Jambu Thangavel

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QA/QC Manager
Location: Doha, Qatar

18 years’ experience in execution of Residential, Commercial and High-Rise Buildings, Road works, Landscape,
Beautification works and Quality Assurance and Control in structural and finishing works

Skills

  • Auditing
  • Project management
  • Quality Assurance and Control

Education

2002/2006

Engineering Degree at Anna University, Chennai

Civil Engineering – passed First Class with Distinction

Experience

Jun 2006 / Jun 2007

Site Engineer at Sobha Developers Limited, Bangalore

• Prepare plan for Daily activities and Manpower allocations. Providing daily
target to foreman and Arrangement of resources.
• Swimming pool and Sewage water tank ,U.G.Sump, Scissor ramp marking
and execution. Ground Development Works of Basement car parking area
filling, Compaction, Soling and PCC lying.
• Supervising Waterproofing activates of Landscaping, Swimming Pool, U G
Sump, S T P, and RCC, SSM Retaining Walls.
• Coordination with client, Consultant, subcontractors, suppliers
• Successfully completed structure works of Swimming pool, Podium within
stipulated time. Supervising Concrete activities for the construction of
Podium structures, SSM, VDF and RCC Retaining Walls.
• Effective utilization of manpower and materials for Tiling, False ceiling
clearance and painting works and Coordinating with consultant and client at
site. Chair the weekly meetings to expedite the progress.
• Conduct daily TBT for assigned manpower to ensure the safety working
environment.

Jun 2007 / Oct 2008

Project Quality Engineer at Sobha Developers Limited, Bangalore

• Team Size -4 no’s. (Quality Inspectors 3no’s, Lab technician -1 no)
• Handled Overall project Quality assurance and Quality control.
• Ground Development work of Site as per Company’s Standard.
• Setting out of complete eight wings of the site and get it certified from
Bangalore Government authorities. Preparation of the project quality
procedures as per the requirements and implemented successfully.
• Ensure each activities quality output by strictly maintain the checklists.
• Coordinating with Design, MEP departments to sort out various issues
related to execution of various activities on daily basis.
• Testing of Incoming materials at Site Laboratory to ensure Quality.
• Daily Conducting Quality & Safety Tool Box Talks various levels of Sub
Contractor, Engineers and Top Management.
• Weekly evaluating Quality & Safety standard Rating of Site

Oct 2008 / Feb 2010

QA/QC Engineer at Shapoorji Pallonji Mideast LLC, Dubai, UAE

• Team Size – 6 no’s. (Quality Inspectors 4 no’s, Document controller – 1 no’s,
Lab technician -1 no)
• Team Size – 4 no’s. (Quality Inspectors 3no’s, Lab technician -1 no)
• Preparing of PQP, Method statement, Field change report, RFI and CVI and
get approval from Consultant at earlier prior to commence activity.
• Daily site inspection for structural and architectural activities complying with
Qatar Construction Specifications-QCS2007 and Project specifications.
• Preparing of Site walk, QC observations and following and updating of
registers of IR, Submittal status, Drawings in order to control the quality of
work thoroughly.
• Conduct Lesson learned meetings in order to avoid past mistake in future.
• Monitoring material incoming, concreting check point, Execution of work for
getting square inch quality.
• Co-ordination with Site &MEP Engineers, Consultants and sub contractors.
• Internal auditing the each department as per ISO procedures.
• Follow-up with consultant, Site Engineers to close the NCR’s and Field
observations.

Feb 2010 / Jan 2011

QA/QC Engineer at Shapoorji Pallonji Qatar Wll, Doha, Qatar

• Team Size – 6 no’s. (Quality Inspectors 4 no’s, Document controller – 1 no’s,
Lab technician -1 no)
• Team Size – 4 no’s. (Quality Inspectors 3no’s, Lab technician -1 no)
• Preparing of PQP, Method statement, Field change report, RFI and CVI and
get approval from Consultant at earlier prior to commence activity.
• Daily site inspection for structural and architectural activities complying with
Qatar Construction Specifications-QCS2007 and Project specifications.
• Preparing of Site walk, QC observations and following and updating of
registers of IR, Submittal status, Drawings in order to control the quality of
work thoroughly.
• Conduct Lesson learned meetings in order to avoid past mistake in future.
• Monitoring material incoming, concreting check point, Execution of work for
getting square inch quality.
• Co-ordination with Site &MEP Engineers, Consultants and sub contractors.
• Internal auditing the each department as per ISO procedures. Follow-up with
consultant, Site Engineers to close the NCR’s and Field observations.

Feb 2011 /June 2012

Contruction Manager at Shapoorji Pallonji Qatar Wll, Doha, Qatar

• Handled Goumma mosques (B+G+2) and Health & fitness center and
commercial center buildings. Successfully completed within stipulated
time.
• Prepare plan for Daily activities and Manpower allocations. Providing daily
target to foreman and Arrangement of resources.
• Follow up with top management, to arrange the required sources to
complete the task within time schedule.
• Attend meeting with Project team weekly and Discuss about project site
critical concerns to achieve milestones.
• Coordinate with Technical and Design department in advance to arrange
the required documents approvals like material submittal, method
statement and shop drawings. Coordination with client, Consultant,
subcontractors, suppliers and RMC.
• Have completed Mosque Elevations structure, 3 months (Which one has
challengeable Architectural design recess, Minaret, arch’s).
• Conduct daily TBT for assigned manpower to ensure the safety working
environment.
• Successfully completed Decorative arches Plastering, Screed of mosques
without any subcontractors and completed the basement with in stipulated
time.
• Effective utilization of manpower and materials for Tiling, False ceiling
clearance and painting works and Coordinating with consultant and client
at site. Chair the weekly meetings to expedite the progress.
• Raise material, manpower and document requirement to site head at
advance prior to start activities. Preparation of Daily productivity report
and Manpower allocation report daily to closely monitor the progress.
• Coordinate and solving the site related issues. Address technical issues
and solve them in advance proactively. Attain the approvals from
consultant at the first time inspection request to avoid valuable time and
cost.
• Avoid rectification works, by strictly enforcing the Quality procedures.
• Follow-up with consultant, Site Engineers to close the NCR’s and Field
observations.

Jul 2012 / Oct 2015

QA/ QC Manager at Town and City Developers, Coimbatore

• Managed Team Size – 9 no’s. (Quality Engineer -2no’s, Quality Inspectors
4no’s, Document controller – 1no, Lab Technician – 2no’s)
• Over all Responsible for QA/QC department and Drawings review section
of structural and Architectural works.
• Prepare the Project quality procedures, Method statement, Checklists,
work sequence flow chart, ITP to implement at site.
• Train the QC assistants and supervisor to attain the quality standards at
the first time to complete the task within budget.
• Develop and deliver the critical issues report/lesson learned meetings to
ensuring that all engineers receiving an induction to avoid repeated
issues.
• Monitoring the Daily site quality inspection of ongoing activities.
• Coordinate with structural consultant, Architect and contractors to solve all
drawing clarifications prior to start the work.
• Chair QA/QC internal/Sub Contractor/ Supplier meetings.
• Conduct QA/QC Tool box talk and Mock up work prior to start new
activities at site. Conduct training for WTF aluminum formwork (American
based), Tiling, Façade works, Reflected ceiling works.
• Attend all incoming & outgoing correspondence related to QA/QC
immediately without any delay to comply the project specifications.
• Raise NCR for site discrepancies at site to internal/contractor.
• Follow up for the CA/PA for the raised NCR.
• Approve the bills for all incoming materials after the verification of MIR.
• Approve the contractor work bills after verification of approved IR’s.
• Coordinate with admixture vendor and batch plant to prepare the design
mixes. Have successfully implemented SDC-Smart Dynamic Concrete for
Aluminum mould works.
• Monitor the daily concrete sampling, testing and verify the results.
• Prepare and update the log of daily IR comments, MIR, QC lab test
reports, Concrete cube register.

Nov 2015 / Nov 2020

QA/QC Manager at Shapoorji Pallonji Qatar Wll, Doha, Qatar

• Managed Team Size – 17 nos. (Sr. Quality Engineers -2no’s, Quality
Engineer -3no’s, Quality Inspectors 9no’s, Document controller – 1no,
Lab technician -2 no’s)
• Prepare the Quality Plan, the Project’s quality procedures and the audit
programs based on contractual, legal and internal requirements in order
to ensure conformity of site activities.
• Review the prepared method statements, Inspection testing Plans,
procedures, instructions and reports for each project and make the
appropriate corrections to ensure their alignment to the overall system
and applicable requirements.
• Plan, organize and prioritize work within area of responsibility so that
resources are used effectively and work is completed within the set
deadlines.
• Develop internal and external communication channels to ensure the
proper implementation of the system.
• Set objectives and action plans, and monitor the operational performance
of the project with regards to the preset objectives.
• Intervene in case of emergencies or major problems on-site and take the
appropriate measures to prevent their redundancy.
• Plan and conduct regular on-site inspections and audits to verify the
application of relevant procedures and guidelines and make appropriate
recommendations to correct discrepancies.
• Review and validate reports, undertakes analysis, prepare ad-hoc
documentation when needed, develop recommendations, and provide
professional guidance and support relating to own area of specialty.
• Assist procurement and project’s staff by providing technical guidance
related to complex matters that cannot be done at lower level.
• Coordinate with the Project Manager regarding Quality staffing issues
and provide recommendations regarding the transfer of quality staff in
order to fulfil the project’s needs.
• Liaise with the client/legal authorities where the project is executed, to be
constantly up-to-date with applicable requirements and ensure
compliance at all levels.
• Attend meetings, evaluate on-site quality procedures and practices and
come-up with recommendations and alternatives for continual
improvement at the project level.

Nov 2020 / Current

QA/QC Manager at Al Tawfeeq and Partners Contracting Wll, Doha, Qatar

Develop Quality plan and procedures for project and Mange the project team
to implement them effectively to attain desired objectives to handover in
committed schedule.
• Managed Team Size – 18 nos. (Sr. Quality Engineers -3no’s, Quality Engineer –
3no’s, Quality Inspectors 9no’s, Document controller – 1no, Lab technician -2
no’s)
• Verifying the implementation and operation of the quality assurance and control
systems, by planning and conducting internal quality audits and inspection
activities on head/corporate office and site offices.
• Verifying that the company quality policy, is fully understood, implemented,
operated, and maintained.
• Ensure implementation and continuous improvement in overall Quality Systems.
• Ensure that all contractual / company and local authority requirements for
Quality, Health Safety & Environment (HSE) requirements are complied with.
• Review, update and control, the distribution of the Quality Management
Procedure, Quality Manual and related procedures for Infrastructure, MEP, Civil
and other subcontractors, and divisions
• Generate project specific quality plans for Civil and Infrastructure works.
• Ensuring adequate training / awareness of company personnel for Quality
systems.
• Ensure the Asphalt mixes and Trials as per specification and verify that
frequency of sampling and testing by third party laboratory.
• Prepare where necessary, statistical data which will show quality trends as per
ASHGHAL BPD requirements.
• Ensure Customer Satisfactions are monitored / measured, and improvement /
corrective actions taken for weak areas.
• Coordinating for QSD, PQD, CP audit and responding to CAR’s immediately to
close them as committed.
• Follow up with third party laboratories and make sure that to submit LDTS
summary of Test reports summary on time to consultant and client review.
• Prepare QA/QC Monthly reports and ASHGHAL QA/QC questionnaire report
monthly and submit on time.

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