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Engineer Construction

Bishkek, Chuy Province, Kyrgyzstan
April 13, 2018

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Erkin Madumarov

Consultant/Senior Project Officer/Engineering Manager/Civil Engineer/Regional representative Profile: Civil engineer, project coordinator, program manager and consultant with over 30 years of experience in total, of those eighteen years – design and implementation of infrastructure and development projects for client organizations in Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan (Central Asia). Expertise in construction supervision, quality and quantity control, feasibility study and design, housing and university campuses, water supply and sanitation, irrigation and drainage, roads and pavements, power generation and transmission, gold mining facilities, water works and structures, institutional development and capacity building, project engineering and contract management. Advantages: long-term professional experience multiplied by a proved international expertise in infrastructure projects and the good command of English cum multi-year on-site hands-on organization and supervision.


Almaty Foreign Languages Institute, English, 1987-1991 Key subjects: English

Bishkek Institute: Hydrotechnical Civil Engineering, 1980-1985 Key subjects: Footings and foundations, Engineering structures, Construction materials and works, Geodesy, Land and Water Protection, Hydraulics, Water Supply, Pumps & pump stations. Professional Experience:

09/2017 – pres. Consultant, EBRD BSWM (Bishkek Solid Waste Management Project)

Technical support of contracts for installation of container sites for solid waste, reclamation of the existing landfill and construction of a new landfill for SW

Carrying out engineering and technical supervision of infrastructure construction within the framework of contracts in accordance with the standards of the Kyrgyz Republic and international requirements

Providing advice to international specialists and customer on the construction of facilities according to the norms and procedures of the Kyrgyz Republic at all stages of the construction process (pre-design, design, approval of design estimates, obtaining permits, etc.)

Participation in the development of the EIA and consultation within competence to ensure mitigation of the environmental impact in cooperation with the involved parties

Evaluation of design estimates and proposals for cost reduction and time savings

Conducting inspection of materials used in construction and their approval in accordance with local and international requirements

Confirmation of statements for covered work on behalf of the Contract Engineer

Quality and quantity control of works performed at the site

Monitoring compliance with safety requirements at sites

Commissioning of completed structures

09/2016 - 09/2017 Consultant, ADB ISDP Consultant

Vetting of design and calculations for Design and Build contract

Advising project director on issuing approvals for works accomplishment

Modeling of water supply systems in two cities including all appurtenances

Improvement of delivering schemes with data based on GIS

Proposals development to update systems using relevant software

Cost estimation of planned modernization

Preparation of drawings on systems upgrading

Technical supervision provision due to best international and national standards

Participating in commissioning and handover of facilities based on works quality

As-build drawings, design, operation and maintenance costs approval 12/2015 – 07/2016 Consultant, ADB TA project

Revision of technical standards applied in design, supervision and operation of infrastructure systems (water supply&sanitation)

Recommendations’ development based on international best practices and new technologies in the sector

Development of new approaches and methods in design and implementation of projects

Proposals’ elaboration to fill gaps in technical aspects of projects implementation

Review methods of construction and improvements introduction

Value engineering application to decrease construction cost

Proposals on timeframe efficacy of procurement process

Evaluation of in country projects funded by international investors

Incidental advice on different issues related to the sector 10/2014 – 9/2015 Consultant cum Deputy Director, CADF Consortium

Reviewed and assessed designs in the KR and abroad

Provided construction quantity and quality control

Developed tender documents

Supported procurement team in technical matters

Organized on-site construction supervision

Maintained relationships with contractors and subcontractors

Advised management in decision making

Coordinated budget expenses against physical performance

Evaluated feasibility of structures and facilities

Consulted international experts in various issues

Elaborated operation and maintenance guidance

Managed local specialists and coordinated their activities with international consultants

1/2014 – 7/2014 Senior Project Officer, ADB Kyrgyz Resident Mission

Decreased cost of works by up to $1Mln assessing infrastructure projects’ designs and feasibility studies

Provided technical supervision of project implementation and controlled quality of contracted works

Participated in contract negotiations prior to award bids

Monitored projects implementation in terms of physical and financial realization

Advised to efficiently develop practical and workable building codes (SNiPs, regulations, norms etc.)

Consulted a client to utilize more cost effective and market available building materials

Supported the processing, implementation and administration of loans, technical assistance (TA) projects

Managed administrative staff to implement assignments and achieve goals 9/2011- 12/2013 Engineering Manager, Project Department, Chaarat Mining, $0.5B

Maintained quality control and quality assurance activities on sites

Planned, developed and supervised mine facilities (bridges, roads, shift camp, tailing facilities, landfills etc.)

Developed SOWs/TAs for designing of mine structures

Evaluated designs for constructability and collaborated with agencies for holding expertise (construction, environmental)

Managed company design activities to receive ore government development permits

Advised management in decision making up for crucial issues

Represented company in oversea relationships with contractors

Prepared technical reports

Worked out construction schedules

Developed and followed up contracts on multidiscipline projects

Held tender for design/construction activities (EPC)

Managed department staff to achieve company goals 8/2008 – 9/2011 Civil Engineer, Planning and Construction Management Division, University of Central Asia, Aga Khan Development Network, $B1.0 (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan)

Supervised construction quality control activities

Appraised submissions by Japanese designer for campuses in the three countries

Designed, supervised from scratch and commissioned university 1800 m2 building in seismic area 0.3 g

Supervised national level road construction on 2200 m a.s.l.

Designed and supervised slope 30~420 sprinkler irrigation project up to 3 ha

Assisted in landscaping to buildings

Assisted in adaptation of infrastructure designs due to local conditions

Cooperated with local administrations and local agencies

Collaborated with suppliers

Consulted international experts on local building regulations and rules

Technical assistance to local engineers

Development of construction schedules

7/2007 – 6/2008 National consultant, Rural Education Project/FTI, WB, $M65

Managed design, construction/rehabilitation of 49 secondary schools in 3 provinces including quality control

Performed technical survey of rural infrastructure

Assessed and prioritized facilities’ rehabilitation

Led supervision of activities on sites

Cooperated with local authorities

Collaborated with design groups

Prepared tender docs and held bidding

Controlled budget and expenditures

Accomplished capacity building of permanent staff

Developed environment plan

7/2006 – 12/2006 Technical consultant, GFA Consulting, Germany, $3.5M

Providing of technical assistance for communities in rural area on the south of KR

Design and evaluation of project feasibility in water sector

Evaluation of community technical potential

Elaboration of technical advices to promote a project

Writing of reports for ARIS programme

Collaboration with technical experts from ARIS

Study on solar and wind driven engines for areas without electricity

Selection of high efficient solar pumps for these regions

Appraisal of other renewable and ecologically friendly energy sources

Recommendations for operation and maintenance of rural facilities

Cooperation with international experts

6/2004 – 2/2006 Kyrgyzstan Country Coordinator, WUASP WI (Water Users Association Support Programme) funded by USAID, $25M. In- country overall programme management including:

Selection of programme area

Evaluation of associations and identification of technical and financial assistance

Elaboration of long term implementation work plan

Recruitment of international STS

Leading of the staff of 10 persons;

Preparation of quarterly (monthly) reports; coordination of activities with other donor organizations

Allocation of funds as investments into rural area

Assessment of project impact on beneficiaries

Participation in donors meetings and round tables on agriculture and rural development

Other activities within USAID industry sector

12/2002-5/2004 Southern Coordinator, FTF (Farmer to Farmer), WI in Osh funded by USAID,

$2.8M. Responsible for all aspects of operating Winrock’s Farmer to Farmer satellite office in southern Kyrgyzstan including:

Identification of host organizations suitable to receive volunteer technical assistance

Developing Scopes of Work (SOW) outlining parameters of technical assistance and skills required of volunteer experts

Arranging in-country logistics for volunteers during their assignments

Accompanying volunteers during assignments and interpreting as needed

Conducting impact surveys on volunteer technical assistance six to twelve months following assignment

Preparation of monthly financial and activity reports for Osh satellite office

Coordinate WI activities with other donor organizations in south region

Assist Winrock with new business development activities when needed 5/1999-11/2002 Civil Engineer, Agriculture Development Project in Kyrgyzstan, Netherlands Government, $17.5M.

Designed and supervised rehabilitation of irrigation infrastructure in southern Kyrgyzstan

Participated in contractors tender on Asian Bank template

Rendered the contractors payment for fulfilled works

Was responsible for the works quality, collaborating with Construction Regulation Agency

Mobilized small groups of water users to repair the infrastructure

Provided technical expertise to groups on the formation of WUAs

Drafted plans for sustainable land use in Ferghana Valley region

Evaluated land quality and irrigation practices in project area.

Assessed the water users’ group capacity to obtain the grant

Trained field assistants in project area on irrigation practices and geodesic survey

Assisted Dutch students in their field irrigation studies 1997-1999 Superintendent, Department of Ecology and Natural Disasters, Osh oblast.

Mobilized and organized natural disaster relief activities in oblast

Delivered and distributed materials to regions affected by natural disasters

Restored communications and implemented erosion and flood control measures in stricken areas

Reconstructed damaged infrastructure of water supply (potable water) for villages and schools

Reinforced the rivers, canals embankments as preventive antiflood measures

Erected dams to protect settlements and communications

Acted as a contact person with other design/construction companies on restoration works

Consulted the Management in crucial decision making 1996-1997 Superintendent, VehG Company.

Implemented and supervised construction and rehabilitation of irrigation infrastructure for private irrigation and water-works construction companies

Responsible for quality control on construction and building materials on irrigation projects

Charge in materials and machinery on construction site

Designs review

Contacts with subcontractors and related organizations

Fulfilled works statement’s submission to the Client

Relations with Construction Regulatory Bodies

1986-1996 Superintendent, Karasu Company.

Responsible for all aspects of constructing of water supply systems in rural areas

Commissioning completed sites

Ensuring employee safety on construction sites

Maintaining contacts with clients and partners

Business trips to organizations-suppliers

Maintained good will contacts with people living around sites

Was a member of technical council under the Company Chief Engineer service

Accountable for monthly executed works regarding technical resources, materials and labour

1985-1986 Technical engineer, Yuhgvodstroy trust. (trust of state construction firms)

Ordering and transportation of metal parts for irrigation structures from Factory of metal works

Responsible for orders receipt from related firms with consequent allocation on the factory

Maintained contacts with companies- partners

Elaborated jointly with the companies necessary metal works and parts of irrigation structures

Languages: English (fluent), Russian (fluent), Kyrgyz (native), Arabic (beginner) Engineering

Design programs: AutoCAD, QGIS, Epanet

Residence: 38/1-39 Maldybaev str., Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Tel. 00996 031*-******, mobile 009**-*********



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