Planning Engineer

Name : Rafael Cueme
Industry Type : General Contractors - Managers
City & State : Abu Dhabi,AD
Job Title Planning Engineer
Relocation Preferences : Texas, U.S.A.
Objective : To find a position where my quality academic training, extensive background experience and effective work ethics would be needed to attain the vision and goals of the organization and my skills and loyalty will be rewarded with career advancement and guidance.
Resume :  
Civil Engineer and Registered Master Plumber

Current Address: Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
Home Country Address: Media Argao, Cebu, Philippines

To find a position where my quality academic training, extensive background experience and effective work ethics would be needed to attain the vision and goals of the organization and my skills and loyalty will be rewarded with career advancement and guidance.



AL FARAA GROUPPlanning Engineer October 19, 2008 - Present
Alfaraa General Contracting Co.LLC
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Descon Engineering Qatar LLC Planning Engineer May 2007 -October 16, 2008
Pearl GTL Project, Qatar-Shell

Descon Engineering Qatar LLC Planning Engineer December 2006-May 2007
Dolphin Onshore Facilities-Qatar

Primary Structures Corp.-Phil Project in Charge (PIC) October 2005 - December 2006
Primary Structures Corp.-Phil Project Engineer February 2005 - October 2005
Primary Structures Corp.-Phil Cadet Engineer January 2004- February 2005
Primary Structures Corp.-Phil Field Technical Assistant (FTA) July 2003 - January 2004

March 2010 Completion of Structural concrete for Al Sayegh Tower Project 20 Storey
High-rise Building with 5 Basements Abu Dhabi ,United Arab Emirates
July 2009Completion & Handing over to client of Hazza Bin Sultan Mosque Project
Renovation works Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
July 10, 2008Completion of concrete pipe rack structures of Pearl GTL Utilities and Flare Area
April 2007Completion of testing works for various installed pipes in Dolphin OnshoreFacilities Project with total of 1880 test packages and turn over to JGC/Client.
September 2006Passed the Master Plumber Licensure Examination - Cebu City, Philippines
August 2006Designed a Single and 2 Storey Residential Buildings- Cebu, Philippines
Feb 2005-Nov 2006Completion and Turn-over to Client of Hundred Housing units in Brookfield Subdivision Project Lapu - lapu City, Philippines.
May 2003Passed the Civil Engineering Licensure Examination - Cebu City, Philippines
2001 2002Earned Civil Engineering Academic Department Scholar

Primavera Project Planner (P3 & P6)
Microsoft Office 2007 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Process/Project Management & Monitoring System
Contract Plus/I-ONE
Proficient with the Internet
Project Planning/Scheduling, Monitoring and Updating
Quality Assurance & Quality Control
Quantity Surveying

September 2006Licensed Master Plumber - Registration No. 0097060-PRC
May 2003 Licensed Civil Engineer - Registration No.0004892-PRC

Bachelor of Science in Civil EngineeringCollegeJune 1996 to March 2002
Cebu Institute of TechnologyDeans Lister- S.Y. 2001 to 2002
Cebu City, PhilippinesAcademic Scholar-S.Y.2001 to 2002
Working Student

Saint Michael SchoolSecondaryJune 1992 March 1996
Argao, Cebu, Philippineswith Honors - S.Y.1993-1996
Most Helpful of the Year-S.Y.1995-1996
Platoon Leader of the Year-S.Y.1995-1996
2nd Placer, Table Tennis Game-S.Y.1995-1996

Argao Central Elem. School Elementary June 1986 March 1992
Argao, Cebu, Philippines


Employer:AL FARAA GROUP, Al Faraa General Contracting Co. (LLC)
Department:Planning Department
Assigned Projects: Mushriff Shopping Mall Abu Dhabi ,U.A.E
(Basement+GF+First+Second+Third & Roof Floor)

Mr. Ahmed Ali Commercial and Residential Building / Tower
(4Basements+GF+Mezz+5Floors+Mechanical Floor+15Typical Floors + Roof)

Location:Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Inclusive Dates:October 19, 2008 Present

Duties & Responsibilities:
1.Prepares a detailed master construction program using Primavera Project Planner (P3 / P6) in coordination with the Senior Planning Manager, Project Control Manager, Project Manager and Execution Team for tendering, presentation, and execution
2.Prepares procurement schedule for materials & subcontractors based on the baseline program
3.Prepares & updates detailed resources schedule of the project.
4.Monitoring and Preparation of monthly, weekly and daily progress reports in line with the master construction program
5.Responsible for the preparation and submission of Internal report to top management as per schedule, such as Material & Shop Drawing Logs, Sub Contractors status, Look ahead programs & projected cash flow (cash-in & cash out analysis schedules), work done report (weekly & monthly basis) & variation claims.
6.Responsible for providing guidance to the project staffs regarding planning, productivity monitoring and optimum utilization of resources. Prepares weekly productivity reports and submits to Senior Planning and Project Manager for their review, record and action.
7.Timely updating & forecasting report related to delay, over budgeting to the concerned project team and discuss any remedial measures to complete the project on time and within budget.
8.Generates and submits daily,weekly & monthly report to consultant / client.
9.Attend weekly Project Management Meeting

Project: SHELL PEARL GTL (Gas to Liquid) PROJECT
Client:JGC-KBR (JK) /Japan Gas Corporation - Kellogg Brown and
Root International Inc. Joint Venture
Project Cost :183,969,418 US$-Civil and Mechanical Works for Utilities Areas and Flare
Department:Civil Construction and Planning Department
Inclusive Dates:May 2007 October 16 2008

Duties & Responsibilities:
1.Prepare schedule and sequence of civil work activities using Primavera Project Planner (P3) in co-ordination with the Construction Manager for execution team in line with the approved and latest over-all project forecast. Plan-out the daily job on supervisory level as per the work front availability.
2.Responsible for the daily, weekly and monthly progress update and prepares monitoring report for civil works executed at site within my area of responsibility.
3.Coordinates with the Area in Charge/Engineers regarding site related problems and suggest the possible solutions. Prepares and submits Technical Queries to client through FEDC/Field Engineering and Documentation Control.
4.Responsible in forecasting for fabrication, requisition, reconciliation and follow-up for the delivery at site on time of embedded items such as, insert plates, bolts, sleeves etc. including client supplied materials as per planned schedule and priorities.
5.Provides expert advice to Discipline Area in charge from Planning and Monitoring point of view
6.Full responsibility for handing over the information to the site construction team and also responsible to review/check drawing discrepancy . Over all control of documents and drawings of the respective Discipline in Charge.
7.Familiar with the original work scope very well so that extra works can be identified and reported
8.Ensures that civil works at site within my area of responsibility are executed properly in accordance with the latest IFC drawings and provides technical clarifications to construction team in interpretation of specification, codes and standards.
9.Attend weekly co-ordination meeting with concrete supplier and other contractors. Prepare and submit weekly and monthly concrete forecast requirements.
10.Familiar with the civil construction standard practices such as American Standard, British Standard and Shell DEPs/ Design and Engineering Practices
11.Monitoring site activities to make sure the actual progress is compared with the actual project targets, requirements and milestones.
12.Analyzing and monitoring project resources their availability and status .Highlighting critical issues/problems that can cause delay of the project and discuss with Construction Manager.
13.Analyses over all discipline wise progress and efficiency reports compare with the targets and indicate areas where improvements are required.
14.Supports Planning in Charge in preparation of manpower, tools, equipment and material schedule based on 3-months look-ahead plan.
15.Update activities in the overall Level III plan and generates rolling 3 months and 4 weeks look ahead plans.

Under Supervision of JGC (Japan Gas Corporation)
Location:Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar
Department:Planning and FEDC Department- Piping Work
Inclusive Dates:December 12, 2006 May 2007

Duties & Responsibilities:

1.Prepares schedule/target on daily and weekly basis for fabrication team using Primavera Project Planner (P3). Monitors and updates progress for pipe spool and support fabrication.
2.Assist in the preparation of test packages for piping works.
3.Prepare and review bill of quantity for piping works as per latest IFC drawings.
4.Check actual condition at project site regarding pipe joints progress and problems then prepare and submit Technical Queries to client for clarification.
5.Ensures proper tracking/filing of documents such as isometric drawings of piping and field early notices for quick retrieval
6.Ensures Test Package isometric drawings for piping are updated prior to distribution or submission for execution at site.
7.Monitors and record deviation of work in the field from drawings. Prepares and maintains As-Built drawings records.

Project:Brookfield Subdivision/Housing-8 Hectares Lot Area with 400 Housing Units
Owner:Commonwealth Estate Incorporated (CEI)
Location:Basak, Lapu-lapu City Philippines
Inclusive Dates:October 2005 December 05, 2006

Duties & Responsibilities:

Assumes responsibility in the implementation, systematization, planning, monitoring, coordination, quality control and delivering the project on time, cost within budget and promotes customers satisfaction

Specific duties & responsibilities are the following:
1.Prepares project reports and work schedule using Primavera Project Planner (P3) then submits to the Project Manager.
2.Monitor and Controls daily resources allocation (Material, Manpower and Equipment)
3.Monitor subcontractors workforce, status of construction and work schedules.
4.Coordinate with client regarding schedule of walk-thru and turn over
5.Monitors and initiates the requisition of materials needed at the project site and follow-up to ensure on time delivery to complete the project ahead of schedule and executed within budgeted cost.
6.Promote and Supports Zero Accident Program and Ensures that all activities at project site are executed properly as per approved drawings, specifications and standards.
7.Coordinates with the Project Manager about all site activities and informs regarding quality, cost and other site related issues or problems.
8.Presides the weekly site coordination meeting with sub-contractors
9.Attend weekly and monthly coordination meeting and resolution of site problems with Client, Project Managers and Co-Engineers.
10.Review project specifications and technical clarifications. Ensures Quality Assurance & Quality Control System are maintained and followed

Projects:Brookfield Subdivision/Housing-8 Hectares Lot Area with 400 Housing Units
Owner:Commonwealth Estate Incorporated (CEI) and PIPC
Location:Basak, Lapu-lapu City Philippines
Inclusive Dates: February 2005 October 2005

Duties & Responsibilities:

1.Prepare a monthly progress monitoring report and billing documents.
2.Coordinates with companys support departments and sub-contractors for the on time fabrication and delivery of materials to ensure timely project completion
3.Work supervision and monitoring of all civil work activities and ensure that all quality control system is implemented as per approved drawings, specification and standards.
4.Coordinates with project in-charge and inform him about site related works and problems.
5.Assists Project In Charge in identification extra works and prepare actual quantity take-off.
6.Review project specifications and technical clarifications.
7.Attend weekly site meeting with subcontractor on co-ordination and resolution of site problems.
8.Ensure quality of work is achieved and safety regulations are been complied.
9.Do other jobs as maybe assigned by the immediate superior.
10.Work supervision and monitoring.


Projects:1.Engineering and Science Building 10 Storey Commercial Bldg.
2. Sacred Heart Sports facilities-4 Storey Commercial Building3.Elizabeth Mall-6 Storey Commercial Building
4. Villa Del Rio Mactan Subdivision-11 Hectares Lot Area with 550
Housing Units
Location: Cebu City, Philippines
Departments:Operation, Construction and Engineering Department
Inclusive Dates: July 2003 February 2005

Duties & Responsibilities:
1.Quantity take-off of concrete, reinforcing bars, forms etc. for project costing and bidding purposes.
2.Field monitoring of balance works and progress.
3.Productivity rates monitoring
4.Assist project in charge and managers in preparation of construction documents and project implementation activity.
5.Work supervision, monitoring and ensure safe execution at project site.
6.Responsible for concreting and installation of pre-cast wall panels
7.Material requisition and monitoring
8.Served as Assistant Engineer/Field Technical Assistant.
9.Documentation works such as preparation of Request for Information (RFI), Confirmation of Verbal Instructions (CVI), Concrete Pouring Request and Schedule, Concrete Pouring Log, Daily Construction Logbook and Weather Chart.

December 2008 :Filex Member, UAE
November 2008 :OFCEA Member-Overseas Filipino Civil Engineers Association-UAE
May 2008 :Dubai XP member- United Arab Emirates
2000-2002 :Member, Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers-Student Chapter
1999-2001 :Chairman, Poblacion Argao Youth Organization -Philippines
1995-1996 :Member, Saint Michael School Sports Club Argao, Phillipines
1994-1996 :Member, Saint Michael School Performing Arts Guild-Argao Philippines

November 2009 :Internal Auditor Integrated Management Sytem (Training) Including ISO 9001:20008,ISO 14001:2004 & OHSAS 18001:2007-AL FARAA GROUP ,ABU DHABI UAE
November 2008 :Quantity Surveying-by OFCEA in Al Futtaim Center, Dubai UAE
July 2007 : Total Safety and Task Instruction (TSTI)-Pearl GTL Project, Qatar
June 2007 : PMC, Project Management Construction- Pearl GTL Project, Qatar
June 2007 :H2S seminar- JGC Middle East, FZE Dolphin Project, Qatar
June 2006 :Safety Induction- Pearl GTL Project, Qatar
December 2006 :Working at Heights seminar- Ras Laffan Olefin Project, Qatar
December 2006 :Safety Induction- Ras Laffan Olefin Project, Qatar
December 2006 : Project Management System- Descon Olefin Project, Qatar
November 2006 :Primavera Project Planner (P3)- Microbagz Learning Center- Philippines
November 2005 :CONTRACTPLUS System - Primary Structures Corporation, Philippines
October 2005 :First Aid Lecture Legal Aspect of Emergency Care- PSC, Philippines
September 25, 2005 :Problem Solving and Decision Making-PSC, Philippines
August 2004 :Construction Safety & Health for Site Officers-PSC, Philippines
September 2004 :Telephone Courtesy-PSC, Philippines
August 29, 2004 :Quantity Surveying - Primary Structures Corporation, Philippines
August 28, 2004 :Project Scheduling- Primary Structures Corporation, Philippines
August 14, 2004 :Pre- Construction Planning- PSC, Philippines
November 2003 :Modern Technical Writing- PSC, Philippines
August 2003 :Formworks Seminar- Primary Structures Corporation, Philippines
August 2003 :Flatworks Seminar-Concreting- PSC, Philippines
Feb. 20, 2002 :Practical Structural Project Planning and Designing-Philippines
Feb. 13, 2002 :Bearing Capacity Determination and Soil Strata Classification-CIT, Phils.
Jan. 23, 2003 :The New Plumbing Technique Seminar- CIT, Phils.
Feb. 17, 2001 :Computer Application in Civil Engineering- CIT, Phils.


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Birthday:October 30, 1979
Age:30 Years Old
Birthplace:Argao, Cebu, Philippines
Passport No.:TT0599444
Professions:Civil Engineer and Master Plumber
Religion:Roman Catholic
Language Spoken:English, Tagalog and Cebuano

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