The employer representative acts as the employer’s agent in administering and seeing building contracts through, it is a role that comes with a huge level of responsibility and administration work.
This one-day course will explore the key duties and responsibilities of the employer’s representative, including important considerations regarding contracts and documents, what to look out for in monthly meetings, construction submissions and key considerations when preparing reports. You will also learn important principles in managing change, managing risk, and how to avoid or navigate disputes that arise. We will also explore the way forward and how COVID-19 has impacted the role.
Role of Employer’s Representative
Contract Documents, Employer’s Requirements, Contractor’s Proposals, , Pricing Document Collateral Documents
Contract Personnel Roles, Delegation of Authority Site Representatives, Employer Engagement, Contractor Engagement
Resident Engineering Team - Weekly Reports - Record Keeping
Monthly Meetings - Monitoring progress – what to look out for
Preparing Monthly Cost and Progress Reports
Contract Programme -Contract Obligations - Contractor’s Programme
Delay & Disruption - Issuing Extensions of Time and Certificates of Practical Completion
Design & Procurement Submissions
Completion /Commissioning /Hand-Over
Payment Applications - Contractor’s Application - ER Assessment - Cashflow
Outstanding Work & Defects - Managing Practical Completion Handover and Defects
Managing Change - Employer - Contractor - Third Party Driven Changes - Other External Changes - Change Orders
Managing Risk - Employer or Contractors Ability to Accommodate Events
Dispute Resolution Processes - Handling and or avoiding disputes on the contract
Covid-19 – Impact on the Employer representative and how has it changed the role
The employer’s representative /lead design consultant duty of care
Duties in detail
Authority of the construction professional
On completion of this one-day training course, you will receive your Certificate of Attendance. Please note certificates are issued at the close of the training course to participants on completion of the course. Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award.
This course will be of particular interest to anyone who acts as the Employer representative on projects, contracts and or construction works
An ‘Early Bird’ discounted rate of €465 is currently available. This training course normal rate is €565. Places are limited and are allocated on a first come first served basis. PLEASE NOTE THE EARLY BIRD RATE CLOSES 3 WEEKS PRIOR TO COURSE DATE. Places are limited and are allocated on a first come first served basis. The course cost includes all course documentation and Certificate of Attendance.