Contract Admin

Construction Management Process

Concept plan stage:

  • Feasibility estimate competed from concept plans.
  • Consultant selection / agree fee proposals.
  • Project timeline thru design and construction completed.
  • Registration of interest sought from six suitable construction companies.

Developed design:

  • Value engineering completed in conjunction with design team to ensure the most cost effective design is undertaken without compromising on the design intent.
  • Completed drawing package including all information to obtain building consent and or resource consent approvals.
  • Tender package prepared including detailed trade summary / subcontractor lists / schedule of quantities / draft contract documentation. Sent to three selected contractors from the Registration of interest pool.

Approvals and contract documentation:

  • Building and recourse consents are approved while construction project is tendered.
  • Tenders reviewed and further negotiations are entered into with the leading tender.
  • Credit checks and further due diligence undertaken on the selected building contractor.
  • Contract documents drawn up and signed by all parties including trust account for retentions in accordance with the construction contracts act.
  • Correct insurance is in place for all parties.

Construction phase

  • Fortnightly site meetings with detailed construction report issued to all parties which will include minutes of the site meeting / progress in accordance with the agreed construction programme / Requests for information and contract instructions issued within the previous two weeks.
  • Payment certificates / schedules will be issued monthly for work completed and the relevant funds for retentions set aside into the nominated trust account.
  • On completion ensure all warranties /code of compliance certificates are issued.
  • Defects and snagging inspections issued to the contractor for rectification.
  • Retentions released once all defects are complete and all relevant paperwork has been provided.