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Owais Ahmed Khan

Construction Quality Management and Project Turnover Consultant


Quality Assurance & Control Engineer/Manager with experience in the implementation of quality programs, audits and procedures. Particularly effective in training, motivation and managing, while solving problems with input from all levels of the organization. A goal oriented professional committed to industry leadership and streamlining operations. Over fifteen year’s experience in the construction and related quality field applications.

Work experience

Apr 2007Present

Quality Manager

Pivot Engineering & General Construction


  • Led all on-site Project Quality Control teams. Identified weaknesses in the execution processes, set up and carried out on site trainings to reduce rework.
  • Assisted in introducing an Integrated Management System which incorporated ISO 9001, ISO14000 and OSHAS 18000 that included: gap analysis, process mapping, writing, presenting, distribution and auditing the implementation of the procedures.
  • Scheduling, directing and performing internal quality audits. Auditing project suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Assisting Project Managers at project startup to draw up the project quality plan, listing out required Method Statements and writing Inspection Test Plans and Check Lists.
  • Advising the Company's Project Managers on technical problems, work execution methodology, material selection, etc.
Sep 2003Apr 2007

Quality & Safety Manager

Ranya General Construction


  • Designated the company's Quality Management Representative, responsible for the introduction, documentation and implementation of the Quality Management System. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer on all Quality related matters.
  •  Responsible for the recertification of the company to ISO 9001:2000 standards. Responsible for changing and improving procedures & routine practices.
  • Prepared all the Inspection and Test Plan and Method Statements. Performed internal quality audits of all the company departments and sites.
  • Responsible for safety related issues on all the company's construction sites, including maintaining and upgrading of the Safety Manuals, conducting of safety training to the workers, conducting inspections of the safety measures applied on sites. Preparing the monthly safety reports for each site.
  • Scheduling and performing Internal Quality Audits and if required by the client, auditing the project suppliers, manufacturers and subcontractors.
  • Assisting the company's Project Managers with technical submittals, method statements, etc. and coordinating with Governmental authorities in fulfilling their requirements.
Aug 2001Sep 2003

QA/QC Engineer

Mazroui & Partners Company


  • Inspect at random the contractor and subcontractor's works on site.
  • Inspecting to ensure that HVAC and Mechanical systems are installed as per the approved drawings.
  • Conducting Material Receiving Inspections.
  • Coordinate between the subcontractors and the main contractors during construction.
  • Follow up of Non-conformance Reports till resolution and corrective actions are executed, inspected and accepted.
  • Producing Work Status Reports during Construction, Testing and Commissioning Phases for Management Review.
  • Conducting Testing and Commissioning Inspections.
  • Maintaining up to-date all QA/QC documents and records. Closing out of all Non Conformance Reports, Inspection Checklists and any issues raised by the Consultants during construction
Mar 1999Aug 2001

Quality Assurance Engineer

Campenon Bernard SGE (SAINRAPT)


  • Scheduling and performing Quality Audits internally as well as for external suppliers, manufacturers and subcontractors.
  • Maintaining up to-date all QA/QC documentation and act as document controller for quality and works follow-up documentation.
  • Perform independent inspections as specified by QA/QC requirements.
  • Inspect at random the contractor and subcontractor's works on site in order to assure that the final works will be as per QA/QC standard requirements.
  • Follow up of Non-conformance Reports till resolution and corrective actions are executed, inspected and accepted.
  • Assist in changing and improving procedures, routines on practices, if the quality is judged to be affected.
Sep 1997Oct 1998

Site Engineer

Dubai Contracting Company


  • Submitting Monthly valuations to the Consultant for the Client's approval.
  • Issuing Payment Certificates to Subcontractors and Suppliers.
  • Ordering/Requisitioning materials and equipment.
  • Managing Correspondence with Client, Consultant and Subcontractors.
Mar 1995Apr 1997

Site Engineer

Adnan Asdar & Assiciates


  • Project Planning & Scheduling, Co-ordination among Architect, Structure and MEP Consultants.
  • Monitoring of the cash flow. Payments made vs. the project progress.
  • Estimation of anticipated cost vs. actual cost, Reconciliation of material reports.
  • Quality Control of workmanship, finishes and Testing of all materials used.
  • Writing and editing of Progress reports, daily and monthly progress reports.
  • Checking of Bills, verification of the measurements and issuing payment certificates.