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A.  Establish and Document Project Requirements

  • Meet with team members to establish and document Project Requirements ensuring a complete understanding of the client’s short and long-term objectives and requirements:

    • Establish key milestones schedule and project strategy

    • Site and project logistics requirement

    • Project quality requirements

    • First-Cost vs. Operating Cost priorities

    • Project Target Budget

B.  Design Team Management and Construction Team Selection and Management

  • Review design documents during development for constructability, coordination, completeness and   value.

  • Provide a comprehensive construction cost estimate at the completion of the Design Development phase and Construction Drawing phase.

  • Prepare a value enhancement report including recommendations to enhance the design effort at the completion of design development phase evaluating alternative materials and systems.

  • Analyze the project requirements and develop a site logistics and phasing plan to allow for construction activities.

  • Manage bid/selection process including development of process, analyzing proposals, negotiate terms, review and draft of standard agreements.

  • Develop a Request for Proposal for a General Contractor consistent with project requirements.


C.  Project Management and Controls

  • Establish and implement the appropriate financial and administrative controls for the remaining portions of   the design phase of the project.

  • Monitor the design process including incorporation of program requirements into the design.

  • Attend meetings with public agencies and assist in obtaining permits, approvals, and other authorizations   necessary for the development, construction and operation of the project.

  • Work with General Contractor to prepare a Project Schedule, incorporating pre-construction and proposed   construction   activities. 

  • Monitor and regularly update schedule based on impacts due to design changes, field condition, results of   probes and   investigations and other related impacts.

  • Manage the value engineering process by:

    • Establishing criteria for variations in the schematics;

    • Conducting regular project meetings to discuss ideas and suggestion;

    • Discussing alternatives with the specialty contractors; and

    • Investigating current market trends and capabilities.

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