Mr. Antonio Gonzales is a Quantity Surveyor / Cost Control Engineer with 26 years’ experience working on greenfield and brownfield engineering and construction projects across the oil and gas, mining, chemical production, and civil infrastructure sectors within Australia, Kazakhstan, Qatar, Russia, Oman, Malaysia, and the Philippines. He is highly skilled in managing construction costs and associated contracts via the efficient provision of cost consulting, estimating and planning services, following the award of such commercial contracts. This also includes value determination, calculating and managing risk, negotiating contract sums, preparing bill of quantities, assisting in establishing client requirements, developing quantity unit rate reports to measure progress, and highlighting actual vs. planned progress.
Mr. Gonzales is highly skilled in post-contract cost management including estimating, cost control, cost forecasting, risk analysis, planning, scheduling, management of change processes, and profitability analysis. Through the careful budgeting, planning and monitoring of scoped projects, he finds the optimal balance between programme management, business management and engineering to enable the achievement of project cost, quality, and time requirements.