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Sathuta Builders (Pvt) Ltd : Construction related activities

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SATHUTA BUILDERS (PVT) LTD.
N.S.B Wickramasinghe(National Diploma In Quantity Surveying)Page1

CHAPTER 1

TRAINING ESTABLISHMENT

1.1INTRODUCTION

“Sathuta Builders (Pvt) Ltd”,are the independent operating company of the "Sathuta
Group" dealing with "Construction related activities." Sathuta Builders have been a leader in
the construction industry of Sri Lanka for over 20 years while being the largest construction
contractor inthe North Western province of Sri Lanka. With the qualified, trained &
experienced staff, modern fleet of construction machinery & equipment, financial strength
and huge reputation, Sathuta Builders are on the forefront of exploring novel opportunities in
the construction industry.

Establishment:Sathuta Builders (Pvt) Ltd.

Head office:No. 71, Negombo Road, Kurunegala, Sri Lanka.

Telephone:0094 (037) 222 1836~8

Fax:0094 (037) 222 1839

E mail:info@sathuta.net or sathuta@sltnet.lk

Web:www.sathuta.net
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1.1.1Vision of theSathuta Builders

The vision of theSathuta Buildersis “To operate as an excellent construction company in Sri
LankawiththehighestgovernmentregistrationandISOcertification,inexecuting
construction projects tothe entire satisfaction of clients.

1.1.2Mission of the Sathuta Builders

The mission of theSathutaBuildersisOperate the company as a systematic, reputed,
quality, profitable, well managed & continuously improving business organization, to execute
construction projects, to the full satisfaction of clients in terms of time, cost and quality.

1.1.3 Policy of theSathuta Builders

The policy of the Sathuta Builders is “Meeting the needs of our clients to their maximum
satisfaction using our human & otherresources in executing construction projects.”

1.1.4History of theSathuta Builders

“Sathuta Builders”was formed in late 1970’s as a general construction contractor, executing
construction works of buildings, roads & irrigation canals & structures in the Sri Lanka’s
largest multipurpose project-Mahaweli Development Project. By the end of 2001 SATHUTA
wasoperating throughout the Sri Lanka, as a leading construction firm.

1.1.5Control panel ofSathuta Builders

Managing Director: Mr.R. M. Sunil Rathnayake

Assistant General Manager:Mr. Washignton FernandoAGM (Construction)

Mr. NirodhaKarunarathnaAGM (Operations)

Ms. DamayanthiKumariAGM (QS)

Mr.Sumith ThennakonAGM (Finance)
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1.2ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE

MANAGING DIRECTOR

ASISTNAT GENERAL
MANAGER

(CONSTRUCTION)

ASISTNAT GENERAL MANAGER

(OPERATIONS)

ASISTNAT GENERAL MANAGER

(PLANNING & MONITORING)

ASISTNAT GENERAL
MANAGER

(ACCOUNTS)

PROJECT MANAGERS

IT DIVISION

HUMAN RESOURCE
DIVISION

QUANTITY SURVEING
DIVISION

FINANCE DIVISION
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1.3MAIN OBJECTIVES

1.3.1 Services Provide bySathuta Builders

Building construction

Civil engineering construction including highways, bridges, water supply projects and
irrigation projects

Provision of construction management services

Architectural &structural design of houses & buildings

Construction & marketing of houses & apartments

Landscaping & real estate development

Execution of design & build projects

Carrying out Building repairs & refurbishment

1.3.2 Specialized FieldsSathutaBuilderswork on

Services offered by Sathuta Builders: Following services are offered to needy clients.

Building construction

We undertake the construction of all types of buildings from residential houses to multi story
Buildings for the government sector & private sector clients.

Civil engineering construction

We undertake the construction of civil engineering projects including highways, bridges,
irrigation canals & structures, dams and water supply schemes.

Construction management services

We offer Construction Management services for construction clients as well as construction
contractors including following activities:

Preparation of Bids & Evaluation of Bids
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Construction supervision

Total Contract management

Contractcorrespondence

Measurement & billing

Checking contractors’ bills

Preparation of contractual claims including price adjustment claims, delay claims,
extension claims

Checking of contractual claims

Handling contract disputes

Preparation of contractual certificates

Architectural & structural design

We undertake architectural & structural designs of buildings, design of highways & bridges,
design of water supply & irrigation schemes and design of other civil engineering works.

Construction & marketing of houses & apartments

We construct houses and apartments at our lands for sale. Also we undertake to construct
residential buildings at clients’ lands as per our plans or clients’ plans.

Landscaping & real estate development

We offer following services for needy clients.

Landscaping works at clients’ sites

Sale of lands for residential & other requirements

Sale of lands with houses and other buildings

Execution of design & build projects

We undertake Design & Build projects such as buildings, roads, irrigation schemes and
water supply schemes.

Buildingrepairs & refurbishment
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We undertake repairs to buildings, refurbishing of buildings, alterations & extensions to
buildings, and demolition of buildings.

1.3.3 Some Completed Projects bySathuta Builders

Study center, Open University of Sri Lanka, Kurunegala

Study center, Open University of Sri Lanka, Polonnaruwa

Advanced Technological Institute, Ampara

Advanced Technological Institute, Labuduwa

Cardiology unit, Teaching Hospital, Kurunegala

ViskamNiwasa, Colombo-7

Divisional Secretariat , Maharagama

Courts Complex, Gampaha

Courts Complex, Kurunegala

Presidential Centre, Samanthure

16 beds ward, Base Hospital, Nagollagama

Three Storeyed Building , Government Information Department, Narahenpita

Courts Complex, Anuradhapura

Courts Complex, Kuliyapitiya,etc...............

Modern Research and Development Complex at Malabe

Construction of 500 Housing Unit at Dematagoda
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1.4STRENGTH OFSATHUTA BUILDERS

.Human resources:This Company has vast range of human resources including
Civil/ Structuralengineers, Electrical engineers, Mechanical engineers, Geotechnical
engineersandGeologists,Architects,QuantitySurveyors,Technicalassistants,
Engineering assistants, Draftsmen, Surveyors, Work supervisors and lab technicians.
And there are non-technical staffs in each office to assist with the technical staff.

Machine and Equipment:There are machines and equipments in every site which
belong to Sathuta Builders. Sathuta Builders has the financial strength to purchase
what they want in construction sites. And also most of the offices are fully equipped
with photo copiers, fax machines, telephones, computers etc.

Reputation: Sathuta Builders has gained a sound reputation over Sri Lankan society
andthegovernment.Thereforecurrentlythegovernmentcontractsandprivate
contracts are awarded.

Facilities:Sathuta Builders has extensive in-house computer facilities, an excellent
technical laboratory, a well-managed stock of survey and drawinginstruments,
geological and soil investigation laboratories anda large fleet of vehicles to provide
construction services on major engineering projects in any part of the country. They
have their own batching plant and Machineries to handle any kind of job.

1.5 WEAKNESSES OFSATHUTA BUILDERS

Un-necessaryapprovals:Because of this is an ameliorate organization, to take a
decision regarding any construction, technical or non-technical matter, purchasing
emergency materials to the construction sites, Sathuta Builders has to wait until it is
approved by the authorizedhead-persons.

Un-sufficient Salary increments:Salaries are paid according to the company rules
and regulations. Because of that some salary increment is got by Sathuta Builders
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staff which is not sufficient for their skill. Should think about the capacities of the
staff without comparing to the other company salary scales.

Less number of staff members:In every office there are high numbers of staff
members. Sometimes two or three are doing the same task. When they have finished
a particular task there isa tendency of them to idle.

1.6 USEFULNESS TO THE SRI LANKAN SOCIETY

ICTAD Registration

“Sathuta Builders (Pvt) Ltd”, are one of the few Sri Lankan construction
companies who have obtained the prestigiousGrade C1government
(ICTAD)registration as a main construction contractor in the fields of
Buildings, Highways, Bridges, Water Supply & Drainage, Irrigation &
land Drainage , Dredging & Reclamation, and Storm water Disposal
projects.

1.7 SUGGESTION TOIMPROVE ITS PERFORMANCE

It is better if flexible work schedule can be given to workers, because it will be
easy for all the officials to works.

Also it is better if people can motivate by giving higher salaries depending on
their position.

Increase the number of staff members in offices and keep sufficient amount for
the work.

By providing in-plant facilities to the organization the profit can be increased.
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