TLC Engineering, Inc. has specialized experience in providing construction management and inspection services for projects ranging from $50,000 to greater than $5,000,000.
Construction Management Services
Construction contract management services is our specialty. TLC Engineering, Inc. has specialized experience in providing construction contract management services applying Construction Industry Institute (CII) best practices to simultaneous projects of varying dollar magnitudes (ranging from $50,000 to greater than $5,000,000) on complex facilities. TLC Engineering, Inc. uses its in-house staff of qualified engineers and project and construction managers. For added support, we have a number of Teaming Agreements with small and large firms of various disciplines when additional engineers, construction managers, inspectors, and support staff are needed. In addition, TLC has mentor protégés who also provide support.
For TLC, five factors characterize every successfully completed construction management assignment: (1) cost control, (2) quality construction, (3) safety, (4) timely completion, and (5) efficient project delivery. TLC realizes the importance of each of these factors for every assignment. We understand what each assignment entails, and our experienced managers have the required skills to fulfill every job assignment. We integrate the efforts of our team members and focus them on the one common goal—successfully completing the job quickly and efficiently.
TLC Engineering, Inc. has specialized experience in providing oversight and inspection of construction, operations, and maintenance projects of various dollar magnitudes (ranging from $50,000 to greater than $50,000,000) and disciplines for complex facilities. TLC engineers and inspectors have Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) certification in addition to other OSHA certifications, and many are certified inspectors for the City of Houston. TLC also trains and provides inspectors and monitors for disaster recovery efforts.
Construction Estimating and Constructability Review
Construction estimating and constructability reviews are provided for many TLC projects, as part of our bid process. We use in-house CostWorks software by R.S. Means for cost estimating. Our staff expertise, with experience in general contracting, takes the lead in cost estimating as well as project scheduling and budgeting. When work schedules become challenging, we draw on one of our Teaming Partners for assistance by outsourcing as needed.
TLC is a highly respected partner with a nationwide presence and resources. We utilize state-of-the-art equipment and software for long-term evolution (LTE) 4G and 3G testing and monitoring. TLC has deployed successful emergency communication systems in the aftermaths of Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Gustav, and Ike. TLC solutions for emergency telecommunication needs are tailored for the client and can include features such as:
• Professional radio frequency (RF), electrical, mechanical, and structural engineers
• Professional, licensed technicians, installers, and operators
• System testing and maintenance services
• LEED design and construction services and “Go Green” programs