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Building Superintendent Mechanical Engineer

Quezon City, Philippines
October 17, 2021

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Earl John Gotera Page No. *


Senior Quantity Surveyor – Mechanical, Plumbing and Fire Protection Cell Phone Number: 090********

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A graduate and registered mechanical engineer, working in a quantity surveyor firm for 7 years. Performed the following role but not limited to estimates, cost plan, procurement, cost studies, contracts administration, billings, variation orders, and final accounts. My work experiences in other firms are building superintendent for 1 year and 9 months, mechanical design engineer for 1 year and 9 months, construction project engineer for 1 year and 7 months as and site engineer for 1 year.


April 2019 – May 2020 Cost Management Surveyor – IV AECOM Philippines

Responsible for the preparation of bid proposals and estimation works, tender documents, bill of quantities, cost plan, and close-out reports.

Manage procurement process and tender evaluation and reports.

Protect the company’s right from claims such as extension of time, liquidated damages, and other probable claims based on a signed contract it may be in the form of FIDIC, re-measurable, lump sum, supply contract agreement, and other client contract formats.

Tracks changes to the design and construction work and adjusts budget projections accordingly.

Establish client’s requirements and undertake feasibility studies.

Attend onsite and consultant’s meetings and liaise with client’s architect and associate consultants in project administration.

Interpret architectural or engineering drawings and specifications to calculate project costs.

Reviews and evaluates plans and specifications.

Take off quantities for structural steel, mechanical equipment, architectural, and MEP works elements.

Assess variation order, cost plan, and budget studies.

Evaluation and preparation of unit cost derivation, quantification, bidding process, unit price analysis, and cost management.

Prepare Employer’s claims for the possible opportunity. Earl John Gotera Page No. 2

Prepare monthly cost report per contractor complete with updated variation, potential variation, risk, opportunity, other risks, and re-measure values.

Prepares statement of final account and negotiate with the contractor.

Develop standards of contracts, including presentation of the budget, payment terms, general language, and provisions.

October 2018 – April 2019 Senior Quantity Surveyor Level 6 Arcadis Consulting Middle East Limited

Contributes to activities required to produce cost and commercial deliverables and works as part of the team alongside level 7 or 8 staff members to support accurate delivery of projects.

Collaborates with other team members and other disciplines to deliver project requirements.

Work as a project resource, completing allocated activities to meet budget, timeframe, and quality objectives and meeting or exceeding client expectations.

Undertake production checking of working progress to ensure that it meets project intent.

Contribute to a range of professional cost management assignments by undertaking a practical task, monitor and review work undertaken by more junior colleagues, and work with task managers

Make sure that the programs of work are undertaken and project milestones are met such as preparation of cost estimate and cost plan quantification, ensuring that all quantities, rates, assumptions, and exclusions are correct, preparation of bill of quantities, quantitative tender review, and preparation of tender report, desktop evaluation of an application for payment, evaluation of contract variations to assess cost effects and identifying variances planned and incurred cost and notify more senior colleagues of any discrepancies to ensure management has access to up-to-date and accurate information to aid their decision- making.

Interpret data and prepare supporting documentation such as schedules, feasibility studies, and cost reports, making straight-forward recommendations to support colleagues in their decision-making.

Preparation of BOQ collated from different trades measured by QS team and perform the. QA/QC.

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June 2013 – October 2018 Senior Quantity Surveyor III Rider Levett Bucknall Philippines Inc.

Prepare realistic, adaptable, and accurate initial budget estimates and cash flow projections.

Quantity take-off on the various stages of the project including but not limited to; square-cost estimate, schematic design estimate, conceptual design estimate, design development estimate, detailed bill of quantities, and value engineering.

Bid evaluation report for MEPF.

Change order evaluation and construction claims

Represent the owner during bid conferences and other project meetings on MEPF aspects.

Review and evaluate the Contractor’s offer for the project and transact in- behalf of the employer.

Ensure that all deliverables and submissions are being routed, checked, and reviewed by the concerned department heads before release.

Works collaboratively with colleagues and other trades to ensure the highest standards of service to clients.

Exemplify qualities that would encourage staff loyalty, teamwork, and dedication to the organization.

Attend weekly meetings and contribute relevant ideas.

Contract admin for mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection

(MEPF) trade.

January 2011 – October 2012 Building Superintendent Medallion Properties, Inc.

Building administration and maintenance.

Execute preventive maintenance of the building equipment such as elevator, boiler, generator set, heating ventilation and air conditioning, pumps, fans and blowers.

Submit weekly reports and attend Medallion Properties, Inc regular monthly meetings and updates.

Preside at a construction meeting with the contractor and consultants. Earl John Gotera Page No. 4

March 2008 - December 2010 Mechanical Engineer

Cubellis Costa International

Prepare calculations required for the detailed design of water distribution, plumbing, fire protection, drainage, rainwater, and chilled water system.

Design, draft, and layout the fire protection and plumbing works using Auto-CAD software.

Participate in project coordination meetings with electrical, structural, architectural disciplines.

Liaise with the local authority for design approval and permit requirements in Dubai Electric and Water Authority (DEWA), Civil Defense, and Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA).

Prepare hydraulic flow diagrams, process and instrumentation diagrams, piping diagrams, floor layout, and general arrangement drawings.

Contribute to feasibility studies, conceptual drawing, final design, and cost estimates.

June 2006 - January 2008 Construction Project Engineer Design Coordinates, Inc.

Implement quality assurance and quality control of the project by inspecting the specification of materials and work procedures.

Facilitate meetings to discuss and address individual concerns such as pending issues, target dates, technical matters, cost and contract issues.

Conduct plant and off-site inspections to monitor the progress of the work and ensure the timely delivery of materials to the site.

Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan

Issue notice to comply for non-conformance execution by the contractor/sub contractor found out during site walk through and compile the report on respective folders.

June 2005 - May 2006 Site Engineer

Hilmarc’s Construction Corporation

Daily supervision/monitoring compliance of site activity vs. approved plans, quality, health and safety standards.

Facilitate weekly meeting which includes concerns such as design conflicts, safety issues, material deliverables, and coordination issues with various trades.

Implement timely delivery of work that includes but is not limited to site coordination, decision making, drawing interpretation, and actual site implementations.

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Carry out day-to-day management of the site, including supervising and monitoring the site labor force and the work of any subcontractors - this is site-specific and may not be the case on all projects. Education

June 1998 - March 2003 Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineer Technological Institute of the Philippines, Quiapo Manila License

April 2007 Master Plumber

License No. 0005028

March 2004 Mechanical Engineer

License No. 0063423


CostX: Expert

Auto CAD: Expert

Bluebeam: Expert

Microsoft Office: Expert


June 2018 Occupational Health and Safety Management System Awareness Training May 2017 Awareness Training, A Transition from ISO 9001:2018 March 2015 Contract Admin

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