PRINCIPAL RESIDENT ENGINEER
Willem Vlok has extensive experience in the management and supervision of civil engineering contracts. He has supervised several complicated road projects in both South Africa and Botswana. His paperwork and record-keeping is meticulous. He is a qualified Arbitrator with a Certificate in Arbitration, and serves on both the panels of the President of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering and the President of the Consulting Engineers of South Africa. He has excellent knowledge and understanding of a number of General Conditions of Contract and can interpret Clauses with precision.
RELEVANT PROJECT EXPERIENCE
KNIGHT PIESOLD (Pty) Ltd: Sub-consultant to Knight Piesold as Principal Resident Engineer on Contracts:158Q; Rehabilitation of de la Rey Street, Parow for the City of Cape Town;NRA R.061-020-2007/1(Outside Cradock) and NRAN.007-040-2013/9- Rehabilitation/ Improvement ( SANRAL patch and reseal projects).
Various dispute resolutions through mediation and adjudication.
SNA (Pty) Ltd, Office Manager: Daily management of Richards Bay office. He was Project Leader for various municipal engineering and construction supervision of various engineering and building projects. He managed the municipal budget for such projects and liaison with other professionals. He was also Resident Engineer on bulk water supply contracts for District Municipalities.
Goba (Pty) Ltd), Resident Engineer: Construction of the Nkobide Interchange, comprising a grade separation bridge structure, on and off ramps; some intricate traffic accommodation deviations, layer works, double seal and asphalt surfacing. (SANRAL project)
Human & Vlok, Project Manager & Resident Engineer: Installation of cellular network, roads and services, sewage treatment plant, electrical reticulation, construction of houses and reinforced concrete silos.
Shire (Pty) Ltd, Contracts Manager: Project involved the rehabilitation of roads in KZN and RSA and new works such as road structures and civil services. Rehabilitation work comprised pavement rehabilitation, geometric upgrading, construction of climbing and passing lanes, improvement of surface drainage, surface and sub-surface drainage, accommodation of traffic, materials investigation and sourcing and surfacing.
July 2013 to date Knight Piésold (Pty) Ltd – Principal Resident Engineer
Aug 2007 – Jan 2013 SNA (Pty) Ltd – Office Manager
2006 – July 2007 Goba (Pty) Ltd – Resident Engineer
1997 – 2005 Haas Consult – Chief Resident Engineer, Resident Engineer
1996 – 1997 Bergman Ingerop – Resident Engineer
1990 – 1995 Human & Vlok – Project Manager & Resident Engineer
1987 – 1989 Shire (Pty) Ltd – Contracts Manager
1981 – 1986 Basil Read (Pty) Ltd – Contract Manager