Consulting Civil and Structural Engineers
Reg. No. CK 97/013039/23

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  • Braam Auret and Associates cc is a Consulting Engineering firm with extensive experience in both the Civil and Structural fields.
  • The firm has been established in March 1997 and the head office seats since March 1998 in Durbanville, Western Cape.
  • A branch office has been established in May 2002 in Swellendam, Southern Cape.
  • We aim to provide personal yet professional services to our clients. For this reason, the director shall personally be involved with all projects-from conceptual stage right through to design and site supervision.
  • Braam Auret and Associates cc is B-BBEE Accredited.
           CLIENT BASE            
  • National Government (DPW)
  • Provincial Government Western Cape
  • CapeNature (Western Cape Nature Conservation Board)
  • South African National Parks (Parks Board)
  • Local Authorities
  • Western Cape Education Department
  • Cape Agri
  • ATKV
  • SSK
  • BP Atlantic
  • Private Developers
  • Private Individuals
           SCOPE OF SERVICES OFFERED           

1. General planning and preliminary design:

  • Arrange for a survey of site.
  • Arrange for foundation investigation (soil tests).
  • Initial discussions with Architect/Client to determine design criteria.
  • Gathering of Local Authority requirements.
  • Sketch plans and alternative designs.
  • Cost Estimates.

2. Drawing work:

  • Preparation of working drawings with regard to Structural and Civil projects.
  • Preparation of Structural Steel workshop drawings.

3. Design work:

  • Design of concrete, structural steel, timber and masonry work.
  • Design of civil services (water, sewer, storm water, roads, earthworks)

4. Reinforcement detailing:

  • Preparation of reinforcement layouts and bending schedules.

5. Documentation:

  • Preparation of tender documentation (Bill of Quantities and Specifications).
  • Request for tenders.
  • Tender Evaluation & Recommendations.

6. Contract Administration:

  • Processing of payment certificates.
  • Site meetings. (Chairman)
  • Compiling site meeting minutes.
  • Progress and cost reports.

 7. Site Supervision:

  • Steel inspections.
  • Monitoring of concrete cube tests and soil density tests.
  • Monitoring of pressure tests on water and sewer lines.
  • Monitoring of progress with regards to an approved construction programme and cash flow forecast.
  • Measuring of work done for purpose of payment certificates.
  • General site supervision.

 8. Project Management:

  • General co-ordination and management of internal disciplines as well as those of the entire professional team.
  • Leader of Professional team.

 9. Investigations:

  • General investigations and reporting on cracks, failures, etc. (Structures)
  • Evaluation/Analysis of existing structures with regards to additional loads where extensions are planned.
  • Investigations of Road Defects, etc.
  • Soil Investigations.
  • Competent Person Enrolment.
  • Roof Inspections and Completion Certifying.
  • DCP Testing.