Ravi Prasad Kandaswamy

8051, 146A Street, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada

(514) 604-4761 | k.raviprasad1806@gmail.com | www.linkedin.com/in/raviprasadkandaswamy



·        Experienced in Construction Coordination, Management, Scheduling, and Cost Estimation.

·        Worked as a Project Coordinator/Estimator for 3years (also worked in the roles of a Scheduler).

·        Coordinated with multiple sites, as many as 11 projects simultaneously for daily activities, tracking, coordination and communicating with the regional office.

·        Highly organized and initiative-taking with the ability to think critically.


Master of Engineering- Construction Engineering and Management                            Sep 2019–April 2021

Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

CGPA: 3.82/4.30

Relevant Courses: Construction Processes, Project Management, Construction Planning and Control, Project Cost Estimation and Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Construction.


Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering                                                                     Sep 2012 – Jul 2016

BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

CGPA: 9.05/10.00

Relevant Courses: Quantity Survey and Costing, Engineering Management, Building Planning and Drawings and Elements of Engineering Design.


Computer Skills

Project Management: Primavera P6, MS Project, Procore and Bluebeam

Cost Estimation:          MS Office suite: Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

CAD Software:            AutoCAD, REVIT and Navisworks

Others:                         SAP (for procurement and costing) and Dynamo


Work Experience

Project Coordinator/Estimator                                                                                            Aug 2017 – Jul 2019

Shapoorji Pallonji and Company Private Limited, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

·        Facilitated construction activities by assisting the Project manager and coordinated with Construction Managers of 11 projects on all aspects such as planning, scheduling, construction, estimating, and costing.

·        Assisted different teams in bidding, mobilization, and construction phase of multiple projects.

·        Maintained project documents from drawings to specifications during estimating to submittals and request for information (RFI) during construction.

·        Prepared daily, weekly, and monthly look-ahead program for construction at the site.

·        Monitored the progress of construction activities by updating the project schedule in the Microsoft Project.

·        Assisted in the preparation of cost reports, profit and Loss statements, and monthly budget.

·        Prepared reconciliation reports, flooring, and wall tiles design wastage (~8%) and assisted in construction claim of approximately 60 Lakhs INR (C$10,000).

·        Coordinated review meetings and follow-ups to ensure completeness as per contract required.

·        Acted as a liaison with design team and sub-contractors to expedite drawings, and related information.

·        Responsible for training any new joiners about the company policies, working, and software such SAP for site operations.


Graduate Engineer Trainee                                                                                                  Aug 2016 – Jul 2017

Shapoorji Pallonji and Company Private Limited, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

·        Created planned value & earned value reports, cash flow diagrams & reports on key performance indices.

·        Created information (Presentations) for monthly review meetings on the schedule performance & forecasts.

·        Assisted in preparing bar bending schedule or rebar schedule of trench and slab reinforcement at the site.

·        Executed construction of the concrete trench of approximately 1km in Spinning Unit an industrial project for Himatsingka Seide limited.

·        Coordinated meeting, maintained, and distributed minutes of meeting to all stake holders.

Project Coordinator Intern                                                                                                   Jun 2015 – Jul 2015

Larsen and Toubro Limited, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

·        Worked closely in Planning Department to understand various practical aspects of the project like scheduling, billing, estimating, safety, and site construction in a Residential project.

·        Presented a report to the Project Manager, L&T, and Engineering University on the working of a site with respect to planning, billing, estimating, and construction.


Academic Projects

Building of Future laboratory- Loyola campus, Concordia University                        Sep 2020 – Dec 2020

·        Developed a full BIM, BIM execution plan and LOD specifications for the project.

·        Created Architectural, Structural, Mechanical, Plumbing and Electrical 3D models using REVIT.

·        Generated clash report using Navisworks and 4D construction simulation Models.

·        Developed quantity take-off and 5D models using 3D REVIT models.

·        Coordinated and led a team of six people.


Project Cost Estimation for a 2-Storey Residential Building                                           Jun 2020 – Aug 2020

·        Prepared a detailed cost estimate for the 1,732.46 SF built-up area of the project. The estimate was based on the project tender plans provided, which included drawings and specifications.

·        Developed a complete bid document for the project. Used AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel and RS means.

·        Coordinated and led a team of five members.


Renovation of TD Building, Montreal                                                                                 Sep 2019 – Dec 2019

·        Studied planning, scheduling, tracking and cost analysis of TD renovation building.

·        Worked on AutoCAD, MS Project, MS Excel and RS Means online for completing the project.

·        Coordinated with a team of six members.


A Case Study on Construction Claim: SAG Mill Mechanical Erection                           Sep 2019 – Dec 2019

·        Prepared claim report for the project.

·        Analysed the major delays in the project namely delivery of equipment, delay in issue of drawing and frequent change orders and final labour strikes.


Other Work Experience

Chef                                                                                                                                      Dec 2019 – April 2021

A&W Restaurants, Montreal, Canada

·        Ensured quick delivery of food, beverages, and baked products in compliance with the quality standards. Handled high pressure of serving food for approximately 150 customers per shift.


Inventory Keeper                                                                                                                   Sep 2019 – Dec 2019

PA Super Marche, Montreal, Canada

·        Guided the customers to the right section of the store to find the groceries.


Extra-Curricular Activities

Sponsorship Head & Event Coordinator- Nirmaan Technical Festival                                               Jul 2015

·        Brought in Sponsors for organizing the technical event participated by approximately 1000 students.

·        Organized and conducted a technical quiz competition on Concrete Technology participated by approximately 100 students from around the country.

Winner of Cricket Competitions

T-John, BMSCE, PESIT                                                                                  Feb 2016, Mar 2015 & Oct 2012

·        My Passion for the sport helped me learn teamwork, communication, coordination, & pressure handling in crunch situations.


September2019/May 2021

Master of Engineering in Construction Engineering and management at Concordia University

June 2012/ May 2016

Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering at BMS College of Engineering


August 2016/July 2019

Project Coordinator/Estimator at Shapoorji Pallonji Company Private Limited

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