Project Management of 6 Solar Parks in Northern Ireland, of 24,3MWp totally

Our customer undertook the erection of civil and electrical works in six (6) Solar Parks in Northern Ireland, of totally 39,40 MWp and of 1.298.000,00 GBP total value, within five (5) months, January-May 2017.

More specifically, the projects were:

Project MWp Area Value (GBP) Time needed
Lough Road 5,4 Antrim, Northern Ireland 178.000,00 3 months

(Jan.-Mar. 2017)

Hillside 5,4 Antrim, Northern Ireland 178.000,00 3 months

(Jan.-Mar. 2017)

Knockcairn 5,4 Crumlin, Northern Ireland 178.000,00 3 months

(Jan.-Mar. 2017)

Moira 6 Crumlin, Northern Ireland 196.000,00 3 months

(Jan.-Mar. 2017)

Millar 7,2 Antrim, Northern Ireland 238.000,00 3 months

(Jan.-Mar. 2017)

Belfast Road 10 Nutts Corner, Northern Ireland 330.000,00 3 months

(Mar.-May 2017)

Totals: 39,40 1.298.000,00

 

Our team’s (administrative staff, engineer-construction manager, engineer-on site project manager) obligations were:

  • Contract negotiation:
    Apart for the price, which was given directly by the customer, we negotiated all terms and conditions
  • Contract administration:
    Follow up of contractual works, claim of extra-contractual works, milestones-certifications of works, invoicing, payment, final project acceptance, customer’s evaluation
  • Project planning, cost estimation, budget analysis:
    We were asked to deliver the projects in time with 25% profit. Our work’s outcome was 50% profit with no delays
  • Preparation and provision of Method Statement and Risk Assessment
  • Setting up Subcontractors:
    Selection, negotiation, subcontract agreements, operations follow up, invoicing, payment, evaluation – We had one (1) subcontractor with rotation to all parks
  • Setting up crew:
    Selection, negotiation, employment agreements, payroll, evaluation – We had sixty eight (68) employees with rotation to all parks
  • Material and Plant Management
  • Quality Control & H&S Management
  • Crew’s Travel Arrangement and Accommodation
  • Suppliers Selection

Briefly:

  • Projects: 6
  • Contractual value: 1.298.000,00 GBP
  • Claim extra-contractual value: 100.000,00 GBP
  • Profit: 50% (customer’s expectation 25%)
  • Delivery: in time (within 5 months of operations)
  • Subcontractors: 1 (in rotation)
  • Staff: 68 (in rotation)