J.S. Held expands EH&S and forensic engineering practices with the acquisition of Veritox, Inc. & GT Engineering. View press release.


Owner's Representation

Our Approach

We typically break down our services into four phases which can be tailored to our client’s budget and risk position or any other limitation.

Project Feasibility

  • Project Safety program review and cost analysis
  • Review loan, design and construction documentation
  • Direct and indirect cost to complete investigations
  • Market evaluations
  • Formulation of options report

Preconstruction Phase

  • Review all drawings and specifications
  • Appraise all management related processes: RFI, cost evaluations, scheduling, bidding, procurement, and on site trade management
  • Budget analysis and monitoring
  • Value engineering
  • Review of Agreements: Design, Construction, Building Loan
  • Review and all contractor bids, scopes of work for responsiveness & price
  • Verification of bidder's bonding capacity and references
  • Facilitate review of contract award procedures, schedules & staffing
  • Review requirements for building permits & approvals

Construction Phase

  • Periodic site visits to monitor compliance with contract documents
  • Review the sequence of construction work with the Construction Manager
  • Review all safety programs, identify weaknesses and implement protocols
  • Appraise all testing reports
  • Project schedule review and monitoring
  • Ongoing review of trade buyout and letting of subcontracts
  • Change order analysis
  • Monthly tracking of work in place and available funds for completion
  • Review of contractor’s payment requisitions and waivers-of-lien

Closeout Phase

  • Certificates of compliance
  • Certificates of completion
  • Punch list review
  • Review final payment
  • Waivers-of-lien
  • Warranties and Guarantees
  • Temporary and permanent Certificate of Occupancy

Questions about this service, or any of J.S. Held’s services? Get in touch – we’re happy to help.

Contact Our Team