Kamara Olatunde - Civil Engineer - Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Mohammed Kamara Olatunde

Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Services

Civil Engineer

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp

Summary:

Eng. Kamara is a Civil Engineer and has hands on continued experienced as an engineer and materials technologist, worked in several Africa Countries; Western, Southern, Northern and East African in the field of highway engineering
Experience is founded on materials related fields involving materials investigations, construction quality control, extensively been involved in the planning and Construction supervision of rural roads, municipal roads and highways, dams and bridges
and has the core competencies in soils and materials, and is a computer Literate with experiences in technical application of Civil Engineering.
Hard working and result oriented Site Agent, Site Supervision and Deputy Resident Engineer/Materials.

Work History

Deputy Resident Engineer

Matrix Consulting Engineers & Planners

August 2013 - November 2013

Name of Project/Assignment: Rehabilitation of Zinasheshe - Choma Road, is 86.5km length and lies in Choma East, Southern of Zambia.

Client: The Director Works( Zambia National Highways Authority)

Financier: EU, GOZ
Main Project Features: The project is located entirely within the North Western Province of the Republic of Zambia and runs in a generally south-westerly direction from the M161 junction to Choma , before reaching Zinasheshe; a total length of 86.5 km. Previously, the road had been upgraded to an all-weather gravel road. However, it is the intention of the Government of the Republic of Zambia to cover the road section with lime stabilized base course layer and a double bituminous seal. Works involved earthworks, drainage, gravel sub- base; Lime stabilized base and surface dressing. (DBST)

Duties and Responsibilities:
Deputy to the Resident Engineer on-site responsibilities include acceptance or rejection of completed works in consultation with the Resident Engineer, verification of monthly certificates, preliminary evaluation of claims (in close co-operation with the Resident Engineer) and preparation of draft Variation Orders and Site Instructions. Responsible for materials and quality control, including; operation of site laboratory, approval of various construction materials, pavement investigations, and pavement design review and mix designs for concrete, progress monitoring and day to day inspections of various site activities, including earthworks, pavement construction, and drainage works.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:
• Review Material Sources
• Sub-grade Soil and Material Investigation
• Organizing quality control system of pavement works
• Organizing quality control system of concrete works
• Establishing job mix for concrete and Asphalt concrete
• Establishing application rate for road surface seal
• Reviewing pavement design
• Prepare materials testing program for sub grade soil and construction material sources.
•...

Deputy Resident Engineer/ Materials

Runji & Partners Consulting Engineers & Planners

January 2013 - July 2013

Name of Project/Assignment: Rehabilitation of Webuye - Malaba Road (A104), is 63km length and lies in Bungoma East, Bungoma south and Teso Districts of Bungoma and Busia Counties in Kenya.

Client: The Director General( Kenya National Highways Authority)

Financier: EU, GOK
Main Project Features: Project involved the rehabilitation of 63km road; the scope of works includes rehabilitation of the existing pavement and shoulders including widening of embankments and shoulders as necessary to attain 7.0m carriageway and 2.0m wide shoulders on either side. Construction of strengthening Overlay of Dense Bitumen Macadam (75-125mm) on carriageway and shoulder and Asphalt Concrete of (50mm) on the Carriageway and single surface dressing to Carriageway and Double Surface Dressing to Shoulders. Construction of 2Nos Bridges, one at Malakisi and the other at Malaba river crossings and Construction of pedestrian walkways at existing Bridge location, construction of abutment wall, beams, decking, approach slabs, drainages on both Bridges and pedestrian walkways.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Deputy to the Resident Engineer on-site responsibilities include acceptance or rejection of completed works in consultation with the Resident Engineer, verification of monthly certificates, preliminary evaluation of claims (in close co-operation with the Resident Engineer) and preparation of draft Variation Orders and Site Instructions. Responsible for materials and quality control, including; operation of site laboratory, approval of various construction materials, pavement investigations, and pavement design review and mix designs for concrete, progress monitoring and day to day inspections of various site activities, including earthworks, pavement construction, and drainage works.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:
• Review Material Sources
• Evaluating the condition and performance of existing pavement and recommend rehabilitation or reconstruction methods accordingly.
• Preparing...

Deputy Resident Engineer/Materials

Gauff Ingenieure(JBG) Lusaka Zambia

March 2007 - December 2012

Name of Project/Assignment: Kasempa Turn- off To Kabompo Road Project (M8)225.5km

Client: Government of Zambia
Main Project Features: The project is located entirely within the North Western Province of the Republic of Zambia and runs in a generally south-westerly direction from the M8/D181 junction to Kasempa, through Mufumbwe and Manyinga before reaching Kabompo; a total length of 225.5 km. Previously, the road had been upgraded to an all-weather gravel road. However, it is the intention of the Government of the Republic of Zambia to cover the road section with lime stabilized base course layer and a double bituminous seal. Works involved earthworks, drainage, gravel sub- base; Lime stabilized base and surface dressing. (DBST)

Activities Performed: Deputy to the Resident Engineer on-site responsibilities include acceptance or rejection of completed works in consultation with the Resident Engineer, verification of monthly certificates, preliminary evaluation of claims (in close co-operation with the Resident Engineer) and preparation of draft Variation Orders and Site Instructions. Responsible for materials and quality control, including; operation of site laboratory, approval of various construction materials, foundation and pavement investigations, and pavement design review and mix designs for concrete, progress monitoring and day to day inspections of various site activities, including earthworks, pavement construction, and drainage works.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:
• Organizing Laboratory
• Review Material Sources
• Preparing Test Program
• Sub-grade Soil and Material Investigation
• Organizing quality control system of pavement works
• Organizing quality control system of concrete works
• Establishing job mix for Lime stabilization
• Establishing application rate for road surface seal.

Snr. Pavement/ Materials

Brian Colquhoun Hugh O'Donnell and Partners

Name of Project/Assignment: Kaporoso - Mwango Road Rehabilitation Project U1 and Labour Based Road Rehabilitation D182 On Chisaka - Nagoma

Client: Government of Zambia
Main Project Features: Project involved the rehabilitation of 85km road, including 40 km of new road alignment in main. Improvements cover widening and base strengthening, 8 box culverts and 15 pipe culvert.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Organizing Laboratory
• Review Material Sources
• Evaluating the condition and performance of existing pavement and recommend rehabilitation or reconstruction methods accordingly.
• Preparing Test Program
• Sub-grade Soil and Material Investigation
• Organizing quality control system of pavement works
• Organizing quality control system of concrete works
• Establishing job mix for concrete and Asphalt concrete
• Establishing application rate for road surface seal
• Reviewing pavement design

G.M. International

(Zambia)

Assistant Site Manager.
Name of Project/Assignment: Rehabilitation of Mazabuka & Choma Township Road

Main Project Features: Project involved the rehabilitation of all Choma and Mazabuka township road 105km road, including 10 km of new road alignment in main. Improvements cover widening and base strengthening, 16 box culverts and 25 pipe culvert.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• To assist the project manager/ site manager in daily running of the site
• Plan, Organize and monitor sub-contractors/ suppliers regarding works and delivery schedule as per the approved program.
• Allocate appropriate construction equipment and machinery.
• Co-ordination and control of all construction activities.
• Scheduling the work activities and ensuring the provision of a safe working place
• Dealing with quality Control aspects of the project
• Daily supervision of all workers and ensuring safety awareness amongst all workers.
• Interpret and administer the activities of the project as per the governing contract document.
• Liaise with Clients and Consultants.

Snr. Pavement/Materials

Brian Colquhoun Hugh O'Donnell and Partners

Name of Project/Assignment: Lusaka - Mongu Road Periodic Maintenance Project

Client: Government of Zambia
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Carry out geotechnical investigation for foundations of new/existing drainage structures.
• Detail review of the pavement design and foundation material of drainage structures.
• Organize and lead the site laboratory.
• Organizing quality control system for pavement works.
• Organizing quality control system for concrete works.
• Establishing job mix for Asphalt concrete and cement concrete.
• Check, review, and approve or reject construction material sources proposed by the Contractor.
• Prepare materials testing program for sub grade soil and construction material sources.
• Preparation of progress report regarding the materials side of the construction.

Site Engineer

Roads and Paving

Periodic Maintenance Project of Mungwi and Upgrading of Chiawa National Park 22.8km

Main Project Features: Works involve Earthworks, drainage; Cement stabilized base Pothole patching, surface resealing of 18.0km and upgrading of 36.8km road redesigned structural layers comprised 150mm base.

Duties and Responsibilities:
* Plan, Organize and monitor the execution of the project works as per the approved program and Method Statements. Allocate appropriate construction equipment and machinery.
• Follow up and monitor the development of working drawings and as-built quantities
• Identify construction material sites, monitor and follow up concrete mix design for structural works and other laboratory tests.
• Interpret and administer the activities of the project as per the governing contract document.
• Prepare payment certificates.
• Prepare and justify all potential claims under the project.

Site Agent/Manager

Muladel Roadwork's (Z) Ltd

Rehabilitation of Feeder Roads in Luapula Province, Upgrading of Mansa- Milambo, Malumbi- Lubende, and Mwense - Mwenda Roads, Rehabilitation of Feeder Roads in Southern Province, Upgrading of Kalomo- Mabanga Road. (80.5km)

Client: Government of Zambia
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Prepare relevant work program as per the Critical Path Method /CPM/ and Method Statements for the various activities of the project.
• Plan, Organize and monitor the execution of the project works as per the approved Program and Method Statements. Allocate appropriate construction equipment and machinery.
• Follow up and monitor the development of working drawings and as-built quantities
• Identify construction material sites, monitor and follow up concrete mix design for structural works and other laboratory tests.
• Interpret and administer the activities of the project as per the governing contract document.
• Prepare payment certificates.
• Prepare and justify all potential claims under the project.

Pavement /Materials Engineer

Kronos International Zambia Limited

Upgrading of Linda - Kafue Road Rehabilitation Project (90.0km)

Client: Government of Zambia

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Organizing Laboratory
• Review Material Sources
• Preparing Test Program
• Sub-grade Soil and Material Investigation
• Organizing quality control system of pavement works
• Organizing quality control system of concrete works
• Reviewing pavement design

Deputy Resident Engineer

Telectric Consulting Engineers (Nigeria)

Rehabilitation of 142.6km Rehabilitation of Lagos - Badagry Road Project.


Activities Performed: Deputy to the Resident Engineer on several site responsibilities include acceptance or rejection of completed works in consultation with the Resident Engineer, verification of monthly certificates, preliminary evaluation of claims (in close co-operation with the Resident Engineer) and preparation of draft Variation Orders and Site Instructions.
Progress monitoring and day to day inspections of various site activities, including earthworks, pavement construction, and drainage works.

Snr Pavement/ Material Engineer

Marafik Baladiah Construction Company Libya

Benghazi International Airport Rehabilitation Project.
Activities Performed: Subgrade soil survey, construction materials sources location and identification, pavement design of runway, taxi- way and apron.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Organizing Laboratory
• Review Material Sources
• Preparing Test Program
• Sub-grade Soil and Material Investigation
• Organizing quality control system of pavement works
• Organizing quality control system of concrete works
• Reviewing pavement design

Site Agent/Manager

Bills Construction Company (Nig) Ltd

Rehabilitation of Katsina Airport Arrival Hall, Runway, Car park and Apron

Subgrade soil survey, construction materials sources location and identification, pavement design of runway, taxi- way and apron.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Prepare relevant work program as per the Critical Path Method /CPM/ and Method Statements for the various activities of the project.
• Plan, Organize and monitor the execution of the project works as per the approved Program and Method Statements. Allocate appropriate construction equipment and machinery.
• Follow up and monitor the development of working drawings and as-built quantities
• Identify construction material sites, monitor and follow up concrete mix design for structural works and other laboratory tests.
• Interpret and administer the activities of the project as per the governing contract document.
• Prepare payment certificates.
• Prepare and justify all potential claims under the project

Deputy Resident Engineer/ Materials

Enplan Consultants

Rehabilitation of Katina - Daura Road Rehabilitation Project and Katsina - Jibia Road

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Organizing Laboratory
• Review Material Sources
• Evaluating the condition and performance of existing pavement and recommend rehabilitation or reconstruction methods accordingly.
• Preparing Test Program
• Sub-grade Soil and Material Investigation
• Organizing quality control system of pavement works
• Organizing quality control system of concrete works
• Establishing job mix for concrete and Asphalt concrete
• Establishing application rate for road surface seal
• Reviewing pavement design
• Engineering report writing

Asst Pavement/Materials

Hasrup Consulting Engineers (Nig)

Rehabilitation of Lagos Inland Road and Periodic Maintenance Project and Resurfacing of Lagos Mainland Roads Project (On job training in respect of Geometric Road Design, Bridge Design, route selection using Arial Photograph, Contract Administration and Supervision, Material Testing and Pavement Design. All trainings have been conducted in TCDE.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Pavement design for all routs alignment
• Location construction materials (embankment sub-base, selected material)
• Sampling, supervising, laboratory tests
• Sub grade material, bridges foundation slides problem, route fail and black cotton soil investigation
• Propose and recommend solution for slides and black cotton soil problems encountered
• Supervise bridge foundation investigation (drilling depths) accordingly pass instruction on going drilling depth and perform the investigation on encountered material type
• When materials do not full fill the required specification propose blinding meet the technical specification
• On job training of MS Word, MS Excel, 55km)

Qualifications & Certifications

Engineering

Lagos State University Nigeria

Materials Engineering

Yaba College of Science & Technology

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