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Quantity Surveyor with Ten years of Experience

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
January 28, 2018

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P.O Box *****, Dubai, UAE


Mob: +971**-*******


I wish to secure a position that would allow me to fully develop my abilities in the Quantity Surveying with an emphasis on Estimating. I wish to broaden my knowledge and become more proficient in the QS to achieve organization’s goals & create mutual benefits. I feel my post- Graduation in Quantity Surveying from NICMAR, India my eagerness to learn, my knowledge, my good experience, analytical skills would lend itself as a useful tool in achieving my desired goal.


National Institute of Construction Management & Research, Hyderabad (NICMAR) Post Graduate Diploma Program in Quantity Surveying, 2010

Mar Athanasius College of Engineering, Kerala, India Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam

B.Tech. (Degree) Civil, 2006

Dubai Municipality approved Engineer for G+1 Building From 2013

Currently a student Member of the RICS and working towards full Membership during 2018. Key Technical competencies:

Quantity Take Off

Tendering & Procurement

Cost Management

Final account closure

Contract management (FIDIC)

Change Control

Pre Contract


Highlighted sector experience:

Infrastructure ( Airports, Roads & Bridges)

Commercial & Residential buildings

Retail shops and F&B ( Interior fit out)


Civil Engineering and Q.S Professional having almost TEN years of work experience in Quantity Estimation, Billing & Contracts, Pre & post contract administration in various fields, especially in infra ( Airports, Roads & Bridges) and in high raised buildings ( commercial, Residential and mixed used developments) and Fit out. Skilled in handling multiple tasks and projects simultaneously at challenging environments with excellent relationship management skills and the ability to relate to people at any level of business and management ii P a g e iv

Organizational Experience:

1. Employer : Turner & Townsend International LLC

Designation : Cost Manager

Period of Working : From April 2015 to till present date. Job Executed:

Post contract

My role as Cost Manager holds the responsibility for the commercial management of a number of packages associated with Dubai International Airport concourse 4, Terminal 1 upgrade and Cargo Terminal building project. Key duties and responsibilities are:

Preparation of the Agreed value variation ( Review, Evaluation, Negotiation and finalization)

Preparation of the order of cost estimates for Engineers Instruction approval request ( EIAR) for the variations

Organize various meetings such as commercial meetings, variation review meetings to discuss on the ongoing and forthcoming issues.

Monitor the Contractor’s performance to ensure compliance and fulfillment of Contract conditions.

Provide advice to project team relating to contractual and commercial issues.

Involved in Final Account closing

Pre contract

Involved in many projects for the preparation of the BOQ at the preliminary design stage and detailed design stage for Mixed Used Developments.

Analysis of Quantities and preparation of BOQ with Cost-X

Value Engineering

Peer Review

2. Employer : Blueprint Emirates Interior’s LLC, Dubai, UAE Designation : Quantity Surveyor Engineer & Project Coordinator Period of Working : From January 2013 to March 2015 Job Executed:

Various Interior Fit out Projects:

Handled a variety of Retail and F&B projects in the pre contract and post contract stages. I have worked within the technical teams and reported to the Managing Director and General Manager.

Preparation of the pre-qualification documents.

Detailed study of the tender documents & review of tender clarifications.

Quantity take off, BOQ preparation, price comparison, negotiations with subcontractors.

Purchasing of the materials.

Subcontractor BOQ checking and approval.

Obtaining the approvals from the different authorities including the Government authorities (Dubai Municipality, Food control, Drainage Department, Trakhees, Tecom, Al Ain Municipality & Abu Dhabi Municipality)

Co coordinating with Project Managers/Project Engineers

Co coordinating with Clients and Consultants for the relevant documents for the works iii P a g e iv

3. Employer : Saif Bin Darwish, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Designation : Quantity Surveyor -Infrastructure (Airport, Road & Bridges) Period of Working : From July 2010 to January 2013. Job Executed:

Checking the Tender documents and raising tender clarifications together with review of the revisions / addendums received from the respective clients.

Review the contact conditions during the tender stage.

Quantity take off and preparation of the BOQs.

Quotation review from material suppliers and price comparison.

Attending meetings with subcontractors for pricing clarification and negotiation.

Preparation of the technical bid by coordination with other relevant departments

Preparation of the commercial bid and timely submission. 4. Employer : AL Futtaim Carillion LLC, Dubai, UAE Designation : Quantity Surveyor.

Period of working : From Aug 2008 to Feb 2009

Projects Handled : Dubai Festival city. (Residential Buildings), Motor City High Street Buildings, Dubai Multi Commodities Centre, (Time Zone) Job Executed:

Measurement of Quantities from design information for the purpose of cost planning & BOQ Preparation. This required making numerous educated assumptions to ensure appropriate scope of works was properly quantified in advance of detailed design information being issued.

Joint measurement/rates review with the consultant for variation agreement.

Analysis of quantities for the material procurement strategy and construction planning. 5. Employer : Mather Projects, Kochi (India)

Designation : Junior Q.S

Period of working : Aug 2006 to July 2008

Job Executed:

Quantity take off from the design drawings for the purpose of BOQ preparation.

Comparison between the estimated quantity & actual quantity

Preparing the work orders.

Checking & approval of the monthly Contractor’s payment application.

Preparation of daily progress report.

Coordination with the contractor’s site engineer in charge of the work on a daily basis to check the proper execution of the works.

Daily progress monitoring for concrete, Finishes, MEP and façade works. I.T Skills:

Drawing : Auto CAD (Advanced)

Quantities take off : Cost-X (Advanced), Auto CAD (Advanced), CAD Measure

(Experienced), Adobe professional (Advanced),

On Screen take Off (Experienced), Terramodel


Planning : Primavera & MSP (Beginner)

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Others : MS-Office (Advanced), Knowledge in RAI Estimation system


Training as a part of Curriculum:

Shapoorji Pallonji & Co. Ltd,

Regional Office, Bangalore, India (Dec 2009-Feb 2010) Personal Information:

Nationality : Indian

Sex : Female

D.O.B : 01/06/1984

Marital Status : Married

Language Proficiency:

English (Read, Write, Speak) Hindi (Read, Write, Speak) Malayalam (Read, Write, Speak)

Tamil (Speak)

Personal Strength:

Willingness to learn and a keen listener.

Good communication skills

Good coordination with the working team members. XXXX

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