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Project Engineer

Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
May 07, 2019

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Sun Kathir

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Markham, ON, L*E*N2, Canada

Tel: (416) 824 – 6787


A result-oriented Engineering professional with more than 15 years experience in project control (Planning, Scheduling, Estimation & Controls) in large, complex construction projects for industrial process plants, Mining and Infrastructure developments seeks Scheduler/Planner position.


Over 15 years experience in mechanical engineering, Project control and project management

In-depth Knowledge in Project planning/Scheduling techniques with hands-on work experience in Primavera P6 Ver.16.1and MS Project 2010.

Experience in project risk management and mitigation process using Primavera Risk Analysis Software (Pert Master Rel. 8.6)

Developed and maintained master and various detail levels of cost/resources loaded project schedules

Conducted status analysis & reported on project performance utilizing Earned value Management (EVM)

Successfully managed integration of schedules with multiple sub-contractors

Through understanding of design, fabrication, pipe line installation, equipment installation, inspection and commissioning

Degree in mechanical engineering ( P.Eng in process - Saskatchewan)


Consultant (Planner/Scheduler) Jan 2014 – Sep 2018

Revay and Associates Limited, Toronto, Ontario

Project Management and Construction Claims Services

Seconded to MMM/WSP Canada on the viva next projects (A Metrolinx Transportation Project).

Provide project management and claim services for clients.

Analyze primavera P6 schedule updates and use EV analysis to identify potential schedule delays.

Review critical and sub-critical paths and make recommendations to the senior management team.

Perform schedule/cost analysis, assesses cost performance during progress updates and communicate issues to Project Management in order to minimize schedule impacts.

Make sound schedule recommendations to the project manager and the senior management team based on analysis of all information available.

Review scope changes and claims for schedule and cost impact and provide feedback to financial and contract management staff.

Prepare schedule reports, graphs and cost/schedule performance reports for project review meetings.

Performing schedule and delay analysis for various projects.

Claim assessments and Risk management.

Schedule Risk Analysis using Pert master, Schedule Analyzer and Acumen Fuse/Risk

Knowledge in developing Linear schedules using TILOS software.

Expert in primavera P6 Ver. 16.1

Lead Scheduler / Planner Jan 2013 – Dec 2013

Tetra Tech – WEI, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Attached to Tetra Tech and seconded to Cameo’s Uranium mine site at Cigar Lake (Cameco 50% owner and operator, Areva 37% - Cost $2.5B).

Create, maintain and progress the overall site resource loaded portfolio schedule in Primavera –P6/8.3 for underground, surface construction and commissioning activities.

Evaluate schedule impact of proposed changes throughout the project.

Conduct field walks as needed to validate physical progress and productivity with the subcontractors.

Identifies major milestones, critical approvals and long lead procurement items.

Directly responsible for daily, weekly and monthly progress reports.

Identifying and monitoring project drivers using Primavera Pert master software and alert the construction team for their close attention.

Scheduler/Planner Nov. 2011 to Dec2012

Tetra Tech – WEI

Attached to Tetra Tech and seconded to Cameo’s Uranium extraction site in Key Lake.

Develop Level 3 Resource loaded Project Schedule (Engineering, Procurement, construction, and commissioning).

Working with Microsoft project 2010 EPM and Primavera EPPM.

Quantify risks in the projects and prepare mitigation plan to reduce them using Pert Mater.

Maintaining on- going Project schedules by interfacing with multiple Project managers/Engineers.

Perform resource –leveling to ensure effective resource utilization and resource forecasts.

Assist the Project control team to establish the project’s KPI”s

Trained in SAP for project cost control

Scheduler/Project Controls Apr. 2011- Oct. 2011

DMC Mining Services - Canada

Assigned as a scheduler for a 5 Billion dollars for BHP Billiton’s Jansen Potash Mine Shaft Sinking site.

Developed integrated resource loaded Baseline Level 4 schedule in Primavera P6.

Developed detail levels schedules, estimated and assigned resources & budgeted costs to project baseline for monitoring, updating, reviewing and controlling

Prepared monthly cash flows and resource forecasts for better control of the project.

Alert the project team for slips in the critical path and progress through regular updating of the schedule activities.

Worked closely with sub contractors to incorporate their schedules to the Project Baseline and monitored their schedules’ performances.

Construction Manager 2008 – Dec. 2009

Ch2m Hill-Canada

Attached with CH2M Hill’s construction Management Service group in Toronto. Responsible for planning and scheduling the construction of civil, structural, piping and railway line in the expansion of Cargill’s Canola Oil Extraction Plant in Clavet, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Worked with a team of Project controls professionals and construction sub contractors to develop the project baseline schedules using Primavera P6

Managed a team of construction superintendents and construction sub contractors

Managed the construction of a waste water treatment plant system.

Supervised installation of pipe line networks for water/fire water distribution system

Monitored drilling of steel and concrete piles (More than 3000).

Boiler room construction and piping, cooling tower construction

Construction of two five story steel structure building and setting up the machineries

Managed the construction of 2km new rail lines and load in/out buildings

Supervised the construction of concrete Bins (Slip form) and steel bins

Managed the construction of power lines and substations

Reviewed various sub-contractors’ work progress performance and recommended improvement to minimize the risk of delays & cost overrun.

Project Engineer 2002 - 2005

Al-Enkaz Trading and industry/US Army-Qatar

Organized and coordinated manpower, finance and materials to execute construction and infrastructure projects.

Designed and fabricated 2500 furnished living containers (portable cabins 3Mx4.5M) for US Army with AC and Electricity

Designed and constructed wire houses, office buildings, security fences, bullet proof watch towers

Construction of infrastructure projects to US Army including waste water treatment plant and water supply system

Managed and monitored the fabrication and installation of 3500m2 platform in the sea for landing of fishing boats for ministry of fisheries Qatar

Designed steel structures using StaadPro and prepared shop drawings and detailed plans, using AutoCAD to estimate and prepare tender documents

Ensures that guidance on existing international standard, procedures, codes of practice and specifications are provided to all disciplines in the company

Site Engineer/Manager 1996 –2001

South Eastern University-Srilanka

Construction & Maintenance of South Eastern University at Oluvil under the ministry of shipping ports rehabilitation and reconstruction.

Functioned as a site engineer for the construction of a new university at Us $ 50m project

Coordinated 15 individual sites at a time and ensured their progresses to fallow the schedule

Ensured the subcontractors to fallow Civil, Mechanical and Electrical works as per the design and specifications

Designed and constructed a water supply system for the university

Technical Manager

Gulfcon Concrete products-Dubai 1992 – 1996

In charge of construction and commissioning of a fully automated concrete block making plant

Supervised the installation of Programmable Logic Control (PLC) machineries

Installed cement silos, batching plant and rail lines for robotic in the production line

In charged for the production of concrete solid/hollow blocks, interlocking tiles and curb stones

Designed and constructed a steam plant and piping system to dry the concrete products

Maintained and repaired all the machineries for two shift production schedule

Managed aggregate/Lime production quarries

Mechanical Engineer 1990 - 1992

Soil & Water Limited of Finland-Srilanka

In charge of construction of new pumping stations and installation of pipeline systems

Constructed water treatment and iron removal plants

Inspected and monitored all pumps efficiencies, analyzed with the pump curve and made sure the pumps are in the maximum efficiency range

Analyzed the water level distribution in the bore holes and arranged flushing when required

Repaired and maintained pumps, drilling rigs, compressors and vehicles.


Bachelor degree in Engineering (B.Sc.Eng-MECHANICAL)

University of Peradeniya – Srilanka


Solid Works 2014

Project management (PMP) Certification in process

Primavera P6


Pert Master Risk Analysis 8.6

AutoCAD 2016

Tilos 9

Acumen Fuse/Risk

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