Akona Mkizwana

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Akona Mkizwana

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Quantity Surveyor

  • Age : 37 Years Old
  • Gender : Female
  • Educational Attainment :- Bachelor's degree
  • Availability :- 30 Hours/week
  • Experience :- 7 Years

Akona Mkizwana
Rustenburg, North West 0299      •      +27712857131      •      [email protected]
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Professional Summary

To secure a challenging position in an organization that offers proffesional growth while utilizing my academic and mental potential to the fullest extent position. Precise and reliable professional with developed attention to detail and accuracy. Uses excellent communication skills to understand client requirements and generate schedules, budgets and plans for project completion. Adopts methodical, logical approach to solving resource challenges.

Experience

Quantity Surveyor /Site Quantity Surveyor, 09/2021 – Current

Tshitshe Construction RBMR Anglo – Rustenburg, South Africa
·    Compiling tender documents

·    Preparing variation order

·    Project costing

·    On-site measuring for payment certificate preparation

·    Attending meetings

·    Pricing of BOQ

·    Assisting Site manager with the day-to-day running of site activities

·    Site admin work

·    Project coordination

·    Weekly planning for working on-site

·    Assisting in managing all projects

·    Cash flow preparation

·    Verification of contract documents

·    Assigned subcontractors tasks, recording activities, progress and deliverables for payment reasons

·    Drawings take offs for material procurements

·    Assessed repair and maintenance activities to determine expected costs, communicating values found to clients for approval.

Projects executed:

 

1.     Anglo-American RBMR – Robust Low Nickel Project; Scope includes Bulk Earthworks excavations of up to 3 070m. Backfilling and compaction up to formation level. Stabilization of the formation level with cement mixture.  Period from May 2022 to January 2023.

Project scope: Demolition of existing concrete structures, Site clearance and grubbing, Platform bulk earthworks excavation, Platform bulk backfilling and compaction.

Contract Value – R9 460 333.21

2.       Anglo-American RBMR – Construction of a Female Change House from March 2023 and in progress.

Project scope: bulk earthworks excavation, 135metre sewer reticulation, water reticulation, backfilling and compaction to formation level, base and column reinforcement, shuttering of bases and columns, concrete works, brickwork, fabrication of steel roof trusses and installation.

 

Contract Value – R7 377 968.00

3.       Anglo-American RBMR – PCL Parking, bulk earthworks excavations, backfilling and compaction, stabilization of the formation level. Period from December 2022 to May 2023.

Contract Value – R4 185 049.22

4.       Anglo-American RBMR (MCP) – Construction of concrete drainage works from September 2021 to November 2022.

Contract Value – R2 500 000.00

Supervisor, 11/2020 – 03/2021
Department of public works – Mthatha, South Africa
·    Supervise and monitor trainees, identifying possible bridge sites for rural area, identifying sites using Google earth pro and Qgis, desktop study for those site, report writing, liaison with the COGTA and local municipality authorities to identify those sites, reporting the progress to the mentor every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, delegating duties to the trainees

·    Aligned day-to-day activities with targets set by upper management.

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Quality controller, Junior quantity surveyor, 08/2018 – 02/2019
CCN MODULAR – East London, South Africa
·    Attending site meetings

·    Preparing quotations

·    Admin work

·    Checking the quality of work

·    Maintained quality management structure by conducting continuous reviews.

·    Evaluated component materials against paperwork.

 

Projects Executed:

 

1.       Supply and Installation of prefabricated office structures for 9 schools: Scope included, Erection of electrified modular offices, testing the electrical installation for compliance with SABS 0142 standards, Electrical connection, sewerage discharge connection, water inlets, levelling, compaction, casting the slab and Plinths.

Contract value: R3 284 355.15

2.       Supply and installation of all saint hospital Ofiices                                   Scope includes: Erection of Office block, Phamacy, reception and records modular structure, electrical connection, sewerage discharge connection, testing of the electrical connections and issuing of COC.

Contract value: R1 071 473.05

Junior Quantity Surveyor, 08/2017 – 07/2018
Xol-mak Construction – Mthatha, South Africa
·    Preparing progress reports

·    Checking the quality of work

·    Ordering materials

·    Site Administration

·    Evaluating completed work and preparing payment certificates

·    Quantifying of material and Labour

·    Approximated quantities, costs and time scales for material and labour for planning and resource allocation purposes.

Scope of works:

 

Projects executed:

a)       Dokodela SP School (Eastern Cape, South Africa) August 2017 – November          2018

Scope includes; Bulk earthworks excavations, backfilling and compaction of imported fill material, foundation reinforcement of 8 school building blocks and ablution, shuttering, concrete works, brickwork, carpentry, sewer and water reticulation.

Project scope: Bulk earthworks excavations, backfilling and compaction of imported fill material, foundation reinforcement of 8 school building blocks and ablution, shuttering, concrete works, brickwork, carpentry, sewer, and water reticulation.

Contract Value – R24 696 155.05

 

Junior Quantity Surveyor, 07/2015 – 04/2017
Sackon Trading and Construction – Mthatha, South Africa
·    Junior Quantity Surveying

·    Attending site meetings

·    Evaluating completed work and preparing payment certificates.

·    Doing on site measurements

·    Doing on site measurements

·    Preparing progress reports

·    Quantifying of material and Labor.

·    Site administration

·    Leveling and setting out

 

 

a)       Sakhela Clinic and staff accommodation (Eastern Cape, South Africa) April 2015 – July 2017

Scope includes; Bulk earthworks excavations, backfilling and compaction of imported fill material, foundation reinforcement of Clinic building, Guard house, staff building blocks and Pitt lantrines, shuttering, concrete works, brickwork, carpentry, sewer and water reticulation, Electrical works, Mechanical works, Tank stands, Installation of clearview fence, Landscaping, Walkways and starecases.

Contract Value – R23 235 918.58

 

 

Student trainee, 08/2013 – 01/2014
MMPA – Kokstad, South Africa
·    Attending meetings

·    Preparing payment certificates

·    Filling of Documents

·    Site visits/ site inspection

·    Acquired new skills by shadowing senior staff.

·    Employed strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills to complete assigned tasks on time and to quality specifications.

Student trainee, 01/2013 – 07/2013
Sinokuhle Construction – Mthatha, South Africa
·    Attending site meetings

·    Quality Control

·    Ordering of materials

·    Assisting in doing on site measurement

·    Acquired new skills by shadowing senior staff.

·    Shadowed supervisor and senior staff to learn a wide range of simple and complex techniques.

References

1.       Reference Luyolo Kabeni – MMPA Pr Quantity Surveyor (Manager) 083 511 4124

2.       Mr. S. Matiwane – Sinokuhle Construction Project Manager 060 421 7141

3.       Neliswa Ntalo – Sackon Trading and Construction Quantity Surveyor Neliswa. [email protected] 0670773385

4.       Mr. Kelvin Mhundwa – Xol-mak Project Manager [email protected] 0605871571

5.       Mrs. M. Miller – CCN Modular Director [email protected] 0832280008

6.       Walter Scharf – Department of Public Works Mentor [email protected] or Walter. [email protected] 0721170335

7.       Kelvin Mhundwa – Tshitshe Construction Project manager [email protected] 0605871571

SKILLS
·    Microsoft office,

·    WinQS,

·    Microsoft project Team

·    self-starter

·    mathematics skills

·    Self-disciplined

·    Meeting expectations

·    Communication skills

·    Team player

·    Candy

Education
Bachelor’s Degree: building Science, 2020

Cape Peninsula University of Technology – Bellville, WC

·    Quantity Surveyor Graduate

·    Construction law

·    Market evaluation

·    Construction Economics

Higher National Diploma: Building, 2015
Walter Sisulu University of Technology – Butterworth, EC

Construction Management

Quantity Surveying

Structure and Concrete

Construction Technology

Construction Accounting

 

TYPES OF CONTRACTS I HAVE WORKED ON:

 

1.       NEC 3 Contract

2.       JBCC 6.1

  • • Microsoft office
  • • Microsoft project Team • self-starter • mathematics skills • Self-disciplined • Meeting expectations • Communication skills • Team player • Candy
  • • WinQS
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