Providing Civil Engineering Consultancy Expertise

Delivering outstanding project outcomes using engineering excellence and sustainable practices

Design

Providing a full range of design services to assist our clients on their projects

Management

Providing a full range of management services to help our clients deliver projects through all stages

Advisory

Providing a range of advisory services to assist our clients in discharging their statutory responsibilities

About Us

AM Civil Engineering provide consultancy expertise through our Design, Management and Advisory services across a range of Sectors in the civil engineering industry. We support our clients in the delivery of civil engineering projects by developing solutions that focus on achieving the desired outcomes in the most efficient and effective manner.

We specialise in working with Contractors and Client Organisations to identify opportunities for value engineering, construction sequencing, and material selection to safely deliver construction projects of any size, scale or complexity.

AM Civil Engineering was founded by Aidan McCarthy, a Chartered Civil Engineer with considerable experience in the delivery of major civil engineering projects in the water, transportation, flooding and infrastructure sectors. He has held senior management positions with international consultancy organisations in Ireland, UK and the Middle East, and has a blend of technical, commercial and management skills that ensure a successful project from inception to completion.

Services

Design

Our design services support clients to deliver projects through all stages of the project lifecycle from inception and feasibility through to detailed design and construction.

Feasibility Studies & Concept Design

Working with our Clients we assess the feasibility of a project and identify a number of potential solutions to achieve the desired outcomes.

Concept Designs will identify the preferred solution based on engineering constraints, environmental challenges and indicative cost assessments.

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Preliminary Design & Statutory Approval

Expanding a concept, we prepare Preliminary Design solutions to understand construction challenges, accurate cost projections and statutory approval requirements.

We liaise with statutory bodies to secure necessary approvals and consents, including Planning Permission, Discharge Consent, Roads/Traffic Approval, Environmental permitting etc.
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Detailed Design & Construction

Moving to the construction stage our teams will prepare detailed design and construction information that supports efficient site operations.

We support the construction process by providing accurate construction details and supervising construction quality and workmanship.

 
 
 
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Tender Design & Value Engineering

Supporting Contractors in the tender process, we provide detailed tender design and technical narratives to assist in developing accurate and robust tender submissions.

Our design solutions will deliver the Client outcomes whilst incorporating opportunities for Value Engineering, to assist in accurately determining tender pricing strategies and improving the chance of success.
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Management

Our range of management services assist clients deliver projects through all stages of the project lifecycle across a broad range of sectors.

Project Management 

In the role of Project Manager, we manage overall project delivery of multi-disciplinary projects on behalf of our Clients to ensure quality delivery, on time and within budget.

By developing a robust project delivery strategy, desired outcomes will be achieved, along with securing buy-in from all parties.

We can also assist Clients in developing their own capability and support them in undertaking the project management function internally.

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Design Management

In the role of Design Manager, we manage the design process across multi-disciplinary design and construction teams to ensure design co-ordination and interaction across all disciplines.
This function is critical to successful delivery of all projects. Our proactive and experienced approach will avoid the programme and cost impacts caused by poor coordination and management.

We can also assist Clients in developing their own capability and support them in undertaking the design management function internally
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Tender Management

Our Tender Management services assist clients with both sides of the tender process.
We will develop procurement strategies and complete tender documentation, assessment and recommendation progressing projects from design to construction.

We can assist tendering parties to prepare tender submissions including preparation of tender strategy, design and technical narratives in response to PQQ, ITT and RFT opportunities.We can act as the Tender Manager, or as part of your team to help improve tender outcomes.

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Risk Management

Our Risk Management services assist clients to manage risks throughout the project lifecycle.
Our risk management approach considers anything that may adversely affect project success including health & safety risks; procurement challenges; statutory approval delays; programme and cost over-runs.

We will produce a detailed risk register and mitigation strategy for your project to identify, plan, avoid and mitigate risks to your project.

We can also assist Clients in developing their own capability and support them in undertaking the risk management function internally.

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Advisory

Our range of advisory services assist clients in discharging their statutory responsibilities/obligations and/or provide ancillary support through all stages of the project lifecycle.

Principal Designer / PSDP

We help Clients satisfy their legal obligations relating to Health & Safety in the delivery of their projects.

As Principal Designer (UK) or PSDP (Ireland) we will plan, co-ordinate and monitor the design and pre-construction activities on behalf of Clients to minimise risks during construction, operation, maintenance and demolition.

We will identify, mitigate, and eliminate potential hazards, and reduce/control residual risks arising from design processes.

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Assigned Certifier / Design Certifier

We help Clients satisfy their legal obligations relating to Building Control Compliance in Ireland.
As Assigned Certifier we will act as a single point of contact for design co-ordination, inspection and certification of a building project from the design stage to completion, ensuring Building Regulations have been considered and implemented.

As Design Certifier we will co-ordinate and schedule plans, calculations, specifications and particulars of your project, and certify that all designs comply with the relevant requirements of the Building Regulations.

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Expert Witness Services

We provide expert advice and evidence on technical issues across a broad range of sectors in the civil engineering industry including:


– Public Inquiry and Oral hearing challenges / defence.
– Procurement advice and claims preparation / defence.
– Development feasibility and due diligence.

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Peer Review / Checking

We provide Peer Review and Independent Checking Services across a broad range of sectors to provide Clients with an added level of comfort and certainty in project outcomes.

Our experienced teams can undertake Cat 2 and Cat 3 checking and certification in line with specific project requirements.

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Sectors

Water Supply / Treatment

Water supply / treatment capability includes hydraulic modelling, pressure management, engineering design, project management and construction supervision on water transmission and distribution networks and water treatment plants.

We have successfully delivered of major projects across UK, Ireland and the Middle East including large diameter transmission mains, pumping stations, storage reservoirs and large scale watermain rehabilitation programmes to ensure robust and resilient water supply and treatment facilities.

Wastewater Collection / Treatment

Wastewater collection/treatment capability includes hydraulic modelling, network assessment, engineering design, project management and construction supervision on wastewater collection/storage systems and wastewater treatment plants.

We have successfully delivered major wastewater projects across UK, Ireland and the Middle East incorporating micro-tunnelling, storage structures, discharge consents, first-time services and wastewater treatment plants to ensure collection, treatment and discharge of wastewater, whilst ensuring compliance with statutory and legal consents/requirements.

Drainage & Flood Risk Assessment/ Management

Drainage & Flooding capability includes  hydraulic modelling, engineering design, project management and construction supervision on drainage and flood risk projects.

We have successfully delivered traditional drainage solutions, Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS), and Flood Risk Assessment, Management and Protection schemes.

Civil Infrastructure

Civil Infrastructure capability includes road/highway alignments, junction design, traffic calming, urban improvement schemes, industrial / residential developments and earthworks assessments.

We have successfully delivered infrastructure projects across UK, Ireland and the Middle East including large scale industrial and manufacturing developments, major highway projects, large scale residential schemes across a range of engineering disciplines including civil, structural, geotechnical, drainage, sewerage, traffic and transportation and landscape architecture.

 

Structures

Structures capability includes structural conditions surveys, pre-works condition assessments and detailed engineering design of steel, reinforced concrete and masonry structures including buildings, tanks, retaining walls.

We provide structural engineering services as part of our multi-disciplinary offering alongside our other sectors, or as a standalone offering for a particular requirement that fits into your wider design team.

Temporary Works

Temporary Works capability includes slope stability, excavation support, propping solutions, traffic management, watermain and sewer diversions, utility supports, flood protection and construction phasing strategies to facilitate construction of permanent works requirements.

We provide Temporary Works Design as part of our multi-disciplinary offering alongside our other sectors, or as a standalone offering for a particular requirement that fits into your wider design team.

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How can we help?

Our design services support clients to deliver projects through all stages of the project lifecycle from inception and feasibility through to detailed design and construction.