Mamalis - Civil Engineer - Doha, Qatar

Loukas Mamalis

Doha, Qatar


Civil Engineer


A versatile and hard-working Civil Engineer with experience in Design, Design Co-ordination, Site, and Project Controls in leading major design and construction projects.

Work History

Project Controls Engineer

Joint Venture: FCC Construcción – Yüksel Inşaat - Archirodon Construction – Petroserv Ltd.

From April 2014

Project: Design and Build of Metro Red Line South Elevated and At Grade, Doha, Qatar
Client: Qatar Rail Consultant: Qatar Rail Project value: US$650 million

Design and construction of 5.8 km total elevated viaducts, 0.4 km at grade line and 3 nos. of metro stations (2 nos. elevated, 1 no. at grade), namely QEZ (Qatar Economic Zone), Barwa and Al Wakra Stations including an underpass structure of approximately 1 km in length and grading of the depot area of 1 million m2.

• Head of Reporting Team and accountable for Daily, Weekly and Monthly Reports
• Preparation of Project Controls Plans and Procedures
• Progress Measurement of engineering, procurement and construction

Project Controls Engineer

Archirodon Construction Company SA, Qatar Branch

June 2013 - March 2014

Project: EPIC of Civil and MEPI Works for Nakilat Project, Phase 2A, Port of Ras Laffan, Qatar
Client: Qatar Petroleum/Nakilat; Consultant: Qatar Petroleum/Nakilat; Project value: US$80 million

Piled (250 nos. of vertical and raked piles) pier structure (400m length, 22m wide) for mooring of Q-Max size floating dock on west side and 400,000dwt ships on east side, including various other civil (access ramps, services for jib cranes, steel frames), marine (floating pontoon and breakwater, pipe bollards, fenders) mechanical (capstans, access towers, hydraulic gangways, service piping) and electrical services (substation, cathodic protection, PMS).

• Coordination with civil & structural, electrical and mechanical design subcontractors
• Control of subcontractors (dynamic and static testing of piles, fabrication of steel frames)
• Control of procurement
• Coordination with scheduling department
• Client liaison (approval of design / drawings and contractual correspondence)

Lead Civil and Structural Engineer

Archirodon Construction Company SA, Qatar Branch

August 2011 - May 2013

Project: EPIC of New Desalination Plant and Potable Water Storage Tanks, Halul Island, Qatar
Client: Qatar Petroleum; Consultant: Qatar Petroleum; Project value: US$ 55 million

New desalination plant (reverse osmosis technology) with total potable water production capacity of 2400 m3/day, two new potable water storage steel tanks of 2500 m3 capacity each, intake and outfall pipelines, piping for raw and potable water distribution and necessary pumping facilities.

• Checking and optimisation of civil and structural design calculations / construction drawings for three reinforced concrete buildings (one seawater pump house and two transfer pump stations), one pre-engineered steel building housing the reverse osmosis desalination plant, foundations of steel tanks and interconnecting piping, numerous other steel structures and foundations.
• Coordination with the marine designer of intake and outfall pipelines
• Coordination with mechanical, electrical and instrumentation departments
• Client liaison for approval of design and drawings
• At design stage completion (August 2012), transferred to offshore site as Lead Site Civil Engineer for coordination of remaining civil activities: reinforced concrete frame, masonry and aluminium cladding works, fabrication and erection of steel works
• At civil construction completion (February 2013), Commissioning Engineer for preparation of commissioning documents for Client approval and follow-up of site commissioning for 35 pumps

Civil and Structural Engineer

Tetraktis Technical Office

January 2011 - June 2011

Project: Various small-scale private projects for retail / Real estate evaluation

• Supervision of electrical wiring, plumbing works and furniture installation in a retail shop
• Evaluation of real estate for approval of government grants to improve building energy efficiency

Quality Assurance/Quality Control Engineer, Liaison Officer

SETE Energy

October 2009 - December 2010

Project: EPC Renovation of Water Treatment Facilities, Al Khafji, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Client: Khafji Joint Operations; Consultant: Penspen; Project value: US$ 70 million

Scope of the project, engineering of which was performed at Carlo Gavazzi Impianti HQ in Magenta, Milan, and construction in the industrial area of Al-Khafji between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, was to lower the level of impurities present in the waste stream of water used in industrial oil desalinators and recycle it in the process.

• Employed by the general contractor of the Consortium between SETE (mechanical and civil engineering), Foster Wheeler Italiana (process engineering) and Carlo Gavazzi Impianti (electrical, instrumentation and control engineering)
• Ensured Client QA/QC requirements were implemented in all Consortium-issued design documents
• Liaised with the Client on technical and organisational matters
• Resolved housing, accommodation, and legal immigration issues for non-European engineers
• Responsible for cash flow

Structural Engineer

Technip Hellas SA

September 2008 - October 2009

Project: EPC for Expansion of Motor Oil Hellas Refineries, Corinthos, Greece
Client: Motor Oil Hellas SA Consultant: Enet SA Project value: € 150 million

• Structural design calculations for equipment and pump foundations, reinforced concrete culverts, retaining walls, sleepers and supports
• Liaison with electrical and mechanical departments for optimisation of routing of services

Health and Safety Engineer

Management Force

April 2008 - July 2008

H&S field engineer for various construction sites in the Athens and the Peloponnese region

Civil and Structural Engineer

Techint Engineering & Construction

January 2006 - June 2007

Project: EPC of 800MW Combined Cycle Thermoelectric Power Plant, Crotone, Italy
Client: Ergosud Spa; Consultant: Ergosud Spa; Project value: € 370 million

Consortium for the engineering, installation and commissioning works between Techint (civil, mechanical, electrical, I&C engineering), Alstom (supply of gas and steam turbines, generators, compressors, plant control system and commissioning leader) and Emit (engineering, supply and installation of water treatment plant).

• Three month training period dealing with material take-off and cost evaluation
• Liaising between Alstom, Emit and civil & structural design subcontractor
• Coordination and design checking / optimisation of civil and structural design subcontractor
• Production of technical drawings, structural calculations, resolution of construction difficulties

• Member of the Technical Chamber of Greece since 10/2008
• Greek military service finalised on 02/2008
• Qatar Petroleum (Offshore Fields) Basic Firewatch Training Certificate; Enertech Huet and Sea Survival Certificate

Qualifications & Certifications

Resources and Environmental Management

University of Belgrade

Civil Engineering

University College London

Liceo Scientifico Statale Taramelli

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