The management and control of the construction phase of a project.
Purpose Ensure all aspects of construction are executed for the owner, safely, on time, on budget and conforming to all applicable standards and guidelines.
Typical Responsibilities Quality assurance/quality control. Environmental, Health, and Safety. Cost management. Schedule analysis. Document control. Change management Contract compliance Claims avoidance Inspections
Relationship with Owner can vary
• Professional services on behalf of the Owner. • Contract is with the Owner or the PM. • Contractors have contracts with the Owner. • Reports to the Owner or the PM.
CM-at-Risk • Responsible for performing the work. • Contract is with the Owner or the PM. • Subs contractors have contracts with the CM. • Reports to the Owner or the PM.
(Notes: CM = Construction Manager, PM = Project Manager)