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Project Manager

Location:
Houston, Texas, 77042, United States
Posted:
April 02, 2018

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DURAID YOUNUS

**** ******** **. #***, *******, TX 77042 (C) 832-***-**** / ac40dc@r.postjobfree.com ; US Citizen

Professional Summary

Seasoned Project Manager / Project Director with more than 15 years of experience in challenging work environment, high experience in leading multiprojects and multinational work team. Excellent Project Management and Leadership skills with multi-industry experience. Track record of achieving exceptional results in Design-Build / EPC of DOD Construction, Commercial, Industrial, Municipal and Oil & Gas.

Skills

Leadership

Project Management

Construction Management

EPC Management

Subcontractors Management

Contract Management with FIDIC experience.

Planning and Budgeting

Risk Management

PMO Processes experiences

Scheduling

Cost Control

DOD projects management

Excellent Communication

Strong Negotiation skills

International Projects Experience

FARS, DFARS Experience

Problem Resolver

High technical Skills

Self-Starting and Highly Motivated

Work History

Projects Manager / Director 05/2005 to Current

MEE Construction (Previously Middle East Engineer) – Houston, TX

Managed Over 46 projects with up to 9 projects per one program with over $150M for the largest program with multi-industry experience summarized as follows:

15 Years Experience managing Design-Build projects for DOD and Federal Government.

8 Years Experience Managing EPC projects and Procurement in Oil & Gas field.

8 Years Experience managing industrial and municipal projects.

3 years experience working as site engineer and managing multi family projects including high raise and villa complexes.

Within the above fields, my roles and responsibilities were:

Performed business development duties, Established Several Affiliated Businesses in Several Countries to assist the operation of the Group.

Managed the Contracts and prepared plans and procedures, prepared and negotiated change orders and REA with winning negotiation skills.

Prepared estimation and technical proposal, Secured and managed contracts for the business with the US Army Corps of Engineers, US Airforce, commercial and Oil & Gas customers.

Attended and led meetings on project level and board of management level.

Performed projects planning, cost control, prepared and managed submittals complying with the variety of customers requirements through Management software such as RMS for DOD.

Managed all phases of Design-Build projects with technical involvement to engineering phase achieving saving multimillions in construction cost for the business and the clients.

Sourced and Managed Subcontractors and Suppliers in several Countries making sure timely and cost effective assignment and performance achieved by each subcontractor. Reviewed technical and commercial proposals, led technical assessment sessions jointly with the procurement and engineering team, negotiated priced and awarded subcontracts.

Achieved good evaluations for all projects performed. As a project director trained new project and construction managers based on each client and location a project is performed.

Involved as Team Player in addition to my duties as a project manager when situations during the project life cycle requires a micro-management and resolution.

Managed and directed wide variety of the projects type including Hydrant fueling facilities, Water and Sewer networks using trenchless technology, Treatment Plants, Pumping Stations, Complete Military compound, roads, Security Protection, Schools, Police Stations, Luxury Villas, Oil & Gas pipelines, Healthcare facilities, Education facilities, renovation of military and commercial buildings, IT infrastructure including fiberoptic and Network cabling, Electrical Infrastructure (Generation and Transmission) including Solar systems.

Quality Assurance Representative 01/2004 to 04/2005

US Army Corps of Engineers, Middle East District – Baghdad, Iraq

Conducted daily quality assurance inspection for over 22 Construction sites valuing $350M.

sites varied to Utilities, Firehouses, Health Clinics and Police Stations.

Assured 3 Phase USACE Quality Control Requirements are conducted by the Contractor Quality Control Manager.

Prepared and submitted Daily Quality Assurance Reports to the Resident Engineer.

Developed unique daily reports for some projects.

Attended monthly meetings and assisted Contractors and the PMO to resolve technical issues and expedite performance.

Conducted Projects Turn Over sessions to the End users with 100% projects turned over successfully. Assisted Contractors to make the right decisions on technical issues timely which made a huge deference in performance time with no additional cost to the government.

Site Engineer Civil 01/2003 to 12/2003

Abu Ghazala Contracting – Beirut, Lebanon

Supervised the civil and structural work for a G+11 Al Noor Residential Building.

Assisted the Project Manager to obtain documents, clearances, certificates and approvals from local authorities. Reviewed Civil, Structural, MEP drawings and assured construction is performed in accordance with the approved plans.

Provided technical solutions to the Construction Manager to resolve construction technical conflicts.

Attended meetings with the Consultant and assisted in addressing technical issues and proposed solutions which made a recognizable thump on the performance schedule.

Updated the progress schedule weekly and assisted in updated the progress cost and the budget to complete.

Construction Site Engineer 06/2002 to 12/2002

Nassar Contracting LLC – Beirut, Lebanon

Assigned as a construction site engineer for development of roads and utilities in Riyadh Al Sulh Area in Beirut. my duties were:

day today supervision for the site works for construction of the Sewer and water networks, sidewalks, roads in downtown.

supervised the subcontractors and created daily activities according to the schedule and assigned budget.

Assured that technical specs are met for the construction activities and quality control is performed as planned.

Prepared the biweekly and weekly materials requisitions and made sure all resources are met according to the project planning for the activities supervised.

Reported to the project manager.

Education

Bachelor of Science: Building and Construction Engineering and Project Management 2001

University of Technology – Baghdad

Certifications

Certified Revit and AutoCAD user by Autodesk. Good knowledge

Others: Holding current resident visa in UAE with UAE and US valid driver’s license.

Others: Experienced with P3 and MS Project and other Microsoft applications.



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