Mechanical Engineer - Consultant Last Updated: 12th September 2019 (12 days ago)
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Mechanical Engineer with over 38 years of experience in the design review and construction supervision of the successful deliveries of various local and international large-scale infrastructure projects (airports, power plant and subsea cables/pipelines).

Recently involved in the development of infrastructure projects funded by JICA (Air Traffic Management System, Coastal Communication System and Hi-Tech Industrial Park).

Strong knowledge of the building electro-mechanical works and with good exposure to the multidisciplinary setting. Conversant with FIDIC forms of contract.

Versatile with ‘ Can do’ attitude, eager to challenge my skills and to learn new skills in different working environment.
Good communication skills, meticulous, and with some degree of perseverance.


De la Salle University MBA
   Jun 1977 — Mar 1979
Cebu Institute of Technology Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
   Jun 1968 — Apr 1973


Katahira & Engineers International Resident Engineer- Mechl. & Electl. Works
   Jul 2016 — Current
Hoa Lac Science and Technology City Development Project
Package CP-1A: Major Infrastructure Development
Package CP-1B: Tan Xa Lake Protection & Dua Gai Stream Improvement
Package CP-2: Wastewater Treatment Plant (A2O)
Package CP-3: Power Supply
Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park Management Board
Hoa Lac, Hanoi, Vietnam (A JICA Funded Project)

Duties and Responsibilities:

 Reviewed and coded the Contractor’s technical/ material document submittals (shop drawings, method statements and inspection & test plans) for the following,
CP-1A: 73 Km. Water pipelines, 51 Km. Sewage pipelines, Intermediate and Booster pump stations
CP-2: 36,000 m3/day A2O WWTP
CP-3: Fire Protection system of the Power Supply Substation.

 Replied to Request for Information (RFIs)/ Request for Approval (RFAs).
Provided design clarifications in reference to the Design Report, specification and the Design Drawings.

 Monitored and supervised the contractor’s site activities. Multi-disciplinary coordination, documentation, and resolution of technical/interface problems. Inspected materials delivered to jobsite.

 Conducted the periodic technical meetings with the contractors. Inspected materials/equipment delivered to the jobsite.

 Collaborated with the Contractor in the WWTP equipment selections and the process design.