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Ras Abu Fontas RAF-A2 and RAF-A3 Seawater Desalination Project, QEWC – Qatar

October 20, 2019

Project Engineer

Appointed as Project Engineer to provide engineering and technical support to QEWC on all aspects of Ras Abu Fontas (RAF-A2) 36 MIGD MSFE and RAF-A3 SWRO Seawater Desalination Projects for Qatar Electricity and Water Company (one of the largest independent water and power producers in the GCC region).

  • Management of the EPC Contract, Water and Power Purchase Agreements and Fuel Gas Supply.
  • Technical review of project documentation and issuing design reviewsheets.
  • Coordination with stakeholders, including Kahrama’a, QP, local municipalityand Ministry of Environment on technical and commercial issues related to the project.
  • Coordination of internal and external engineering activities and the interdisciplinary interfaces in close coordination with QEWC discipline teamleaders.
  • Ensuring the technical requirements defined in the EPC contract are properly incorporated into the engineeringdeliverables.
  • Manage and facilitate meetings with the client, contractor and third-party stakeholders.
  • Coordinate the design review in coordination with Fichtner MainOffice.
  • Monitor the execution of the quality assurance program for conformance to projectrequirements.
  • Provide the technical support for the contractor and owner on issues related to the interface with the existing RAFPlant.
  • Monitoring the plant performance, environmental and water qualitycompliance.
  • Analyse billing system data and fuel demand model to ensure contract and invoicing are in compliance with WPA guidelines andregulations.
  • Identifyanyissues thatmayaffectthebilling anddeterminedthepropercourseofaction.
  • Follow up with QEWC and off taker Kahram’a on outstanding issues relatedto the plant efficiency and overall performance.
  • Develop procedures for plant O&M, fiscal metering data validation and reconciliation,developingandupdatingwaterandpowerdispatchprocedures.
  • Ensure contract compliance by reviewing support documentation and contracts against billingrequests.
  • Assist QEWC on evaluation and adjudication of the plant water and power production for issuing capacity charge invoices and output charge Invoices in accordance to WPA and PPA.
  • Prepare scope of work and agreements for engagement of third-party experts on technical and commercial disputes arising after the planttake-over.
  • Management of Plant warranty after thetake-over.