Team Structures and Project Performance    in the Design-Build / Integrated     Project Delivery Marketplace          Mark...
• Introduction           Agenda• Team Structure  –   Engineer-lead  –   Integrated design-build without self-performance  ...
Introduction: teams must have a                 design-build mindsetEngineer      Constructor                             ...
OWNERS’ DELIVERY PREFERENCES
Typical Design-Build Team Structures  • Engineer-lead  • Contractor-lead   • Integrated design-build without     self-perf...
Engineer-Lead• Will require clear division of responsibility  between engineer and contractor• Technical complexity   – Ne...
Contractor-led• Will require clear division of responsibility   between contractor and engineer• Normal structure for tran...
Integrated design-build                          without self-performance  • Single firm with full project responsibility ...
Integrated design-build                                with self-performance    • Technical and procurement expertise requ...
Planning   Market     Deliver                                 Implications for                                 Practioners...
Planning   Market     Deliver                                        Get Smart on                                  What Cl...
Planning    Market       Deliver                                 Deliver Work and Refine                                  ...
Significant Opportunities for   Design-Build Delivery
Tailor your business to the market and  mandated delivery structures that match          clients and opportunities.The fut...
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CH2M Hill's Mark Alpert presents on team structures for design-build and integrated project delivery methods at the 2013 DBIA Water and Wastewater Conference.

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  • Prime/Sub or Joint VentureUsually single firm with team subcontractorsUsually single firm without team subcontractorsEngineer subconsultant to contractor
  • David L. Tippin Water Treatment Facility, Tampa. FL2002 DBIA Water Systems Quality Award
  • Bonita Springs East Water Reclamation Facility, Bonita Springs, FL. 2008 DBIA Excellence Award for Projects over $15 Million
  • Spokane County Regional Water Reclamation Facility, Spokane, WA2012 DBIA National Water/Wastewater Award
  • Team Structures and Project Performance in the Design-Build Marketplace

    1. 1. Team Structures and Project Performance in the Design-Build / Integrated Project Delivery Marketplace Mark E. Alpert, P.E., DBIA CH2M HILL
    2. 2. • Introduction Agenda• Team Structure – Engineer-lead – Integrated design-build without self-performance – Integrated design-build with self-performance – Constructor-led – Other markets• Owners’ Team Structure Preferences• Implications for Companies Going Forward
    3. 3. Introduction: teams must have a design-build mindsetEngineer Constructor Engineer Engineer + Constructor+ Constructor + Design-Build Mindset≠ DESIGN-BUILD = DESIGN-BUILD 3
    4. 4. OWNERS’ DELIVERY PREFERENCES
    5. 5. Typical Design-Build Team Structures • Engineer-lead • Contractor-lead • Integrated design-build without self-performance • Integrated design-build with self-performance 5
    6. 6. Engineer-Lead• Will require clear division of responsibility between engineer and contractor• Technical complexity – New/unproven/cutting edge technology• Stringent project requirements – Increased effluent quality, consent decree mandate• David L. TippincommercialFacility, Tampa. FL Unique Water Treatment requirements 2002 DBIA Water Systems Quality Award• Owner preference of approach in team structure 6
    7. 7. Contractor-led• Will require clear division of responsibility between contractor and engineer• Normal structure for transportation market• Project risk is lower than a complex processing facility• Greater site constraints/challenges• Past experience with project owner• Larger projectWater Treatment Plant andSouthern Delivery System bonding requirements? Finished Water Pump Station• Legislation mandating self-performance Colorado Springs, Colorado
    8. 8. Integrated design-build without self-performance • Single firm with full project responsibility • May or may not be schedule-driven • Owner wants input into subcontractor/vendor selection • Greater involvement from local market • Legislation may not allow self-performance • Simple team structure with single point of accountabilityBonita Springs East Water Reclamation Facility, Bonita Springs, FL. • MustDBIA Excellence Awardfor Projects over $15 Million 2008 meet security for performance requirements
    9. 9. Integrated design-build with self-performance • Technical and procurement expertise required • Local or state legislation or policy mandates self- performance • Self-performance potentially cheaper than subcontracted work • Must be able to manage all project risks successfully • Project cost is critical • Must meetDBIA National Water/Wastewater AwardSpokane County Regional Water Reclamation Facility, Spokane, WA 2012 security for performance requirements
    10. 10. Planning Market Deliver Implications for Practioners • Decide what structure fits • Define what risk is best for your firm acceptable to your firm • Identify personnel who • Inform insurance can be effective with companies and banks of selected structure and different business project requirements approach • Define what’s a “good • What additional business deal” for your firm and infrastructure is needed how much are you willing to be successful to invest to win 10
    11. 11. Planning Market Deliver Get Smart on What Clients Expect • Performance guarantees • Transparency in pricing • Cost of work • Design for design-build • Financial risk and margin • Project management – expectations add the right talent 11
    12. 12. Planning Market Deliver Deliver Work and Refine from Lessons Learned • Choose experienced Design- • Accountability will be key in Build Manager to lead firm’s performance team • Commit core experienced resources to projects • Establish pricing criteria that is market based and meets firm’s business goals • Standardized systems and tools to control, cost, scope, and schedule 12
    13. 13. Significant Opportunities for Design-Build Delivery
    14. 14. Tailor your business to the market and mandated delivery structures that match clients and opportunities.The future is bright for those firms that adapt to the changing marketplace.

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