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Quantity Surveyor/Contracts Engineer

Location:
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Salary:
18000 aed/month
Posted:
January 09, 2018

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Key Skills Profile Summary

Quality focused professional credited with building world class processes / systems throughout over 18 years of career in Contract Engineering, Post-contract Quantity Surveying / Engineering Consulting Skilled in leading & managing high rise buildings & infrastructure projects life-cycle right from scratch encompassing monitoring, inter- discipline coordination, documentation (correspondence, progress tracker

& commercial document) and hand-over

Worked as Contracts Engineer for Abu Dhabi New 2K Runway (ADAC) Experience in MEP works & Specialized in Airfield Ground Lighting works

( AGL)

Proficient in directing entire contract (post) activities of High Rise Buildings/ infrastructure involving commercial studies failure mode, cost benefit analysis

Pre Contract involving (floating, analysis)

Hands-on experience in liaising with government, vendors, clients, architects, consultants, contractors, sub-contractors, Contract & Materials Purchase Cells and external agencies

Experience in liaising with Procurement team, negotiations with the sub- contractors/suppliers, tendering & bidding, estimation and techno- commercial evaluation), conducting code analysis of rates and stacking / storing raw materials

Possess proficiency in FIDIC, DM Conditions of Contract CESMM & POMI

Subcontracting - experience in preparing LOI and Contract agreement following conditions of Contract

Articulate, top performing team player & quick learner with strong adaptability to challenges

Career Timeline

Education

B.Tech. (Civil) from Govt. Engineering College, Thrissur, affiliated to University of Calicut, Kerala, India in 1993

Sunitha Sanni Email : ac3yud@r.postjobfree.com

Result-oriented professional with a proven career in conceiving & implementing effective ideas / strategies related to Contract Engineering / Quantity Surveying /Cost Engineer through inspiring leadership, entrepreneurial approach and innovation excellence

Industry Preference: Construction & Infrastructure Location Preference: Dubai / Abu Dhabi

Jan’1994-Nov’1996:

M/s Modarchs

Consultants Pvt.

India Ltd., Cochin,

Kerala, India as

Structural Engineer

Jun’2004-

Feb’2007:

Al Hamed

Development &

Construction, Abu

Dhabi, U.A.E. as

Quantity Surveyor

(Budgeting &

Mar’2012-Jan’2016:

AECOM Middle

East Ltd., Abu

Dhabi as QS

na Consultants,

Abu Dhabi as

Mar’97-Oct’1999:

M/s Sultan Abdul

Rahman Contracting

Company (SARCO),

Deira, Dubai as Quantity

Surveyor (Contracts &

Procurement)

Mar’2007-Dec’2010:

Halcrow Int’l, Abu

Dhabi, U.A.E. as

Asst.Contracts Engineer

Dec ’2016-till

date: Dewan

Architetcs &

Engineers,

Dubai as Senior

QS/Contracts

Engineer

+971-50

050*******

Civil Engineering

Quantity Surveying

Costing / Budgeting

Contracts

Liaison & Coordination

Team Building & Leadership

Reporting & Documentation

Structural Designing

Procurement Engineering

Soft Skills : MS office & Auto Cad

Work Experience

Dec ’2016-till date: Dewan Architects & Engineers as Senior Quantity Surveyor/ Contracts Engineer Key Project Handled:

Title: Ras Al Khor Infrastructure Development, Dubai Value: 30 million

Client: Wasl

Description: The Work involves road works, storm water drainage, sewerage & potable water network, electrical, reservoir, irrigation and telecommunication works. Title: Twin Tower, Al Barsha South, Dubai

Value: 660 million

Client: Cayan Cantara, KSA

Description: 42 Storied twin tower,Commercial & Residential apartment Key Result Areas:

Monitoring Contractor Cost proposal procedures throughout the duration of the project Implementing and maintaining all required cost control & audit procedures for all project cost control activities designed to easure the project status.

Assessing,Evaluation & making recommendations related to any financial clam and providingthe necessary input with regards to settlingsuch claims.

Evaluaton all variations, additional works, field changes, additions and Omissions incorporation of the same with monthly cost report, reviewed and suggested New rates for the variations Managed the conditions of contract FIDIC 1999 and standard methods of measurements CESMM3; formulated tender / contract documents and cost estimates including billing, variation / deviation proposals and claims Hold techno-commercial discussions and finalized contracts; tender documents, specifications & bills of quantity and ensured timely release of payments to contractors Prepare and develop rate built up/cost break down

Check & verify the accuracy of Quantities measured from site Created the project evaluation framework to assess the strengths & identify the areas of improvement; ensured that all activities were operated as per policies of organization Prepared master schedules and monthly progress reports/Cost reports/ recaps / forecasts & statistics including earned value, BOQ, techno-commercial bid, cost estimates (change order, billing & variation / deviation proposal) Assessed the Contractors Interim Payment Applications including detailed measurement sheets and new rates Recognized Variations, evaluated the value of engineering exercises / contractor’s proposal of cost estimates and prepared sub-stations for variations and finalization Review nomination of Main Contractor’s/Sub contractor’s/Suppliers appointment Negotiating Contracts with the Contractor in partnership with the commercial manager &Contracts manager Review Variation / cost proposal and prepare variation orders Prepare Cash flow Budget & monthly Cost Report and submit to the Client Review & Scruitinize Payment Certificate.

Finalizng the contract; Issueing DLC and Final Payment certificate/ Final account to the Contract Participated in Attendance & Representation Commercial Meetings with senior project management team and Clients

Mar’2012-Jan.’2016: AECOM Middle East Ltd., Abu Dhabi as Quantity Surveyor Key Project Handled:

Title: South Shamkha Infrastructure Development – Lot 2, Abu Dhabi Value: 1.2 Billion

Project Management: Parsons Int’l.

Change

Agent

Collaborator

Communicator

Motivator

Planner

Client: Musanada

Description: The Work involves road works, storm water drainage, sewerage & potable water network, electrical, reservoir, irrigation and telecommunication works. Key Result Areas:

Executed day-to-day contract administration (during execution stage)- variations,Contractors Interim payment Applications, new rates etc. thereby achieving the targeted financial objectives Reviewed the contract financial data; approved the piece rate works bills passed by the Contractor every month Developed Engineers Payment Certificates and approval of variations, negotiations and finalization Managed the conditions of contract FIDIC 1999 and standard methods of measurements CESMM3; formulated tender / contract documents and cost estimates including billing, variation / deviation proposals and claims Hold techno-commercial discussions and finalized contracts; tender documents, specifications & bills of quantity and ensured timely release of payments to contractors Created the project evaluation framework to assess the strengths & identify the areas of improvement; ensured that all activities were operated as per policies of organization Prepared master schedules and monthly progress reports/ recaps / forecasts & statistics including earned value, BOQ, techno-commercial bid, cost estimates (change order, billing & variation / deviation proposal) Assessed the Contractors Interim Payment Applications including detailed measurement sheets and new rates Recognized Variations, evaluated the value of engineering exercises / contractor’s proposal of cost estimates and prepared sub-stations for variations and finalization Reviewed & suggested the new rates for the new varied items Monitored the contractor’s submissions for the varied & abortive works and finalized the value of works Participated in Attendance & Representation Commercial Meetings Interfaced with seniors and project management / contractors for commercial issues Key Project Handled:

Title: Bab Al Qasr Hotel, Al Buteen, Abu Dhabi

Value: 800 million

Project Management: Jacobs Int’l

Key Result Areas:

Participated in Attendance & Representation Commercial Meetings Worked on all commercial issues, reviewed the over Estimated BOQ by the Client requirement. Reviewed the contract financial data; approved the piece rate works bills passed by the Contractor every month Evaluated the contractor’s commercial submissions as per the conditions of contract Review nomination of Main Contractor’s/Sub contractor’s/Suppliers appointment Involved in all the disciplines of the building including MEP works To identify deformities or abnormalities like measurements in the BOQ Mar’2007-Dec’2011: Halcrow Int’l Partnership, Abu Dhabi as Asst. Contracts Engineer /Cost Engineer Key Project Handled:

Title: New 2k Runway-Expansion of Abu Dhabi Int’l. Airport & Upgrading Existing Runway to CAT III B Value: 1.2 Billion

Project Management: Parsons Int’l

Client: ADAC

Contractors: Al Jaber (Civil & MEP Works), Cooper Cruise Hinds (AGL) Description: The work involved 4 km runway, taxiways, aprons, storm water drainage, MEP, airfield ground lightings, Signage & AGL Control & Monitoring Systems, air & land side roads, tunnel and sub-station works. Key Result Areas:

Worked on all commercial works in new 2k Runway Project involving construction of main runway of 4 km taxiways, service roads, utilities, sub-stations and Airfield Ground Lighting Systems Reviewed the contract financial data; approved the piece rate works bills passed by the Contractor every month Evaluated the contractor’s commercial submissions as per the conditions of contract followed FIDIC 1987 Reviewed & suggested the new rates for the new varied items Prepared master schedules and monthly progress reports / forecasts & statistics including earned value, BOQ, techno-commercial bid, cost estimates (change order, billing & variation / deviation proposal) & budgets Developed Interim Engineers Payment Certificates, cash flows and forecasts and final statement at completion Monitored the contractor’s submissions for the varied & abortive works and finalized the value of works Participated in Attendance & Representation Commercial Meetings Correspondence with the Seniors, Project Management / Contractors subject to the commercial issues Led the reconciliation of estimated final contract value and preparation of final accounts / final statements Hold techno-commercial discussions and finalized contracts; tender documents, specifications & bills of quantity and ensured timely release of payments to contractors Worked on cost proposals, contracts & documentation and responded to tenders & requests in a timely manner Drafted pre-contract/ tender documents and bid submissions for Abu Dhabi Municipality works, the client DOT Abu Dhabi

Highlights:

Overcame commercial disputes / contractual issues during the completion of 2K Runway Project Provided suggestions in defining, implementing, ensuring, measuring & continuous improvement of Engineers Payment Certification Process with quality standards, frameworks and measurements Implemented several measures to identify deformities or abnormalities like measurements and varied rates Jun’2004-Feb’2007: Al Hamed Developments & Constructions, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. as Quantity Surveyor (Budgeting & Cost Control Dept.)

Key Projects Handled:

Construction of Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium, Al Jazirah Club, Abu Dhabi Construction of Al Hamed Office Building, Abu Dhabi Construction of Al Jazirah Towers, Abu Dhabi

Construction of Cable factory for Ducab, Mussafah

Key Result Areas:

Managed the award of contract to review the documents for any change between pre & post contract and resolved the differences

Worked on detailed quantity take-off, prepared project execution budgets and certified sub-contractors invoices, payments & variations

Rendered all relevant data required for the execution of contract to Project Coordinator Created the list of materials required for construction works using detailed BOQ & specifications Previous Experience

Mar’1997-Oct’1999: M/s Sultan Abdul Rahman Contracting Company (SARCO), Deira, Dubai as Contracts Engineer (Contracts & Procurement Depts.) Prepare pre tender contracts documents including quantification, rate analysis, floating quotations, prepare comparison statements and Bid Submission for high rise buildings. Prepare material procurement Schedules, floating quotations and issuing work order or Prepare LOI, followed Contract Agreement to Sub Contracting the Works as per Dubai Conditions of Contract FIDIC 1987 Updating and grading Sub Contractors / Suppliers list as per the ISO certification by evaluating the performance of the Sub Contractors.

Jan’1994-Nov’1996: M/s Modarchs Consultants Pvt. India Ltd., Cochin, Kerala, India as Structural Engineer

Structural designing of High rise building using STAD III and coordinate with the technical team to prepare the detailed structural drawing

Key Projects Handled:

Administrative Building (G+ 9) for Cochin Port Trust, Kochi Parksons Residential Complex (G+12), Kochi

Commercial Building (B + G + 12), Kochi

Villas at Different Locations in Kerala

IT Skills

MS Office (Excel) and Internet Applications

Date of Birth: 25th June 1972

Address: P.O. Box 9213, Abu Dhabi

Nationality: Indian

Marital Status: Married

Passport Details: Ponath Subrahmanian Sunitha Sanni-P0096916 (Issued at Kochi ) Visa Status: Residence Visa

Languages Known: English, Hindi, Malayalam

Number of Dependents: 2



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