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Over 30 Years experience in water, waste water treatment plants, pumping stations, piping & water works, With Emphasis on Construction, International Mechanical Inspector, Operation, Commissioning, Systems Design, Project Management, Mechanical and Piping erection and consultant, Material Specification and Control.

Current location: 

Al Rayyan, Qatar - View on map

Nationality: 

American

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

, General Management

Spoken languages: 

English & Arabic

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere



Qualifications

BSc. Mechanical Engineering, Ain Shams University, Cairo- Egypt – 1979

Training/Courses

Piping Design, S.F. Braun & Company, Alhambra, California, 240 hours, – 1983.

Project Information Management/IBM PC Operation, S,F, Braun & Company, Alhambra, California, 60 hours, – 1984.

AutoCAD Computer Aided Drafting, Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, Virginia, six quarter hours – 1987 and 1988.

Heating and Air Conditioning System (HVAC), N, American Heating and Air Conditioning Training center, 1993.

Basic Digester Operation Pumping Plant, Health & Safety at Work, Thames Water International, – 1999.

Wastewater Treatment Course, Thames Water International, – 2000

Safety & Confined Spaces Courses, Hyder Consulting, – 2006

Memberships

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME International), New Jersey, USA.

American Water Works Association (AWWA) Colorado, USA.

Profile

Over 30 Years experience in water, wastewater treatment plants, pumping stations, piping & water works, With Emphasis on Construction, International Mechanical Inspector, Operation, Commissioning, Systems Design, Project Management, Mechanical and Piping erection and consultant, Material Specification and Control.

(US CITIZEN) Sound background and training in wide spectrum of engineering functions and management. Highly proficient in varied aspects of waste water treatment plant and construction including pump stations, piping, aeration and sedimentation tanks, mechanical equipments and welding inspection … Well versed in multiple facets of piping and mechanical checking, design and erection… Hands-on experience in use of personal computers and AutoCAD computer aided drafting to facilitate engineering functions. Sound foundation in stress analysis, heat transfer, and combustion. Equally strong in thermodynamics, hydromechanics, and electrical engineering. Results-oriented trouble-shooter with excellent conceptual and analytical talents. Ability to achieve goals both independently and as team member. Superior oral and written and personnel supervision skills. Successful assumption of progressively greater responsibilities. B.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

Career Summary

2011- Present
KEO International Doha South Sewerage Treatment Works Phase II Doha, Qatar
Senior Mechanical Engineer

2010 – 2011
AAW Consulting Engineers Int. Expansion of Alexandria WWTP- Phase II Alexandria , Egypt
Principal Mechanical Engineer

2009-2010
Farrer International Consulting: UK / Tripoli- Libya Water & Waste Water Treatment Plant & Water Reuse
Senior Mechanical Engineer

2007 – 2009
Associated Consulting Engineers Int. Expansion of Raysut WRP- Phase II with external works, Salalah, Sultanate of Oman
Resident Engineer

2005 – 2007
Hyder Consulting Middle East Ltd, Doha South STW Extension, Doha, Qatar
Assistant Resident Engineer

2002 – 2005
AAW Consulting Engineering,WWTP Kalag and Khossous pumping station- Egypt
Principal Mechanical Engineer

2000 – 2002
Axor Group- Canada/ Envirocivic, WWTP Gabal El Asfar- Egypt.
Principal Mechanical Engineer

1996 – 2000
American British Consultant (AMBRIC) WWTP, Gabal El Asfar, Egypt
Senior Mechanical Engineer

1994 – 1996
ARAMCO- Saudi Consulting Service, Riyadh Saudi Arabia.
Project Engineer( Riyadh Airport, King Khalid Airport and Qassim Airport)

1991 – 1993
Mobil Oil Refinery, Torrance, California, USA
Mechanical Engineer

1989 – 1991
Watson Refinery, Arco Petroleum Products Company, Carson, California, USA
Piping Engineer.

1986 – 1989
IBM Corporation Manassas Virginia, USA
Production Engineer.

1981 – 1986
SF Braun &Construction Company, Alhambra, California, USA
Piping Material Coordinator Engineer

Projects summary

2011- Present:
KEO International Doha South Sewerage Treatment Works Phase II Doha, Qatar

Worked as Senior Mechanical Engineer at Doha South Sewage Plant., the project comprises design and construction for the expansion and modification of an existing sewage treatment plant by extending the inlet works, modifying the distribution chamber and various pumping stations, building new sequencing batch reactor (SBR) of 80,000 m3, ultra-filtration plant of 250,000 m3/day with balancing tank, pumping station , sludge thickening and dewatering, conversion of primary digestion tanks to aerobic digester, Storm water lagoon and final effluent storage lagoon of 400,000 m3 capacity, refurbishment of existing substation, landscaping/irrigation and 2.2 Km of precast concrete boundary walls with the security system. The cost of the project is QR 690 Million. Responsibilities included the followings: Review and check of the Contractor’s submitted design packages and drawings, materials, submittals and all related Mechanical Items. Supervise the Mechanical staff on site during construction. Assist the project manager with all issues related to mechanical works. Monitoring of the mechanical works as per contract specification and requirement

2010 – 2011:
AAW Consulting Engineers Int. Expansion of Alexandria WWTP- Phase II Alexandria , Egypt

Employed at Alexandria Waste Water Treatment Plant at Alexandria Egypt, the project consists of rehabilitation and extension of existing plant to increase the capacity from 180,000 cubic meters per day to 800,000 cubic meters per day. Responsibility included the followings: Overall responsibility on site for the supervision of the mechanical works contract as per contract specification and requirement, management and coordination the consultant’s on site team, verification of the interim and final statement of the work, advise the project manager on any issues such as contractor’s claim, inspection of the mechanical works during erection and defect notification period, prepare monthly progress meeting and experience in welding and painting inspection.

2009 – 2010:
Farrer International Consulting: UK / Tripoli- Libya Water & Waste Water Treatment Plant & Water Reuse

The aim of the project is to design new stations and upgrade the existing water & wastewater treatment plants; Elaboration of strategies for treated water reuse and for sludge disposal. Duties as Process Engineer for Water & Wastewater Treatment include:

• Site survey of water & wastewater treatment stations, sludge disposal & water reuse plants.

• Data collection & evaluation, including: 1-Design information as the Process description, control philosophy, original tender documents etc.; 2-Drawings as the P& ID’s.

• Conceptual designs including the Process Modelling and Preliminary Cost estimation (M& E & Civil) for:

• Wastewater Treatment Stations with secondary, tertiary or/and disinfection depend on the purpose of the water reuse;

• Sludge treatment and disposal including Composting, Aerobic digestion, Dewatering, Heat Drying and Incineration;

• Treated water reuse including the aquifer recharging, agriculture reuse and water industrial. The solutions are designed in conformity with water reuse regulation and Health Risk concerns. The choice of the solutions of agriculture reuse was based on the standards for agronomics and water quality considerations in similar regions.

• Water Reuse Risk Assessment with environmental risk analysis, Hazard identification and Exposure assessment with conformity Health Guidelines for Use of Wastewater.

2007- 2009:
Associated Consulting Engineers Int. Expansion of Raysut WRP with External Works Salalah, Sultanate of Oman

Employed at Water Reclamation Plant (WRP) at Salalah, Oman. The project scope of work is expansion works of existing plant to increase the average daily sewage flow from 20,000 cubic meter/day to 35,000 cubic meter/day. This includes construction of the following elements: Treated effluent pumping station, primary treatment plant, secondary treatment plant expansion and renovation works. Also the scope of works includes construction of collection network and area pumping station. My responsibility included the following: Ensure successful completion of the project in time, budget and required quality. Supervised a crew of five people in construction of sewage plant project. Review the submittal of each manufacture equipment and ensure it complies with contract specification. Worked according to FIDIC.

2005 – 2007:
Hyder Consulting Middle East Ltd. – Doha South STW Extension Doha, Qatar

Employed at Doha South Sewage Treatment plant, the project scope of work was construction of additional treatment stream, modification of existing works and improvement of sludge treatment stream to meet the flow of the year 2013 flow and loads. Therefore the followings shall be implemented: New inlet works, reception chamber, screening, grit removal and odour control, SBR Sequencing Batch Reactor, Conversion of secondary digesters to aerobic digester, Blower House Building, Replacement of DAF Sludge thickener with centrifuges, Replacement of filter press with dewatering centrifuges, Conversion of primary tanks to storm tanks and Installation of SCADA unit. My responsibilities included the followings: Ensure the successful completion of projects by contractor in time, budget and required quality, Review shop and working drawings, Review the submittal of each manufactured equipment and ensure it complies with contract specifications. Equipment such as screw pumps, gear boxes, penstocks, stop logs, overhead crane, trolley hoist, mobile crane and other mechanical equipment. Responsible for construction progress control according to work plan and prepare daily and monthly reports, Review erection method of statement of each mechanical equipment attached with shop drawings of each equipment, Inspection of mechanical equipment in the manufacture whether abroad or to manufacture locally, Follow up equipment shipment to site and ensured it is stored according recommendation, Review interim statement and manage any claim activity, Enforce safety procedure according to contract requirements, Follow up the progress of mechanical and piping erection, Testing of equipment in site after erection, Familiar with FDIC. , Commissioning, worked with SCADA and PLC. Welding and painting inspection .

2002-2005:
AAW Consulting Engineering WWTP Kalag and Khossous Pumping Station – Egypt

Employed at Kalag and Khossous screw pumping station for WWTP of multi million dollars project (1.2 million cubic meter treated water per day), was selected to visit Germany for mechanical equipment inspection. Mechanical Equipment such as screw pumps, gear boxes, overhead cranes, mobile cranes, penstocks, stop logs. Reviewed and implemented design Criteria, drawing standards and design guidebooks for uniform application by contractor of pump station and related equipment. Verified the existing design data, drawings and specification. Conducted periodic Co-ordination meeting between the owner, suppliers and Contractors. Assisted in the Pre-qualification and selected suppliers of material and equipment such as screw and drainage pumps, penstocks, stop logs, ventilation, gear box, mobile crane and gantry crane to be furnished by Contractor. Review vendor material and equipment and ensure complying with contract specification. Review mechanical submittal, shop and working drawings. Responsible for construction progress control according to work plan and prepare daily and monthly reports. Experience in welding and painting inspection. Follow up equipment shipment to site and follow up the storing procedure as per manufacture recommendation. Testing and commissioning. Familiar with standards such as BS standard, DIN and AFNOR standards, API, ASME, ANSI standards and able to deal with each country standards.

2001-2002:
AXOR Group – Canada / Envirocivic WWTP – Gabal El-Asfar Cairo WWTP – Egypt

Experience in the process of erecting and testing waste water treatment plant of multi million dollars Project [500.000 m3/day] which included the followings: Inlet pumping station, Screening and sand removal, Inlet work pumping station, Primary sedimentation tanks, Aeration tanks, Final clarifier tanks, Sludge thickening tanks, Sludge digester tanks, Gas holder tanks, Mechanical dewatering house, Chlorine contact tanks, Boiler house and duel fuel generator familiar with different types of pumping stations such as inlet pumping station, return activated sludge pumping station, thickening sludge pumping station, digester feed pumping station and fire fighting pumping station,

Experience in different types of pumps such as centrifugal, reciprocating and screw pumps performed inspection test during manufacturing equipment in accordance with the requirements specified in material lists, manufacturing drawings and inspection documents.

Experience in welding and painting inspections, Supervision the erection and hydrostatic pressure testing of pipelines and gates, Reviewing vendor’s specifications against the Contract specifications regarding equipment such as crane, dumpers, tractors and forklifts for bidding purpose.

1996-2001:
American British Consultant (AMBRIC) Gabal El-Asfar Cairo WWTP – Egypt

Employed at Wastewater Treatment Plant of multi million dollars project (one million cubic meter treated water per day), responsibilities included: Monitoring progress of the site operations regarding mechanical equipment and piping system, Experience in different types of pumps such as centrifugal, reciprocating, screw, and cavity pumps, Supervision the leakage tests for pipelines, Experiences in checking wastewater treatment plant system design, Welding inspection experience, Follow up the pipelines and equipment painting, Supervision the erection and tests of pipelines, pumps, generators, compressors, tanks and heat exchangers, Reviewing vendor’s specifications against the Contract specifications regarding equipment such as mobile crane, dumpers, tractors and forklifts for bidding purpose.

Experience in inlet pumping station, Screening and sand removal, Inlet work pumping station, Primary sedimentation tanks, Aeration tanks, Final clarifier tanks, Sludge thickening tanks, Sludge digester tanks, Gas holder tanks, Mechanical dewatering house, Chlorine contact tanks, Boiler house and duel fuel generator familiar with different types of pumping stations such as inlet pumping station, return activated sludge pumping station, thickening sludge pumping station, digester feed pumping station and fire fighting pumping station.

1994-1996
: ARAMCO – Saudi Consulting Services, Riyadh-Saudi Arabia

Riyadh International Airport, Qassim Airport and King Khalid Airport

Worked as a Project Engineer at Riyadh International Airport, King Khalid Airport and Qassim Airport with the following responsibilities: Coordination between GES and PMT (General Engineering Service and Project Management Team), Review and Comment on the submitted Preliminary Engineering Packages to conform to Saudi Aramco Standards), Check on going Construction Projects and report any deficiency, Carry out Feasibility Studies to upgrade existing B/P, and Air Fuelling Units, Upgrade Fire Fighting System and convert the existing top loading to bottom loading. Prepare technical package, project specification and scope of work for small upgrading project such as fire fighting system, relocation of fuel pumps and drainage funnels. Review technical packages submitted by contractor regarding the design of chemical plant. Prepare piping material requisition and safety procedure for various projects. Writing specification and method of statement for replacing packing seal with mechanical seal for pumps. Air eliminator design at Qassim Airport.

1991-1993
Mobil Oil Refinery, Torrance, California

Checking, sketching and writing assessment summary sheets and specifications for piping, fire heaters, heat exchangers and relief valves for auditing purposes, Field verification for the equipment and piping systems, Earlier, was Mechanical Engineer, Bechtel, Chevron Refinery, El Segundo, California, Responsible for preparation of a technical specification for bidding purposes and ultimately equipment, such as heat exchangers for fabrication and delivery to the field, Selecting bidders, soliciting bids, evaluating and purchase specified equipment, Qualified liaison in Company-Client relationships.

1989-1991:
Watson Refinery, Arco Petroleum Products, Company, Carson, California,

Responsible for carrying out multiple functions revolving around design and testing or refinery piping systems, modifications, enhancements, and additions, Duties cantered on troubleshooting engineering problems related to installation and operation of various piping systems, Includes preparation of isometric drawings utilized for system testing purposes.

1986-1989:
IBM Corporation, Manassas, Virginia

Responsible for variety of functions involved in the manufacturing and inspection of power distribution chips utilized in computers and other electronic products, Included microscopic inspection of the components at various stages prior to and after sealing and encapsulation as well as training others in the quality-control techniques, Joined IBM in early 1988 after receiving US, citizenship and successful fulfilment of short-term contract as Solar Panel Designer, Solarex Company, and Subsidiary of Amoco, Rockville, Maryland, As such, designed and drafted drawings of National aeronautics and Space Agency space shuttle solar panels.

1981-1986:
S, F, Braun & Construction Company, Alhambra, California

Serving in positions of progressively greater responsibility in petrochemical and petroleum plant projects undertaken by the international engineering and construction firm for such clients as Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Aramco, Amoco and Shell Canada, Served as Unit Leader and Project Coordinator – supervising five-member staff – for piping systems of three multi-billion-dollar units of 13-unit Kuwait National Petroleum Company refinery, Supervised – utilizing expertise in mechanical design and drafting – specifications, checking, and taking off piping material from isometric, piping instruments, and orthographic drawings, Dealt – during assignment with specification section – with wide range of departments to resolve various aspects for engineering drawing problems, Included chemical, mechanical, piping, process, stress, electrical, computer, purchasing, and cost engineering departments.