Qualifications & Experience

OBJECTIVE:

Re: Field Supervisor/Manager, Clerk of the works, Occupational Health and Safety Officer
As a team player, I have developed and demonstrated safe and effective management, interpersonal and computer communication skills. Having travelled, lived and worked in several cultural settings, I am confident in both my adaptability and resourcefulness.

WORK HISTORY/ICI-AND RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION:

2010-2011

Site Supervisor/Safety Coordinator/Lay-out/Owner Representative

  • School conversion project to 19 apartments; project budget of $1.3 million.
2009-2010

Site Supervisor/Clerk of Works; National Defense Project

  • Managing and cost controlling one million dollar mechanical installation in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, CA.

    QA/QC, coordinating, safety, asbestos remediation and more
2008-2009

Clerk of Works (Owner Site Representative) for ORC & Mitchell Architects

  • A 15 million dollar Youth Justice Facility in Fort Frances, Ontario, Canada. Observed, documented and reported back to the owner on a daily basis
2007-2008

Certified (CSO) Safety Coordinator and Safety Representative

  • Diamond Mine Processing Plant and Hydro Power Generating plant construction in Northern Ontario
1999-2006

Construction Supervisor, Quality Control/Assurance Asst. Manager Carpenter Foreman and Carpenter and Joiner

  • Working in multi million dollar Institutional, Commercial and Industrial projects throughout the provinces of Ontario, British Columbia and Alberta related to: hydro power generating project, hospital and other millwork, general carpentry; high rise and other formwork , finishing for major commercial mall developments, building envelope, mould remediation, shoring scaffold, scaffolding in paper mill and refinery shutdowns, large project wood framing, diamond mine construction, and the Alberta Tar Sands.
1978-1999

Owner Construction Manager, Superintendent

  • General Contracting, Quality Control, Estimating, Quantity Surveying and Project /Safety/Management ( Commercial and Residential )
  • Designing and building medium sized residential and commercial turn key projects, 47 employees at the peak ; (in13 years no WSIB claims )
1966-1977

Carpenter Foreman, Lead Hand, Crew Leader, Carpenter and Joiner

  • Employed in British Columbia and Ontario; single and multiple family dwellings, low rise wood frame townhouses , paper and saw mill expansions, bus depots, finishing carpentry, millwork, cabinet shops, general and commercial maintenance, motels and many other commercial and institutional projects as carpenter foreman for the Ontario Government.

Carpenter/Joiner Apprentice to Journeyman ( Canada )

  • Millwork and woodworking shops for general contractors.
1962-1965

Carpenter/Joiner Apprentice to Journeyman (Germany)

  • “Bau und Geraete Tischler . Carpenter and Joiner

EDUCATION:

1995-1997

1995.1997 Lakehead University (Preparation for Master Degree)

Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

Department of History

  • Canadian Material Culture, Technology Transfer and Architectural History
1988-1992

University of Waterloo (BA Ergonomics)

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Department of Urban and Regional Planning

  • Human Ecology, Winter City’s Design/Systems Design
  • Domestic & Construction Ergonomics/Work Methodology
1978-1986

Confederation College of Applied Arts and Technology

Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

Construction Technology

  • Certified Construction Superintendent, OGCA Certification CCS

Business Management

  • Ontario Business Management and Development, Certificate
1966-1973

Ontario Ministry of Skills, Colleges and Universities

Canada

  • Carpenter and Joiner, Journeyman’s Certification 1973
1962-1965

Ministry of Industrial Trades and Technology

Koeln, Germany

  • Tischler ; aka Carpenter & Joiner; Precision Woodwork Journeyman’s Certification 1965

CITIZENSHIP AND TRAVEL:

Reliability

  • 1) Bondable, No Criminal Convictions
  • 2) Valid Canadian Passport

Ontario Driver’s License Class (GM)

  • No Convictions in 35 years

Languages:

  • Fluent in English and German
  • Entry level French

Professional Memberships as Ergonomist

  • Canadian Ergonomist’s Association, (Full Member)
  • Human Factors and Ergonomic Society of California, USA, (Full Member)