Construction supervision of the proposed residential apartments development (Dashen Heights) on Plots 2594 and 2596 Block 15 Kibuga, Nsambya, Kampala District
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This report presents the technical findings and aspects of construction project management techniques applied by the student while working with other stakeholders during the construction of the Proposed Residential Apartments Development on Plots 2594 and 2596 Block 15, Kibuga, Nsambya in Kampala district. The scope of works covered construction of four levels, four apartment blocks in two types 1 and 2, construction of boundary walls, civil works and mechanical and electrical works, and supervision roles of the above works under different responsibilities by the project management team. Project management techniques were applied to capture aspects of: time, cost, quality, safety and environmental aspects when executing the project. The project consultant to this project is Southgate Consulting Limited, the team consists of a consortium of members comprised of: Architect, Civil & Structural Engineers, Quantity Surveyors (QS), Mechanical & Electrical Engineers (M&E). As part of the team, I am an Assistant Structural Engineer (SE). The project was procured through a traditional approach that’s Design-Bid -Build, the contractor was procured through a selective approach. My involvement on the project started at a build stage (post contract), where I took on the responsibilities of structural supervision and making the necessary design changes were required. My detailed responsibilities have been detailed in the report which falls within monitoring and controlling processes. These have been discussed in detail in Chapter 3 of this report. In execution of this project from inception to the current state, project management processes where applied and integrated in order to a have a project success, these include: initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, and controlling. In this report, I have discussed how different aspects of the contract and project management have been managed in order to have the project delivered, some of the elements include documentation, procurement of personnel both skilled and unskilled, materials, processes, facilities and machinery.