Construction Management Solutions (CMS)
P: Schedule Delays; schedule slippage, lack of manpower, and subcontractor coordination.
S: CMS will provide a CPM construction schedule and schedule maintenance & monitoring to ensure timely project completion. Subcontractor coordination as needed.
P: Financial; Cost over-runs due to financial mis-management, and change management.
S: CMS will, develop the master budget, maintain & monitor the budget, and resolve change disputes.
P: Qualified Subcontractors/Labor; Unqualified contractors performing the work.
S: CMS will solicit general contractor & subcontractor proposals & quotes, provide evaluation and recommendation based on cost, qualifications, and safety indicators.
P: Document Compliance; Incorrect installations, causing systems failures.
S: CMS will provide site reviews to ensure installations as designed and per manufacture instructions. Variances shall be identified and tracked in field reports until resolution.
P: Communication; Timely communication and resolution of on-site issues.
S: CMS will provide on-line based project management application, including real-time project administration, photos, and job status.
P: Short-staffed: Due to project acceleration or delays, staff is not immediately available.
S: CMS is available to bridge staffing shortages with task specific or role specific assignments.
P: Inexperience: Inexperienced project management staff.
S: CMS will provide senior management to mentor and guide less experienced managers and manage owners/clients.
P: Contracting: Lack of timely contracting and issuance of contracts with complete scope of work, general condition, and schedule requirements.
S: CMS will develop a standard set of contract exhibits to expedite contracting for your project.
P: Construction Controls: Lack of process to effectively and efficiently communicate with project stakeholders.
S: CMS will evaluate current project administration software and process - will recommend areas of improvement.
P: Phase submission deadlines: Phase submission deadline approaching and need all hands in office producing documents.
S: CMS will provide construction administration services thereby allowing architects & engineers to produce documents - Also available for remote site CA services.
P: Contracting and site acumen: Project sites & contractors are complicated and dynamic, and Junior staff are unaware of contractual requirements and contracting standards and procedure - thereby not holding contractors fully accountable.
S: CMS will provide experienced staff with 20 years of General Contracting experience to review your project and hold contractors accountable to the contract documents.
P: Value Engineering: Client and General Contractor propose cheaper materials and compromised design for cost savings.
S: CMS will provide independent evaluation to client, identifying pros & cons, of proposed cost savings. Will identify if value is provided or if the solution is strictly a lesser (cheaper) product.
P: Change Management: Contractor's regularly submit excessive, invalid, RFI's and Change Order Requests.
S: CMS will screen RFI's and provide efficient cost review and resolution for proposed change order requests.