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Costing / Estimation Engineer - Civil

Mangaf, Al Ahmadi Governorate, Kuwait
January 12, 2018

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*. Name in Full: PRIYA GOPAL RAY

2. Position: Senior Costing Engineer

CivilConstruction Engineer

3. Year of Birth: 1963

4. Nationality: Indian

5. Current Location: Mangaf / Ahmadi, Kuwait.

6. Permanent Address: Nasigram, Burdwan-713125.

West Bengal. India.

7. Contact: Tel. (Res.) : 009**-********

Mobile : 009**-********

E-mail :

8. Experience Classification:

Job Function


Senior Costing Engineer

12 Years

Costing Engineer

8 Years

Quality Control Engineer

6 Months

Construction Engineer

10 Years

Civil Engineer

2 Years

9. Professional Qualification:

a)Bachelor of Engineering

Civil Engineering, First Class

b) Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

Operations Management, First Class First

10. University Award:Gold Medal in M.B.A.

11. Professional Affiliation: LifetimeMember of Kuwait Society of Engineers

12. Other Qualifications and Certifications:

Internal Auditor Course and Workshop for ISO9000 Quality Management System conducted by ABS Industrial Verification, Inc., Middle East Region.

Computer Skills - MS Office

ASNT Level II in Liquid Penetrate Testing and Magnetic Particle Testing

ASNT Level I in Ultrasonic Testing and Radiographic Testing

13. Availability:Within three months (As per Kuwait Labour Law)

14. Career Objective:

To work as a Costing Engineer / Construction Engineer with a company where I can use my Experience, Engineering &Mathematical skills in estimating projects, determining budget, resources, and time needed for construction as well as maintenance projects.

15. Professional Summary:

I am a well experienced Senior Estimation & Cost Engineer/ Quality Control Engineer / Construction Engineer with more than 32 years of total experience, out of which about 23 years in Kuwait for various Projects of Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC), Kuwait Oil Company (KOC), Equate, Joint Operations (JO), Power Stations (MEW), Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC),and various National and International Companies as Sub-contractors.

I have had extensive work experience in office environments and project sites, giving me varied skills and the ability to work with many different types of people.

I am a conscientious person who works hard and pays attention to detail. I'm flexible, quick to pick up new skills and eager to learn from others.I also have lots of ideas and enthusiasm.

16. Summary of Skills:

Expertise in Cost Estimating, Planning, and Scheduling

Familiarity with Mathematical Calculationsand Statistics

Excellent Analytical and Critical-thinking Skills

Knowledge of Construction Processes, Equipment, and Raw Materials

Preparation of Job Clarification Questionnaire

Quantify the Volume of Work contained in the Bid Documents as per available Bid Drawings, Specifications, applicable Reference Documents, and the Bid Scope of Work

Costing based on the derived Bill of Quantity

Prepare Cost Summary and Presentation to Higher Management

Prepare the Documents Related to Tender Requirements for Submissions

Review of Quality Plan and Work Schedule

Evaluate Proposal of Sub-contractors and Prepare Detailed Scope of Works

Liaison with Sub-contractors and Clients

Site Inspection of all Activities and Testing

Estimated for New Refinery and New Gathering Center Projects

Cross-Country Pipeline Construction and Related Works

Tanks, Vessels and Pumps Installation and Related Works

Estimated for Substation Buildings and Perimeter Fencing

Review of Mechanical, Electrical and Instrumentation Costing

Dealing with people from different Cultural Backgrounds and Languages

Evaluation of the Cost Effectiveness of a Product’s use and made changes where necessary to improve Overall Cost Effectiveness

17. Employment History:

April 2005 till Present Date:

Company: ArabiEnertech K. S. C., Kuwait

Post: Senior Costing Engineer / Team Leader

Projects: Estimated Tenders for KOC, KNPC, JO, PIC, MEW,EQUATE and various National and International Companiesetc. which include New Gathering Center Projects, New Refinery Project, Clean Fuels Project, Flow Lines, Cross Country Pipelines, Manifolds, Gathering Centers, Tanks, Well Heads, Sub-Centers, and Maintenance Works


AttendingPre-bid Meeting and Site Inspection of Tender Projects

Reviewing and Studying Tender Documents and Drawings

Taking off Bill of Quantities from Drawings

Preparing Technical Specifications for required Materials

Float Inquiries and Prepare Comparative Statement of Quotations

Negotiation with Suppliers and Subcontractors

Costing based on the derived BOQ

Estimate the Direct Cost and Indirect Cost

Review of other Discipline Costing

Preparing the Cost Summary for over viewing

Presentation of the Final Costing to the top management

Visualizing theRisk Factors in the execution

CalculatingFuture Cost considering rise in Price of Materials, Wage Rate, and Risk Analysis

Following all discipline works after Contract award

Collecting feedback from the site and reviewing of costing during execution of the awarded tenders.

Work Items Involved:

Site Investigation and Area Preparation

Pipeline Construction and Related Works

Foundations for Tanks, Vessels, Pumps, Equipment, etc.

Foundations for Supports and Sleepers

Electrical and instrumentation Works

Coating and Wrapping, Fire Proofing, etc.

Concrete Pits, Burn Pits, Collection Pits

Bund Wall, Boundary Wall, and Fencing Works

Roads Construction and Road Crossings

Concrete and Masonry Buildings, Pre-engineered Buildings

Steel Structural Works - Pipe Racks, Platforms and Ladders etc.

Maintenance and Rehabilitation Works

Manpower and Equipment Supply

September1997 to March 2005:

Company: Kuwait Industrial Refinery Maintenance andEngineering Company (KREMENCO) S.A.K., Kuwait

Post: Estimation and Costing Engineer

Projects: Estimated Tenders for KOC, KNPC, JO, PIC, MEW, and other National and International Companies etc. which include Flow Lines, Cross Country Pipelines, Gathering Centers, Tanks, and Maintenance Works


Review of tender documents

Studying the drawings

Derivation of BOQ

Preparing technical specifications for the subcontracts / required materials

Verification of quotations

Estimation based on the BOQ

Visualizing cost factors necessary for competitive bidding

Discussion with management

Work Items Involved:

Pipeline Works

Pipe Supports and Pipe Sleepers

Electrical and Instrumentation Works

Equipment Foundations and Supports

Concrete Pits

Bund Wall

Burn Pits and Collection Pits

Road Crossings

Fencing Works

Structural Works - including Pipe Racks, Platforms etc.

Maintenance of Box Culverts and Pipe Culverts

Maintenance Works

March 1997 to August 1997:

Company: Flour International Limited, America based Company

(On manpower supply basis)

Post: Quality Control Engineer

Projects: Equate - Phase I (Union Carbide and PIC Joint Venture)

Job Activities:

Review of Quality Plans and Procedures for construction project

Review of designs and drawings

Calibration of equipment

Site preparation

Checking soil compaction

Field density test of soil

Inspection of materials as per tender specifications

Inspection of concrete foundations and pavements

Inspection of bituminous roads and pavements

Documentation as per ISO.

February 1994 to February 1997:

Company: Kuwait Industrial Refinery Maintenance and Engineering Company (KREMENCO) S.A.K., Kuwait

Post: Construction and Maintenance Engineer

Job activities:

Tender evaluation

Preparation of technical specifications for materials

Checking material certificates and specifications

Request for approvals and work permits from client

Reinstatement of pumps’ and other foundations

Supervising casting of foundations for pipe lines and structures

Repair of box culverts and pipe culverts

Concrete expansion joint repair by injection

Maintenance of buildings

Sand blasting and painting

Documentation as per ISO 9002 standards

February 1988 to October 1993:

Company: M. N. Dastur& Company (Pvt.) Ltd.

Post: Construction Engineer

Job Activities Involved:

Inspection of Incoming Materials

Site Preparation

Checking the Designs

Review of Drawings

Supervision of Construction Works

Reporting to Management

July 1985 to July 1987:

Company: M/s. Rajpath Contractors & Engineers Pvt. Ltd., India

Post: Civil Engineer

Job Activities Involved:

Site Preparation

Checking the Designs

Review of Drawings

Supervision of Construction

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