David brings over a decade of strong industry experience to the team and is a member of industry professional bodies. Through hard work and determination David has earned a great reputation in the industry. He has built up an incredible network of engineers, surveyors, estimators, suppliers and many more. He has a solid commitment to lifelong learning and thoroughly enjoys the industry he works in.
David brings a wealth of main contractor experience to the table. He has over a decade of industry experience, throughout this time he has built up a great professional network of engineers, consultants, suppliers and subcontractors, of whom all specialise in the marine and civil engineering environment.
His background is Quantity Surveying (achieving a first class honours degree and award of excellence in QS’ing) but also holds Chartered Construction Manager status and Technical membership of the Chartered Institute of Civils Engineering Surveyors.
He has undertaken direct consultancy work for the Environment Agency and the Port of London Authority and for numerous Tier 1’s and Tier 2 contractors working in the marine environment.
He has successfully spear headed and delivered multi-million pound frameworks and contracts for Tier 1 contractors.
Actively being involved in all aspects of the contract delivery cycle, from business development, producing, adapting and submitting quality submissions, programming and estimating major projects, heading up business units consisting of both the commercial and construction delivery teams, ensuring a successful and snag free handover to the client upon completion of the project.
In terms of business development, he has a proven track record of working for Tier 1 contractors in producing, developing and adapting pre-qualification packages and tenders. Settling major tender submissions, evaluating the schemes risks and opportunities and adjusting overheads and profit to suit the risk profile. Often representing Tier 1 contractors at CECA, CICES and other professional networking and CPD events.
David uses Asta Powerproject and Microsoft Project to produce tender and construction issue Gantt chart programmes. For bid preparation he is experienced with ConQuest and Excel, used for the production of fully resourced Bills of Quantities or Activity Schedules, building rates from first principles. He can review and draft main contracts and subcontractors, review drawings and procure materials, specialist plant and labour for undertaking the works. Administering the contract from inception through to final account and handover.