About Santhosh Vadivel

  • Academic Level Master’s Degree
  • Age 28 - 32 Years
  • Salary 1850
  • Gender Male
  • Industry Development


Budding Civil Engineering professional withMastersin Construction Project management and 6+ years of experience on international projects successfully managing teams of varying sizes: that includes projects such as Marsa-Al-Seef Creek Development (Dubai); Various Infrastructure Development works with RTA, DOT (UAE) & Indian Railways (India). Expertise in delivering fast track projects on schedule. Strong understanding of current construction methods, processes, contractual documents. Expert in clash detection and problem resolution, and working with client, consultants, sub-contractors.



  • 2018 - Present
    JV Engineering Associat, Southern Railway Contractor, Indian Railways

    Project Head

    Lead the project team on 1. $2.0M Augmentation work at Diesel Loco Shed, Erode (Civil Package) 2. $2.5M Construction of (FOB) Foot Over bridges (4 No’s) over Salem Division 3 . $2.1M Proposed additional Foot over Bridges at Badagara, Thalassery, Kasaragod & Mangalore junction (NSG-3) stations 4.$2.5M Proposed Foot over Bridges at Etakkot, Payyoli, Elimala, Kannur South & Extension of existing FOB at Manjeshwar (NSG-6) stations. Responsible for overseeing all matters relating to the project including but not limited to Commercial, Contractual, Variations, Planning, and Progress Interface between key stakeholders – Client, Designers, End User, Sub contractors, and Suppliers Organising overall resources for the project Review Procurement, Budget and timely payments Kept record of all measurements, Assisted Client engineers in preparing Bill, Variations & New items for change in scope Coordinated with Client engineers in preparing GAD and Structural drawings for bridges Reporting to Managing Director with regular updates on the status of the project implementation

  • 2015 - 2018
    Dutco Balfour Beatty (DBB), Dubai

    Senior Project Engineer

    As a Project Engineer on the $725M Marsa Al Seef project, I was responsible for all the works that are being carried out in cluster 1, Phase 03 ensure that everything is going as per the schedule, plan & design Managed subcontractors for Civil and MEP works, and ensured construction drawings and programme were being followed at site Select tools, materials and equipment and track inventory Outlined clear roles & responsibilities and deliverable requirements in terms of both scope and schedule to all the team members Reviewed the work progress on daily basis and Plan ahead to prevent problems and resolve any emerging ones Prepared and recorded work inspection requests to maintain quality control, MEP clearances, progress reports and RFI’s Prepared contractual delay notices and submitted to subcontractors timely to allow cost claims to be substantiated, thus helping recover costs Detected clashes between structural, architectural and MEP drawings and assisted with providing sound solutions in a timely manner to avoid delays. Responsible for concrete pours of which the largest was at 2780m3 Used logistical coordination skills to ensure they were performed smoothly by planning layout of pipelines and pump locations in such a manner that continuous access was available Prepared and co-ordinated with plant division for erection and dismantling of tower cranes and executed with zero accidents Appointed as Nominated lifting coordinator for the entire site which entailed the responsibility for checking and approving all lifting plans, Adhere to Company Safety Standards and promote safety culture among the ranks throughout the team

  • 2015 - 2015
    Dutco Balfour Beatty (DBB), Dubai

    Tender Planner

    As a Tender Planner, I assisted the estimation team in preparing tender documents & held responsible for the bellow mentioned items Ensured that the programme content is functionally compliant with the planning procedures and guidance Identified planning scope, major constraints and contract requirements. Identified major quantities and factors affecting the programme Established and agreed with Operations and Bid Team key methods of construction, sequencing, installation and commissioning Produced and documented the planning deliverable s including programmes, planning philosophy, presentations and reports to the Top Management i.e, GM Produced the Tender Programme and supporting information in accordance with the tender requirements Developed overall programmes, issuing to all parties for review and implementing recommendations, innovation and best practice as applicable.

  • 2014 - 2016
    3E International Fz LLC, Dubai

    Senior Consultant Planning & Project Control

    I was supporting Planning Manager on project Package.1 - King Abdul-Aziz Project for Riyadh Public Transport – Riyadh Metro Followed up with the Junior planning engineer to get all the correspondence (letters) that are been communicated between Employ, Engineer and Project Director, from the site Went through with all the correspondence letters and understanding the full history of change notice/delay events Prepared a detailed Chronology for the Change Notice that are raised during the project Assisted Planning manager in preparing a detailed Claim / (Interim) Extension of time reports

  • 2014 - 2015
    3E International Fz LLC, India

    Senior Consultant Planning & Project Control

    I was Incharge as Snr Planner for Project #R977, Various Improvements and Implementing Quick wins in Dubai that had all Infrastructure service lines from Water, Electricity (DEWA), Drainage, Sewer, Irrigation, landscaping (DM), Telecommunication (du, Etisalat), Street light, Traffic signal (RTA), Military cable, Gas lines,Road Works (RTA) - asphalt, tiles, curb stones, concrete barriers, fence, protection slabs, gullies, chambers., Prepared Detailed Contract Program of works with cash and resource (equipment and manpower) loaded to all respective activities for each construction package/work order that are issued (46 No’s - Work orders) Continuously monitored the progress of work in site and updated the approved schedules and reporting major milestones that have met Prepared and reported daily, weekly, and monthly progress to consultant and client (RTA & MERAAS) Attended all Progress Meeting and updated the status to Resident Engineer, Liaison Engineer, Planning Manager on regular basis Kept a proper track of all progress events and determined the delay event on time Reminded project team for follow-up correspondence related to the delay events: including approvals like NOC, Shop Drawing Acted as a document controller for all the delay event correspondence Prepared Interim/Final claim Particulars at the end of every monthly update Gave clear indication on culpability of the delays Prepared a well-organized claim document

  • 2021 - 2021
    3E International Fz LLC, India

    Senior Planning Engineer

    I was Incharge as Planning Engineer on Project #74, Maintenance, Rehabilitation Works for Internal Roads, bridges in Abu Dhabi Island Continuously monitored the progress of work in site and updated the approved schedules of all construction package/work orders and reported major milestones that have met Prepared and reported daily, weekly, and monthly progress to consultant and client Attended all the Progress Meeting and updated the status to Resident Engineer, Liaison Engineer, and Planning Manager on daily, weekly and monthly basis. Acted as a document controller for all the delay event correspondence Reminded the project team for follow- up correspondence related to the delay events and approvals like NOC, Shop Drawing

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