CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATION AND QUALITY CONTROL TO MEET PROJECT DEMANDS
Construction projects have their unique complexities. Construction specifications, regulations, and labor laws can vary significantly from site to site. Federal, state, and locally funded construction projects require a high level of administration and quality control to efficiently and effectively meet the project’s demands.
The counties and municipalities, through DOT LPA Programs, as well as private owners, developers, and contractors, have selected CTL for construction project administration. This decision is based on past performance and the reputation of our experienced staff as accurate, dependable, and professional in delivering services promptly.
Our experienced engineers, inspectors, and technicians are your trusted partners in construction. We support the project team to complete projects that meet or exceed the specific project requirements.
CTL ASSISTS CLIENTS FROM PROJECT INCEPTION TO COMPLETION
CTL provides construction administration services for transportation, infrastructure, and building construction projects.
With decades of experience at every project stage, CTL’s construction administration team represents our client’s interests from project inception to completion. Our construction administration specialists have access to many in-house resources used to manage construction processes and documentation.
We utilize our in-depth experience to identify project risks, develop creative solutions, and tailor our services to fit clients’ needs.
CTL provides qualified personnel, equipment, and facilities to meet the demands of our scope of work competently and expeditiously by the RFP requirements. CTL is a DOT Prequalified Construction Management Firm and has had a successful history of providing these services throughout our service area.
Our inspectors know DOT specifications and standards and completely understand LPA processes, guidelines, procedures, and expectations. CTL’s project delivery team has experience with all facets of construction administration ranging from dispute resolution, investigating and mitigating contract claims, analyzing CPM schedules (P-6), contract interpretation issues, an inspection of work, change order management, submittal reviews, materials management, and utility coordination.
We pride ourselves on being able to achieve safety, quality, budget, and schedule requirements. CTL’s goal is to show that our work is transparent and lean. We treat every project and every dollar as if it were our own because we are not just a service, but a business partner. It is our project, too.
Our construction project administration services include:
- Conducting pre-construction and progress meetings
- Administering field reports and construction document
- Field engineering and inspections
- Material management and submittal review
- Review of CPM baseline schedule, monthly updates, and time-impact analyses
- Initiate and process change orders and pay applications
- Monitoring prevailing wage and EEO/DBE compliance
- Performing project finalization activities
- Providing dispute resolution and claim mitigation support
CTL’s on-site inspectors provide and participate in the following daily activities:
- Attend pre-construction meeting and progress meetings
- Provide daily field inspection reports and quantity reports
- Track CPM schedule activities to chart progress
- Field inspect materials to ensure compliance before incorporating into the work
- Test field materials- compaction, concrete, asphalt, etc.
- Monitor and document commercial useful functions and prevailing wage
- Identify changed conditions and provide documentation for dispute/claims process
- Provide completed pay quantities for monthly pay estimates
We control documentation and project records using both external and proprietary construction management software to electronically track, store, and approve the documents throughout the construction contract. Timely processing of submittals, RFIs, shop drawings, and cut sheets are vital to keep pace and effectively administer a construction project. Our field engineers, inspectors, and engineering technicians utilize laptops/notebooks and will be able to provide project documentation in a completely paperless environment. We also can create an FTP website which can be used as a virtual file cabinet for project documentation and that can be accessible to stakeholders.
BENEFIT FROM STRONG RELATIONSHIPS AND COLLABORATION
Our construction project administration staff is experienced and dependable. We’ve worked on a variety of projects, including education, municipal, transportation, and water. We understand the role and responsibilities of the project engineer, inspector, and technician, and CTL will become a true extension of your staff. We will bring a partnering approach to project delivery and a commitment to ensuring communication among all stakeholders as a means for early identification of issues and collaborative problem-solving.
As an employee-owned, full-service firm we work as a team for our clients, helping to manage risk, budget, scope, and timeline. Our clients benefit from the strength of relationships and collaboration.
CTL DELIVERS ON CLIENTS’ HIGH EXPECTATIONS
CTL’s diverse capabilities allow us to advise clients on the whole picture. We cover all aspects of a project from construction and inspection to quality control administration. We understand state specifications and standards and deliver on our clients’ high expectations.
If you’re looking for a construction project administration team that has decades of experience and can help you at any stage of your project, look no further, contact us today.
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