• Owner's engineer

    Owner's engineer

    • Owner's Engineer or also known as Client's Engineer, Lender's Engineer or Independent Engineer, is a term often given to the representative of the commissioning company of a construction or engineering project. It refers to the personnel involved in technical Due diligence.

      Most often, an Owner's Engineer is an independent third party or subcontracted role; undertaken to ensure that the technical and build contractors are adhering sufficiently to the project specification. Owner's Engineers also fill gaps in resources and expertise for a project.

      Ordinarily, the role is separate from the Project Manager's role as this often involves overseeing the technical, financial and commercial due diligence aspects of the works. Owners engineers are usually a "third party" overseeing the executing parties activities throughout the project life

      Functions often include:

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      • Project Evaluation,Feasibility and Planning reviews
      • contract reviews (non-legal)
      • Monitoring of Construction progress
      • Monitoring of equipment and material compliance with specifications
      • Engineering design and planning reviews
      • Schedule Analysis and Optimization
      • Equipment Commissioning and Verification Test
      • Operational and Maintenance Review
      • Cost/Benefit Analysis
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    • Owner's engineer