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Civil Engineering Engineer

Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Emirate, United Arab Emirates
March 26, 2019

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Total of 8+ Year’s experience in that 6+ years of UAE experience in reputed firms in various areas of pre-contract and post-contract experience in quantity surveying such as preparation of tender documents, reviewing of tender proposals and recommending, pre-tender estimate, interim payment valuation and recommendation of Contractor and Consultants Payments, implementation of Change management procedure, review and finalization of variations, site inspection and valuation of payment request, Site execution and site administration etc. Area of Expertise:


Preparation of Pre-tender estimate at different stages (CD and DD) as per the market condition.

Review, evaluation and preparation of BOQ based on the available information.

Review, evaluation and preparation of Contract Documents.

Tender services including compilation, tender analysis, negotiations and recommendations.

Reviewing tender proposals and recommending a preferred bidder.

Technical auditing.

Post Contract

Management of bonds, insurances and guarantee logs and timely updating.

Interim payment valuations and preparation of payment certificates.

Variations analysis, recommendations and management;

Risk and value management and cost control functions;

Costs analysis project work;

Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks;

Preparation of progress/ cost reports;

Reporting to Commercial Director on all commercial issues;

Understanding the implications of health and safety regulations;

Attendance and representation at commercial meetings.

Site Engineering

Excellent site Supervision and site administration

Excellent client communication and follow up skills

Experienced in material management and handling.

Experienced with project planning, execution and closure. WORK EXPERIENCE


November 2017 – Present

Al Nahdha Investment LLC (ANI) is a preeminent privately held investment Group based in Abu Dhabi, established since 1998, active in UAE, regionally and internationally. ANI’s investment activities span a wide range of asset classes and investment types, including substantial portfolios in public equities, fixed income and Alternative Investments, which includes private equity and hedge funds. The Group is also one of Abu Dhabi’s major real estate developers.

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Role: Quantity Surveyor


Reviewing and Certifying Contractor’s Monthly Interim payment recommendations from the Consultants.

Review and verification of measurements and checking the progress on site.

Reviewing and Certifying Supervision Consultants, Design Consultants and Third Party Consultants Payment Applications.

Preparing RFP’s (Request for Proposals) for appointing Consultants and evaluation, negotiation and appointing of Consultants based on the RFP’s received from the bidders.

Tender opening, tender evaluation, preparing comparison and recommending to management with technical and commercial comparison.

Preparing RFMD’s (Request for Management Decisions) and getting approval before instructing any works.

Maintaining logs (Payment, Changes and variations, Insurance etc.).

Reviewing Consultants Change Orders and Variations and finalizing based on the Contract conditions and Agreement.

Maintenance project payment valuation and verification based on the actual work done by site inspection.

Preparing and Maintaining Annual Maintenance Contract (AMC) agreements.

Preparing and submitting Letter of Award (LOA) and Contract Agreement as per terms and conditions to the management approval and action.

Sharing expert knowledge and identifying & accessing project risks during the proposal development stage. Major Projects involved:

Projects: Mussafah Garden, Mussafah, Abu Dhabi, UAE Rawdhat C70 & C78, Rawdhat, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Private Beach House, Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE AL FAHID ISLAND Development, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Reem Tower 1 & 2, Reem Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Meadow Court Stud Farm, Ireland

Consultant: AECOM, FAITHFUL & GOULD, JLL, MAISAM, JCP, HKA, UNii Engineering etc. Contractors: BAGC, PIVOT

TOP PROJECT MANAGEMENT (TPM) – Dubai Jul 2014 –Oct 2017 TPM is a consulting firm specialized in Project Management & Quantity Surveying. TPM provides a full spectrum of Project Management, Cost Consultancy and Project Control Services and its services are tailored to meet the specific requirements of the client and the project.

Role: Quantity Surveyor


Review and Certifying Main Contractor’s Monthly Interim Payment Application.

Conducting Site Visit for verifying Contractor’s Payment Application.

Review and Certifying Supervision Consultant, Design Consultant and Third Party Consultants Payment Application.

Preparation of Potential Variation Order for Client’s for Budget Approval according to Site Changes, Authority requirements and Client/Operator’s Instructions.

Quantity takeoff, Rate analysis and Evaluation for preparing Potential Variation Order.

Co-ordination with Suppliers for updating latest Market price.

Prepare documentation for Draft Site Work Instruction to issue Contractor.

Review and Evaluation of Contractor’s Claim related to Site Work Instructions, RFI’s, and General Claims.

Preparing and Comparing Prime Cost Rate Items submitted by main contractor from different suppliers and recommend the best techno-commercial option to Client.

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Co-ordination with Main Contractor and Client for Formalization of Provisional Sum Items.

Maintain & Updating Change Logs for PVO’s, VO’s, SWI’s, and RFI Claims and notifying to the corresponding parties.

Maintaining & Updating Payment Logs and Insurance Log and notifying corresponding parties.

Preparation of Cash Flow and Anticipated Cost Report.

Prepare Monthly Commercial reports.

Assist the Contracts Manager by providing Contractual assistance as required.

Continually ensuring that practices, policies, strategy and services represent the client’s best interests and benefits in keeping updating the Practice.

Major Projects involved:

Project: Fairmont Hotel & Serviced Apartment, Abu Dhabi, UAE The Fairmont Marina resort and Residence is located in a prime precinct of Abu Dhabi Breakwater occupying an overall area of approximately 155,000sqm with extensive water frontage. Project will be a self-integrated 5 star development encompassing the Fairmont Marina Resort, with 563 guest room and suites, and the Fairmont Marina Residence with 249 serviced residences.

Client: National Investment Corporation (NIC) PJSC Project Cost: AED1.2 Billion Dirham

Project Manager: Atkins

Supervision Consultant: Khatib & Alamin

Cost Consultant: Williams International Group (WIG)/TPM - JV Contractor: Arabtec

Albanna Conwood Construction LLC - Dubai, UAE Sept 2012 – Jun 2014 Albanna Conwood (ABC) was incorporated in 1985 as a subsidiary of Albanna Group, a UAE owned and UAE based business concern, itself established in Dubai in 1976. Its corporate allegiance gives Albanna Conwood access to a broad bank of resources and to deep, trustworthy roots in the community. Role: Site Quantity Surveyors


Identify and report upon / process contractual matters including delays / claims under main contract agreement.

Prepare and process Final account under main contract agreement.

Take – off quantities of major materials for procurement.

Ensure subcontractors to submit required Insurances Policies & Bonds.

Prepare and process monthly valuations for Sub-Contractors works and payments.

Verify and process variations for Sub-contractors.

Ensure performance of Sub-contractors against Sub-contract conditions.

Liaise with Project Manager / Chief Quantity Surveyor to ensure proper and Timely notice was given under the relevant clauses of the main contract.

Prepare and finalize Sub-Contract final accounts.

Preparation of Cash Flows and forward them to finance through the Department.

Preparation of monthly cost reports based on the actual weekly and daily reports and submitting to the Contract Managers review and action.

Maintaining and updating logs like Payment, variations, RFI’s, Insurance etc. Project Details: The Development of Villa Projects at Al Khawaneej & Muhaisnah, Dubai, UAE Consultants dealing: LACASA Architects and Engineering Consultant SCALE Architectural Engineering Consultancy

Arch Group Consultants

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Quality Heightcon Pvt. Ltd - Mumbai, India Jul 2010 – Aug 2012 Quality Heightcon is started its journey taking a small step in the year 1969 as a civil construction company. A partnership company engaged in construction of residential and commercial building. In the year 2009 the company transformed into a private limited company as “Quality Heightcon Pvt. Ltd.”. Role: Site Engineer


Checking design, drawings, and specifications and preparing site reports.

Overseeing building work as per the scheduled drawing.

Site material management by proper assessment and distribution as per site requirements.

Provided technical advice about plan, and supervise construction projects.

Preparing RFI’s (Request for Information’s) and submitting to consultant if any discrepancies in IFC drawings, specifications, BOQ and any other Contract documents.

Preparing site inspection (SI) request and submitting to the concern parties before executing the work as per project schedule and planning.

Excellent Coordination with the Client and Client representative and reporting site progress as per request.

Compiling detailed backup documents for the variations requested by the Employer/Engineer.

Preparing Monthly, weekly and daily progress reports.

Preparing Labor Management by distributing the works. .

Managing site safety and Health procedures by site inspection and timely reporting. Project Details: Construction of B +G+13 Story commercial building, Employer: Akruti Property Developers.


Bachelors in Civil Engineering (Govt. Engineering College Thrissur, Kerala, India)

Diploma in Civil Engineering (Thiagarajar Polytechnic College Alagappanagar, Thrissur, Kerala, India)

Vocational Higher Secondary Education (Govt. VHSE Cherppu, Thrissur, Kerala, India) TRAINING

Completed 40 Hrs class for CCP (Certified Cost Professional) in Chicago Management Training Institute at Abu Dhabi, UAE

Completed IOSH course (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) course in Dubai, UAE

Attended a CPD event conducted by IIQS(Indian Institute of Quantity Surveyors) UAE-Abu Dhabi on 21st March 2017 at Danat Capital Hotel, Abu Dhabi regarding Areas of Concern in FIDIC 1999.

Attended the training program of AACE International at Le Royal Meridien, ABU DHABI on 07 February 2017 regarding the Forensic Scheduling Versus Total Float’s Owners.

Attended the training program of Change Management system at 3 Fold education center at Abu Dhabi, UAE

Attended the in house training program for Quantity Surveyors conducted at TPM head office. TECHNICAL SKILLS



MS Office

Working knowledge in Plan swift software

Completed Primavera P6 Software

Completed Staad Pro Software

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Gender : Male

Marital Status : Married

Date of Birth : 15th April 1986

Nationality : Indian

Visa : UAE Resident Visa (NOC available)

Availability to join : Immediately

Driving License : Valid UAE & Indian driving license Languages known : English, Hindi, Tamil & Malayalam Passport No. : H9592649

References : Excellent references will be provided upon request DECLARATION

I do here by declare that all statements made in this resume are true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief and if the authorities find anything false, my candidature is liable to be cancelled at any stage of recruitment. Place: Abu Dhabi

Sajith D Sivaraman

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