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Manager Mechanical Engineer

Downtown, Alberta, T2P 1X5, Canada
November 20, 2018

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Amir Alimohammadi

Calgary, AB Phone: +1-403-***-****


Graduated in Master of Business Administration from MIT Sloan School of Management, always ranked as one of the 5 best management schools in the world

Awarded the AAA client quality prize for “building iron-ore factories” projects at FST Co.

Awarded the safety national prize at FST Co. for more than 6 years extensive work with no recordable injury

Awarded the highest company-wide safety prize for managing PSV sizing projects at NOVA Chemicals facilities in Calgary-It was recognized as an immediate high hazard issue

Areas of expertise

Personnel Development-Strategic Planning/Analysis-Change Management

Vendor/Financial Management-Cost Control/Reduction-Budget Management

Team Building/Leadership-Strategic Partnership Relations-Continuous Improvement

Work History

Project/Program Manager Aug. 2013 – Now

NOVA Chemicals Ltd. Calgary-Canada

Coordinating, analyzing, and determining project scope and execution requirements for stakeholders (total capital cost of $5 million)

Liaising for contractors, architectural, and engineering firms to ensure correct project specifications

Coordinating team efforts as an internal liaison with procurement, finances, operations, and facilities department

Reviewing contractors’ estimates, preparing project schedules and then ensuring that estimates and schedules are achieved according to corporate guidelines

Applying risk analysis to consistently achieve on time results and meet critical project schedules and milestones

Preparing technical reports and presentations

Program Manager March 2005 – Feb. 2012

FST Co. Tehran-Iran

Managed a 350 m€ projects portfolio comprised of 4 EPCC projects of building iron-ore concentrate factories in Kerman province of Iran, two for private sector and two for the government

Developed project plans based on company long-term goals; Managed projects; Communicated changes and progress; Completed projects with very high safety (no recordable injury) and quality standards, on time and within the approved budget (saved 8.5 m€ by utilizing the earned value method in managing this portfolio and having portfolio finished averagely a month in advance)

Reviewed and approved basic and detailed design calculations, drawings and RFQs for conveyors, feeders, Ball Mill, HPGR, magnetic separators, belt filters, thickener, etc. according to standards

Liaised with engineering, procurement and construction teams and participated in preparation, implementation and control of project engineering plans and procedures

Managed gross profit & margins throughout entire portfolio in collaboration with Managing Director

Identified problems in a timely and positive manner; Gathered and analyzed information; Developed alternative solutions; Worked with the team to solve problems

Mechanical Engineer June 1999 – Feb. 2005

Petro Pars Co. Tehran-Iran

Prepared bid and other relevant documents such as mechanical datasheets and related attachments such as P&IDs, PFDs, plot plans and specifications

Liaised with other disciplines after receiving the IFA drawings and managed to hold the HAZOP meetings to review the Vendor P&IDs

Prepared requests for quotation packages and bid spreads. Evaluated received proposals. Prepared/Issued contract award letters to bid winner

Education & Training

Master of Business Administration (MBA), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston, MA, 2013

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran, 1999

Certifications & Memberships

Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

Project Management Institute (PMI) Member

Alberta Professional Engineers & Geoscientists Association (APEGA) Member-P.Eng.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Member

Engineering System Organization-Tehran


English, French, Farsi, Kurdish, Arabic and Italian

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