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Gerrys New CV-2

Gerrys New CV-2

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Curriculum Vitae
Name:Gerry CottrellDate of Birth:22/04/1977Mobile: 078-256-48059Email:Gerrycottrell@gmail.comMarital Status
SingleAddress:95 Staveley Gardens Chiswick W42SE London
Having been in the construction industry now for 16 years I have gained invaluable experience andknowledge from grass roots level to present day. Working for the family run construction business Iserved my time as a carpenter and joiner and learned all the basic principles of the day to day rigoursof site work .After my apprenticeship I worked on projects in the U.S.A, Australia, and Canada where Ideveloped managerial experience together complimented with different building practices, which Itook with me along the way. I am Currently undertaking a self funded HNC in Surveying/ConstructionManagement at London South Bank University which will further enhance my skill set and develop mycareer options .I am a passionate, focused self driven individual with an insatiable desire to learn, Iwork with integrity and honesty and I am a firm believer in team ethics .I have successfully metdeadlines and thrive in a challenging environment.
A zealous attitude toward learning and undertakingnew aspects of surveying and management.
CAREER BIOGRAPHYHeavenly Homes 4 Crescent Stables Upper Richmond Road London SW15/2TN
 November 2008 – Present
In this role with heavenly Homes I was responsible for undertaking managerial tasks accompanied byvarious surveying duties also, it helped me develop my inter personal skills and to multi-task accordingly
in a
highly pressurised environment. It also helped me become more commercially aware when sourcingmaterials.
Assistant Surveyor
Project Progress reports to senior management
Cost analysis/reports/Preparation of Tenders
Identifying areas of overspending
Payment of sub-contractors
Procurement/On site measurement.
Assisting with valuations and take off tasks.
Duffy Construction/Cubitt Interiors LTD The old Coal Yard Brentford TW8 9QR
May 2005 – October 2008
I worked for Duffy Group for over 3 years, I started out as a carpenter and joiner then was elevated ontothe commercial management side as an assistant, I worked here for approximately 7 months until I was
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Curriculum Vitae
promoted to Assistant surveyor where I would assist the senior Surveyors. Below are descriptions and jobtypes whilst I was in these positions. I Worked for Cubitt Interiors also which is part of the Duffy group.
200Aldersgate Street Barbican
– Fit out/general builders works package
Main Contractor: Bovis Lend LeaseAssistant Surveyor
October 08−April 08
Site visits to record various surveying tasks
Recording and pricing up variations
Dealing with site wages, CIS, CSCS etc… method statements.
Take off tasks
Insuring sufficient use of hired plant and materials
Dealing with invoices
Allocation sheets which monitored daily labor activities
Measurement of Concrete orders
Duffy Group/Cubitt Interiors
Management Assistant
April 08−December 07
After working on site I was told I would assist the managers on the construction side before moving to theCommercial side. These were some of my duties I undertook as management assistant and prepared mefor my next step in the surveying commercial sector.
Recording plant, Labor and materials on site
Allocation sheets
Document control
Marking up of Revised Drawings
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Duffy Group/Cubitt Interiors
Carpenter & Joiner/ Formworker:
Dec 07− Jan 05
I worked as a carpenter and joiner for some time when I joined this company, until I was offered a positionin the management team.
Installation of stairwells
Construction of doorframes
Hanging of doors + frames
Lock installations
Construction of Lift shafts and walls
Pre cast slab installation.
Installation of suspended ceilings/ studwork
Turbo Enterprises/ Trump Tower 59 Street Lexington Avenue / New York
Site Agent/Construction Foreman
Jan 05− Feb 02
I worked in The United States for 3 years on mainly commercial works as a carpenter, I was thenrecommended to lead the team on this project and it gave me vital managerial experience. It developedmy communication skills also.
Setting out
Allocation of works and shift supervision
Managing budget accordingly
Liaising with surveyors and managers on project progress.
Installation of acoustic ceilings
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