Sign in

Engineer Manager

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
April 21, 2017

Contact this candidate


Karim Tayeh

Tel: +1(306)*******


Objective: In pursuit of a Senior MEP Management position whereat I can utilize my versatile expertise.

Core Competencies:

MEP systems construction progress advancement; design supervision; tendering; evaluation of contractors prior to award; follow up on design; negotiation; assessment / preparation of contractual claims; planning, testing and commissioning; mobilization of manpower; project closeout and handover.

Sale, design, service and maintenance of HVAC systems. Installation, service and maintenance of Protection and metering systems in power substations. Work Experience:


Dec ’16 Fixpertise Services, Saskatoon, Canada, Managing Director Established a small company for Residential and Light Commercial MEP retrofits and services. Obtained the necessary licenses and insurance policies. Set up accounts with uniforms, equipment and parts suppliers. Studied the market trends and competition ; government regulations and tax codes. Devised marketing plans and materials. Supervised website design. Developed company procedures and forms.

Jan ’15-

May ’16 Modern Executive Systems Contracting, Dubai, UAE. MEP Director Reporting to the CEO and supervising project managers. Oversee estimation, variations, subcontracting, authorities NOC's, RFI’s, Value Engineering proposals, materials and equipment procurement, engineering, submittals, construction progress and closeout in general buildings’ projects. Promote, procure, mobilize and hire staff. Liaise with consultants, Clients and city authorities.

Projects Done: Nahda-584, DIC, API-700, Marina Mosque, Modern American & Arab Schools.

Feb.’06 Turner Construction Int’l, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Senior MEP Manager

- Jan 15 Turner Construction Int’l Middle East, Doha, Qatar. 2

Prior to tender award: Look after MEP design issues- value engineering, comprehensiveness and functionality wise; review project specifications and vendors’ lists, design drawings and BOQ; assess MEP contractors and sub- consultants; delineate contractors’ duties scope of works in tender packages. Post-tender stage: oversee materials technical submittals; supervise equipment procurement; record contractors’ progress rate versus milestones and try to enhance it; evaluate MEP contractors progress reports; attend some factory tests; witness some commissioning tests on-site; evaluate contractor’s claims, appraise Requests For Alternatives, draft up variation orders and purchase orders; guide the project handover, de-snagging and final close out; communicate with client and end user throughout; liaise with authorities to obtain Construction NOC’s; follow up on Non-conformance and Site Observation reports. Projects done: Intercontinental Hotel Refurbishment, Deluxe Hotel Project (part), Remal Mall (part) & Al Raha Beach and Doha Convention Centre. 2002-2006 Arab Technical Group, Amman, Jordan. Sr. HVAC Engineer Select VRV, Chiller and DX split equipment and prepare sales offers; do Heat Gain calculations; approve or generate piping, wiring and duct designs; procure installation materials; Interface with subcontractors, consultants and end users to ensure quality erections.

Projects done: Mecca mall, Majdi Mall, Abu Setta offices, Zara shops, Abu Khadr Cadillac showroom, Jordan Hospital outpatient Clinics, many villas and office buildings.

1998- 2002 McArthur Mechanical, Toronto, Canada. Service Manager. Oversee, train and support technicians to maintain and service residential and commercial HVAC and plumbing systems - chiefly Gas Heating, Chillers, DX split units and Package A/C units-; study and revise methods to ensure customers’ satisfaction, optimum performance and profitability; procure and stock service parts and materials.

1996-1998 Hill Air, Toronto, Canada. Sr. HVAC Engineer. Design and/or select HVAC equipment and systems components ; interface with manufacturers, local authorities and subcontractors so as to guarantee installations functionality, profitability and compliance with codes for residential and commercial systems. Supervision and mobilization of company crews. Projects done: Dutch Village apartments, Eastwood villas, Dexter beverages, villas and many offices.

1990-1996 S&R Services, Charlotte, N.C., USA, HVAC Engineer. Sale, installation and commissioning of myriad HVAC residential and light commercial equipment such as gas and oil furnaces, boilers, humidifiers, 3

dehumidifiers, air filtration products, split and package A/C systems besides all- weather systems.

Projects done: Lake Norman Dodge, Southern Baptist Churches, US Post office in Kannapolis and many other houses, shops and offices. 1986-1990 Ministry of Electricity and Water, Kuwait. Power Protection Engineer. Supervision of installations and commissioning tests in new substations; Preventive maintenance and repair of protective relays and metering systems in power transmission substations between 11 and 275 Kilovolt; Synthesize analysis and calculations of settings for unit and non-unit relays; Training and supervision of technicians and fresh engineers. Projects done: AlArdiya (E), AlRabiya (B) & 7th Ring Road (W) substations. Education: + B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Power and Machines, 1985. University of Technology, Baghdad, Iraq.

+ Associate degree in HVAC&R Technology, 1996.

Piedmont C, College, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.

+ Certificate in programmable Logic Controllers, 1999. George Brown College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


Education: Numerous seminars, webinars and courses in HVAC, LEED, welding, pumps, acoustics, power protective relays, switchgear, emergency lighting, Daylight autonomy, BMS, firefighting, plumbing, fire alarm, steam, gas and oil heating, Six Sigma, communications, Primavera, Aconex, Fidic, meetings techniques, digital & social media marketing, critical thinking & project management. Besides, took an internship in a GE Power Station. Computer

Skills: Microsoft Windows, Internet, Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Acrobat Reader, Primavera PM, Aconex, Constructware, Epromis & AutoCAD. Affiliations: Jordan Society of Engineers; National Fire Protection (NFPA); American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Cond. Engineers (ASHRAE); IEEE. Personal: Canadian national; married with 2 children; born on May 17th, 1964. References: Will be provided upon request.

Contact this candidate