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Curriculum Vitae
Summary profile
Mechanical Engineer (Diploma holder) with over 22 years of total experience including 12 Years in India and over 10 Years in Gulf (Saudi Arabia, Republic of Yemen), and Malaysia, Indonesia & Vietnam with partly in U.K. Adept in Cost Estimation & Proposals and other associated activities namely Project Management, Project Planning & Scheduling, Construction / Operations, QA/QC, Methods & Procedures, Subcontract Management, etc and Business development / Sales / Marketing. Have good exposure in LNG, Oil & Gas, Power sectors, Chemical / Fertilizer Industries and other facilities of industrial business sectors.

Summary of career profile:


Company / Organization
INSULTEC Limited, U.K. (Based in Yemen LNG project, Balhaf, Yemen).

Feb 2008May 2010 July 2007Oct 2007 Jan 2006June 2007 Jan 2004Dec 2005 Jan 2003May 2003 Jan 2000Dec 2002 Sept 1993Feb 1999 Jan 1990May 1993 Oct 1985Dec 1989

Area of Job
Overall Project management and Contracts Management, QA/QC, Logistics, etc for Insulation in LNG Process Trains 1&2. Contracts Administration, planning and manpower deployment, Project control of 3 new sites in Bahrain. Estimation / Proposal, Methods & procedures, etc. Project execution and management of LNG Revival project at Dabhol. East Coast Region Business development since Jan’ 2005. Estimation / Proposal, Contracts Administration, Inventory, budgeting, cash-flow, etc. Methods & Procedures, manpower, infrastructure & subcontract management for pipeline project TUNU phase 9. Estimation of Bids & Proposals. Project execution management of LNG Dabhol project at site and its infrastructure setup, QA/QC, planning / scheduling. Project execution / Supervision and Coordination with QC / HSE. Estimation of Bids / quotations, product sales / marketing. Site execution, Payments / Billing follow-up, Monitoring, Liaising with consultants, etc. Site execution and Supervision, Measurement & Billing, Followup, Inventory& procurement, Liaising with railways.

R.B. Hilton Limited., Bahrain. CONTRACTS MANAGER (Branch of CAPE East, U.K.).


KAEFER Punj Lloyd Ltd., Delhi, India.

MANAGER - PROJECTS & CONTRACTS MANAGER PT. Punj Lloyd Indonesia (Deputation) for TUNU phase-9 project, in Jakarta, Indonesia. By Punj Lloyd Ltd., Delhi, India. KAEFER (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia.



Punj Lloyd Insulations Ltd., Delhi, India.


Binzagr Factory for Insulation Materials Ltd., Saudi Arabia. (100% Saudi owned Company). 'Lloyd Insulations (I) Ltd.', New Delhi, India.

CONTRACT EXECUTIVE (Leading Insulation Company of India).


'CONTAC - Engineers & Consultants', India. (Railway Signaling & Telecom Contractors).

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Professional Qualifications and Skills:
• • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Business Administration (1st Division - 73.4%) SAP ERP training in Materials management module with Java and HTML certification course separately.

Have good spoken and written communication, interpersonal skills, and exposure to multi-sector working environment. Have proven organizational, communication and computer skills, together with a range of management and presentation abilities. Adaptable to take challenging assignment variants, to productively suit any working environment / place. Experience in leading multifunction, multidiscipline, multi-ethnic teams. Computer Skills and Software Used (Systems & Software Experience) Microsoft Office 2003 / 2007 including knowledge of complex linkages and formulae, with integrated advanced level excel spread sheets using .xla files for estimation. Planning software with MS Project and Primavera skills of entry level scheduling for review and planning / project controls. Prepared Auto-CAD designing of 2D drawings related to insulation of piping, equipment and tanks corresponding Method statements’ submission & approvals.

Core Experience:

1) Project Estimation / Proposal and Cost engineering
Following roles handled while in Punj Lloyd Insulations Limited, India; Kaefer (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd., Malaysia; Kaefer Punj Lloyd Ltd., New Delhi, India and Binzagr Factory for Insulation Materials Ltd., Saudi Arabia. Inured to working under pressure to meet tight deadlines, producing accurate and detailed reports / cost analysis both routinely and projections to demonstrate specific situations. Bidding cost estimates and proposals’ responsibility includes Project Initiation, Risk identification and management, generate Techno-commercial proposal. On-award supports for the Project team in establishing baseline scope schedule and cost budgeting / cash-flow with monitoring tools. Planning of resources for Proposal Preparation; Hand-over of Proposal information to Project Team; Interface with other disciplines; Supporting Manager Marketing in organizing periodic commercial and/or business planning meetings; Communicate for Technical and Commercial qualifications to client. Project Controls’ responsibility includes managing Cost, Schedule and Risk forecast to complete, earned value analysis, monitoring, update schedule by fast tracking/crashing, change management, performance measurement, contingency control & rundown analysis and generate Monthly Project Executive report. Project engineering and management responsibility includes managing multi-discipline and multi-functional team in successfully delivering project, meeting with client HSE, Schedule, Budget and Quality Targets. Corporate Presentations / Client Business Development / Liaise with Clients including preparing / managing Pre-qualification documentations. Preparation of Cost estimate and Bid / Proposals / Quotation for PMC, FEED, and EPIC / LSTK projects. Adept in preparing budget estimates for feasibility studies and competitive costing in tendering preliminary and final estimates in a lump-sum, fixed unit-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee capacity. Preparation and qualifying Quality control documents involving Method Statements, Quality control Plans, Inspection Test Plans, various Forms, HSE documentations, and other supporting post-bid documents, etc. Responsible for analysis of specifications, Material Take-off, proposals and associated drawings’ take-off / documents in order to prepare detailed cost estimates. Coordinate and effectively communicate with senior management in bid review, project kick-off meetings and daily costing activities. Attended project meetings with clients and contractors for tender negotiations and discussions of commercial and technical feasibility. Contingency estimating - Able to understand risks and uncertainties of unique or 1st time projects, testing and evaluation of cost estimates against previous projects, or use other methods to determine risk areas and recommend contingency amounts. Recorded escalation of pricing data, including graphical format to allow trend surveys and ability to interpret final contract documents, conceptual and schematic construction drawings. Management reporting, highlighting the levels of capital expenditure required for each period, full capital cost visibility, tracking of efficiency and trends and also comparison of changing costs against industry benchmarks. Page 2 of 6

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2) Contracts’ Administration:
Following roles handled while in Insultec Limited, U.K. and Kaefer (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd., Malaysia. Expertise includes managing pre-award Contract management with an emphasis on prequalification and bid evaluation, request for Quotations, short listing of bidders, negotiating, drafting and placement of Contract award. Other areas of contract experience include post-award Contracts management and administration in the areas of Insurance, Performance Guarantee, Change Order management, Progress Measurements / invoicing and correspondence management for contractual correctness and other perimeters. Ensure all contractual issues of scope, cost and on-time delivery and fulfillment of services from point of project inception to completion. Analyze contracts for content, clauses and definition of outstanding contractual matters during indirect relation to requirements at the initial stages of all projects. Collect documentation relating to events justifying delays and added expenses to customer. EPC Contract management, Contract Review and Subcontracting. Review subcontracting documents for project requirements and assign to appropriate vendor. Actively manage subcontracts with attention to the prevention and/or defense of potential claims by subcontractors, and to prepare documentation to sustain any claims made. Establish articulate and close relations with the customer, in view of claims for time extensions, greater expenses for reasons beyond the control of the Company. Prepare documentation supporting insurance claims following damage caused during project works, interfacing with the all concerned and relevant home offices representatives. Provide all information relating to the contract/project to the Legal Advisor in the event of technicaladministrative or arbitration disputes. At the completion of each project, to present a report to the Commercial Office regarding contract conditions to be modified / changed in the event of similar situations in the future. Provide general contract support in areas of customer interface for all contractual correspondence and contacts. Review correspondence to assure compliance with customer, contractor and corporate obligations / requirements. Ensure invoices and payments are accurate and processed on time. Coordinate and perform contract close-out actions, maintain a close working relationship with Financial Analysts. Contract close-out procedural obligations such as PF clearance, labour ministry workmen compensation clearance, insurance cover validation, Income tax clearance, etc as per contract requirements. Administered change orders ensuring legal and contractual compliance and dispute resolution. Ensured compliance with insurance, bonds’ requirements, extension clauses to review and revise addendums & variations. Prepared proposals, participated in contract negotiations, oversaw contract administration, and handled customer interaction to provide proper contract acquisition and fulfilment services. Prepared bid process specifications, progress, cash-flow reporting and other project related supporting reports. Advised management of contractual rights and obligations during sequence of project progress in terms of time & schedule, cost, changes, specification alterations, release of work-front delays, material schedule delays, etc. Compiled and analyzed data to maintain historical information for future project requirements and considerations in bids / proposals. Performed and oversaw complex contracts for procurement and engineering service, including professional design services, maintenance contracts, construction services, and contracts as assigned by the Contracts and Purchasing Manager. MRR MLNG TIGA at Bintulu, East Malaysia (Sarawak) LNG project monitoring, procurement and contract execution from H.O. – Kuala Lumpur for Kaefer (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd. In PT Punj Lloyd Indonesia: Detailing of manpower requirement and infrastructure setup for execution of this project, planning for subcontracting and mobilization of site conforming to project schedule. Revise and negotiate Subcontractors’ contract clauses and conditions / Scope of Work etc to manage work for pipeline business e.g. horizontal directional drilling (HDD) & trenching scope of works, ROW and diving operations, Shore approach, landfall and dredging. Prepare equipment list for project and establish working procedures / method statements.

3) Construction Management / Site Execution / Planning & Cost control / Project coordination:
Following profile handled while in Insultec Limited, U.K.; Kaefer Punj Lloyd Ltd., New Delhi, India; Kaefer (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd.; Punj Lloyd Insulations Limited, India; Binzagr Factory for Insulation Materials Ltd., Saudi Arabia; and Contac - Engineers & Consultants.

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Determine equipment, material, manpower and other resources required for entire project scope, during project planning / budgeting and mobilization. Supervise and select subcontractors / vendors as per norms. Prepare / review / get approval of HSE & QA/QC documentation / environmental control procedures and other relevant operational and administration & control procedures, conforming to the project documentation. Recruiting and training of junior staff. Setup methodology and training of sheet-metal workshop and CNC profile cutting machine & its commissioning. Responsible for planning and execution of site work, interpretations of site data, Review, develop and implement safety / environment, and quality documents / procedures. Quality control. Production control, planning / forecasting of CNC machine shop and metal fabrication and its storage / site transfer control. Worked extensively on projects and for customers at locations in India and abroad, delivering both specialist and general assignments. Leading of multifunction, multidiscipline, multi-ethnic teams. Experience in execution of projects in different and high risk Countries. Customer relationship management. Project Coordination with Client, Consultants & Subcontractors. Prepare job sequence of project activities in coordination with other disciplines and monitor control of insulation related activities as per agreed plan and targeted schedule. Attend Project Progress Meetings and coordinate with other departments. Coordinate Head Office / Technical specialists and site personnel in identifying and resolving complex technical problems. Examined estimates of material, equipment services, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure accuracy and completeness. Responsible for certifying monthly payments on the progress of the projects. Review submittals for variations / additional claims and negotiation for change orders. Maintain and ascertain implementation of required HSE, & quality document / procedures with routine timely submission of reporting to client in project approved formats / deliverables. Supervise and select Subcontractors / vendor qualification procedure, Scope of Work, conditions / clauses, inclusions / exclusions of scope, and monitoring / control of work. Prepare project execution strategy, ensure the implementation of quality control standards and cost control on project for on-time completion. Execute daily operations of monitoring the work executed by the main MEP contractor at site and prepare interim and completion project reports. Assured the execution of the contract in order to meet or improve the financial target in terms of margin and cash collection. Single point of contact with customers. Management of technical and contractual issues. Negotiation of variation orders and extra works with Customers. Assure the delivery of the materials according to the contracts and to meet EPC Contractor materials need. Budget, cost control and cash-flow control management / forecast of budgets with respect to revenue earned. Project economic performance analysis on monthly basis monitoring. Local communities’ issues, Agreements execution, country lawful obligations and complete administration. Successfully completed Yemen LNG process trains 1 & 2 insulation works from setup and mobilization of office & storage infrastructure / workshops / CNC machine setup & commissioning, overall management of execution, planning, recruitment of staff & workers, inventory / logistics, up to commissioning of plant and demobilization of men & balance materials along with contract closure procedure. Dabhol LNG Revival project phase-II which started in July’ 2006 to finish in June’ 2007 and earlier phase-I of Dabhol LNG storage facilities project with DPC (Enron) in Maharashtra, India in 2001 both projects with Kaefer Punj Lloyd Limited in phase-II and Punj Lloyd Insulations Limited in phase-I. Overall Project management & Execution, Planning / scheduling activities, Inventory & storage facilities, and coordination with WHESSOE & GAIL / RGPPL / EIL in phase-II and SKANSKA & ENRON in phase-I. Off-shore Platform Insulation job for SIME Darby in Johor Bahru, Malaysia, working with Kaefer (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd. This project involved 6 Off-shore platform insulation works, which was shipped offshore due to noncompletion of mechanical works by Exxon. Ammonia Storage tank in Phu My Fertilizer project – PETROVIETNAM in Vietnam supplied as Expatriate Supervisor to Insultec Limited (Vietnam) by Punj Lloyd Insulations Limited, India. Technical support and supervision job for Phase-1 involving casting Perlite level concrete & placing of Perlite concrete block. M.T.B.E. Project, in National Methanol Company, Saudi Arabia to supervise and execute Hot, Cold, Acoustic insulation & fireproofing of conduits / cable-trays and structural steel. Executed 'Saudi Chevron AROMAX' for M/s. Consolidated Contractors (7.5 million). Project Coordinator for 'Ras Tanura Upgrade Project-Package # 3&4' for M/s. C.C.I.C., Saudi Arabia. Colour light signalling and Control room complete contract work under Railways Electrification with 'Contac Engineers & Consultants'. Page 4 of 6

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT / SALES: Following exclusive job profile handled while in Binzagr Factory for Insulation Materials Ltd., Saudi Arabia and Kaefer (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd., Malaysia. Successfully grew customer base by entering new markets, setting up an Eastern region contract arm for West Malaysia and securing work locally. Business development including meeting clients and begin company registration, pre-qualification. Assure the target of Orders in Country identifying and following up business opportunities in coordination with HQ Commercial Operations Teams. All East coast Malaysian projects and product sales / business development in Kaefer (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd. Project planning, SWOT analysis, definition of strategic execution plan, project organization and resources selection. Coordinate with H.O. for Preparation of Proposals / Quotations. Undertake and manage contracts. Weight relative costs. Managing & supervising site resources including site supervisors. Support of HQ business with local follow up of any issue in country such as technical issues, local negotiations, payments follow up. Planning & Management, Budgeting / Finance management, cash-flow projections, Sales targets’ projections. Responsible for coordinating the contract, taking due account of health and safety requirements, specifications and standards pertaining to the Master Plan development project. Assist in minimizing and maintaining project costs, as well as income/expenditure forecasting.

Details with Previous Companies:
1) Since February 2008 to May 2010 with 'Insultec Limited, U.K.', as 'Deputy Project Manager' Project: Yemen LNG project in Republic of Yemen for insulation works in Process Train – 1 & 2 (Process area) for Gama ENDÜSTRİ TESİSLERİ İMALAT ve MONTAJ A.Ş as MEP Contractor. Employed during project award to prepare deliverables from U.K. office and thereafter deputed for site, with successful completion followed by complete contract close-out procedure. 2) Since July 2007 to October 2007 with 'R.B. Hilton, Bahrain' – CAPE East, as 'Contracts Manager'. Change of overall management led me to leave the country before-hand. 3) Since January 2006 to June 2007 with 'Kaefer Punj Lloyd Ltd.', (earlier 'Punj Lloyd Insulation Ltd.) as 'Deputy General Manager'. Joined for H.O. New Delhi for estimation and proposals for India and abroad projects bidding both. Later reassigned for execution of Dabhol Revival LNG Project, phase-II at Maharashtra, India for 'Punj Lloyd Ltd. and Whessoe joint venture named as Whessoe-Punj Lloyd'. Responsible for costing & estimation to overall execution management, planning, inventory, implementing QA/QC, etc for phase-II completion of Revival project of LNG in Dabhol. PIR cutting plant facilities re-setup, production & planning, storage facilities setup, etc to meet requirements for removal & re-insulation of piping & LNG Tanks. 4) January 2004 to Dec 2005 with ‘Kaefer (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd.', as 'Contracts Manager'. MLNG TIGA project (MRR) Bintulu, East Malaysia project for H.O. coordination, correspondence, Contract review / insurance / claims, cost control and budgeting. Later was assigned for bidding / estimation & proposals. Later was assigned as Manager – Projects for East-coast region of West Malaysia for new office setup and business development in that region. Executed Off-shore Platform Insulation job for SIME Darby in Johor Bahru. 5) January 2003 to May 2003 with 'PT Punj Lloyd, Indonesia’ as 'Senior Manager'. On deputation for 5 months in pipeline contract for TUNU Field Development project for trunk lines phase 9 EPSC project, in Samarinda, Indonesia. Page 5 of 6

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Submission / Approval of pipeline related all Procedures with TOTALFINAELF E&P Indonesia. Liaising and negotiations with subcontractors and detailing of manpower requirement / infrastructure setup. 6) Since January 13, 2000 to Dec 2002 with 'Punj Lloyd Insulations Ltd.', as 'Senior Manager'. Joined for Dabhol LNG Re-gasification Project, at Maharashtra, India for 'Punj Lloyd Ltd.' After short closure of Dabhol project, re-assigned with job profile for Contract Sales division handling estimation, bids, proposals, QA/QC and HSE related procedures / documents for online projects, drawing detailing, etc. 7) February 1999 to Dec 1999 Training in ERP (SAP - Materials management module) Completed unto blueprint stage, a Project with Infotech Global Inc., New Delhi, implementing SAP working for 'Navbharat Exports, New Delhi' - a rice exports company. 8) September 1993 to Feb 1999 with 'Binzagr Factory for Insulation Materials Ltd., Saudi Arabia' Joined as 'Field Engineer' for M.T.B.E. Project, in National Methanol Company, to supervise and execute Hot, Cold, Acoustic insulation & fireproofing of conduits / cable-trays and structural steel. Transferred to Home office as ‘Sales & Estimation Engineer’. Besides insulation projects’ and product sales, fireproofing boxes for MOV's and conduits, scaffolding contracts, also represented for Technical Pre-qualifications and Pre-bid meetings for ARAMCO and SABIC group of Companies. The job profile comprised of mainly Estimation & Bidding, Quotation & follow-up and direct site Supervision & management of Insulation / Refractory Shutdown. Coordination with purchasing for interim material requirements for the projects and Sales order in-hand. Refractory installation and fireproofing of MOVs & cable-trays & conduits. 9) January 1990 to May 1993 with Lloyd Insulations (India) Ltd., New Delhi as 'Contract Executive'. Execution management of mainly for False-Ceiling / False flooring and structural support for external cladding / facades, Waterproofing on roofs, Foam-concreting, Fireproofing & their technical aspects. 10) October 1985 to December 1989 with 'Contac -Engineers & Consultants', as 'Site In-charge'. Execution of Signaling & Telecommunication Projects of Railway Electrification contract works in Colour light signaling, Trenching, cable laying, Control Room setup & wiring complete, under Western Railways Division liaising with Engineering, Accounts, Supervising Projects' work at six Stations between Ujjain to Nagda (M.P.) and Bakaunia Bhauri station near Bhopal.

Personal Details:
Electronic mail address : Permanent Address : mailto: & mailto: Flat No. 397, 2nd Floor, Block C-3, JANAKPURI, New Delhi - 110058. Contact Mobile Father’s Name Date of Birth Passport Particulars : : : : +91-9582302791 / 9811672501 Late Shri. R. B. Das May 16th, 1964. Passport # Z - 1396855. Date of Issue ~ Jan 20th, 2003 at New Delhi. Date of Expiry ~ Jan 19th, 2013. Nationality : INDIAN.

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