ESTIMATING SERVICES Numbers you can bank on Preconstruction Services — Early involvement with the PCL team, especially during preconstruction when some of the most critical decisions are made, will ensure a collaborative, proactive approach to the successful delivery of your project. As your construction partner, the PCL team wants to thoroughly understand your requirements at the early stages of design development so that we can best identify and mitigate potential risk at each project milestone, starting from front-end design, through construction, commissioning, operations, and maintenance. Some of the benefits of PCL’s early involvement include: • S et scope boundaries and establish mechanisms to quantify and justify investment required to complete the project. • Minimal changes with solid change management and design optimization. • I nvolve key stakeholders to ensure that the design needs meet your organization’s overall needs. • A chieve faster implementation by streamlining workflows through design, procurement, and execution. By engaging the PCL team in preconstruction services you will realize significant cost savings through accurate cost analysis, innovative and efficient construction plans, and enhanced schedule control. Budget and Cost Development — PCL delivers ontime substantiated cost estimates and price certainty based on a solid track record of project management CONTACT Jim Ferris, Sr. Manager and risk analysis experience. PCL works proactively to understand our clients and to anticipate how costs are provided to best suit your requirements. Project Scheduling — PCL will prepare preliminary master schedules, incorporating the sequence and timing of basic program decisions, including design time, design and permits, bid calls, bid evaluations, trade contract awards, and on-site activities. PCL works collaboratively to resolve constructability issues and proactively investigate novel construction techniques to meet the needs of our clients. Construction Planning — Project-specific execution plans ensure critical components of the project are incorporated into the overall construction plan. PCL has extensive experience with Virtual Construction, which includes Building Information Modeling and 3D Modeling. Virtual Construction models can be prepared to create 4D models that will be used to measure progress against set schedules. Construction Risk Management — Price certainty, complemented with a risk-management plan anticipating market changes, can and will provide true costs to aid in sound business decisions. Value Engineering — PCL is a construction partner with a track record for examining design and construction alternatives that enhance the performance of the project, while providing opportunities for cost savings from early design, through construction, operation, and maintenance. • 905.803.4529 • [email protected] • Watch us build at PCL.COM JIM FERRIS Senior Manager, Estimating Services As senior manager of Estimating Services, Jim oversees all project estimates and pursuits for the Toronto district. With more than 20 years of experience in the industry, Jim has been involved in some of Toronto’s most significant and high profile projects, including NHS Health-Care Complex, BMO Field Soccer Stadium, Concord Adex Condominiums, and the Recurrent Energy Solar Farms. Jim holds a construction engineering and technology management diploma from Fanshawe College and a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Western Ontario. He is a Canadian Construction Association Gold Seal Certified estimator. CHRIS MORRIS Manager, Estimating Services In his role as manager of Estimating Services, Chris maintains a primary focus on P3 projects. He is known for his expertise in providing clients with detailed cost analysis of proposed construction methodologies, which he created by capturing and recording historical PCL productivity rates into our database. Chris has more than 35 years of experience in the construction industry. He holds a higher national diploma in Building Technology from Trent Polytechnic. KEITH WILLIAMS Manager, Preconstruction Services As Toronto’s director of Preconstruction Services, Keith is responsible for leading a team of professionals focused on providing innovative and value added preconstruction services. Keith has more than 30 years of experience in the construction industry. He holds a bachelor of Engineering from the University of Liverpool in the UK and is a certified member of the Institute of Civil Engineers (UK) and Chartered Engineers. LEROY MARTIN Chief Estimator As Toronto’s chief estimator, Leroy is responsible for the district’s Residential, Civil, Special Projects, and Lump Sum Projects over $15 million. CONTACT Jim Ferris Leroy has more than 23 years of experience in the construction industry. He holds a civil engineering technology diploma from Mohawk College. • 905.803.4529 • [email protected] • Watch us build at PCL.COM EXPERT SERVICES Solution Providers Today’s construction projects demand project teams with a broad spectrum of specialized expertise in traditional and nontraditional construction disciplines. PCL has cultivated unique in-house specialists to engage a full spectrum of client needs and requirements and offer unparalleled added value as their early involvement in the design process works to optimize design and constructability, maximizing efficiencies and reducing costs without compromising quality or schedule. Our experts provide you with options, but you make all of the decisions. BUILDING SYSTEMS GROUP Klaus Gloge, Manager Building systems comprise a significant portion of the overall project capital cost and impact facility functionality, efficiency, and operational costs. With more than 20 specialized Building Systems managers and coordinators, a first among North American construction companies, PCL Toronto’s Building Systems group works to maximize systems design and oversee M&E trades through procurement, installation, and commissioning. Building Systems manager Klaus Gloge has more than 35 years of experience, and has combined his practical knowledge earned during his years of experience in the mechanical and electrical subtrade industry with his superior planning and organizing skills to successfully commission, closeout, and deliver some of the most sophisticated, complex, and environmentallyfriendly building systems designed. STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS Larry Karlson, Specialist Depending on design, structure can account for 25 to 35 per cent of the overall building cost, making the choice of structural system and effective execution of the design critical to the overall success of the project. Structural engineer and structural design specialist Larry Karlson P.E., is a senior PCL subject-matter specialist who has worked on no fewer than 18 tower projects of over 40 storeys, and brings more than 30 years of experience in consulting engineering and construction administration. He has been involved with the design and/or peer review of some of the tallest towers in the world and also has experience with quality assurance responsibilities at steel fabrication facilities. Larry’s expertise is focused on developing cost-efficient structural concepts while respecting building design, function, and space planning. BUILDING ENVELOPE Lori O’Malley, Specialist Optimal building envelope systems and materials maximize building performance and sustainability, optimize constructability, and reduce operating costs. With more than 18 years of experience, PCL’s Building Envelope specialist Lori O’Malley provides technical building envelope expertise during both the design and construction phases, while protecting design integrity and the vision for the project. In addition to identifying material, constructability, and sequencing concerns of building envelope design and installation, Lori also actively participates in value engineering efforts, offering solutions for achieving more LEED® credits, and improved building performance and maintenance. QUALITY ASSURANCE/QUALITY CONTROL Nancy McKeil, Manager At PCL, operational excellence is one of our highest priorities. PCL’s Quality Management Program (QMP) is our management system that provides direction and control regarding quality planning, quality assurance, quality control, and quality improvement, giving confidence to our clients, employees, and other interested parties, that operational excellence will be achieved. With 17 years of experience, PCL’s Quality manager Nancy McKeil is responsible for the development, implementation, training, and continuous improvement of the QMP to achieve operational excellence. VIRTUAL CONSTRUCTION Dan Neufeglise, Manager Virtual Construction has become integral to the day-to-day project design and delivery processes at PCL. Our team of in-house VC specialists provides clients and project teams with advanced VC technologies including BIM modeling, BIM 360 Glue, Autodesk 360 Field, P6 EPPM, BEST Estimating, and Bluebeam Revu. With more than 35 years of experience, PCL Toronto’s Virtual Construction Services manager Dan Neufeglise is a director of the Canada BIM Council and an active member of PCL’s North American Headquarters BIM Task Force, which was created to develop PCL’s BIM standards and best practices for our North American operations. He is an avid promoter of BIM and its many applications within the construction industry. EQUIPMENT & TECHNOLOGY Ron Turner, Specialist In specialized facilities such as hospitals, data centres and airports, the management, design, procurement, installation, and commissioning of the equipment and digital systems carries significant responsibilities and risk. PCL has developed processes and techniques to manage these challenging obligations, maximizing function and efficiency while reducing capital and operating costs, all without compromising schedule. Ron Turner, senior project manager and equipment specialist, has overseen PCL’s procurement of over 350,000 state-of-the-art equipment items spanning medical, research, information technology, audio visual, furniture, and commercial food services. CLINICAL ADVISOR Carol Ringer, R.N., Ph.D., CHE Operational efficiency, clinical functionality, LEAN principles, evidence-based design elements, and infection prevention and control principles are key to health care projects. As an integrated member of our AFP/P3 hospital design-build teams, clinical advisor Carol Ringer brings executive-level experience (VP, COO, CEO) in academic and regional health systems in three provinces. She has clinical expertise in many departments of hospitals and long-term care facilities, and has provided direct oversight into all other hospital departments as senior vice president responsible for budgets, new programs and projects and operational efficiency. SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION Joe Ogilvie, Manager With more than 100 LEED® accredited professionals, PCL has the in-house resources to provide a full suite of sustainability and LEED consulting services, eliminating the need to carry outside consultants and/or providing peer review oversight of these services. PCL’s manager of Sustainable Construction Joe Ogilvie has more than 12 years of experience and provides expert advice about green building rating systems and other sustainable construction practices, while providing solutions that help address sustainability goals throughout design development, construction, and operations.
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