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Manisankar Kamatchi Chetti

Candidate ID: 1870777

Career Summary

Post Graduate with 24 years experience in Oil / Gas / Petroleum functional area

Skill Set

Project Management, Construction Management, Project Planning, Cost Control, Materials Management, HSE Management, Sub-Contractor management,etc

Professional Information

Total Experience : 24

Nationality : India

Qualification Level : Post Graduate

Job Function : Oil / Gas / Petroleum

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

Detailed Profile

Construction / Project Manager
Contact: +234-701 304 1977/+91-94867-20855
Total experience: 23 years


Looking for a position of Project Construction Manager where strong skills in collaboration and consultancy will be utilized to bring projects to fruition.


1. Around 24 years of experience in Oil & Gas Construction projects out of which 7 years worked in Kuwait
2. Around 13 years in EPC Projects
3. Coordination of all Project Management activities related to Engineering, Procurement and Construction
4. Responsible to support in daily activities such as reviewing drawings, preparing presentations, coordinating meetings, generating correspondence, financial and schedule analysis, coordination with vendors/contractors/consultants, and miscellaneous duties as necessary.
5. Key competencies in present construction methodologies and in managing materials & manpower resources to register maximum productive output. Deft in liaising with contracting principles to ensure compliance with contract specification and resolution of problems and issues.
6. Detailed design scope of work, man-hours estimate, schedules, procurement, construction activities from inception to completion throughout all phases of execution.
7. Skilled in managing multiple projects simultaneously
8. Adequate skills in Safety Management
9. Exceptional coordination skills with the ability to evolve work synergies to ensure bottleneck free job accomplishments
10. Strong leadership traits with the ability to bring out the best in others while creating a healthy and friendly work environment.
11. Thrive in a deadline intensive environment, multi-task, perform under pressure and meet deadlines.
12. Perpetrated to incident and injury free work environment


A) From November 2019 to to Till Date, Residential Construction Manager
M/s. Onshore Construction FZE, Lagos, Nigeria
Current Project: M/s. Dangote Refinery & Petrochemical Project, Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria.

Roles & Responsibilities:

1. Overall responsible of the all site activities which includes Composite Works such as Structural Steel erection, Equipment Erection, AG & UG Piping Fabrication, Erection, Testing and Pre-commission works for PPU, SRU, Alkylation, Butamer, HGU and RFCCG areas.
2. Responsible for handling Client contact and obtaining Client approval.
3. Prepare the execution plans for the whole project.
4. Review the Procedures, Method statements for the construction activities.
5. Play a key role in preparing the Project Plan.
6. Ensures that the Project runs & completed on schedule, according to contractual conditions and within the budget.
7. Manages Sub-ordinate Staff in their day-to-day jobs.
8. Ensures the Project/ Department milestones/Goals are achieved are met and adhering to the approved budgets.
9. Tracks Job quality, ensure safe work conditions and make sure contractors are paid on time.
10. Well Organized and good at multi-tasking due to variety of tasks involved in the job.
11. Ensures the Availability of required Equipment at site & Utilization of equipment to be effective.
12. Ensures to minimize or save the Budget for the site every month
13. Responsible for Submission of invoices on schedule with the forecasted quantity as mentioned in schedule.
14. Conduct weekly and monthly progress review meeting with the Client as well as with the contractors.
15. Extract effective output from the available manpower and forecast / mobilize the manpower based on the monthly target.

B) From July 2014 to February 2019
M/s. Gulf Spic General Trading & Contracting Company W.L.L., Kuwait

From April 2018 to February 2019, Construction Manager
Client: M/s. Combined Group Contracting Co. (KSC), Kuwait
Project: Jurassic Production Facilities Off-Plot works at North Kuwait areas, Part-B
Installation of New LP Compressors Systems & associated works at
Booster Station, BS-180

Main Responsibilities:

1. Overall responsible for the Fabrication at GS Fabrication Yard & Erection of Pipe Spools at Site
2. Managing the complete construction since the award the project
3. Coordinate with various departments such as Engineering, Planning, QA/QC, Painting, Safety, Procurement to have a smooth run of the project
4. Maintain a Professional relationship with the Client by attending periodic review meetings, Site Walk through, etc,.
5. Manage to maintain the progress so as to complete the Project on scheduled time without compromising the Quality and Safety aspects during work.
6. Reporting directly to the Manager (Projects) and the Director.

From November 2017 to March 2018, Construction Manager
Client: M/s. HOT ECC, Kuwait
Project: EPC Standby Service Contract for CFP, KNPC, Kuwait.

Main Responsibilities:

1. In-Charge for the Fabrication of Pipe Spools in Gulf Spic Workshop & fabrication Yard
2. Sole responsible for the project execution to the Client satisfaction fulfilling the Quality & Safety Standards till the final delivery.
3. Co-ordinate with Client and inter departments (Planning, Quality, Safety), Vendor, Sub Contractor, etc.
4. Manage the daily progress to achieve the daily, weekly, monthly targets to complete the project on time with high degree of quality & client satisfaction.
5. Initiate the persons needed to be trained as per project requirement.
6. Attend the Project review meetings with the Client periodically.
7. Reporting directly to the Director and Manager ( Projects)

From April 2017 to October 2017, Construction Manager
Client: Spetco International Petroleum Co. W.L.L.,
Project: Jurassic Production Facilities (JPF),West Raudhatain, North Kuwait.

Main Responsibilities:

1. Overall in-charge of Fabrication of Steel Structures in Gulf Spic fabrication Yard.
2. Plan the delivery of the project at hand.
3. Manage the day-to-day working, utilization, implementation and technical consultants engaged on client assignments. From ensuring the correct material turns up before a job, to explaining the work ethics and activities to colleagues.
4. Report progress on projects by suitable media to sector management, maintain and update project reporting, checkpoints and financial reporting to a high standard.
5. Plan and arrange visits to existing and new potential clients, ensuring every client receives sufficient support to enhance their relationships.
6. Develop contacts with senior staff, directors, and other influential staff within each account during the implementation phase.
7. Co-ordinate required support levels and training.
8. Produce reports on each project at agreed intervals, and whenever substantive actions are required.
From November 2016 to April 2017, Construction Manager
Client: M/s. Schlumberger
Project: Pilot Trial of Gas Conditioning System to supply Treated Fuel Gas to Ahmadi Township
1. Responsible for the Overall Engineering, Procurement, Construction activities of the project adhering to the KOC Standards.
2. Managing the complete construction phase of the EPC projects since its award with the coordination of the other divisions of Company.
3. Effectively and accurately communicate relevant project information to the client and project team
4. Review field inspection reports from Contractors throughout the lifecycle of the project
5. Issue Contracts, Letters of Intent, Purchase Orders, etc.
6. Follows all policies and procedures
7. Adherence to Safety Rules & Regulations
8. Regular Meeting with Client and Project Management Team to discuss on technical and project related issues.
From May 2016 to April 2017, Construction Manager
Client: Larsen & Toubro Limited, New Gathering Centre GC -30, Kuwait
Main Responsibilities:

1. Overall in-charge of Fabrication of Pipe spools in Gulf Spic fabrication Yard.
2. Authority for the execution of the project as per Client specification & Contract and reporting directly to the Director.
3. Conducting regular meetings with Client regarding Project review on weekly & monthly basis.
4. Preparing Schedule for completion of the project
5. Controlling the project based on 5M principle
6. Initiation for continuous improvement of the project to get better results.
7. Sub-Contractor management
8. Track & Monitor the progress continuously
9. Adherence to Safety Rules
10. Management of Manpower (Planning, Execution, QA,QC, Safety, Vendor & Sub-Contractor)

From July 2014 to May 2016, Resident Manager
Client: M/s. Saudi International Insulation Manufacturing Co, Yanbu, KSA ( SIIMCO )

SIIMCO( A Joint Venture project of M/s. Alghanim Industries &M/s. Saint Gobain Iso-Over), Yanbu, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Main Responsibilities:

1. Deputed as the role of Resident Manager (secondment to manage, execute and complete the project), with extensive liaising between inter-disciplines including Piping, Process, Civil, MEP, Electrical, Instrumentation and Mechanical/ Equipment contractors at site.
2. Over-all authority &responsibility for the execution of the project work to the satisfaction of M/s SIIMCO and for establishing & enforcing quality management system to execute the Project as per contract and reporting to Project Director/ SIIMCO.
3. Regular Meeting with Client and Project Management Team to discuss on technical and project related issues.
4. Daily Internal meeting with the team members& Contractors to discuss about the way to improve the working style, schedule and the status of the deliverables to meet the commitment.
5. Chair site meetings and distribute minutes to all project team members
6. Track the progress and quality of work being performed by design disciplines/trades
7. Use project scheduling and control tools to monitor projects plans, work hours, budgets and expenditures
8. Effectively and accurately communicate relevant project information to the client and project team
9. Ensure client’s needs are met in a timely and cost effective manner
10. Review field inspection reports from Contractors throughout the lifecycle of the project
11. Issue Contracts, Letters of Intent, Purchase Orders, etc.
12. Maintain Contract Execution Tracking Log
13. Assist the PM in the review of Contractor quotations to ensure that only fair and reasonable pricing is recommended for approval
14. Track & manage contemplated change notices and change orders in the database
15. Prepare substantial completion certificates and ensure all required project close out documents are obtained
16. Communicate ideas for improving company processes with a positive and constructive attitude, and for developing this attitude in others
17. Keep the Client informed about project status and issues that may impact client relations
18. Provides project orientation to new team members
19. Follows all policies and procedures
20. Adhere to Safety Rules & Regulations
21. Establishing & Enforcing the Quality management system to execute the project as per contract
22. Handle the Project Management Team (Planning, Mechanical, Structural, Electrical & Automation Engineers) at site.


SIIMCO( A Joint Venture project of Alghanim Industries& Saint Gobain Iso-Over), Yanbu, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

C) From September 2010 to March 2014, Project Manager ( M1-B )
M/s. Larsen & Toubro Limited, Modular Fabrication Facility, Hazira (Surat) &Kattupalli (Chennai), India.

Main Responsibilities:

1. Assistance in preparation of feasibility study and conceptual design with necessary technical inputs at concept stage.
2. Assist in preparation of FEED packages, Bid documents, technical evaluation of Contract documents, etc.
3. Budget allocation and approvals, monitoring budgeted cost at various phases, verification and approval of contractor’s invoice.
4. Managing the complete construction phase of the EPC projects since its award with the coordination of the other divisions of Company.
5. Responsible for and report on the scheduling of various project activities in conjunction with project target.
6. Undertake QC reporting interaction with other departments of Company to assure production schedules and deliveries are met.
7. Review and evaluate technical submittals & drawings according to required project standards.
8. Monitor and control expenses related to project work and ensure organisational forecasts and budgets are met.
9. Follow up and monitor procurement activities relating to Vendors, Contracts and sub-contracts in accordance with Contract requirements.
10. Ensure safety standards and procedures are implemented and followed in accordance with contract requirements and Company guidelines.
11. Conversant with various international Codes and Standards like ASME, ASTM, ANSI, API, etc
12. Regular Meeting with Client and Project Management Team to discuss on technicaland project related issues.
13. Prepares PowerPoint presentations for meetings and conferences
14. Attend client meetings and assist with determination of project requirements
15. Conduct performance appraisal review meet half-yearly with the sub-ordinates& assist them to set their objectives & targets for the corresponding year.


1. MHN Re-Development Project for N14, N17, N18 & N20 modules.
2. Secondary Fuel Gas Skids for MHN Process Gas Compressor modules (A, B & C).
3. PWCS Skid, Primary Fuel Gas Skid, for MHN Process Platform & Living Quarters platform.
4. Yetagun North Development Project – Well head platform & Jacket

D) From May 2007 to September 2010, Senior Mechanical Engineer
M/s. Gulf Spic General Trading & Contracting Co W.L.L, Kuwait

Main Responsibilities:

1. Plan the schedule to complete the job.
2. Educate the Fabrication team to understand the drawing on Fabrication aspects.
3. Devised effective strategies for the floating of tenders, fair price/market analysis, negotiation and selection of contractor/ Vendors.
4. Meticulously handled the preparation of tender documents, specifications and bill of quantity for bidding purpose & evaluating tender bids including selection of contractor.
5. Perform Discipline check to ensure all the drawings are in line with client requirement.
6. Perform the role of Lead for Mechanical Erection, fabrication, erection, installation, testing and commissioning (Pipelines, Equipment & Steel Structures), Painting & Insulation (Piping & Equipment) works in Construction project.
7. Sole responsibility for managing the entire activities held in the site office for the survey of the existing P&ID, Piping GAD, Mechanical ISO Drawings for As-Built project.
8. Lead the entire team of Draftsman & Engineers for the drafting as well as surveying of the entire piping drawings.
9. Significantly contributed in obtaining the approval from the Client as per the Contract Specifications as well as Client requirement.
10. Judiciously conducted the internal meetings with other departments such as electrical, process and instrumentation for the quarries
11. Pioneer in approving the initial as well as final submission of the entire drawings and released the funds for the Organization from the client side


1. KOC GC-28 Capacity Expansion for Compression & Medium Crude Processing.
2. KOC Updating of As-Built Drawings for all Gathering Centers & Booster Stations.

E) From Jan 2007 to May 2007, Piping Engineer
M/s. SPIC JEL Engineering Construction Limited, Jharsuguda, Orissa, India.

Main Responsibilities:

1. Prepare and submit the drawings to Fabrication& Erection teams.
2. Inspect the completed product and deliver to client as per the committed schedule.
3. Prepare and submit the drawings to Fabrication team.
4. Preparation of procedures related to Quality & Safety.
5. Closely monitor equipment vendor drawings for erection feasibility
6. Control a group of manpower at site to co-ordinate the work schedule as per client requirement.
7. Material conformity received from the Client as per drawings & specifications.


1. Power Plants for Aluminum smelters, Vedanta & SEPCO III

F) From Aug 2000 to Jan 2007, Mechanical Engineer
M/s. Silicon Valley Progresses Work (P) Ltd, Chennai, India

Main Responsibilities:

1. Drawn up project plans, schedule of activities, budget, & cost estimates, planned, procured, mobilized and deployed resources to deliver the project within defined time and costliness.
2. Scheduled projects, select and procure materials; assign personnel and engage qualified Sub-contractors.
3. Established plans for ensuring compliance to all HSE activities and practices.
4. Identified areas of obstruction/breakdowns & took steps to rectify the same through application of troubleshooting tools.
5. Reviewed existing systems & procedures and design internal controls/quality audit checks for various operational areas for achieving higher operational efficiency, resource rationalization and cost reduction

G) From June 1996 to June 2000, Piping Engineer
M/s. H.M.G Engineering Private Limited, Mumbai, India

Main Responsibilities:

1. Site-in-Charge for Fabrication, erection, Testing & Commissioning of Product (Petrol, Diesel, Naphtha& Kerosene), Fire-fighting, Foam & Sprinkler Piping systems& related Civil works
2. Responsible for all Scheduling, Manpower Resourcing, Procurement for completing the project on time
3. Accountable for checking the drawing and execution of work, Fabrication and erection, Punch list clearance, Hydrostatic & Pneumatic Testing, and Commissioning activities
4. Co-ordination with Clients, Sub-Contractors & Vendors


1. K/C & Benzene Installations, BPCL, Sewri, Mumbai
2. IOCL Petroleum Terminal, Vashi, Navi Mumbai, Mumbai
3. HPCL LPG Bottling Plant, Chikkalthana, Aurangabad
Personal information:

Passport No : Z 3201634
Driving License : Kuwait, India
Gender : Male
Date of Birth : 10/12/1975
Nationality : Indian
Marital Status : Married
Language : English, Hindi,Tamil, Malayalam
Contact address : 20, Mailadum Street, Chockalinagapuram,
Aruppukottai – 626 101, Virudhunagar District,
Tamilnadu, India.
Educational back ground:

1.University : Anna University
Graduate : Masters of Engineering (Manufacturing Engineering)
2. University : Madurai Kamaraj University
Graduate : Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering

Other Qualifications:

1. NEBOSH Certified

Computer Skills:

1. AutoCAD
2. Microsoft Office
3. Primavera

Personal Strength:

Initiative, Forward thinking, Adaptability, Team Builder, Multi-tasking, Interpersonal skills.

Other Interests:

Reading Books, Cricket, Badminton.

Notice Period: 2 months from the date of issue of Offer letter.


I hereby declare the details furnished above are true to the best of my knowledge and I am
personally responsible for the authenticity of the same.

Yours Sincerely,