Born: September 1st, 1964
Marital Status: Married.
Over 25 years of extensive experience in Construction and Project Engineering Management. Accomplished and seasoned Construction Operations Management with an exemplary record of leading large, complex, fast-paced projects and programs.
Recognized and well respected in leading and managing highly visible projects in a politically charged atmosphere, while controlling costs and maintaining tight schedules.
Construction Management Capabilities:
Demonstrated success as a Project Director responsible for Project Planning and Evaluation, project Contract Administration, permitting, Quality Control, Budgeting, Construction progress, Coordination with all trades, Cost control, Approve Expenditures, Took corrective measures and liaison with Owner/Contractors/Consultants.
Ability to apply PMI standards: Project initiation/ development, Project Planning, Staff management, Resource management, Contract administration, Risk management, Post design construction, and Process improvement
Extensive Knowledge of Municipal and Governmental Building Codes, Construction and Development Policies and regulations. Ability to resolve logistical and operational issues.
Professional Coordination with multi-disciplined contractors. Coordinate and monitor test and inspection programs to ensure compliance with engineering documents and applicable CODES and STANDARDS: IBC, NFPA, ASTM, ADA. OSHA, QHSE, AISC, ACI, APA. QA/QC, FIDIC, AIA.
Ability to participate in the planning and formulation of Design Alternatives and solutions for major construction projects.
Comprehensive Knowledge of the detailing and Construction Methods and installation techniques of major types of structures and materials.
Extensive knowledge of the construction of building exterior cladding systems, curtain walls, building interiors, tenant improvements and most types of finishing systems.
Comprehensive knowledge with Site Works such as grading, utilities, roads, sanitary and stormwater drainage systems and infrastructures.
CONSOLIDATED INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT (CIMS)- MAKKAH, KSA PMO/PMC
Sr. PROJECT MANAGER March 2018 – Present
Thakher City Project is a mixed-use development of 30 hectares of infrastructures with major hospitality (80)
Commercial, residential towers, and facilities, as well as a retail Mall.
Phase One comprises Novotel Hotel, three towers connected via bridges. Each tower consists of 513 guestrooms with facilities; Entrance Lobby, Café Lounge, Restaurant, Laundry, Prayer Halls and GYM located at lower levels.
Project Management and associated processes of the design, construction planning, scheduling, and execution, along with the supervision consultant.
Utilization of PMO techniques with continuous updates and procedures/Process improvement.
Coordinate the program between the client objectives, designer, consultant, and the contractor.
Monitor the supervision consultant's obligation to the project execution.
Take initiatives to keep the contractors on schedule and within the program budget.
Develop a Quality Program for the client.
FAITHFUL+GOULD- RIYADH, KSA PMO/PMC
Sr. PROJECT MANAGER Aug 2016 – Feb 2018
ARAMCO Design-Build EPC three-star Residential Camp Project for the Fadhili Gas Plant in the Eastern Part of Saudi Arabia. Infrastructure, 13 Residential Apartments buildings, Clinic, Fire Station, Community Center, Shades, landfill, and other Amenities structures…etc. Valued over one Billion Riyals.
Design development in coordination with the respective engineers and consultants, including external stakeholders for city/complex.
Construction coordination between multiple buildings and sites in conjunction with all disciplines on the Fadhili Bachelor Camp, A three-star residential compound.
Oversee all aspects of the project management and associated processes.
Utilization of the International Building Codes and standards in the design, construction, and execution of the project.
El SEIF ENGINEERING CONTRACTING CO- RIYADH, KSA
PROJECT/OPERATIONS MANAGER Jan 2015 – March 2016
Execution of a Design/Built of two training cities and two emergency camps Security Headquarters complexes for the Ministry of Interior in Hail and Tabuk including execution, construction, design for site adaptation, issuance of all design changes including computation, execution drawings and details, finishing works, furniture, equipment, etc...
Each complex includes administration buildings, mosques, auditoriums and theaters, dormitories, housing units, educational buildings, security buildings and facilities, sports facilities, clinics, workshops, warehouses, petrol stations, and other types of buildings as well as all required services, utilities, site development, and complete infrastructure.
Construction coordination between multiple buildings and sites in conjunction with all disciplines on the King Abdullah Projects of security headquarters.
Design development in coordination with the respective engineers and consultants, including external stakeholders for city/complex. The estimated value of 2.3 Billion Riyals.
CARENA GENERAL CONTRACTING - Abu Dhabi, UAE
PROJECTS DIRECTOR May 2010 – Sept 2014
Provide project engineering management on several projects, and general contracting services.
Golden Fish Tower: A 27story, 2 Basements, 42,886 M2, 100 million dirhams, an office tower.
Sheikha Mariam Tower: A 34-story, 72,356 M2, 200 million dirhams, residential tower.
Oversee the construction process from initiation, implementation, into completion.
Scheduled and planned multiple projects for staff.
Prepared reports for project performance and staff.
Administered all sites for projects and ensured efficiency.
Maintained/Developed budget for sites and scheduled activities, tracked/evaluated expense requests and monitored vendor invoices.
Provided an efficient interface with various departments.
Ensured compliance with all safety regulations and procedures.
Evaluated expense requests and monitored vendor invoices.
COTEBA ABU DHABI BRANCH - Abu Dhabi, UAE PMO/PMC
DEPUTY PROJECT DIRECTOR June 2008 – May 2010
Accountable for managing the delivery of critical projects, and for providing managerial support for all the projects conducted by the company. Also responsible for providing monthly financial and technical updates of any known issues/risks to Projects Director.
EVA Hotel: A 30 story, 3 basements, 4 stars deluxe hotel, 426 rooms, restaurant/pool and spa, 52,269 M2. Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Tracking activities against the detailed project plans.
Writing detailed and summarized project progress reports.
Maintaining and completing Project Key Performance Indicators.
Responsible for costing, estimating and planning projects.
Ensuring the best value is obtained for the project including supplier base, use of internal and external resources.
Identifying, costing and processing any contract variations.
Monitoring actual expenditure figures against project budgets.
CODE CONSULTING - Abu Dhabi, UAE
GENERAL MANAGER June 2005 – May 2008
Engineering Consultancy for government and private investors in the Design, Permitting and Construction of high-rise buildings.
Design development in coordination with the respective engineers and consultants, including external stakeholders for Phase 1, Plot 1, Zone C. Five high-rise buildings ranging from 42 to 52 stories in height with a common basement and two common parking. The estimated value of 900 million dirhams.
Conducted several accessibility seminars for the Ministry of Social Affairs, with representatives from the Building Directorates of Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Sharjah.
Assist Investors and municipalities in streamlining the process and procedures to help to expedite the permits for projects in Abu Dhabi Municipality and Al Reem Island Projects.
Finalized the procedure to pull permits for Al Reem Island in Abu Dhabi through Bunya (Formally Bait Al Khidma).
ENGINEERING DESIGN INC - Orlando, FL. USA.
GENERAL MANAGER. Aug 2003 – Mar 2005
Architectural / Structural Engineering Design of residential, commercial and assembly buildings.
Metro Life: 46,000 SF single-story 750-person church includes an auditorium with a multi-purpose room and a stage, administrative suite, chapel, classrooms, kitchen, cry room, library, bookstore, baptistery, music rehearsal space/$3.2 Million. Casselberry, Florida.
55 West: New upscale, 31-story hi-rise condominium and office space in a park-like setting/Six floors of parking, a 2-story fitness center, and two floors of restaurant and retail space/$100 million/1.65 acres. Orlando, Florida.
Preparation of monthly progress reports during the design development stage.
Inspections, plan review, product value engineering, and materials evaluation and selection.
Provided management and support for the Tender process, Pre-qualification, and selection of vendors and contractors.
ORANGE COUNTY BUILDING DEPARTMENT - Orlando, FL. USA.
Sr. ENGINEER. May 1997 – Aug 2003
Orange County Convention Center Phase V - 2.8 million SF building, including 1 million SF of exhibit hall space, and a 1,500-ft bridge across I-Drive connecting to the existing facility, below-grade tunnel systems, emergency egress 60x1,100 FT, three utility and service tunnels and fast track structures/$430 million. Orlando, Florida.
Review and Inspections of Commercial, Industrial, and Residential plans for structural stability and compliance with County and State Building Code, ensuring public safety, health and welfare.
Conduct pre and post-review meetings with architects, engineers, and contractors to discuss code and projects related issues.
Collect comments from other departments, i.e. Zoning, Engineering, Planning, Health and Public Utilities, to coordinate the design and permitting issues.
PROJECT ENGINEERING - Orlando, FL. USA.
CIVIL/STRUCTURAL ENGINEER. Dec 1994 – Apr 1997
Design, Engineering, and inspection of custom Residential and Commercial Buildings from concept drawings until hand over; In addition to subdivisions site planning with Tannous Engineering.
Among the customers are Rayland Homes, Mercedes Homes. Maranda homes.
Design of commercial and Residential plans from concept into final drawings to be submitted to the building department.
Work on finalizing site development for plots layout within the boundary survey.
Develop maximum plot size and layout following the counties' guidelines to maximize the number of lots for the builder.
1990-1994 Bachelor of Science in CIVIL ENGINEERING University of Central Florida, USA.
Building Plans Examiner
International Building Code Congress.
American Society of Civil
BOAF Building Officials
Of Central Florida.
AREAS OF EXPERTIES
Project initiation/ development
Post design construction
Keen on timely completion of projects
IBC, NFPA, ASTM, ADA. OSHA, QHSE, CODES.
AISC, ACI, APA.
QA/QC, FIDIC, AIA.