – Afghanistan.
Methods: Concrete and steel structures
Project value: 2 million USD ( EPCM project)
Project details: Design and constructed major cold storage facilities and units
measuring 480 square meters in total each. Temperature abilities to -24 degrees C,
running on electrical supply from 2 x generator sets averaging 500 KVA each.
Overseeing sub contractor on site, ensuring all safety and environmental design
standards are met, and
That the facilities are complete according to design drawings, safety standards.
Manufacturing and all contract requirements are met.
July 2007 - Jan 2008
Company: ECC Joint Venture - Camp Victory – Iraq
Position: CONSTRUCTION MANAGER
Duties: Responsible for overseeing major construction and refurbishment project of 3 x
250 bedroom Accommodation units, a medical clinic, warehouse and conference centre for the
Iraqi air force regiments.17 Buildings and facilities completed in Iraq
Methods: Concrete and steel structure, plumbing and HVAC units
Project Value: 52 million USD (EPCM project)
Construction and refurbishment of accommodation and office buildings from start to finish.
Provide construction support expertise in the following areas: (U.S. military) housing, training
and operations facilities, administration buildings, headquarters facilities, dining/cafeteria areas,
grocery stores, hospitals, etc. Responsible for coordinating local sub contractors and work
force. Provide overall supervision of all construction and field operations. Compile and keep
build schedules and coordinate between contractors, military personnel, and government
agencies Build, construct and supervise new and refurbishment. Installation of all new electrical
lines, sewerage and water lines, plumbing works and design and installing of 500 HVAC units
required for accommodation unit facilities mentioned above. Management of all day to day
operations and supervision.
Jan 2007 – July 2007
Company: ESKO INTERNATIONAL – Kandahar Afghanistan
Position: PROJECT MANAGER /CONSTRUCTION MANAGER -AFGHANISTAN
Duties: Lead and direct the construction of a Joint venture project to construct
bulk Fuels installation plant for the Kandahar airfield base in Afghanistan.
Project value: 6 million USD (EPCM project)
Methods: Major earthworks and excavation, accommodation and office units
concrete, steel, 16 km fuel piping and pipe lines, storage facility and fuel cells.
Duties: responsible for entire commissioning of the bulk fuel installation project from
commissioning to completion. Overseeing project, ensuring construction and earthworks
activities are carried out in accordance with the design, drawings and quality plan for the
project, and that the completed project meets the requirements of the client, the design,
statutory authorities and project specifications. Reporting to the Project Director and head
Office in Monaco. Managing the day to day operations of site personnel and contractors.
Responsible for the construction of project, maintenance, site operations and activities, Reports
writing and attending performance meetings with NAMSA and NATO representatives.
Feb 2006- Dec 2006
6 Company: PAE Governments services Sudan
Position: CONSTRUCTION MANAGER – SUDAN
Duties: Overseeing construction of concrete and steel structures- Accommodation
and office facilities in Sudan- Africa
Methods: Concrete and steel structures
Project value: USAID - EPCM projects
January 2005 – Dec 2005
Company: KBR HALLIBURTON
Position: CONTRUCTION ENGINEER - IRAQ
Project value: Open ended LOGCAP EPCM project
Duties: Construction of on site projects on various locations in Iraq
Methods: Reinforced concrete and steel and prefab materials.
Overseeing the construction of a new office buildings, reinforced concrete bunkers, warehouse,
Renovation of jails and other holding facilities in Iraq. Supervision of up to 500 Iraqi nationals.
Site management. Installation of all electrical and civil base camp construction works.
Interpreting technical drawings and information, including general refurbishment projects.
Bill of quantities and specifications. Selecting, leading and directing suitably skilled
and staff. Carrying out detailed job and activity planning Ensuring construction schedule is
Adhered to and delays mitigated.
Jan 2004 – Dec 2004
Company: EUREST DESIGN AND BUILD SERVICES
Position: CONSTRUCTION MANAGER - IRAQ
Methods: Reinforced concrete, steel, prefab materials and asphalt works
Duties: Responsible for all construction projects on various site locations in
Project Value: open ended Logcap EPCM project
Overseeing site construction projects, Management and supervision of projects and design
Scheduling of new facilities and buildings including refurbishment projects. Jailhouse, forts,
Accommodation units and road works,
January 2002 – Feb 2004
Company: ADP PROJECTS
Position: ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION MANAGER –SOUTH AFRICA
Methods: Steel and concrete
Duties: Construction and civil engineering projects on mining project
Project value :16 million ZAR EPC project
Responsible for all civil mining construction, and engineering projects. On site client operations
And sub Contractors. Daily site and quality Inspections. Ensuring planned project deadlines
Targets are met. Authorizing procurement for materials, and on site inspections. Management
budgets and project requirements. Maintenance. Site meetings with, Client, contractors and
Suppliers. Managemenent Of site, pumps stations, Regulating tanks, concrete, dredging and
steel pipelines. Management of both contractors and suppliers on site. Project Management
new business development
Company: SAMICON CONSTRUCTION, South Africa
Position: CONSTRUCTION MANAGER
Methods: Concrete and steel
Project value: 6 million EPC projects
Duties and Key Responsibilities: Building and Construction firm, specializing in residential
and commercial building projects. Reporting directly to the MD regarding residential building
projects, road asphalt and concrete works. Constructed reticulation walls, Plumbing, Electrical
repairs and residential renovations & Earth moving works. Remodeled and constructed low cost
housing units, including insulation, weather proofing, framing, decking and roofing .Carports,
installing windows, doors, cabinets, hardware, mortising, face Brick, and vinyl siding. All
Completed on time, on budget and in complete accordance with Government Building
regulations of South Africa.
Jan 1990 – February 1993
Company: AJ Construction CC
Position: Construction site manager
Methods: Concrete and steel structures
Project Values: 2 million EPC project
Duties and key Responsibilities: Building and Construction firm, specializing in residential
and commercial building projects. Constructing low cost concrete facilities and prefab housing
projects. Acting sub contractor for major construction works. Reporting to Project manager,
overseeing all contractors, following project schedules, client meetings with municipal
Engineers Office (Regulating body and Government Specifications) Commercial Plumbing
Projects/ building and road asphalt works. Refurbish and construction of 500+ prefab and low
cost housing units.
1980 – 1990
COMPANY: SASOL Synthetic Fuels – A Petroleum plant in S.Africa
Position: Construction manager .
Methods: Steel, reinforced concrete
Porject value: EPCM company
Overseeing a working system that secures complete and coordinated construction of all
construction packages in accordance with the schedule and cost plan. Maintaining quality
assurance program, resolved inter-contractor disputes, ensuring compliance with statute laws /
rules / regulations / orders / contract documents, and coordination with requirements of hand-
over inspections and surveys. Provided design review and constructability analysis,
Coordinating activities of site contractors and sub contactors on site, Managing survey
activities, Evaluation of contractor method statements , Assisting development of tender and
contract documents ,Providing implementation assistance to design and construction planned
and actual progress schedules , Coordinate public utilities and other area development
activities. Develop and maintain information and reporting system
QUALIFICATION, EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
1976 - 1976 Completed high school
West view High School, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
1988-1992 3 years Masters engineering diploma
RSA Training Institute of South Africa.
1989 - 1993 University of S.Africa
B-Tech Civil Engineering degree
2005 -2005 NOSA- ISSO and OCHSA Occupational Health, Safety and
Environmental training received in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Auditing practice and quality inspection within the workplace.
KBC Consulting Occupational health and
Safety Induction Training
2005 Chorda front line management training -KBR IRAQ
2006 MBP – CONCRETE BATCHING PLANT SYSTEMS- MEK TEK- UK
MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook Express, Internet Explorer, MS projects, AutoCAD
English - read, write and speak excellently
Dutch, Afrikaans and African languages – speak write and read excellently
Arabic – Conversational basics only
INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE SUMMARY:
Industrial, residential and commercial civil engineering and construction projects, Water
treatments and environmental, Government and military, Engineering and multi disciplined
projects, mining and fuels construction projects.
EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS SET:
CONSTRUCTION – Multi level / Vertical and horizontal steel and concrete building structures.
Reinforced concrete, new and refurbishments projects, Earthworks, excavation and road works.
Structural design, Reinforcements, Steel and fabrication of permanent and temporary buildings
and facilities. AutoCAD drawings and estimation.
EARTHWORKS –Excavations, Compaction, soil testing and surveying
PLUMBING WORKS – Installation of any piping system, wastewater, and sewerage systems,
Industrial and domestic.
ELECTRICAL AND GENERATOR SETS– Complete electrical wiring of Industrial and domestic
units, setting up and operating HV switching practices and procedures .Interpreting of electrical
drawings and wiring of offices and buildings.
HVAC – Complete installation, fitment and maintenance of HVAC units from 0- 2 ton each.
PIPING – Concrete, PVC and steel, fuels and concrete pipes of various diameters of
MANAGEMENT –Project, site, equipment and construction schedules, personnel, procurement
and delivery schedules of materials, Applying Safety, Health and Environment and OHSA
principals and standards, Applying of either British , American or South African Building codes.
FINANCIALS- Budgets, costing, tenders, estimations, cash and expenses control
ADMIN- Documents and control, correspondence, Reports and reporting,
PERSONELL – Employment of project and site personnel, Supervision and training of on site
personnel in best Practices.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT- Managed construction projects with multi million dollar budgets.
I’m a qualified and skilled professional with over 20 years of construction and project
management experience. All projects were completed within contract specs, schedule and
budget. Managing the construction of multiple projects from start to completion. Interpreting of
AutoCAD designed drawings and estimates Experienced in major projects and building
structures, concrete works, temporary housing or permanent single or multi level concrete
structures, earthworks and surveying, sanitary and waste water, plumbing systems .electrical
wirings. Complete compliance to all OSHA, MNF, AU, UN, DOD,USAICE,NATO and NAMSA
standards whilst meeting and exceeding project deadlines, standards and budgets.
Management of contractors and staff effectively.
FULL NAME AND SURNAME ROBERT WAYNE KAPP
NICK NAME ROBBIE
DATE OF BIRTH 18 June 1960
NATIONALITY / CITIZENSHIP SOUTH AFRICAN
PASSPORT VALID AND CURRENT
RESIDENTIAL AND POSTAL ADRESS:
PO Box 8715, Richards Bay, KZN, 3900 –SOUTH AFRICA
TEL: + 27 35 789 5261(residential TEL AND FAX)
CELL: + 27 83 417 8885 Mobile / Cell
EMAIL : email@example.com
SECURITY CLEARANCES: REFER BELOW
• ISAF CLEARANCE AND VISA –Afghanistan current and valid
• DOD / MNF CLEARANCE VALID UNTILL 2009
• SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE CLEARANCE VALID AND CURRENT
VISAS- AFGHANISTAN CURRENTLY VALID UN TILL SEPT 2009
AVAILIBILITY: I AM AVAILIBLE IMEDIATELY
Thanks and Kind regards
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