Working on your own in a foreign country was very challenging, as I worked for the Main contractor Pioneer Mechanical Contractors
Was to ensure the foreign nationals understood very clearly he activities that were to be done for the day. I had to learn to adapt to other cultures as I had Chinese and a Congolese workforce. I learned to be a good listener and patience and a cool head was required, but I managed to progress the work safely and without any major incidents. I got great - more...
I got to meet a lot of people and made new friends and contacts
The work was very intense as the head office was in Cape Town, so I worked with a Congolese and Puma representative.