What We Do

Cost Estimating Portfolio Management

Clients: Owners PMOs

CPCII will seek to understand our client’s needs to develop a unique strategy for individual clients to work within their existing organizational structure. The planning of estimating organization will consist of planning, learning, understanding, listening, designing, a working structure to streamline estimating production. Discussions with engineering and construction support professionals will help determine processes.

Developing a work process flow of operation is crucial to start-up and continuous improvement of process will enhance the production of estimates.

 

INSERT PROCESS FLOW MAP

 

  • Portfolio Estimating Metrics
  • Estimating Software will be researched and a favorable solution will be selected and incorporated into organization
  • Training of software to all estimators
  • Standard business processes will be documented and streamlined for ongoing improvements
  • Database selections or development will evolve and long-term strategies discussed

What We Do:

Set-up Organization Phase

  • Software Selection – estimating / Scheduling
  • Training

Implementation Phase

  • Owner representative
  • Charter esimates (+100/-50% accuracy)
  • Planning

Engineering Phase

  • Order of Magnitude (+50%/-30%)
  • Budget Estimate – Design development (+30%/-15%)
  • Definitive Estimate (+15%/-5%)
  • Baseline Construction Scheduling
  • Other Services
    • Feasibility Studies
    • Value Engineering
    • On-Screen Takeoff (OST)
    • Risk Planning / Assessment / Analysis
    • Sustainable Design
    • LEED

Construction Phase

  • Change Order Review
  • Change Order Processing
  • Change Order Negotiation
  • CPM Scheduling – Monthly Updating
  • Claims Avoidance

Integration Phase

  • Project Controls

 

Closeout Phase

  • Benchmarking
  • Construction Audits