Curriculum Vitae

Objective
Contract or payroll employee …have a mass of short term (3 to 10 months) contract/employee experience….example: get hired to: …” start a new project”…“fix”… “fill-in”…pick up the pieces and continue the project with a new outlook”… or… “simply take the job to completion”…then collect my metal and start looking elsewhere; as I am doing now.

Profile

Experience in Canada and Germany
Extensive construction experience in Canada and Germany; hands-on and layout work, project manager, estimator, construction site supervisor, clerk the of works, safety officer CSO/NSCO and representative for workers and management; Quality Assurance and Quality Control in residential, industrial, commercial, institutional (ICI); Agricultural animal housing, construction camp installations and surface mining projects…but many other project types as well.

Maintenance planning of new, existing, and aging buildings, historical and other retrofitting, tenant fit-out, raising, jacking, cribbing, underpinning buildings, moving or re-introducing firm supports, wood and concrete foundations, implementing portable prefabrication systems, personnel selection, effective human resources training and development, tool selection to effect a productive and cost effective, healthy, safe, construction environment.

Projects throughout the provinces of Canada
Worked in multimillion dollar Institutional, Commercial, Industrial, mining, hydroelectric and residential projects throughout the provinces of Ontario including the Hudson’s Bay region, British Columbia, Alberta, Nunavut, explored opportunity in Maui, a Hawaiian Island, USA

Multiple trade certificates
Motivated, personable, seasoned supervisor, manager, safety official, & problem solver, multiple-national trade certificates, Canadian college and university degrees; have owned and operated a profitable general contracting business ; … during College/University studies continued working as contractor.

Mind set at producing
Diplomatic, tactful with professionals and non-professionals. Accustomed to handling sensitive, and confidential records. Mind set at completing projects as scheduled, producing accurate and timely reports in …’change notice’… and… ‘requests for information’…as well as digital photography management, Leed and site minutes documenting, Microsoft Office computer communication skills; fluent in English, German and introductory French.

Composure under pressure
Flexible and versatile, able to maintain composure under pressure. Competent in dealing with cultural differences. Thrive in deadline-driven environments. Excellent health, exceptional team-building skills, willing to travel inside and outside of Canada.

Manage and supervise all aspects of day-to-day operations
Detail and mastery & organizational tasks

  • Hands-on leadership qualities, coordinate work activities with managers, other supervisors, crews of workers, subcontractors and the public, establish methods to meet work schedules, resolve potential work problems and recommend measures for improvements if required
  • Monitor productivity, safety, labor, material cost, and provide information necessary to prepare reports.
  • Monitor public and staff safety to proximity of project

Practical
Knowledge and experience: Certified Construction Superintendent, Certified Construction Safety Officer ( NCSO )
General Carpenter and Joiner Foreman, Ontario Business Management Diploma, Past owner Commercial Construction Manager
Degreed Ergonomist,

Theoretical
Knowledge and education: Lakehead University, Department. of History, University of Waterloo, Environmental IS, (BIS), Ministry of Colleges and University, Construction Technology/Superintendent (CCS), Ontario Management Development Program

WORK HISTORY/ICI-AND RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION:

  • Involved in multimillion dollar Institutional, Commercial, Industrial, mining, hydroelectric and residential projects throughout the provinces of Ontario including the Hudson’s Bay region, DeBeers diamond mine, British Columbia, Alberta, Nunavut,  explored opportunity in Maui, a  Hawaiian Island, USA and Europe.
    • Hands-on leadership qualities, coordinate work activities with managers, other supervisors, crews of workers, subcontractors and the public,  establish methods to meet  work schedules, resolve potential work problems and recommend measures for improvements if  required
    • Monitor productivity, safety, labor, material cost, and provide information necessary to prepare reports and digital documentation.
    • Monitor public and staff safety to proximity of project
  • Multiple national trade certificates,  Canadian college and university degrees; continued working as contractor during College/University studies.
    • Bachelor in Inter-disciplinary Studies ( BIS )
        Building sciences, Environmental planning and Ergonomics
    • Certified Construction Superintendent ( CCS )
        Construction technology process
    • Certified Construction Safety Officer ( NCSO )
        National Canadian Standard (OSHA)
    • Certified (CSO) Safety Coordinator
    • General Carpenter and Joiner Foreman
        Certified in Germany and Canada
    • Ontario Business Management Diploma
    • Commercial Construction Owner and Manager
    • BA Ergonomics, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    • Environmental IS
    • Ministry of Colleges and University
    • “Bau und Geraete Tischler” – Carpenter and Joiner (Germany)
  • Owned and operated a profitable general contracting business for 15 years.
  • Motivated, personable, seasoned supervisor, manager, safety official,  & problem solver.
  • Mind set at producing … diplomatic, tactful with professionals, non-professionals, the public and workers.
  • Accustomed to handling sensitive, and confidential records.
  • Thrive in deadline-driven environments. Proven track record at completing projects as scheduled, producing accurate and timely reports in …’change notice’… and… ‘requests for information’…as well as  digital photography management, Leed and site minutes documenting.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office and computer communication skills.
  • Competent in dealing with cultural differences. Fluent in English, German and introductory French.
  • Flexible and versatile, able to maintain composure under pressure.
  • Excellent health, exceptional team-building skills, willing to travel inside and outside of Canada.

CITIZENSHIP AND TRAVEL:

Reliability

  • Bondable, No Criminal Convictions
  • Valid Canadian Passport
Ontario Driver’s License Class (GM)

  • No Convictions in 40 years of driving
Languages

  • Fluent in English and German
  • Entry level French
Professional Memberships as Ergonomist

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