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Mechanical Engineer Manager

Pickering, ON, Canada
March 10, 2020

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Nadeem Siddiqui is a member of Project Management Institute, Canada and an engineering professional with over 25 years of experience on major EPCM for oil/gas, commercial, residential, gold and copper mining, cement industry, oil tools manufacturing, rotating equipments, custom coating industries, cotton, textile, process industries. Execute high value projects from pre-feasibility, feasibility, commissioning startup, FEED, CAPEX / OPEX, SAT / FAT, KPI, Risks and mitigation assessment, and heavy industrial projects up to $10B.

Mr. Siddiqui has had vast exposure to project and construction management, design verification, project interface with internal/external & third party business/stakeholders, total quality management, integrity & time management, contract administration, installation, erection, tendering, planning, risk management. Execution of projects to international and Canadian standards, ensuring that work completed within schedule, budget and safety. His experience includes contractor prequalification, tender evaluation, negotiations and preparation of general work contracts, preparation, control and monitoring of project budgets, review and finalization of schedules, payments, variation orders, claims and settlements.

Additionally, Nadeem is familiar with welding, corrosion issues of industrial piping due to hot and cold weather conditions, principles of materials selection and preparation of technical standards. He is familiar with ISO 14001 and 18001 for health, safety & environment, and has extensive knowledge in creating quality manuals to ISO 9001:2000/TS 29001, 14001, 18001 standard, British Standards (BS) codes. Familiar with ASME standards Section III & VIII Div.1 and 2 for API standards/recommended practices 620 & 650; ASTM standards, CSA pipeline standards (Z662), CSA Man-Machine Interface standard (Z431-02); National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) standards, Expert in welding, corrosion issues pertaining to hot and cold weather conditions applicable to industrial piping and equipments. Prepare, Control and monitored budgets for various jobs, weekly and monthly project reports. Review & finalize MOC, schedules, payments, variations, claims and settlements.


University of Toronto, Canada

2006 Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Evaluated & considered equivalent in Academic level of Canada, University of Toronto

Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Jamshoro

04/1985 – 09/1990 Honors in Mechanical

11/1980 – 01/1985 Bachelors in Mechanical

University of Sindh, Jamshoro

03/1985 – 07/1987 Bachelor of Laws

08/1983 – 02/1985 Masters in Industrial Economics

02/1981 – 08/1983 Bachelor of Commerce

Professional Associations

2016 Member – Canadian Society of Safety Engineering

2013 Member – Project Management Institute of Canada

2011 Consultant Engineer – Saudi Council of Engineers

2005 Member – Ontario Association of Certified Technicians & Technologists, Canada

2005 Member – Canadian Society of Quality Assurance (CSQA), Canada

2001 Professional Engineer – American Society of Mechanical Engineers, USA

1995 Member – Society of Engineers, United Arab Emirates

Professional Development

2019 OSHA - Completed Construction Safety & Health

2018 Completed workers Health and Safety Awareness in FOUR steps Training module, Ministry of Labor Ontario

2016 Completed Training Modules on:

Violence & Harassment in the workplace


Disabilities in the Workplace

Completed Radiation Safety & TDG via the AVANTI E- training System

Certified & Licensed for CPR Heart Saver Plus (A), Canadian Red Cross, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Certified and Licensed for Emergency First Aid, Canadian Red Cross, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2013 Completed PMP certification eligibility requirement from Education Edge, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

2012 Building SMART - Attended the Introduction to Building Information Modelling – (Level 1) Training at the IQPC BIM, Summit in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2012,

2004 Strategic Time Management, Time Lenders, Abu Dhabi, UAE

2003 ISO 9000: 2000 IRCA QMS Auditor / Lead Auditor and Internal Auditor Certified by Bureau VERITAS, Institute of Quality Assurance(IQA), International Register of Certificated Auditors(IRCA), International Auditor and Training Certification Association (IATCA), Abu Dhabi, UAE

2003 Achievers Success Training System (TQM), Advance Institute of Management (AIM), Abu Dhabi, UAE

2002 Six Sigma Executive Learning Program, KPMG, Dubai, UAE

1975 Electronics, Government College of Technology, Hyderabad

Computer Application

MS Office and Micro station


08/2018-10/2019 Resident Construction Inspector-3 cum Contract Administrator,

Black & Veatch-Water, Ashbridge Toronto, ON, CA

09/2017-07/2018 Engineer, Land Development, DS Consultants Ltd. Toronto.

10/2016-08/2017 Engineer, Land Development, Sirati & Partners Consultants Ltd. Toronto

01/2016-10/2016 Quality Engineer, MNA Engineering Ltd, Toronto.

10/2012-12/2015 Marketing Director, World Financial Group, Toronto.

02/2011-09/2012 MEP Manager, Al-Latifia Company, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

01/2010-02/2011 Consultant, Self Employed at Toronto.

04/2008-12/2009 Interface Manager, SNC-Lavalin Inc, Mining & Metallurgy, Toronto, Canada

12/2007-04/2008 Consultant, Self Employed, Toronto.

12/2006-12/2007 Project Manager, Angeles Steels Canada Inc, Los Angeles, California, USA

07/1998-12/2006 Project Manager/QA Manager, PROTOOLS (Hotco), Abu-Dhabi, UAE

03/1995-07/1998 Project/Mechanical Engineer, Metal Coating Industries, Abu Dhabi, UAE

09/1981-02/1995 Deputy Director Projects, Sind Small Industries Corporation, Karachi

03/1980-09/1981 Mechanical Supervisor, Electrical & Mechanical, Hyderabad

Project Management

Project Name: Ashbridge Bay water treatment plant, Toronto, ON, Canada

Role on Project: TLF - Construction Inspection & Contract Administration related to Quality & Quantity for development/payments.

Company’s Role: Consultant engineering, design, construction & execution, evaluation, and monitoring development Client: City of Toronto

Project Value: $35M

Project Name: Seaton, Taunton Sub Division Phase I & II

Role on Project: Geotechnical Inspection related to land development for residential subdivision.

Company’s Role: Geotechnical & environmental consultant for evaluation, monitoring land development construction

Client: Mattamy builders

Project Value: $150M

Project Name: Highway 407 extension east

Role on Project: Geotechnical inspection related to construction of highway 407extension from Lake Ridge to Harmony

Company’s Role: Geotechnical consultant for monitoring of construction and evaluation.

Client: SNC Lavalin Inc. & Highway 407

Project Value: $100M

Project Name: Granada Housing & Business Centre, Hilton Hotel & Residence, National Dialogue Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Role on Project: MEP Manager responsible for MEP division’s construction from concept to completion

Company’s Role: Unlimited value contractor to build housing and business centre, hotel and national dialogue centre in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Client: Saudi Government

Project Value: $1.5b

Project Name: Oro Grande Cement Plant

Role on Project: Project Manager responsible for construction of cement plant from design to handover

Company’s Role: Engineering, design, construction & execution in Los Angeles, California, USA

Client: AMEC

Project Value: $350M

Oro Grande Cement Plant, Los Angeles, California, USA: Responsible for construction and fabrication management of over US$350M project. Manage all construction activities, administer Opex and Capex budgets, ensuring completion of project ahead of schedule and had saving of 25% of overall cost of project

Integration of engineering team and coordination of inputs from contractors, vendors and suppliers to ensure timely completion within budget

Follow corporate health, safety, environmental (HSE) standards and made certain that policies were incorporated in project scope with execution planning and ranking of project activities

Approve scope definition, bid proposals, and project specifications/drawings in coordination with the engineering section, consultants, and contractors. Acted as a focal point for ongoing projects

Interface between clients, consultants, contractors and discipline engineers

Project Name: Reko Diq Gold Mining Project, Baluchistan

Role on Project: Interface Manager, Mining & Metallurgy, SNC Lavalin, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company’s Role: Engineering, Design and Construction, Execution.

Client: Barak Gold

Project Value: $10b

Focus on the interfaces (engineering-procurement and engineering-construction) in order to identify the weaknesses, strengths and to capitalize on the difficulties encountered, the solutions selected and their ultimate efficiency.

To define the battery limits of their scope to ensure that all design interfaces are accounted.

Maintain logs, records and lists of interface information.

Calling, chairing and writing of minutes of interface meetings as required.

Worked extensively on Reko Diq Project – Gold and Copper Mining for 220K tons/day which has:

Fixed and semi-mobile conveying units for 220K tonnes/day

Facility includes hybrid 500mega-watt coal fired power plant.

70x2 megawatt windmill farm

136KvA power transmission line

Construction of new berth at port

Construction of loading and offloading units at port and site

750km construction of new railway line and road

800km maintenance and repair of existing railway line

Construction camp for 10K labors.

250km water pipeline

Tailings disposal facility and construction of vest dump dam.

750km transportation and construction of slurry pipeline

HPGR crushing and process plant

Project Name: PROTOOLS – Hunt Oiltool International Industrial Company, Abu-Dhabi, U. A. E

Role on Project: Project Manager / Quality Assurance Manager

Company’s Role: Engineering, Design and Construction, Production & Supply chain management.

Client: Joan Rashid Al Badi

Project Value: $150M

Start this company with its owner and administer the construction of this American based drilling tools manufacturing company worth US$150M. It provide its products and services to its clients based on API Q1 - Spec 7, ISO 9001:2000/TS29001, 14001, 18001 and Tenaris NKK License (DSTJ). Production value exceeds of US$1.00M/month. Dealt world wide in Oil industry for some major companies:

National Drilling Company, UAE

Smith International Gulf Services, UAE

WeatherFord, UAE

Noble Drilling, Qatar

Kuwait Drilling Company, Kuwait

National Oil-well, Oman

Thyssen Krupp Materials, UAE

National Drilling, Syria

PT. Apexindo Partamaduta, UAE

Noble Drilling Bahrain

Schlumberger, UAE

Adma Opco, UAE

Ceramkote, UAE

Al Jabir Group of Companies, UAE

Project Name: Metal Coating Industries, Abu-Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Role on Project: Project / Mechanical Engineer

Company’s Role: Engineering, Design and Construction, Production & Supply chain management.

Client: Sultan Bin Rashid

Project Value: $100M

Supervise the construction and installation of Plant equipments, produce custom coated items for large construction and oil companies all around the Middle East and follow International quality standard ISO 9002 in accordance with ASTM, NACE, and BS codes and produced over US$2M/month. Supervise construction, installation, erection, operation and maintenance of rotating equipment, 2000 hp heavy grit blasting machine, dust collector, HVAC works, 2500 kVA generators, transformers, heat exchangers, heat treatment unit, compressors, heavy duty pumps, conveyors, fire protection equipments, storage tanks, ventilation/air conditioning systems, overhead/jib cranes and boilers

Project Name: Sind Small Industries Corporation

Role on Project: Deputy Director

Company’s Role: Engineering, Design and Construction, Financial management & recovery of loans.

Client: Government of Sind and Banks

Project Value: $950M annual budget

Sind Small Industries Corporation is Government department funding loans to clients & control project implementation after disbursement of loans over $20M in each case.

Prepare, scrutinize feasibility reports on various projects, annually dealt with about 300, completed over 200 turnkey projects

Prepare annual corporate development plan of over US$950M budget

Supervise projects construction, certify installation, erection, operation of machinery and equipment of client

Manage loan recoveries cases under the Land Revenue Act

Administer over 2000 employees and process cases of initial appointment on various posts, confirmation, promotion, posting, transfer, foreign-local training, retirement and resignation of employees

Project Name: Construction & Maintenance of Highways

Role on Project: Supervisor

Company’s Role: Construction and maintenance of Sind highways. EMC is contracting company.

Client: Highways Department, Government of Sind

Project Value: $80M

Work for government department in construction and maintenance of Highways of value US$50-80M/year

Operations Management

Responsible for operation and maintenance of rotating equipments, 2000 hp heavy grit blasting machine, dust collector; HVAC works, 2500 kVA generators, transformers, heat exchangers, heat treatment unit; compressors, heavy duty pumps, conveyors, fire protection equipments, storage tanks, ventilation and air conditioning; overhead and jib cranes, boilers, including configuration, erection, installation of heavy machinery

Operation and maintenance of computer numerically controller (CNC) machinery

Engineering of fusion bonded epoxy coated rebar and custom coating plant

Execution and completion of turnkey projects including factory and administrative buildings

Prepare cost estimates for various jobs executed under tight schedules

Prepare weekly and monthly project reports; controlled and monitored quantities while reviewing and finalizing interim monthly payments, variations, claims and settlements

Preventive maintenance of man-machine interface (MMI) equipment and machinery

Perform corrective & preventive maintenance; ensured appropriate calibration for tooling and gauging to meet the required international standard and provided training to employees to achieve quality standards

Implement statistical process control program for all departments

Perform market research surveys to obtain feedback on sales and quality

Implement and maintain British Standards Institute (BSI) Occupational Health and Safety Assessment

QA/QC Management

Enlisted with International Accreditation Services, Inc. (IAS-USA) as Accreditation Officer

Familiar with ASME standards Section III, VIII Div.1 and 2 for API standards/recommended practices 620 and 650; ASTM standards, CSA pipeline standards (Z662), CSA Man-Machine Interface standard (Z431-02); National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) standards and recommended practices; ISO 9001:2000 / TS 29001, 14001, 18001 and British Standards (BS) codes

Participate in field Quality Assurance Inspection program in consultation with regional manager

Certified lead auditor and Leadership skills for negotiations

Familiar with welding, corrosion issues pertaining to hot and cold weather conditions applicable to industrial piping, equipment and principles of materials selection

Good understanding of technical standard development and experience in writing of technical standards for industrial projects

Wrote quality manuals, implemented Total Quality Management (TQM) systems and ensured adherence to ISO standards and Tenaris NKK License (DSTJ)

Execute periodic internal audits of quality system and external audits for evaluation of suppliers

Ensure appropriate calibration for tooling and gauging to meet the required international standard

Perform market research surveys to obtain feedback on sales and quality

Corrective and preventive maintenance

Provide training to employees to achieve quality standards


Prepare and scrutinize feasibility reports on various projects for different financial institutes

Prepare annual corporate development plan of over US$950 million budget and was responsible for construction management of turnkey projects for clients

Evaluate applications for technical assessment and forwarded to different financial institutions for loans

Manage loan recoveries under the Land Revenue Act

Administer over 2000 employees within the administration department

Process cases of initial appointment on various posts including confirmation, promotion, posting, transfer, foreign-local training, retirement and resignation of employees

Implement instructions given by the Minister of Industries and followed-up his directions for quality


Provide a proactive approach to interdisciplinary coordination for technical support and development of design activities and supervise the manufacturing of:

Mobile unit to refurbish oil rotating equipments

60’ long perforation machines for casing-tubing

Casing scrapers and hydraulic jars

Hydraulic straightener of 10” diameter and 60’ long material used for Kelly, drill collars, heavy duty drill pipes etc

Loading and offloading material system for lathe machines

Modify re-cut threading system which increased the tool life by 500% and reduced production cost by 60%

Modified and upgraded old manual machines to CNC


Develop project plans; organize effort to accomplish a specific one-time objective, which includes defining as well as confirming the project goals and objectives. Furthermore, identify tasks and how goals to be achieved.

Quantify the resources needed, determined budgets and timelines for completion of projects which includes managing the implementation of the project plan, along with operating regular ‘controls’ to ensure that there is accurate and objective information on ‘performance’ relative to the plan, and the mechanisms to implement recovery actions where necessary with project risk and mitigation management

Projects went through major development stages including feasibility, definition, project planning, implementation, evaluation and maintenance


English, Arabic, Hindi, Punjabi, Sindhi, Urdu

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