Constructus has acted for Major tier 1 suppliers to the automotive industry for both manufacturing and research and development facilities:-

Project Engineering

Constructus provided interim project engineering services to Affiliated Engineers for powertrain test facility projects for a major Midlands luxury car maker.

This entailed writing of procurement specifiations from the project requirement documents.

For ACS, Constructus provided Project Management for the equipment procurement and installation phases for Supercar conformity of production, engine test cell.
Petrol Supply system install

For ACS, Constructus was appointed to provide CDM Coordinator and Principal Contractor safety management advice for the provision of an engine test cell petroleum supply system for Cummins.

Engineering Management Consultancy

For MIRA Ltd, Constructus provided interim engineering project engineering consultancy to gather high level technical space engineering and facilities planning data. Running a series of meetings with MIRA department managers to obtain specification outline, and summarising this to provide overall block planning area predictions for the new MIRA facilities as part of their multi million technology park proposals.

Engine Test Cell Upgrades

For ACS, Constructus provided CDM Coordinator, Principal Contractor Safety management and health & Safety advice during three projects comprising the installation and commissioning of transient test cells, development engine test cells and fuel farm refurbishment for Perkins Engines Co.

The project included:-

  • Plant Demolition
  • Significant building shell structural alterations
  • Specialist lifting operations
  • Specialist bedplate installation
  • Plant Installation
  • Test equipment installation
  • Plant commissioning
Engine Test Cells – China

For ACS, Constructus provided logistics assistance to enable onward shipment of test equipment for four engine test cells & one emissions facility for Perkins Wuxi , China

Body In White Production Hall

For Rolton Group, Constructus provided on site construction management for 15000m2 Body In white production facility at BMW Plant Oxford (Home of the Mini). The scope of duties included:-

Management of contractors on site during following phases:-
  • Enabling
  • Demolition
  • Groundworks & Retaining Structures
  • Structural Steel
  • Precast walling
  • Cladding & Glazing Systems
  • Roofing
  • Precast Slabs
  • Concrete Slab
  • Blockwork Suspended
  • Steel Mezannine
  • Mechanical & Electrical Landlord Services
Climatic Wind Tunnel Refurbishment
For Aiolos, Constructus provided the on site Principal Contractor safety management for the refurbishment of the Jaguar Land Rover full scale climatic wind tunnel. The project included:-
  • Equipment strip out
  • Dynamometer Replacement Main fan motor removal, overhaul & replacement
  • Control System Upgrade
  • Actuator system replacement
  • Wind Tunnel Geometry Modification
  • Wind Tunnel Cleaning & refurbishment
  • Refrigeration System pipework replacement and refrigerant secondary loop refrigerant change
Body In White Production Equipment
For Thyssen Krupp Draz, (TKD) Constructus provided health & safety advice and consultancy for TKD during their installation of body in white production equipment at Jaguar Cars Castle Bromwich. Providing risk assessments and method statements for specific aspects of their machine installation.
  • UK Health & Safety compliance documentation
  • Robot installation
  • Specialist Jig Installation
Component Test System
For Meritor in Cwmbran, Constructus is appointed to provide complete project management for the installation of a tri-axial braking test system and the associated seismic mass, accoustic booth, pump room and associated services.

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