Samad - Structural Engineer - Colombo, Western, Sri Lanka

Niyas Samad

Colombo, Western, Sri Lanka

Services

Structural Engineer

  • Part time

Summary:

Practicing as a Consultant Structural Engineer

Work History

Ministry of Education

From November 2012

Functioning as a Programme Manager

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION - GOVERNMENT OF SRI LANKA

From November 2012

Senior Project Manager to 100 Secondary School Development Programme funded by Asian Development Bank

International Federation of Red Cross Societies(Pakistan)

February 2011 - September 2011

Shelter Delegate for Recovery

February 2011 - September 2011

(In Pakistan)

Functioned as a Shelter Delegate for Recovery shelter programme in Sindh Province, Pakistan to International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, under the 2010 Flood recovery programme.

As phase I, Federation implemented the pilot project in collaboration with Pakistan Red Crescent (PRC). Designing, market assessment of construction materials etc were initiated by me as a Shelter Delegate.
As Phase II Federation has implemented the shelter programme in Sindh province. Federation has planned to construct 6500 shelter through owner driven approach. All design proposals and budget preparation were completed by shelter team headed by me as a Shelter Delegate. Training on shelter activities to PRC volunteers were programmed and conducted. The shelter programme was successfully completed by the Federation.

f) Squire Mech Engineering (Pvt) Ltd

November 2011 - September 2012

Construction Manager

SQUIRE MECH ENGINEERING (Pvt) Ltd

November 2011 - September 2012

for the following water supply and road projects funded by Asian Development Bank, World Bank and JICA

Under Emergency Northern Rehabilitation Programme - ENREP
Nedunkerny Water Supply Scheme in Mullaithivu District funded by World Bank Water Tower, Transmission main and Distribution net work
Oddusudan Water Supply Scheme in Mullaithivu District funded by World Bank Water Tower, Transmission main and Distribution net work
Mallawi Water Supply Scheme in Mullaithivu District funded by World Bank Water Tower and ancillary buildings
Valvettithurai Water Supply Scheme in Jaffna District funded by World Bank Water Tower and ancillary buildings
Point Pedro Water Supply Scheme in Jaffna District funded by ADB Distribution net work
Vidaththalthivu Water Supply Scheme in Mannar District funded by World Bank Water Tower, Transmission main and Distribution net work
Pallamadu Road Project in Mannar District funded by ADB 3 km DBST surface road construction
Puthumurippu Road Project in Kilinochchi District funded by ADB 4 km DBST surface road construction
Rehabilitation work under MANREP programme in Mannar District funded by JICA Rehabilitation of rural roads and irrigation tank. Construction of rural water supply scheme


Under Ruhunupura Development Programme
Ruhunupura Water Supply Scheme at Ambalantota in Hambantota District Construction of Intake structure with necessary ancillary buildings
Ruhunupura Water Supply Scheme at Hambantota in Hambantota District DI Transmission main and Distribution net work


INTERNATIONAL FEDARATION OF RED CROSS AND RED CRESCENT SOCITIES

Project Manager

International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

January 2007 - January 2011

(Construction) and overall in charge for Health Infrastructure Development Projects to International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies under the 2004 Tsunami reconstruction programme in Sri Lanka. These projects consists of new hospital building constructions, renovations & retrofitting of existing buildings and necessary infrastructure developments for Hospitals in Tsunami affected areas. Reviewing Consultants design proposals, Architectural and Structural designs, planning and implementing the projects were under my purview. There are 20 hospital projects were successfully completed by the IFRC.

International Federation of Red Cross Societies

August 2005 - January 2011

Senior Construction Engineer for Health Infrastructure Development Projects and shelter projects

August 2005 - December 2006

From Aug 2005 to Dec 2006 (In Sri Lanka)

Employed as a Senior Construction Engineer for Health Infrastructure Development Projects and shelter projects for International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies under the Tsunami reconstruction programme in Sri Lanka. (Same projects as mentioned above)

DEPARTMENT OF BUILDINGS
From June 1993 to Aug 2005


Employed at Department of Buildings and engaged in Housing Scheme for resettlement programme at Vavuniya in northern part of Sri Lanka consisting 1000 Houses with water supply & drainage system and necessary infrastructures.

Worked in the Buildings department indifferent positions such as Site Engineer, Project Engineer, Contract Engineer and Senior Structural Engineer in the span of 12 years.

freelance Consultant Structural Engineer

to individuals and consulting companies


COMPUTER LITERACY
I am fully conversant with the following Computer Applications:

Microsoft Excel, Words & MS Project. Primavera, Auto Cad, Computer aided Designing & Drafting,

Structural Design Packages such as Microfeap, Grasp, Procorn, CADS etc.

Department of Buildings, Government of Sri Lanka

June 1993 - August 2005

Ceylon Development Engineering Co. Ltd

March 1988 - June 1993

Project Manager for Dehiattakandiya Township Water Supply Scheme

CEYLON DEVELOPMENT ENGINEERING Co. Ltd

March 1988 - June 1993

This project comprised an Intake well, Raw water PVC Transmission Main, Treatment plant structures, 450 Cu.M Elevated Water Tank, 15 kM Distribution Line and 5.5 kM Access Road to Intake site.


And Employed as a Site Engineer for factory building project. The project consisted of Factory Building, facilities Building Underground sump and Overhead water tank.

Union Equipment & Construction Engineering Co. Ltd

November 1987 - February 1988

Site Engineer

UNION EQUIPMENT & CONSTRUCTION Co. Ltd

November 1987 - February 1988

This project consisted of construction of five storied office building on Pile foundation.

Squire Mech Engineering Pvt Ltd

Projects

Structural Engineer

Practicing as a Structural Engineer

Qualifications & Certifications

KM/AL-Manar Central College of Maruthamunai

University of Peradeniya

collaboration

Asia e University Malasia

Structural Engineering Design

University of Moratuwa

Civil Engineering

University of Peradeniya

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