About Ramasamy Sathappan

  • Academic Level Degree Bachelor
  • Industry management
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About me

BE (Mechanical Engineering) with nearly 14 years of experience in: 

  • Management activities entailing with cost Estimation & Project Procurement.
  • Hands-on experience in spearheading Cost Estimation & Procurement in Projects involving project feasibility study, strategy formulation and site execution.
  • Proficiency in planning, executing & spearheading various Project Procurement & technical activities for Oil & Gas Projects.
  • An effective communicator with honed interpersonal, negotiation and problem-solving skills.



  • 2015 - Present
    Mohammed Al-Barghash Al-Mansouri & Sons Co Ltd.

    Sr.Estimation Engineer

    Major Responsibilities in Proposal & cost Estimation:
     Responsible for directing the cost estimate effort on major pipeline projects.
     Responsible for assisting Teammates in preparing technical and commercial bids.
     Working with Estimation Manager/ Management on estimates for review and approval.
     Coordinating with the project team related to estimating and field related support.
     Providing accurate pipeline design, construction and install estimates.
     Preparing proposals related to estimates and total installed cost estimate, baseline, etc.
     Reviewing specifications and drawings, exhibits for cost estimate, develop detail takeoff of drawings.
     Understand and forecast scope of work activities, schedules, task, cost control measures.
     Preparing cost task related to overhead, escalation, contingency, labor, equipment, material, and profit, team makeup, different type of construction activities/job cost.
     Preparing project stage cost estimate, variables, lesson learn on project life cycle during construction activities.
     Arranging meetings with clients, subcontractors, vendors, and governing agencies.
     Tracking and reporting the schedule and budget status to Managers and Management Representatives.
     Occasionally attending site visits to better understand the customer requirements.
     Review’s takeoffs provided by the Sub-Consultants and Engineering Department and checks for mathematical and technical accuracy.
     Working with sub suppliers where required to complete solutions and gain prices for an sub-contracted items.
     Attending design reviews to make sure all costs for the solution are covered.
     Running cost sign off sessions with Project Management, Engineering and Directors.
     Preparing bid documents as per the Customer Requirement (Both Technical & commercial)

  • 2009 - 2015
    Gulf Riyadah Co., Ltd

    Estimation & Procurement Engineer

    Major Responsibilities in Proposal & cost Estimation:
     Attending of Job-ex meeting and site visit.
     Preparing Detailed report to Manger after attending the Job Ex & Site visit
     Review bid specifications, drawings, material lists and regulatory requirements
     Highlighting the contractual terms and conditions to Manages & Directors.
     Preparing the Technical & Commercial proposal package as the Bid requirement.
     Prepares detailed construction plans and schedule including direct/indirect manpower for costing purpose.
     Preparing cost estimates from the engineering drawings.
     Preparing accurate and well-organized estimates and proposals in a timely manner.
     Preparing the clear detailed quantity take offs.
     Responsible for preparing, presenting, and explaining the cost Estimations to Estimation Manager.
     Coordinate with other discipline Engineer’s regard to interfacing of works to eliminate double charging and identify missing items.
     Organizing sub-contractor’s quotations, negotiating to ensure quotes meet contract documents.
     Tracking and completing Budgeting and Scheduling for projects. Monitoring progress, requisitioning change orders and identifying any potential risks.
     Maintaining good relationships with sub-contractors and clients.
     Providing and maintaining unit pricing and database for material and labor progress to Managers.
     Arranging Meeting with potential clients to discuss options for proposed services.
     Coordinate technical meetings with vendors and consultant.
     Preparing the contractor mark-ups and ensuring that the correct mark-ups are being used.
     Review policies and procedures to identify areas for achieving cost savings and efficient use of company assist.

    Major Responsibility in Procurement:
     Preparing & Issuing RFQ to Various Vendors.
     Preparing & Issuing of Purchase order to vendors.
     Coordinating with the Engineering/Design Unit when design details are involved.
     Preparing the complete Procurement Schedule with guidance of Procurement Unit Head
     Discussing the project material specification requirement with the Procurement Head.
     Coordinating regular with site people for procurement issues.
     Maintain the BOQ with updates from suppliers until after awarding the contract.
     Receiving the price quotations. (competitive quotes)
     Prepare schedule of comparison.
     Coordinating with the Estimation Unit in sending RFQ’s, obtaining quotations, preparing comparison sheets, and preparing material files.
     Coordinate & Supporting the QA/QC department with respect to their “audit” of suppliers.
     Working with Procurement Unit Head on selecting suppliers for Final Procurement of materials.
     Establish delivery terms, time, and stages of inspection for the supply with Project Management Team.
     Ensure that all potential suppliers are provided with identical information upon which the quotations are given equal opportunity to meet the desired requirements.
     Negotiating the best payment terms and contract conditions, maintaining high level of integrity.
     Preparing accurate records to justify the process and any other related decisions made in this regard.
     Handling the Delivery and inspection of items. Assist in Insurance claims, if any.
     Client acceptance/rejection, warranties, and other related follow up matters with the supplier till completion of Project.
     Keep updated with market developments and assist in Vendor Development.
     Report on budget versus Actual performance on project-wise basis
     Arrange and participate in meetings between suppliers and Top Management.
     Assist Costing Department as required.
     Coordinating with Warehouse Team when material is Deliver & rejected material returned to suppliers.
     Coordinating with Finance Department for the proper management of accounts receivables and payables
     Communicates with potential suppliers.
     Tracking and expediting of Shipment.

  • 2007 - 2009
    Lloyds Insulation India Ltd.

    Mechanical Field Engineer

    Major Responsibility:
     Received designs & blueprints of portion of construction to be accomplished from the project managers.
     Computed the time and resources needed for achieving the targets.
     Demanded the construction superintendent about the equipment and materials.
     Categorized the tasks and assigned each worker specific task and procedure to accomplish it.
     Monitored consistently the actual progress of the assigned tasks.
     Maintained daily and weekly work records and reported to the higher officials.
     Negotiate with the Client for quantity variations and cost of change and issue to Project Operations the approved Change Order for implementation.
     Conduct regular site update and surveillance, keeping abreast of the on- going project construction work activities.
     Supervise Engineering Group in their respective discipline workload and works, including identification of Company and Client supplied materials.
     Quantity take-off and preparation of material requisitions, determination of sub-contract items, interpretation of construction drawing, detailing, drafting and as-built works.


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