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Civil Engineer Resume Sample

This resume sample is for the post of Civil Engineer. The Civil Engineer’s job is very popular in the gulf countries as gulf countries like U.A.E. & K.S.A. etc. their main progress is in construction.  These countries are rapidly developing new hotels, malls and other larger projects. A Civil Engineer’s job is to carry out all these projects with precise calculation and professional finality. The employers have invested high investments on their projects, it is all but natural that they demand a competent and experienced civil engineer who offers zero risk. A well-constructed resume pays an impressive role to win a good job. Below is the example of such a Civil Engineer Resume. The key is to provide your experience and skills to the point. The employer may not have or plan to give much time to a single resume but the start of your resume must convince the employer to go through the entire resume. Attaching images of your previous performances definitely works well for a job win.

Civil Engineer Resume Sample

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Project Management, Planning and Site Management in Construction sector


  • Accomplished professional with 15 years of experience in:
  • Project Management
  • Construction Management
  • Site Execution.
  • Contract Management.
  • Team Management.
  • Cost Management.
  • Estimation.
  • Quality Control.
  • Resource Deployment.
  • Highly proficient in developing and implementing short and long term strategic plans and routinely completing projects on time & within the budget.
  • Skilled in agreeing project objectives, representing the client’s interest, providing independent advice on the management of projects and organizing the various professional people working on a project.
  • Adept in making sure that all the aims of the project and the quality standards are met.
  • Proactive in settling all techno-commercial disputes / clarifications during execution of project.
  • Highly skilled in overseeing the tendering process from floating of bids & tenders to awarding of contracts.
  • Deft in liaising with contractors with regard to techno-commercial negotiations.
  • Expertise in inspecting the work as per architectural & structural drawing.
  • Well-organized in administering contract agreement between employer and contractor.
  • Capable of swiftly ramping up Construction Projects with competent cross-functional skills.
  • Possess planning, leadership, time management and interpersonal abilities.
  • Police the standards and develop a reporting mechanism to ensure all non-compliance are dealt with efficiently.


  • Good Knowledge of FIDIC and working knowledge with DEWA, Civil Defence
  • Finalizing requirements and specifications in consultation with Architects/Contractors/Clients
  • Certifying interim and final bills on site prior to approval of Sr. Management
  • Participating in project meetings for evaluating project progress and providing technical inputs
  • Exploring site to suit the project’s needs and selecting construction methodology
  • Anchoring on-site construction activities to ensure completion of project within the time & cost parameters
  • Interpreting contractual obligations & rights and evaluating technical / financial problems for reporting the same to the department / management
  • Overseeing contract agreement between employer and contractor
  • Handling document controlling and project coordination
  • Maintaining regulatory compliance during construction, operations administration, monitoring, inspection, quality control testing programs and construction related arbitration
  • Administering operations pertaining to large scale civil structural, earthworks, process facility development, delivery systems, start-up operations and operations renovations
  • Comprehensive project management engineering oversight as an owner’s representative included permitting, contracts administration, operations for full construction build-out, renovations and remedial work
  • Competent background in strategic management planning on long-term operations and maintenance project, Project administration for preliminary site planning to complete facility start-up operations development


 Shadid Engineering Consultants


  • Originates, develops, and implements engineering methods, procedures, and policies.
  • Considerably responsible for continuing contacts with other agencies and contractors relative to complex engineering matters.
  • Responsible for overall supervision and quality of the preparation of detailed and complex engineering plans, specifications and documentation.
  • Selects , trains , evaluates and disciplines staff.
  • Plans, develops budget, and assigns work.
  • Reviews and approves contract changes.
  • Manages the contract management staff activities and supports as needed of the field inspection efforts.
  • Advises the Construction Manager on administering the construction contract.
  • Monitors the implementation of the Contractor’s Quality Program.
  • Provides field engineering support as required to resolve technical and construction problems; and interfaces with Engineer-of-Record on the resolution of technical problems.
  • Reviews and prepares responses to request for information (RFIs), request for clarification (RFCs), and submitting.
  • Monitors the environmental compliance activities.
  • Processes the Application for Payment; reviews schedules, costs, and change orders.
  • Monitors construction documentation and records for contract and program compliance.
  • Performs related duties as required.

  Project Manager


  • Carried out technical and commercial reviews of tender documents
  • Involved in:
    • Ascertaining incoming and outgoing documents are controlled methodically
    • Enforcing brand and material standards across the premises portfolio
    • Developing a reporting mechanism to ensure all non-compliance are dealt with efficiently
    • Interfacing with all stakeholders and delivery departments within the bank and external consultants/ suppliers for smooth operations
  • Accountable for ensuring:
    • That all payments are certified on site prior to requesting Head of Premises approval.
    • All items for operation are ordered, delivered and in place as per the banks requirements.
  • Implemented Business Development & Marketing as pre-approved designs.
  • Supervised the performance of the Branch risk assets and safeguard bank’s interest.
  • Resolved matters related to physical security (premises, staff, valuables) and logical security.


  • Played a vital role in:
    • Delivering the 20 projects within 3 years within cost & time.
    • Executing project titled The Bank Tower – United Arab Bank, UAB Tower – HO at Sharjah worth 50 million.
  • Successfully completed as Team lead of the projects.
  • Received a gold coin as a token of appreciation for delivered the UAB tower project with quality and within time.

Asst.Project Engineer


  • Accountable for:
  • Formulated reports on the progress of the work site for the review and approval.
  • Controlled payment to subcontractors by valuation of completed works.
  • Checked that the quality related site activities are in accordance with the applicable codes and standards.
  • Ensured that building regulations, standards and by-laws are enforced in building operations.
  • Liaised with architects, engineers and other technical workers to make sure that design intentions are met.

 Civil Engineer


  • Accountable for monitoring the execution of work on project site to ensure its compliance with the contract and project programmed without additional charge on the clients.
  • Approved the contractor(s) submittals including shop drawings, samples and mock-ups.
  • Evaluated the projects schedule and highlighted the effective milestones.
  • Validated the works executed on site and ensure their compliance with the contract drawings and documents.
  • Headed the contractor(s) to carry out the necessary tests on materials and works, supervises tests and evaluate results.
  • Liaised with the customer’s representative on all quality matters.
  • Checked that the quality related site activities are in accordance with the applicable codes and standards.
  • Coordinate all the quality site inspections through the site QC inspectors.
  • Handled approval of the sites QC technical submittals to the Client.
  • Involved in attending QA/QC site weekly meetings with the projects Manager.
  • Managed all technical documents relative to site quality control are current status.

 Project Coordinator


  • Liaised with team members and contractors for execution of works
  • Verified contractors running bills and supervised cost efficiency and quality
  • Evaluated drawings and coordinate with design engineers
  • Involved in attending project review meetings with the contractors and project director and preparing progress reports and daily work plan

 Prime Management Consultants, Pakistan as Project Engineer


  • Involved in:
    • Laying water lines, sewerage lines and road construction
    • Inspecting underground & surface utilities for further extension
  • Assessed drawings and coordinate with design engineers
  • Accountable for:
    • Attending project review meetings with the clients
    • Processing progress reports
    • Imparting training to new field engineers


  • Crescent Industrial Chemicals Ltd., Winder, Baluchistan as Assistant Resident Engineer.
  •  Business Systems International Pvt. Ltd., Karachi Pakistan as Project Development Engineer


  • Master in Engineering Management (EMP) from University of Ottawa, Canada in 2007
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) from NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan in 1994
  • Sc. from Karachi University Karachi, Pakistan in 1987

Other Course:

  • PRIMEVERA P6 / Cost engineering Course from Chicago Mgmt.

IT Skills: Well versed with MS Project, Primavera P6, MS Office and MS Outlook


Date of Birth:                      000

Languages Known:            English, Hindi, and Urdu

Nationality:                         Canadian

Marital Status:                   Married

No. of Dependents:           Three

Driving License Details:   UAE