HITESH SHAH- P.Eng.
CALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA
OBJECTIVE: To secure Project Manager / Engineer-Civil position.
Over 20 years of experience as a Project Engineer /Construction Engineer for NGL/Gas Pipe line, oil & gas major projects
Managed project planning, various engineering phases, construction management, budgeting, project management,
project estimating, construction engineering, Risk analysis, quality and project feasibility analysis.
Strong Engineering skill for variety of construction methods in industrial, commercial, institutional and oil and
gas, petrochemical / refinery projects.
Building code and regulations, Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Management, Commissioning and start-up.
Self motivated, Strong interpersonal communication and present012ation skills, troubleshooting and problem resolution skills,
able to prioritize activities effectively to achieve organizational goals and meet operational deadlines.
Proficient in MS office and MS Project, Primavera, 2D/ 3D computer design skills with AutoCAD, Micro station.
Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) -- Mangalore University, Manipal, India July 1986
IEEQB –Civil/Structural Engineering – Ryerson University, Toronto Aug.2007
P.Eng. (APEGA-Alberta), PEO (Ontario) - Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) License Nov. 2010 – Date
Construction Estimating/Scheduling and Planning, Certificate course Sept. 2007
-George Brown City College Toronto, Ontario.
Project Engineer/Project Manager
PMCL Construction Co. Red Deer, Alberta June 2017 – Date
Worked with PMCL– Leading Civil/Structural Contractor for Various NGL/Gas Pipelines/Oil and Gas Industrial projects
for Husky, TC Energy, Keyera, Gibson Energy, Pembina Gas Plant, SemCAMs Gas Plant includes
Civil, Piling, Compressor Pump, Storage Tanks, foundations, Infrastructure etc.
Developed Civil/Geotechnical/earthwork/Structural project Execution plans, including scope, budget, schedule, and
project team responsibilities to accomplish project objectives.
Ensure projects meet project goals regarding Safety, Cost, Productivity, Schedule, and QA/QC.
Reviewed on construction contracts including Request for Quotation (RFQ), bid evaluation, contract (lump sum,
T & M) processes, Schedule, Field Change order (FCR), Request of Information (RFI), Management of Changes (MOC),
Coordinated and implemented project brownfield requirement plan, Contractibility, risk assessment, Interface with
Operation and incorporated into technical and execution deliverables.
Coordinated on material procurement, prepared scope of work, purchase order, Shop drawing approval for Vendors.
Prepared execution plan, detailing an overall project construction schedul0120e, Quality-ITP benchmarks dates.
Managed project contract agreements to ensure to reviewed, processed, and executed.
Managed subcontractors and suppliers issue of field purchase orders / sub contracts for execution of scope of work.
Communicated with the client during project execution and develop & maintain client relationships.
Provided leadership in safety by insuring all company, client and legislated Safety policies and procedures are met.
Ensure all necessary project safety provisions and procedures are implemented on each project.
Supported to the Area Supervisor to aide in scheduling crews, projects and crew requirements.
Created Work In Progress reports and weekly project/crew reports, Scheduling for senior management.
Provided pre-construction services which include preparing precise cost estimates, tendering contract bid proposals,
sourcing all approvals, material take-offs, and material orders.
Visited project sites to attend pre-construction kick off meetings, progress meetings and overall project status updates.
Prepared as-built drawings following completion of the project, signing of the completion certificate,
Provided project completion deliverables, close-out report, lesson learned, summarizing project closing cost.
Project Engineer/ Field Engineer
Sunlake /SK Engineering Ltd. EPC Contractor (Suncor Fort Hill Secondary Extraction Project)
Fort McMurray, Alberta January 2015 – May 2017
Worked with Sunlake/SK Engineering Ltd – Leading EPC Contractor for Fort Hill Secondary Extraction Project costing $4.00 Billion includes Civil, Piling, Foundations, Structural Modular, Pipe racks, Mechanical Piping/Modular installation, Electrical Underground Utilities, Infrastructure, roads, drainage system for the project.
Provides technical interpretation of design documents in support of construction managers, superintendents, and contractors and provides specific expertise for problem solving activities.
Supervised of all Civil /Structural/Piling/Earth work/ Module installation/Underground Utilities works for Green field
to ensure that quality and safety standards of the client are met.
Coordinated with Company standards, policy, acts and regulations, CSA Standards, building Codes for construction industry.
Conducted visual inspection, monitor and evaluate construction progress, verify and approved materials requests from
contractor and make sure that all the civil works is performed in accordance with the approved schedule.
Maintained Project Management, Cost Reviews, Scheduling and Design Reviews, Risk Assessments, Project Status
Reports, Coordination/execution of project work.
Reviewed and approved the quantities invoiced by the biz partner and LEMs.
QA/QC programs are established, monitoring, surveillance and inspection of the work, to ensure contractors'
and suppliers' quality programs are fully implemented and effective.
Reviewed IFC drawings, Suncor standards and other applicable specifications prior to work implementation.
Coordinated with engineering/quality with regards to the resolution of RFI’s and NCR’s.
Conducted construction meetings with biz partners and other concerned disciplines to resolve issues, Interface with client
during construction execution.
Managed and reviewed the engineering project schedule carrying out any actions to prioritize.
Interface with engineering, contractor to provide direction/guidance on design development technical issues ensure that
technical requirements met with the standard.
Monitored engineering and materials/equipments deliverables vs. construction contract deliverables obligations.
Coordinated with Sub-Contractors implementation activities to ensure milestones and KPI’s are delivered against
business expectations and prepared input to weekly and monthly reports.
Participated in safety Investigate, analyze and report on all accidents/incidents, ensuring causes are identified.
Prepared detailed cost estimates of materials, labor and equipment required for construction..
Maintained tendering processes, cost monitoring and reporting systems on a regular basis.
Prepared changes to cost estimates and extras, Coordinated construction projects and prepare progress schedules.
Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL), Fort McMurray, Alberta June 2013 –Dec.2014
Worked with Canadian Natural Resources Limited- Horizon Site handling the Projects $150 million for Projects in Mining, Extraction, Tailings, Bitumen Production,
Managed Project deliverables including: engineering design, scope of work, cost estimates and schedules, construction
execution plans, contract formation, construction work package, change management
Prepared documentation of contractor's activities on-site including daily inspection records, site progress records, events
Coordinated the implementation of the constructability review program during the design phase.
Reviewed constructability, Technical responsibility for planning, interpreting, organizing, executing and coordinating the engineering assignments, operations Key Performance Indicators (KPI's).and activities on the project.
Provided leadership and coordination on projects interfacing with External Engineering firms to preparing project designs.
Authorization for Expenditure (AFE), FEED Scope of work development, cost estimates, project schedules, Gate process
Coordinated Brownfield Verification Plan, Interfaced with operations, consultants, material department, vendors, HSE,
Quality and field engineering,
Reviewed on construction contracts, Contract process (lump sum, T & M). Request for Quotation (RFQ), bid evaluation,
Request of Information (RFI) Change order process.
Monitored and reviewed project quality, costs and scheduling (Progress S curve, Level 4 schedule, critical path)
completing the close-out, Lesson Learned and the final resolution of the project.
Reviewed engineering standard, specifications, regulatory codes and procedures. Ensuring that good project
management and construction management principals are utilized.
Monitored the progress of the construction activities on a regular basis and hold status meetings with Contractor.
Established, managed and reviewed the engineering project schedule carrying out any actions to prioritize and
re-schedule the engineering deliverables.
Developed project execution related documents like project charter, authorization for expenditure, communication plan,
scope statement, project execution plan,stakeholder register, risk register, etc.
Coordinated with the contractors on site safety requirements to ensure compliance to safety requirements and procedures.
Coordinated with safety personnel to provide all statistics regarding safety in projects implemented by the business area
and ensuring that Safety Practices are implemented and timely reporting of all incidents/near miss.
Coordinated the efforts of all parties involved in the project, which include the EPC/EPCM Company, consultants,
contractors, sub-contractors and external stake holders
Construction Engineer / Field Engineer
Fluor Canada Ltd., Calgary, Alberta Jan. 2011 –May 2013
Worked on construction of Mildred Lake Mining Replacement (MLMR) project for Syncrude Canada at Fort Mcmurray.
Supported FEED, development on Gate 3 deliverables, Scope of work, Invitation to Tender, bid evaluation.
work for Project Management Team –PMT
Establish and maintain effective communication between the company and the design engineer to ensure the
timely flow of design documents and information.
Reviewed/prepared Construction work package-CWP, drawings, specification, and verified/approved vender shop drawings.
Coordinated brownfield/Greenfield Requirement, Interface with operation, safety permit, execution plan, risk assessment.
Coordinated client meetings and assist with fulfilling the project requirements and assisted the CM in project proposals,
budgets, cash flow projections, schedules, meeting minutes, and monthly reports.
Tracked the progress and quality of work being performed by design disciplines/trade.
Used project scheduling and control tools to monitor projects plans, work hours, budgets and expenditures.
Effectively and accurately communicate relevant project information to the client and project team
Ensure clients' needs are met in a timely and cost effective manner.
Review field inspection reports from consultants throughout the lifecycle of the project.
Provided regular updates to the project team on the status of each project as well as any documents.
Pre-subcontractor qualifications; collects all subcontractor information, including: insurance, tickets, WCB,
Facilitated Contractor Safety Orientations/Training.
Participated in construction project task force, daily/weekly construction coordination meeting with client,consultant
Provided support to safety, quality, project control, change management, scheduling, engineering.
Prepared planning, scheduling cost control, construction estimating and project delivery items.
Coordinated of overall project plans and schedules, monitoring progress, and milestones against the plan.
Project Engineer / Construction Manager
Cargill Industries, Calgary, Alberta Jan. 2009 –Dec.2010
Day to day construction work supervision activities in brownfield /Green field, ensure work meet with SOW, quality,
specification, IFC drawing and standard.
Managed the contractor’s review of shop drawings and submittals to ensure compliance with contractual requirements
Liaised with design firms to coordinate constructability, questions (RFI process), and the coordination of extra work.
Monitored on project cost budgets including setting up and maintaining programs required to assist in ensuring that
project budgets and forecasts are met.
Managed Procurement of construction materials and lead constructability reviews on project.
Assisted in the preparation of change orders and changes in scope and with contract administration, including tracking
of project milestone dates and preparation of progress payment certificates.
Provided regular updates to the project team on the status of project
Certified/approved contractor invoicing and gathering of all required documents required by the customer for payment
Performed project planning, execution, commissioning, and start up of large scale projects in the food,
Provided daily, weekly, monthly, 30/90 days look ahead and forecasting project completion report.
Managed project controls and reporting; including monthly, summary, and detailed project reports
Construction Coordinator/Construction Estimator
Metal-Fab Industries, Calgary, Alberta Jan. 2007- Nov. 2008
DBA Engineering, Toronto, Ontario. Aug. 2005- Dec.2006
Project Engineer /Field Engineer
Chemie-Tech Industrial Consultant-Dubai (Middle East) Jan. 2001- July 2005
Project Engineer/Field Engineer
Indian Dyestuff and Petrochemical Industries, India Aug. 1986-Dec. 2000
Participated in a team environment, managing, coordinating subcontractors and project management methodology
for construction site supervision.
Developed construction drawing and specifications, quality control plan. assist in determining bid strategies
Reviewed construction according to schedule, specification and budget.
Coordinated projects according to approved scope of work and prepared reports on time within budget.
Coordinated and support the development and refinement of the project capital cost estimate
Prepared to determining bid strategies, project proposal and submitted project‘s budget estimate.
Checked contractor punch-lit and finish the project within time frame.
Monitored the construction activities compliance and maintained OH & S procedures.
Worked with internal and external stakeholders to ensure project plans are achievable.
Reviewed specifications and drawings to determine scope of work and required contents of estimate.
Prepared project estimating responsibilities as required including maintaining tendered and negotiated changes.
Coordinated and schedules all work activities related to the projects.
Responsible for the cost control of the projects ensuring all projects under their supervision meet with the objectives
of quality and project mile stone/ targets.
Sandblasting, anti corrosive coating, Cathodic protection for Underground pipes, steel and concrete surfaces,
water towers, cooling towers, containment dikes, silos and other industrial structures.
Construction Safety Training:
Construction Safety Training System –CSTS 09
OSSA Fall Protection Training – Fall protection, First Aid, Confined Space Entry & Monitor
Ground Disturbance Authority –GDA Training
Field Level Hazard Analysis (FLHA),OSSA Safe Work Permits, H2S Awareness & Radiation Awareness
Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), Lock Out /Tag Out (LOTO), SABA/SCBA,
Fire Extinguisher Training
REFERENCES: Will be provided upon request