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Project Manager - Civil Engineer

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
November 21, 2020

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Vairavan Palaniappan

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Contact Address:

DIP, Dubai



Project Manager

Shapoorji Pallonji Mideast


Project Manager

Etimaad Qatar LLC

Regional Construction



Project Manager

Integral Service Co WLL

(ISCO), Kuwait

Senior Civil & Structural


AMEC, Kuwait


ManagerIntegral Service Co

WLL (ISCO), Kuwait

Project Civil & Structural


Integral Service Co WLL

(ISCO), Kuwait

Civil & Structural


MAC Civil Engineers LTD,

Chennai India

Civil Engineer

SPIC Group, Chennai India

Junior Engineer

Coromandal Engineering

Company, Chennai India

Project Manager

A Result Driven Professional Experience overall more than 29 years of Project Management/Construction management. Adept in implementation, Project Planning, Execution Management. Project Management, Site Management, Coordination and Organization skill, effective time, cost and risk Management and spearheading construction projects with adopting modern construction methodologies and ability to handle Civil Construction & High Raise Building projects as well individual Bungalows/Townhouses.

Worked in diverse construction projects ranging from medium to large scale industries and handled various critical and challenging projects from design, execution to implementation stage and ensured all FIT-OUT activities that they are realized as per specification in stipulated time with quality. Having worked under strict deadlines with foreign and local team members. Proved as an asset to the organizations worked with high communication skills have always been an added advantage in technical performance. Able to handle any type of task in management level.

Professional Experience

Since Oct 2016

to Jul 2020

Shapoorji Pallonji Mideast

Project Manager

June 2013 to

Feb 2016 Etimaad Qatar LLC Project Manager

Oct 09 to Apr

2013 Al-Gihaz Co, Khamis KSA

Regional Construction


Jan 09 to Sep 09 Integral Service Co WLL

(ISCO), Kuwait Project Manager

Sep 06 to Dec


AMEC, Kuwait (Project

Management support to

Kuwait Oil Company – KOC)

Senior Civil & Structural


Jan 06 to Aug 06 Integral Service Co WLL

(ISCO), Kuwait Construction Manager

Sep 03 to Dec


Integral Service Co WLL

(ISCO), Kuwait

Project Civil & Structural


Mar 96 to Aug


MAC Civil Engineers LTD,

Chennai India Civil & Structural Engineer

Feb 88 to Jan 96 SPIC Group, Chennai India Civil Engineer Jan 85 to Jan 88 Coromandal Engineering

Company, Chennai India Junior Engineer

Vairavan Palaniappan

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Project Management. Coordination with Subcontractor.

Construction Management. Coordination with Client.

Site Management. Coordination with Vendors.

Core Value:

¥ Admirable experience planning managing and implementing various civil projects.

¥ Adept at preparing detailed financial models and budget forecasts.

¥ Impressive ability to inspire team members and coordinate efforts.

¥ Superlative written and verbal communications skills.

¥ Strong organizational skills.

o Held an 90% success rate on assigned projects


o Managed construction of substations in Mountainous region for SWCC in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. o Managed a $50 million project, while supervising a team of 120 workers in Kuwait - KOC Project.

o Led the construction of a new Administrative office building construction project for SWCC in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

o Execution of 11 floor administrative building for QP outside Qatar Petroleum with premium finishes.

Employer : Shapoorji Pallonji Mideast

Position :

Projects Handled

Project Manager

Period : From Oct 2016 to July 2020.

Client PM

Consultant Duration








Buildings infrastructures works







& Engineers

Oct 2016

to Dec






52I42Dubai Marina,Dubai.

(Residential units,retails,structured

Parking, External works and External

services for Podium until the fifth

floor and 2 Towers with 52 floors and

39 floors including roof.







& Engineers

Jan 2018

to June






Maktoum Hospital Re-development

Project. Building A, BD(residential) &

C(Hotel Hyyat).Residential towers with

2 basements and 8,12&14 floors.

M/s Wasl


M/s Klink


June 2018

to Dec






1. Sub-contractor coordination for the different activities with site, materials and progress review and weekly progress review meeting with all sub-contractors by identifying the issues and sort out for the better performance towards project completion. RESPONSIBILITIES:


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2. Oversaw all civil construction projects and coordinated with other project managers. 3. Prepared project budgetary projections.Maintained project safety standards. 4. Clearly determined project requirements to determine necessary materials and staffing. 5. Prepared project proposals and resolved any client issues. 6. Ensured that all proposals and contracts were signed and approved. 7. Finishing activities and handing over to client.

Employer : Etimaad Qatar LLC

Position : Project Manager

Period : 20May 2013 to Nov 2015.


Construction blast proof double storied Satellite Equipment Room (SER) building and accessories include all MEP work & FIT-OUT worksinside Qatar Petroleum and their quarters for their employees outside the premise with latest finishes. One of their administrative building about 11 floors to accommodate the QP higher officials with high quality premium finishes. 1. Responsible for Project performance on the basis of Progress, Cost and Customer satisfaction through effective use of project planned resources. RESPONSIBILITIES:

2. Responsible for running the project smoothly and managing all day-to-day matters with a view to discharging the responsibilities.

3. Ensure achievement of Quality Objectives defined for the project management systems for continuous improvement in our main project as for all 4. Ensure progress and efficiency monitoring to ensure that project is completed within budgeted cost and time.

Civil building activities, FIT-OUT


Exhibit capability to mobilize subcontractors efficiently and then take full ownership of subcontract administration by good control over progress, cost, quality and HSE. 5. Prepare Budget Rev-1 and ensure periodic project cost reports along with forecast for balance cost to complete is issued on a monthly frequency. 6. Ensure that all departments operate in a seamless mode in fulfilling all contractual commitments towards client.

7. Manage all Suppliers including allsubcontractors&on back to back terms or improved terms and schedule than the one committed with the Customer. 8. Ensure rolling up feedback on various project management processes on daily, weekly and monthly frequency.

9. Execute project resource management in an optimized and efficient manner.

Employer : Al-Gihaz Co, Khamis KSA

Position : Regional Construction Manager

Period : Oct 09 to Apr 2013.


Construction of 10 Storied Administrative office building for SWCC at Shquak with high premium finishing and high standards, with all includes civil construction, FIT-OUT activities. Along with Construction of Residential apartments for Saline Water Conversion Corporation

(SWCC)- Saudi in the Asir region.

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1. Project performance on the basis of Progress, Cost and Customer satisfaction through effective use of project planned resources.


2. Report to the Projects Director and lead a team of 860 and manage all activities related to for 10 storied administrative building and residential apartments 3. Prepare budgets for

for Saline water

Conservation Consortium Government projects in southern (Azir) region of KSA. Civil Construction Projects as well MEP and FIT-OUT activities involved in the project

4. Develop project schedules and supervise execution from kick-off to completion ensuring achievement of all time, cost and quality concerns. for each project and monitor compliance with allotted budgets. 5. Monitor performance of management team and workforce at the projects and ensure achievement of productivity targets.

6. Prepare and implement project safety & quality plans to achieve HSEQ objectives. 7. Raise periodical invoices based on the progress of work and follow up with clients for release of payments.

8. Projection of progress reports and issuance of progress schedules to clients. 9. Controls procurement of construction materials and delivery schedules. 10. Leads the achievement of safety targets and zero tolerance of unsafe working practices and occurrences.Participates in weekly Site Safety Audits. 11. Overall monitoring the site operations related to project construction activities.

Employer : Integral Service Co WLL (ISCO), Kuwait

Position : Project Manager

Period : Jan 09 to Sep 09


The construction admin building 8 storied Project for KOC – Kuwait Oil Company and develop the Civil activities inside GC-23 and including all necessary Interior Fit-out facilitiesas well in North Kuwait oil field area.

1. Obtained all required material approvals from the client and arranged procurement ensuring availability aligned to project execution schedules. RESPONSIBILITIES:

2. Coordinated with the engineering consultant and client for on time availability of approved working drawings.

3. Appointed subcontractors, finalized schedules and followed up on execution minor civil activities ensuring adherence to project requirements. 4. Completed the project on time, meeting client’s quality standards and with zero accidents. 5. Supervision of Construction activities in perspective of Scope, Drawings, Quality Standards and construction management.

6. Ensuring the completion of stages of project on time, within budget with quality standard. 7.

8. Monitoring of Daily, Weekly and Monthly Progress Report. Project - Insure that all parties involved in the project including subcontractors and in house divisions have the updated information -Oversee the daily site works and issuing site instructions

-Coordinate on a regular basis with the client's Coordinators. 9. Verification of Technical Measurements of Invoices/Claims for submission to the client. Vairavan Palaniappan

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Employer : AMEC, Kuwait (Project Management support to Kuwait Oil Company) Position : Senior Civil & Structural Engineer

Period : Sep 06 to Dec 08


Execution of modernization of Gathering Centers(GC) Project for KOC – In GCs, EPIC job done by Petrofac, along with Installation of corrosion, scale monitoring & inhibitor injection packages at 14 gas gathering centers (GC)of KOC Main EPC Contractor: Al Meer Technical Services Co: Monitoring of all related Civil construction activities. 1. Modernization of GC 23 in North Kuwait Main EPC Contractor: Petrofac International Major Subcontractor: Kharafi International: Monitoring of all civil & structural works. RESPONSIBILITIES:

2. As the client representative, monitored contractors executing civil & structural works ensuring adherence to schedules & specifications.

3. Coordinated with the design team for review and approval of design change notes (DCN) submitted by contractors as well Field change Notes (FCN) according to the site conditions and incorporate the changes in as built drawing.

4. Prepared daily & weekly summary progress reports for higher company & KOC managements. 5. Enforced all company policies including safety rules ensuring zero accidents during the project execution.

6. Coordination with the vendors, sub-contractors, administrative control and follow up. 7. Verification of Technical Measurements of invoices of the sub-contractors and vendorsInstallation of corrosion scale monitoring & inhibitor injection packages at 14 gathering centers.

Employer : Integral Service Co WLL (ISCO), Kuwait

Position : Construction Manager- Civil

Period : Jan 06 to Aug 06.


All Civil activitie for revamping & Modernization of Waste Water Treatment Plant: 18595695-03ut02-052, for Olefins 2 [OL2K] project. Making the foundations and structure works for Ethylene cracking furnace.

1. Revamping & Modernization of Waste Water Treatment Plant: 18595695-03ut02-052, for Olefins 2 [OL2K] project


2. Deputize for the Project Manager in their absence or as delegated principally to assist the Project Manager with the following: Safe & efficient delivery of Projects to both Client & Company satisfaction.

3. Coordination with Client and sub contactor for civil& Structural works 4. Project management on client interfacing, scheduling, procurement and managing of subcontractors.

, Coordination with Project

Manager to prepare the schedules, Coordination with HSEQ manager to make Safety plans etc., 5. Supervision of Construction activities in perspective of Scope, Drawings, Quality Standards and construction management.

6. Preparation of Daily, Weekly and Monthly Progress Report.Progress Measurement and Execution Program implementation.

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Employer : Integral Service Co WLL (ISCO), Kuwait

Position : Project Civil & Structural Engineer

Period : Sep 03 to Dec 05


Cross country Mogas 12” dia Pipe line from Mina-Al-Ahmadi Refinery to Shubandepot.Flair stage activities in GCs.Coordinated civil construction works for installation of flare stacks at 3 gas gathering stations (GC) of KOC.


Project: Installation of Ethylene Cracker Furnace #9 at EQUATE Petrochemicals Company. Managed all civil and structural construction jobs for the project

• Coordinated works related to right of way (ROW) and set out individual facilities using Total Station &other levelling techniques.


• Managed pipe laying, welding of joints, NDT & hydro testing, coating, wrapping & holiday testing, rectification, sand cushioning, backfilling with required compaction tests.

• Executed thrust boring at 5 locations & micro-tunneling 1 location.

• Managed civil construction activities

Employer : MAC Civil Engineers LTD, Chennai India

Position : Civil & Structural Engineer

Period : Jul 96 to Aug 03

related to Mogas pump house and substation building at the MAA refinery.

• Developed in-house designs verifications for small structures and reviewed designs submitted by contractors & Consultants.


• Consultants for all structures &Projects

• SPIC Electronics Complex Extension project:Construction of dust free plant buildings and warehouses for manufacturing and warehousing semiconductors.

• In SPIC Pharma cuddalore7 floor

Employer : SPIC Group, Chennai India as Civil Engineer, Period : Feb 88 to Jan 96

administrative building with all finishing and fit-out activities executed independently.

• Supervised civil & structural works at various projects undertaken by the group RESPONSIBILITIES

• Supervision of SPIC Annexe Building, Guindy Chennai – a 12-storey administration

• SPIC Electronics: A 12, 000 sq. ft. building with special finishes and provision for totally dust free environment for manufacturing integrated chips.

block designed

by a leading architect in Chennai with the latest architecture finishes and elevations.

• SPIC Pharma, Cuddalore TN: Supervised the construction of the 6-storey administrative block

• Executed drainage & sewerage works – storm water drains, process water & chemical sewers and main & branch sewer lines from the plant to SIPCOT sewerage treatment plant. designed by a leading Chennai architect with different architecture finishes, Employer : Coromandal Engineering Company, Chennai India Position : Junior EngineerPeriod : Jun 85 to Jan 88. Vairavan Palaniappan

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• Tamil Nadu Engineers Forum (TEF)

• American Society for Safety Engineers (ASSE)

• Member in Institution of Engineer India (IEI)

• Member in Saudi Council of Engineers (SCE)

• B.E Civil & Structural Engineering, Annamalai University India, 1995, First Class, 78%

• Diploma in RCC Structures, Annamalai Polytechnic India, 1985

• MS Office, MS Project, Primavera P6 & AutoCAD

• Good working knowledge in M.S.Office- Word, Excel & PowerPoint.

• AutoCAD.

• Primavera.

• Diploma in Interior Home Architecture

• Certified Seminar for Concrete Special Structures

• Workshop on Slip-forming Concrete Structures

• Foundation Engineering – Analysis of types & methods of piles

• Date of Birth: 19 May 1965

• Languages: English (Expert),Tamil(Expert),Hindi(Work Knowledge) &Arabic(Working knowledge).

• Nationality & Passport: Indian.

• Driving License: Kuwait, K.S.A, Qatar, India& UAE.

• Contact Number India: +971-*********.

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