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Jose Martins

Candidate ID: 1730588

Career Summary

Engineering Graduates/PG with 20 years experience in Civil Engineering functional area

Skill Set

Civil Engineer

Professional Information

Total Experience : 20

Nationality : Portugal

Qualification Level : Engineering Graduates/PG

Job Function : Engineering

Work Location Preference : Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile

Project Engineer - Oil & Gas Industry

Highly dynamic engineering professional, offering 20 years of experience in design and project supervision, site management, field operations, team supervision and leadership, and client liaison in the construction industry. Construction expert with a degree in civil engineering with expertise in a handling a wide range of projects whilst working in challenging environments, ensuring superior quality and efficient service delivery, adding value to the business consistently. Skilled in managing multimillion-euro civil projects utilising client management skills, strategic insights, and sharp planning techniques towards managing contractual requirements whilst completing projects on time and to the desired quality level. Extensive knowledge in FIDIC form of contracts. Visionary thinker, an inspirational leader, and an outstanding team player utilising collaborative approaches in work to translate vision into achievements whilst demonstrating strong analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills with a passion for excellence in quality and construction services.


? Project Engineer ? Experience working on FEED / EPC phases ? Construction Design (Shop Drawing, RFI´s & submittals) management ? Planning Engineer ? Document Controller ? Process Improvement ? Correspondence Management ? Quality Control and Inspection ? Efficiency and Productivity ? Overhead Cost Reduction ? Corporate Reporting ? Regulatory Compliance ? Storekeeping.


? Project Development – Involved in the design and development of construction and reconstruction projects, as well as preparing complete engineering packages for projects right from the preliminary design review (PDR) to completion. Instrumental in real-time reporting on project progress and as-built costs.

? Material and inventory management – Acting as a engineer storekeeper whilst expertly handling store operations involving quality assurance, optimal resource allocation and control, safe storage, supply logistics, and overhead cost reduction.

? Team Building – Inspiring, motivating, and guiding others towards an understood goal. Actively encouraging and facilitating cooperative and collaborative working relationships. Realigning work groups and work roles to foster and develop teamwork and increase staff productivity.

? Languages – Proficient in communicating with people from diverse and multicultural backgrounds with fluency in English and French.


• 20 years of related experience, in design Office, Contractors environment and the Oil & Gas industry
• Experience in project execution.
• Self-starter with proven leadership abilities, strong interpersonal skills and problem-solving abilities.
• Experience in FEED and Bid Documents crafting (Technical Conditions & Commercial Conditions)
• Work with project engineers of CONTRACTORS and SUB-CONTRACTORS to review engineering plans for plant constructability, operability and maintainability.
• Experience in the onshore projects and experienced with all kind of Steel & Concrete works , and is recognized as specialist in a specific Civil &Structural engineering field on large to mega projects.
• FEED, Basic & Detailed design expertise in both; Architecture and Civil & Structural engineering
• Works closely with, oversees and monitors contractors construction activities associated with a Petrochemical PLANT facility, from project engineering through commissioning and turnover.
• Participate in meetings
• Possess knowledge and understanding of applicable codes and standards, such as: (BS, ACI, ASTM, IBC and AASHTO).
• Experience in general construction of major projects systems.
• Assists in resolving or recommends resolutions to Construction Management for contractual disputes between Company and contractor.
• Reviews and provides input on contractor payments and change order requests.
• Provides input to weekly and monthly construction progress reports. Attends and participates in regular contractor construction meetings.
• Collaborates with project engineers in monitoring construction activities for compliance with engineering drawings, specifications and industry standards.
• Monitors contractors compliance with construction safety program.
• Tracks construction schedule and progress and ensures overall project schedule compliance.
• Ensures contractor compliance of quality assurance and quality control programs. Effectively implements non-conformance and deviation control systems.


Engineering Management
? Serving as a main contact to fulfil all the responsibilities based on procurement, design, and implementation of standards and quality management systems.
? Collaborating with suppliers/subcontractors and architects to develop value engineering options for the company or clients.
? Participating in the selection of architectural and engineering consultants for capital outlay projects.
? Ensured maintenance of cost records to facilitate development of cost estimates for new projects.
? Providing consultancy services in several fields of civil engineering for public and private clients.
? Supervising research projects, defining incentive schemes, and standardising teams and procedures whilst ensuring necessary working conditions.
? Providing executive-level guidance as a senior consultant for projects of ultra large nature.
? Ensuring quality work standards and eco-friendly practices in compliance with project goals, objectives, and statutes.

Civil Supervision
? Reviewing project requirements and site conditions to verify conformance to shop drawings and details of approved suppliers.
? Interfacing with other trades of structural, architectural, and MEP nature whilst ensuring effective coordination between the different suppliers/subcontractors to reduce any variations/claims.
? Planning and developing construction drawings and specifications for projects.
? Reviewing and making recommendations on project design, plans, and specifications.
? Provided continuous guidance and support to internal and external clients on interpretation of and adoption to design standards and blue prints.
? Evaluating construction conditions of new buildings and assessing characteristics of existing buildings.
? Participating in pre-project planning, preparation of conceptual estimates, alternatives evaluations, risk analysis, and project design and definition.
? Ensuring the project team understands the scope of work whilst managing changes in design solutions and constantly updating the team about policy changes through effective communication.
? Analysing inspection reports (operational health and safety (OH&S) procedures and building maintenance) and coordinating inspection procedures for rehabilitation projects.
? Perform Architectural Drawings; using AutoCAD 2019 and REVIT 2019.
? Carry out Structural Calculation; Concrete or Steel, using STAAD Pro Vi6,
? Carry out Foundation Calculation; STAAD Foundations Advanced, V4.
? Can perform any kind of Scope of Work (SOW) for Oil Company.
? Familiar with NOC (GES) General Engineering Specification: building & facilities, civils & foundations, structural steelwork.

Inventory Control
? Ensuring appropriate management of productive resources including manpower, materials, and equipment.
? Procuring the right materials, coordinating disagreements and inventory losses, and maintaining quality and the right amounts, as well as providing adequate facilities, resources, and distribution needed to drive fast and efficient services.


PROJECT ENGINEER at Arabian Gulf Oil Company HQ - Libya

• Preparing scope of work for different civil projects as AGOCO dealing with many aspects and disciplines.
• Revise and check all calculation sheets and drawing summated from by Contractors.
• Office work and organize the sector.
• Oil projects.
• Concrete and Steel Construction Supervision at EPC Projets of buildings and infrastructures: Desert Airports, Terminal building, Office Buildings, Management Buildings, Telecom Buildings, Accommodation blocks, Substations, Water Tanks, Fondations, Oïl Spill Response Center, etc.

• FFED Study, Coordination with Consultant, review and finalization of Bid/Contract Documents, for the following EPC Projects;

- Construction of The Airport Terminal Building at Messla Field.
- Supply and Installation of The New Fuel Facility Storage Tanks and Refuelling Station at Messla Field Airport
- Construction of Fire Fighting Vehicle Shelter at Messla Field.
- Repairs & Maintenance of Centre Hall at Seismic Data Processing Center In Benghazi.
- Construction of Oil Spill Response Centre at Tobruk Terminal.
- Construction of Telecommunication Building At Tobruk Terminal,
- Construction of Main Administration Building at Al-Hariga Harbour, Tobruk,
- Design & Construction of Pile Foundations for Installation of Three (3) New Automatic Manifolds at Messla Gathering Centres Gc-07 & Gc-O8.
- Work & Technical Specification for Trailers Substations & Warehouse Substation at Sarir/ Messla Fields
- Rehabilitation and Upgrading of Sarir Airport,
- Construction of Connecting Bridge Between Main Office and Computer Buildings at AGOCO H/Q El Kish- Benghazi,
- Revamping of Existing Shipping Yard Office Building at Tobruk Terminal,
- Construction of New Offices Building, at Company HQ, El-Kish, Benghazi” - Training Classroom Building,
- Remaining Works For Construction of The Fire Station Building At Majid Field,
- Construction of The Laboratory Building at Sarir Field,
- Construction of Field Accommodation Blocks at Sarir Field,
- Construction of Field Accommodation Blocks at Nafoora Field,
- Construction of Field Accommodation Blocks at Messla Field,
- Construction of Field Accommodation Blocks at Beda Field,
- Construction of Field Accommodation Blocks at Hamada Field,
- Construction of Pipe Racks for Stockpile / Storage of Pipes at Sultan Field,
- Construction of Security Fence for Christmas Tree at Sultan Field,
- Inquiry for Engineering & Consultancy Services; Pavement Inventory and Evaluation at Agoco Oilfields Airports,
- Report Assari Offer Evaluation: For Engineering & Consultancy Services; Pavement Inventory and Evaluation at Beda Oilfield Airport, Benghazi
- Contractor Ferrostaal Submittals - Concrete Mix Design, drawings, calculations and others
- Construction Of “Multi-Storey Car Parking Building at Agoco Headquarter El-Kish Benghazi”
- Rehabilitation & Upgrading of Beda Airport.
- Construction of Petroleum Facilities Guard Building at Beda Field,
- Foundations for Supply and Installation of one (1) Stand-By 1st Stage Compressor and one (1) Stand-By 2nd Stage Compressor at Sarir GTP,
- Foundations For “Installation of The New Imva-4.16kv/208-120 And 250 Kva-4.,16kv/480v-60hz Substation (Containerized Type) and the Relevant Equipment for Nafoora Field”.
- Foundations for (8) Eight Substations for Sarir and Majid Field.

Aug 2004 – Dec 2019

RESIDENT ENGINEER at Base4 at Ifrane Palace Project - Morocco

1. Establish and maintain project engineering records, including, but not limited to:
a. Project schedule (since Contractor Mobilization until Handover)
b. Daily logs
c. Quantity reporting and logs
d. Contemplated change/change order (CC/CO) files and logs
e. Request for information (RFI)
f. Submittal register
g. Submittal log
h. Contract document log (i.e. dates of each plan/specification issuance)
i. Punchlist log/file
j. Closeout documents log
2. Initiate and distribute project documents
3. Prepare clear, complete and accurate working plans using AutoCAD.
4. Monitor and expedite weekly reports for accuracy. Provide timely data input and/or correction information to insure accurate and beneficial reporting
5. Create and track project schedule using MS Project
Identify potential conflicts/delays and provide solutions to keep projects on track
6. Perform quantity take-offs and prepare project estimates
7. Coordinate and communicate effectively with the team and clients
8. Prepare/assemble and log all required closeout documentation (i.e.
O&M manuals, as-built drawings, etc.)
9. Develop and perform quality control and OSHA/safety checks
10. Perform other duties as required/directed Team Leader of Inspectors: Architecture, Structural, MEP and Infrastructures (RFI´s, Shop Drawings, Contracors Submittals apreciation)
Dec 2002 – June 2004
MUNICIPAL INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEER at Pinhel Municipality – Portugal Dec 1997 – Nov 2002

Manages total project delivery using in-house and/or external resources for major infrastructure construction
and rehabilitation projects, including roadways, transitways, structures, sewers, water mains, pumping stations, treatment works, drainage works, lighting, solid waste/landfill sites, cycling facilities, traffic calming, transit improvements, streetscaping and related underground utilities.
Responsible for all phases of the project delivery, from project inception through consultant selection (where
applicable), public consultation, pre-design, detailed design, tendering, and award, to construction. Monitors,
tracks and reports on project status, approves all project expenditures, arranges all project related testing,
and handles commissioning/turnover to operating branches. Assignments involve major or multiple projects
that are highly complex, of multi-million-dollar value.
Participates in project identification, prioritization and planning; organizes the conduct of environmental
impact assessment and other studies and all stages of the project lifecycle; contributes to the
review/development of department engineering standards, and carries out other duties as assigned.


M.A.Sc. Master Degree (5 years) Civil Engineering; University of Coimbra, Portugal Nov 1984 – Feb 1989


P. Engineer. ; Chartered Civil Engineer by Ordem dos Engenheiros, License No.23196

P. Architect : Chartered Architect by IMIPC (Instituto dos Mercados Imobiliários e da Construção), License No. 144

Certified Construction Manager Professional, by Training Centre (AICCOPN – Association of Contractors for Public Works, Portugal)


Proficient in Microsoft Office and industry-specific designing applications such as; Microsoft software suite, MS Project, AutoCAD 2019, REVIT 2019 and STAAD Pro V8i and STAAD Foundations Advanced.


Date of Birth: 24th March, 1960 Nationality: Portuguese
Marital Status: Married Driving Licence: European

References available on request