Faruqi - Hydraulic Engineer - Peshawar, Pakistan

Muhammad Haroon Faruqi

Peshawar, Pakistan

Summary

I am a UK-trained Irrigation & Water Resources Civil Engineer with Masters in Irrigation and Water Resources Engineering with special emphasis on water conveyance and water Management. I have managed large number of water resources development Projects. My recent task included the assignment as Team Leader where I commanded a team of 30 Nos. of engineering and professional staff in culminating 20 volume reports (2 Volume for each site) consisting of Prefeasibility Studies & design of 10 potential power sites located in different districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province.
I have about 25 Years of Extensive Experience in Hydraulic Engineering with strong background in planning, design & implementation of large water resources projects such as Irrigation Canal & Networks, Dams/Reservoirs, Spillways, Gates, Outlet Works, Hydropower, Command Area Development, Water Supply, Sewerage System and Urban Drainage Works. On several projects, in the capacity of Chief /Principal Hydraulic Engineer, have led team of engineers, field specialists and surveyors.

Services

Hydraulic Engineer

Summary:

Worked in different capacities on the hydraulic design of small water supply conveyance and distribution network, sewerage system & storm water drainage system, small storage dams, hydro power and irrigation projects.

Work History

Chief Design Engineer, Construction of 40.80 MW Koto Hydropower Project, District Lower Dir, KPK, Pakistan

Electra Consultants, Pakistan in association with Integration environment & Energy, Germany.

From October 2014

Working as Chief Design Engineer for the captioned project. Responsibilities include review of EPC Contractor’s project layout and design. Advising EPC Contractor on various aspects of design.

Team Leader, Feasibility Study of Three Hydropower Projects in District Dir Region

Electra Consultants, Pakistan in association with Integration environment & energy, Germany

From July 2012

Working as Team Leader for the captioned project. I am commanding a team of 30 Nos. of engineering and professional staff.
Leading the multidisciplinary team of local experts in the fields of Hydraulic, Hydropower, Hydrology, Environment and Resettlements, IGeology, and Economics. Responsible for overall project management including project planning and implementation, project appraisal and progress monitoring, detailed geological and geotechnical investigations, topographic and field surveys and feasibility level design and identification and evaluation of technically feasible alternatives.

Team Leader, Feasibility Study of Three Hydropower Projects in District Lower Dir, KPK,Pakistan

Electra Consultants, Peshawar, Pakistan in association with Integration & Environment, Germany.

July 2012 - September 2014

Led the multidisciplinary team of local experts in the fields of Hydraulic, Hydropower, Hydrology, Environment and Resettlements, Geology, and Economics. Responsible for overall project management including project planning and implementation, project appraisal and progress monitoring, detailed geological and geotechnical investigations, topographic and field surveys and feasibility level design and identification and evaluation of technically feasible alternatives.

Hydropower Specialist, Machai Hydro power project district Mardan

Electra Consultants, Pakistan and Integration environment & energy, Germany JV (Management Consultants)

November 2011 - June 2012

Worked as Hydropower Design Specialist for the captioned project. Responsibilities include review of EPC Contractor’s project layout and design. Advising EPC Contractor on various aspects of design.

Overall Project Management

Dams & Hydropower

SUMMARY OF DETAILED TASKS ASSIGNED:
* Overall Project Management
* Project Planning & Implementation
* Project Appraisal & Progress Monitoring
* Preparation of Feasibility Report of projects.
* Comprehensive review of Feasibility study.
* Prepare tender design of Dams & Hydropower components, Irrigation Canals & allied structures, Water supply conveyance & distribution network, Sewerage system, urban storm water drainage system and Access Roads of projects.
* Guide & lead the team of engineers to accomplish the tender design.
* Provide guidance to prepare tender drawings and specifications.
* Prepare technical and design reports.
* Review the Contractor's detailed design and drawings (EPC Contract).
* Design modifications to concrete structures, deviation in canal or drain routes, checking Earthwork quantities using AutoCAD & Lisp routine during construction.
* Co-ordination between design and construction i.e. assistance to the site supervision staff with the interpretation of construction drawings; and where applicable, offering assistance and advice to the contractor on specific aspects of the works.
* Inspection of the works to augment the supervising capability of the Field Residency staff and to assist/advice regarding measures to ensure work implementation according to design and specifications.
* Construction planning of the project
* Liaise with other sections.

Team Leader

Electra Consultants, Pakistan in association with Integration environment & energy, Germany

July 2010 - October 2011

Led the multidisciplinary team of local experts in the fields of Hydraulic, Hydropower, Hydrology, Environment and Resettlements,Geology, and Economics. Responsible for overall project management including project planning and implementation, project appraisal and progress monitoring, detailed geological and geotechnical investigations, topographic and field surveys and prefeasibility level design and identification and evaluation of technically feasible alternatives.

Chief Design Engineer

Techno-Consult International

January 2006 - June 2010

- Worked as Chief Design Engineer and core member of Consultants Design Team. Responsible for overall detailed design and preparation of drawings, design reports and tender documents of various projects in the field of irrigation, drainage, small dams, water supply, sewerage and storm water drainage.

- Construction of planning which include preparation of progress reports and programming on construction supervision resources with the use of computerized procedures and software such as M.S. Project.
-Design modifications of concrete structures, checking Earthwork quantities using AutoCAD.
-Co-ordination between design and construction i.e. assistance to the site supervision staff with the interpretation of construction drawings; and where applicable, offering assistance and advice to the contractor on specific aspects of the works.
-Inspection of the works to augment the supervising capability of the Field Residency staff and to assist/advise regarding measures to ensure work implementation according to design and specifications.
- Assist in the preparation of Variation Orders.

Principal Hydraulic Design Engineer (Akhori Dam Project)

Techno-Consult International

October 2004 - December 2005

Worked as Principal Hydraulic Design Engineer on the design of structures, having following responsibilities:
• Hydraulic design of Intake and Outfall Structures.
• Hydraulic design of Spillway and Diversion Tunnels for Power House.
• Hydraulic design of structures on conveyance channel including cross drainage structure, inlets, culverts and escape structures.

Principal Design Engineer, Malakand III Hydropower Project, Malakand Agency.

BAK Consulting Engineers

September 2001 - September 2004

Worked for the captioned project as Principal Design Engineer with following responsibilities:

Design Stage:

• Hydraulic design of power conduit including open channel and its allied structures
• Hydraulic design of free flow modified horse shoe shaped headrace tunnels.
• Hydraulic design of basin type sediment excluder, siphon spillway and Forebay.
• Hydraulic design of 4m dia Penstock.
• Plan layout of the project including Headrace Channel & tunnels, Sediment Excluder, Forebay, penstrock, cascade spillway and tail race channel.
• Layout and design of 8 km Access Road.
• In-charge of design and CAD section.
• Preparation of BoQ, Engineer’s estimate and Tender

Construction stage:

• Construction of planning which include preparation of progress reports and programming on construction supervision resources with the use of computerized procedures and software such as M.S. Project.
• Design modifications of concrete structures, checking Earthwork quantities using AutoCAD.
• Co-ordination between design and construction i.e. assistance to the site supervision staff with the interpretation of construction drawings; and where applicable, offering assistance and advice to the contractor on specific aspects of the works.
• Inspection of the works to augment the supervising capability of the Field Residency staff and to assist/advise regarding measures to ensure work implementation according to design and specifications.
• Assist in the preparation of Variation Orders.

Drainage Engineer

National Development Consultants

October 1999 - August 2001

Worked as Drainage Engineer/CAD Specialist for Pakistan Drainage Consultants, a consortium of Euroconsult Netherlands), Lahmeyer International GmbH (Germany), National Development Consultants (Pakistan), NESPAK, AHT, SEER & MYASCO (Pakistan) on Work Bank/Asian Development Bank funded National Drainage Programme (NDP) of Pakistan, having following responsibilities:

• Preparation of appraisal report, PC-I and detail design for rehabilitation of drainage system of Mardan Salinity control & Reclamation Project(SCARP). It included hydraulic design of gabion drops, gabion weir, w.c.crossings and surface drainage inlets.
• Remodeling/rehabilitation of existing surface and sub-surface drainage systems
• Preparation of BoQ, Engineer’s Estimate and construction drawings.
• In charge of CAD Section and computer maintenance. It included development of necessary software and working methodology for computer based quantity estimation, preparation of presentations drawings for design reports, tender documents and construction for various sub projects of NDP.

Senior Design Engineer

BAK Consulting Engineers

October 1997 - September 1999

Pehur High Level Consultants were consortium of Binnie Black & Veatch (Overseas) Ltd (UK), Lahmeyer International GmbH (Germany), Hunting technical Services (UK), National Development Consultants (Pakistan) and BAK Consulting Engineers (Pakistan).
Responsible for:

• Design modifications to concrete structures, deviation in canal or drain routes, checking Earthwork quantities using AutoCAD & Lisp routine.
• Co-ordination between design and construction i.e. assistance to the site supervision staff with the interpretation of construction drawings; and where applicable, offering assistance and advice to the contractor on specific aspects of the works.
• Inspection of the works to augment the supervising capability of the Field Residency staff and to assist/advice regarding measures to ensure work implementation according to design and specifications.

Junior Design Engineer Pehur High Level Canal Project (Irrigation & Drainage Project)

BAK Consulting Engineers

December 1995 - September 1997

• Hydraulic design of surface drains, irrigation canals and water courses.
• Hydraulic design of siphon, canal vertical drops, glacis and baffled chute structures on canal escapes and drains.
• Detailed structural design of culverts, village road bridges, aqueducts and drop structures.
• Production of tender and construction drawings using AutoCAD, AutoCivil and in-house developed lisp routines.
• Designed symbol libraries in AutoCAD to suit the specific requirements of client and improve operator speed and productivity.
• Detailed design of sub surface drainage system
• Preparation of BoQ’s and Engineer’s Estimates.
• Preparation of tender evaluation reports.

Junior Engineer Design Swabi SCARP Project (Irrigation & Drainage Project)

BAK Consulting Engineers

December 1991 - September 1994

Swabi SCARP Consultants were consortium of Binnie & Partners (overseas) Ltd (UK), Lahmeyer International GmbH (Germany), Hunting Technical Services (UK), National Development Consultants (Pakistan) and BAK Consulting Engineers (Pakistan).

Worked as a Junior Design Engineer with Swabi SCARP Consultants,. Swabi SCARP Consultants rehabilitated the existing canal system, remodeled the existing surface drainage system and installed a new sub surface drainage system. It also included the construction of an auxiliary tunnel (3 km in length) through the Malakand hills.

Responsible for:

• Hydraulic and structural design of canal and drains structures including glacis drops, causeways, culverts, surface drainage inlets and surface drainage confluence structures.
• Preparation of tender and construction drawings.
• Preparation of BoQ’s and Engineer’s Estimate.
• Preparation of tender evaluation reports.

Junior Design Engineer

Khyber Consulting Engineers

May 1989 - December 1991

• Design of roads and associated structures on income generating road projects for Afghan Refugees (DPRA) in rural areas. Structures included culverts, causeways, retaining walls and surface drainage inlets.
• Design of Lassan Nawab road (Mansehra District) and structures including causeways, culverts and retaining walls.
• Design of roads on Kanju township scheme, Swat.
• Preparation of tender and construction drawings.
• Preparation of BoQ’s and Engineer’s Estimates
• Structural design of residential house and preparation of building services drawings.

Qualifications & Certifications

Irrigation Engineering

University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Civil Engineering

University of Engg. & Tech. Peshawar

Abbottabad Public School

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