Rakesh Rajan

  • Dubai DXB

PROJECT ENGINEER-CIVIL

Summary

Results-driven, quality-focused Civil Project Engineer with extensive experience leading and managing multi-million dollar operations within heavy and civil projects including Earthwork, Paving,Concrete,Underground Utilities,Piling and Residential buildings . Experience includes management of highway improvements, road reconstruction, land reclamation,Utilities installation and civil building projects Proven track record of achievement in concurrently directing multiple projects through to successful completion. Demonstrated strengths in maintaining the highest quality and standard of work and productivity, while adhering to tight schedules and budgets. Creative thinker and problem solver, able to make sound decisions and multitask to meet competing deadlines. Acknowledged for consistently delivering strong leadership, raising staff motivation and increasing quality through close monitoring and evaluation of workmanship.

Work History

Work History
Jul 2014 - Nov 2015

Senior Site Engineer

STRUKON Structural Consultants, India
  • Managing, supervising and visiting contractors on site and advising on site construction activities.
  • Scheduling material and equipment purchases and delivery.
  • Coordinating with the authorities for getting the building permits.
  • Plan the work to be done and organizing the resources accordingly.
  • Responsible for day to day site work, follow up with sub-contractor to ensure that work is carried out as per design drawings, specifications and meeting planned dates in schedule.
  • Interact with the MD for clarification in design/rectification etc.
  • Daily reporting about progress, noncompliance, delay in work to the MD.
  • Accurately inventorying the jobsite and ensuring that the supplies are properly maintained
Mar 2011 - Jun 2014

Project Engineer/quantity Surveyor

Bahrain Pipeline Construction Co
  • Prepares and agrees valuations for monthly progress payments.
  • Deals with Contractual correspondence.
  • Prepares measurements for final account purposes and keep records of company’s signature like payments, valuations.
  • Verifying sub contractor’s interim payments.
  • Performing material takeoffs, Submittal of material for approval from consultant.
  • Updating Bill Of Quantities with latest addendums and Variation Orders.
  • Prepares V.O measurements and pricing.
  • Take off all project quantities.
  • Submission of materials to client in complies with project specifications and follow up for approvals.
  • Documentation control in QS division including preparation of log for all transmittals.
  • Preparation of Estimates for Site Works Instructions.
  • Preparation of interim valuations.
  • Preparation of daily, weekly and monthly work done quantity reports.
  • Identify new rates and preparation of rate analysis for extra items.
  • Request For Approvals (RFA) on daily basis for all services to consultants and tracking of RFA’s.
  • Request For Information (RFI) for discrepancies in Drawings.
  • Preparation of Measurement sheets and updating of quantities done on day to day basis.
  • Co-ordination with consultants for approvals and certification of monthly valuations.
  • Claiming variations.
  • Attending meetings with client/Project Manager/QS for the approval of variations.
  • Plan, schedule, update and control project activities and prepare various reports.
  • Prepare detailed scheduling and monitoring the work plan through Microsoft Project planner.
  • Prepare S- curves and monitor the actual work at regular time basis.
  • Finding out the bottle necks and preparing the alternative plans to catch the progress and schedule.
  • Prepare mobilization schedules for manpower, equipment & personnel with respect to Baseline Master Schedule.
  • Material approval, purchase requisition and follow up material delivery.
  • Manpower allocation & monitoring the usage of resources with the supervisors for day-to-day activities.
  • Supervise the subordinates and give them supports while executing the work.
  • Evaluate the actual progress versus planned progress in the regular periodic wise.
  • Attend the Clients meeting , highlights the site constraints and Issues needing decision from the clients / project team
  • Provide input to Project Manager & Head Office for better decision making and lease with the client / consultant for successful implementation of the project objectives.
  • Co-ordinating with different utilities for the necessary permits and approvals.
  • Co-ordinating with the traffic department for necessary permits and inspections.
Sep 2008 - Oct 2010

Quantity Surveyor/planning Engineer

Nasser S AL Hajri Corporation
  •  Interpretation of Engineering Documents and Drawings and assisting Construction Team in execution.
  • Review of Construction Procedures and Speciation’s.
  • Quantity take off and Comparison of actual quantity of works carried out and quantity in Drawings.
  • Monitoring latest revision issue of drawings and keep the Construction Team informed.
  • Coordination between Engineering Teams in the Home Office and the Construction Team at site for the Construction related issues occurred at site.
  • Coordination with client regarding Engineering and Contractual matters.
  • Preparation of supporting documents for Claims/Extra works.
  • Preparation of minor design changes in conjunction with Home Office Design Department
Feb 2008 - Sep 2008

Site Engineer

ABM Civil Ventures, India
  • Executing the job according to the drawings.
  • Arranging materials for the site.
  • Weekly Quantity take off for settling the sub-contractor invoices.
  • Raising monthly invoices to client.
  • Monitoring the progress of sub-contractors and to made them stick on to the schedules.
Jul 2007 - Dec 2007

Site Engineer

Silpa Associates, India
  • Executing the job according to the drawings.
  • Arranging materials for the site.
  • Quantity take off for settling the sub-contractor invoices.
  • Local purchasing.
  • Communicating with the clients and anticipating their views with the consent of our MD.

Skills

Skills


  • Reading/Interpreting
  • Strategic Planning/Execution
  • Quantity Take off
  • Contractor/Vendor Relations
  • OSHA Safety Compliance
  • Forecasting & Cost Controls
  • Staff Leadership
  • Tactical Planning
  • CPM Construction
  • Time Management
  • Scheduling
  • Manpower/Equipment Utilization
  • Management
  • Quality Assurance

Education

Education
Jun 2003 - Jun 2007

B.Tech In Civil Engineering

Calicut University at Kerala

Engineering degree in civil engineering.

Certifications

Certifications
Jan 2013 - Jun 2013

Foundation Program In Quantity Surveying

Royal Institute Of  Chartered Surveyors

Course related to the introduction of Types of contracts in use,Quantity take off,.Methods of billing and other methodologies of construction.

May 2008 - Aug 2008

Primavera P3.1

CADD CENTER

Software tool for planning and scheduling of construction activities

Registration And Training