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Civil Engineering Engineer

Dubai, Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
March 13, 2020

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Consulting Engineer



Dubai - UAE

Chief Land Surveyor



+971 - 556590401 /



Results-oriented professional with over 19 years of experience in project management and enhancement, construction management, land survey, and manpower management majorly for infrastructure and high-rise roads projects.

Accomplished Land Surveyor skilled at performing accurate field surveys, operating various professional equipment and tools, developing detailed sketches, and analyzing maps and other documents. Offers proficient use of multiple land surveying software programs, extensive multitasking skills, and significant ability to work in team environments.

Expertise in project planning, budgeting, resource planning, controlling (quality/process/schedule/cost), deliverable management, site management, project reports documentation, and so on.

Competent in ensuring the smooth operation of surveying equipment, accuracy and development; well versed with GPS

& GIS: Total Station (Leica –Sokkia – Nikon); Machine Levels; Digital Theodolites.

Strong leader with the ability to motivate and inspire associates to achieve their maximum potential. Self-directed and self- motivated professional with strength in leading surveyors' groups to ensure that necessary measurements and surplus measurements are obtained to ensure data processing in accordance with approved software.

Sound ability to observe the result of surveys including the shape, contour, location, elevation, and dimensions of land or land features and supervising the preparation of all data for charts, plots, maps, records, and related documents.

Competent in planning, organizing, leading, and coordinating activities of staff to ensure delivery of projects within parameters of time, cost and quality consistent with client’s requirements.

Established credibility in determining longitudes and latitudes of important features and boundaries in survey areas, using theodolites, transits, levels, and satellite-based global positioning systems (GPS).

Excellent in planning, execution, monitoring and resource balancing skills; capable of resolving multiple complex issues; known for taking ownership of the work to achieve peak performance productive ideas; lead and build effective teams; addressing industry requirements to achieve organizational objectives and profitability norms. WORK EXPERIENCE

Dec 2008 – Present AL Qabdah Building Contracting as Head of Survey Department

Evaluate project and engage in project cost/benefit analysis, techno-commercial discussions, erection, commissioning, project enhancement, monitoring, vendor & client management while adhering to time constraint and technical requirements/schedules to ensure project execution by effective resource utilization to get maximum output.

Survey terrain (heights, depths, relative positions, property lines, and other characteristics); prepare accurate schematic sketches, and review collected data; operate map reading equipment and tools; maintain large databases and records and develop sketches.

Undertake surveys to establish legal boundaries for properties, based on legal deeds and titles; use GPS to collect land survey data; streamline internal finishes; execute downloading and upload data from survey equipment.

Perform very detailed and accurate field surveys in compliance with all policies, laws, and procedures; organize a joint survey with the Consultant and Subcontractor; impart training and educate new surveyors; provide support to the clients.

Coordinate findings with the work of Engineering & Architectural Personnel, Clients, and other concerned parties; direct all aspects of checking and prepare as-built drawings to verify the details and content of drawings.

Perform the quantity surveying while administrating contracts and the project management activities on civil and industrial projects; calculate the quantities of backfill, excavation, or other earthworks based on approved levels.

Nov 2006 - 2008 AL Madar Contracting (AL Madar Group), Qatar as SENIOR LAND SURVEYOR

Supervised site; ensured that the construction work was as per the project technical specifications & drawings; conducted project review meetings for evaluating project progress

Coordinated with the concerned agencies to obtain all technical sanctions and approvals for the execution of projects

Administered erection & commissioning of equipment, provided utility services to the equipment, managed technical bid preparation, discussions, procurement activities, material allocation and vendor coordination; engaged in preventive & predictive maintenance by conducting timely checks & measures of machines

Took cost-saving techniques/measures and modifications to achieve a substantial reduction in operational expenditures and work within the budget; formulated productive & technical reports and analyzed the same

Planned, monitored, and coordinated ground surveys; generated survey reports (including the shape, contour, location, elevation, and dimensions of land or land features), method statements, and conducted risk assessments.

Generated construction drawings, coordinated with the Project/Site Engineer, Supervisors, and Superintendents to plan upcoming survey needs; analyzed previous maps, physical evidence, and other documents.

Jun 2004 - Oct 2006 AL Fouzan Trading & General Construction CO, KSA as LAND SURVEYOR

Estimated on-site construction activities to ensure completion of project within time & cost parameters and effective resource utilization to maximize the output; collaborated with the sub-contractors for smooth flow of work

Used AutoCAD software for reviewing the final design, analysis, and mapping the project for the accurate estimation of area and cost

Anticipated performance bottlenecks and took corrective measures to avoid the same; facilitated site preparations, mobilization of contractors for performing erection activities PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

Feb 2000 - Apr 2004: General Company, Syria as CONSULTING SURVEYOR EDUCATION

~ Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering); Newcastle University, Columbia (2015)

~ Diploma of Civil Engineering; Surveying Department, Lattakia, Syria (1999) IT SKILLS

AutoCAD MS Office (Word, Excel) Internet Operations CORE COMPETENCIES

Land Surveying Project Management Construction Methodology & Implementation Construction Sites Execution Boundary Surveying Sketch Accuracy Topographic Surveying Liaison - Regulatory Authorities Cross-functional Coordination Team Management Quality Assurance Equipment Surveying PERSONAL DETAILS

Marital Status: Married

Nationality: Syria

Visa Status: Resident Visa (under cancellation procedure) Date of Birth: 22nd Feb 1979

Languages Known: English and Arabic

References Available Upon Request

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