CV, Wide Experience of Civil and Structural projects, work globally

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 18083

Skills keywords: design engineering, estimating & tendering, planning, qa qc
Short Bio:

25 years’ experience in a wide spectrum of civil and structural projects • Career history reflects a solid commitment towards stringent safety and quality compliance, in strict zero error tolerance environments • Leadership and inter-personal skills that serve to consolidate multi-disciplined members into productive, dedicated and responsive project teams

Current location: Boondall QLD Australia - View on map
Nationality: Australian
Preferred Sector of Employment:  , Oil, Gas and Energy
Spoken languages: Cantonese, english, Indonesian, Malay, mandarin
Location I am interested in working: Anywhere
List the countires you have a visa to work in: Australia, Malaysia


June 1990 Bachelor of Engineering with Honours in Civil Engineering, University of Bristol, England

August 2003 Master of Business Administration (Finance), IIU, Malaysia

February 2007 Doctor of Business Administration, University of Newcastle, Australia


March 1997 Member of the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (M12864)

September 1997 Professional Engineer of Malaysia (PE 9295)

October 2005 ASEAN Engineer (02243)

September 2009 Chartered Engineer of Australia (3045829)

October 2009 APEC Engineer (MYA00286)

October 2009 International Professional Engineer (MYE00286)

November 2009 Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ 10034)

Professional Experience 

November 2012 – October 2014

Civil Supervisor / Senior Project Engineer

Santos / HPL

Gladstone Liquid Natural Gas Upstream Project, Queensland ($5.3 billion)

November 2011 – November 2012

Senior Project Engineer


1. Surface Civil Works, Kestrel Mine Extension, Emerald, Queensland ($20 million)

The works commenced in August 2012, consisting of bulk earthworks, road formation, sediment ponds, surface and sub-surface drainage, culvert structures, revegetation and all associated works.

2. Dyno Nobel Ammonium Nitrate Chemical Plant, Moranbah, Queensland ($1.2 billion)

The Project Aurora Alliance consists of BGC Contracting Pty Ltd, United Group Limited and Lend Lease, involving the construction of a 330,000 tonnes-a-year fully-integrated ammonium nitrate complex comprising ammonia, nitric acid and ammonium nitrate plants and associated infrastructure. I involved in both structural and civil works including steelworks, concrete works, bulk earthworks, drainage and roadwork.

October 2010 – October 2011

Senior Project Engineer


1. Waterbank Forward Works, East Perth ($2.1 million)

2. Forrest Place Redevelopment, Perth ($2.8 million)

3. Civil Works for Westrac Facility, South Guildford, Western Australia ($5 million)


In the last four years, my responsibilities for the above roles cover nine areas of engineering functions as described below.

General Administration

• Lead and develop an effective and productive team

• Participate and contribute to teamwork

• Support and actively participate in the delivery of a SHE culture through compliance with policies

• Meet the specific requirements of the company’s business management system, procedures and other relevant codes, standards and specifications

• Prepare daily cost reports for key activities

• Prepare programme status reports incorporating planned hours, actual hours and earned hours

• Prepare internal and external weekly and monthly reports covering dashboard, force report and equipment report


• Prepare construction programmes with critical path and resources

• Weekly tracking with progress line highlighting which activities are behind or ahead of schedule

• Prepare three week look-ahead schedule

• Prepare cash flow

• Forecast direct cost elements and indirect costs

• Scenario analysis

• Co-ordination of inter-related activities

• Co-ordination of subcontractors

Design and Engineering

• Prepare design calculations, specifications, drawings and other documents

• Participate in design reviews to identify appropriate construction methodology and best practice

• Prepare work procedures / method statements

• Check specifications and drawings and submit Requisition for Information (RFI)

• Keep an accurate RFI register and record close outs promptly

• Check revised drawings for scope changes, identify contract variations and prepare documentation to the client

• Translate drawing ambiguities into sketches to be issued to surveyors, supervisors and subcontractors

• Liaise with the client, consultants and subcontractors on technical matters

• Provide technical advice and assistance

Process Control

• Check the specifications to identify contractual clauses which may conflict with the General or Special Conditions

• Read the specifications and prepare Inspection and Test Plans (ITP) and Field Inspection Checklist (FIC)

• Prepare and implement project management plans including project execution plan, quality management plan, mobilisation plan, environmental management plan, safety and health plan, and traffic management plan


• Prepare work pack for the supervisors and subcontractors including drawings, sketches, work permits and job hazard analysis (JHA)

• Assist the superintendent and supervisors in site supervision

• Ensure surveyors’ setting out is done timely and survey pick-up is done in accordance with the testing frequency

• Countercheck surveyors’ setting out to avoid error

Estimating / Tendering

• Carry out taking off, prepare estimates and participate in tender reviews

• Manage and price contract variations


• Prepare a procurement and delivery schedule using the construction programme, with emphasis on long lead time items, urgent subcontracts and urgent supply items

• Prepare scoping documentation, seek suppliers and subcontractors, obtain quotations, undertake technical evaluation, and make recommendations for the procurement of materials and services

• Prepare and issue price enquiries

• Assist the project manager to purchase materials and services in accordance with approved procedures

Quality Control

• Implement quality management plan, and sign off ITP and FIC progressively with the client

• Select lots with the superintendent and agree with the client

• Progressively update the lot register

• Supervise and monitor concrete and soil testing

• Raise and resolve non-conformance reports (NCR)

• Progressively updating Manufacturer’s Data Report (MDR) including mix design, material certificates, test reports and survey records

• Complete project close out, handover and as built documentation including redline mark-ups

Document Control

• Send all documents via transmittal and keep an outgoing transmittal register

• Record all incoming correspondence and documents in an incoming transmittal register

• Keep copies of all related correspondence on the general correspondence file, the variation file and the EOT file

• Keep the site construction drawings up to date with the latest revisions

• Distribute revised drawings promptly to all affected subcontractors via transmittal

• Keep superseded drawings for record purposes and for variation purposes

• Ensure that codes, standards and specifications are current and relevant

September 2008 – September 2010

Senior Civil Engineer

Palmer Technologies

1. Ballance Agri-Nutrients at Kapuni, New Zealand

2. BP Refinery at Bulwer Island, Brisbane

3. Rio Tinto Alumina Plant at Gladstone, Queensland

4. Worsley Alumina Plant, West Australia

5. Railton Cement Plant, Tasmania

6. Bundamba Water Treatment Plant, Queensland

April 2007 – August 2008

Project Manager

Zublin International

1. Helmut Kohl Maternity Hospital, Galle, Sri Lanka (USD 10 million)

2. Underground Car Park & Shopping Complex, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam (USD 81 million)

3. Upgrading of Singapore General Hospital, Singapore (USD 9 million)

September 2006 – March 2007

Senior Project Manager


Completion of balance works for 128 units of resort villa at Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club (RM 120 million)

June 2005 – August 2006

General Manager

GUH Properties Sdn Bhd

Commercial and residential development of 509 acres in Seremban, Malaysia (RM 500 million)

August 2003 – March 2004

Project Manager

RBM-PATI Joint Venture

Widening to 4/6 lanes and strengthening of existing 2-lane carriageway of National Highway NH6 from KM17.20 to KM 72.00 (Dankuni – Kolaghat) in the State of West Bengal, India (RM 368 million)

May 2001 – July 2003, April 2004 – May 2005

General Manager

Focus Engineering Sdn Bhd

Rawang-Ipoh Double Rail Tracking (RM 1 billion)

October 1997 – April 2001


PATI Technologies Sdn Bhd

Quarries and reinforced soil projects

December 1996 – September 1997

Construction Manager

PATI Sdn Bhd

Overhead Bridge Restaurant at KM 210 of the North-South Expressway (RM 30 million)

September 1996 – November 1996

Project Manager

SSTC Group

Malaysia-Singapore Second Crossing Expressway at Johor Bahru Parkway (Package 3), site clearance, earthworks & drainage Works (RM 7 million)

March 1995 – August 1996

Assistant Resident Engineer

HSSI – Halcrow

Kuala Lumpur International Airport (RM 2 billion)

Feb 1994 – March 1995

Operations Engineer

Caltex Oil Malaysia Limited

Port Klang Terminal

April 1992 – September 1993

Civil Design Engineer

Zaidun-Leeng Sdn Bhd

North-South Expressway (RM 250 million)

November 1991 – March 1992

Site Engineer

Kerjaya Balfour Beatty Cementation Sdn Bhd

Pergau Hydro Electric Project, Kelantan (RM 1.2 billion)

August 1990 – October 1991

Site Engineer

MBf Construction Sdn Bhd

Construction of 1224 units of medium cost & 490 units of low cost apartments on Lot 4572 Mukim Batu, off Jalan Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur (RM 65 million)