Scheduling and Performance Management Services
Iraq’s largest hydroelectric dam, the Mosul Dam generates hydroelectricity and water for approximately 1.7 million residents downstream of the Tigris River and in the city of Mosul. Because it was built on soft gypsum rock, the earth-filled dam’s foundation is constantly eroding and continuous underground repairs are required to mitigate the damage and keep the dam’s foundations intact. Every day, about two tons of concrete are pumped into the boreholes that line the 1.4 mile-stretch of dam.
The Government of the Republic of Iraq, Ministry of Water Resources signed a contract with an Italian engineering firm to maintain grouting and rehabilitation of the dam’s bottom outlet. As the project resident engineer, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers engaged PT&C to provide scheduling and performance management services.
PT&C cost engineers established the performance management baseline and implemented an earned value management system to track the contractor’s progress. They also established a work breakdown structure and provided baseline estimates and a resource-loaded schedule to facilitate baseline management and performance reporting.