Andrew Briggs

Freelance Architect & House Architect

Location:Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
2 Skills

Phone 0829457392
Fax 0865119581


Project Mangement Self Employed Mozambique
August 2008 – Present

· Take over a stranded project of three investment homes (Valued in the millions)
· Trouble shoot & Problem solve (get back on schedule)
· Setup and planning
· Material procurement & logistics
· Liase between contractor and home owners
· Organize all subcontractors (Electricians,Contractors, Interiour designers)
· Liase with the estate management team (Home owners ***.)

Stock market investing and Day trading Self Employed Hluhluwe Computers KZN
Nov 2005 – June 2008

· JSE trading (Johannesburg stock exchange)
· Single Stock Future Trading (Day trader)

Computer Shop & Internet Café Owner Self Employed Hluhluwe Computers KZN
May 2003 – June 2008

· Repair and Servicing of client Computers
· Basic networking
· Printer repairs
· Hardware and software Consulting
· Virus removals

Apprentice Computer Technician Self Employed Hluhluwe KZN
Oct 2002 – May 2003

· Repair and Servicing of client Computers

Sub Contractor Site Foreman Self Employed Hluhluwe KZN
May 2000 – Oct 2002

· Building projects as far as Pietermaritzburg & Johannesburg.
· Air conditioner installation, repairs and servicing

Junior Site Forman ECON Construction & Development Hluhluwe KZN
May 1988 – Apr 2000

· Running day-to-day construction site tasks.
· Timber frame construction, Conventional brick and mortar, Decks & Thatching.
· Setting out planning.
· Managing labour on site.
· Timely ordering of building material
· Daily problem solving. Technical and Other

Assistant Site Forman Panorama Limited Mozambique
Jan 1996 – Dec 1996

· Start up Building operations for virgin project …VERY REMOTE AREA
· Sort out all logistics (material, transport, roads, water, electricity, accommodation)
· Manage Labour & day-to-day building tasks.
· Completed two Timber Holiday Chalets in the middle of no where……A great project!

Airline Cabin Crew Member South African Airways Johannesburg
Aug 1987 - Dec 1995

· Business & First Class Galley Position.
· Bar and Duty free sales.
· Passenger handling.
· Passenger Safety
· Basic medical assistance.

Apprentice aircraft Mechanic Ed Air Wonderboom Airport Pretoria
Jan1987 – Aug 1987

National Serviceman South African Defence Force Hoedspruit
Jan1985 –Dec1986


Matriculated 1984 Pretoria Boys High School Pretoria

National Service Jan 1985 - Dec 1986 South African Air Force
· Dog School and Security training
· July 1995 Open Water One Diving Licence, “NAUI”
· Feb 2006 Pam Golding Property Course “The fundamentals of property”
· Feb 2007 NHBRC Examinations “ NHBRC No 41596 ” Renewed Annually

John Rumble
Address: Yeppoon Gold Coast Queens Land Australia
Tel: 00 61 - 4 – 00 00 1832
Position: Owner CEO:
Company Name: Panorama Limitada / Rumdel Construction

Tony Currie
Address: Fossil farm Hluhluwe
Tel: +27 35 5620470
Cell: +27 823335574
Position: Owner CEO
Company Name: ECON Construction and Development

James Roux
Address: Hluhluwe
Tel: +27 355622488
Cell: +27 829457389
Position: Pineapple Farm Owner
Computer teacher

Grant Wainwright
Address: Johannesburg
Tel: +27 118806070
Cell: +27 836253288
Position: Owner CEO
Company Name: Kelro Construction

Vernon Cresswell
Address: Johannesburg
Cell: +27 832508653
Position: Owner CEO
Company: Wild sides

John Williamson
Address: Lanseria, Midrand
Cell: +27 828871401
Position: Property Investor

Doug Fortuin
Adress: Johannesburg
Cell +27 836012070
Position: Contractor for Mozambique (one of many)
Company: Rexcon Construction

Date of birth
11 October 1966
Marital status
Married 16 march 1991


A Description of my character:
I am a clear thinker and very well organized. I am good at planning and thinking ahead (Anticipation).
I have excellent communication skills.
I am a hard worker and I have an eye for detail and quality.
I am mechanically minded and also completely computer literate.
I am a quick learner, and I also enjoy a challenge.

Other skills
· Basic welding
· Chainsaw Operator
· Carpentry and plumbing experience
· Ms Excel
· Basic Mechanics
· Power tool operation
· Metal work ( Grinding, Oxy Acetylene cutting and brazing )
· Spray painting
· About 30 hours Private pilot training (solo in the circuit and general flying area)
· Auto Cad 2000 knowledge
Skills (2) Rating
House Architecture