Review drawings and specifications, architectural and engineering for the purpose of advising onsite conditions.
Assist the owner to bring down costs without comprising the quality and integrity of the building.
Prepare cost estimates for the overall construction scope of works.
Prepare preliminary schedule and compare with the owner’s schedule.
Prepare all tender/bid documents: complete drawings and specifications, bill of quantities form, excluded items list, and invitation to bid, and instruction to bidders.
Submit recommendations on proposed breakdown of contract works and owner supplied materials, including list of suggested contractors, vendors, and suppliers.
Facilitate the bidding process to ensure completeness of the tender/bid packages and avoid overlapping of proposed breakdown of works.
Assist in the evaluation of bids submitted for the project.
Facilitation of bid conference.
Prepare draft contracts and notice of awards (or notice to proceed) to the winning contractor.
Consolidate all contract documents (favorable to all parties) for the signing of the contract.
Arrange pre-construction meetings with the owner, the designer/consultant, and the contractor.
Check insurance and bonds submitted by the contractor, prior to the construction phase.
Certify advance payment requests by the contractor.
Review schedules submitted by the contractors/vendors/suppliers.
Submit a work schedule for project completion for the owner's approval.
Supervise the quality surveyor in monitoring actual progress.
Assist the CQC group in the preparation of a submittal log.
Review any requests for work schedule adjustments submitted by the contractors and submit recommendation.
Promptly advise the owner (in writing) of any act or omission committed by any contractor/vendor/supplier, which may cause delays.
Assist the contractors in setting up their contractor’s quality control group.
Monitor the CQC group’s inspection of work on the project.
Witness/monitor the testing of materials and equipment.
Conduct regular coordination meetings with the owner and its contractors.
Receive/inspect materials and equipment delivered to the site.
Monitor progress to ensure consistency with the approved plans/designs.
Check samples, schedules, shop drawings, and other submissions from the owner's vendors, contractors, and suppliers.
Require the contractors/suppliers to submit samples of materials and equipment to be used in the project for testing and approval.
Administer the contracts during the execution of the works.
Monitor the general coordination and scheduling of works.
Monitor the contractor's accomplishment, manpower, equipment, and materials onsite.
Set upon site lines of authority and communications to ensure that the progress is unimpeded.
Identify potential problem areas and recommend preventive actions.
Evaluate work progress against planned schedule.
Conduct weekly coordination meetings to resolve problems encountered and to address encountered or potential delays.
Establish procedures for processing of submittals of subcontractors and suppliers, evaluate, check, and furnish comments in submittals.
Subject to value engineering, verify, evaluate, and recommend for approval by the owner and designers any revision before implementations.
Enforce rules and regulations, either local or national, in so far as may be applicable to the construction activities in the project site.
Assist and recommend solutions to the owner in the resolution of conflicts on technical problems caused by unforeseen contingencies and expediencies.
Enforce safety programs and ensure that the contractor is made aware that safety provisions do not relieve them of their responsibilities and liabilities for safety and/or property damages.
Establish and implement onsite security, first aid, fire protection, and safety programs approved by the owner.
Transmit in writing to all concerned parties or participant any contract interpretations where possible disputes may arise.
Prepare and submit required number of copies of monthly progress accomplishment reports of the project.
Maintain records at the jobsite like records of all visits, contract documents, shop drawings, purchase documents, materials, permits, etc.
Ensure that the contractor maintains a current set of records, working drawings, and specifications at the jobsite.
Ensure the preparation and monitoring of the "as-built" plans and related documentations as the work progresses. Record all approved deviations and changes in plans.
Evaluate, process, and recommend the contractor’s request for progress payments.
Keep the owner informed if the project may not be completed within the budget, the reasons, and the proposed solutions.
Evaluate change orders for fairness and legitimacy and secure approval before allowing work to proceed.
Upon completion of change orders, evaluate and process payment for the contractor.
Assist the owner in evaluation, purchasing, and payment processing of the owner-supplied materials.
Supervise the detailed planning of the testing of the equipment installed by the contractors/suppliers. Ensure all documentation of testing and maintenance of equipment are presented to the maintenance staff.
Consolidate all turnover documents from all contractors/suppliers, which are as follows but not limited to: certificate of completion and acceptance, warranty certificates, operation and maintenance manuals.
Ensure turnover of complete "as-built" plans.
Finalize all additional/deductive works and unresolved claims of the contractors and certify final payments.
Prepare and present a final report and project acceptance.
Assist the owner in calling the attention of the contractors for back jobs needed for rectification until lapse of warranty period.