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Project Engineer

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Qatar
Posted:
March 19, 2018

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ADEL KARAMA

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS & KEY SKILLS

• Possess in-depth knowledge of construction cycle including; technical, site management, financial and client satisfaction.

• Specialist project control experience including cost, planning, risk management, and document control with a working knowledge of project control tools including Primavera, MS Project.

• Capacity to provide contracts and change order management for the overall project cycle.

• Strong handover acumen with an ability to manage project final documents and snag list preparation.

• Established project reporting analysis and support skills on project overall as well as pinpoint areas for improvement, redesign, and plans implementation.

• Holds proficiency in leadership qualities leading to be actively involved in all aspects of the project life-cycle.

• Capable of delivering high-value projects across different geographies.

• Professional communication skills with an ability to explain complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

• Projects experience includes governmental projects, hotel project, residential projects, private projects, and mixed use developments. CAREER SUMMARY

Senior Engineer (Package Manager) - Hamad Port Project Steering Committee

(Qatar), 2013 to Present

Project: Hamd Port Project Is a large scale greenfield program that includes 300+ buildings, 50 major packages, associated utilities/ infrastructure, dredging, 64million m3 of excavation, 8km of quay walls, new Qatar Emiri Naval Forces Base, Coastguard Facility, Cruise Terminal, Commercial Terminal, Offshore Facility and Qatar Special Economic Zone marine works Construction Manager 2011to 2013, Project Engineer 2010, Site Engineer 2009 - Belarte Contracrting (Qatar)

Projects: Crowne Plaza Hotel - The Business Park,, Marina Residential 11 tower, Lusail, H.H Shiekh Hamad Bin Jasim Al Thani private house, Private Chalet & Club House with Ancillaries, Barzan Camp – Barracks Buildings,

Planning Engineer - Al Jaber Engineering (Qatar), 2009 Project: Qatar Aluminum (Qatalum)

Qatalum is an equal joint venture between Qatar Petroleum and Hydro Aluminium of Norway and produces 585,000 tons of high-quality primary aluminium products per annum from twin 1.2 kilometre potlines. Qatalum’s complex facilities include a carbon plant, port and storage facilities, as well as a captive power plant. Civil Engineer Trainee - 2007 & 2008

JOANNOU & PARASKEVAIDES J&P

RAMCO TRADING & CONTRACTING

AL DARWISH ENGINEERING – CONTRACT INTERNATIONAL JV Professional project engineer with development experience, project management capabilities and strong knowledge in the construction industry. Demonstrated track record of successful project management overseeing all phases of multimillion-dollar construction, infrastructure, and finishes on variety of projects for government and private-sector clients. EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

2018

Member (ID# 54814)

AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF PROJECT

MANAGEMENT (AIPM)

2016

Project Management Principles and

Practices

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE

Course work included:

Initiating and Planning Projects, Budgeting and

Scheduling Projects, Managing Project Risks and

Changes, Project Management Capstone

2013

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Certification Preparation

PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE (PMI)

2013

OSHA 30-Hour Construction Safety Course

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH

ADMINISTRATION (OSHA)

2003 - 2008

Bachelor of Science, Construction

Engineering

THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY IN CAIRO (AUC)

*Recognized and comparable to the educational level of an Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)

*Rocognized by Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

P. O. Box: 3071

ac4uvs@r.postjobfree.com

Doha, Qatar

+974-********

57 Hill Rd

Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127

Australia

+61-487******

ADEL KARAMA

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Detailed Experience

SENIOR ENGINEER (PACKAGE MANAGER)

HAMAD PORT PROJECT STEERING COMMITTEE ($8,000,000,000) 2013 - PRESENT

PROGRAM MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT: AECOM

ENGINEERING DESIGN CONSULTANT: WORLEY PARSONS

ENVIROMENTAL CONSULTANT: COWI

Hamd Port Project Is a large scale greenfield program that includes 300+ buildings, 50 major packages, associated utilities/ infrastructure, dredging, 64million m3 of excavation, 8km of quay walls, new Qatar Emiri Naval Forces Base, Coastguard Facility, Cruise Terminal, Commercial Terminal, Offshore Facility and Qatar Special Economic Zone marine works

Overseeing overall projects cycle including: project management, engineering and construction activates; reporting to Project Executive Director

Key Contributions:

• Manage overall projects cycle including: project management elements, engineering and construction activates.

• Review drawings, production schedules, engineering specifications, and related information to evaluate construction methods, value engineering, procedures, and activities ensuring understanding of scope to successfully deliver the project

• Participate in bid management and tender review process.

• Identify potential risk and manage the process of contracts management for project change orders and payments evaluation.

• Review contract deliverables and submittals of materials, equipment, vendors and subcontractors.

• Lead compliance tests such as Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) & Site Acceptance Tests (SAT) to verify design parameters, guarantees follow Up for process and complementary equipment; ensuring project budgets and schedules are met

• Ensure and maintain quality assurance, quality control, and project aspects are compliant with all contract terms and legal requirements that govern the project.

• Develop and monitor project progress reports based on contract clauses to analyze and create priorities that prevent delays to critical activities within the project.

• Prepare and review monthly payments, schedule dates and required correspondences.

• Head of project correspondences and documentation system to maintain and organize project files including all applicable project specifications and approved shop drawings

• Chair, minute, regulate weekly staff meetings and industry networking functions, technical committee meeting, progress review meetings, and critical issues meetings.

• Compile required close-out documents, project walk-thoughts punch- list reports, and project hand over procedures.

• Deal with major stakeholders including the Prime minister office, Minister of transport office, and local authorities to implement their requirements

CONSTRUCTION MANAGER

BELARTE CONTRACRTING (PROJECTS)

2011 - 2013

Belarte Contracting is a specialized fit out and contracting company; responsible of multi projects execution for all management decisions, construction elements, finishing works and project control requirements besides representing the client; reporting to Projects Director. Key Contributions:

• Manage the day-to-day construction works, resources, utilization, implementation, technical issues, quality inspections, payments, and RFI’s.

• Work with technical office to produce updated drawings according to site conditions.

• Participate in tenderers, negotiate contract terms and changes with, consultants, clients, suppliers and subcontractors.

• Evaluate claims cost and time impact, and process change orders for alterations or for additional work on projects

• Prepare cost and time schedule for the project using Primavera Project Management software and MS Project; and review Sub- Contractors Schedules and Reports.

• Identify possible risks on projects and look-ahead schedules for negative impact.

• Manage, track and inspect purchase orders, materials deliveries and suppliers in respect to the project specifications and approved vendor list.

• Arrange and manage project related meetings including weekly progress meetings, critical issues meetings, and monthly presentation.

• Produce project actual progress reports and programs for planned and ongoing activates.

• Deal with local authorities for design requirements and final inspections.

PROJECT ENGINEER

BELARTE CONTRACRTING

(Barzan Camp – Barracks Buildings, Qatar)

(Crowne Plaza Hotel - The Business Park, Qatar)

2010

A governmental private project located at the Barzan Emiri guard. The project was for constructing barracks buildings.

Plan, control and monitor the actual execution of all construction elements and communications for the designated building of the project; reporting to Construction Manager.

Key Contributions:

• Review contract documents and quality to ensure contract compliance by the all project parties; and application is according to the approved construction drawings, contract documents, specifications and all applicable standards.

• Prepare cost estimates and schedule reports, and review compliance to the project planned dates.

• Assign responsibilities, manage and allocate project resources appropriately to achieve the targets on time and within budget.

• Prepare project correspondences and update drawings according to site conditions

• Assign responsibilities, K manage and allocate project resources appropriately to achieve the targets on time and within budget.

• Prepare project correspondences and update drawings according to site conditions

• Identify and produce productivity rates to maintain the KPIs throughout the project execution with mitigation measures to avoid dropping below the acceptable limits

• Review engineering deliverables and initiate appropriate corrective actions.

• Anticipate risks and costs related to the technical aspects of the project to maintain company’s cost control policy on all activates.

• Conduct regular job site inspections, field testing, RFIs, and ensure all materials to be used are according to specifications and project requirements.

SITE ENGINEER

BELARTE CONTRACRTING

(Crowne Plaza Hotel - The Business Park, Qatar)

2009

A multi-use facility, which consists of the prestigious Crowne Plaza Hotel and a Business Park development; comprising Office Buildings, Showroom and Conference Events Facility.

Responsible for site works and activates including studying construction methods, management of materials and human resources; and performing quality procedures.; reporting to Project Engineer. Key Contributions:

• Monitor construction structural activates as well as finishes activities in the designated zone which include: block works, plastering works, wall-floor ceramic tiling, marble fitting, bath-tub installation, suspended ceiling works, roof works, and loose furniture;

• Ensure implementation of designs and plans on site

• Manage sub-contractors and apply field inspections in accordance with contractual terms and conditions, as well as specifications and applicable regulations

• Perform field-testing for soil and ready mix concrete by conducting sampling and testing in accordance with standard/ design specifications.

• Participate in the construction of the mock-up room for hotel

• Study structural, architectural and interior design drawings including various types of details.

• Estimate and prepare cost plans required to execute the works in accordance to the budget targets.

• Prepare comments, final report and rectification of drawings details to suit the design requirements, cost measurements and contractor’s ability.

• Responsible for monitoring and routine reporting on project construction schedule.

• Perform quantity surveying for several materials used in construction.

• Prepare daily, weekly and monthly progress reports of work accomplished on site.

• Performs snagging, de-snagging and handing-over works for the hotel with Amenities to the client.

• Estimate a timescale for the project including the most appropriate engineering techniques and sequences of activities.

• Prepare the schedule for hotel project using Primavera Project Management

• Update the status of purchasing orders and material delivery with procurement department

• Prepare look-ahead schedules

• Assign schedules to Sub-Contractors and review Sub-Contractors Schedules and Reports

PLANNING ENGINEER

AL JABER ENGINEERING

(Qatar Aluminum (Qatalum), Qatar)

2009

Qatalum is an equal joint venture between Qatar Petroleum and Hydro Aluminium of Norway and produces 585,000 tons of high-quality primary aluminium products per annum from twin 1.2 kilometre potlines. Qatalum’s complex facilities include a carbon plant, port and storage facilities, as well as a captive power plant. Working on infrastructure drilling activates (part of Qatalum project); reporting Planning Manager.

Key Contributions:

• Prepare the schedule for project using Primavera Project Management

• Update progress, prepare daily, weekly and monthly reports

• Prepare new work scenarios for better construction efficiency. Internship

CIVIL ENGINEER TRAINEE

JOANNOU & PARASKEVAIDES J&P (The Pearl Island, Qatar) 2008

CIVIL ENGINEER TRAINEE

RAMCO TRADING & CONTRACTING (Wyndham Grand Regency hotel, Qatar)

2008

CIVIL ENGINEER TRAINEE

AL DARWISH ENGINEERING – CONTRACT INTERNATIONAL JV (Private Villa Complex, Qatar)

2007

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