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Bilal Marakbi

Candidate ID: 432171

Career Summary

Dedicated and passionate Senior Mechanical Engineer, Experienced MEP Project Manager with fourteen years of experience and a strong drive to create processes and opportunities to help business flourish.

Skill Set

Project Management, Operational Management, Financial Analysis, Strategic Planning/Analysis, Budget & Cost Control, Procurement, Contract Management, Technical Support, Effective Communicator, Client Relations, Engineering Design & Shop Drawings, MEP Coordination, Team Leadership/Training

Professional Information

Total Experience : 14

Nationality : Lebanon

Qualification Level : Engineering Graduates/PG

Job Function : Engineering

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

Detailed Profile

BILAL MARAKBI
Mobile: +966-50-6387846 Email: bilal.marakbi@gmail.com

MEP Project Manager
Dedicated and passionate Senior Mechanical Engineer with fourteen years of experience and a strong drive to create processes and opportunities to help business flourish. Highly accomplished in managing and completing high profile and effective projects, planning, monitoring, and managing design, execution and subcontractors. Experienced in motivating and guiding teams to attain high levels of success. Strong procurement skills. Solid experience in creating and evaluating documents for final submission and approval, conforming them to regulations, codes & standards such as ASHRAE, SMACNA, NFPA & Saudi Building Code (SBC). Background in design, operation and maintenance of HVAC systems. Fluent in Arabic, English, and French.

Areas of Expertise
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? Project Management
? Operational Management
? Financial Analysis
? Strategic Planning/Analysis
? Budget & Cost Control ? Procurement
? Contract Management
? Technical Support
? Effective Communicator ? Client Relations
? Engineering Design & Shop Drawings
? MEP Coordination
? Team Leadership/Training


Professional Experience
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STERLING & WILSON MIDDLE EAST, RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA AUGUST 2016 – PRESENT
PROJECTS MANAGER, MEP – KAP2B2 SITES 17 & 20, AL JOUF (2018 – PRESENT)
? Project Manager for the MEP works of two (2) different projects of total MEP contract value exceeding 200 million riyals consisting of over 60 buildings each with a built area of 200,000 m2.
? Project kick off, planning, measuring and monitoring activities and resources, manpower and cashflow. Placing and reviewing material orders.
? Setting execution budget, planning and managing manpower as per progress and monthly look aheads, monitoring productivity rates against budget.
? Responsible for planning and managing manpower and execution program.
? Responsible for preparing and submitting variation & claims.

PROJECT MANAGER, MEP – RAFAL LIVING (2016 – 2017)
? Project Manager for the MEP works of a luxurious 60 story high rise living and hotel tower, an annexure office building and a retail area with a total built area of 100,000 m2 of MEP contract value over 130 million riyals.
? Successful completion of the MEP works till fit out stage.
? Planning, measuring and monitoring engineering and execution activities, resources, manpower, performance, billing & cashflow.
? Responsible for implementing IMS, EMS, and QMS standards in the project, leading to company’s first successful first ISO certification in May 2017.
? Responsible for planning, monitoring and managing manpower and execution program.
? Reporting project status to top management on weekly and monthly basis.


MIDDLE EAST PROFESSIONALS, RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA 2015 – 2016
SENIOR MECHANICAL ENGINEER, TECHNICAL AND PROCUREMENT RESPONSIBLE
? Essential team member in the foundation and launch of a sister company, driving goals and exceeding deadlines meeting 5 years goals in 18 months, building company reputation.
? Directly reporting and replacing founder and general manager both internally and with client.
? Establish goals in meetings with clients, identifying best and custom manufacturers, suppliers and subcontractors to exceed expectations and reach goals, resulting in the best deals and repeat business and word-of-mouth marketing generating new customers.
? Tendering MEP projects, attending 10 electromechanical tenders in a year of values ranging from 2 to 60 million riyals.
? Develop technical support and procurement for ongoing projects, preparing and negotiating contracts with clients, suppliers, manufacturers and subcontractors, as well as purchase orders and invoices, monitoring financial status while meeting budgets and achieving additional cost savings and profit.
? Planning and following delivery schedules, production and executions for all projects and successfully maintaining a gross positive cash flow for the company.
? Selected Completed Projects:
- Completed all mechanical works for a luxurious VIP private residence in Riyadh from design to final execution.
- HVAC supply & installation works for KAFD project and KSU project.
- Logistics solutions for Riyadh metro project, BACS consortium with highest HSE and quality standards including manufacturing, assembling and delivery of 140 mobile drinking water solution systems and 220 heavy duty custom built mobile water closet units, advising and managing from tendering and design, till manufacturing, execution and delivery.
- Bimonthly disinfection of 200 drinking water systems for Riyadh Metro Project.


RAWAND TECHNICAL COMPANY, RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA 2009 – 2014
PROJECT MANAGER - MOF HEADQUARTER (2013 – 2014)
? Oversaw and directed daily operations for a scope value of 50 millions SAR and over 26 different office, hotel, recreational and service buildings for ministry headquarter.
? Guided execution and completion of HVAC works, monitoring site progress including final installation evaluations.
? Compiled complete documents and as built drawings, authorized start up, testing & commissioning works and operational management. Prepared and verified monthly and final invoicing.

SENIOR MECHANICAL ENGINEER - KAWP (2012 – 2013)
? Evaluated submission of mechanical calculations for HVAC, Plumbing and Fire Fighting for a high rise five star Hotel and retail mall complex of a built area around 100,000 square meters.
? Directed design office for shop drawings and coordination drawings production and submittals in collaboration with other services to analyse and resolve site problems in timely and efficient manner.
? Revamped mechanical design when required to meet new architectural modifications and actual site conditions.

MEP COORDINATION ENGINEER – MOE HEADQUARTER (2011 – 2012)
? Directed and Coordinated mechanical procedures for a built area of 150,000 square meters, defining scope of mechanical engineering works for ministry headquarter.
? Examined requirements and mediated between design office and client representatives to achieve highest satisfactory rating for final submission including water supply, drainage, ducting, chilled water piping, and fire fighting.
? Documented and submitted monthly progress payments and produced reports for evaluation.

PROJECT ENGINEER - HVAC (2009 - 2010)
? Advised and directed complete site execution as site responsible and Deputy Project Manager, tracking progress, take off and material orders, meetings with client, consultant, main contractor and specialist subcontractors for a built area of 180,000 square meters.
? Directed a design office and a site drafting team from calculation and design confirmation to final submission of shop drawings for ducting and chilled water piping, including a dedicated District Cooling Plant with a Thermal Energy Storage System (TES).
? On site procurement, reviewing technical selections and quotations from suppliers, preparing comparison sheets, assisting in finalizing commercial deals with suppliers. Preparing draft contracts and purchase orders.
? Consulted on different MEP trades, solving execution problems and enforcing site requirements.
? Preparing, submitting, defending and negotiating variations for engineering and field change requests.


SAAD TRADING & CONTRACTING COMPANY, KHOBAR, SAUDI ARABIA 2006 - 2008
HVAC OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE ENGINEER
? Inspected maintenance of multiple HVAC systems for large residential resorts for all HVAC equipment starting from Chiller-plants, Large-Scale-DX units, Package-type, Ducted Fan Coil Units & Split units.
? Installing Package and split units, maintaining and overhauling semi-hermetic compressors at site.
? Developing opportunities and implementing scheduled preventative maintenance.


Education & Training
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• Bachelor Degree, Mechanical Engineering, Beirut Arab University, 2005
• Trainings in Integrated Management System, Quality Management System,
Environmental Management System and Risk Management.

Technical Skills
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Microsoft Office ? Primavera ? Microsoft Project ? AutoCAD ? Hap Carrier ? SAP