All Participants in construction project by Anna Udartsova on November 23, As a matter of fact, construction is a long and difficult process and it has specific vocabulary with which you should be acquainted. We decided to make series of articles with a small introduction into construction process which will be divided into three parts and will provide information on main construction participants, design and construction levels. Client is a private or public entity that decides to implement a project on his own cost. Client defines program, budget and construction planning of the project.
Print Send by e-mail 2. Participants in the construction process. Insurance The persons recognized by the law as participants in the construction process with their specific obligations are: The relations between the project participants must be settled by written contracts.
Investor Generally, the investor is the person, individual or legal entity, that has ownership title, construction right or easement Participants in construction projects the land plot on which construction works are to be carried out. Designer The designer of the construction works can be an individual who has a degree in his area of specialization, as well as designer capacity, or an entity employing such individuals.
Designers are responsible for the preparation of the project design and, if explicitly assigned by the investor, for carrying out preliminary research and investigation. According to the Chambers of Architects and Engineers in Project Development Design Act, foreigners and nationals of EU Member States, the other states of the European Economic Area and Switzerland, whose professional qualification has been recognized according to the Recognition of Professional Qualifications Act, have the right to practice as architects, landscape architects, urban planners or engineers in the field of urban planning and development design in the Republic of Bulgaria.
Contractor The contractor is a registered trader that executes the construction works under a contract with the investor.
The contractor can be local trader registered under the Bulgarian Commercial Act or a foreign trader registered under its national legislation. A precondition for execution of construction works by the contractors is the registration at the Central Constructors Register, administrated by the Chamber of Constructors.
The body competent to register contractors at the Constructors Register is the Commission with the Constructors Chamber.
As per amendments to the Constructors Chamber Act, effective from 23 Februarythe registration of a contractor in a relevant register in a Member State or in a State part of the European Economic Area, shall be treated as a registration in the Bulgarian Central Professional Constructors Register.
Based on the above amendments, on 9 February the Commission with the Constructors Chamber adopted a resolution for applying of a simplified procedure for registration with the Constructors Register of European constructors that execute one-off specific construction project in Bulgaria.
Exempted from registration are the contractors executing villas, residential and commercial-residential buildings with 10 meter height, executing VI category construction projects, and performing repair or reconstruction of V category construction projects. Consultant The consultant is a trader that has been licensed by the Minister of Regional Development and Public Works for carrying out compliance evaluations of project designs and for exercising independent supervision over construction works.
On 27 December were promulgated amendments of the Ordinance for the conditions and the procedure for issuance of licences to consultants for carrying out compliance evaluations of project designs and for exercising independent supervision over construction works.
The supervision of category V projects can be exercised by the technical controller.
Category VI construction projects are not subject to supervision. The supervisor consultant or technical controller: When appointing a consultant, investors should bear in mind that a consultant cannot act as a supervisor or carry out the compliance evaluation of designs for projects in which it or its employees or related parties are involved as designers, contractors or suppliers.
Structural engineer The structural engineer is an individual possessing the special capacity for exercising technical control over the structural part of detailed project designs technical and execution designs. The structural engineer should be included in a promulgated in the State Gazette list, prepared and updated annually by the Chamber of Development Design Engineers.
According to amendments of the TDA, effective from 23 Februarythe activities of the structural engineer can be performed by individuals entered in a relevant list or register kept by respective competent authority in a Member State or in a State part of the European Economic Area.
If the works are executed by the investor himself, he is obliged to appoint a technical controller. Technical controllers are also responsible for the supervision of projects in category V, where no consultant has been appointed by the investor.
Insurance Designers, consultants, contractors, structural engineers and supervisors are obliged to insure for professional liability for damage caused as a result of unlawful acts or omissions in the course of the fulfillment of their obligations.
A special Ordinance determines the minimum liability limits under the insurance policies for different participants in the construction process and for different categories of construction projects.
As the mandatory insurance covers the minimum liability of the insured under any project in which it participates during its term of validity, the investor may, in its contracts with the respective project participants, require that they undertake additional insurance especially for their own project.
Extended insurance coverage e.PARTICIPANTS OF THE CONSTRUCTION BME/BUTE –Faculty of Architecture Department of construction technology and management – communication between the participants of the project – preparation of the construction project – selection of the other participants of the project.
Construction Project Participants This set defines some of the participants in a typical construction project. This information is taken from Chapter 2 of Construction Project Management, Fourth Edition, by Gould and Joyce. PARTICIPANTS OF THE CONSTRUCTION BME/BUTE –Faculty of Architecture Department of construction technology and management – communication between the participants of the project – preparation of the construction project – selection of the other participants of the project.
roles and responsibilities in construction projects and, as such, will be helpful for anyone seeking to assemble a team and specify roles for project participants. Project Participants.
The participants to construction project procurement are the client (who is the initiator), the multi-disciplinary construction consultants (who act as the client’s professional advisers) and the building contractor (who constructs the building).
A variety of stakeholders is involved in any construction project. Major participants including design teams, clients, contractors and project managers are examples of stakeholders that have the ability to hinder or promote the progress of .