Alvair Ltd, incorporated in 2015, was formed to provide project management, engineering and construction management services to the energy and commercial construction sectors in Trinidad & Tobago and the wider region.

Our team of professionals can provide a one-stop service to all of your project needs through the full project life-cycle including Concept Development, Preliminary Engineering Design, Detailed Engineering & Architectural Design, Construction, Commissioning and Close-out.

Our Visionx

Alvair’s vision is to be the first choice provider of engineering, project and construction management services in the Americas and Caribbean. We hope to achieve this by building strong business systems that enable us to deliver projects that consistently meet and exceed our customers’ expectations.

Our Missionx

To consistently provide reliable and professional services to all of our customers in the energy and commercial sectors by maintaining quality throughout the planning, design and construction phases, thereby ensuring projects are completed on time and within cost.

Our Core Valuesx

To provide consistent value to our customers by understanding and delivering on their needs.
To be uniformly predictable in the delivery of our services.
To be outstanding in our work delivery and technical performance.
To be innovative in our approach and our solutions.

Management Team x

Managing Director, REng, PMP

Barry Mohammed

Director of Engineering, REng, CEng, MIStructE

Kerrin Burgess

Contracts Manager and Quantity Surveyor

Vishnu Charran

Managing Director, REng, PMP

Barry Mohammed

B. Sc. Civil Engineering, 1996 – University of the West Indies (Upper Second Class).

PMP, Project Management Institute

Barry Mohammed has over twenty-five (25) years’ experience in the design, construction and project management of major roads, bridges and drainage infrastructure projects, residential, institutional and commercial buildings, and industrial facilities in the power and oil and gas sectors. He has extensive experience in managing medium-sized EPCM companies in excess of 130 employees. Barry Mohammed is a project management professional. He manages the operational aspect of the Company and coordinates all of the Company’s projects from inception to completion.

Some of Mr. Mohammed’s former capital-intensive projects in Trinidad and Tobago include:

The Southern Roads Development Project consisting of dualling of the San Fernando By-Pass, Crossing Interchange and Connector Road, San Fernando

The IDB Funded Health Sector Reform Programme for refurbishment and reconstruction of 37 Health Centres and District Health Facilities for the various regional health authorities in Trinidad

A New Gas Turbine Overhaul and Maintenance Facility for GE Oil & Gas and the Atlantic LNG Complex in Pt. Fortin, Trinidad.

Management of specific Engineering and Construction Personnel supply services to the EPC Contractors / Owners for construction of a Gas-To-Liquids Plant, a 720MW combined cycle power plant facility, a new 4.5 IMGPD Reverse Osmosis Desalination Plant and a 1MMTPY Methanol and DME project

Renovation of an existing 200 room hotel asset into the 4-star Magdalena Grand Hotel, Lowlands, Tobago

Director of Engineering, REng, CEng, MIStructE

Kerrin Burgess

M. Sc. Civil Engineering, 2003 – Structural Engineering and Geomechanics, Standford University, California, USA.

B. Sc. Civil Engineering, 1999 – University of the West Indies (First Class Honours).

Kerrin Burgess has over twenty (20) years’ experience in civil and structural design of medium to high-rise buildings, industrial facilities such as power-generating turbine foundations, boilers, towers, offshore oil and gas platform structural modifications and integrity analyses. He was formerly the country manager for a multinational engineering company in Trinidad and the regional lead civil / structural engineer for one of the major upstream oil and gas operators. Kerrin Burgess is a Chartered Engineer with the Institute of Structural Engineers in the United Kingdom (IStructE) and as a senior partner of Alvair, manages and overseas all civil and structural engineering works for the Company.

Mr. Burgess is also a part-time lecturer with the University of Trinidad and Tobago. Where he lectures in courses in Structural Engineering.

Contracts Manager and Quantity Surveyor

Vishnu Charran

B.Sc Quantity Surveying, Heriott Watt University UK, 2016

Diploma Level Construction and Quantity Surveying, School of Higher Education Limited – 2014

Diploma Civil Engineering Technician, San Fernando Technical Institute – 1994

Vishnu Charran has over twenty-five (25) years of experience in site management, contract administration, scheduling, estimating, and cost control. Mr. Charran brings hands-on site experience to our projects and provides a valuable linkage between office engineering and field execution. Some of Mr. Charran’s former assignments include a 1.7 MMTPY methanol plant, a new international airport terminal, a gas turbine maintenance facility, and a combined cycle power plant where he supported the EPC’s Contract Management Team in the contract administration of over six (6) major contractors with approximately 2,000 workers at peak.

Mr. Charran recently completed his assignment as one of the Contracts Manager for a new 1MMTPY Methanol and DME greenfield construction project, valued at USD $985M.

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Locationsx

Alvair Limited has registered offices in Trinidad, Jamaica, Guyana and Houston (USA). We have customers throughout the length and breath of the Caribbean including Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica, Belize, Antigua, Grenada, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Cayman Islands, St. Maarten, Dominica, Guyana and Haiti

Working at Alvairx

Work Culture

We encourage a relaxed office culture where employees are encouraged to share their opinions and perspectives. Our staff are comprised of a mixture of the mature and experienced working alongside the young and enthusiastic engineers in tandem.

Mentorship & Training

Mentorship is an important part of the development process for our young engineers. We believe that mentorship is a key part of the development process. Our young engineers get on-the-job experience and guidance which they use to develop their skills.