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Engineer Manager

Location:
Muntinlupa, NCR, Philippines
Posted:
December 21, 2020

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Gerard V. Manuel

HOME ADDRESS: B** L**-**-* Dollar St. Villa Carolina I, Tunasan, Muntinlupa City

MOBILE: +63 2-917-***-****

EMAIL: adiutq@r.postjobfree.com

Profile

- Experienced with team and project management, handling multiple disciplines and dealing with personnel both local and foreign.

- Result oriented professional with numerous experience in structural engineering mostly on bridges, tunnels and underpasses, earth retaining structures.

- With knowledge of International Standards including American,British and Australian Standards.

- With knowledge of computer software(s) to aid in design but still able to do hand calculations as necessary.

- Strong academic background and with good communication skills. Professional Undertakings

- Management and leadership of Engineering design teams.

- Prestressed Concrete Bridge Design

- Reinforced Concrete Bridge Design

- Design of Earth Retaining Structures

- Design of Underpasses/Culverts

- Design of Abutments, Piers and Foundations

- Design of Pipe Racks, Loop Supports and Equipment Foundations for the Oil & Gas Industry Software Proficiency and/or Experience

- STAAD Pro v8i

- RISA 3D

- RISA Foundation

- Auto CAD

- Prokon

- MS Office

- Revit Architecture/Structures/MEP (Basic knowledge) Previous Job Designation

- Service Group Manager

Nationality

- Filipino

Qualifications

2001 Registered Civil Engineer, Professional Regulation Commission (Philippines) 2001 Degree in Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University of Santo Tomas (Philippines) Brief Professional History

2018 Service Group Manager (Buildings & Structures Group) - GHD Philippines 2016-2017 Design Manager (Manila Team for HK) - Arcadis Philippines 2015-2016 Design Engineer II, Fluor Daniels – Philippines 2007-2015 Senior Bridge Engineer / Consulting Engineer, Arcadis Philippines (formerly Hyder Consulting Middle East Limited, Philippines)

2006 Bridge Engineer, Hyder Consulting Middle East Limited, Philippines 2002-2006 Structural Engineer, TCGI Engineers, Philippines Job Description

- Service Group Manager - Manages the Service Group including the resources, people and mainly the performance. Works closely with Market Leaders to create and maintain effective and good working relationship with Clients, Project Directors and Job Managers. Provides leadership to the Service Group in line with the company values and objectives. The Service Group Manager is responsible for the performance and utilisation of the group, achievement of target revenue and growth, and implementation of the company business direction.

Tasks of the Service Group Manager are as follows: 1. Management and workload procurement for each member of the Service Group. 2. Creating, developing and agreeing project packages within the bounds of team and company capability with Job Managers, Project Directors and Clients.

3. Ensuring sound technical output and practical application of design solutions to projects at hand. 4. Building and maintaining effective relationships with fellow Service Group Managers, Market Leaders, Support Personnel and current and prospective Clients. 5. Managing allocation of personnel to current and anticipated projects. 6. Ensuring Health and Safety of each member of the Service Group. 7. Initiate job openings as necessary and assist in the hiring process through interviews and recommendations.

- Design Manager - Leads the Manila Team assigned to service the Hong Kong Lead office which is comprised of five disciplines namely Façade Design, Drainage Design, Structures Design (Revit Modelling), Electrical Design and Project Administration.

Tasks of the Design Manager are as follows:

1. Procure projects that can be delivered by the Manila team for the lead office in cooperation with Lead Project Managers from the Hong Kong Office. Project procurement includes setting out timeframe, manpower availability and preparation of contract including budget and terms that will be carried out by the Manila team.

2. Ensure delivery of projects to the lead office within the specified deadline, with minimal to no corrections and up to quality standards of both the Manila office and Hong Kong Office and most importantly within the specified budget.

3. Progress monitoring of current projects including percent completion of work and amount spent for the ongoing projects. Weekly reports are sent to lead office for review and updates are given to the lead office even on a daily basis to assure that there is enough workload for the Manila Team. 4. Preparation of utilization report of members of Manila team that is submitted to lead office for review. 5. Progress with Professional Development Review of staff members whether it be the 1st month, 5th month or yearly review. In line with this, the Design Manager also seeks out possible seminars & trainings suitable for each member of the team.

6. Growing the Manila team in number with the help of the recruitment team. Part of the Design Manager’s job is to review CVs, conduct interviews and exam as appropriate for the position and progress with hiring the appropriate candidate for the job.

7. Performance bonuses for team members are identified by the Design Manager. 8. Daily spot checks and even detailed checks of work by team members are carried out by the Design Manager.

9. For bigger projects that would need collaboration with other teams in the Arcadis Manila office, it is the task of the Design Manager to be involved with the project planning up to project execution and delivery. 10. For all projects new and ongoing, it is the Design Manager’s task to make sure that Purchase Orders for the services of the Manila team is placed by the lead office and would amount to the work as needed by the team.

11. At the end of each month, the Design Manager is tasked to complete the invoices to be forwarded to the lead office for the services of the Manila team. Each invoice should be checked and made sure to be correct in conjunction with the time spent by the staff in Manila.

- Design Engineer II - Leads a group of two or three engineers in undertaking design of a specific unit for a project in the Oil and Gas Industry. Responsible for the structural design and production of sketches as input for Designers to put into drawings.

- Senior Bridge Engineer / Consulting Engineer - Leads a group of two or three engineers and two or more CAD technicians. This includes planning timetable to meet deliverables, dividing tasks upon members including the Senior Engineer himself. The job includes correspondence with lead offices, preparation of drawings and deliverables, checking of design calculations and drawings by Junior Engineers and CAD technicians and also doing calculations (STAAD modelling and analysis, interpretation of results and design check) himself, and responding to comments by clients.

- Bridge Engineer - performs support role to Senior Engineers. This includes preparing design calculations and/or drawings and checking of calculations and drawings for peer-to-peer review. Project Summary

- 2016 – 2017, Arcadis Philippines (formerly Hyderconsulting Middle East Ltd. Design Manager of the Manila Team working with the lead office in Hong Kong. Façade Design Team

Cheung Sha Wan Project, Hong Kong

SABB HQ, Riyadh

Doha Metro Gold Line,Qatar

Dubai Hills Estate Mall, Dubai

Dubai Creek Plot A20-A21, Dubai

Structures Revit Modelling Team

WKCD Project, Hong Kong

ITOB Project, Hong Kong

IWMF Project, Hong Kong

DTSS 2 Project, Hong Kong

Central Kowloon YMTE Project, Hong Kong

Electrical Team

Chung Ching Street Electrification Project, Hong Kong IWMF Project, Hong Kong

Drainage Team

Sai Kung Drainage Diversion Works, Hong Kong

Nam Koo Terrace Stormwater & Sewer Upgrading Works, Hong Kong QRE Sewer Upgrading Works, Hong Kong

Kwun Tong Road Project, Hong Kong

TKT Metro Place Hotel Project, Hong Kong

Hopewell Centre II Project, Hong Kong

QRE SIA Project, Hong Kong

Project Administration Team

Trunk Road T2 Project, Hong Kong

- 2015 - 2016, Petronas RAPID Project, SouthernJohor Malaysia RAPID aims at building a world-scale integrated refinery and petrochemical complex.The proposed refinery will have a capacity of 300,000 barrels per standard day and will supply naphtha and liquid petroleum gas feedstock for the RAPID petrochemical complex, as well as produce gasoline and diesel that meet European specifications.The petrochemical units, on the other hand, will enhance the value of the olefinic streams coming from the RAPID steam cracker by producing various merchant grades petrochemicals products such as polyethylene, polypropylene, synthetic rubbers and other petrochemicals products.

- Preliminary design of piperacks at Area 6900.

- 2013,2014 & Early 2015, Doha Expressway Package 25, Qatar Detailed Design of 4 Interchanges including one 3-span Reinforced Concrete Box Girder, two 3- span Prestressed Beam Bridges and one 7-span Prestressed Beam Bridges in accordance with British Standards

- Providing initial checks on Superstructure and substructure elements with the aid of structural design software, spreadsheets, 3rd party applications and hand calculations to ensure structural elements are of optimum size and workable.

- Interfacing with Highways Team to arrive a solution that is acceptable to both the client and the designers.

- Preparing General Arrangement, Concrete outline and other standard drawings for Overbridges.

- 2013, F2E Bridges, Australia

Proof Engineering of 4 Prestressed Beam 2-span Bridges on Reinforced Concrete Abutments and Middle Pier.

- Provided structural design checks for 2 of the 4 superstructure and 2 of the substructures.

- Provided supervision for a Support Engineer in checking the design and drawings of the bridge superstructure and substructure.

- 2012 – 2013, Lusail LRT Viaduct, Qatar

Detail Design and Analysis of 13-span Post-tensioned Box Girders in accordance with British Standards

- Lead a group of two engineers and 5 CAD technicians for the preparation of detailed design calculations, drawings and bar schedule for construction for both superstructure (Prestressed Concrete Deck/Viaduct) and substructure (Pad and Piled Foundation).

- Initially tasked to do Structural Models for both superstructure and substructure to confirm preferred structural type is suitable.

- Prepared and checked drawings including reinforcement drawings and managed resources needed to be able to submit requirements by the Lead Office at the specified date.

- Provide an independent design of the structures as means of checking work of Support Engineers.

- Prepared General Arrangement, Concrete Outlines and Reinforcement drawings for the structures.

- 2012, Urban Superway, Australia

Proof Engineering of Post-tensioned Balanced Cantilever Viaduct

- Provided Supervision for a Support Engineer in checking the Design and Drawings of the Viaduct. Review and check independently the results of Support Engineer.

- 2010, Barking Riverside, UK

Detail design of 3 Road and 3 Cycle/Pedestrian Bridges + Pumping Station

- Lead a group of up to four Engineers to design numerous structures for Barking Riverside.

- I was tasked to design the Integral RC Cycle/Pedestrian Bridge and look after the design and drawings for the other structures within the Barking Riverside Project as the need arises.

- Prepared General Arrangement, Concrete Outlines and Reinforcement drawings for the structures.

- 2006 – 2010 Lusail Development, Qatar

Detail design of numerous Road Bridges, Tabletop Structures and approx. 7km of Underpass structure

- Lead a group of up to four Engineers to design Bridges, Tabletops and the Underpass.

- At Project startup I was tasked to produce preliminary drawings in coordination with the Highways team and arrive with a structure that would satisfy requirements by both Bridges and Highways team.

- Provided preliminary design checks for structural Integrity and suitability of structures.

- Provide detailed design and structural drawings including reinforcement drawings for Road Bridges connected to Tabletop structure.

- Prepared General Arrangement, Concrete Outlines and Reinforcement drawings for the structures.

- Check design and detailing drawings of Tabletops, and Underpass.

- 2008, Escape-Ajman Bridges, Dubai

Proof Engineering of 3-span Reinforced Concrete Integral Bridge

- Provided an independent design of the structures as means of checking work of Support Engineer.

- Checked drawings and provide comments addressing structural inadequacies.

- 2008, Tamouh Plot 2 and 3 Road Bridges 1, 2, 3, 4 AND 5, Abu Dhabi Proof Engineering of 2-span Reinforced Concrete Integral Bridge

- Provided an independent design of the structures as means of checking work of Support Engineer.

- Checked drawings and provide comments addressing structural inadequacies.

- 2007 – 2008, N7 Highway, Ireland

Category II check of detailed design of six 2-span Prestressed Precast beams made integral with abutments and central pier

- Provided an independent design of the structures as means of checking work of Support Engineer.

- Checked drawings and provide comments addressing structural inadequacies.

- 2007 Najmat, Abu Dhabi

Detail design of 5 Road Bridges + 3 Footbridges Multi-span in-situ concrete bridges integral with abutments and intermediate piers

- Provided an independent design of the structures thru structural modelling and design carried out by spreadsheets and/or hand calculations.

- Prepared General Arrangement, Concrete Outlines and Reinforcement drawings for the structures.

- 2006 – 2007, Najmat, Abu Dhabi

Detail design of 4 Road Bridges 2-span In-situ concrete bridges integral with abutments and intermediate pier

- Provided an independent design of the structures thru structural modelling and design carried out by spreadsheets and/or hand calculations.

- Prepared General Arrangement, Concrete Outlines and Reinforcement drawings for the structures.

- 2006-2007 Sorouh, Abu Dhabi

Detailed Design of 5 Road Bridges + 3 Foot Bridges (multi-span in-situ concrete bridges integral with abutments and intermediate piers

- Provided an independent design of the structures thru structural modelling and design carried out by spreadsheets and/or hand calculations.

- Prepared General Arrangement, Concrete Outlines and Reinforcement drawings for the structures. Character Reference

- Abdulla Jawhari

Associate Director, ARCADIS Hong Kong

- Michael Timajo

Bridge Engineer, ARUP Hong Kong

- Teresa Bautista

Senior Structural Engineer, ARCADIS Doha



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