Dry Utility Project Management Services

Dry Utility Project Profile, Due Diligence/Feasibility Studies

  • Locate and determine capacities of the existing electric, telephone, natural gas, and cable television facilities.
  • Determine the level of service required for the project.
  • Determine points of feed and developer's responsibility.
  • Confirm design and contract preparation time frame with each utility.
  • Determine areas of probable conflict with the proposed sewer, water, and storm drain systems shown on civil engineering and/or architectural drawings.
  • Prepare cost opinions identifying deposits, potential refunds and
    reimbursements, and installation construction costs.
  • Determine potential sources and costs for temporary construction power and telephone service.
  • Create master dry utility infrastructure plan.
  • Prepare utility profile report, critical path schedule and recommendations to mitigate dry utility development constraints.

Design and Coordination

  • Organize and attend utility design meetings.
  • Prepare and submit trench/substructure drawings to the utilities for approval as requested.
  • Submit plans to each utility and track the design progress to meet the Client's schedule.
  • Design sleeve and composite drawings.
  • Coordinate relocation/conversion of existing utility systems.
  • Review and negotiate the utilities' final designs, contracts, and right-of-way documents.
  • Submit utility documents to Client with recommendations (e.g., contract processing, final costs, status reports, etc.)
  • Represent industry at governmental or legislative agencies.

Construction Coordination Services

Interface between the Client, site superintendent, foreman, and utility inspectors to coordinate, plan, and complete the dry utility construction and meter sets in a timely manner.

  • Bid package preparation for utility installation.
  • Manage project and coordinate critical path scheduling.
  • Arrange for cable date/pre-construction conference and send appropriate notification letters.
  • Monitor natural gas, electric, telephone and cable television system installations to determine schedule compliance.
  • Mitigate field utility problems and coordinate with subcontractor.
  • Coordinate field problem resolutions with Client's superintendent, utility contractor, and the utility representatives.
  • Coordinate service installation for production units, model areas and temporary facilities.
  • Provide project status update with Client's field superintendent.

 

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