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Abel Muvhimi

86 Welbeck Road
Carshalton
Sutton
SM5 1TA
Mobile: 07724462369, Email amuvhimi@aol.com

An apprenticeship trained, versatile, dedicated and competent worker with over 11 years experience
in carpentry, joinery, shop fitting and site setting out. Is capable of working on own initiative with
excellent communication skills.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Medical Investments
Won an award ‘Worker of the Year’ in an establishment with over 600 employees
Appointed team leader responsible for construction tradesmen and contactors
Harare Polytechnic College
Received an award ‘Best Student’ in the Faculty of Construction Studies

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Byrnes Brothers - Current Employer


(London-United Kingdom)
Setting out engineer

Responsibilities:
 Keeping an up to date drawing register
 Setting out from plans all components of a newly built concrete frame including beams, slabs,
columns etc.
 Proving all levels when required
 Supervising other operatives to ensure objective of the project are met to a good standard
and on time
 Routinely checking tools and equipment to ensure the remain with specified tolerances
 Surveying the newly built structure to provide as-built
 Using AutoCAD to provide drawings, sketches
 Using EDM for setting out and site surveying and subsequently loading the data onto the
computer to make as built drawings
 Highlighting and liasing with senior management to solve problems arising from discrepancies
on plans etc
 Providing and simplifying information from plans to other workers for planning purposes
 Setting out, coordinating and supervising positioning of pre-cast and in-situ stairs
 Responding to Site Instructions from the main contractor
 Estimating concrete quantities for on going

Mitchellsons Formwork and Civil Engineering (2003-2004)


(London -United Kingdom)
Shuttering Carpenter

Responsibilities:
 Constructing shutters for fair faced wok and restoring old ones for re-use
 Erecting shutters for walls, columns, beams and stairs
 Decking for slabs
 Ensuring a safe and tidy working area
 Keeping track of stock and miscellaneous consumables eg nails

Bilcon Construction Limited


(Dublin 2002-2004)
Shuttering Carpenter
Responsibilities:
 Reading and implementing work from drawings
 Constructing, setting out and erecting shutters for:
o Stairs
o Beams
o Walls
o Train platforms
o Piers
o Foundations
o Shoring
o Arch centres
 Liasing and assisting engineers
 Conducting toolbox talks
 Ordering materials
 Mentoring trainees and apprentices
 Putting in place site safety features e.g. Hoardings, temporary stairs, handrails etc.
 Identifying and eliminating risks

Medical Investments Limited (1999-2002)


Harare – Zimbabwe
Maintenance Carpenter

Responsibilities:
 Scheduling and carrying out repairs to the organisation’s buildings and furniture
 Making sketches and subsequently scaled drawings for any proposed projects or renovations
 Responding to repair requisitions
 Supervising other tradesman in the team including painters, welders, plumbers and
carpenters
 Remodelling interiors to conform to the ever changing needs of the organisation
 Fulfilling maintenance schedules and identifying areas in need of improvement
 Repairing and replacing floors including:
o Ceramic floors
o Vinyl tiles and sheets
o Parquet floor tiles
o Suspended wooden floors
o Terrazzo floors
 Sign writing and fixing including
o Renewing and updating markings in the organisation’s parking lots and other
facilities
o Making Polystyrene signs for temporary functions
 Assisting in the selection of contractors on jobs requiring execution on a larger scale

TRAINING AND QUALIFICTION


Professional:
National Certificate in Carpentry and Joinery – Harare Polytechnic
Certificate of Apprenticeship – Registrar of Apprenticeship and Skilled Manpower
Letter of Accreditation (for the Above Qualifications) - UK NARIC
Other:
CSCS Health and Safety (Card type Gold)
Clean United Kingdom driving licence

PERSONAL DETAILS
Languages – English
Date of birth – 12 April 1974

PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES
John Corrigan (Foreman Mitchellsons Formwork Limited) 07762289661)
Kobus Scheepers (Byrne Brothers Project Manager-New Street Square)