Project Manager

Last Updated: 10th October 2020 (about 1 year ago)

T3G2Y8, Canada


Phone Number


Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level



 Experienced construction engineer and project manager with technical, contract, cost, schedule and people management skills
 20+ years of Canadian construction and project engineering experience in heavy civil, hydropower, O&G & ICI projects,
 Experienced in proposals & bidding; estimation of costs, project execution planning, constructability, contractor selection
 Experienced in site investigation, conceptual estimates, MTO, site inspection, schedule review, and quality control
 Hands on experience on heavy civil projects, managing client, craft and subcontractors, quality and change management
 Understanding of project delivery method, contract law, claims and change management, and contract administration
 Proven skills in conflict management, team-building, negotiation, dispute resolution, listening, and trust building skills
 Sub-subcontractor supervision & contract management for earthworks, concrete, structural steel, building & rebar works
 Hands on experience with AutoCAD, Rebar CADS/BID, ASA, Microstation, CostWorks, Timberline, MS Project



   Sep 2011
— Sep 2015

Member APEGA (P.Eng.)
Member PMI (PMP)

University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Master of Engineering in Construction Engineering & Management

   Sep 2009
— Dec 2011

Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Masters of Science in Structural Engineering

   Sep 1994
— Jun 1997

University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

   Jan 1987
— Mar 1992


Rebar Manager & Lead Engineer

   Sep 2017
— Current

Preparation and review of Contractor's means and method statements,
Rebar Subcontractor management for shop drawings, quantities, and installation
Mentoring and managing junior engineers in technical office
Supporting field engineers for technical queries and quality control aspects
Coordinating site schedule and rebar logistics
Preparation of construction implementation plans for dredging, dykes, care of water, excavations, drilling, blasting
Design review of construction plans for constructability and cost effective design,
Procurement of subcontractors, technical evaluation, scheduling and coordination of materials receiving,
Cost and schedule analysis and control of earthwork group daily operations, daily and weekly progress reporting,
Design of temporary infrastructure, change management, cost coding and daily coordination of earthworks group

Pomerleau Inc
Project Manager

   Feb 2017
— Jul 2017

City of Calgary - Bridge Replacement Project

* Reviewed City of Calgary Roads, Bridges and municipal specs, reviewed IFC drawings, issued RFI’s
* Managed work related to steel girders, precast panels, earthworks, cast-in-place concrete, rebar placement & landscaping,
* Planned major steel truss bridge removal with work plan, safety procedure, emergency response planning
* Updated weekly progress with schedule, invoice preparation, approval of quantities, change requests and notices to City
* Organized site kick-off meetings, contracts for subcontractors, reviewed safety and work plans and authorized budgets
* Forecasting cost performance of project, liaison with senior management on project risks,
* Followed quality control plan; receiving, submittals, turnover documents, non-conformance and reporting

Pennecon Heavy Civil
Senior Project Engineer

   Aug 2016
— Feb 2017

Muskrat Falls Hydropower Project - GE Switchyards at Muskrat Falls

* Compared IFC drawings and tender drawings with bid qualifications, identified changes and issued change requests
* Prepared construction material purchase matrix with responsibilities, submittals and planned delivery times,
* Reviewed subcontractor shop drawings and submittals for Client approval and fabrication,
* Monitored progress of RFI’s, submittals, presented delays from reviews, IFC drawing changes and impacts on schedule,
* Daily tool box meetings, coordination with site superintendent, foremen, field engineers, and contract administrator
* Quality control for material deliveries and invoice reviews, production rates, project progress monitoring dash board

Pomerleau Inc
Project Manager

   Mar 2016
— Aug 2016

Muskrat Falls Hydropower Project - GE Switchyards at Lower Churchill Falls

* Planned daily work for excavations, rock disposal, cast-in-place concrete, grading activities,
* Managing daily superintendent and foremen meeting with plan for day & end of day progress review and plan forward,
* Coordination with electrical, building and underground work subcontractor, survey crew and deliveries to site
* Prepared work plans for above works and work inside existing switchyard requiring specialized safety procedure
* Daily and weekly construction progress meeting, HSE review with Client

Saipem Canada Inc
Senior Project Engineer

   Jan 2011
— Mar 2016

Civil - Construction Lead Engineer
TransCanada PRGT/CGL Pipeline Project Proposal, Calgary, AB

Reviewed SOW for Access Roads (600 KM), Bridges (137), P/L ROW, Clearing and Grading, Steel Piles & Risks Analysis,
Designed and Estimated Costs for Construction Yards, Roads, Bridges, Temporary Bridges, Aerial Crossings,
Performed crew analysis for Earth movement, Issued RFQ Packages with detailed scope and compensation schedules

Civil - Project Specialist Leader
Nexen Kinosis K1B EP Proposal, Calgary, AB

Analyzed DBM and scope of work to estimate engineering deliverables and man-hour effort required for EDS proposal,
Prepared clarifications, assumptions and qualifications log for scope of work inclusion and exclusion,
Supported project control to prepare high level schedule and project control requirements

Civil - Project Specialist Leader
CNRL Cogen Piperacks & Heat Integration, Calgary, AB

Heading team of engineers and analyzing IFC drawings Structural steel, buildings, equipment skids & quantify changes
Populating Saipem quantity management system - SIOC for work planning, forecast and feasibility
Writing RFI’s and communicating with Client and Yard to clarify scope and technical details
Recommending to management when changes identified and preparing proposed change cards with cost identified

Civil - Project Specialist Leader
CNRL Ferrier-CPF-01/Cyclone Building Proposal, Calgary, AB

Heading team of engineers and analyzing IFC drawings Structural steel, buildings, equipment skids & quantify changes
Populating Saipem quantity management system - SIOC for work planning, forecast and feasibility
Writing RFI’s and communicating with Client and Yard to clarify scope and technical details
Recommending to management when changes identified and preparing proposed change cards with cost identified

Project Engineer (Seconded to Statoil Canada Ltd.)
Statoil Corner FEED Project, Calgary, AB

Leading a team of six subject matter experts to form conditions of contract, scope, compensation, schedule, quality control and project administration plans related to site preparation framework agreement (approx. $150M)
Technical lead for detail scoping early civil works, earthworks, roads, ponds, culverts, pipe crossings, for SAGD projects
Reviewed IFC construction drawings prepared by EPC contractor for constructability and engineering specifications
Reviewed design and construction specifications and material take-offs prepared by engineering contractor
Responsible for evaluating construction execution plans, replying to RFIs and clarifications from tenderers during bid evaluation
Member of contract formation team for technical and construction execution and management content of bid

Deputy Project Specialist Leader
Husky Sunrise CPF I, Calgary, AB

Worked on Lump-Sum EPC bid preparation for CNRL Horizon Phase II, VDU-DRU Project, Statoil Corner project
Performed EDS validation of FEED; Pipe Racks, Equipment Structures, Pump foundations, excavations & road works
Worked with inter-discipline team leaders to obtain impacts and information required to deliver estimated cost of civil work
Lead and managed team of six junior engineers, two estimators, two HVAC engineers and two virtual teams in Europe
Reviewed civil designs, drawings and prepared MTO and updated quantities for Husky Sunrise CPF Phase 1
Reviewed subcontractor shop drawings, managed consulting contractors, responding to RFI’s and changes
Liaison with client’s project control team to evaluate trends, variances of quantities and 60% model reviews

Prepared material requisitions for sub-contracted scope of work for structural steel, fireproofing, civil and piling work
Calculated man-hours for engineering activities, commented on Project Execution Plan, prepared presentations for client

O’Connell-Neilson-EBC JV
Senior Field Engineer - Rebar

   Jan 2009
— Feb 2011

Wuskwatim Hydropower Project - Manitoba, Canada
* Responsible for Tailrace, Intake and Powerhouse concrete and reinforcing steel shop drawings and placing quality control
* Worked with Sub-contractor & increased quality of work by reducing non-conformance in a short period of time
* Lead and managed team of five foremen and forty workers using negotiation, motivation, people and listening skills
* Reviewed subcontractor shop drawings and modified them improving site work quality & rate of production
* Liaison with client’s engineer to develop confidence and trust into General Contractor’s work for quality and safety control
* Prepared RFI’s, field memos, field work clarifications and As-built drawings for reinforcing steel, concrete pours, changes
* Wrote work procedures for architectural work and non-conformance & corrective action reports for civil works
* Prepared & checked biweekly progress payments (approx $1 Million/month) for four subcontractors and client approval
* Scheduled workforce, material shipments and sequence of activities for rebar, concrete, masonry & finishing work

Contract Work - HItech Rebar Ltd
Project Manager - Rebar & Civil Works Estimator

   Jun 2006
— Nov 2008

for Clients: PCL, Clark, Graham, Bird, Casman Construction. Projects Oil & Gas, Commercial, Institutional and Residential

* Analyzed scope of work, specs and prepared detailed cost estimates for earthwork, concrete and reinforcing steel works
* Prepared reinforcing steel estimates for industrial, institutional and commercial projects, several projects in AB, SK, BC, NJ, MB
* Reviewed civil drawings for tank foundations, pipe racks, equipment structures, roads and paving, dikes and buildings
* Coordinated with fabrication shop, site, engineering and construction crews for timely deliveries on site
* Expert use of Rebar BID, Rebar CADS, Timberline, MS Project

A & H Steel Ltd.
Project Manager - Rebar Supply and Estimation

   Jun 2002
— May 2006

Various Commercial and Industrial Projects in Northern Alberta
for Clients: Suncor, Syncrude, EPCOR, City of Edmonton & Ft. McMurray, NAIT, Exposition Centre, Goldbar WWTP

* Reviewed schedules and identified float utilization, risks and cost opportunities in client schedules, contract and specs
* Obtained clarifications on constructability issues, communicated RFI’s & proposed alternative cost-effective solutions
* Maintained accurate, up-to-date logs, information for RFI’s, P.O.’s, PCN’s & extra to contract cost analysis
* Attended project coordination meetings with general contractor and client team and visited sites to record progress
* Participated in company weekly meetings and contributed in training manual & best design practice guide
* Completed design & rebar details using ASA-Micro-station, AutoCAD, MS Office

Impregilo International
Senior Construction Engineer

   May 1997
— Oct 2001

Ghazi Barotha Hydropower Project

* Produced design proposals for junction monolith, wing walls of barrage using 3D models for Impregilo management
* Performed value engineering & LCCA for changes earth-fill to reinforced concrete embankment structure proposal
* Prepared excavation plans, calculated quantities for concrete barrage, spillway, approach slab structure
* Produced concrete lift & rebar placing drawings & obtained approval for bridge, earth and water retaining structures
* Trained and supervised six draftspersons for concrete lift drawings and rebar detailing using AutoCAD & MS-Excel