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Engineer Construction

Location:
Riyadh, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Salary:
1
Posted:
March 10, 2019

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Hani AbouHaousse

*** ****** ****** ********* #*, Waterloo,Ontario,N2J 3C1 Canada, 226-***-**** ac8qfw@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY Of QUALIFICATIONS:

** ***** ** ********* ********** in engineering and management components.

Thorough and analytical problem solver with excellent research skills and attention to detail.

Conscientious and dependable, makes consistently prudent and effective decisions.

Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

Successful as individual contributor and as a team player.

Computer Skills include: MS Office, Take-off and Estimating softwares, AutoCAD, MicroStation, Primavera.

BS, Civil and Environmental Engineering – Dec.1998, University of Houston, Houston, Texas

Masters of Civil Engineering – Dec. 2000, University of Houston, Houston, Texas

Associate’s Certificate in Project Management–April 2008,George Washington University, Washington, DC

PROESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Possesses unique abilities in the organization and management of complex projects

Unique ability to work in a multicultural environment

Extraordinarily efficient in defining project priorities and delegating tasks in a team environment

Implement Management Practices to oversee all activities of projects.

Management experience including client relationship, business development, public relations and coordination with consultant

Ability to work under pressure and continuously exceed standards meets deadlines.

Good Interaction with clients, contractors, regulatory agencies, and consultants.

Manage, supervise, and coordinate construction activities to ensure compliance with construction drawings, design intent, specifications and applicable building codes

Develop and prepare construction project scopes of work

Responsible for implementation, and management of the Quality Control Program

Very knowledgeable of US Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) relating to construction contracts.

Develop accurate cost estimates for projects from design drawings and specifications that include the installation of real property installed equipment.

Participate in progress meetings, coordination meetings, quality control and quality assurance meetings with contractors and end users

Estimating skill – quantities take off

Negotiate modifications, execute contract modification and change orders

Participates in change order pricing negotiations with subcontractors.

Develop and follow quality and technical standards consistent with accepted industry practices.

Analyze and design projects starting from planning stage to final completion

Thirteen years of experience with US Government and Military projects and contracts.

CAREER HISTORY

Vinnell Arabia Corp, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia September 2008 Dec. 2018

Subsidiary Company of Northrop Grumman Corp, Washington, USA

Engineering Branch Manager

Develop and implement plans for current and future requirements of the contract.

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Consistently delivered projects that satisfied the customer's requirements

Improve project delivery performance related to quality, schedules, and cost.

Aggressively anticipated and resolved issues before problems developed.

Supervise and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously

Provide leadership, training, and knowledge to staff.

Develop engineering cost estimates for new construction and or renovation projects for Vinnell Arabia, OPM (US Army), and Saudi Arabia National Guard (SANG) projects.

Design new construction facilities working from a user definition of requirements and finishing with a completed construction package in support of SANG and Vinnell Arabia.

Review shop drawings, material submittals, progress schedules, and pay estimates

Review bid documents prior to award

Provide Quality Control oversight of in-process construction projects.

Develops and recommends corrective action on deviations when identified.

Review engineering design packages (drawings and specifications).

Ensures the site is compliant with OSHA standards and federal, state, local Hazardous Waste Management Programs, laws and regulations

Developed Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for Engineering Division

Edit project specifications to suite the individual project

Respond to requests for information during construction

Evaluates technical submittals on materials to be used in construction or renovation project.

Evaluates shop drawings submittals for detailed design.

Ensures the application of Western health and safety standards in the performance of all duties.

Meet with contractors and owners as needed to solve construction problems

Assists in evaluating subcontractor bids, change orders, claims, and impact submissions for cost interruption and financial adjustment.

Participates in change order pricing negotiations with subcontractors.

Prepares various technical and administrative reports.

Develop baseline Conceptual, Budgetary and Engineer’s estimates reflecting costs of design.

Involve in the following construction projects kingdom wide: National Guard Military School, Medical Simulation Training Center, bunkers renovation, Warehouses, Vinnell Arabia Camp master plan design, trainers office building, and training Ranges.

Vinnell Arabia Corp, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia April 2005 Aug 2008

Project Engineer

Develops engineering cost estimates for new construction and or renovation projects to include material, labor, and equipment cost figures.

Evaluate existing condition of civil and structures and prepare the needed reports.

Review subcontractor billings on a monthly basis to ensure accurate compliance with the level of work authorized and performed during the period.

Verify progress payments for construction projects against actual completed work.

Develops engineering design packages (drawings and specifications).

Evaluates technical submittals on materials to be used in construction or renovation project.

Evaluates shop drawings submittals for detailed design.

Develop accurate cost estimates for civil and structural projects from design drawings and specifications that include the installation of real property installed equipment

Prepares various technical and administrative reports

Respond to requests for technical assistance and provide guidance in resolving stated problems.

Provide support to Construction offices to solve field related problems and perform submittal reviews.

Maintain awareness of current advances in structural engineering design and construction.

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Monitored construction jobs in Riyadh, Jeddah, Tiaf, Madinah, Yanbu, Dammam, Khober, and Hofuf regularly to determine progress of Contractor operations. Attend conference and progress meetings with SANG, Contracting and Contractors.

Serve as Acting Supply Services Branch Manager during the absence of the Branch Manager.

Maintain current status of all projects and identify deficiencies, safety requirement and recommend solutions.

Haif Contracting Company, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia May 2002 March 2005

Project Engineer

Prepared payment certificates, purchase orders, reviewed technical data and specification,

Prepares various technical and administrative reports

Prepared B.O.Q (Bill of Quantity) for each item in the project, review quotations from suppliers.

Supervise, conduct, and inspect construction activities during different phases of construction.

Identify structural deficiencies, defects, safety requirement and recommend solutions.

Check contractor’s shop drawings and compare with customer specifications to determine compliance.

Respond to contractor request for information in accordance to the plans and specifications.

Review geotechnical reports and design the most suitable foundation systems

Involve in the following construction projects: The Royal Institute project in Riyadh, Hilton Hotel in Jeddah, development of Haif Subdivision in Riyadh, and Multimillion dollar private palace in

TEDSI Infrastructure Group – Houston, Texas, USA April 2001 – April 2002

Design Engineer

Prepared cost estimates.

Design and analyze structures and ensure code compliance according to AASHTO, SDDOT and other specifications.

Maintain accurate account of all construction activities.

Process construction survey information.

Prepare contractor’s pay estimate, Bi-Weekly Progress Reports, Construction Change Orders, Daily Project Diaries, and document quantities for final payment.

Prepared plans, specifications, and estimates for various types of projects in Texas for different agencies such as Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), Harris Country, City of Houston, and Uptown Development Authority.

Experienced in all aspects of municipal design-streets, drainage, water/wastewater utilities, or site development.

Perform hydraulics study using HEC-RAS for the bridges to determine the size of structure openings.

Project highlights: Design and construction of Interstate and major highways bridges, retaining walls, box culverts, drop inlets, junctions boxes, and roads.

Texas Department of Transportation – Houston, Texas, USA Feb 1999 – April 2001

Assistant Project Manager

Analyze the properties of concrete including compressive, fatigue and static strengths; unit weight, air content and slump.

Research fatigue for high strength concrete in air and sea water.

Insure that highway bridges and roads are built in accordance with plans and specifications.

Determine vertical and horizontal alignment design. Coordinate utilities relocation.

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Respond to contractor request for information in accordance to the plans and specifications.

Prepared plans, specifications, and estimates for various types of projects in the Houston area.

Designed detention ponds, cross culverts, and open channels .

Prepared work time sheet for contractors, prepared traffic control, prepared pavement design reports, design concept conference, and design waivers.

Project highlights: Design and construction of Interstate and major highways bridges, retaining walls, box culverts, drop inlets, junctions boxes, and roads.

EDUCATION

Master’s Certificate in Project Management – Undergoing George Washington University, Washington, DC

Associate’s Certificate in Project Management – April 2008 George Washington University, Washington, DC

Masters of Civil Engineering – Dec. 2000 University of Houston, Houston, Texas

BS, Civil and Environmental Engineering – Dec.1998 University of Houston, Houston, Texas

COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE

Proficient in multiple software applications including; MS Office, Take-off and Estimating softwares, AutoCAD, MicroStation, Primavera.

LANGUAGES

Bilingual: English and Arabic

TRAINING COURSES

Texas Department of Transportation – Geopak Training “Drainage Software” Houston, TX 16 hours 2000

DOT & Texas A& M University – Risk Management to Reduce Roadway Tort Liability course, Houston, TX 24 hours 1999

National Highway Institute – Stream Stability & Scour at Highway Bridges course, Houston, TX 24 hours 1999

Sweden Traffic Department, Traffic Management course Stockholm, Sweden 40 hours 2003

The George Washington University – School of Business “ Managing Projects course” Riyadh –Saudi Arabia 36 hours 2007

The George Washington University – School of Business “ Commercial Contract Management course” Riyadh –Saudi Arabia 36 hours 2007

The George Washington University – School of Business “ Project Leadership, Management and Communication” ” Riyadh –Saudi Arabia 36 hours 2008

PMP Prep Exam Course in Project Management by PMI Riyadh –Saudi Arabia 40 hours 2009

The George Washington University – School of Business “ International contracting" Riyadh –Saudi Arabia 36 hours 2011

REFERENCES

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