Tuesday, 27 January 2015
How to examine if a service providing company is worth hiring services?
With the rapid technological progress in the last few decades service providing companies are mushrooming like anything in the market. You just name services and you will find that numerous companies are available to serve you but you shouldn’t be carried away by simply knowing the name of the company over internet. It’s not at all intelligent to consider any company as your engineering service providing partner until and unless to carry out a thorough investigation of the company in terms of its reliability.
It’s important that the company you select for executing CAD and BIM services for your imperative construction projects maintain high end design standards in the services delivered to you. And for scrutinizing companies’ status clients are required get detailed information about it through various sources.
It is necessary that a significant amount of time and effort is invested towards researching the company in terms of examining its websites and making direct phone calls to it. If at all it is convenient to clients they can conduct personal meetings with the employees of service providing company and clarify all their doubts I terms of hiring the services. Another important step would be to keep in touch with the clients who have worked with company on quite a few projects. It is better to ask their experience with the company and the effectiveness of the services delivered by it. Apart from that clients can also get in touch with the CAD technicians and BIM modelers employed by the engineering service providing company and get some detailed information about the kind of experience they have received in working with distinguished projects. Clients must be satisfied by their work experience before they make a contract with the company. The company must maintain high level of design standards and employees must be proficient with all kinds of design codes and standards that are being followed in different countries.
Many a times the lack of design standards maintained in engineering services such as drafting services may lead to rework scenarios at a later stage which can then result in costly rework. Hence knowledge of CAD and BIM standards is a must for the employees of the service providing company.
Last but not least the company must be equipped with all the important tools that are required for the execution of preconstruction services such as effective software and powerful computers.