Stephen B Hodgson
- Builders estimating
- Groundworkers estimating
- Specialist subcontract businesses financial controller
- Builder/ developer disputes; builder/homeowner disputes; main contractor/ subcontractor disputes.
Integrity, impartiality, no conflict of interest, quality, fairness and attention to detail.
Pre start on site
- Site surveys and inspection
- Specification writing and detailing
- Architectural and structural design
- Defects, snagging and structural design
- Take-offs & Bills of Quantities, estimates & cost planning
- Housing development feasibility
- Scheduling and resourcing
- Obtaining quotations and buying
- Advanced ordering and site establishment
- Programming & planning
During the work
Setting out the physical work on site Organising resources Checking details work, designing any changes Ensuring compliance with building control Conveying technical and other requirements to site operatives Valuations, forecasting, P&L and final accounts Attending to disputes and preparing claims Programme updates and attending to implications Liaison with the customer and other professionals
Managing and resourcing a small business for 22 years Book keeping, accounts, profit and loss, balance sheet, and cash flow Managing applications for payment Analysing current and future business performance Assessing charging structures, Managing creditors, debtors and HMRC Bookkeeping structuring
Competent in Excel, Word, MS Project, Outlook, Sage and Eque2.
Self-Employment 1996 to 2018
Hodgson Build, Bulwell, Nottingham; Business Owner from 2000 to 2018; constructing home extensions, barn conversions, loft and refurbishment projects mainly operating in Ravenshead, West Bridgford and around Nottinghamshire. My role involved design, planning permissions, estimating, project planning, coordination and ensuring completion of the project .
Resin Fix Ltd, Matlock, Derbyshire ; Business Owner from 1996 to 2018; of a specialist repairs company focusing on concrete, subsidence, industrial floors, waterproofing and chemical grouting. I worked on industrial structures, domestic properties, underground reservoirs, tunnels, and concrete framed buildings.
Employments pre 1996
Tower UK Ltd, Basford, Nottingham – (part business owner with previous employer)
Managing Director from start up 1993 to 1996
25% shareholding director, remainder of shares owned by the directors of Paul Knight Construction Ltd, a previous employer.
External fabric repairs to multi storey tower blocks
Trent Valley Restoration Ltd, Lenton, Nottingham – (previous employer)
General Manager 1992 to 1993
Concrete repairs division
Paul Knight Ltd, Nottingham, Basford, Nottingham
Senior Quantity Surveyor/ Contracts Manager 1990 to 1992
Public works building contracts, schools, offices etc.
John Mowlem PLC, Derby Rd, Nottingham
Senior Quantity Surveyor 1989 to 1990
Hospital wings, car showroom, leisure facilities and prison extension work
Edward Wood & Son Ltd, Derby
Quantity Surveyor 1986 to 1988
New build care homes and Gateway supermarket shell fit outs
Trent Valley Restoration (HR) Ltd, Lenton, Nottingham
Quantity Surveyor/ Estimator to General Manager of new company established by directors of Trent Valley Restoration Ltd 1982 to 1985
External fabric repair of multi storey buildings
W J Furse & Co Ltd, Wilford, Nottingham
Quantity Surveyor/ Estimator 1981 to 1982
External fabric repair of high rise buildings
George Wimpey Construction UK Ltd, Beechdale Rd, Nottingham
Trainee to Assistant Quantity Surveyor 1976 – 1981
Large no-fines housing sites and factory estates