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Maxine Curry
Dayjob Limited
The Big Peg
120 Vyse Street
Birmingham B18 6NF
T: 0044 123 456 7890


Maxine has a long track record of taking control of large-scale projects right from their initial concept through the appropriate approval processes and to a successful conclusion. She has a thorough knowledge of civil design and engineering techniques. As a true professional she can maintain an overview of an entire project whilst continuing to attend to detailed technicalities. Additionally, she is an innovative problem-solver who pays very careful attention to detail and who does things in a precise manner and by following procedures. Through her career she has worked on a broad and diverse range of projects and for clients that include a number of blue-chip and international brands. On a personal level she is committed to working with others to produce sustainable building designs that reduce environmental impact. Right now, she would like to work for a company that offers excellent career prospects and the opportunity to be part of a growing team that has a wealth of experience behind them.



CIVIL ENGINEER – Start Date – Present
Employers name – Location
Responsible for ensuring that all civil engineering works are carried out as per the contract drawings and specifications.


  • Acting as the main technical adviser on a construction site for all civil engineering matters.
  • Ensuring that all engineering works meet the satisfaction of clients or intermediaries, including technical guidelines and local authority requirements.
  • Undertaking post construction reviews and recommending areas of improvement.
  • Responding to any queries and complaints in a courteous, efficient and timely manner.
  • Completing work to the highest standard and adding value to schemes.
  • Carrying out feasibility assessments and site inspections.
  • Supporting the bid team in drafting tender documentation.
  • Keeping Directors, Management and relevant stakeholders informed of progress including possible impediments to construction works.
  • Determining accurate project costs by calculating labour, material, and related expenditure.
  • Identifying and managing risks within my area of responsibility.
  • Preparing and monitoring programme of work for individual staff.
  • Inspecting and visiting sites to check on the quality of work being undertaken.
  • Handling routine contract administration paperwork.
  • Recording staff work hours using the Time Sheet.
  • Coordinating engineering work with other disciplines such as architectural, mechanical and electrical contractors etc.


JOB TITLE – Start Date – End Date
Employers name – Location

JOB TITLE – Start Date – End Date
Employers name – Location



  • Holder of appropriate industry qualifications, including but not limited to First Aid Certificate etc.
  • Reviewing government regulations and ordinances and then drawing conclusions from them.
  • Ability to use and interpret equipment drawings, manuals and other technical information.
  • Excellent communication skills and able to represent the company in client facing roles.
  • Can motivate others to work harder.
  • Planning every hour of every working day in absolute detail.
  • Experience in dealing with clients at establishment head level.


  • Committed to continually learning and developing own knowledge.
  • Self-driven and results-oriented with a positive outlook.
  • Have a commitment to diversity and equality of opportunity.



Site inspections
Incident reporting
Engineering calculations
Achieving Results
Decision Making
Team work
Safety procedures



University name  –  Degree details              Study Dates
College name      –  Qualifications                Study Dates
School name       –  Subjects / Grades          Study Dates



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