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Aluminum Estimator

Negombo, Gampaha District, Sri Lanka
April 15, 2020

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Ruwan Perera

P. O. Box *****, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain


Tel: 009**-********; WhatsApp, Viber, and imo: 009**-******** Career Profile

Efficient Quantity Surveyor having fifteen years work experience in building facades.

Analytical and problems solving skills to produce effective quotations by minimizing the costs of a project and enhancing value for money, while still achieving the required standards and quality.

Ability to plan, organise and prioritise the work when working in quantity surveying and estimation role.

Key Skills and Competencies

Experience in working on building construction projects.

Responsible for making conceptual and deterministic estimations for contractors.

Use software for calculating the materials and cost estimating.

Answerable for calculated materials of the awarded projects and the placed orders.

Apply value engineering and risk management concepts in estimations and material orders.

Provide Technical support to architects, contractors, engineers, and fabricators.

Working knowledge of project planning and scheduling.

Ability to handle commercial procedures.

Negotiating with contractors and sub-contractors. Relevant Experience

Quantity Surveyor / Estimator July 2019 – to date November 2009 – December 2016

Aluminium Services W.L.L. – Bahrain (Market leader in Bahrain, undertakes multi storey building façade works and the main fabricator of TECHNAL Aluminium System.)

Responsible for material takeoff and estimation for ongoing/tender projects aluminium works extending from curtain walls, skylights, doors, windows, frameless gazing, cladding, etc. to high-rise buildings and various other complicated façades. Working experience with Technal- France, Reynaers-Belgium, Schuco-Germany and Balexco-Bahrain aluminium systems.

Preparing BOQs and contracts, detailed quantity takeoffs, progress payments, variation order, claims, extension of time & compensation for submission to general contractor and consultants.

Calculating system materials and non-system materials separately and checking the availability at factory stores before making material order forms. Coordinating with Purchase Department to arrange the materials as per the schedules.

Updating construction cost database to order and track purchased materials, labour and supplies needed for projects and monitors, reviews and oversees contracts submitting bids that determine cost and stated duration of project.

Keeping close contact with project executing team to bring down the project cost and developing strong relationships with the clients, consultants and contractors.

Working on Aluminium System and using Orgadata, Tecch Design / LogicP4 software’s for materials and price calculations for estimation and ordering purpose.

Assisting in project planning, labour allocation, equipment scheduling, and contractual issues.

Preparing cost and quantity summery reports and keeping update tracking schedules. Page 2

Quantity Surveyor / Estimator October 2004 – September 2009 Specialized Aluminium & Steel Co. (SASCO) - Qatar and Abu Dhabi

(SASCO is one of the leading groups of companies in Middle East focusing main business in construction, aluminium fabrication and steel fabrication. The group has presence in six countries, spearheaded hub in Qatar.)

Materials takeoff, estimated, sub-contracted, made quotations for tenders and ongoing projects aluminium and glazing works extending from curtain walls, doors, windows, frameless gazing to high rise building and other complicated façade solutions. Work experience of Gutmann-German, Technal-France, Gulf Extrusion & Al Jabar; UAE systems.

Communicated/coordinated with the entire project team that includes SASCO staff, consultants and project contractors.

Took part in meetings with consultants and contractors to discuss financial and technical matters to finalize quotations.

Provided Technical support to architects, contractors, engineers and fabricators at various levels of the project.

Suggested proposals to design team to make shop drawings.

Assisted and helped project engineers to solve the problems at site.

Guided factory workers to do fabrication when they want assistance.

Maintained all estimated and awarded projects documents accurately.

Produced monthly cost & value reports, quarterly reports & cash flow information.

Prepared tender and contract documents.

Technical Executive March 2002 - September 2004

Haycarb Ltd. (Sri Lanka) (World market leaders in activated carbon manufacturing)

Kept update production machinery by attending break down and preventive maintenance.

Machinery installation and commission, modifications, research and development work.

Purchased machinery, tools and spare parts.

Estimator / Quantity Surveyor / Design Engineer June 1999 - August 2001 Asamco Aluminium System (Saudi Arabia) (Leading aluminium façade manufacture)

Material takeoff, estimated, sub-contracted, made quotations for tenders and ongoing projects related to aluminium and glazing works extending from curtain walls, cladding, doors, windows, frameless gazing to all range of buildings.

Communicated/coordinated with the entire project team, which included Asamco staff, consultants, and project contractors.

Assistant Engineer June 1993 - June 1999

Dimo Auto Industries (Sri Lanka) (German collaborate bus body building plant)

Designing and manufacturing of Parts, Jigs, Fixtures and Templates etc. for buses.

Time and motion studies to make production plans.

Factory planning, capacity planning, setting production schedules, facility planning and material management.

Assisted to maintenance department by making maintenance schedules and ordering machinery and accessories.

Made annual budget report and production forecast. Page 3


BSc Honours in Quantity Surveying and Construction Management (1st Class Honours) Sheffield Hallam University (UK).

Pearson BTEC Level-5 Professional Diploma in Quantity Surveying (Distinction) International College of Business and Technology (Bahrain top up).

Engineering Council (UK) Examination

Completed Engineering Council (UK) Examination Part 2 (A) & (B) in the field of Mechanical Engineering.

Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mechanical Production Engineering Three-year full time English medium course conducted under the guidelines of BTEC (UK) and additional six months implant training, 1992. Technical College, Ratmalana, Sri Lanka.

Industrial training at Colombo Dockyard (Pvt.) Ltd and Premier Engineering Ltd. Six months implant training under National Apprentice and Industrial Training Authority

(NAITA), Sri Lanka.

Non-Destructive Testing (NDT)

Ultrasonic Testing (UT) Level 1, IAEA TEC Doc 628 syllabi ISO 9712 course conducted by Atomic Energy Authority, Sri Lanka.

Technical Skills


Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Software: Orgadata, Logic and Tech Design

BIM: Revit and Navisworks Basic

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