Ziad Rached

Ziad Rached

Abu Dhabi, أبوظبي

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About me:

Senior Electrical Engineer (Project Manager) with15 years of progressive experience, working with Engineering services & Development (CIVILCO-MEP Division) in the construction & building Industry. Primarily focused on management, design & implementation of any electrical & low current system. Excellent interpersonal and communication abilities, and possess a wide range of technical/professional skills. Enjoy being part of a team, as well as managing, motivating and training a productive Team; and thrives in high pressure & challenging environment. 


Sept 2003 – Sept 2004: 

University of Newcastle Upon Tyne United Kingdom Master of Science in Telecom Eng.(Communications and Signal Processing). Newcastle United Kingdom 

Feb 1998 – Jun 2003: 

University of Balamand Lebanon Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineer. Koura Lebanon


 (2006 – 2021-Present) Engineering Services & Development - CIVILCO MEP

  Project Manager (inc. Project Engineer & MEP Coordinator) Duties: 

  • Studying the cost of different projects by examining all project documents (conditions, specifications, BOQ and drawings). 
  • Seeking quotations for the different materials related to the project items. 
  • Double checking the BOQ quantities and figuring out a comprehensive item cost price. 
  • Negotiating with suppliers/subcontractors until letter of intent is issued. 
  • Preparing and reviewing material submittals for approval by the consultant (with follow-up until final approval) - Design of electrical projects as required. 
  • Preparing & supervising shop drawings until final approval. 
  • Sites preparation and projects utilities - Supervision of works on site. 
  • Approval of drawings from Etisalat, Abu Dhabi Distribution Company and others. 
  • MEP coordination. 
  • Supplier relay. 
  • Making cost control and preparing project plan. 
  • Attending site/client meetings 
  • Work progress Supervision against work program.
  • Issuing invoices after progress report is approved. 
  • Follow-up payments. 
  • Handing over projects
  • Preparation of as-built drawings and documentations after handing over

Accomplished & on-going projects:

  • ADNEC, Commercial & Residential Tower (HV & LV), Abu Dhabi 
  • Saraya (C32-E12) Residential Tower (HV & LV), Abu Dhabi 
  • C41 Rawdhat Building (HV & LV), Abu Dhabi 
  • Saadiyat Civil Defense Building & Station, (HV & LV), Abu Dhabi
  • COOP. Shopping Mall. Al Shamkha (HV & LV), Abu Dhabi
  • Commercial Building for S. Habroush Al Suwaidi. Abu Dhabi 
  • MW-OU-148-2009 – Nad El Sheba Military base. Dubai 
  • Sunrise (ELITCO) Factory & Stores. Mussafah, Abu Dhabi
  •  Residential villas for Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan 
  • Administrative Building in Presidential Palace with external works (HV & LV).Al Kasser, Abu Dhabi
  •  Abu Dhabi Military General Head Quarter - Phase 1 (HV & LV) & Phase 2: Construction of Library GHQ Police Laboratories 
  • Abu Dhabi - External Works (HV) for Readymix Plant  Reem Island, Abu Dhabi
  •  Construction of Offices & Stores at Mussafah Abu Dhabi (for Presidential Affairs).
  • Al Hashimi’s Residential Complexes & Mosque – Uma Al-Nar, Abu Dhabi.
  • HH.Sheikh Nahyan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Palace – Abu Dhabi 

(2005 – 2006) SAAD Contracting Cie 

Electrical Estimation Engineer: 

Deals with the studies for projects under tendering stage (studying the cost of different project; from excavation to electromechanical and that: 

  • by studying all project documents (conditions, specifications, BOQ, contract and drawings), 
  • by seeking quotations for the different materials related to the project items, 
  • by checking the BOQ quantities and figure out a comprehensive item cost price. 

To reach at the end a total cost price for the project and distribute to it the indirect cost, overhead and assumed profit to represent the selling price to client. (Designs are included)

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