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How to Put Together an NEC3 ECS Subcontract and Choose the Right Main and Secondary Options

How to Put Together an NEC3 ECS Subcontract and Choose the Right Main and Secondary Options

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This course introduces you to the common philosophies of the NEC family of contracts and focuses in more detail upon the key mechanics and provisions of the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Subcontract (ECS). This webinar will review the contract strategy options between the primary ECS options A-E as well as the choice of secondary options that are available, all of which alter the risk profile and the payment mechanisms on a given subcontract. We will also take you through how to put together a subcontract agreement.

After completing this course, you will have a much clearer understanding of the intent of the specific contractual clauses and in practical terms begin to see how they should administer them for the benefit of all parties on a particular project.

You will learn

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  1. Explain and choose an appropriate primary (A-E) options and secondary (X1-X20) options.
  2. Explain what are the key components of NEC3 Engineering and Construction Subcontract (ECS) and the purpose of each of these parts.