May Engineer Skills Hour – Managing Repair Projects: Inspection, Design, Bidding & Budgets

What To Expect and How to Manage Your Next Building Repair Project

The construction market in the Puget Sound is still booming. Most of the industry attention is focused on new construction, but maintenance, repair, and renovation projects have continued to be on the rise. This presentation will focus on the repair aspect of these projects which are necessary to keep existing buildings relevant in such a competitive market.

There are many approaches to managing a repair project. This engineer skills hour will offer some insight as to how these projects can run smoothly, start to finish, ensuring all protection to the building owner.

This discussion will include feedback on inspections, design, bid documents, and necessary oversight.

We will be using real projects as case examples and take you through necessary steps to ensure a successful process. In addition, this engineer skills hour will look at some unique and innovative repair solutions.

Topic Agenda:

  1. Inspection
    1. Understanding the project
    2. Developing a plan
    3. Developing a complete construction budget, and what that includes
  2. Design
    1. Elements of the RFP
  3. Bidding
    1. Importance of selecting the right contractors, examples
    2. Reviewing bids
  4. Oversight
    1. Meeting structure
      1. How often should you meet
      2. What should be covered
    2. Reviews of repair work
    3. Documentation
    4. Accountability of the contractor
    5. Close out Documents, what is included
  5. Unique repairs and inspections, because thinking outside the box can be very beneficial

    Who Should Attend?
  • Property Managers
  • Engineers
  • Emerging Professionals

When: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Where:  Main Floor Conference Room – 929 Office Tower
929 108th Avenue NE, Bellevue, Washington 98004
Presenter: Travis Brammer, Evolution Architecture
Contact: Christine Miclat,, 206-622-8924 x106

For more information and to register, please click HERE.

This event is open to BOMA Seattle members and those interested in membership.

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