As Programme Engineer my main focus is to lease with (Lot A - Mechanical), (Lot D – Mechanical auxiliaries), (Lot E – Electrical), (BCJV - Design) and (BCJV – Quality) departments with regards to internal interfacing of the Main Underground Civil Works (MUCV) Project Managements Team of Eskom “Our Client” and reporting to the PM. The other external interfaces managed is with the main Civil Works Contractor (CMI) and Voith. My main responsibilities is:
• Interface Management as described above
• Environmental Management
• Health & Safety according the Mines Health & Safety Act
• Programme Management & Tracking
• Construction Management according to the activities Planned
• Contractual Management according to NEC3 Option B.
The Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme consists of an upper reservoir, a lower reservoir, an underground power house complex with access tunnels and associated waterways that link the two reservoirs and ancillary works that include buildings, roads, transmission lines and temporary and permanent infrastructure.
The rated generating capacity of the scheme is nominally 1 334MW with an energy storage capacity of 21 000MWh. The underground power house complex consists of a machine hall, a transformer hall and other associated tunnels and caverns. Budgeted for MUCV at R11 Billion and overall budget of R 28 Billion.