Firstco.

Firstco work across all stages of the project lifecycle. Information on each of these is listed below:

Consult

Consult

Strategy

Firstco work with our clients and their master-planners to identify the strategies, scope, approach and budget costs for all the technology systems.

Requirements

Firstco engage with the client and stakeholders to identify and capture systems requirements, using structured processes and tools.

Specifications

Firstco produce detailed systems specifications to be issued as part of a tender process and support the technical evaluation of subsequent proposals.

Design

Design

Concept

Firstco work with the client, the architects and civils, structures and M&E engineers to produce a concept design and options.

Scheme

Firstco develop the design options and explore best practice technologies and solutions to provide indicative layout drawings, basis of design and bill of materials.

Production

Firstco engineers develop scheme designs to full production design for some systems and manage the design process and specialist suppliers, for the other systems.

Deliver

Deliver

Manage

Firstco provide experienced systems project managers to ensure that the various specialists are mobilised at the right time and are focus on the overall construction programme.

Interface

However the delivery is packaged and procured, Firstco work throughout to ensure that the interfaces and interdependencies remain focused on integrated delivery into operation.

Install

Firstco install some of the systems; for others we coordinate the physical installation with the architectural and services fit-out.

Assure

Firstco are contracted to provide Technical Assurance throughout the project lifecycle, ensuring that the designed solution is implemented and focused on the operational need.

Commission

Commission

Test

Firstco define test plans for all stages of testing. For factory acceptance, off-site and on-site testing Firstco engineers witness and manage a gateway approval process.

Commission

Once installed and tested, Firstco manage the systems commissioning programme on a system by system or area by area basis.

Integrate

As the systems are progressively commissioned Firstco manage and oversee the integration of systems; both new to new and new to legacy, as required.

Support

Support

Trial

As the complexity and integration increases, trial operations become more critical to successful completion; Firstco manage, assure and document this key stage of a project.

Support

As a project hands-over to operations, Firstco support the transition and training of staff. We then continue to support the operation, often managing future upgrades and enhancements.

Maintain

Firstco have a 24/7 support and maintenance team, on call to conduct critical maintenance activities with the minimum of disruption to the business.

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