Roderick Schieman
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I have over 16+ years working experience in the Building and Construction Industries especially in the Residential and Telecommunications with over 11 years experience in Civil and Structural Engineering (multidisciplinary) as a Professional Architectural Draughtsman (Pr. Arch. Draught).
I am Registered with SACAP since 2006.
My expertise ranges from Drawing Office Manager, Planning, Costing, Site Supervisor, Health & Safety.


  • Senior Draftsman Technoline Projects · Jun 2005 – Present 15 yrs 11 mos Cape Town, South Africa Drawing Office Manager (Pr. Arch. Draught.)
    Supervising 4 Junior Draughtsmen and 1 Senior Draughtsman.
    Responsible to consult with Engineers on new or changed designs before processing as jobs.
    Dealing with high-end clients on designs.
    Mentor and encourage the designers and measure their efficiency.
    Responsible to facilitate training.
    Induction to new employees.
    Assist Operation and Warehouse departments when needed.
    Knowledge of obtaining wayleaves and working permits from Municipalities.

    Fibre Optic Planner
    Survey and plan Fibre Optic routes for Vodacom, DFA (Dark Fibre Africa), Cell-C, ATC (American Tower Company) & Atlas Towers. (FTTB)
    Survey and plan Fibre Optic Node Rooms, Pre-aggregation sites and High sites.
    Assist project leaders with any scope changes and variations during the project.
    Arrange appointments with property owners to conduct surveys.
    In depth knowledge of civil trenching, laying of micro-ducts, reinstatements of surfaces, duct integrity tests, floating of fibre and splicing.

    GSM Technical Detailer
    Designs on cellular networks for Vodacom, Cell-C, MTN, Atlas Towers & ATC (American Tower Company).
    Designs included Lattice Mast & Monopole base stations; Rooftop and Microcell base stations as well as Base Station Control installations.
    Designs and workshop drawings of 15m to 3m pole brackets/masts freestanding or on buildings in conjunction with Engineer/s.
    Designs and workshop drawings of steel platforms, cantilevered and non-cantilevered as per Engineers requirements.
    Design modeling and Rendering in 3D using Google Sketchup.
    Conducted site surveys with Construction Supervisor.
    Perform detail design on reinforcing concrete and steel structural steel for projects.
    Working closely with Engineers, Architects and Project Managers on designs.
    Knowledge of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) processes.

    Site Supervisor (Civil)
    Technical proficiency in the supervision and inspection of Rooftop & Greenfield infrastructure installations.
    Technical proficiency in the supervision and inspection of fibre network infrastructure installations.
    Project administration experience which includes; Quotations and Bill of Materials / Quantities; Costing; Purchase Orders; Invoicing and As-built documentation.