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Engineer Civil Engineering

Doha, Doha, Qatar
November 02, 2018

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Mohamed Zawahir Mohamed Hifras

Doha, Qatar +974-********

Personal Details:

•Date of Birth:1991.05.17 •Place of Birth: Sri Lanka

•Nationality: Sri Lankan •Gender: Male •Civil Status: Married Quantity Surveyor

Multifaceted professional career with expert knowledge on construction costs and contracts by collaborating with engineers and contractors.

Dynamic professional with Total 7 years of experience (5 Years in Qatar), Self-motivated and resourceful Quantity Surveyor working as a part of the busiest team. Effectively managing all the cost and contract relating to the building civil engineering projects have a proven track record of controlling the cost of a project by better understanding of the contract, while still achieving the required quality. Can communicate effectively with client /contractor / sub-contractors and would be an asset to any employer who respects loyalty & responsibility. Core Competencies:

• Cost Estimation

• Interim Valuation

• Cost Analysis

• Subcontractor Payment Certificate

• Procurement, Tender analysis

• Cost Control

• CCS Candy

• MS Project

Professional Experience

Handmade Colour& Contracting, Qatar

Senior Quantity Surveyor cum Estimator, 10/2017 – Present Key Projects:

Qatar Railway Projects: Scope of Work -

Decorative Paint, Danoline Acoustic System, &

GRP Patels

1. Redline North (Corniche, Katara, & West Bay,

Al Qassar)

2. Redline South (AMB, AMC, AMD, AME, &


3. Green Line (Hamad, Al Shaqab, Al Massila, Al

RayyanQadeem, & Qatar National Library)

4. Gold Line (Al Aziziah, Al Waab, Al Sudan,

Sports City, Ras Bu Aboud, &Qatar National


Other Projects: Scope of Work -Decorative

Paint, & Gypsum Work

1. Doha Oasis Hotel @Doha

2. VVIP Villa @ Al Khor

3. Salwa Resort – 40 Villas @Abu Samra

4. Marza Malaz Hotel @ Pearl

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Review the tender documents and take off the

quantity of each and every material based on

drawing measurements.

• Prepare and update the BOQ package for

painting work and gypsum works

• Finalize the unit price for the material with

procurement engineer

• Calculate the labor cost in coordination with head of technical & operations.

• Preparing quotation for ongoing and tender


• Update approved IR & MIR log for all projects

• Raise Payment Application on monthly basis

against work completion of all projects.

• Prepare variation based on RFI & Design changes

to original contract.

• Prepare the Subcontractors Payment Certificate

based on site engineers work completion

certificate and progress approval.


Al Ali Engineering Co. W.L.L

Estimator cum Quantity Surveyor, 10/2013 – 10/2017 Key Projects: Successful Bids

1. Salwa Beach Resort Hotel - Construction, Completion and Maintenance of Salwa Beach Resort Hotel. 2. Doha Grand Park - Construction, Completion and Maintenance of Car Parks 2, 3a and 3b. 3. The Stand Alone Health Centre (SAHC) at the New Industrial Area. 4. Premier Inn Hotel at Doha Education City.

Duties and Responsibilities: Pre-Contract.

• Examination Tender Document.

• Raise internal Memos to Finance for prepare

tender bond & financial detail based on

Instruction of tender.

• Responsible for estimating take off and

monitoring the overall quantities of the project

and reviewing subcontractor and vendor


• Obtains quotes/bids and subcontractor,

supplier/vendor quotations in coordination with

the purchase department.

• Prepare inquiry status Log for the project to be able to follow up with subcontractors.

• Study Sub-contractor’s quotation and prepare

technical & financial comparisons.

• Examine, review of tender drawings/documents

for discrepancies, additional BOQ items/scope

and incorporating within the tender offer; liaise

with consultant regarding ambiguities contract

work scope and seek clarifications there to.

• Quantity Take Off for all Civil elements

(manually, A-CAD) based on pricing preambles

and compiling the Tender BOQ with


• Preliminaries Budget as per cost control


• Analysis of rates for Labor, Material and Plant

(fixed and variable) and thus assist build up

costing, pricing and analysis of direct and

indirect cost for the BOQ items.

• Updating the Tender Document by Tender


• Negotiating with supplier/subcontractors for

the best offer they can give.

• Keeping up to date with price changes in the


• Prepare Technical and commercial packages as

per instruction of tender

• Responding for Post Tender Clarifications.

Duties and Responsibilities: Under Post-Contract.

• Preparing and agreeing payments

applications/valuations accordance with the

terms of the contract conditions; Works

progress and be present at Progress Meeting.

• Provide contractual and commercial support to

project management in submission of variations

and claims.

• Evaluate potential risks to the project and

suggest measures to reduce risks to levels

acceptable by the organization.

• Preparing and compiling variation claim

Document with all relevant substantiation to

the satisfaction of the engineer/Employer.

• Analyze and recommend Subcontract payment

application based on actual progress & contract

terms and conditions.

• Liaised with Site Agents and Site Engineers to

ensure that all works done on site are

considered and accounted in the monthly

progress billing.

• Sending inquiry & Negotiate with

subcontractors & Suppliers

• Preparing & certifying supplier bills, Material

consumption & Reconciliation.

• Monitoring the project cost & running cost and

coordinate with finance department.

• Quantity take-off and cross checking the

provided BOQ and Quantities for civil & MEP


• Prepares inquire as per procurement plan for an

offer to the subcontractors and suppliers.

• Prepare Technical & Financial comparisons to

the subcontractor offer.

• Evaluation and finalization of subcontractor

quotation & material price.

• Prepares cost analysis based on the

architectural drawings, engineering estimates,

materials required and labor involved.

• Preparation subcontractor agreements and LOI

Tudawe Brothers (Pvt) Ltd., Sri Lanka

Project Quantity Surveyor, 09/2011 – 08/2013

Key Project:

1. Amaya Beach Resort (Centara) – A 125 roomed

hotel at Passikudah for Amaya Beach Resorts &

Spa, a member of the leading hotel chain

Centara Hotels and Resorts.

2. CDB Bank Office Complex 2B+G+10 – Colombo


3. Dialog Axiata Building - Dialog Axiata building constructed by Tudawe Brothers (Pvt) Ltd. The

building is a 15 storey Office building, built to

the Leed Gold standard and it is a latest

addition to Colombo’s skyline.

4. National Nano Technology Park – Homagama,

National Nano Technology Park is a four story

building with the basement including all


Duties and Responsibilities: Post-Contract.

• Taking off quantities and preparation of bill of quantities.

• Negotiating and finalizing of quantities with

• Consultant representatives for Monthly work

done progress.

• Dealing with Claims and Variations with the


• Checking the quantities as per the shop


• Preparing Sub Contractor Payment.

• Measure actual work done from RFI, Engineer

report and Site.

• Preparation of interim valuation & variations

claim and rate analysis.

• Attending Commercial site meeting.

Technical Proficiencies

Platforms: CCS Candy Software, Peach Tree/ Sage Accounting Software Education and Credentials


Reading - BSc (Hons) In Quantity Surveying & Construction Management at Birmingham City University – UK & Accredited By RICS.

Successfully Completed -BTEC (EDEXCEL-UK) Higher National Diploma in Quantity Surveying & Construction Economics.

Successfully completed -Diploma in AutoCAD at Centre for CAD Studies and Planning.

Successfully completed - Construction Estimation & Valuation Training Course in CCS Candy Software Declaration

I am very much confident that I am capable of contributing more towards the betterment of your reputed organization while gaining valuable experience in my fields of interest. I hereby certify the information furnished above true and accurate to best of my knowledge. M.Z. MOHAMED HIFRAS

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