Services

As active construction cost consultant over 30 years JCE always understand and respond to the needs of our clients with the up-to-date services, tools and database. Our specialists, including professional engineers, architects, project managers, schedulers and estimators use software such as AutoCAD, Primavera, On-Screen Take-off, Sage/Timberline and Microsoft Excel

CONCEPTUAL/BUDGET

Cost analysis/evaluation of site or existing facility
Alternate design evaluation and occupancy studies
Feasibility / constructability reviews
Identification of project cost exposures
Recommendations for most cost-effective solutions

DESIGN PHASE

Drawing design development reviews through final submittal
Value Engineering reviews
Cost data for major equipment (long lead items)
Assistance with bid package scopes and coherence
Establish costing procedures for change order

BID REVIEW & ANALYSIS

Review proposals for adherence to bid documents
Analyze credibility, qualifications, exceptions
Negotiations with successful bidders

CONSTRUCTION PHASE

Cash flow projections
Preparation of change orders, budgets and estimates
Negotiation services
Documentation logs of settlements by JCE staff
Interference / delay avoidance assistance
Progress payment schedule and approval assistance
Cost analysis and reporting
Inspection and verification
Audit assistance
Claims review, analysis and recommendations
Expert witness testimony

SCHEDULING

ADDITIONAL SERVICES

Client in-house seminars
On-site field office support staff