What to Look Out for When Hiring A Civil Engineering Company

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Whether you are looking for a company that specialises in construction and maintenance of roads, underground civil engineering or cable installation services, it is highly beneficial that you hire a good civil engineering company.

But how exactly do you define “good”? Below is a list of 3 essential qualities you should look out for when selecting a civil engineering company for your project.

1. Experienced civil engineering companies

Find qualified civil engineering companies who understand the challenges of different types of construction services and can cater to the specific requirements needed. Experienced civil engineering companies can also provide valuable guidance, from budgeting and planning to execution of the projects.

Civil engineering companies who have completed many projects typically have a better understanding of their clients’ production needs and schedules. A reliable civil engineering company will not make you repeatedly chase for updates or worse, miss your project deadlines.
Lih Ming Construction has over 40 years of experience. Our clients are mostly government agencies, including Land Transport Authority (LTA) and Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA).

2. One-stop civil engineering services provider

Get a specialised civil engineering company that provides a wide array of services, including cable installation, overground and underground utilities and infrastructure, as well as construction and maintenance of roads.

This saves you the hassle of dealing with different contractors for different projects even in the future. You only need to liaise with one main contractor. The project costs are typically cheaper as well since all the materials required are sourced in bulk together.

For example, if you’re just looking for a contractor that provides underground gas pipe laying services, find a one-stop underground civil engineering services provider. Other than simply laying gas pipes, they can provide a range of other underground civil engineering services like construction and installation, regular inspections, as well as repair and replacement.

If the pipes need to be replaced in the future, other contractors may not be suitable as they do not carry the same brand of underground gas pipes, which is inconvenient.

Lih Ming Construction has an in-house capability to successfully complete Turnkey Power Cable Installation projects up to 220kV. We also own various testing tools to expedite the testing procedures of the project.

3. Companies with a trained workforce

An excellent civil engineering company should have a highly trained workforce, and should be able to operate all types of equipment safely.

Look out for companies that are minimally bizSAFE certified. bizSAFE is a nationally recognised accreditation that helps companies to build good workplace health and safety capabilities.

Lih Ming Construction is consistently providing products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements. We have been accredited ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, SS 506 : PART 1 : 2009 /OSHAS 18001:2007. We have also achieved the highest tier on bizSAFE.

After reading the list above, you’re now more equipped to select a good civil engineering company that offers dependable civil engineering solutions. With over 40 years of experience, Lih Ming Construction has the professional staff and in-house equipment to handle all your civil engineering needs in Singapore. Contact us today to see how we can help you.

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