Who we are

IRD Engineering is a leading Italian engineering consultancy offering comprehensive solutions worldwide for roads, railways, bridges, airports, building facilities, water supply and sewage, wastewater, and waste, dams and energy infrastructures. 100% independent from any construction and industrial group, IRD Engineering provides such services as design, supervision, technical assistance and procurement (design & build, BOT, PPP, concession, etc.), planning and technical feasibility, economic-financial studies, in all phases of project implementation, for both public and private sector clients.

IRD Engineering's staff includes civil infrastructure experts, project managers, electrical and mechanical engineers, architects, urban and transport planners, design-and-build experts, economists and marketing specialists, legal and procurement experts.

As a large part of the Company's activity takes place abroad, the team of experts (international and local) on the field receives full logistical, financial and managerial support from the Home Office. This requires the implementation of specific activities and above all the provision of the necessary backstopping and quality assurance tools to ensure the smooth and satisfactory progress of projects.

During his activity IRD Engineering has developed extensive experience and a deep background particularly with relation to the following points:

  • the deep experience in the civil infrastructure design and supervision;
  • the specialization in management of transport infrastructures (road, railway, bridge, airport, border crossings);
  • the experience in environmental studies and the management of environmental facilities (dam, water supply and sewage, wastewater treatment, waste);
  • the significant background in project management of building facilities (public and private), ranging from due diligence to architectural design, structural engineering, HVAC, electrical, hydraulic, fire protection, force protection, procurement services, supervision and quality assurance, until hand-over and commissioning;
  • the thorough practise with the last method of Innovative and Functional Design;
  • the extensive experience with management of works contracts under FIDIC Conditions (Red Book, Yellow Book, Bank Harmonized Edition, etc.) and EU  (PRAG);
  • the notable experience in preparation of tender documentation and in assistance for the technical evaluation and awarding of Works Contracts;
  • the sound track of technical assistance projects in support of the planning and management of transport investment programmes, procurement and monitoring of large infrastructure contracts, accessing to IFI financing, studies for concessions and privatisation;
  • the strong command of economic and financial analysis, of quality and cost control;
  • the constant pursuing of client satisfaction, guaranteed by the company's quality assurance system and by its independence from any industrial group;
  • the deep acquaintance with different IFI procedures (EC, WB, UN, EBRD, EIB, ADB NATO, etc.);
  • the special attention to the sustainable development and the improvement of living conditions for men and women.