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Construction Monitoring

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Engineer stands at wastewater pond construction site
An engineer stands at the Luxor wastewater pond construction site.
Mohamed Abdelwahab for USAID

This activity provides USAID with technical and oversight support in monitoring, implementing, and finalizing projects procured and managed by the Government of Egypt under the Egypt Utilities Management and North Sinai Initiative Assistance Agreements.

Implementing Partner: Chemonics Egypt (local firm); Life of Project: July 2015 – September 2020; Total Estimated Cost: $1.5 million; Governorates: Assiut, Beni Suef, Luxor, North Sinai, Sohag


  • Provide quality assurance, reporting, and final inspection on construction activities
  • Ensure that work has met conditions of all contracts and agreements; certify requests for reimbursement of work completed
  • Ensure that construction activities are in compliance with USAID environmental requirements
  • Review new proposals and cost estimates; provide recommendations to USAID and Government of Egypt implementing agencies on viability and cost reasonableness


  • Completed over 1,500 site visits and corresponding activity reports for construction activities
  • Completed over 1,500 reports regarding application of environmental quality plan compliance
  • Reviewed over 50 procurement processes
  • Verified over 200 project milestones
  • Reviewed over 20 cost estimates and provided corresponding reports with technical, cost, quality, and time schedule recommendations