Specialist Roles In A Commercial Construction Company
Constructing may seem simple, but it is, in fact very demanding. There are several players and specialists who work very hard to ensure that the customer gets exactly what they asked for. These specialists have to work together from the moment a contract is signed to its completion.
The first specialists are the fire and safety specialists. These are individuals responsible for the safety of the construction site, and the workers working in the project. The safety specialists have to have great knowledge on commercial construction. The specialist makes corrective suggestions and recommendations before and during construction. The safety specialist is also responsible for training the workers, providing safety guidelines, and ensuring they are followed throughout the construction process.
A civil engineer is another specialist involved in a commercial construction company. The civil engineer is a key aspect of a commercial construction project as he is involved in the planning, managing, and creating reports on the construction jobs. The civil engineer has to ensure that all laws of commercial construction, pollution, and safety are followed strictly while minimizing costs without compromising quality. The civil engineer is also involved in all the testing and inspection of the work to ensure that the required standards are met. A civil engineer is therefore very crucial in a commercial construction and should therefore be selected very carefully. A civil engineer may cause a project to either succeed or fail.
The main contracting specialist is very important in a commercial construction company since they are responsible for managing the project on site successfully. The specialist ensures that there are adequate resources at all times, the workers are all there at all times and that the project is on time.Facilities management specialists are also involved in a commercial construction company. These specialists ensure that the needs of the workers are met in terms of catering, washroom services, security, water treatment, cleaning, and many others.
Other specialists include mechanical and electrical specialists. These specialists are responsible for the installation and maintenance of essential equipment and services in a building, e.g. water, gas, and electrical supplies. The specialists are also responsible for the training of clients on how to use and maintain the installed equipment.
Piling specialists are part of the specialists’ team in a construction company. Piling specialists are responsible for scheduling material manufacturing as per site; monitor the material quantity, organizing the work site to ensure high quality, and maximum production among many others. A piling specialist is important because of the unique techniques possessed.
Scaffolding specialists are very important in a construction company. Scaffolding ensures safety and ease access for workers. The scaffolding specialists have to construct the scaffolding structures with techniques and precision as a small error could cause major damage. It is important that a commercial construction company to hire qualified and skilled individuals for the scaffolding job to prevent accidents that could lead to loss of lives.
Building envelope specialist is also involved in a commercial construction company. The building envelope specialists is responsible for the installation and repair of non-structural covering to a building using materials such as metal, glass, and wood e.g. windows, doors, ceiling. These installations require great expertise and skills as the interior design desires have to be met and at the same time act as a suitable barrier against air, wind, rain, and water, etc.
Finally, a demolition specialist is another important part of the commercial construction team. A demolition specialist comes in when a structure has to be demolished to pave way for another construction. The demolition specialists have to work properly to ensure that the demolition does not affect nearby buildings or the environment.
Written by Hubert Builders, a full service commercial construction company in Columbia, MO.