CHANDRA M KOTHAPALLI
Seasoned, proactive and a certified Project management professional with 10+ years of experience spanning into Project management and Engineering. Proven experience in leading the projects and the project life cycle management through- Initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, controlling and closing processes.
Proven history of conducting detailed inspections, identifying potential risks, and ensuring all industry and government regulations are complied with. Effectively manages and directs personnel on site/office, ensuring tasks are carried out according to the client and project specifications. Confident communicator who effectively leads cross-functional and cross-cultural teams and exchanges complicated information across numerous platforms. Demonstrated experience when dealing with complex issues in highly stressful and ever changing environments.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Strategic planning & execution
QA & QC
Budgeting & Scheduling
Client & Vendor relations
Health & Safety practices
Technical writing & reporting
Leadership & Team building
Training & Supervision
Estimation & Forecasting
Project risk management
Piping engineering & ASME codes
BIM (Building information modelling)
3D modeling & CAD Programmes
MS Office suite
PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL (PMP®) 2020
© 2020 Project Management Institute, Inc. USASA (https://www.pmi.org)
ENGINEERING INTERN (EIT) 2019
Professional Engineers Ontario, Toronto, Canada (http://www.peo.on.ca)
Post Graduate Diploma in Piping Engineering 2013
Suvidya Institute of Technology Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, India (http://www.suvidya.ac.in)
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering 2007
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India (http://www.jntuh.ac.in/)
Equivalency (“Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering”) confirmed by Professional Engineers Ontario.
Worley, Sarnia, ON, CANADA (https://www.worleyparsons.com/) Nov 2018 - May 2019
Position: Intermediate Piping designer
Produce design drawings from reference information including rough sketches, notes, vendor drawings, or general direction from others.
Complete piping design following client and company standards as well as applicable codes.
Schedule the work to complete design documents that both satisfy project scope and project schedule/cost. As-built client documentation.
Collaborate with other members of the project team to ensure all project requirements are met.
Communicate with other departments to ensure that the piping design reflects the current information from all departments and that all departments have the latest piping design information.
Keep Piping Lead informed of project status and challenges.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Megha Engineering & Infrastructures Ltd, Hyderabad, INDIA (https://www.meil.in)Feb 2016 - Sept 2018 (2.5 yr)
Position: Project manager
Successfully managed the $20.7 million rural water supply project which included design, procurement, pipe laying, and construction and commissioning of 72km long Ф900mm underground mild steel cross country pipe line, piping systems and filter houses.
Managed project team and coordinated project activities, resources, equipment & information.
Liaised with clients to identify and define project requirements, scope and objectives.
Made certain that clients’ needs are met as the project evolves.
Prepare project proposals, timeframes, schedules and budget.
Monitor and control project progress and handle any issues that arise.
Act as the point of contact and communicate project status adequately to all stakeholders.
Use project management tools to monitor working hours, budget, plans and money spent.
Report and escalate to management as needed.
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans and reports.
Modern Niagara Alberta Inc. ( http://modernniagara.com/) June 2015 – Dec 2015
Project: MANULIFE 707 fifth Ave, Calgary, AB.
Position: Project Piping Co-ordinator
Layout & Modelling of 3D building piping system that correct for mistakes in consultant drawings, with QAQC steps using Revit MEP 2015 & Navisworks.
Coordinating Gravity elements with other trades & building elements.
Issuing complete paper/pdf drawings to site team, with QAQC steps.
Ensuring that committed delivery dates are met.
Working with the other members of the Virtual Construction team (the VC Coordinator, and other modellers).
Following Virtual Construction / BIM (Building information modelling) standards set out by the VC Manager.
Bringing profitability and competitive advantage to MNA with VC technologies.
Overseeing Fittings Libraries and reporting incorrect fittings to the MNA VC Manager
G.W Slade Consultants Inc. Sept 2014 – June 2015 (10 months)
Structural Steel Detailer, Calgary, AB
3D modelling, editing and detailing of steel structures using "Tekla structures".
Interpret sketches to create, clarify and update the details as per drafting standards.
Involved in estimating and completion of project tasks with in project timelines and budgeted hours.
Effectively communicating all issues and changes that could impact the project schedule or scope to the superior.
LARSEN & TOUBRO. Mumbai, INDIA (http://www.lnthydrocarbon.com) Sept 2007 – Aug 2014 (7 years)
L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering delivers design-to-build world-class solutions for oil & gas processing, petroleum refining, chemicals & petrochemicals and fertilizer sectors. In-house expertise and experience, synergized with strategic partnerships enables them to deliver a single point solution for every phase of a project – from front-end design through engineering, fabrication, project management, construction and installation right up to commissioning.
Designation: Lead Engineer
Development of conceptual front end to full detailed piping design using company and industry standards, codes, and specifications.
Creation of 3D models and 2D drafting for piping deliverables, including structural and mechanical components, such as: Site Plans, General Arrangements, Isometrics, Details, Process Flow Diagrams (PFDs), and Piping and Instrument Diagrams (P&IDs).
Development of conceptual structural infrastructure design for piping and mechanical equipment, such as: piping supports, process skids frames, maintenance platforms, etc.
Development of detail design drawings via interface with Electrical, Instrumentation, Civil, and Structural disciplines.
Incorporation of supplier feedback and engineering comments into drawings/models.
Preparation of projects templates including title block, x-refs, library components/models, etc.
Preparation of Bill of Materials (BOM), drawing/equipment/line/valve lists. Assistance with preparation of Construction Work Packages, Material Requisitions, and other Deliverables or Reports as required
Preparation and verification of designs on site, including tie-in drawings.
Participation in reviews of project documents for scope, presentation and technical accuracy.
Work with vendors/suppliers closely as a member of the project team to ensure project schedules and budgets are met.
Communication with discipline managers and team members to coordinate, ensuring the compatibility of design
Travel to site locations for field measurements, design input, construction, and commissioning activities as required.
Mentoring juniors and carrying out other tasks and projects as assigned by functional manager.
REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST