Manage/Chair the Preconstruction Conference; Chair the regularly scheduled Construction Progress meeting; Oversee construction planning and execution; Identify potential construction issues and facilitate developing alternative solutions; Serve as liaison among the owner, designer, general contractor, the regulators, etc; Expedite/reinforce areas needing assistance; Facilitate communications among project team members; Ensure Requests For Information (RFIs) are answered on time. Implement and Update the Risk Management Plan.
Review, if necessary, Negotiate Revisions to and Approve the general contractor's Schedule of Values; Manage the change orders and potential change orders; Evaluate potential claims; Approve cost estimates for negotiations and negotiate on behalf of the owner; Recommend change order settlement amounts to owner; Review weekly the expenditures and budget status; Manage the contingency; Submit a cost trending report.
Continually monitor the approval permits and construction schedule; Review the near term look ahead schedule and direct recovery action if appropriate; Review the near term (typically weekly) construction plan (and the look ahead schedule), compare them to the actual progress and overall schedule and take action to keep the construction on track, including recommendations for schedule recovery, if appropriate); Anticipate delays and take proactive action to prevent them; Prepare Time Impact Analysis of proposed and actual changes.
Manage the assigned QC/QA duties ; Review QA tests at an appropriate frequency; Verify that there is appropriate evidence that factory tests were performed on equipment/materials used; Review and Accept field test reports prior to startup of facility; Visit the construction site routinely and review daily logs; Issue or confirm that the responsible party issues Non- compliance reports for defective work and review/approve proposed Corrective Action Plans; Verify that Record Drawings are kept current.
Plan and conduct the Construction Conference; Assign responsibility for the owner-purchased materials and equipment; Verify that necessary permits, insurance, bonds, and labor affidavits
are in place; Review systematically all contract and construction documentation/site records (e.g. field reports, QA reports, Nonconforming Work reports, Accident Reports, Proposed and actual Change Orders, Force Account (T&M) work, budget projections, Progress payments, Claims, RFIs,) so that procedures are being followed and to identify any areas that need attention or correction.
Review/comment on the Job Hazard analysis; review/comment on the Safety Management Plan; Review all Accident Reports and confirm that appropriate remedial action is taken; Review Safety Audits; Attend the general contractor's weekly tailgate/toolbox safety meeting; Manage the Safety Committee; Manage the Owner Controlled Insurance Program ('OCIP').