OMEGA ALPHA S.A., Ingeniería de Proyectos

Barranquilla, Colombia

Project Owner

Omega Alpha S.A.

Project Description

The objective of this project was to improve the electrical infrastructure in the Atlantic Coast of Colombia, to make it suitable for the high demand of electrical energy.

This project involved the renovation and extension of ten (10) existing sub-stations, the construction of nine (9) new sub-stations, the construction of fourteen (14) transmission lines, and the construction of two (2) telecommunications systems.

Project Cost and Duration

Estimated $200 million Colombian pesos and fifteen (15) months duration.


Peña Alcántara Consultants developed a strategic solution and integration of field office performance, claim and changes performance, project controls interface with field offices, and benefit/expenditure analysis of IT implementation. In addition, our company monitored, evaluated and implemented the deployment progress of IT tools for Construction throughout the consulting project.

Further, Peña Alcántara was responsible for the creation and implementation of the Manual del Ingeniero Administrativo (MIA). Furthermore, its responsabilties included the development and implementation of a MIA WebPage as well as in CDROM including templates forms and letters for the different departments of Omega Alpha, S.A. and the PLANIEP project.

Project Highlights

The integration of all different Subcontractors’ schedules made this job a very challenging one.
Due to the short period of time available to perform the work, the planning of the project was given top priority.

Analytical Tools

Primavera for Windows
MS Windows NT
MS SQL and MS Exchange Server
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