Services

Services

Project Management – Front End Loading

  • Conceptual design and technology selection
  • Benchmarking (IPA, PDRI, Owner Systems)
  • Scope development
  • Project execution plan
  • Engineering provider selection
  • Risk management plan
  • Fully gated v. fast track (overlapped) execution
  • Gatekeeping functions
  • Process safety management
  • Liaise with and manage technology licensing providers
  • Value improving practices

Project Management – Execution

  • Contract development and award
  • Detailed engineering management
  • Overall EPC Coordination
  • Project controls implementation
  • Procurement management
  • Change management

Project Services

Provide tools and services which allow the project management team to realistically and accurately make plans and assess status as it relates to schedule and cost performance:

  • Fit for purpose project controls execution plan
  • Estimating – all phases
  • Validation of external estimates
  • Project control requirements embedded in subcontracts
  • Work and cost breakdown structures consistent with the project execution plan
  • Encourage subcontractors to use their own tools
  • Quantity based earned value systems for both engineering and construction
  • Efficient management of resources relative to cost and time
  • Consistent cost reporting and trending throughout the life of the project
  • Document control
  • EPC schedules with basis in the scope of work, project execution plan and the WBS

Procurement

  • IAG or owner paper
  • Approved manufacturers list
  • Pre-qualification processes
  • Creation of approved bid list
  • Change management
  • Expediting shipment
  • Traffic and logistics
  • RFP development
  • Technical and commercial evaluation
  • Owner approval mechanisms
  • Expediting vendor data
  • Shop oversight
  • Owner approval mechanisms

Subcontracting

  • Contracting strategy
  • Pre-qualification processes
  • Scope of work development
  • Commercial pricing structure
  • Change management
  • Reporting mechanisms

Material Management

  • Division of responsibility coordination
  • Project single point accountability
  • Shop coordination / Fabrication prioritization
  • Management of consignment commodity supply
  • Material control / Inventory control / Plant design MTO reconciliation
  • Field material management – management vs. direct

Technical Services

  • Welding and materials technology
  • Metallurgy, corrosion and failure analysis
  • Technical evaluation of manufacturing or fabrication quotes
  • Project specifications development for welding, materials, NDE, heat treatment and inspection/testing
  • Evaluation of supplier documentation for welding, materials, heat treatment, testing & NDE compliance
  • Reliability, mechanical Integrity, PSM, asset management, and quality programs development, implementation and auditing

QA / QC Services

  • Quality assurance of engineering design and procurement basis
  • Supplier quality and capabilities surveys and assessments
  • Develop inspection and test plans for equipment
  • Develop quality management programs
  • Conduct pre-inspection meetings
  • Expediting and In-process or full time supplier surveillance / inspection
  • Witness critical material and welding testing operations and NDE
  • Coating and lining inspection
  • Shipping and crating inspection
  • Supplier performance evaluations
  • Field Construction QA/QC Program development and management

Specialty Services

  • ASME Code repair/alteration and field assembly/testing consulting
  • Facility condition assessments
  • Equipment remaining life assessments
  • Facility fire and explosion damage assessments and remediation

Pre-Construction Preparation

Phase 1 through 4

  • Prepare written detailed Construction Execution Plan as project evolves
  • Field staff planning – organization, roles, and responsibilities
  • Develop Temporary Facilities Plan
  • Devise erection strategy
  • Formulate contracting plan
  • Participate in estimate
  • Key role in interactive planning and schedule development
  • Initial issue of Construction Completion Plan
  • Evaluation and technical scoring of inquiry proposals for Contract Packages

Constructability Program

  • Pre-Assembly, Pre-Fabrication, and Modular strategy
  • Maximize site efficiency (material movement, facilities location, sequencing)
  • Heavy Haul / Heavy Lift study
  • Installation details (plan / spec reviews during design evolution)
  • Document effectiveness

Field Construction Execution

Construction Management Functional Implementation

  • Align contractors to the project HSE program and requirements
  • Implement Project Controls plan – initiate cost / schedule / earned value reporting
  • Establish QA/QC field management plan
  • Institute document management system
  • Set up and operate the material management program
  • Administer construction contracts – assure conformance to agreement

Construction Field Operations

  • Continuously review and challenge contractor performance, including safety, quality material control, and labor and equipment efficiency
  • Maximize site efficiency (material movement, facilities location, sequencing)
  • Resolve contractor interface conflicts
  • Expediently respond to Requests For Information

Completion and Turnover

  • Orderly and systematic completion of construction
  • Full support of OSHA PSM PSSR requirements
  • Earliest possible facility start up and operation

Planning for completion and phased turnover (CM Staff and Client)

  • Mechanical Completion Checklist (included in Mech and E&I contracts)
  • System turnover requirements (included in Mech and E&I contracts)
  • Commissioning systems diagrams (ready at start of pipe installation)
  • Commissioning Schedule (issue at 60% construction complete)

Construction Completion activities

  • Work Package preparation
  • Quality documentation verifying conformance to requirements by WP
  • Request to Client for final punch list by WP
  • Close out of all punch list items for system
  • Care, Custody and Control letter issued for commissioning system acceptance

Safety

  • Pre-construction
  • Contractor mobilization
  • Provide periodic records and reports of results and activities
  • Construction programs
  • Client coordination / initiatives

Project Management – Front End Loading

  • Conceptual design and technology selection
  • Benchmarking (IPA, PDRI, Owner Systems)
  • Scope development
  • Project execution plan
  • Engineering provider selection
  • Risk management plan
  • Fully gated v. fast track (overlapped) execution
  • Gatekeeping functions
  • Process safety management
  • Liaise with and manage technology licensing providers
  • Value improving practices

Project Management – Execution

  • Contract development and award
  • Detailed engineering management
  • Overall EPC Coordination
  • Project controls implementation
  • Procurement management
  • Management of change

Project Services

Provide tools and services which allow the project management team to realistically and accurately make plans and assess status as it relates to schedule and cost performance:

  • Fit for purpose project controls execution plan
  • Estimating – all phases
  • Validation of external estimates
  • Project control requirements embedded in subcontracts
  • Work and cost breakdown structures consistent with the project execution plan
  • Encourage subcontractors to use their own tools
  • Quantity based earned value systems for both engineering and construction
  • Efficient management of resources relative to cost and time
  • Consistent cost reporting and trending throughout the life of the project
  • Document control
  • EPC schedules with basis in the scope of work, project execution plan and the WBS

Procurement

  • IAG or owner paper
  • Approved manufacturers list
  • Pre-qualification processes
  • Creation of approved bid list
  • Change management
  • Expediting shipment
  • Traffic and logistics
  • RFP development
  • Technical and commercial evaluation
  • Owner approval mechanisms
  • Expediting vendor data
  • Shop oversight
  • Owner approval mechanisms

Subcontracting

  • Contracting strategy
  • Pre-qualification processes
  • Scope of work development
  • Commercial pricing structure
  • Change management
  • Reporting mechanisms

Material Management

  • Division of responsibility coordination
  • Project single point accountability
  • Shop coordination / Fabrication prioritization
  • Management of consignment commodity supply
  • Material control / Inventory control / Plant design MTO reconciliation
  • Field material management – management vs. direct

Technical Services

  • Welding and materials technology
  • Metallurgy, corrosion and failure analysis
  • Technical evaluation of manufacturing or fabrication quotes
  • Project specifications development for welding, materials, NDE, heat treatment and inspection/testing
  • Evaluation of supplier documentation for welding, materials, heat treatment, testing & NDE compliance
  • Reliability, mechanical Integrity, PSM, asset management, and quality programs development, implementation and auditing

QA / QC Services

  • Quality assurance of engineering design and procurement basis
  • Supplier quality and capabilities surveys and assessments
  • Develop inspection and test plans for equipment
  • Develop quality management programs
  • Conduct pre-inspection meetings
  • Expediting and In-process or full time supplier surveillance / inspection
  • Witness critical material and welding testing operations and NDE
  • Coating and lining inspection
  • Shipping and crating inspection
  • Supplier performance evaluations
  • Field Construction QA/QC Program development and management

Specialty Services

  • ASME Code repair/alteration and field assembly/testing consulting
  • Facility condition assessments
  • Equipment remaining life assessments
  • Facility fire and explosion damage assessments and remediation

Pre-Construction Preparation

Phase 1 through 4

  • Prepare written detailed Construction Execution Plan as project evolves
  • Field staff planning – organization, roles, and responsibilities
  • Develop Temporary Facilities Plan
  • Devise erection strategy
  • Formulate contracting plan
  • Participate in estimate
  • Key role in interactive planning and schedule development
  • Initial issue of Construction Completion Plan
  • Evaluation and technical scoring of inquiry proposals for Contract Packages

Constructability Program

  • Pre-Assembly, Pre-Fabrication, and Modular strategy
  • Maximize site efficiency (material movement, facilities location, sequencing)
  • Heavy Haul / Heavy Lift study
  • Installation details (plan / spec reviews during design evolution)
  • Document effectiveness

Field Construction Execution

Construction Management Functional Implementation

  • Align contractors to the project HSE program and requirements
  • Implement Project Controls plan – initiate cost / schedule / earned value reporting
  • Establish QA/QC field management plan
  • Institute document management system
  • Set up and operate the material management program
  • Administer construction contracts – assure conformance to agreement

Construction Field Operations

  • Continuously review and challenge contractor performance, including safety, quality material control, and labor and equipment efficiency
  • Maximize site efficiency (material movement, facilities location, sequencing)
  • Resolve contractor interface conflicts
  • Expediently respond to Requests For Information

Completion and Turnover

  • Orderly and systematic completion of construction
  • Full support of OSHA PSM PSSR requirements
  • Earliest possible facility start up and operation

Planning for completion and phased turnover (CM Staff and Client)

  • Mechanical Completion Checklist (included in Mech and E&I contracts)
  • System turnover requirements (included in Mech and E&I contracts)
  • Commissioning systems diagrams (ready at start of pipe installation)
  • Commissioning Schedule (issue at 60% construction complete)

Construction Completion activities

  • Work Package preparation
  • Quality documentation verifying conformance to requirements by WP
  • Request to Client for final punch list by WP
  • Close out of all punch list items for system
  • Care, Custody and Control letter issued for commissioning system acceptance

Safety

  • Pre construction
  • Contractor mobilization
  • Provide periodic records and reports of results and activities
  • Construction programs
  • Client coordination / initiatives