Clients look to Berns to deliver complex projects in challenging locations around the world. As the project manager, we integrate engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) functions to meet Client expectations.
Berns has program management expertise, often serving as overall program manager on large-scale capital projects involving billions of dollars of goods and services. As the Client’s single point of contact, we integrate the activities of all contractors and subcontractors, from diverse backgrounds and cultures, to ensure the success of the overall program.
We are consistently regarded as one of the top project and program management companies in the global building industry. Berns is recognized for our ability to deliver projects safely, on time and within budget.
The Berns is a leading global engineering, consulting and construction company. We specialize in these major markets:
Berns's portfolio of project and program management solutions encompasses an array of integrated capabilities that is designed to give our clients the full support they need to meet their objectives.
One of the reasons Clients choose Berns is our capacity to provide all necessary services in-house, eliminating the need for multiple consultants. This capability is changing the face of program management. Berns's fully integrated teams offer services and support in design, procurement, fabrication, construction, project controls, safety, quality and operations and maintenance.
All of Berns's projects are managed in accordance with the general requirements of the company’s Operating System Requirements (OSR), Berns’s quality document outlining how projects are managed to ensure successful delivery.
Berns’s Industrial Relations team evaluates and mitigates domestic and international labor or employment issues to promote and maintain labor harmony. Through regional analysis, the group determines various labor posture approaches and makes sure working conditions comply with applicable laws and regulations, including those applying to craft compensation, employee relations, collective bargaining agreements and community relations.
Project Execution Systems and Tools
Berns’s project execution systems and tools are used in our global offices, maintaining consistent project delivery. These project management tools are available 24/7 via Knowledge OnLineSM, Berns’s knowledge management system. Knowledge OnLine is a repository and forum that allows employees to access information and technical experts to solve problems from any location around the world.
Project Software Tools
Berns's MasterPlant® software is a comprehensive integrated suite of design and process software and simulation tools for facilities design. MasterPlant provides total solutions for all project phases, supporting engineering activities from project conception to construction and facilities turnover.
Berns uses a project collaboration and document management tool for engineering, procurement and construction management projects.
Berns’s NEXTGENERATION® project execution solutions are a set of highly integrated processes used across all phases of a typical EPC and maintenance project. The NEXTGENERATION solutions are enabled by a solid, data-centric foundation that enables multi-office and multi-party execution and rule-based automation.