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Project Engineer / Excavator 360 Operator

Tiverton UK

Harvey Rowland

EngTech, MInstRE

Project Manager

Devon, Uk

 

linkedin.com/in/harvey-rowland                     T: +44 (0) 7393 931 431                                 E: rowly74@gmail.com

 

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

PRINCE2 certified with over 6 years’ experience of planning, managing, and delivering multiple international construction and civil engineering projects in compliance with regulations, quality standards and best practices, during an exemplary career with the British Army, Royal Engineers. Versatile, adaptable and resilient; leads from the front and uses highly developed communication and negotiation skills to drive project delivery and influence stakeholders at all levels.

 

Key Projects

·        Spent 6 months as a key member of the crisis response team providing post-hurricane support to 13 countries in the Caribbean, making a real difference to local communities by rebuilding homes and critical infrastructure

 

·        Led a diverse team of tradesmen and subcontractors during a project to restore the functionality of an irrigation system on Tortola in British Virgin Islands, within a very tight timescale following Hurricane Irma

 

·        Planned and managed a project to construct a new road from the Royal Marines Barracks in Chivenor to adjacent playing fields, whilst upgrading the training area, saving the MOD c. £122k in costs

 

·        Managed procurement, advised on suppliers and led a £500k 6-month project to construct an 800m road and jetty in Northern Cyprus; recycled waste to provide two new bus stops and brought the project in under budget

 

·        Oversaw a high-tempo project to maintain, prepare and load a $1m fleet of plant machinery and vehicles onto ships ready for transportation from North Carolina in the US to UK, delivering on time and on budget

 

PROJECT MANAGEMENT QUALIFICATIONS

•           PRINCE2 Project Management                                                                                                     Axelos

•           Agile Project Management                                                                                                         Axelos

•           PMP: Project Management Professional (Studying)                                                                                PMI

 

MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS

Engineering Technician – The Institution of Royal Engineers

Member of The Project Management Institution

 

KEY SKILLS & AREAS OF EXPERTISE

·        Team Leadership

·        Contractor Supervision

·        Customer Relations

·        Project Logistics Planning

·        Progress Reporting/Close-Out

·        Construction Management

·        Civil Engineering

·        Site Health & Safety

·        Environmental Protocols

·        Interpreting Technical Drawings & Specifications

·        Estimating & Cost Control

·        Maintenance Scheduling

·        Regulatory Compliance

·        CDM Regulations

·        Quality Control

·        Complex Problem Solving

·        Training & Development

 

CAREER HISTORY

British Army – Corps of Royal Engineers                                                                                  Jan 2014 – present

 

Construction Foreman & Project Manager                                                                              Mar 2015 – Sept 2020

Led and managed highly skilled teams in the delivery of engineering and technical support to high readiness Royal Marine forces taking part in military, humanitarian, and disaster relief operations worldwide.

 

·        Managed multiple projects throughout the lifecycle, including defence and bridge building, installing water supplies, constructing bulk fuel installations, and route clearance, whilst delivering first class service to customers

·        Controlled plant machinery and equipment worth £1m, planned complex international projects in areas with few resources, utilising expertise to influence and advise high ranking government and military officials daily

·        Captured requirements, devised and disseminated project plans, schedules and statements of works

·        Agreed project technical specifications and forecast costs, budgets and plant equipment requirements

·        Monitored team performance against project-specific targets, organised training and conducted appraisals

·        Built strong relationships with contractors and used negotiation skills to acquire plant equipment at short notice

 

Key Achievements

·        Reduced accidents and improved regulatory compliance by driving behavioural safety and raising awareness of hazards on site through in-depth risk assessments, reviewing lessons learnt, and delivering regular training

 

·        Improved team capability and productivity after designing trade-specific checklists based on step by set processes which was subsequently shared as best practice across other departments

 

 

 

Plant Operator Mechanic and Combat Engineer                                                                     Jan 2014 – Mar Trained to use a range of plant machinery, including diggers, graders, excavators, loading shovels, backhoes, bulldozers, pavers, screeners, rollers, and dump trucks. I have worked as part of the project team on construction sites all over the world, learning invaluable skills from working on site to running a site. As a Combat Engineer I am skilled and competent in Explosive Demolition, Water supply, Boat Operating, Bridge Building, Using and maintaining a variety of power and hand tools, Surveying, Landscaping and Mine clearance.

 

 

EARLY CAREER

Suez France                                         Recycling Coordinator                                                   2011 – 2014

Mole Valley Farmers                             Sales Assistant                                                             2008 – 2011

 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

·        PRINCE2 Project Management                                                                                     Axelos

·        Agile Project Management                                                                                             Axelos

·        PMP: Project Management Professional (Studying)                                                        PMI

·        Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Degree (Studying)                                                    Open University

·        Engineering Technician                                                                                                 MInstRE

·        CPCS Competent Card Holder in Excavator 360 above/below 10 tonnes                          CITB

·        Level 2 NVQ Diploma – Excavating Plant (Construction) QCF                                          Pearson TQ

·        BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Construction & Plant Operations (Specialist 28-36)                 Pearson TQ

·        Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Plant Operations                                                    FISS

·        BTEC Level 2 in Engineering                                                                                                Collumpton College

·        Level 3 Award in Education & Training                                                                           City & Guilds

·        Level 2 Certificate in Chainsaw Operations up to 380mm                                                 City & Guilds

·        7 GCSEs including Maths, English & Physical Engineering

 

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT COURSES

·        Project & Contract Management

·        Site Safety Supervisor

·        Ground Works

·        Tarmac

 

·        Soil Stabilization

·        Quarrying

·        Excavation & Construction

·        Concreting

·        Pavement Design

 

·        Explosive Demolitions

·        Construction

·        Bridge Building

·        Water Supply

·        Plant Operation

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

·        Driving  Licence                  Full UK; Cat: C+E, G, H

·        Interests                             Surf & Safety Rescue Coach,

Level 1 Surf Instructor,

BSAC Ocean Diver

Harvey Rowland                    T: +44 (0) 7393 931 431                             E: rowly74@gmail.com

Education

2014-2016

QUALIFICATIONS • PRINCE2 Project Management Axelos • Agile Project Management Axelos • PMP: Project Management Professional (Studying) PMI • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Degree (Studying) Open University • Engineering Technician MInstRE • CPCS Competent Card Holder in Excavator 360 above/below 10 tonnes CITB • Level 2 NVQ Diploma – Excavating Plant (Construction) QCF Pearson TQ • BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Construction & Plant Operations (Specialist 28-36) Pearson TQ • Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Plant Operations FISS • BTEC Level 2 in Engineering Collumpton College • Level 3 Award in Education & Training City & Guilds • Level 2 Certificate in Chainsaw Operations up to 380mm City & Guilds • 7 GCSEs including Maths, English & Physical Engineering at Royal School of Military Engineering

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