Civil engineering project management by A C Twort; J Gordon Rees

By A C Twort; J Gordon Rees

This new version updates and revises the simplest sensible consultant for on-site engineers. Written from the perspective of the undertaking engineer it information their obligations, powers, and tasks. The booklet has been absolutely up to date to mirror the newest alterations to administration perform and new sorts of contract.

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The contractor carries the main responsibility for design but must comply with any requirements set out in the contract. He arranges all procurement including any civil, mechanical, electrical and instrument work, etc. and installs, sets to work, commissions and tests all plant. Performance tests are required to prove that the effectiveness of the plant is as specified in the contract. Provisions for dealing with claims and variations are not extensive; the expectation being that, prior to the award of contract, the parties will have agreed in detail the specific items of plant to be provided, so that little change is needed.

Tenderers bid a percentage of the employer's standard rates to be applied to the quantifies of work set out. Due to inflation and failure to update the standard rates, the percentages tenderers quote are often well over 100 per cent addition. 2. Where additional w o r k is required, the contractor is paid for it at 'bill rates' or, if different w o r k is required, this is paid at similar or agreed rates. 1 compares this m e t h o d with the methods which follow. The advantages are that the contractor can be paid fairly for the a m o u n t of w o r k he has to do, and the employer only has to pay for w o r k actually required, without having to pay a p r e m i u m to the contractor for the risk of undertaking, at his o w n cost, extra w o r k due to quantity changes.

To ease the financial burden on the contractor, the employer (in effect the government) agreed to purchase or pay for plant required by the contractor up to a value of 15 per cent of the contractor's tender price excluding contingencies. The employer recovered this expenditure by deducting it in instalments over the first 30 months' interim payments to the contractor under the contract. In this case the employer could obtain further security for his down payment by retaining ownership of the plant until he reimbursed his outlay on the plant.

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