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LSV works with clients to define specific goals and objectives. These include:
Well-defined contract documents and administrative procedures are the basis to measure performance by all participants. Our contract and risk management services include:
We assist our clients in setting up the structure and staffing needs of a project, and create a cohesive project organization.
During preconstruction meetings with potential contractors, we help our clients obtain the best commitments for price, schedule, quality and scope. We negotiate agreements on specific services, and obtain commitments from suppliers, contractors, subcontractors and consultants. These are documented in technical memorandums, which are used to minimize misunderstandings before any arise, and to provide proof of agreements made up front.
LSV manages the flow of information and decision-making generated by many different parties at each project phase. Examples of our coordination and review services include:
Our principal project controls are used for cost schedule and quality and for management of field operations.
The original budget provides the framework to estimate cost-to-completion functions through the project lifecycle. We apply a cost control system that includes:
All project components are scheduled in detail to meet project milestones. LSV coordinates the work of all participants, and sets up various types of schedules to suit specific situations. These include:
Quality is measured by how project actions and results conform to predetermined standards. We use meticulous procedures throughout construction to assure quality, and rely upon the following:
The core of project management lies in field operations. We map the processes to uncover wasted steps, indicate where management systems can improve productivity, and reduce overall project costs. Critical activities include:
LSV uses a comprehensive reporting system for the project team. Our forms are simple and the required content is easily understood. Our documentation includes:
Our information management systems provide extensive project documentation in an easily accessed format. The system generates an appropriate amount, level, and quality of information from all data generated by the project. The resulting reports are reliable, easy to interpret, and updated frequently.
The computer-based information management systems enhance our ability to plan, organize, monitor and control a project. We can integrate and quickly extract the desired data to respond to information needs, optimize resource use, and provide unimpeded coordination of all project participants.
Our databases are customizable to suit clients and maintain consistency with existing reporting systems an owner already has developed so we can integrate into preexisting systems.
LSV Construction Project Management Services