Tuesday, July 13, 2004



Name: Sami Abawi

Date of Birth: 1948

Material Status: Married

Nationality: Jordanian

Education: B.Sc Mechanical Engineering, 1975 University of Baghdad, Iraq
Languages: Arabic Mother Tongue
English reading, speaking & writing excellent

Professional Association: Member of “Jordan Engineers Association”

Present Position: General Director

Skills & Expertise:

· Design of Mechanical Systems.
· Preparation of Drawings.
· Preparation of Specifications of Mechanical Systems.
· Preparation of Bill of Quantities.
· Head Office Support for Mechanical Work
· Supervision of Construction of Mechanical Installations
· Handling Over, Testing and Commissioning.
· Preparation of Evaluation Reports for Existing Installations.
· Preparation of Life Safety Reports for Existing Installations.
· Preparation of Quality Assurance Reports.

Professional Experience

* 2003 – to date SACO – Amman (Jordan)
General Director

* 2002-2003 Omrania&Associates -Amman (Jordan)
Chief Mechanical Engineer

· 1999 - 2002 MEDA&Shrader Consulting Engineers
Amman (Jordan)
Head of Mechanical Department

· 1989 - 1999 Arabtech Jardaneh-Amman (Jordan)
Senior Mechanical Engineer / Team Leader

· 1981 - 1988 Dar Al-Handasah Consulting Engineers Amman (Jordan) / Mechanical Engineer
· 1978 - 1981 Jardaneh & Partners Consulting Engineers
Amman (Jordan)
Mechanical Engineer

· 1975 - 1978 Mazroui & Partners Contracting (U.A.E.)
Site Engineer

Skills & Expertise:

Responsible for the mechanical works of the projects undertaken by the company. As for design, worked on preparation of design and drawings, bills of quantities, and specifications of mechanical works for various projects as shown herein below. On supervision works included issues of approval to submittals, review of shop drawings, supervision of installation on site, testing, commissioning and hand over.

A. Design

Health Care Facilities

Responsible for the design of the mechanical systems including HVAC, plumbing, fire fighting, water supply, drainage network, compressed air and steam and medical gases for health care facilities.

Taiz Hospital in Taiz-Yemen-1999
Client Name: MPW-Yemen

Area: 21000 m² Buildings (200 beds)

Yatta Hospital - Palestine-1999
Client Name:
Area: 5500 m² Buildings (50 beds)

Khalid Hospital-Palestine-2000
Client Name
Area: 5700 m² Buildings (50 beds)

Al Ahli Hospital in Doha-Qatar - 1998
Client Name : Al Ahli Hospital Co. Qatar
Area : 46000m² Buildings (250 beds)

Palestine Hospital Extension & Renovation in Amman-Jordan – 1997
Client Name : Palestine Hospital-Amman
Area : 6000m² Buildings (New) (50 beds)

Princess Basma Hospital Extension &Renovation in Irbid-Jordan - 1997
Client Name : MPW-Jordan
Area : 6000m² Buildings (New) (50 beds)
6500m² Renovation (50 beds)
Central Medical Stores in Al Mafraq-UAE - 1996
Client Name : MPW-UAE
Area : 39000m² Buildings

Al Dhaid Hospital in Sharja-UAE - 1995
Client Name : MPW-U.A.E
Area : 11000m² Buildings (100 beds)

Health care Center (12 Nos.) in UAE - 1994
Client Name : MPW-U.A.E
Area : 24000m² Buildings

Commercial & Office Buildings

· Border Center (Sheik Hussein), Jordan - 1998.
· 3rd Circle Substation & Commercial Building - 1997.
· Guards Administration Buildings at Al ain (U.A.E) - 1996.
· Tourist & Investment Complex at R.O.Y., 64000m² - 1992.
· Jaber Border Center Project 35000m² Building & 250000m² Landscaping (Jordan) - 1991.
· Several Branches for Housing Bank, (Jordan.)
· JPCO offices building in Zarqa, (Jordan) - 1989.
· Journalistic Association Building, (Jordan) - 1989.
· Tourist and Investment Complex at Ma’in (Jordan) - 1980.
· Aqaba Free Zone, (Jordan) - 1980.
· Abha Trading Center (Saudi Arabia) - 1979.
· Al-Muhassin Commercial Center -Saudi Arabia-2001.
· Yarmouk Insurance Company Building in Amman, (Jordan)- 1997.
· Renovation of Various Housing Bank Branches in Jordan- 2002

Educational & Vocational Training Facilities

· Al-Najah University-Palestine-2000
· Al- Elbait Foundation Building in Amman, (Jordan)-1998.
· Amman Academy, Swimming Pool in Amman, (Jordan) 1998.
· Amman Academy in Amman, (Jordan) 1993.
· Yajouz Training center, (Jordan) 1980.
· Yarmouk University, Temporary Buildings including swimming pool (Jordan) 1979.
· Hakama Training Center (Jordan) - 1979.
· International School in Amman, (Jordan)- 1978.

Industrial&Pharmaceutical Fctories

· DADVET Veterinary Drugs Factory (Jordan) 1995.
· Pepsi Cola New Plant - Irbid (Jordan) 1995.
· Multipurpose Anti Biotic Plant, (Iraq) 1993.
· Shefa pharmaceutical Industries, (R.O.Y.) 1993.
· Sahab Industrial Estate, (Jordan) 1980.
· Rainbow Factory in Dhlail -(Jordan) 2001
· New Creation Factory in Dhlai- (Jordan) 2001
· Needle Craft Factory in Dhlail- (Jordan) 2001
· TEMCO Factory in Dhlail- (Jordan) 2001

Housing Complexes & Residential Buildings

· Delma Palace - Rest house Project in Abu-Dhabi, U.A.E, 11000m² 1983.
· Various Villas and residential houses, (Jordan).
· Various Villas and residential houses, (Saudi Arabia)- 2002
· Various Housing Buildings, (Jordan)-2002
· Sonouber Palace in Amman, (Jordan)- 2002

Miscellaneous Projects

* National Museum in Amman, (Jordan)- 1999.
· King Abdullah Studio in Amman, (Jordan)- 2002.
· TV Media Center in Amman, (Jordan)- 2002.
· King Hussein Car Museum in Amman, (Jordan)- 2002.
· Marina Town in Aqaba, (Jordan)-2002.
· Royal Diving Center in Aqaba, (Jordan) -2002.
· Amman Nature Center in Amman, (Jordan) -2001.
· Aqaba Produce Market in Aqaba, (Jordan)-2002
· Aqaba Arcade in Aqaba, (Jordan)- 2003
· Housing Bank Bonded Extension at Sahab, (Jordan).
· Jordan Bank for Investment Bonded at Sahab, (Jordan


· Renovation of Jordan Intercontinental hotels, Wing “A” including the renovation of the existing fire system and new design of automatic sprinkler system in the whole hotel, (Jordan) - 1989.
· Aqaba Intercontinental Hotel (Beach Resort) in Aqaba, (Jordan)- 2000
· Madaba-In Hotel in Madaba, (Jordan)

Water & Sewage Projects

Responsible for designing water and wastewater treatment plants, pump stations and pipe networks for water reservoirs and deep wells. Also responsible for preparing all related specifications, tender documents and bill of quantities.

· Expansion and upgrading of the wastewater treatment plant / Salt City (Jordan).
· Zarqa Free Zone, including water supply network, heating plumbing. Fire fighting and drainage network (Jordan).
· Jordan Valley Irrigation Project / a 14.5 km extension of the King Abdullah Canal, comprising four pumping stations.
· Jordan Valley Irrigation project, Middle Jordan Valley, comprising five pumping stations.
· Transmission water pipe line from well to reservoir at Sahab Industrial Estate at Sahab, comprising deep well pump with chlorination system.
· Jericho water supply network comprising two pumping station with chlorination system.
· Aqaba Free Zone, including water supply, distribution and external drainage.
· Sahab Industrial Estate, including air-conditioning, heating, plumbing, fire fighting, water supply networks and external drainage (Jordan).
· El-Hassa Housing Project, comprising 400 houses and four public buildings and including a sewage treatment plant and cold water pumping statio

B. Construction Supervision Projects

Responsible for the supervision of construction and installation of all mechanical systems. Follow up, review and approval of submittals, shop drawings, testing, commission and handover.
Responsible for the supervision of the mechanical systems for the following projects:

· Princess Basma Hospital Extension Renovation in Irbid - Jordan 1998
Client Name : MPW - Jordan
Area : 6000m² Buildings (New)
6500m² Renovation
Mechanical Systems: HVAC, heating, medical gases, plumbing, water supply, drainage, fire fighting, water treatment.
As head office Support and on intermittent site visitations.

· Pepsi Cola-New Plant, Irbid - Jordan 1996
Client Name : JIAWC - Jordan
Mechanical Systems: Ventilation, air conditioning, plumbing, fire fighting, compressed air, steam, water supply and drainage.

· DADVET Veterinary Drugs Factory - Jordan 1995
Client Name : DADVET Co. - Jordan
Mechanical Systems: HVAC, plumbing, fire fighting, compressed air, central vacuum cleaning, steam network, water supply and drainage.

· Steel Foundry Project Irbid - Jordan 1994
Client Name : Arab Industrial Engineering Co. - Jordan
Mechanical Systems: Ventilation, plumbing, fire fighting, compressed air, water supply and drainage.

· Amman Academy (Jordan) 1993
Client Name : Al Fahoum Co. - Jordan
Mechanical Systems: Heating, Ventilation, plumbing, fire fighting, water supply and drainage

· Expansion and Upgrading of the Wastewater Treatment Plant-Salt City -Jordan 1990
Client Name : Ministry of Water. - Jordan
· Renovation of Jordan Intercontinental Hotel Wing A - Jordan 1989
Client Name : Jordan Valley Authority - Jordan
Mechanical Systems: HVAC, plumbing, fire fighting.

· Jordan Valley Irrigation Project Middle Jordan Valley – Jordan 1987
Mechanical Systems Five pumping stations

Jordan Valley Irrigation Project/ King Abdullah Canal extension 14.5Km –
Jordan 1986
Client Name : Jordan Valley Authority - Jordan
Mechanical Systems Four pumping stations

· El-Hassa housing Project - Jordan 1985
Client Name : Jordanian Phosphate Mines Co. - Jordan
Mechanical Systems: 400 houses: heating & plumbing
Four public buildings: HVAC, plumbing
Sewage treatment plant
Water pumping station

· Arab Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Factory - Jordan 1984
Client Name : APMC - Jordan
Mechanical Systems: HVAC, plumbing, fire fighting, compressed air,
steam network, water supply and drainage.

· Salt Cultural Center - Jordan 1983
Client Name : Salt Development Corporation - Jordan
Mechanical Systems: Heating, ventilation, plumbing, fire fighting,
water supply and drainage.

· Middle East Insurance Building - Jordan 1983
Client Name : Middle East Insurance Co. - Jordan
Mechanical Systems: HVAC, plumbing.

· Zarqa Free Zone - Jordan 1981
Client Name : Free Zone Corporation - Jordan
Mechanical Systems: Ventilation, heating, plumbing, fire fighting,
Water supply and drainage.

· Shabsough project offices and parking - Jordan 1981
Client Name : Amman Development Corporation - Jordan
Mechanical Systems: Heating, ventilation, plumbing and fire fighting