Sign in

Lead Quantity Surveyor

2600 KD
February 28, 2018

Contact this candidate


Bharanidharan Sathananthan BE, MRICS +965 – 50840002

Career Summary

Presently working as Lead Quantity Surveyor/Contract Administrator with Dar SSH International Engineering Consultants (A/E Consultant), Kuwait.

Have Sixteen (16) years of Professional Experience in the field of Contracts and Quantity Surveying on Pre & Post Contract Administration with A/E Supervision Consultant, PM/CM Consultant and Contracting Companies in Kuwait.

Types of Project handled are,

»Building Projects such as University, Hospital, and Office.

»Infrastructure Projects such as Public Shelter, Utility Service Tunnel, Pump

Station, Boosting Station, Control Room Building, Road Work, Underground

Piping Work and Petrochemical Plant.

Well Conversant with MPW and FIDIC standard form of Contract.

Expertise in Pre and Post Contract Administration, Procurement & Tendering and Commercial Management.

Having Experience in Traditional Lump Sum, Term Contract, EPC Lump Sum, and Re-Measure Contracts.

Professional Qualification

Professional Degree & Branch : Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)

Class & Year passed out : 1st class & 2001

Name Of University : Bharathiar University, Tamil Nadu, India

Professional Affiliation & Approvals

Professional Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. MRICS No:


Professional Member of Kuwait Society of Engineers (KSE) Membership No: 18375.

Professional Engineer (PE), Kuwait Society of Engineers.

Holding Approvals form Ministry of Health (MoH), Kuwait University and Joint


Computer Skills

MS Office, AutoCAD, STAAD pro, ETABS (Basics) and Primavera- P3 – Basics

1.Employer : Dar SSH International Engineering Consultants WLL, Kuwait

Project(s) : Construction of Bid Pack 6A & 6B – Decked Parking, Shelters and

Ancillary Buildings (WEST & EAST), Kuwait University

Construction of Bid Pack 4A & 4B – Civil Works for Utility Service

Tunnel and Gravity lines (WEST & EAST), Kuwait University

Designation : Lead Quantity Surveyor/Contract Administrator

Value of the Projects : 124 Million Kuwaiti Dinars

Period : December 2013 - till date (4+ Years)

Responsibilities : Post Contract Administration

Managing projects end to end from the inception of construction to site handing over to the Employer for Construction Management form of Procurement Project in Kuwait University Campus. Currently, handling 4 Bid Packages under Infrastructure Works.

Review the Insurance policies and endorsements submitted by the contractor and recommend to the Engineer for the approval.

Coordinate and involve in review of Contractor’s Cost Loaded Schedule (CLS) and Schedule of Values (SOV).

Monitor compliance to contract requirements ensuring all conditions are satisfied before recommending the Contractor’s payments such as Advance, Interim, Substantial Completion and Final Payment Applications.

Monitor the progress of Construction and timely inform to the Engineer about the Contractor’s deviation.

Monitor and Control the process of Contract Modification Procedure such as ARFP, RFP, EI, and VO as per the established predefined path.

Prepare “the Engineer’s Instruction” and “Variation Orders” for the change.

Prepare Certificates for the Engineer such as Substantial Completion Certificate and Final Completion Certificate (Maintenance).

Contract advise to Site management

Interpret contract provisions to stakeholders of the Project, as and when required to help resolve claims.

Advice and keep the Contractor to follow the established procedure (by PM/CM) pertain to the contract.

Identify potential risks, analyze, prepare and maintain the Risk Register.

Draft contractual correspondence and assist RE in overall Contract Administration.

Oversee the project closeout and warranty requirements to handover to the Employer.

2.Employer : Project Management International Systems (PM/CM Consultant),


Project : Construction, Completion, Commissioning and Maintenance of Health

Care Centres @ Al Messila, Al Funates, Al Funatees, Abu Fatera and

Shuwaik, Kuwait

Designation : Senior Quantity Surveyor

Value of the Projects : 15 Million Kuwaiti Dinars

Period : April 2011 - December 2013

Responsibilities : Pre and Post Contract Administration

Evaluate the Tender Document prepared by the A/E Consultant.

Review and amend the tendering procedure and particular conditions of the contract, in accordance with the client’s requirement.

Prepare a budget for the proposed Tender.

Prepare Tender package to submit to Central Tenders Committee (CTC).

Prepare the Tender Evaluation Report on Contractor(s) tender submission.

Coordinate with State Audit Bureau to award the tender.

Prepare the Project Control Forms.

Assist planner to prepare the monthly report to the Employer.

Administrate change control procedures

3.Employer : Mohammed Abdulmohsin Al Kharafi & Sons WLL (Contractor),


Project : Facility Upgrade & Relocation of Underground Process Piping for GC

& BS, Burgan – East Kuwait.

Designation : Senior Quantity Surveyor

Value of the Projects : 4 Million Kuwaiti Dinars

Period : August 2008 - April 2011

Responsibilities : Post Contract Administration

4.Employer : United Gulf Construction Co WLL (Contractor), Kuwait

Project : Construction, Completion, Operation, and Maintenance of the Pump

Stations @ DMC, Kabad, and Wafra, Contract No. SE-97, Kuwait

Designation : Quantity Surveyor

Value of the Projects : 12 Million Kuwaiti Dinars

Period : December 2006 - August 2008

Responsibilities : Post Contract Administration

Prepare and submit the advance, interim, substantial and final payment applications and coordinate with consultants for certification.

Coordinate the preparation and revision of subcontracts, including flow down requirements.

Evaluate and certify the Sub-contractor back to back payments.

Prepare client contract change orders.

Oversee client and subcontract contract compliance.

Assist project manager with project analysis- burn rates and schedule of values line items projections

Assist Contract Administrator in Contractual correspondence based on the condition of contract and technical specifications.

Perform project closeouts and warranties for the client.

5.Employer : Combined Group Co WLL (Contractor),


Project : Replacement of 20” Transit Line from SC – 20 to HUMMA, Wafra-

Kuwait. JO/SC30/MP 04 and Upgrading of Sub Centers & Main

Gathering Center, JO/SC 106/MP 04 – Wafra.

Designation : Quantity Surveyor

Value of the Projects : 15 Million Kuwaiti Dinars

Period : August 2003 – December 2006

Responsibilities : Post Contract Administration

Prepare estimate for the Service Order issued by the Client.

Prepare and submit the payment applications and coordinate with client for certification.

Evaluate and certify the Sub-contractor back to back payments.

Involved in Quantity take-off for Procurement department.

Maintain and follow-up the various project control form and logs

6.Employer : United Gulf Construction Company Co WLL (Contractor),


Project : Tender Department.

Designation : Quantity Surveyor

Period : November 2001 – August 2003

Responsibilities : Pre Contract Administration

Verify the quantities in the Bill of Quantities for pricing.

Floating the queries to Suppliers to get a quotation for pricing.

Attend site visit and pre bid meeting.

Preparing Comparison Statement and assisting in the pricing of tender.

Assisting in completion of tender document for timely submission.

7.Employer : Sethu Associates (Contractor), India

Project : Construction of Villas

Designation : Site Engineer - Trainee

Period : July 2001 - November 2001

Responsibilities : Site Supervision

Perform site survey, site acquisition and resource allocation.

Involved in Procurement and Supervision.

Involved in daily follow up, measurements, billing, and payments.

Personal Details

Gender : Male

Date of Birth : 12. 12. 1978

Marital Status : Married + 1Kid

Nationality : Indian

Visa : Transferable Residency No.18 (Kuwait)

Lingual Ability : English and Tamil (write)

Arabic, English, Hindi, Tamil and Malayalam (speak)


Eng. Bassam Hamady, Resident Engineer, (Mob: +965-********)

Dar SSH International Engineering Consultants, Kuwait

Eng. Ramzi Rizakallah, President, (Mob: +965-********)

Project Management International Systems, Kuwait

Contact this candidate