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Civil Engineer Engineering

Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Emirate, United Arab Emirates
March 08, 2019

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I am a highly motivated, hardworking and skilled Quantity Surveyor with mote than fourteen (14) years of experience in the construction industry with more than 13 years having been gained within the UAE after relocating in 2005. Most of my career was spent working for major international contracting companies and I am currently employed in Rider Levett Bucknall Gulf States in Abu Dhabi as Quantity Surveyor. I am eligible to work in Canada with Express Entry profile number E001273302 for reference.

I have gained valuable experiences on a number of large-scale, complex projects, including museums, mixed use projects, high-rise buildings, hotels, military academy, roads/infrastracture, power plants and electrical projects.

Summary of Experience

September 2013 – Present

Rider Levett Bucknall Gulf States Pty. Ltd.

Nature of Company: Cost Consultancy Firm

Designation: Quantity Surveyor

Projects incurred:

- Post Contract: Louvre Museum, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi UAE (USD 700M)

- Pre-Contract: P141 Development Project, Abu Dhabi UAE (USD 1.40B)


Reporting to Senior Associate Director/Senior Quantity Surveyor life cycle costing procurement and tendering final accounts preparing accurate measurement of items (including preambles) delegated preparing query lists on works liaising with SQS concerning processing of dimensions clears drawings and specification as measurement proceeds measuring works within estimated hours checking bulk measurement as required discussing with SQS regarding the approach to the job conducting pricing of basic items contacting various representatives who provide cost information prepares estimates using standard forms applicable, standard modes of measurement and applicable building methods and procedures and prices reporting abnormalities in work load or other factors preparing interim payment certificates for contractors and consultants cost planning evaluation of tender returns attending client meetings

June 2010 – September 2013

Ghantoot Transport and General Contacting – Electrical Projects Division

Nature of Company: Electrical Contractor

Designation: Cost Engineer

Projects incurred:

- Al Falah Community - Villages 2 and 3 Electrical Works, Abu Dhabi (USD 55M)

- The Development of Shamkha South Infrastracture, Abu Dhabi, UAE (USD 135M)


Preparing and developing appropriate control budgets from the project estimate/BOQ coordinating with the accountants to track and control monthly

Qualifications / Memberships

BS Civil Engineering

Society of Engineers – UAE – No. 40956

RICS APC Candidate – No. 6705178

Philippine Institute of Certified Quantity Surveyors (PICQS) - No. 785

Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE)

Overseas Filipino Civil Engineers Association (OFCEA)

Professional Skills

Tender analysis and feasibility study

Preparing pretender estimates and post tender evaluation

Measurement and preparation of bills of quantities

Prepare and agree post contract variations

Pre and post contract management

Review and approve time deliverables

Preparation and agreement of final accounts

Claim progression and assessment

Contract administration

Team management


Financial control and reporting


May 2003 - PRC Civil Engineer Licensure Examination

- 3rd Placer Percent Rating: 95.70%)

June 1998 - October 2002

Graduated as Cum Laude and Silver Medalist for Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering at the Mapua Institute of Technology, Manila, Philippines

Other Skills

MS Office

AutoCAD and CAD Measure

Construction Computer Software (Candy - CCS)



ERP System

ROSS 5D RLB Software for Estimating

Personal Information

Name: Roy Josef Soriano Gueta

Home Address: Gr. 7E Block 5 Lot 4 Grand Royale Subdivision Bulihan, Malolos City 3000 Philippines

Present Address: Flat 402 ADCP Building 371, Al Falah Street, Al Danah Area, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

e-mail address:

Date of Birth: February 10, 1982

Age: 36 Years Old

Citizenship: Filipino

Passport No: EC3624138

Visa Status: UAE Residence Visa

Civil Status: Married

PRC License No.: 0095965 Civil Engineer

UAE Driving License: 2057434

expenditures and establish cost forecast working with the procurement and planning engineers, to determine the financial value of the work done and proactively provide accurate, timely and rigorous estimates and reports implementing and developing cost control procedures preparing cost data for specific project activities including but not limited to budgets, commitments, value-of-work-done, forecasting, time-phasing, and reporting and analysis. developing and maintaining progress including consolidation of calculations and analysis of Vendors’ monthly inputs monitoring the materials received and used for a specific project as it is coordinated with the store ensuring correctness of all requisitions, purchase orders, contracts, invoices, estimates, and that these are updated and maintained in the cost database of the company developing and issue financial reports to appropriate project divisions as needed.

August 2005 – June 2010

Al Habtoor Leighton Group

Nature of Company: General Contractor

Designation: Quantity Surveyor cum Cost Controller

Projects incurred:

- Business Bay Executive 11 Towers and Hotel, Dubai, UAE (USD 600M)


Evaluating the actual accomplishments of the project and preparing BOQ, budget, monthly internal and external interim valuation evaluating subcontractor billing providing detailed calculation of cost savings of client producing actual and foreseen variation and contractual claims preparing monthly cash flow and flexible budget forecasts for cost control evaluating time and cost related issues for proper monitoring and controlling of the financial position of the project.

November 2003 – August 2005

DM Consunji Inc.

Nature of Company: General Contractor

Designation: Civil Engineer

Projects Incurred:

- Site Project Works for One Adriatico Place Project, Ermita, Manila Philippines and Dingle Diesel Power Project II, Dingle, Iloilo, Philippines

- Tendering for The Palm Jumeirah Shoreline Apartments, Dubai, UAE; United Laboratories, Laguna, Philippines; Robinsons Gateway Center, EDSA Philippines; The Gilarmi Redevelopment Project, Makati City Philippines; SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City Philippines

Job Description:

Preparing quantification and costing for tender acquiring quotations and priced items from suppliers and subcontractors evaluating subcontractor accomplishments preparing bill of quantities and preparing bar cutting list estimating for procurement of site materials preparing monthly interim report.

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