Clayton Francisco

Construction Manager​

Clay has vast experience with suspended concrete slabs and lift shafts. Dating back to his first year as an apprentice where nearly every job was a high residential or commercial project. Delivering all the vertical transport at Westfield Kotara, Clay thoroughly understands concrete structure and safety. In his spare time Clay is a young board member of the Hunter Master Builders Association.

Mult Story and Commercial Structures
Experience 93%
High Rise Residential
Experience 83%
Leading A Team
Experience 89%
Major Demolition Experience
Experience 90%

Professional Qualifications

1998 Certificate III in Carpentry & Joinery – Trade, Hunter Institute TAFE

Trade Certificate Carpentry & Joinery (awarded in 2000)

1999 Certificate IV in Building Studies, Hunter Institute TAFE

2000 Work Activity OHS – Supervision, Newcastle Master Builders Association

2002 OHS Consultation, Workcover NSW

2003 OHS Certification, Workcover NSW
Tower Crane (CT), Dogman (DG), Material Hoist (HM), Personnel Hoist (HP), Forklift (LF), Elevated Work Platform (WP), Explosive power Tool

2005 Risk Management & OHS Consultation, NSW Master Builders Association

2011 Senior First Aid Certificate, Australian Red Cross

2012 Contractor Licence, NSW Fair Trading

2016 Waterproofing, NSW Master Builders Association

2016 Company Licence, ASIC

2017 Working at heights, NSW Master Builders Association


2018-2020 Bloc Operations ACT
Duties: Formwork stripping; screen jumps; Preston installations; concreter defects; completion of 20-story north tower internal fit out; delivered display suite with raving reviews; managed vertical transport coordination of all services; window installation; façade and balcony works; managed the rope contractors to complete Nawkaw on the precast; installation of swing stage; daily running of crane hoist and delivery board; water proofed the roof and installed plant; created the 70-day fit out programme and delivered; liaise with PCA acoustic engineer and fire consultant to achieve certification; delivered purchaser inspections and completed all 20 levels of defect radar; form reo; pour 700 m3 transfer slab; façade management of 3 multi-story buildings with curved face brick; I ran workshops with architect and subcontractors due to complexity of design; coordinated and ran all subcontractor meetings; managed and created a bill of quantities for brick work and track waste bricks.


2012-2018 Proprietor
Claybuild Pty Ltd, Belmont North, NSW 2280, 04022 91404

Duties: Running my own building company; commercial, residential and relocatable buildings commercial and shopping centre maintenance shop fit-outs, commercial reroofs on-call emergency works; large residential renovations, tiny home builder; marketing; quoting; HR; contractor management; safety management; bookkeeping; invoicing; conduct risk assessments and training MBA apprentices and helping people with disabilities through house modifications.


2011 Construction Foreman
John Holland Group

Duties: manage internal fit-out of Cessnock Correctional Centre, including management and supervision of trades to complete the prison gate house, medical facilities, maximum security prison cells, visitation building, and video conferencing rooms


2010-2011 Construction Foreman
ADCO Constructions Pty Ltd, 7-9 West Street, North Sydney NSW 2060, 8437 5000

Duties: fit-out supervisor; installation of 12 moving walkways and two lifts; fit-out of centre management office, centre public amenities and two retail levels; assist with handover of tenanted spaces; active role in safety committee; manage contractors; perform safe work method statement checks; perform inductions; coordinate materials through loading dock.


2008-2010 Construction Foreman
Bovis Lend Lease Pty Ltd, Charlestown Shopping Centre, Off Patricia Avenue, Charlestown NSW 2290, 49 495 900

Duties: demolish existing structure whilst child care and operating centre adjacent; carry out earth works and rebuild new carpark and retail structures; deliver new loading docks; install tower crane hoists and vertical transport to centre; manage daily crane activities; co- ordinate concrete pours; perform safety audits; develop short and long range programs; review and create safe work method statements; deliver pre-start tool box talks; manage contractors; create scope of works.


2006-2008 Construction Foreman
Westfield, level 24 Westfield Towers, 100 William Street Sydney, NSW 2011, 9358 7000

Duties: lead the construction of loading docks, vertical passenger transport, mechanical services/rooms, BCA upgrades, and three major substations; manage building works in conjunction with an operating centre; manage public ingress/egress; manage building and excavation works; ensure efficient changeover with night shift team; implement crisis control measure (storm/flooding); coordinate contractors; conduct site safety inspections; order plant and equipment; assist with tenancy handovers.


2005–2006 Construction Foreman
Richard Crookes Construction, 3/220 Willoughby Road, Crows Nest, NSW 2065, 9902 4700

Duties: manage fit out and façade trade groups, interpret and communicate scope of works facilitate staff and trade meetings, liaise with engineers and architects, manage program, work method statements audits, conduct regular site safety inspections, ensure site is safe for workers and public, measure quantities and order materials, manage vertical and horizontal material handling, conduct defects inspection, and manage completion of works.


2001-2005 Construction Foreman
Marsim Group Pty Ltd, 191 New South Head Road, Edgecliff, 9302 1900

Duties: mine filling, bulk excavation CFA piling manage trade groups, create scopes of work, facilitate staff and trade meetings, liaise with engineers and architects, create short range program, audit work method statements, conduct regular site safety inspections, ensure site is safe for workers and public, report to the directors measure quantities and order materials, manage vertical and horizontal material handling, conduct defects inspection, and manage completion of works.


1999-2001 Leading Hand
GRAPH Building (formerly D.F McCloys), 364 Pacific Hwy, Belmont, 4945 0180

Duties: assist Project Manager and Site Foreman with managing works program to strict deadlines, assist with managing day-to-day activities, set out, organise trade groups, manage material handling, complete general carpentry work, ensure safe work practices, and conduct defect inspections.


1997-1999 Apprentice Carpenter
D.F McCloys Pty Ltd

Duties: complete general carpentry duties, assist Leading Hand and Foreman in day-to-day activities, learn from supervisors and other trades groups.

Professional Skills:

• Strong site management skills
• Excellent at chairing contractor meetings
• High rise residential experience fit-out, façade and strip out up to 90 million
• Multi story Curved Façade management up to 80 million
• Multiple Commercial shopping centre redevelopments up to 400 million
• Correctional centre fit out up to 160 million
• Multi story and commercial structures specialist (concrete and structural steel)
• Major demolition experience with public interfaces
• Sheet piling sea wall construction CFA piling experience
• Bulk excavation, foundation works, soil classification and core sampling
• Extensive involvement in services coordination, overlays and building management systems
• Work closely with PCA, Acoustic consultants and fire engineers
• Create RFI complete contractor spot audits, computer literate
• Tower crane, tower boom and hoist erection experience
• Organise daily crane and deliveries boards
• Mobile tiny home building specialist
• Ability to develop and maintain positive internal and external relationships
• Proven ability to develop, meet and status construction programs (overall,3 monthly and short-range programmes)
• Extensive knowledge in OHS&E and maintain a clean and organised site
• Commitment to delivering quality assurance and ITP documentation
• Pride in professional and personal presentation

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