Project Management of a 40MWp Solar Park in Chiriqui, Rep. of Panama

Our customer undertook the turn-key construction of a 40MWp Solar Park in Chiriqui area, Rep. of Panama.

Project’s value: 1.400.000,00 USD – Duration eight (8) months (Aprl-November 2016)

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 17% profit. Our work’s outcome was 23% 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 (4) subcontractor with rotation to all parks
  • Setting up crew:
    Selection, negotiation, employment agreements, payroll, evaluation – We had one hundred twenty (120) 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: 1
  • Contractual value: 1.400.000.00 USD
  • Claim extra-contractual value: 300.000,00 USD
  • Profit: 23% (customer’s expectation 17%)
  • Delivery: in time (within 8 months of operations)
  • Subcontractors: 4
  • Staff: 120