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Field Service Power Plant

Dammam, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
SAR 20,000 monthly basic
October 20, 2018

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Principle Mechanical Engineer and Senior Project Manager with Electro-Mechanical acumen and experience of nearly 22 years in the Power Generation and Oil and Gas sector across Plant Engineering and Consultancy, Project Management, Business Development, Field Service Support & Team Management.

Extensive experience in field of Gas Turbines – Installations, overhaul, repair, inspections, Training and commissioning.

Experienced Project Manager and fully responsible for prioritising the workload of the project team, in order to respect the project plan, quality requirements and budget.

Drove the Field Service and contractor management business to achieve profitable growth whilst maximizing utilization.

Deft in providing a full range of maintenance, repair and upgrade services, including replacement parts, component repairs, modifications and installation services of Gas and Steam Turbines, Generators, Pumps, Balance of Plant, Motors and Ancillary Equipment.

Extensive experience in producing technical and financial reports, work scopes, repair and overhaul reports, EPC, CUSTOMER Training (Workshop, On Class, OJT) tendering and preparation of contracts and contract negotiations.

OEM Experience in providing a full range of maintenance, repair and upgrade services, including replacement parts, component repairs, modifications and installation services of Gas and Steam Turbines, Generators, Pumps, Balance of Plant, Motors and Ancillary Equipment.

Manage ramping up projects well within specified timelines, budgets and quality standards.

Proven track record of successfully completing the installation and commissioning of Mechanical Equipment, Preassembled Skid, etc.

Skilled in ensuring optimum utilisation of available resources and enhancing operational efficiency; eliminating obsolescence & achieving cost reduction through market intelligence, effective negotiation and inventory control.

An agent of change with hands on experience in implementing cost saving measures to achieve substantial reduction in cost over budgeted cost. Skilled communicator with relationship & people management skills.


- Mechanical Engineering - Project Engineering - Commissioning

- Power System Study - Proposal Development - Turbine Diagnostics

- Sales and After- sales Service Business - Client Relationship Management - Business Development

- Contract Management - CCPP Design Review - Risk Management

- Project Delivery - Load Shedding - Maintenance Management

- Power Supply Restoration - Process Improvement - Protective Relays

- Safety Management - Documentation - Contractor Management

Power Plant Operations:

Thermal Cycles (Toshiba Corporation – GE – Fuji Electric – Siemens – Foster wheeler – BHEL – CIMIMNTUBI ) with different control DCS systems (Honeywell-Westinghouse-Alstom-MHI-Siemens-GE-INVENSYS) up to 340 MW Unit/750 MW Plant

Combined Cycle (MHI – Siemens) up to 250 MW Unit/ 4.0 GW Plant

Project Operations

Managing project activities right from conceptualization to execution involving finalization of technical specifications, procurement, scheduling, progress monitoring, vendor development, site management, manpower planning, etc.

Making cost estimation of electrical equipment / projects, reviewing quotations and preparing comparison sheets for giving technical recommendations.

Field Service Engineering:

Responsible for providing Engineering solutions for the mechanical issues related to Gas Turbine

Steam Turbine ‘’Start-up & Commissioning Engineer’’

33.4 MW Fuji Electric (4 extractions – HP ByPass)

150 MW GE ( 4 Extractions – HP,LP ByPass)

340 MW Toshiba (Reheat – 5 Extractions-HP,IP and LP By Pass)

Gas Turbine ‘’Start-up & commissioning engineer’’

250 MW MHI – M701F Dual Fuel CCPP

60 MW Siemens – SGT V63.4 LNB/Dual Fuel SSPP

120 MW Siemens- SGT V94.2 LNB/Dual Fuel SSPP/CSPP

250 MW Siemens – SGT V94.3A LNB/Dual Fuel CCPP

Steam Generator Field Engineer

150 T/H BHEL Water Tube/6 Bnrs (Heavy Fuel/Natural gas) – Forced Draft

1000 T/H FOSTER WHEELER water Tube 18 Bnrs (Heavy Fuel/Natural Gas) – Forced Draft/Induced Fan

Planning, scheduling and reviewing major and minor outage program for base and advanced fleets; responsible for making the future forecast of Spares, Serialized and Structural Parts.

Serve as 1st line support and entry point for technical inquiries, product assessments and disposition related to GT parts and Auxiliary Systems

Leading a team of highly motivated and trained Field Service Professionals towards execution of Rotating Equipment (Gas Turbines, Electromechanical Generators, Pumps, Steam Turbines, etc.) Field Service projects.

Driving Operational Excellence at site within Quality, Financial, Environmental, Health and Safety Boundaries to exceed customer’s expectations.

Providing inspiring Leadership to reach the next level of operational excellence to motivate and energize a high performing field service team.

Design/Requisition Engineering

Regularly reviewed complex engineering designs and documentation to ensure compliance with project design criteria and standards.

Product change management

Research and development air intake/fuel oil piping/gas compressors/bearing temperature

Commercial Operations

Resident Engineer for LTSA covers 120 K EOH (8 GTs on 3 different sites ) - Egypt

Technical manager for LTSA & LTP covers 20 Years (12 GTs in one site) – Saudi

Attending kick – off meetings, assistance to the Client in the assessment and validation of the technical issues on the basis of Change orders or Claims raised by the EPC Contractors.

Assisting the Client during the Technical Bid Evaluation, including the processing of clarifications from bidders, assisting on technical aspects for the contract requirements preparation and the award of contracts.

Maintenance Operations

Joined different outages for ST & GT (Minor – Hot Gas Path, Major - Life time Extension – Modifications & Upgrades)

Created & prepared QA/QC documentation for routine maintenance.

Following up site activities for on-time completion of Electrical works to start & complete the electrical installation and testing & commissioning activities.

Overseeing all phases of installation, commissioning and maintenance of Combustion Turbine and Generator Mechanical Systems.


Since Aug’ 14: Dresser – Rand, Saudi Arabia as Services Project Manager


Steering complete administration of new equipment/ after-sales projects including provision of:

Field service support, engineering solution, repair, new parts and upgrades of Industrial Reciprocating /Turbo Compressors, Gas & Steam Turbines and Generators, Controls as well as Control Valves

Fore fronted end to end project operations including (planning, implementation & control), coordination of engineering, procurement & logistics, field execution as per agreed work scope and targeted performance.

Efficiently managing cross-functional teams to achieve the project deliverables on time, contract obligations fulfilment and planned profit margin.

Responsible for complying with/Managing Contract Terms & Conditions. With clients and contractors

Developing risk mitigation, best practices and report the project progress to stakeholders and better project execution excellence

Managing project financials: sales, budget, cost, margin, invoicing, receivables and change orders.

Liaising with Proposal Engineers to create the project proposal and order acknowledgement for purchase order.

identify, manage, and reduce project execution risk throughout the project execution

manage with Project Scheduler on schedule creation and Drive project schedule

Acted as Focal Point including owning the customer relationship for the project duration and driving the customer issue resolution.

Leading different teams in the region for achieving business growth.

Supporting sales team in Present standard engineering solution for OEM & Non-OEM products.

Jan’ 13 – Jul’ 14: NOMAC, Saudi Arabia as Contracts /Technical Manager


Technically supporting 3 contracts (LTP – LTSA – PPA) for 12 GTs 5000F including providing commercial advice and field service support.

CCPP Design Review: Reviewing the EPC documents

Early design review for DWGs, Documents & procedures

Checking the O&M consistency for the decided design

Review & comments the vendor supplied documents

Clarifying technical contractual issues within the project team by

ensuring analysis and alignment to the contract

Analyzing and commenting on the contract by identifying risks

Sharing the contract related advice to the PGM Implement, maintain and Coordinating with internal functions

Support Contract Management Framework, risk and potential claims matrix.

Interfaced with project team to identify potential risks and develop mitigation strategies.

Work with the project team to identify potential claims for and against the company and match these remedies provided in the contract with a focus to maximize potential claims and reduce potential claims against the company.

Share in Contract Risk Management Support

Monitor identified & residual risks, ensuring the execution of risk plans

Monitor Contracts insurances and ensuring compliance with any insurance conditions;

Ensure timeous identification of potential claims, preparation and filing of necessary notices, with collection and preservation of necessary evidence;

Ensuring that notifications and early warnings are submitted;

Ensuring Plant team, customer and vendor/subcontractor compliance with all contract provisions;

Join the PLANT negotiations in the presentation and/or defence of claims before any tribunal identified.


Key player in business development with abilities to devise optimized service concepts for new as well as existing customers.

Apr’ 12 – Dec’ 12: Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Egypt as Sales and Marketing Manager


Spearheaded sales & marketing of Non-OEM Service Capabilities Gas/Steam Turbines of Large, Medium and Small Frames capacity.

Identified customer requirements and presented attractive concepts and solutions from enterprise portfolio that benefit in a proactive and creative attitude.

Kept continuous customer focus in combination with attendance on seminars and conferences

Developed portfolio of special skills and resources available in the MPS Energy Division.


Distinction of being awarded with a service contract worth 36 M Euro.

Key player in business development with abilities to devise optimized service concepts for new as well as existing customers.

Oct’ 06 – Mar’ 11: Siemens, (Egypt, Germany, UAE, Kuwait) as Service Manager


Headed SGT 4000F (94.3A) – 4000E (V94.2) Service Team, Resources (Tools, Parts Tracking, Subcontractors, and Logistics), technical issues for schedule & unscheduled outages.

Interacted with customers to understand the needs and offered products and services to satisfy them.

Developed and maintained a support infrastructure for Field Service Activities in the region, including

Training and development of back office and field service personnel.

Field service tooling and workshops.

Subcontractors for manpower.

Extended complete technical sales support across Subdivision & Division in coordination with sales and engineering departments, including

Delivering customer presentations regarding upcoming outage events.

Presenting recommended outage measures to customers during (EOMS).

Providing technical input to sales.

Issuing travel reports, listing detailed requirements for offering service measures to clients.

Counselling of clients with regards to mods & ups, refurbishments, outage strategies, spare parts.

Prepared Field Service Events on the Siemens (E-Class, W-frames, V-Class) fleet in the region, including but not limited to the following:

-outage schedules - assignment and scheduling of manpower on site

-check list of back office activities - supporting of fact-finding reports for customers

-regular customer meetings before and during the outage

Supervised Field Activities in the region including Outage Supervision and Subcontractor Assessment

Involved in selection, lead assessment and development of field service staff.


Demonstrated a quality culture to improve OEM image and customer satisfaction.

Augmented the business unit revenues to 12 million Euros.

Achieved a significant cost saving by 3 M Euro in Field Service Team Building.

Planned and provided engineering technical oversight (outage excellence) to contractual services and field services teams during planned outages to meet availability goals

Devised and effectuated strategies and organized resources to support the segment's/ sub-segment’s objectives regarding costs, quality/HSE, OTD and customer orientation, global competitiveness and innovation.

Aug’ 03 – Sep’ 06: Mitsubishi, Egypt as Senior Start-Up, Commissioning and Resident Engineer


Responsible for commissioning of all the Combustion Turbine and Generator Mechanical Systems including the associated auxiliary systems.

Scheduled and coordinated major segments of the projects to meet cost and time objectives.

Interpreted P & ID's, Wiring diagrams, Signal, Instrument and Electrical lists, Procedures and Process plans to ensure compliance with project design criteria and standards..

Performed corrective modification of the complex hardware and software systems, projects and equipment.

Getting customer & consultant signature for all start-up, protection check lists for ECC certificates.

Supporting the completion of all contractual performance, reliability and load shedding tests

Responsible for the GT, Mechanical BOP warranty

Issuing REA for the customer in case of troubles.


Played an instrumental role in ensuring on-time GT Start-up and Commissioning.

Conducted tests and operationalised complex systems (commissioning).

Successfully completed the design and engineering of complex systems and start-up plans.

Developed and maintained stable Suppliers & Subcontract relationship.

Provided perfect coverage for warranty period with minimum claim cost.

Aug’ 02 – Aug’ 03: Electric De France, Egypt as Operation Engineer


Headed complete operation and maintenance activities for 2x340 MW Thermal Power Plant

Interfaced with Operation Manager and ensured production of the plant is according to schedule.

Supervised work of the shift personnel and ensured following of defined EHS guidelines.

Developed plans for Minor and Major Outages.


Received the plant systems from EC to SU&C

Aug’ 02 – Aug’ 03: EDF, Egypt as Operation Engineer


Supervised complete operations of the control room for 2x340 MW Thermal Power Plant.

Generated monthly performance report for submitting to management.

Regularly followed-up the warehouse status for inventory control.

Nov’ 96 – Jul’ 02: EDEPC, Egypt as Operation Engineer


Managed the control room operations for 4x150 MW Thermal Power Plant.


Heavy Duty Turbine Trainings

MHI M701 F Operation & Maintenance from TAKASAGO- COBE, Japan

Siemens 4000 F / V94.3A Gas Turbine Assembly from Berlin, Germany

Siemens 4000 F / V94.3A GAS Turbine Service Contract from Berlin, Germany

Siemens SGT6-5000 F Gas Turbine O&M from Dammam, Saudi .


EHS TUV from Dammam, Saudi

ISO 9001/OHSAS18001 Internal Lead Auditor, Rabigh, Saudi

(Rotating –Reciprocating) Service Contracts

Dresser Rand/Coppus/IR/ClarckKualalampur- Malyzia

Control System

Westinghouse – DiaNetmation MHI – DresserRand- Alstom – Fosterwheeler- Toshiba Corp, Fuji Electric - Honeywell

Power Plant Utilities - BOP

Pumps – ST Turbines – Blowers – Heaters – Valves – Fans – Steam Generators (CIMIMONTUBE – KSB-FW-COBLCO – ATLAS CUPCO – MHI)


2012 Diploma in Construction Project Management from The American University

2011 FIDIC Contracts from The American University

1995 Bachelors in Mechanical Power Department from Cairo University


Conversant with MS Office, MS Project, Primavera and Oracle / SAP


Date of Birth : 21st October 1972

Nationality : Egypt

Linguistic Abilities : Arabic, English and

Permanent Address : St. 09 Block # 25 – flat # 07

Al Jawhara – 32422, Dammam, Saudi Arabia

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