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Project Electrical Engineer

Location:
Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted:
January 05, 2017

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MUAYAD ALHALAIQAH

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, mobile: +971501191484 email: acx4i5@r.postjobfree.com

Lead Electrical Engineer

Motivated and results-focused senior engineer with several years of experience spearheading complex and effective projects within oil & gas industry, power transmission & distribution, and infrastructure with global organizations, possesses a combination of project management and team leadership skills, demonstrated ability to catalyze positive results while complying with budget and time constraints. Credited with high exposure in construction, operation, and maintenance, yearning for a challenging and rewarding position to utilize accrued skills in leveraging organizational growth and making tangible contributions to the financial bottom line.

Areas of Expertise & Technical Skills

Project Management, Project Planning and Scheduling, Coordination and Development

Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning of Electrical Systems

Reviewing and Design Technical Drawings, Drafted Material Submittals & Method Statements

Resource Management, Materials Management, Site Management, HSE Management

Project Constructability Reviews, Cost/Time Estimation, Delay Assessment, Project Close-out

Client Relations, Customer Service, Stakeholder Communication, Management Reporting

Contractual Negotiations, Budgeting & Cost Reduction, Quality Control

Motivational Leadership, Teamwork, Ability to work under pressure

Analytical Ability, Critical Thinking, Decision Making and Problem Solving, Time Management

Computer Related Skills; Microsoft Office, Windows Applications, AutoCAD, DIALux, Internet Usage

Professional Experience

Tecnicas Reunidas, various global locations June 2013 – Present

Lead Electrical Engineer

Key Projects:

Project:

Volgograd Deep Conversion, Volgograd, Russia

Client:

Budget:

LUKOIL

$1.2 billion

Scope of Work:

Engineering, procurement, construction and pre-commissioning as well as support for commissioning of critical equipment and electrical systems for substations, transformers, distribution boards, switch gears, power and control cables with cable trays, earthing and lightning systems, UPS system, lighting system, heat tracing system, HVAC system and telecommunication system for the vacuum gasoil deep conversion complex built within the existing Lukoil s refinery.

Execution of one of the largest hydrocracker units in the world with a capacity of 3.5 million ton per year and a 65% conversion ratio.

Construction and assembly works for a combined hydrogen production facilities and sulphur production unit, which includes sections for amine regeneration, sour water stripping, sulphur recovery, tail gas treatment and sulphur granulation.

Project:

Shah Gas Development Project - Abu Dhabi-UAE.

Client:

Budget:

Abu Dhabi Gas Development Ltd (Al Hosn Gas).

$500 million

Scope of Work:

Engineering, Supply and Construction of gas gathering system and gas pipelines interconnecting the wells and the central processing facilities (16 inch inter-pad lines & 24 inch transfer lines), including well pads and the receiver station.

Installation, commissioning, and final inspection for various electrical equipment to include substations, transformers, overhead lines, underground cables, earthing system, lighting system, HVAC system, and telecommunication system.

Construction and commissioning of 400/132 & 33/11 KV Substations, 33/11 KV power line wooden poles with a 55 km line connected the various oil exploration facilities in the Shah field area.

Lead Electrical Engineer (Continued)

Key Responsibilities:

Oversee various stages of the project to include pre-installation, installation, commissioning, and final inspection for various HV/LV electrical equipment for substations, transformers, distribution boards, power and control cables, earthing and lightning systems, UPS system, lighting system, heat tracing system and telecommunication system.

Supported site preparation, including site surveys and providing project equipment to meet the project budget and schedule, ensuring flawless field operations and cost saving.

Practiced effective project management skills by supporting operations and testing electrical systems, reviewing and designing technical drawings, project planning and scheduling, site management, punch list coordination, and quality control.

Complied with strict organizational standards and customer requirements through the effective supervision of all activities pertaining to the installation and commissioning of a wide range of electrical systems.

Met challenging time and cost restraints by designing and assessing technical drawings and technical specifications from inception to completion.

Drafted material submittals, sorted out required materials, analyzed material requisitions and acquired the requisite approvals on a continual basis, thereby initiated feasibility studies, evaluated risks, effected measures to eliminate risks and ensured compliance with quality standards and materials delivered.

Ranya Group, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Jul 2012 - Jun 2013

Site Manager

Key Projects:

Project:

Long Term Rate Agreement For Installation & Supply of underground cables, Electrical Distribution Equipment, OHL and allied works in Abu Dhabi Central Region

Client:

Budget:

Abu Dhabi Distribution Company

$35 million

Scope of Work:

Supply, installation, commissioning and energization of HV/LV underground cables, overhead lines and electrical distribution equipment (package units, ring main units, transformers, feeder pillars, service turrets, and distribution boards).

Key Responsibilities:

Ensured successful project management oversight, including site supervision, contractual negotiations, and material procurement, which guaranteed successful completion of all project phases in accordance with the project schedule.

Fostered clear channels of communication between clients, and various other groups to identify problems, provide recommendations to the upper management for addressing probable shortcomings, and ensuring all activities are in sync with current and future plans.

Streamlined procedures and evaluated project overviews for commissioning and troubleshooting of problems/abnormal occurrences.

Exceeded project objectives through the effective planning, control, monitoring, and managing of assigned project resources.

Managed all project team activities and ensured successful completion all project phases encompassing site acquisition and supervision as per required business and technical specifications.

Tracked project developments and ensured procedural adherence through site visits.

Monitored team performance and resolved any unexpected technical difficulties that arose.

Prime Engineering Projects, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Nov 2008 - Jul 2012

Project Engineer

Key Projects:

Project:

Client:

Scope of Work:

Project:

Construction of new 400/132/33 grid station at Mahawi, Abu Dhabi, contract no. N-6462

Transco/Siemens

Engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, for various electrical equipment of 400/132/33 grid station.

Replacement of 33/11 KV Cables in Eastern Region in Abu Dhabi - Contract No. D-101833

Client:

Abu Dhabi Distribution Company

Scope of Work:

Installation of new MV network and replacement of 33/11 KV cables 3C X 240,300sqmm, testing, terminations, joints & energization.

Project:

Upgrading of Northern Ring Road of Al Ain City, Al Ain Dubai Road

Client:

Al Ain Municipality

Scope of Work:

Design of street lighting, earthing systems and distribution network. Supply, installation and commissioning of 11/33KV distribution networks, lighting system, and earthing system. Relocation of HV/LV distribution networks. Dismantle of existing OHL with all accessories.

Project:

Installation and replacement of 132KV cables 1000 sq.mm XLPE, Contract No. N-6126

Client:

Transco

Scope of Work:

Installation of 132KV cables, cable jointing, cable termination, cable sealing and cable testing.

Project:

Dualling of Ain Al Faydah Road and Green Mubazara Sector-7 Contract-4

Client:

Al Ain Municipality

Scope of Work:

Relocation of HV/LV Networks. Dismantle of existing OHL with all accessories and transformers, Design, supply & installation of street lighting system.

Project:

Minor Roads and Parking in Al Ain City Stage-3, Stage-5 & Stage-6

Client:

Al Ain Municipality

Scope of Work:

Design of Street Lighting and earthing Systems. Supply and installation of street lighting poles, lighting lanterns, LV cables, control cabinets and junction boxes. Final inspection, energization and handing-over.

Key Responsibilities:

Supervised a wide multitude of project activities to include site preparation, undertaking site surveys, and ensuring equipment is supplied and operational in accordance with the schedule.

Provided exceptional time management for the entire project, including site supervision and ensuring successful completion of all project phases in accordance with the project schedules.

Developed and examined detailed drawings of all systems, resolving all technical difficulties by identifying areas of obstruction/ breakdown, and rectifying ambiguities through troubleshooting.

Implemented key activities, including verification of shop drawings and preparation of daily progress reports to chart out short- and long-term strategic objectives with corresponding milestones.

Drafted material submittals, sorted out required materials, analyzed material requisitions, and acquired the requisite approvals on a continuous basis.

Arabian European Group, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Oct 2005 - Nov 2008

Site Engineer

Key Projects:

Project:

Improvement of Earthing System for Distributions Substation in Al Ain - Contract No. A-3779

Client:

Al Ain Distribution Company

Scope of Work:

Design of earthing systems. Supply, installation, Testing, and Improvement of Earthing System for Distribution Substations.

Project Name:

152 Invest Housing Complex

Client:

H.H.Sheikh Tahnoon Bin Mohammed Al Nahayan

Scope of Work:

Supply & Installation of street lighting, LV cables, feeder pillars, service turrets, control cabinets, distribution boards and installation of all electrical items for the buildings.

Project:

Renovation and Maintenance Works at UAE University in Al Ain

Client:

United Arab Emirates University

Scope of Work:

Supply & Installation of all Electrical Items, Fire Alarm System, CCTV System and Lighting System.

Key Responsibilities:

Supervised and controlled all activities pertaining to installation and commissioning of the street lighting, Earthing system, overhead lines and underground cables networks, and analyzed the same in acquiescence with organizational standards and customer requirements.

Designed and assessed the technical drawings and technical specifications to plan project implementation from inception to completion stage within time/cost constraints.

Preparation of shop drawing, As-Built drawing and material submittal.

Monitored on-site work in liaison with the site supervisor to sustain quality standards and eliminate problems.

Sorting out required materials, review of materials requisitions & purchasing and obtaining the required approvals.

Quantity calculation and follow up payments.

Education

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering,

Misr University for Science and Technology, Cairo, Egypt, 2005

Training and Certifications

Study in Health, Safety & Environmental Guide for Supervisors, LUKOIL, Volgograd, Russia, May 2015

Pre-commissioning, Commissioning and Startup Training, Al Hosn Gas, Abu Dhabi, UAE, July 2014

Permit to Work for Commissioning, Tecnicas Reunidas, Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 2014

ADCO Document for Safe Driving, ETSDC, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Aug. 2013

Breathing Apparatus and Hydrogen Sulphide B.A & H S, ETSDC, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Aug. 2013

Project Management Professional PMP, UAE Society of Engineers, Dubai, UAE, April 2013

UAE Society of Engineers, Dubai, UAE

Electricity Wiring Regulations 2007-Course E1, Regulation and Supervision Bureau, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Jan. 2013

Competency Certificate, Permit to Work, Abu Dhabi Distribution Company, Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 2012

Fire Fighting and First Aid, Gulf Technical and Safety Training Center, Abu Dhabi, UAE, April 2012

ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 Training, Arkays Biz Solutions FZE, Dubai, UAE, June 2011

Competency Certificate, Permit to Work, Al Ain Distribution Company, Al Ain, UAE, Oct. 2008

Intensive Course in Quality Management, Quality Internal Auditing, Financial Management Engineering and Operations Management, United States Agency for International Development, Ramallah, Palestine, Sept. 2007

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer 2003, Jordan Engineers Association, Amman, Jordan, Feb. 2006

Professional Affiliations

Member of the Federation of Arab Engineers since Feb. 2013

Member of the UAE Society of Engineers since Aug. 2012

Member of the Palestinian Business Council since June 2012

Member of the Jordan Engineers Association since Jan. 2006

Member of the Egyptian Engineers Association since Sept. 2005

Personal Information

Date of Birth: 22 February 1982

Nationality: Jordan

Marital Status: Married

Driving License: UAE, Jordan

Languages: Arabic native, English fluent, Russian intermediate, Spanish basics



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