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I am currently available for work
Serial No: 42554
(05/17/1985, male)
List top 5 skills: construction project management, contract management, planning engineer, procurement engineering, program management, project controls engineer, project management
Short Bio:

A project management/construction management professional with 6 years of experience working in 3 mega projects. Last job experience was with the US-based A&E company Black and Veatch. Currently about to graduate with a Masters degree in Construction Management from California State University. I hold a bachelor's degree in Construction Engineering from the American University in Cairo.

A Palestinian from the old city of Jerusalem coming from a diverse mixed family.

Current location: 

California, United States - View on map

Nationality: 

Palestinian

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

, Oil, Gas and Energy, General Management

Spoken languages: 

Arabic, english, french

Locations I am interested in working:

Albania, Belgium, bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Europe, kosovo, Macedonia, TFYR



Education

California State University East Bay (CSUEB), CA, USA MS,
Construction Management
(2014 – 2016)

The American University in Cairo (AUC), Cairo, Egypt,
2009
Bachelor of Science, Construction Engineering

 

Experience

Project Controls Engineer & Budgeting Specialist:
Black & Veatch, Palestine,
June 2012 – August 2014
The Infrastructure Needs Program (INP II) is a 5-years $800 Million program funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). US-based Black & Veatch is the A&E, Program Manager of INPII. 

Created, updated & controlled Program’s labor and services budget under supervision of Program Controls Manager. 

Reviewed baseline & updated schedules and ensured conformance to contract requirements using Primavera P6, P8. 

Audited Contractors’ payment requests of roads and water projects implemented under INP II. 

Reviewed Variation Order Requests (VOR) and prepared Variation Orders (VO) for client’s approval. 

Verified quantities and examined time and cost impact changes incorporated with Variation Orders. 

Supported office of Construction Management (CM) field staff in CM-related activities. 

Fully managed USAID’s Geo-MIS online system through collecting, auditing, tracking and reporting generic and specific performance indicators (man-days, jobs created, beneficiaries) for all construction projects under INP II. 

Prepared, updated and controlled INP II Organization Breakdown Structure (OBS) and Monthly Progress Report.

 

Assistant Contracts Manager:
Rawabi – First Planned Palestinian City, Palestine,
February 2011 – May 2012

Rawabi is the first planned Palestinian City. The estimated total cost of Phase I is $1 Billion. 

Planned, prepared, conducted and administered all contracts, under the leadership of Contracts Manager, relating to the construction of 88 residential buildings (1,600 units) & Rawabi Town Center (a total build-up area of 300,000 m²). 

Prepared material and workmanship budgets for Rawabi’s residential and mixed-use packages. 

Managed contractors’ claims in terms of cost and time compensation, where tasks included documentation, examination of change impacts (schedule, cost of additional work, progress and potential risks). 

Reviewed pre-construction submittals such as method statements, time schedules and risk management plans. 

Prepared project management processes and assets such as material order flowcharts, submittals flow charts, and traceability matrixes, staff assignment matrixes, monitoring and controlling logs and configuration management plans.

 

Jr. Planning & Scheduling Engineer:
Al-Abdali New Business District of Amman, Jordan,
September 2009 – December 2010 

Prepared detailed time schedules for skeleton and finishes packages for the $22 Million project using Primavera P6.

 

Certifications and Training Courses

Project Management Professional Certificate (PMP), Project Management Institute (PMI), License No. 1474880 

Program Management Professional (PgMP), Project Management Institute (PMI), PENDING 

OSHA 30-Hours Outreach Construction Safety Training Certificate, OSHA Training Institute, University of South Florida 

Practical Use of FIDIC Contracts (Module I), FIDIC Accredited Trainer, Jordan Engineers Association.

 

Awards

Master’s Scholarship Program Award Recipient,
2014-2016,
Merit-based, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to earn a Master’s degree at a U.S. university

 

Computer Skills

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and Publisher.

Proficient in Primavera Planning Tool (P6, P8).