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Sooraj Balachandran

Candidate ID: 779296

Career Summary

Diploma with 14 years experience in Survey Engineering functional area

Skill Set

• AutoCAD 2009&2010&2014 • Microsoft PowerPoint • Windows PageMaker • Microsoft excel • Adobe Photoshop etc

Professional Information

Total Experience : 14

Nationality : India

Qualification Level : Diploma

Job Function : Engineering

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

Detailed Profile


Sooraj Balachandran
E-mail :
Mob : +91 9526615770 (India )

Career objective
Looking for an organization where I can professionally provide surveying functions efficiently, and utilize my technical excellence in the field, in developing the projects to the exact specifications and offer highly customized service. I am having total 14 years of work experience in GCC Survey field.

Technical Education & Qualification
• Three year Diploma in Civil Engineering from Board of Technical Education, Kerala. For the year 2002-2005

Instrument Capabilities & Work Summary
• Expert in using of TCP Tunneling Software in Topcon
• Expert in using Magnet Field survey software
• Expert in handling Survey Equipments – G P S (Leica, Topcon & Trimble)
• Total Station (Sokkia, Leica, Topcon, Nikon), Theodolite, Levels etc.
• Site/field investigation and reporting
• Establishment of monuments for horizontal and vertical controls
• GPS surveying and processing
• Topographic and Profile Surveys by using Total Station
• Preparation of As-built drawings and plan in AutoCAD & Civil 3D
• Preparation of contour plan and surface models such as DEM/DTM, TIN etc
• Preparation of setting out details (coordinates and levels)
• Setting out of structures and leveling,
• Earthwork calculations,
• Preparation of daily basis survey reports and project reports
• All type of auto level machines

Computer Skills:
• Windows Installation, software installation & hardware
• Auto CAD(All version ), Civil 3D 2017 , AutoCAD 2009,2010 & 2014
• Global Mapper, Google Earth pro
• Ms Office ( MS PowerPoint, MS Word, MS Excel)
• Windows Page Maker
• Adobe Photoshop etc.

Professional Experience
1. Presently working with Riyadh Metro Project (BACS) Almabani General Contracting from June 2015 to present
2. Worked with Best Infrastructure Developers LLC, Muscat, Oman as a Sr. Surveyor from Sep 2013 to June 2014
3. 2-year experience as Sr. Civil Surveyor in Larsen & Toubro Sultanate of Oman May 2011- May2013
4. 1-year experience in Land Surveyor in Al-Balagh contracting co, DOHA, QATAR February 2010- March 2011
5. 4-year experience in U.A.E Bin Hafeez Est Abu Dhabi February 2006- January 2010
6. 1-year work experience as Site Supervisor in Vadakkedathu Constructions Kerala May 2005- January 2006

Experience Record

(1) June 2015 to till date

Working as Survey Engineer in Al-Mabani General Contractors at their Riyadh Metro Project


? To calculate heights, depths, relative positions, distances, and other characteristics of the terrain to perform a work activity.
? To compute geodetic measurements and interpret survey data in order to determine positions, shapes and elevations of topographic features.
? To establish fixed points for use in making maps, using geodetic and engineering instruments.
? To sketch the path above a surface area, following any excavation work.
? To prepare and maintain sketches, maps, reports and legal descriptions of surveys in order to certify and assume liability for work performed.
? To coordinate report findings with engineers and architectural personnel, clients, and other parties involved with the projects.
? To prepare / supervise preparation of all data, charts, records, and to record the results of land surveys and features.
? To verify the accuracy of survey data, including measurements and calculations conducted at various sites.
? Tunnel excavation primary lining and secondary lining of short Crete,

(2) September 2013 to June 2014

Working as a Sr. Surveyor in Best Infrastructure Developers LLC Oman Infra Projects mainly in Roads
Project (1): Design & Construction of Improvements on Sultan Qaboos Street from Al Mawelah Interchange to Muscat International Airport Interchange
(3) May 2011 to May 2013

Working as a Civil Surveyor in Larsen & Toubro Oman in Military Technical College
Project: 1) Power Transmission and Distribution Almuna and Barka
Consultant: Majan Electrical Company
Project: 2) Salalah International Air Port Project
Consultant: Cowi-Larson
Project: 3) MOD Project, Rusayl, Oman.
Consultant: National Engineering Office ( NEO )
Project: 4) PDO Marmul Power System Upgrade /132KV
Consultant: Velocy

(4) February 2010 to February 2011
Working as a Sr. land surveyor in Al-Balagh Contracting co: DOHA, QATAR at their building works
Project: 1) Civil Defense Headquarters, Wadi Al Sail, Doha, Qatar
Consultant: Davis Langdon
Project Value: Qr: 200 million
Nature of Works: Multistory buildings, underground parking’s, Mosque, Swimming
pool, Roundabout, kerb stones, pipe line networks etc.

(5) February 2006 to January 2010
Working as a Land Surveyor in Bin Hafeez Est. Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. at their infrastructure works (Road Pipe Line Bridge section etc.)
Project: 1) Rehabilitation, Upgrading and widening of Abu Dhabi
Dubai Road, Contract 1B
Consultant: Parkman Ltd.
Project Value: Dhs. 159,686,508.08
Nature of Works: Road Works including Bridge and Culverts, Water works,
Surface Drainage works, Telephone Relocation works &
Electrical works, Facing Panels
Project: 2) Construction of the Dualling between Baniyas East and Al
Heeliyah Road Relocation and Protection of Waterlines
Consultant: Ital Consult
Project Value: Dhs. 800 million
Nature of Works: Construction and Widening of Roads, Construction of Bridge
Underpass Culverts & Water works, Drainage and Storm water
Works, Telephone & Electric Relocation Works
Project: 3) Replacement of Roundabouts with Signalized Intersections in
Mohamed Bin Zayed City (Civil works)
Consultant: De Leuw Cather International Limited Engineers and Planners
Project Value: Dhs. 250 million
Nature of Works: Replacement of Roundabouts with Signalized Intersections and
Widening of roads and extensions of ducts and making culverts etc.


? Setting out for earthworks and all other structure related works.
? Managing the surveying crew in their day to day works.
? Co-coordinating with the chief surveyor to achieve a steady progress
? Co-coordinating with the Project Engineers, Site Engineers etc.
? Handling vide variety of surveying equipments
? To manage a daily production sheet for the project.
? To record survey data’s in an efficient manner
? Calculating the levels and co-ordinates for all works.
? Setting out of curves and reference points using total station
? Establishing levels for filling works, asphalt works, concrete works,
? Waterline installation and storm water works.
? Study all project drawings and prepare the schedules for surveying of the project
? Submit all necessary documents to Consultants/Quantity surveyor including RFI
and WIR
? Follow-up approval of works and any necessary corrective actions required for non-conforming areas

(5) May 2005 to January 2006
Working as a Site Supervisor in Vadakkedathu Constructions, India, Kerala at their Road Works
? Supervise the road work in good manner
? To manage a daily production sheet for the project

Valid Driving License
• Saudi Arabia
• Oman
• Indian

Contact Details
E-mail :
Mob : +91 9526615770 (India )
Passport Details
Passport Number : K 0796901
Place of Issue : Muscat, Oman
Date of Issue :10-03-2012
Date of Expiry: 09-03-2022

Personal Details
Name : Sooraj Balachandran
Sex : Male
DOB : 27-09-1984
Nationality : Indian
Marital Status : Married
Languages Known : English, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil, Arabic (Spoken)

I hereby certify that the above information is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief

Sooraj Balachandran