We understand that for most of our clients schedule is extremely important so operations and cash flow can start as soon as possible. When Griffin Construction commits to an aggressive preliminary baseline schedule we strive to beat it! Here is how we develop and control our schedule throughout construction:
Griffin Construction has had zero recordable injuries, both with subcontractors and its own personnel (our current EMR is .75). We have also had zero civilian injuries on our projects. We self perform an extensive amount of work, so we are very proud of sending all of our workers home save every night. Some of the practices that Griffin Construction will use to ensure a safe project for everyone includes:
At Griffin Construction we truly believe in doing things right the first time. We feel that this is a good business plan, especially for a self perform GC, since doing things right the first time around produces better yields. Secondly, it enables us to consistently meet our clients expectations. Having an excellent quality control plan also helps a project to stay on schedule. We have noticed that subcontractors would rather do business and be associated with a GC who consistently strives to do things right, as it helps their quality and bottom line as well. Quality control just makes sense. Here is how we do this consistently:
As an owner you have a few ways to select a general contractor, hard bid being the most traditional and widely used by public and some private entities. We are very competitive with the hard bid approach as our finger is always on the pulse of the market and we self perform many work categories.
As an alternative approach, Griffin Construction can offer a CM/GC with preconstruction services style of procurement. This style of procurement should have no change orders for the owner as long as the client doesn’t add more scope after the GMP is established. This is not an easy task, especially when still going after the low bid subcontractors. Here is how we do it: