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Construction Management

SUMMIT has extensive experience in all aspects of construction management and support services in both the private and public sectors. SUMMIT’s staff will effectively plan, organize and control all aspects of the project to specific client requirements. We coordinate the owner’s representatives, design consultants, contractors and subcontractors, and the myriad public agencies and community interest groups involved in all phases of the project. SUMMIT’s project controls are designed to effectively manage changes to project costs and schedules. Programs are developed and continually monitored to maintain a safe and secure work site environment.

Construction Management services include but are not limited to:

• ADA Compliance
• A/E Selection
• As-Built Drawing Review Document Controls utilizing IT (i.e. Primavera Expedition)
• Alternative Energy Analysis
• Alternative Funding
• Bid Evaluation
• Constructability Analysis
• Construction Document
• Construction Scheduling
• Coordination
• Design Schedule
• Design Specification/Review
• Develop Punch Lists
• DOE reviews
• DSA Quarterly Inspection
• Reports
• Education Specification Knowledge
• Estimating
• Inspection Services
• Master Planning
• OCIP/ Special Risk Management
• On-Site Management
• OPSC Bid / Contract Submittals
• Pre-Construction Coordination
• Preliminary DSA / SS Review
• Preliminary DSA / HC Review
• Project Accounting
• Real Estate and Relocation Services
• Review and Monitor Submittals
• Schematic Drawing Review
• Site Selection
• Testing and Inspection
• Warranties and Guarantees

Engineering and Design

SUMMIT, a service oriented firm, is committed to the highest standard of quality, excellence and efficiency. We maintain a staff of professional engineers, architects, inspectors and designers to support design and design / build projects.

Our civil engineering group offers complete services to public and private clients for site development and improvements to city streets, wastewater treatment plants, stormwater management systems, roads and utilities and the enhancement of transportation.

Our structural engineering group provides all aspects of structural engineering services from seismic upgrades and tenant improvements to new office buildings, schools, apartment and hospital designs.

We are highly qualified in seismic analysis and the design of the very smallest of projects to the very largest of projects that require a high level of communication and team work. We use a variety of construction methods and materials while working with many building types.

Our staff has performed design and design review assignments for:

• Airport Facilities
• Commercial Development
• Large Public Buildings
• Light and Heavy Rail Facilities
• Major Sports Facilities
• Port and Dock Side Improvements
• Public Schools
• Specialty Fueling Facilities
• Utility Services

Power System

SUMMIT has assembled a uniquely qualified team to provide a wide variety of specialized programs for its clients. This diverse experience in planning, design, operations and maintenance includes, but is not limited to:

• Accident Investigation and Analysis
• AMR Planning and Implementation
• Condition-based Maintenance Programs
• Distributed Generation Planning and Implementation
• Distribution System Planning
• Dynamic Thermal Loading of Lines and Transformers
• Electric Power Generating Stations Design
• Electric Power Substation Design
• Emergency Preparedness Planning
• Feeder Design
• Protective Relay Settings and Design
• Rate Design
• Reliability Analysis and Infrastructure Enhancements
• Revenue Meter Engineering
• SCADA Planning and Design
• Transmission Line Design

Energy and Water Services

SUMMIT has developed strategic alliances with energy suppliers and energy service providers to assemble a team that can supply value added services to energy users within Southern California. This diverse experience in water, energy and transportation includes, but is not limited to:

• Customer Retention
• Economic Development
• Energy Efficiency and Demand-Side Management
• Energy Procurement & Distribution
• Energy Transportation
• Technology Strategic Planning
• Water Conservation

Project / Program Development and Management

SUMMIT’s professional leadership and expertise has formed several public-private alliances with major corporations and government entities. Through research and development, SUMMIT’s joint ventures include major industrial and commercial development projects in the areas of: Education, Entertainment, Technology, Transportation and Utilities. Within these areas, our professionals review contractor’s construction schedules and prepare written recommendations for response including the analysis of zero-base schedule for conformity to the specification, logic task duration, critical activities, float time, procurement lead times, etc. Our staff review requests for time extensions, analyze and submit written recommendations for action including analysis of costs due to compensable delays, impacts to schedule, and alternatives for mitigating delays and impacts. SUMMIT professionals also review plans and specifications for constructability and bidability, and provide estimating services to verify and review contractor cost, change orders and claims.

Other services include but are not limited to:

• Bid / bidder Evaluation
• Bid Packaging/ Prioritization
• Define Structure/ Organization of Project Team
• Design Coordination Meetings
• Establish Project Requirements
• Final Project Accounting
• Job Site Meetings
• Management Plan and Project Strategy
• Master Budget and Schedule
• M & O Staff Training
• Perform Technical Review of Contract Submittals
• Pre-bid Conference
• Program Permit Plan Review
• Program / Project Budget
• Project Management Plan
• Project Phasing / Interim Housing Requirements
• Project Procedures Manual
• Project Scope / Budget Verification
• Punchlist Coordination Occupancy Scheduling
• Select Design Professional
• Submittal / RFI Review
• Value Engineering
• Warranty and Manual Receipt

Information Technology Consulting Services

SUMMIT draws from a team of IT experts each with a hybrid of experience from vast business environments. Today’s IT professionals are faced with many challenges, among them architecting a solid IT strategy and seeking solutions to satisfy client needs and optimize efficiency. With SUMMIT, our IT professionals provide clients with a wide-breadth of talents and skill sets. We provide our clients with the highest level of service possible. Our firm oversees and manages IT projects by staffing extensively trained and highly qualified technical personnel equipped to handle any contingency or technical consideration encountered.

Network Management Services include but are not limited to:

• Planning and Design
• Installation, Configuration and Integration
• Maintenance and Upgrades
• Migrations
• Problem Determination and Resolution
• Operation Control
• Performance Monitoring and Tuning
• Project Management
• Technical Consulting

Network Configuration Services include but are not limited to:

• Hardware and Software Installation and Configuration
• System Software Maintenance and Upgrades
• Network Administration
• Integration and Migrations
• Problem Determination and Resolution
• Performance Monitoring and Tuning
• Technical Consulting

Client/Owner Representation

SUMMIT staff will represent and advise clients on various project issues. As a consultant / advisor, our firm will utilize its network of Local, State and Federal entities to strategically plan and implement the clients desired goals and needs. Services include:

• Community Organizing
• Government Relations
• Regulatory Support Services

Contract Administration

Contract Administration services include but are not limited to:

• Cash Flow Projections
• Contract Change Orders
• Contract Claims / Change Order Analysis
• Contract Documents Review
• CPM Scheduling
• Monthly Progress Reports
• Plan Clarifications
• Progress Payments / Pay Requests
• Project Control Systems
• Project Documentation
• Project Meetings
• Regulatory Agency Compliance
• Requests For Information
• Risk Analysis
• Submittal / Sample / Shop Drawing Review