The qualities of an Adjudicator on the ICE-SA Panel of NEC Adjudicators can be expected to have as a minimum:
Knowledge of the procedures in the NEC3
A full understanding of the roles within the NEC3 form of Contract.
A full understanding of how construction costs arise and how they are affected by changes to programme.
Knowledge of construction planning and how programmes are affected by change.
The ability to obtain technical and/or legal assistance when his own technical knowledge does not cover the matter in dispute;
The ability to obtain up-to-date information about construction costs when he does not have access to relevant cost data;
An appreciation of construction risks and how allowances for them should be set.
A sound knowledge of the law as it affects engineering and construction contracts.