Date
March 30, 2022
COURSE DELIVERY
Virtual
START TIME
9.30am
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Course Description

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.

Course Content

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

Site Facilities

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

Construction Submissions

Completion /Commissioning /Hand-Over

As-Built Submissions

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

Final Account

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

Afternoon Session

Case Law

The employer’s representative /lead design consultant duty of care

Duties in detail

Authority of the construction professional

Certification

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.

Who Should Attend?

This course will be of particular interest to anyone who acts as the Employer representative on projects, contracts and or construction works

Cost

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.

Tutor

Gordon Barry
FIDIC Accredited Adjudicator
Gerry O'Sullivan
Chartered Quantity Surveyor, Barrister-at-Law & legal consultant with Mulcahy McDonagh & Partners (MMP)

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