Civil Engineering and Building Construction Professional


Last Updated: 4th February 2019 (over 3 years ago)

Address
Pakistan

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Gender
Male

Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level
Degree

Languages
English, Punjabi, Urdu

Summary

Over 38 years of solid experience in the Civil Engineering and Building Construction, Project Management, Cost Management, Contract Administration, Claims Management and Dispute Resolution using local and internationally recognized forms of contract including RIBA, PEC, JCT, NEC, ICC and FIDICS. Thirty(30) of those years have been spent in Pakistan and 8 years working abroad (in Malaysia 3 yrs., in Singapore 2 yrs. and in Libya 3 yrs.).
Beside field Supervision and Management, I have extensive experience in Quantity Surveying, Contract Administration and Management work both in civil and infrastructure environment, Pre and Post Contracts works (right from preparing materials take-offs, bills of quantities, detailed engineer’s estimates through the drafting of contracts, tender documentation, contract formulation, negotiating terms & conditions of contract till project completion). Successfully pursued and defended multiple claims including EOT and additional cost claims. Good command in tender process, variations to contracts, extension of time (EOT), valuation of variations and risks, RFPs, evaluation of tender, submissions and awarding contracts & sub-contracts, contracts administration and providing assistance to the legal team for dispute resolution as well.

Education

Global Institute, Lahore, Pakistan
B-Tech (Hons.) in Civil Engineering

   Sep 2014
— Mar 2018

Civil Engineering Technology

Govt. College of Technology, Lahore, Pakistan
Diploma of Associate Engineers

   Mar 1976
— Mar 1981

Major in Civil Engineering

Experience

Synthetic Product Enterprises Limited
Project Engineer Construction

   Jun 2015
— Dec 2017

As a Project Civil Engineer for the construction of (i) Extension in SPEL-Lahore (covered area 25000 sft.) and construction of (ii) New SPEL-Unit #5 in RYK (covered area 53000 Sft. & 2450 Rft Boundary Wall) comprising Pre-engineered Steel Building (43,000 Sft), Pre-cast Concrete Halls (25000), RCC Frame Structured Office Building (10000 Sft). My responsibilities included proposing alternate building solutions meeting the financial and budgetary limitations, to the higher management, supervising the construction work for quality control and project completion on time. I was reporting to the CEO and GM-Projects

Bahria Town Pvt. Ltd. Islamabad, Pakistan
Senior/Chief Quantity Surveyor

   Dec 2014
— Dec 2015

As a Sr./Chief Quantity Surveyor on Bahria Enclave project in Islamabad. Here, I was responsible for the smooth running of the Contract Deaprtment performing quantity surveying and contract management functions of this mega project. These functions included managing and preparation of sub-contractor’s (150-200 in numbers) progressive payment applications after receiving the site data duly signed and verified by the respective Construction Managers and Project Managers after proper scrutiny, for recommendations to the authority for the release of due monthly payment to the concerned sub-contractors. Hiring the new sub-contractors as per approved schedule of new sub-contractors. Keeping track-record of the approved Unit Rates of work items of the project, project drawings, submittals and approvals, the pre-qualified sub-contractors, cost estimation, feasibility studies and reports, cost planning, preparation of contract documentation and preparation of sub-contract documents, sub-contracts negotiations, scrutinizing variations claims and agreement of final account. Scrutinizing and comparing the sub-contract proposals of different project packages, and advising on the lowest cost proposal for the stringent control of the project budget. Exact implementation of the construction drawings, work specifications and contractual obligations, conducting material sample tests, monitoring the daily construction activities and updating the construction schedules, minimizing the variations of works and documenting and scrutinizing the monthly progressive payment applications keeping records of material, manpower and equipment resources. I was reporting to the Executive Director.

Shahid Builders Pvt. Ltd. Lahore, Pakistan
Project Manager

   Dec 2013
— Dec 2014

As Project Manager for the construction of 3-new wings in A.F.I.M.H. in MH Rawalpindi having total covered area of 115,000 Sft. I was responsible for the smooth execution of the construction activities of the projects by having congenial relationship with all the stakeholders of the projects. Exact implementation of the construction drawings, work specifications and contractual obligations, conducting material sample tests. Signing monthly project liability report, managing material and labor resources by raising advance material and labor (skilled, un-skilled and site office staff) requisitions to the company’s head office in Lahore. Managing and chairing the site project meetings, attending monthly project meetings with the Clients/Consultants, issuing Monthly Project Manager’s Report. Coordinating daily construction activities, updating the construction schedule, documenting the variations of works and getting these approved from the Clients and Consultants for incorporation in the as built drawings. Timely submission of the monthly progressive payment applications to the Clients for subsequent scrutiny and approval for issuing the IPC for release of due payment the company (Contractor), settlement of final accounts and issuance of completion certificate by the Employer. I was reporting to the GM and CEO of the company.

Hassan Associates Pvt. Ltd., Lahore, Pakistan
Senior Engineer/Resident Engineer

   Aug 2011
— Dec 2013

As Senior Engineer (Resident Engineer) on two prestigious multistoried (5+2 storied) building projects of the central government (viz. NAB HQ Building at G5/1 and Audit House Extension at & G-5/2 in Islamabad, having covered area of 225,000 Sft 125,000 Sft. respectively). I was responsible for the smooth running of the projects by having congenial relationship with all the stakeholders of the projects. Exact implementation of the construction drawings, work specifications and contractual obligations, issuance of the non-conformance reports, conducting material sample tests, supervising the daily construction activities and updating the construction schedule, minimizing the variations of works and documenting and scrutinizing the monthly progressive payment applications submitted by the Contractor. I was reporting to the DG (Operations) of the head office in Lahore.

ADPi, Tripoli, Libya
Senior Quantity Surveyor

   Mar 2008
— May 2010

As Sr. Quantity Surveyor/Contract Administrator: My employer ADPi, was a Project Management and Design Consultants for the Airports projects in Libya. I was responsible for all quantity surveying functions on this mega project. These functions included cost estimation, feasibility studies and reports, cost planning, preparation of contract documentation and preparation of sub-contract documents, sub-contracts negotiations, scrutinizing variations claims and agreement of final account. Scrutinizing and comparing the sub-contract proposals of different project packages, and advising on the lowest cost proposal for the stringent control of the project budget. I was reporting to the Project Director.

Descon Engineering Pvt. Ltd., Lahore, Pakistan
Senior Planning Engineer

   Oct 2007
— Mar 2008

As Sr. Planning Engineer based in the Descon (HQ) in Lahore, working for the numerous ongoing projects including Bhasha Dam in Balochistan, Mangla Dam Raising Project, Motorway Project M-1 etc. Reviewing, updating and revising of the Construction Schedule, liaising with the project execution team for the project time and costs controls, periodical site visits for monitoring the resource pools for updating and revising the resource schedules etc. I was also responsible for all quantity surveying functions including cost estimation, cost planning etc. I was reporting to the Business Area Head in the HQ.

Infratech Pvt. Ltd., Islamabad, Pakistan
Planning Engineer

   Oct 2006
— Oct 2007

As planning engineer (In-charge) looking after the matters related to planning & scheduling at all infrastructure projects (8-Nos.) of HRL and DHA in Islamabad region and doing planning & scheduling of the newly awarded projects. I was directly reporting to the Executive Director.

Self employed
CEO

   Jun 2003
— Jun 2006

Self employed in running small scale personal business, full ime, of pre-cast concrete floor tiles and CMUs.

Self employed
CEO

   Jun 2003
— Jun 2006

Self employed in running small scale personal business, full ime, of pre-cast concrete floor tiles and CMUs.

Self employed
CEO

   Jun 2003
— Jun 2006

Self employed in running small scale personal business, full ime, of pre-cast concrete floor tiles and CMUs.

Self employed
CEO

   Jun 2003
— Jun 2006

Self employed in running small scale personal business, full ime, of pre-cast concrete floor tiles and CMUs.

Self employed
CEO

   Jun 2003
— Jun 2006

Self employed in running small scale personal business, full ime, of pre-cast concrete floor tiles and CMUs.

Self employed
CEO

   Jun 2003
— Jun 2006

Self employed in running small scale personal business, full ime, of pre-cast concrete floor tiles and CMUs.

Self employed
CEO

   Jun 2003
— Jun 2006

Self employed in running small scale personal business, full ime, of pre-cast concrete floor tiles and CMUs.

Self employed
CEO

   Jun 2003
— Jun 2006

Self employed in running small scale personal business, full ime, of pre-cast concrete floor tiles and CMUs.

Self employed
CEO

   Jun 2003
— Jun 2006

Self employed in running small scale personal business, full ime, of pre-cast concrete floor tiles and CMUs.

Self employed
CEO

   Jun 2003
— Jun 2006

Self employed in running small scale personal business, full ime, of pre-cast concrete floor tiles and CMUs.

Self employed
CEO

   Jun 2003
— Jun 2006

Self employed in running small scale personal business, full ime, of pre-cast concrete floor tiles and CMUs.

Echo West International Pvt. Ltd., Lahore, Pakistan
Senior Quantity Surveyor/Project Coordinator

   Nov 2001
— May 2003

As a Senior Quantity Surveyor/Project Coordinator based at H.O. working solely for the project of Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Islamabad, Pakistan. I was responsible for all the project coordination and physical monitoring of the progress of works at site. Assisting the CEO and the Project Director for the supply and control of the material resources. Floating and calling the tenders and price quotations from local and international suppliers and contractors for the partial execution of works at site in Islamabad. Updating and revising of the Construction Schedule, liaising with the project execution team for the project time and costs controls, visiting the resource pools for updating and revising the resource schedules etc. I was also responsible for all quantity surveying functions including cost estimation, cost planning, and preparation of bidding documentation for award of sub-contract, sub-contracts negotiations, scrutinizing sub-contract variations claims and agreement of final account. I was reporting to the CEO and the Project Director.

Al Nahar Co, Tripoli, Libya
Quantity Surveyor

   Aug 2000
— Apr 2001

As Quantity Surveyor / Planning Engineer based at the Camp Office in Assdada about 350 Km away from Tripoli towards Binghazi. I was responsible for all the project office documentations. Physical monitoring of the progress of works, updating and revising of the Construction Schedule, liaising with the project execution team for the project time and cost controls, visiting the resource pools for updating and revising the resource schedules etc., beside these I was also responsible for all quantity surveying functions on this mega project. These functions included cost estimation, feasibility studies and reports, cost planning, preparation of contract documentation and preparation of sub-contract documents, sub-contracts negotiations, scrutinizing variations cliams and agreement of final account. I was reporting to the Project Director via Project Manager.

McDonalds Pakistan Pvt. Ltd., Lahore, Pakistan
Senior Quantity Surveyor

   May 1999
— Jul 2000

As Sr. Quantity Surveyor based at the HQ looking after the quantity surveying matters of the ongoing and forthcoming projects (outlets) in Punjab area. I was responsible for all the surveying and cost estimation functions on all ongoing as well as new projects in the pipeline throughout the Punjab province. These functions included feasibility studies liaising with the project architects and engineers for alternate proposals, project budgeting cost planning, preparation of contract documentation, preparation of bidding documents, contract negotiations, site verifications, preparation of variations and agreement of final accounts. Reporting directly to the Executive Director.

Blistro Building Contractor Pte. Ltd., Singapore
Quantity Surveyor

   Oct 1997
— Nov 1998

As Site Engineer Cum Quantity Surveyor at Mount Batten Road Project in Singapore. I was responsible for all surveying functions and preparation of tender
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documents for all types of new projects. These functions included detailed Engineer’s Estimates, feasibility studies, cost planning, preparation of contract documentation and preparation of anticipated risks reports and its’ cost impact as variations claims and agreement of final account

Blistro Building Contractor Pte. Ltd., Singapore
Quantity Surveyor

   Oct 1997
— Nov 1998

As Site Engineer Cum Quantity Surveyor at Mount Batten Road Project in Singapore. I was responsible for all surveying functions and preparation of tender documents for all types of new projects. These functions included detailed Engineer’s Estimates, feasibility studies, cost planning, preparation of contract documentation and preparation of anticipated risks reports and its’ cost impact as variations claims and agreement of final account

Bridegecon Engineering Sdn. Bhd., Kuala Lumpore, Malaysia
Quantity Surveyor

   Apr 1995
— Sep 1997

As Project Quantity Surveyor on Danau Impian Condominium Project of Faber Union in Taman Desa, KL and as Contract Executive in the Head Office in KL, responsible for all surveying functions on all types of projects. These functions included feasibility studies, cost planning, preparation of contract documentation and preparation of variations claims, agreement of final account, assisting in dispute resolution and reporting to the Sr. Contract Manager.

WAK Gas Pvt. Ltd, Lahore, Pakistan
Project Engineer

   Aug 1994
— May 1995

As Project Engineer on LPG Cylinder Manufacturing Factory 17-Multan Road, Lahore. Responsibility included timely completion of the construction of new factory in Kanjra with budget and quality assurance. Reporting directly to the Executive Director.

Hassan Zaman Pvt. Ltd.,Lahore, Pakistan
Senior Site Engineer

   Jul 1994
— Jun 1995

As Senior Site Engineer Cum Project Engineer at different project sites of Co-operative Housing Societies (EME, DHA and JHS in Lahore. Reporting directly to the CEO.

Illeri H.N. Murat Khan, Lahore, Pakistan
Senior Quantity Surveyor

   Jun 1990
— Jun 1993

As Senior Quantity Surveyor based in the Head Office, responsible for all surveying functions on all types of projects. These functions included feasibility studies, cost planning, preparation of contract documentation and preparation of variations and agreement of final account. Projects included Pakistan Telephone Exchange Buildings and Customers Service Centers across the Punjab province, Divisional Public School Buildings (complex) in Gujranwala, Board of Intermediate & Secondary Education Building, Gujranwala and other numerous local project’s etc. I was reporting to the Chief Architect and the CEO as well.

Oriental Omar Pvt. Ltd., Lahore, Pakistan
Site Engineer

   Apr 1989
— Jun 1990

As Site Engineer Cum Project Quantity Surveyor on Galexy Textile Mills, Jhang. My responsibilities included measuring of all the site works performed, cost planning, preparing and submitting of the Main Progress Claim and getting it approved by the Client’s Engineer for the progressive monthly payments to the company. Preparing and settling all the sub-contractors due progressive payments, preparing monthly liabilities reports for head office approval and subsequent issuance of pay cheques, preparation of contract documentation and preparation of the as built drawings, variations and agreement of final account with the Employer. I was reporting to the Project Executive Director of the company.

Continental (Overseas) Construction Pvt. Ltd., Lahore, Pakistan
Project Quantity Surveyor

   Jul 1988
— Mar 1989

As Project Quantity Surveyor on Chistia Sugar Mills, Sargodah. My responsibilities included measuring of all the site works performed, cost planning, preparing and submitting of the Main Progress Claim and getting it approved by the Client’s Engineer for the progressive monthly payments to the company. Preparing and settling all the sub-contractors due progressive payments, preparing monthly liabilities reports for head office approval and subsequent issuance of pay cheques, preparation of contract documentation and preparation of the as built drawings, variations and agreement of final account with the Employer. I was reporting to the CEO.

Gul Mohammad Sarangzai, Quetta, Pakistan
Site Engineer

   Oct 1985
— Jun 1988

As Site Engineer Cum Quantity Surveyor on Quetta Water Supply Project, WASA/QDA, Quetta. I worked in the site office as well as at site doing clerical works, site surveying and levelling, layouts, managing skilled and un-skilled laborers, procuring the locally available resources, preparing daily site progress reports, preparing monthly progress claims for the IPCs, quantity surveying and project supervision side by side. Liaising with Consultants’ site engineer and the Employer’s site supervising staff. I was directly reporting to the Project Director.

Modern Constructors & Planners Int'l Pvt. Ltd., Lahore, Pakistan
Site Engineer/Quantity Surveyor

   May 1984
— Oct 1985

As Site Engineer & Quantity Surveyor on Kanchogi Perennial Irrigation Scheme, Muslim Bagh / Balochistan. I worked in the site office as well as at site doing clerical works, site surveying and levelling, layouts, managing skilled and un-skilled laborers, preparing daily site progress reports, preparing monthly progress claims for the IPCs, quantity surveying and project supervision side by side. I was directly reporting to the Project Director.

Abasyn Group Ltd., Lahore, Pakistan
Site Supervisor/Site Engineer/Qs

   Jan 1981
— Apr 1984

This was the start of my career as a young civil engineer and a construction professional; initially I was assigned to supervise the construction works of a commercial complex in @ 8-Davis Road, Lahore comprising two blocks of 5-storyed commercial buildings named Abasyn Plazas, then just after 6-months another project was added for my simultaneous supervision. After completing two year of service, I moved to the Cable Way Project for Kala Bagh Dam Project in the remote area of Mianwali. During my tenure with this company, I worked in the office as well as at site doing clerical works, quantity surveying and project supervision side by side. I was directly reporting to the Project Manager and the CEO of the company as well. I worked on the following projects with this employer:-
(i) As Site Supervisor Cum Assistant Q.S. on AGL Apartments 8-Davis Road Lahore.
(ii) As Site Supervisor Cum Assistant Q.S. on Mechanical Workshop & Sheds for NLC at Gujranwala Cantt.
(iii) As Site Supervisor Cum Q.S. on Cable Way Project at Kala Bah Dam Project, Pir Peai, Iskanderabad/Mianwali.
(iv) As Site Engineer Cum Q.S. on 150 Bed Eye Hospital for LMC at G.T. Road, Lahore.

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