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VASUDEVA KRISHNAMURTHY

Candidate ID: 1417076

Career Summary

Engineering Graduates/PG with 28 years experience in Engineering functional area

Skill Set

MEP

Professional Information

Total Experience : 32

Nationality : India

Qualification Level : Engineering Graduates/PG

Job Function : Engineering

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

Detailed Profile

PERSONAL DETAILS
First Name--- VASUDEVA PRASAD
Surname:----. KRISHNAMURTHY
E-Mail Id: --- vasudevan189@rediffmail.com
Contact Number:--- +91-9449715558 / +20 1277568618
Contact Address: ---- #217, 5th Main, 5th Cross, Chennamanakere Achukattu, B S K 3rd Stage, Bangalore – 560085, Karnataka, INDIA
Permanent Address: --- Same as above
Date of Birth: --- 01st August 1967
Total Years of experience: 32 years & 3 months
Your targeted industry- Project Management, Consutancy, Construction – field of infrastructure like Rail, Metro, Airports, Mixed use developments, high rise towers, 7 & 5 star hotels, educational campus, healthcare

EDUCATION:
Bachelor of Engineering – Mechanical Engineering from Bangalore University, Karnataka, INDIA in the year 1990

CORE COMPETENCIES:
Project Management, Design Management, Interface Management, Site & Construction Management , Testing Commissioning & Hand over, Resource Management & Optimization, Tendering & Bid evaluation, Quality Assurance & Management, Requirements Management, Value Engineering & Management, Client Relationship Management

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
Company Details - 1
Name of the organization: - Hill International
Last Designation: -- MEP Manager
Tenure: -- 12th November 2020 – Till date
Key role:
1). I am a detailed oriented MEP Project Manager with 32 years of professional experience in design and construction sphere. My current experience is leading the construction of E & M and Rail systems for Cairo Monorial project at Cairo, Egypt. The project consisting of 55KM line divided into 22 line segments consisting of 22 stations and a Depot with stabling facilities, Switches and Pocket tracks.
Key accomplishments: Since the project is in the initial phase, I am currently involved in Value Management studies of the design and assisting the Client in getting the best possible service oriented Monorail at economical CAPEX and further reducing the expenditure on OPEX. Also now managing the construction progress of MEP and Rail systems like Telecommunicaitons, Traction Power, Signalling etc. The test run for the first set of rolling stock is scheduled in the month of October 2022, hence managing the construction of the Depot dedicated for the same, where Rail yard, OCC and Heavy maintenance shed are the prime areas for preparing the stacking of the first set of the trains.
Company Details - 2
Name of the organization: WSP Middle East LLC (formerly Louis Berger LLC)
Last position held: MEP / Utilities Manager
Tenure: 05th November 2014 – 31st December 2019
Key role:
• Steering the successful roll-out of project operations entailing defining scope, setting timelines, analysing requirements, budget review & approval, prioritizing tasks and identifying dependencies as per present budgets in completion from the design to handover after T & C of Red and Green Elevated line, Green Underground Line and Depot with stabling facilities.
• Managing a team of Mechanical Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Fire Engineers, PHE Engineers & the relevant MEP Supervisors required for completion and handover of the project
• Tracking & analyzing project activities with a key emphasis on quality, design, drawings, specifications, standards & codes; reviewing schedule & managing budget for cash flow requirements
• Managing the Interfacing of External Architects, Designers & Engineers, Agencies, Clients, Architects & Consultants and also exchange of hazards and interfaces with Rail system elements, to ascertain technical specifications, construction related essentials based on the client requirements and prevalent codes.
• Managing the team who were peer reviewing the MEP design submittals (like HVAC, Smoke Management, Chilled water calculations, Chiller calculations, Pressure drop calculations, pump calculations, Fire & Life Safety, Tunnel ventilation system, Electrical, Fire Alarm, Lighting, small power, E & B, BACS, VHTS (Lifts, Escalators and Moving walks), Rail system services like SCADA, Traction Power, Singalling, CCTV, BBRS, BLS, Telecommunications system etc, for compliance with employer’s requirements and complete as per the approved checklists
• Managing the DVE (Design Verification Engineer) checks have been effectively completed
• Managing the preparation of tender specifications & finalizing requirements; interacting with consultants and commercial team for finalizing the technical & contractual matters as required by the client
Managing the re view ofReviewing Pre-Qualification Request (PQR) of proposed bidders; evaluating profile, submitting documents and assessing capabilities in performing similar projects and programming capabilities
• Finalizing terms & conditions of contracts, managing settlement of agreements; performing analysis to ensure that contracts are finalized within negotiated & agreed-upon parameters
• Participating in Evaluating commercial offers / proposals along with tender / contracts / billing formalities & other documentation; answered clarification & change requests during bid evaluation phase
• Managing the team who were documenting estimates & requirements generated during detailed engineering of the project
• Spearheading the management of functions like supervision, coordination & review of survey, quality control, mobilization of manpower, materials & equipment and cost control
• Managing the scope of construction activities including providing technical inputs for methodologies of construction & coordinating for site management activities
• Managing project planning & control activities involving planning & scheduling, estimation & cost control, risk & change management, stakeholder communication and project documentation, conducting codes analysis of rates and stacking / storing raw materials to ensure uninterrupted supply
• Generating weekly / monthly progress analysis using earned value method, various reports, review change, variation order & contractor’s claims and billing
• Managing the construction projects related to material planning, usage & demand matching and inventory management
• Directing the T&C team in conducting the T&C activities of the individual MEP/VHTS/BACS/SCADA/ TVS / Tunnel Hydrant / Tunnel Emergency Lighting systems/ Integration of TPSS, Telecommunications, Sub-stations, BMS with SCADA between OCC and individual stations and further integration of BMS with FA, Gas control system, AFC, ACS etc as per the contract requirement from stage 1 (Factory Acceptance Test – FAT) to stage 6 (System Performance Test – SPT)
• Managing the contractor in validating the requirements management process through Comply Pro; Validating the quality by ensuring that it is complying with the requirements or not
• Managing the Implementation of change management arising during the project life cycle and inculcating the resource to adhere to the change management process in a methodical and smooth transition
• Monitoring risk assessment, hazard identification and mitigation, Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) audits & accidents investigations by implementing Job Hazards Analysis and Daily Task Hazard Assessment tools
• Interacting with other construction areas, discussed with Coordinator for project KPIs to determine accurate status of the project, made tactical decisions to allocate resources and assigned staff requirements to maintain project on target
• Ensuring client delivery including identification & addressing emerging issues after implementing requirement management process, securing deployment of adequate resources, delivering all client commitments within time/budget constraints
• Managing the Preparation following documents encompassing Project Management, Quality Management, Requirements Management, Construction Management, Risk Management, System Assurance Management, Testing & Commissioning
• Managing HAZOP studies and production of HAZARD analysis
• Ensuring that the documents are in line Project and EN50122, 50126 and 50129 requirements
• Managing the preparation of Preliminary & Design Safety Case (PDSC & DSC), Preliminary Safety Case, Final Safety Case (PSC and FSC), for getting approval from the insurance provider and further approval from Ministry of Transportation

Key accomplishments:
Participated during the Management of design stage in finalization of Value Management of MEP items implemented in the project, by this I was able to advise and reduce the costs of the implemented system equivalent to 45 Million USD. Also participated and made technical advise in reducing the costs of BACS system by about 220 Million USD for 28 stations.

Company Details - 3
Name of the organization: - Obayashi Corporation
Last Designation: -- MEP Design and Construction Manager
Tenure: -- 17th February 2014 – 15th October 2014
Key role:
• Attend progress meeting with the Client MRTJ, Engineer JMCMC, design consultant etc and take required action which needs for the implementation of design.
• Responsibility of ensuring that all technical processes, tasks and functions are fully adhered and followed as per the outline specification requirements.
• Plan to achieve timely completion of design and progress in tandem with the construction schedule.
• To form a team in checking the design from the consultants.
• Managing the 3rd Party Reviewer and getting verified the designs before submission to the Engineer.
• Coordinating with the interface contractors on getting the required provisions for Rail systems, Signaling and Communications, TPS, SPS, PSD, SCADA, AFC, PSD etc. and studying the possible space requirements for the same, further coordinated with the Architects in the design of stations.
• Preparation of working drawings and shop drawings and getting approval prior to construction.
• Managing the tendering and work execution by the sub-contractors.
• Managing and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the design team
• Managing the design work for all disciplines based on the project management plan in order to complete the work within the allocated budget and the project schedule.
• Attending and leading Client briefings and present project stages and work to the Client throughout the project life cycle.

Key accomplishments:
Since Metro was first of its kind in Jakarta, I had a cumbersome task of inculcating the design and construction requirements of Metro project to the MEP consultant who was his first project in this field. For this I was managing the consutant Engineers and Draughtsman tem at my own office in delivering the MEP design as per the client requirements

Company Details - 4
Name of the organization: - AECOM Singpaore PTE LTD
Last Designation: -- Associate
Tenure: -- 15th June 2012 – 15th December 2013
Key role:
• In Thomson Line Metro project - Reviewing the design and services co-ordination of Orchard unique station which is totally different from other stations, where below the platform level are the UPSD and UPED and above is the paid concourse. Routing of the power system, signaling, communications, AMS, PSD, ISCS has become a challenge in the short period of time (around 12 weeks). Also this station is linked to platform level with the existing Red line by a platform link level, where A & A works are really posing challenges. Also has worked on brown field project.
• Construction Management of 44 fllors Asia Square Tower building which is a mixed use development consisting of 7 star hotel, office building and podium with food couts and car parking.

Key accomplishments:
Here I have faced one of the toughtest and demanding client in my career history, helped in finalizing vendors by giving changes to the design in energy savings for chilled water and lighting system. The total cost of OPEX was reduced to about 2.9 Million Singapore dollars per annum.




Company Details - 5
Name of the organization: - W S ATKINS & PARTNERS OVERSEAS, DUBAI
Last Designation: -- MEP Project Manager
Tenure: -- 22nd July 2006 – 13th June 2012
Key role:
Here in the initial stages of my tenure I was assigned the role of Engineering Team Leader where I was handling a team of Mechanical, Electrical, Fire, PHE, Co-ordinators, draughtsmans, etc in delivering the complete design from concept stages to final design stages for the following projects
? Dubai Metro, Dubai, UAE
? Mekkah Metro, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
? Kolkata Metro, INDIA
? Abra water front, Dubai, UAE
? Masdar Developments, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Later I was promoted as MEP Project Manager to deliver the following projects from concept design till construction and handing over
? King Abdul Aziz International airport, KSA
Along with above I participated in tender submission and completing the concept design for the following projects
? Abra Airport, KSA
? Lusail Tram, Doha, Qatar
? Jeddah Hangars, KSA
Key accomplishments:
During the management of desing for Dubai metro, I had a challenge of delivering the detailed design of 4 metro stations in 3 weeks time, for which the company awarded a hefty descretory bonus, which allowed me to boost my team to achieve further stringent assignments in the same and other projects.

Company Details - 6
Name of the organization: - HAMED ENGINEERING SERVICES
Last Designation: -- MEP Department Lead
Tenure: -- 29th October 2003 – 13th July 2006
Key role:
Here I was managing the overall department in getting awarded and managing a project from tendering till hand over with testing and commissioning. The following projects were handled by me
? Pilot Advanced Oil Recovery System for Petroleum Development of Oman
? Lulu Hyper Market
? Al Qurm Integrated Hospital
? Water Supply & Waster water Network for Al Bustan

Key accomplishments:
Since this was my first assignment outside INDIA, I had to work hard in getting used to working with different cultures and as per internation standards.

Company Details - 7
Name of the organization: - POTENTIAL SERVICE CONSULTANTS (P) LTD
Last Designation: -- Senior Design Engineer
Tenure: -- 12th February 2001 – 13th October 2003
Key role:
Joined as a Senior Desing Engineer in the designing of PHE and Fire fighting services for the following local INDIAN projects
? Makino Asia Pte Lte, Bangalore
? KINFRA IT Park, Cochin
? BITS Pilani, Goa centre
? Appolo Hospitals, Chennai
? Taj Connemara 7 star hotel, Cochin
? Divyashree IT Park
Key accomplishments:
This is the first assignment in my career for design experience, earlier to this I was fully involved in construction supervision.
Company Details - 8
Name of the organization: - DLF Industires LTS
Last Designation: -- Deputy Manager - Construction
Tenure: -- 12th January 1996 – 13th November 2000
Key role:
Construction of 200 MW power plant for power generation for coal fileds, Rajrappa, Giddi & Madhuban in Bihar
Key accomplishments:
I have worked in a power generation project

Company Details - 8
Name of the organization: - Kirloskar AAF Ltd
Last Designation: -- Senior Engineer - Projects
Tenure: -- 11th May 1993 – December 1995
Key role:
Construction of 200 MW power plant for power generation for coal fileds, Rajrappa, Giddi & Madhuban in Bihar
Key accomplishments:
Nil

Company Details - 9
Name of the organization: - Sandur Manganese & Iron Ores Ltd
Last Designation: -- Engineer - Projects
Tenure: -- 25th February 1990 – 24th April 1993
Key role:
Maintenance of Arc Furnaces
Key accomplishments:
Nil

OTHER DETIALS
1. Training Programs attended or conducted?

• Training on Escape Hood – H2S, Muscat, Oman
• Development Course “Leadership Throughout” organised by ATKINS at Sharjah Office with faculty from “People Plus” Dubai, UAE
• Certified Course on “Basic Fire Fighting / Fire Warden” Long with “First Aid” Training by Eurolink Safety, Dubai, UAE.

2. Seminars / workshops attended?
Nil
3. Awards or letter of appreciation or certifications received during work tenure?

Nil

4. Major Skill Set.

MEP, Interface, Integration testing, Testing, Commissioning & Handover, Rail systems, Architectural, structural, civil, building services

5. Extra-curricular activities or interests.

. Play games like cricket, jogging, reading books & journals



6. Languages Known: Engligh, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam

7. Any voluntary organization you are part of?

MIET (Membership of Engineering & Technology – Royal Chapter – British council

8. Any other information which you would like to cover in resume.International & National standards known

BS, IEC, ASHRAE, BISRIA, NFPA 130, 101, 92, 72, 20, 13, 12, 10, ASTM, UPC, Middle East Local Civil Defence Standards, DIN standards.

Software like AUTOCAD, RIVET, Microsoft Office, HAP, Carrier 4.0, SES analysis, CFD analysis, Pump calculation software, AMTECH, DIALUX, RELUX, DB schedules,