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Engineer Project

Alexandria, Virginia, United States
November 19, 2017

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Osama A. Gasim

Alexandria, VA 407-***-****


Executive Professional

A top-performing executive credited with combining operations management, project management and business development expertise to deliver substantial revenue growth in highly competitive business markets. Strong expertise in creating efficient processes that increase revenue. Excellent bilingual communications skills and able to effectively deliver messages to diverse audiences. Extensive experience in the real estate, construction, roofing, waterproofing, concrete repair, restoring of building and maintenance of industrial, commercial and residential buildings.

Areas of Expertise

Business Development

Microsoft Office Applications

Strategic Planning/Analysis

Operations Management

Team Build up



Contract Negotiation Skills

Project Planning & Scheduling

Cost Control

Organizational Change

Projects Management

Risk Management

Process Improvements

Contract Variations/Claims Preparation

Employee Retention

Operations Start-up




Key Accomplishments

Rehabilitation of concrete Berths (vertical & horizontal) in ports.

Oversaw the construction of breakwater and concrete berths.

Oversaw the construction of an offshore projects and Islands for Border Guard Center.

Skilled in the directing, development and control of highly complex projects.

Controlling and supervising multiple projects annually.

Experienced in supervising technical office works: Auto Cad’s work and project activities including: planning, scheduling of projects using Microsoft Project, Primavera and other company specific software systems.

Directed and planned special projects including rehabilitation of water treatment plants and industrial facilities.

Knowledgeable of construction related projects, including: General constructions ( footing, rafts, retaining walls, block, finishing & interior), Marine works (breakwaters, Jetty, dredging, underwater concrete, floating pontoons, fenders, bollards), Concrete repair(Strengthen of concrete elements, Jacketing, Re skinning, soil Injection, crack treatment, Sand blasting, grit blasting), Corrosion Control (cathode protection, epoxy painting), Environmental protection( landfills and waste control projects) and Others (renovation, waterproofing, envelope systems, Industrial painting and epoxy, heat insulation, fire proofing, sealants, expansion joint treatments and water reservoirs & lagoons lining.

Review tender documents and bill of quantities for accuracy and contact vendors to resolve discrepancies.

Expert in supervision of Preparing effective project specification, schedules and oversee sub-contractor’s pre-qualifications.

Professional Experience

Direct Project Managers/Directors to effectively organize pre-construction services and activities

Build and maintain relationships between Projects managers, General Contractors, Architects, Subcontractors and Suppliers to create positive working environments.

Review and evaluate various reports to successfully manage the project(s), including: s-curve, monthly progress analysis and schedules, billings and status reports.

Ensure compliance with contract requirements to avoid unnecessary delays or increased costs.

Supervise documentation of all significant project events (e.g., accidents, delays, change orders).

Maintain quality control department in terms of integrity and excellence of completed project.

Work collaboratively with managers to ensure projects are procured and construct within the boundaries of the Company’s best practices while conforming to technical requirements.

Manage the expediting of specialized manpower, materials, subcontractors and equipment.

Organize schedules with planners and work to meet tight deadlines.

Responsible for completion of assigned projects within budget and schedule with meeting profit margins, quality and safety goals of the company.

Supervise the activities of all projects phases including determining schedules, schedule of values, subcontractor selection, and submittal approvals.

Oversee job sites and collaborate with site manager/engineer to implements changes in methods, procedures and timing extensions.

Supervise and evaluate critical path method or pert CPM/PERT for ensuring smooth delivery of the project deliverables on time.

Prepare estimates, bill of quantities and construction forecast schedules in a timely and accurate manner.

Prepare field accomplishment report and communicate results to stakeholders.

Direct and guide projects managers to resolve site work related problems in an effective manner.

Direct procurement department to control the procurement of materials in terms of prices, spec’s and quality.

Prepare the monthly performance objectives of contracting staff and their appraisal reports.

Prepare the annual target of contract staff according to contracts and strength of manpower and equipment.

Monitor of the annual growth percentage and prepare required chart and graphs.

Oversee guidance and controlling of the maintenance program for vehicles, equipment, tools and machines in coordination with the logistic department.

Evaluate the periodic and preventive maintenance schedule to assure the good condition for the equipment to elongate their serving life time.

Training of new staff and design and follow orientation programs.

KPI preparation and prepare appraisal evaluation forms for staff.

Work History

PMO & Operations Manager – ABSAR CO. 2013 – Present

Projects Director/manager – ABSAR Co. 2004 – 2013

Senior Planning and Control Engineer- B. TAMI Group 1999 – 2004

Maintenance Site Engineer – Owidah Group 1999 – 1999

Site Supervising Engineer- DESIGN 2000 Co. 1997 – 1998

Civil Engineer Trainee- HAMDI CONSULTING GROUP 1996 – 1997

Education & Training

Master of Civil Engineering, Project Management, Washington International University, 2006

Bachelor of Science-Civil Engineering, Sudan University of Science and Technology, 1997

Professional courses: Auto Cad Release 14, STAAD III, Microsoft Project, Primavera, PMP, MPM

Professional certification & Memberships

Project Management Institute, Member, 2006 – Present

American Master Project Managers Societies (MPM)- Certified

General Union of Sudanese Engineers - Certified

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