Urban Steel Engineering offers construction and project management services to construction owners. Our experience gives us a unique understanding of what can go wrong on a construction project. We are using this knowledge to identify potential trouble spots on a project before they develop into problems and recommends or initiates preventive action through strategic planning and project controls. As construction project manager, Urban Steel Engineering has managed all phases of the construction process from pre-design through completion, including cost and budget controls, scheduling, estimating, expediting, inspection, contract administration and management of contractors, subcontractors and suppliers.
Successful construction management demands a detail approach, managed by professionals who have the experience, skills and technical support each project demands. Urban Steel Engineering professionals are credentialed; they have seasoned, hands-on experience in the construction industry. This experience, gained in the trenches of construction projects, gives our project teams the practical knowledge they need to effectively manage virtually any type of capital project. Our teams include construction managers, resident engineers, construction superintendents, estimators, schedulers, inspectors, contract administrators and construction claims avoidance experts.
Our Team has successfully prepared cost estimates on projects in support of planning, design, construction, renovation, operation and maintenance, as well as change order negotiations and claims support. Our company ensures accurate estimation of construction costs by involving the engineering staff on construction project cost estimates. Budgetary and detailed cost estimates are developed in accordance with client’s protocols. Vendor quotes are solicited, where appropriate, local material costs are obtained from suppliers in the vicinity of the project, and labor productivity rates are derived from project experience history and new market prices.
Even the most carefully planned construction project can encounter claims. How those claims are handled, however, can make a difference in the success of the project. Our approach to claims resolution relies on the participation of Urban Steel Engineering multi-disciplined staff of engineers, architects, attorneys, contract administrators, construction managers, accountants and scheduling specialists. Such a range of expertise is essential in analyzing the often-complex liability, causation and damage components of a claim. Company technical and contract experts conduct a detailed analysis of the claims, break them down event by event and issue by issue, to help facilitate resolution. By reviewing and analyzing all relevant project documents and performance data, our team can help get to the root of any dispute.
Our Team can participate and deal with Contracts, subject to construction conditions according to FIDIC and PRAG procedures. We offer services according to the: