Highly Experienced Quantity Surveyor

Serial No: 11568
Skills keywords: civil engineer, quantity surveyor, site supervisor
Short Bio:

A highly experienced and knowledgeable Quantity Surveyor, with an extensive background in the construction industry. Confident controlling project costs and coordinating staff and equipment to achieve completion on schedule. Possesses particular expertise in contract administration and management, as well as pre- and post-contract services for highway and infrastructure projects

Current location:  بلدية الدوحه, Qatar - View on map
Nationality: Pakistan
Preferred Sector of Employment:  accounting and finance
Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: canada

Education And Qualifications
MSc degree: Construction Project Management (In progress)

BSc (Hons) degree: Quantity Surveying ( 2012)
University of Wolverhampton, UK

HND: Quantity Surveying (2009)

Diploma: Civil Engineering (1995)

IELTS International English Language Testing System (2013)
Listening – 4.5,Reading – 5.0,Writing – 5.5,Speaking 6.5,Overall – 5.5

Professional Development
Seminar: Role of Quantity Surveyors in the Construction Industry, Qatar (2011)

Seminar: Introduction and Use of the Latest Survey Scanner in Construction, Qatar (2009)

Course: AutoCAD (2006)

Course: Traffic Control Supervisor, Qatar (2005)

Course: Permit to Work, Qatar (2003)

Course: PEC Basic Off-shore Safety Awareness Officer (2001)

Project Quantity Surveyor and Post-Contract Administrator ( 2010 – date)
COWI AS Project Management Consultants, Qatar
Project: Doha and Rayyan sewerage project
• Checking and verifying the contractor’s Interim Payment Certificates, and forwarding to the client for payment
• Playing an integral role in delivering monthly progress reports to clients, including highlighting any issues arising
• Providing comprehensive assistance to the team during claim assessment rate negotiations and dispute resolution activities
• Accurately evaluating and assessing claims and variation orders, and analyzing the impact on progress and costs
• Acquiring a comprehensive understanding of all contractual issues within the construction industry, including lump sum contracts, design-build contracts and re-measure contracts
• Controlling expenditure in line with the agreed budget, and reporting on costs on a regular basis

Post Contract Quantity Surveyor (2007 – 2010)
Dar Al Handsah Share & Partner, Qatar
Project: Major road and infrastructure project covering 100km of dual carriageway
• Checking and verifying Interim Payment Certificates, claims and variation orders received from the main contractor
• Calculating quantities for road and infrastructure works
• Preparing variation orders and evaluating price escalations
• Delivering timely and accurate reports on progress and costs for the client

Construction Supervisor (2004 – 2007)
United Engineers, Qatar
Project: Construction of 80km of 4-lane dual carriageway connecting Doha to Saudi Arabia, including road works, 11 interchanges, 3 camel crossing underpasses, 20 Qatar Petroleum culverts, utilities and electrical works
• Delivering the project to the agreed specifications, on budget and on schedule, ensuring safety throughout
• Ensuring timely site deliveries of materials and equipment through excellent planning
• Providing strong leadership and direction to a team of sub-contractors, to ensure work progressed as planned
• Delivering training, orientation sessions, advice and discipline to employees, as well as delegating work to meet objectives
• Collaborating with sub-contractors, consultants and clients, developing positive professional relationships with a diverse range of people
• Composing requests for information and collating responses

Site Engineer (2002 – 2004)
Hot Line Trading, Qatar
Project: Construction of a sewerage treatment plant and collector system, including a 14km sewer line with house connections, construction of a pumping station and a rising main
• Defining the purpose and scope of the project, establishing standards and protocols, and agreeing milestones and timelines
• Calculating resources necessary to complete the project successfully, allocating resources, maximizing the use of staff and machinery, coordinating staff and sub-contractor tasks and monitoring performance
• Adhering to and enforcing health and safety standards and procedures in order to maintain a secure and healthy working environment
• Taking full responsibility for quality control and quality assurance
• Preparing daily progress reports

Site Engineer (2001 – 2002)
Rako Engineering and General Contracting, Qatar
Project: Construction of Al Hana Street, including 3.4km of 4-lane dual carriageway, road works, construction of manhole, laying of sewer line, utilities and electrical works
• Achieving construction within strict time and cost constraints, to the agreed specifications and in a safe environment
• Liaising extensively with sub-contractors, Architects, Engineers, Owner’s Representatives and clients, as well as effectively leading a team of sub-contractors
• Developing requests for information and coordinating responses
• Ensuring timely delivery of all materials and equipment
• Managing, reviewing and monitoring the change order process
• Accurately estimating costs and delivering timely cost reports
• Preparing daily progress reports and incident reports, and maintaining the site diary

Assistant Quantity Engineer (1997 – 2000)
China Petroleum and Engineering Construction Corporation, Pakistan
Project: 72km of 4-lane dual carriageway, including road works, 735m-span bridge, box girder structure, construction of 32 minor bridges, box culvert pipe, stone pitching, traffic signals and gantry signs
• Preparing interim payment certificates, progress reports, monthly material statements and variation orders, and calculating quantities for financial claims
• Verifying invoices and claims submitted by sub-contractors and suppliers
• Developing claims and estimates for earthworks, roads and bridges

Fluent English, Hindu and Urdu, excellent Arabic