About

     

1. Introduction

 1.1 General

At-con Engineering & Architectural consultancy plc was established in 2008 G.C to provide a compressive range of consulting services for governmental, private sector and public enterprises in the field of highway Engineering, Structural Engineering, Water resource Engineering, Bridge Engineering, Architecture and other related works. These services cover activities of project identification, feasibility studies, detailed design, and design revision, evaluation of projects and construction and supervision together with contract administration.

At-Con is established and managed by high level professionals that have long years of professional experience in their respective fields of specialization. Here below, the detail of wide range of services and experiences in which At-con Engineering & Architectural consultancy plc has passed in the execution of capacity building, infrastructure development and other related civil work projects in Ethiopia is described.

 

1.2. Background

 The firm is owned and founded by two family member practicing professional Civil Engineers on a shareholding basis. Two of the Engineers are highly experienced and with recognized professional career in their particular fields of specialization. The number of professionals is justified by the capacity of the firm to mobilize qualified professional personnel all at its avail at any required time.

 

At-con is registered under the relevant issuing authority i.e. Construction Regulatory and Capacity Building in 2002 E.C, under trade license registration number BO/CAE 255, for doing professional consultancy on Roads & Bridges, Buildings, Architectural, Water works and other related civil works, the firm started its business on the same calendar year.

 

1.3 At-Con Vision

 
To be the leading international company in the areas of its engagement where At-Con becomes a company appointed in diverse fields of high way and bridges, water resources management, high rise building structures, and prefab steel structures works that is nationally and internationally competent and having adequate facilities in personnel, capacity & laboratory facilities within the coming five years period of time.

 

 

1.4 At-Con Purpose

At-Con strives to promote professionalism, creativity and cooperation where it becomes a venue and hub for creative and visionary minds for the cause of satisfaction of the sole and prosperity of the hearts and minds of its members in particular and stake holders in general.

At-Con purposefully selects new areas of involvement to expand its social and economic contribution that will eventually have national and regional significance.

 

1.At-Con Mission

 

At-Con mission is to contribute to the development of Ethiopia, primarily, and other African Countries at large through creating conducive and attractive environment for professionalism, and creativity with an outstanding financial result by which the company, and its associates benefit, prosper and harvest professional satisfaction.

 

1.Objective of AtCon

 

The firm has the following unlimited basic objectives:

 

·    Provision of required professional services

·    Savings in construction economy

·    Adaptation of beneficiary new engineering and construction technologies

·    creating equal opportunity employment environment

·    playing significant role in national development

 

Therefore, the specific and immediate objective of At-Con is then to avail the required professional, financial and other resources in a very unique and creative manner so as to reach its aspired goal of entering the consulting service market as a company reputable internationally.

 

2. Organization

 

The management of the firm is being experienced by board of directors, a General Manager, with a highly recommended organizational structure, job classification and all with promising leadership quality. 

The firm presently has one office in Addis Ababa. Diversification of offices to regional centerwill resume 

sooner accordingly.

 

At-Con is structured into three major divisions so that it operates in specialist groups, namely: Transportation

Division, Water Resources Division and Building Division and each division has three departments i.e., Design Department, Construction Supervision Department and Contract Administrative Department. The general diagrammatic expression of the organization is shown in the diagram. Below

 

       

3. Capacity

 

Staff Resources

 

At- Con currently employs around 79 staffs on permanent basis, comprising of 31 engineers and architects and 13 technicians and 11supporting staffs. The senior staffs have expensive experiences in project management, bridge design, road design, building design, architectural design and contract administration. The staffs are allocated on Addis Ababa head offices and at project locations. The following is the generalized human resource structure of company.

 

Table: Human resources of AtCon (Permanent Staffs)

 

Item

 

No.

 

Profession

 

No.

 

1

 

Architects

 

3

 

2

 

Structural Engineers

 

6

 

4

 

Material/Pavement/Geotechnical Engineers

 

2

 

5

 

Contract Engineers

 

5

 

6

 

Highway Engineer

 

1

 

7

 

Resident Engineer

 

9

 

8

 

Assistant Resident engineer

 

17

 

9

 

Quantity Surveyor

 

9

 

10

 

Electrical and Electromechanical Engineers

 

2

 

11

 

Sanitary Engineers

 

2

 

12

 

Engineering Aids

 

7

 

13

 

CAD Technicians

 

6

 

14

 

Hydrogeologist Engineer, Environmentalist and Solid Waste Manager

 

3

 

15

 

Supporting staffs

 

8

 

Total

 

79

 

Financial Capacity

 

The Company was established with the capital of Birr 518,000.00 (Birr Five Hundred Eighteen Thousand). The Annual Turnover for the last five years is:

 

Annual Turnover Data

Year

Amount and Currency

2020

18,516,886.00

2019

17,406,108.00

2018

17,959,123.00

2017

18,100,083.00

2016

17,829,681.00

Average Annual Turnover

17,962,376.20

 

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<![if !vml]><![endif]>4. Facilities or Equipment Resources

 

The Company’s office located in Addis Ababa is well equipped with modern computers and accessories, printers, copiers, scanners and telecommunication equipment’s, telephone, fax and internet. Currently the head quarter is located on the road from Megenagna to CMC around St. Michael Cathedral in Mati Building on the 6th floor.

The company uses the latest versions of road and structure design Software such as InRoads, Civil

Designer, Eagle Point, SAP, ETABS, STAAD Pro, Archi CAD 8.0, and Auto Cad.

 

5. Firm of Expertise

 

Consultancy Division

 

At-Con will provide services pertaining to: consultations; investigations; the preparation of feasibility reports; design; design review; contract administration; and the supervision of project implementations, installation and commissioning of electromechanical works, pressurized irrigation systems, prefab steel structures etc. Currently AtCon’s area of involvement includes but not limited to:

 

Building Division

· Structural and architectural design of commercial, industrial, residential and educational buildings

· Construction material investigation

· Specification preparation

· Contract document preparation

· Tendering, tender evaluation and analysis

· Construction supervision

Road Division

· Site Adaptation, Surveying and 3D

· Geometry designs

· Payment Designs

· Bridge design

· Material Survey testing

· Construction material investigation

· Drainage design

· Earth work calculation

· Specification preparation

· Contract document preparation

· Tendering and tender evaluation and analysis

· Construction supervision

     

Water Division

· Water resource planning

·Drainagand canadesign

· Construction supervision

·Operation and maintenancscheme.

 

6. Past Experiences

 

At-Con has acquired experience in detailed engineering design, tender document preparation and construction supervision of road and building projects. The following are the list of AtCon experience in the area of construction supervision and detailed Engineering Design and Tender document prepara

Consultancy Service

Project Name

Client

Location

Contract Amount

ETB

 

Contract Period (Month)

 

Completion Percent

 

Design

 

Supervision

 

Design

 

Supervision

Experience on Master plan Preparation, Landscape Design and Building Projects

Experience Record on Master Plan Preparation, Landscape Design, Detailed Engineering

Design, Construction Supervision, Contract Administration and Quality Control

Master plan preparation, Landscape Design, and All High-rise and Low-rise Buildings in the Compound of St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical Collage

St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

3,572,986,600.88

 

 

 

 

6

 

 

 

48

 

100%

 

 

 

 

87%

Master plan preparation, Landscape Design of Macro Real State at Bole Summit Site for 1040 G+1 Residences, 375 G+2 Residences and 740 G+4 Apartments

Macro General Contractor & Trading Plc

Addis Ababa,

Ethiopia

1,580,096,000.00

 

 

 

6

 

 

 

72

 

100%

 

 

 

 

 

100%

Master Plan Preparation, Landscape Design, B+G+8 Multi-Purpose Building, Staff Residence, Students Dormitory, Class Room and Other Collage Facilities Project

Bureau of Construction Road and Transport of the State of Tigray Building Design and Construction Core Process

Mekelle, Ethiopia

990,000,000.00

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

36

 

100%

76%

Master plan preparation, Landscape Design, staff residence, student dormitory, library, and other building facilities in the Compound of Axum University

Axum University

Axum, Ethiopia

367,832,321.67

 

 

 

 

6

 

 

 

36

 

100%

 

 

 

 

73%

Akaki Sub-city Level Park

Addis Ababa City Government, River Basins and Green Areas Development and Administration Agency

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

605,130,478.26

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

 

 

 

 

 

24

 

100%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

100%

 

Ambassador Parks

Addis Ababa City Government, River Basins and Green Areas Development and Administration Agency

 

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

55,849,543.00

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

24

 

100%

 

 

 

 

 

100%

Landscape and greenery work at Mekelle Engine Factory

 

FDRE Metals and Engineering Corporation, Ethiopia Power Engineering Industry

Mekelle, Ethiopia

43,845,750.36

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

12

100%

 

 

 

 

100%

Consultancy Service

Project Name

Client

Location

Contract Amount

ETB

 

Contract Period (Month)

 

Completion Percent

 

Design

 

Supervision

 

Design

 

Supervision

Building Projects

Experience Record on Detailed Engineering

Design, Construction Supervision and Contract Administration

2B+G+10 Oncology center and B+G+8 Cardiac Center and B+G+8 GI Center

St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

986,902,373.14

 

 

 

6

 

 

48

 

100%

 

 

 

 

87%

 

 

 

 

2B+G+9 Mixed Use Building

 

 

Silte Development Association

 

 

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

 

 

 

450,400,000.00

 

 

 

3

 

 

24

 

 

100%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

100%

2 Blocks of 2B+G+12 and

1 Block G+6 Staff Residence

St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

528,000,000.00

 

 

4

 

 

24

 

100%

 

 

 

100%

B+SemiB+G+8

Maternity and Pediatrics Hospital Building

St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

556,486,302.82

 

 

4

 

 

48

 

100%

 

 

 

87%

B+G+10 Teaching Center

St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

416,000,000.00

 

 

4

 

48

 

 

100%

 

 

 

 

87%

 

 

Two G+4 Dormitory d Two G+0 Laundry House at Miwtsae Wetki Campus

 

 

 

 

 

Adigrat University

 

 

 

 

 

Adigrat, Ethiopia

 

 

 

 

 

227,369,091.61

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

48

 

100%

 

 

 

30%

Bole Beshale Real Estate (G+1 Residences to G+4 Apartments)

Abacon General Construction and Industry and Training

Addis Ababa,

Ethiopia

200,000,000.00

 

 

4

 

 

36

 

100%

 

 

 

100%

Macro Real State at Bole Summit Site for 1040 G+1 Residences, 375 G+2 Residences and 740 G+4 Apartments

Macro General Contractor & Trading Plc

Addis Ababa,

Ethiopia

1,580,096,000.00

 

 

 

6

 

 

 

72

 

100%

 

 

 

 

 

100%

 

G+4 Class room, Dormitory and Residences

 

Mekelle University

Wukro , Tigrai, Ethiopia

58,500,100.00

 

 

3

 

 

24

 

100%

 

 

 

 

100%

B+G+4 Office Building

Commercial Bank of Ethiopia

Abi Adi , Tigray, Ethiopia

48,500,000.00

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

18

100%

 

 

 

5%

 

 

2B+G+6 Mixed Use Building

 

 

Kebena Nada S.C.

 

 

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

 

 

 

45,000,000.00

 

 

3

 

 

24

100%

 

 

70%

B+G+ Mezzanine floor for Ayat Tafo Mekane Hiwot Medhanialem and St. Arsema church

Mekane Hiwot Medhanialem and St. Arsema church

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

35,372,146.39

 

 

2

 

 

12

 

100%

 

 

 

50%

G+5 Office Building for Dire Dawa 1st instant court

 

Dire Dawa Administration of Dire Dawa City First Instance Court

Dire Dawa,

Ethiopia

 

172,500,000.00

 

 

 

2

 

18

 

100%

 

 

 

100%

G+3 Head Office at Lebu

Ethiopian Power Engineering Industry

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

31,525,000.00

 

2

 

12

 

100%

 

 

 

100%

Queen Sheba Preparatory School

Adwa Queen Sheba School Alumni Association

Adwa, Tigray, Ethiopia

28,500,000.00

 

 

2

 

 

18

100%

 

 

 

50%

B+G+10 Mixed Use Building

Mahder Mehari Mesfin Water Well Drilling Works

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

195,000,000.00

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

18

 

100%

 

 

100%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two G+4 Dormitory and Two G+0 Laundry House at Miwtsae Wetki Campus

 

 

 

 

 

Adigrat University

 

 

 

 

 

Adigrat, Ethiopia

 

 

 

 

 

227,369,091.61

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

48

 

100%

 

 

 

30%

Bole Beshale Real Estate (G+1 Residences to G+4 Apartments)

Abacon General Construction and Industry and Training

Addis Ababa,

Ethiopia

200,000,000.00

 

 

4

 

 

36

 

100%

 

 

 

100%

Macro Real State at Bole Summit Site for 1040 G+1 Residences, 375 G+2 Residences and 740 G+4 Apartments

Macro General Contractor & Trading Plc

Addis Ababa,

Ethiopia

1,580,096,000.00

 

 

 

6

 

 

 

72

 

100%

 

 

 

 

 

100%

 

G+4 Class room, Dormitory and Residences

 

Mekelle University

Wukro , Tigrai, Ethiopia

58,500,100.00

 

 

3

 

 

24

 

100%

 

 

 

 

100%

B+G+4 Office Building

Commercial Bank of Ethiopia

Abi Adi , Tigray, Ethiopia

48,500,000.00

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

18

100%

 

 

 

5%

 

 

2B+G+6 Mixed Use Building

 

 

Kebena Nada S.C.

 

 

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

 

 

 

45,000,000.00

 

 

3

 

 

24

100%

 

 

70%

B+G+ Mezzanine floor for Ayat Tafo Mekane Hiwot Medhanialem and St. Arsema church

Mekane Hiwot Medhanialem and St. Arsema church

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

35,372,146.39

 

 

2

 

 

12

 

100%

 

 

 

50%

G+5 Office Building for Dire Dawa 1st instant court

 

Dire Dawa Administration of Dire Dawa City First Instance Court

Dire Dawa,

Ethiopia

 

172,500,000.00

 

 

 

2

 

18

 

100%

 

 

 

100%

G+3 Head Office at Lebu

Ethiopian Power Engineering Industry

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

31,525,000.00

 

2

 

12

 

100%

 

 

 

100%

Queen Sheba Preparatory School

Adwa Queen Sheba School Alumni Association

Adwa, Tigray, Ethiopia

28,500,000.00

 

 

2

 

 

18

100%

 

 

 

50%

B+G+10 Mixed Use Building

Mahder Mehari Mesfin Water Well Drilling Works

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

195,000,000.00

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

18

 

100%

 

 

100%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Consultancy Service

Project Name

Client

Location

Contract Amount

ETB

Contract Period (Month)

Completion Percent

Design Revision

Supervision

Design

Supervision

Building Projects

Experience Record on

Design Revision, Construction Supervision and Contract Administration

Karakore Site

99-G+4 Condominium Blocks and 13-G+1 Communal buildings

Degnet Site

28-G+4 Condominium Blocks and 4-G+1 Communal buildings

Gullele Sub-City Housing Construction Project Branch Office

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

480,970,000.00

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

 

42

 

100%

 

 

 

 

 

 

100%

 

3 G+2 & 28 G+4 Efficient Condominiums Apartment at Dire Dawa

Dire Dawa Housing Development Project Office

 

 

Dire Dawa, Ethiopia

 

 

 

393,754,000.30

 

3

 

 

24

100%

 

 

 

100%

-Ten G+4 Dormitories,

-Four G+4 Seminar Building,

-Two G+4 Laboratories,

-Two G+1 Teachers Lounge,

-Two Laundries and -Site work (Site electric work, site sanitary, site drainage and Compound road)

for Addis Ababa Science and Technology university

Addis Ababa Science and Technology University

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

170,677,814.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

24

 

100%

 

 

 

 

 

 

100%

 

Hawassa Airport

 

Hawassa Airport

 

Hawassa, Ethiopia

 

126,534,721.06

 

2

 

18

 

100%

 

 

100%

Construction of Medical laboratory in health center (Lot- 69) at Aksum

 

Aksum University

 

Aksum, Ethiopia

 

 

128,924,471.34

 

 

 

2

 

18

 

100%

 

 

 

 

70%

Construction of Staff Residence Typology A&B (Lot- 62) at Aksum

 

 

Aksum University

 

 

Aksum, Ethiopia

 

 

102,431,255.04

 

 

2

 

 

18

 

100%

 

 

 

70%

Construction of dining Hall ,Kitchen and store [Lot 71] & Completion work for STEM Center (Lot-36) (main campus) at Aksum

 

 

Aksum University

 

 

Aksum, Ethiopia

 

 

 

 

61,368,996.09

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

18

 

100%

 

 

 

 

 

 

70%

 

Construction of Textile workshop (Lot- 72) & completion work for court room and dairy farm (Lot- 35) at Main Campus

 

 

Aksum University

 

 

Aksum, Ethiopia

 

 

 

32,849,543.00

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

18

 

100%

 

 

 

 

 

70%

 

       

 

Constructing Of Street Light (Lot 61B)

 

Aksum University

 

Aksum, Ethiopia

 

32,997,939.00

 

2

 

18

 

100%

 

 

 

96%

Two G+4 Dormitories,

Two Block G+3 Computer Center &

G+1 Cafeteria Building

Mekelle University

Mekelle,

Ethiopia

82,484,222.80

 

 

 

 

4

 

 

 

 

24

100%

 

 

100%

Restoration – Valorization project of Works for Three Historical premises Sheikh Hojele al- Hasen’s, Bitweded Haile GiorghisAgidew’s and BitwededWoldetsadikGoshu’s

Ministry of Tourism Authority of Research and Conservation of Cultural Heritage

Addis Ababa

19,092,281.60

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

 

 

12

100%

 

 

 

 

 

 

0%

Detail Investigation of defects, for Renovation

Two G+0 and two G+1 buildings at meteorological agency head office

National Meteorological Agency

Addis Ababa

50,000,000.00

 

 

 

2

 

 

6

100%

 

 

100%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Consultancy Service

Project Name

Client

Location

Contract Amount

ETB

Contract Period (month)

Completion Percent

Building Projects

Experience Record on

Detailed Engineering Design

 

Soil Investigation & Design Service for Teachers’ Association B+G+6 General Hospital & B+G+9 Mixed Use Building

 

Addis Ababa City Administration Teacher’s Association

 

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

541,243,478.81

 

 

 

3

 

100%

 

Detail Engineering and Tender Document Preparation for Heart Center of the B+G+7 Building at Ayder Campus of MU

 

 

Mekelle University

 

 

 

Mekelle, Ethiopia

 

 

 

350,000,000.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

100%

 

 

 

G+5 Laboratory, Library and Office Building & G+3 Guest House

 

 

Leather Industry Development Institute

 

 

 

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

 

 

289,763,714.22

 

 

3

 

 

100%

 

-Central Store,

-President and vice president residence, -Garage,

-Student Lounge,

-Cafeteria and

-Entrance gate for Addis Ababa Science and Technology University

Addis Ababa Science and Technology University

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

201,677,814.00

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

 

100%

 

 

*G+5 Administration office Building and Other Facility Buildings, *Conference hall and Cafeteria and *Site work (Sport field, Guard house, Future expansion blocks (Dormitory block and indoor game block)

Dire Dawa Management and Kaizon Institute

Dire Dawa, Ethiopia

170,310,279.35

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

100%

 

 

 

 

G+7 Office Building

 

 

Mesfin Industrial Engineering Plc.

 

 

Mekelle, Ethiopia

 

 

154,242,566.61

 

 

3

 

100%

 

 

G+9 Two-three bed room type, G+9 One-two Bed Room and G+7 Four Bed room type apartments

FDRE Ministry of Defense, Defense Construction Design Enterprise

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

135,000,000.00

 

 

 

6

 

100%

 

Joy Center of Excellence for Autism Building Project (SB+G+6 Mixed Use, B+G+4 Administration and Educational Center and G+4 Dormitory Building)

 

 

 

 

 

NIA Foundation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

 

 

 

 

 

126,225,119,80

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

100%

 

 

G+5 Pastor Office Building

 

St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical Collage

 

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

78,522,795.00

 

 

2

100%

 

B+G+5 ENT Center

St.Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College (SPHMMC)

Addis Ababa

 

68,520,999.00

 

 

2

 

100%

 

Natural Science Center Laboratory and Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital

Wolaita sodo University

Wolaita, Ethiopia

55,000,000.00

 

 

 

 

3

100%

 

B+G+8 Gandhi Maternity & Pediatrics Building

 

St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical Collage

 

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

58,000,000.00

 

 

4

 

100%

 

 

G+6 Multipurpose Building

Tseda Trading Plc.

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

42,000,000.00

 

 

3

 

100%

 

 

Class room, Stimulator, Garage and Others

Debrezeite Air Force

Debrezeite,Ethiopia

28,225,300.00

 

 

2

 

100%

 

 

 

G+7 Office Building

Ethiopian Human Rights

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

28,000,000.00

 

3

 

100%

 

 

 

Sekota Vocational School

Infra-Structure Machinery Engineering Industry

Addis Ababa

12,520,999.00

 

 

 

2

 

100%

 

G+1 Garage and & Office Building for Trans Ethiopia

Trans Ethiopia

Addis Ababa

18,600,000.00

 

2

 

100%