Innova Project Services and our principals have extensive experience with successful problem-solving within construction project management and project controls. A representative sample of our project experience are available below.

Challenge: Multi-party contracting arrangement leading to complicated and disorganized back charge process

People: Cost analyst and database specialist.

Solution: Developed and implemented a back charge tracking system with MS Access to ensured each claim was balanced by recovery,all notices and change orders were accessible to all interested parties and developed are view and validation procedure.

Results: Over $13M in claims identified, properly documented, and prepared for negotiation or potential litigation.

Challenge: Challenged solar-to-steamproject was 6 months behind schedule and significantly over lump-sum budget.

People: Senior cost analyst, scheduler, contract administrator, and document control specialist.

Solution: Recovery team performed athorough audit of expenditures & contracts and developed a recovery schedule and complete re-forecast of remaining work, including punch listand demobilization.

Results: Recovered over $300k inover charges and managed sale of sur plus items. Closed project with no additional increase to total cost within four months.

Challenge: New acquisition with minimal projectcontrols needed to meet parent company’s CapitalProject expectations.

People: Senior project controls manager, costanalysts, P6 schedulers, estimators and projectmanager assistants totaling 107 staff.

Solution: Performed comprehensive gap analysis, facilitated communication between acquisition and parent company, and developed and implemented a three-phase strategy to create a well-functioning project controls department. Handled all recruiting, staffing and training for 3-year managed service engagement and assisted with the transition to anin-sourced project controls department.

Results: Reduced monthly variance from over 30%to below 5% in first 9 months and maintained consistent performance thereafter. High yield transition to in-sourced department.

Challenge: Challenging close-out of disorganized multi-year engagement with significant contractor claims pending.

People: Project controls manager, contracts pecialist, document control, close-outproject manager.

Solution: Performed complete engagement assessment, audited and updated all documentation and developed a comprehensive claims negotiation strategy.

Results: Closeout completed on time with claims reduced and settled 50% below client’s expected exposure.

Challenge: Positioning the company’s project management and field teams for rapid growth.

People: Business Process Consultant,Specialty Recruiter.

Solution: Provided assessment and recommendations. Filled open roles.Provided salary expectation assessment for newly created role.

Results: Identified schedule bottle necks and implemented strategies to return projects to originally scheduled in-service dates. Supplied qualified candidates for all open roles.

Challenge: Construction division with multiple open positions and limited band width.

People: Specialty Recruiters.

Solution: Created custom job descriptions, screened 100s of candidates, conducted interviews and presented qualified candidates.

Results: Reduced hiring time by over 75%.Provided a diverse candidate hiring pool.

Challenge: Cost-reimbursable GMAX, $100million headquarters construction project fora consumer products company.

People: Project controls specialists (costand schedule), with cost-reimbursableexperience, contract administrator, auditor.

Solution: Developed owner-side projectcontrols system including cost management,schedule and invoice auditing.

Results: Project completed on time and 2%under budget, exceeding all ownerexpectations.

Challenge: In-house database for costoverwhelmed, inefficient, and outdated.

People: Project controls software specialist,project controls trainer.

Solution: Performed needs analysis,evaluated available software solutions, andmanaged selection and bid processes.Developed and implemented a phase roll-outwith comprehensive user training, includingan in-house SME.

Results: From engagement to full usage by225 employees completed in 4 months.Time to set up new projects reduced by over 50%.

Challenge:  Ultra fast-track project with costsystem lagging field progress

People: Project Controls Manager, CostEngineers, Software Programmers, ProjectAccountants.

Solution: Met all client expectations. Reducedtime to review & approve change orders byover 50%. Improved forecast accuracy andreliability

Results: From engagement to full usage by225 employees completed in 4 months.Time to set up new projects reduced by over 50%.