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Freelance Construction Manager/Supervisor/Planner London, Middlesex, UK

My career covers 35 years of experience in the steel process and power generation industries.My most recent position being Construction Manager (All disciplines) at a large coal fred power station.

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Hourly Rate / Cost:£41.18 per hour (ex. VAT)
Daily Rate / Cost:£329.41 per day (ex. VAT)
Available From:Now
Candidate ID:334747
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CV (Curriculum Vitae) / Résumé

My career covers 35 years of experience in the steel process and power generation industries.My most recent position being Construction Manager (All disciplines) at a large coal fred power station.

Employment History

(May 2008 to Feb 2010)

Construction Manager

Drax Power Station

Construction Manager for all aspects of construction associated with a £50 million project to improve the fuel efficiency of a large carbon fuelled power station in the UK. The installation was divided into two areas that involved the construction of complex steel structures and in one area the construction was carried out in an extremely confined location necessitating complex lifts and carefully planned operations. Primary function of the role was to manage all aspects of the construction, particularly the management of on site sub-contractors of all disciplines, civil, structural steelwork, mechanical and electrical equipment installation. Due to the high profile nature of the project particular emphasis was placed on controlling and maintaining a high level of safety throughout the site. Responsible for ensuring that all project deliverables were realised by using the entire on site management team resources as appropriate.

(Jun 2007 to May 2008)

Site Manager (Pipework)

Colnbrook, Slough

Site management of the complete pipework installation, on a new build power station in the South East of England, including steam mains, feedwater systems, degassing systems and all other systems associated with a steam generation installation. Responsible for all aspects of the on site operation including H & S E, lifting operations, using tower and mobile craneage, Project Control and Planning, QA, client liaison and all resources. Acting as the site manager, on a self employed contractor basis, for a renowned UK engineering company.

(Feb 2003 to Jun 2007)

Senior Installations Engineer

Heanor, Derbyshire

A new role, developed within the company organisation, to enable the Installations Manager to devolve the operational responsibility, for the installations department, and concentrate on sales development. The planning of on site activities, particularly any lifting operations, became an essential part of the assigned role. The position required that I take full responsibility for the allocation of all resources, necessary to complete several projects concurrently. I have been responsible for the management of a recent refurbishment contract, with a major utility company, with a value of £3 million involving three project engineers and several support staff.

(May 2001 to Feb 2004)

Project Manager

Aker Kvaerner, Various

Management of projects at clients premises,including Texaco, Huntsman Chemicals and Accordis.

(Jun 1986 to May 2001)

Installations Manager

Herr Voss Limited, Derby

Commenced as an Inspection/Installations Engineer and progressed through the company to become the Installations Manager responsible for budgetary control and planning of all pojects undertaken by the company.

(1998 to 2001)

Installations Manager

Herr Voss Ltd

(1994 to 1998)

Site Co-ordinator

Herr Voss Ltd

(1989 to 1994)

Quality Manager

Herr Voss Ltd

(1987 to 1989)

Installation/Commissioning Engineer

Herr Voss Ltd

Professional Qualifications

Member of the Institute of Management


(Sep 1991 to Jul 1993)

Derby University

Institute of Management graduate and post graduate
HND in Quality Assurance

(Sep 1970 to Jul 1972)

Trent University

Full Technological certificate in Mechanical engineering
Conversion course to HND Maths

(Sep 1965 to Jul 1970)

Beeston College of Further Education

City and Gilds Technicians Course

Assignment History

(This Candidate has recently been shortlisted or contracted for the following people4 assignments)

  • Powerplant Expert - Urgent: Power plant expert to provide consultancy - URGENT! Power Plant Construction Expert required to provide consultancy in Slovakia in early January 2012. The assignmennt is to review the technical specification EPC contract for 90MWt power plant and to give a detailed assesment and advise. The EPC Contract will be forwarded to the successful candidate prior to the trip to assess. Please contact Alexis Taylor urgently to discuss
  • Power Plant Consultancy: Seeking a highly motivated and experienced power generation engineering as advisor with more than 10years industry experience in the fast track development, construction, commissioning and best practice operation and maintenance of gas and coal-fired power plants. The candidate should be able to analyse, advise and supervise implementation of EPC contract for the construction and commissioning of a power plant.

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Engineering & Technical



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