La Paloma Generating Plant, MCKITTRICK, CA
- The project was based on a fast-track schedule working six days a week twenty hours per day with over 350 craft personnel and over 45 project management, offi ce and quality control personnel. Based on the size of the contract, revised completion days were attained and we were the lead contractor on the project for completion attainment.
- Cost savings were provided through the timely negotiations of additional work activities allowing for the effective use of existing personnel and the addition and training of new personnel.
SCOPE OF WORK
Provided labor material and equipment to construct four power islands and the balance of plant piping for a 1048mwt gas-fi red combined-cycle power plant.
La Paloma Generating Company, LLC is part of NEGT, National Energy & Gas Transmission, which is the company name for the organization that is attempting to separate itself from its parent company PG&E. NEGT will not become legally separated from PG&E Corporation until NEGT’s plan of reorganization is effective.
- The plant was built to meet the ever increasing demand for power in the California market place and to support the applicable needs of the western states power grid.
- The plant was designed to be a continuous provider of power instead of a peaker type facility.
- During the construction of the project, there was failure on the part of other contractors to complete their work within the scheduling constraints. We were requested to support the ultimate completion of the project by adding additional staff to complete the other contractor requirements.
- University Marelich supplied a superior level of craft supervision and scheduling of work activities which equated to cost effi ciency and overall project success.