With greater pressure than ever before to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget, professionally and comprehensively managing the construction process has become all the more important. From the initial design to final completion, our people offer the full range of construction management services to match our clients’ vision, timescales and financial projections.
Furthermore, we understand that as projects progress the level of complexity can increase and obstacles are more-or-less inevitable. When this happens, Arcadis’ construction management experts look after all areas of the process, applying knowledge and expertise that put project owners back in control and making sure projects are delivered on time and on budget.
Throughout the Middle East region, Arcadis provides multi-disciplinary construction supervision services across a wide variety of project typologies. In buildings, our architects, structural, mechanical, electrical engineers and landscape teams have successfully delivered large high rise residential schemes, five-star resort hotels, commercial and retail projects and mega malls. Through our utilities and infrastructure teams, our civil and electromechanical engineers have delivered mega reservoirs, water treatment and sewerage treatment plants and major infrastructure, highways, roads and bridges projects
Our team of highly skilled architects and engineers proactively work with contractors on construction sequencing, logistics and methodology. Form commencement to completion our teams evaluate contractors technical submittals inclusive of engineering drawings, materials and method statements for technical adequacy and compliance with contract documentation progressively ahead of build. Our quality assurance and quality control team conducts routine inspections on work in progress and competed to ensure that desired quality is achieved and toward completion we witness test fire life safety and MEP systems ahead of occupation.
In addition to the technical activities undertaken on many projects, we perform the role of the engineer, administering the conditions of construction contracts between employer and contractor. This involves the review and monitoring of program, assessment of claims and review and processing of variations.
Health and Safety is of paramount importance to us as individuals and to us as a business. Ahead of commencement on every project a detailed review of the contractors’ health & safety plan and risk assessment is carried out and prior to site attendance all personnel are inducted. Thereafter, contractor management and control of health and safety is progressively monitored by our health, safety and environmental (HSE) specialist team. Progressive education through training and tool box talks are carried out, weekly HSE meetings and held and Senior personnel carry out site visits routinely to lead from the top.
Arcadis Middle East has specific procedures for health & safety and supervision operations compliant with ISO 9001 & ISO 18001 and both internal and external audits are conducted annually.