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Profile of Hemant Chauhan
I hold a Master Degree in Civil engineering with specialization in Environmental
Engineering from VJTI (formally known as “Victoria Jubilee Institute of
Technology”) a leading Engineering College affiliated to Mumbai University,
India. I have over 14 years Civil Engineering experience mainly in utilities. I
have to my credit the responsibility of designing and overlooking the utility
services for many prestigious infrastructure projects. I have been involved in
projects right from the concept stage through to design and construction. My
salient quality is my sound knowledge of the design of:

potable water network

sewerage network
wastewater treatment plants,
irrigation network
Storm water network

I believe in team work and communicate effectively with engineers, clients,

contractors and senior management. Throughout my career, I had consistently
demonstrated the ability to manage and coordinate the design to construction
activities of large multidisciplinary infrastructure projects to a standard which
ensures client satisfaction which eventually leads to achievement of in-house
strategic objectives. This is due plethora of highly sought after competencies

quality control
engineering knowledge
team building
coordination of multi-disciplinary design, construction issues
Personnel coaching and mentoring.

Currently I am employed as Senior Design Engineer (Water and Wastewater)

for WSP –Middle East in Sharjah. My responsibilities include designing
complex projects using latest engineering techniques and tools. As a Senior
Engineer I guide multi disciplinary engineering and CAD team to complete the
project with excellent design within time schedule. Being a senior design
engineer, I take the responsibility and pride in providing guidance to junior
engineers eventually leading to their career enhancement. I was/in involved in
many prestigious projects which include Jumeirah Lake Towers and Extension,
International City Phases 2&3, Aqua Dunya Master Plan and Infrastructure
Engineering Design, Downtown Jebel Ali Infrastructure Detail Design, and The

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Al Furjan Detailed Master Planning Design and Infrastructure Design, Palm
Deira-D I Front etc.

Being a Senior Engineer I had taken up the responsibility of monitoring and

coordinating various infrastructure projects tasks, beginning with preliminary
study, design and developing through to construction details for the following

Sewer System including gravity network, pressure network, vacuum

sewer system, rising main and treatment plant.
Potable water network.
Storm drainage network ( Pipe network and Infiltration system)
External fire fighting network.
Primary Irrigation network
Preliminary design of Pumping/Lifting station
Utility arrangement in the Right of Way
Assessing and providing necessary corridor for future expansion.
Negotiating existing utilities if any
Preparing design reports
Preparing technical specifications
Involve in construction related design issue.

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Senior Design Engineer (Water and Wastewater)

Key Experience
Having over 14 years of experience in Civil Engineering, has profound experience in
designing & construction of water supply, sanitary sewers, sewerage treatment plant,
drainage system fire and irrigation system.


• M.Tech. (Master of Technology in Civil engineering Specialized in Environmental

Engineering) with first class from V.J.T.I. ( Formally Victoria Jubilee Technological
Institute) from Mumbai University ( India) in the year 2006
• B.E. ( Bachelor of Engineering ) in Civil Engineering with first Class From BVM
Engineering College from Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar (Gujarat)
in the year 1990

Professional Affiliation

• Life Member - Indian Water Works Association (India)

• Life Member – The Institution of Engineers (India)
• Graduate Member- Institute of Civil Engineering ( UK)

Technical Specialties

• Water and Waste Water Engineer - Proficiency in WaterCAD, SewerCAD,

StormCAD, EPANET and other software.

Professional Experience

WSP Middle East. Sharjah

Since July 29, 2009
Senior Design Engineer 9 Water and Wastewater)

Responsibility: Designing of Potable Water supply system, sanitary sewers, storm water
system, external fire and Irrigation system including details from concept stage to
detailed design. At present I am involve in

Al Fanar Development (KSA):. The site encompasses 320 hectares of previously

undeveloped land. The total population is expected to be around 100,000. (Client:
Injaz ). The project is under concept design stage.

National paint R/A Storm Drainage System: The site has been split into two
phases along Emirates Road, a major road connecting Dubai to Sharjah. (Client:

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Sharjah Government). This project involves designing of Storm drainage network. (
at present it is under construction design stage)

Watani Residential Development ( Abu Dhabi): The total 185 hac. Residential
project of Sorouh. These projects involve designing of Storm and Sewerage
system, including lift stations and connections with existing municipal network, etc.

Masdar City ( Abu Dhabi): The total development is dividing in to 5 packages.

The development will challenge that conventional with alternate development and
construction model. It is developing as a zero carbon and zero waste city. The
project infrastructure design consultant is Mott Macdonald and WSP is peer
reviewer. My roll is to review Wastewater and Storm water system for Phase 1A.

Dubai World Trade Center (Phase 1), Fujairah city Center, International Bank
of Qatar: These projects involve designing of Storm and Sewerage system,
connection with existing network, etc.

Wilbur Smith Associates Inc. Dubai

Since August 20, 2006
Senior Infrastructure Design Engineer

Responsibility: Designing of Potable Water supply system, sanitary sewers, storm water
system, external fire and Irrigation system including details from concept stage to
detailed design for

International city: The International City Phases 2 & 3 is located in Sector 630 (1)
in the southwest corridor of Dubai. The site encompasses 731 hectares of
previously undeveloped land. Total development divided in to five stages. The total
population is expected to be around 200,000. (Client: Nakheel )

Downtown Jebel Ali: Infrastructure Detail Design component of a 207 ha. Site. The
site has been split into four zones of mixed use (commercial and residential) along
11Km linear development along Sheikh Zayed Road, a major road connecting
Dubai to Abu Dhabi. (Client: Limitless LLC). This project also involves designing of
Sewage treatment plants, based on activated sludge with extended aeration
process for each zone.( at present it is under design)

Aqua Dunya Master Plan and Infrastructure Engineering Design: (Part of Dubailand
Phase I) Master Plan and Concept Design 75ha water theme park and residential
area. (Client: Al Sharq Development.). This project also involved designing
package Sewage treatment plant based on activated sludge with extended aeration

Jumeirah Lakes Towers and Extension: including 26 clusters of 3 towers of 45

stories (average) and 1 parking garage each. (Clients: Nakheel and DMCC.)

Discovery Gardens: Covering over 270 ha, intended for a population of 48,000
people. (Client: Nakheel )

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Al Furjan Project; Detailed Master Planning and Infrastructure Design: This project
is 560 hectares in size, includes approximately 4,600 villas and townhouse plots,
as well as a number of commercial and residential apartment precincts. (Client:
Nakheel ). This project also involved designing all infrastructure utilities as well as
sewage, storm and potable water lifting/pumping stations.

Palm deira- ( D I front ) – The Palm Deira will cover 14 kilometers (8.7 miles) in
length and 8.5 kilometers (5.3 miles) in width and have an area of 80 square
kilometers (861 million square feet). It will consist of residential property, marinas,
shopping malls, sports facilities, and clubs. The residential area will be located on
the fronds and will contain 8,000 two-storey town houses. D I front is located front
part along with Al Khaleej road covering about 600 ha. area. (Client: Nakheel).-
Completed up to Preliminary design.

Al Ain Emirates: The Ain Al Emarat Project is a development of the Al Qudra Real
Estate in Al Ain, Emirate of Abu Dhabi UAE. This project is planned approximately
900-hectare mixed use development. Ultimately, facilities on the project will include
villas and multi- family residential dwellings (apartments and condominiums), retail
shopping areas and restaurants, hotels, entertainment and recreational facilities,
schools, multi-purpose domed climate controlled sports complex, golf course and
club house, mosques, community centres, roadways, all necessary infrastructure to
support the development , a canal and common area landscaping. Completed up
to Preliminary design.

Gujarat Water Supply and Sewerage Board, Gujarat, India

June 2000 – August 17, 2006
Assistant Engineer (Design)

GWSSB is state government organization for providing water supply and sanitation
services in the Gujarat State of India.

Responsibility: Design Water supply, Storm water, Sewage Network and wastewater
treatment plant and implemented projects through contractors.

• Year 2000-2004 – Designed and supervised water supply and sewerage schemes
and prepare included Detailed Project Reports (DPR), technical scrutiny,
execution and maintenance of various water supply, and sewerage schemes,
man power planning etc.

Bilimora Drainage Scheme

• Designed and Prepared Detailed Project Reports (DPR) of Bilimora Sewerage

Scheme including treatment for 75,000 people, which includes field survey and
design the scheme.

• Prepared Detailed Project Reports (DPR) for small drainage schemes for a group
of five villages.

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• Performed Dharampur Town Sewerage Scheme costing RS.55 million and
completed the project for 2 years.

• Technically checked the Gandevi Drainage Scheme costing RS.70 million.

• Designed and Prepared Detail Project Report of LWSS (Lift Water Supply
Scheme) - Umargam Regional Water supply Scheme covering 40 villages, which
includes collection of field data, surveying, and designing. Other DPR’s 4
numbers costing Rs. 300 millions were also prepared for this project.

• The sewerage designs were based on Manual of Sewerage and Sewage

Treatment, Government of India including Wastewater Engineering by Metcalf
and Eddy and Wastewater Treatment Plants by Qasim, S.R. Holt, Rinehart and
Winston. Work executed as per CPWD Manual volume-I & II. The work was
executed through contractor on turnkey basis.

Augmentation to Regional Water Supply Project

• Design and executed Kurgam-Tumbi and Nanapondha Regional Water Supply

Schemes costing RS.58 million and completed the project within 3 years.

• Designs and implemented approx. 50 Drinking Water Supply and sewerage

projects funded by Govt. of India & State Govt.

• Implemented approx. 20 ground water recharging works which include

construction of small check dams, percolation tanks.

• Operation & Maintenance of Regional Water Supply Scheme.

• Prepared plans, estimates drawings, Technical Feasibility Reports, Bid

Documents for various Water Supply and Sewerage schemes.

• Worked along with various NGOs and prepared various development projects for
block area.

Agakhan Rural Support Programme (I), Gujarat, India

November 1996 – May 2000
Programme Organizer

AKRSP(I) is a non-communal, professional non government organization working

intensively with rural communities in about 500 villages in Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh of
India; organizing them to manage their land and water resources to increase incomes and
improve the quality of their lives.
• Planning, budgeting and designing for Water Supply, Sewerage, sewage treatment,
Irrigation and small low cost sanitation projects.

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• Executed number of projects related to irrigation and water supply, sewerage

• Involved in Technical Supervision & Quality Control of Irrigation and Water Supply
and Low Cost Sanitation projects.

• General Maintenance work of campus and office buildings as well as Irrigation and
water supply structures.

• Organized several training programme for Rural Beneficiaries.

• Act as Liaison Officer for Government Departments and other private and public
organizations and companies.

• Audits work for various schemes and submitted reports to Programme Manager.

Shree Digvijay Cement Company Limited, Rajkot, India (A Birla Group Company)
June 1996 – October 1996
Technical Officer
• Prepared material testing and analysis work.

• Worked as Marketing Executive for the promotion of product (cement), created

awareness about the product to the builders and Cost-Economy of the product

Shree P.P. Patel Construction (P) Limited, Ahmedabad, India

October 1994 – May 1996
Senior Project Engineer

Worked on Narmada Distributory Canal Irrigation Project (World Bank Funded) which
includes the following:
• Project Planning , Designing and Construction
• Supervision of various construction activities
• Quantity calculation and preparing bills.

Government Polytechnic College, Dahod, Gujarat, India

December 1990 – September 1994
Lecturer in Civil Engineering

• Lecturer in Civil Engineering (Water and Wastewater) subjects including

designing methodology.
• Guided students in Laboratory experiments and practical studies

• Worked in Community Wing (part of college activity) and organized various

technical Training Programme for the skill development of unemployed.

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Shree P.P. Patel Construction (P) Limited, Ahmedabad, India

January 1990 – November 1990
Assistant Engineer (Design)

Worked on Narmada Distributory Canal Project (World Bank Funded) which includes the

• Survey Works
• Earth Works
• Supervision of various construction activities.

Professional Training:

• Professional training from Bentley Institute in Water Cad, Sewer Cad & Storm
• Application of Finite Element Method in Geotechnical Engineering organized by
Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE), New Delhi at DDIT, Nadiad.
• Application of Remote Sensing in Watershed Development organized by Space
Application Center (SAC), Ahmedabad at NMWSDF, Dahod (Gujarat).
• Team Building for Managers, organized by Institute of Rural Management
(IRMA), Anand.
• Participatory Monitoring & Evaluation, organized by UNNATI Ahmedabad.
• Scientific Approach for site selection of Recharging Structure organized by
Gujarat Jalseva Training Institute, Gandhinagar.
• Participated in IVth National Conference on Participatory Irrigation
Management, organized by the Ministry of Water Resource (MOWR), New
Delhi at Hyderabad (A.P).

Additional Information

During M.Tech. Course (2004-2006) at V.J.T.I., Mumbai, India, carried out

following studies.
• The short topic (six months) on “Pollutional of Mithi River (Mumbai) with
particular reference to Domestic Sewage – and design for sewage system” with
‘Klean Environment Consultant Pvt. Ltd.’ Mumbai.
• The dissertation topic (One year) on “Water Supply and Sanitation”.
• Design of Sewerage system for 4nos. of wards for Bhivandi-Nizampur

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English - Excellent
Hindi - Excellent
Gujarati - Excellent

Personal details:
Birth date: 12 February, 1968
Passport particulars: Indian Passport No: G2704380
Contact Telephone: +971.50.6781688
Contact Address: W S P Middle East, P.O. Box-1924, Sharjah, U.A.E
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