Engineering Design

Providing a unique offering within the engineering services market.

BMD Group’s design arm, Empower Engineers & Project Managers (Empower) provides civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical design and project management services.

Empower is unique in the engineering services market, with an ability to offer clients a design only service, or the complete design and construction package in partnership with BMD’s vertically integrated group of companies.

Value engineering

Empower provides clients with value for money assurance by maintaining transparency in pricing and delivery.

Risk and opportunity management

Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) provides client with the opportunity to identify and quantify potential risks.

This process promotes open and informed dialogue about risk apportion and management.

Collaborative contracting

Empower has successfully worked in collaborative contracting arrangements, including alliance, with client employees forming part of the project delivery team.

Fast and effective decision making as well as upskilling and sharing of lessons learnt has produced positive outcomes including expediated delivery timeframes and defect free projects at practical completion.

Time and cost control

The simultaneous engagement of design and construct contractors has proven to expediate the start of construction. Empower offers this to clients either as the designer, contractor or as both through the vertical integration of BMD companies.

Value for money assurance

To provide clients with value for money assurance, Empower offers clients a variety of models as well as transparency in pricing build-up and margin on direct job costs.

To learn more about Empower, visit their website.