Essential Support During COVID-19

Tandem remains fully operational though working remotely during the COVID-19 crisis. As such we are still providing our full range of services, but we are giving focus to a specific programme of Essential Support for our clients during the crisis.

This support programme includes the following:
  • Operations – Return to Service
  • Construction – Return to Service
  • Portfolio Management
  • Concept Design
  • AutoCAD / Revit Services
Operations – Return to Service:

Tandem delivers an Operational Return to Service action plan that will ensure personnel safety and an efficient, economical return to site for your workforce:

  • Coordination of a cross-functional action plan, detailing all activities required for a successful return to site.
  • Activity sequencing and development of an integrated schedule to support an efficient return to work.
  • Resource loading to ensure scheduled activities are resourced with minimum personnel crossover.
  • Development of site specific Covid-19 Protocols dictating how the activities can be carried out, with associated Covid-19 risk assessments for each activity.
Construction – Return to Service:

Tandem has developed a Return to Service (RTS) package for Construction Projects that includes:

  • Site assessment and compliance gap analysis with recommendations.
  • Covid-19 Action Register for tracking critical tasks to facilitate re-opening of construction sites.
  • Detailed Budget and Schedule Analysis of the impact of Covid-19 to your project, including a mitigation plan for schedule recovery and cost control.   
  • Project and site-specific Covid-19 Compliance Management Procedures and Risk Assessments for every aspect of the site, and for all work practices.
  • Liaise with Contractors and Client stakeholders to ensure alignment on RTS protocols.
  • Oversee a coordinated return to site including RTS induction and workforce training in Covid-19 compliance.
  • Compliance Monitoring post-RTS (if required) including daily compliance inspections and weekly compliance reports.
Portfolio Management:

Tandem will perform a detailed examination of your project portfolio, for both current 2020 projects and/or a look ahead to 2021. Providing you with:

  • Analysis of the Covid-19 impact to your annual current and future project portfolio, considering remote working personnel and social distancing upon return.
  • A detailed assessment of individual projects, outlining schedule delays and budget implications associated with Covid-19.
  • Schedule recommendations and resource loading to maximise efficiencies for each project while adhering to Covid 19 restrictions
  • Recommendations on project portfolio sequencing to reduce the impact of Covid-19 and ensure resources are fully utilised.
Concept Design:

Tandem delivers concept design deliverables and estimates to support capital applications, including:

  • 3-D model representation for stakeholder engagement
  • Detailed equipment list
  • Process flow diagrams
  • HVAC airflow diagrams
  • Electrical single line diagrams
  • ±30% estimate
  • Detailed schedule
  • Concept report

Some recently completed examples include:

  • Greenfield pharmaceutical facility
  • New build administrative headquarters
  • Biologics laboratory fit out
  • Utility generation upgrade
AutoCAD / Revit Services:

Tandem is fully mobilised and able to assist with AutoCAD/ Revit requirements during the Covid-19 crisis and beyond, including:

  • Multi discipline AutoCAD support for single items or a bulk project.
  • Preliminary drawings and/or 3-D model representations to support your project approval process.
  • As-Built drawings to assist with close out of your existing projects.