He graduated in 1983 with a Degree in Mechanical Engineering and immediately joined SHELL in Miri Sarawak working on their Offshore Production Platforms. He left SHELL in 1987 and worked with Brown & Root and Technip in their Kuala Lumpur offices until 1998. He tried his hands in running his own business for two years before joining Toyo Engineering & Construction Sdn Bhd in year 2000 and has since held the position of Executive Director. His career covers Project Management, Engineering Design, Procurement and Construction supervision in both upstream and downstream sectors of the Oil & Gas Industry. Ir Rashid received his FELLOW from IEM in 2011.