MASHHOUR M. ASAD
Saint Martin's University BSCE (Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering) 1983 – Lacey Washington, USA.
2014 - Present Parsons International Ltd. – Lusail City, Qatar
Construction/Project Manager, working at the multi-billion Lusail City development project that covers 35 square kilometers of land and water. The land area is about 2,000 hectares. Lusail Development will comprise residential housing for about 195,000 residents, with mixed use of retail, commercial centers, 5 star hotels (Theme hotels, apartment hotels and boutique hotels), Katara hospitality, Entertainment City, community facilities and recreational areas, bringing the total resident, office, and visitor population to 450,000. Currently heading Parsons Technical Support team to Lusail City Administration Complex (LCAC) responsible to provides full support to LCAC technical team who interfaces with sub-developer’s activities to ensure enabling works and building completion within city standards and regulations.
2009 - 2014 Saudi Consolidated Engineering – Khatib & Alami, Saudi Arabia.
Project Manager/Director, responsible for management of all aspects of delivering a project on a major programme of building and infrastructure development.
Tamkeen Tower (66 story high rise mixed use project).
2006 - 2009 The Land International Investment & Real Estate Development Co.
Vice President Engineering (Design & Construction Management).
The primary duties are the management of Turn-Key (Design/Build) construction projects from initial stage till handover as follows:
King Abdulla City – (Residential & Commercial, US$200 million)
Abdali Tower – (35 -story commercial & offices, US$75 million).
2003 - 2006 Hill International (Overseas) NJ, USA
Project Management & Claims Consultant, with role as design & project management/lead Structural responsible for managing the design & construction to deliver projects on time, within budget, and with the highest quality, minimize the risks inherent in the construction process. Working on Asian Games Village/Hamad Medical City (US$1.0 billion) that includes 59 residential buildings, recreational facilities, power plant, Ministry of Public Health, hospital, sport facilities, recreation and hospitality (A total of 13,000 athletes from 45 nations in the Asia competed in 39 sports), civil work, infrastructure works includes underpass, roads and highway, bridges, piping, Gabion Retaining Wall, concrete retaining walls, sewerage, underground HV power, lighting, water reticulation.
2000 - 2003 Mid Contracting, Jordan/ JBC AMEC
Project Manager/Technical (Design) Manager, responsible to complete various construction projects safely, profitably and on schedule; by planning, organizing, documenting and controlling the work; subcontractors and supervising company personnel. Projects include Bromine and Bromine Derivatives Plant, AMEC (US$150 million) an Industrial, Buildings Packages Civil, infrastructure, roads, landscape services, structures, evaporating bonds, cooling tower, sewerage, substations, fire hydrants, underground HV power, lighting, grounding, industrial, communications, electrical, Emergency Power Systems, System security and fire alarm systems. Also, Zarqa City- King Abdulla - Infrastructure Pilot Project. (US$175 million) that includes R48 highways(expressway) and roads, bridges, underpass, road intersections, traffic signals, Fencing, screening, landscape, road signs, railway, asphalt, cut and fill, vertical and horizontal alignments, super elevations, infrastructure works including roads services, shoulders, rip rap, drainage, sewerage, substations, manholes, handholds, underground HV power, lighting, External power electric networks, water supply systems of buildings and structures, water reticulation. In addition to Le Royal Hotel, Construction of a high raise 35-story 5 stars hotel/building (US$100 million)
1996 - 2000 OEO/HLW International, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – New York, USA
Projects Manager/Design Engineering Manager, responsible for running the entire project during the Design/Build phases including, but not limited to: scheduling and overseeing labor and subcontractors; coordination with city officials/private investors; keeping the project within size, scope and budget. Projects included Central Air Base (Airport and facilities) Al-Kharj, NOTHROP GRUMMAN Control Tower, a rapcon, transmittal and receiver’s buildings, runway, lights, beacon, radar systems, terminals and parking. Also, Sultan Bin Abdulaziz City for Humanitarian Services (US$750 million) infra structure, roads and complete city utilities and rehab, recovery and special need children hospital.
1990 - 1996 Rasim Badran Associates, Amman, Jordan & DAR ALMIMAR, Amman, Jordan, & Cairo, Egypt
Head of the Structural Department/Design Manager, Responsible for providing leadership and design leads to the team and give a technical overview of all design aspects of projects. Projects included:
Al Tameer Center – commercial, retail & residential complex Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (US$200 million)
Amman Sheraton Hotel – Design and Supervision (US$125 million).
1988-1990 Kuwait Engineering Center, Al Jabria, Kuwait
Engineering & Design Manager/Deputy General Manager, responsible for providing leadership and design leads to the team and give a technical overview of all design aspects of projects.
New Nursing Institute, Educational, Stadium, and Sport Facilities.
Court Complex at Ahmadi.
M.O.C Computer & Administration Building.
Fresh Food Market-Commercial and Retail.
Dentist Training Center, Hospital and educational facilities.
Modification for Sewage Uplift & Pump Stations
1983 - 1988 Pan Arab Consulting Engineers, Nogra, Kuwait
Senior Structural Engineer/Design Coordinator to lead a core professional discipline, Building and Structural Engineering. Oversee resource allocation and contribute to the expansion of the Structural team, working on the following projects:
Al Ahli Bank Headquarter. (24-story)
Conference Center, Bayan Palace. (US$1.5 billion)
Green Palace - H.H. Sheikh Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah
Kuwait Central Bank
College of Medicine Sana'a University
Kuwait National Museum
Maldives International Airport
Arab Organizations Headquarters. (US$100 million)
The Hilton Mangaf Resort (Design and Supervision)
Other Notable Projects Throughout Career:
Oil Gathering Centers, Kuwait Oil Company.
Ahmadi Oil Refinery, Kuwait Oil Company.
Ahmadi Exhibition Center (Oil Museum).
Al-Ahsa Hospital, Value Engineering.
Waste Water Treatment Plants, Jordan/USAID (U.S. Agency for International Development).
Burj Dubai Development Plots 29 & 30.
Makkah region Crisis and Disaster Management Center in Jeddah, Saudi Aramco (Telecom/IT).
Makkah Hilton Convention Center, Jabal Omar (Managing Commissioning, Completion, Handover to Hotel Operator).
Areas of Responsibility & Proven Expertise:
Manage construction work already commenced and future projects. Assume responsibility for the design, appointment of consultants and contract awards.
Advise the Board of Directors on the feasibility of future construction projects and if approved assume responsibility for the completion within time and budget.
Prepare annually the company's annual construction business plan plus a five-year forecast for approval by the Board of Directors.
Create favorable internal organizational conditions that will achieve established targets. This will be achieved by the selection, appointment, promotion or dismissal of senior management and specialists, and by issuing practical directives and guidelines to management.
To establish a management training programme for senior staff and encourage the promotion of junior staff within the company.
Manage the company's contracting and maintenance programme together with instigating a viable administration department. This will include all external dealings with professional bodies and financial institutions and familiarization with local building and related regulations.
Designs the project organization structure, defines team member roles and assigns individual work responsibilities.
Manage and direct all tendering, design and contract awards for future projects as required by the company. Manage the design team to produce cost effective tenders from contractors.
Provide direction, leadership and motivation to all personnel to ensure the achievement of ambitious corporate goals.
Mange the monthly report of a detailed financial and management report covering the company's total operations and offer objective comments on significant variances from budgets and business plans.
Main Quality & Skills:
Committed and organized, productive, resourceful, enthusiastic and persistent.
Solution orientated and mission-focused, strategic, and process-minded leader accustomed to performing well under pressure.
Communicating effectively at all levels whilst exercising respect, tact and diplomacy.
Comfortable working with complex high value contracts
Computer literate with relevant IT background.
Excellent interpersonal skills, a good communicator at all levels of the business.
Strong organizational skills with the ability to lead multi-discipline and multi-office teams.
Well-developed marketing, communication and negotiating skills.
Extensive knowledge of quality and quality standards, particularly those of ISO
Relationship and effective liaison with Clients, Consultants, Contractors and Authorities.
International business experience, ideally within the Middle Eastern region
Experienced in customer relations and strategic business development
Excellent interpersonal skills, a good communicator at all levels of the business
Good coaching and development skills, ability of leading an executive management team, and developing a performance culture among a group of diverse, talented individuals
Strong academic background with highly developed practical engineering skills
Pragmatic approach to problem solving
Communicate effectively with projects teams to maintain positive team environment.
Develop team member’s communication and problem-solving skills.
TECHNICAL COURSES AND SEMINARS:
Transportation engineering, AASHTO
Design Management (ACI, ASTM, ANSI)
Building Repair & Construction Chemicals.
Project Control & Management
Health, Safety & Environment
International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC)
Quality Assurance and Quality Control Management.
Staad III / ISDS
Oasys AP: BS 8110 Concrete Suite
Structural Analysis & Design Package
Jordan Engineers Association
American Concrete Institute (ACI)
American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC)
Kuwait Society of Engineers
Precast Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI)
American Society of Civil Engineers
MASHHOUR M. ASAD
Dear Madam/ Sir,
A registered Civil/Structural Engineer with BSCE from Saint Martin's WA, United States. 25 years of Project Management, Structural Engineering, Leadership and Operational experience in various industries, both private and government, with local, regional and international engineering, design, construction, procurement, EPC, design and build, rehabilitation, maintenance and real estate development companies managing and marketing several high profiles, high quality projects in the Middle East.
Proven skills as Project Manager/Director working with leading international engineering/consulting firms, managing the design and construction of iconic buildings, hospitality, infrastructure and mixed-use developments, to meet business needs by adding value through management and technical excellences. Provide management and related consultancy services necessary to every stage of the project from inception to completion. Provide management for the planning, development and implementation of significant projects. Project philosophy centers on a strong partnering relationship with clients based on personalized service, design creativity, cost conscientiousness, and efficient execution.
Work is heavily weighted in the areas of design phases, contract administration, project management, procurement and development, and provide technical consultancy on all types of project management and engineering, including feasibility studies involving conceptual and detail designs prior or during tendering, supervise project construction from initial stage till handover, and coordinate resources and team management.
In addition to projects work, my responsibilities extend to marketing of design services, preparing contracts; interviewing, procurement, hiring and recruiting staff, scheduling of personal; training & management staff; directing design projects; hiring of consultants; and management & administration of design firms.