Mechanical Engineer / Project Construction Manager and Pre- design / Commissioning

Last Updated: 20th May 2018 (over 4 years ago)

United Kingdom


Phone Number


Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level
HNC/HND/City & Guilds

Arabic, English



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Accomplished Mechanical Engineer 25 years of progressive experience in construction, commissioning operations and project management. Experience to include; oil & gas pipeline, renewable and process energy megawatt combined power cycle unit’s & petrochem across UK, Europe, Africa, Asia and Middle East. Rich background includes major involvements in mechanical & construction EPC – LSTK front end design engineering (FEED) contracts having a value of plus $150 million. Demonstrated fiscal accountability for budgeting, consultant reviewer of international standards and local authorities’ estimating, work force strategies and cost, proficient with material management. Vendor liaising and vendor inspection (senior authorised person), discipline staff on projects in the review of submittals, specialised on-site / offsite inspections, testing and commissioning submitted by contractors. QC package detail up-to-date knowledge of new technical developments and material implementations within the industry. Familiar with Microsoft Office or Similar Packages. Forward-thinking leadership problem-solver with tactical vision on bottom-line focus, a confident aptitude to identify root cause(s) analysis, decisive in efficient resolutions, to maximise overall performance. Articulate communicator, negotiator and presenter with a talent for achieving ambitious results. Proficient in galvanising teams, building internal and external allies and selling innovative ideas across organisation for buy-in at all levels to ensure maximum value impact for all. Ability to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously. Proactively resolve issues and consistently exceed established goals and objectives. Team player recognized for the capacity to thrive in both independent and collaborative work environments with the propensity to establish and maintain solid relationships with co-workers, clients, contractors and management. Demonstrates the ability to maintain high and safe working standards as well as following strict Health & Safety protocol. I am now looking for a new challenge within the energy industry and to bring my discipline, individual drive, commitment, and a first class can do attitude to delivering all work scopes safely and on time to a future employer.


 Ethics & Integrity
 Managing Performance Levels
 IT skills
 Quality Standards
 Analytical & Detail orientated
 Dealing with multiple clients

 Flexibility & Adaptability
 Training Skills
 Health & Safety
 Creative Problem Solver
 Interpersonal Skills
 Think ‘outside of the box’.


Mechanical Engineering

   Apr 2015
— Sep 2016

HND Mechanical Engineering 1996. University of Leeds United Kingdom
Commissioning Engineer & Vendor Package inspection Ludwig Germany Ops 2014
City and Guild Mechanical~ Level 3 NVQ 1993
Rotating and Pumping Equipment Engineer 2009
Heat Exchanger technician 2007
Welding and Inspection Testing NDT Tyneside United Kingdom 2007
I O S H, Managing Safety Certified, HSE, United Kingdom, issued 2013
Confined Space Entry POW
Construction Management CSCS, HSE Construction Safety Card UK -EUROPE, Issued 2009
SMSTS Management Certified 2017, CCSNG Passport to safety 2017, First Aid 3 day at Work 2017


SNC Lavalin
Field Engineering Manager

   Oct 2017
— Current

SNC Lavalin / Kentz, Field Engineering Manager. 2017- Present
SYSTEM B TURAIF Northern Saudi Arabia, Currently involved in System B Phase 2 ISF & SPF,
 40 Well heads, RTRP,Flow Lines 4” 197km, Trunk Lines 86km,
 4 Support Process facilities+ Main Hub Gathering facility
 30” 24” & 16” Cross-country Pipeline
 Controlling all engineering issues at site liaising with construction, contractor and client.>
 Dealing with in house engineering design queries and conflict resolve through installation to Commissioning.
 Management of Field technical support and engineering method best practice according to International & Local applicable standards.
Day To Day
•Support on-site activities during installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and/or diagnostics on systems and equipment.
•Review plant engineering documents. Read, understand and interpret Process Flow Diagram (PFDs) and Piping and Instrumentation Drawing (P&IDs)
•Consult with customer management and technical counterparts including communications with other customer operators, Field managers, Environmental Health and Safety (EHS), sales, engineering, logistics, outside contractors and plant operators regarding equipment and operations regularly.
•Provide timely and accurate internal and external reports.
•Ensure proper utilization of equipment, and compliance with company EHS guidelines and procedures.
•Ensure contractual obligations are met
•Provide expert consultation
•Provide technical direction and support on Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) packaged products.
•Demonstrate progressive experience with various types of equipment and site accountabilities is required.

Saudi Aramco / BASF Chemical , Energ Group , Pringle International , Rotary Internationla
Mechanical Engineer, Construction & Commissioning Management

   Nov 1996
— Nov 2017

Career Overview
SAUDI ARAMCO, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, East / West Pipeline Division, Project Management Team 2014 – August 2017
Construction Manager, Mechanical Engineer, Pre- design Overview / Commissioning, Vendor Inspection SAP
 Engineer responsible for delivering portfolio of projects safely, on time and in budget
 Define the engineering solution including producing a detailed scope of work
 Responsible for detail design, ensure/facilitate multi-discipline designers and engineers in development of full and approved detail
 Support project Engineers in development of the project programme and monitor progress vs programme to completion
 Witness the testing and commissioning of all the mechanical / electrical equipment and sign off the relevant documents for acceptance
 Conduct regular (daily) site visits and supervise, certify the installation of mechanical services ensuring compliance with the contract documents.
 Expedite commissioning plans via T&E and ensure they are publicised in accordance of project scope
 Support project in recording the "Management of Change"
 Process Risk Assessments (PRA's)
 Delivery of project to achieve "Right First Time" measure
 Evaluate the Project changes and impact considering the PEME, People, Equipment, Materials and Environment
 Support the construction phase ensuring applicable technical queries are properly resolved and managed
 Record and controlling scope changes & seeking appropriate approvals
 Monitor & reporting against the safety lost time incidents
 Manage project documentation and records
 Responsible for project handovers to client and completion
 Lead the development of training packages and procedures for maintenance staff for new installed equipment
 Review critical spare requirements during project execution and manage initial store inventory.
 Initiate and document project closure
Project S.O.W
 New 56” Gas - Pipeline 310 Kilometer inclusive of 3 Pump Stations Extensions, incorporating 19 Main- Valve Stations, in addition Tie-in New Black Powder Filtration Gas Booster Plant upgrade as part of restructure upgrade Power Plant Integration Joint venture Saudi Electric & Saudi Aramco
 Technical commission completion signs off and technical review for operations mechanical, EI & Controls
 Vendor inspection QC package detail inspection all levels
 Civil construction, concrete structure and supports, Mainline trenching and shuttering works along with underground thrust anchors and pad formation
 Pipe Jacking and Thrusting for major road crossing
 Pipeline welding auto and semi auto, Inspection coating and QA /QC assurance for service integrity
 Functioned as a Client Design Consultant and Review Coordinator for 3D technical design, client stakeholder engagement, liaison between construction and mechanical contractors, contracting management, time management scheduling, and conflict management for predesign and 90% Design review
 Incorporated skid design technology for gas booster systems inclusive of BMS and instrumentation fly lead connections saving on-site man-hours, shutdown and pre-commissioning
 Infield leadership and conflict management for all activities Civil, Mechanical, Electrical Controls Structural and Safety
 Significantly enhanced and increased the turnaround, which rejuvenated all the standard operating maintenance procedures throughout the Aramco division, cost-effective delivery as well as identifying and reducing risk & safety to a minimum
 Ensuring Environmental impacts are kept within the regulations for a continued greener future

BASF CHEMICALS, U.K & Europe 2012 - 2014
Mechanical Project Manager
Mechanical, Piping, Instrument, Rotating, Pumping & Static Equipment
Project S.O.W
 Lead execution of projects closely working with client, consultant, multidisciplinary leads, staffs, internal departments and subcontractors. Upgrade works and daily pro-active / reactive works schedule
 BASF standard applicable project planning
 COSHH Risk Management Technical Support Advisor
 Vendor inspection material release and acceptance QC officer
 Safety Compliance training support advisor
 Control and Monitor project as per Project Schedule to ensure budget and targets are met as part of the MCC
 Client work technical group support for day to day activities
 Management Meeting Daily report review for Mechanical and constructability issue’s
 QA/QC Test pack assessment for MCC
 Assist the discipline staff on projects in resolving any technical issues, claims, disputes arising and requiring input for satisfactory close out
 Perform design review at various stages as required and formulate all such comments
 Perform Site Surveillance Audits (Technical), prepare surveillance audit reports and forward to SHOM
 Induct, train and lead a team of the discipline staff
 Interfaced planned project shutdown, managed and effectively dealt with various aspects of Scope and Phase interchange management approval / conflict management to ensure limited downtime
 Overview for design scope and delivery of new Quat Monomer plant overhaul glass lined vessels, bursting disk upgrades, plate heat exchanger changeover, reactor replacements, instrumentation BMS control system, system pipework, structural and civil work, underground drainage and holding tanks
 Accountable for production man-management limiting risk reduction to operations whilst leading a skillful workforce in safe working conditions adhering to European Safety Management Standards and local COSSH / Hazop in a top tier COMAH site including daily / weekly safety briefings with client and department management
 Implementing development strategy plan for new plant upgrade continuation with improved processes in development of future design and provided training and technical support to the on-site FM team

E-NERG COMBINED POWER GENERATION, Process & Renewable Energy Solutions Mega Watt.
Locations Throughout United Kingdom, Europe, Africa 2007 - 2012
Lead Mechanical Engineer, MEP, SAP & Commissioning
 Mechanical, Piping, Welding ASME B31.1-8, Rotating & Pumping Equipment, Compressors Air Pneumatic & Heat Exchangers, Civil & Structural , Electrical and BMS Systems
Project S.O.W
 Combined Power Cycle Generation Installation Gas fired CHP unit & Tri – Gen turbines Steam & Bio Fuel Systems & Hot oil systems for Gas Oil Plants Steam generators and Hot oil systems with integrated thermal solar generation located within greenfield sites. gasification, gas turbines, boilers and steam handling
 Participate in review, preparation and coordination of detailed commissioning schedules.
 Perform day-to-day installation/commissioning assigned tasks.
 Control that tests are carried out and documented.
 SAT – report deviations/troubles to the package manager of the equipment.
 Be an active part of the SIT test especially by supporting Protection and test engineers.
 Participate in the preparation of snagging lists.
 Ensure that the necessary safety signs/notices, barriers and other safety measures are implemented on a day-to-day basis during commissioning Trouble shooting
 Co-operate to control that all HSE procedures are implemented.
 Co-operate to control that everything within the defined technical area is covered in relation to subsequent operation.
 Ensure installation quality is according to Client Handover acceptance
 Proactively liaised with contract designers for in house specification and onsite project review to incorporate technical design for pre-fabricated module skids reducing installation time method and interruption to all the existing facilities and new developments within sectors of Hospital, Government and MOD sites also covering the private sector within U.K
 On-site management or installation from grave to cradle of various Combined Cycle Power Generations system types across Europe inclusive of Civil underground works shuttering and blowdown drainage, crane lifts and full installation MEP through to commissioning and client handover
 Installation of mega unit in Angola Gas plant, upgrade to allow for hot oil usage incorporation of existing plant network for off shore pump plant HV/LV Electrical system link up
 Various other system installation inclusive of Turbines, Steam Condensing and Non-Condensing CCCP

PRINGLE INTERNATIONAL, Baotou, Mongolia 2004 - 2007
Mechanical, Construction Engineer, Remote working
Mechanical, Piping, Civil & Structural, Tank Construction, Rotating & Pumping Equipment Centrifugal Separators
Project S.O.W
 Construction Water Treatment Facility part of a wool processing plant for a worldwide wool supplier and distributor, the installation of the centrifugal wash plant and water recycle system allowing for process of recycling of water to reduce shipping costs of final product and reduction of water usage and recirculation pollution to local water ways
 Mechanical, Piping, Rotating equipment installation and Pumping Equipment centrifugal separators Civil & Structural, Welding ASME B31.1-8, Hydro testing & Commissioning, Crane lifting and rigging operations safety
 Effectively lead installation from material receiving through to final connection off all services, while liaising with other multinational trades to commissioning. ensuring a smooth and successful client handover. Operated in remote location with limited resources whilst assisting in resolving local environmental issues
 Handled additional design criteria and demonstration development plan staying on for further 6 months training FM teams in Pro-active and Reactive Maintenance procedure
 Logistics coordinator, onsite liaison for delivery acceptance laydown, QC/ QA, Crane lift planning, execution safe practice and plant equipment delivery. Set up pad support for plant structural steelwork, pipework and rotational equipment. Drainage effluent plant filtration system to reduce waste water contamination into the water table during construction phase
 Additional work phase training for support team on completion as per equipment requirements

11 Years of Mechanical installations within Hospital, High rise and Infrastructure throughout the U.K
 Ensure that the main contractor and nominated MEP contractor coordinate with all concerned authorities’ departments
 Raise non-conformance notices (NCNs)/reports; site inspections notices (SINs) identify quality issues and assist in resolve
 Implement the site supervision quality procedures, and review submission requirements of the project, along with the MEP contractor.
 Conduct regular (daily) site visits and supervise, certify the installation of mechanical services ensuring compliance with the contract documents and forward any comments on the contractor’s technical submittals.
 Attend site meetings to discuss contractor submissions, Technical drawings, material submittals and construction related matters review and resolve comments on the Technical Query’s raised by the contractor. Carry out the final inspection for certification of final handing over of the works. assist the discipline staff on projects in the review of submittals, specialised on-site / offsite inspections, testing and commissioning submitted by contractors.
 Enhanced knowledge and expertise regarding some of London’s most prestigious and technological advanced energy saving / design managed buildings
 Played a significant role for a wide range of projects, and extensively gained an in-depth understanding of how the modern structure high-rise building both internal and external have advanced in the recent years
 Fire riser protection
 Air flow commissioning and temperature control

 New Hotel & Spa Build 280 Room development Portsmouth U.K
 Worked as a Lead Plant-room Installation Supervisor and tank room, Fire rise and sprinkler installation. Install Assist to contractor for pool plantroom and water filtration system
 HVCA, Tank water systems boosters HW ~ CW

London UK, Canary Wharf construction of high-rise prestigious site in the heart of London
 Installation of high rise fire sprinkler system and tank storage boosters
 A/C installation single splits, ceiling mounted & roof mounted ductwork controls and fire dampers

 Leeds oncology University Hospital. U.K
 Site development from base construction to full operational use incorporating advanced technology of steam generated district heating and district cooling
 HVCA leading comfort cooling ensuring that solar ingress was limited to build up in main areas for the comfort of in house patient visitor and work staff remained at a comfortable

Professional Qualifications

 HND Mechanical Engineering
 City and Guild Mechanical
 Familiar with Microsoft Office or Similar Packages
 Effective communicator with strong negotiation skills
 Commissioning Engineer & Vendor Package Senior Authorised Person inspection
 Engineering & Commission protocol lead CHP Generation
 Rotating and Pumping Equipment Engineer
 Heat Exchanger testing & inspection technician
 Confined Space Entry Inspection
 U.K Requirements;
 I O S H, Managing Safety Certified, HSE
 Construction Management CSCS, HSE Construction Safety Card
 SMSTS Cert Safety Management Certified
 CCSNG Passport to safety
 First Aid 3 day at Work
 IPAF Card Holder
 Full driving licenses U.K & Saudi Arabia

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