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Senior Project Engineer

United Arab Emirates
November 02, 2018

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Profile Summary

A competent Senior Project Engineer with 7 years career experience in construction management field. Highly adept in multi-site management with a proven track record of preparing and executing project plans and programs, ensuring that work is carried out in accordance with the companies procedures and clients satisfaction. Able to ensure timely, safe and cost effective implementation during the life cycle of projects from conception till customer satisfaction.

Consistent, methodical, well organized, possessing excellent foresight & the ability to plan ahead when working on fast track projects. Tenacious in accomplishing tasks regardless of deadline constraints. Uncompromising ethical standards and integrity.

Having an effective communication skills, multitasking ability, analytical thinking, team working skills, assertiveness skills and strong interpersonal skills. Currently looking for a suitable Senior Project Engineer or Senior Site Engineer position with a forward thinking employer.

Academic Details

Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) from Anna University, Chennai in 2011

Other Courses

Diploma in Product Design, AutoCAD and Pro-E Certified Engineer from CADD Centre Training, March 2012

Diploma in NDT ASNT Level-II- Magnetic Particle Testing (MT), Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT), Radiographic Testing (RT) and Ultrasonic Testing (UT) from St. Johns Institute of NDT, January 2011

Diploma in Process Piping Design as per ASME–B31.3 and GD&T, March 2011

Organization Experience

Jul’13 till date

Albaddad Contracting, Dubai, UAE as Senior Project Engineer

Nature of duties and Responsibilities:

To ensure timely completion of project within approved budgets on cost, resources without compromising on Quality & HSE

Responsible for planning and scheduling of all major activities of the Project to achieve timely completion

Ensure all technical aspects of the project are strictly complied and in conformity with Conditions of Contract, Particular Specifications, General Specifications, Contract Drawings & BOQ

Coordinate with the Engineering team on all aspects of the design including scope of value engineering and ensure initiation of RFIs for any design discrepancies

Monitoring the engineering works in line with engineering team such as progress of the shop drawings and materials submittals with reference to the approved planning schedules/logs

Attending weekly meetings (on design, value engineering, work progress, coordination, variations etc.) with Main Contractor, Consultant & Client to discuss key issues related to the project and take effective corrective actions

Develop Action and Recovery plans to support program delivery on time.

Initiate weekly internal meetings to review reports generated by Construction Managers to assess work completion as per weekly forecast.

Ensure utmost quality control, health and safety standards are implemented at site as per the construction standards and project requirements, thereby limiting NCRs and safety violations

Monitor wastage of labour monthly in comparison with the project labour histogram and take stern action intimating Construction managers and ensure strict supervision

Establish, update, and communicate Master Project Schedule and manage its implementation

Prepare periodic reports for management including status of budgets, variance/change claims, schedules, disputes, up-coming activities & safety records

Identify risks that may affect the project work progress and completion and action in cooperation with Project Executives and Director of Operations to mitigate risks

Assisting the Project Manager in setting up, adjusting and improving the plans, procedures methods and techniques for applying the project management procedures to attain maximum output

Shouldering the responsibilities of ensuring that all latest approved revisions drawings, material submissions, method statements, permits and other necessary documents are readily available for smooth and timely execution of works.

Accountable for multiple projects of varying stages of their lifecycles including overall customer satisfaction

Conducted ongoing reviews of construction drawings from design through project completion ensuring compliance of specifications and drawings

Reviewed and maintained the Bill of Materials (BOM) with Construction Managers, Project Managers, Design, Supply and Logistics team to ensure on-time delivery of materials.

Planned and attended pre-construction kick-off meeting with the client and general contractors.

Assisted in subcontractor bid reviews and subcontractor selection

Reviewing and evaluating technical submittals and shop drawings prior to submission to consultants and clients according to required project standards and contract.

Tracking and monitoring site progress and produce reports in industry standardized formats which can be utilized throughout the departments and be presented at weekly and monthly progress meetings.

Initiating meetings to identify improvements that can be initiated to improve project delivery.

Planning, monitoring & controlling of all site activities including manpower, resource & material planning for the system.

Handling procurement activities relating to contracts and sub contracts in accordance with Company Procedures and Procurement department activities

Closely monitoring materials delivered at site, ensure compliance with QA/QC procedure &ensure that all the works are carried out as per contract requirements.

Providing support during installation and start-up of projects, ensuring multidiscipline engineering and design efforts were completed in accordance with project scope, schedule and costs.

Checking the site progress as per look ahead plan & if found any delays of any activity, reporting the same to the Construction manager for immediate action.

Reviewing construction and engineering contractor’s performance against specifications, codes, and drawings.

Conducting Task Risk Assessments (TRA) sessions to ensure that the contractors are aware of the risks, hazards and recommended actions prior to commencement of work.

Collaborating with the Project Managers and ensuring that the work was carried in accordance to the schedule and made the necessary changes along with the clients, sub-contractors, professionals, representatives and suppliers.

Managing the pre-commissioning activities associated with MEP, HVAC and Fire Alarm System along with the client and subcontractors.

Conducting Inspections on daily basis for WIR (Work Inspection Request) and MIR (Material Inspection Request) raised as per Quality Control Plan.

Involves in Installations, Testing & Commissioning of Fire Alarm System & Fire Fighting System.

Conducting inspection for HVAC works inside buildings including duct leakage test, air and water balancing, inspection of HVAC equipment’s.

Attend weekly management meetings, prepare Minutes of the Meeting (MOM) with main contractor & internal meeting with PM & CM and follow up actions.

Discussing QC report with the cross functional departments & clients to assure production schedules & deliveries are met.

Monitoring site progress and issue payment certificates to enable payment to contractors including final handover certificates.

Initiate the close out procedures with emphasis on Testing & Commissioning, Snags close outs, AS Builts etc. Ensure timely completion and smooth handing over of the project to the complete satisfaction of the Engineer /Client

Preparing Provisional Acceptance Certificate (PAC) and Final Acceptance Certificate (FAC) after achieving the required criteria in accordance of the contract terms and conditions.

Projects Undertaken as Senior Project Engineer

Construction of Exhibition Building for ADNEC, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Construction of Customer Service Building for RAK COURT, Ras Al Khaimah

Construction of One Day Court Building for RAK COURT, Ras Al Khaimah

Construction of Offices and Aluminum Hanger for Al Minhad Military Air Base, AMMROC, Dubai

Khazzan Offices Building (CPF), British Petroleum (BP) Muscat, Oman

Upper Zakum 750K Island Accommodation Facilities Project- ZADCO West Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Island Accommodation Surfaces Facilities Project– ZADCO at North Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Construction of Tent Warehouse ADPC – Abu Dhabi Ports Company, Khalifa Port (Guinness World Record- 49,889sq.m)

Construction of MSC Office Building, MEYDAN-SHOBA,Dubai

May’11 – Jun’13

GALFAR Engineering, Abu Dhabi, UAE as Mechanical Engineer

Client: ADCO and GASCO / Project: EPC for Bab Gas Surface Facilities

Nature of duties and Responsibilities:

Planned & implemented various activities in replacement, re-routing, rig-crossing, reinstatement of oil & gas pipelines, piping systems, valves and other process plant equipment.

Performed detailed engineering required to assemble Job Packs for the execution of work scope items.

Formulated the necessary documentation to comply with regulatory requirements and Company procedures.

Directed the team in procuring materials by preparing detailed specifications, analysing vendor quotations, and responding to vendor inquiries. Coordinates the involvement of technical experts on engineered equipment.

Contributed in:

oPreparing, checking and reviewing as-built drawings and getting approved as well as monitoring the routing of piping and preparing as built drawing.

oReviewing and evaluating drawing on plane, isometric and P&ID for monitoring and supervise fabrication and erection of pipelines and control of piping erection and fabrication as per shop and field weld.

oEnsuring the activities done by the subordinates in accordance with company or client safety rules with reference to Method Statement (MS) and Task Risk Assessment (TRA) and supervision in Hydro testing of piping and pipelines.

Performed the execution of shutdown activities. Includes scheduling the shutdown works, deploying manpower, machinery & materials required, communicating with clients.

Conducted walk through along with client construction engineer and cleared the hydro test pack ensuring timely hand over of systems/ sub-systems to commissioning team.


ADCO Electronic Permit to Work (EPTW)

GASCO Electronic Authorization to Work (EATW)

Approved Job Performer under ADCO, GASCO,TECHNIP, PETROFAC & AJES

Breathing Apparatus and Rescue Training (ETSDC)

Basic First AID Training Course

Basic Fire Fighting Training Course

H2S Awareness & Escape Course

IT Skills

AutoCAD, Pro/E Wildfire, Pipeline Design, GD&T

DOS, Windows XP, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Adobe

Personal Details

Date of Birth: 27th October 1986

Nationality: INDIA

Driving License : Yes - Dubai

Passport Details: Date of Expiry: 18th February 2023)

Visa Details: Job Visa

Marital Status: Married

No. of Dependents: 1

Languages Known: English, Arabic, Hindi, Tamil and Malayalam

Address : Dubai, U.A.E


I hereby declare that all the information given herein is true to the best of my knowledge and belief.

Kevin Issac Thomas

+971 – 050-***-****

Dubai, UAE


Senior Project Engineer holding a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Mechanical Engineering with 7 years of experience in Structural, Construction, & infrastructure projects

B.E. (Mechanical Engineering) from Anna University

Albaddad Contracting, as Senior Project Engineer

GALFAR Engineering as Mechanical Engineer

2011 - 2013

Year - 2011

2013 till date

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