Corporacion Inmobiliaria VestaQueretaro, Qro., Mexico
This MEGGITT $9,076,000 project was a 240,000 sq. ft. production facility located in the Aerospace Industrial Park in the City of Querétaro, Qro., Mexico. MEGGITT Aircraft Braking Systems is the number one producer of wheels, brakes and brake control systems for regional and business jets, and fixed and rotary wing military aircraft. Their products are on active fleets of over 30,000 aircrafts.
The construction of this facility consisted of full height concrete tilt-up walls with an FM approved fire protection and alarm systems, and with a metal standing seam roof and skylight systems. An access control guardhouse, lunch room facility with seating capacity for 140 occupants, chemical storage space, and a salvage area for chip storage. Some of the project challenges encountered and managed during the construction phase of this project entailed the coordination and scheduling of 27 owner requested project changes, which owner furnished crane system coordination scheduling and implementation.
ECM provided key services in the completion of this project such as: Project Development; setting project objectives, defining the scope of the project, establishing design strategy, and determining project work breakdown structure. Bid Documents; consisting of project bid drawings, specifications project manual, project general conditions and bid forms. Bid Requests, Bid Analysis and Contrctor Selection; bidder pre-qualification, bid request, comparative and enhanced bid evaluations. Contractor Selection Processes; contract award recommendations based on risk management and best value analysis. Construction Management; full-time construction quality assurance and construction management. All offered as ECM International’s project delivery services.
Value added during the bid process was a cost reduction of $375,000 resulting from our bid evaluations process and proposed value engineering construction alternates. For the construction phase of the project the value engineering provided by ECM International resulted in a $160,259 project cost reduction. Our project management processes resulted in the successful, timely delivery of the MEGGITT project and within the allocated budget.