Naser Hamoudeh

Senior Manager, PE

New York, New York, United States of America (USA)
English
Licenses
PE - Electrical | New York | USA
Fields of Expertise

Electrical Utilities

CAREER SUMMARY
• 25+ Years of Experience in Engineering, Design and Construction Management
• Masters of Science In Engineering
• NYS Licensed Professional Engineer-PE
• Certified Energy Manager-CEM
• Certified Building Commissioning Professional-CBCP
• Certified Photovoltaic Systems Designer/Installer
• Building Operation Certificate Levels I & II
• Skillfully Managed various Engineering and Construction Management Units
• Exceptional Problem Solver, Driven to Succeed with strong interpersonal and negotiation Skills
• Excellent Communications and presentation skills
WORK EXPERIENCE
Senior Manager-Capacity Program
2018 - Present
NYC School Construction Authority (SCA)
New York, United States of America (USA)
• Responsible for managing programmatic and budget compliance of all capacity projects as well as liaising with external parties, ensuring that all capacity projects are completed within the projected timeframes and budget parameters
• Performing technical review for the Authority's Capacity Program projects. Attending regular design meetings to ensure compliance with Capital Plan Department budgetary standards and Program of Requirement
• Coordinating with other Authority divisions to ensure that projects remain in compliance with their approved project plans and that the financial obligations of the projects reflect the Department of Education schedule and budget requirements as outlined in the appropriate Department of Education capital program
• Liaising with other offices within NYC Agencies and the Department of Education to support the implementation of projects
• Reviewing and updating periodic reports as mandated by Authority enabling legislation, including the Line Project Status Report (Trustee's Report), External Completion Report, the Yearly Commitment Plan and Five Year Capital Plan
• Recommending policies and procedures related to schedule and budget monitoring and executing control for projects from design inception through completion
Design Project Manager
2015 - 2018
NYC School Construction Authority (SCA)
New York, United States of America (USA)
• Planning, management, implementation, and administration of the design and construction of Capacity & CIP projects from inception through design, construction, turn over to user department and close out
• Managing consultant design work. Performing difficult and complex reviews and evaluations of all projected construction cost schedules
• Establishing open communications with all parties involved which includes building owners/occupants, design consultants, contractors, city and state agencies, etc., to maintain the efficient flow of required information between team members to ensure accurate and timely decisions
• Analyzing the relative value of building materials and systems involved in various construction projects
• Making recommendations involving feasible alternative designs considering construction costs, estimated cost of maintenance, energy use, life expectancy and replacement costs
• Developing assessment procedures and standards; conducting qualitative and quantitative performance reviews of professional and technical consultants
• Developed consultant agreements and directs the preparation of scopes and specifications for design projects
• Supervised and provided guidance to subordinate staff
• Recording and reporting all significant deviations and potential problems that may affect budgets, quality, safety or schedule of construction projects; analyzing deficiencies and identifying appropriate corrective measures to be implemented Interacting extensively with a wide range of consultants, contractors and governmental agencies to develop accurate and timely valuation reports
• Recommending policies and procedures on value engineering related subjects. Participating in setting performance standards for the engineering phase of new construction, renovations and system replacements
Senior Project-Contract Manager
2004 - 2015
NYC Department of Education-Division of School Facilities
New York, United States of America (USA)
• Supervised, directly and indirectly engineering, professional and clerical employees. Overseeing and managing duties of engineers, project managers and contractors in various trades; Architectural, MEP and Construction
• Planning, management, implementation, and administration of the design and construction of CIP projects from inception through design, construction, turn over to user department and close out
• Participating in bid award committee for consultant’s selection. Overseeing the consultant selection process and administering consultant contracts
• Technical review and support of designs reviews, and to all contractual aspects of construction projects in assigned area in a manner that is consistent with local and national codes, standards and professional practices to ensure equitable, transparent and timely outcomes. Performing technical evaluations of scopes and cost estimates
• Coordinate with Technical Services, Health & Safety, and Quality Assurance Departments the technical requirements of all assigned projects
• Resolving issues and problems raised in field reports made by consultants and construction management staff
• Working with architect/engineer of record regarding change orders, interpretation of contract documents, shop drawing submittals/approvals and other technical matters as required ensuring a code compliant facility
• Providing ongoing interface with contractors, construction managers, building owners/users and Senior Project Management officers on project issues; routinely interacts with Agency senior managers on such matters.
• Making recommendations in formulating project needs, priorities and options
• Coordinating all phases of design and construction documentation including program, functional, legal and technical requirements between owners, consultants and governing agencies
• Resolving problems as they arise in an effort to maintain project budget and schedule
• Addressing construction logistics including safety and coordination with building operations
• Monitoring projects initiated and executed by owners for code compliance and coordination with overall building systems, programs and budget
• Documenting the decision-making process and work performance
• Maintaining all project records and files from scope development through project close-out, including the budget and schedule
• Preparing and approving of all project deliverables in accordance with departmental guidelines
• Making decisions on phasing and scheduling of projects. Monitoring schedules and taking appropriate actions to ensure that project is completed on schedule and within approved cost limitations
• Resolving issues and problems raised in field reports made by consultants and construction management staff
• Working with architect/engineer of record regarding change orders, interpretation of contract documents, shop drawing submittals/approvals and other technical matters as required ensuring a code compliant facility.
• Coordinate with Technical Services, Health & Safety, and Quality Assurance Departments the technical requirements of all assigned projects
• Implementation of citywide energy saving programs and greenhouse gas emissions such as lighting upgrades and boiler conversions
• Providing administrative, financial and contract project support, managing various vendor contracts
• Providing support to address contract-specific issues and ensuring adherence to related policies and procedures.
• Conduct visits to various job sites as required in the performance day to day duties
Senior Electrical Engineer
1996 - 2004
SIEBEL MEP Consulting Engineers
United States of America (USA)
• Attended technical meetings and prepared technical reports
• Prepared engineering specifications for the design and installation of the electrical components of the electrical distribution system, including operational, maintenance and test specifications.
• Supervised MEP design and directed the field operations of construction projects
• Evaluated plan specifications for feasibility and economy of construction
• Participated in the development of project justifications and programming
• Prepared detailed scope of work requirements of requests for proposals and design contracts in accordance with applicable Engineering and Construction procedures
• Assisted with the selection of consultant services for design contracts
• Maintained consultant design contracts to ensure conformance with contractual agreement
• Designed electrical schematic sheets for residential and commercial buildings using AutoCAD
• Conducted comprehensive power incident analysis on behalf of the local power utility company. Developed recommendations to improve the power system reliability
• Engineered and designed projects to support the electrical distribution system including load flow analysis, system short circuit and relay coordination studies, load flow studies and reliability analysis.
• Reviewed and supported the electrical design of company switchgear as well as customer high tension services and distributed generation (DG) installations.
• Performed over-current protection coordination of relays and fuses, review of control systems and electrical and manual interlocks between switches and circuit breakers.
• Reviewed grounding and bonding of electrical equipment and reviewed designer drawing for substations installations
• Performed pre-operational testing of electric systems before interconnection to the Company facilities
Electrical Engineer
1993 - 1996
Royal Jordanian Airlines
• Tested and analyzed the performance of aircraft high voltage electrical generation and distribution systems
• Actively participated in A, B, C and D Hanger checks
• Tested and repaired electrical, communication, instrumental, and navigation aircraft equipment using specialized test benches including ATEC-5000 (automated testing and troubleshooting station for AIRBUS electrical systems and equipment).
• Contributed in building up test benches for the pneumatic controllers, interface adapters for ATEC section and vertical gyroscopic panel
• Performed modifications according to manufactures’ upgrade instructions
• Prepared technical complains to be submitted to the manufactures
EDUCATION
Masters’ Degree in Electrical Engineering
1993
Riga Technological University
Riga, Latvia
CERTIFICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
Certified Building Commissioning Professional-CBCP, Association of Energy Engineers - NYC
2013
Building Operation Certificate Level I & II-CUNY- City University of NY
2012
Certified Energy Manager-CEM, Association of Energy Engineers - NYC
2010
Building Capacity to Lead, Leadership Development Institute - NYC
2008
Real Estate Investment and Finance - BOMA NYC
2007
The Design, Operation and Maintenance of Buildings –Part 1-BOMA NYC
2006
NYS Real Estate License
2006
Certificate, Engineering Training, Fundamentals of Combustion and Principals of Commercial Water and Hydraulic Heating-Lochinvar, Nashville, TN
2006
Certificate, Photovoltaic Systems-Farmingdale state university-
2004
Certificate, Finance for business Managers-Double-C Consulting and Career Development
2001
Certificate, Negotiation Skills-Double-C Consulting and Career Development-
2001
Certificate, AutoCAD-Beir Zeit University
1994
Member of: American Association of Energy Engineer (AEE), Northwest Energy Efficiency Council (NEEC)
FIELDS OF EXPERTISE
Electrical Utilities
 
Area of focus
Cathodic Protection
Earthing
Data / Communication Networks
Fiber Optic Networks
Fire Detection & Alarms
High Voltage Networks
Low Voltage Networks
PLEM
Medium Voltage Networks
Power Generation
Power Plants
Public Address/voice Alarms
Site Intercom
Street Lighting Networks
Substations
Transmission Lines
Video/CCTV
Services
Bill Of Quantities
Design Review
Detailed Design
Modelling, Calculations, Analysis
Report Writing
Schematic Design
Specifications
Skills
BIM Modelling
Sustainable Design
Software
AutoCAD
Revit