For us Quality in IEC is not only a commitment but more than that: a matter of survival.
Quality for us begins at every step of the way. Each project is designed, first of all, by studying the feedback documents acquired during previous projects. Feedback data is organized in a digitized database and routinely scrutinized by the design and construction staff. Supplied by the Engineering, Construction and Generating Divisions, client and partner feedback is one of the most important milestones in our quality policy.
On another level, our group is continually advised by "FOMIS" (Fossil Operation and Management Information System) and by the various long-standing professional and personal contacts we keep with equipment manufacturers.
Information transfer extends to the many conferences and meetings we participate in. A close collaboration with the power industry worldwide increases our quality and influences our ability to benchmark effectively.
Our tailor-made methodologies save time in the following activities:
Project management procedures
Over time, we have discovered the value of an "approved supplied and sub-supplier list" – that the quality of the equipment or services provided are essentially bound to this list. We therefore put an emphasis on developing and updating this list through "RFIs" in order to be certain that the best player in the power plant market do make the best equipment and provide the highest quality of service.
The standards used in our designs and construction are the most stringent in the worldwide power industry. We never adopt any standards belonging to "lower" industries, only relying on the standards that we are exposed to during our purchasing, planning and construction processes.
Self-training and outcome training is the best way to spread the knowledge among our team. Our quality is a cut above, mainly due to our stringent training program which includes an in-house apprenticeship for new team members (“Tutorial Policy”).
When the ISO qualification was adopted fifteen years ago every unit in the Engineering and Construction Division were well prepared.