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Engineer Civil Engineering

Rawdat Al Khail, Qatar
November 08, 2019

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Taofeek Olawale Lawal – COST CONTROL ENGINEER

Work Experience:

Since 2007 – Ongoing ( 12 Years )


Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (B.Sc)

**** – 2007 (Oyo-State, Nigeria)

Professional Trainings:

Project Management Professional (PMP): MMTI Doha Qatar. Cost Control Professional (CCP): MMTI Doha Qatar.

Software Skill:

Excellent use of Microsoft Office Packages (Word, Excel, Power Point ….) AutoCAD.

Primavera 6 Version 7 (Average User)

Proficient Use of ERP Software (ePROMIS)

Qualities and Career Objectives Summary:

Skilled Cost Control Engineer with extensive experience in providing financial analysis and cost support as a key member of Project Team. Talented at working with key stakeholders to gain an understanding of project requirements to provide insightful cost management and forecasting tools. Well-versed in monitoring, preparing and reporting of costs including monthly forecasts, cash flows and estimates at completion of a project. Currently looking for a suitable Cost Control Engineer position with a reputable employer.

Work Experience:

Company: Societe d’ Enterprise & de Gestion W.L.L (SEG QATAR) Project: Construction of Boulevard Mall Al Kheesa

Project Description : Construction of Boulevard Mall (QR 730Million). The Mall’s total built-up area is 182,000 square meters and includes a hypermarket, cinema and family entertainment centre. Value: USD 200 Million

Client: Barwa Bank Qatar

Duration: Aug, 2014 - Till Date.

Position: Cost Control Engineer

Company: Societe d’ Enterprise & de Gestion W.L.L (SEG QATAR) Email Address:

Mob. +974********

Current Address: Building No:

370, Zone 74, Street 740. Ain

Alkhor, Qatar.

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Project: Audit Bureau Twin Tower at West Bay (3B + G+ 31 & 3B+G+30) Project Description: This project consists of two towers to be constructed on a site of 8,132 square meters in the West Bay area of Doha. Tower A is a 31 storey office structure with a total built up area of 57,772 square meters. Tower B is a 30 storey residential structure with a total built up area of 32,923 square meters. Parking for the towers is accommodated in the four level basements beneath Tower A, and three level basements beneath Tower B Value: USD 180 Million

Client: State Audit Bureau (Qatar Government)

Duration: Feb, 2012 to Nov, 2016.

Position: Cost Control Engineer

Company: Societe d’ Enterprise & de Gestion W.L.L (SEG QATAR) Project: Ras Laffan Emergency and Safety College (Buildings and Infra. Work) Project Description : Epic of Ras Laffan Safety and Emergency College (1.7Billion QR). The project calls for construction of Ras Laffan Safety and Emergency College. The college covers 1million square meter and able to stipulate 35 training Props including emergency at a Petrochemical factory, a shipping incident and car crash, with capacity of 250 students and 150 staffs. Value: USD 466 Million (EPCI)

Client: Qatar Petroleum (QP)

Duration: Oct, 2010 to July, 2014.

Position: Cost Control Engineer

Company: Societe d’ Enterprise & de Gestion W.L.L (SEG QATAR) Project: Ras Laffan Nakilat Ship Repair Yard, Qatar.( Infrastructure work Port) Project Description : This facility has been designed for the repair of very large LNG carriers and a very wide range of other vessels as well as conversion of Tankers to floating Production. The 43 Hectares of ship Repair Yard, built on Reclaimed land includes facilities for fabrication of structures for offshore oil and Gas industries. The project consist of both Internal and External works, Underground Utilities (HV&LV, Portable water Line, Sewage systems, fire Fighting system) Foundations, Fence, Roads(Concrete and Asphalt Pavement works) Lighting poles foundations, Protection slabs and Gates. etc.

Value: USD 233 Million

Client: Qatar Petroleum

Position: Cost Control Engineer

Duration: April, 2010 - Sept, 2010

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Company: China Civil Engineering Construction Cooperation (CCECC) Project: Construction of Blue and Red Line Rail Transit Project (Highway and Metro Project)

Project Description : The Blue and Red line will run 27km and 32km respectively, In conjunction with 10- lanes carriageway of 46km Lagos-Badagry Expressway which connecting most densely travelled corridors in Lagos Main land.

Value: USD 250 Million

Client: Lagos State Government, Nigeria

Position: Site Engineer

Duration: July, 2009 – Jan, 2010.

Company: Federal Ministry of Works and Transportation Project: Construction of Sokoto–Zamfara Expressway, Ten Lanes Asphalt Road (136km). Project Description: The scope of the Project includes Design and Construction of flexible

(Asphalt) Pavement, Bridges, Underground Utilities and Surface Drainage system. Value: USD 200 Million (Infrastructure Work, Roads) Client: Sokoto State Government, Nigeria

Position: Site Engineer

Duration: March, 2008 - April, 2009

Company: Digital Edge Consulting Limited Ibadan, Nigeria Project: Re- Construction of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway (120km) Value: USD 0.30 Million

Client: Federal Ministry of Work, Nigeria

Position: Project Engineer

Duration: Dec, 2007 - March, 2008.

Key Job Skills as Cost Control Engineer:

• Actual Productivity Tracking & Analysis on timely basis (Weekly, Monthly and Annually).

• Responsible for controlling and monitoring project total expenditures to ensure that all project expenditures are captured, properly recorded and kept within the project budget.

• Manages the accumulation, evaluates, and documents historical cost data and construction procedures and methods in order to maintain current estimating standards and data bases.

• Establishing and implementing the Cost Break Down Structure to ensure utmost clarity in project cost control at any stage of the project.

• Review and discuss the Budgeted, Actual and Planned Costs spent on project activities on monthly basis with the related Project Leads to ensure execution of the project within the budgeted cost.

• Manages material take-offs on the most complex projects, drawings, and plans. Pages 4 of 5

• Supervise the preparation of estimates in accordance with the approved procedure for all phases of the works from the agreed engineering deliverables to the appropriate level of accuracy.

• Monitor and check cost control procedure implementation at Store SIV/MRV/TV e.g. cost code, timely input etc.

• Review material requisition cost code, rate, and amount against budget.

• Review of Procurement (Long Lead Items) and Subcontract requests from respective departments before the Project Manager’s Approval and informing non-conformities in line with the budget

• Review, analysis and record Equipment utilization, including Diesel consumption and maintenance.

• Review and Process Subcontractor’s monthly payment against cost code, budget, EV etc.

• Coordinate with Procurement and Accounts Departments for the Suppliers/Subcontractors Payments Monthly.

• Review of Tender Scope and Send Request for Quotation (RFQ) for Subcontractor’s Works and liaise for timely submission.

• Analyse the progress using performance index method to identify any variances between planned and actual productivity and advises project management of their impact on the overall program. Also suggests remedial action as necessary.

• Reconciliation of work and payment in accordance with the contract terms and conditions

• Projection of Cash flow and development of policies and procedures.

• Preparation of Project Cost and Revenues forecasts on monthly basis thru liaising with Project Specialist Leaders of each department

• Site observation and produce budget non conformity report BNCR.

• Arranging monthly Brain Storming sessions involving all Project teams to create a Cost Control Awareness Environment during the full project life.

• Supporting Project Controls Manager, Budget & Cost Control/Commercial Managers, and other PMT as required

Personal Details:

Nationality: Nigeria

Birth Date: 27th July 1982

Gender: Male

Marital Status: Married

Language: English (Very Fluent), Arabic (Basic)

Driving license: Qatar Driving License

Hobbies: Soccer, Reading, Travelling, Meeting people KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

• Extensive knowledge of cost control and estimating of multi-million dollar projects

• Comprehensive knowledge of project management procedures and systems

• Well-versed with various modules of project management, including Cost Control module Pages 5 of 5

• Possess sound working knowledge of project management principles and techniques

• Excellent knowledge of accounting, finance, economics, procurement, contract administration and labour allocation and legislation

• Exceptional skill of working in a fast-paced, high-volume, and fast-changing environment

• Passionate to update myself as well as my team’s knowledge and skills through continuous learning.

• Confident, patient, and a friendly individual who can easily develop and maintain excellent rapport with internal as well as external team members for best results.

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