Owner’s Engineering Services

Avenston provides Owner’s Engineering Services covering project construction supervision, design review, commissioning, project&contract management and acceptance tests to achieve cost and operational efficiency. Our team are experienced in the design and supervision of construction and commissioning of many projects including MEP systems, civil/mechanical structures, grid interconnection, and other appurtenant works.

The objectives of our services are ensuring that the project is implemented with a high standards of quality, on schedule, and within the budget, in accordance of the specifications and drawings of the EPC contract and within the requirements of grid operators to which the PV systems will be connected. Usually, the following activities are performed by Avenston:

  • Presenting the project owner’s interests in contract implementation in front of the EPC contractor during all phases of project (pre-construction phase, construction phase and commissioning phase).
  • Support the project owner in contract management and related reporting.
  • A discussion, review and confirmation for the final design according to contract requirements and the best practices.
  • A Review for the Bill of Material submitted by the EPC contractor for each site and approve it according to the approved final design.
  • Participation in equipment inspection, factory testing of equipment as required by the employer.
  • A review of the existing site technical documentation as provided by the project owner and opine on preliminary design layout and maximum allowable peak DC power capacity for each site.
  • Site visits to identify construction, operational risks and special technical requirements.
  • All project management related services such as project execution plans, project risks and development of a risk mitigation plans.
  • Construction Supervision, Commissioning and Acceptance Tests.
  • Support the project owner and EPC contractors by assessment of the implementation schedule, identifying&mitigating operational risks.
  • A review and confirmation for the acceptance test proposals made by the EPC contractor.
  • A review and confirmation for the O&M Manual prepared by the EPC contractor during the defect notification period.
  • Providing additional technical support to the project owner as needed for successful implementation of the EPC Contract
  • Regular meetings with the EPC contractor to review project progress, technical issues, and measures to achieve the targeted cost, quality and schedule control.
  • Recommendations to the project owner regarding settlement of any claims by the EPC contractor.
  • Preparation of weekly/monthly reports.