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Case study

Supervision of Beirut Governmental University Hospital

Supervision of Beirut Governmental University Hospital
Council for Development and Reconstruction
Associated Firm
Al-Hejailan A/E Consultants
General Buildings And Architecture
1995 – 2002
Project Details

Narrative Description of Project:
The project is constructed of a 530 bed teaching hospital with annexe buildings constituted of a nursing school and staff housing. Total construction cost: around USD 100 million.

Description of Actual Services Provided:
This project involved design review and supervision services of a 530 bed university hospital. The scope of work covered comprehensive contract administration and supervision services, including:

– Establishing systems and monitoring quality control, progress control and quantities installed.
– Ensuring that the contractor is working in conformity with contract requirements in terms of legal aspects, materials, specifications, construction methods and workmanship
– Establishing a programme of weekly/monthly progress review meetings while keeping CDR informed accordingly.
– Review of design.
– Evaluation of cost and time implications of variations.
– Review payment applications by the contractor and certify for payment.
– Review construction schedules updated by the contractor.
– Keeping records of tests, inspection approvals.
– Initiate and supervise the commissioning of plant and engineering services, and ensure that operating manuals, as-built drawings, etc. are made available to CDR, and issue completion and final certificates.