A detailed set of drawings recognizes main issues and conveys the goal of the design, but construction is complex and no single set of plans can cover everything. Problems present themselves in every step of the project. While a contractor has general knowledge of the specific project an expert may be needed to make timely decisions when issues arise.
Construction Administration services focus on the administrative aspects of construction and is an essential to the entire process. Construction administration services include processing drawings and submittals, field inspection and observations, material testing reports, providing substantial and final completion services, responding to information requests and processing change orders.
Shive-Hattery’s construction administration professionals are experts in design and will draw solutions that fit the design and intent for both the owner and contractor. As an agent of the owner, we help the contractor solve inevitable problems that arise during construction while meeting the needs of the owner and staying on budget.