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Estimating Manager

Rockland, Massachusetts, 02370, United States
April 30, 2018

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Selim Kfoury Estimating Manager 781-***-****

Accomplished, dedicated, and ambitious Estimating Manager and team player experienced in construction projects, and estimating. 17-years’ experience in the successful bidding for Freyssinet Saudi Arabia, a leading general contractor and engineering company active in contracting business, value engineering, pre-construction studies, project management and maintenance. Instrumental in increasing the company’s revenues from USD $20M to $250M by providing innovative and aggressive bidding strategies. Strong interpersonal, speaking and writing skills; ability to establish and maintain relationships with clients. Eligible to work in the Unites States through a TN-1 Visa.

Areas of Expertise include:

Value Engineering

Pre-construction Studies

Time Management

Sage Timberline Estimating

Cost Control & Negotiations


Project Management

Civil Engineering


Education & Credentials

Master of Science in Civil Engineering & Structures - UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY Berkeley, California

Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering - CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY Montreal, Canada

Citizenship: Canadian - Fluent in English, French, and Arabic

Professional Experience

FREYSSINET SAUDI ARABIA Jeddah, KSA 1/2001 to 2018


In charge of managing the Estimating Department, staff, and Quantity Surveying Department. Initiates the bid process which includes conducting research, gathering details, and estimating the cost of projects. Prepares bid documents and interface with Subcontractors. Displays extensive experience and leadership in developing databases, value engineering, procurement, and cost control. Facilitate negotiations with clients to win contracts.

Key Accomplishments:

Increased company turn over from $25M to $250M due to aggressive bidding strategies.

Developed bids for residential and office building, and healthcare and industrial facilities.

Major Projects Awarded:

Renovation of Al Nasseriyah Palace – The Royal Protocol – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Contract Value $50MM) Scope includes architectural and interior design based on client’s concept. Renovated exterior finishing, interior fit out works, furniture, fixtures, equipment, lighting works, mechanical works, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, audio visual equipment, security system, water features, and landscaping.

International Medical Center – International Medical Center – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Contract Value $58MM) 300-bed world class and multi-disciplinary hospital with Islamic Architecture using quality finishing works of Islamic crated stone cladding, wood roshans, and marble patterns. Provided experience on hospitals/healthcare projects with international quality standards.

Automated People Mover – Princess Noura Bint Abdulrahman University for Women – Ministry of Finance – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Contract Value $101MM) Construction of an elevated concrete guide-way and supply installation of track-work for the light rail system.

Improvement of Jamarat & Surrounding Area – Ministry of Municipalities & Rural Affairs – Mina, Saudi Arabia. (Contract Value $75MM) Four level segmental bridge with access ramps, service buildings and helipad towers. Designed for moving masses of pilgrims during the holy period of Hajj. Scope included lifting and erection of precast segments through movable lifting devices, prestressing, horizontal jacking, and geometry adjustment works.

The Headquarter Business Park – Adim Al Watania – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Contract Value $217MM) A 55-storey office and commercial building consisting of supporting facilities of shops and offices. Project intended to achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Certification of Silver Rating.

Atturaif Development Project – Arriyadh Development Authority – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Contract Value $103MM) A restoration and conservation project of what was the original home of the Saudi Royal Family and the first capital of the Saudi Dynasty. Project is to preserve and develop according to Centre for Islamic Architectural Heritage. Success is dependent on project management, coordination, study, and research.

King Abdullah Economic City Business Park – EMAAR – Rabigh, Saudi Arabia. (Contract Value $162MM) Premier project comprising of five buildings above a two-storey car park where gardens tie in the project into a distinguished architectural unit. Scope is design and execution of Structural, Architectural, and Electromechanical works not to exceed two years. Building features contemporary features and high-quality finishing.

Haramain High Speed Rail Link – Airport East Interchange Bridges – Al Rajhi Alliance – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Contract Value $98MM) Project is road bridges constituting Airport East Interchange and Haramain High Speed Rail Links connecting the railway to airport stations. All decks for road and railway bridges are in prestressed concrete using post-tension techniques.

Jet Propulsion Center – Saudi Aerospace Engineering Industries – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Contract Value $116MM) Construction of the Jet Propulsion Center of an Engine Maintenance Auxiliary Power Unit facility located within King Abdul Aziz International. The building is reinforced concrete sub-structure and structural steel framing with external walls of precast concrete panels. The Facility consists of mezzanine flooring, a courtyard, and three-level administrative offices. Project includes utilities, ground paving, landscaping, guard houses, ground parking cover, retaining walls, perimeter fence, and gates.

Airport Housing Project – Enabling and Infrastructure Works – Ministry of Housing – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Contract Value $90MM) Project scope is enabling works, MEP utilities, road works, and landscaping.

Riyadh Metro – Arriyadh Development Authority – Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (Contract Value $7.82B) Large scale railway and station project and is the largest project in the history of construction. It is divided into three packages and composed of groups known in their fields of expertise.



Conducted research, estimated business processes, reviewed estimates, and identified anomalies in the bidding process. Produced pricing for several multi-million Dollar projects such as private villas, multi-story buildings, industrial facilities, residential settlements, and hospitals. Prepared bid documents and interfaced with multiple subcontractors and suppliers. Provided supervision for the Quantity Surveying Department.

Key Accomplishments:

Designed and developed extensive Databases and generated Bill of Quantities utilizing Timberline Software.

Attended pre-bid meeting, and negotiations; collaborated on the procurement process for ongoing projects.


Systems/Languages: Timberline, AutoCAD, STAAD-III, Nastran, SAFI, PCACOL, TABS 80, SAP 2000, INSA, CAL 90, MAP 6000, Lotus 123, Excel, DOS, UNIX, FORTRAN, BASIC

Awards: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Canada, Magil Construction Award

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