Rousos - Mechanical Engineer - Doha, Qatar

Nicos Rousos

Doha, Qatar


Mechanical Engineer


MEP specialist with over 37 years experience in building and Industrial construction as well in facility management and maintenance.

Work History

QA/QC Manager

ARCHIRODON Construction

From February 2012

Phase 4A&5 at Nakilat ship repair yard at Ras Lafan Qatar And for the Halul Island Desalination Plant.

• Leading a team of five QA/QC engineers.
• Organize the Quality Assurance documentation and submit for approval
• Write and Review Method Statements , ITP's and commissioning procedures for the project.
• Resolve material quality issues.
• Supervise the commissioning team.
• Quality and handover documentation.

Key Responsibilities:
• QA/QC Manager with ARCO Electromechanical Division at the NAKILAT Ship repair Yard at Ras Lafan
Qatar. Leader of a team of five QA/QC Engineers of different disciplines. ( inspections, Audits, review

Start Quality training program.
Procedures, review Method Statements and ITP's, review the QAP, Monthly report. )
• Write the project procedures and other Quality documents.

• Co-ordinate Quality activities with the Client.
• Program the inspections.
• Audit suppliers and Subcontractors.
• Write the commissioning procedures and co-ordinate the commissioning.
• Supervise the commissioning team.
Cyprus Email:
Mobile: +974-55870626 (Linkedin profile)

Key Projects to Credit:
• Nakilat Ship repair yard Superyacht repair facility.
• Electrical substations
• Energy center
• Industrial gases distribution systems.


From July 2011

2011 to Dec 31st.
• Dealing with Tendering.

Key Responsibilities:
• Managing the techno-commercial aspects of MEP projects encompassing reviewing base design and construction schedules,
delineating project scope, budgeting, evaluating technical specifications.
• Evaluate Subcontractors.
• Collecting metrics data (such as baseline, actual values for costs, schedule, work in progress and work completed) and reporting project progress to Senior MEP Manager to take curative actions in case of variance.
• Monitoring MEP works on site, developing and implementing engineering action plans and electro-mechanical construction
• Overseeing commissioning of DDC control system in cooperation with the SNC Lavalin commissioning & engineering
• Computing contract change orders/claims and operational cost estimates, variations from budget/time, detailing cost impact of changes and modifications.
• Coordinating all the activities of MEP subcontractors, monitoring their performance and resolving disputes arising from design in liaison with the engineering team.
• Setting criteria and establishing approvals and standards for materials required, resolving material specifications disputes,
ensuring local and international regulations are met.
• Drafting Method Statements/ITPs, resolving any problems with welding, bracing and testing procedures and arranging
independent agencies for all third party test reports.
• QA/QC Manager with CP35 ( SELEX SI ) at the New Doha International Airport. Leader of a team of five QA/QC Engineers of different disciplines. ( inspections, Audits, review Procedures, review Method Statements and ITP's, review the QAP,
Monthly report. )

Key Projects to Credit:
Qatalum Project, Mesaieed, Qatar
Project included 2 packages:
- 11 substations, 16 electrical rooms, main store and cathode rodding manufacturing plant.
- Administration building including canteen and service center, central...

Manager, Al Saad General Contracting W.L.L


April 2009 - January 2012

• Deputed as head of the commissioning and hand over team.
• Evaluate Subcontactors.
• Quality control responsibility for MEP works
• Played a pivotal role in planning project implementation from inception to completion within time/cost constraints.
• Instrumental in resolving MEP contractual disputes resulting in large savings.
• Al Saad rented my services to SELEX SI and I was employed as QA/QC Manager for CP 35 at the New Doha International

Deputy Project Manager

E.R.E. Contracting W.L.L

September 2008 - April 2009

• Served as member of the Project Management team.

Key Responsibilities:
• Superintended the technical team on-site, managed the techno-commercial aspects of projects encompassing reviewing
design, delineating project scope, budgeting, evaluating technical specifications, inspections, commissioning and testing.
• Analyzed mechanical diagrams, drawings and created a schematic layout in view of key quantifiable parameters
encompassing mechanical scope/specification for designs and data sheet.
• Developed procurement strategies and interacted with purchasers/suppliers for achieving cost effective purchase of MEP
• Surveyed/confirmed proper orientation of components, improved process efficiency, recommended counter measures and rectified process/ design problems etc.
• Mentored and trained team members and conducted performance reviews weekly/monthly in order to maintain a
motivated team.
• Ensured optimal usage of all available resources to execute delivery as per schedule and within budgeted overheads.
Enforced budgetary guidelines, cost control and cost cutting measures.
• Reviewed and analyzed work methods and recommended changes in department policy and procedures to increase
efficiency and productivity.
• Ensured procedural adherence. Resolved any unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that arise.

Key Project to Credit:
• New Doha International Airport

Senior Mechanical Engineer/Deputy Project Manager

Mercury Qatar

June 2005 - August 2008

Key Responsibilities:
• Planned, maintained, modified project schedule to ascertain on-time delivery of project. Reviewed project drawings to ensure adherence to specifications and standards.
• Quality control responsibilities for MEP works.
• Led the technical team with consultants & contractors to manage the techno-commercial aspects of projects. Planned and monitored activities as per shop drawings, method statements, specification and work plans.
• Verified design, prepared technical queries, reviewed construction costs and reconciled with the target budget to prevent
cost overflows. Conducted delay analysis, prepared cost variations reports, assessed claims ensuring accuracy and consistency of claims settlement.
• Conducted job explanation meetings, discussed the scope of the contract, arranged site visits to resolve installation
problems and reported to Project Manager.
• Obtained materials, selected equipments, negotiated with suppliers for cost effective purchases. Prepared BOQ, monitored
major categories of design and construction costs and reconciled with the target budget to prevent cost overflows.
• Directed installations of mechanical and electrical components, provided highest standard of quality as per envisaged
implementation methodology and ensured that escalation procedures are followed up to project close-out.
• Identified roles, responsibilities, tasks and timeliness for different functional team members to achieve project objective,
effectively conducted site inspections to ensure the design meets the same.

Key Projects to Credit:
• Regency Tower (Basement, Ground floor and 25 floors)
• Al Bustan Palace Hotel, Muscat, Oman
• Science and Technology Park

Chief Engineer

Anassa Hotel

February 2002 - May 2005

Cyprus Email:
Mobile: +974-55870626 (Linkedin profile)

Key Responsibilities:
• Developed weekly and monthly preventive maintenance check schedules. Actively participated in continuous improvement
• Monitored operations of sewage treatment plant and laundry facilities, established a preventive maintenance program to ensure effective performance.
• Assumed responsibilities for sourcing/procurement of materials/spare parts orders and contacted suppliers for alternative/best deals.
• Coordinated with sub-contractors, observed a policy of open communication to reduce risk significantly. Suggested up- gradations of equipments and in work force to increase efficiency and accuracy.
• Ensured all equipments are covered by inspections and preventive maintenance contract in order to keep assets serviced and to assess if more extensive work is required.
• Monitored daily system performance reports for anomalies and effected immediate remedial measures.
• Led a team of 65, supervised and motivated team members to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner and resolved
work-related issues/queries.

Project Mechanical Engineer

TELMEN Electromechanical Engineering

Nicosia, Cyprus
Project: Columbia Beach Resort

Project Mechanical Engineer

A & P Paraskevaides (Overseas)

Nicosia, Cyprus
Projects: Doha Intercontinental Hotel (Contract Value: QAR 40 Million)
Dubai Airshow 2000 (Contract Value: DHS 45 Million)
• 1996 - 1998: Site Engineer, Saudi Specialist Construction Co., Division of A & P Paraskevaides
Project: Military Buildings (HVAC, Fire Fighting Systems)
• 1993 - 1995: Plant Manager, J & P, Pakistan
• 1992 - 1993: Stylson Engineering
• 1988 - 1992: Plant Manager, J & P, Libya, Projects: MIO Tajura Heavy Equipment Garage, Sarrir Pipeline
• 1983 -1988: Self-Employed
• 1980 - 1983: Zenios Closures Industries
• 1973 - 1980: Maintenance Engineer, Associated Tube Industries, Toronto, Canada. ( stainless steel tubes)

Qualifications & Certifications

Engineering Economics

University of Toronto

Mechanical Engineering

Ryerson Polytechnical Institute

Mechanical Engineering Technology

Ryerson Polytechnical Institute

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