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Where the Engineering work sequence does not match that of construction….

Where the Engineering work sequence does not match that of construction….

 On a recent visit to a construction Site I could identify clearly why civil works are a pre-requisite for mechanical works.

Look at the picture here: the installation of pipes and steel structure on the concrete pipe-rack cannot proceed before all undergrounds are laid so that the area is backfilled and the cranes have access.

All undergrounds not only means main equipment foundations, but all underground networks, such as drain and sewage pipes with associated pits, pipe support foundations, concrete gutters for cables in paved areas etc.

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What is Project Plan

 

In order for any project plan to have a successful outcome, a foundational order of events must take place. Before any action can take place there must be the coming together of minds to brainstorm and produce a working project plan that will entail from start to finish how it will be done and in what duration it will be finished.

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A few things Engineering must do to enable the fast track execution of projects

- precise definition of interface between disciplines, through procedures, responsibility matrixes etc, to avoid "waiting on others",

- close coordination between disciplines, such as piping and civil: engineers and designers to be grouped by work areas rather than by disciplines,

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Schedule updating

 
 
Contracts specify how a contractor’s entitlement to an extension of the project completion date due an event attributable to Company shall be determined:
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