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Thabang Jacob Lekoa

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Thabang Jacob Lekoa

Senior Quantity Surveyor at Impala Platinum


I am an energetic, professional male with a strong interest in infrastructure and huge civil and commercial projects.
Possess strong quantity surveying abilities, enthusiastic in everythings I get a chance to be involved in. I have a passion for ongoing personal learning and development. As a registered QS I will like to persue a career in scheduling/planning in construction.

Contact details

thabang.lekoa@gmail.com



Professional details

Current Position(s)

Senior Quantity Surveyor | Impala Platinum
2011 - present

Responsibilities:
1. Contract Administration
2. Assessing contractors claim
3. Underground measurements
4. Surface measurements
5. Payment certificates
6. Tracking contracts progress & Cost Reporting
7. Compiling enquiry documents
8. Tender adjudications
9. Attending technical meetings & progress meetings
10. Involved in cost plus contracts
11. Compiling documentation for amendments/contact variations
12. Negotiating with contractors


Previous Position(s)

Quantity Surveyor | aurecon
2008 - 2011

Consulting and Project Management

Project Administration
Payment Certificates, Cost Reports, Estimates
Claim Processing
Negotiating Rates with Contractors
2008 to 2009 I was involved in schools project in Mpumalanga. This projects was seen as urgent by the Mpumalanga DoE as the schools were badly damaged by storms. My responsibility on site were:

1. Site measurements
2. Engineers representative on site
3. Evaluating contractors monthly claims
4. Advising contractor on contract schedule
5. Quality control and Assurance
6. Liasing with school gaverning body regarding the progress on the projects and any difficulties encountered.
7. Chairing site progress meetings

March 2009 I was appointed to project office in Centurion (MCWAP) Mokolo Crocodile Water Augmantation Project. My duties were:

1. Compiling project data
2. Building up rates
3. Assisting in preparing BOQ
4. Attending technical meetings
5. Liasing with other professions
6. Responsible for building work and concrete structures measurements and compilation of BOQ


Quantity Surveyor | Tshepega
2006 - 2008

Building, Construction and Engineering

Worked mainly in refurbishement of stadia in Gauteng. New constructions of community centres in Soweto. Worked closely with the client Jo'burg City. Compiled BOQ for new entartainments facilities and site measuring. Attended site meetings and technical meetings.

Main reason for leaving: I wanted to register as PrQs and Tshepega didn't have registered QS to report to and sign log sheets.


Quantity Surveyor | Africon International (Now trading as Aurecon)
2005 - 2006

Building, Construction and Engineering

Preparing Estimates,
Compiling cost data
Preparing Bill of Quantities
Payment certificates
Attending technical meetings
Researching localities for cost effective constructions


Quantity Surveyor | Abakali
2005 - 2005

Building, Construction and Engineering

Preparing estimates
Preparing and using cost data
Cost control & cost reporting during pre-contract period
Preparing bills of quantities for the main contractor and sub-contractors
Preparing bills of measuremnts for finala accounts
Attending site/technical meetings
Site measurements

Educational history

Secondary

Tsoseletso High School, Bloemfontein, South Africa (2000)

Tertiary

South African Council for Quantity Surveying Profession

2011 - present

Professional Quantity Surveyor

SAICE

2007 - present

General Conditions of Contract (GCC2004)

University of Free State

2005 - present

Cerificate of Academic Excellence Achievemnt

University of Free Sate

2004 - present

Honors Degree in Quantity Surveying

UNIVERSITY OF FREE STATE (UFS)

Bloemfontein, South Africa | January 2004 - December 2004

BSc (Honours) (Quantity Surveying) - Construction

University of Free State

2003 - present

Degree in Quantity Surveying

UNIVERSITY OF FREE STATE (UFS)

Bloemfontein, South Africa | January 2001 - December 2003

BSc Quantity Surveying - Construction

Tsoseletso High School

1996 - 2000

Matric

Achievements

Awards

Best Final Year Student | 2004

Best student

Academic Achievements

Best Final Year Student | 2004

Activities

Memberships

South African Council of Quantity Surveyors Profession

Member, June 2005 - present

Association of South African Quantity Surveyors

Member, March 2001 - present

Other Activities

Soccer

Player, 1997 - present

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