MARKET: Food & Beverage
LOCATION: Salisbury, MD
SERVICES: • Multidiscipline
VALUE CLASS: $250,000 (Engineering)
ABOUT: The Client is a leading provider of grains, oilseeds, soybean meals, hulls, vegetables, refined oils, palm oils and other related agricultural products.
TAI completed preliminary multidiscipline engineering for development of a design build RFP package for adding a new Distillation Column (Deodorizer) and new bleach filters to expand capacity. TAI supported the bidding and bid evaluation process. After the Design Build contract was awarded, TAI Process prepared the final project General Arrangement drawings and completed the piping design to tie-in all of the new equipment into the existing plant piping, including process and utility piping.
Phase One: TAI expanding the preliminary engineering package, upgrading the design and engineering documents from preliminary to bid by adding additional documents to fully define the project scope of work.
Phase Two: TAI worked with the Client to create issuing documents and helped to answer bidder contractor questions about the construction bid packages.
Phase Three: TAI received copies of the bids and evaluated and compiled +/-10% pricing for the Client to submit for project funding approval. TAI used a cost-estimate worksheet to develop the installed and total cost estimate. TAI included detailed design and engineering and cost estimation services to produce itemized construction costs for each of the project descriptions indicated as follows:
Detailed Design & Construction Bid Documents
General & Project management
TAI provided Project Management and Quality Assurance with a dedicated Project Manager with detailed project costing experience, responsible for the overall project performance. Responsibilities included engineering staff management, coordination with the Client and other consultants, delivery schedule, budget, engineering, design, and quality of documentation.