B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
30 years experience in design, supervision, construction and engineering management of mechanical and electrical systems for residential, commercial, industrial and government building, infrastructure, and oil and gas projects. Management of multidisciplinary teams. Member of: American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and Jordan Engineers Association (JEA). Trilingual: Arabic, English and French.
Creative, leader, organized and highly adaptable. Very good in design, sketching, drawing, math, research and technical reading, writing and translation. Computer and Internet proficient with advanced skills in using Word, Excel, Access, A-Cad and Photoshop in addition to coding in HTML, PHP/MySQL, PERL and VBA. Worked on specialized engineering software such as the CARRIER E20 ii for heating and cooling load calculations. Can easily learn and become familiar with any new computer application.
SENIOR MECHANICAL ENGINEER
Supervised the mechanical disciplines in several construction and demolishing projects forming part of the expansion of the existing Dubai International Airport and the execution of the new Al Maktoum International Airport and other projects in the 140 square kilometer Dubai World Central (DWC) development in Jabal Ali, UAE.
Projects included various types of airport facilities and buildings such as passenger and cargo terminals, car parks, fuel staging facilities, a training simulator, radar facilities, maintenance workshops, data and telecom centers, a sewage treatment plant, a light-rail transit metro station, fire stations, infrastructure works, cooling plants, pumping stations and electrical sub-stations.
Systems included ventilation, air conditioning, plumbing, drainage, compressed air, jet fuel, leak detection, district cooling, irrigation, aircraft ground services, fire fighting and other systems.
Managed a team of 5 engineers as well as inspectors, surveyors and technical and clerical staff. Daily activities focused on ensuring that projects were proceeding according to their contracts through timely review of material submittals, shop drawings, clarification requests and other documents submitted by the contractors, in addition to on-site follow-up and inspection.
Important activities also included resolving technical coordination issues with other disciplines and the settlement of outstanding matters between authorities, owners, end-users, contractors, specialized subcontractors, manufacturers and suppliers, and finally, the proper closing out and handing over the finished projects along with their final deliverables.
OWNER REPRESENTATIVE FOR ELECTROMECHANICAL WORKS
Managed the installation of the mechanical and electrical systems of the 283-room 5-star Kempinski Hotel in Amman, Jordan. Work focused on following up the works of the mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) subcontractor and the supervising engineering firm. Also, reviewed and evaluated, both technically and commercially, suppliers’ proposals for many systems and materials purchased directly by the owner.
Responsibilities included the mechanical systems such as heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), hot and cold water, firefighting, sewage and storm drainage, compressed air, steam and gas; electrical systems such as power, lighting and dimming; and extra low voltage (ELV) systems such as the building management system (BMS), fire alarm, telephone and data, public address (PA), satellite master antenna television (SMATV), closed circuit television (CCTV) and access security systems.
Looked also after the procurement and installation of equipment and devices for water treatment, swimming pool, kitchens, laundry plant, elevators, bowling center, health club, car park access gates, the window cleaning cradle and a number of audio visual (AV) arrangements.
HEAD OF THE MECHANICAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT and SUPERVISING RESIDENT ENGINEER
Led the mechanical engineering department that designed and supervised over a number of industrial, commercial and government projects such as Jordache Jeans Factory in Ramtha, Jordan.
Supervised the renovation project of the 144-room 4-star Amman Cham Palace Hotel where all mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) systems were completely replaced in addition to the implementation of a new water treatment plant, a new outdoor swimming pool and a new building management system (BMS).
Tasks included ensuring that work was proceeding according to the contract through timely evaluation of material and shop drawing submittals, conducting material and work inspections, reviewing contractor's invoices and coordination with other trades and work parties.
HEAD OF THE MECHANICAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT
Managed the design and preparation of tender and contract documents for the mechanical systems of new projects and the supervision over those under construction.
Projects ranged from villas and private residences to tourism, landscaping, religious, educational, financial, governmental and medical developments such as the Islamic Hospital, Central Bank of Jordan and Balka University for Applied Sciences.
DESIGN AND SUPERVISION ENGINEER
Carried out different engineering assignments such as heating and air conditioning load calculation, sizing, equipment selection, drafting, quantity surveying, preparing bills of quantities and specifications, tender evaluation and on site supervision for projects of different sizes and types.
Work focused on the typical mechanical systems such as heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), domestic and firefighting water and sewage and storm drainage as well as many specialized systems and applications like hospital operation theatres, sport halls, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and laundry plants.
The list of projects included: Sheraton, Marriott, and Holiday Inn hotels, Dunes Club, Cairo-Amman Bank and Jordan Bank in Jordan; Al-Ahsa and Al-Qaseem Hospitals, Saudi British Bank, Al-Waqf School and Security Forces Officers' Club in Saudi Arabia; and the high rise buildings of Adnoc and His Highness Sheikh Tahnoon in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
CONSTRUCTION SITE ENGINEER
Responsible for the installations of HVAC equipment along with the duct work at the U.S. Embassy project in Amman.
The project incorporated the latest state of the art HVAC technologies at the time with large roof top air handling units, pre-insulated high and medium pressure main ducts, variable air volume (VAV) units, low pressure branch ducts, and several types of air inlets and outlets such as pneumatically controlled boot diffusers.
Daily tasks included follow up, labor control, material handling, reporting and invoicing.
TECHNICIAN INSTRUCTOR (military service)
Gave courses and lectured on technical drawing, thermodynamics and aircraft engine principles at the Engine Department of Prince Faisal Technical College.
Prepared a booklet for classroom lecture plans for a course on industrial safety.
Attended Basic Instruction Techniques (BIT), a three week intensive course focused on lecturing, managing and controlling class rooms.
In charge of the maintenance of the fleet of buses and other vehicles of the company.
OFFSHORE CONSTRUCTION ENGINEER
Worked at the onshore construction yard on following up the preparation of shop drawings and cut lists, cutting and fabrication of pipe spools and steel structures, and the assembly of jackets and platforms for several offshore structures.
Worked also offshore aboard the company's barges on the loading, transport, installation, hook-up and pre-commissioning of oil production and water injection platforms at Zakum Oil Field.
B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering: 1983, from Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
High School Diploma: 1979, American School of Paris, St. Cloud, France.
Language Test Reports:
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INTERESTS AND HOBBIES
Computer, Internet, fine art and painting. Visit the art gallery on fOOnOOn.com