Construction Control Corporation tailors its services to the owner and project needs. Our typical project/construction management services include, but are not limited to, the following:
Provide project coordination and leadership. Be the focal point for information and communication with the project team.
Budget and schedule
Prepare and maintain project budgets and schedules throughout the duration of the project.
Ensure requirements are understood and defined in each contract. Benchmark against code and industry standards. Measure performance and require quick correction of deficiencies.
Prepare a cost model using adjusted historical data for major building systems and each element of the project. Adjust for local bidding conditions.
Analyze alternative project delivery processes including traditional design/bid/build, bridging and design/build. Address quality, cost and time goals as-well-as legal, bid market and operational constraints. Analyze schedule and cost implications.
Develop a total project budget. Organize the budget in a manner that expenditures can be tracked against the budget for the duration of the project.
Develop a schedule showing the sequencing and duration of major activities, identify the critical path and contingency periods.
Working with Owner and the project team, prepare a schedule of major design phase activities, including: submittals, review periods and preparation of separate bid packages.
During the design phase, we will provide the project team with cost support and review construction documents for conformance to the project requirements and ensure they are complete and coordinated.
Review the drawings and specifications at the completion of each phase for adherence to the project requirements, compliance with applicable mandates and suitability of materials and details. Check details for constructability and coordination of design disciplines. Coordinate any required reviews by regulatory agencies.
Monitor design progress for conformance to the master schedule. Identify critical activities and develop recovery plans if necessary.
Prepare construction cost estimates after each design submittal. If necessary, provide recommendations to return the project to budget. Adjust cost projections for inflation in material and labor costs and changes in bidding climate.
Administer the design contract including payments and contract changes.
Promote interest among contractors. Where appropriate, investigate, and pre-qualify contractors and manufacturers.
During the procurement phase, we will assist the Owner with the selection of the construction contractor and preparation for the contract.
Establish the process to be used to select the contractors including evaluation criteria.
Conduct pre-bid conferences and assist the design team with responses to questions from bidders.
Assist the Owner with the receipt and evaluation of bids. Make recommendations for award of contracts.
Negotiate the contract with the successful bidder(s).
As construction proceeds, we will coordinate job site activity, address quality and contract administration issues.
Conduct pre-construction meetings with the successful contractor (s).
Review the contractor’s construction schedule, examining off-site and on-site activities. Update the master schedule.
Monitor work progress and identify delays, which could jeopardize milestone dates. When necessary, assist the contractor in preparing recovery plans.
Minimize changes; but, where appropriate, recommend changes that respond to field conditions or to improve quality or save time or money.
Observe work in process, document defects and direct the contractor to make corrections.
Coordinate independent testing labs. Obtain recommendations from the design team regarding substandard test results.
Conduct weekly job-site meetings to review progress and resolve issues. Include contractors, appropriate subs and consultants. Prepare and promptly distribute minutes that record and track issues and decisions.
Administer the construction contracts.
Review the contractor’s schedules of values and use them along with observations of progress to evaluate payment applications.
Develop a system for preparing, reviewing and processing of all change orders. Estimate the cost of pending changes and examine alternate solutions to reduce costs. Evaluate change orders requested by the contractors for validity and negotiate equitable prices.
Maintain current files of correspondence, logs, meeting minutes, contracts, drawings, specifications, shop drawings and samples.
Maintain the project accounting system to track costs of contracts, approved and anticipated changes, payment applications and payments. Include direct purchased material and equipment.
Prepare Project Status Reports that describe the status of construction, progress during the previous period with photos, major upcoming activities, problems and outstanding decisions. Include cost and schedule status. Maintain daily logs of construction activity.
Operating manuals and warranties
Assemble manuals, guarantees and warranties for mechanical, plumbing, electrical and special equipment. Also obtain as-built drawings.
Coordinate inspections and prepare a consolidated punch list for each contractor. Establish the dates for substantial and final completion.
Monitor the completion of punch list items and finalize all outstanding contract issues including change orders and time extensions. Coordinate payment of retainage.
Ensure contractors perform warranty obligations in a timely manner.