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  • Message is Getting out This is why the building official article came out Comments by Pelto Using DPW Documents in Bridgeport Comments by Architect at Construct 2006
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    1. 1. Building Design & Construction 2008 David O’Hearn, P.E. Deputy Commissioner
    2. 2. Presentation Outline <ul><li>Managing Attorney Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Goals & Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Work Space Renovation Update </li></ul><ul><li>Ongoing/Upcoming Initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>Organization Enhancements </li></ul><ul><li>Q&A </li></ul>
    3. 3. Design & Construction Goals & Objectives <ul><li>Be considered to posses the highest expertise in the State for project planning, design, construction management and project delivery. </li></ul><ul><li>Be known for delivering high quality projects, on time and within budget. </li></ul><ul><li>To serve as a valuable knowledge base of project delivery for other state agencies and municipalities . </li></ul>
    4. 4. Goals & Objectives HOW? <ul><li>Staffing & Organization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Organizational Enhancements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accountability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quality of Life </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Process & Documentation Improvement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reviewing and Improving construction contracts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adding controls where appropriate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trying to streamline where feasible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creation of PM manual </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Goals & Objectives HOW? <ul><li>Taking Advantage Of Technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web based project tracking software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expand and improve use of DPW Web Site </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Improving Communications with Stakeholders </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Client Agencies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Construction Industry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Management Staff </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Goals & Objectives RESULTS <ul><li>On Time Delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Close Out of Punch List in 90 days </li></ul><ul><li>Total Change Orders 5% or less </li></ul><ul><li>Accepting only quality work </li></ul>
    7. 7. Project Management Observations Kermit Thompson
    8. 8. <ul><li>DPW PMs are doing a good job </li></ul><ul><li>Project Management loads are great </li></ul><ul><li>Need better use of consultants </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Design Team (Architects and Engineers) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Construction Administrators </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Most claims are due to project delay during construction </li></ul><ul><li>Better care with correspondence – especially E-mail </li></ul>Project Management Observations
    9. 9. Design Phase <ul><li>Keep CA involved throughout Design Phase </li></ul><ul><li>Both Design Team and CA must review existing conditions </li></ul><ul><li>More attention to Phasing – especially work for phase located in area of other phases. </li></ul>
    10. 10. Design Phase <ul><li>CD Submission </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Construction Documents to be fully coordinated and checked by Design Team prior to submission. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ RediChek” is for coordination only. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CA should review for constructability. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do not Bid unless CDs are fully ready </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Construction Phase <ul><li>Better construction schedules needed at start of construction </li></ul><ul><li>Design Team needs to be stay involved and required to respond quickly. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the CA – CA role is much greater than a “paper pusher” and “clerk-of-the-works”. </li></ul>
    12. 12. Construction Phase <ul><li>Change Orders </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Must be required to complete the project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Delay caused by change order is primary cause of claims </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design Team and CA should each provide a written evaluation of each CO </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If DPW PM decides to approve CO against recommendation of Design Team or CA, a written statement of why needs to be included </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Communications <ul><li>Communications related to the project, especially schedule and/or cost, need to be recorded </li></ul><ul><li>E-mails are discoverable correspondence and need to be treated as such </li></ul>
    14. 14. Project Tracking System <ul><li>The project tracking System is being used by management and must be current </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Projects in construction should be up-dated monthly, when the contractors requisition is submitted. </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. Safety
    16. 16. Safety
    17. 17. Emilio Pizzaferrato Rick Terrel 4th Floor Renovations Update
    18. 18. <ul><li>AGENCY ADMINISTERED/SMALL PROJECTS RM 480 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Carpet, Systems Furniture Installed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Light Fixtures/Misc Furniture to be delivered </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tentative move-in the week of January 28 th </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Plan Room </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Carpet Installed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Light Fixtures installed February 4 th </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tentative move-in the week of February 11th </li></ul></ul>4 th Floor Renovations Update
    19. 19. <ul><li>File Room </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Currently under construction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tentative move-in the week of February 11 th </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Project Management Area </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Next phase is demo (corridor, old break room, conference) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ceiling & Lights </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Modifications to A/C Units </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paint & Window Treatments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Carpet & System Furniture </li></ul></ul>4 th Floor Renovations Update
    20. 20. File Room
    21. 21. Ongoing & Upcoming Initiatives <ul><li>Bruce Bockstael </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Div 0/1 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Al Herring </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prolog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design Build Agreement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CM @ Risk </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Don Ouillette </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PM Manual </li></ul></ul>
    22. 22. Training
    23. 23. Division 0/1 <ul><li>Masterformat System </li></ul><ul><li>Equals and Substitutions </li></ul><ul><li>Construction Schedules </li></ul><ul><li>Retainage </li></ul><ul><li>Schedule of Values </li></ul><ul><li>Substantial Completion </li></ul><ul><li>Liquidated Damages </li></ul>
    24. 25. Prolog <ul><li>Project Scheduling </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Preformatted Schedule Templates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prolog Scheduler </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Primavera (P3/P6/Suretrack) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Project </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Project Financials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost Control/Project Budget </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contracts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Potential Change Orders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Request for Proposals </li></ul></ul>
    25. 26. Prolog <ul><li>Project CA Information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Daily Reports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meeting Minutes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RFI Log </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Request for Proposals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Change Order Log </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Submittals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Application for Payment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Change Orders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ball-in-Court/Punchlist </li></ul></ul>
    26. 27. Prolog <ul><li>Prolog Website </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Owner (and Client Agency) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Construction Administrator/Construction Manager </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Architect/Engineer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General Contractor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subcontract (if desired) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Document Management </li></ul><ul><li>Project Forms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Form Letters and Word Processor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Photo Documentation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Executive Dashboard </li></ul>
    27. 28. Project Delivery Methods <ul><li>Design Build </li></ul><ul><li>CM @ Risk </li></ul>
    28. 29. Project Manager Manual <ul><li>See It </li></ul><ul><li>Solve It </li></ul><ul><li>Do It </li></ul>
    29. 30. Design & Construction Organization
    30. 31. Formal Construction vs. Staffing
    31. 32. DPW Design & Construction Staff <ul><li>Total Employees 80 </li></ul><ul><li>Licensed Professionals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Licensed Architects 10 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Licensed Professional Engineers 10 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Licensed Building Officials 12 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Certified Fire Officials 2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Licensed Surveyor 1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Associate Constructor (AC) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Certified Professional Constructor (CPC) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Over 80%of Staff – 10 Hr OSHA Certified </li></ul>
    32. 33. Career Progression EIT AC AIA CPC PE ES-26 ES-29 ES-31a Project Manager (PM) Associate Project Manager (ASPM) Assistant Project Manager (APM)
    33. 36. DPW Design & Construction Staff <ul><li>Reclassify 4 Assistants to Associates </li></ul><ul><li>Hire 4 Associates in next 18 Months </li></ul><ul><li>SPM ES-33 </li></ul><ul><li>SPM (MGR) MP-68 </li></ul><ul><li>DPM MP-70 </li></ul><ul><li>Chief Arch & En MP-72 </li></ul>
    34. 37. DPW Design & Construction Staff <ul><li>5 Assistants Interviews Scheduled </li></ul><ul><li>Exam for Associate Requested </li></ul><ul><li>1Associate and 1Assistant Being Advertised </li></ul><ul><li>2 SPM’s (Mgr) & DPM to be advertised in house only </li></ul>