CONSTRUCTION PHASE

 

On-Site Field Personnel

Provide an experienced field staff responsible for day-to-day, on-schedule and on-budget performance of the construction work in accordance with the contract documents, if required.

Project Documentation

Maintain all project documentation systems at the job site.  These systems are used to organize and administer document updates and to continuously keep the trade contractors current with the latest design conditions.

Procedures Manual

Establish a Project Administration Procedures Manual for project administration for use in the field by all CM team numbers.  This manual outlines specific guidelines for normal daily operations, safety, change order procedures, and project organization.

Contract Documents Interpretation

Expedite and assist in the clarification of contract documents and provide additional information as required, to facilitate contractor decisions on-site.

Site Logistics Plan

Develop, consistent with the overall project schedule and cost objective, a logistics plan which allows the contractors to complete their work in a coordinated, efficient manner with minimal impact to the neighboring occupants and traffic to and around the project.

Shop Drawing Submittal

Maintain and coordinate a shop drawing sample submission system for timely approval of contractor or vendor submissions by the design group.

Project Scheduling

Develop maintain and implement a master project schedule and solicit contract schedule updates from all trade contractors as work progresses.  Integrate contract schedule updates into master project schedule.

Weekly Job Meetings

Conduct weekly on-site job meetings with all trade contractors to maintain overall job direction and progress.  Monitor contractors’ labor levels and equipment deliveries.

 

 

Quality Assurance

Review all work in progress on the project’s site to assure the highest quality in accordance with design plans and other contract documents.

Cost Reporting

Prepare, produce and maintain a cost reporting and forecasting system to track project cost and keep the Owner abreast of changes and revisions which impact project costs.  Provide monthly reports, with complete back up on the project’s total cost.

Contractor Payment Administration

Administer all approved payments to contractors and perform all construction accounting consistent with the Cost Reporting System.

Change Order Proposals

Solicit proposals for scope, contractual, or field condition changes from the contractors and assist the Owner n evaluating the cost of these changes.

Document Changes

Monitor all changes in the contract documents and confirm their approval by the Owner.

Change Order Processing

Review all trade contractor change orders to ensure that such change orders and the charges in connection therewith are appropriate.  When approved, integrate change orders into the established cost accounting system.

Claims Administration

Monitor and evaluate any clams originating from the work.  Negotiate or otherwise settle all such construction claims.

Testing Of Systems

Administer the testing, acceptance and turnover of all systems to the Owner, and assist in the move in.

Consultant Administration

Recommend and, upon the Owner’s approval, retain special consultants or inspectors as may be needed.