CONSTRUCTION PHASE

  • Project Control
  • Physical full time Construction Supervision
  • Cost Control
  • Change Order
  • Payments to Trade Contractors
  • Permits & Fees
  • Inspection & Quality Control
  • Document Interpretation
  • Shop Drawings and Samples
  • Reports & Project Site Documents
  • Substantial Completion Start-up
  • Start-up
  • Final completion
  • Close of Contracts
  • Project Control:

Monitor the work of The Trade Contractors and coordinate them with the activities and responsibilities of the Owner and Construction Manager to complete the Project in accordance with the Owner’s objectives of Cost, Time and Quality.

Maintain a competent full-time staff at the Project site to coordinate and provide general direction of the work and progress of the Trade Contractors on the Project.

Establish on-site organization and line of authority in order to carry out the overall plans of the Construction Team.

Establish procedures for coordination among the Owner, Engineer, Trade Contractors and Construction Manger with respect to all aspects of the project and implement such procedures.

Schedule and conduct progress meetings at which Trade Contractors, Owner, Engineer and Construction Manager can discuss jointly, such matters as procedures, progress, problems and scheduling.

Provide regular monitoring of the schedule as construction progresses. Identify potential variance between schedule and probable completion dates. Review schedule for work not started or incomplete and recommend to the Owner and Trade Contractors adjustments in the schedule to meet the probable completion date. Provide summary reports of each monitoring and document all changes in schedule.

Determine the adequacy of the Trade Contractors’ personnel and equipment and the availability of materials and of supplies to meet the schedule. Recommend courses of action to the Owner when requirements of a Trade Contract are not being met.

Provide all supervision on labor, materials, construction equipment, tools and Sub-Contract items which are necessary for the completion of the Project. To the extent that the Construction Manager performs any work with his own forces, he shall with respect to such work, perform in accordance with the Plans and Specifications and in accordance with the procedure applicable to the Project.

Develop and monitor an effective system of Projects cost control. Revise and refine the initially approved Project Construction Budget, incorporate approved changes as they occur, and develop cash flow reports and forecasts needed. Identify variance between actual and budgeted or estimated costs and advise. Owner whenever projected costs exceeds budgets or estimates. Maintain cost accounting records on authorized work performed under unit costs, actual costs for labor and material, or other bases requiring accounting records. Afford the Owner access to these records and preserve them for a period of three (3) years after final payment.

Develop and implement a system for the preparation, review and processing of Change Orders. Recommend necessary or desirable change to the Owner. Review requests for changes, submit recommendations to the Owner and assists in negotiating Change Orders.

Develop and implement a procedure for the review, processing and payment of applications by Trade Contractors for progress and final payments by the Owner.
If required, assist the Owner in selecting and retaining professional services of a surveyor, testing laboratories and special consultants, and coordinate these services, without assuming any responsibility or liability of or for these consultants.
Inspect the work of Trade Contractors for defects and deficiencies in the work.
Review the safety programs of each of the Trade Contractors and make appropriate recommendations. In making such recommendations and carrying out such reviews, it is not intended that the Construction Manager make exhaustive or continuous inspections to check safety precautions and programs in connection with Projects. The performance of such services by the Construction Manager shall not relieve the Trade Contractors of their responsibilities for the safety of persons and property, and for compliance with all federal, provincial and local statutes, rules, regulations and orders applicable to the conduct of the work.
Refer all questions seek for interpretation of the documents prepared by the Design Consultants.

In collaboration with Architects, establish and implement procedures for expediting the process and approval of shop drawing and samples.

Additional Services :

At the request of the Owner the Project Manager will provide the following additional services upon written agreements between the Owner and Project Manager defining the extent of such additional services and the amount and manner in which the Project Manager will be compensated for such additional services:
1. Services related to investigation, appraisals or valuation of existing conditions, facilities or equipment, or verifying the accuracy of existing drawing or other Owner-furnished information or preparation of alternative proposal.
2. Services related to Owner-furnished equipment, which may not be a part of the Original Agreement.
3. Services for tenant or rental spaces.
4. Obtaining or training maintenance personnel or negotiating maintenance service contracts.
5. Maintenance of any staff at the site during the “Maintenance Period”, of any Contractor / Supplier.