Quantity Surveyor, Cost Control, Contracts Administration

Last Updated: 26th January 2019 (over 3 years ago)

United Arab Emirates


Phone Number


Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level

English, Tagalog


 15 years’ experience in construction, project management and engineering industry, particularly on commercial, high rise buildings, hospitality, fit-out, residential and substructure.
 Familiar with Quality Management System (ISO 9001:2008); Health, Safety and Environmental Management and Basic Pollution Control.
 Experienced in structural and architectural quantity surveying, estimating, cost engineering and contracts management.
 Well skilled on studying, preparing, evaluating and consolidating accomplishment reports, billings, change orders, project budget, progress reports and project schedules.
 Trained for site works and functions, QA/QC inspections, documentations, reviewing and checking tender documents, construction plans, specifications and contracts.
 Knowledgeable in manpower, concrete pouring and construction activities supervision.
 Proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Office, AutoCAD, DMS (Document Management System), SAP (Systems Applications Procedure) and Primavera Project Planner.
 Well-built experience as team leader and subordinate with impressive written and verbal communication skills.


Al Ain Properties
Quantity Surveyor

   Nov 2012
— Current

 Assist in developing and maintaining systems of Design Consultant covering the areas of budgeting, cost control, estimating and reporting.
 Reviews the various activities of construction projects with regards to variations and submission for department head approval.
 Reviews that the requirements with regards to cost estimating and cost control for variations are incorporated in the tender specification documents.
 Reviews the cost estimates submitted by Consultant / Contractor and ensures compliance with Agreement, Contract drawings and Specifications as well as accuracy of Company requirements.
 Reviews the Bill of Quantities prepared by Design Consultants and Contractors and ensure that they are in accordance with drawings and specifications.
 Assists in verifying project control budgets and updates them as required for Management approval. Prepares the forecast for the final project costs including variations, considering the commitments.
 Prepares and updates cost data to review the cost estimates submitted by Consultant.
 Reviews final cost reports, assets registers and project close out reports for compliance with Contract requirements.
 Checks the monthly progress payment through DMS submitted by contractors and verifies the amount, unit rates and progress percentages in accordance with the contract BOQ.
 Reviews the change requests, contract trend Notices, variation orders, claims including the follow up and coordination with other department.
 Assist in following up with Contractors to submit Change Requests and Contract Trend Notices based on approved Change Proposals and Instructions to Proceed.
 Assist in updating regularly change proposals, change requests and contract trend notice logs, reviews Commercial Evaluations.
 Assist in the Tender queries/Bulletins during the tender stage, including reviewing the final contract documents incorporating Tender queries.
 Coordinates with the document controller to ensure all the QS related documents are filed and retrieved properly.
 Assist department head for all internal audit functions.
 Performs other similar or related duties as assigned.

Walk Through General Contracting
Quantity Surveyor and QMR

   Oct 2010
— Nov 2012

 Receiving assignments/projects from Managing Director and obtaining the needed documents to execute the task.
 Quantifying and Estimating structural and architectural works for Pre and Post Tender projects.
 Checking, verifying and coordinating with projects on the actual quantities on site.
 Studying architectural and structural drawings and specifications
 Evaluating and verifying payment certificates, purchase orders and invoices
 Performing other duties that will be assigned by the superior related to Estimating and Quantity Surveying activities
 Responsible and authorized to supervise the implementation and maintenance of the Quality Management System.
 Prepare reports/papers for Management Review and other necessary audits, either internal or external.
 Designing audit programs and system documentation & developing audit checklist and audit techniques.
 Performing analytical review on audit findings and make appropriate recommendations to overcome system weaknesses.
 Assist in presenting audit findings and recommendations to the Departmental Heads/ Management.
 Lead Auditor for ISO 9001: Internal Quality Audits

Quantity Surveyor and Contracts Engineer

   Nov 2009
— Sep 2010

 Manage the Contract
Ø Review and maintain knowledge of Terms and Conditions of all contracts
Ø Interprets contract provisions to help resolve claims and questions submitted by contractors.
Ø Evaluate sub-contractors pre-qualification and cost proposals.
Ø Establishes and updates records of all correspondence related to contract activity.
Ø Participates on meetings; writes and distributes minutes
Ø Receives and replies all correspondence from contractor/client and initiates distribution
Ø Performs all work at the direction of the Resident Engineer/Assistant Resident Engineer, needed to address and settle from Contractors
Ø Creating and implementing Issue Management files to all scopes of work in the project.
 Manage the Cost
 Estimate and prepare quantity take-off
 Checking, evaluating and reviewing the quantities, specifications and prices submitted by the contractor.
 Prepare and submit weekly/monthly quantity status report and overall progress report to the Resident Engineer/Assistant Resident Engineer and to the client.
 Assisting in establishing a client’s requirements and undertaking feasibility studies
 Identifying, analyzing and developing responses to commercial risks
 Estimates overall quantities of the project materials / items

Ghuzlan Emirates Furniture and Decor
QS Engineer

   Feb 2008
— Aug 2009

 Receiving assignments/projects from Estimation & QS Manager and obtaining the needed documents to execute the task.
 Segregating scope of work of the tender document per activity
 Releasing enquiries for suppliers & subcontractors and receiving process from suppliers and subcontractors and incorporating the process on our tender
 Checking BOQ versus plans versus actual requirements
 Calculating the actual quantity needed
 Reviewing tender documents and preparing estimating of quantities
 Computing quantities of various items of the civil, structural and architectural work
 Preparing studies for the tender’s project execution, personnel and equipment required
 Studying architectural and engineering drawings and specifications
 Checking on changes of design to assess the effect on cost
 Assessing and recommending payment to contractors during construction
 Assisting project managers in preparing estimates for variations
 Requesting inventories from the resources coordinator to incorporate such information in the documents
 Preparing and submitting reports as required by the superior
 Performing other duties that will be assigned by the superior related to Quantity Surveys activities

Makati Development Corporation
Quantity Surveyor and Cost Engineer

   Feb 2006
— Dec 2007

 Estimates/quantifies work items based on approved construction drawings, existing field conditions and specifications.
 Prepares daily/weekly/monthly manpower, materials and equipment schedules.
 Prepares quantity take-off and evaluates cost proposals.
 Prepares accomplishment reports for subcon billing and performance
 Ensures the implementation of quality plans and objectives of the department and project assignment
 Performs tasks in accordance with the processes defined in the company’s QEHSMS Manual.

Makati Development Corporation
Cost Engineer

   Sep 2005
— Feb 2006

 Assists the PIC/PM in the development of project budget
 Consolidates and evaluates accomplishment and cost reports versus budget.
 Prepares subcontractors progress billings and accomplishment reports
 Determines actual project accomplishment and prepares billings statements to clients.
 Prepares estimates of various work required in the project.
 Ensures the implementation of the quality plans and objectives of the department and project assignment
 Performs tasks in accordance with the processes defined in the company’s QEHSMS Manual.

Acecom Builders Incorporated
Project In Charge

   Feb 2004
— Sep 2005

 Monitors and supervises construction activities in the project.
 Maintains and updates work schedule planning and other informative control system in monitoring the project progress and activities.
 Formulates project progress and activities
 Supervises/controls construction activities and prepare project status report.
 Project coordination with the QC Manager or Construction Manager for the implementation of plans and shop drawings
 Makes accomplishment reports and billings
 Monitors manpower loading and materials delivered on site.
 Quantity Surveying
 Acts as supervisor on site
 Attends all Project Meetings

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