Mandip Sandhu

Principal Engineer

Mandip’s experience on civil engineering projects has covered the full project lifecycle from concept, definition, and delivery to handover & commissioning. Mandip’s designs have included: quay walls, flood defences, jetty structures, berthing and mooring dolphins, dredging works, cofferdams, fender designs, marinas, floating piers, breakwaters, jetty inspections, maintenance works as well as terminal buildings.

Mandip has undertaken feasibility studies, site inspections, prepared cost estimates, outline and detailed designs, tender documents, engineering specifications, bills of quantities, tender reports, method statements, risk assessments, consents & licences approvals from regulatory bodies, variations orders, monthly evaluations, certifying payments, snagging list and approved retention releases.

Mandip last UK Project was the pretigious £4bn Thames Tideway Tunnel Project where his role was to provide design assurance for the temporary works across the several river sites along the River Thames. Mandip was responsible for approving the Contractor’s designs from concept through to construction drawings and finally supervising construction of the same works.

As Project Manager Mandip has managed larger projects and worked within multidisciplinary teams in the oil and gas industry where he developed his knowledge and experience on all aspects of Project Management including scope management, cost, time and quality control, procurement of services, change management, risk assessments, etc.

Mandip’s construction supervision experience was attained whilst working on two particularly interesting projects namely the Fair Isle Breakwater & Marine Works Contract in Shetland Islands and the Bakerloo Line and Northern Line Flood Mitigation Project on the River Thames. As assistant resident engineer Mandip’s responsibilities included quality control, writing progress reports, attendance at techincal meetings and preparing minutes, agreeing additional work & associated costs, dealing with delays, approving extensions of time, standing time, monthly valuations, snagging items, final account, etc.

Mandip has gained a clear, in-depth understanding of the critical factors that could affect civil engineering works. He is always keen and willing to share his knowledge and is passoniate about training junior staff on the many technical aspects of civil engineering works.