Saab has over 51 years of post-graduate experience in a wide variety of civil engineering projects, specialising in water supply, wastewater, flood control and infrastructure development. As Project Manager he has been responsible for both process & hydraulic design, preparation of tender & contract documentation and construction supervision for flood alleviation schemes, water treatment plants, sludge treatment plants, water and wastewater pumping stations, wastewater collection systems and wastewater treatment works, some of which with a design PE of up to 5 million.
Some of the major projects he has been involved in include Athy Water Treatment Plant DBO Contract, Mallow-Fermoy Wastewater Treatment Works Operation & Maintenance Contract Fermoy Flood Control Scheme and Wexford Villages Group Wastewater Scheme and have incorporated concrete retaining wall structures and earth embankments with retaining concrete and steel piled walls, large diversion channels with structural embankments, weirs and large diameter drainage pipeworks and conduits and culverts.
He was appointed as a consultant for World Bank funded Projects including water, wastewater and flood control projects, which involved the design, contract document preparation and supervision of water and wastewater treatment works, sewerage, flood control and drainage schemes for projects in excess of US$ 2.0 billion.
He has been employed as Design and Procurement Specialist for water supply projects covering several towns and villages in Dasauz, Turkmenistan and in Karakol, Kyrgystan (both CIS countries) for World Bank and Swiss Goverment funded projects with an estimated cost of US$ 50.0m.