A.I.D. Consultants CV:

Adel Attia, P. Eng., Principal Consultant

Profession : Mechanical Engineer and Industrial Construction Expert
Nationality : Canadian
Languages : Fluent in French, English and Arabic

Education and Affiliation

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Several personal development courses in business and construction administration. Member of the Order of Engineers of Quebec and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Senior Executive with strong technical and commercial experience in the heavy manufacturing and construction industries. Over 25 years of experience in structural, mechanical and piping engineering, construction management, project administration, financial controls and dispute settlement mechanisms.

Versatile in design, estimating, planning/scheduling, hands-on project management and claims preparation and evaluation in the petro-chemical, pulp & paper, power generation, mining and automotive industries. Qualified as an expert on construction related subjects by the provincial courts of Quebec, Ontario and New Brunswick.

Business Experience In The Construction Industry

A.I.D. Consultants Ltd, Montreal, Quebec
Principal Consultant, 1987 to present

Engineering, estimating and construction management of small and medium size industrial projects. Claims evaluation and preparation in the fields of piping, mechanical, electrical and general contracting. Establishment of practical control and reporting systems for large construction projects. Interfacing with the regulatory authorities in matters related to construction methods and codes applicability. Conducting seminars in the field of project estimating and construction management on behalf of several construction organisations. In the province of New Brunswick, Mr. Attia conducted several seminars, namely:

  • Halifax, April 1993, for members of the N.S. Construction Association.
  • Moncton, October 1993, for members of the N.B. Electrical Contractors Association.
  • Saint John, January 1996, for members of the Saint John Construction Association.

Universal Pipeline Ent., Montreal, Quebec
Construction Engineer To General Manager, 1976 to 1986

Universal Pipeline was one of the largest piping and mechanical fabricator and installer in eastern Canada, active in Quebec, Ontario and the Maritimes. Mr Attia’s role covered the estimating and technical supervision, construction management, project administration and business development of industrial projects in diversified fields, representing an average annual volume of $50 million. Responsible for the successful execution of mega projects in the nuclear and hydroelectric generation, both in Quebec and the Maritime Provinces. In charge of the implementation of sound management practices in the procurement, the prefabrication and the installation of mechanical systems. Responsible also for the preparation and negotiation of requests for additional compensation. During his employment with Universal Pipeline, he participated in projects in the following fields:

  • Oil and Gas transportation and distribution
  • Oil Refining and Storage
  • Chemical and Petrochemical industries
  • Pulp and Paper
  • Aluminum Smelters
  • Automotive Plants
  • Electric Generation Stations
  • Steel Plants

In 1987, he resigned his position with Universal pipeline to dedicate all of his energies to his own company, A. I. D. Consultants Ltd., and to better serve his clients in the fields of engineering, project management and the settlement of contractual disputes.

B.B.L. Consultants, Montreal, Quebec
Planing Engineer, 1974 to 1975

Responsible for the establishment and the updating of C.P.M. schedules for large projects. In charge of the monthly reporting of actual progress and schedule deviation, as well as the separate control and reporting of activities on the critical path.

E-Mail: adel@aidconsultants.com