Project Delivery

ET has developed a service delivery model that can be easily applied to your organization’s project needs. Whether it’s a business to business endeavor or a public/private partnership, we have an abundance of environmental and construction experience to develop your project from inception to successful completion.

Builder at risk for quality, cost, and schedule
Method Features Contract Types Contract Types
Design/Build Single source responsibility for entire project delivery; schedule compression Cost plus Fee; Lump Sum; Guaranteed Max Price Where facility delivery is time sensitive; minimal permit complications; renovation of existing facilities
Construction Manager at Risk CM procures and executes through subcontractor and trades under CM’s control Cost plus Fee; Lump Sum; Guaranteed Max Price Owner desires higher degree of control over cost and quality; lacks internal staff capabilities to manage
General Contracting Heavy dependence on self performance; bids based on design document completeness Lump sum Simple facilities where low cost is main goal; owner has staff and time to manage design and construction risks
Manager: not at risk for quality, cost, and schedule
Method Features Contract Types Contract Types
Construction Manager – Agency Role Owner advocate; Owner holds subcontractor and agreements Cost plus Fee; Hourly plus Exp. Where local GC involvement critical; municipal partnering settings; supervision of inexperienced contractors critical
Program Manager Broad scope of services; Expertise outsourcing Hourly plus Exp. Owner needs assistance with cradle to grave asset management

If you have questions about the model, or if you would like to discuss any of the methods, please call us at 404-926-1776 and we’ll be happy to talk with you.