project Construction managementsproject management techniques to oversee the planning, design, and construction of a project, from its beginning to its end. The purpose of Construction management is to control a project's time / delivery, cost and quality.
The functions of construction management typically include the following:
- Specifying project objectives and plans including delineation of scope, budgeting, scheduling, setting performance requirements, and selecting project participants.
- Maximizing the resource efficiency through procurement of labor, materials and equipment.
- Implementing various operations through proper coordination and control of planning, design, estimating, contracting and construction in the entire process.
- Developing effective communications and mechanisms for resolving conflicts
- The Supervision Consultant is responsible for the quality and integrity of the construction process. The Supervision Consultant has approval authority over technical matters such as materials, shop drawings, and tests and is responsible for the inspection and approval of works performed by Contractors.
- The Supervision Consultant is obligated to ensure compliance with specifications and drawings requirements. Furthermore, it is the Supervision Consultant’s responsibility to ensure that the Contractor’s performance is in line with the contractual documents relevant to the technical aspects.
- On site, the Supervision Consultant has a supervisory authority over the Contractors. The Supervision Consultant’s authorities and responsibilities encompass technical and administrative tasks. Such tasks include submittals, tests and inspections, commenting on work progress, quality control, safety, and project close-out.
Technical OfficeReviewing structure & MEP drawings and technical coordination between all disciplines. Responsible for reviewing all shop drawings received from contractors. Responsible for communicating with contractors & suppliers. Responsible for creating any required construction details.
Quality ControlMaintaining accurate written daily reports on inspection and related work. Leading inspections involving the construction and installation of the project. Taking samples of construction materials used on the project for testing purposes. Informing the Project Manager when and why work does not conform to plans and specifications or is not properly authorized and stopping or rejecting work or issues citations for violations.
Investigating various violation, including improper use or storage of materials on various streets and public rights-of-way. Advising inspectors on problems arising in the field during construction.
Managing systems and procedures to ensure that plans, calculations, and specifications comply with all state and local codes, rules, and regulations. Participating in the review of all construction materials and test. Documentation to ensure that the project and clients' quality requirements are met on assigned end results, programs, areas, and functions.