Senior civil engineering Team Leader


Last Updated: 2nd May 2020 (over 2 years ago)

Address
United Kingdom

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
65+

Qualification Level
Masters

Languages
English

Summary

I am a chartered civil engineer with an in-depth knowledge of construction, design & management backed by the M.Sc. in Construction obtained from the Loughborough University of Technology U.K. My experience spans over 47 years in varied and diverse spectrum of fields in civil engineering in Sri Lanka & overseas.

I am also involved in carrying out structural designs with the aid of software packages such as Etabs, SAP, Stadpro etc.

Education

Loughborough University of Technology
M.Sc (Construction)

   Oct 1984
— Sep 1985

One year full time post graduate course leading to M.Sc(Construction)

Institute of Civil Engineers London
MICE

   Jun 1976
— Current

Professional membership of Institute of Civil Engineers London

University of Sri Lanka, Peradeniya
B.Sc( Eng)

   Oct 1967
— Dec 1972

Four year full time undergraduate course leading to B.Sc.(Eng)

Experience

Green Tech Consultants (Pvt) Ltd
Team Leader

   Jun 2019
— Current

Coordinate and manage following projects:
• Makumbura Mutimodal Transport Center: Building and building services
• Do- External works comprising road works, parking, drainage, culverts, road marking etc.
• Rehabilitation of Kottawa – Hokandra road (Ch 0.000 to Ch +765.000) involving drainage, culverts, kerbs, road excavation, subbase, asphalt base and wearing courses etc.
• Structural design for Multi modal transport hub in Kandy & Anuradapura integrated urban development project.

Link Natural Products (Pvt) Ltd
Project Director

   Jan 2015
— May 2019

Project managed the design and construction of two major buildings: a factory building for production of cosmetics; and, a research and development centre. Work involved: procurement of architectural and design services; management of the design to achieve Client requirements and Provincial Government conditions; procurement of construction contracts; management of the contracts to achieve scope, quality, time and cost parameters. Also undertook structural design of masonry and a precast concrete retaining wall 5m high. Designed the reinforced concrete lower floor of a building and checked the design of a steel portal framed building for production of cosmetics. Designed a system of steel catwalk.

Ministry of Infrastructure - Tonga
Building Compliance specialist

   Jul 2014
— Oct 2014

Coordinated the reconstruction of buildings damaged by cyclone Ian. Checked the timber design of houses for compliance with Australian & New Zealand codes of practise. Prepared project monitoring documents and supervised the work. Prepared Health Safety and Environmental guidelines and ensured that they were followed by contractors.

Deepal Wicramasinghe Associates
Project Director

   Mar 2014
— Jul 2014

Project managed the construction of a high rise building, 240 m high with 68 stories and 3 levels of basements. Checked and approved contractor’s project quality plan. Monitored and supervised construction activities. Conducted project progress review meetings and Health Safety & Environmental management meetings. Checked and approved all Request For Proposals. Evaluated and approved construction method statements.

Link (Engineering) Ltd, Sri Lanka
Director

   May 2012
— Sep 2013

Project management:
• Rehabilitation of 10km road section of Navatikulli – Karativu- Mannar road (A032).
• Construction of Hostel complex for 400 male students for University of performing arts at Dehiwala.
• Construction of multi storeyed car park for Central Bank of Sri Lanka.
Preparation of bids for following:
• Faculty of Medical Science for University of Sri Jayawardanapura ( Design & build)
• Migrant resource center for Bureau of Foreign Employment at Ratnapura
• Multi storeyed office complex for Department of Labour at Narahenpita.
• Building complex for Faculty of Humanities at University of Kelaniya

Cost Engineering Services, Sri Lanka
Project Manager

   Feb 2012
— Apr 2012

Refurbishment of Cinnamon Grand hotel in Colombo. Evaluated contractor’s proposals. Prepared progress reports. Conducted progress meetings. Approved shop drawings. Liaised and coordinated activities / requirements with owner, Architect and contractor.

Halcrow International Partnership - Sharjah
Resident Engineer

   Jun 2007
— Sep 2011

Contract managed the following projects to successful completion within time and budget, and to required quality:
• Development of Interior Roads, Al Sharqan Area, Sharjah, comprising nearly 24 km of roads.
• Internal road works – Hamriyah Free Zone Phase II, involving 18km of new carriageway.
• Sharjah-Ajman border – dual carriageway of 9 km length
• Pumping Station 3A & Rising Main with a capacity of 3000 litres per second

Link (Engineering) Ltd. Sri Lanka
Director

   Apr 2006
— May 2007

Overall management of following contracts:
• Civil works for 20 MW power plants at Matara & Horana
• Construction of Head Office Complex for Foreign Employment Bureau at Battaramulla.
• Construction of Office Building for Ceylon Biscuits Ltd. at Pannipitiya.
Preparation of bids for several projects and provision of technical assistance for other ongoing projects.

Palm Tree Island Resorts. Maldives
Project Manager

   Oct 2005
— Feb 2006

Reconstruction of a hotel damaged by tsunami. Preparation of project budget. Structural design related to reconstruction work such as mezzanine floors, roof structures etc. Preparation of material schedules.

Link (Engineering) Ltd. Sri Lanka
Director

   Nov 1999
— Sep 2005

Overall management of the following contracts including bidding:
• Construction of hostel complex for University of Ruhuna, Matara.
• Rehabilitation of Kamburupitiya – Thihagoda road.
• Construction of housing complex for tsunami victims at Hambantota.
• Construction of class room block for school at Ambalangoda under Japanese aid.
• Library for Faculty of Science of University of Peradeniya.
• Preparation of bids and technical proposals.

Jurutera Tempatan, Brunei
Resident Engineer

   Jan 1993
— Oct 1999

Management of the following projects to successful completion within time, cost, quality and scope parameters:
• Construction of Headquarters for Marine Department at Maura. Project involved construction of a jetty, workshop and administration building.
• Development of Camp for Gurkha Reserves Unit at Sungai Akar.
• Construction of Fisheries Jetties at Muara.
• Construction of Explosives Store Houses for Army Camp at Penanjong Garrison.
• Lambak Kanan (East)Industrial Estate Development Project.
• Design of Telisai bridge on Tutong highway.
• Design of storm water drainage system for Lambak Kanan Industrial Estate.

Link (Engineering) Ltd. Sri Lanka
Project Manager Contracts Manager and Direct

   Jan 1981
— Dec 1992

Introduction of purchasing and stores systems. Computerising salaries and wages system. Formulation of project costing system.
Estimating, tendering and construction of several major projects, someof which are:
• Construction of Academic Building for Open University at Nawala.
• Factory complex for Korea Ceylon footwear manufacturing company at Katunayake.
• Bus terminal complex for GCEC at Katunayake.
• Factory building for Quality crafts at Katunayake.
• Kandalama hotel for M/s Aitken Spence at Kandalama.
Construction of several other projects:
• Digana water supply scheme.
• 500 roomed hostel complex for Teacher trainees at Peradeniya.
• Factory complex for Serendib Coconut Products at Kankaniyamulla.
• Factory building for M/s Terry Lanka Ltd. at Katunayake.
• Refurbishment of Hotel Taprobane in Colombo.
• Asiri Hospital in Narahenpita.

Walker Sons and Co. Ltd., Subcontractor to Toda Construction Co. Ltd. Of Japan
Ast. Project Manager & Project Manager

   Feb 1978
— Dec 1980

• Assistant Project Manager for Construction of Teaching Hospital for Department of Health at Peradeniya. This was a modern state of the art hospital and the work was executed to Japanese International Standards.
• Project Manager for National Television Project of Sri Lanka. Construction of studios, transmission towers to obtain coverage for the whole of the island.

State Engineering Corporation of Sri Lanka
Site Engineer, Resident Agent and Design Engineer

   Feb 1973
— Jan 1978

• Construction of 4 storeyed OPD building for General Hospital, Kandy
• Construction of 5 storeyed Labour Secretariat Building in Kandy.
• Construction of barrel sluice gates and raising of bund walls of Kalawewa tank under Mahweli Development Scheme.
• Renovation of library and construction of stadium for Ananda college in Colombo
Design of concrete, steel, brickwork and timber to relevant BS & Australian codes

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