Farid Cheaito

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Sr Project Manager

Beirut,Lebanon

 

Decisive, action-oriented and result-focused professional with business acumen offering over 30 years experience in the engineering and construction industry, focused on project management and design management .

Civil engineering graduate, majoring in buildings & urban planning with architectural back ground.
My expertise covers the tendering, execution, closing and delivery of high rise, palaces, commercial, residential, industrial and fit outs projects with outstanding qualities of team building, team leading, developing timelines, budgets, procurement management, method statements, over-all constructability, approach to construction, substitutions, material sourcing & selections, variations & change management, stakeholders & client management, claims analysis, contracts (FIDIC -red & yellow books),VE & VM.
Awareness of Codes (BSI, QCS, NFPA, IBC).
Familiarity with Primavera & Auto-CAD applications.

QUALIFICATION

-University Degree in Civil Engineering
-University Degree in Mathematics
-Thirty two Years Hands-on experience in the Gulf region and Lebanon.
-Ability to conduct business in English, French and Arabic.

EDUCATION

-(1986) – 5 years Degree in Civil Engineering equivalent to Master Degree, Major: Buildings &

Urban Planning: The Lebanese University-Beirut, Lebanon.

-(1988) – BSc. in Pure Mathematics: The Lebanese University-Beirut, Lebanon.

TRAINING COURSES

-(2012)- Construction Claims Training Courses.
-(2011) – Advanced Project Management Program Certification.
-(2008)- Training Courses in FIDIC Int’l contracts_ “Claims & Arbitration in the Construction Industry”.

GROUPS & ASSOCIATIONS

– Lebanese Order of Engineers & Architects ( membership # 10348).
– Project Management Institute, PMI ( membership # 1968494).
– PMP Certified since Feb. 2012 (PMP No. 1485258).
– Grade-A-Qatari UPDA (Reg. No 7140).
– Arabian Gulf PMI Chapter.

NATIONALITY

-Lebanese-American Citizen.

PERSONAL

-Born on July 31 1964

-Married with two children.

EMPLOYMENT

Apr. 2018 to date: Nesma Trading Company Ltd. Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia.

Position held: Sr. Project Manager

Bin Zagr National Warehouse & Distribution Center.
Selected as National Winner for the Industrial Project of the Year
from Saudi Arabia at the MEED Projects Awards 2020.
A fully Automated Warehouse, Project Value USD 115 M; The works
Include Casting 24000 sq. m raft foundations with super flat top
supported on 1700 piles in addition to 180000 sq. m of super flat
industrial slabs on grade; The erection of PEB warehouses of total
area of 100,000 sq. m. in addition to RC administration and ancillary
buildings with 200,000 sq. m of external roads, landscaping, utilities
and infrastructure works.

Feb. 2006 till Sep. 2015: Commodore Qatar Contracting Co. _Qatar.

Position held: Senior Project Manager

-Jun. 2013 till Sep.2015:

QP New Operation Centre & Control Room, Doha, Qatar.
A technically challenging project requiring
Management skills of an important multi-departmental Client.

Project Value: USD 35 million

-Sep. 2009 till Jun. 2013:

Al Jassimiya Tower, a 43 story office building
and podium (Completed Project ), Doha , Qatar.
Total built-up area of 88000 sq.m

Project Value: USD 120 million.

-Feb. 2006 till Sep. 2009:
Commercial Bank Residence, a 33 Story Residential Tower Building
(Delivered Project), Doha, Qatar.

Total built-up area of 55000 sq.m
Project Value: USD 90 million.

June 2004 till July 2005: Al Habtoor_Kocache J.V._Beirut, Lebanon

Position held: Project Manager – Al-Habtoor Hilton Hotel & Shopping Mall Project.

June 1999 till May 2002 : Beam Engineering & Contracting Co._ Beirut, Lebanon

Position held: Assistant Project Manager.

-Crowne Plaza Hotel & Shopping Mall, a 30 story High-Rise Building
Project of a total built up area of 50,000 sq.m.

Project value: USD 70 million.

Oct. 1997 till Jul. 1999​ : Saudi Bin Laden Group, (SBG) Architecture &Buildings
Division (ABCD).

-Sep.1998 till Jul. 1999:

Position Held: Project Manager

– Turn-key Fast Track Project valued USD.40 million;

A Royal Residential Compound in Riyadh; Project scope includes,
beside residential and annexed buildings works (12000sq.m.) of land-
scaping works (30,000sq.m), related utilities and services.

– Oct. 1997 till June 1998:

Position Held: Assistant Project Manager

Construction,decoration,furnishings and fitting out of H.H. the
Prince Residential Complex _Jeddah, KSA; Project value: USD 80 M.

Sep. 1992 till Sep 1996​: LINEATI Contracting Co._ Jabal Ali free zone, Dubai,UAE

Position held: Chief Engineer

May 1987 till Sep. 1992​: DIAR CONSULT- Sharjah, UAE

Latest position held: Project Coordinator

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