Assignment name:

Con­struc­tion super­vi­si­on and per­for­mance in the func­tion of an Engi­neer in accordance with FIDIC Con­di­ti­ons of con­tract for all the sites of pro­ject: “Buil­ding of an inte­gra­ted sys­tem of Muni­ci­pal Solid Was­te Tre­at­ment Faci­li­ties for the was­te collec­ted in the ter­rito­ry of Sofia Muni­ci­pa­li­ty”

Approx. value of the con­tract (in cur­rent US$ or Euro): 3,990,000 €
Coun­try: Bul­ga­ria
Loca­ti­on wit­hin coun­try: Sofia Muni­ci­pa­li­ty
Muni­ci­pa­li­ty of Sofia, Bul­ga­ria
Fun­ding : European Invest­ment Bank (EIB)
Start date (month/year): 08/2011
Com­ple­ti­on date (month/year): ongo­ing

Narrative description of Project:

Metro­po­li­tan (Sofia) Muni­ci­pa­li­ty, with its admi­nis­tra­ti­ve cent­re in the city of Sofia, occu­pies an area of about 1,342 km2. This area inclu­des 4 towns, 34 vil­la­ges and 4 muni­ci­pal distric­ts. The popu­la­ti­on of the Metro­po­li­tan (Sofia) Muni­ci­pa­li­ty is esti­ma­ted at appro­xi­mate­ly 1.3 mil­li­on peop­le.
In 2006 the Metro­po­li­tan (Sofia) Muni­ci­pa­li­ty pre­pa­red “Stra­te­gy for muni­ci­pal was­te manage­ment”. It also con­tai­ned an action plan for imple­men­ta­ti­on of the future sys­tem for house­hold was­te manage­ment. The future sys­tem for house­hold solid was­te tre­at­ment and dis­po­sal con­sists of three main com­pon­ents (ten­de­red as public works ten­ders), name­ly: Mecha­ni­cal-bio­lo­gi­cal tre­at­ment (MBT) plant (410.000 t/a), FIDIC Yel­low Book

The pro­po­sed pro­cess con­sists of a com­bi­na­ti­on of dif­fe­rent pha­ses for sepa­ra­ti­on of recy­clab­le was­te and RDF and for the pro­cess of com­pos­ting, fol­lo­wing which it is eit­her pro­du­ced com­post for agri­cul­tu­ral use or mate­ri­als sui­ta­ble for dis­po­sal as was­te, accord­ing to the EU requi­re­ments.

  • Bio­gas and com­pos­ting plant (com­pos­ting for green was­te (24.000 t/a and bio­gas for bio­de­grad­able was­te (20.000 t/a)), FIDIC Yel­low Book
  • Land­fill for final dis­po­sal

The land­fill is loca­ted on the “Sadi­na­ta” site, which is loca­ted appro­xi­mate­ly 22 km east of Sofia down­town and spreads on an area of about 33.5 ha, FIDIC Yel­low Book
Under the­se public works ten­der the Con­trac­tor per­forms accord­ing to FIDIC pro­ce­du­res the duties of the “Engi­neer”.
Descrip­ti­on of actu­al ser­vices pro­vi­ded by your staff wit­hin the assign­ment:

  • Assess­ment of com­pli­an­ce of invest­ment pro­jec­ts with the essen­ti­al requi­re­ments for con­struc­tion works
  • Design docu­men­ta­ti­on for: Land­fill, MBT, Bio­gas and Com­pos­ting plant.
  • Admi­nis­tra­ti­ve manage­ment of FIDIC con­tract
  • Con­struc­tion super­vi­si­on for each of the above faci­li­ties
  • Pro­vi­ding of activi­ties asso­cia­ted with the Ope­ra­tio­nal Ser­vices (selec­tion of operator(s) for the plants)