What is an EPCI contractor?

What is an EPCI contractor?

A form of building contract used for a large or otherwise complex project under which the builder (the EPC contractor) will deliver a completed project on a turnkey basis. EPC contract is an abbreviation for engineering, procurement and construction contract.

What’s the difference between subcontracting and contracting?

A contractor receives his payment directly from the employer. The payment terms are outlined in the contract and may come in installments or one payment when the project is completed. A subcontractor is paid directly by the contractor and his payment is due once his specific job is finished.

What does subcontract agreement mean?

A subcontractor agreement is a contract between contractors or project managers and subcontractors. This solidifies any agreement between the two parties and assures work. Depending on the subcontractor agreement, they can benefit subcontractors more than common verbal agreements.

What is an epic in construction?

The acronym EPIC for Engineering, Procurement, Installation & Commissioning is also used. Under an EPCI contract, the contractor will design the structure(s), procure the necessary materials, undertake construction and transportation and set it up at the offshore site.

What is the difference between EPC and EPCM?

While an EPC contract takes the form of a design and construction contract, the EPCM model can be regarded as a professional services contract. The EPCM contractor has a duty to ensure that the engineering and design of the project is in compliance with the projects technical and functional specifications.

Why do contractors use subcontractors?

Hiring subcontractors allows your business more flexibility than if you were to hire new, permanent employees. Rather than bringing them on for long term work, you hire the contractors to work on a few short term projects and then part ways. Be forewarned, sometimes they turn into a lifetime business relationship.

Is a subcontractor an independent contractor?

Sub-contractors are also independent contractors as they are in business for themselves, A sub-contractor is someone who labors for another contractor. Labor performed by an independent contractor shall be considered a subcontract. A contractor is the one who will be paid by the person who employed him.

What is subcontract work?

Subcontracting is the practice of assigning, or outsourcing, part of the obligations and tasks under a contract to another party known as a subcontractor. Subcontracting is especially prevalent in areas where complex projects are the norm, such as construction and information technology.

What should be in a subcontract agreement?

The main issues that should be in a subcontractor agreement are licensing, job and payment, timing, and defense and indemnification.

  • Licensing.
  • Scope of Work and Payment.
  • Timing.
  • Defense and Indemnification.

Who owns Epic construction?

Meet the Business Owner: Claudiu T.

What is EPCM project?

EPCM is a services-only contract, under which the contractor performs engineering, procurement and construction management services. In an EPCM arrangement, the client selects a contractor who provides management services for the whole project on behalf of the client.


Back to Top