Since its beginning, Edificar has maintained a culture focused on its customer, which is about understanding both the client’s business and the objective of the projects to be built.
The fundamental bases of the company are transparency, teamwork, use of technology and careful previous planning that aims to minimize contingencies in the projects.
With that in mind, the company’s staff is carefully chosen, looking for people with the correct skill and mindset that can adhere to the company´s values. In addition, it is kept a high standard in terms of staff training and the correct knowledge transmission and experience between team members.
PRINCIPLES THAT RULE EDIFICAR
- Prioritize the safety and well-being of staff.
- Work under high ethical standards.
- Offer a fair, open, and sincere treatment.
- Establish long-term relationships.
- Promote teamwork among people, consultants, project managers and owners.
- Commit to protecting the environment.
OUR VALUES DISTINGUISH US
Edificar bases the business culture on values that have been applied since the foundation:
2. Quality and service:
we do and give more
and community service
POLICIES THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Edificar has a work team committed to the values and principles of the company, which makes it to be recognized in the construction sector. Internal policies reaffirm this and monitor compliance at all levels of the organization.
QUALITY ASSURANCE POLICIES
The satisfaction of each client is the quality measure for Edificar. The company’s Quality Management System has been certified under the ISO 9001 standard since 2005 and it currently meets the requirements of the 2015 version.
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICY
Edificar actively monitors compliance with occupational safety standards at all levels. Through the consultation and participation of the workers, efforts are made to maintain safe and healthy working environments, eliminating hazards, and reducing the risk in all the construction activities.
Edificar’s Occupational Health and Safety Management program has been certified since 2006 under the OSHAS 18001-2007 standard, and Edificar is the first ISO 40001-2018 Certified Construction Company in Costa Rica since July 2018.
POLICY AGAINST SEXUAL HARASSMENT
Edificar promotes the importance of working in an environment of respect and free from any sexual harassment manifestation.
Edificar is committed to the continuous improvement of quality, health and work safety. In order to meet internal and external expectations, all activities are carried out in compliance with internal occupational safety and quality standards and procedures, and in accordance with local laws and other applicable requirements.
The company has several policies that include the prevention of discriminatory behavior, the prevention of drug and alcohol use, the prevention of sexual harassment behavior in the workplace, copyright and invention rights, the relationship with suppliers, among others.
As part of its corporate social responsibility, Edificar, in alliance with Fundación Horizonte Positivo, developed a new program called EDIFICAR IMPULSA.
Through innovative tools such as IPM (Multidimensional Poverty Index), this program seeks to improve and strengthen the quality of life of the employees and their families.
CERTIFICATIONS AND AWARDS
Edificar is a company that makes a difference in the construction industry because of its strict adherence to ethics, its resilience, and its people. These advantages are reflected in the certifications, awards, and memberships it has received throughout its history.
The implementation of innovative and state-of-the-art systems is paramount within Edificar since linking them with rigorous controls and procedures, which have been developed over the years, allows the increase of added value of projects.
CONSTRUCTION PROCESS MANAGEMENT
Edificar has a unique Virtual Construction department in charge of supporting projects in the planning, design, and construction phases.
It is made up of an internal team of certified professionals (engineers, coordinators, and modellers), who work hand in hand with consulting companies, project managers and specialized subcontractors; this is to implement the BIM methodology effectively and maximize investment returns.
CONSTRUCTION PROCESS MANAGEMENT
Edificar uses the best platforms to manage the processes and documents of each project.
The company constantly implements new technological tools that add value to the construction process.