Dhruv Mittal

  • Chennai, Tamil Nadu. India.
Dhruv Mittal

Deputy Manager- Project Control 

career statement

Apart from contributing to the processes and strategies which enhance any project, I am working on, I feel that my greatest strengths are : my ability to deliver my work to agreed timescales, my skill of clear understanding of  exact needs, and  being able to coordinate with the project team. At the same time building strong working relationships.“

Major Projects

  • PTT, Thailand - Fourth Transmission Pipeline - Cross Country- 42”Gas Pipeline - 294 KM, 20 facilities with associated SCADA & Utilities worth 300 M USD.
  • Exxon Mobil- SPT Tankage (Refinery & Petrochemical Tanks) – 16 New Tanks, 2 Rebuilds and 2 Refurbishments with associated civil, piping (process & utility) and electrical and insulation works worth 90 M SGD.

Area of expertise

  • Budgeting/ Cost Control
  • Costing/Estimation
  • Planning & Scheduling
  • WBS Development
  • Subcontracts
  • Primavera P6 and MS Project 2013
  • SAP PS Extended Module
  • Oracle ERP- Buyers Module, 
  • Client billing and Subcontract Invoice certifications

Personal Skills

  • Solution orientated
  • Relationship building
  • Detail orientated
  • Decision making
  • Confident
  • Flexible & adaptable
  • Positive attitude
  • Results driven; forward thinking with a problem solving mentality.
  • Willingness to accept responsibility when delegated.
  • Comfortable working in a changing environment.

career highlights

  • Efficiently and single-handedly led the closure of Singapore Project in JV of Foster Wheeler & Worley Parsons saving company ½;; M SGD claim back charged by Client.
  • Generated Alternative Business for Company by renting idle cranes/equipment of the Company, generating additional revenue of 6,000 SGD per day.
  • Saved company 90,000 SGD by approving alternative material with Client for change orders.
  • Identified potential savings in Subcontracts and raised debit notes to the Order of 300,000 USD in all to Subcontractor.

Contact Details

Dhruv Mittal.

House No. 1855, Sec - 45, Gurgaon, Haryana - 122021. India.

Ph: +91-9952025091

E: dhruv.mittal@outlook.com

References

Available on request.

Certifications & TRAINING attended

  • 6 weeks training & certification for Primavera P6 v8.2 (Web based).
  • Completed 35 PDUS for PMP examination.
  • Member of PMI.
  • Training of Advanced Excel and MS Access.
  • Completed 4 weeks certification in MS Project 2010
  • 2 weeks training program on ERP (SAP- Materials Mgt. Module)
  • 1 week training program on ERP (Oracle- Buyer)

PERSONAL SUMMARY

I am a enthusiastic, confident, ambitious and reliable Project Control Professional who has vast experience of managing technically complex projects, and possess a forward-thinking approach to the management of clients and assignments. I am flexible and  positively adaptable to any challenges that arise, I am also comfortable at making sometimes difficult decisions and taking ownership of key issues. Comfortable working on large projects or numerous smaller size pieces of work, I try to take direction well and work hard to manage stakeholder expectations. 

I am willing to travel and/or spend long periods abroad, and currently looking for a suitable position in a company which promotes recognition and rewards creativity, hard work & commitment.

Career History

Work History
Aug 2014 - Present

Deputy Manager-Project Controls

Saipem India Projects Ltd.

Responsible for cost control, invoicing, variation claims, invoice payment and resolution for multiple projects (including RIL Dahej Ethane Pipeline FEED project & RIL CBM project). Working with Project Cost Controllers and Finance Department to develop all necessary reports.

Duties:-

  • Generate Inter-company Job Status Report, taking extract from SAP PS extended modules for revenue, cost and man hours booked in projects with different WBS and Cost Centre/elements.
  • Developing the WBS and Job Opening in SAP PS extended module for new projects.
  • Developing the L3 Schedules for FEED proposals and the Progress monitoring systems.
  • Updating the Project Status Reports and Cost Control Reports for RIL Dahej Ethane Pipeline FEED project & RIL CBM project.
  • Preparing the Work load management forecasts discipline wise for the entire unit for the complete project life cycle.
  • Weekly reporting the Man hours spent across various disciplines for RIL CBM & RIL Dahej FEED.
  • Working in SAP PS Extended Module.
  • Developing the Document Control Index.
Jun 2011 - Jul 2014

Sr. Project Planning & Control Engineer

Punj Lloyd Ltd., Bangkok.

Reporting and working in association with Project Manager and Project Control Manager for ensuring and overseeing the coordination of project tasks with the following service groups – Execution, Finance, Procurement, Document Control, Scheduling, Business Development and Technical Communications/Engineering. 

Duties:-

  • Leading the development of project budget of 300 M USD and performing detailed cost variance analysis & cash flow trends per budget head every month; raising internal reports & highlighting concerns in case of major variances
  • Ensuring that cost allocation is as per the budget and accounting heads
  • Formulating Monthly Cash Flows and plotting Planned/Forecasted v/s Actual
  • Coordinating and participating in preparation, updation and tracking of L3 level baseline schedule
  • Preparing claiming progress against CMS/WBS for Monthly Progress claims and interfacing with the client & PMC for payment approval
  • Developing site technical queries & deviation request, referring relevant codes & specifications
  • Liaising with Site & Engineering personnel for identifying potential areas of additional works above the contract scope and notifying the Client/PMC for change orders/notices
  • Setting productivity/performance targets for construction teams/crews
  • Formulating daily, weekly and monthly External Progress Reports
  • Responsible for the preparation of estimated quantities for subcontract scope and passing the same to local subcontractor for RFQ
  • Drafting, negotiating and placing major sub-contract agreements and ensuring that it is appropriate & complete for proper performance of the work under the contract and in line with the contract requirements
  • Maintaining filling of Subcontracts, POS and Invoices according to proper documentation system
  • Certifying the sub-contractor progress claims as per agreed SOR
  • Assisting in preparation of Project Permanent Material Procurement Status along with Project Procurement Team
Jun 2008 - May 2011

Project Planning & Control Engineer

Punj Lloyd PTE Ltd., Singapore
  • Formulated the Internal MIS for Cost (Budget Vs Actual) and Progress Reporting to Senior Management and highlighted major areas of concern
  • Administered & traced material status (free issue and / or self-procured), identified material availability as per monthly requirement and followed up for material process like painting, galvanising, bending, etc.
  • Monitored buyer - making purchase order in manual as well as in ERP ORACLE 11.0i
  • Well versed with Application in ORACLE: PO/WO, Vendor Define, Item Code Define
  • Developed the External Weekly Progress Report to be submitted to the client
  • Material tracking of consumables and other structural Project items to ensure sufficient inventory so as to meet construction requirements and not burdening cash flow.
  • Involved in the preparation of monthly liabilities
  • Responsible for certifying the sub-contractor progress claims as per agreed SOR for civil, painting and other mechanical sub-contractors
  • Issuing purchase orders/Sub Contracts as per project requirement
  • Created site technical queries & deviation requests referring to relevant codes and specifications
  • Ensured approvals of material alternatives from client
  • Carrying out site visit and survey the quantum of work involved, estimating the budget for approvals, identifying the jobs for pre-fabrication, identifying the requirements for manpower materials and equipment
  • Preparing manpower and equipment summary sheets for invoice certification
Jan 2006 - Jul 2006

Procurement Executive

Areva T & D India Ltd.
  • Floated inquires as per material requisitions to prospective vendors as per client’s approved vendor list
  • Identified additional vendors on internet
  • Served as part of Central Procurement Team, thereby working on several projects simultaneously
  • Facilitated approval of additional vendors with Client
  • Ensured timely order placement of project materials in compliance with the project schedule
  • Maintained vendor database for the company
  • Formulated comparative statements and prepared proposals sheet for approvals from all concerned departments for signing
  • Negotiated with vendors/suppliers & facilitated vendor approvals with client
  • Developed Purchase Orders and maintained vendor list & vendor rating
  • Responsible for Invoice Certification and Invoice Processing

KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Skills

Project Management attributes

  • Knowledge of the latest project control tools and methodology.
  • Ability to deliver quality outcomes under time pressures.
  • Comfortable working with and clients and third parties at senior level.
  • High level of knowledge and proven experience in EPC projects.
  • Well versed with aspects of Project Management including Project Planning & Scheduling, Project Budgeting, Progress Monitoring, Schedule & WBS Development, Subcontract Administration from Bid to Award, Monitoring Progress till closure, Costing and Claims Management
  • Strong interpersonal skills and able to communicate at all levels.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high pressure environment.

Personal attributes

  • Possessing a responsible attitude, tact, patience, and courtesy.
  • Comfortable working on numerous, smaller size pieces of work.
  • Ability to operate under pressure and deliver to demanding deadlines.
  • Able to self start own improvement initiatives.
  • Good team player.
  • Capable of working under limited supervision. 

Professional attributes

  • Significant experience in reviewing and updating scope and progress for Oil & Gas Multi Million EPC Projects.
  • Executed Oil and Gas multidisciplinary (Civil, E&I, Mechanical, piping) complex works in Refinery/Petrochemical (Tankages & Interconnecting Works), Onshore Gas Pipeline & Power Projects
  • Proactively worked at site office with projects of internationally renowned clients/owners like Exxon Mobil and PTT of multimillion dollar with multi-cultural diversified work force
  • Familiar with the concepts of Earned Value and Risk Management.
  • Sound Working Knowledge of Primavera P6 & MS Project 2010, SAP PS extended Module and Oracle v 11 i.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer literate, with high level of competence in the use of the Microsoft Office suite of tools,(Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook) 2013.

Education

Education
2006 - 2008

M.B.A (Oil & Gas)

University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun, India.
2001 - 2005

B.Technology (Instrumentation Engineering)

U.S.I.C. Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, India.