Mechanical And Electrical Engineering

Mechanical and Electrical Engineering contracts are vital for a school to meet its everyday running needs. Whether it is PAT testing, maintenance, or the building of a high-spec science lab, these works can prove to be highly complex procurement projects.

Key Considerations

As well as getting a great price, there are also other key aspects to consider:

  • All works carried out at the school are subject to the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974).
  • Using a pre-developed framework, can often save time and money. It will also give you assurance in what can often be a complex area of procurement.
  • Establish a good working relationship with the supplier. This will ensure that your school gets the best value for money,as the supplier will carry out extra work to maintain the good working relationship.
  • Early engagement with the suppliers will help ensure that the correct specification is being met. It also allows you to see if works are feasible before plans are drawn up.
  • A thorough background check of potential suppliers is advised to ensure they have the capacity and skills to carry out the works required.

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