Bertus Ras

Work Experience

  • Construction Project Manager / C.J. Irons / January 2014 – Present (Five Years)

  • Subordinate Construction Supervisor / C.J. Irons / Jan, 2012 – Jan, 2014 (Two Years)

  • Project Volunteer / Berakah Educational Foundation / Feb, 2011 – Apr, 2011 (3 Months)

    During the completion of my studies we assembled a team of Construction Management and Quantity Surveying students to assist with the construction of prefabricated classrooms for the Berakah Educational Foundation in Mamelodi, north of Pretoria.

Construction Projects

  • Walker Creek IV / Mar, 2016 – Nov, 2017

  • The Corner Office / May, 2016 – Feb, 2017

  • USAID NOB2 / Apr, 2013 – Dec, 2015

  • Walker Creek III / Apr, 2013 – Aug, 2015

    After the completion of my degree I was appointed as a Construction Project Manager, reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer on new developments.

  • Walker Creek II / Jan, 2012 – Mar, 2013

    During the completion of my degree I was appointed as a Subordinate Construction Supervisor working with the Construction Foreman ensuring that all physical work on site was executed in accordance with the design. This primarily focused on the setting out of all concrete work, but was further extended to overseeing brickwork and other wet trades, as well as coordination of the on-site project teams. I was also entrusted with maintaining the on-site Health & Safety file, arranging the required inspections and training, and ensuring that all regulations were always complied with.

Education & Qualifications

> University of Pretoria, 2012 – 2013 , BSc (Hons) Construction Management with Distinction

> University of Pretoria, 2009 – 2011 , BSc Construction Management with Distinction

> John Vorster Technical High School Pretoria, 2004 – 2008, National Senior Certificate

> Certified Risk Assessor (DNSA-Cert – 23956)

Skills

> Construction: Project Management, Design Team Management, Subcontractor Management, Concrete Construction, Procurement

> Software: MS Office, MS Project, Autodesk AutoCAD, Autodesk Revit, Relux Lighting Modeling

> Tenants: Lease Negotiations, Contracts, Tenant Layout Design and Installation, Tenant Management

> Other: Adobe Creative Cloud, Website Design, Photography