The process of evaluating the construction documents for
clarity, consistency, completeness, and ease of construction
to achieve overall project objectives.
A professional management practice consisting of an
array of services applied to construction projects and
programs through the planning, design, construction and post
construction phases for the purpose of achieving project
objectives including the management of quality, cost, time
Ensuring Public Works projects are built within the
guidelines, rules, and regulations of the funding source and
as outlined in the state and federal labor codes. This
includes the monitoring and enforcement of prevailing wages,
apprenticeship, and all reporting functions that go along
with these requirements.
The use of integrated systems and procedures by a team of
professionals during project design and construction. As
applied to a construction project, Project Management can be
used synonymously with Construction Management.
The practice of professional construction management applied
to a capital improvement program of one or more projects
from inception to completion. Program Management provides
additional benefits such as standardization, leveraged
purchasing and economies of scale.
The application of planned and systematic methods to verify
that quality control procedures are being effectively
The continuous review, certification, inspection, and
testing of project components, including persons, systems,
materials, documents, techniques, and workmanship to
determine whether or not such components conform to the
plans, specifications, and applicable standards.
A specialized cost control technique, which utilizes a
systematic and creative analysis of the functions of a
project or operation to determine how best to achieve the
necessary function, performance, and reliability at the
minimum life cycle cost.