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Senior project Engineer

Location:
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Emirate, United Arab Emirates
Posted:
March 10, 2020

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NAGA DURGA SRIDHAR

Contact: *****-********** (M) E-Mail: adb8bx@r.postjobfree.com

Address: Flat No 1, Villa No. 5, Muroor, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Senior challenging positions in Construction Project Management with growth oriented organisations in the Construction Industry

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Civil Engineer with over 22 years’ rich experience in Project Planning, Site & Construction Management, Contracts and Team Management with well known organisations in the construction industry. Currently working with ARABTEC Constructions LLC. as Senior Project Engineer . Holding the distinction of managing diverse projects for construction of Multi-storey Structures, Industrial Structures, Residential Condominiums, Commercial Complexes, Hospitals, and Townships. Excellent knowledge of Contract Conditions, Local Authorities requirements for the Projects. Astute manager with a flair for adopting modern project execution methodologies, systems in compliance with quality standards. Expertise in swiftly ramping up projects with competent cross-functional skills and on time execution using cost-effective solutions leading to increased productivity, decreased labour costs, and improved quality. Strong relationship management, communication skills with the ability to network with Project Members, Consultants, Contractors with consummate ease. Member of Institution of Engineers, India.

CORE COMPETENCIES

Project Planning

Conceptualising detailed project reports and project execution plans after thorough discussion with clients, selection of sites, project evaluation in terms of outlays and profits attached.

Establishing time span of project execution as per specifics.

Listing down the resource needs for projects, after considering the budgetary parameters set.

Monitoring project status during the course of periodic project review meetings.

Preparing master schedules for all projects including resource schedules, execution methodologies, milestones, Cash Flow projections and budgets.

Evaluating designs; coordinating with Consultants and Sub Contractors for changes in the same.

Site & Construction Management

Supervising all construction activities including providing technical inputs for methodologies of construction & coordination with site management activities.

Interacting with Site Purchasers and Suppliers for achieving cost effective purchase of equipment, accessories, material with timely delivery so as to minimise project cost.

Coordinating with Main Contractors, monitoring their performance in view of project schedule & settling all techno commercial disputes / clarifications during execution of project.

Implementing QA / QC procedures, Total Quality Management principles and checks. Conducting Audits to ensure adherence to Quality and Safety norms across the entire course of project execution.

Evaluating changes for time extension and variation costs and be able to assess requirements before commencement of work.

Extending technical support for procurement.

Preparing measurement and cost estimates/detailed breakdowns for changed / additional works, monthly progress measurement of all areas of the work.

Contract Management

Completing pre-tender obligations like submitting pre-qualifications, study of contractual conditions, project cost analysis including considering cost impact of techno commercial conditions.

Assessing contractual terms for secured projects, cost impact on the project, advise execution and billing team for non-spelled items.

Managing contractual correspondence, raise and settle contractual claims with respect to cost and time.

Preparing contract documents for various work items including contractual terms and conditions, technical specifications and commercial terms.

Verifying Subcontractor claims and preparing payment certificates.

Team Management

Coordinating manpower planning and planning for competency building for the implementation and execution of new projects.

Responsible for team building and providing effective leadership to realize the potential of every member of team for quantifiable results & helping in career Development of Team Members.

ORGANISATIONAL EXPERIENCES WITH MAJOR PROJECTS AND ATTAINMENTS

Jun’14 – Present at ARABTEC Constructions LLC. Abu Dhabi as Senior Project Engineer.

Major Projects Handled

Fairmont Hotel, Abu Dhabi for National Investment Corporation(NIC) with Khatib & Alami as consultant.

Al Ain Hospital, Al Ain for Musanada, with IFO as Consultant.

Najmat Tower, Abu Dhabi for Aabar Investments PJSC with APG as Consultant.

Responsibilities

Day to day management of site, including supervising and monitoring the site labour force and sub contractors work.

Follow up to ensure execution of work is carried out in accordance with approved method statement.

Planning in advance the daily activities to maximize the available resources.

Execution and supervision of high end finishing works.

Checking of all the completed works for final inspection.

Perform material inspections and approvals on site.

Checking material and work in progress for compliance with the specified requirements.

Acquire equipment and material and monitor stocks to timely handle inadequacies.

Coordinate with planning and procurement to schedule material delivery on time.

Feb’12 – Mar’14 at SIX CONSTRUCT Co Ltd. Abu Dhabi as Sr. Project Engineer.

Project : YAS MALL

Consultant : AECOM

Responsibilities

Ensure proper coordination of project activities with all the parties involved in the project for effective progress and successful completion of project.

Monitor construction progress on daily basis and report to the management on the progress of all project activities.

Perform all project coordination activities and support the manager, projects department for the effective tracking.

Carry out site inspections to ensure work is in compliance with approved drawings and specifications.

Support the HSE culture and comply with internal HSE policies processes, procedures and standards.

Implementation of safety, quality and housekeeping measures on site.

Coordination between sub contractors.

Periodical checking on stores and review the material status and availability in stores as needed in accordance to the project program.

Ensure that project team is well informed, motivated and working effectively and efficiently.

Keep project on schedule.

Keep track of efficiency/Productivity.

Ensure inputs to weekly and monthly progress reports.

July’10 - Dec’11 at HBK Contracting Co. W.L.L. Doha as Sr. Project Engineer

Project : STP ( Sewage Treatment Plant )

Consultant : Stanley Consultants Inc.

Responsibilities

Identify and taking the necessary collective actions to improve the progress and quality of work.

Promote a safe work environment for all employees, subcontractors, suppliers, clients, and visitors on project site.

Independently handling execution and manage the project.

Co-ordination with MEP and nominated subcontractors.

Arrangement and follow up with procurement for the material availability to handle inadequacies.

Dealing with consultant,client and other concerned departments.

Enforce safety requirements and procedures.

Ensure that quality control procedures are implemented and followed by sub contractors.

Submitting of inspection requests for completed activities to obtain consultant approval.

Project Team is well informed and working effectively and efficiently.

Select tools, materials and equipment and track inventory.

Record progress regularly and measure quantities frequently.

Check and prepare all subcontractor bills.

Monitoring, Controlling and recording the daily production at site.

Carry out site inspections to ensure work is in compliance with approved drawings and specifications.

Monitor the activities and work sequences of sub contractors and suppliers to ensure compliance of project plans, specifications and conformed contracts.

Control of material and equipment on the site

Assist in preparation of weekly progress reports.

Jun’09 – May’10 at Al Eehab Gen. Cont. Co. LLC, Abu Dhabi as Project Engineer

Project : Villa Project

Consultant : Al Aman consultants

Responsibilities

Coordinate and direct construction workers and subcontractors.

Ensuring that all materials used and work performed are as per specifications overseeing the selection and requisition of materials.

Ensure work is carried out to the highest of standards.

Execution and supervision of all finishing activities

Overseeing quality control and health and safety matters on site.

Conduct regular inspections and assess the work performance done by all subcontractors.

Checking the delivery of all the materials received on site and perform inspections and approvals.

Preparing the snag lists prior to final inspection.

Planning the work and efficiently organizing the site facilities in order to meet agreed deadlines.

Major Attainments

Successfully monitored the project, programming the work schedule, manpower, resources & plant and equipment.

Dexterously selected the supplier and controlled the wastage & completion of work in time thereby increasing the productivity.

Facilitated the implementation of specifications and standards, proper usage of raw materials, & workmanship.

Effectively enforced the safety rules and practices in the work site.

May’07- May’09 at Aldar Laing O Rourke, Abu Dhabi as Project Engineer

Project : Al Raha Beach Development

Consultant : WSP

Responsibilities

Maintaining the project schedules; checking and ensuring the availability of the materials at site & plant & equipment required.

Checking drawing for any discrepancies reporting the same to the Construction Manager.

Supervising all work of Sub-contractors with the help of Site Engineers & Foremen.

Monitoring and ensuring all QA/QC procedures are implemented and followed by the Sub Contractors.

Ensuring bar bending schedule for the reinforcement as per the contract drawings & specifications.

Following up and evaluating the daily, weekly and monthly progress reports, handling the preparation of site meetings and variation claims.

Coordinating with clients and consultants to get the approvals for shop drawings and material submittals.

Major Attainments

Successfully monitored the project, programming the work schedule, manpower, resources & plant and equipment.

Dexterously selected the supplier and controlled the wastage & completion of work in time thereby increasing the productivity.

Major Vendors Developed: Abu Dhabi Ready Mix, Precast, Abu Shaya – Hollow Blocks, Al Nasr – Aluminium Works, Peri – Formwork, etc.

Instrumental in choosing the better vendor in the market, checking the sample material before ordering.

Facilitated the implementation of specifications and standards, proper usage of raw materials, & workmanship.

Effectively enforced the safety rules and practices in the work site.

Feb’05 – Apr’07 at Arabtec Construction (LLC), Dubai as Section Engineer

Major Projects Handled

Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai for Tecom, Dubai with Hyder Consulting as Consultant.

Gate Village, Dubai for DIFC, Dubai with Hopkins Architects as Consultant.

Anantara Palm and Tiara Residence, Dubai for Zabeel Investments LLC, Dubai with Daral Handasah Share and Partners as Consultant.

Responsibilities

Coordinating and communicating effectively with all sub contractors and other departments Architecture and MEP.

Monitoring the programme, work schedules, procurement schedules, support analysis such as resource allocation, labour histogram.

Monitoring and ensuring all QA/QC procedure are implemented and followed by the Sub Contractors.

Keeping the Foreman/Supervisors aware of all technical issues and providing the necessary support for them.

Ensuring that the inspection request and the shop drawings are properly coordinated before submitting for approval.

Reviewing contract drawings and specifications and generating RFI to consultants for missing information/clarifications.

Checking all the works as per the contract documents; approving shop drawings and submittals, before Rising Inspection Requests (IRF) to Consultants approvals.

Major Attainments

Accredited for choosing the right supplier, facilitating the control of wastage & completion of work in time and increasing the productivity.

Major Vendors Developed: Unibeton Ready Mix, Al Sajjat – AAC Blocks & Concrete Blocks, Dubai Precast, BRM – Slip Form, etc.

Steered efforts for implementing the specifications and standards, proper usage of raw materials, & workmanship.

Sep’99 – Jan’05 at Nagarjuna Construction Company Limited, Hyderabad as Site Engineer

Major Projects Handled

Singapore Township for Maytas, India with AS Consulting Limited as Consultant.

Hospital Building (G+12) for Mecon, India with Raaga Architects as Consultant.

Residential Complex (G+14) for GPR, India with V.V. Consulting as Consultant.

Responsibilities

Serving as the Senior Site Representative in all the matters related to management of construction time and cost.

Planning programs and controlling all the tasks to be completed as per schedule.

Responsible for the progress of the entire project including meeting with the targeted date of completion.

Maintaining documents and transmittals as per the ISO9002 procedures.

Allocate and manage resources to ensure that they are available when they are needed throughout the project.

Monitor day to day project activities and ensure project activities are carried out as per plan.

Keep track of inventory, tools and equipment.

Generate daily and weekly program and progress reports.

Maintain project schedule by monitoring project progress, coordinating activities, resolving problems.

Major Attainments

Steered efforts for planning the project, programming work schedule, manpower, resources & plant and equipment.

Played a pivotal role in choosing supplier, control of wastage & completion of work in time, increasing productivity.

Holds the distinction of choosing the better vendor in the market, checking the sample material before ordering.

Effectively carried out the implementation of specifications and standards, proper usage of raw materials, & workmanship.

Commenced career with Vasavi Constructions, Hyderabad as Site Engineer Jul’96 – Aug’99

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS

Bachelor‘s Degree in Civil Engineering from Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi 2003

Diploma in Civil Engineering from Ramanthapur Polytechnic College, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh 1995

I.T. SKILLS

Operating Systems MS DOS, UNIX, Windows

Programming Languages FORTRAN, C

Application Software MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), MS Project

CAD Software AutoCAD

PERSONAL DETAILS

Date of Birth 11th May 1973

Nationality Indian

Permanent Address S3/C – 340, N.G.O’S Colony, Vanasthalipuram, Hyderabad- 500070, Andhra

Pradesh, India

Present Address Flat.no : 1, Villa no : 5, 23rd Street, Muroor, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Passport Details P 8094844

Marital Status Married

No. of Dependants 03

Linguistic Abilities English, Hindi and Telugu



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