Sadam Abdelmutaal

HVAC Engineer, Building Engineer
  • San Antonio, Texas
  • May 25, 2019

Mechanical engineer with 5+ years of experience in design, installation, operation, and maintenance of MEP systems. Two years of research expertise in buildings energy performance using energy simulation programs, creating energy models, conducting energy audits, and performing energy retrofit analyses, looking for a position where hard work, excellence, and continuous skill development are appreciated.

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Master's in Mechanical Engineering @ University of Texas at San Antonio
Aug 2017 — Jun 2019


Graduate Research Assistant @ University of Texas at San Antonio
Aug 2017 — Jun 2019
• Serve as a member of the Built Environment Science and Technology Lab; contribute to the following projects:
• Create an Urban Building Energy Model of Downtown San Antonio and Evaluate Various Energy Saving Scenarios Using GIS Software and CityBES (Master’s thesis)
• Evaluate potential energy savings in an existing large commercial building in Texas using DesignBuilder and EnergyPlus
• Prepare datasets for the project Urban Scale Occupancy Behavior Profiles from Mobile Phones GIS Position Data
• Build a 5 ft tall educational cooling tower for the project Model, Simulate, and Control an Integrated Building and Distributed Energy Resources
• Revise research papers for the International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA) for the Building Simulation 2019 conference in HVAC and urban simulation topics
MEP Unit Manager @ Ministry of Health and Prevention
Sep 2014 — Aug 2017
• Acted as a member of the Electro-mechanical Permanent Committee;
• Designed, tested, and commissioned new and existing federal healthcare facility projects, including hospitals, clinics, laboratories, pharmacies, dialysis centers, and isolation rooms
• Wrote, revised, approved, and managed up to $2,000,000 engineering contracts
• Tested, operated, and maintained a 500 KW solar PV system

• Collaborated to the Facility Management and Safety Committee;
• Ensured patient and staff safety by implementing international codes including NFPA, ASHRAE, and CDC
• Supervised the functionality of all MEP systems, including HVAC, firefighting, fire alarm, water filtration, medical gas, compressed air, and emergency power supply systems
• Oversaw the distribution, storing, and disposal of hazardous materials

• Supported two medium-sized general hospitals and 18 medical centers to achieve the Joint Commission International Accreditation (JCIA) – a record number in the region; awarded by the MOHAP secretary for being one of the top 20 most influential employees responsible for preparing healthcare facilities for accreditation

• Promoted as MEP Unit Manager; supervised a team of 28 engineers and technicians, customized and implemented maintenance schedules in an efficient manner, initiated a new dynamic system of maintenance requests, and collaborated with other departments including biomedical engineering and infection control

• Managed a team of 15+ engineers and technicians to resolve an emergency water contamination in the Dental Service Sector. Resolved the issue in a timely manner, created and implemented policies and procedures, replicated efforts in 12 other healthcare facilities, and saved the MOHAP nearly $100,000 by eliminating the need for multiple subcontractors. Awarded by the MOHAP secretary for professionally addressing the issue with the least possible impact on daily workflow

• Managed reusing an existing fire alarm system in a building undergoing demolition, conserved nearly $50,000 by eliminating the need of installing a brand new fire alarm system
HVAC Engineer @ ASAS Electro-mechanical Contracting
Jan 2013 — Aug 2014
• Designed the HVAC system of a 300-bed general hospital; experienced in cooling load calculations, ducts and pipes sizing, equipment selection, and fire-fighting systems design
• Acquainted with different international standards including ASHRAE 60.1, ASHRAE 90.1, ASHRAE 170, NFPA 101, and NFPA 14
• Produced HVAC shop drawings and submitted to the consultancy and local authorities for approval
• Headed on-site coordination and supervision tasks
• Prepared and revised project cost estimates for MEP systems.

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