GECO Mechanical & Electrical: Setting Standards in UAE’s Construction Sector for Over 45 Years

Business and values

Celebrating more than 45 years of continuous growth and development, GECO Mechanical & Electrical is a leading construction business that has paralleled the expansion of the UAE national economy during the past decades

Having offices in all of the emirates, GECO Mechanical & Electrical (GECO) is a construction business with a proven history of delivering comprehensive services across a broad base of applications. The company has established an enviable reputation within the fields of mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP); Facility Management Division (FMD); Fire Protection (FP); and Power Division (PD), within which GECO strives to provide the highest levels of quality and customer service. Indeed, the business is fully certified in accordance to ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007, which enable GECO to deliver advanced solutions within its main areas of expertise.It currently employs around 600 members of staff and 2400 operational staff; numbers which keep growing.

The company’s dedicated services areas are comprised of mechanical engineering, high voltage and low voltage (HV & LV) electrical engineering, power generation, power distribution, fire alarm and fire-fighting services, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), building management systems (BMS), low voltage system (LV) and complete facilities management. Under these specialised areas, GECO also undertakes a suite of multi-service turnkey projects that ensure that it is able to fully address the diverse requirements of the construction industry.

GECO employs a large and highly skilled team of technicians, engineers and construction operatives that are each specialised within their own respective engineering fields. This ensures that the company is able to deliver premium levels of technological sophistication and quality throughout the construction industry. In this respect GECO MEP Division is able to manage unique solutions that apply to its MEP operations, as well as the wider activities of the business.

Within the field of facility management, the company is proud of its unwavering reputation as one of the most reliable service providers within the UAE. While operating within this field, the company delivers a comprehensive package of services including:

  • Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC)
  • Mechanical applications
  • Electrical engineering
  • Plumbing
  • Building management systems
  • Low voltage system
  • Fire protection services
  • Fire detection systems
  • Carpentry
  • Swimming pool maintenance
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Fountain maintenance

During its history the company has expanded to provide professional solutions to clients at over 400 different sites throughout the UAE, which are managed from offices situated in Sharjah, Dubai and Abu Dhabi. To achieve the highest possible levels of customer satisfaction GECO FMD also utilises the latest technology in conjunction with the best international industry practices. The business is able to address every conceivable maintenance need, which are backed by a fleet of modern service vehicles. These include fully stocked maintenance vans that enable operatives to provide immediate services as and when required.

By maintaining a fully capable fleet of equipment and welltrained service personnel, GECO FMD is ready and able to rapidly respond to emergency situation across its managed buildings and facilities. To this end the business ensures that stocks of maintenance equipment and spare parts are stored at its regional bases to allow for guaranteed availability where and when stocks are requested. These units include a main facility located at the company’s Sharjah head office, which is comprised of a 5000 ft2 space that holds all of the parts required for GECO to respond directly to client enquiries.

GECO manages its dedicated GECO Fire Protection Division which allows the company to operate as a complete solution and service provider within the fields of fire protection and reliable detection systems. Indeed, within this safety critical market the business offers several robust solutions that include:

  • Oxygen reduction fire prevention systems by WAGNER, Germany
  • Air sampling detection system
  • Fire alarm and detection System by Bosch, Germany
  • Public address and voice evacuation systems
  • Fire/safety photo luminescent signage systems by Everlux, Portugal
  • Firefighting/foam system by Safex of Malaysia
  • Automatic sprinkler/deluge/mist System by Victaulic, USA

The activities of GECO within the market for fire protection and prevention systems are further complemented by the company’s presence within the Power Services Sector. Here GECO Power Division has established a proven track record of carrying out power related work throughout the emirates. These include substation works at low, medium and high voltages; cable laying and transmission; and distribution networks that can be maintained on a turnkey basis. Indeed, the company has vast experience in the field of electrical power works and has been present within this industry since 1979. The first milestone achieved by GECO within this area was the development of a bespoke distribution network for Um Al Quiwan in 1982. This was carried out for one of the company’s most prestigious clients – the Ministry of Electricity and Water (now the Federal Electricity and Water Authority), with contract value of AED 45 million.

These complex services have identified GECO as a market leader throughout the UAE and beyond. This reputation has been built on the belief that business and values are inseparable and quality, service and innovation continue to be the main driving forces behind the company. During the coming years, GECO will look forward to further extending its services to new and existing clients as the UAE economy continues to advance.

GECO Mechanical & Electrical
Services: Comprehensive services across a range of applications