Attia, P. Eng., Principal Consultant
Profession : Mechanical
Engineer and Industrial Construction Expert
Nationality : Canadian
Languages : Fluent in French, English and Arabic
Education and Affiliation
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
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.
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.
Experience In The Construction Industry
Ltd, Montreal, Quebec
Principal Consultant, 1987 to present
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:
Ent., Montreal, Quebec
Construction Engineer To General Manager, 1976 to 1986
was one of the largest piping and mechanical fabricator and installer
in eastern Canada, active in Quebec, Ontario and the Maritimes. Mr
Attias 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:
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.
Planing Engineer, 1974 to 1975
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.