Project implementation (or project execution) is the phase where visions and plans become reality. This is the logical conclusion, after evaluating, deciding, visioning, planning, applying for funds and finding the financial resources of a project.
The detailed design, tendering, and construction of the infrastructure will take place during this step. Depending on the situation and the complexity, the project might be implemented through a formal construction contract or a voluntary community approach.
“The basic requirement for starting the implementation process is to have the work plan ready and understood by all the actors involved. Technical and non-technical requirements have to be clearly defined and the financial, technical and institutional frameworks of the specific project have to be prepared considering the local conditions. The working team should identify their strengths and weaknesses (internal forces), opportunities and threats (external forces). The strengths and opportunities are positive forces that should be exploited to efficiently implement a project. The weaknesses and threats are hindrances that can hamper project implementation. The implementers should ensure that they devise means of overcoming them.
Whatever method is selected, the construction and installation activities must be carried out under the supervision of experts and engineers. “The level of supervision required will naturally depend on the complexity of the construction work. However, if the design includes any engineering specification, then qualified staff should be available on a full-time basis to oversee construction of the works. The quality of work will suffer if supervision is inadequate because corners may be cut, inferior materials used, and safety compromised.” The involvement of the designers is also needed during the construction stage, particularly to answer questions and make changes in the design when improvements and adaptations are required.
ESPCo has reliable and efficient site engineers who interpret designs and bring them to life on site. The site engineers are very experienced in engineering construction and uphold the highest standards of quality control on site.