Zakour - Senior Architect, Resident Engineer - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Khalid Zakour

Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Summary

- Targeted positions: Resident Engineer, Supervision Senior Architect, Design management

- Bsc in Architectural Engineering,

- In UAE since 1997,

- Worked on Design and supervision stages,

- Around 10 years with Ws Atkins , Dubai, 2001 - 2010,

- Currently working with BroadWayMalyan on projects in AbuDhabi, AlAin and Doha,

Services

Senior Architect, Resident Engineer

Work History

Senior Architect

BroadwayMalyan

From May 2014

Supervision

Projects:
• Doha American School - Qatar, Lusail Presentation Centre - Qatar

Duties:
• Forming key matters related to stakeholders requirements for obtaining
approvals and enhancing design solutions accordingly
• Leading coordination process between the different parties, engineers,
specialists, suppliers, designers, contractors and the client
• Reviewing contractor's submittals (workshop drawings, materials, methods of statement and variations etc ), answering contractor's queries, enhancing
solutions, Inspections, Snagging and final taking over
• Evaluating the technical offers, provisional items/sums, contractor claims,
variations, extension of time requests and project close out

Resident Manager and Senior Architect

BroadwayMalyan

April 2012 - April 2014

Supervision

Projects:
Brighton College, Al Ain - UAE

Duties:
• Leading Supervision stage and team to control the implementation of the contract on construction activities
• Following up on all project related activities asserting smooth progress and completion of project execution including coordination with the different
Authorities, Parties, and Contractors, Sub-Consultants, Design and execution
Disciplines, and stakeholders.
• Tendering documentation and finalization.

• Monitoring design and execution activities on day to day basis including
coordination with the different parties, consultants, contractors, authorities and the client until project completion and handing over.
• Reviewing contractor's submittals (workshop drawings, materials, methods of statement, etc ), answering contractor's queries, enhancing solutions,
Inspections, Snagging, handing over, evaluating the technical offers,
provisional items/sums contracts, contractor claims, variations, extension of time requests and project close out.

Resident manager / Senior Architect

BroadwayMalyan

From September 2010

Supervision

Senior Architect

BroadwayMalyan

September 2010 - March 2012

Supervision

Projects:
• Abu Dhabi Future Schools Program, Varies schools spread between Abu
Dhabi, Al Ain and the western region of UAE

Duties:
• Leading Supervision architects team on day to day activities to control the implementation of design intent within contract boundaries until project
completion and handing over
• Forming key matters related to stakeholders requirements for obtaining
approvals and enhancing design solutions accordingly


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• Leading coordination process between the different parties, engineers,
specialists, suppliers, designers, contractors and the client
• Reviewing contractor's submittals (workshop drawings, materials, methods of statement and variations etc ), answering contractor's queries, enhancing
solutions, Inspections, Snagging and final taking over
• Evaluating the technical offers, provisional items/sums, contractor claims,
variations, extension of time requests and project close out

Senior Architect

Atkins

March 2009 - August 2010

Supervision

Senior Architect - Design

Atkins

June 2001 - March 2009

Senior Architect

Atkins

June 2001 - August 2010

Design and supervision

Duties:
• Leading the project through-out design &supervision stages.
• Forming key Issues related to stakeholders requirements for obtaining
approvals and enhancing design solutions accordingly
• Leading coordination process among all related parties, engineers,
specialists, suppliers, designers, contractors and the client
• Preparing architectural drawings, specifications, fire & Life safety and design
reports
• In-door/out-door resources management
• Reviewing contractor's submittals (workshop drawings, materials, methods of statement, etc ), answering contractor's queries, enhancing solutions,
Inspections, Snagging and final handing over.
• Design review against standards, contract documents and regulations.

Selected Participated projects:
• Emerald Palace resort at Palm Jumeirah, Dubai - 200,000 Sq.m, of Classical
Greek style: Consists of high luxury residential building of 320 units, 20 high
luxury villas, 5 Stars Hotel, with landscape, pools, Bars, Jetty, health club and
Restaurants
• Abu Dhabi Central market, Commercial, Hotel, offices and residential
• Gate way complex at Palm Jumeirah, Dubai: Hotel, Offices, residential
towers and 11 storeys podium
• Al Yamamah, Creek side residences
• Al Rostamani beach villas compound
• Flagship schools compound and town houses
• Zayed University, Al-Rwaya, Dubai

Senior Architect, Design and Supervision

WS Atkins

Emerald Palace Project: DHS 1.6 Billion


Emerald Palace resort at Palm Jumeirah, Dubai - 200,000 Sq.m, of Classical Greek
style: Consists of high luxury residential building of 320 units, 20 high luxury villas, 5
Stars Hotel, with landscape, pools, Bars, Jetty, health club and Restaurants,

Senior Architect, Design and Supervision

• Gate way complex: DHS 2 Billion


Gate Way Complex at Palm Jumeirah, Dubai: Hotel, Offices, residential towers and 11
stories podium

Design team member, Architect


• Abu Dhabi Central market Complex: DHS 3.5 Billion

Abu Dhabi Central Market, phase 2 Commercial, Hotel, offices and residential towers and podium Complex
Senior Architect, Supervision


Selected Projects/ 1 of 3
• Jumeirah beach Towers 5, Dubai

Design team member, Architect


• Al Yamamah, Creek side residences: DHS 750 Million

Design team member, Architect


• Zayed University, Al Rwaya, Dubai

Design team member, Architect, Concept stage


• Residential and offices towers:

Al Salam Tower, 21st Century Tower, Bright Start Tower, Mnakhool twin towers,
Al Bassam Tower, Al Rustamani tower P16,


Architect, Design stage, Team member


Selected Projects/ 2 of 3
Selected Projects/ 3 of 3
Selected Projects with Broadway Malyan 2010 - 2014

• ADFSP 7 Schools spread between Abu Dhabi and Al Ain regions:
DHS 900 Million

Senior Architect, Supervision

Brighton College - Al Ain: DHS 150 Million

Project Manager and Senior Architect, Supervision

Selected Projects/ 4 of 3

Al-Falasi consultant and Engineering

July 1997 - May 2001

Dubai
Projects architect - Design and supervision

Site architectural engineer

Al-Mashgooni Contracting Company, Al

March 1997 - June 1997

Supervision

consultant

Al Falasi Engineering

July 1997 - May 2001

and -Dubai, UAE
Projects architect: Design and supervision
Duties:
• Drawings and specifications preparation, co-ordination with the different
parties and liaising with clients and local authorities for obtaining approvals and building permits.

Selected projects:
• Thani Jumaa / Belqubaa / Al Mullah/ Kulaitham / Khalifa Residential Buildings at Al Qusais, Al Refaa, Port Saeed - Dubai.
• Abdulla Omair Al Falasi Offices building at Port Saeed - Dubai.
• Mosques in Dubai and Oman.
• Villas compounds at Jumeirah/Merdif - Dubai.
• Industrial buildings at Al Qoz - Dubai.


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March 1997- June 1997: Al-Mashgooni Contracting Company -Al-Ain, UAE
Site architectural engineer, Supervision

Projects:
• Al Haier compound school belong to Abu-Dhabi public affairs

Duties:
• Managing staff of 70 labours and foremen to ensure work completion according to construction documents within the scheduled program.

June 1995 - Feb. 1997: Sinno construction company -Beirut, Lebanon
Design and supervision responsibilities

• Design and construction of a number of high luxury mountain Palaces/villas
starting on pre-concept stage until handing over to the client
• Design, supervision and coordination with engineers, suppliers, site team and the client
• Leading the project through-out all design stages starting from Pre-concept
design, presentations, concept, preliminary and detail design stages.

The experience with Sino engineering was before graduation.


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Sinno construction company

June 1995 - February 1997

Beirut-Lebanon
Design and supervision responsibilities


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Work experience:

Projects

Residential and offices towers

As Part of design team, working on Residential and offices towers in Dubai - JBR5 and JLT, Zayed Road...

Nine schoold in AbuDhabi

Nine complex schools for ADEC

Brighton College - Al Ain

Complex college of 5 different building with Facilities

Emerald Palace Resort

Hotel and furnished apartments and villas Resort at Palm Jumeirah, Dubbai

Qualifications & Certifications

Bachelor degree in Architectural engineering

Alepo university

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