6. Tendering and Contract Administration
The Tendering phase is the short time (one to two weeks) that three or more contractors are given to give a price for the designed work. Sometimes the Client may select to utilize a construction manager approach where the Contractor works closely with the Designer and the Client and gets individual sub trades to bid on the project.
After the Contractor is selected the Project moves into Contract Administration.
Contract Administration is a phase where the Designer administers the Client’s Contract for Construction with the General Contractor.
A successful construction project depends on careful Contract Administration.
The scope of work of the Designer includes, but is not limited to: