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Valerie Craig CV Nov 2014


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Valerie Craig CV Nov 2014

  1. 1. Curriculum Vitae Personal Details: Name: Valerie Craig Address: 29 Invicta Close, Chislehurst, Kent, BR7 6SJ, United Kingdom Tel: 077 30355147 Education History/Qualifications: - Railway Engineering H & C, London South Bank University 2007 – 2009. - Structure Engineering, Total Stations/EDM’s standard and Robotic, GPS Surveying, Auto Cad, Engineer’s Calculator, Dumpy Level, Rotary Laser Level, Pipe Laser, Cat Scan - Primavera P6 102 Basic – 106 Advanced. Milestone Training School London 2008/9. - Advanced Microsoft Excel & database Functions. - Word 2003: Level 3 Employment History: Track Delivery Unit (July 2013 till present :) Assistant Engineer – A1/D32 Assessor This role has allowed me to work alongside all TDU Engineers, assisting them to set up Dumpy Levels for accurate readings, transfer T.B.M’s and Datums, and the use of Total Stations. Assisting Engineer’s carrying out dilapidation surveys; this also includes measuring cant and gauge measurements of the track, with all gauges that includes Multi Purpose, Off Set, Geishmar and Abtus gauge. Assisted Engineer’s carrying out sleeper inspections which in-tales measuring ends of sleepers, and packing of the chairs. I am currently working alongside an Engineer as his assistant in the designing of Re Rail sites, this includes measuring and designing, also keeping in mind all features that might affect the area of design, track joints, train stop, block joints, IBJ’s, flash buts, welds etc. 1st In Rail Limited (August 2009 – May 2013) Protection Manager Managing and develop the Protection Section and support for the Protection Team. To ensure that all Protection Masters comply with London Underground’s Health & Safety Policies. To ensure al Protection Master’s certification is up to date and that all Protection Master’s have a valid Drug’s & Alcohol and medical. Responsible for delivering statements to the Line Manager if any issues arise during the night shift, and to make sure that the situation was handled in the appropriate manner.
  2. 2. Conducts meetings with the Line Manager to make sure all staff complies with the rules of London Underground and the Company. Overseeing the management reports of scope changes for all 6 week rolling programmes and ensuring the relevant baselines are managed accordingly. This ensures the programmes are accurate and reflect the correct scope of Protection Master’s that is available for the works and it’s an accurate forecast cost. Chairs and conduct meetings with the Protection Master’s on a weekly basis to get any issues resolved as soon as possible. Chairs and conduct meetings with the Line Manager on a weekly basis to flag up any problems and to plan any other works that may arise on a daily basis. Responsible for the successful delivery of a contract on the Jubilee and Metropolitan Line Project, including defining Project scope, handover and completion. Liaising with the Construction Design Management Co-ordination (CDM-C) and design team to ensure the CDMC regulations are met. Responsible for procedural Paperwork; Compilation of Method Statements, Hot Works Permits, Permits to Dig, Noise Control. For ensuring that LUL Standards, Health & Safety requirements are taken into consideration during planning and implementation of works for new track construction, replacement, adjustment and reconditioning. My appreciation for the LUL infrastructure is of great value as I worked on LUL not only as a Protection Master/Protection Manager but had to work physically in gangs as a plate layer. I had to S.P.I.C several ETR’s and Possessions, made sure all the machines came in on time for the ETR’s and exactly where to store them with the relevant storage licenses. I have extensive knowledge of Re Railing, Recon, and Stressing etc. I have also worked in numerous Tunnel Possessions as a platelayer. Grant Rail/Track work Joint Venture (November 2007 – August 2009) Protection Manager Westview Rail Limited (June 2006 – November 2007) PM (EH) Other Skills & Training - A1/D32 Assessor – Awarded by City & Guilds 2011 - Internal Verifier – City & Guilds - Lucas Card (LUL) Entry Permit - Protection Master (EH) (TH) - PWT (EH) - Site Person in Charge Referees Scott Roberts Mark Ryan Track Delivery Unit, Lillie Bridge Track Delivery Unit, Lillie Bridge Mobile: 07515332578 Mobile: 07824114922 E-mail: E-mail: