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مدير التخطيط والمواد

Maher Ashour Salem

Beit Lahia Project 49/5

Tel. 08/2478301 – 0599792738

Personal Data:

Date of Birth

18/6/1966

Nationality

Palestinian

Marital Status

Married and has 6 children

Educational Background:

Awarded Bachelor of Science 1990

Majoring in Civil Engineering

Al-Raya El-Khadraa, Tripoli, Libya

Studying language is English

Awarded Master of Science 1995

University of Hanover – Germany

Majoring in Geotechnical and Infrastructure Engineering

Studying language is German.

Area of Interest:

Work in Projects Preparation, Follow up, Development and Management, Infrastructure design and Material Procurement.

Career Related Experience:

Sep., 2004 Present Al-Zafer For General Contracting & Trading Co. LTD

Position: Head Planning & Material Unit

Duties: my duties include but not limited to the following:

– Preparing the company projects time schedule and updating it on monthly basis

– Coordinating and administrating the engineer’s works.

– Materials procurement; this includes making quantity take takeoff of the required materials, preparing the material specifications, the tests required, attending quotations from the suppliers, making contract with the suppliers.

Jan., 2002 Sep, 2004 Al-Zafer Group for Development & Investment

Position: Deputy Project Manager

Project: Construction of Shiekh Zayed Township.

The project includes construction of 70 five-story buildings, five 12-story buildings, school, Two shops & offices, Mosque in complete with the external utilities such as water supply network, water ground reservoir, water well, Landscaping, Electrical network, Telephone network, drainage network and road works.

Duties: my duties include but not limited to the following:

– Coordinating and administrating the engineer’s works.

– Preparing the project time schedule and updating it on monthly basis

– Reviewing and checking all the project shop drawings

– Preparing the project method statements for each activity such as concrete, plastering, painting, plumping, water, drainage and sewer networks.

– Attending all the site meeting that discuss the work progress

– Assessing the impact of the variation orders on time and cost

– Writing and preparing the project correspondences.

– Materials procurement; this includes making quantity take takeoff of the required materials, preparing the material specifications, the tests required, attending quotations from the suppliers, making contract with the suppliers, and preparing material submission / approval log

– Preparing the project shop drawings for the external works.

– Supervising the execution of external works making sure that the same is implemented as per the project specifications

– Preparing the technical queries and technical proposals.

Jan., 1998 Jan., 1999 Beit Al-Karama Engineering Services

Road, Water & Wastewater Senior Engineer

Participated in the preparation of the proposal for water district metering, submitted to the Palestinian water authority (PWA). PWA evaluated this proposal as the best technical proposal. Responsible for the preparation of the design and the shop drawings related to water, sewage, and storm water projects undertaken by the company. Preparation of the shop drawings related to the construction of storm water box culverts, Assisted in the preparation of the O&M manuals that are related to the construction of the Gaza wastewater treatment plant. Responsible for the preparation of technical proposals related to structural, and infrastructure projects, which are requested from the company. Participated in the technical group designated for the production of the shop as well as the As Built drawings for Al-Ziatune Infrastructure Works. Participated in the preparation of Northern Gaza Governorates Wastewater Treatment plant feasibility, operation and maintenance, as well as ELA studies.

June, 1996 Present Training Experience

Infrastructure works and projects preparation, development and management.

I gave training courses to the engineers, assistant engineers and students of engineering faculty in Project Management, Project Tendering and Evaluation, Microsoft Project Program, Applied Construction Management for Engineers.

June, 1996 Jan, 2002 Gaza Municipality

Water, Wastewater, and Road Senior Engineer

Projects Preparation and Development Department (Head of Proj. Preparation & Develop. Section)

Responsible of the preparation of projects documents that are related to the development of infrastructure works, building construction, parking and any kind of projects related to MOG such projects include the development of Palestine street infrastructure works, AL Jala’s and Port Saeed roads infrastructure works, Tal-Al-Hawa sewage and water networks, and the preparation and development of the Gaza sewage and wastewater planning and construction. The same includes the design and planning of infiltration areas, up-grading of the Gaza wastewater treatment plant, upgrading and renovation of Sheikh Radwan rain water collection pool, and the construction of sewage pressure and gravity systems. In addition to the development of other projects that are implemented by the municipality.

My role in the above mentioned projects were either conducting the actual works as part of the design department roles and / or supervising, follow up and revising the works conducted by local and international engineering consulting firms.

In addition, I’m acting as a member of the technical evaluation committee.

Also I’m a member of the material quality control committee in the MOG.

My duties also included the preparation of the bills of quantities of the municipality projects as well as the general and particular conditions and technical specifications.

I was appointed by the municipality to work with LEKA for two years (97 – 99). The work included developing the water master plan and producing a model for the network using PICCOLO modeling software.

Participate in quantity take-offs for most of the municipality projects or joints projects with PECDAR, UNDP, JCP ….. etc.

Participate in projects technical and financial evaluation committees.

Conducting preliminary and feasibility studies of future projects as well as participating in prioritizing projects lists.

March, 1996 June, 1996 Save the Children Federation (SCF)

Road, Water and Sanitary Engineer

Responsibilities: responsible of the Dutch fund related to the implementation and supervision of construction project in respect to water, storm water, sewage systems as well as roads construction.

Dec., 1994 June, 1995 Lahameyer International Internet. Consulting firm at Germany

Water Design and Sanitary Engineer

Responsible for the design calculations, design criteria, and setting up the basis of design related to ground water model. The same involved as assistance in the production of technical and hydraulics reports. Assisting in the preparation of various feasibility studies and projects development proposals

1990 1993 Arab Structural Bureau Company – Gaza

design and Supervision Engineer

Responsible for the design of many projects related to various construction projects such as construction of schools, residential buildings, and commercial stores.

Languages:

Fluent in Speaking and writing Arabic.

Very good in speaking and writing English.

Excellent in writing and speaking German.

Familiar with Russian language.

Computer Skills:

UNIX, MS-DOS, FORTRAN Language, C-Language, Turbo Basic Language, WinWord. Excel, AutoCAD, Access, Power Point, and Microsoft Project and Primavera.

Special Programs;

Loop (Water and Sewer Network Design Program).

Binart (Structural Analysis and Concrete Design).

SAP 90 (Structural Analysis and Concrete Design) and PICCOLO (Water Network Modeling).