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Environmental Engineer Resource Recovery

Location:
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Posted:
October 29, 2021

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Ahmed Badia

***-*** **********, ******, ** N6K 2Y7 • 226-***-**** • ado679@r.postjobfree.com SR. WATER/WASTEWATER PROJECT MANAGER

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Accomplished and results-driven Professional Engineer (P.Eng) with significant experience in the design, installation, execution of water and wastewater, and experience in Biosolids Management and resource recovery. Demonstrated expertise in process and hydraulic design, equipment sizing and selection, preparing proposals for sales, equipment manufacturing, water and wastewater operation and maintenance, design of storm drainage management systems, water structures, Environmental-geotechnical analysis, and water resource management. Agile Project Manager with proven record of success in empowering teams and managing engineering projects, including scope, schedule and budget to deliver service excellence. Respectful and respected professional with experience in project tendering, procurement, negotiation, operation and maintenance (O&M), and subsurface contamination and soil-bioremediation. Core Competencies include:

• Design and construction of water and wastewater treatment plants, sewerage networks, water supply works and all water and wastewater related Geotechnical and construction works according to the international standards

• Strengths in management and coordination, and project follow-up with customers, government authorities and staff engineers, and insuring permits from various authorities are acquired

• Successful in managing and leading engineering teams including design engineers and project engineers for water and wastewater treatment plants (process, hydraulics, contracting, tendering, proposals, equipment selection, installation, customer service and maintenance, cost control, workshop and fabrication, procurement, negotiation with clients, consultant, contractors and suppliers, manage communications with stake holders)

• Workflow management and project life cycle: development, improvement and implementation of process- oriented management systems through conducting regular meetings, writing reports, mentoring coaching staff with various disciplines, managing risks and create opportunities, insuring all project deliverables are complete as planned and according to tender-required quality

• Skilled in process molding such as BioWin, GSP-X, SUMO, and in MS Office and MS project PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Associate Director WSP, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Aug. 2021-todate

• Project management for all KSA Water and Wastewater which includes SWRO IWP-Projects 600,000 M3/d each (Jubail B3, Rabigh, Yanbu).

• I managed a staff of all projects (50 various disciplines of engineers, and more than 100 of contractor staff)

• Review and follow up the project progress through regular meeting with my staff and contractor

• Ensuring that the execution is according to the RFP and standard, matching the planned time schedule and on budget

• Established quality standards and value engineering solution, conducted quality control reviews of completed design, adhering to local design and construction standers, and requirements for permits and approvals.

• Participate in Water and Wastewater projects proposals for new projects in the Middle East

• Business development and public relations

Postdoc University of Western Ontario (UWO), London, Ontario, Canada December 2021-Jul. 2021

• Project Management of Sars-Covid-2 research project in Ontario, study Covid-2 in Wastewater at different locations (Influent and Effluent o WWTPs, Hospitals, Manholes at various Districts) in London Ontario.

• Managing logistics and analyze data collected from other areas in Ontario. Review and follow up the project progress through regular meeting with staff researchers. Senior Project Manager JACOBS (CH2M), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Jul. 2018-Oct. 2019

• Project manager for 200,000 m3/d wastewater treatment plant (ICEAS process) with a project value of US$150 M. Project management including start up and commissioning of the STP as well as operation and maintenance.

• I managed a staff of 13various disciplines of engineers (Jacobs), and more than 600 of contractor staff Page 2 of 3

• Review and follow up the project progress through regular meeting with my staff and contractor

• Ensuring that the execution is according to the RFP and standard, matching the planned time schedule and on budget

• Established quality standards and value engineering solution, conducted quality control reviews of completed design, adhering to local design and construction standers, and requirements for permits and approval. Wastewater Design Engineer Environmental Engineering Services, Waterloo, ON Feb. 2014 – Feb. 2015

• Analysed and reviewed engineering drawings and technical reports associated with the new sub-division applications, environmental compliance approval, site plans and the infrastructure capital projects

• Confirmed the compliance with the city design specification & standards; ensured compliance with the official plan, zoning by-law and other applicable by-Laws and acts

• Performed calculations and analysis to ensure the safety and sufficiency of the designed elements of the sanitary system, storm water system, geotechnical studies and retaining walls.

• Designed and retrofit of existing trickling filters with final clarifiers. Director, Water Operations ACC General Contracting, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Aug. 2010 – Jun. 2013

• Managed Water and Wastewater treatment plants including pumping station projects with a value of $ 500,000,000 million USD; ensured project completion within the approved scope, budget and time while adhering to the safety and reliability of the water treatment and distribution services.

• Performed and reviewed hydraulic and process design for different process-systems for water and wastewater treatment plants including infrastructure works, and operation and maintenance.

• Oversaw day-to-day business operations with a focus towards leadership, quality first, compliance and customer service.

Manager, Water and Environmental Operations A&F ARASHED, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Jul. 2008 – Jul. 2010

• Handled all operational activities, planned and developed business strategies and policies

• Managed multidisciplinary engineering projects varying in scope and size; provided project engineering and technical expertise, analysis, and design services thoroughly; ensured timely deliverables. Ahmed Badia

184-911 Wonderland, London, ON N6K 2Y7 • 226-***-**** • ado679@r.postjobfree.com EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATION

P. Eng. Licensure Professional Engineers of Ontario 2015 Doctoral Degree Civil and Environmental Engineering Western University, London, ON 2020

• Major in Water/Wastewater Engineering

Master of Civil and Environmental Engineering Western University, London, ON 2014

• Major in Environmental/Water Engineering

ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Teaching and Research Assistant University of Western Ontario, London, ON Sep. 2014-Jun. 2020 Operations Director WASHNAH Water Equipment, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Jul. 2007 – Jul. 2008 Project Engineering Manager Saudi Berkefeld Co. Ltd. (WETICO), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Jan. 2001 – Jul. 2007 Senior Environmental Engineer Reza Investment Co. Ltd., Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Dec. 1999 – Jan. 2001 Project Manager, Consulting Services Saud Consult Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Aug. 1995 – Dec. 1999 Senior Sanitary Engineer Riyadh Water and Sewerage Authority, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia May. 1993 – Dec. 1995 Sanitary Engineer General Organization Greater Cairo Sanitary Drainage UtilityCairo, Egypt Apr. 1990 – May. 1993 ADDITIONAL RELEVANT SKILLS

• Communication and Negotiation • Analytical, Consultation and Problem Solving • Qualitative and Quantitative Research • Business Planning & Development • Staff Management • Process Improvement & Service Excellence • Operations Management • Memos, Reports, Drawings & Engineering Documents • Relationship Building & Management



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