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Kannan Dhanaraj

Candidate ID: 1731494

Career Summary

Civil Engineer (B.E. and PGP in Quantity Surveying) with over 10 years of experience in Quantity Surveying, Bidding & Estimation, Site Execution.

Skill Set

Quantity Surveying

Professional Information

Total Experience : 10

Nationality : India

Qualification Level : Engineering Graduates/PG

Job Function : Engineering

Work Location Preference : Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile


Ph: +974-33456218


Present Location: Doha, Qatar


Seeking challenging assignments as Quantity Surveyor

that demands and leverages my technical skills.

? Civil Engineer (B.E. and PGP in Quantity Surveying) with over 10 years of experience in Quantity Surveying, Bidding & Estimation, Site Execution.
? Certified Quantity Surveyor with Post Graduation in Quantity Surveying (PGP-QS) from National Institute of Construction Management and Research, India (NICMAR).
? Hands on experience of working with CCS (cost estimation software) and PlanSwift (quantity estimation software).

? Accomplished CIPM Program (Certificate in Project Management) by Project Management Certification Institute, the certification body of PMA (Project Management Associates – Indian Member of IPMA International Project Management Association)


? QUANTITY SURVEYOR – TENDERING, Qatar Building Company, Doha, Qatar. Apr 2014 - Present Key Responsibilities:
? Quantity take-off for lump-sum projects and comparing with the BOQ.

? Preparing BOQ for lump-sum items from tender documents.

? Tracking changes in the tender documents issued during tender clarifications and applying the changes in quantification.

? Coordinating and assisting the cost estimator in updating quantities as per drawings.

? Identifying and quantifying the scope of work not covered in the BOQ.

? Preparing and floating enquiries for various items.

? Comparison and finalization of quotes from vendors and sub-contractors.

? Preparing documents for commercial submission.

? Preparing tender queries.

? ESTIMATOR – BIDDING & ESTIMATION, Punj Lloyd Ltd, Gurgaon, India. June 2011 – Feb 2014 Key Responsibilities:

? Preparing a competitive per unit cost of items through detailed rate analysis.

? Detailed study of tender documents which includes analyzing financial & general conditions of contract.

? Calculating escalation for contractually uncovered components.

? Calculating direct supervision charges, preliminary charges, plant & equipment cost.

? Quantifying items as per tender documents.

??INTERNSHIP TRAINING, Gammon India Ltd., Bihar, India Dec 2010 – Feb 2011.

Project: Improvement/ Upgradation of SH-70 (Gaya – Rajauli), BIHAR, India.

A state highway two lane flexible pavement road project of 70 km length from Gaya to Rajauli in Bihar.

Key Learnings:

? The work process of preparation, submission, correction and certification of Interim Payment Certificate.
? Practical knowledge of Plants and Equipments required for the project.

? Various tests involved in Quality Analysis for materials like aggregate and composite materials.

? ENGINEER - EXECUTION, Care India Fabrications RMG (P) Ltd., Pondicherry, India

Aug 2007 – Nov 2009.

Key Responsibilities:

? Inspection and supervision of construction work and ensuring its compliance with the contract documents, drawings, technical specifications and bills of quantities.
? Preparation of payment certificate after bill verification.

? Preparation of weekly progress report.

? Preparation of list of critical items and its close monitoring.

? Coordinate and follow up with team of consultants

Project Nature: Residential Villas


? Quantity Surveying ? Contract Administration ?


Educational Qualification:

? PGP in Quantity Surveying from NICMAR, Hyderabad, India in 2011 with CPI of 7.3

? BE – CIVIL from Anna University, Chennai, India in 2007 with an Aggregate of 62%

Computer Credentials:

? Proficient with CCS (Cost Estimation), Microsoft Office Applications, AutoCAD, PlanSwift (Quantity Estimation).


? Nationality
? Bate of birth
? Passport
? Languages known
? Marital Status

: Indian

: 21-09-1984
: H4413865
: English, Tamil, Hindi (Limited working proficiency)
: Single