image description


Our business is serving you

Engineering Services

ITSCO offers a variety of project engineering services, from the early conceptual stages, through detail design, to final commissioning with discipline support in mechanical, civil, structural, piping, electrical, and process engineering. We excel at taking abstract ideas to field operating installations.

image description

Front End Loading

Many of our clients execute change through a staged approval process. We help our clients make good decisions and get good results by providing fast, accurate information in the early stages. ITSCO’s approach at conceptual engineering begins by engaging the site to gain a close understanding of the manufacturing process, project objectives, and the measurements of success. We work closely with key site personnel identifying the preliminary options and developing the basis of design. Our experienced staff examines each option by generating a variety of concise stage-gate documents revealing functionality, feasibility, risk, cost, and timing.

As active participants in the various reviews, we quickly revise project documents as needed and support the path forward selection process. In the latter stages of FEL, we commonly produce the project authorization documents along with tight packages for future detailed design and engineering activities.

image description

Detail Design & Engineering

We share a vested interest in the success of the project. With experienced resources in each of the major engineering disciplines, ITSCO provides innovative yet practical and effective designs.

Our approach at detail design begins in the field, gathering area dimensions, verifying information, and noting site standardization. Our group works closely with plant personnel, project vendors, and preferred contractors to produce purchase, fabrication, and installation details - all in alignment with industry standards and/or client-specific guidelines. ITSCO work practices include periodic site reviews to ensure functionality, constructability, operability, and maintainability while always satisfying EHS expectations. Our small, knowledgeable, close-knit team can efficiently customize detail activities along with the final construction packages to match the size and needs of the project.

General Plant Services

Operating an industrial site at lean staffing levels is a common everyday challenge. ITSCO assists our clients with routine in-house activities along with occasional special assignments by providing dedicated technical resources. Our team serves as an extension of the site by working closely with key personnel; delivering immediate focus and progress to the work.

Maintenance & Plant Support

ITSCO assists with a variety of sustaining and continuous improvement efforts. Our team’s diverse background enables us to support endeavors ranging from investigative studies to deployment of new departmental initiatives.

  • PM & PdM Improvement Plans
  • Process / Equipment Reliability Studies
  • Mechanical Integrity Assessments
  • Root Cause / Bad Actor Investigation
  • Internal Compliance Surveys
  • Liaison to Specialty Services
  • Drafting Updates / Document Control
image description

Procurement Support

ITSCO employees understand procurement protocols and often provide support in acquiring labor, materials, and services through the site’s own purchasing system. This approach preserves corporate agreements regarding discounted pricing and avoids undesirable third party markup.

  • Drafting Procurement Plans
  • Assembling RFQ packages
  • Researching specialty service providers
  • Generating requisitions
  • Participating in bid meetings and job walks
  • Evaluating competitive proposals (bonus / malus)
  • Tracking key deliveries
image description

Construction & Commissioning Support

With many years of field experience, ITSCO personnel are knowledgeable of industrial fabrication and installation practices. Our experience coupled with a strong understanding of the process and construction drawings make us a valuable support group during installation, checkout, startup and commissioning activities.

  • Inspecting construction to drawings and standards
  • Sequencing critical construction tasks
  • Monitoring progress / Developing punch lists
  • Establishing acceptance procedures and plans
  • Preparing checkout and commissioning plans
  • Coordinating factory visits
  • Assembling site archives / closure documents
image description

Typical Deliverables

Working closely with site personnel, ITSCO generates a variety of deliverables ranging from stage-gate approval documents to discipline specific construction packages.

  • Site Location and Plot Plans
  • Equipment Specifications / Selection
  • Equipment Location Plans & Elevations
  • Mechanical Assemblies & Isometrics
  • Component Level Details
  • Protective Coatings & Insulation
  • Specialty Items
  • Process & Utility Design
  • General Arrangements / Layouts
  • Materials and Valve Selection
  • Fabrication Details
  • Shop and Field Material Take-offs
  • Typical Field Supports
Electrical / Instrumentation
  • Single & 3-Line Diagrams
  • MCC Outlines / Elevations
  • Wiring / Loop Diagrams and Schematics
  • Panel Layouts
  • Instrument Location and Grounding Plans
  • Cable & Conduit Schedules
  • Labelling Schedules
Civil / Structural
  • Primary & Secondary Steel Details
  • Erection Drawings
  • Building Exterior Coverings
  • Reinforced Concrete / Foundations
  • Slabs and Secondary Containment
  • Masonry / CMU
  • Engineered Pipe / Equipment Supports
  • Process Flow Diagrams
  • Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams
  • Control Narratives
  • Interlock Strategies
  • Heat, Mass and Energy Balances
  • Production Simulations
Project Management
  • FEL / Scope Development
  • Basis of Designs
  • Risk Factors
  • Cost Estimating
  • Construction Schedules
  • Authorization Requests / Justifications