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Engineer Construction

Norwalk, California, 90650, United States
November 07, 2018

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Ricardo A. Apan

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Norwalk, Ca 90650

Tel.: +1-562-***-****

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Personal Details

Age / DOB


June 16th 1952





Projects Manager

Educational Qualifications

Degree of Science in Civil Engineering @ Mapua Institute of Technology – Manila, Philippines


-Passed the Civil Engineering Board Examination given by Professional Regulation Commission last May 1977 at Manila, Philippines.

-Passed the Career Service Professional Qualification Examination given by Civil Service Commission last April 1976 at Manila. Philippines

Computer Proficiency

Office Packages

Total Experience

45 Years

Experience Summary: Forty-Five (45) years of diversified construction experience as a Multi-Discipline

Engineer holding an operational, administrative and managerial positions with

various prestigious employers such as ARAMCO, U.S. Corps of Engineers,

Ministries and TRAGS.

Employment History:



Place of Work

Length of Service


Trading and Agency Services Ltd

Doha, Qatar

30 Years


Raymond-Brown & Root-Mowlem

Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory

5 Years


F. R. Cuevas United Construction Corporation

Manila, Philippines

1 Year


Arabian American Oil Company (ARAMCO)

Ras Tanura, Saudi Arabia

3 Years


Ministry of Public Works & Highways

Manila, Philippines

6 Years


M/s Trading and Agency Services Ltd. – April 21, 1987 to August 31, 2017

Some Major Civil Projects Executed:




Construction of ELS Accommodation Building and Clinic at Halul Island for Qatar Petroleum


Construction of Operational Buildings and other Plant Facilities at NODCO Refinery Plant Qatar


Construction of Warehouses, Training Centre Building and other Facilities at Qatar Petrochemical Plant


Construction of New Fitness Centre for Qatar Petroleum


Construction of School for Ras Gas & Qatar Gas Al Khor Community


Construction of City Centre Qatar


Miscellaneous Civil Construction Work at Qatar Racing Club


Construction of Women’s Club Sport Hall for Sports City Projects Qatar


Construction of Printing Press Building at Aspire Zone Qatar


Construction of Boys and Girls Secondary School for Public Works Authority Qatar


Construction of Central Control Room Building for Qatar Petrochemical


Construction of Social Club for Qatar Petrochemical Company


Miscellaneous Civil Construction and Maintenance Work at Aspire Sports City


Miscellaneous Civil and Maintenance Works for Katara Sports City Projects

Projects Manager – Engineering Department


Responsible for developing, in conjunction with the project board/senior management, a definition of the project ensuring that it is delivered on time, to budget and to the required quality standard and within the agreed specifications.

Responsible for ensuring that the project is effectively resourced and manages relationships with a wide range of groups including all project contributors.

Responsible for managing the work of consultants, allocating and utilising resources in an efficient manner and maintaining a co-operative, motivated and successful team.

Responsible for the detailed project planning and control including:

Developing and maintaining a detailed project plan.

Managing project deliverables in line with the project plan.

Recording and managing project issues and escalating where necessary.

Managing project scope and change control and escalating issues where necessary.

Monitoring project progress and performance.

Providing status reports to the project board/senior management.

Liaises with, and updates progress to, project board/senior management.

Managing consultancy input within the defined budget.

Final approval of the design specification.

Working closely with the client to ensure the project meets business needs.

Providing regular status reports to the client.

Selection of qualified subcontractor, if required, and supervision/control of the works assigned to them.

Shutdown Manager – Engineering / Maintenance Department

Significant experience in the preparation, planning and execution of plant operational shutdown for Qatar Petroleum, Ras Gas, Qatar Gas, Qatar Petrochemical Company, Qatar Vinyl Company and other Oil and Gas Industry located within the State of Qatar.


Develop detailed plans for run-in and run-out of shutdown together with planning individual work scopes within the shutdown. This is all encompassing and includes pre-shutdown, execution and post shutdown activities. Including:

Ensuring that PTW hierarchy/structure is prepared and communicated.

Ensuring that relevant procedures are prepared, and corresponding requirements defined, communicated and planned then implemented.

Ensuring that relevant tools, chemicals and consumables are identified and available for the duration of shutdowns including monitoring procurement.

Identify planning logic for each specific job operation as well as logic considerations between individual jobs are to be developed and managed by working with the Shutdown Planner.

Work plan estimating for operations activities and ensuring appropriate resourcing plans are established, communicated and filled prior to shutdown events.

Report and monitor shutdown planning KPI's.

Strong emphasis on field verification of staging and provisioning, and assurance checking of all other preparation activities.

Liaise with relevant members of the shutdown co-ordination team and plant based teams to ensure alignment and support in advance of shutdown.

Ensure processes are in place for safe and efficient transfer of responsibility of the production facilities from Shutdown to Operations and vice-versa. Includes any commissioning checks and punch-list clearance.

Detailed understanding of the Permit to Work systems and how these effects and interact with the planning and scheduling processes.

Senior Civil Engineer – Engineering Department


Responsible for the construction of the project to meet pertinent legal requirements, confirm with generally accepted engineering standards and avoid endangering the health and safety of construction workers

Responsible for interpreting contract drawings and specification, and where disputes occur, documenting these and arranging solutions.

Responsible for the preparation and/or review of project execution program ensuring that specified completion period of the project will be met.

Supports the Project Manager on an assigned project by performing routine daily activities and assists in gathering and distributing information to team members.

Analyses and resolve field construction issues.

Receive Clients Technical instruction and act accordingly.

Responsible for pricing and preparation of competitive bids.

Raymond-Brown & Root-Mowlem – October 24, 1982 to January 30, 1987

Field Engineer – Engineering Department


Responsible for the review of final plans, specifications and cost estimate for construction, alternation or repair of structures, buildings and utility systems.

Inspect project sites to monitor progress and ensure conformance to design specifications and safety or sanitation standards.

Direct or participate in surveying to lay out installations and establish reference points, grades, and elevations to guide construction.

Directs the construction of airfield runways, taxiways, parking aprons, fuelling facilities and related structures, such as fuel storage tanks, multi-story operations buildings, airfield control tower and warehouses.

Responsible for the preparation of site instruction, work orders, technical reports, work schedules and activities in conjunction with project needs.

Quality Control Engineer – Quality Control Department


Responsible for the development of written procedures for quality control/quality assurance.

Responsible for monitoring and administering the QA/QC Plan or Programme and ensuring incorporated materials on construction projects are following the plans and specifications.

Responsible for performing needed tests on site and in the laboratory to ensure conformity of material and works according to the contract specifications.

Supervise construction work activities including quantity measurement, quality, variation and payments.

Establish and maintain procedures to develop standard documentation for construction works and quality control and assurance for the projects.

Assess work activities for which labour based construction methods are appropriate and for those sections where heavy machinery is appropriate.

Review of the Bill of Quantities and the contract documents for each section of the construction task.

F.R Cuevas United Construction Corporation – Sep. 16 1981 to Oct. 15 1982

Project Engineer – Construction Department


Responsible for the technical, professional, supervisory and administrative aspects of all engineering responsibilities on the department.

Directs the conduct of preliminary studies and land surveys for planned usage.

Directs the construction of industrial buildings such as warehouse, assembly building and administration buildings ensuring compliance with the project drawings and specification.

Responsible for analysing and resolving field construction issues.

Maintain up-to-date progress status of work.

Arabian American Oil Company – Feb. 3 1979 to Sep. 1981.

Construction Engineer – Roads and Well Site Division


Develops in consultation with the proponent and / or with my supervision, a definition of the assigned problem, alternative for solving it, and comparative cost analyses.

Prepares design processes, studies, reports, correspondences and related data.

Participates on engineering studies in any of several basic or special engineering field by analysing and evaluating all data pertinent to problems, evaluate data as to scope, effect on existing installation or system, economic value, long range planning and budgeting consideration

Estimate costs, prepares justification and expenditure request as required.

Assists in designing new installation or modification to exiting facilities to improve new installation or modification to existing facilities to improve quality work flow or prevent losses.

Maintain up-to-date progress status of work to ensure that work does not digress from approved scope.

Ministry of Public Works and Highways – July 1 1972 to Dec. 31 1978

Civil Engineer – Special Projects Services Department


Supervision of construction of roadways and structure (Bridges, Overpasses, Underpasses, Box Culverts, and Animal Crossing) of Manila South Expressway Extension Project in the province of Rizal, Cavite and Laguna.

Assign, direct and review work of subordinates to ensure that work is in accordance with the approved plans and specifications

Estimate work completed and prepares technical reports and progress chart covering the work done by the contractor.

Checks quality of work and construction materials and also conduct field inspection to monitor progress and ensure conformance to design specifications and safety or sanitation standards.

Prepare or present reports, such as deeds, environmental impact statements, and property and right-of-way descriptions.

Test soils and materials to determine the adequacy and strength of concrete, asphalt, or steel.

Civil Engineering Aide – Special Projects Services Department


Head of survey team in the construction of Manila South Express way extension project in province of Rizal, Cavite and Laguna.

Inspector in the construction of Manila South Expressway Extension Project.

Monitors concrete placement and take samples to assure that work will meet specification requirements.

Performs various material testing.

Land Surveyor – Highway Location and Design Division


Responsible for the execution of topographic survey for projects feasibility studies, plotting of grade elevation, contour lines and possible projects final location.

Responsible for the setting up of alignment and elevation of pipe lines and drainage structure.

Responsible for the setting up of alignment and elevations of roads and highways construction including determination of required volume of cut and fill.

Prepare survey reports and data for project use.

I have extensive experience in the execution of topographic survey and possible projects final location for the construction of roadways and structure like expressway, bridges, etc.

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