Project Controls encompasses the people, processes and tools used to plan, manage and mitigate cost and schedule issues and any potential risk that may impact a project. This includes data gathering, management and analytical processes used to predict, understand and constructively influence the time and cost outcomes of a project. Usually, project controls will include:
Project Controls services that CEI provides include: cost estimating, change order evaluations, claims review and VE services as well as independent cost estimates and scheduling for local public agencies and departments of transportation. Our staff has expertise in steering construction projects from concept to completion, based on a thorough knowledge of cost estimating, project planning and scheduling, contract administration, and cross-disciplinary communication. Our Project Controls professionals understand the complexities of managing cost, schedule, and resources and offer solutions to mitigate risk and yield the maximum value for clients’ investments. We utilize cost estimating software programs including HCSS and WinBid. We are also familiar with other widespread programs such as Hard Dollar, Paydirt and Bid2win.