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Work experience

Jul 2013Present

Sales Manager/Process Manager

Future Technologies LLC

 Leadership: An ability to convey goals and objectives, while motivating and inspiring individuals; create a positive work environment; respected industry leader and innovator.

Communication: Ability to communicate at every level; articulate to convey clear directions and eliminate confusion.

Negotiation: Excellent negotiator: can close deals on the spot or project a win-win result for longer selling cycles.

Partnerships: Successful track record in developing strategic relationships with customers, vendors and service providers.

Organizational: Excels in a multitasking environment; ability to organize and prioritize objectives to achieve results on time.

Sep 2013Apr 2014

Water Desalination Consultant

SNC LAVALIN International

Designation: Consultant on Desalination Package EMAL Site Phase 2

Jul 2007Jun 2013

Project Manager/Procurement Manager

OVIVO (Aqua Engineering)

Project Manager/Procurement Manager in charge 

Reporting directly to the General Manager, my main overarching responsibility is to execute projects within the imposed scope, schedule, quality and cost constraints.

The main activities that I am involved in are:

  • Communicate stakeholder requirements and distribute relevant information to team members
  • Develop, monitor and control project schedules
  • Track progress and review project tasks to ensure deadlines are met
  • Work with the project team to identify, anticipate, manage and control project risks
  • Identify and implement approved actions in a timely manner Monitor and control project scope by taking lead of fabrication, installation and commissioning activities
  • Monitor and control project costs based upon signed-off cost throughout the project life cycle
  • Lead Supply Chain Management activities for current company project portfolio
  • Deliver recommendations on resource leveling between various ongoing projects
  • Work with relevant departments to follow up and resolve audit non-conformities where necessary
  • Build collaborative partnerships with stakeholders and project team, manage change and conflict, and develop resource planning estimates to manage project workload and productivity
  • Some of Major Projects Handled
  • EMAL (Emirates aluminum) Desalination Plant in Taweelah Abu Dhabi of 20, 000 m3/day which consists of desalination(two pass system, and ion exchange demineralization unit)
  • Shell Petroleum (Petrofac) , MBBR package units 5 x 125 m3/d for Iraq.  
  • Mabani , BWRO Plant ( Saudi Arabia)
  • Filtration system ( FEWA) UAE.
  • Saudi Electric Company  ( Al Fanar construction) Hail III Power Plant water treatment plant + Demin Unit
  • Saver Glass, water treatment plant , UAE.
  • Jabel Ali Hotel Desalination Plant, UAE
  • Engineering Office ( Qafay Island ) fast track sea water pumping station 400 m3/h, UAE.
Nov 2002Jul 2007

Production Manager

Wetico ( Saudi Berkefeld Filter )

PROJECTS HANDLED: Total projects Handled: Three hundred projects handled BWRO projects, For Drinking, bottling, agriculture, & Hemodialysis, IWWTP, STP projects and Sea water desalination plants.

Some of Major Projects Handled

Kharasaniya Project with Technip BTJV and end user ARAMCO, MBR system 2x 233 m³/day KSA.

Almarai IWWTP for the central processing plant in Al Kharj Saudi Arabia capacity 3200 m³/day,MBR system

Al Marai water treatment plant of different capacities

Nestle water factory water treatemnet plant of capacity 1000 gallons/day in addition to a re-mineralization station of 38 m³/h.A turnkey job for bottling purpose at al Manhal water factory Riyadh reverse osmosis system

Jeddah Industrial City IWWTP IWWTP followed by Reverse Osmosis system and ending a 8000m³/day MBR system


Sep 1995Jun 2000


Beirut Arab University

Mechanical Engineering


Communication Skills
Treatment Plants
Industrial Water


Petru Istrate Project Manager