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Manager Project

Nanaimo, BC, Canada
October 13, 2018

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Omar Ibrahim Ali

Unit **- ***, Douglas Avenue, Nanaimo, BC. V9R 6C1 250-***-****


MBA/MScIB graduate and BSc. in Chemical Engineering.

Certified as CIPM Certified International Project Manager and as MPM Master Project Manager by the AAPM American Academy of Project Management.

14 years experience in construction projects management.

Led a team of 200 employees including 10 to 15 Project, Quality Control and Safety Engineers.

Worked closely with international clients such as SNC-Lavalin Int., OGER Intr., John Buck Intr. and FLUOR.

Participated as Project Manager in infrastructure projects exceeding $100M.

Conducted internship in the UAE with SNC Lavalin in EMAL project, the largest aluminum smelter in the world.

Demonstrated Skills and Abilities


Worked as a highly experienced Project / Construction Manager with a track record of success in the end to end management of projects in the international oil & gas industry.

Worked with clients inside UAE such as Offshore Associated Gases project (Client MEPI Technip), and outside UAE such as QATARGAS Onshore project (Client CTJV – Chiyoda Technip Joint Venture).

Analyzed technical drawings and specifications, produced subsequent plans and schedules to facilitate the achievement of project outcomes and deliverables.

Worked with new technologies and industry developments with logical and analytical approaches, for example installed a single piece steel structure of 300tons in Abu Dhabi Finance Centre Project (Client John Buck Intr. /Abu Dhabi).

Managed large projects successfully through active communication, discussing project progress with clients and stakeholders and influencing critical project decisions; for example moved forward the Central Environment Protection Facilities BeAAT project (SNC-Lavalin Int. /Abu Dhabi) to the final stage and handed-over the work to the client.

Specialized in managing and motivating multi-skilled, international teams to facilitate timely project completion. For example created clear objectives and goals in simple technical language which was understood by workers from different cultural groups such as, Northern and Southern American, Southeast Asian, Arabian, and European.

Project Management

Planned and directed a construction project including preparing schedules, selecting trade contractors and general contractors and procuring materials, construction tools and equipment.

Monitored progress on the construction site including supervising construction workers and ensuring their adherence to safety regulations, achieved 10,000 hours with no accidents.

Defined the preliminary project scope statement for the production rollout, developing the project management plan and creating WBS and resource calendar.

Reviewed progress and analyzed deviation from the project scope including implementing corrective actions at remote project locations.

Controlled quality, cost and time throughout the project lifecycle whilst remaining focused on attain project objectives in accordance with budgetary constraints.

Work History

Structural Steel Manufacturer/Installer- AIC (Arabian International Co.) for Steel Structures, UAE 2006-2013

Quality Control Manager - AL-Faris State Co. / Ministry of Industry & Minerals, Iraq 1999-2006

Education and Training

Master of Business Administration, Vancouver Island University 2012-2013

Master of Science in International Business, University of Hertfordshire 2012-2013

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University of Technology, Iraq 1997

Training Program

CIPM Certified International Project Manager by AAPM American Academy of Project Management 2014

MPM Master Project Manager by AAPM American Academy of Project Management 2014

Professional Project Management Program. 2009

Business English-Advanced Course by George Mason University / UAE. 2008

Courses in Quality Control and Quality Assurance. 2000-2003

Attachments: Available upon request

List of Projects / References / Letters of Recommendations

Note: I have Canadian driving licence class 5 within clean driving abstract.

Work History in Canada

Cutting/Drilling Supervisor – Vancouver Island Aluminum Railings Mar., 2016- Present

DBA Sun-Ray Aluminum Railings, Nanaimo, BC

Job Description:

Preparing (cutting/drilling) aluminum parts required to build aluminum railings, handrails, stairs, gates, or any custom-designed railings that fit customers’ deck or stairs.

My daily tasks include but not limited to the following:

- Read engineering drawing, blueprints, or sketches, and specifications to determine the quantities, or sizes of materials required for each work order.

- Cut aluminum metal parts, such as posts, pickets and pickets’ channels, glass channels, top rails, stair’s treads and any other parts included in each job according to blueprints, engineering drawing or sketches, or designer instruction.

- Fabricate joints/connection aluminum parts, such as brackets, angles, plates that are required for the assembly of railings in the shop, as well as to install railings, handrails, stairs to the concrete or wood decks or walls in buildings. This includes cutting and drilling workpieces according to the specifications for each job, using squares, rulers, and measuring tapes.

- Gather the parts for each job in cart and pass them on to the welders/railings builders.

- Fabricate large quantity aluminum workpieces that are typically included in mostly and job. This task includes lay out reference points on aluminum metal parts, and construct patterns and templates as guides to cut/drill metal in efficient way.

- Discuss the priorities of work orders with the plant manager to ensure the completion of each job on time.

- Update the plant manager with raw materials availability in the storage for the next work orders to ensure that jobs will be manufactured and delivered to worksite on time.

Other Tasks:

- Train new employees the right techniques to cut/drill aluminum parts, and ensure that they do the work properly and in a safe way.

Receive / inspect raw materials from supplier and assist in stock them in their allocated place within the shop.

- Help installing teams whenever it is required to meet deadlines and commitments with our clients. This helps as well in improving the quality for the next products through adapting new ideas that make installation procedures easier and faster.

Inventory Supervisor – WIS International, Nanaimo, BC Dec., 2015- Jan., 2016

Job Description:

- Supervise and lead a team of Inventory Counters.

- Report to the Inventory Manager.

- Count inventory as part of the team, when not supervising or engaged in other responsibilities.

- Establish and maintain effective business relationships with customers.

- Develop an understanding of customers' evolving service needs to ensure customer satisfaction.

- Review and analyze service levels on a continuous basis.

- Work a varied schedule and travel to our customers’ locations.

Freezing Tunnel Operator-Lead Hand - Sea Drift Fish Co., Nanaimo, BC Aug., 2014- Aug., 2015

Job Description:

- Take directions from plant manager/supervisor, and direct the crew independently.

- Implement and initiate work activities that are passed on from the plant manager/supervisor.

- Provide trade guidance and assistance as part of a work team.

- Implement the policies, procedures and standards.

- Thoroughly understand and implement quality control concepts.

- Training new labourers how to do the work daily activities safely and within set time to get the work done.

Merchandiser – Loblaw, Real Canadian Superstore # 7020, Calgary, AB Apr., 2014-May, 2014

Job Description:

- Reviewing priorities with supervisor; discussing special instructions, product promotions, new products, and price changes.

- Maintains store shelves by observing displays of company products; removing damaged products; tidying store shelves; providing optimum display of products.

- Maintains inventory by restocking shelves with product from inventory.

- Maintains quality results by following and enforcing standards.

Work History out of Canada

Structural Steel Manufacturer/Installer - AIC (Arabian International Co.) for Steel Structures, UAE 2006-2013

Job Description:

- Receive/study engineering drawings and specifications to determine the quantities and grade of materials required for each work order/project.

- Provide the procurement manager with breakdown of materials that are required for the new work orders to ensure that jobs will be manufactured and delivered to worksite on time.

- Cut the structural steel for each work order, i.e. skids, pipe racks, stairs/stair’s treads, railings, handrails, etc., according to blueprints, engineering drawing.

- Discuss the priorities of work orders with the plant manager to ensure the completion of each job on time.

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