Riad El Abed

Senior MEP Project Manager

Tripoli, Lebanon
Arabic,
French,
English
Fields of Expertise

Electrical Utilities

Drafting and Shop Drawings

Environmental Engineering

Sustainable Design

Codes & Standards
ASHRAE
SMACNA
ASPE
IPC
UPC
NPC
NFPA
CIBSE
IEEE
NEC
IEC
BS
LEED
ESTIDAMA
Software Knowledge
REVIT
AUTOCAD
Sketchup
HAP
eQuest
Design Builder
Energyplus
Solidworks
PVsyst
CAREER SUMMARY
Riad has more than 11 years of professional experience in the Sustainability design (Green Buildings) and Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing (MEP) Design for Building Services on major construction projects in UAE & KSA & LEBANON. These included commercial towers, residential complexes, religious buildings, Palaces, petrol station & industrial warehouses.

Riad is a BIM Manager, Energy Modeler, LEED AP, CEM (Certified Energy Manager) and PMP, he engaged to prepare Green Building Documents and Energy Models to certify more than 25 Green Buildings in UAE.

Riad is a Full Member of many International and Local Society : ASHRAE, CIBSE, IEEE, AEE, LGBC, LSES, ISES Member.

Riad is an University Instructor and a Lecturer for Sustainability (Green Building, Zero Energy Building , Renewable Energy subjects) in some Conferences and published some Green Building and Renewable Energy Efficiency Articles in some Magazines.
WORK EXPERIENCE
Chief MEP Engineer
2007 - Present
Design and Construction Engineering Consultants
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Duties Handled so far:
- Preparing Project Mechanical and Electrical FEED Design Drawings and Shop Drawings.
- Preparing HVAC, Fire Fighting, Drainage, Water Supply, Gas, Compressed air design drawings.
- Preparing Electrical, Low Current, Lighting, Fire Alarm, Telephone, SMATV design drawings.
- Prepare Estidama documentations for Estidama Submission. (Green Building)
- Preparing Energy Model of the Project according to Estidama and ASHRAE 90.1.2007.
- Review Contractor Shop Drawings and material Submittal for Approval and Supervision.
- Coordination with other project services (Architectural , Civil)
- Performing Heat Load Calculation , Ducting and Pipe Sizing and other MEP calculations.
- Performing Electrical Load Calculation, Riser Diagram, earthing and Lighting Calculation.
- Preparing project Mechanical and Electrical specifications (Division 15 & 16 specs).
- Preparing Bill of quantities of mechanical and electrical (BOQ).
- Coordinate with other project services and activities to avoid conflicts at an early stage of project
schedule to professionally revolve any contradiction.
- Communicate effectively with all project parties: Architects, Civil engineers , scheduling &
planning staff, superiors & consultant to follow & finalize all issues related to mechanical and
electrical works field, reporting to management.
- Daily meetings with MEP staff to carefully monitor all activities being implemented, motivate
them & to keep high productivity rates.

Projects :
1) 13 Fuel Stations for ADNOC (Abu Dhabi National Oil Company), Abu Dhabi, UAE
2) Administration Building for UAE University - Al Ain city, UAE (AED 45,000,000)
3) Design of Non-process Buildings & Refurbishment of Existing Bldgs for ADNOC - UAE
4) Private Guest Block for Sheikh Hamad bin Hamdan Al Nahyan - Abu Dhabi, UAE
5) Zamel Steel Structure Factory – Abu Dhabi, UAE (AED 150,000,000)
6) Design of four 22 Floors commercial towers – Abu Dhabi, UAE (AED 300,000,000)
7) Design of Administration Building for Gasco – Abu Dhabi, UAE (AED 45,000,000)
8) PALACE for Republic of Minister – Swaziland, South Africa
9) 15 Storey Commercial Tower – Abu Dhabi, UAE (Total Value: AED 60,000,000)
10) Over 300 Villas and Residential Houses.
MEP Site Engineer
2006 - 2006
Saudi Services for Electro Mechanic Works Co. Ltd
Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
- Review Shop Drawings and Building Management System (BMS) and ensure installations works
are implemented properly as per latest drawings , revision specifications & Standards.
- Paying careful attention to the coverability of drawings to the site requirements & SOW.
- Coordinate with other project services and activities to avoid conflicts at an early stage of project
schedule to professionally revolve any contradiction.
- Communicate effectively with all project parties: sub-contractors, scheduling & planning staff,
superiors &consultant to follow & finalize all issues related to electrical works field, reporting to
management.
- Daily meetings with MEP staff to carefully monitor all activities being implemented.
EDUCATION
Master of Mechanical Engineerning
2006
Lebanese University
Tripoli, Lebanon
CERTIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
LEED AP , PQP , PMP , CEM, BPAC & ASHRAE, CIBSE, AEE, IEEE, LGBC, LSES, ISES Member & Energy Modeler
2012
FIELDS OF EXPERTISE
Electrical Utilities
Drafting and Shop Drawings
Environmental Engineering
Sustainable Design
 
Area of focus
Low Voltage Networks
Earthing
Fire Detection & Alarms
Services
Modelling, Calculations, Analysis
Bill Of Quantities
Specifications
Design Review
Detailed Design
Schematic Design
Report Writing
Skills
Sustainable Design
BIM Modelling
Software
AutoCAD
Dialux
Ecodial
Etap
Revit
 
Area of focus
Mechanical Infrastructure Drawings
MEP Drawings
Specializations
Skills
Shop Drawings
Sections
Issued For Construction
Details
Design Drawings
As Built Drawings
Software
AutoCAD
Revit
 
Area of focus
Environmental Impact Assessment
Social Impact Assessment
Services
Design Review
Report Writing
Scoping
Screening
 
Area of focus
Green Building Design
Green Building Certification