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JEFF VARNDELL Director
Qualifications Pr.Eng., C.Eng., B.Sc (Civ. Eng) U.C.T.
NQF5, MSAICE, FWISA, MICE
1. WATER :
Construction supervision of regional water supply scheme at Eston - Umgeni Water,
1.1 Project management of :-
Replacement of AC secondary water mains (all field activities in the central region from
site investigation to construction monitoring) – Ethekwini Metropolitan Municipality,
Upgrade of bulk water supply to Ibisi – Alfred Nzo District Municipality, 1998 - 2003.
Upgrade of water reticulation - Richmond TLC, 1997-1999.
Repair of breached dam, safety review, and upgrading of spillway for Hippo Dam at
Sabie River Sun - Hotels, Inns and Resorts, 1996-1999.
Upgrade of water reticulation - Maluti TLC, 1996.
Upgrade of bulk water supply - Nompumalanga and Vukuzenzele Schools, 1996.
Repair of major infrastructure flood damage at Sabie River Bungalows - Hotels, Inns
and Resorts, 1996.
Upgrade of water reticulation - Umzimkulu TLC, 1995-1996.
Upgrade of bulk water supply - Richmond TLC, 1995-1996.
Upgrade of bulk water supply for Umzimkulu - Eastern Cape Government,
Rural water supply scheme for 4 500 units at Zwelibomvu - Umgeni Water,
Major repairs to the outlet works at 23m high Mvunyane dam - KwaZulu Government,
Drought relief works to informal areas of KwaZulu and RSA Trust in Zululand (1,9M
capita spread over 39 000 km2
) - National Consultative Forum on Drought Relief, 1992-
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Upgrading to water supply scheme for 700 unit township at Louwsburg/Mzamo –
Development and Services Board, 1992.
Water supply scheme for 500 unit township at Nkongolwana – Natal Provincial
Cathodic protection of raw water pipeline at eMondlo - KwaZulu Government, 1991-
Multi purpose pump house for irrigation and sewage at San Lameer –Sanlam
Water treatment plant for Itala Game Reserve - Natal Parks Board, 1991.
Upgrading to bulk water supply for 40 000 capita township at eMondlo –KwaZulu
1.2 Review consultant for water supply problems to new housing development at Assagay
– Vernon Smith & Assocs., 2002.
Formulation of Water Services Development Plan - Eshowe TLC, 1998-2000
Assessment of Umgeni River flood lines for Kraanskloof Farm housing project, Durban
Inner West Council, 1998.
Preliminary design of bulk water supply to Mbaswana - 1998
Preliminary design of bulk water supply – Mala Mala Ranches, 1998
Investigation of water reticulation losses - Eshowe TLC, 1995-1998.
First dam safety inspection for Eshlazi Dam - Eshowe TLC, 1997.
Investigation and design for upgrade of bulk water supply - Maluti TLC, 1996.
Formulation of design standards and operating philosophy - Umgeni Water,
1.3 Construction of betterment’s, maintenance and repairs to structures, civil works and
large bore pipelines on a direct labour basis. (Including major repairs after the
September 1987 floods) - Emergency and Construction Services, Umgeni Water,
1.4 Construction Supervision of Wiggins Water Treatment Plant Stage I of 350 Ml/day
water and sludge treatment plant - New Works Division Umgeni Water, 1982-1985.
1.5 Regional Management, on a direct labour basis, of planning, investigation, design,
construction, operation, maintenance and supervision of dams, irrigation schemes and
water supply schemes ranging from primary to major works – Mashonaland Province,
Zimbabwe Ministry of Water Development, 1980-1982.
1.6 Regional planning, investigation, design, construction, operation and maintenance of
dams, irrigation schemes and water supplies (including post-war reconstruction). –
Mashonaland Province, Zimbabwe Ministry of Water Resources, 1976-1980.
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1.7 Construction supervision of Darwendale Dam - 1,3km long and 28m high earth rock fill
dam with concrete lined spillway - Designs Branch, Zimbabwe Ministry of Water
1.8 Hydrological research, analysis and estimation for peak floods, dam yields and
catchments planning. - Hydrological Branch, Zimbabwe Ministry of Water Resources,
2. WASTE WATER :
2.1 Construction Supervision of Madiba Valley sewer reticulation– eThekwini Water
Construction Supervision of Queensburgh sewer reticulation extensions (Mosely) –
eThekwini Water Services, 2004-2005.
Construction Supervision of Umbilo trunk sewer extension from Currie Crescent to
Wirtz Road – eThekwini Water Services, 2003-2004.
Construction Supervision of Queensburgh sewer reticulation extensions (Northdene) –
Durban Wastewater Management, 2000-2001.
Construction Supervision of Umbilo trunk sewer extension to Currie Crescent – Durban
Wastewater Management, 1999-2000.
2.2 Investigation and design of sewage pump station and rising main for 500 erven housing
development – Gwanza Umzimkulu Trust, 2000.
Investigation and design for upgrading of bulk sewerage and disposal -Lusikisiki TLC,
Investigation and design for upgrading of sewerage systems - Maluti TLC, 1996.
Investigation and design for upgrading of sewerage systems - Umzimkulu TLC, 1996.
2.3 Detailed design of gravity sewer main for Teacher Training College at Umzimkulu -
Eastern Cape Government, 1995-1996.
2.4 Project Management of :
Sewage for 500 unit township at Nkongalwana - Natal Provincial Administration, 1991-
Gravity and rising sewer mains and pump house at San Lameer - Sanlam Properties,
2.5 Investigation and design for relocation of sewer main at Clairwood Quarries – Ready
Mix Materials, 1991.
Concept design and costing of water-borne sewage options for 23 000 unit township
at Inwabi - KwaZulu Government, 1990-1991.
Cost comparison (capital and running) of low cost and water-borne sewage systems
for 55 000 unit townships at Umlazi and Inwabi - KwaZulu Government, 1990-1991.
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3. ROADS and STORM WATER :
3.1 Project Management of :
Upgrading of storm water drainage at Ibisi – Alfred Nzo District Municipality, 2000-
Upgrade of roads and storm water at Maluti - Eastern Cape Government, 1999-2000.
Upgrade of bus route - Umzimkulu TLC, 1998-2000.
Upgrade of storm water drainage - Richmond TLC, 1997-1999.
Upgrading of roads and storm water at Ibisi – Eastern Cape Government, 1998-2000.
Upgrading of roads and storm water at Maluti - Wild Coast District Council, 1997-1998.
Bus and LDV rank at Umzimkulu - Wild Coast District Council, 1997.
Upgrading of roads and storm water - Maluti TLC, 1996-1997.
3.2 Project proposals for upgrading of rural roads for Maluti and Mt. Ayliff regions – Transkei
Rural Development Co-ordinating Forum, 1997
Investigation and design for upgrading of roads and storm water - Umzimkulu TLC,
3.3 Construction management of upgrading to storm water drainage schemes in Durban
Central Business District - City Engineer, 1989-1991.
4. COASTAL :
Project management of :
Erosion protection at Umzinto river mouth - Pennington Town Board, 1992-1993.
Extensions to Wilson’s Wharf - Wilson Marinas, 1992.
5. ENGINEERING INFRASTRUCTURE / TOWNSHIP SERVICES :
5.1 Project Management of Civil Engineering Infrastructure for :
Provision of services for 54 unit Princeton Place town housing development - Stocks
Provision of services for 400 unit Ext. 1 housing project - Maluti TLC, 1997-1998
5.2 Detailed design of services for 500 unit housing project - Lusikisiki TLC, 1997-1998.
Detailed design of services for Mthumbane and Greens Farm housing projects – Port
St. Johns TLC, 1997.
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5.3 Preliminary design of services for 50 unit industrial and commercial unit extension to
central business district - Umzimkulu TLC, 1997
Preliminary design of services for 84 unit Golf course and 315 unit Morningwiew
housing projects - Ixopo TLC, 1997.
Preliminary design to upgrade existing services for 163 unit Ext. 5 housing project –
Umzimkulu TLC, 1997.
Preliminary design of services for 216 unit Ext. 6, 326 unit Ext. 7 and 208 unit Ext. 8
housing projects - Umzimkulu TLC, 1996-1997.
5.4 Infrastructure assessment for Magwa/Mkambati Spatial Development Plan – Wild
Coast District Council, 1998.
Infrastructure assessment for Integrated Development Plan – Wild Coast District
Infrastructure assessment for Lusikisiki, Maluti and Umzimkulu Integrated
Development Plans - Wild Coast District Council, 1998.
Bulk and internal infrastructure assessment for Structure Plan - Umzimkulu TLC, 1996-
6. GENERAL CIVIL :
6.1 Project management of :
Upgrading to community street lighting at Ibisi – Wild Coast District Council, 1998-2001
Upgrading of sports field - Umzimkulu TLC, 1996-1997.
Project management of upgrading to community sports fields in Durban South
Functional Region - KwaZulu Government, 1990-1995.
6.2 Investigation and preliminary design of commercial shopping centre and small traders
centre - Umzimkulu TLC, 1997-2001.
6.3 Specification of maintenance plant and equipment for golf course at San Lameer –
Sanlam Properties, 1991.