Last edited 13 Oct 2015

Design and build: mobilisation


Mobilisation refers to the activities carried out after the client has selected the contractor, but before the contractor commences work on site. It is a preparatory stage during which the majority of activities are managed by the contractor.

We attribute the role of contract administrator to an 'employer's agent'. This role might be carried out by the client if they are experienced.

[edit] Preparing for the construction stage.

The employer's agent arranges a pre-contract meeting to discuss procedures that will be adopted during the construction stage.

There are a range of tasks necessary to prepare for the construction stage:

[edit] Mobilising.

Mobilising may involve the contractor carrying out the following tasks:

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