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Project Manager

December 07, 2017

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Position: - Survey Project Manager / Chief Land Surveyor/ Senior Surveying Engineer/

Project Surveyor / Geospatial Engineer

Chartered Surveyor and more than 13 years’ extensive diverse working experience and 4 years’ academic practical experience with the ability to express technical information in a creative and simple manner, skilled in listening, explaining and consulting. Highly motivated, adaptable, organized and perspective.

Qualifications & Membership:

• B.Sc. in Surveying Sciences (February 2002 – December 2005) at Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka (4 years internal degree course).

• PG Diploma in Project Management at University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka.

• MCInstCES Member (2239515) of Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors


• AssocRICS Associate member (5041036) of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) UK.

• Member (205357) of Construction Management Association of America (CMAA).

• Student Member (9117852) of Chartered Institution of Arbitrators (CIArb) UK. Specialties:

• People & Site Management.

• HSE Management.

• Project Planning & Execution.

• Topographic Survey.

• Geodetic Networks and Control Points.

• GPS Surveying.

• Geographical Information System (GIS).

• Working Experiences in Infrastructure, Railway, Highways, Tunnel, Metro, Roads, Bridges, Dams, Buildings, Airport, Residential Towers, landscaping, sewerage, pipelines

& Harbour Projects.

• Quantity Calculation, Bill of Quantities (BOQ) & Variations.

• Computer Knowledge: AutoCAD Civil 3D, LISCAD, Terramodel, Leica Geo Office, Spectrum Survey Office, MS Office & MS Project.

• Good communication Skills (English, Tamil, Sinhala).

• Instrument Calibrations checking.


(Chartered Surveyor/

B.Sc /

PG Dip in PM)

+974 66930731 (Qatar)

+94 777075095 (SL)


Since Mar’15: CH2M HILL, Qatar as Highway Surveyor Project Executed:

Title: Qatar Expressway / Al Wakrah Bypass

Value: 2187.8 Million QAR

Owner: Public Works Authority (ASHGHAL) Infrastructure Programme Manager: Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR)

Preliminary Design Consultant: Parsons International Detailed Design Consultant: WSP (DB)

Supervision Consultant: Halcrow CH2M Hill

Contractor: Larsen & Toubro (DB)

Scope: The project involved construction of approx. 11 km of New Dual Carriageway with 5 running lanes on either side of the central median, not including connector roads, with provision for future two running lanes in each direction will be included in the median. In addition, collector/feeder/service/access roads were provided as necessary. The project included 3-Pedestrian Overpasses (TBC), 20-Bridges, 1- Tunnel, 8-Vehicular Underpasses, 24-Cyclist/Pedestrian Underpasses, 4-QP Culverts, Walkways and Cycle Ways.


• Planning, scheduling and executing surveying activities through all phases of projects; establishing position & detailed layout for new structures; monitoring data accumulation, construction layout, precision measurements of length, angle, elevation & area volume, horizontal & vertical control surveys as well as utilization of land

• Monitoring construction works as per IFC drawings; responding to all IRs issued by the contractor as per time limits established by the Resident Engineers and Senior Highway Surveyor

• Checking principal survey points and line & level of works; checking as-built works for conformance and ensuring recording of as built survey of the completed works for project hand-over; checking Stock Pile, Excavation & Required Material Quantity using AutoCAD Civil 3D; checking setting out survey activities in compliance with QSM (Qatar Survey Manual developed by UPDA Qatar) and QCS 2010

• Verifying the accuracy of survey data, including measurements and calculations conducted at survey sites; visiting sites for verification of selected locations for rechecking key survey parameters, if required

• Overseeing preparation of design / contract drawings; scheduling work as per master schedule & plan; executing site work as per approved shop drawing; checking finished activities and conducting technical audits at site

• Planning, managing & monitoring the implementation of correct QA/QC procedures for survey section; identifying errors and informing engineers for troubleshooting areas; ensuring zero defects in setting outs Oct’14 – Mar’15: M.G. Consultants (Pvt.) Ltd., Sri Lanka as Consultant Surveyor Project Executed:

Title: Rehabilitation & Improvement of Thampalkamam-Kinniya Road (8.5Km) under Road Network Development Project under Road Network Development Project funded by Saudi Fund for Development

Value: 980 Million Srilankan Rs.

Client: Road Development Authority (RDA)


• Established new control points & bench marks from control traverse and maintained surveying control points & benchmarks; undertook Topographic Survey (CS & LS)

• Developed Centre Line, Drain and Culverts; set-out and fixed points in site

• Created initial & as built cross section; prepared As-Built AutoCAD drawing and checked tolerance among co- ordinate and level; checked design Level Asphalt, ABC, and Sub Base for every chain age Oct’11 – Oct’14: V.V. Karunaratne & Co., Sri Lanka as Sr. Surveyor cum Quantity Surveyor Project Executed:

Title: ADB Funded Eastern and North Central Provincial Road Project o Kokkuvil-Sathurukondan-Thannamuani Village Road (4.5Km) o New Boundary Road (2.5Km)

o Valaiyaravu Bridge Approach Road (1Km)

o Vavunativu-Aiyithiyamalai Roa .(10.5Km)

Value: 578 Million Srilankan Rs.

Client: Provincial Road Development Department's


• Undertook Topographic Survey (CS & LS); developed Centre Line, Drain and Culverts; created initial & as built cross section and calculated total quantity of entire project

• Developed estimates for the construction of the Roads, Retaining Wall, Culverts, and Drainage Structures

• Calculated structural quantity for concrete, reinforcement, formwork & existing elements

• Created interim payment application, sub contactor’s bills and variation order

• Determined price analysis, work items and quantity Jan’09 – Sep’11: Six Contruct (Pvt.) Ltd., Dubai, UAE as Sr. Land Surveyor Project Executed:

Title: Sewage Treatement Boot Project, Al Wathba 2 Wastewater Treatment Plant, Abu Dhabi Client: Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority

Value: US$ 400+ Million

Scope: The project involved construction of 14 Water Tanks, Building, and Road Infrastructure, Pipeline & Cable Line Utilities (Drainage, Sewage, Solid Waste, Irrigation Water, Chilled Water, Potable Water, LPG, Fuel, Telecom, CCTV, Fire Alarm and Electrical Cables) Role:

• Undertook Topographic Survey from GPS and downloaded data from Leica Geo-office; developed contour plan, calculated cut and fill volume from LISCAD; maintained surveying control points & benchmarks and established new control points & bench marks from control traverse

• Built Structure Excavation 3D Model and calculated excavation quantity; prepared earth work monthly progress

• Worked in coordination with Construction Manager, Site Surveyor, QA-QC, Technical Engineers and Foreman Aug’07 – Dec’08: Access Engineering Ltd., Sri Lanka as Surveying Engineer Project Executed:

Title: Raising of Unnachai Tank Bund and Construction of Structure in Batticalo Project Client: Department of Irrigation. Sri Lanka

Value: xx


• Maintained surveying control points & benchmarks and established new control points & bench marks from control traverse; developed proposed Centre Line, Radial Gates, Embankment, Spillways, Retaining Walls, Bridge, Pipeline, Drain and Culverts

• Conducted engineering surveying of new embankment areas, contour surveyors of the tank, barrow area surveying, control points fixing for embankment monitoring & road monitoring and cross-sections of embankment, roads & river

• Developed cross-section & calculated total quantity of entire project; prepared Bill Quantity and as built drawing.

Aug’05 – Aug’07: Nawaloka Groups of Company, Peliyagoda, Sri Lanka Joined as Surveyor (Trainee); promoted as Senior Surveyor cum Quantity Surveyor in Nov’05 Project Executed:


o Widening of Ranna – Angunakolapelasa-Wetiya Road Project 0+000 to 16+140 km o Warawala Bridge Project (Client: Road Development Authority - RDA) o Widening of Katunayaka Airport Access Road Project o Widening and Improvement for Ja-ela – Ekaka, Gampaha-Yakkla Road Project Client: Road Development Authority


• Maintained survey control points and bench marks; established new control points & benchmarks from control traverse; undertook Topographic Survey (CS & LS); prepared proposed Centre line, Drain and Culverts; set-out and fixed points in site

• Prepared design level for Asphalt, ABC, and Sub Base Feb’2001 – Dec’2005: Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka Graduate Program (Bsc in Surveying Sciences)

Course Modules:

Year 1 Semester 1

o Mathematics 1

o Physics 1

o Computer Applications 1

o Large Scale Surveying 1

o Cartography 1

o Geodesy 1

o Photogrammetry 1

Year 1 Semester 2

o Mathematics 2

o Physics 2

o Computer Applications 2

o Large Scale Surveying 2

o Cartography 2

o Geodesy 2

o Remote Sensing 2

Year 2 Semester 1

o Mathematics 3

o Physics 3

o Computer Applications 3

o Large Scale Surveying 3

o Geodesy 3

o Photogrammetry 3

o Adjustment Computations 1

o Hydrographic Surveying 1

Year 2 Semester 2

o Mathematics 4

o Physics 4

o Computer Applications 4

o Large Scale Surveying 4

o Geodesy 4

o Photogrammetry 3

o Remote Sensing 2

o Environment

Year 3 Semester 1

o Cartography 3

o Geodesy 5

o Photogrammetry 4

o Remote Sensing 3

o Hydrographic Surveying 2

o Electronic Surveying 1

o Cadastre 1

Year 3 Semester 2

o Cartography 4

o Geodesy 4

o Photogrammetry 5

o Remote Sensing 4

o Adjustment Computations 2

o Hydrographic Surveying 3

o Electronic Surveying 2

o Cadastre 2

Year 4 Semester 1

o Computer Programming

o Geodesy 7

o Remote Sensing 5

o Practical Applications in Cadastral Surveying

o Land Lard & Land Valuation

o Land Administration

o Professional Practice

o Geographic Information System (GIS)

Year 4 Semester 2

o Geodesy 8 (Project 1)

o Large Scale Surveying V (Project 2)

o Industrial Training.

Land Surveying Practical:

Chain Surveying, Plane Table Surveying, Compass Surveying, Adjustment of a Level, Levelling, Angle measurements & Sextant, Contouring, Theodolite Surveying, Tacheometric Surveying, Precise Traversing, Survey of a Moderate block, Curve Ranging, Precise Levelling, Profile and Gradients, Earthwork Calculations, Volume Computation, Modern methods for volume estimation and Project2.(Mobilizing & Camping out, General briefing, site reconnaissance, project planning &preparation, Control Survey (GPS/Total station/Levelling), Astronomical observations, Detail survey and levelling, Plan work and drawing (CAD plan), Setting out, Earthwork computation, Report writing &Project presentations)

June’2013 – July’2014: University of Moratuwa Sri Lanka Post Graduate diploma Program (PG Diploma in Project Management) Course Modules:

PM 101: Project Development, Appraisal and Marketing

• Project Life Cycle

• Feasibility Phase

• Design Phase

• Operational Phase

• Commission Phase

• Marketing Phase

PM102: Principles of Management and Organization


• Management Principles and Organization


• Project management

• Project Organization

• Planning and control technique

• Project Strategy

PM103: Managerial Economics

• Economic models

• Models of the firm

• Risk and Uncertainty

• Production Concepts

• Cost Concepts

PM104: Management Accounting and Finance

• Accounting

• Financial planning and control

• Financial Management

PM105: Development Law

• Contract Law, Law of Torts and Agency

• Property Law

• Building Law, Building Act Regulations

• Planning Law and Urban Planning Law

• Commercial Law

PM106: Information Technology and Quantitative


• Introduction to computer hardware and software

• Models of the firm

• Spreadsheet applications

• Management Information Systems & IT Strategy

• Quantitative methods in Management

Personal Details

• Name : Sinnappu Thilak

• Date of Birth : 16th December 1978

• Nationality : Sri Lankan

• Marital Status : Married

• Passport No : N2560882

• Address : No-19,Pakkiyam Lane, Periyauppodai, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka I do hereby certify that the above particulars and correct. Thanking You.

Yours Sincerely


+94777075095 (Sri Lanka)

+97466930731 (Qatar)

Nonrelated Referees

• Mr. M.Ravindralingam, (CEng)

Project Manager

V.V.Karunaratne & Co.

Mobile: +94 777426664

• Mr. K.Yasodaran

Chartered Quantity Surveyor


Mobile: +97455625638

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