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Project Manager (Dredging & Marine Construction)

Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India
December 30, 2019

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D.No: 6/1032-20, Thamirabharani Street,

R.S. Nagar,


Tamilnadu State

Personal Data

Father’s Name: K.Sankaralingam

D.O.B: 07-04-1977

Sex: Male

Nationality: Indian

Religion: Hindu

Marital Status: Married

Languages Known:

Tamil, English & Hindi (Read, Write& Speak)

Telugu, Kanada & Malayalam (Speak)


P5453120 issued at MADURAI on 25-10-2016 and valid till 24-10-2026


A challenging career which favor learning, creativity, and provides exposure to new ideas and that prompt personal and professional growth along with the organization.




Major Strengths

Ideal for leadership role, executing marine construction dredging and reclamation projects in challenging environments, demanding high standards of quality. Track record of 16+ years in executing prestigious projects with key focus on bottom line profitability by optimal utilization of resources. Key competencies in managing manpower & resources to register maximum productive output, proven success in project management, scheduling, estimating, negotiations, budgeting, tendering, supervision, contracts management and strategic planning.

Additional Qualification



Software Skills

AUTOCAD, Hypack, QINSy, Qloud & Wintopo (Hydrography Software)

MS Office-2000, Photoshop

MS Project, Primavera P6

Additional Skills

Executing Dredging & Reclamation works

Executing Pipeline Trenching work

Maintenance of Dredgers and Supporting crafts

Executing Hydrography / Topography Survey works

Dry docking / Ship repair works

Ship Building, Testing & Handover / Takeover Works

Knowledge on Piling, Breakwater Construction & Structure’s Fabrication / erection

Commissioning of Cargo handling equipment like Cranes, Forklifts

Onboard Watch Keeping Engineer in Engine Room

Working Experience:

I. . Organization : J& P AVAX, Iraq.

Period : September 2019 to till Date

Designation : Marine Project Engineer (Dredging & Marine Construction)

Project : Basrah Gas Company - Dredging & Rehabilitation Work, Iraq.


1. Responsible for the daily planning, execution and production control of the project.

2. Liaise with HSE, Subcontractors, Superintendents, Surveyor and discipline/ department heads, with respect to all operations/activities.

3. Ensure the operation of the production units, auxiliary equipment and disposal works activities is executed in a safe, secure, environmentally sound, effective and efficient manner.

4. Responsible for the condition of plant and equipment.

5. Takes part in the Project Management Review and audits.

6. Approves the Purchasing as per Technical Specifications.

7. Responsible for all positioning of vessels and all survey work to be conducted. Received survey data from surveyors and processing of the data and prepare the charts, Quantity calculations, Survey reports.


II. Organization : AECOM India Ltd, New Delhi.

Period : January 2019 to August 2019

Designation : Sr. Project Engineer (Dredging & Marine Construction)

Project : Indian Navy - Seabird Naval Base Project, Karwar, Karnataka.

Indian Navy Seabird Project Details:

Contract MWC-01: This project consists of construction of a naval base for Indian Navy with Dredging, Reclamation, Revetment and Quarrying & Installation of Navigational Aids

Contract MWC-02: Construction of Pier 2, 3, 4, Refit Pier 1 & 2, HCP Pier

Contract MWC-03: Construction of Pier 5,6,7,8 & 9, Armament Wharf

Contract MWC-04: Construction of Dry Covered Berth

Contract DC-02: Construction of Dry Dock Building

Contract DB-01 & DB-02: Construction of Residential Building

III. Organization : URS Scott Wilson (I) Pvt Ltd, NewDelhi.

Period : October2012 to October-2018

Designation : Project Engineer (Dredging & Marine Construction)

Project : Kaladan Multimodal Transit Transport Project, Myanmar

Client : IWAI (Inland Waterways Authority of India)

KMTT Project Details:

Kaladan Multi Modal Transit Transport Project (KMTTP) is envisaged by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) of India. The MEA appointed the Inland Waterways Transport Authority (IWAI) of India as a Project Development Consultant. The MEA awarded the work to M/s ESSAR Projects (India) Limited (EPIL). IWAI appointed Scott Wilson India Private Limited (SWI) for supervision consultancy services. The project consists of Dredging, construction of IWT Jetty & Port Jetty with approaches at Sittwe and IWT Jetty at Paletwa.

Major Components:

Dredging in Access Channel & Port Basin at Sittwe & Hydrography Survey works

Construction of Rubble Mounted Dyke 500 M long at Sittwe for reclamation area

Dredging in Navigational Channel along the Kaladan River from Kyauktaw to Paletwa

Erection / Commissioning & maintenance of Navigational Aids in the Access Channel at Sittwe and Along the Navigation Channel from Sittwe to Paletwa

219 M long, 15.2 M wide Port Jetty suitable for general cargo vessel of 20,000 DWT along with 136 M long 9.5 M wide Approach Trestle

54 M long, 15.2 M wide jetty suitable for the IWT Vessel capacity of 300 T along with 136 M long, 9.8 M wide Approach Trestle

Construction and Commissioning of IWT Terminal at Paletwa with terminal backup area includes provision of access roads, general area lighting, firefighting, compound wall and gate complex.

Construction and Supply of 6 Nos (Six) of 300 T capacity cargo vessels

Construction of Additional facilities like Staff Quarters, fuel bunkering, workshop facilities and shore protection work by contiguous piles


Working as Project Management Consultant for Dredging, Ship Building & Construction (Mechanical) Works

Analyzing and approving the Project Work Plan of contractor

Executing and monitoring the Dredging and reclamation activities

Executing and monitoring the hydrographic survey by acquisition, processing, analyzing and charting

Monitoring the quantity calculation work and reports preparation

Executing the periodic inspection & testing at reclamation area

Responsible for preparing and inspecting Quality Assurance Plan (QAP) and Inspection Test Plan (ITP)

Erection / Commissioning & maintenance of Navigational Aids in the Access Channel at Sittwe and Along the Navigation Channel from Sittwe to Paletwa

Verifying the project material as per manufacturer certificate like steel plates, beams and angles for ship building & structure’s fabrication

Responsible for quality checking at site activities like plate marking, cutting, edge preparation, welding inspection (NDT), surface preparation, paint inspection on fabrication works

Carryout periodic inspection and testing as per required standard along with class surveyor and full load sailing test with IWAI officials

Approving and arranging the inspection, testing reports and final handing over documents

Commissioning & maintenance of machineries like ELL Crane, Mobile Cranes and Cargo handling equipment like tractors, trolleys and trucks.

IV. Organization : SICAL Logistics, Mumbai.

Period : August 2008 to Oct-2012.

Designation/Department : Sr Manager (Dredging Ops)

Projects Worked:

1.Ras-Al-Zwar Port Construction Work – Dredging

2.MARG Karaikal Port Expansion Project – Dredging

3.Dry Dock Work of CSD Sical Portofino, Colombo – Class Dock Survey

4.MRPL Pipeline Trenching Project

5.Paradip IOCL Starm Water Pipeline Trench Work

6.Gangavaram Port Expansion Project – Dredging


Accountable for full project life cycle from planning to execution with accountability for client relationships, contract management, milestones and budget management.

Following the dredging site for feasibility studies and preparing detailed work methodology for project execution, logistics support and equipment requirement.

Preparing the budget and identifying the working capital requirement.

Leads the team involved in the assigned project and supervise project

personnel and provide technical advice to resolve problems.

Management of project staff, project financial reporting to senior management, and development of good working relationship with Clients & Consultants.

Follow up on technical matters, planned maintenance and relevant services related to the dredger, including dry-docking and surveys.

Liaising with local Maritime authorities, Govt. agencies and other governing bodies to meet statutory compliance.

Executing periodical Hydrographic & Topographic surveys and Data acquisition for computation of quantities.

Maintaining safety culture in all walks and practicing environmental friendly & pollution control measures

IV. Organization : International Seaport Dredging Pvt Ltd, Chennai

Period : January 2008 to July 2008.

Designation : Second Engineer in CSD Kaveri

Projects Worked:

1.Gangavaram Port Construction Project – Dredging

V. Organization : Dharti Dredging and Infrastructure Ltd,


Period : July 2003 to December 2007.

Designation/Department : Dredging Manager (Ops)

Projects Worked:

1.Khasab Port Construction Project, Oman – Dredging of Port basin, Turning circle and approach channel

2.Sanghi Port Expansion Project, Gujarat – Dredging on Access Channel

3.CSD Dharti – XII – Takeover from shipyard, China.

4.Krishnapatnam Port Expansion Project, Andhra Pradesh - Dredging of Port basin, Turning circle and approach channel

5.ESSAR Port Expansion Project, Surat, Gujarat – Dredging on Access Channel


Project planning, budgeting and Cash flow statement.

Project administration and contract operation ensuring progress/completion as scheduled.

Dredger/Equipment deployment, its efficient utilization and regular maintenance.

Liaison and close interaction with clients to ensure correct understanding and also to obtain prior knowledge of modifications to planning if any.

Public relations and exploiting business opportunities.

Application of labour and other relevant laws.

Training, supervising, advising and guiding the subordinate staff and ensuring proper teamwork.

Proper mobilization, launching, de-launching and de-mobilization of dredger and ancillary equipment.

Organizing periodic Hydrography / Topography Survey and data acquisition and Quantity calculation

Submission of performance reports, profitability statements, budgetary reports according to instructions and the project completion report.

Secondary Responsibilities:

Preventive maintenance and upkeep of dredger at all times from aesthetic, operational and safety points of view.

Improve operational efficiency thereby increasing productivity by implementing correct dredging techniques and minimizing downtime.

Constant interaction with Project Manager, Survey and Pipeline I/Cs to avoid operational delays.

Interaction with client and other visitors arriving onboard.

Mobilization, de-mobilization, launching & de-launching of dredger.

Vessel classification and surveys.

Training of operators and onboard personnel to improve operational efficiency and safety / security aspects.

Report to project manager on all aspects of functioning of dredger.

Accountability for onboard stock of all stores, spares and accessories.

Maintain logbooks and history record of dredger.

Ensure timely reporting on:

Daily dredging done.

Requirement of spares & accessories.

Repairs necessary

Consumptions of fuel / oils and spares on board.

Attendance & deployment of personnel in shifts.

VI. Organization : Sankar Trading Company, Port Blair

Period : June 1998 to January 2003.

Designation / Department : Service Engineer.

Product : Diesel Engines, Fuel pumps and Injectors


Overhauling Cummins, Ashokleyland, TATA and Ruston engines.

Preparation of maintenance chart for new engines.

Periodical checking of newly erected engines.

Better coordination with Quality control, maintenance, Stores department to achieve good performance.

Checking engine’s performance as per client’s requirements.

Overhauling Fuel Pumps and Injectors related problems also.

Problem solving in site by coordinating with all department persons.

Preparing final condition, inspection reports.

Cost monitoring, Cost and budget Control.

Manpower study & Planning.

Negotiating with suppliers for necessary spare parts.


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

PLACE: Yours faithfully


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