• Scope of Works

    M&E Contractor, Main Contractor & PSCS

  • Client

    Bausch & Lomb

  • Value

    €3,300,000

  • Duration

    12 Months

  • Architect/Design Certifier

    Diarmuid Reil Architects

  • Consulting Engineer

    Prochem Engineering Ltd / Frank Fox & Associates

  • Main Contractor

    Weltec

IPA/RTO Project Bausch & Lomb Waterford

Process Mechanical Installation

  • Supply & Installation of 94,500litre Pure IPA Storage Vessel & 94,500litre Waste IPA Storage Vessel and all associated ancillaries.
  • Supply & Installation of Tanker Unloading Arm & Access Gantry/Loading Platform.
  • Supply & Installation of IPA Puppets and all associated ancillaries.
  • Supply & Installation of 316L Schedule 40 IPA Process Pipework associated with Pure & Waste IPA Systems & associated Fire Safe ancillaries.
  • Supply & Installation of Controls Instrumentation.
  • Passivation of IPA Process Lines and Tanks.
  • NDT Testing .
  • Supply & Installation of Process Compressed Air Supplies.
  • Supply & Installation of Process Nitrogen Services incl Vessel.
  • Supply & Installation of IPA Heat Cool Skid and all associated ancillaries.
  • Supply & Installation of COD Analyser.
  • Supply and Installation of Safety Showers.
  • Supply & Installation of Activated Carbon Treatment System and all associated ancillaries.
  • Installation of Durr RTO Unit, RTO Exhaust Ducting and associated M&E Hook Ups.
  • Installation of Wetbench and associated M&E Hook Ups.
  • Automation SAT Testing utilising Purified Water initially followed by IPA.
  • Test Packs.

Electrical Services Installation

  • New Motor Control Centres, Control Panel & Distribution Board, Remote I/O Panels associated with Siemens Automation System.
  • Distribution Cables to the new Motor Control Centres, Control Panel and Distribution Boards.
  • Containment to the new Motor Control Centres, Control Panel and Distribution Boards.
  • Cabling to field equipment.
  • Zone 1 and 2 Hazardous Zone Electrical Installation.
  • LEL Detection system and connecting to Site Fire Alarm System.
  • Testing, commissioning and certification including Atex Certification of the completed installation including all pre-commissioning commissioning and start-up of the installation.
  • Pneumatic Installations from RIO Panel Festos.
  • Installation of new containment.
  • New general and emergency lighting installation.
  • UPS Systems.
  • New general services and small power installation.
  • New voice and data installation.
  • New mechanical plant power and control wiring requirements.
  • Earthing and Lightning Protection Installation.
  • LEL Installation.
  • Continuous Environmental Monitoring System Installation (CEMS).
  • Test Packs.

Carbon Steel Workshop

Workshop Capacity: 8000 sq. ft.

Type of fabrication: Carbon steel schedule pipework and skid assembly

Offsite Fabrication and Finishing 2
Weltec Carbon Steel Workshop
Yellow Gas Pipes Carbon

John Murphy

Quality Director

John is the company Quality Director with overall responsibility for all Quality activities and resources. He is hugely experienced, having worked for many years in the Pharma and Manufacturing before joining Weltec in 2014. He holds qualifications in Chemistry, Quality Assurance, a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and a Masters in Business Administration.  He has been instrumental in the company’s continuous implementation of new and improved quality standards across all engineering and construction activities. He has also been the key driver in ensuring we fully understand our customer expectations and needs and that we have developed and implemented the quality control processes to meet and exceed these expectations.

Joe McGivney

General Manager, Electrical

Joe is a IPMA certified Project Manager and as General Manager Joe takes a key role in project proposals, project development, construction operations, and communication with all key stakeholders. He applies his extensive engineering and project management experience acquired over his 40 year successful career. He has delivered complex projects across many sectors including Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences, ICT Manufacturing and Healthcare.

James Hackett

EHS Director

James is EHS Director and holds a BSc in Management and a H-Dip in Health, Safety & Welfare at Work from UCC. Working closely with the operations director, general manager and contract managers, James has full responsibility all EHS activities and resources across the company. James has been instrumental in directing the company to achieving world-class EHS practices, which have been recognised by NISO with the company winning the Bronze Overall Award and twice winning the Presidents Award for Large Organisations over a 4 year period.

Shane Ryan

Operations Director

Shane holds a Bachelors Degree in Engineering from UL and as Operations Director he is centrally involved in the direction and execution of all construction operations. He focuses on assembling multi-disciplinary teams to deliver large-scale complex turnkey projects and creating sustainable ongoing partnerships. He has extensive engineering and project management experience across different sectors including Pharmaceutical, Life Sciences, Industrial and Food.

Gerard O’Leary

Managing Director

Gerard is the Managing Director and one of the original founders of Weltec Engineering in Waterford over 20 years ago. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Engineering from CIT and a Masters in Business Administration from UCC. He has 30 years experience in the engineering and construction industries and has been instrumental in the development of the company into a leading engineering and process contractor.