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  • ACEI
    About back Who We Are ACEI Affiliations Executive Board Why Work with ACEI Members Find a consulting engineer ACEI Awards Resources Resources back What is a Consulting Engineer Selecting a Consulting Engineer Papers and Reports Blog News Contact Harry Meighan

    Original URL path: http://www.acei.ie/about-us/executive-board/harry-meighan (2016-02-18)
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  • ACEI
    About back Who We Are ACEI Affiliations Executive Board Why Work with ACEI Members Find a consulting engineer ACEI Awards Resources Resources back What is a Consulting Engineer Selecting a Consulting Engineer Papers and Reports Blog News Contact Jim Sherry

    Original URL path: http://www.acei.ie/about-us/executive-board/jim-sherry (2016-02-18)
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  • ACEI
    About back Who We Are ACEI Affiliations Executive Board Why Work with ACEI Members Find a consulting engineer ACEI Awards Resources Resources back What is a Consulting Engineer Selecting a Consulting Engineer Papers and Reports Blog News Contact Greg Hayden

    Original URL path: http://www.acei.ie/about-us/executive-board/greg-hayden (2016-02-18)
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  • ACEI
    About back Who We Are ACEI Affiliations Executive Board Why Work with ACEI Members Find a consulting engineer ACEI Awards Resources Resources back What is a Consulting Engineer Selecting a Consulting Engineer Papers and Reports Blog News Contact Terry Sheehan

    Original URL path: http://www.acei.ie/about-us/executive-board/terry-sheehan (2016-02-18)
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  • ACEI
    back Who We Are ACEI Affiliations Executive Board Why Work with ACEI Members Find a consulting engineer ACEI Awards Resources Resources back What is a Consulting Engineer Selecting a Consulting Engineer Papers and Reports Blog News Contact Paul O Connell

    Original URL path: http://www.acei.ie/about-us/executive-board/paul-o-connell (2016-02-18)
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  • ACEI
    May 2014 Client Dublin City Council project gallery CLICK HERE TO VIEW PHOTO GALLERY project description The new Rosie Hackett Marlborough Street Public Transport Priority Bridge over the River Liffey Has been shortlisted for the Engineers Ireland Engineering Project of the Year Award 2014 The bridge will form a key part of the public transport network being developed in Dublin City Centre The single span post tensioned concrete bridge will connect the north bank of the river at the location of Marlborough Street and Eden Quay with the south bank at Hawkins Street and Burgh Quay It will provide a strategic link between the north and south sides of the City and carry the south bound Luas Light Rail line BXD The bridge also provides two dedicated bus lanes in the southbound direction and accommodates cycle tracks and pedestrian walkways on both sides The bridge was designed as a single span reinforced concrete structure to minimise the hydraulic impact on the river and its hydraulic capacity will exceed that of the existing neighbouring bridges The soffit level will be higher than the adjacent Matt Talbot Bridge and so the existing navigational channel will not be restricted The structure spans 47m is 26m wide and has a span to depth ratio of 1 100 The bridge deck will be integral with the abutments and was de signed to minimise longitudinal loading on the existing quay walls The bridge is a portal frame transmitting horizontal and vertical loads in to the overburden and rock below High strength concrete of 105KN mm2 was specified for the bridge deck to achieve the structural depth required to accommodate the constraints imposed by navigational requirements and vertical alignment to facilitate the light rail crossing The soffit of the superstructure fol lows a circular curve which tightens

    Original URL path: http://www.acei.ie/awards/acei-2015-annual-excellence-awards-civil-bridges (2016-02-18)
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  • ACEI
    of selection to employ Inadequate fees lead to the reduction of the scope and quality of the service by spending less time on the project or assigning lower paid and usually less qualified personnel to the project The method of selection that best meets all factors is quality based selection Choose the consultant on the basis of professional competence managerial ability available resources professional independence professional integrity and quality assurance

    Original URL path: http://www.acei.ie/selecting-a-consulting-engineer (2016-02-18)
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  • ACEI
    management and quality control approach proposed for the new assignment Progress reporting and client communication techniques proposed for the assignment The success rate on previous projects of the consultant in transferring technology Availability of Resources When selecting a consultant it is important to establish whether the firm has sufficient financial and manpower resources to carry out the project Impartiality Clients should have the assurance that a consultant is competent and subscribes to the FIDIC s Code of Ethics Consultants must approach all assignments objectively exercise sound judgement prudent economic principles and provide solutions that serve the client s best interests Fairness of Fee Structure The fee structure should be adequate to achieve the objectives of the project and meet the expectations of the client At the same time the fee must generate a reasonable profit for the consultant so the client is served with a well trained experienced staff and the latest in innovative approaches Professional Integrity Mutual trust and integrity represent the oil in the machinery of the relationship between client and consultant If absolute trust exists between the client and the consultant then the project will run more smoothly the results will be better and both parties will be much happier Selection Procedure Selection procedures that allow a consultant to use creativity innovation seasoned judgement and best practices in return for fair and adequate compensation is in the best interest of the client In an environment where investment money and loan funds are in short supply it is in the interest of all concerned to focus on quality and value Terms of Reference Draft the terms of reference with an assessment of the physical magnitude and resource requirements of the project under the following headings Areas of expertise and categories of service Statement of work defining the project

    Original URL path: http://www.acei.ie/selection-criteria (2016-02-18)
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