The aim of this one-day workshop is to provide you with knowledge of the role of Engineer to the Contract in contracts let under NZS 3910 or similar international conditions of contract.
This workshop addresses a technical skill on our Leadership Competencies Framework.
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In this workshop, the complex 'dual' role of the engineer in administering contracts let under NZS 3910 and similar international conditions of contract is examined. The subtleties of the role are explored in relation to instructions, interpretation, certification, extensions of time and responses to claims and disputes. Exercises and case studies and a multi-choice self test are used to bed in knowledge and to share experiences.
This workshop is for engineers and technicians already experienced in contract administration for construction projects or maintenance contracts who are moving to more senior roles.
By the end of this workshop, you will be able to:
- recognise the subtleties of the Engineer to the Contract role
- understand the means for control of cost, time, quality, scope and safety.
- NZS 3910's role of the engineer
- Extensions of time
- Valuation of variations
- Payments and the Construction Contracts Act
- Self test
- “Another good day of training – learnt loads, very experienced presenter. Good practical examples.”
- “Excellent knowledge. Exercises are very good for increasing familiarity with 3910.”
- “Work in groups on exercises was helpful.”
- "Very useful course to provide guidance with NZS3910."
- "Great! Interesting anecdotal discussions."