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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
April 12, 2018

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Dear Sir/ Madam,

Application for the Post of Quantity Surveyor

I would like to present my Application for the opportunity available to the Quantity Surveyor and I am very much interesting to work with the prestigious organization like you and herewith enclosed my complete resume for your kind perusal. I believe that my Academic and Industrial Qualifications will keep me on the very competent position to the above career.

I have been gaining experience for Five Years & Eight Months in both Pre and Post Contract and during this period including Three Years & Seven Months in Middle East. This has given me the chance to handle variety of projects and keep up-to-date with the development in the Construction Industry.

I believe that my years of experience, combined with my drive to succeed and my ability to work with construction team, will give me the edge and make me a great candidate for this position. I am familiar with most of the Quantity Surveying Related Software’s (Primavera P6, Auto Cad, MS Office & etc.) which are currently being used, as well as with many of the best practices in Quantity Surveying.

As such, I am confident that I will be able to give a positive contribution to your company. I have attached a copy of my resume for your perusal; please review my resume for additional information on my experience.

Should you wish to speak with me, I am available at any time for your contact via E-mail,, Mobile: +971********* or Skype gaya.sali00.

I would be thankful your valuable time consideration and looking forward for a favorable response from you.

Yours Faithfully,

Gayan Salinda


Be a creative and dynamic individual, both commercially and technically in the field of Construction with the experience gained as Professional Quantity Surveyor with over Five and Half Years of specializing in Civil Construction & Interior Fit-out for Local & International Companies and to implement Effective Project Management & Cost Controlling Strategies at Construction Industry.


BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying and Construction Management from Sheffield Hallam University UK with Second Class Honors -1st Division (2012-2013)

BTEC Higher National Diploma in Quantity Surveying and Construction Management from International Collage of Business and Technology Sri Lanka (2010-2012)

Diploma in Project Planning & Management (PRIMAVIRA P6) from CAD CENTRE (2013)

G.C.E. A/L Examination in Combined Mathematics in Year 2008

G.C.E. O/L Examination in Year 2004

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE (05 Years & 08 Months)

April 2014 to November 2017 Quantity Surveyor

Civil Maintenance, Refurbishment & Interior Fit-Out

Qatar University, Draieh Logistic Services Co. W.L.L. (DAMAC Group)

24 Projects worth of QR 112 Million

Main Duties

Undertaking Costs Analysis and Estimates for Interior Fit-Out, Repair and Maintenance project works.

Assisting in establishing client’s requirements and undertaking feasibility studies.

Evaluating and confirming contractor’s and sub contractor’s Valuations and Variations.

Preparation and settlement of the Final Accounts.

Monitoring the costs against the budget of the projects.

Tender preparation and Tender evaluation.

Preparing and analysing costs for Tenders.

Preparation of contractor and supplier agreements.

Advising to the client on project costs and progress.

Measurement Take offs.

Drafting Contractual Letters.

December 2013 to April 2014 Quantity Surveyor

Road Construction Project (Rs.2347 Million)

NEM Construction Pvt Ltd.

Main Duties

Preparation of monthly valuations.

Preparation of claims for variations and extra works.

Costing & Estimating.

Checking of sub contractor’s payments.

Preparation sub contract and supplier agreements.

Preparation of variations.

Maintaining all cost records.

Reconciliation of material.

August 2012 to September 2013 Quantity Surveyor

Civil & Irrigation Project (Rs.47 Million)

Madahapola Brothers Engineering Pvt.

Main Duties

Preparation of monthly valuations

Preparation and pricing BOQ

Preparation of monthly progress reports

Representation for the monthly progress review meetings

Certification of suppliers’ Bills/ Invoices

January 2012 to July 2012 Trainee Quantity Surveyor

High Rise Building Project (Rs.2900 Million)

Access Engineering PLC Sri Lanka

Main Duties

Taking off measurements

Preparing subcontract interim payment certificate

Prepare actual unit cost and compare with budgeted unit rates

Preparations of rate break down

Preparing weekly programs


Familiar with all Quantity Surveying related activities in Pre-Contract and Post-Contract aspects in International Standard

Identification and effectively involved in preparation of Variation claims in compliance with the provision of Condition of Contract.

Awareness of preparation EOT claims and Contractor’s entitlement as provided in Condition of Contracts.

Well conversant with Conditions of Contract.

Accurate forecasting in preparation of Master Program for new projects and effective look ahead Program to under way Projects.

Strong communication ability with all sectors of the Construction Industry.

Ability of advising Project team on most feasible way upon acquiring /completion of projects.

Preparation of all required Cost Reports for Project Costs Reconciliation.

Team working to achieve the set goals and beyond of the Construction Projects.



English – Fluent

Sinhala – Fluent

Hindi – Intermediate


Microsoft Office Package

Primavera P6

Auto Cad

Document Controlling System

Internet & E-mail

Measurement Practice






Date of Birth 20/09/1988

Nationality Sri Lankan

Marital Status Single

Driving License Sri Lanka

Current Location Dubai

Availability Immediately


Mr. M.M.S.L. Marasingha

Former Head of the Civil & Space Management Section

Qatar University

Doha - Qatar

Tel - +94-770*-*****

E – mail :

Mrs. Kanchana Alupotha

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Qatar University

Doha - Qatar

Tel - +974-****-****

E – mail :

I am confident of my ability of contributing more towards the betterment of your reputed Organization while gaining valuable experience in my field of interest. I hereby confirm that the information furnished above are true and accurate to my knowledge.


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