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Common questions

  • Why do you need a construction inspector?
    The construction inspector is one of the most important officials in the process of building a private house, and in general, in any construction project, including particularly large projects. Without a construction inspector, the customer will have to spend a very long time at the construction site and make sure that everything is going well. It is likely that he will not be able to do this himself, both for reasons of time and because of his lack of familiarity with the field and his experience in such projects. However, if you choose to use a construction inspector, you can continue with the routine of life and be confident that the construction of the house is being carried out in the best way possible, without unnecessary faults and in accordance with all needs and requirements. The process of building a house, and especially when it comes to a detached private house, is not an easy challenge: it requires a lot of patience, time and, of course, quite a bit of money. Many choose to build a private house to fulfill a dream: to enjoy complete privacy, a large adjoining yard and a more spacious space. To make sure that this dream will indeed come true and that all the financial investment in it will pay off in the end, it is recommended to use the services of a construction inspector. The construction inspector is required to continuously monitor the project and throughout its various stages. He is the professional who is in the field, at the forefront of action, and he is the one who prevents future defects and maintains the nature and quality of the work and materials. Contacting a construction inspector can save, and especially in the long term, very large sums of money and allow the client industrial peace. Your peace in our work "With his help you can get through this difficult period in peace and even enjoy it. A house building project includes many stages, activities of professionals from various fields and also quite a few permits, which are required along the way. In order to go through it safely, it is important to have one figure, who wins over the entire process, and is a mediating factor, a professional factor that monitors what is being done and is also the one that is in constant contact with the professionals and the client himself. Supervisor positions for engineering construction works Planning coordination - some will choose to hire the services of the inspector during the planning process, this operation requires coordination with the network of consultants that covers the project in all fields. Architect, constructor, plumbing consultant, electrical consultant, waterproofing consultant, acoustics consultant, thermal consultant, accessibility consultant, air conditioning, development consultant, green construction, hydrologist, land consultant and the list goes on. in each project according to its type and nature. If it is a detached construction, commercial construction or saturated construction, the amount and type of consultants varies accordingly. At the end of planning coordination work, a superposition is obtained that allows visibility of all the systems without conflict, for example, air conditioning infrastructure together with electrical piping or plumbing. Things cause a delay in schedules and a return to planning during execution and of course additional costs. All of these testify to the need for an inspector already in the planning phase. Executing tenders for contractors - In the first stage, the construction inspector must find the contractor to carry out the project together with complementary subcontractors. He does this by preparing tenders and distributing them to the appropriate contractors. After contacting one or several relevant contractors, the construction inspector negotiates the prices and offers submitted, and only then selects the appropriate contractor. The inspector has a lot of experience and familiarity with contractors he knows and trusts who have financial stability, professional workers, and a high level of finish. Exactly what you need for your security and peace of mind. The quality of the various raw materials and products - the construction inspector is the professional body that examines the various raw materials and products used by construction professionals and verifies that they do meet the requirements with the high standards required for the project. A construction inspector knows how to choose already at the contract stage and approve finishing materials for construction works that meet the Israeli standard and beyond. References and approvals - checking the certificates and approvals required from the various professionals - to make sure that the construction process is indeed being conducted properly and meets all the necessary criteria, the construction inspector verifies that all the professionals who take part in it have it (whether in the field of electricity, the plumbing or frames and carpentry) all the approvals and certificates required for their work on the site. At the same time, these certificates are required to be presented to the authorities at the time of receiving a graduation certificate. The lack of required paperwork and inspections at the time of the work will lead to difficulties in obtaining an occupancy permit, procrastination and above all a waste of money Documentation of the construction project - The construction inspector documents the construction project from its initial stages to its completion. He is the one responsible for managing a work diary with the various officials and he is the one who takes care of updating any conduct related to the project. Timetables - Planning the phases of the project and monitoring them - the construction inspector is responsible for planning the project - phase by phase and making sure that indeed each of these phases is conducted correctly and on time. Planning and monitoring the project helps to prevent breakdowns and problems before they appear, thereby saving quite a bit of money, and especially heartache. Budgetary control - The supervisor monitors the budget designated for the benefit of the project and for each of its phases. In this way, he ensures that there are no exceptions and deviations from the budget set in advance before the start of the project. The construction inspector is responsible, based on the measurements he made and the examination of the various crafts of the various professionals of the project, to check and approve the various invoices issued by the contractors as well as to approve the payments at the end of the project. Certificate of Completion / Form of Occupancy - Certificate of Completion for Occupancy is given at the end of the construction works when the house/building is finished and now it remains to summon the authorities to examine the result and issue a certificate of completion. During the execution of the construction works, the inspector summons laboratories to take concrete samples in the required quantity according to the standard. Taking samples by a laboratory for the type and quality of the plaster, collecting consultants' statements, etc.. The inspector collects and centralizes all the approvals required for obtaining a certificate of completion from the various authorities and departments in the city. My name is Azulai Oren, the owner of "Ofir Handsa", a civil engineer by training. I specialize in construction supervision, both of private houses and of logistics centers (logistics centers). I accompany my clients all the way and guarantee a very professional and reliable response. I make sure to be in constant contact with my clients and with all the parties that take part in the project. and getting to know the field. I would be happy to be at your disposal and accompany the process of building your house, which is also likely to be the biggest project of your life. Together with me we can go through this process safely and secure your investment.
  • Do you need a supervisor to a developer?
    There will always be the eagerness to get into the house/the office/the MRL as quickly as possible. Then we get into the routine of life. And the necessary completions are pushed to the later and from my experience a graduation certificate is pushed aside, the completion of actions with the authorities, the electricity company, water, etc.. is delayed. And as time goes by As the completion actions go on, they become more complex with the need to renew declarations and inspections. That is why I strongly recommended that the inspection company "Ofir Engineering" complete the task to the end. For us, the task is a mission that is not finished until the last form has been submitted. Another and equally important point. Construction supervision and project management from the planning stage and "up to the key stage" is an engagement with one construction supervisor who leads the construction process from beginning to end, providing the client with a comprehensive basket of services, "ONE STOP SHOP". The construction inspector supervises the proper conduct of the project, the budgetary situation and the quality of the construction and the raw materials while creating coordination between the many factors involved in the project. The construction inspector knows all the contractors on the site and manages them in a full and professional manner Once the subcontractors are divided, there is no one winner over all and the supervisor's administrative responsibility for all the subcontractors decreases and any professional who is not contractually subject to the supervisor can afford to lower the quality of the performance. When employing one contractor at any stage, it is forbidden and wrong to allow the contractor to be a "supercontractor" who coordinates all the work. And he mediates between the entrepreneur and the rest of the professionals - from the skeleton contractor to the finalists. The construction inspector is a representative of the client all the way. The contractor is his own representative. The client's communication with the contractor is through the inspector, and this is how the client resolves dealings with the contractor and especially with additional work that is not required and causes the execution to become more expensive. The construction inspector has the knowledge and experience to calmly lead you to your destination
  • Is it possible to build without a supervisor?
    It is possible, but not desirable and this is explained in the following lines. Before you perform any action, it is important that you know the key role in building a private house, the role that may save you huge sums and prevent you from falling into traps - the role of a private home construction inspector. Your gaps in knowledge may cost you dearly. We all have areas of specialization that we have acquired over years of practice, when in practice we do not understand the world of construction at all. As happened when you acquired the profession you are engaged in or any other field of knowledge you have accumulated, the beginning was accompanied by mistakes, small or large failures and not a little trial and error. When building a private house, the lack of experience is accompanied by a particularly heavy price tag, due to several main factors: significant knowledge gaps in front of experienced professionals who take advantage of this. High cost of raw materials on their hems. Limited bargaining abilities with suppliers and professionals - due to lack of knowledge and understanding. Dependence on multiple factors without a connecting interface, which affect the pace and quality of construction (authorities, professionals). Heavy financial implications resulting from time deviations or mistakes. We all know the phenomenon of knowledge gaps when we take care of a car in the garage. Most of us don't know what's really going on under the hood and we trust the mechanic, but unlike taking care of a car in a garage, when it comes to our private home, we may pay hundreds of thousands of shekels more for mistakes, lack of understanding and lack of experience.
  • Do you need a supervisor to complete a graduation certificate?
    Did you build a private house? Waiting for the moment of occupancy? After you have overcome quite a few obstacles, there is still one main obstacle that stands between you and the desired entrance to the apartment of your dreams: a certificate of completion today connects Form 4 + 5 that is given at the end of construction and allows you to connect the apartment, the house, the building to the infrastructure (water, electricity and communication ) So what is an occupancy form? Who issues it? Under what conditions? And what can you do to achieve it as quickly as possible? The construction site where your house was built has already taken the form of a new building and even the garden is strewn with grass and the flooring is clean and shiny, but the fact that the contractor has finished and the elevators are already working does not mean that you will enter the new property in a moment. You have to wait for form 4. This form is the authorities' permit to occupy the building, which is given subject to the law and in accordance with what is stipulated in it. This permit was issued by the local committee for planning and construction and signed by one of the following authorized signatories: the city engineer, the chairman of the local committee for planning and construction or the chairman of the local sub-committee for planning and construction. When they are impressed that the house is ready for occupancy and that everything is safe and stable, and that the threshold requirements for receiving the form have been met, they will sign the application form that you submit. Who should issue an occupancy certificate? It is the permit holder who submits the request to receive Form 4. When it is an apartment building, the permit holder is the contractor and/or developer, while in the case of a private house, the permit holder is the land owner. What are the conditions for receiving a graduation certificate? The authorized signatories mentioned above will sign and approve the permit holder's request to connect the apartment or house to the infrastructure only when they are impressed that the conditions specified in the law for receiving Form 4 are met. Form 4, also known as the "infrastructure connection form", will be given to you upon completion of construction only if the following conditions are met, which are only part of all the requirements that must be met before the form is issued: • Construction according to the permit - the actual construction must conform to the approved construction plan, without any changes. • Firefighting approval - the construction is adapted to the requirements of the standard regarding fire safety. • Various certificates - Form 4 will be given only to those who present certificates from various required parties (for example, the gas company, the electric company, etc.). • Certificates from professional parties in the field of construction - for example, a certificate responsible for execution, a certificate of a registered contractor, removal of waste to an authorized site, laboratory certificates for plumbing concrete, etc. Production of Form 4 - a complex and multi-stage operation Issuing Form 4 is a multi-step, complex and time-consuming process. Obtaining the permit may take at least six months and the process of producing the long-awaited occupancy form may encounter difficulties. Before the approval is given, an in-depth examination of many characteristics of the building is carried out, which is examined under a magnifying glass Get professional help In order to streamline the process and ensure the receipt of the long-awaited Form 4 on time, it is advisable to use a construction inspector who accompanies the application process and whose presence greatly facilitates its completion. An experienced construction inspector knows how to identify in advance the mines that may delay the receipt of the form and remove these obstacles. Innocent" things may be revealed as factors that will negate the receipt of the long-awaited permit and cause a significant delay and delay in occupancy. For example, building a pergola with certain dimensions and building a basement without a permit, etc. A construction inspector who "lives the area" and knows the requirements of the various local committees, knew how to solve these issues and save a lot of time on the way to receiving the desired form. In conclusion, a graduation certificate and an occupancy permit are your last line for the process of occupying the apartment or house. In order to produce it efficiently, without unnecessary delays and wasting precious time, you must start acting on time and get professional help from a construction inspector It's all about documentation, documentation, documentation. An experienced and professional inspector knows what to document, when, and how to turn the graduation certificate experience into a simple, quick and easy subject.
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