Björn Hübner


13437 Berlin

Email: info@bjoernhuebner.de 

A highly motivated civil works construction manager

with extensive experience in all aspects of Civil Construction in the Middle East, North Africa and Germany – who has developed:
.         .·Expertise in structural planning and lay out of  commercial
and residential buildings
·Knowledge of Civil codes and standards
·Capable of reading and interpreting all plans and specs
related to different projects
·Personnel training skills – including Third Country Nationals
·Ability to communicate fluent in German and English
·Possesses a basic knowledge of French

.         .·An excellent knowledge of Civil Engineering layouts, structural
wood framing and formworks
·Expert for reinforced and posttensioned concrete
·Good knowledge of turn key projects
·Adept at promoting teamwork ethics and ensuring completion
of work to all safety standards, on time and within budget
·Pro-active, self-starter, decision maker, autonomous and a
team player, ability to work under pressure and harsh

Company: Six Construct Ltd (part of the Besix Group)                       
Location:Middle East, United Arab Emirates
Position:Construction Manager
From:July 2011
Projects:-Since February 2012
Design & Construction of Razeen Labor City Wastewater Treatment Plant. Installation of Collector Sewer and Irrigation Underground Network from Abu Dhabi and Al Ain to the new STP.
The contract involves Design, Build, Operation and Maintenance
$ 256,000,00
-June 2011 to January 2012
Construction of the ADNOC new Corporate Headquarters Abu Dhabi.
Construction of a 65 storey high-rise office building with 3 storey basement. Total height 335m.
The new complex will include an office tower, podium and atrium. The total built up area will be about 190,000 square metres.
$ 162,231,000

Company: BSS, Beton System und Schalungsbau GmbH                     
Location:Hamburg, Germany
Position:Project Manager
From:July 2010
To:June 2011
Projects:-Metropolis Haus Hamburg
Construction of a 9 storey office building with auditorium and a 3 storey car park.
The building is equipped with technological equipment of the highest and most modern standards. A building management system incorporates state-of-the-art software integration of the technical services, control and information systems.
€ 21,500,000
Tasks:-Responsible for overseeing the completion and handover the complete concrete structure.
-Supervise and coordinate all the activities.
-Ensure that the Project is performed to the fullest of the efficiency.
-Create and execute project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
-Identify resources needed and assign individual responsibilities.
-Manage day-to-day operational aspects of the project and scope
-Ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.
-Track and reports team hours and expenses on a monthly basis.
-Manage the project budget.
-Ensure timely and accurate invoicing, and monitor receivables for the project.
-Follow up with clients, when necessary, regarding unpaid invoices
-Analyze project profitability, revenue, margins, bill rates and utilization.
-Lead and motivate the project team.
-Arrange and lead team progress meetings.

Company: Besix International (part of the Besix Group)                      
Location:Cairo, Egypt
Position:Construction Manager
From:February 2010
To:June 2010
Projects:Nile Corniche St. Regis Hotel Complex.
Civil Works for the basement construction of a multifunction complex including 3 towers of 100 m height on the side of the Nile.
JV BESIX & Orascom is responsible for the design of the deep supported excavation, the piling works and the dewatering.
Key numbers: 940 piles, 385 lm of Diaphragm wall, raft 2.5m thick, dewatering of 3 000 – 5 000 m3/h, 4 levels of basement, raft 11m underwater.
$ 60,000,000
Tasks:-Responsible for overseeing the completion and handover the complete concrete Basement structure.
-Schedule the project in logical steps and budget time required to meet deadlines.
-Determine labor requirements and dispatch workers to construction sites.
-Confer with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and construction problems.
-Inspect and review projects to monitor compliance with building and safety codes, and other regulations.
-Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to administrative staff, workers and clients.
-Direct and supervise workers.
-Study job specifications to determine appropriate construction methods.
-Prepare and submit budget estimates and progress and cost tracking reports.
-Develop and implement quality control programs.
-Take actions to deal with the results of delays, bad weather, or emergencies at construction site.
-Plan, organize, and direct activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems.
-Investigate damage, accidents, or delays at construction sites, to ensure that proper procedures are being carried out.
-Evaluate construction methods and determine cost-effectiveness of plans.

Company:Six Construct Ltd (part of the Besix Group)
Location:Middle East, United Arab Emirates  
Position:General Site Superintendent
From:August 2005
To:January 2010
Projects:August 2005 to February 2006
-Construction of a new Building for the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs in Abu Dhabi,
$ 78,000,000
February 2006 to January 2007
-Civil works related to the construction of a greenfield
cement plant of a capacity of 7,500 ton per day,
$ 51,000,000
February 2007 to December 2007
-Al Garhoud Bridge Dubai. Construction of a new seven
lane dual carriage way bridge: length=520m
(5 X 80m + 2 X 60m), width=2 X 35m.
$ 124,000,000
January 2008 to July 2009
-Al Gurm Resort Abu Dhabi. Construction of 63 residential
villas. Substructure and superstructure works,
external finishing and infrastructure works including utility
networks. Design, supply and installation of bored
and driven piles of dia. 500 mm & dia. 600 mm using
land and marine equipment
$ 156,000,000
August 2009 to January 2010
Civil Works of a new Sewage Treatment Plant (STP). Installation of Collector Sewer and Irrigation Underground Network from Abu Dhabi and Al Ain to the new STP.
The contract involves Design, Build, Operation and Maintenance
$ 629,543,065
Tasks:-Manage 11 Engineers and more than 600 workers and
-Develop and implement site planning, logistics and
procedures for the execution of the works
-Develop and implement quality assurance and control
-Ensure the work performed complies with all requirements
of the contract documents and specifications
-Develop and implement work schedules identifying the
critical path including the expediting of scheduled critical
materials and equipment for their timely delivery on site
-Coordinate, direct, and monitor the activities of
subcontractors, suppliers, direct labor and material
-Obtain all necessary permits for temporary use and
construction purposes
-Secure all insurance requirements prior to starting the
work and maintain current the term of the project
-Coordinate as required the activities of inspection
-Direct, train & evaluate project staff
-Oversee work of the project accountant
-Establish and enforce a comprehensive project safety &
security program as defined in the company safety
program and in accordance with all applicable safety
codes and regulations
-Review and approve all subcontractor and vender
payment applications and participate in the timely
preparation of monthly payment requisition

Company:Jazz Civil Engineering Ltd
Position:Senior Site Manager
From:October 2003
To:July 2005
Tasks:-Manage site superintendents
-Liaising with architects, planners, estimators and
buyers prior to  commencement of building work
-Scheduling the works & targets
-Supervising the preparation of the construction site
including hire of labour,installation of temporary offices
and overseeing delivery of materials
-Liaising with the site workforce
-Monitoring building progress, in particular, quality of work,
compliance with regulations, costs and speed of stage
-Reporting regularly to the client
-Responsible for the contractual and financial follow-up
and budget control

Company:Neumann Civil Engineering Ltd
Position:Construction Manager
From:August 2001
To:October 2003
Tasks:-Co-ordination of the site foremen
-Supervision of the various works
-Directing all aspects of the day-to-day execution of the
-Monitoring and coordinating work performed by
superintendents and workmen
-Directing work sequencing to expedite project delivery and
to minimize disruption of ongoing operations
-Organising and participating at the site meetings
-Planning the resources
-Reporting on progress and output of own teams and suppliers
-Reporting directly to the Project Manager

Company:Industriebau West Ltd
Position:Site Superintendent
From:March 1999
To:August 2001
Tasks:-Responsible for the execution on site of one or more parts
of the construction project
-Supervision and coordination of the execution
-Direction of the daily production
-Control of the outputs and coordination of the
subcontractors and own teams
-Scheduling of the personnel
-Regular feedback with the construction manager with
regard to the advanceof the construction project

Company:Ikp (Community of Engineers for Construction and Planning)
Position:structural analyst
From:March 1998
To:March 1999
Tasks:-Development of load bearing concepts, statics, noise and
thermal protection verifications
-Construction of concrete, reinforcement and formwork
drawings (CAD)

Institute:TFH Technische Fachhochschule Berlin
(University of Applied Sciences)
Course of studies:Civil engineering
Degree:Diplom Engineer (similar to Master of Engineering) 
Duration:October 1993 to February 1998

You can find a selection of reference objects here

Resume 2012.pdf