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Cost control Engineer

القبله, Kuwait City, Kuwait
July 01, 2018

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Interned to build a career with leading corporate of Hi-Tech Environment with committed and dedicated people, which will help me to explore myself fully and realize my potential, willing to work as a key player in challenging and creative environment.


Cost Controls Engineer with an experience of 8 years in Project Planning, Scheduling and Cost Controlling in the field of Oil & Gas Projects.

Presently working in Heavy Engineering Industries & Shipbuilding Co. (K.S.C.), Kuwait, from November ‘2015 to till date.

Previously worked in L &T Hydrocarbon Engineering Limited, Qatar Petroleum( Secondment) & Bilfinger Neo Structo Private Limited.

Knowledge in the Earned Value Management System (EVMS) and experience in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Management Information System (MIS) is an added advantage to monitor and control the current as well as forecast status of project.


PGD in Piping Design and Engineering from MIT, PUNE .

B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering from College of Engineering,Adoor with first class in the year 2010.

Plus two From S.V.G.V. Higher Secondary School, Kidangannur with, 87% State board of Kerala, in the Year 2006.

S.S.L.C. from A.M.M.Higher Secondary School with 81%, Kerala Secondary Education Board, in the year 2004.


Auto Cad and PDMS.

MS office(Word, Excel, Power Point etc.).



Primavera P6


Cost Engineering

Preparation of “CBS - Cost Breakdown Structure (Control Budget)” of projects per the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).

Developing “RBS - Resource Breakdown Structure (Histograms)” of manpower and equipment as per the WBS & CBS. Reviewing and updating the RBS on regular basis and prepare the proper mobilization and demobilization plan accordingly.

Preparation of Project Forecast Review (PFR) reports.

Monitoring and reporting the current status (Planned Value (BCWS), Actual cost (ACWP) and Earned Value (BCWP)) and Forecast status (Budget At Completion (BAC), Estimate At Completion (EAC) and Variance) of the project based on control budget using “Earned Value Management System (EVMS)” on monthly basis to the higher management and also giving alert to the project on activity wise overrun and under run.

Claim Management: Preparation of Cost Compensation Claims for Extension of Time (EOT), Idle Manpower, and Acceleration cost.

Preparing the “RBA - Revised Budget Adjustment” and controlling the budget accordingly

Preparing and updating the Variation Order tracking log (Additional work from Client), Invoicing schedule and Project Revenue Forecast.

Reviewing the Budget details of the requests viz. Purchase Order (PO), Subcontractor agreement, Equipment request, Manpower request, Employee Transfer etc.

Reviewing the actual cost booking in the ERP before the approval of Project Manager on task number basis to ensure the accuracy.

Control and monitor project total expenditure including verifying and checking of invoices and claims from suppliers, vendors and subcontractors to ensure that all project expenditures are captured and properly recorded.

Project cost estimation.

Provide planning and cost controlling support for all projects which includes variation reporting, monitoring of milestone progress to the preparation of customer billing processes, etc.

Perform technical and commercial review of Tenders (Contractors & subcontractor’s quotations) for the preparation of Service agreements.

Coordinate and work with the project management team to resolve project issues to ensure the delivery/completion of the project work.

Perform project costing related reporting to the team and management’s review on a monthly basis to ensure that expenditures are kept within the project budget.

Quantity Surveying:

Finalizing the subcontractors and allocating works to them.

Preparing the Invoice as per the work performed and certifying the RA bills from clients.

Certification of the Subcontractor’s bills and preparing the payment certificates.

Preparing and updating the Bill of Quantities (BOQ) as per the site progress and make necessary actions if any additional works added to the scope of works.

Participating in the preparation of idle manpower, EOT and loss of efficiency claims.

Cost Estimation:

Scrutinise the scope of work in the tender and calculate the quantity in each category.

Develop and verify the Material Take off (MTO), equipment, manpower etc. required for the successful completion of the project.

Evaluating tender documents, drawings, & schedules.

Estimation of man-hours required for engineering, fabrication, inspection, testing and material handling etc. by interacting with respective departments.

Submit the proposal to proposal manager for review and higher management for approval.

Coordinating with the procurement department to purchase the materials after award.


Since November-2015 To Till date. M/S Heavy Engineering Industries & Shipbuilding Co. (K.S.C.)

Designation: Cost Control Engineer.

Project- 5

Duration: - July-2017 to Till Date.

Owner/Client : M/s Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC).

Project: Electrical, Instrumentation, Telecom & Mechanical Works at Al-Zour Refinery.

Role: Cost Control Engineer .

Project- 4

Duration: - June-2016 to Till Date.

Owner/Client : M/s Kuwait Oil Company (KOC).

Project: Debottlenecking of GC-17

Role: Cost Control Engineer .

Project- 3

Duration: - June-2016 to Till Date.

Owner: M/s Kuwait Oil Company (KOC).

Client: M/s. Larsen & Toubro Limited.

Project: Electrical,Instrumentation, Telecom & Associated Civil Works for GC-30

Role: Cost Control Engineer .

Project- 2 :-

Duration: - March-2016 to Till Date.

Owner: M/s Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC).

Client: M/s. Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.

Project: Clean Fuel Project - at KNPC, Mina Al Ahmadi Refinery ( Electrical & Instrumentation).

Role: Cost Control Engineer .

Project- 1 :-

Duration: - November-2015 to May -2016

Owner: M/s Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC).

Client: M/s. Daelim Industrial Co. Ltd.


Role: Cost Control Engineer


Preparation of the Project Budget and subsequent Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS).

Controlling the mobilization and demobilization of manpower and equipment as per the Resource Breakdown Structure (RBS).

Preparation of Monthly Cost Report using Earned value Management System (EVMS).

Preparation of Weekly and Monthly Progress Reports using Progress measurement System.

Comparison of actual cost with budget and preparing earned value analysis to determine remedial measures if required.

Calculating the forecast cost with comparison between Budget At Completion (BAC) and Estimate at Completion (EAC) and reporting to the higher management using Project Forecast Review Report (PFR).

Controlling the Material Take off (MTO) as per the procurement budget.

Involved in floating of enquiries to potential subcontractors and active negotiation to finalize the technically qualified lowest priced (L1) Subcontractor.

Scrutinizing the subcontractor invoices and preparing the payment certificate.

Preparation of monthly cash in / out flow and reporting to the management with variances.

Preparing the proposal of additional works and participating in the commercial meeting with Contractor / Client.

Preparation of Delay Analysis (Time Impact Analysis) and progress variance details.

Preparation of Claims viz. Extension of Time (EOT) cost compensation, Idle Manpower, Acceleration Cost etc.

Since March-2015 To September-2015 M/S Al-Muftah Contracting Co. W.L.L.

Designation: Project Controls Engineer .

CLIENT: - Qatar Petroleum .

Project- 3 :- Fabrication crew in Marine and Offshore Operations, Halul Island, Qatar Petroleum.

Project- 2 :- Major Shutdown in North Field Alpha Platforms (PS4), Qatar Petroleum.

Project- 1 :- EPIC of Various Pipe Support and Platforms at Various plants in Dukhan Fields .


Monitored quantities and progress of the work, facilitated project control support, and participated indaily, weekly and monthly meeting. Monitored the construction planning and equipment scheduling & allocation to the project conforming to the project schedule and contract requirements. Maintained outstanding workload in direct man-hours by discipline, priority and backlog / fore log. Managed all ongoing updates and schedule impacts (interface milestones), progress tracking and revision of existing schedules for all activities.Checked required finish dates vs. planned finish dates, prioritizing activity as required and reporting issues to activity owners.Identify current and anticipated critical target dates and develop corrective actions.Reported progress and variances to the baseline plan.

Since SEP-2013 To Feb-2015 M/S L &T Hydrocarbon Engineering Limited.

Designation: Project Controls Engineer .

Project- 2 :- Reliance Refinery Jamnager,J3 - Pet Coke Gasification Project.

CLIENT: - Reliance Industries Limited.

Project- 1 : - YET-D Project - Well Head Offshore Platform and Jacket. (Oil and Gas Project)

CLIENT: - M/s PETRONAS Carigali Myanmar Limited, Malaysia.


Responsible for preparation of scope of work, subcontract requisition, technical bid evaluation/review and clarifications in co ordination with Discipline Engineers and follow up for placing subcontract orders.Follow up with subcontractors for the submission of various document deliverables, review of the documents submitted by subcontractors and follow up for Client approval.Follow up, progress monitoring, control and co ordination for the subcontracts .Co ordination and follow up with Engineering Consultant- Technip, In-house engineering departments etc. for design, drawings, approval etc.Preparation of Contractual correspondences with Client & Subcontractors. Also co-ordinate with shop floor, Coating Yard, Engineering etc.for load out to offshore.

Since NOV-2011 To AUG-2013 M/S Bilfinger Neo Structo Private Limited.

Designation: Project Engineer.

Project: - Offsite and flare piping and structural fabrication and erection of Phase-III project.

CLIENT: - Mangalore Refineries and Petrochemicals Limited,Mangalore.

PMC: - Engineers India Limited.


Responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating, and project controls in accordance with the established policies, procedures, systems, and requirements approved by client.Field supervision of Piping fabrication, erection, testing and pre-commissioning.Co-ordinate all work activities related to Piping . Resolve work problems and assists personnel in solving work problems.Review Contract Requirements for Project Execution.Ensuring the Site is supplied with the correct drawings and materials, in sufficient time to meet the Project schedule .Manage Contractor performance and collaboratively work to improve productivity and effectively.Ensure that changes are communicated and closed out in a timely manner. Conduct regular awareness of HSE culture amoung the workforce.

Since June-2010 TO February-2011 M/S Hardwin Construction Private Limited

Designation: Project Engineer

Project: - Petro Fluidized Catalytic Cracking Unit for Phase III.


CLIENT: - Mangalore Refineries and Petrochemicals Limited Mangalore.

PMC: - Engineers India Limited.


Ensure project schedule are maintained and achieve target completion date. Manage the execution of all associated field construction activities in conformance with project drawings, specifications, schedules, cost estimates, procedures, quality requirements and safety standards.Control project schedule and cost through the efficient use of all contractor construction resources including manpower, materials, tools, and equipment. Determine manpower levels to attain schedule milestones and monitors contractor manpower levels and craft mixes to ensure conformance with the construction plan. Monitor productivity, cost and implements appropriate action to maintain maximum labour productivity and cost-effectiveness. Remain knowledgeable of safety policies and procedures and performs assigned duties in a safe manner and, while supervising others, responsible for safety and ensure that team comply with established safety policies and procedures and practice safe work habits.


Helicopter Under Water Escape and Sea Survival(HUET)

H2S/ BA Training.


Permit to Work Level II (Qatar petroleum Offshore Fields).

Confined Space Entry.

Working At Height And Heat Stress.

H2S/BA Awareness Training.


Passport No : J3636597

Date of Expiry : 23/12/2020


Date of Birth :10- July-1988.

Father’s Name : K.N.Vijayan Pillai.

Sex : Male.

Marital Status : Single.

Driving License : India, Kuwait

Current Location : Kuwait

Languages Known : English, Hindi,Tamil and Malayalam.

Address for Communication : Rohini House,

Edayaranmula .P.O,

Pathanamthitta (dist)


I hereby declare that all the above matters are correct and true to the best of my knowledge

and belief.


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